Tamworth Borough Council election, 2007

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Map of the results of the 2007 Tamworth council election. Conservatives in blue, Labour in red and independent in white.

Elections to Tamworth Council were held on 3 May 2007. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council. Overall turnout was 31.9%

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Tamworth Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 8 3 0 +3 80.0 45.0 8,183 -5.9%
  Labour 1 0 3 -3 10.0 37.7 6,856 -3.8%
  Independent 1 0 0 0 10.0 8.9 1,624 +8.9%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 6.1 1,109 -1.5%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 395 +2.2%

Ward results[edit]

Amington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Wells 841 43.2 -13.4
Labour Julie Holland 757 38.9 -4.5
Independent James Mckay 348 17.9 +17.9
Majority 84 4.3 -8.9
Turnout 1,946 32.0 -1.1
Conservative hold Swing
Belgrave
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve Nicklin 776 48.8 -8.2
Labour Gary Hirons 569 35.8 -7.2
Independent Kevin Taylor 245 15.4 +15.4
Majority 207 13.0 -1.0
Turnout 1,590 29.1 -0.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Bolehall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Seekings 990 58.0 -3.3
Conservative Andrew James 718 42.0 +3.3
Majority 272 16.0 -6.6
Turnout 1,708 31.5 -1.9
Labour hold Swing
Castle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steven Claymore 917 47.6 -2.7
Labour Marion Couchman 736 38.2 +0.7
Liberal Democrat Jenny Pinkett 273 14.2 +2.0
Majority 181 9.4 -3.4
Turnout 1,926 34.5 -1.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Glascote
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Chris Cooke 587 40.9 +40.9
Labour Sheree Peaple 467 32.5 -21.1
Conservative Debbie James 381 26.6 -19.8
Majority 120 8.4
Turnout 1,435 25.6 +1.7
Independent hold Swing
Mercian
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Martyn Price 729 36.5 -5.5
Labour Neil Fuller 579 29.0 -4.8
Independent Richard Kingstone 444 22.3 +22.3
Liberal Democrat Geoff Blake 243 12.2 -12.0
Majority 150 7.5 -0.7
Turnout 1,995 38.0 +1.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Spital
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Maureen Gant 1,122 52.9 +2.2
Labour Karen Hirons 682 32.2 -0.8
Liberal Democrat Jenny Blake 315 14.9 -1.4
Majority 440 20.7 +3.0
Turnout 2,119 38.5 -1.0
Conservative hold Swing
Stonydelph
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ben Price 606 38.6 -18.1
Labour Margaret Clarke 570 36.3 -7.0
BNP Lynn Smith 395 25.1 +25.1
Majority 36 2.3 -11.1
Turnout 1,571 27.4 +2.4
Conservative hold Swing
Trinity
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jeremy Oates 1,086 54.2 -0.2
Labour David Foster 638 31.9 +1.8
Liberal Democrat Roger Jones 278 13.9 -1.6
Majority 448 22.3 -2.0
Turnout 2,002 34.0 -0.8
Conservative hold Swing
Wilnecote
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Beale 1,007 53.7 -2.9
Labour Ken Lewis 868 46.3 +2.9
Majority 139 7.4 -5.8
Turnout 1,875 29.0 -2.4
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]


Preceded by
Tamworth Council election, 2006
Tamworth local elections Succeeded by
Tamworth Council election, 2008