2017 Northamptonshire County Council election

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2017 Northamptonshire County Council election

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All 57 seats to Northamptonshire County Council
29 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Conservative Labour
Seats before 36 11
Seats won 43 12
Seat change Increase7 Increase1

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Liberal Democrat UKIP
Seats before 6 3
Seats won 2 0
Seat change Decrease4 Decrease3

Northamptonshire UK local election 2017 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 2017 Northamptonshire County Council elections.

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2017 Northamptonshire County Council election took place on 4 May 2017 as part of the 2017 local elections in the United Kingdom.[1] All 57 councillors were elected from electoral divisions which return one county councillor each by first-past-the-post voting for a four-year term of office.

Results summary[edit]

Northamptonshire County Council election, 2017
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 43 7 0 +7 75.44 51.3 90,727 +14.5
  Labour 12 3 2 +1 21.05 27.8 49,131 +1.6
  Liberal Democrat 2 1 5 -4 3.51 12.2 21,667 +3.5
  UKIP 0 0 3 -3 0 5.5 9,789 -17.2
  Green 0 - 2.0 3,457 +0.5
  Independent 0 - 1.2 2,163 -2.9

Results by Division[edit]

Corby[edit]

Corby Rural
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sandra Naden-Horley 1611 52.12
Labour Bob Riley 1171 37.88
Liberal Democrat Terri Meechan 309 10.0
Turnout 3091 38.32
Conservative hold Swing
Corby West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Julie Brookfield 1854 56.96
Conservative Harriet Pentland 1102 33.86
Green Steven Scrutton 210 6.45
Liberal Democrat Sidney Beecroft 89 2.73
Turnout 3255 33.3
Labour hold Swing
Kingswood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John McGhee 1755 67.47
Conservative Ollie Lewis 609 23.41
Green Michael Mahon 177 6.81
Liberal Democrat Garth Ratcliffe 60 2.31
Turnout 2601 25.1
Labour hold Swing
Lloyds
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bob Scott 2157 67.79
Conservative Miranda Harrison 914 28.72
Liberal Democrat Judith Brown 111 3.49
Turnout 3182 30.19
Labour hold Swing
Oakley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Chris Stanbra 948 32.51
Labour Mary Butcher 911 31.24
Conservative James Collier 899 30.83
UKIP Keith Hudson 158 5.42
Turnout 2916 29.41
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing

Daventry[edit]

Braunston & Crick
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Malcolm Longley 1876 50.15 16.12
Liberal Democrat Andrew Simpson 1112 29.72 25.07
Labour Ken Ritchie 753 20.13 -9.72
Turnout 3741 38.72
Brixworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Cecile Irving-Swift 2345 65.19 14.16
Labour Stuart Coe 515 14.32 1.1
Liberal Democrat Kathryn Purchase 364 10.12 6.09
UKIP Pamela Booker 216 6.01 -1.90
Green James McKay-Mount 157 4.36 -2.31
Turnout 3597 39.33
Daventry East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Amy Howard 1411 61.78 18.2
Labour Andrew Dabbs 714 31.26 5.48
Liberal Democrat John Butlin 159 6.96 6.96
Turnout 2284 30.3
Daventry West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Richard Auger 1042 39.89 7.80
Labour Wendy Randall 1012 38.74 7.86
UKIP Gary Denby 353 13.51 -20.38
Liberal Democrat Alan Knape 205 7.85 4.74
Turnout 2612 28.75
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing
Long Buckby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Steve Osborne 2128 57.64 11.62
Labour Chris Myers 779 21.10 3.32
Liberal Democrat Mike Cobbe 534 14.46 5.95
Green Tom Harper 251 6.80 6.80
Turnout 3692 43.91
Moulton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Judy Shephard 2272 68.64 22.51
Labour Caleb Mendonca 339 10.24 -4.68
Liberal Democrat Rupert Knowles 290 8.76 4.62
Green Kevin White 228 6.89 6.89
UKIP Ian Dexter 181 5.47 -26.95
Turnout 3310 36.43
Woodford & Weedon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robin Brown 2080 67.44 18.13
Labour Callum Batchelor 586 19.00 4.34
Liberal Democrat Simon Lytton 418 13.55 5.86
Turnout 3084 34.55

East Northamptonshire[edit]

Higham Ferrers
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Glenn Harwood 1762 60.12
Labour Julie Sturgess 552 18.83
Liberal Democrat Suzanna Austin 327 11.16
UKIP David Hamblin 290 9.89
Turnout 2931 31.16
Irthlingborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sylvia Hughes 1748 50.24
Labour Caroline Cross 796 22.88
Independent Marika Hillson 760 21.85
Liberal Democrat Robin Denton 175 5.03
Turnout 3479 35.15
Oundle
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Heather Smith 2608 65.46
Labour Leonie McCarthy 956 24.00
Liberal Democrat George Smid 420 10.54
Turnout 3984 41.08
Raunds
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Dudley Hughes 1747 60.12
Labour Neil Harvey 562 19.34
Liberal Democrat Will Cheung 353 12.15
Turnout 2906 34.48
Rushden Pemberton West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Tye 1888 63.72
Labour Dave Shuttle 619 20.89
UKIP David Shephard 270 9.11
Liberal Democrat David Hooton 186 6.28
Turnout 2963 31.35
Rushden South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andy Mercer 1907 62.22
Labour Stephen Allen 626 20.42
UKIP James Beil 295 9.62
Liberal Democrat Daniel Jones 237 7.73
Turnout 3065 27.52
Thrapston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Wendy Brackenbury 2651 66.79
Labour Caroline Smith 653 16.45
Liberal Democrat Tristan Denton 343 8.64
UKIP Joseph Garner 207 5.22
Independent John Smoker 115 2.90
Turnout 3969 37.97

Kettering[edit]

Burton & Broughton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Chris Smith-Haynes 994 35.37
Independent Christopher Groome 717 25.52
Labour Samuel Nicholls 423 15.05
UKIP Sam Watts 367 13.06
Liberal Democrat Jenny Davies 241 8.58
Green April Wright 68 2.42
Turnout 2810 30.83
Clover Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bill Parker 1622 56.07
Labour Jonathan West 705 24.37
Green Kirsty Berry 256 8.85
UKIP Louisa Murphy 182 6.29
Liberal Democrat Mel Gosliga 128 4.42
Turnout 2893 33.38
Croyland & Swanspool
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Graham Lawman 1311 52.00
Labour Cari Spokes 765 30.35
UKIP Terry Spencer 224 8.89
Liberal Democrat Chris Nelson 125 4.96
Green Simon Turner 96 3.81
Turnout 2521 26.09
Desborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Allan Matthews 1584 42.04
Labour Helen Wood 1375 36.49
Liberal Democrat Philip Rice 462 12.26
UKIP Ian Clements 347 9.21
Turnout 3768 36.57
Ise
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Victoria Perry 1469 46.49
Labour David Padwick 794 25.13
UKIP Jonathan Bullock 629 19.91
Liberal Democrat Thomasin James 268 8.48
Turnout 3160 39.06
Northall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mick Scrimshaw 1261 42.88
Conservative Larry Henson 1232 41.89
UKIP Stuart Farrant 232 7.89
Liberal Democrat Chris McGlynn 216 7.34
Turnout 2941 30.17
Rothwell & Mawsley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative James Hakewell 1845 61.34
Labour Stephen King 635 21.11
Liberal Democrat Christopher Sheldrick 222 7.38
UKIP Melvyn Norman 180 5.98
Green Stevie Jones 126 4.19
Turnout 3008 32.49
Wicksteed
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Scott Edwards 1423 47.09
Labour Maggie Don 869 28.76
Liberal Democrat David Phelan 428 14.16
UKIP Jehad Soliman 186 6.15
Green Jamie Wildman 116 3.84
Turnout 3022 32.15
Windmill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Eileen Hales 869 37.59
Conservative Ollie Wyeth 848 36.68
UKIP John Raffill 360 15.57
Green James Dell 129 5.58
Liberal Democrat Sabir Jones 106 4.58
Turnout 2312 27.1

Northampton[edit]

Abington & Phippsville
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Danielle Stone 1499 48.95
Conservative Anna King 856 27.96
Liberal Democrat Sharon Sawyer 283 9.24
UKIP Thomas Rich 271 8.85
Green Marcus Rock 153 5.00
Turnout 3062 33.52
Boothville & Parklands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mike Hallam 2045 64.31
Labour Chris Fitchett 618 19.43
Liberal Democrat David Garlick 291 9.15
UKIP Martin Derosario 226 7.11
Turnout 3180 36.15
Castle
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Winston Strachan 1507 65.15 +25.66
Conservative James Hill 544 23.52 +8.67
Liberal Democrat Tony Woods 262 11.33 +2.95
Turnout 2041 21.1
Dallington Spencer
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gareth Eales 1529 65.54 +19.43
Conservative Paul Clark 549 23.53 +5.27
Liberal Democrat Celia Burge 135 5.79 -18.52
Green Paul Powerville 120 5.14
Turnout 2333 28.38
Delapre & Rushmere
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Julie Davenport 1004 36.23 +8.14
Conservative Graham Walker 813 29.34 +4.28
Liberal Democrat Brendan Glynane 690 24.90 -9.5
UKIP Philip Copson 161 5.81 +5.81
Independent Norman Adams 103 3.72 +3.72
Turnout 2771 32.46
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Duston East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Suresh Patel 1381 47.57 +8.67
Labour Dale Willis 926 31.90 +13.03
Independent Dave Green 468 16.12 -14.17
Liberal Democrat Rona Meredith 128 4.41 +0.7
Turnout 2903 31.21
Duston West & St Crispin
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Matthew Golby 1539 60.83 -0.96
Labour Alan Kingston 535 21.15 -4.16
UKIP Mark Unwin 176 6.96 +6.96
Liberal Democrat Julia Maddison 168 6.64 -6.25
Green Scott Mabbutt 112 4.43 +4.43
Turnout 1908 27.48
East Hunsbury & Shelfleys
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andre Savage 1801 59.62 +18.47
Labour Bob Burnell 557 18.44 +1.12
Liberal Democrat Irene Markham 265 8.77 +2.48
UKIP Mark Davis 258 8.54 -19.71
Green Damon Boughen 140 4.63
Turnout 3021 33.13
Headlands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Arthur McCutcheon 1237 35.07 +5.56
Conservative Samuel Shaw 1050 29.77 +5.14
Liberal Democrat Martin Sawyer 841 23.84 +11.62
UKIP Colin Bircher 399 11.31 -15.63
Turnout 3527 36.09
Kingsthorpe North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sam Rumens 1488 43.26 +12.5
UKIP Thomas Appleyard 675 19.62 -14.19
Labour Muna Cali 602 17.50 -4.92
Liberal Democrat Wayne Casey 411 11.95 +2.09
Green Steve Miller 264 7.67 +7.67
Turnout 3440 35.95
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing
Kingsthorpe South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jane Birch 917 34.58 +8.08
Conservative Arthur Newbury 750 28.28 +15.85
Liberal Democrat Brian Hoare 706 26.62 -10.00
UKIP John Howsam 279 10.52 -10.06
Turnout 2652
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Nene Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lizzy Bowen 1740 58.88 +21.37
Labour Jani Nikesh 585 19.80 +3.61
Liberal Democrat Paul Schofield 316 10.69 +6.5
UKIP Rose Gibbins 314 10.63 -13.67
Turnout 2955 34.32
Riverside Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stephen Legg 1925 55.13 +14.18
Labour Mohammed Miah 736 21.08 -4.76
Liberal Democrat Alastair Thomson 514 14.72 +8.32
UKIP Ian Gibbins 317 9.08
Turnout 3492
Sixfields
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pinder Chauhan 1162 35.89 +0.77
Liberal Democrat Jill Hope 899 27.76 -9.61
Labour Terri Eales 808 24.95 -2.57
UKIP Simon Lamb 235 7.26 +7.26
Green Denise Donaldson 134 4.14
Turnout 3238 30.66
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
St George
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Rachel Cooley 999 40.30 +12.97
Liberal Democrat Sarah Uldall 741 29.89 -1.52
Conservative Pauline Woodhouse 554 22.35 +8.75
UKIP Beverley Mennell 185 7.46 -15.04
Turnout 2479 29.51
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Talavera
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Dennis Meredith 1112 41.08 +2.2
Labour Janice Duffy 857 31.66 +1.04
Conservative Paul Dyball 490 18.10 +8.38
UKIP John Allen 248 9.16
Turnout 2707 28.57

South Northamptonshire[edit]

Brackley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Fiona Baker 2103 65.53 +29.15
Labour Sophie Johnson 532 16.58 +0.45
Liberal Democrat Mark Hedges 421 13.12 +4.29
UKIP Nigel Wickens 153 4.77 -33.93
Turnout 3209 31.95
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing
Bugbrooke
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Adam Brown 2760 69.36 +20.45
Labour Shirley Waterhouse 565 14.20 +0.68
Green Andy Clarke 346 8.70 +8.70
Liberal Democrat Susan Morton 308 7.74 +2.18
Turnout 3979 40.53
Deanshanger
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Allen Walker 2178 67.94 +4.89
Labour Dave Tedford 617 19.25 -5.52
Liberal Democrat Ruth Campbell 411 12.82 +0.62
Turnout 3206 35.95
Hackleton & Grange Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Clarke 2397 74.00 +31.70
Labour Maggie McCutcheon 454 14.02 +1.79
Liberal Democrat Katherine Chapanionek 388 11.98 +7.49
Turnout 3239 34.83
Middleton Cheney
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Rebecca Breese 2258 66.06 +23.29
Labour Richard Solesbury-Timms 647 18.93 +5.82
Liberal Democrat Mark Allen 513 15.01 +6.24
Turnout 3418 39.16
Silverstone
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ian Morris 2766 71.34 +23.05
Liberal Democrat Anna Mills 652 16.82 +8.58
Labour Adrian Scandrett 459 11.84 -3.34
Turnout 3877 41.59
Towcester & Roade
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Adil Sadygov 1676 46.07 +17.74
Liberal Democrat Joe Jackson 1401 38.51 +2.92
Labour Dan Lane 561 15.42 +3.58
Turnout 3638 38.41
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Wellingborough[edit]

Brickhill & Queensway
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jonathan Ekins 1356 48.53 +17.18
Labour Elizabeth Coombe 972 34.79 +2.54
UKIP Allan Shipham 277 9.91 -20.04
Green Ben Hornett 124 4.44 +0.49
Liberal Democrat Alan Window 65 2.33 +2.33
Turnout 2794 29.71
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Croyland & Swanspool
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Grayham Lawman 1311 52.00 +14.15
Labour Cari Spokes 765 30.35 -1.61
UKIP Terry Spencer 224 8.89 -15.33
Liberal Democrat Chris Nelson 125 4.95 +4.96
Green Simon Turner 96 3.81 +3.81
Turnout 2521 26.09
Earls Barton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Rob Gough 2749 70.02 +24.03
Labour Nick Chapman 1007 25.65 +4.76
Liberal Democrat Grant Bowles 170 4.33 -0.43
Turnout 3926 38.73
Finedon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gill Mercer 1476 48.81 +14.81
Labour Steve Ayland 1058 34.99 +2.47
UKIP Bill Cross 259 8.56 -21.34
Liberal Democrat John Weaver 231 7.64 +4.04
Turnout 3024 29.68
Irchester
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Martin Griffiths 2020 63.24 +21.92
Labour Kevin Watts 800 25.05 -10.78
UKIP Mark Gee 210 6.57 -16.28
Liberal Democrat Norman Jones 164 5.13 +5.13
Turnout 3194 36.74
Hatton Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Malcolm Waters 2062 59.72
Labour Tony Aslam 772 22.36
UKIP David Matuk 245 7.10
Liberal Democrat Stuart Simons 220 6.37
Green Jonathan Hornett 154 4.46
Turnout 3453 33.1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". Electoral Commission. Retrieved 15 September 2016.