North Lincolnshire Council election, 2011

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Map of results of 2011 election

The North Lincolnshire Council election took place on as part of English local elections on 5 May 2011, with all 43 members up for election. Defending a majority of one, the Labour Party lost control of the council to the Conservatives, who won with a majority of three seats in the only Conservative council gain from Labour in the country.

Election result[edit]

Results after 2007 election
Party Councillors
Labour 22
Conservative 18
Liberal Democrat 1
Independent 2
 Total
43
North Lincolnshire Council Election, 2011
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 23 6 1 +5 53.48 48.73 55790
  Labour 20 1 3 -2 46.51 43.03 49270
  Others 0 0 3 -3 0 8.23 9426

The changes above is the difference from the previous full council election, although after a mid-term defection from the Liberal Democrats to the Conservatives,[1] the Liberal Democrats were not defending any seats.

Ward results[edit]

Ashby[edit]

Ashby elected three members, with Labour winning all three seats. John Collinson, Andrea Davison and Michael Grant were elected.

Ashby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Collinson 1,578 24.38
Labour Andrea Davison 1,521 23.5
Labour Michael Grant 1,506 23.26
Conservative Sue England 680 10.5
Conservative Gary Day 671 10.36
Conservative Gio Loperfido 516 7.97
Turnout 2,674 30.8%

Axholme Central[edit]

Axholme Central elected two members, Conservative David Robinson and leader of the Conservative group Liz Refern.

Axholme Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Liz Redfern 1,664 38.34
Conservative David Robinson 1,253 28.87
Independent Don Stewart 569 13.11
Labour John O'Connor 448 10.32
Labour Lorraine Yeadon 406 9.35
Turnout 2,476 44.3%

Axholme North[edit]

Axholme North elected two members, Conservative John Briggs and Labour candidate Trevor Barker.

Axholme North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Briggs 1,330 25.86
Labour Trevor Barker 1,194 23.21
Conservative Andrew Singleton 1,093 21.25
Labour Paul McCartan 927 18.02
Independent Mel Bailey 275 5.34
Independent Harold Osborne 232 4.51
Independent David Patterson 92 1.78
Turnout 2,809 44%

Axholme South[edit]

Axholme South elected two members, Conservatives Ron Allcock and William Eckhardt.

Axholme South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ron Allcock 1,418 32.99
Conservative William Eckhardt 1,353 31.47
Liberal Democrat Don Lange 847 19.7
Labour Haque Nawaz Kataria 343 7.98
Labour Anamul Hoque 337 7.84
Turnout 2,757 48.7%

Barton[edit]

The Barton ward elected three members, Conservatives Paul Vickers, Keith Vickers and Jonathan Evison.

Barton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Vickers 1,602 18.26
Conservative Keith Vickers 1,474 16.8
Conservative Jonathan Evison 1,238 14.11
Labour Caroline Sansam 995 11.34
Labour Michael William Stuart Osgerby 913 10.4
Labour Emma Donaldson 913 10.4
Independent Montague John Martin 630 7.18
Green Jan Clark 554 6.31
Independent Paul Shearer 453 5.16
Turnout 3,420 41.5

Bottesford[edit]

Bottesford elected three members, Conservative candidate Jean Bromby and Labour candidates Stephen Swift and David Whiteley.

Bottesford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jean Bromby 1,908 18.41
Labour Stephen Swift 1,819 17.55
Labour David Whiteley 1,680 16.21
Labour Glyn Williams 1,640 15.83
Conservative Yvonne Aubrey 1,632 15.75
Conservative Louise Mikkonen 1,252 12.08
UKIP Luke Standland 428 4.13
Turnout 4,050 44.5

Brigg and Wolds[edit]

The Brigg and Wolds ward elected three members, Conservatives Carl Sherwood, Nigel Sherwood and Rob Waltham.

Brigg and Wolds
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Sherwood 2,349 22.07
Conservative Carl Sherwood 2,299 21.6
Conservative Rob Waltham 1,897 17.82
Labour Michael Stuart Champion 1,032 9.69
Independent James Truepenny 755 7.09
Labour Arshad Jawaid 656 6.16
Labour Latif Miah 561 5.27
Independent John Charles Berry 556 5.22
Independent Mick Wilson 536 5.03
Turnout 3,978 43.8

Broughton and Appleby[edit]

Broughton and Appleby elected two members, Conservatives Arthur Bunyan and Ivan Glover.

Broughton and Appleby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ivan Glover 1,269 30.71
Conservative Arthur Bunyan 1,262 30.54
Labour Bernard Grainger 904 21.88
Labour Paul Redfern 696 16.84
Turnout 2,267 42.7%

Brumby[edit]

Brumby elected three members, with Labour winning all three seats. Len Foster, Pauline Carlile and Sue Armitage were elected.

Brumby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Len Foster 1,418 25.24
Labour Pauline Carlile 1,339 23.83
Labour Sue Armitage 1,283 22.84
Conservative Barbara Allcock 541 9.63
Conservative Jennie Eckhardt 439 7.81
Conservative Richard Hutchings 417 7.42
Independent Adrian Holmes 180 3.2
Turnout 2,306 28.2%

Burringham and Gunness[edit]

Burringham and Gunness elected just a single member, Labour candidate Dave Oldfield.

Burringham and Gunness
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dave Oldfield 715 50.03
Conservative Graham Wagstaffe 714 49.96
Turnout 1,441 47.1%

Burton upon Stather and Winterton[edit]

Burringham and Stather and Winterton elected three members, Conservative candidates Elaine Marper, Ralph Ogg and Helen Rowson.

Burton upon Stather and Winterton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ralph Ogg 2,055 18.0
Conservative Elaine Marper 1,994 17.47
Conservative Helen Rowson 1,860 16.3
Labour Matthew Buckley 1,859 16.29
Labour Lucinda Hopkins 1,830 16.03
Labour Bernard Regan 1,813 15.88
Turnout 4,281 48.2%

Crosby and Park[edit]

The Crosby and Park ward elected three members, Labour candidates Jawaid Ishaq, Mark Kirk and Christine O'Sullivan.

Crosby and Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mark Kirk 1,686 24.49
Labour Christine O'Sullivan 1,520 22.08
Labour Jawaid Ishaq 1,380 20.05
Conservative Mohammed Elias Javed 790 11.47
Conservative Dariusz Piotr Wilkowski 770 11.18
Conservative Roqueb Uddin Ahmed 736 10.69
Turnout 2,906 30.9%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Side-swap councillor called to resign at council meeting". Scunthorpe Telegraph. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 


Preceded by
North Lincolnshire Council election, 2007
North Lincolnshire local elections Succeeded by
North Lincolnshire Council election, 2015