Derby City Council elections

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One third of Derby City Council in England is elected each year, followed by one year without election.

Political control[edit]

Since 1996 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1][2]

Party in control Years
Labour 1996–2003
No overall control 2003–2005
Labour 2005–2006
No overall control 2006–2012
Labour 2012–present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1997–2001[edit]

Babington By-Election 10 July 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 1,009 71.8 +2.4
Liberal Democrat 396 28.2 +20.2
Majority 613 43.6
Turnout 1,405 18.6
Labour hold Swing
Osmaston By-Election 10 July 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 557 65.6 -15.6
Liberal Democrat 225 26.5 +7.7
National Democrat 67 7.9 +7.9
Majority 332 39.1
Turnout 849 14.8
Labour hold Swing

2001–2005[edit]

Derwent By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 2,149 62.5 +2.9
Conservative 796 23.2 -5.0
Liberal Democrat 492 14.3 +2.2
Majority 1,353 39.3
Turnout 3,437
Labour hold Swing
Mackworth By-Election 29 July 2004[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lisa Higginbottom 1,180 41.0 -2.6
Liberal Democrat Simon Lysaczenko 941 32.7 +0.1
Conservative Frank Harwood 290 10.1 -13.6
UKIP Martin Bardoe 287 10.0 +10.0
BNP Robert Poundall 182 6.3 +6.3
Majority 239 8.3
Turnout 2,880 31.0
Labour hold Swing

2005–2009[edit]

Abbey By-Election 14 July 2005[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Asaf Afzal 1,187 45.2 +16.5
Liberal Democrat Michael Mullaney 1,176 44.8 +2.4
Conservative Andrew Hill 173 6.6 -5.8
UKIP D. Black 88 3.3 -11.1
Majority 11 0.4
Turnout 2,624
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Derwent By-Election 14 July 2005[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Martin Rawson 1,193 63.6 +14.2
Conservative Frank Harwood 462 24.6 -6.6
Liberal Democrat Rafe Nauen 161 8.5 -10.9
UKIP S. Deakin 60 3.2 +3.2
Majority 731 39.0
Turnout 1,876 21.0
Labour hold Swing
Darley By-Election 24 July 2008[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat John Paul Keane 1,040 35.8 -0.9
Conservative Lorraine Radford 976 33.6 +4.1
Labour Chris Wynn 695 23.9 -1.0
Green David Clasby 192 6.6 -2.2
Majority 64 2.2
Turnout 2,903 27.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

2009–2013[edit]

Allestree By-Election 1 October 2009[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Saadia Davis 1,988 52.3 -10.2
Liberal Democrat Deena Smith 1,037 27.3 +15.1
Labour Josh Eades 532 14.0 -0.3
BNP Paul Hilliard 242 6.4 -4.5
Majority 951 25.0
Turnout 3,799 34.7
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Derby". BBC News Online. 19 April 2008. Retrieved 26 September 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c "Labour wins city council control". BBC News Online. 15 July 2005. Retrieved 26 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "Derby". BBC Online. Retrieved 30 July 2008. 
  4. ^ "City UKIP member holds vital vote". BBC News Online. 30 July 2004. Retrieved 26 September 2009. 
  5. ^ "Liberal Democrats win Darley by-election (with audio)". This Is Derbyshire. 25 July 2008. Retrieved 30 July 2008. 
  6. ^ "Darley Ward by-election result". Derby City Council. 25 July 2008. Retrieved 30 July 2008. 
  7. ^ "Big cut in Tories' safe-seat majority". This is Derbyshire. 2 October 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2009. 

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