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Hull City Council election, 2012
England
2011 ←
3 May 2012 (2012-05-03)
→ 2014

20 seats (of the 53) to Hull City Council
27 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Stephen Brady Abigail Bell John Fareham
Party Labour Liberal Democrat Conservative
Leader's seat Southcoates West Pickering Bricknell
Last election 34 seats, 54.2% 22 seats, 30.4% 2 seats, 6.9%
Seats after 39 17 2
Seat change Increase5 Decrease5 -
Popular vote 22,714 13,566 2,693
Percentage 53.3% 31.9% 6.3%
Swing Decrease0.9% Increase1.5% Decrease0.6%

Kingston upon Hull UK 2012 Local Election map.svg

Map of the results of the 2012 Hull council election. Labour in red, Liberal Democrats in yellow, Conservatives in blue, Uncontested in cream.

Council Leader before election

Stephen Brady
Labour

Elected Council Leader

Stephen Brady
Labour

The 2012 Hull City Council election took place on 3 May 2012 to elect members of Hull City Council in England.[1] This was held on the same day as other United Kingdom local elections, 2012. One third of the council was up for election and Labour retained control of the council with an increased majority.[2]

Ward results[edit]

No elections were held in Bransholme East, Bransholme West and University wards.

Avenue[edit]

Avenue[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rosie Nicola 1,348 41.2
Liberal Democrat John Graham Robinson 1,089 33.3
Green Martin Deane 513 15.7
UKIP Stan Smith 201 6.1
Conservative Alexander David Hayward 120 3.7
Majority 259 7.9
Turnout 3,277 33.9
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Beverley[edit]

Beverley[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Karen Mathieson 1,484 59.0
Labour Leanne Fudge 612 24.3
UKIP Vicky Butler 348 13.8
Conservative Andrew Neil Forster 70 2.8
Majority 872 34.5
Turnout 2,524 37.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Boothferry[edit]

Boothferry[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Helena Woods 1,196 43.8
Labour Co-op Theresa Elizabeth Vaughan 1,123 41.2
UKIP Brian Shepherd 308 11.3
Conservative Craig William Ulliott 101 3.7
Majority 73 2.7
Turnout 2,733 28.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Bricknell[edit]

Bricknell[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Francis Abbott 928 43.2
Labour Karen Jane Rouse-Deane 803 37.4
UKIP Mike Hookem 234 10.9
Green Michael John Lammiman 101 4.7
Liberal Democrat Motokin Ali 80 3.7
Majority 125 5.8
Turnout 2,155 32.9
Conservative hold Swing

Derringham[edit]

Derringham[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Eliza Mann 1,047 44.0
Labour Rob Dunstan 949 39.9
UKIP John Henry Cornforth 301 12.7
Conservative James Alliott 81 3.4
Majority 98 4.1
Turnout 2,381 26.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Drypool[edit]

Drypool[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Adam Williams 1,523 52.6
Labour Mike Thompson 1,180 40.7
National Front Stuart Moses 133 4.6
Conservative Steph Corke 60 2.1
Majority 343 11.8
Turnout 2,909 30.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Holderness[edit]

Holderness[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gill Kennett 1,481 48.7
Liberal Democrat Jackie Dad 1,447 47.5
Conservative John Mathew Crompton 116 3.8
Majority 34 1.1
Turnout 3,044 30.0
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Ings[edit]

Ings[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Suzanne Armstrong 1,879 71.2
Liberal Democrat Christine Gurevitch 349 13.2
National Front Nick Walsh 241 9.1
Conservative Philip David MacKay 169 6.4
Majority 1,530 57.9
Turnout 2,642 28.0
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Kings Park[edit]

Kings Park[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Charles Quinn 973 48.5
Labour Gwen Lunn 945 47.1
Conservative Colin Robert Baxter 89 4.4
Majority 28 1.4
Turnout 2,017 26.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Longhill[edit]

Longhill[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Allen Hewitt 1,539 82.8
Liberal Democrat Elaine Lesley Keal 177 9.5
Conservative Leslie Harry Fisher 143 7.7
Majority 1,362 72.5
Turnout 1,878 21.6
Labour hold Swing

Marfleet[edit]

Marfleet[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sheila Waudby 1,510 87.7
Liberal Democrat Tracey Neal 108 6.3
Conservative Richard James Munslow 104 6.0
Majority 1,402 80.9
Turnout 1,734 18.8
Labour hold Swing

Myton[edit]

Myton[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin Inglis 1,107 61.5
UKIP Ken Hordon 361 20.1
Liberal Democrat Steven Carter 157 8.7
Conservative Adam Vaughan 105 5.8
National Front Nigel Piggins 70 3.9
Majority 746 41.0
Turnout 1,819 18.3
Labour hold Swing

Newington[edit]

Newington[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Helena Jane Spencer 1,040 74.2
Liberal Democrat Rick Welton 269 19.2
Conservative David Thompson 92 6.6
Majority 771 54.7
Turnout 1,409 17.8
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Newland[edit]

Newland[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Mike Ross 883 58.2
Labour Co-op Brian Leslie Navier 426 28.1
Green James Edward Russell 119 7.8
Conservative Sam Lee 89 5.9
Majority 457 29.8
Turnout 1,536 19.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Orchard Park & Greenwood[edit]

Orchard Park & Greenwood[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Stephen James Bayes 1,267 77.9
UKIP Tony Morfitt 219 13.5
Liberal Democrat Chris Randall 92 5.7
Conservative David Triffitt Whellan 48 3.0
Majority 1,048 64.1
Turnout 1,636 17.8
Labour Co-op hold Swing

Pickering[edit]

Pickering[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Claire Thomas 1,489 52.7
Labour Sharon Belcher 984 34.8
UKIP Peter Mawer 281 9.9
Conservative Daniel Mark Bond 73 2.6
Majority 505 17.8
Turnout 2,837 31.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Southcoates East[edit]

Southcoates East[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tom Mcvie 1,013 88.5
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Neil 71 6.2
Conservative Samuel Gary Beckton 61 5.3
Majority 942 81.0
Turnout 1163 19.9
Labour hold Swing

Southcoates West[edit]

Southcoates West[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Mary Elizabeth Glew 1,036 78.5
UKIP Julian Marcus Penna 109 8.3
National Front Mike Cooper 66 5.0
Liberal Democrat Michael Chambers 58 4.4
Conservative Nikki Knowles 50 3.8
Majority 927 70.1
Turnout 1,323 22.1
Labour Co-op hold Swing

St Andrews[edit]

St Andrews[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Daren Russell Hale 866 83.4
Liberal Democrat Tracey Henry 97 9.3
Conservative Bob Cook 75 7.2
Majority 769 73.0
Turnout 1,053 18.3
Labour Co-op hold Swing

Sutton[edit]

Sutton[22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ken Turner 1,606 59.4
Liberal Democrat Kalvin Neal 977 36.2
Conservative Christopher David Oakley 119 4.4
Majority 629 23.2
Turnout 2,714 28.0
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Results[edit]

Summary of the 3 May 2012 Hull City Council election results

Parties Last
election:
2011
Uncontested
Seats
Seats
for
Election
Elected Gains Losses Result Votes Share
Labour 34 27 7 12 Increase5 - 39 22,714 53.3%
Liberal Democrat 22 10 12 7 Decrease5 - 17 13,566 31.9%
Conservative 2 1 1 1 - - 2 2,693 6.3%
Independent 1 1 0 0 - - 1 0 0%
UKIP 0 0 0 0 - - 0 2,362 5.5%
Green 0 0 0 0 - - 0 733 1.7%
National Front 0 0 0 0 - - 0 510 1.2%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local elections 2012". BBC News (BBC). 24 April 2012. Retrieved 30 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Kingston upon Hull". Vote 2012 (BBC). 4 May 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Election results for the ward of Avenue". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Election results for the ward of Beverley". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Election results for the ward of Boothferry". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "Election results for the ward of Bricknell". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2012. 
  7. ^ "Election results for the ward of Derringham". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2012. 
  8. ^ "Election results for the ward of Drypool". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  9. ^ "Election results for the ward of Holderness". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2012. 
  10. ^ "Election results for the ward of Ings". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  11. ^ "Election results for the ward of Kings Park". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 18 May 2012. 
  12. ^ "Election results for the ward of Longhill". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 18 May 2012. 
  13. ^ "Election results for the ward of Marfleet". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 18 May 2012. 
  14. ^ "Election results for the ward of Myton". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  15. ^ "Election results for the ward of Newington". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 18 May 2012. 
  16. ^ "Election results for the ward of Newland". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 18 May 2012. 
  17. ^ "Election results for the ward of Orchard Park & Greenwood". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 19 May 2012. 
  18. ^ "Election results for the ward of Pickering". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 19 May 2012. 
  19. ^ "Election results for the ward of Southcoates East". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  20. ^ "Election results for the ward of Southcoates West". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  21. ^ "Election results for the ward of St Andrews". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 21 May 2012. 
  22. ^ "Election results for the ward of Sutton". Hull City Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 21 May 2012.