Blackpool Borough Council election, 2007

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Map of the results of the 2007 Blackpool council election. Conservatives in blue, Labour in red and Liberal Democrats in yellow.

The 2007 Blackpool Council election took place on 3 May 2007 to elect members of the Unitary Blackpool Council in England. The whole council was up for election and the Conservative party gained overall control of the council from the Labour party.[1]

Election Result[edit]

Blackpool Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 26 13 0 +13 61.9 47.3 37,148 +8.7%
  Labour 13 0 12 -12 31.0 34.4 27,034 -8.3%
  Liberal Democrat 3 1 2 -1 7.1 13.9 10,919 -2.9%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 3.0 2,371 +3.0%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 399 +0.3%
  Mums' Army 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 219 +0.3%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 202 -1.4%
  UK F.A.G.S. 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 193 +0.2%

Ward results[edit]

2007 map with ward names coloured with party whose candidate received the most votes.

Ancorsholme[edit]

Anchorsholme (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Williams 950 19.31 +3.91
Conservative Michael Jebson 911 18.52 +3.71
Liberal Democrat Jon Bamborough 891 18.11 -5.53
Liberal Democrat Steven Bate 802 16.30 -4.49
Labour Betty Bradford 700 14.23 +1.04
Labour Daniel Bradford 665 13.52 +1.35
Turnout
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Bispham[edit]

Bispham (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Don Clapham 1,329 31.93 +0.88
Conservative Henry Mitchell 1,274 30.61 +0.58
Labour Alan Haynes 502 12.06 -4.04
Labour Christopher Ryan 419 10.07 -4.71
BNP Susan Kelly 366 8.79 +8.79
Liberal Democrat Steven Farley 272 6.54 -1.44
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Bloomfield[edit]

Bloomfield (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Doreen Holt 555 18.99 +1.24
Labour Mary Smith 502 17.17 -1.56
Labour Roger Cooke 466 15.94 -2.13
Liberal Democrat Michael Hodkinson 414 14.16 -0.93
Conservative Ephraim Bell 317 10.85 -4.53
Conservative Ian Dodd 274 9.37 -5.60
Independent John Finlay 202 6.91 +6.91
UK F.A.G.S. Hamish Howitt 193 6.60 +6.60
Turnout
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing

Brunswick[edit]

Brunswick (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gary Coleman 796 26.83 -3.94
Labour Simon Blackburn 775 26.12 -4.18
Conservative Pat Mancini 602 20.29 +6.86
Conservative Peter Watson 561 18.91 +6.38
UKIP Colin Porter 233 7.85 +2.86
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Claremont[edit]

Claremont (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ivan Taylor 780 23.80 -5.02
Labour Sylvia Taylor 693 21.15 -6.10
Conservative May Ashford 521 15.90 -1.32
Conservative Philip Cartwright 477 14.56 -1.71
Liberal Democrat Susan Close 281 8.57 +1.86
BNP Chris Ryan 275 8.39 +8.39
Liberal Democrat Richard Powell 250 7.63 +7.63
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Clifton[edit]

Clifton (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joan Greenhalgh 801 24.70 -5.35
Conservative Joe Best 749 23.10 +4.24
Labour Michael Carr 703 21.68 -4.86
Conservative Marlene McGuirk 703 21.68 +5.57
Liberal Democrat Stuart Mackie 287 8.85 +0.41
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Greenlands[edit]

Greenlands (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Julian Mineur 948 23.75 +2.75
Conservative Steve Houghton 886 22.20 +1.29
Labour Kathryn Benson 786 19.69 -5.39
Labour Bob Harrison 687 17.21 -6.57
BNP Jonathan Murphy 370 9.27 +9.27
Liberal Democrat Barbara Bamborough 314 7.87 -1.36
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Hawes Side[edit]

Hawes Side (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Norman Hardy 789 21.81 -6.93
Labour Valerie Haynes 757 20.92 -6.16
Conservative Jean Kenrick 664 18.35 +0.68
Conservative Barry Wells 554 15.31 -2.02
BNP Irene Cain 369 10.20 +10.20
Liberal Democrat Patricia Rawson 266 7.35 -1.83
Mums' Army Bev Warren 219 6.05 +6.05
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Highfield[edit]

Highfield (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lily Henderson 1,092 28.30 +3.84
Conservative Susan Fowler 1,086 28.14 +4.27
Labour Gillian Campbell 544 14.10 -4.52
Labour Pamela Jackson 539 13.97 -5.70
BNP Roy Goodwin 339 8.78 +8.78
Liberal Democrat Alma Rollinson 259 6.71 -6.68
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Ingthorpe[edit]

Ingthorpe (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tim Cox 1,025 24.11 +6.76
Labour Kath Robson 1,007 23.68 -7.00
Conservative Jill Ratcliffe 966 22.72 +6.59
Labour Roy Lewis 928 21.82 -4.48
Liberal Democrat Linda Bate 326 7.67 -1.88
Turnout 43.9 -2.8
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +13.8
Labour hold Swing -13.6

Layton[edit]

Layton (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sue Ridyard 1,028 25.60 +12.60
Conservative Roy Haskett 946 23.56 +11.18
Labour Sue Wright 862 21.46 -8.01
Labour Roy Fisher 860 21.41 -7.06
Liberal Democrat Jack Smith 320 7.97 +1.28
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Marton[edit]

Marton (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nicola Best 1,264 26.25 -1.91
Conservative Jim Houldsworth 1,262 26.21 -0.02
Labour Jim Elmes 610 12.67 -8.31
Labour David O'Hara 536 11.13 -6.61
Liberal Democrat Hazel Williams 216 4.49 -2.38
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Norbreck[edit]

Norbreck (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Maxine Callow 1,756 37.54 +5.29
Conservative Peter Callow 1,719 36.75 +3.95
Labour Alan Thomson 484 10.35 -4.86
Labour Alun Priestley 442 9.45 -3.53
Liberal Democrat Donna Bamborough 277 5.92 -0.84
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Park[edit]

Park (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Les Kersh 661 21.15 -5.76
Labour Brian Doherty 631 20.19 -7.12
Conservative Tim Rosser 536 17.15 +2.54
Conservative Gill Clapham 517 16.54 +2.87
BNP Les Joy 339 10.84 +10.84
Liberal Democrat Susan Powell 276 8.83 -1.65
UKIP John Bebbington 166 5.31 +5.31
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Squires Gate[edit]

Squires Gate (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Robert Wynne 1,317 30.15 +3.04
Liberal Democrat Douglas Green 1,223 28.00 +5.79
Conservative Geoffrey Price 638 14.61 -0.60
Conservative Roger Jones 608 13.92 +0.95
Labour David Menon 318 7.28 -5.13
Labour James Sorah 264 6.04 -4.05
Turnout
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Stanley[edit]

Stanley (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Evans 1,401 33.90 +10.29
Conservative Granville Heap 1,307 31.62 +9.70
Labour Gillian Tomlinson 595 14.40 -0.12
Labour Amy Cross 527 12.75 +1.67
Liberal Democrat David Stevenson 303 7.33 -5.59
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Talbot[edit]

Talbot (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gary Bell 779 25.59 +9.01
Conservative Ron Bell 759 24.93 +9.03
Labour Eric Allcock 632 20.76 -3.06
Labour John Boughton 601 19.74 -2.47
Liberal Democrat Peter Wood 273 8.97 -2.47
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Tyldesley[edit]

Tyldesley (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jim Price 833 23.90 +5.46
Conservative Roger Stansfield 802 23.01 +7.36
Labour Allan Matthews 775 22.23 -7.11
Labour Edward Collett 749 21.49 -5.88
Liberal Democrat Rod Holt 327 9.38 +0.18
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Victoria[edit]

Victoria (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Fred Jackson 783 26.44 +2.28
Labour David Owen 660 22.29 +0.37
Conservative Sam Bell 528 17.83 +5.777
Conservative Bryan Horne 523 17.66 +6.20
Liberal Democrat Ian Coleman 467 15.77 -0.31
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Warbreck[edit]

Warbreck (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Joyce Delves 1,084 26.90 +2.52
Conservative Tony Brown 1,057 26.23 +2.84
Labour Maureen Horn 453 11.24 -5.84
Labour Stephen Perry 417 10.35 -6.03
Liberal Democrat Anne Heyworth 359 8.91 -0.70
Liberal Democrat Kevan Benfold 347 8.61 -0.46
BNP Alan Kelly 313 7.77 +7.77
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Waterloo[edit]

Waterloo (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Fowler 972 27.43 +6.71
Conservative Tony Lee 940 26.52 +8.46
Labour Carol Radcliffe 730 20.60 +0.20
Labour Paul Wainwright 605 17.07 -0.82
Liberal Democrat Susan Moss 297 8.38 -3.56
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blackpool". BBC News Online. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 


Preceded by
Blackpool Council election, 2003
Blackpool local elections Succeeded by
Blackpool Council election, 2011