Derby City Council election, 2007

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The 2007 Derby City Council election took place on 3 May 2007 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.[1]

The election saw the Conservative party gain a seat in Chaddesden from the Labour Party. The Labour Party gained one in Darley from the Liberal Democrats.[2] Following the election Labour continued to run the council after they and the Conservatives agreed to continue their agreement, with the Conservatives retaining 3 seats in the cabinet.[3]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Derby Local Election Result 2007[4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 8 1 1 0 47.1 34.2 20,593 -0.1%
  Conservative 5 1 0 +1 29.4 32.0 19,272 +0.0%
  Liberal Democrat 4 0 1 -1 23.5 28.8 17,393 -1.1%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 3.7 2,237 +2.0%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 806 -0.7%

Ward results[edit]

Abbey[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Bryan Lowe 1,237 44.1 -1.7
Labour Jaz Greer 1,093 39.0 +1.0
Conservative Andrew Hill 327 11.7 +1.7
Independent Norman Clayton 149 5.3 +5.3
Majority 144 5.1 -2.7
Turnout 2,806 29.4 +2.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Allestree[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Steve Willoughby 3,172 64.6 -0.6
Labour Frank Kirkland 940 19.1 -0.3
Liberal Democrat Simon King 801 16.3 +0.9
Majority 2,232 45.5 -0.3
Turnout 4,913 45.4 -0.9
Conservative hold Swing
Alvaston[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Paul Bayliss 1,513 45.4 +9.0
Liberal Democrat Naveed Hussain 1,158 34.8 +8.4
Conservative Alison Hayes 660 19.8 +5.4
Majority 355 10.6
Turnout 3,331 30.3 -1.6
Labour hold Swing
Arboretum[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Fareed Hussain 1,936 49.1 +8.0
Liberal Democrat Masud Akhtar 1,461 37.1 -5.9
Conservative Douglas Sice 270 6.8 -9.1
Green Jane Temple 162 4.1 +4.1
Independent Josephine Rooney 114 2.9 +2.9
Majority 475 12.0
Turnout 3,943 37.4 +2.0
Labour hold Swing
Blagreaves[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Bob Troup 1,885 45.3 -3.2
Labour Baggy Shanker 1,292 31.0 +1.1
Conservative Lisa Marshall 792 19.0 +2.2
Green Clare Shelton 194 4.7 -0.1
Majority 593 14.3 -4.3
Turnout 4,163 43.1 -1.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Boulton[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barbara Jackson 1,269 40.0 -6.2
Independent Brenda Longworth 870 27.5 +5.6
Conservative David Jennings 656 20.7 -0.3
Liberal Democrat Grahame Elson 374 11.8 +0.9
Majority 399 12.5 -11.8
Turnout 3,169 31.4 -2.2
Labour hold Swing
Chaddesden[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alan Grimadell 1,588 46.1 +7.4
Labour Anne MacDonald 1,468 42.6 -4.2
Liberal Democrat David Batey 388 11.3 -3.2
Majority 120 3.5
Turnout 3,444 34.2 +0.4
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Chellaston[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Harvey Jennings 1,828 45.9 +0.5
Labour Linda Winter 1,699 42.7 -2.9
Liberal Democrat Stephen Connolly 252 6.3 -2.7
Independent David Black 201 5.1 +5.1
Majority 129 3.2
Turnout 3,980 37.2 -0.1
Conservative hold Swing
Darley[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Martin Repton 1,198 32.7 +0.0
Liberal Democrat Roger Jackson 1,168 31.8 -4.6
Conservative Lorraine Radford 964 26.3 +4.6
Green David Clasby 338 9.2 +0.1
Majority 30 0.9
Turnout 3,668 40.0 -1.2
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Derwent[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Martin Rawson 1,170 50.5 +2.5
Conservative Philip Lucas 598 25.8 -1.8
Independent William Wright 299 12.9 +0.2
Liberal Democrat Leigh Alcock 252 10.9 -0.8
Majority 572 24.7 +4.3
Turnout 2,319 23.4 +5.9
Labour hold Swing
Littleover[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mike Carr 2,359 55.2 -6.1
Conservative Mike Cook 1,333 31.2 +6.3
Labour Linda McGraw 583 13.6 -0.2
Majority 1,026 24.0 -12.4
Turnout 4,275 42.3 -1.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Mackworth[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lisa Higginbottom 1,325 48.7 -1.1
Liberal Democrat Simon Lyszczenko 702 25.8 +3.1
Conservative Andrew Brown 692 25.5 -2.1
Majority 623 22.9 +0.7
Turnout 2,719 29.1 -0.3
Labour hold Swing
Mickleover[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Maggie Hird 2,758 55.5 +7.6
Conservative Matthew Holmes 1,797 36.2 -3.8
Labour Joga Thind 415 8.4 -3.7
Majority 961 19.3 +11.4
Turnout 4,970 45.0 -0.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Normanton[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Amar Nath 1,764 48.7 -4.8
Liberal Democrat Abdul Majid 1,522 42.0 +14.9
Conservative Jawaid Iqbal 336 9.3 -10.1
Majority 242 6.7 -19.7
Turnout 3,622 34.2 +2.6
Labour hold Swing
Oakwood[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robin Wood 1,358 44.9 -11.9
Labour Phil Woodhead 711 23.5 -1.8
Independent Frank Harwood 604 20.0 +20.0
Liberal Democrat Eric Ashburner 238 7.9 -2.4
Green Stephen Shelton 112 3.7 -3.9
Majority 647 21.4 -10.1
Turnout 3,023 29.9 -1.1
Conservative hold Swing
Sinfin[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Prem Chera 1,321 55.6 -3.1
Conservative Patrick Fullarton 592 24.9 +8.5
Liberal Democrat Joe Naitta 465 19.6 -5.3
Majority 729 30.7 -3.1
Turnout 2,378 24.8 +0.2
Labour hold Swing
Spondon[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Berry 2,309 64.5 +6.9
Labour Chris Wynn 896 25.0 -2.6
Liberal Democrat John-Paul Keane 373 10.4 -4.4
Majority 1,413 39.5 +9.5
Turnout 3,578 37.3 -2.6
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Derby". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-10-03. 
  2. ^ "Local Elections 2007". BBC Online. 2007-05-06. Retrieved 2009-10-03. 
  3. ^ Green, Kirsty (2007-05-17). "Labour and Tories agree a new deal". Derby Evening Telegraph. p. 13. 
  4. ^ a b "Results". The Times. 2007-05-05. p. 83. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "Election 2007 - Results". Derby City Council. Archived from the original on 2007-09-07. Retrieved 2009-10-05.