Birmingham City Council election, 2010

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Birmingham City Council election, 2010
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One third (40) seats to Birmingham City Council
61 seats needed for a majority

  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrat
Seats won 45 41 31
Seat change Decrease 4 Increase 5 Decrease 1
Popular vote 115,742 156,951 104,902
Percentage 27.1% 36.8% 24.6%

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2010 local election results in Birmingham.

Council control before election

No Overall Control

Council control after election

No Overall Control

The 2010 Birmingham City Council Election took place on 6 May 2010 to elect members of Birmingham City Council in the West Midlands, England. One third of the council was up for election, one seat in each of the city's 40 council wards,[1] with the election taking place at the same time as the general election.

Campaign[edit]

Before the election the council was under no overall control with the composition of the council being Conservative 49, Labour 36, Liberal Democrat 32 and Respect 3.[2] The Conservatives and Liberal Democrats ran the council in coalition, while Labour formed the main opposition.[3] 40 seats were up for election with 16 Conservative, 15 Labour, 9 Liberal Democrat and 1 Respect seats being defended.

Election results[edit]

Birmingham Local Election Result 2010[4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 45 Steady Decrease 4 Decrease 4 37.5 27.1 115,742
  Labour 41 Increase 5 Steady Increase 5 34.2 36.8 156,951
  Liberal Democrat 31 Steady Decrease 1 Decrease 1 25.8 24.6 104,902
  Respect 3 Steady Steady Steady 2.5 2.5 10,646
  BNP 0 Steady Steady Steady 0 4.8 20,578
  Green 0 Steady Steady Steady 0 2.5 10,651
  UKIP 0 Steady Steady Steady 0 0.7 3,136
  Independent 0 Steady Steady Steady 0 0.5 2,199
  National Front 0 Steady Steady Steady 0 0.17 727
  Christian People's Alliance 0 Steady Steady Steady 0 0.08 321
  Social Democratic 0 Steady Steady Steady 0 0.07 294
  English Democrat 0 Steady Steady Steady 0 0.06 272

Council Composition[edit]

Prior to the election the composition of the council was:

49 36 32 3
Conservative Labour Lib Dem Respect

After the election the composition of the council was:

45 41 31 3
Conservative Labour Lib Dem Respect

Ward results[edit]

Birmingham Council election, 2010: Acocks Green Electorate 19,721
Turnout 53.0%,
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Iain David Bowen 4,374 41.9 Decrease 9.6
Labour Stewart Charles Stacey 3,400 32.5 Increase 11.4
Conservative Joe Edginton 1,416 13.6 Increase 2.4
BNP Carl Brisker 686 6.6 -5.0
Green Amanda Baker 280 2.7 Decrease 1.7
UKIP John Butler 233 2.2 Increase 2.2
SDP Alan Ware 21 0.2 +0.2
Majority 974 9.4 -21.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Aston Electorate 19,877
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ziaul Islam 5,683 54.8 Increase 21.1
Liberal Democrat Sham Uddin 3,360 32.4 Decrease 6.2
Conservative Gareth Moore 564 5.4 Increase 2.5
Independent Abdusalam Smith 321 3.1 Increase 3.1
Green Alan Bale 242 2.3 Increase 0.6
Majority 2,323 22.4
Turnout 53.1
Labour hold Swing
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Bartley Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bruce Lines 4,508 45.0
Labour Caroline Badley 3,290 32.9
Liberal Democrat Julia Garrett 1,267 12.8
BNP Trevor Sidney Lloyd 807 8.0
Green Alan Clawley 180 1.4
Majority
Turnout 10,052 56.9
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Billesley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alexander Buchanan 4,043
Conservative Susan Axford 3,832
Liberal Democrat Philip Banting 1,692
BNP Howard Hamilton 1,235
Green John Bentley 229
Independent Lol Stait 149
Majority
Turnout 58.8
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Bordesley Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mohammed Aikhlaq 5,486
Liberal Democrat Zaker Choudhry 4,358
Conservative Aqil Zada 896
Green Hazel Clawley 376
UKIP Elaine Duffen 299
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Bournville
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Rob Sealey 4,781
Labour Co-op Nathan Matthew 4,077
Liberal Democrat Tim Stimpson 2,844
Green Charlene Bale 752
BNP Paul Oakley 670
Majority
Turnout 67.9
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Brandwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mike Leddy 4,706
Conservative Derek Johnson 3,772
Liberal Democrat Brian Peace 1,929
BNP Lynette Orton 731
Green Steven Austin 347
Christian Peoples Morag Marinoni 108
Majority
Turnout 62.9
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Edgbaston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Fergus David Robinson 3,832
Labour Niki Constantinou 3,036
Liberal Democrat Rob Hunter 2,053
Green Ed Moss 378
BNP Elizabeth Wainwright 181
Majority
Turnout 51.8
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Erdington
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robert Alden 4,539
Labour Mark McKenzie 2,990
Liberal Democrat Philip Mills 1,265
BNP Amanda Offord 512
Christian Peoples Michael Warom 133
Majority
Turnout 57.3
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Hall Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Paula Smith 4,691
Conservative Bob Harvey 3,336
Labour Rod Dungate 2,882
Respect Rana Nazir 1,136
BNP Brian Frank Maund 538
Green Johnny Rafter 225
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Handsworth Wood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Narinder Kooner 6,741
Liberal Democrat Baljinder Kaur 2,080
Conservative Mahinderpal Singh 1,953
Green Elizabeth Sharman 504
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Harborne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael John Whitby 4,640
Labour James McKay 3,766
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Sagier 1,609
Green Phil Simpson 744
BNP Roy Bevington 289
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Hodge Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tim Evans 4,336
Liberal Democrat Hakil Ahmed 2,830
Conservative Arshed Zaman 1,598
BNP David Campion 875
UKIP Waheed Rafiq 214
SDP Peter Johnson 192
Green Anna Masters 154
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Kings Norton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Steve Bedser 3,710
Conservative Jacquie Fear 3,531
Liberal Democrat Nicholas Roberts 1,548
BNP Malcolm Doughty 541
Green Ged Hickman 302
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Kingstanding
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Des Hughes 3,372
Conservative Gary Sambrook 2,792
BNP Kevin McHugh 891
Liberal Democrat Hubert Duffy 866
National Front Terry Williams 160
Green Lee Moore 103
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Ladywood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Carl Rice 3,504
Liberal Democrat David Nikel 2,338
Conservative Sharon Pennant 1,684
Green James Robertson 378
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Longbridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ian Cruise 3,769
Conservative Sue Barton 3,652
Liberal Democrat Kevin Hannon 1,601
BNP Michael Bell 906
Green Joel Large 175
English Democrat Vincent Schittone 174
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Lozells and East Handsworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Hendrina Quinnen 6,362
Liberal Democrat Mehnaz Khan 1,704
Conservative Raja Khan 1,646
Independent Abdul Azad 308
Green Kirsty Tedstone 301
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Moseley and Kings Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Ernie Hendricks 4,300
Labour Martin Welds 4,061
Conservative Maura Judges 1,888
Respect Tahir Rehman 1,420
Green William Lilley 697
BNP Brian Haynes 256
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Nechells
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Chauhdry Abdul Rashid 4,402
Conservative Mohammed Shahban 1,203
Liberal Democrat Shazad Iqbal 1,197
Independent Mohamed Sharif 534
Green Janet Assheton 478
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Northfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Randal Brew 4,344
Labour Co-op Andrew Coulson 3,631
Liberal Democrat Andrew Moles 1,872
BNP Leslie Orton 993
UKIP John Borthwick 526
Green Tracie Hammond 215
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Oscott
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barbara Dring 4,048
Conservative Maria Green 3,457
Liberal Democrat Nick Jolliffe 1,501
BNP Richard Morris 992
National Front Keith Axon 241
Green Harry Eyles 194
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Perry Barr
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Karen Hamilton 4,163
Labour Brian Rhoden 3,307
Conservative Paul Burke 1,660
BNP Susan Morris 620
Green Karl MacNaughton 199
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Quinton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Matthew Gregson 4,298
Conservative Jennifer James 4,142
Liberal Democrat Ian Garrett 1,413
BNP Stuart Bates 647
Green Peter Beck 354
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Selly Oak
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat David Radcliffe 4,536
Labour Brigid Jones 3,142
Conservative Andrew Hardie 2,214
Green James Burn 453
BNP Zane Patchell 230
Christian Peoples David Booth 80
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Shard End
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Cotton 3,824
Conservative Jessie Holland 1,980
BNP Richard Lumby 1,177
Liberal Democrat Christopher Barber 1,110
UKIP Iain Roden 308
National Front Mark Neary 98
English Democrat Frank Parker 98
Green Colette Tedstone 70
SDP Joyce Ware 35
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Sheldon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mike Ward 4,860
Labour Keith Culliford 1,920
Conservative Amil Khan 1,261
BNP Mark Wilson 831
UKIP Richard Allen 376
National Front Paul Morris 101
Green Samantha Winsper 79
SDP Joylan Ware 46
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Soho
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Dorothy Hargreaves 5,762
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Yaseen 2,641
Conservative Robert Higginson 957
Green Huw Davies 262
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: South Yardley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat David Willis 5,298
Labour Nawaz Ali 3,212
Conservative Pervez Akhtar 1,155
BNP Tanya Lumby 681
UKIP Albert Duffen 341
Green Helen Sauntson 187
National Front Adrian Davidson 127
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Sparkbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Respect Salma Yaqoob 5,119
Labour Mohammed Azim 3,878
Conservative Abdul Kadir 1,027
Liberal Democrat Naeem Qureshi 973
Green Charles Alldrick 349
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Springfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mohammed Fazal 4,225
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Fiaz 3,362
Respect Saleem Younis 2,971
Conservative Tim Hasker 924
BNP Darren Allen 328
Green David Ratcliff 282
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Stechford and Yardley North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Carol Jones 4,834
Labour Gill Beddows 2,470
Conservative Robert Clark 1,353
BNP Ben Lumby 911
UKIP Graham Duffen 350
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Stockland Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Penny Holbrook 4,513
Conservative Simon Phillips 2,753
Liberal Democrat Franklyn Aaron 1,335
BNP Robert Offord 514
Green Elly Stanton 210
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Sutton Four Oaks
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Anne Underwood 8,168
Liberal Democrat Richard Pearson 2,396
Labour Manish Puri 1,616
BNP Robert Grierson 652
Green Ben Bradley 430
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Sutton New Hall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative James Bird 6,058
Labour Richard Costello 2,179
Liberal Democrat Robert Hardware 1,792
Independent Maureen Murphy 887
BNP Roger Turner 667
Green Jim Orford 184
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Sutton Trinity
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alberta Waddington 6,468
Labour Roger Barley 2,580
Liberal Democrat Maureen Parker 2,518
BNP Michael Jones 656
Green Joe Rooney 313
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Sutton Vesey
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alan Rudge 6,346
Labour Robert Pocock 3,798
Liberal Democrat Sidney Woods 2,526
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Tyburn
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lynda Clinton 3,846
Conservative Tim Wilson 2,217
Liberal Democrat Trevor Holtom 1,911
BNP Graham Jones 688
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Washwood Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mohammed Idrees 7,511
Liberal Democrat Saleem Malik 3,057
Conservative Asifa Khan 998
UKIP Adrian David Duffen 489
Majority
Turnout
Birmingham Council election, 2010: Weoley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Osborn 3,639
Labour Christopher Hillcox 3,575
Liberal Democrat Trevor Sword 1,694
BNP Trevor Shearer 873
Green David Toke 277
Majority
Turnout

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Councillors by Ward". Birmingham City Council. Retrieved 2010-04-13. 
  2. ^ "Birmingham City Council - Composition". Birmingham City Council. Retrieved 2010-04-13. 
  3. ^ "Birmingham City Council elections - who is standing in your area". Birmingham Mail. 2010-04-13. Retrieved 2010-04-13. 
  4. ^ "Local Elections 2010 - Results". Birmingham City Council. Retrieved 2010-05-08. 

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