High Peak Borough Council election, 2007

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Elections to High Peak Borough Council in Derbyshire, England were held on 3 May 2007. All of the council was up for election and the control of the council changed from no overall control to Conservative control. Overall turnout was 38.2%.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election result[edit]

High Peak Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 24 12 0 +12 55.8
  Labour 9 1 10 -9 20.9
  Liberal Democrat 6 1 2 -1 13.9
  Independent 4 0 2 -2 9.3
  Socialist Labour 0 0 0 0 0 215
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 85

Ward results[edit]

Barms
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bill Barratt 228 42.7
Labour Rachael Quinn 224 41.9
Liberal Democrat Emma Louise Robinson Moss 80 15.0
Majority 4 0.7
Turnout 534 34.59 +1.08
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Blackbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Pearson 959
Conservative Tony Bingham 782
Liberal Democrat Peter John Ashenden 649
Liberal Democrat Stephen Anthony Waters 470
Turnout 1500 47.62 +3.97
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Burbage
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Ronald Silverwood Faulkner 460 77.4
Labour John Farmer 127 21.4
Majority 333 56.0
Turnout 594 38.82 +1.02
Conservative hold Swing
Buxton Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jonathan Phillip Davey 470
Conservative Bill Fiddy 462
Liberal Democrat Marc Godwin 384
Liberal Democrat Louise Ellen Hardy 363
Labour Jane Anne McGrother 356
Labour Philip John Mone 304
Turnout 1218 39.76 +4.25
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Chapel East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Mike Harrison 280 42.7
Conservative Dennis Buffrey 266 40.5
Labour Frederick William Ollier 110 16.7
Majority 14 2.13
Turnout 656 37.13 +0.56
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Chapel West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Russell Bingham 764
Conservative Stewart Paul Young 473
Labour Timothy Ian Norton 438
Independent Peter Harrison 344
Liberal Democrat Diane Bayirli 291
Liberal Democrat Brian Colin Hallsworth 175
Turnout 1388 42.32 +6.63
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Corbar
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Linda June Baldry 623
Conservative Tony Arthur Kemp 569
Labour Colin Richard Brett 243
Independent William Alan Wells 216
Liberal Democrat Christopher Richard Warhurst Weaver 208
Turnout 1215 42.59 +9.27
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Cote Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robin Basil Baldry 540
Conservative Bob Morris 538
Labour Ann Mone 395
Labour Martin Walter Thomas 305
Liberal Democrat Karl Raymond Dunscombe 186
Turnout 1059 35.18 -14.67
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Dinting
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jean Wharmby 454 58.5
Labour Sam McMeekin 124 16.0
Green Pat Ellison-Reed 85 10.9
Independent Michael Graham Perry 63 8.1
Liberal Democrat Ian Fletcher 49 6.3
Majority 330 42.5
Turnout 776 52.19 +8.13
Conservative hold Swing
Gamesley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony Edward McKeown 249 57.1
Independent Richard Cunningham 145 33.2
Liberal Democrat Graham Boardman 38 8.7
Majority 104 23.8
Turnout 436 25.47 +25.47
Labour hold Swing
Hadfield North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Victoria Elizabeth Mann 226 50.7
Conservative Dave Kelly 149 33.4
Liberal Democrat Sandra Batey 89 13.2
Majority 77 17.26
Turnout 446 31.94 +31.94
Labour hold Swing
Hadfield South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bob McKeown 455
Conservative Marie Melita Foote 433
Conservative Stephen Dennis William Foote 430
Labour Peter Edward Siddall 381
Liberal Democrat Maureen Anne Hargreaves 252
Independent Albert Edward Spilsbury 141
Turnout 1141 33.83 +6.69
Labour hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Hayfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Herbert David Mellor unopposed N/A
Independent hold Swing
Hope Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Favell 925
Conservative John Walton 784
Liberal Democrat Jane Simm 579
Turnout 1454 45.51 +2.8
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Howard Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jacqueline Wilkinson 523
Labour Roger Wilkinson 467
Conservative George David Wharmby 341
Liberal Democrat Peter John Michael William Beard 301
Conservative David Charles McDowell 217
Turnout 1067 33.95 +3.32
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Limestone Peak
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Derek Walter Udale 365 57.3
Liberal Democrat Graham Scott 264 41.4
Majority 101 15.8
Turnout 637 37.71 +5.09
Conservative hold Swing
New Mills East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Mark Gadd 508
Labour Ian Samuel Edward Huddlestone 488
Liberal Democrat Alistair John Stevens 476
Labour Alan Barrow 448
Conservative Annette Laurraine Longden 260
Turnout 1185 37.50 +10.55
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing
New Mills West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Ray Atkins 845
Liberal Democrat Steve Sharp 709
Independent Lance Dowson 643
Conservative Marie Clair 313
Turnout 1453 43.44 +4.05
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Old Glossop
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Chris Webster 779
Independent Ivan Bell 758
Conservative David Novakovic 400
Labour David John Mellor 333
Liberal Democrat Chantal Hanell 160
Turnout 1440 39.13 -3.69
Independent hold Swing
Independent hold Swing
Padfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter James Kay 251 34.86
Liberal Democrat Jonathan Douglas Smith 250 34.72
Labour Ellie Wilcox 217 30.14
Majority 1 0.14
Turnout 720 35.75 +9.36
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Sett
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Ashton 299 39.08
Liberal Democrat Janet Carter 269 35.16
Labour Sue Barrow 191 24.97
Majority 30 3.92
Turnout 765 47.05 +6.31
Conservative hold Swing
Simmondley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Haken 728
Conservative Matthew James Andrew Crompton 727
Labour Anne Robinson 468
Liberal Democrat George Kupan 337
Liberal Democrat Anita Seaton 326
Turnout 1468 39.17 +8.47
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
St John's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anne Worrall 493 70.53
Labour Rob McKeown 113 16.16
Liberal Democrat Tim Baxter 92 13.16
Majority 380 54.36
Turnout 699 45.63 +7.18
Conservative hold Swing
Stone Bench
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Caitlin Janette Bisknell 410
Labour Barbara June Wilson 400
Conservative Rob Hobdey 368
Socialist Labour Lynton Stephen Bennett 215
Turnout 873 27.63 +3.35
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Temple
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Emily Lilian Thrane 546 75.52
Labour Frank Dent 165 22.82
Majority 381 52.70
Turnout 723 47.72 +3.70
Conservative hold Swing
Tintwistle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Cynthia Mitchell 320 54.23
Labour Joyce Brocklehurst 263 44.58
Majority 57 9.66
Turnout 590 35.46 +1.03
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Whaley Bridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent John Arthur Thomas Pritchard 1275
Liberal Democrat David William Lomax 1237
Liberal Democrat Linda Leather 1117
Conservative Tony Boore 767
Labour Michael Brunt 515
Turnout 2161 42.45 +2.14
Independent hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Whitfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Graham Nigel Oakley 297 52.57
Conservative David George Wharmby 135 23.89
Liberal Democrat Huggy Hawley 132 23.36
Majority 162 28.67
Turnout 565 34.62 +0.79
Labour gain from Independent Swing

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