About Me

My election address leaflet for the 2017 County Council elections can be found, along with other Conservative county council candidates here , or directly here Kevin Feltham Leaflet 2017

My track record and experience speak for themselves. Thank you to everyone who voted for me on 4th May 2017.

Leicestershire County Councillor since June 2001  

  • Chairman of Leicestershire  Health & Overview Scrutiny Committee (2018 – present)
  • Scrutiny Commission (2011 – 2017, 2018 – present)
  • Cabinet Support Member for Adults & Communities (2017 – 2018)
  • Constitution Committee (2016 – 2018)
  • Leicestershire County Council Scrutiny Commissioner (2011-2017)
  • Leicestershire Health Overview & Scrutiny Committee (2011-2017)
  • Member Learning & Development Working Party (Chairman, 2014 – present)
  • ESPO Management Committee (2005 – present, Chairman 2011-2012, 2017-2018)
  • ESPO Finance & Audit Subcommittee (2012 – present, Chairman 2016 – 2018)
  • Boundary Review Working Party (Chairman, 2015, 2016)
  • Nicholson Memorial Trust Fund (2005 – present)
  • Local Government Association General Assembly (2005 – 2018)
  • Local Government Association County Councils Network (2005 – 2018)
  • Harborough Highways Forum (2001 – 2017, as Forums have now ceased)
  • Harborough Improvement Team (HiT to 2015, no longer meets)
  • Corporate Governance Committee (2012-2013)
  • Budget & Performance Monitoring Scrutiny Panel (Chairman 2010-2012, 2013)
  • Adult, Communities & Health Overview & Scrutiny Committee (2012-2013)
  • Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland Joint Health Overview & Scrutiny Committee (2012-2013, 2016 – 2017, 2018 – present))
  • Combined Fire Authority (2012-2013)
  • Combined Fire Authority Overview & Scrutiny Committee (2012-2013)
  • East Midlands Airport Joint Working Party (2005-2011, no longer meets)
  • Cabinet Support Member for Highways Transportation & Waste (2010-2011)
  • Cabinet member for Finance & Resources (2005-2008)
  • Cabinet member for Better Access (2003-2005)

Voluntary Activities

  • Kibworth Harcourt Parish Councillor (2013 – present, Chairman, 2014 – present)
  • Community Governor of Robert Smyth Academy (1990 – present, Vice Chairman 1996 to September 2015)
  • Committee Member of Kibworth Improvement Team (KiT)
  • Kibworth Harcourt Conservation Society (Chairman, 2000 – present)
  • Hon. Secretary to St. Wilfrid’s Parochial Church Council (1998 – present)
  • Chairman, Campaign Against the Stoughton Co-op Expansion Threat/Eco-Town (2008-2010)

Gartree Division (new boundaries) – May 2017 Election Results

Candidates Votes Percentage
FELTHAM, Kevin (Conservative) 2,354 67.5
Labour candidate 406 11.6
Liberal Democrat candidate 395 11.3
Green Party candidate 181 5.19
UK Independence Party candidate 150 4.30
TOTAL (including 7 spoilt papers) 3,486  

Turnout was 34.7% (Electorate = 10,095)

Elected:  Kevin FELTHAM (Conservative) (Majority: 1,948)

This was a 16.5% swing from UKIP to Conservatives.


 

Gartree Division – May 2013 Election Results 

Candidate

Votes

Percentage

FELTHAM, Kevin (Conservative)

1,937

54.6%

UKIP candidate

888

25%

Labour candidate

471

13.3%

Liberal Democrat candidate

253

7.1%

TOTAL (incl. 11 spoilt papers)

3,560

33.9%

Turnout was 33.9% (Electorate = 10,505)

Elected:  Kevin FELTHAM (Conservative) (Majority: 1,049)

This result pushes the Liberal Democrats down to just 7% of the electorate; their worst result in 12 years.

Gartree Division – June 2009 Election Results 

Candidate Votes Percentage
FELTHAM, Robert Kevin Andrew (Conservative) 3,098 71.7%
Liberal Democrat candidate 968 22.4%
Labour candidate 254 5.9%
TOTAL (incl. 39 spoilt papers) 4,359

Turnout was 42.8% (Electorate = 10,085)

Elected:  Robert Kevin Andrew FELTHAM (Conservative) (Majority: 2,130)

This was the biggest individual win by a Conservative candidate across all 55 County divisions in 2009 with a 21% swing from LibDem to Conservatives.

Gartree Division – May 2005 Election Results 

Candidate Votes Percentage
FELTHAM, Robert Kevin Andrew (Conservative) 3,544 54%
Liberal Democrat candidate 3,060 46%
TOTAL (incl. 88 spoilt papers) 6,692

Turnout was 70% (Electorate = 9,543)

Elected:  Robert Kevin Andrew FELTHAM (Conservative) (Majority: 484)

East Gartree Division – June 2001 Election Results 

Candidate Votes Percentage
FELTHAM, Robert Kevin Andrew (Conservative) 3,726 56%
Liberal Democrat candidate 1,902 29%
Labour candidate 997 15%
Total (inc. 79 spoilt papers) 6,704

Elected:  Robert Kevin Andrew FELTHAM (Conservative) (Majority: 1,824)