Adur District Council election, 2010

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Map of the results of the 2010 Adur council election. Conservatives in blue, Liberal Democrats in yellow and Residents in white.

The 2010 Adur District Council election took place on 6 May 2010 to elect members of Adur District Council in West Sussex, England. Half of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Results[edit]

The results saw the Conservatives remain in control of the council after winning 12 of the 15 seats which were contested.[3] They regained seats in Buckingham and Southlands wards which had been lost when the sitting councillors Gavin Ayling and Carl English had defected to the Liberal Democrats.[4] However the Conservatives also lost a seat to the Liberal Democrats in Eastbrook, where Gavin Ayling was elected as a Liberal Democrat.[5]

Adur Local Election Result 2010[2][6]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 12 2 1 +1 80.0 41.3 13,483 -9.2%
  Liberal Democrat 2 1 2 -1 13.3 24.1 7,892 +1.2%
  Shoreham Beach Residents Association 1 0 0 0 6.7 4.8 1,557 -3.6%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 12.6 4,109 +1.6%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 11.2 3,656 +8.2%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 6.1 1,987 +1.9%

Ward results[edit]

Buckingham[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Emma Evans 1,301 55.9 -15.1
Liberal Democrat Robert King 828 35.6 +23.7
UKIP Mick Clark 197 8.5 +8.5
Majority 473 20.3 -28.8
Turnout 2,326 74 +40
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing -19.4
Churchill[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Carol Albury 885 42.6
Liberal Democrat Stephen Martin 762 36.7
UKIP David Bushell 314 15.1
Green Roger Lightbown 117 5.6
Majority 123 5.9
Turnout 2,078 60 +30
Conservative hold Swing
Cokeham[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Simmons 923 42.2 -13.0
Liberal Democrat Cyril Cannings 594 27.1 +7.5
Labour Barry Mear 446 20.4 -4.8
UKIP David Bamber 226 10.3 +10.3
Majority 329 15.0 -15.0
Turnout 2,189 64 +33
Conservative hold Swing -10.2
Eastbrook (2)[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jim Funnell 855
Liberal Democrat Gavin Ayling 711
Labour Steve Carden 648
Conservative Luke Osborne 595
UKIP Jenny Greig 348
Green Catherine Hunt 338
Turnout 3,495 63 +34
Conservative hold Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Hillside[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Janet Mockridge 1,008 47.8 -10.7
Liberal Democrat David Edey 667 31.6 +20.2
UKIP Rupert Greig 294 13.9 -0.4
Green Vincent Tilsley 141 6.7 +6.7
Majority 341 16.2 -26.5
Turnout 2,110 64 +33
Conservative hold Swing -15.4
Manor[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stephanie Hedley-Barnes 1,050 48.9 -19.6
Liberal Democrat Stuart Douch 728 33.9 +12.8
UKIP Lionel Parsons 369 17.2 +17.2
Majority 322 15.0 -32.4
Turnout 2,147 68 +35
Conservative hold Swing -16.3
Marine[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Shoreham Beach Residents Association Ben Stride 1,299 53.8
Green Jennie Tindall 505 20.9
UKIP Peter Harvey 333 13.8
Labour Nigel Sweet 276 11.4
Majority 794 32.9
Turnout 2,413 70 +36
Shoreham Beach Residents Association hold Swing
Mash Barn[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Richard Burt 815 41.9 +13.6
Conservative Vicky Parkin 787 40.5 -12.4
UKIP Ron Horne 343 17.6 +8.0
Majority 28 1.4
Turnout 1,945 59 +31
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +13.0
Peverel[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brian Boggis 1,047 47.8 -11.8
Liberal Democrat Raj Dooraree 478 21.8 +2.6
Labour Kenneth Bashford 446 20.4 +6.9
UKIP Reuben Whiting 218 10.0 +2.2
Majority 569 26.0 -14.4
Turnout 2,189 64 +35
Conservative hold Swing -7.2
Southlands[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Darren Burns 702 37.7 -18.8
Labour Andy Bray 547 29.4 +7.2
Liberal Democrat Carl English 442 23.7 +11.8
UKIP Frank Mills 171 9.2 +9.2
Majority 155 8.3 -26.0
Turnout 1,862 63 +32
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing -13.0
Southwick Green[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Julie Searle 995 41.9 -14.1
Liberal Democrat John Hilditch 525 22.1 +7.9
Labour Ian Lidbetter 355 15.0 +2.5
Independent Beryl Ferrers-Guy 258 10.9 +10.9
UKIP Brian Elliott 128 5.4 -3.1
Green Patrick Ginnelly 111 4.7 -4.2
Majority 470 19.8 -22.0
Turnout 2,372 67 +33
Conservative hold Swing -11.0
St Mary's[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mike Mendoza 864 41.6 -8.1
Labour Ricky Daniel 558 26.9 +13.7
Green Susan Board 406 19.5 -1.0
UKIP Mike Henn 250 12.0 +4.9
Majority 306 14.7 -14.5
Turnout 2,078 63 +31
Conservative hold Swing -10.9
St Nicolas[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Neil Parkin 1,114 47.5 -14.9
Liberal Democrat Pauline Francis 525 22.4 +10.3
Labour Simon Crisp 339 14.5 +3.3
Green Moyra Martin 234 10.0 -4.3
UKIP Alan Minter 131 5.6 +5.6
Majority 589 25.1 -23.0
Turnout 2,343 75 +40
Conservative hold Swing -12.6
Widewater[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mary Hamblin 1,357 43.3
Liberal Democrat Doris Martin 817 26.0
Labour David Devoy 494 15.7
UKIP George Osborne 334 10.6
Green Celia Behan 135 4.3
Majority 540 17.2
Turnout 3,137 67 +30
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adur". BBC News Online. 19 April 2009. Archived from the original on 10 May 2010. Retrieved 8 May 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Local elections 2010". London: guardian.co.uk. 7 May 2010. Archived from the original on 10 May 2010. Retrieved 9 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Tory and Labour wins in Sussex local elections". BBC News Online. 7 May 2010. Archived from the original on 10 May 2010. Retrieved 9 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "Defecting Adur Tories told to hand back members' allowance". The Argus. 5 December 2009. Retrieved 9 May 2010. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Vote 2010: Worthing Borough and Adur District council election results". Worthing Herald. 6 May 2010. Archived from the original on 10 May 2010. Retrieved 8 May 2010. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Election results May 2010". Adur District Council. Archived from the original on 10 May 2010. Retrieved 8 May 2010.