Middlesbrough local elections

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Middlesbrough Unitary Council is elected every four years.

Political control[edit]

Party in control Years
Labour 1995–2003
Independent (Ray Mallon) 2003-

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1995–1999[edit]

Hemlington By-Election 11 September 1997[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Malcolm Seysell 410 46.5 -37.9
Liberal Democrat Victor Mayo 405 45.9 +45.9
Conservative Janice Hooton 67 7.6 -8.1
Majority 5 0.6
Turnout 882 25.0
Labour hold Swing
North Ormesby By-Election 6 November 1997[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Eleanor Lancaster 528 68.8 +16.5
Conservative Gareth Dadd 177 23.0 +17.7
Liberal Democrat Alison Dadd 63 8.2 +8.2
Majority 351 45.8
Turnout 768 21.0
Labour hold Swing
Southfield By-Election 20 November 1997[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin Snowdon 290 75.5 -8.3
Conservative Betty Cook 53 13.8 -2.4
Liberal Democrat Tony Scurrah 41 10.6 +10.6
Majority 237 61.7
Turnout 384 10.6
Labour hold Swing

1999–2003[edit]

Marton By-Election 29 June 2000[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Dorothy Davison 743 56.0 +9.4
Conservative Peter Sanderson 354 26.7 +7.2
Labour Janice Brunton 229 17.3 -16.6
Majority 389 29.3
Turnout 1,326 35.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

2003–2007[edit]

Middlehaven By-Election 16 March 2006[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mohammed Khan 283 54.7 +7.7
Independent Catherine Rozevskis 127 24.6 +24.6
Conservative Sajaad Khan 58 11.2 -4.0
Liberal Democrat Christopher McIntyre 49 9.5 -8.1
Majority 156 30.1
Turnout 517 17.9
Labour hold Swing

2007–2011[edit]

Gresham By-Election 13 March 2008[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Susan Carter 584 47.9 -1.4
Independent Peter Birt 377 31.0 +31.0
BNP Barry Towers 135 11.1 +11.1
Liberal Democrat Donald Theakston 78 6.4 +6.4
Conservative Andrew Gilbey 44 3.6 +3.6
Majority 207 16.9
Turnout 1,218 20.6
Labour hold Swing
Marton West By-Election 13 March 2008[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Hobson 993 63.0 +13.5
Labour David Branson 413 26.2 -4.5
BNP Kevin Broughton 170 10.8 +10.8
Majority 580 36.8
Turnout 1,576 39.2
Conservative hold Swing
North Ormesby and Brambles Farm By-Election 28 May 2009[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Len Junier 549 60.0 -7.0
BNP Michael Trainor 175 19.0 +19.0
Conservative David Crosby 131 14.0 -7.0
Liberal Democrat John Heath 63 7.0 +7.0
Majority 374 41.0
Turnout 918 21.1
Labour hold Swing
Ayresome By-Election 9 September 2010[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Bill Hawthorne 456 48.4 +6.1
Labour Steve Cass 414 43.9 +1.3
Conservative James Ruddock 73 7.7 -7.4
Majority 42 4.5
Turnout 943 20.8
Independent gain from Labour Swing

2011-2015[edit]

North Ormesby and Brambles Farm By-Election 27 September 2012[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Derek Loughborough 471 67.8 -14.8
Liberal Democrat Martin Brown 109 15.7 +15.7
Independent Stephen Riley 71 10.2 +10.2
Conservative Valerie Beadnall 38 5.5 -11.9
Independent Daud Bashir 6 0.9 +0.9
Majority 362 52.1
Turnout 695 15.5
Labour hold Swing
Pallister By-Election 2 May 2013[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mick Thompson 608 65.7 +11.9
UKIP David Cottrell 262 28.3 +28.3
Conservative Zoe Greaves 29 3.1 -4.4
Liberal Democrat Gary McArthur 27 2.9 +2.9
Majority 346 37.4
Turnout 926 21.3
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "In brief: Labour clinch close victory". Evening Gazette. 12 September 1997. p. 3. 
  2. ^ "Labour by a mile". Evening Gazette. 7 November 1997. p. 9. 
  3. ^ "Labour victory in by-election". Evening Gazette. 21 November 1997. p. 3. 
  4. ^ "In brief: Election victory". Evening Gazette. 1 July 2000. p. 5. 
  5. ^ "By-election victory seen as blow to demolition protest". The Northern Echo. 18 March 2006. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Parties hold on to Middlesbrough seats". Evening Gazette. 14 March 2008. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  7. ^ "Labour by-election victory". The Northern Echo. 29 May 2009. Retrieved 15 November 2013. 
  8. ^ "Indie is victor in council battle". Evening Gazette. 15 September 2010. Retrieved 15 November 2013. 
  9. ^ "Declaration of results North Ormesby Bramble Farm 27 Sep 2012". Middlesbrough Borough Council. 28 September 2012. Retrieved 15 November 2013. 
  10. ^ "Labour's Mick Thompson elected Pallister ward councillor". Evening Gazette. 3 May 2013. Retrieved 15 November 2013. 

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