Stoke-on-Trent local elections

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Stoke-on-Trent City council, since 2011, has 44 councillors, elected in whole-council elections every four years. [1]

Political control[edit]

Before 1996 political control of the council was held by the following parties:

Party in control Years
Independent 1910 - 1929
Labour 1929 - 1931
Independent 1931 - 1934
Labour 1934 - 1937
Independent 1937 - 1945
Labour 1945 - 1970
No overall control 1970 - 1971
Labour 1971 - 1996

Since 1996 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
Labour 1996 - 2002
No overall control 2002 - 2004
Labour 2004 - 2006
No overall control 2006 - 2011
Labour 2011 - present

Current composition[edit]

Party number of councillors
Labour 31
City Independents 10
Conservative 2
Non aligned 1

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Springfields & Trent Vale Ward by-election, 26 July 2012 [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
City Independents Jackie Barnes 370 34.90 N/A
Labour Mubsira Aumir 245 23.11
Liberal Democrat Les Porch 152 14.33
Conservative Harold David Gregory 109 10.28 N/A
UKIP Michael Anthony Bedarsky 105 9.90
Independent Gary Elsby 36 3.39 N/A
BNP Michael Coleman 27 2.54 N/A
TUSC Matt Wright 14 1.32 N/A
Democratic Nationalist Party Mark Leat 2 0.18 N/A
Majority 125
Turnout 1,060 21.6
Baddeley, Milton and Norton Ward by-election, 14 November 2013[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
City Independents Anthony Munday 861 32.19
Conservative Sam Richardson 504 18.84
Labour Candi Chetwynd 444 16.60
UKIP Mick Harold 333 12.45
Independent Gary Elsby 313 11.70
BNP Michael Anthony White 79 2.95
Green Adam William Colclough 50 1.86
Liberal Democrat Tom Grocock 32 1.19
Independent John Davis 27 1.00
TUSC Liat James Norris 25 0.93
Majority 357 13.35
Turnout 2,674 19.18

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