Sheffield City Council election, 2007

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Map of the results of the 2007 Sheffield council election. Labour in red, Liberal Democrats in yellow and the Greens in green.

Sheffield City Council elections took place on Thursday 3 May 2007 with one third of council seats up for election; one in each ward. Since the previous election, Liberal Democrat Mike Davis defected, sitting as an independent.

The election seen several gains for the Liberal Democrats, returning the council to no overall control. Overall turnout was 36.0%, up slightly from last year's 34.5%.[1]

Councillors before and after the election[edit]

Ward Incumbent Elected Incumbent Re-elected
Arbourthorne 2004 John Robson John Robson
Beauchief & Greenhill 2004 Simon Clement-Jones Simon Clement-Jones
Beighton 2004 Christopher Rosling-Josephs Christopher Rosling-Josephs
Birley 2005 (by-election) Denise Fox Denise Fox
Broomhill 2004 Alan Whitehouse Alan Whitehouse
Burngreave 2004 Ibrar Hussain Ibrar Hussain
Central 2004 Jillian Creasy Jillian Creasy
Crookes 2004 John Hesketh John Hesketh
Darnall 2004 Harry Harpham Harry Harpham
Dore and Totley 2004 Michael Waters Michael Davis
East Ecclesfield 2004 Victoria Bowden Victoria Bowden
Ecclesall 2006 (two vacancies) Michael Reynolds Michael Reynolds
Firth Park 2004 Christopher Weldon Christopher Weldon
Fulwood 2004 Andrew Sangar Andrew Sangar
Gleadless Valley 2004 Rosemary Telfer Denise Reaney
Graves Park 2004 Ian Auckland Ian Auckland
Hillsborough 2004 Alfred Meade Stephen Ayris
Manor Castle 2004 Janet Fiore Jenny Armstrong
Mosborough 2004 David Barker David Barker
Nether Edge Vacancy Colin France
Richmond 2004 John Campbell John Campbell
Shiregreen and Brightside 2004 Peter Price Peter Price
Southey 2004 Leigh Bramall Leigh Bramall
Stannington 2004 Vickie Priestley Vickie Priestley
Stocksbridge and Upper Don 2004 Martin Brelsford Martin Brelsford
Walkley 2004 Veronica Hardstaff Penny Baker
West Ecclesfield 2004 Alan Hooper Alan Hooper
Woodhouse 2004 Michael Rooney Michael Rooney

Election result[edit]

Sheffield City Council Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrat 15 4 0 +4 53.6 33.9 45,449 -0.1%
  Labour 12 0 3 -3 42.8 34.8 46,643 +1.1%
  Green 1 0 0 0 3.6 9.6 12,836 -1.3%
  Conservative 0 0 1 -1 0.0 14.5 19,391 -0.5%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0.0 3.3 4,474 +1.0%
  Respect 0 0 0 0 0.0 1.9 2,488 +0.9%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0.0 1.8 2,446 -0.5%
  Independent Labour 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.2 234 +0.2%
  Socialist Alternative 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 194 -0.1%

This result has the following consequences for the total number of seats on the Council after the elections:

Party Previous council New council
Labour 44 41
Liberal Democrats 35 39
Green 2 2
Conservatives 2 1
Independent Liberal Democrat 1 1
BNP 0 0
Respect 0 0
UKIP 0 0
Independent Labour 0 0
Socialist Alternative 0 0
Total 84 84
Working majority   4    0 

Ward results[edit]

Arbourthorne [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Robson 2,099 55.8 +6.3
Liberal Democrat Tony Bennett 830 22.1 -3.3
Conservative Peter Smith 527 14.0 +0.8
Green Krystyna Haywood 304 8.1 -3.0
Majority 1,269 33.8 +9.9
Turnout 3,760 29.6 +1.4
Labour hold Swing +4.8


Beauchief & Greenhill [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Simon Clement-Jones 2,072 38.3 -0.4
Labour Neil Cleeveley 1,709 31.6 -2.0
Conservative Michelle Grant 812 15.0 +3.6
BNP John Beatson 508 9.4 -0.9
Green David Hayes 304 5.6 -0.3
Majority 363 6.7 +1.6
Turnout 5,405 39.5 +1.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +0.8


Beighton [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Chris Rosling-Josephs 2,018 48.9 +6.2
Conservative Shirley Clayton 1,068 25.9 +6.7
Liberal Democrat Tracey Williams 695 16.8 +2.3
Green Julian Brandram 384 9.3 +2.7
Majority 950 23.0 -0.5
Turnout 4,131 31.5 +1.3
Labour hold Swing -0.2


Birley [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Denise Fox 2,352 53.6 +4.0
Liberal Democrat Ben Curran 715 16.3 -2.5
Conservative Gordon Millward 669 15.2 +1.9
Green Frank Plunkett 375 8.5 0.0
UKIP Jenny Ruchat 279 6.4 -3.3
Majority 1,637 37.3 +6.5
Turnout 4,390 34.3 +2.7
Labour hold Swing +3.2


Broomhill [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Alan Whitehouse 1,390 45.4 +3.8
Green Rob Cole 832 27.2 +2.7
Labour Colin Roth 516 16.8 -2.7
Conservative Michael Ginn 326 10.6 -3.7
Majority 558 18.2 +1.1
Turnout 3,064 26.1 +0.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +0.5


Burngreave [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ibrar Hussein 2,774 51.6 +2.7
Respect Maxine Bowler 1,290 24.0 -1.9
Conservative Russell Cutts 518 9.6 +0.5
Green Chris Sissons 438 8.2 -0.4
Liberal Democrat Mohamed Hersi 351 6.5 -1.0
Majority 1,484 27.6 +4.6
Turnout 5,371 36.7 +2.8
Labour hold Swing +2.3


Central [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Jillian Creasy 1,451 35.6 +3.0
Labour Mohammed Maroof 1,264 31.0 -0.5
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Azim 928 22.8 -6.4
Conservative June Ledbury 276 6.8 +0.1
Respect Anwar Ali 157 3.9 +3.9
Majority 187 4.6 +3.4
Turnout 4,076 31.0 +0.6
Green hold Swing +1.7


Crookes [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat John Hesketh 2,856 53.8 +5.2
Conservative Robert McIleven 917 17.3 -1.2
Labour Felicity Matthews 874 16.5 +0.3
Green Gemma Lock 657 12.4 -2.0
Majority 1,939 36.6 +6.5
Turnout 5,304 39.0 +0.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +3.2


Darnall [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Harry Harpham 2,152 45.2 -9.6
Respect Miron Rahman 1,041 21.9 +21.9
Liberal Democrat Frank Taylor 532 11.2 -5.9
Conservative Anne Corke 407 8.6 -0.4
UKIP Charlotte Arnott 370 7.8 -3.5
Green Julie White 256 5.4 -2.4
Majority 1,111 23.4 -14.2
Turnout 4,758 34.2 +2.8
Labour hold Swing -15.7


Dore & Totley [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Mike Davis 3,660 52.2 -0.6
Conservative Caroline Cooper 2,488 35.5 -1.2
Labour Albert Smith 419 6.0 +1.8
Green Dawn Biram 278 4.0 +0.2
UKIP Jim Laurie 173 2.5 +0.1
Majority 7,018 16.7 +0.6
Turnout 1,172 53.1 -1.2
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing +0.3


East Ecclesfield [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Victoria Bowden 1,563 37.1 -9.0
Labour Angela Wetherall 1,489 35.4 0.0
BNP Matthew Baxter 553 13.1 +13.1
Conservative George Needham 389 9.2 -0.8
Green Jennyfer Barnard 215 5.1 -3.4
Majority 74 1.8 -8.9
Turnout 4,209 29.9 -2.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -4.5


Ecclesall [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Mike Reynolds 3,496 53.5 +0.4
Conservative Michael Young 1,673 25.6 +0.3
Green Arun Mathur 720 11.0 +0.3
Labour David Walton 649 9.9 +1.5
Majority 1,823 27.9 +0.1
Turnout 6,538 45.5 -0.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +0.0


Firth Park [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Chris Weldon 2,067 53.5 -1.5
BNP Mike Smith 660 17.1 +17.1
Liberal Democrat John Tomlinson 459 11.9 -7.1
Conservative Paul Rymill 397 10.3 -2.7
Green Jonathon Cook 283 7.3 -5.8
Majority 1,407 36.4 +0.4
Turnout 3,866 30.0 +3.2
Labour hold Swing -9.3


Fulwood [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Andy Sangar 3,155 56.1 +8.9
Conservative Ian Pritchard 1,546 27.5 -6.3
Labour Jack Scott 411 7.3 -0.8
Green Stephen Hitchens 404 7.2 -1.2
UKIP Maurice Patterson 107 1.9 -0.6
Majority 1,609 28.6 +15.2
Turnout 5,623 46.2 +4.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +7.6


Gleadless Valley [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Denise Reaney 2,114 39.0 +3.7
Labour Rosemary Telfer 2,063 38.1 +1.8
Green Rob Unwin 856 15.8 -5.2
Conservative Amy Taylor 381 7.0 -0.4
Majority 51 0.9 -0.1
Turnout 5,414 39.8 +4.7
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing +0.9


Graves Park [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Ian Auckland 2,321 43.7 +5.6
Labour Bob Pemberton 1,384 26.1 -1.3
Conservative Trevor Grant 784 14.8 -0.5
Green Robert Murphy 424 8.0 -1.8
UKIP Pauline Arnott 204 3.8 -1.6
Socialist Alternative Celvin Payne 194 3.7 -0.4
Majority 937 17.6 +6.8
Turnout 5,311 40.2 +1.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -3.4


Hillsborough [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Steve Ayris 2,425 44.4 +7.8
Labour Alf Meade 1,934 35.4 -6.0
BNP John Sheldon 475 8.7 +8.7
Green Chris McMahon 354 6.5 -6.0
Conservative Peter Smith 271 5.0 -4.5
Majority 491 9.0 +4.3
Turnout 5,459 41.2 +6.4
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing +6.9


Manor Castle [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jenny Armstrong 1,932 60.6 +2.4
Liberal Democrat Dave Croft 542 17.0 +3.8
Green Graham Wroe 399 12.5 -4.7
Conservative Christina Stark 314 9.9 -1.6
Majority 1,390 43.6 +2.6
Turnout 3,187 27.7 +3.8
Labour hold Swing -0.7


Mosborough [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Barker 1,859 41.7 -0.9
Liberal Democrat Gail Smith 1,510 33.8 +5.5
Conservative Eve Millward 685 15.3 -2.2
UKIP Mark Suter 248 5.6 -2.1
Green Heather Hunt 161 3.6 -2.0
Majority 349 7.8 -4.7
Turnout 4,463 33.7 +3.1
Labour hold Swing -3.2


Nether Edge [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Colin France 2,061 39.0 -1.4
Labour Jim Lafferty 1,626 30.8 -1.7
Green Mervyn Smith 1,045 19.8 +1.4
Conservative Roy Ledbury 549 10.4 +1.7
Majority 435 8.2 +0.4
Turnout 5,281 39.8 -3.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +0.1


Richmond [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Campbell 2,118 51.8 +3.7
Liberal Democrat Chris Tutt 648 15.8 -3.7
Conservative Ian Fey 470 11.5 0.0
UKIP Les Arnott 384 9.4 -3.9
Green Eamonn Ward 236 5.8 -1.8
Independent Elsie Smith 234 5.7 +5.7
Majority 1,470 35.9 +7.2
Turnout 4,090 31.6 +1.8
Labour hold Swing +3.7


Shiregreen & Brightside [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Price 2,200 51.7 +3.2
BNP Chris Hartigan 1,013 23.8 -2.3
Liberal Democrat Joe Taylor 472 11.1 0.0
Conservative Mohammed Tariq 323 7.6 -0.6
Green Steve Brady 245 5.8 -0.4
Majority 1,187 27.9 +5.6
Turnout 4,253 30.7 +2.3
Labour hold Swing +2.7


Southey [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Leigh Bramall 2,099 53.8 +7.7
BNP Tracey Smith 731 18.7 -0.4
Liberal Democrat John Bowden 537 13.8 -3.0
Conservative Eric Kirby 357 9.2 -0.9
Green Steve Barnard 177 4.5 +0.4
Majority 1,368 35.1 +8.1
Turnout 3,901 29.3 +2.3
Labour hold Swing +4.0


Stannington [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Vickie Priestley 2,792 49.4 +2.5
Labour Max Telfer 1,446 25.6 -2.1
Conservative John Walsh 926 16.4 +0.9
Green Martin Bradshaw 489 8.7 -1.2
Majority 1,346 23.8 +4.6
Turnout 5,653 40.4 +2.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +2.3


Stocksbridge & Upper Don [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Martin Brelsford 2,067 39.3 -8.8
Labour Phil Wood 1,273 24.2 +0.3
Conservative Matthew Dixon 924 17.6 +1.5
BNP David Wright 534 10.2 +10.2
Green Angela Roberts 463 8.8 -3.2
Majority 794 15.1 -9.1
Turnout 5,261 36.5 +4.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -4.5


Walkley [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Penny Baker 2,112 41.4 +0.8
Labour Veronica Hardstaff 2,076 40.7 +1.8
Green Barry New 594 11.6 -2.0
Conservative Benedict Hazel 323 6.3 -0.5
Majority 36 0.7 -1.0
Turnout 5,105 38.6 +3.1
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing -0.5


West Ecclesfield [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Alan Hooper 2,593 52.3 +2.7
Labour Matthew Peck 1,533 30.9 -1.5
Conservative Paula Mayfield 557 11.2 +0.6
Green Kathryn Aston 275 5.5 -1.8
Majority 1,060 21.4 +4.2
Turnout 4,958 35.2 +0.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +2.1


Woodhouse [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mick Rooney 2,307 53.4 +3.8
UKIP Jonathan Arnott 681 15.8 +1.3
Liberal Democrat Chris Bingham 553 12.8 -2.4
Conservative Laurence Hayward 514 11.9 -1.9
Green John Gant 267 6.2 -0.8
Majority 1,626 37.6 +3.2
Turnout 4,322 32.9 +2.2
Labour hold Swing +1.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac "Sheffield 2007 election results". sheffield.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 2009-05-06. Retrieved 2011-11-05.