Fareham Borough Council election, 2010

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The 2010 Fareham Council election took place on 6 May 2010 to elect members of Fareham Borough Council in Hampshire, England. Half of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

The election saw the Conservatives retain control of the council after winning 10 seats compared to 6 for the Liberal Democrats.[3] Four new councillors were elected after the previous councillors stood down, while both the Conservative leader of the council Sean Woodward and the Liberal Democrat group leader Roger Price were re-elected.[4] Overall turnout was high at 71.62% after the election was held at the same as the 2010 general election.[5]

Fareham Local Election Result 2010[6][2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 10 0 0 0 62.5 48.4 32,933 -12.4%
  Liberal Democrat 6 0 0 0 37.5 39.0 26,566 +11.8%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 10.2 6,934 +3.4%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 661 -0.2%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 611 -0.4%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 218 -1.0%
  English Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 150 -0.3%

Ward results[edit]

Fareham East[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Paul Whittle 1,943 47.5 -1.2
Conservative Peter Latham 1,749 42.8 -2.5
Labour Cameron Crouchman 395 9.7 +3.7
Majority 194 4.7 +1.3
Turnout 4,087
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Fareham North[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pamela Bryant 2,464 60.2 -12.1
Liberal Democrat Doreen Baker 933 22.8 +10.0
Labour Simon Brown 457 11.2 +3.7
Green David Harrison 239 5.8 -1.6
Majority 1,531 37.4 -22.1
Turnout 4,093
Conservative hold Swing
Fareham North West[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Peter Davies 1,987 55.0 +2.1
Conservative Stephen Day 951 26.3 -14.0
Labour Angela Carr 498 13.8 +7.0
UKIP Graeme Young 179 5.0 +5.0
Majority 1,036 28.7 +16.2
Turnout 3,615
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Fareham South[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Dennis Steadman 1,589 48.1 -11.1
Liberal Democrat Rowena Leonard 761 23.0 +7.2
Labour James Carr 655 19.8 +2.8
English Democrat Joe Jenkins 150 4.5 +4.5
Green John Vivian 147 4.5 -3.6
Majority 828 25.1 -17.1
Turnout 3,302
Conservative hold Swing
Fareham West[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Leslie Keeble 2,526 61.8 -6.6
Liberal Democrat Jennifer Chaloner 858 21.0 +7.8
Labour Michael Prior 423 10.3 +4.6
UKIP Steve Richards 283 6.9 -5.8
Majority 1,668 40.8 -14.4
Turnout 4,090
Conservative hold Swing
Hill Head[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Arthur Mandry 2,721 59.4 -14.7
Liberal Democrat Sandra Abrams 1,427 31.2 +10.4
Labour Ian Christie 429 9.4 +4.4
Majority 1,294 28.3 -25.0
Turnout 4,577
Conservative hold Swing
Locks Heath[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Susan Bayford 2,439 57.4 -3.0
Liberal Democrat Hugh Pritchard 1,373 32.3 +19.8
Labour Nicholas Knight 439 10.3 +4.3
Majority 1,066 25.1 -14.2
Turnout 4,251
Conservative hold Swing
Park Gate[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brian Bayford 2,362 57.6 -18.4
Liberal Democrat Martin Haysom 1,186 28.9 +13.2
Labour Helen Price 556 13.5 +5.2
Majority 1,176 28.7 -31.6
Turnout 4,104
Conservative hold Swing
Portchester East (2)[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Roger Price 3,554
Liberal Democrat Christopher Brown 3,178
Conservative Geoff Fazackarley 1,929
Conservative Andrew Smith 1,231
Labour Stuart Rose 721
Labour Richard Ryan 607
Turnout 11,220
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Portchester West[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Susan Bell 1,856 43.7 -16.5
Liberal Democrat Diana East 1,566 36.9 +10.9
Labour Les Ricketts 406 9.6 +2.9
Independent Shaun Cunningham 218 5.1 +5.1
UKIP Peter White 199 4.7 +4.7
Majority 290 6.8 -27.4
Turnout 4,245
Conservative hold Swing
Sarisbury[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sean Woodward 2,785 68.0 -13.6
Liberal Democrat David Savage 1,311 32.0 +19.1
Majority 1,474 36.0 -32.7
Turnout 4,096
Conservative hold Swing
Stubbington[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jim Forrest 2,159 51.0 +9.7
Conservative Andrew Gaisford 1,773 41.9 -13.4
Labour Mike Segar 302 7.1 +3.7
Majority 386 9.1
Turnout 4,234
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Titchfield[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Connir Hockley 2,475 59.8 -12.3
Liberal Democrat Sharon Englefield 987 23.9 +9.6
Labour Alan Mayes 450 10.9 +2.9
Green Peter Doggett 225 5.4 -0.1
Majority 1,488 36.0 -21.8
Turnout 4,137
Conservative hold Swing
Titchfield Common[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jack Englefield 2,454 63.4 +16.8
Conservative Geoffrey Hockley 1,180 30.5 -20.0
Labour Andrew Mooney 239 6.2 +3.3
Majority 1,274 32.9
Turnout 3,873
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Warsash[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Trevor Cartwright 2,903 70.0 -11.2
Liberal Democrat Christne Savage 889 21.4 +12.6
Labour Nicola Moore 357 8.6 +3.4
Majority 2,014 48.5 -24.0
Turnout 4,149
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fareham". BBC News Online. 2009-04-19. Retrieved 2010-11-20. 
  2. ^ a b "Local elections 2010". London: guardian.co.uk. 2010-05-07. Retrieved 2010-11-20. 
  3. ^ "Tories gain control of Gosport and Hart in local polls". BBC News Online. 2010-05-07. Retrieved 2010-11-20. 
  4. ^ "No change for Fareham Borough Council". The News. 2010-05-07. Retrieved 2010-11-20. 
  5. ^ "Local Election result - Fareham". Southern Daily Echo. 2010-05-08. Retrieved 2010-11-20. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Results of Elections for Borough Councillors". Fareham Borough Council. Archived from the original on 25 March 2011. Retrieved 2010-11-20. 


Preceded by
Fareham Council election, 2008
Fareham local elections Succeeded by
Fareham Council election, 2012