Birmingham City Council election, 2010

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The 2010 Birmingham City Council Election took place on 6 May 2010 to elect members of Birmingham City Council in the West Midlands, England. One third of the council was up for election, one seat in each of the city's 40 council wards,[1] with the election taking place at the same time as the general election.

Campaign[edit]

Before the election the council was under no overall control with the composition of the council being Conservative 49, Labour 36, Liberal Democrat 32 and Respect 3.[2] The Conservatives and Liberal Democrats ran the council in coalition, while Labour formed the main opposition.[3] 40 seats were up for election with 16 Conservative, 15 Labour, 9 Liberal Democrat and 1 Respect seats being defended.

Election results[edit]

Birmingham Local Election Result 2010[4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 45 0 4 -4 37.5 27.1 115,742
  Labour 41 5 0 +5 34.2 36.8 156,951
  Liberal Democrat 31 0 1 -1 25.8 24.6 104,902
  Respect 3 0 0 - 2.5 2.5 10,646
  BNP 0 0 0 - 0 4.8 20,578
  Green 0 0 0 - 0 2.5 10,651
  UKIP 0 0 0 - 0 0.7 3,136
  Independent 0 0 0 - 0 0.5 2,199
  National Front 0 0 0 - 0 0.17 727
  Christian People's Alliance 0 0 0 - 0 0.08 321
  Social Democratic 0 0 0 - 0 0.07 294
  English Democrats 0 0 0 - 0 0.06 272

Ward results[edit]

Birmingham Council election, 2010: Acocks Green

Electorate 19,721
Turnout 53.0%,

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Iain David Bowen 4,374 41.9 -9.6
Labour Stewart Charles Stacey 3,400 32.5 +11.4
Conservative Joe Edginton 1,416 13.6 +2.4
BNP Carl Brisker 686 6.6 -5.0
Green Amanda Baker 280 2.7 -1.7
UKIP John Butler 233 2.2 +2.2
Social Democratic Alan Ware 21 0.2 +0.2
Majority 974 9.4 -21.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Aston

Electorate 19,877
Turnout 53.1%,

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ziaul Islam 5,683 54.8 +21.1
Liberal Democrat Sham Uddin 3,360 32.4 -6.2
Conservative Gareth Moore 564 5.4 +2.5
Independent Abdusalam Smith 321 3.1 +3.1
Green Alan Bale 242 2.3 +0.6
Majority 2,323 22.4
Labour hold Swing
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Bartley Green

Electorate
Turnout %,

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bruce John Lines 4,508 45%
Labour Caroline Mary Badley 3,290 32.90%
Liberal Democrat Julia Franceska Garrett 1,267 12.75%
BNP Trevor Sidney Lloyd 807 8%
Green Alan Clawley 180 1.35%
Majority
Turnout 10,052 56.9
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Billesley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alexander Buchanan 4,043
Conservative Susan Axford 3,832
Liberal Democrat Philip Andrew Banting 1,692
BNP Howard Rodrick Hamilton 1,235
Green John David Bentley 229
Independent Lol Stait 149
Majority
Turnout 58.8
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Bordesley Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mohammed Aikhlaq 5,486
Liberal Democrat Zaker Ullah Choudhry 4,358
Conservative Aqil Zada 896
Green Hazel Marjorie Clawley 376
UKIP Elaine Pauline Duffen 299
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Bournville
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rob Sealey 4,781
Labour Co-op Nathan Matthew 4,077
Liberal Democrat Tim Stimpson 2,844
Green Charlene Melody Bale 752
BNP Paul Trevor Oakley 670
Majority
Turnout 67.9
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Brandwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mike Leddy 4,706
Conservative Derek Anthony Johnson 3,772
Liberal Democrat Brian Alec Peace 1,929
BNP Lynette Ann Orton 731
Green Steven John Austin 347
Christian Peoples Morag Marinoni 108
Majority
Turnout 62.9
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Edgbaston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Fergus David Robinson 3,832
Labour Niki Constantinou 3,036
Liberal Democrat Rob Hunter 2,053
Green Ed Moss 378
BNP Elizabeth Jane Wainwright 181
Majority
Turnout 51.8
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Erdington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert James Cambray Alden 4,539
Labour Mark Sheriff McKenzie 2,990
Liberal Democrat Philip David Mills 1,265
BNP Amanda Offord 512
Christian Peoples Michael James Warom 133
Majority
Turnout 57.3
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Hall Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Paula Denise Smith 4,691
Conservative Bob Harvey 3,336
Labour Rod Dungate 2,882
Respect Rana Nazir 1,136
BNP Brian Frank Maund 538
Green Johnny Rafter 225
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Handsworth Wood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Narinder Kaur Kooner 6,741
Liberal Democrat Baljinder Kaur 2,080
Conservative Mahinderpal Singh 1,953
Green Elizabeth Jane Sharman 504
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Harborne
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael John Whitby 4,640
Labour James Robert McKay 3,766
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Sagier 1,609
Green Phil Simpson 744
BNP Roy Albert Bevington 289
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Hodge Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tim Evans 4,336
Liberal Democrat Hakil Ahmed 2,830
Conservative Arshed Ash Zaman 1,598
BNP David John Campion 875
UKIP Waheed Rafiq 214
Social Democratic Peter Frank Johnson 192
Green Anna Masters 154
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Kings Norton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Steve Bedser 3,710
Conservative Jacquie Fear 3,531
Liberal Democrat Nicholas Ian Godfree Roberts 1,548
BNP Malcolm Lee Doughty 541
Green Ged Hickman 302
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Kingstanding
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Des Hughes 3,372
Conservative Gary William Sambrook 2,792
BNP Kevin McHugh 891
Liberal Democrat Hubert Duffy 866
National Front Terry Williams 160
Green Lee Martyn Moore 103
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Ladywood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Carl Joseph Rice 3,504
Liberal Democrat David Matthew Nikel 2,338
Conservative Sharon Janet Pennant 1,684
Green James Robertson 378
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Longbridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian Christopher Cruise 3,769
Conservative Sue Barton 3,652
Liberal Democrat Kevin Francis Hannon 1,601
BNP Michael Bell 906
Green Joel Large 175
English Democrats Vincent Schittone 174
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Lozells and East Handsworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hendrina Quinnen 6,362
Liberal Democrat Mehnaz Khan 1,704
Conservative Raja Shahpal Khan 1,646
Independent Abdul Kalam Azad 308
Green Kirsty Rebbecca Tedstone 301
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Moseley and Kings Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Ernie Hendricks 4,300
Labour Martin Gladstone Straker Welds 4,061
Conservative Maura Judges 1,888
Respect Tahir Rehman 1,420
Green William Lilley 697
BNP Brian Leslie Haynes 256
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Nechells
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Chauhdry Abdul Rashid 4,402
Conservative Mohammed Shahban 1,203
Liberal Democrat Shazad Iqbal 1,197
Independent Mohamed Sharif 534
Green Janet Elizabeth Assheton 478
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Northfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Randal Anthony Maddock Brew 4,344
Labour Co-op Andrew Charles Coulson 3,631
Liberal Democrat Andrew William Moles 1,872
BNP Leslie John Orton 993
UKIP John Hamilton Borthwick 526
Green Tracie Hammond 215
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Oscott
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barbara Dring 4,048
Conservative Maria Anna Green 3,457
Liberal Democrat Nick Jolliffe 1,501
BNP Richard Neil Morris 992
National Front Keith Alan Axon 241
Green Harry Eyles 194
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Perry Barr
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Karen Hamilton 4,163
Labour Brian Lloyd Rhoden 3,307
Conservative Paul Michael Francis Burke 1,660
BNP Susan Maureen Morris 620
Green Karl Raymond MacNaughton 199
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Quinton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Matthew John Gregson 4,298
Conservative Jennifer Jane James 4,142
Liberal Democrat Ian Anthony George Garrett 1,413
BNP Stuart James Bates 647
Green Peter Charles Beck 354
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Selly Oak
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat David Stephen Radcliffe 4,536
Labour Brigid Jones 3,142
Conservative Andrew David Hardie 2,214
Green James Burn 453
BNP Zane Leon Patchell 230
Christian Peoples David John Booth 80
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Shard End
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Leslie Barton Cotton 3,824
Conservative Jessie Holland 1,980
BNP Richard John Lumby 1,177
Liberal Democrat Christopher Barber 1,110
UKIP Iain James Roden 308
National Front Mark Neary 98
English Democrats Frank Roy Parker 98
Green Colette Caroline Tedstone 70
Social Democratic Joyce Ware 35
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Sheldon
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Mike Ward 4,860
Labour Keith John Culliford 1,920
Conservative Amil Khan 1,261
BNP Mark Wilson 831
UKIP Richard John Allen 376
National Front Paul Edward Morris 101
Green Samantha Jane Winsper 79
Social Democratic Joylan Charlotte Ware 46
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Soho
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dorothy Hargreaves 5,762
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Yaseen 2,641
Conservative Robert John Higginson 957
Green Huw Gwynfor Davies 262
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: South Yardley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat David Willis 5,298
Labour Nawaz Ali 3,212
Conservative Pervez Akhtar 1,155
BNP Tanya Jane Lumby 681
UKIP Albert William Duffen 341
Green Helen Victoria Sauntson 187
National Front Adrian Davidson 127
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Sparkbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Respect Salma Yaqoob 5,119
Labour Mohammed Azim 3,878
Conservative Abdul Kadir 1,027
Liberal Democrat Naeem Rabbani Qureshi 973
Green Charles John Alldrick 349
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Springfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mohammed Fazal 4,225
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Fiaz 3,362
Respect Saleem Younis 2,971
Conservative Tim Hasker 924
BNP Darren John Allen 328
Green David Martin Ratcliff 282
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Stechford and Yardley North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Carol Jones 4,834
Labour Gill Beddows 2,470
Conservative Robert McKenzie Clark 1,353
BNP Ben Martin Lumby 911
UKIP Graham Michael Duffen 350
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Stockland Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Penny Holbrook 4,513
Conservative Simon Richard Phillips 2,753
Liberal Democrat Franklyn Earlynton Aaron 1,335
BNP Robert Offord 514
Green Elly Stanton 210
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Sutton Four Oaks
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anne Underwood 8,168
Liberal Democrat Richard Charles Pearson 2,396
Labour Manish Kumar Puri 1,616
BNP Robert James Grierson 652
Green Ben Bradley 430
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Sutton New Hall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Andrew Bird 6,058
Labour Richard Ian Edward Costello 2,179
Liberal Democrat Robert Hardware 1,792
Independent Maureen Murphy 887
BNP Roger Henry Turner 667
Green Jim Orford 184
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Sutton Trinity
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alberta Margaret Mallard Waddington 6,468
Labour Roger Eric Barley 2,580
Liberal Democrat Maureen Parker 2,518
BNP Michael Jones 656
Green Joe Rooney 313
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Sutton Vesey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alan Malcolm Rudge 6,346
Labour Robert Leonard Pocock 3,798
Liberal Democrat Sidney Woods 2,526
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Tyburn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lynda Alice Clinton 3,846
Conservative Tim Wilson 2,217
Liberal Democrat Trevor Holtom 1,911
BNP Graham Jones 688
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Washwood Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mohammed Idrees 7,511
Liberal Democrat Saleem Iqbal Malik 3,057
Conservative Asifa Khan 998
UKIP Adrian David Duffen 489
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Weoley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Douglas Osborn 3,639
Labour Christopher Peter Hillcox 3,575
Liberal Democrat Trevor Peter Sword 1,694
BNP Trevor John Shearer 873
Green David Toke 277
Majority
Turnout

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Councillors by Ward". Birmingham City Council. Retrieved 2010-04-13. 
  2. ^ "Birmingham City Council - Composition". Birmingham City Council. Retrieved 2010-04-13. 
  3. ^ "Birmingham City Council elections - who is standing in your area". Birmingham Mail. 2010-04-13. Retrieved 2010-04-13. 
  4. ^ "Local Elections 2010 - Results". Birmingham City Council. Retrieved 2010-05-08. 

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