Epping Forest District Council election, 2007

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Elections to Epping Forest Council were held on 3 May 2007. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party kept overall control of the council

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Epping Forest Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 14 3 1 +2 82.4 57.0 10,331 +13.1%
  Liberal Democrat 2 1 2 −1 11.8 24.9 4,516 −0.9%
  Labour 1 0 0 0 5.9 4.9 883 −0.7%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 6.0 1,093 +0.4%
  Epping Community Action Group 0 0 0 0 0 2.8 510 +2.8%
  Independent 0 0 1 −1 0 2.3 419 −5.7%
  English Democrats 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 279 +0.7%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 88 +0.0%

Ward results[edit]

Broadley Common, Epping Upland & Nazeing
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Penny Smith 481 86.2 +0.5
Liberal Democrat Arnold Verrall 77 13.8 −0.5
Majority 404 72.4 +1.0
Turnout 558 34.7 +5.2
Conservative hold Swing
Buckhurst Hill West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Haluk Ulkun 1,003 58.4
Liberal Democrat Mick Spence 714 41.6
Majority 289 16.8
Turnout 1,717 33.0 −9.7
Conservative hold Swing
Chipping Ongar, Greensted and Marden Ash
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Glyn Pritchard 572 44.6 +7.3
Liberal Democrat Keith Wright 478 37.3 −2.0
English Democrats Robin Tilbrook 233 18.2 +1.6
Majority 94 7.3
Turnout 1,283 41.1 −6.7
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Epping Hemnall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Janet Hedges 812 39.2 −10.5
Conservative Susan Perry 802 38.7 −6.3
Epping Community Action Group Ian Anderson 215 10.4 +10.4
BNP Alexander Copland 147 7.1 +7.1
Labour Paul Handford 95 4.6 −0.7
Majority 10 0.5 −4.2
Turnout 2,071 43.0 −4.5
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Epping Lindsey and Thornwood Common
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Green 930 48.9 −9.7
Liberal Democrat Ingrid Black 497 26.1 −4.4
Epping Community Action Group Audrey Wheeler 295 15.5 +15.5
BNP Tony Frankland 181 9.5 +9.5
Majority 433 22.8 −5.3
Turnout 1,903 40.3 +2.0
Conservative hold Swing
Grange Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kewal Chana 813 62.2 +10.6
Liberal Democrat Dev Dodeja 387 29.6 −13.2
Labour Martin Lawford 107 8.2 +8.2
Majority 426 32.6 +23.8
Turnout 1,307 27.7 −10.3
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Lambourne
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Rolfe 518 85.6 +24.1
Liberal Democrat Neil Woollcott 87 14.4 +14.4
Majority 431 71.2 +48.2
Turnout 605 38.8 −9.8
Conservative hold Swing
Lower Nazeing
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Bassett 631 52.7 −3.6
Independent Daphne Borton 419 35.0 +2.2
UKIP Martin Harvey 88 7.3 +7.3
Labour Kelvin Morris 60 5.0 −1.5
Majority 212 17.7 −5.8
Turnout 1,198 37.6 −4.9
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Lower Sheering
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Heather Harding 409 75.7 +3.6
Liberal Democrat Eleonor Spencer 131 24.3 −3.6
Majority 278 51.4 +7.2
Turnout 540 32.6 +13.1
Conservative hold Swing
North Weald Bassett
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anne Grigg 887 82.1 −0.3
Liberal Democrat John Rumble 193 17.9 +0.3
Majority 694 64.2 −0.6
Turnout 1,080 31.4 −4.2
Conservative hold Swing
Roydon
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mary Sartin 476 75.8 +0.1
Labour Colin Riches 108 17.2 +17.2
Liberal Democrat Enid Robinson 44 7.0 +7.0
Majority 368 58.6 +7.2
Turnout 628 35.9 +5.4
Conservative hold Swing
Shelley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Gode 263 37.8 −22.3
Conservative Blane Judd 224 32.2 +8.2
BNP Lynne Turpin 163 23.4 +23.4
English Democrats Anne Palmer 46 6.6 +6.6
Majority 39 5.6 −30.5
Turnout 696 41.5 +14.3
Labour hold Swing
Waltham Abbey High Beach
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Syd Stavrou 487 86.7 −0.5
Liberal Democrat Peter Fuller 75 13.3 +0.5
Majority 412 73.4 −1.0
Turnout 562 32.2 +0.8
Conservative hold Swing
Waltham Abbey Honey Lane
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Antony Watts 636 57.8 +9.3
Liberal Democrat Peggy Ayre 240 21.8 +7.9
BNP Andrew Slade 225 20.4 +20.4
Majority 396 36.0 +5.8
Turnout 1,101 24.3 −5.9
Conservative hold Swing
Waltham Abbey North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Pat Brooks 512 50.8 +7.3
Conservative Adam Clark 495 49.2 −7.3
Majority 17 1.6
Turnout 1,007 32.0 −3.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Waltham Abbey Paternoster
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Liz Webster 499 44.3 −6.2
BNP Gail Harvey 377 33.5 +33.5
Labour Mitchell Diamond-Conway 250 22.2 +8.2
Majority 122 10.8 −21.4
Turnout 1,126 34.1 +4.6
Conservative hold Swing
Waltham Abbey South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ricki Gadsby 468 63.5 +9.2
Liberal Democrat Phil Chadburn 269 36.5 −9.2
Majority 199 27.0 +18.4
Turnout 737 24.6
Conservative hold Swing

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