2016 Cheltenham Borough Council election

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2016 local election results in Cheltenham

The 2016 Cheltenham Borough Council election was held on 5 May 2016 to elect members of Cheltenham Borough Council in England.[1][2] This was on the same day as other local elections. The result was a victory for the incumbent Liberal Democrat administration, which increased its overall majority.

Overall Results[edit]

Party Previous council New council +/-
Liberal Democrats 25* 29 Increase 4
Conservatives 11 7 Decrease 4
People Against Bureaucracy 4 3 Decrease 1
Independent 0* 1 Increase 1
Total 40 40
Cheltenham Borough Council Election Result 2016
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrat 15 4 0 +4 75.0 45.5 14,579 +3.0
  Conservative 3 0 4 -4 15.0 29.3 9,387 -0.3
  People Against Bureaucracy 1 0 1 -1 5.0 6.8 2,188 +0.1
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 6.3 2,007 +1.4
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 6.2 1,999 +2.7
  Independent 1 1 0 +1 5.0 3.3 1,052 +1.4
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 2.5 805 -7.5
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 21 -0.3

Ward results[edit]

All Saints[edit]

All Saints 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Stephen Andrew Jordan 744 52.5 +11.2
Conservative Martin Andrew Tracey 406 28.6 +0.1
Labour Diana Helen Hale 164 11.6 +2.9
Green Aina Catherine Wylie 103 7.3 -3.4
Majority 338 23.9 +11.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Battledown[edit]

Battledown 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Louis Arthur Ives Savage 850 55.6 +9.6
Liberal Democrat Benedict Braddock 444 29.0 -12.9
Labour Helen Clare Pemberton 137 9.0 n/a
Green Jon Paul Stubbings 98 6.4 n/a
Majority 406 26.6 +22.5
Conservative hold Swing

Benhall & The Reddings[edit]

Benhall & The Reddings 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mike Collins 906 49.6 -17.1
Conservative Jacky Fletcher 764 41.8 +8.5
Green Geoffrey Leslie Foster 86 4.7 n/a
Labour Robin Frederick Carey 72 3.9 n/a
Majority 142 7.8 -25.6
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

Charlton Kings[edit]

Charlton Kings 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Paul Gerard McCloskey 945 49.2 +3.9
Conservative Jenny Elizabeth Kirkwood 721 37.6 +6.4
Green Lorraine Elizabeth Mason 133 7.0 n/a
Labour Lisa Michelle Belshaw 120 6.2 +0.4
Majority 224 11.6 +2.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Charlton Park[edit]

Charlton Park 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Steve Harvey 1,010 51.4 +5.5
Conservative Scott Robert Morris 788 40.1 -0.8
Labour Malcolm Bride 106 5.4 +2.9
Green Lennard Vincent Attard 61 3.1 +0.6
Majority 222 11.3 +6.3
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

College[edit]

College 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Klara Victoria Sudbury 1,063 63.0 +10.5
Conservative Peter James Pritchard 370 21.9 -2.8
Green Sarah Jane Field 101 6.0 -7.2
Labour Joanna Susan Hughes 85 5.0 n/a
UKIP Sue Jones 69 4.1 -5.5
Majority 693 41.1 +13.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Hesters Way[edit]

Hesters Way 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Wendy Louise Flynn 624 52.7 +1.1
Conservative Shaun Stephen Bailey 371 31.4 +6.8
Labour Rod Gay 107 9.0 -5.6
Green Malcolm Albert John Allison 60 5.1 n/a
TUSC Sam Coxson 21 1.8 -7.4
Majority 253 21.3 -5.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Lansdown[edit]

Lansdown 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Diggory Charles Seacome 646 52.9 +4.2
Liberal Democrat Mike Newby 303 24.8 -16.2
Labour Keith White 141 11.5 +1.2
Green Sophie Dominique Franklin 131 10.7 n/a
Majority 343 28.1 +20.4
Conservative hold Swing

Leckhampton[edit]

Leckhampton 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Ian Bickerton 821 40.1 +17.5
Conservative Andrew William Chard 583 28.5 -7.1
Liberal Democrat Iain Andrew Paterson Dobie 409 20.0 -2.1
Green Morgan Woodland 99 4.8 -3.2
UKIP Ian Charles Anthony Statham 75 3.7 -8.1
Labour Ian Hugh White 62 3.0 n/a
Majority 238 11.6 -1.4
Independent gain from Conservative Swing

Oakley[edit]

Oakley 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Rowena Mary Hay 576 47.3 +1.8
Conservative Emma Nelson 320 26.3 +12.7
Labour Alec Gamble 235 19.3 +4.3
Green Roberta Lee Smart 87 7.1 n/a
Majority 256 21.0 +1.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Park[edit]

Park 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Tim Harman 991 46.9 +4.4
Liberal Democrat Dilys Mary Juliet Barrell 912 43.2 -1.7
Labour Megan Alice England 109 5.2 +0.7
Green Anne Knight-Elliott 101 4.8 -3.3
Majority 79 3.7 +1.3
Conservative hold Swing

Pittville[edit]

Pittville 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Dennis Frank Parsons 838 46.0 +8.5
PAB Peter Sayers 536 29.4 -11.6
Conservative Barry Geoffrey Perks 273 15.0 -6.5
Labour Sandra Easton-Lawrence 91 5.0 n/a
Green Ian Antony Lander 84 4.6 n/a
Majority 302 16.6 +13.1
Liberal Democrat gain from PAB Swing

Prestbury[edit]

Prestbury 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAB Malcolm George Stennett 1,196 69.0 -7.4
Conservative Alicia Wyer 258 14.9 -0.4
Liberal Democrat Lisa Patricia Carr 202 11.6 +3.3
Green Catherine Sarah Green 78 4.5 n/a
Majority 938 54.1 -7.0
PAB hold Swing

Springbank[edit]

Springbank 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Suzanne Theresa Williams 778 57.0 +9.9
Conservative Gavin Lee Garthwaite 285 20.8 +6.1
UKIP Elizabeth Jane Roberts 217 15.9 -8.9
Green Dale Karl Campbell 86 6.3 n/a
Majority 493 36.2 +13.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

St Mark’s[edit]

St Mark’s 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Christopher Francis Coleman 896 62.9 +19.3
Conservative Rosemary Rita Harvey 172 12.1 -3.4
UKIP Peter Bowman 139 9.8 -14.2
Labour Andre Ambrosius 124 8.7 +0.1
Green Demelza Jade Jones 93 6.5 -1.8
Majority 724 50.8 +31.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

St Paul’s[edit]

St Paul’s 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Karl Nicholas Hobley 322 36.6 +6.4
Independent Daud McDonald 231 26.3 +13.2
Labour Clive Robert Harriss 141 16.0 +0.7
Conservative Ben Stone 96 10.9 -5.0
Green Jasmine Climpson Moreton 90 10.2 -1.6
Majority 91 13.3 -1.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

St Peter’s[edit]

St Peter’s 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat David John Willingham 669 46.5 -0.6
Conservative John Vincent Hopwood 376 26.1 +8.9
Green Emily Catherine Campbell 263 18.3 n/a
Labour Robert Ramuz Irons 131 9.1 -4.1
Majority 293 20.4 -4.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Swindon Village[edit]

Swindon Village 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Bernie Fisher 607 45.3 -21.0
PAB Stuart James Deakin 456 34.0 n/a
Conservative Janet Diana Honeywill 183 13.6 -20.1
Green Adrian Becker 95 7.1 n/a
Majority 151 11.3 -21.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Up Hatherley[edit]

Up Hatherley 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Roger Lee Whyborn 1,163 64.5 +14.1
Conservative Marcus Annfield 370 20.5 -8.1
UKIP Peter William Joiner 138 7.7 -7.8
Labour Christine Mary England 68 3.8 -1.7
Green Adam Paul Van Coevorden 64 3.5 n/a
Majority 793 44.0 +22.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Warden Hill[edit]

Warden Hill 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Tony Oliver 825 47.0 +11.6
Conservative Neil Killian Jones 564 32.1 -7.2
UKIP Ann Homer 167 9.5 -8.4
Labour Joseph David Sucksmith 114 6.5 n/a
Green Tim Bonsor 86 4.9 -2.4
Majority 261 14.9 +11.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guide to May 2016 elections in Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland". BBC News. Retrieved 21 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Police and Crime Commissioner and Cheltenham Borough Council elections". Cheltenham Borough Council. Archived from the original on 27 April 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2016.