2017 Wiltshire Council election

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2017 Wiltshire Council election

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All 98 seats to Wiltshire Council
50 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Official portrait of Baroness Scott of Bybrook crop 2.jpg
LD
Leader Jane Scott Glenis Ansell
Party Conservative Liberal Democrat
Leader's seat By Brook Calne North
(defeated)
Last election 58 seats, 42.8% 27 seats, 20.3%
Seats won 68 20
Seat change Increase 10 Decrease 7
Popular vote 74,289 38,217
Percentage 55.5% 28.6%
Swing Increase 12.7% Increase 8.3%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Ind
Lab
Leader Ernie Clark Ricky Rogers
Party Independent Labour
Leader's seat Hilperton Salisbury Bemerton
Last election 8 seats, 10.6% 4 seats, 10.2%
Seats won 7 3
Seat change Decrease 1 Decrease 1
Popular vote 4,314 12,971
Percentage 3.2% 9.7%
Swing Decrease 7.4% Decrease 0.5%

Wiltshire UK local election 2017 map.svg
Map showing the composition of Wiltshire Council following the election. Blue showing Conservative, Red showing Labour, Yellow showing Liberal Democrats and Grey showing Independents.

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2017 Wiltshire Council election took place on 4 May 2017 as part of the 2017 local elections in the United Kingdom.[1] All 98 councillors were elected from electoral divisions which returned one councillor each by first-past-the-post voting for a four-year term of office.

Contents

Composition before election[edit]

Elected in 2013 Before election
Party Seats Party Seats
Conservative 58 Conservative 62
Liberal Democrat 27 Liberal Democrat 22
Independent 8 Independent 10
Labour 4 Labour 4
UKIP 1 UKIP 1

Uncontested election[edit]

At the close of nominations on 4 April 2017, there was one electoral division in which only one candidate had come forward: John Smale (Conservative), in Bulford, Allington and Figheldean. He was thus elected unopposed.

Results summary[edit]

Wiltshire Council election, 2017[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 68 13 3 +10 55.5 74,289
  Liberal Democrat 20 3 10 -7 28.6 38,217
  Labour 3 0 1 -1 9.7 12,971
  Independent 7 2 3 -1 3.2 4,314
  Green 0 0 0 0 2.4 3,250
  UKIP 0 0 1 -1 0.6 803

Electoral division results[edit]

The electoral division results listed below are based on the changes from the 2013 elections, not taking into account any party defections or by-elections.

Aldbourne and Ramsbury[edit]

Aldbourne and Ramsbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative James Sheppard 1,056 67.4 +3.5
Liberal Democrat Fran Bishop 538 17.8 n/a
Labour Jason Steven Haythornwaite 147 9.4 n/a
Green Brian Roy Utton 147 5.4 n/a
Majority 778 49.6
Turnout 1,568 38.8 +1.5
Conservative hold Swing

Alderbury and Whiteparish[edit]

Alderbury and Whiteparish
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Richard Britton 825 59.4 +2.8
Independent Gideon Bruce Aymes 342 24.6 n/a
Liberal Democrat John Phillip Edrich 118 8.5 n/a
Labour Kim Eleanor Glennon-Alty 105 7.6 -3.7
Majority 483 34.6
Turnout 1,394 41.0 +5.0
Conservative hold Swing

Amesbury East[edit]

Amesbury East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robert Alexander Yuill 669 48.2 +3.5
Liberal Democrat Helen Martina Holdsworth 434 31.3 n/a
UKIP Rhod Evans 118 8.5 -33.8
Labour Julie Anne Martingale 84 6.1 -6.9
Majority 235 16.9
Turnout 1,389 29.7
Conservative hold Swing

Note: Jamie Paul Capp had previously gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats in a 2016 by-election.

Amesbury West[edit]

Amesbury West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Fred Westmoreland 874 74.2 +37.2
Labour Tom Corbin 168 14.3 +3.0
Liberal Democrat Gerard Francis Wynn 136 11.5 n/a
Majority 706 59.0
Turnout 1,196 32.3 +0.2
Conservative hold Swing

Bourne and Woodford Valley[edit]

Bourne and Woodford Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mike Hewitt 983 65.5 -6.4
Liberal Democrat Dineen Marianne Hopper 364 24.2 n/a
Labour Lindsey Elizabeth Bellringer 155 10.3 -17.8
Majority 619 41.0
Turnout 1,509 43.7 +8.7
Conservative hold Swing

Box and Colerne[edit]

Box and Colerne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Brian George Felton Matthew 979 52.4 +15.2
Conservative Sheila Gladys Parker 818 43.8 +0.8
Labour Peter Neil Baldrey 70 3.8 -5.2
Majority 161 8.6
Turnout 1,867 49.2 +8.1
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

Bradford-on-Avon North[edit]

Bradford-on-Avon North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jim Lynch 1,262 59.8 +13.1
Conservative Pam Hyde 818 40.3 +20.1
Majority 412 18.9
Turnout 2,145 56.5 +14.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Bradford-on-Avon South[edit]

Bradford-on-Avon South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Sarah Gibson 1,197 55.8 +7.3
Conservative Clive Alfred Samuel Hilton 724 33.8 +11.4
Labour Rosie Macgregor 224 10.4 -3.4
Majority 473 21.9
Turnout 2,157 52.8 +8.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Brinkworth[edit]

Brinkworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Toby Russell Sturgis 1,083 65.4 +6.2
Liberal Democrat Christopher Hugh Tuite 572 34.6 +20.3
Majority 511 30.7
Turnout 1,667 45.2 +7.3
Conservative hold Swing

Bromham, Rowde and Potterne[edit]

Bromham, Rowde and Potterne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Anna Louise Cuthbert 823 59.3 +3.8
Independent Philip Alfred Brown 242 17.4 n/a
Liberal Democrat Ralph Andre Frederick Elia 138 9.9 n/a
Labour Dianne Mary Gilpin 106 7.6 n/a
Green Margaret Ursula Green 79 5.7 n/a
Majority 581 41.7
Turnout 1,394 36.1 -38.4
Conservative hold Swing

Note: Anna Louise Cuthbert had previously held the seat for the Conservative Party in a 2015 by-election.

Bulford, Allington and Figheldean[edit]

Bulford, Allington and Figheldean
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Frederick Smale unopposed n/a n/a
Majority n/a
Turnout n/a
Conservative hold Swing

Burbage and The Bedwyns[edit]

Burbage and The Bedwyns
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stuart John Kennedy Wheeler 1,021 68.0 -14.6
Liberal Democrat Parvis Jamieson 216 14.4 n/a
Labour John Brian Thornton 134 8.9 -8.5
Green Emma Jane Clarissa Dawnay 130 8.7 n/a
Majority 805 53.5
Turnout 1,504 38.8 +7.2
Conservative hold Swing

By Brook[edit]

By Brook
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jane Scott 1,032 71.5 +5.5
Liberal Democrat Mary Geraldine Sheila Finch 223 15.5 +2.8
Green Phillip Christopher Chamberlain 100 6.9 n/a
Labour Stephen Charles Wheeler 88 6.1 n/a
Majority 809 55.9
Turnout 1,446 40.3 +4.7
Conservative hold Swing

Calne Central[edit]

Calne Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Ian Leslie Thorn 754 51.6 +13.5
Conservative Howard Robin Marshall 562 38.5 +2.1
Labour John Boaler 144 9.9 n/a
Majority 192 13.1
Turnout 1,462 42.6 +9.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Calne Chilvester and Abberd[edit]

Calne Chilvester and Abberd
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Tony Trotman 683 50.4 +3.9
Liberal Democrat Robert Matthew Merrick 417 30.8 +6.2
Labour Mike MacGregor-Fairlie 254 18.8 n/a
Majority 266 19.6
Turnout 1,356 34.4 +7.6
Conservative hold Swing

Calne North[edit]

Calne North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Tom Rounds 459 45.4 +11.1
Liberal Democrat Glenis Jean Ansell 380 37.6 -2.4
Labour Jon Fisher 172 17.0 n/a
Majority 79 7.8
Turnout 1,014 30.8 +6.4
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Calne Rural[edit]

Calne Rural
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christine Crisp 1,092 68.2 +21.0
Liberal Democrat Rob Clarke 356 22.2 +13.2
Labour Tom Morris 154 9.6 n/a
Majority 736 45.8
Turnout 1,607 45.5 +4.7
Conservative hold Swing

Calne South and Cherhill[edit]

Calne South and Cherhill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alan Kenneth Hill 892 65.1 +18.5
Liberal Democrat Declan Alexander William Boore 312 22.8 -5.4
Labour John Alan Bennett 167 12.2 n/a
Majority 580 45.8
Turnout 1,380 36.6 +0.4
Conservative hold Swing

Chippenham Cepen Park and Derriads[edit]

Chippenham Cepen Park and Derriads
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter John Hutton 901 68.0 +22.3
Liberal Democrat Christopher Leonard Norris 270 20.4 +11.1
Labour Ian Shaun Flower 155 11.7 -3.2
Majority 631 47.3
Turnout 1,333 39.7 +6.3
Conservative hold Swing

Chippenham Cepen Park and Redlands[edit]

Chippenham Cepen Park and Redlands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andy Phillips 700 63.4 +13.4
Liberal Democrat Conor Melvin 268 24.3 +14.4
Labour Jeremy Richard Griffin Comerford 137 12.4 -4.8
Majority 432 39.1
Turnout 1,106 31.4 +2.3
Conservative hold Swing

Chippenham Hardenhuish[edit]

Chippenham Hardenhuish
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Melody Rhonda Thompson 669 46.7 +27.5
Liberal Democrat Daniel Andrew Webb 634 44.3 +14.3
Labour David Charles Barter 128 8.9 +2.2
Majority 35 2.4
Turnout 1,440 41.5 +4.4
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Note: Melody Rhonda Thompson had previously gained the seat for the Conservative Party in a 2015 by-election.

Chippenham Hardens and England[edit]

Chippenham Hardens and England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Bill Douglas 662 54.9 +17.3
Conservative Robert John Bradfield Giles 543 45.1 +22.5
Majority 119 9.7
Turnout 1,223 37.1 +6.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Chippenham Lowden and Rowden[edit]

Chippenham Lowden and Rowden
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Ross Henning 539 40.1 +7.9
Independent David Keith Poole 406 30.2 n/a
Conservative Paul Duncan Newman 400 29.7 +9.5
Majority 133 9.8
Turnout 1,353 37.0 +6.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Chippenham Monkton[edit]

Chippenham Monkton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Nick Murry 983 62.4 n/a
Conservative Caroline Veronica Ramsey 300 19.0 +6.7
Liberal Democrat Matt Harding 293 18.6 -51.7
Majority 683 43.1
Turnout 1,585 52.2 +5.8
Independent gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Chippenham Pewsham[edit]

Chippenham Pewsham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Clare Morforwyn Cape 740 51.5 +3.6
Conservative Teresa Marie Hutton 696 48.5 +23.9
Majority 44 3.0
Turnout 1,448 42.0 +10.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Chippenham Queens and Sheldon[edit]

Chippenham Queens and Sheldon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ashley O'Neill 817 60.4 +27.9
Liberal Democrat Desna Barbara Allen 536 39.6 +4.4
Majority 281 20.7
Turnout 1,357 41.3 +4.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Corsham Pickwick[edit]

Corsham Pickwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Ruth Mary Catherine Hopkinson 753 50.3 +36.7
Conservative Alan MacRae 601 40.2 +4.4
Labour William Stephen Gilbert 142 9.5 -12.4
Majority 152 10.1
Turnout 1,500 39.8 +8.8
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

Corsham Town[edit]

Corsham Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Philip Hardman Whalley 980 52.5 +12.8
Liberal Democrat Kelly Ann Duckhouse 746 40.0 +6.5
Labour Steve Abbott 141 7.6 +0.3
Majority 234 12.5
Turnout 1,868 49.0 +5.7
Conservative hold Swing

Corsham Without and Box Hill[edit]

Corsham Without and Box Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ben Anderson 1,168 69.4 +12.8
Green Tina Maria Johnston 514 30.6 n/a
Majority 654 38.6
Turnout 1,693 41.3 +3.0
Conservative hold Swing

Cricklade and Latton[edit]

Cricklade and Latton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Bob Jones 923 48.8 -7.8
Conservative Peter Anthony Colmer 883 46.7 +3.3
Labour Graham William Davies 85 4.5 n/a
Majority 40 2.1
Turnout 1,894 48.7 +7.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Devizes and Roundway South[edit]

Devizes and Roundway South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Simon David Jacobs 613 40.2 +6.0
Devizes Guardians Chris Greenwood 294 19.3 -10.7
Independent Chris Callow 177 11.6 n/a
Independent Ian Richard Porter Hopkins 168 11.0 -5.6
Labour Ivor Llewellyn Blackmore 146 9.6 -3.6
Liberal Democrat James Thomas Melville Kay 128 8.4 +2.4
Majority 319 20.8
Turnout 1,532 44.4 +3.7
Conservative hold Swing

Devizes East[edit]

Devizes East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Evans 483 42.8 -2.0
Devizes Guardians Jane Mary Burton 276 24.5 -7.8
Liberal Democrat Alan Charles Rankin 192 17.0 n/a
Labour Laura Kate Naylor 177 15.7 -7.2
Majority 207 18.2
Turnout 1,135 36.7 +5.5
Conservative hold Swing

Devizes North[edit]

Devizes North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sue Evans 579 46.8 +4.9
Devizes Guardians Nigel Denys Carter 335 27.1 -9.4
Green Simon Charles Thompson 171 13.8 n/a
Labour Patricia Baxter 153 12.4 -9.2
Majority 244 19.6
Turnout 1,245 38.7 +5.5
Conservative hold Swing

Downton and Ebble Valley[edit]

Downton and Ebble Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Richard John Clewer 944 64.7 +2.6
Green Robert William Steel 208 14.3 n/a
Labour Ben Wynn 188 12.9 n/a
Liberal Democrat Harry David Ashcroft 120 8.2 n/a
Majority 736 50.3
Turnout 1,464 39.0 +0.6
Conservative hold Swing

Durrington and Larkhill[edit]

Durrington and Larkhill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Graham Wright 1,384 80.1 +1.7
Conservative Jan Burns 345 20.0 -1.6
Majority 1,039 59.8
Turnout 1,738 34.9 +5.3
Independent hold Swing

Note: Graham Wright had previously been elected in 2013 for the Liberal Democrats. The change in his voteshare shown is the change from the voteshare he won as a Liberal Democrat in 2013.

Ethandune[edit]

Ethandune
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jerry Wickham 1,059 71.8 +11.1
Liberal Democrat Anne Elizabeth Ball 416 28.2 +3.6
Majority 643 43.1
Turnout 1,492 41.3 +5.6
Conservative hold Swing

Note: Jerry Wickham had previously held the seat for the Conservatives in a 2014 by-election.

Fovant and Chalke Valley[edit]

Fovant and Chalke Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jose Green 971 65.0 n/a
Independent William Donald Keir Holmes 339 22.7 n/a
Liberal Democrat Oliver Arthur Broomfield Holdsworth 185 12.4 n/a
Majority 632 42.1
Turnout 1,501 44.1 n/a
Conservative hold Swing

Hilperton[edit]

Hilperton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Ernie Clark 1,342 79.7 -7.7
Conservative Charles Russ 208 12.3 +4.5
Liberal Democrat George Stanton 135 8.0 n/a
Majority 1,134 67.0
Turnout 1,692 43.3 +2.5
Independent hold Swing

Holt and Staverton[edit]

Holt and Staverton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Trevor William Carbin 941 64.3 +18.9
Conservative Richard William Nathaniel Warren 522 35.7 +5.7
Majority 419 28.6
Turnout 1,466 42.0 +8.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Kington[edit]

Kington
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Howard Greenman 1,257 69.2 +6.0
Liberal Democrat Matthew John Bragg 380 20.9 +4.5
Labour Liam Nicholas John Stokes 179 9.9 n/a
Majority 877 48.3
Turnout 1,817 45.4 +4.5
Conservative hold Swing

Laverstock, Ford and Old Sarum[edit]

Laverstock, Ford and Old Sarum
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ian David McLennan 1,050 63.4 -11.1
Conservative Mark Jonathan Lamdin McClelland 607 36.6 +11.1
Majority 443 26.7
Turnout 1,660 41.7 +9.3
Labour hold Swing

Ludgershall and Perham Down[edit]

Ludgershall and Perham Down
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Chris Williams 679 69.9 n/a
Liberal Democrat Charles Edward Lambert 100 10.3 n/a
UKIP Leslie Alexander Webster 98 10.1 n/a
Green Teresa Mary Thornton 94 9.7 n/a
Majority 579 69.6
Turnout 976 26.7 n/a
Conservative hold Swing

Lyneham[edit]

Lyneham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Allison Mary Bucknell 938 77.0 +18.0
Liberal Democrat Trudie Ann Clarkson 217 17.8 +5.0
Labour Terry Couchman 64 5.3 n/a
Majority 721 59.0
Turnout 1,223 38.7 +5.3
Conservative hold Swing

Malmesbury[edit]

Malmesbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Gavin Grant 946 53.9 +5.7
Conservative Frances Sheppard 699 39.8 +11.6
Labour Fred Price 110 6.3 -1.7
Majority 247 14.0
Turnout 1,761 43.1 +3.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Marlborough East[edit]

Marlborough East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stewart Raymond Dobson 733 60.5 +28.4
Liberal Democrat John Alexander Kirk Wilson 274 22.6 +10.9
Labour Katherine Grace Davis 205 16.9 +8.6
Majority 459 37.7
Turnout 1,217 37.1 +3.6
Conservative hold Swing

Marlborough West[edit]

Marlborough West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Nick Fogg 754 54.6 -0.9
Conservative Tamara Louise Reay 507 36.7 -1.9
Labour Sylvia Christine Card 121 8.8 +2.9
Majority 247 17.8
Turnout 1,386 46.6 +6.6
Independent hold Swing

Melksham Central[edit]

Melksham Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Hayley Jayne Spencer 481 37.9 +8.2
Conservative Mike Swanton 379 29.8 +6.2
UKIP David Martin Pollitt 152 12.0 -21.5
Independent Martin Willard Pain 150 11.8 n/a
Labour Paul Grainger 108 8.5 -4.7
Majority 102 7.9
Turnout 1,284 33.7 +4.0
Liberal Democrat gain from UKIP Swing

Melksham North[edit]

Melksham North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Pat Aves 590 45.5 +13.7
Conservative Nick Holder 519 40.0 +11.0
Independent Geoff Mitcham 104 8.0 n/a
Independent Richard George Wiltshire 85 6.6 n/a
Majority 71 5.4
Turnout 1,311 36.3 +3.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Melksham South[edit]

Melksham South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jon Hubbard 1,045 68.4 +17.6
Conservative Mike Sankey 484 31.7 +16.8
Majority 561 36.3
Turnout 1,544 38.6 +1.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Melksham Without North[edit]

Melksham Without North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Phil Alford 1,019 54.9 +28.4
Independent Terry Chivers 838 45.1 +4.2
Majority 181 9.7
Turnout 1,871 43.3 +0.9
Conservative gain from Independent Swing

Melksham Without South[edit]

Melksham Without South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Roy Sidney While 709 55.3 +14.4
Liberal Democrat Ryan James Clarke 232 18.1 +5.9
UKIP Paul Robert Carter 178 13.9 -24.5
Independent Steve Petty 163 12.7 -n/a
Majority 477 37.0
Turnout 1,289 32.0 +2.4
Conservative hold Swing

Mere[edit]

Mere
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent George Edwin Jeans 1,339 66.9 -9.3
Conservative Mike Liddicoat 399 19.9 +4.1
Labour John Anthony Jordan 264 13.2 n/a
Majority 940 46.8
Turnout 2,010 57.9
Independent hold Swing

Minety[edit]

Minety
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Chuck Berry 1,137 74.3 +21.7
Liberal Democrat Nicola Helen Middleton 294 19.2 +9.5
Labour Hilary Ann Foord 99 6.5 -1.2
Majority 843 54.9
Turnout 1,535 40.1 -2.6
Conservative hold Swing

Nadder and East Knoyle[edit]

Nadder and East Knoyle
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bridget Anne Wayman 964 66.9 +4.4
Liberal Democrat Jill Caudle 478 33.2 n/a
Majority 486 33.6
Turnout 1,447 41.5 +2.4
Conservative hold Swing

Pewsey[edit]

Pewsey
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jeremy James Kunkler 1,085 72.1 -2.0
Liberal Democrat David Roland Leighton 249 16.6 n/a
Labour Hannah Sarah White-Overton 170 11.3 -14.6
Majority 836 55.2
Turnout 1,514 39.4 +4.6
Conservative hold Swing

Pewsey Vale[edit]

Pewsey Vale
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Paul Oatway 1,064 77.3 +12.9
Liberal Democrat Fiona Clare Hornby 176 12.8 -9.5
Labour Michael Anthony Bohan 137 10.0 -3.3
Majority 888 64.3
Turnout 1,382 39.2 +4.3
Conservative hold Swing

Purton[edit]

Purton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jacqui Lay 991 74.7 +3.9
Liberal Democrat Kate Ann Blye 335 25.3 n/a
Majority 656 49.1
Turnout 1,337 32.2 +2.9
Conservative hold Swing

Redlynch and Landford[edit]

Redlynch and Landford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Leo Randall 1,020 66.5 +7.9
Liberal Democrat Martin James Rosell 316 20.6 n/a
Labour Finbarr Sheehan 198 12.9 -2.5
Majority 704 45.9
Turnout 1,535 41.0 +6.9
Conservative hold Swing

Roundway[edit]

Roundway
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Laura Evelyn Mayes 838 69.0 +5.1
Labour Kathleen Margaret Shaw 137 11.3 +1.3
Green Geoff Brewer 124 10.2 n/a
Liberal Democrat Alasdair Kirkpatrick 115 9.5 n/a
Majority 701 57.7
Turnout 1,215 34.9 +2.9
Conservative hold Swing

Royal Wootton Bassett East[edit]

Royal Wootton Bassett East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mollie Eileen May Groom 1,048 69.8 -4.0
Liberal Democrat Simon Richard Hodkinson 279 18.6 -7.6
Labour James Edward Sexton 174 11.6 n/a
Majority 769 50.9
Turnout 1,512 39.2 +5.8
Conservative hold Swing

Royal Wootton Bassett North[edit]

Royal Wootton Bassett North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mary Isabel Champion 744 52.6 +6.6
Liberal Democrat Stephen Richard Walls 510 36.1 +7.0
Labour Heather Denise Reilly 160 11.3 n/a
Majority 234 16.5
Turnout 1,418 39.5 +10.3
Conservative hold Swing

Royal Wootton Bassett South[edit]

Royal Wootton Basset South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Chris Hurst 1,061 49.2 +9.5
Conservative Paul Justin Heaphy 863 40.0 +3.1
Labour Ron Bardwell 132 6.1 -0.1
Independent Peter Joseph Doyle 102 4.7 n/a
Majority 198 9.1
Turnout 2,164 44.0 +6.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Salisbury Bemerton[edit]

Salisbury Bemerton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ricky Rogers 568 46.3 -11.0
Conservative Gavin Paul Barrett 408 33.2 +14.6
UKIP Dean Palethorpe 92 7.5 -16.6
Liberal Democrat Robert William Steel 87 7.1 n/a
Green Julia Anne Richardson 73 5.9 n/a
Majority 160 13.0
Turnout 1,232 28.0 +6.1
Labour hold Swing

Salisbury Fisherton and Bemerton Village[edit]

Salisbury Fisherton and Bemerton Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Michael Perrings Walsh 471 34.3 -2.2
Conservative Jeremy Robert Lloyd Nettle 405 29.5 -6.9
Liberal Democrat Mark Philip Duly 208 15.1 -12.0
Independent Chris Cochrane 139 10.1 n/a
Green Alison Craig 102 7.4 n/a
UKIP Paddy Singh 49 3.6 n/a
Majority 67 4.9
Turnout 1,379 39.9 +7.9
Labour hold Swing

Salisbury Harnham[edit]

Salisbury Harnham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Brian Edward Dalton 827 44.5 -2.3
Conservative Simon James Jackson 756 40.7 +8.9
Labour Merrin Holroyd 112 6.0 -0.9
Green Peter Jolyon Matthews 97 5.2 n/a
UKIP Naomi May King 66 3.6 -9.9
Majority 71 3.8
Turnout 1,862 45.5 +8.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Salisbury St Edmund and Milford[edit]

Salisbury St Edmund and Milford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Atiqul Hoque 654 40.5 +17.5
Liberal Democrat Bobbie Chettleburgh 551 34.1 -8.9
Labour Clive Robert Vincent 209 12.9 -1.6
Green Sue Wright 182 11.3 +3.8
Together We Can Reform Colin Skelton 21 1.3 n/a
Majority 103 6.4
Turnout 1,619 44.4 +10.8
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Note: Atiqul Hoque had previously gained the seat for the Conservative Party in a 2015 by-election.

Salisbury St Francis and Stratford[edit]

Salisbury St Francis and Stratford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mary Jacquelin Douglas 909 49.4 -4.7
Liberal Democrat Julian James Sargood Ellis 596 32.4 +18.4
Green Richard Bolton 187 10.2 -1.7
Labour Steven Ian Wadsworth 147 8.0 -12.1
Majority 313 17.0
Turnout 1,845 45.0 +11.0
Conservative hold Swing

Salisbury St Marks and Bishopdown[edit]

Salisbury St Marks and Bishopdown
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Derek William Brown 671 45.0 -12.4
Independent Hilary Anne Davidson 416 27.9 n/a
Liberal Democrat Rebecca Ann Heulwen Foster 241 16.2 +0.2
Labour Tom Mettyear 164 11.0 -15.6
Majority 255 17.0
Turnout 1,496 37.2 +5.8
Conservative hold Swing

Salisbury St Martins and Cathedral[edit]

Salisbury St Martins and Cathedral
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sven Hocking 817 41.0 +9.8
Labour Ian Robert Tomes 699 35.1 -6.1
Liberal Democrat Greg Condliffe 313 15.7 +9.3
Green Teresa Jane Mary Fallon 115 5.8 -0.2
UKIP Frances Mary Patricia Howard 50 2.5 -12.7
Majority 118 5.9
Turnout 2,007 48.0 +9.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Salisbury St Pauls[edit]

Salisbury St Pauls
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Matthew Jonathan Anthony Dean 650 44.7 +11.7
Liberal Democrat Paul William Leslie Sample 324 22.3 +15.1
Labour Caroline Susan Corbin 301 20.7 -7.1
Green Benji Goehl 180 12.4 -2.6
Majority 326 22.3
Turnout 1,462 39.3 +7.7
Conservative hold Swing

Sherston[edit]

Sherston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Percy Simon Stuart Thomson 1,150 68.6 -6.0
Liberal Democrat Martin Fausing Smith 418 24.9 +10.9
Labour Steven James Clark 108 6.4 -5.0
Majority 732 43.5
Turnout 1,683 42.0 +6.4
Conservative hold Swing

Southwick[edit]

Southwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Horace John Prickett 1,142 81.5 +38.6
Liberal Democrat Kevin Ian Cottrell 259 18.5 +14.5
Majority 883 62.4
Turnout 1,415 39.9 +6.3
Conservative hold Swing

Summerham and Seend[edit]

Summerham and Seend
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jonathon Seed 1,047 56.1 -12.2
Liberal Democrat Jo McManus 821 44.0 n/a
Majority 226 12.1
Turnout 1,873 53.7 +10.6
Conservative hold Swing

The Collingbournes and Netheravon[edit]

The Collingbournes and Netheravon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ian Charles Duke Blair-Pilling 808 63.8 n/a
Independent Alan Stephen Wood 276 21.8 n/a
Liberal Democrat Glenn Barry Price 91 7.2 n/a
Green Denis Christopher Griffin 91 7.2 n/a
Majority 532 42.0
Turnout 1,266 38.6 n/a
Conservative hold Swing

The Lavingtons and Erlestoke[edit]

The Lavingtons and Erlestoke
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Richard Elliott Gamble 1,213 74.1 -2.5
Liberal Democrat Mark Domnech William Mangham 157 9.6 n/a
Labour Carol Black 142 8.7 -14.7
Green Chris Gingell 125 7.6 n/a
Majority 1,056 64.2
Turnout 1,644 40.7 +8.2
Conservative hold Swing

Tidworth[edit]

Tidworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mark Connolly 711 84.3 n/a
Labour Joan Barnett 133 15.8 n/a
Majority 578 68.4
Turnout 845 18.1 n/a
Conservative hold Swing

Till and Wylye Valley[edit]

Till and Wylye Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Darren George Henry 1,134 54.2 +14.5
Liberal Democrat Ian Clive West 923 44.1 -11.0
Labour Gary James Buckley 34 1.6 -3.6
Majority 211 10.1
Turnout 2,095 57.8 +12.5
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Tisbury[edit]

Tisbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Tony Deane 846 61.8 +1.3
Liberal Democrat Marcus Deyes 341 24.9 n/a
Green Christopher H Walford 182 13.3 n/a
Majority 505 36.9
Turnout 1,370 38.4 +1.4
Conservative hold Swing

Trowbridge Adcroft[edit]

Trowbridge Adcroft
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Edward Kirk 483 42.7 +25.0
Liberal Democrat Nicholas Blakemore 446 39.4 -12.3
Labour Adrian John Poole 202 17.9 n/a
Majority 37 3.3
Turnout 1,135 31.5 +3.2
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Trowbridge Central[edit]

Trowbridge Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Stewart Martin Palmen 511 42.6 +1.8
Conservative John Roland Wallace Knight 417 34.8 +17.0
Labour Phoebe Eliana Rosalind Kemp 271 22.6 +7.6
Majority 94 7.8
Turnout 1,202 32.0 +6.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Trowbridge Drynham[edit]

Trowbridge Drynham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Graham David Payne 654 66.3 -5.8
Labour Laura Michelle Pictor 203 20.6 n/a
Liberal Democrat John Richard Marsden 130 13.2 -14.7
Majority 451 45.5
Turnout 992 31.2 +7.7
Conservative hold Swing

Trowbridge Grove[edit]

Trowbridge Grove
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Edward Halik 509 40.2 +25.8
Liberal Democrat Bob Brice 457 20.6 n/a
Labour Liz Gifford 170 15.0 n/a
Majority 52 4.6
Turnout 1,138 34.5
Conservative gain from Independent Swing

Note: Chris Auckland had previously gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats in a 2016 by-election.

Trowbridge Lambrok[edit]

Trowbridge Lambrok
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Deborah Ann Halik 488 45.5 +13.8
Liberal Democrat Ben Midgley 344 32.1 n/a
Labour Shaun Samuel James Henley 165 15.4 n/a
Green Marie Hillcoat 75 7.0 n/a
Majority 144 13.4
Turnout 1,075 29.3 +2.3
Conservative gain from Independent Swing

Trowbridge Park[edit]

Trowbridge Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Fuller 551 47.8 +7.6
Independent Dennis Paul Drewett 213 18.5 -24.6
Labour Jackie Harding 199 17.3 n/a
Liberal Democrat Roger Guy Andrews 190 16.5 -0.2
Majority 338 29.2
Turnout 1,158 31.3 +6.1
Conservative gain from Independent Swing

Trowbridge Paxcroft[edit]

Trowbridge Paxcroft
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Stephen John Oldrieve 750 54.5 -11.1
Conservative James Rothschild St Clair 516 37.5 +3.1
Labour Maria Adlam-Apps 110 8.0 n/a
Majority 234 17.0
Turnout 1,379 30.8 +1.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Urchfont and The Cannings[edit]

Urchfont and The Cannings
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Philip Whitehead 1,156 71.8 +22.1
Liberal Democrat John Nicholas Merrett 256 15.9 n/a
Labour Amanda Hopgood 199 12.4 -4.5
Majority 900 55.1
Turnout 1,633 42.4 +5.3
Conservative hold Swing

Warminster Broadway[edit]

Warminster Broadway
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Tony Jackson 665 49.5 -5.1
Independent Paul Batchelor 335 24.9 n/a
Labour Eden Morris 173 12.9 n/a
Liberal Democrat Martin David John Papworth 171 12.7 n/a
Majority 330 24.5
Turnout 1,349 36.8 +6.3
Conservative hold Swing

Warminster Copheap and Wylye[edit]

Warminster Copheap and Wylye
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christopher Newbury 1,046 74.6 +3.3
Liberal Democrat Ryan John Ellis Bird 204 14.5 n/a
Labour Nicola Clare Grove 153 10.9 n/a
Majority 842 59.5
Turnout 1,416 39.9 +8.5
Conservative hold Swing

Warminster East[edit]

Warminster East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andrew Davis 734 48.3 +8.7
Independent Paul Ian MacDonald 480 31.6 -2.3
Labour Eleanor May Free 136 9.0 n/a
Liberal Democrat Nigel Paul Hampson 109 7.2 n/a
Green Maggie Richens 60 4.0 n/a
Majority 254 16.6
Turnout 1,528 36.1 +3.9
Conservative hold Swing

Warminster West[edit]

Warminster West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pip Ridout 694 58.4 n/a
Independent Stacie Allensby 189 15.9 n/a
Liberal Democrat Andy Hinchcliffe 152 12.8 n/a
Green Carrie Moyes 90 7.6 n/a
Labour Tony Free 64 5.4 n/a
Majority 505 42.3
Turnout 1,193 28.7 n/a
Conservative hold Swing

Warminster Without[edit]

Warminster Without
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Fleur de Rhé-Philipe 1,014 73.3 +0.9
Liberal Democrat Jonathan Whitehead-Whiting 214 15.5 n/a
Labour Anthony Paul Tyler 156 11.3 -11/4
Majority 658 49.3
Turnout 1,334 39.4 +7.3
Conservative hold Swing

West Selkley[edit]

West Selkley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jane Frances Davies 933 70.2 -7.1
Liberal Democrat Sara Elizabeth Spratt 275 20.7 n/a
Labour Matthew James Bowman Lee 122 9.2 n/a
Majority 800 57.8
Turnout 1,385 40.3 +4.4
Conservative hold Swing

Westbury East[edit]

Westbury East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Gordon Ian King 661 47.1 +5.4
Conservative Rupert Ashley Lescott 607 43.2 +26.5
Labour Mike Kettlety 137 9.8 n/a
Majority 54 3.8
Turnout 1,408 37.1 +5.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Westbury North[edit]

Westbury North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat David Jenkins 596 57.9 +3.8
Conservative David Lancashire 299 29.1 +16.7
Labour Michael Sutton 134 13.0 +1.3
Majority 297 28.8
Turnout 1,033 29.1 +1.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Westbury West[edit]

Westbury West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Russell Mark Jonathan Hawker 352 33.4 -4.7
Conservative Nick Stovold 301 28.6 +15.5
Liberal Democrat Carole King 260 24.7 +19.1
Labour Jane Francesca Russ 111 10.5 -4.6
Green Margaret Frances Cavanna 29 2.8 n/a
Majority 51 4.8
Turnout 1,053 27.1 +5.1
Independent hold Swing

Wilton and Lower Wylye Valley[edit]

Wilton and Lower Wylye Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pauline Elizabeth Church 760 46.0 +12.3
Liberal Democrat Peter Derek Edge 692 41.9 -15.1
Labour Olivia McLennan 200 12.1 +2.8
Majority 68 4.1
Turnout 1,661 43.3 +10.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Winsley and Westwood[edit]

Winsley and Westwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Johnny Kidney 1,040 56.9 +15.7
Liberal Democrat Magnus Ian Macdonald 788 43.1 -3.0
Majority 252 13.7
Turnout 1,836 55.2 +11.8
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Winterslow[edit]

Winterslow
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Christopher Devine 775 47.2 n/a
Conservative Christopher Duncan Miller 590 35.9 n/a
Liberal Democrat Colin Richard Baxter 159 9.7 n/a
Green Alice Jean Kiff 74 4.5 n/a
Labour Ian Martingale 45 2.7 n/a
Majority 185 11.2
Turnout 1,645 51.9
Independent gain from Conservative Swing

Note: In 2013, Christopher Devine had won the seat unopposed as a Conservative candidate.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". Electoral Commission. Retrieved 15 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Unitary council election on Thursday 4 May 2017". Wiltshire Council. 11 May 2017. Retrieved 11 May 2017.