2012 Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council election

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Map of the results of the 2012 Newcastle-under-Lyme council election. Labour in red, Conservatives in blue and Liberal Democrats in yellow. Wards in grey were not contested in 2012.

The 2012 Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council election took place on 3 May 2012 to elect members of Newcastle-under-Lyme Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other 2012 United Kingdom local elections.

Election result[edit]

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council Election, 2012
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 10 0 +10
  Conservative 6 0 5 -5
  Liberal Democrat 3 0 3 -3
  UKIP 0 0 2 -2 0
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0
  0 0 0 0 0
  TOTAL 18 8 8 0 100%

Ward results[edit]

Spoilt votes not included below.

Audley & Bignall End ward[edit]

Audley & Bignall End
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Ian Wilkes 712 47.5 −3.8
Labour Philip Morgan 609 40.6 +18.1
Conservative Simon Barnes 179 11.9 −5.3
Majority 103 6.9
Turnout 1,500
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Bradwell ward[edit]

Bradwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Glyn Plant 972 67.8 +38.5
Conservative John Tagg 391 27.3 −10.3
Liberal Democrat Julian Colclough 70 4.9 −3.3
Majority 581 40.5
Turnout 1,433
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Butt Lane ward[edit]

Butt Lane
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Silvia Burgess 676 60.5 +31.8
Liberal Democrat Dennis Richards 313 28.0 −8.4
Conservative Daniel Jellyman 128 11.5 −9.1
Majority 363 32.5
Turnout 1,117
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Chesterton ward[edit]

Chesterton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Hilda Johnson 804 68.7 +36.6
Conservative Rita Gilmore 219 18.7 −3.0
Liberal Democrat Mike Dolman 147 12.6 −10.8
Majority 585 50
Turnout 1,170
Labour hold Swing

Clayton ward[edit]

Clayton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ann Heames 514 49.3 −3.1
Labour Rob Wallace 431 35.7 +19.2
Liberal Democrat Mavis Brown 97 9.3 −11.7
Majority 83 8.0
Turnout 1,042
Conservative hold Swing

Cross Heath ward[edit]

Cross Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joan Winfield 739 57.1 +21.2
UKIP Nathan Brittain 381 29.4 −7.7
Conservative Andrew Firth 117 9.0 −8.1
Liberal Democrat David Dugdale 58 4.5 −5.3
Majority 358 27.6
Turnout 1,295
Labour gain from UKIP Swing

Halmer End ward[edit]

Halmer End
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Andrew Wemyss 482 45.8 −2.8
Labour Paul Breuer 408 38.7 +20.5
Conservative Adam Carney 163 15.5 −5.0
Majority 74 7.0
Turnout 1,053
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Holditch ward[edit]

Holditch
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sophia Baker 458 64.1 +26.5
UKIP Eileen Braithwaite 193 27.0 −12.5
Liberal Democrat Dennis Cornes 34 4.8 −5.6
Conservative Alex Chadwick 30 4.2 −8.4
Majority 265 37.1
Turnout 715
Labour gain from UKIP Swing

Kidsgrove ward[edit]

Kidsgrove
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Reginald Bailey 802 66.3 +32.5
Conservative James Vernon 153 12.6 −2.7
Liberal Democrat Lynda Griffiths 146 12.1 −33.5
TUSC Claire Vodrey 109 9.0 N/A
Majority 649 53.6
Turnout 1,210
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Loggerheads & Whitmore ward[edit]

Loggerheads & Whitmore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Tracey Peers N/A N/A N/A
Conservative hold Swing

May Bank ward[edit]

May Bank
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ian Matthews 869 51.1 −11.2
Labour Stephen Harrison 538 31.6 +14.7
UKIP Carol Lovatt 210 12.3 +4.9
Liberal Democrat Michael Birkett 84 4.9 −8.5
Majority 331 19.5
Turnout 1,701
Conservative hold Swing

Newchapel ward[edit]

Newchapel
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Elsie Bates 386 53.1 +22.8
Conservative Pamela Jellyman 248 34.1 −10.0
Liberal Democrat Alan Brookes 54 7.4 −11.7
Independent Michael Prosser 39 5.4 N/A
Majority 138 19.0
Turnout 727
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Porthill ward[edit]

Porthill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Cooper 422 43.0 −21.7
Labour Steff Featherstone 373 38.0 +14.0
UKIP Derrick Huckfield 152 15.5 N/A
Liberal Democrat Eric Durber 34 3.5 −7.8
Majority 49 5.0
Turnout 981
Conservative hold Swing

Ravenscliffe ward[edit]

Ravenscliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Stringer 446 50.2 +27.8
UKIP Geoffrey Locke 252 28.3 +9.5
Conservative Stephen Blair 191 21.5 −18.4
Majority 194 21.8
Turnout 889
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Seabridge ward[edit]

Seabridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Chloe Mancey 668 54.2 +5.6
Labour Danny Walker 450 36.5 +16.5
Liberal Democrat Hilary Jones 114 9.3 −5.3
Majority 218 17.7
Turnout 1,232
Conservative hold Swing

Talke ward[edit]

Talke
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mike Stubbs 460 53.8 +39.0
Liberal Democrat Janet Parsons 267 31.2 −22.6
Conservative Nicola Ralphs 128 15.0 −2.2
Majority 193 22.6
Turnout 855
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Thistleberry ward[edit]

Thistleberry
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Marion Reddish 757 44.0 −5.7
Labour Jim Matthews 366 21.3 +8.7
Conservative Jonathan Fernyhough 291 16.9 −12.8
Independent Angela Drakakis-Smith 153 8.9 N/A
UKIP Maria Foy 152 8.8 +0.9
Majority 391 22.7
Turnout 1,719
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Town ward[edit]

Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Matt Taylor 465 49.1 +22.8
Liberal Democrat Michael Shenton 258 27.2 −20.1
Conservative Ian Gilmore 137 14.5 −5.0
UKIP Wayne Harling 88 9.3 +2.3
Majority 207 21.8
Turnout 948
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Westlands ward[edit]

Westlands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Linda Hailstones 962 60.0 −6.2
Labour Steve Bainbridge 471 29.4 +17.9
Liberal Democrat Carol Reddish 169 10.5 −5.1
Majority 491 30.6
Turnout 1,602
Conservative hold Swing

Wolstanton ward[edit]

Wolstanton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Colin Eastwood 566 40.9 +16.5
Conservative John Pedder 359 26.0 −4.0
UKIP David Woolley 284 20.5 −9.0
Liberal Democrat Mark Hammersley 131 9.5 −1.3
TUSC Richard Steele 43 3.1 N/A
Majority 207 15.0
Turnout 1,383
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local elections 2012". BBC News. Retrieved 30 April 2012.