Amber Valley Borough Council election, 2012

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Elections to Amber Valley Borough Council in Derbyshire, England took place on Thursday 3 May 2012. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party held overall control of the council. Overall turnout in this election was 33.28 per cent.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election result[edit]

Amber Valley election result 2012
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 10 6 0 +6 62.5 50.02
  Conservative 6 0 4 -4 37.5 36.36
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 4.80
  BNP 0 0 2 -2 0 4.41
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 1.61
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 1.37
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.88
  National Front 0 0 0 0 0 0.41

Ward results[edit]

Alfreton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Marlene Bennett 1202 69.2 20.8
Conservative Kat Moss 447 25.73 -14.41
Liberal Democrat Peter Jelf 75 4.32 -10.39
Rejected ballots
Majority 755 43.47
Turnout 1737 of 6307 27.54%
Labour hold Swing
Belper Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Nelson 627 42.19 -18.73
Labour Ben Bellamy 450 30.28 10.57
Green Dave Wells 328 22.07 2.16
Liberal Democrat Jane Benson 71 4.78 0.05
Rejected ballots
Majority 177 11.91
Turnout 1486 of 4357 34.11%
Conservative hold Swing
Belper North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alan Cox 647 44.1 -6.96
Labour Erik Johnsen 584 39.81 21.71
Liberal Democrat Jeremy Benson 226 15.41 -2.26
Rejected ballots
Majority 63 4.29
Turnout 1467 of 4068 36.06%
Conservative hold Swing
Codnor and Waingroves
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christopher Emmas-Williams 825 57.94 17.73
Conservative Robert Phillips-Forsyth 339 23.81 -17.66
UKIP Ann Fox 198 13.9 13.9
BNP Emma Roper 59 4.14 -16.57
Rejected ballots
Majority 486 34.13
Turnout 1424 of 3945 36.1%
Labour hold Swing
Heage and Ambergate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Angela Ward 668 42.44 -28.35
Labour David Farrelly 634 40.28 8.35
Independent Jack Evans 210 13.34 13.34
Liberal Democrat Rodney Tomkins 57 3.62 3.62
Rejected ballots
Majority 34 2.16
Turnout 1574 of 4100 38.39%
Conservative hold Swing
Heanor and Loscoe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Longdon 783 56.82 21.45
Conservative Ella McManus 350 25.4 -3.92
BNP Ken Cooper 245 17.78 -17.51
Rejected ballots
Majority 433 31.42
Turnout 1385 of 4137 33.48%
Labour hold Swing
Heanor East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Phil Hill 744 52.37 21.18
Conservative Gary Wells 391 26.15 -6.72
BNP Cliff Roper 384 19 -17.46
Liberal Democrat Keith Falconbridge 69 4.62 0.05
Rejected ballots
Majority 351 26.22
Turnout 1495 of 4606 32.46%
Labour gain from BNP Swing
Heanor West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bob Janes 838 56.2 25.5
Conservative Richard Iliffe 381 25.55 3.56
BNP Adrian Hickman 272 18.24 -21.16
Rejected ballots
Majority 457 30.65
Turnout 1500 of 4774 31.42%
Labour gain from BNP Swing
Ironville and Riddings
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roy Walker 705 47 5.59
Conservative Jack Brown 688 45.87 -22.59
Liberal Democrat Ollie Smith 97 6.47 6.47
Rejected ballots
Majority 17 1.13
Turnout 1500 of 4675 32.09%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Kilburn, Denby and Holbrook (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Charles Bull 1071
Conservative Kevin Buttery 1066
Labour John Banks 871
Labour Matthew Cruckshank 811
Liberal Democrat Margaret Tomkins 215
Rejected ballots
Majority 195
Turnout 2192 of 6226 35.21%
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Langley Mill & Aldercar
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brian Gration 688 60.51 18.23
Conservative Terry Thorpe 354 31.13 -13.34
National Front Timothy Knowles 99 8.7 -12.8
Rejected ballots
Majority 334 29.38
Turnout 1137 of 4104 27.70
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Ripley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tony Holmes 1409 57.79 27.1
Conservative David Bowley 905 37.12 -22.81
Liberal Democrat Paul Gibbons 106 4.35 -5.5
Rejected ballots
Majority 504 20.67
Turnout 2438 of 7060 34.73
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Ripley & Marehay
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mick Wilson 891 51 22.28
Conservative Ron Ashton 638 36.52 -22.81
BNP Alan Edwards 130 7.44 -21.02
Liberal Democrat Michael Bedford 76 4.35 4.35
Rejected ballots
Majority 253 14.48
Turnout 1747 of 4670 37.41
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Shipley Park, Horsley and Horsley Woodhouse
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alex Stevenson 971 57.87 7.13
Labour Stephen Holden 587 34.98 0.11
Liberal Democrat Kate Smith 104 6.2 6.2
Rejected ballots
Majority 404 22.88
Turnout 1678 of 4621 36.71%
Conservative hold Swing
Somercotes
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John McCabe 857 64.19 17.36
Conservative Ian Smith 226 16.93 -11.59
UKIP Paul Bailey 188 14.08 14.08
Liberal Democrat Joel Hunt 57 4.2 -12
Rejected ballots
Majority 631 47.26
Turnout 1335 of 4754 28.08%
Labour hold Swing

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