Bristol City Council election, 2010

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Bristol City Council election, 2010

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23 of 70 seats (One Third) to Bristol City Council
36 seats needed for a majority

  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Liberal Democrat Labour Conservative
Seats won 38 17 14
Seat change Increase2 Increase1 Decrease3
Popular vote 44,435 34,731 35,283
Percentage 34.28% 26.79% 27.22%
Swing Decrease 0.73% Increase 7.91% Increase 1.2%

  Fourth party
 
Party Green
Seats won 1
Seat change Steady
Popular vote 10,280
Percentage 7.93%
Swing Decrease 6.38%

Council control before election

Liberal Democrats

Council control after election

Liberal Democrats

Bristol City Council elections, 2010.

The 2010 Bristol City Council elections were held on Thursday 6 May 2010, for 23 seats, that being one third of the total number of councillors. The Liberal Democrats, who had won overall control of the council in 2009, increased their majority to six seats.

The Liberal Democrats were defending 9 seats, the Labour Party 4 and the Conservatives 8.

The party standings following the election:

Party 2009 Cllrs Net Gain/Loss 2010 Cllrs
Conservative 17 -3 14
Green 1 - 1
Labour 16 +1 17
Liberal Democrat 36 +2 38
Total 70 - 70

Ward results[edit]

Bristol Council composition following the 2010 local elections

Avonmouth[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Avonmouth Ward 2010[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Doug Naysmith 1,879 32.70 +4.79
Conservative Spud Murphy 1,878 32.68 -1.92
Liberal Democrat Ian Humphrey Campion-Smith 1,280 22.28 +11.63
BNP Philip Brimson 330 5.74 -5.36
English Democrat Craig Stuart Clarke 224 3.90 -4.80
Green Geoff Collard 155 2.70 -4.34
Majority 1 0.02 -6.67
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +3.36

Bedminster[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Bedminster Ward 2010[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mark Bradshaw 2,129 32.72 -5.78
Liberal Democrat Ian Robert Cooper 1,903 29.25 +18.79
Conservative Doug Newton 1,410 21.67 -9.07
Green Cath Slade 625 9.61 -10.69
BNP William George Taylor 251 3.86 N/A
Independent Pip Sheard 189 2.90 N/A
Majority 226 3.47 -4.29
Labour hold Swing -12.29

Bishopston[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Bishopston Ward 2010[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat David John Willingham 3,809 51.38 -0.64
Labour David Ian Jepson 1,548 20.88 +6.33
Green Graham Woodruff 1,070 14.43 -7.91
Conservative Cath Slade 987 13.31 +2.22
Majority 2261 30.50 +0.82
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -3.49

Bishopsworth[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Bishopsworth Ward 2010[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Kevin Michael Quartley 1,965 40.32 -17.57
Labour Darren Eurwyn Lewis 1,667 34.21 +10.75
Liberal Democrat Roger Graham Norman 873 17.92 +11.74
Green Barrie Robert Lewis 368 7.55 +1.37
Majority 298 6.11 -28.32
Conservative hold Swing -14.16

Brislington East[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Brislington East Ward 2010[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mike Wollacott 1,793 32.35 -9.75
Conservative Barbara Madeleine Lewis 1,746 31.50 -7.76
Liberal Democrat Pauline Mary Allen 1,304 23.53 +13.96
BNP Chris Stocks 453 8.17 N/A
Green Lucy Mary MacKilligin 246 4.44 -4.63
Majority 47 0.85 -1.99
Labour gain from Conservative Swing -0.10

Brislington West[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Brislington West Ward 2010[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Peter Henry Main 2,141 37.81 -3.71
Conservative Colin Robert Bretherton 1,404 24.80 -4.33
Labour Liam McDonough 1,360 24.02 +10.95
BNP Christine Margaret Ogden 412 7.28 N/A
Green James Graham Field 345 6.09 -10.19
Majority 737 13.01 +0.62
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +0.31

Filwood[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Filwood Ward 2010[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Christopher David Jackson 2,003 52.70 -14.53
Conservative Sylvia Christine Windows 633 16.65 +2.09
Liberal Democrat Joel Sudworth 619 16.29 +5.78
BNP Michael John Hamblin 320 8.42 N/A
Green Graham Hugh Davey 121 3.18 -4.51
English Democrat Toby Daniel Hector 105 2.76 N/A
Majority 1370 36.05 -16.62
Labour hold Swing -8.31

Hartcliffe[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Hartcliffe Ward 2010[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Derek Stephen Pickup 1,728 38.93 -11.59
Conservative Nicki Crandon 1,198 26.99 -12.11
Liberal Democrat Lorraine Horgan 998 22.48 +16.69
BNP Steve McKeown 377 8.49 N/A
Green Patrick Slade 138 3.11 -1.48
Majority 530 11.94 +0.52
Labour hold Swing +0.26

Henbury[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Henbury Ward 2010[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mark David Roscoe Weston 1,713 34.94 -5.70
Labour Terence Robert Cook 1,584 32.31 +3.13
Liberal Democrat Mj Barakat 1,253 25.56 13.77
English Democrat Ray Carr 199 4.06 -6.69
Green Justin Michael Quinnell 153 3.12 -4.52
Majority 129 2.63 -8.83
Conservative hold Swing -4.42

Hengrove[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Hengrove Ward 2010[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Sylvia Doubell 2,164 38.62 +2.21
Conservative Adam Beda Tayler 1,644 29.34 -6.15
Labour Barry Clark 1,628 29.05 +7.05
Green Roy Gallop 168 3.00 -3.10
Majority 520 9.28 +8.31
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +4.18

Henleaze[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Henleaze Ward 2010[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Clare Campion-Smith 2,971 44.60 +2.08
Conservative Liz Radford 2,726 40.92 +0.13
Labour Judith Mary Sluglett 692 10.39 +2.60
Green Hannah Michelle Jefferys 272 4.08 -4.82
Majority 245 3.68 -1.95
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +0.98

Horfield[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Horfield Ward 2010[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Peter John Revel Levy 2,432 39.62 -2.34
Conservative Nick Lane 1,775 28.91 -1.22
Labour Peter John Kennedy-Chapman 1,353 22.04 +5.10
Green Jude English 371 6.04 -1.39
BNP Freya Doreen Cook 208 3.39 -0.14
Majority 657 10.71 -1.12
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing -0.56

Kingsweston[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Kingsweston Ward 2010[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Tim Leaman 1,659 35.16 -12.11
Labour John Thomas Bees 1,427 30.24 +11.61
Conservative Adrian Peter Clarke 1,195 25.32 +2.73
Independent Terence Richard Daniel Thomas 263 5.57 N/A
Green Jackie Hearn 175 3.71 -7.80
Majority 232 4.92 -19.76
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing -11.86

Knowle[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Knowle Ward 2010[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Gary Hopkins 2,688 48.49 +3.08
Labour Gwyneth Ann Brain 1,354 24.43 +2.86
Conservative Tony Lee 842 15.19 -2.21
Green Glenn Royston Vowles 385 6.95 -8.67
BNP Colin Richard Chidsey 274 4.94 N/A
Majority 1334 24.06 +0.22
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +0.11

Lockleaze[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Lockleaze Ward 2010[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Sean Clifford Emmett 1,920 39.74 +3.20
Labour Thomas Newman 1,551 32.10 +11.67
Conservative Philip Charles Pomeroy-Hutton 814 16.85 +4.62
BNP John Hooper 216 4.47 -3.84
Green Christina Mary Quinnell 214 4.43 -3.13
English Democrat Jon Baker 117 2.42 N/A
Majority 369 7.64 -8.47
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -4.24

Redland[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Redland Ward 2010[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Sylvia Jeanne Townsend 3,000 44.64 +6.41
Conservative Graham Roger Godwin-Pearson 1,444 21.48 -1.28
Green Robert James Alexander Triggs 1,243 18.49 -6.95
Labour Helen Frances Sproates 1,034 15.38 -1.80
Majority 1556 23.16 +10.37
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +3.85

Southmead[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Southmead Ward 2010[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jenny Smith 1,921 40.44 +9.09
Liberal Democrat Barry John Cash 1,291 27.18 -4.95
Conservative Becky Cotton 984 20.72 +1.86
BNP Lynn Cook 310 6.53 N/A
Green Lela Helen McTernan 124 2.61 -3.60
English Democrat Mike Blundell 120 2.53 -8.92
Majority 630 13.26 +12.48
Labour hold Swing +7.02

Southville[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Southville Ward 2010[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Green Tess Green 2,150 33.83 -6.13
Labour Barbara Norma Brown 1,892 29.77 -10.36
Liberal Democrat Lena Clare Wright 1,606 25.27 +19.37
Conservative Paul Francis Smith 707 11.13 +2.06
Majority 258 4.06 +3.89
Green hold Swing +2.12

Stockwood[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Stockwood Ward 2010[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Henry Robert Morris 2,310 41.43 -9.05
Labour Mike Langley 1,487 26.67 +7.24
Liberal Democrat Michael Alan Goulden 1,367 24.52 14.91
Green Peter Antony Goodwin 412 7.39 -13.1
Majority 823 14.76 -15.23
Conservative hold Swing -8.15

Stoke Bishop[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Stoke Bishop Ward 2010[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Goulandris 3,426 55.98 -2.88
Liberal Democrat Mark James 1,736 28.37 +5.04
Labour Jasvant Singh Badesha 595 9.72 +2.10
Green Keith Vivian Wiltshire 363 5.93 -4.26
Majority 1690 27.61 -7.92
Conservative hold Swing -3.96

Westbury-on-Trym[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Westbury-on-Trym Ward 2010[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alastair Peter Lindsay Watson 3,124 46.69 -5.15
Liberal Democrat Graham Christopher Donald 2,280 34.08 +5.05
Labour Claire Louise Cook 790 11.81 +4.99
Green Alex Dunn 407 6.08 -2.74
English Democrat Stephen Michael Wright 90 1.35 -2.14
Majority 844 12.61 -10.20
Conservative hold Swing -5.10

Whitchurch Park[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Whitchurch Park Ward 2010[22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Tim Kent 1,857 39.38 +10.88
Labour Ed Bramall 1,798 38.13 -5.93
Conservative Jenny Rogers 699 14.82 +4.80
BNP Michael John Carey 277 5.87 -7.58
Green Barney Smith 85 1.80 -2.17
Majority 59 1.25 -14.31
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +8.41

Windmill Hill[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Windmill Hill Ward 2010[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Alf Havvock 3,284 51.83 +7.37
Labour Tobin Liam James Webb 1,518 23.96 -0.03
Green Stephen Petter 700 11.05 -7.72
Conservative Graham David Morris 659 10.40 +1.70
BNP Ronald Colston George 175 2.76 N/A
Majority 1766 27.87 +7.40
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +3.7

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Avonmouth Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Bedminster Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "Bishopston Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "Bishopsworth Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "Brislington East Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  6. ^ "Brislington West Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  7. ^ "Filwood Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  8. ^ "Hartcliffe Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  9. ^ "Henbury Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  10. ^ "Hengrove Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  11. ^ "Henleaze Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  12. ^ "Horfield Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  13. ^ "Kingsweston Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  14. ^ "Knowle Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  15. ^ "Lockleaze Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  16. ^ "Redland Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  17. ^ "Southmead Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  18. ^ "Southville Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  19. ^ "Stockwood Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  20. ^ "Stoke Bishop Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  21. ^ "Westbury-on-Trym Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  22. ^ "Whitchurch Park Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  23. ^ "Windmill Hill Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016.