I, Neil Davies, being the Returning Officer at the election of Councillors for Luton ward held on Thursday 4 May 2023 do hereby give notice that the number of votes given for each candidate at the election was as follows:

Surname Other names Description Number of votes
Curry Simon Michael Labour and Co-operative Party 796
Howcroft-Scott Joanne Christine (commonly known as Jo Howcroft-Scott) Labour and Co-operative Party 751
Igani Mosueneme (commonly known as Mos Igani) Conservative Party candidate 510
Lammas Marianna Hendrika (commonly known as Lulu Lammas) Conservative Party candidate 541
O'Neill Paul Anthony Liberal Democrats 136
Sutton Deborah Susan (commonly known as Debbie Sutton) Green Party 174

And declare that:

  • Simon Michael Curry
  • Jo Howcroft-Scott

Have been duly elected as the councillors for the ward.

The number of votes rejected or not counted by me at this election was:

Reason Number of votes
For want of official mark 0
For voting for more candidates than entitled  6
For writing or marks by which the voter could be identified 0
For being unmarked or voided for uncertainty 8
Total 14

Verification statement

As Returning Officer, I declare that having concluded the verification of ballot papers:

  • The total number of verified ballot papers from the polling stations: 848
  • The total number of verified postal ballot papers: 688
  • The total number of ballot papers verified: 1,536
  • The electorate as of today: 6,871
  • Turnout: 22.35%

Neil Davies, Returning Officer, 5 May 2023