Coventry Council election, 2006

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Elections to Coventry Council were held on 4 May 2006. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party took overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

On 25 October 2006 Kate Hunter, a Councillor for Radford Ward, moved from the Labour Party to the Conservative Party.

On 17 January 2007 Val Stone, a former Councillor for Longford Ward, moved from being an Independent to the Conservative Party.

In April 2007 Mick Noonan, a Councillor for Wyken Ward, and Heather Rutter, a Councillor for Sherbourne Ward, moved from the Conservative Party to being Independents.

Election result[edit]

Coventry Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 10 2 0 +2 53.70 37.41 26,451
  Labour 7 2 3 -1 35.19 35.38 25,012
  Socialist Alternative 1 1 0 +1 5.56 3.89 2,750
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 1 -1 3.70 14.64 10,348
  Independent 0 0 0 0 1.85 0.93 659
  Other 0 0 1 -1 0.00 7.75 5,476

Ward results[edit]

Bablake ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew John Williams 2,368 54.54
Labour Christopher Nicholas Youett 1,213 27.93
Liberal Democrat Peter Simpson 761 17.53
Majority 1,155 26.60
Turnout 4,342
Conservative hold Swing
Binley and Willenhall ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Roderick Mutton 1,553 39.63
Conservative Allan Robert Andrews 1,211 30.90
BNP Peter Hanbury 727 18.55
Liberal Democrat Geoffrey Brian Sewards 428 10.92
Majority 342 8.73
Turnout 3,919
Labour hold Swing
Cheylesmore ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Linda Ann Reece 1,890 43.12
Labour Jean Jackson 1,392 31.76
Liberal Democrat Terence Kenny 601 13.71
BNP Jeanette Boyce 500 11.41
Majority 498 11.36
Turnout 4,383
Conservative hold Swing
Earlsdon ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Macdonald Matchet 2,520 49.73
Labour Bilal Akhtar 1,073 21.17
Green Scott Gordon Redding 805 15.88
Liberal Democrat Vincent John McKee 670 13.22
Majority 1,447 28.55
Turnout 5,068
Conservative hold Swing
Foleshill ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Altaf Hussain Adalat 1,847 44.86
Labour Malkiat Singh Auluck 1,841 44.72
Liberal Democrat Susan Jane Johnston-Wilder 266 6.46
BNP Thomas Paul Jones 163 3.96
Majority 6 0.15
Turnout 4,117
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Henley ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kevin Barry Maton 1,475 43.73
Conservative Kenneth George Armstrong 1,326 39.31
Socialist Alternative Esther Josephine Kenny 572 16.96
Majority 149 4.42
Turnout 3,373
Labour hold Swing
Holbrook ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Evelyn Ann Lucas 1,658 46.81
Conservative Brinder Seni 871 24.59
Liberal Democrat Dennis Herbert Jeffery 544 15.36
BNP Simon Daniel Bien 469 13.24
Majority 787 22.22
Turnout 3,542
Labour hold Swing
Longford ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lindsley Harvard 1,487 43.52
Independent Voice of Longford Val Stone 1,091 31.93
Conservative Harry Maeers 554 16.21
Liberal Democrat Derek Arthur Franklin 285 8.34
Majority 396 11.59
Turnout 3,417
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Lower Stoke ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Philip David Townshend 1,483 38.55
Conservative Michael Antony Hammon 1,076 27.97
Independent Christine Margaret Oddy 539 14.01
Liberal Democrat Richard Ian Kay 457 11.88
Socialist Alternative David Bryan Runnalls 292 7.59
Majority 893 23.21
Turnout 3,847
Labour hold Swing
Radford ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Keiran Pascal Mulhall 1,564 47.62
Conservative David Vincent Smith 692 21.07
Liberal Democrat Peter Jonathan Johnston-Wilder 433 13.19
BNP Tracey Katie Whitehouse 415 12.64
Independent David Anderson 180 5.48
Majority 872 26.55
Turnout 3,284
Labour hold Swing
Sherbourne ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Arrowsmith 1,457 40.70
Labour Howard Peter Lacy 1,169 32.65
Liberal Democrat Arthur Hugh Thomas 597 16.68
Socialist Alternative Jason Arnold Toynbee 357 9.97
Majority 288 8.04
Turnout 3,580
Conservative hold Swing
St Michael's ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Socialist Alternative Robert Piers Windsor 1,191 40.06
Labour Suleman Ismail Bhyat 1,106 37.20
Conservative Jane Marie Williams 428 14.40
Liberal Democrat Daniel Robert Searles 248 8.34
Majority 85 2.86
Turnout 2,973
Socialist Alternative gain from Labour Swing
Upper Stoke ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sucha Singh Bains 1,792 44.70
Liberal Democrat Susan Jane Johnston-Wilder 1,762 43.95
Conservative Harbans Singh Gumman 455 11.35
Majority 30 0.75
Turnout 4,009
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Wainbody ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gary Edward Crookes 2,612 59.69
Labour Joseph Akpati Ijoma 1,013 23.15
Liberal Democrat Gilbert Napier Penlington 751 17.16
Majority 1,599 36.54
Turnout 4,376
Conservative hold Swing
Westwood ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David John Skinner 1,566 39.99
Labour Sheila Lacy 1,374 35.09
BNP Mark Badrick 473 12.08
Liberal Democrat Edward Rhys Williams 383 9.78
Independent Henderson Easton Brooks 120 3.06
Majority 192 4.90
Turnout 3,916
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Whoberley ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Clifford Leonard Ridge 1,701 41.90
Labour David Stuart Welsh 1,285 31.65
Liberal Democrat Brian Rees Lewis 736 18.13
Socialist Alternative Ross Saunders 338 8.32
Majority 416 10.25
Turnout 4,060
Conservative hold Swing
Woodlands ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anthony John O'Neill 2,205 48.95
Labour Abdul Salam Khan 922 20.47
Liberal Democrat Stephen Howarth 725 16.09
BNP Julie Margaret Allen 653 14.49
Majority 1,283 28.48
Turnout 4,505
Conservative hold Swing
Wyken ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Angela Marie Waters 1,672 41.96
Labour Hazel Jean Sweet 1,612 40.45
Liberal Democrat Adrian Edward Dyke 701 17.59
Majority 60 1.51
Turnout 3,985
Conservative hold Swing

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