Crewe and Nantwich Borough Council elections

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Crewe and Nantwich was a non-metropolitan district in Cheshire, England. It was abolished on 1 April 2009 and replaced by Cheshire East.

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
Labour 1973-1976
No overall control 1976-1990
Labour 1990-2002
No overall control 2002-2009

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Barony Weaver By-Election 24 October 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bill McGinnis 786 50.8
Conservative Joyce Stockton 684 44.2
Liberal Democrat Bernadette Baker 77 5.0
Majority 102 6.6
Turnout 1,547
Labour hold Swing
Minshull By-Election 9 October 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Christian Iliff 198 37.0 -25.9
Conservative David Martin 179 33.5 -3.6
Independent Byron Evans 158 29.5 +29.5
Majority 19 3.5
Turnout 535
Labour hold Swing
Shavington By-Election 4 December 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Margaret Jones 361 46.8 -5.2
Conservative Irene Fox 318 41.2 +7.9
Liberal Democrat Andrew Brown 92 11.9 -2.9
Majority 43 5.6
Turnout 771 14.0
Labour hold Swing
St John's By-Election 4 December 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joseph Halligan 307 47.7 -31.5
Liberal Democrat Robert Parker 304 47.3 +26.4
Conservative Frederick Fox 32 5.0 +5.0
Majority 3 0.4
Turnout 643 18.4
Labour hold Swing
St Barnabas By-Election 2 March 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 405 53.4 -23.8
Conservative 353 46.6 +23.8
Majority 63 6.8
Turnout 758 19.2
Labour hold Swing
St Mary's By-Election 2 March 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 423 58.5 +0.2
Labour 230 31.8 -9.9
Liberal Democrat 70 9.7 +9.7
Majority 197 26.7
Turnout 723 22.8
Conservative hold Swing
St Johns By-Election 22 June 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 405 42.1 -7.3
Labour 323 33.5 -3.4
Conservative 235 24.4 +15.1
Majority 82 8.6
Turnout 963 26.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  2. ^ The Borough of Crewe and Nantwich (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1977
  3. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Crewe and Nantwich (Electoral Changes) Order 1998. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.

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