Bournemouth Borough Council election, 2011

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Map of results of 2011 election

Elections to Bournemouth Borough Council were held on 5 May 2011, in line with other local elections in the United Kingdom. All 54 seats, across 18 wards of this unitary authority, were up for election.

There were 176 candidates nomianted, comprised as follows: 54 Conservatives, 40 Labour, 39 Liberal Democrats, 24 Independents, 14 UK Independence Party, 4 Green Party and 1 Liberal Party. There were 3 more candidates standing than in the 2007 election.[1] [2]


Composition of council seats before election[edit]

Party Seats
Conservative 36
Liberal Democrat 8
Independent 5
Labour 3
Non-aligned 2

Election result summary[edit]

Bournemouth Election Result 2011[3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 45 9 0 +9 83.3 50.9 64,556 -1.8
  Labour 3 1 1 0 5.6 17.3 21,883 +8.3
  Liberal Democrat 3 0 5 -5 5.6 17.1 21,721 -9.5
  Independent 3 0 2 -2 5.6 10.5 13,278 +3.8
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 3.1 3,899 -0.5
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 1,185 +0.1
  Liberal 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 268 +0.2

Less than a week after the elections, Derek Borthwick, elected as an independent in the Throop and Muscliff ward joined the Conservative Party.[4]

Election results by ward[edit]

[5]

Boscombe East (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Rochester 1,128
Conservative Linda Bailey 1,059
Conservative John Wilson 1,032
Independent Mike Everingham 683
Liberal Democrat Lorraine Crouch 682
Labour Jilly Grower 612
Liberal Democrat Andy Jones 586
Liberal Democrat Peter Blinkhorn 574
Labour Mike Hicks 514
Independent Rob Wotton 412
Turnout 38.98
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Boscombe West (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jane Kelly 747
Conservative Christopher Wakefield 723
Conservative Philip Stanley-Watts 686
Liberal Democrat Lisa Northover 537
Liberal Democrat Maan Basma 420
Labour Mike Goff 350
Liberal Democrat Peter Pull 336
Labour Bob Milner 309
Labour Ian Taylor 279
Green Damian Maguire 261
Independent Angus Reid 187
Independent Michal Figat 150
Turnout 26.49
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Central (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bob Chapman 1,207
Conservative Mike Greene 1,118
Conservative Dave Smith 1,036
Liberal Democrat Tony Card 557
Labour Austin McCormack 516
Labour Stepehn Sinsbury 442
Turnout 25.35
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
East Cliff & Springbourne (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anne Filer 1,505
Conservative David Kelsey 1,433
Conservative Michael Filer 1,416
Labour Louise Bell 762
Labour Carol Milner 699
Labour David Thompson 687
Liberal Democrat Stuart Thomas 540
Turnout 29.86
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
East Southborne & Tuckton (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Edward Coope 2,293
Conservative Malcolm Davies 2,197
Conservative Robert Lawton 1,944
Labour Catherine Eden 779
Liberal Democrat Anne Amboorallee 635
Liberal Democrat Robert Saunders 547
UKIP Pam McAlester 494
UKIP Vicky Millward 419
UKIP Sam Whitt 319
Turnout 46.48
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Kinson North (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Battistini 914
Conservative Amedeo Angiolini 891
Labour Dennis Gritt 827
Liberal Democrat Claire Smith 804
Conservative Stuart McKeown 803
Liberal Democrat Pat Lewis 788
Liberal Democrat Richard Smith 732
Labour Helen Rosser 730
Labour David Stokes 693
Independent Julie Darbyshire 427
Turnout 37.55
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Kinson South (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Beryl Baxter 1,043
Labour Ben Grower 992
Conservative Roger Marley 922
Labour Mel Semple 892
Conservative Jeremy Old 787
Conservative Nicholas Rose 782
Liberal Democrat Michael Chizlett 308
Liberal Democrat Adam Merrifield 256
Turnout 31.26
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Littledown & Iford (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nick King 1,865
Conservative Jane Montrose 1,755
Conservative Lawrence Williams 1,743
Independent Margaret Rose 802
Labour Roger Ansell 575
Labour Debbie Sharman 512
Liberal Democrat Shaun Kirkland 397
Liberal Democrat Sibanda Innocent 318
Turnout 41.80
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

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