Bassetlaw District Council election, 2008

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The 2008 Bassetlaw District Council election took place on 1 May 2008 to elect members of Bassetlaw District Council in Nottinghamshire, England. One third of the council was up for election.

After the election, the composition of the council was:[1]

Election result[edit]

Bassetlaw Council Election Result 2008
Party Seats Seats % Votes Votes %
Conservative 12 75.00% 10,705 49.51%
Labour 3 18.75% 8,354 38.63%
Independent 1 6.25% 2,321 10.73%
British National Party 0 0.00% 243 1.12%

Ward results[edit]

Beckingham[edit]

Beckingham
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Kenneth Bullivant 518 70.38
Labour Joan Sanger 218 29.62
Voter turnout 35.17%

Carlton[edit]

Carlton
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Val Bowles 980 60.12
Labour Maurice Stocks 650 39.88
Voter turnout 51.85%

Clayworth[edit]

Clayworth
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Kath Sutton 1,148 76.64
BNP David Otter 243 16.22
Labour Philip Goodliffe 107 7.14
Voter turnout 36.88%

East Retford East[edit]

East Retford East
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Mike Quigley 1,148 57.69
Independent Michael Jenkins 422 21.21
Labour Robert Clyndes 420 21.11
Voter turnout  ?%

East Retford North[edit]

East Retford North
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Anthony Tromans 965 57.85
Labour Pamela Skelding 703 42.15
Voter turnout  ?%

East Retford South[edit]

East Retford South
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Bryn Jones 526 53.40
Labour Philip Skelding 459 46.60
Voter turnout 30.03%

East Retford West[edit]

East Retford West
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Perry Offer 570 63.76
Labour Rod Pickford 324 36.24
Voter turnout 25.75%

Harworth[edit]

Harworth
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour David Challinor 1,009 63.98
Conservative Tracey Taylor 568 36.02
Voter turnout 27.07%

Sutton[edit]

Sutton
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Liz Yates (Elected uncontested) 0 0.00
Voter turnout 0.00%

Tuxford and Trent[edit]

Tuxford and Trent
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Shirley Isard 756 71.59
Labour Marilyn McCarthy 300 28.41
Voter turnout 31.53%

Worksop East[edit]

Worksop East
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour John Scott 663 41.41
Independent Geoff Coe 581 36.29
Independent Geoff Hurst 357 22.30
Voter turnout  ?%

Worksop North[edit]

Worksop North
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Vicky Wanless 907 51.83
Labour David Potts 843 48.17
Voter turnout  ?%

Worksop North-East[edit]

Worksop North-East
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Bill Graham 926 53.25
Labour Shirley Toms 813 46.75
Voter turnout 34.31%

Worksop North-West[edit]

Worksop North-West
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Ivor Jons 961 61.41
Labour Robin Carrington-Wilde 604 38.59
Voter turnout 28.70%

Worksop South[edit]

Worksop South
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Michael Bennett 1,372 78.18
Labour Eileen Hart 383 21.82
Voter turnout 32.00%

Worksop South-East[edit]

Worksop South-East
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour John Shephard 858 72.77
Conservative Philip Smith 321 27.23
Voter turnout 20.76%

References[edit]

  1. ^ BBC Election 2008 Results,