2008 Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council election

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Elections to Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council were held on 1 May 2008. Half of the council was up for election and the Conservative Party gained control of the council from Labour. This was the first time that the British National Party had fielded candidates in the Borough for election to the Borough Council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

  • Conservative 18
  • Labour 14
  • British National Party 2

Election results[edit]

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election, 2008 - Summary
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 10 4 0 +4 58.8 46.8 16,680 0
  Labour 5 0 6 -6 29.4 33.9 12,094 0
  BNP 2 2 0 +2 11.7 16.4 5,848 0
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 1.7 622 0
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 204 0
  English Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 133 0
  Socialist Alternative 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 88 0

Ward results[edit]

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2008: Abbey Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jill Sheppard 1,016 45.8
Conservative Stephen Paxton 608 27.4
BNP Caroline Hammill 391 17.6
Green Keith Kondakor 204 9.2
Majority 408
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2008: Arbury Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andrew Burtenshaw 804 42.2
Labour John Preedy 594 31.1
BNP Craig Fennell 347 18.2
Liberal Democrat Timothy Miller 162 8.5
Majority 210
Turnout 1907
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2008: Attleborough Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Clive Stringer 1,048 54.7
Labour Daniel De'Ath 547 28.5
BNP Tom Clarke 322 16.8
Majority 501
Turnout 1917
Conservative hold Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2008: Barpool Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BNP Martyn Findley 663 34.2
Conservative James Foster 650 33.6
Labour Roma Taylor 624 32.2
Majority 13
Turnout 1937
BNP gain from Labour Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2008: Bede Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Hancox 835 38.4
BNP Alwyn Deacon 819 37.7
Conservative Stephen Ward 385 17.7
English Democrat David Lane 133 6.1
Majority 16
Turnout 2172
Labour hold Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2008: Bulkington Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Julian Gutteridge 1439 64.3
Labour John Haynes 800 35.7
Majority 639
Turnout 2239
Conservative hold Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2008: Camp Hill Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BNP Darren Haywood 675 36.2
Labour Sam Margrave 562 30.1
Conservative Kristofer Wilson 541 29
Socialist Alternative Peter Bradley 88 4.7
Majority 113
Turnout 1866
BNP gain from Labour Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2008: Exhall Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Don Navarro 896 45.2
Conservative Alwyn Waine 550 27.7
BNP Deborah Nicholas 320 16.1
Liberal Democrat Alice Field 216 11
Majority 346
Turnout 1982
Labour hold Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2008: Galley Common Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bryan Grant 1,118 57.4
BNP Shane Baynham 417 21.4
Labour Qamar Bhatti 413 21.2
Majority 701
Turnout 1948
Conservative hold Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2008: Heath Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Damon Brown 1,000 51.8
Labour Ian Lloyd 929 48.2
Majority 71
Turnout 1929
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2008: Kingswood Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Waine 750 41
Labour Patricia Henry 619 33.8
BNP Kevin Bennett 462 25.2
Majority 131
Turnout 1831
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2008: Poplar Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Glass 829 41.8
Conservative Ann Brown 611 30.8
BNP Christian Hammill 396 20
Liberal Democrat Kevin Moore 146 7.4
Majority 218
Turnout 1982
Labour hold Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2008: Slough Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Ison 806 37.6
Labour Jeffrey Hunt 725 33.8
BNP Adrian Deacon 517 24.1
Liberal Democrat Frank Mills 98 4.6
Majority 81
Turnout 2146
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2008: St. Nicolas Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Thomas Wilson 1,909 77.5
Labour Anthony Frampton 555 22.5
Majority 1354
Turnout 2464
Conservative hold Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2008: Weddington Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jeffrey Clarke 1,822 75.3
Labour Kevin Young 597 24.7
Majority 1225
Turnout 2419
Conservative hold Swing


Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2008: Wembrook Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Julie Jackson 1,021 49.1
Conservative Andreas Hammerschmiedt 541 26
BNP Yvonne Deacon 519 24.9
Majority 480
Turnout 2081
Labour hold Swing


Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2008: Whitestone Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Nicholas Grant 2,098 79.8
Labour Eric Ireland 532 20.2
Majority 1566
Turnout 2630
Conservative hold Swing