Amber Valley Borough Council election, 2007

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Map of the results of the 2007 Amber Valley council election. Conservatives in blue and Labour in red. Wards in grey were not contested in 2007.

Elections to Amber Valley Borough Council were held on 3 May 2007. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party held overall control of the council. Overall turnout was 37.7%.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Amber Valley Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 13 1 0 +1 86.7 48.5 10,503 +5.3%
  Labour 2 0 0 -1 13.3 29.4 6,378 -10.0%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 13.1 2,848 +13.1%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 4.8 1,048 +0.1%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 2.9 634 +2.9%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 260 +0.1%

1 Conservative candidate was unopposed.

Ward results[edit]

Alfreton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gail Dolman 1,003 48.5 -7.3
Conservative Paul West 527 25.5 -4.6
BNP Michael White 344 16.6 +16.6
Liberal Democrat Keith Falconbridge 196 9.5 +9.5
Majority 476 23.0 -2.7
Turnout 2,070 33.6 +3.6
Labour hold Swing
Alport
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Deborah Biss 710 78.2 +7.8
Labour Sue Reaney 198 21.8 +5.9
Majority 512 56.4 +1.9
Turnout 908 45.3
Conservative hold Swing
Belper Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Makin 781 52.6 -7.1
Labour Peter Shepard 479 32.3 -8.0
Liberal Democrat Janet Thompson 225 15.2 +15.2
Majority 302 20.3 +0.9
Turnout 1,485 36.1 -9.9
Conservative hold Swing
Belper East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Les Dorey 688 52.6 +1.7
Labour Randall Sanders 381 29.1 +0.3
Liberal Democrat Timothy Clark 240 18.3 +18.3
Majority 307 23.5 +1.4
Turnout 1,309 29.7 -1.3
Conservative hold Swing
Belper North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Barry Lewis 641 40.8 -7.1
Liberal Democrat Hassan Dervish 569 36.2 +36.2
Labour Joyce Sanders 362 23.0 -2.3
Majority 72 4.6 -18.0
Turnout 1,572 39.6 -13.4
Conservative hold Swing
Belper South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Arnold 658 49.5 +6.2
Labour Ron Buzzard 412 31.0 -1.5
Green Dave Wells 260 19.5 +6.2
Majority 246 18.5 +7.7
Turnout 1,330 34.1 +2.1
Conservative hold Swing
Crich
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gill Taylor 508 61.1 -1.7
Liberal Democrat Kate Smith 202 24.3 +24.3
Labour Janis Gregory 121 14.6 -4.1
Majority 306 36.8 -7.3
Turnout 831 42.9
Conservative hold Swing
Duffield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stuart Bradford 1,005 63.7 -1.2
Labour Di Hancock 331 21.0 +7.6
Liberal Democrat Colin Thompson 242 15.3 +15.3
Majority 674 42.7 -6.5
Turnout 1,578 42.8 -0.2
Conservative hold Swing
Heage & Ambergate
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Angela Ward 878 56.3 +7.6
Labour Christine Worth 477 30.6 +0.5
Liberal Democrat Margaret Tomkins 205 13.1 +13.1
Majority 401 25.7 +7.1
Turnout 1,560 39.6 -9.4
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Kilburn, Denby & Holbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mel Hall 1,098 47.3 -16.0
Labour Terry Foster 571 24.6 -12.1
BNP Alan Warner 372 16.0 +16.0
Liberal Democrat John Banks 281 12.1 +12.1
Majority 527 22.7 -3.9
Turnout 2,322 38.0 +2.0
Conservative hold Swing
Ripley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Wilson 965 42.9 -5.4
Labour Charles Cutting 925 41.1 +4.3
Liberal Democrat Michael Bedford 359 16.0 +16.0
Majority 40 1.8 -9.7
Turnout 2,249 34.3 +2.3
Conservative hold Swing
Ripley & Marehay
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Geoff Carlile 714 42.3 -6.9
Conservative Robert Phillips-Forsyth 597 35.3 -15.5
BNP Paul Snell 197 11.7 +11.7
Liberal Democrat Phil Boothroyd 181 10.7 +10.7
Majority 117 7.0
Turnout 1,689 36.7 -7.3
Labour hold Swing
South West Parishes
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Simon Hitchcock unopposed
Conservative hold Swing
Swanwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stephen Hayes 719 38.7 -23.0
Independent George Soudah 634 34.2 +34.2
Labour Isobel Harry 284 15.3 -9.1
BNP Clifford Roper 135 7.3 +7.3
Liberal Democrat Gordon Monaghan 84 4.5 +4.5
Majority 85 4.5 -32.8
Turnout 1,856 43.3 +6.3
Conservative hold Swing
Wingfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Valerie Thorpe 728 79.8 +2.5
Labour David Williams 120 13.2 -9.5
Liberal Democrat Elsie Situnayake 64 7.0 +7.0
Majority 608 66.6 +12.0
Turnout 912 49.5
Conservative hold Swing

External links[edit]

BBC report of 2007 Amber Valley election result