Birmingham City Council election, 2012

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Birmingham City Council election, 2012
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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 Labour Conservative Liberal Democrat
Seats won 77 28 15
Seat change Increase 20 Decrease 11 Decrease 9
Popular vote 109,841 51,490 34,707
Percentage 51% 24% 14%

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2012 local election results in Birmingham.

Council control before election

No Overall Control

Council control after election

Labour

Elections to Birmingham City Council in England were held on 3 May 2012 on the same day as other United Kingdom local elections, 2012.[1] One third of the council was up for election and the Labour Party gained overall control of the council from No Overall Control.

These election results are directly comparable with the corresponding elections held in 2008

Election summary[edit]

Birmingham Local Election Result 2012
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 77 Increase 20 51 109,841
  Conservative 28 Decrease 11 24 51,490
  Liberal Democrat 15 Decrease 9 14 34,707
  Green 0 Steady 0 4.5 9,703
  UKIP 0 Steady 0 2.3 4,915
  BNP 0 Steady 0 1.5 3,306
  Socialist Labour 0 Steady 0 429
  Communities Against the Cuts 0 Steady 0 385
  English Democrat 0 Steady 0 226
  National Front 0 Steady 0 143
  SDP 0 Steady 0 64
  TUSC 0 Steady 0 58
  Independent 0 Steady 0 withdrawn

Resulting Political Composition[edit]

   Party Seats Council Composition 3 May 2012
2010 2011 2012
  Labour 41 57 77                                                                              
                                                                             
  Conservative 45 39 28                                                        
  Liberal Democrats 31 24 15                              

Ward results[edit]

Acocks Green ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John O'Shea 2170 42.7%
Liberal Democrat Roger Harmer 1993 39.2%
UKIP Chris Whitehouse 269 5.3%
Conservative Joe Edginton 247 4.9%
Green Amanda Baker 168 3.3%
BNP Stella Taylor 166 3.3%
TUSC Ben Rubery 58 1.1%
SDP Alan Ware 15 0.3%
Majority
Turnout
Aston ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Nagina Kauser 3567 50.5%
Liberal Democrat Ayoub Khan 3123 44.2%
Independent Abdusalam bin Smith 145 2.1%
Conservative Ian Colpman 138 2.0%
Green Ankaret Harmer 94 1.3%
Majority
Turnout
Bartley Green ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Vivienne Barton 2716 56.2%
Labour Nora Young 1639 33.9%
BNP John Grainger 235 4.9%
Green Adam Round 155 3.2%
Liberal Democrat Julia Garrett 87 1.8%
Majority
Turnout
Billesley ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Phil Davies 2586 49.7%
Conservative Len Gregory 1749 33.6%
UKIP Adrian Duffen 287 5.5%
BNP Paul Hickman 237 4.6%
Green Anna Masters 191 3.7%
Liberal Democrat Simone Rudge-Beattie 156 3.0%
Majority
Turnout
Bordesley Green ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Uzma Ahmed 5042 61.2%
Liberal Democrat Shaukat Ali Khan 2701 32.8%
Green Huw Davies 180 2.3%
Conservative Andrew Hardie 176 2.1%
UKIP Dale Wynde 144 1.7%
Majority
Turnout
Bournville ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Phil Walking 3185 44.3%
Conservative Nigel Dawkins 2878 40.0%
Green Joe Rooney 417 5.8%
Liberal Democrat Tim Stimpson 272 3.8%
Communities Against the Cuts Lynne Habermacher 256 3.6%
BNP Darren Allen 188 2.6%
Majority
Turnout
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Brandwood ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Eva Phillips 3360 54.3%
Conservative Neville Summerfield 1978 31.9%
UKIP James Wood 335 5.4%
Green Jane Bradshaw 317 5.1%
Liberal Democrat Chris Burgess 202 3.3%
Independent Karen Osborne withdrawn
Majority
Turnout
Edgbaston ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Deirdre Alden 2,240 46.2%
Labour Dennis Minnis 1,999 41.3%
Green Bill van Marle 279 5.8%
Liberal Democrat Colin Green 196 4.0%
UKIP David Bridges 131 2.7%
Majority
Turnout
Erdington ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bob Beauchamp 2300 50.3
Labour Elaine Jackson 1854 40.6
Liberal Democrat Philip Mills 114 2.5
BNP Morris Vincent 142 3.1
Green David Williams 161 3.5
Majority 446 9.7
Turnout
Hall Green ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barry Bowles 2613 41.2
Conservative Bob Harvey 2127 33.6
Liberal Democrat Paul Smith 1302 20.6
Green Charles Alldrick 294 4.6
Majority
Turnout
Handsworth Wood ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gurdial Atwal 3779 65.5
Conservative Amrik Singh Sahota 1199 20.8
Socialist Labour John Tyrrell 350 6.0
Green Hugh Williams 300 5.2
Liberal Democrat Malti Dhiman 142 2.5
Majority 1,780 44.7
Turnout
Harborne ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Elaine Williams 3264 50.2
Conservative John Alden 2441 37.5
Green Phil Simpson 394 6.1
UKIP Keith Rowe 233 3.6
Liberal Democrat Alaine Christian 178 2.6
Majority 823 17.7
Turnout
Hodge Hill ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Anita Ward 3345 65.7
Liberal Democrat Gwyn Neilly 836 16.4
Conservative Derek Johnson 384 7.5
UKIP John Butler 270 5.3
BNP David Campion 139 2.7
Green Anne Margaret Okole 102 2.0
SDP Peter Johnson 14 0.3
Majority 2509 49.3
Turnout
Kings Norton ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Valerie Seabright 2047 43.7
Conservative Barbara Wood 1764 37.7
UKIP Peter Hughes 297 6.3
Liberal Democrat Claire Berwick 170 3.6
BNP Frances Waldron 145 3.1
Green Ged Hickman 131 2.8
Communities Against the Cuts Christopher Hughes 129 2.7
Majority 283 6.0
Turnout
Kingstanding ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Catharine Grundy 2014 49.6
Conservative Gary Sambrook 1609 39.7
BNP Lynette Orton 213 5.3
Green Tony O'Sullivan 106 2.6
Liberal Democrat Graham Lippiatt 80 2.0
National Front Terry Williams 34 0.8
Majority 405 9.9
Turnout
Ladywood ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kath Hartley 2174
Conservative Parveen Hassan 474
Green Hazel Clawley 268
UKIP Matthew Roach 215
Liberal Democrat Cabdulqaadir Ruumi 185
Majority
Turnout
Longbridge ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jess Phillips 2,069 46.9%
Conservative Ken Wood 1,536 34.8%
UKIP Graeme Carruthers 305 6.9%
Green Susan Pearce 168 3.8%
BNP Christopher Pritchard 173 3.9%
Liberal Democrat Andy Thompson 163 3.7%
Majority 533 12.1%
Turnout
Lozells And East Handsworth ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mahmood Hussain 4889
Conservative Ravi Chumber 400
Green Emma Round 275
Liberal Democrat Sharon Trench 187
Majority
Turnout
Moseley And Kings Heath ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lisa Trickett 3432
Liberal Democrat Martin Mullaney 2137
Green William Lilley 594
Conservative John Turner 472
UKIP Alan Blumenthal 199
Majority
Turnout
Nechells ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tahir Ali 2831
Liberal Democrat Shazad Iqbal 483
Conservative Aaron Powell 282
Green Janet Assheton 265
Majority
Turnout
Northfield ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brett O'Reilly 2238
Conservative Les Lawrence 2177
UKIP John Borthwick 353
Liberal Democrat Andy Moles 201
BNP Howard Hamilton 201
Green Kirsty Axe 179
Majority
Turnout
Oscott ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tristan Chatfield 2,353
Conservative Graham Green 1,456
English Democrat Chris Newey 226
BNP Michael Jones 225
Green Harry Eyles 153
Liberal Democrat Nick Jolliffe 132
Majority
Turnout 5,280 29.2
Perry Barr ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Raymond Hassall 2587
Labour Sarfraiz Hussain 2054
Conservative Sukhwinder Singh Sungu 309
Green Colin Marriott 262
Majority
Turnout
Quinton ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Caroline Badley 3362
Conservative Peter Smallbone 2226
Green Peter Beck 255
BNP James Harvey 200
Liberal Democrat Ian Garrett 141
Majority
Turnout
Selly Oak ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Karen McCarthy 1833
Liberal Democrat Alistair Dow 1332
Conservative Monica Hardle 509
Green David Toke 271
UKIP Robin Norton 179
Majority
Turnout
Shard End ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Marjorie Bridle 2038
UKIP Iain Roden 609
Conservative Jessie Holland 396
BNP Kevin McHugh 222
Green Tracie Hammond 124
National Front Mark Neary 38
Majority
Turnout
Sheldon ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Sue Anderson 2,737
Labour Christopher Dalton 957
UKIP Richard Allen 274
BNP Ian Starks 191
Conservative Amil Khan 168
Green Alan Clawley 77
National Front Paul Morris 28
SDP Joylan Ware 17
Majority
Turnout
Soho ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Chaman Lal 3828
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Usman 507
Conservative Manjeet Kumari-Lal 375
Green Steve Austin 243
Socialist Labour Shangara Singh Bhatoe 79
Majority
Turnout
South Yardley ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Zafar Iqbal 2938
Liberal Democrat Daphne Gaved 2315
UKIP Albert Duffen 237
BNP Timothy Glover 161
Green Rianne Ten Veen 152
Conservative Afzal Shah 152
National Front Adrian Davidson 43
Majority
Turnout
Sparkbrook ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mohammed Azim 5164
Green Peter Tinsley 326
Conservative Hussein Hussein 298
Liberal Democrat Blair Kesseler 221
Majority
Turnout
Springfield ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jerry Evans 3278
Labour Nabila Bano 3183
Conservative Abdul Rashid 519
Green Ian Jamieson 232
Majority
Turnout
Stechford And Yardley North ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Neil Eustace 2584
Labour Lorraine Owen 1690
UKIP Graham Duffen 393
Conservative Robert Clark 218
BNP Dean Edwards 197
Green Eric Fairclough 89
SDP Joyce Ware 18
Majority
Turnout
Stockland Green ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Josh Jones 2457
Conservative Matt Bennett 1527
Green Elly Stanton 234
Liberal Democrat Franklyn Aaron 170
Majority
Turnout
Sutton Four Oaks ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Meirion Jenkins 3699
Labour Manish Puri 869
Green David Ratcliff 638
Liberal Democrat Hubert Duffy 427
Majority
Turnout
Sutton New Hall ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Guy Roberts 2524
Labour Ian Brindley 1599
Green Samantha Winsper 336
Liberal Democrat Lynn Williams 249
Majority
Turnout
Sutton Trinity ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Philip Parkin 2639
Labour Roger Barley 1541
Green Ulla Grant 421
Liberal Democrat Sally Lippiatt 415
Majority
Turnout
Sutton Vesey ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Robert Pocock 3231
Conservative Malcolm Cornish 2426
Green James Orford 285
Liberal Democrat Gareth Hardy 241
Majority
Turnout
Tyburn ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Mick Brown 1924
Liberal Democrat Ann Holtom 982
Conservative Doug Pullen 467
BNP Peter Hickman 248
Green Lee Moore 144
Majority
Turnout
Washwood Heath ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mariam Khan 6608
Liberal Democrat Mohammad Azam 1049
UKIP Arthur Davis 185
Green John Bentley 184
Conservative Allister du Plessis 178
Majority
Turnout
Weoley ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Eddie Freeman 2117
Labour Steve Booton 2115
Green Ross Axe 239
Liberal Democrat Steven Haynes 216
BNP Leslie Orton 213
Majority
Turnout

References[edit]

  1. ^ City Council elections informations Birmingham City Council