Castle Morpeth Borough Council elections

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Castle Morpeth was a non-metropolitan district in Northumberland, England. It was abolished on 1 April 2009 and replaced by Northumberland County Council.

Political control[edit]

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1]

Party in control Years
No overall control 1973–2009

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Ulgham By-Election 6 March 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour unopposed
Labour hold Swing
Ulgham By-Election 3 July 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent 504 48.5 -8.7
Labour 410 39.5 -3.3
Conservative 70 6.7 +6.7
Independent 55 5.2 +5.2
Majority 94 9.0
Turnout 1,039
Independent hold Swing
Ellington By-Election 10 December 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 397 51.2 +2.1
Labour 379 48.8 -2.1
Majority 18 2.4
Turnout 776 35.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Morpeth Kirkhill By-Election 11 November 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 306 40.7 +8.0
Independent 274 36.5 -12.0
Conservative 141 18.8 +0.1
Green 30 4.0 +4.0
Majority 32 4.2
Turnout 751 32.0
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Morpeth Kirkhill By-Election 21 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 510 71.5 +71.5
Labour 184 25.8 -14.9
Green 19 2.7 -1.3
Majority 326 45.7
Turnout 713 33.4
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Ulgham By-Election 12 September 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 462 75.0 +75.0
Independent 154 25.0 -47.6
Majority 308 50.0
Turnout 616 26.7
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing
Lynemouth By-Election 12 June 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent 413 69.8 +69.8
Labour 179 30.2 -0.7
Majority 234 39.6
Turnout 592 44.0
Independent gain from Independent Labour
Morpeth Stobhill By-Election 18 March 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent 225 28.4 -10.0
Labour 218 27.5 -23.1
Liberal Democrat 217 27.4 +27.4
Conservative 132 16.7 +5.7
Majority 8 0.9
Turnout 792 33.0
Independent hold Swing
Pegswood By-Election 21 July 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Juliet Oakley 417 62.0 +62.0
Labour Edward Campbell 242 36.0 -44.6
Green Geoffrey Parkin 14 2.0 +2.0
Majority 175 26.0
Turnout 673
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Ponteland East By-Election 21 July 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Armstrong 468 58.6 +11.5
Liberal Democrat David Cogan 312 39.1 -13.8
Green Paul Lawrence 18 2.3 +2.3
Majority 156 19.5
Turnout 798
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  2. ^ The Borough of Castle Morpeth (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1975
  3. ^ The Castle Morpeth and Tynedale (District Boundaries) Order 1985
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Durham, Northumberland and Tyne and Wear (County and District Boundaries) Order 1992. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Northumberland and Tyne and Wear (County and District Boundaries) Order 1992. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Castle Morpeth (Electoral Changes) Order 1998. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  7. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Castle Morpeth (Electoral Changes) Order 2007. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.