Milton Keynes Council elections
One third of the council is elected each year for 3 years, followed by one year without election. Since the last boundary changes in 2002, 51 councillors have been elected from 23 wards. Following an Electoral Review of Milton Keynes, 57 councillors will be elected from 2014.
2002 until 2014
From 2002 until the 2014 local elections, there were 23 wards in the Borough of Milton Keynes, which were represented by 51 councillors. The councillors corresponded to the wards in the following way:
- There were 8 wards that represented by 3 councillors:
- There were 12 wards that represented by 2 councillors:
- Bletchley East
- Bletchley Park
- Bletchley West
- Campbell Park & Old Woughton
- Central Milton Keynes
- Danesborough & Walton
- Loughton & Shenley
- Newport Pagnell North & Hanslope
- Newport Pagnell South
- Shenley Brook End
- Stony Stratford
- Woughton & Fishermead
Since 1996 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:
|Party in control||Years|
|No overall control||2000–2002|
|No overall control||2006–present|
Summary of the council composition after council elections, click on the year for full details of each election. Boundary changes took place for the 2004 election which reduced the number of seats by 3, leading to the whole council being elected in that year.
- In 2002, the whole council was elected after boundary changes.
|Stantonbury By-Election 17 July 1997|
|Liberal Democrat||Robert Exon||253||22.5||+7.3|
|Conservative gain from Labour||Swing|
|Whaddon By-Election 23 October 2003|
|Liberal Democrat||Vanessa McPake||191||9.0||-7.7|
|Whaddon By-Election 28 June 2007|
|England First||Anna Seymour||221||8.7||+8.7|
|Liberal Democrat||Alfred Vella||129||5.1||-3.3|
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