2010 Stevenage Borough Council election

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2010 Stevenage Borough Council election

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13 of the 39 seats to Stevenage Borough Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrat
Seats before 30 5 3
Seats won 8 4 1
Seats after 27 9 3
Seat change Decrease3 Increase4 Steady1
Popular vote 13,670 13,365 8,367
Percentage 35.8% 35.0% 21.9%

Stevenage UK local election 2008 map.svg
Map showing the results of contested wards in the 2008 Stevenage Borough Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

Elections to Stevenage Council were held on 6 May 2010. One third of the council stood for election; the seats which were last contested in 2006. The election saw the Conservative party gain a further 3 seats.

After the election, the composition of the council was[1]

Election result[edit]

Stevenage Local Election Result 2010
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 8 0 3 -3 61.5 35.9 13730 -4.2%
  Conservative 4 3 0 3 30.8 34.9 13365 -0.5%
  Liberal Democrat 1 0 0 0 7.7 21.9 8367 +5.1%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 6.3 2402 +2.2%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 136 +0.4%
  English Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 133 -2.2%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 121 +0.3%

Ward results[edit]

Bandley Hill[edit]

Location of Bandley Hill ward
Bandley Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joan Lloyd 1,149 38.6 -3.1
Conservative Roger Gill 1,055 35.5 +5.3
Liberal Democrat Barbara Segadelli 497 16.7 +7.2
UKIP Angela Denness 275 9.2 +9.2
Majority 94 3.1 -8.4
Turnout 2976 61.5 +27.6
Labour hold Swing

Bedwell[edit]

Location of Bedwell ward
Bedwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brian Underwood 1,114 39.8 -12.8
Conservative Christine Saint Leitner 744 26.6 -4.6
Liberal Democrat Leonard Lambert 522 18.6 +2.4
UKIP Maureen Dilley 421 15.0 +15.0
Majority 370 13.2 -8.2
Turnout 2801 60.0 +28.0
Labour hold Swing

Chells[edit]

Location of Chells ward
Chells
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Pamela Stuart 1,226 39.1 -4.7
Conservative Matthew Wyatt 973 31.0 +4.6
Liberal Democrat Gareth Steiner 937 29.9 +0.1
Majority 253 8.1 -5.9
Turnout 3136 65.2 +27.2
Labour hold Swing

Longmeadow[edit]

Location of Longmeadow ward
Longmeadow
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christine Hurst 1,086 37.5 -2.9
Labour Suzanne Myson 996 34.4 -3.2
Liberal Democrat Ralph Baskerville 561 19.4 +7.7
UKIP Roy Worden 254 8.8 -1.6
Majority 90 3.1 +0.3
Turnout 2897 67.2 +27.7
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Manor[edit]

Location of Manor ward
Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat John Mead 1,427 40.9 +0.1
Conservative Susan Smith 1,144 32.8 +1.9
Labour Joseph Sherry 711 20.4 -2.8
UKIP Mark Rowe 210 6.0 +0.9
Majority 283 8.1 -1.8
Turnout 3492 71.0 +29.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Martins Wood[edit]

Location of Martins Wood ward
Martins Wood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Hearn 1,044 36.6 -1.0
Labour Jeanette Thomas 921 32.1 -3.2
Liberal Democrat Kevin Aylward 535 18.6 +11.5
UKIP Pat Jones 239 8.3 +5.8
English Democrat John Cooper 133 4.6 -8.7
Majority 123 4.5 +2.2
Turnout 2872 62.3 +26.4
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Old Town[edit]

Location of Old Town ward
Old Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Marilyn Yarnold-Foster 1,421 38.7 -3.4
Labour Pamela Gallagher 1,349 36.7 -4.2
Liberal Democrat Matthew Snell 662 18.0 +8.8
UKIP Bernard Maddox 244 6.6 -1.2
Majority 72 2.0 +0.8
Turnout 3676 66.1 +24.9
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Pin Green[edit]

Location of Pin Green ward
Pin Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lin Martin-Haugh 1,163 40.9 -6.7
Conservative Philip Roethenbaugh 881 31.0 +1.5
Liberal Democrat Scott Copsey 480 16.9 +5.5
UKIP David McDonagh 181 6.4 +6.4
BNP Michael Green 136 4.8 +4.8
Majority 282 9.9 -8.2
Turnout 2841 63.1 +31.1
Labour hold Swing

Roebuck[edit]

Location of Roebuck ward
Roebuck
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sherma Batson 1,055 37.2 -2.5
Conservative Harvey Page 943 33.2 +0.1
Liberal Democrat Denise Baskerville 546 19.2 +7.7
UKIP Victoria Gabriel 293 10.3 -5.4
Majority 112 4.0 -2.6
Turnout 2837 62.0 +29.1
Labour hold Swing

St Nicholas[edit]

Location of St Nicholas ward
St Nicholas
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Carol Latif 1,098 41.4 -3.1
Conservative Gillian Mould 855 32.2 -1.6
Liberal Democrat Heather Snell 581 21.9 +0.2
Independent Carol Knowles 121 4.6 +4.6
Majority 243 9.2 -1.5
Turnout 2655 61.2 +29.6
Labour hold Swing

Shephall[edit]

Location of Shephall ward
Shephall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Robert Clark 1,035 41.5 -5.9
Conservative Anita Speight 707 28.4 +2.4
Liberal Democrat Nicholas Baskerville 465 18.7 +2.5
UKIP Bob Layson 285 11.4 +1.1
Majority 328 13.1 -8.3
Turnout 2492 58.0 +26.7
Labour hold Swing

Symonds Green[edit]

Location of Symonds Green ward
Symonds Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sharon Taylor 1,191 42.4 -5.2
Conservative Paul Mould 1,082 38.5 -0.4
Liberal Democrat Clive Hearmon 537 19.1 +5.5
Majority 109 3.9 -4.8
Turnout 2810 64.5 +33.2
Labour hold Swing

Woodfield[edit]

Location of Woodfield ward
Woodfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Phil Bibby 1,430 52.8 -7.8
Labour Christopher Saunders 662 24.4 -1.5
Liberal Democrat Katherine Lloyd-Manning 617 22.8 +9.3
Majority 768 28.4 -6.3
Turnout 2709 67.2 +30.9
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing

Note: Woodfield ward was won by Marion Mason for the Conservatives in 2006, but she defected to UKIP in January 2008.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Election 2010". BBC News.
  2. ^ "Stevenage Conservative councillor defects to UKIP". The Comet. 29 July 2013.