Medway Council election, 2011

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The 2011 Medway Council unitary authority election took place on 5 May 2011. The Conservative Party won a majority on the council with 35 Councillors, The Labour Party came second with 15 councillors, and the Liberal Democrats third with 3 councillors. There are 2 independent councillors, There are a total of 55 seats on the council.[1]

Medway Council election, 2011
United Kingdom
2007 ←
5 May 2011 → 2015

All 55 seats in the chamber
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Rodney Chambers Paul Godwin Geoff Juby
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrat
Leader's seat Hempstead and Wigmoore Chatham Central Gillingham South
Seats before 34 12 7
Seats won 35 15 3
Seats after 35 15 3
Seat change Increase1 Increase3 Decrease4

Leader before election

Rodney Chambers
Conservative

Leader-elect

Rodney Chambers
Conservative

Summary results[edit]

Medway Council Local Election 2011
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 35 3 2 +1 63.64 46.05 80,017
  Labour 15 6 1 +5 27.27 34.46 59,870
  Liberal Democrat 3 0 4 -4 5.45 8.81 15,312
  Independent 2 2 2 0 3.64 4.43 7,692
  Green 0 0 0 0 N/A 2.04 3,540
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 N/A 1.80 3,121
  English Democrats 0 0 0 0 N/A 1.55 2,690
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 N/A 0.51 888
  BNP 0 0 0 0 N/A 0.09 150

Ward results[edit]

Chatham Central May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Julie Shaw 1949 21.09
Labour Paul Godwin 1896 20.52
Labour Vince Maple 1857 20.10
Conservative Denis Wildey 804 8.70
Conservative Nigel Major 775 8.39
Conservative Eric Williams 744 8.05
UKIP Robin Johnson 314 3.40
English Democrats Karen Streatfield 242 2.62
Liberal Democrat Keith Burrows 223 2.41
Liberal Democrat Mark Biggs 220 2.38
Turnout 9240 30.75 + 1.05
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Gillingham North May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Andy Stamp 1379 13.32
Independent Pat Cooper 1184 11.43
Labour Adam Price 1156 11.16
Labour Naushabah Khan 1108 10.70
Labour Ian Darbyshire 1104 10.66
Independent Dan McDonald 1038 10.02
Conservative Rifat Chishti 746 7.20
Conservative Jonpaul Kelly 635 6.13
Conservative Kamran Safdar 519 5.01
Liberal Democrat Cathy Sutton 317 3.06
Liberal Democrat Sidney Kingman 311 3.00
Liberal Democrat Garry Harrison 272 2.63
Independent Alan Austen 251 2.42
Green Doug Goodyer 239 2.30
TUSC James Feist 96 0.93
Turnout 10355 34.31 – 1.69
Independent gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Independent gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Hempstead and Wigmore 5 May 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Diane Chambers 1805 28.57
Conservative Rodney Chambers 1779 28.16
Independent Noel McAllister 603 9.54
Independent Rupert Brennan 574 9.08
Labour David Crowhurst 486 7.69
Labour Matthew Hidson 409 6.47
UKIP Gregory Knopp 206 3.26
Liberal Democrat Ronnie Williams 156 2.47
UKIP John Rose 153 2.42
Liberal Democrat Philip Gates 147 2.33
Turnout 6318 51.12 + 5.62
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Luton and Wayfield 5 May 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sam Craven 1487 17.39
Labour Christine Godwin 1467 17.15
Labour Tristan Osborne 1326 15.51
Conservative Tashi Bhutia 1268 14.83
Conservative Mike Franklin 1108 12.96
Conservative Gloria Opara 992 11.60
Green Dave Arthur 299 3.50
Liberal Democrat Chris Hooper 168 1.96
TUSC Heather Downs 160 1.87
Liberal Democrat Eddie Hooper 141 1.65
Liberal Democrat Christopher Sams 136 1.59
Turnout 8552 34.54 + 4.14
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Princes Park May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Matt Bright 1488 29.14
Conservative Pat Gulvin 1317 25.79
Labour Matthew Butt 1014 19.86
Labour David Albiston 968 18.96
English Democrats Daniel Logan 200 3.92
Liberal Democrat Mohammad Qureshi 119 2.33
Turnout 5106 38.92 + 3.22
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Rainham North May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Carr 1553 27.66
Conservative Vaughan Hewett 1475 26.27
Labour Harry Keane 620 11.04
Labour Mary Keane 593 10.56
Liberal Democrat Richard Guichard 534 9.51
Liberal Democrat Terry Lucy 439 7.82
UKIP Bob Oakley 221 3.94
UKIP Danny Dancy 179 3.19
Turnout 5614 44.62 + 0.32
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
River May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Craig Mackinlay 1037 26.78
Conservative Andrew Mackness 970 25.05
Labour John Jones 846 21.84
Labour Adetomi Yemi 612 15.80
Liberal Democrat Ernest Gray 119 3.07
Green Steven Keevil 115 2.97
Green Chris Price 89 2.30
Liberal Democrat Nem Juby 85 2.19
Turnout 3873 36.93 – 0.17
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Rocheseter South and Horsted May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Trevor Clarke 2278 20.74
Conservative Sylvia Griffin 2042 18.59
Conservative Rupert Turpin 1760 16.02
Labour Hugh Hawkins 1186 10.80
Labour Joe Murray 1115 10.15
Labour Alex Paterson 1099 10.01
UKIP Keith Fletcher 489 4.45
Liberal Democrat Viv Parker 459 4.18
Green Tony Major 342 3.11
TUSC Laura Rumley 214 1.95
Turnout 10984 43.06 + 2.06
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Strood North May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jane Chitty 2016 17.42
Conservative Jane Etheridge 1988 17.17
Labour Stephen Hubbard 1764 15.24
Conservative Paul Rai 1699 14.68
Labour Linda Robson 1480 14.79
Labour Liam Curran 1390 12.01
Liberal Democrat Andrew Millsom 318 2.75
English Democrats Phil Varnham 282 2.44
Liberal Democrat Tony Phillips 228 1.97
TUSC Chas Berry 212 1.83
Liberal Democrat Mike Price 198 1.71
Turnout 11575 42.14 + 0.84
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Strood South May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Avey 1576 16.37
Labour Isaac Igwe 1459 15.16
Conservative Josie Iles 1412 14.67
Labour Robert Heathfield 1395 14.49
Labour Mark Jones 1388 14.42
Conservative Ken Bamber 1332 13.84
English Democrats Michael Walters 513 5.33
Liberal Democrat Jacqueline Ball 207 2.15
Liberal Democrat Thomas Moore 175 1.82
Liberal Democrat Christopher Hunt 170 1.77
Turnout 9627 33.05 – 0.55
Conservative hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Walderslade May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Brake 1280 23.57
Conservative Adrian Gulvin 1019 18.77
Independent Ian Burt 964 17.75
Independent Kieran Magee 694 12.78
Labour John Lloyd 490 9.02
Labour James Wyper 441 8.12
English Democrats Sean Varnham 175 3.22
Green Edith East 129 2.38
Liberal Democrat Jasmin Ademovic 121 2.23
Liberal Democrat Hilary Drake Brockman 117 2.15
Turnout 5430 40.53 + 2.33
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Cuxton and Halling May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ray Maisey 1188 63.39
Labour Tina Lancley 686 36.61
Turnout 1874 44.92 + 4.92
Conservative hold Swing
Gillingham South May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Geoff Juby 1097 11.36
Labour David Colman 1080 11.19
Liberal Democrat Sheila Kearney 1028 10.65
Liberal Democrat Stephen Kearney 1002 10.38
Labour Sucha Gill 1001 10.37
Labour James Smith 928 9.61
Conservative Shirley Griffiths 769 7.97
Conservative Jim Hattersley 668 6.92
Conservative Atma Sandhu 516 5.34
Green Simon Marchant 277 2.87
UKIP Stephen Newton 275 2.85
UKIP Keith Rudd 227 2.35
TUSC Jacqui Berry 206 2.13
Independent Gillian Stamp 164 1.70
BNP Brian Ravenscroft 150 1.55
Independent Dan Hilder 136 1.41
Independent Stuart Stamp 130 1.35
Turnout 9654 33.81 – 1.38
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Lordswood and Capstone May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alan Jarrett 1618 32.35
Conservative David Wildey 1446 28.91
Labour Stuart Bourne 790 15.80
Labour Brian Ashman 712 14.24
UKIP Alan Harding 256 5.12
English Democrats Phoebe Troy 179 3.58
Turnout 5001 40.18 + 4.58
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Peninsula May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Phil Filmer 2557 21.89
Conservative Tony Watson 2307 19.75
Conservative Chris Irvine 2125 18.19
Labour John Griffin 975 8.35
Labour Debbie Fernandez 898 7.69
Labour Simon Wady 879 7.52
English Democrats Ron Sands 535 4.58
English Democrats Dean Lacey 476 4.07
Green Richard Patey 351 3.00
Liberal Democrat Tamsyn Green 298 2.55
Liberal Democrat Shirley Boosey 282 2.41
Turnout 11683 43.78 + 2.08
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Rainham Central May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rehman Chishti 2931 23.82
Conservative Mike O'Brien 2538 20.63
Conservative Barry Kemp 2514 20.43
Labour Christine Murphy 938 7.62
Labour Carl Pinnock 917 7.45
Labour Roger Bragg 912 7.41
UKIP Patricia Medford 412 3.35
Liberal Democrat David Yale 308 3.50
Liberal Democrat Chrystalla Peck 298 2.42
Green Andy Rogers 286 2.32
Liberal Democrat Dereck Peck 251 2.04
Turnout 12305 48.52 + 0.82
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Rainham South May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Howard Doe 1959 19.58
Conservative David Royle 1901 19.00
Conservative Leslie Wicks 1659 16.58
Labour Linda Miller 1021 10.20
Labour Gillian Pearson 997 9.96
Labour Jill Fennel 922 9.21
Liberal Democrat Nina Chance 443 4.43
UKIP Jill Collin 389 3.89
Liberal Democrat Terence Harrison 378 3.78
Liberal Democrat Ian Sellen 338 3.38
Turnout 10007 38.32 + 4.72
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Rochester East May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Teresa Murray 1570 30.69
Labour Nick Bowler 1531 29.93
Conservative Brian Griffin 833 16.28
Conservative Jim Nugent 649 12.69
Green Dave Heritage 255 4.98
Liberal Democrat Carol Kemsley 180 3.52
Liberal Democrat Guri Singh Rai 98 1.92
Turnout 5116 38.15 + 0.15
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Rochester West May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ted Baker 1658 28.14
Conservative Kelly Tolhurst 1336 22.68
Labour Sarah Hehir 1029 17.47
Labour Derek Munton 851 14.45
Green Trish Marchant 280 4.75
Liberal Democrat Ken Juby 246 4.18
Green Mary Smith 208 3.53
Liberal Democrat Qamar Khan Lodhi 195 3.31
English Democrats Agita Sudraba 88 1.49
Turnout 5891 43.01 + 3.51
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Strood Rural May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tom Mason 2106 19.57
Conservative Peter Hicks 2093 19.45
Conservative Peter Rodberg 1795 16.68
Labour Kim Murphy 1036 9.63
Labour Eleanor Dhiman 866 8.05
Labour Raj Heer 796 7.40
Independent Christopher Fribbins 683 6.35
Green David Davison 395 3.67
Liberal Democrat Colin Elliot 346 3.22
Liberal Democrat David Green 334 3.10
Liberal Democrat Stephen Boosey 311 2.89
Turnout 10761 38.36 + 3.66
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Twydall May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Harriott 1882 18.10
Labour Dorte Gilry 1807 17.38
Labour Glyn Griffiths 1744 16.78
Conservative Diana Lawrence 1402 13.49
Conservative Tony Rocco 1286 12.37
Conservative Arthur Wenham 1202 11.56
Liberal Democrat Brian Gittings 303 2.91
Green Tina Lawlor Mottram 275 2.65
Liberal Democrat Alan Jefferies 249 2.40
Liberal Democrat Mavis Yale 246 2.37
Turnout 10396 38.65 + 2.35
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Watling May 5 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Diana Smith 950 21.66
Conservative Wendy Purdy 780 17.79
Conservative Phillip Manning 764 17.42
Liberal Democrat Tony Jeacock 751 17.13
Labour Ian Cuthbert 560 12.77
Labour David Walker 437 9.97
Independent Barry Archer 143 3.26
Turnout 4385 44.20 + 1.10
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Your Councillors". Retrieved 24 January 2013.