2016 Daventry District Council election

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The 2016 Daventry District Council election took place on 5 May 2016 to elect members of Daventry District Council in England.[1][2] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Only one seat changed hands with Labour taking one seat from the Conservatives leading to the council being made up as follows; 30 Conservative councillors, 3 Labour councillors, 2 UKIP councillors and 1 Liberal Democrat councillor.

This was the first year in which the Liberal Democrats, along with the Conservatives and Labour party, stood in all 12 wards.[3]

Election result[edit]

Daventry Local Election Result 2016
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 3 1 0 1 25% 28.1% 4,912
  Liberal Democrat 1 0 0 0 8.3% 14.1% 2,467
  Conservative 8 0 1 -1 66.7% 49.9% 8,725
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0% 5.8% 1,018
  Green 0 0 0 0 0% 1.0% 176
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0% 1.1% 201

Ward results[edit]

Abbey North[edit]

Abbey North 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ken Ritchie 510 37.6
Conservative Chris Long 484 35.6
UKIP Eric MacAnndrais 300 22.1
Liberal Democrat John Henry Butlin 64 4.7
Majority 26 2.0
Turnout 1367 26.42
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Abbey South[edit]

Abbey South 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Deanna Eddon 779 51.2
Labour Aiden Ramsey 625 41.1
Liberal Democrat Grant Lee Andrew Bowles 117 7.7
Majority 154 10.1
Turnout 1540 32.02
Conservative hold Swing

Barby & Kilsby[edit]

Barby & Kilsby 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Rob Chamberlain 620 37.0
Liberal Democrat Catherine Elizabeth Evelyn Lomax 1053 63.0
Majority 433 25.9
Turnout 1690 45.95
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Braunston & Welton[edit]

Braunston & Welton 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Tim Wilson 404 40.7
Labour Jason Pritchard 489 49.3
Liberal Democrat Andrew Stuart John Simpson 80 12.4
Majority 85 8.6
Turnout 991 50.56
Labour hold Swing

Brixworth[edit]

Brixworth 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Fabienne Fraser-Allen 928 51.0
Green Stephen John Whiffen 107 5.9
Labour Stuart Matthew Coe 317 17.4
Liberal Democrat Simon Hall 123 6.8
UKIP Pamela Booker 306 16.8
Majority 611 33.6
Turnout 1819 34.2
Conservative hold Swing

Drayton[edit]

Drayton 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Annette Dunn 374 26.7
Independent Peter John Scriven 124 8.9
Labour Wendy Randall 848 60.6
Liberal Democrat Inge Nina Freudenreich 43 3.1
Majority 474 33.9
Turnout 1400 31.01
Labour hold Swing

Hill[edit]

Hill 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alan Hills 601 49.3
Independent Keith Frank Simpson 77 6.3
Labour Stephen Dabbs 493 40.4
Liberal Democrat Anthony David Parsons 38 3.1
Majority 108 8.9
Turnout 1219 28.55
Conservative hold Swing

Long Buckby[edit]

Long Buckby 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Chris Millar 1070 56.5
Labour Chris Myers 555 29.3
Liberal Democrat Neil Arthur Crispin Farmer 245 12.9
Majority 515 48.1
Turnout 1893 36.78
Conservative hold Swing

Ravensthorpe[edit]

Ravensthorpe 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Richard Micklewright 463 57.3 -2.4
Labour Sue Myers 108 13.5 +13.5
Liberal Democrat Michael Ian Cobbe 225 28.1 +10.5
Majority 238 29.7 -10.6
Turnout 802 41.84 +4.66
Conservative hold Swing

Spratton[edit]

Spratton 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Shephard 808 64.7
Green Janine Rachael Spence 69 5.5
Labour Ruaraidh McDonald-Walker 238 19.1
Liberal Democrat Rupert Moscrop Knowles 125 10.0
Majority 570 45.6
Turnout 1249 36.74
Conservative hold Swing

Weedon[edit]

Weedon 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Adam Brown 1276 64.9
Labour Callum Batchelor 419 21.3
Liberal Democrat Christopher Robin Salaman 227 11.6
Majority 857 43.6
Turnout 1965 39.07
Conservative hold Swing

Woodford[edit]

Woodford 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Liz Griffin 918 51.7
Labour Elizabeth Anne Ritchie 310 17.5
Liberal Democrat Simon Harold Lytton 127 7.2
UKIP Gary John Denby 412 23.2
Majority 506 28.5
Turnout 1775 33.39
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guide to May 2016 elections in Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland". BBC News. Retrieved 21 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Seats and wards for the 2016 District elections". Daventry District Council. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  3. ^ "District Council Elections May 5th 2016". Daventry District Council. Retrieved 6 June 2018.