Birmingham City Council election, 2012

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Elections to Birmingham City Council in England were held on 3 May 2012 on the same day as other United Kingdom local elections, 2012.[1] One third of the council was up for election and the Labour Party gained overall control of the council from No Overall Control.

These election results are directly comparable with the corresponding elections held in 2008

Election summary[edit]

Birmingham Local Election Result 2012
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 28 -11 24 51,490
  Liberal Democrat 15 -9 14 34,707
  Labour 77 +20 51 109,841
  TUSC 0 0 58
  BNP 0 0 1.5 3,306
  Green 0 0 4.5 9,703
  UKIP 0 0 2.3 4,915
  National Front 0 0
  Independent 0 0
  Communities Against the Cuts 0 0
  Socialist Labour 0
  English Democrats 0 0 226
  SDP 0 0

Resulting Political Composition[edit]

   Party Seats Council Composition 3 May 2012
2010 2011 2012
  Labour 41 57 77                                                                              
                                                                             
  Conservative 45 39 28                                                        
  Liberal Democrats 31 24 15                              

Ward results[edit]

Acocks Green ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John O'Shea 2170 42.7%
Liberal Democrat Roger Harmer 1993 39.2%
UKIP Chris Whitehouse 269 5.3%
Conservative Joe Edginton 247 4.9%
Green Amanda Baker 168 3.3%
BNP Stella Taylor 166 3.3%
TUSC Ben Rubery 58 1.1%
SDP Alan Ware 15 0.3%
Majority
Turnout
Aston ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nagina Kauser 3567 50.5%
Liberal Democrat Ayoub Khan 3123 44.2%
Independent Abdusalam bin Smith 145 2.1%
Conservative Ian Colpman 138 2.0%
Green Ankaret Harmer 94 1.3%
Majority
Turnout
Bartley Green ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Vivienne Barton 2716 56.2%
Labour Nora Young 1639 33.9%
BNP John Grainger 235 4.9%
Green Adam Round 155 3.2%
Liberal Democrat Julia Garrett 87 1.8%
Majority
Turnout
Billesley ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Phil Davies 2586 49.7%
Conservative Len Gregory 1749 33.6%
UKIP Adrian Duffen 287 5.5%
BNP Paul Hickman 237 4.6%
Green Anna Masters 191 3.7%
Liberal Democrat Simone Rudge-Beattie 156 3.0%
Majority
Turnout
Bordesley Green ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Uzma Ahmed 5042 61.2%
Liberal Democrat Shaukat Ali Khan 2701 32.8%
Green Huw Davies 180 2.3%
Conservative Andrew Hardie 176 2.1%
UKIP Dale Wynde 144 1.7%
Majority
Turnout
Bournville ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Phil Walking 3185 44.3%
Conservative Nigel Dawkins 2878 40.0%
Green Joe Rooney 417 5.8%
Liberal Democrat Tim Stimpson 272 3.8%
Communities Against the Cuts Lynne Habermacher 256 3.6%
BNP Darren Allen 188 2.6%
Majority
Turnout
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Brandwood ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Eva Phillips 3360 54.3%
Conservative Neville Summerfield 1978 31.9%
UKIP James Wood 335 5.4%
Green Jane Bradshaw 317 5.1%
Liberal Democrat Chris Burgess 202 3.3%
Independent Karen Osborne withdrawn
Majority
Turnout
Edgbaston ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Deirdre Alden 2,240 46.2%
Labour Dennis Minnis 1,999 41.3%
Green Bill van Marle 279 5.8%
Liberal Democrat Colin Green 196 4.0%
UKIP David Bridges 131 2.7%
Majority
Turnout
Erdington ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bob Beauchamp 2300 50.3
Labour Elaine Jackson 1854 40.6
Liberal Democrat Philip Mills 114 2.5
BNP Morris Vincent 142 3.1
Green David Williams 161 3.5
Majority 446 9.7
Turnout
Hall Green ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Charles Alldrick 294 4.6
Labour Barry Bowles 2613 41.2
Conservative Bob Harvey 2127 33.6
Liberal Democrat Paul Smith 1302 20.6
Majority
Turnout
Handsworth Wood ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gurdial Atwal 3779 65.5
Liberal Democrat Malti Dhiman 142 2.5
Conservative Amrik Singh Sahota 1199 20.8
Socialist Labour John Tyrrell 350 6.0
Green Hugh Williams 300 5.2
Majority 1,780 44.7
Turnout
Harborne ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Alden 2441 37.5
Liberal Democrat Alaine Christian 178 2.6
UKIP Keith Rowe 233 3.6
Green Phil Simpson 394 6.1
Labour Elaine Williams 3264 50.2
Majority 823 17.7
Turnout
Hodge Hill ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP John Butler 270 5.3
BNP David Campion 139 2.7
Conservative Derek Johnson 384 7.5
SDP Peter Johnson 14 0.3
Liberal Democrat Gwyn Neilly 836 16.4
Green Anne Margaret Okole 102 2.0
Labour Co-op Anita Ward 3345 65.7
Majority 2509 49.3
Turnout
Kings Norton ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Claire Berwick 170 3.6
Green Ged Hickman 131 2.8
Communities Against the Cuts Christopher Hughes 129 2.7
UKIP Peter Hughes 297 6.3
Labour Valerie Seabright 2047 43.7
BNP Frances Waldron 145 3.1
Conservative Barbara Wood 1764 37.7
Majority 283 6.0
Turnout
Kingstanding ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Catharine Grundy 2014 49.6
Liberal Democrat Graham Lippiatt 80 2.0
Green Tony O'Sullivan 106 2.6
BNP Lynette Orton 213 5.3
Conservative Gary Sambrook 1609 39.7
National Front Terry Williams 34 0.8
Majority 405 9.9
Turnout
Ladywood ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Hazel Clawley 268
Labour Kath Hartley 2174
Conservative Parveen Hassan 474
UKIP Matthew Roach 215
Liberal Democrat Cabdulqaadir Ruumi 185
Majority
Turnout
Longbridge ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Graeme Carruthers 305 6.9%
Green Susan Pearce 168 3.8%
Labour Jess Phillips 2,069 46.9%
BNP Christopher Pritchard 173 3.9%
Liberal Democrat Andy Thompson 163 3.7%
Conservative Ken Wood 1,536 34.8%
Majority 533 12.1%
Turnout
Lozells And East Handsworth ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ravi Chumber 400
Labour Mahmood Hussain 4889
Green Emma Round 275
Liberal Democrat Sharon Trench 187
Majority
Turnout
Moseley And Kings Heath ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Alan Blumenthal 199
Green William Lilley 594
Liberal Democrat Martin Mullaney 2137
Labour Lisa Trickett 3432
Conservative John Turner 472
Majority
Turnout
Nechells ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tahir Ali 2831
Green Janet Assheton 265
Liberal Democrat Shazad Iqbal 483
Conservative Aaron Powell 282
Majority
Turnout
Northfield ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Kirsty Axe 179
UKIP John Borthwick 353
BNP Howard Hamilton 201
Conservative Les Lawrence 2177
Liberal Democrat Andy Moles 201
Labour Brett O'Reilly 2238
Majority
Turnout
Oscott ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tristan Chatfield 2,353
Green Harry Eyles 153
Conservative Graham Green 1,456
Liberal Democrat Nick Jolliffe 132
BNP Michael Jones 225
English Democrats Chris Newey 226
Majority
Turnout 5,280 29.2
Perry Barr ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Raymond Hassall 2587
Labour Sarfraiz Hussain 2054
Green Colin Marriott 262
Conservative Sukhwinder Singh Sungu 309
Majority
Turnout
Quinton ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Caroline Badley 3362
Green Peter Beck 255
Liberal Democrat Ian Garrett 141
BNP James Harvey 200
Conservative Peter Smallbone 2226
Majority
Turnout
Selly Oak ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Alistair Dow 1332
Conservative Monica Hardle 509
Labour Co-op Karen McCarthy 1833
UKIP Robin Norton 179
Green David Toke 271
Majority
Turnout
Shard End ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Marjorie Bridle 2038
Green Tracie Hammond 124
Conservative Jessie Holland 396
BNP Kevin McHugh 222
National Front Mark Neary 38
UKIP Iain Roden 609
Majority
Turnout
Sheldon ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Richard Allen 274
Liberal Democrat Sue Anderson 2,737
Green Alan Clawley 77
Labour Christopher Dalton 957
Conservative Amil Khan 168
National Front Paul Morris 28
BNP Ian Starks 191
SDP Joylan Ware 17
Majority
Turnout
Soho ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Steve Austin 243
Socialist Labour Shangara Singh Bhatoe 79
Conservative Manjeet Kumari-Lal 375
Labour Chaman Lal 3828
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Usman 507
Majority
Turnout
South Yardley ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Front Adrian Davidson 43
UKIP Albert Duffen 237
Liberal Democrat Daphne Gaved 2315
BNP Timothy Glover 161
Labour Zafar Iqbal 2938
Conservative Afzal Shah 152
Green Rianne Ten Veen 152
Majority
Turnout
Sparkbrook ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mohammed Azim 5164
Conservative Hussein Hussein 298
Liberal Democrat Blair Kesseler 221
Green Peter Tinsley 326
Majority
Turnout
Springfield ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nabila Bano 3183
Liberal Democrat Jerry Evans 3278
Green Ian Jamieson 232
Conservative Abdul Rashid 519
Majority
Turnout
Stechford And Yardley North ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Clark 218
UKIP Graham Duffen 393
BNP Dean Edwards 197
Liberal Democrat Neil Eustace 2584
Green Eric Fairclough 89
Labour Lorraine Owen 1690
SDP Joyce Ware 18
Majority
Turnout
Stockland Green ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Franklyn Aaron 170
Conservative Matt Bennett 1527
Labour Josh Jones 2457
Green Elly Stanton 234
Majority
Turnout
Sutton Four Oaks ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Hubert Duffy 427
Conservative Meirion Jenkins 3699
Labour Manish Puri 869
Green David Ratcliff 638
Majority
Turnout
Sutton New Hall ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian Brindley 1599
Conservative Guy Roberts 2524
Liberal Democrat Lynn Williams 249
Green Samantha Winsper 336
Majority
Turnout
Sutton Trinity ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roger Barley 1541
Green Ulla Grant 421
Liberal Democrat Sally Lippiatt 415
Conservative Philip Parkin 2639
Majority
Turnout
Sutton Vesey ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Malcolm Cornish 2426
Liberal Democrat Gareth Hardy 241
Green James Orford 285
Labour Robert Pocock 3231
Majority
Turnout
Tyburn ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Mick Brown 1924
BNP Peter Hickman 248
Liberal Democrat Ann Holtom 982
Green Lee Moore 144
Conservative Doug Pullen 467
Majority
Turnout
Washwood Heath ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Mohammad Azam 1049
Green John Bentley 184
UKIP Arthur Davis 185
Conservative Allister du Plessis 178
Labour Mariam Khan 6608
Majority
Turnout
Weoley ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Ross Axe 239
Labour Steve Booton 2115
Conservative Eddie Freeman 2117
Liberal Democrat Steven Haynes 216
BNP Leslie Orton 213
Majority
Turnout

References[edit]

  1. ^ City Council elections informations Birmingham City Council