Corby Borough Council election, 2007

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Elections for Corby Borough Council, which covers the Borough of Corby, were held on 3 May 2007. Labour retained overall control of the council. There had been a number of boundary changes since the 2003 elections. The overall results, using average ward votes for the total number of votes cast, were as follows:

Corby Borough Council Elections 2007: Summary Results
Party Candidates Votes % Votes Seats Change
Labour 27 6,419 44.5 16 -2
Conservative 25 5,721 39.7 8 -1
Liberal Democrat 8 2,156 14.9 5 +3
Green 1 129 0.9 0 0
Independent 1 90 0.6 0 0
Total 62 14,425 29
Electorate
Turnout

(Vote counts shown are ward averages)

Ward-by-Ward Results[edit]

Beanfield Ward (2 seats)[edit]

Corby Borough Council Elections 2007: Beanfield Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ann Brown (E) 695 41.9
Labour Mary Butcher (E) 634 38.4
Conservative Clive Reed 324 19.6
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Labour 665 67.2 2
Conservative 325 32.8 0
Total Votes Cast 988
Electorate 2828
Turnout 34.9

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Central Ward (1 seat)[edit]

Corby Borough Council Elections 2007: Central Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Noble (E) 312 54.5
Conservative Michael Rodden 261 44.5
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Labour 312 54.5 1
Conservative 261 45.5 0
Total Votes Cast 573
Electorate 1547
Turnout 37.0

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Danesholme Ward (2 seats)[edit]

Corby Borough Council Elections 2007: Danesholme Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Chris Stanbra (E) 652 26.2
Liberal Democrat Barry O'Brien (E) 582 23.4
Labour Simon Green 373 15.0
Labour Eddie Gordon 361 14.5
Conservative Ray Boyd 276 11.0
Conservative Julie Welsh 247 9.9
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Liberal Democrat 617 49.5 2
Labour 367 29.5 0
Conservative 262 21.0 0
Total Votes Cast 1246
Electorate 3076
Turnout 41.4

(Vote count shown is ward average)

East Ward (3 seats)[edit]

Corby Borough Council Elections 2007: East Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mark Pengelly (E) 908 20.8
Labour Pat Fawcett (E) 890 20.4
Labour David Harley (E) 827 18.9
Conservative Jenny Cummings 607 13.9
Conservative Kevin Watt 573 13.1
Conservative Karen Parker 566 12.9
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Labour 875 60.1 3
Conservative 582 39.9 0
Total Votes Cast 1,457
Electorate 4802
Turnout 34.0

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Exeter Ward (1 seat)[edit]

Corby Borough Council Elections 2007: Exeter Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John O'Neill (E) 294 71.2
Conservative Jan Segal 119 28.8
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Labour 294 71.2 1
Conservative 119 28.8 0 0
Total Votes Cast 413
Electorate 1445
Turnout 28.8

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Great Oakley (1 seat)[edit]

Corby Borough Council Elections 2007: Great Oakley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ray Jackson (E) 433 65.3
Labour Aileen McKellar 230 34.7
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Conservative 433 65.3 0 0
Labour 230 34.7 3 0
Total Votes Cast 671
Electorate 1560
Turnout 43.0

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Kingswood Ward (3 seats)[edit]

Corby Borough Council Elections 2007: Kingswood Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John McGhee (E) 708 24.7
Labour Maureen Forshaw (E) 705 24.6
Labour Bryan Massie (E) 651 22.7
Conservative Sean Finnegan 454 15.8
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Chaudhury 345 12.1
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Labour 688 46.3 3
Conservative 454 30.5 0
Liberal Democrat 345 23.2 0
Total Votes Cast 1,487
Electorate 4,427
Turnout 30.0

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Lodge Park (2 seats)[edit]

Corby Borough Council Elections 2007: Lodge Park Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bob Eyles (E) 511 35.4
Conservative Christopher Woolmer (E) 466 32.3
Labour Mark Hill 465 32.2
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Labour 488 51.2 1
Conservative 466 48.8 1
Total Votes Cast 954
Electorate 2,623
Turnout 37.3

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Oakley Vale Ward (3 seats)[edit]

Corby Borough Council Elections 2007: Oakley Vale Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Abby Marshall (E) 429 17.8
Conservative Eve Howitt (E) 413 17.1
Conservative David Sims (E) 360 14.9
Labour Keith Hudson 331 13.7
Labour Sam Hagen 329 13.6
Labour Madeline Whiteman 319 13.2
Liberal Democrat Cathy O'Brien 141 5.8
Independent Don Maguire 90 3.7
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Conservative 401 41.9 3
Labour 326 34.0 0
Liberal Democrat 141 14.7 0
Independent 90 9.4 0
Total Votes Cast 958
Electorate 3,636
Turnout 25.8

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Rowlett Ward (2 seats)[edit]

Corby Borough Council Elections 2007: Rowlett Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jean Addison (E) 682
Labour Willie Latta (E) 630
Conservative Stan Fleming 424
Conservative Lynn Wilson 364
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Labour 656 62.5 2
Conservative 394 37.5 0
Total Votes Cast 1,050
Electorate 3,338
Turnout 34.1

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Rural West Ward (1 seat)[edit]

Corby Borough Council Elections 2003: Rural West Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bob Rutt (E) 439 62.0
Green Bob Riley 129 18.2
Labour Gary McNeil 80 11.3
Liberal Democrat Sidney Beecroft 60 8.5
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Conservative 439 62.0 1
Green 129 18.2 0
Labour 80 11.3 0
Liberal Democrat 60 8.5 0
Total Votes Cast 708
Electorate 1,382
Turnout 51.3

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Shire Lodge (2 seats)[edit]

Corby Borough Council Elections 2007: Shire Lodge Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tom Beattie (E) 601 33.7
Labour Ray Beeby (E) 548 30.8
Conservative Sandy Torrie 345 19.4
Conservative Richard Seaby 287 16.1
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Labour 575 64.6 2
Conservative 316 35.4 0
Total Votes Cast 892
Electorate 3,366
Turnout 28.8

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Stanion and Corby Village Ward (2 seats)[edit]

Corby Borough Council Elections 2007: Stanion and Corby Village Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ray Lilley (E) 551 40.8
Conservative Stan Heggs (E) 527 39.0
Labour Dennis Taylor 274 20.3
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Conservative 539 66.3 2
Labour 274 33.7 0
Total Votes Cast 813
Electorate 1,762
Turnout 44.7

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Tower Hill Ward (2 seats)[edit]

Corby Borough Council Elections 2007: Tower Hill Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Eddie McGeown (E) 455 24.0
Labour Peter McEwan (E) 445 23.5
Labour Bob Scott 411 21.7
Conservative Becky Barton 300 15.8
Conservative Becky Barton 286 15.1
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Liberal Democrat 455 38.7 1
Labour 428 36.4 1
Conservative 293 24.9 0
Total Votes Cast 1,176
Electorate 3,021
Turnout 36.2

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Weldon and Gretton Ward (2 seats)[edit]

Corby Borough Council Elections 2007: Weldon and Gretton Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Phil Bromhall (E) 607 28.8
Liberal Democrat Terri Meechan (E) 469 22.2
Conservative Tony Segal 449 21.3
Conservative Andrew Howard 424 20.1
Labour Nikki Nissim 161 7.6
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Liberal Democrat 538 47.4 2
Conservative 437 38.5 0
Labour 161 14.2 0
Total Votes Cast 1,136
Electorate 2,515
Turnout 46.7

(Vote count shown is ward average)

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