2015 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election

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The 2015 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Stoke-on-Trent City Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections and the general election.

Election result[edit]

After the election, results were as follows: Labour 21, Independent 14, Conservative 7, UKIP 2. The Labour Party lost 14 seats, with gains for the Conservatives, Independent candidates and UKIP.

Stoke-on-Trent Local Election Result 2015
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 21 1 15 -14 47.72 32.16 40,597 +10,906
  Independent 14 8 2 +6 31.81 26.70 33,705 +18,825
  Conservative 7 6 0 +6 15.90 22.19 28,020 +16,591
  UKIP 2 2 0 +2 4.54 14.64 18,490 +16,608
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.30 2,911 +2,911
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.05 1,332 -5,157
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.85 1,084 +598
  The British Voice 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.06 82 +82
Turnout 126221 +61364

Ward results[edit]

Abbey Hulton and Townsend[edit]

Abbey Hulton and Townsend (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UKIP Richard Broughan 1489 25.38
Independent Melanie Baddeley 1449 24.70
Labour Gwen Hassall 1208 20.59
Labour Adrian Knapper 918 15.65
Green Dave Muller 410 6.99
Green Luke Bellamy 392 6.68
Majority 241 0.68
Turnout 47.0
UKIP gain from Labour Swing
Independent gain from Labour Swing

Baddeley, Milton and Norton[edit]

Baddeley, Milton and Norton (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jack Brereton 3102 16.66
Conservative Dave Evans 2125 11.41
Independent Anthony Munday 2099 11.27
UKIP Colin Rushton 2049 11.00
Conservative Judy Wagg 1896 10.18
Labour Paul William Humphreys 1654 8.88
Labour Tina Natalello 1475 7.92
Independent Gary Elsby 1420 7.63
Independent Kelsey Stair 1381 7.42
Labour Javid Iqbal Najmi 1073 5.76
TUSC Nicey Keen 347 1.86
Majority 50 0.14
Turnout 18621 85.5
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Independent gain from Labour Swing

Bentilee and Ubberley[edit]

Bentilee and Ubberley (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sheila Pitt* 1089 19.79
Labour Stephen Funnell 1059 19.25
UKIP Brendan Kelly 1052 19.12
UKIP Scott Stevenson 902 16.39
Independent Alan Joinson 701 12.74
Independent Sharon Edwards 617 11.21
The British Voice David Leese 82 1.49
Majority 7 0.13
Turnout 5502 39.5
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Independent gain from Labour Swing

Birches Head and Central Forest Park[edit]

Birches Head and Central Forest Park (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Jean Bowers 1994 25.27
Independent Sabrina Bowers 1464 18.55
Labour Mark Meredith 1298 16.45
Labour Shirley Kliment-Temple 1176 14.90
Conservative Lorraine Whalley 877 11.11
Conservative Phil Whalley 748 9.48
Liberal Democrat Kieran Clarke 334 4.23
Majority 166 2.10
Turnout 7891 52.1
Independent hold Swing
Independent gain from Labour Swing

Blurton East[edit]

Blurton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joan Bell 726 28.81
UKIP Jacqueline Mountford 657 26.07
Conservative Christine Warren 615 24.40
Independent Brian Ward 493 14.90
TUSC Neil Singh 29 1.15
Majority 69 2.74
Turnout 2520
Labour gain from Independent Swing

Blurton West and Newstead[edit]

Blurton West and Newstead
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lloyd Brown 883 43.20
UKIP Adam Mountford 506 24.76
Conservative James Vernon 433 21.18
Independent Arthur Burton 171 8.37
TUSC Matt Wright 51 2.50
Majority 377 18.44
Turnout 2044
Labour hold Swing

Boothen and Oakhill[edit]

Boothen and Oakhill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andy Platt 746 30.92
UKIP Mick Harold 681 28.22
Independent Alan Barrett 402 16.66
Green Martin Parker 201 8.33
Liberal Democrat Tom Grocock 193 8.00
Independent Grant Barnes 190 7.87
Majority 65 2.70
Turnout 2413 52.6
Labour hold Swing

Bradeley and Chell Heath[edit]

Bradeley and Chell Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gurmeet Kallar 896 44.58
UKIP Mike Lucking 788 39.20
Independent Duncan Walker 326 16.22
Majority 108 5.38
Turnout 2010 51.1
Labour hold Swing

Broadway and Longton East[edit]

Broadway and Longton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Chris Robinson 799 37.06
UKIP Richard Bennett 711 32.98
Conservative Hayley Delanchy 594 27.55
TUSC Liat Norris 52 2.41
Majority 88 4.08
Turnout 2156
Labour hold Swing

Burslem Central[edit]

Burslem Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alan Dutton 919 49.25
Independent Stirling Dunn 477 25.56
Conservative Thomas Roster 470 25.19
Majority 442 23.69
Turnout 1866 44.0
Labour hold Swing

Burslem Park[edit]

Burslem Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joy Garner 795 37.17
UKIP Martin Bayley-Spencer 685 32.02
Conservative Laura Hoult 453 21.18
Green Jacob Davies 206 9.63
Majority 80 5.15
Turnout 2139 50.6
Labour hold Swing

Dresden and Florence[edit]

Dresden and Florence
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Lilian Dodd 877 36.51
Labour Arif Hussain 829 34.51
Conservative Shakeel Mohammed 607 25.27
TUSC Jacob Davies 89 3.71
Majority 48 2.00
Turnout 2402
Independent gain from Labour Swing

Eaton Park[edit]

Eaton Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Rita Dale 1227 60.71
Labour Terry Crowe 794 39.29
Majority 433 21.42
Turnout 2021 55.1
Independent gain from Labour Swing

Etruria and Hanley[edit]

Etruria and Hanley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Majid Khan 925 54.90
UKIP Mohammad Iqbal 437 25.93
Liberal Democrat Stephen Morris 177 10.50
Green Kevin Burke 146 8.66
Majority 488 28.97
Turnout 1685 53.0
Labour hold Swing

Fenton East[edit]

Fenton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Paul Shotton 706 30.71
UKIP Tony Williams 652 28.36
Independent Alan Gerrard 587 25.53
Conservative Nicholas Jellyman 354 15.40
Majority 54 2.35
Turnout 2299
Labour hold Swing

Fenton West and Mount Pleasant[edit]

Fenton West and Mount Pleasant
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UKIP Mick Bell 770 32.57
Independent Cheryl Gerrard 719 30.41
Labour Muhammad Aumir 503 21.28
Conservative Stephanie Booth 321 13.58
TUSC Chris Parton 51 2.16
Majority 51 2.16
Turnout 2364
UKIP gain from Labour Swing

Ford Green and Smallthorne[edit]

Ford Green and Smallthorne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Candi Chetwynd 796 35.94
Conservative Richard Brereton 712 32.14
Independent Rob Reynolds 707 31.92
Majority 84 3.80
Turnout 2215 47.0
Labour hold Swing

Goldenhill and Sandyford[edit]

Goldenhill and Sandyford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Martin Garner 965 45.20
Conservative Jonathan Jellyman 589 27.59
Independent Steve Taylor 581 27.21
Majority 376 17.61
Turnout 2135 49.2
Labour hold Swing

Great Chell and Packmoor[edit]

Great Chell and Packmoor (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Ann James 2071 27.50
Independent Janine Bridges 2003 26.60
Conservative Andrew Beech 1380 18.32
Labour Lynn Watkins 1243 16.51
Labour Abul Azad 834 11.07
Majority 623 8.28
Turnout 7531 55.0
Independent hold Swing
Independent hold Swing

Hanford and Trentham[edit]

Hanford and Trentham (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Terence Follows 2301 19.68
Conservative Daniel Jellyman 2000 17.10
Independent Peter Hayward 1900 16.25
Conservative Megan Tilsley 1563 13.37
Labour Mark Glover-Jones 1078 9.22
UKIP Julia Evans 1054 9.01
Labour Paul Singh 902 7.71
UKIP Harold Gregory 896 7.66
Majority 1000 0.85
Turnout 11694
Independent hold Swing
Conservative gain from Independent Swing

Hanley Park and Shelton[edit]

Hanley Park and Shelton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Amjid Wazir 974 64.04
Green Said Karimi 211 13.87
Independent Janet Tinsley 205 13.48
Liberal Democrat Arthur Slight 131 8.61
Majority 763 50.17
Turnout 1521 37.7
Labour hold Swing

Hartshill and Basford[edit]

Hartshill and Basford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Shaun Pender 1095 40.01
Conservative Sam Richardson 646 23.60
UKIP Sharon Hemmings 509 18.60
Green Thomas Holland 229 8.37
Independent Rob Ledgar 153 5.59
Liberal Democrat Maxine Morrow 105 3.84
Majority 449 16.41
Turnout 2737 56.6
Labour hold Swing

Hollybush and Longton West[edit]

Hollybush and Longton West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kath Banks 965 41.42
Independent Shaun Bennett 729 31.29
Conservative Lorraine Beardmore 540 23.18
TUSC Kris Caci 96 4.12
Majority 236 10.13
Turnout 2330
Labour hold Swing

Joiners Square[edit]

Joiners Square
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alastair Watson 752 41.80
UKIP Gulzar Ahmed 417 23.18
Independent David Walley 345 19.18
Green Glyn Wade 156 8.67
Liberal Democrat Waqas-Ur Rashid 129 7.17
Majority 335 18.62
Turnout 1799
Labour hold Swing

Lightwood North and Normacot[edit]

Lightwood North and Normacot
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sadaqat Maqsoom 1277 45.25
Labour Bagh Ali 1126 39.90
Independent Alan Lear 419 14.85
Majority 151 5.35
Turnout 2822
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Little Chell and Stanfield[edit]

Little Chell and Stanfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent David Conway 1018 44.83
Labour Sarah Watson 843 37.12
UKIP Mohammad Naeem 410 18.05
Majority 175 7.71
Turnout 2271
Independent hold Swing

Meir Hay[edit]

Meir Hay
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Craig Beardmore 832 35.80
Labour David Williams 802 34.51
UKIP Umar Ghalani 592 25.47
TUSC Lee Stockley 98 4.22
Majority 30 1.29
Turnout 2324
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Meir North[edit]

Meir North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ruth Rosenau 832 39.32
UKIP Phil Smith 687 32.47
Conservative Margaret Brown 498 23.53
TUSC Andy Bentley 99 4.68
Majority 145 6.85
Turnout 2116
Labour hold Swing

Meir Park[edit]

Meir Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Abi Brown 1997 75.33
Labour Kamran Sabir 654 24.67
Majority 1343 50.66
Turnout 2651
Conservative hold Swing

Meir South[edit]

Meir South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Debbie Wheeldon 746 39.20
UKIP Eric Martin 451 23.70
Conservative Stephen Brown 422 22.18
Independent John Ayres 242 12.72
TUSC John Morrey 42 2.21
Majority 295 15.50
Turnout 1903
Labour hold Swing

Moorcroft[edit]

Moorcroft
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mohammed Pervez 1153 54.88
Independent Neil Day 465 22.13
Conservative John Francis 343 16.33
Green Sean Adam 140 6.66
Majority 688 32.75
Turnout 2101
Labour hold Swing

Penkhull and Stoke[edit]

Penkhull and Stoke
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Randolph Conteh 1209 42.68
Labour Daniel Cunningham 745 26.30
Conservative Hannah Lawrence 521 18.39
Green Elaine Holland 279 9.85
Liberal Democrat Liam Perez 79 2.79
Majority 464 16.38
Turnout 2833
Independent hold Swing

Sandford Hill[edit]

Sandford Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Olwen Hamer 911 38.96
UKIP John Davis 855 36.57
Conservative Lisa Li 463 19.80
TUSC Lucy Williams 109 4.66
Majority 56 2.39
Turnout 2338
Labour hold Swing

Sneyd Green[edit]

Sneyd Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Joanne Powell-Beckett 742 34.45
Labour Debra Gratton 724 33.61
Conservative Beth Peake 688 31.94
Majority 18 0.84
Turnout 2154
Independent gain from Labour Swing

Springfields and Trent Vale[edit]

Springfields and Trent Vale
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Jackie Barnes 790 32.05
UKIP Mick Bednarski 695 28.19
Labour Mubsira Aumir 614 24.91
Liberal Democrat Christine Grocock 184 7.46
Green Adam Colclough 182 7.38
Majority 95 3.86
Turnout 2465
Independent gain from Labour Swing

Tunstall[edit]

Tunstall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Lee Wanger 969 47.36
Labour Mohammed Matloob 797 38.95
Conservative Ian Horton 280 13.69
Majority 172 8.41
Turnout 2046
Independent hold Swing

Weston Coyney[edit]

Weston Coyney
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ross Irving 674 27.67
Labour Nicola Howell 575 23.60
UKIP Bruce Reed 545 22.37
Green Jan Zablocki 359 14.74
Independent Cheryl Barnett 262 10.76
TUSC Mandy Marfleet 21 0.86
Majority 99 4.07
Turnout 2436
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2015.