Ipswich Borough Council election, 2006

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Elections for Ipswich Borough Council were held on 4 May 2006. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election results[edit]

Ipswich Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 7 3 0 +3 43.8 39.8 12,817 -0.6%
  Labour 6 0 5 -5 37.5 31.9 10,278 -0.2%
  Liberal Democrat 3 2 0 +2 18.8 25.5 8,198 -0.5%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 696 +2.2%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 125 +0.0%
  Monster Raving Loony 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 88 +0.1%

Ward results[edit]

Alexandra
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Philip Green 734 37.4 -3.8
Labour Elizabeth Cooper 603 30.7 -3.3
Conservative Edward Phillips 413 21.0 -3.8
Green John Taylor 213 10.9 +10.9
Majority 131 6.7 -0.5
Turnout 1,963 33.4
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Bixley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative William Wright 1,438 62.8 +9.0
Liberal Democrat Gareth Jones 503 22.0 -6.6
Labour Barry Studd 347 15.2 +1.0
Majority 935 40.8 +15.6
Turnout 2,288 39.2
Conservative hold Swing
Bridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Powell 786 46.7 +8.1
Conservative Richard Pope 602 35.7 -4.0
Liberal Democrat Christine Chambers 296 17.6 -4.1
Majority 184 11.0
Turnout 1,684 29.3
Labour hold Swing
Castle Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Henry Davies 1,411 59.7 +3.9
Liberal Democrat Nigel Cheeseman 502 21.2 -0.8
Labour John Harris 451 19.1 -3.1
Majority 909 38.5 +4.9
Turnout 2,364 39.7
Conservative hold Swing
Gainsborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour June Brown 842 47.3 +2.4
Conservative Kevern Mulley 569 31.9 +0.9
Liberal Democrat Robin Whitmore 283 15.9 -0.9
Monster Raving Loony Paul Billingham 88 4.9 +0.8
Majority 273 15.4 +1.5
Turnout 1,782 28.9
Labour hold Swing
Gipping
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jeannette MacArtney 724 45.1 +1.1
Conservative Maureen Springle 554 34.5 +4.5
Liberal Democrat Dafydd Taylor 329 20.5 -5.5
Majority 170 10.6 -2.4
Turnout 1,607 27.9
Labour hold Swing
Holywells
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative George Debman 802 47.3 -2.2
Liberal Democrat Robert Chambers 520 30.6 +8.9
Labour Steve Buckingham 375 22.1 -6.8
Majority 282 16.7 -3.9
Turnout 1,697 34.5
Conservative hold Swing
Priory Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Cook 704 39.9 -2.3
Conservative Michelle Bevan-Margetts 626 35.5 -1.6
Liberal Democrat Jill Atkins 308 17.5 -3.2
Independent Sally Wainman 125 7.1 +7.1
Majority 78 4.4 -0.7
Turnout 1,763 30.0
Labour hold Swing
Rushmere
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Denise Terry 982 40.6
Labour Alasdair Ross 805 33.3
Liberal Democrat Catherine French 630 26.1
Majority 177 7.3
Turnout 2,417 39.6
Conservative hold Swing
Sprites
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robert Hall 926 46.7 +4.9
Labour Ian Grimwood 841 42.4 -0.8
Liberal Democrat John Whitear 215 10.8 -4.2
Majority 85 4.3
Turnout 1,982 36.3
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
St John's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alexander Martin 946 39.2 +2.2
Conservative Gavin Maclure 826 34.2 -5.0
Liberal Democrat Howard Stanley 493 20.4 -3.4
Green Lois Hickey 150 6.2 +6.2
Majority 120 5.0
Turnout 2,415 39.9
Labour hold Swing
St Margaret's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Inga Lockington 1,426 50.4 +2.5
Conservative Andrew Booth 929 32.8 -7.3
Labour William Knowles 280 9.9 -2.2
Green Amelia Drayson 197 7.0 +7.0
Majority 497 17.6 +9.8
Turnout 2,832 47.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Stoke Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Nadia Cenci 847 47.6 -0.4
Labour Roger Fern 655 36.8 +4.1
Liberal Democrat Adrian Brown 277 15.6 -3.6
Majority 192 10.8 -4.5
Turnout 1,779 31.5
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Westgate
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mary Blake 670 35.8 -1.0
Liberal Democrat Andrew Cann 650 34.7 +7.3
Conservative Clare Disney 418 22.3 -5.6
Green Colin Rodgers 136 7.3 +7.3
Majority 20 1.1 -7.8
Turnout 1,874 30.4
Labour hold Swing
Whitehouse
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Stephen Williams 757 44.4 +9.4
Labour Albert Grant 544 31.9 -2.6
Conservative Christopher Stewart 405 23.7 -6.8
Majority 213 12.5 +12.0
Turnout 1,706 29.7
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Whitton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Steven Wells 1,069 52.2 +7.9
Labour George Clarke 705 34.4 -1.2
Liberal Democrat Sally Scott 275 13.4 -6.7
Majority 364 17.8 +9.1
Turnout 2,049 34.4
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

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