In the early hours of Friday May 5, Paul Hodgkinson was re-elected to Gloucestershire County Council.
First elected to the Council in 2013 for the Bourton on the Water and Northleach division with a majority of 59 votes, Cllr Hodgkinson thanked everyone for their support after his re-election:
“I’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who voted for me. To be re-elected with 1,000 more votes than last time means alot to me. I can’t believe the majority has gone up to 784 votes!
“My commitment now is as it’s always been – to work hard all year round, keep in touch and listen to what people want.”
The full result was:
Paul Hodgkinson (Lib Dem) – 2365 votes
Mark MacKenzie-Charrington (Conservative) – 1681 votes.
Turnout – 47%.