Plymouth City Council election, 2012

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Elections to Plymouth City Council took place on 3 May 2012, [1] the same day as other United Kingdom local elections, 2012. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour Party gained control of the council from the Conservative party.

After the election, the composition of the council was as follows:


Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jon Taylor 1,626 45.9
Conservative Jack Thompson 1,375 30.4
UKIP Hugh Williams 544 12.0
Majority 241 1.9
Turnout 4,525 36.8
Labour gain from Conservative Swing


  1. ^ "Local elections 2012". BBC News. Retrieved 2012-04-30.