2007 Sedgefield Borough Council election

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Elections to Sedgefield Borough Council were held on 3 May 2007. The whole council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.

A notable result was in New Trimdon and Trimdon Grange ward where the Conservative party candidate Shirley Bowes obtained no votes.[1]

Election result[edit]

Sedgefield Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 28 3 10 -7 56.0 47.8 28,687 -8.9%
  Independent 15 10 2 +8 30.0 26.8 16,071 +5.6%
  Liberal Democrats 6 0 1 -1 12.0 12.9 7,761 -2.5%
  Conservative 1 0 0 0 2.0 5.5 3,276 +0.7%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 6.6 3,958 +6.0%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 247 +0.4%

Ward results[edit]

Bishop Middleham and Cornforth (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alan Hodgson 600
Independent Tony Brimm 499
Labour Mick Simpson 485
Conservative Robert Bagshaw 272
BNP Christopher Gibson 127
Turnout 1,983
Labour hold Swing
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Broom (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Pauline Crathorne 603
Labour Bernard Lamb 602
Labour David Newell 579
Independent Brian Gibson 471
Independent Tommy Garrett 428
Independent George Morgan 277
Independent Brian Meek 276
Independent Eric Gillingham 157
Conservative Margaret Waller 123
BNP Peter Sewell 117
Turnout 3,633
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Byerley (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats James Huntington 596
Liberal Democrats Gareth Howe 383
Labour James Younghusband 258
Independent Ricky Matthews 244
Independent Ann Hammond 211
Labour Gloria Wills 206
BNP Paul Clarke 101
Turnout 1,999
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Chilton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Christine Potts 978
Labour Brian Avery 967
Labour Frank Forrest 826
BNP Carl Whelpdale 649
Turnout 3,420
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Ferryhill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent David Farry 577
Labour Jim Higgin 549
Labour Kath Conroy 546
Liberal Democrats Paul Mountford 501
Independent Kevin Storey 482
Labour Ron Patchett 463
BNP Robert Gray 151
Turnout 3,269
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Fishburn and Old Trimdon (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Burton 921
Labour Terence Ward 845
Labour David Chaytor 816
Liberal Democrats Mark Mountford 360
Conservative Christine Moyle 346
BNP Michael Harnett 261
Turnout 3,549
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Greenfield Middridge (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Irene Hewitson 522
Labour Dorothy Bowman 499
Labour Vincent Crosby 490
Independent June Croft 484
Independent Alison Palmer 478
Labour Brian Hall 445
Conservative Nick Crass 261
BNP Clive Cooper 164
Turnout 3,343
Independent hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Low Spennymoor and Tudhoe Grange (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew Gray 846
Labour Andrew Smith 837
Labour John Khan 791
Liberal Democrats Clive Maddison 567
BNP Adam Walker 557
Liberal Democrats Bill Scott 542
Liberal Democrats Martin Jones 512
Conservative Paul Carmedy 191
Turnout 4,843
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Middlestone (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Waters 720
Liberal Democrats Kevin Thompson 644
Labour Colin Nelson 595
Liberal Democrats Christine Sproat 557
Labour Marie Predki 535
BNP Ian Moore 435
Liberal Democrats Calvin Kipling 386
Conservative Mark Abley 294
Independent Russell Stewart 164
Turnout 4,330
Labour hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Neville and Simasture (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Bill Blenkinsopp 768
Independent Alan Warburton 575
Labour Sarah Iveson 560
Labour John Moran 535
Independent Paul Ducker 482
Labour Chris Wheeler 411
BNP Barry Davies 194
Turnout 3,530
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing
New Trimdon and Trimdon Grange
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lucy Hovvels 441 85.5
BNP Amanda Foster 75 14.5
Conservative Shirley Bowes 0 0
Majority 366 71.0
Turnout 516
Labour hold Swing
Sedgefield (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Jim Wayman 1,089
Conservative David Brown 1,017
Labour John Robinson 855
Labour Ian Sutherland 554
Independent Lynne Goddard 536
Labour Philip Draper 463
UKIP Allison Morag 247
BNP Mark Colledge 147
Turnout 4,908
Independent hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Ferryhill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Paul Gittins 820
Independent Terry Hogan 634
Independent Brian Haigh 613
Labour Bob Fleming 611
Labour Malcolm Iveson 549
Labour Angela Fleming 535
Turnout 3,762
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Spennymoor (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Ben Ord 884
Liberal Democrats Liz Maddison 747
Liberal Democrats Elizabeth Wood 624
BNP Mark Walker 513
Labour Eddie Plews 502
Labour Frederick Ryder 483
Labour Kester Noble 426
Turnout 4,179
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Sunnydale (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Vernon Chapman 406
Independent Ina Jackson Smith 404
Labour Allan Walker 382
Independent Lorraine Smith 342
Liberal Democrats Brian Burn 178
Liberal Democrats Len Cockfield 167
BNP James MacPherson 92
Independent Michael Stott 75
Turnout 2,046
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Independent hold Swing
Thickley (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent David Hancock 464
Labour Brian Stephens 446
Labour Peter Quinn 382
Independent John Smith 285
Independent Jean Bird 201
Liberal Democrats Patricia Horner 79
BNP Andrea Whelpdale 50
Liberal Democrats Janine Mawson 34
Turnout 1,919
Independent hold Swing
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Tudhoe (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Agnes Armstrong 588
Labour Barbara Graham 577
Conservative Matthew Miller 352
BNP Jacqueline Walker 325
Turnout 1,842
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
West (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Enid Paylor 720
Independent Helen Hutchinson 662
Labour George Gray 631
Independent Bill Curtis 627
Labour Maud Gray 566
Labour Alfred Tomlin 502
Turnout 3,708
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Independent hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Woodham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Sandra Haigh 596
Labour Joan Gray 477
Independent Lileen Cuthberson 459
Independent Michael Hutchinson 449
Conservative Melanie Varley 420
Labour Keith Henderson 402
Labour Barbara Clare 401
Turnout 3,204
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tory polls zero votes Archived 27 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine

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