Lancaster City Council election, 2007

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Elections to Lancaster City Council took place on 3 May 2007. The whole council was up for election and in remained in No Overall Control with Labour and the Liberal Democrats losing seats to the Greens and Conservatives.

Following the election, the composition of the council was as follows:

Party Seats   +/-  
Labour 15 -5
Conservative 12 +2
Green 12 +5
Morecambe Bay Independents 11 0
Liberal Democrat 5 -3
Independent 5 +1

Election result[edit]

Lancaster Council Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 15 0 5 –5 25.00 25.91 21,306 +1.56
  Conservative 12 3 1 +2 20.00 29.96 24,643 +4.28
  Green 12 5 0 +5 20.00 18.47 15,189 +2.32
  Morecambe Bay Independent 11 2 2 ±0 18.33 12.79 10,521 +0.91
  Liberal Democrat 5 0 3 –3 8.33 7.98 6,559 -4.26
  Independent 5 1 0 +1 8.33 3.98 3,274 -8.65
  UKIP 0 0 0 ±0 0.00 0.55 455 +0.03
  BNP 0 0 0 ±0 0.00 0.36 297 +0.36
Turnout 36 36,220

Ward results[edit]

Bare[edit]

Bare (2 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Susan Bray 546 20.48 -1.57
Morecambe Bay Independent June Irene Ashworth 494 18.53 -3.34
Conservative Graham Marsh 452 16.95 -11.61
Morecambe Bay Independent Tricia Heath 397 14.89 +0.70
Liberal Democrat Michael Gradwell 335 12.57 +12.57
Labour Andrew Mark Berry 201 7.54 -1.79
Labour Ian Carey Hilton 153 5.74 +5.74
Green Pat Salkeld 88 3.30 -0.71
Turnout 1,387
Conservative hold Swing
Morecambe Bay Independent gain from Conservative Swing

Bolton-Le-Sands[edit]

Bolton-Le-Sands (2 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Keith Budden 685 27.90 -7.30
Conservative Val Histed 649 26.44 -0.36
Conservative Neil Kerr 427 17.39 +17.39
Labour Richard William Martin 273 11.12 +11.12
Green Avril Moncaster 225 9.16 -5.22
Labour John Robert Reynolds 196 7.98 +7.98
Turnout 1,331 38
Independent hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Bulk[edit]

Bulk (3 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green John Whitelegg 1,017 19.52 +4.62
Green Maia Whitelegg 890 17.09 +2.84
Green Andrew Martin Kay 884 16.97 +4.02
Labour Ian Stewart Barker 728 13.98 -3.55
Labour Sue Clark 686 13.17 -2.57
Labour Dan Hogan 584 11.21 -2.86
Conservative Sean James Edwards 215 4.13 +4.13
Conservative Andrew Jonathen Saywell 205 3.94 +3.94
Turnout 1,946 39
Green gain from Labour Swing
Green gain from Labour Swing
Green hold Swing

Carnforth[edit]

Carnforth (2 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Johnson 471 27.85 +14.51
Independent Bob Roe 381 22.53 +1.86
Labour Judith Anne Jones 320 18.92 -7.48
Labour Paul Malcolm Gardner 304 17.98 -3.56
UKIP Gregg Beaman 215 12.71 -0.85
Turnout 1,014 30
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Independent gain from Labour Swing

Castle[edit]

Castle (3 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Jon Barry 1,485 23.34 -0.08
Green Chris Coates 1,270 19.96 +0.57
Green Catriona Stamp 1,184 18.61 -2.36
Labour Michael John Gibson 417 6.55 -2.00
Labour Linda Ann Piggott 392 6.16 -1.90
Labour Lynne Burnside Stafford 375 5.89 -2.04
Conservative Jonathan William James Hazzlewood 356 5.59 +0.91
Conservative Matthew Plested 320 5.03 +5.03
Conservative Christian Jonathan Wakeford 280 4.40 +4.40
Liberal Democrat Rebecca Livesley 200 3.14 -0.76
UKIP Nigel Brown 84 1.32 +1.32
Turnout 2,222 42
Green hold Swing
Green hold Swing
Green hold Swing

Duke's[edit]

Duke's (1 councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Anne Chapman 348 67.02 +8.03
Labour Robin Thomas Pettitt 112 19.86 +7.09
Conservative Miles Hillcoate Bennington 104 18.44 +13.58
Majority 236 41.84 -2.94
Turnout 572 30
Green hold Swing

Ellel[edit]

Ellel (2 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Helen Helme 991 33.03 -0.36
Conservative Susie Charles 909 30.30 +1.34
Liberal Democrat Mike Nicholson 289 9.63 -2.32
Labour Sarah Harrison 283 9.43 -2.57
Liberal Democrat Tom Horn 282 9.40 +9.40
Green Richard Wyatt 282 9.40 +1.88
Labour Darren Keith Neesam 246 8.20 +8.20
Turnout 1,757 33
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Halton-with-Aughton[edit]

Halton-with-Aughton (1 councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Paul Woodruff 513 54.93 -24.7
Conservative Brian Jefferson 367 39.29 +26.81
Green Cherith Adams 54 5.78 -2.10
Majority 146 15.63 -51.52
Turnout 938 51
Independent hold Swing

Harbour[edit]

Harbour (3 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Janice Hanson 531 14.13 -3.86
Morecambe Bay Independent John Edward Norton Barnes 505 13.43 -0.25
Labour Peter Robinson 492 13.09 -4.07
Labour David Whitaker 472 12.56 -3.61
Morecambe Bay Independent David Farrow 463 12.32 +0.85
Morecambe Bay Independent Christine Stebbing 429 11.41 -1.01
Conservative Michael Bolton 296 7.87 -0.34
Conservative Jane Brown 252 6.70 +6.70
Conservative Judith Bentham 230 6.12 +6.12
Green Stephen Dickinson 89 2.37 -0.52
Turnout 1,329 29
Labour hold Swing
Morecambe Bay Independent gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing

Heysham Central[edit]

Heysham Central (2 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Joyce Taylor 766 35.74 -1.50
Morecambe Bay Independent Geoff Knight 508 23.71 -0.34
Conservative Pat Hibbins 402 18.76 +1.91
Labour Jean Elizabeth Yates 347 16.19 -1.39
Green Melanie Forrest 120 5.60 +1.33
Turnout 1,298 37
Independent hold Swing
Morecambe Bay Independent hold Swing

Heysham North[edit]

Heysham North (2 councilors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ron Sands 367 20.25 -1.82
Labour Tina Louise Clifford 353 19.48 -4.05
Morecambe Bay Independent Brian Moore 313 17.27 -0.65
Morecambe Bay Independent Laura Wolfenden 312 17.22 -0.13
Conservative Debbie Buck 199 10.98 -4.45
Conservative John Calvert 169 9.33 +9.33
Green Michael Hallam 99 5.46 +1.76
Turnout 954 26
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Heysham South[edit]

Heysham South (3 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ken Brown 855 22.51 +22.51
Morecambe Bay Independent Mike Greenall 704 18.53 -1.39
Morecambe Bay Independent Keran Farrow 520 13.69 -3.71
Morecambe Bay Independent Brian Barmby 500 13.16 -3.89
Labour Darren Keith Clifford 461 12.13 -2.16
Labour Alan Biddulph 438 11.53 -2.57
Labour Gareth Maurice Weston Webb 321 8.45 -3.04
Turnout 1,649 32
Conservative gain from Morecambe Bay Independent Swing
Morecambe Bay Independent hold Swing
Morecambe Bay Independent hold Swing

John O'Gaunt[edit]

John O'Gaunt (3 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jim Blakely 776 14.79 -5.10
Labour Eileen Blamire 728 13.87 -2.35
Green Jude Towers 722 13.76 +7.03
Green Tom Roberts 645 12.29 +6.04
Labour Janet Mary Richardson 608 11.59 -4.61
Green Mark Westcombe 537 10.23 +4.34
Conservative Steven John Chadwick 438 8.35 +0.00
Conservative Joan Parkinson Jackson 417 7.95 +2.42
Conservative Victoria Joy Roberts 377 7.18 +7.18
Turnout 1,853 32
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Green gain from Labour Swing

Kellet[edit]

Kellet (1 councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Roger Mace 703 79.08 +18.26
Green Ralph Martyn 98 11.02 +4.25
Labour Miriam Paula Blakely 88 9.90 +9.90
Majority 605 68.05 +39.63
Turnout 891 51
Conservative hold Swing

Lower Lune Valley[edit]

Lower Lune Valley (2 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Joyce Pritchard 815 23.06 +0.49
Liberal Democrat Stuart Langhorn 785 22.21 -1.75
Conservative Andrew John Kidd 762 21.56 +0.05
Conservative Jane Parkinson 683 19.33 +0.29
UKIP Fred McGlade 145 4.10 +4.10
Green Benjamin Ruth 133 3.76 +0.52
Labour Jeremy Hugh Bateman 118 3.34 +0.10
Labour Tom David Watts 93 2.63 -0.44
Turnout 1,866 52
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Overton[edit]

Overton (1 councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Sowden 265 37.32 +10.16
Morecambe Bay Independent Don Fairhurst 236 33.24 -8.02
Labour Ian Pattison 169 23.80 +23.80
Green Sue Holden 40 5.63 +1.39
Majority 29 4.08
Turnout 711 37
Conservative gain from Morecambe Bay Independent Swing

Poulton[edit]

Poulton (3 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Morecambe Bay Independent Evelyn Archer 658 15.63 -1.36
Morecambe Bay Independent Shirley Burns 612 14.53 -1.56
Labour Rebekah Gerrard 501 11.90 -3.68
Morecambe Bay Independent Geoff Walker 468 11.11 -2.26
Labour Beryl Spelling 407 9.67 -4.03
Labour Richard Ross Grave 370 8.79 -4.31
Conservative Jon Bradshaw 369 8.76 +1.85
Conservative Jim Catterall 367 8.72 +8.72
Conservative Andrew Watson 333 7.91 +7.91
Green Adrian Bruce MacKenzie 126 2.99 -0.39
Turnout 1,488 28
Morecambe Bay Independent hold Swing
Morecambe Bay Independent hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Scotforth East[edit]

Scotforth East (2 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Janie Kirkman 637 22.76 -6.94
Liberal Democrat John Gilbert 589 21.04 -8.77
Conservative Billy Hill 446 15.93 +4.55
Conservative Charlotte Elizabeth Paterson 421 15.04 +4.13
Labour Pam Pickles 287 10.25 -2.04
Labour Stanley Henig 253 9.04 +9.04
Green Abi Mills 166 5.93 -0.20
Turnout 1,485 44
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Scotforth West[edit]

Scotforth West (3 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Emily Heath 1,016 16.59 +2.93
Labour Shiela Denwood 854 13.94 -0.93
Green Jane Fletcher 787 12.85 +1.75
Green Jonathan David Mills 677 11.05 +2.15
Conservative Val Outram 627 10.24 +2.42
Conservative James Bird 587 9.59 +2.28
Conservative Tom Currie 577 9.42 +2.90
Labour Bob Clark 515 8.41 +0.79
Labour Ronnie Kershaw 484 7.90 +0.32
Turnout 2,134 43
Green hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Green hold Swing

Silverdale[edit]

Silverdale (1 councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sarah Fishwick 660 73.01 +16.37
Green Amanda Bingley 153 16.92 +5.28
Labour Rachel Margaret Timmins 91 10.06 +10.06
Majority 507 56.08 +34.34
Turnout 905 54
Conservative hold Swing

Skerton East[edit]

Skerton East (3 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Charles Grattan 680 16.88 -5.80
Labour Abbott Bryning 609 15.12 -7.10
Labour Robert Redfern 597 14.82 -3.66
Conservative Stuart Bateson 339 8.41 -0.40
Conservative Margo Airey 332 8.24 +8.24
Green Ashley Keith Toms 317 7.87 -0.97
Independent Mick Varey 272 6.75 +6.75
Conservative Geoff Marsden 259 6.43 +6.43
Independent Norman Gardner 214 5.31 +5.31
Green Mark Rotherham 213 5.29 -1.66
Green Tony Pinkney 197 4.89 +4.89
Turnout 1,397 28
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Skerton West[edit]

Skerton West (3 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Karen Leytham 721 24.35 +3.29
Labour Roger Sherlock 655' 22.12 +3.08
Labour Robert Smith 655 22.12 +1.44
Conservative Dave Airey 350 11.82 +11.82
Conservative John Airey 350 11.82 +2.30
Conservative Paul Ireton 315 10.64 +10.64
BNP Chris Hill 297 10.03 +10.03
Green David Richard Horton 273 9.22 +5.15
Turnout 1,399 29
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Slyne-with-Hest[edit]

Slyne-with-Hest (2 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sylvia Rogerson 1,061 39.60 +6.68
Conservative Malcolm Thomas 1,050 39.19 +7.54
Green Barry Gwyn Hankin 295 11.01 +3.61
Labour Daniel David Gray 273 10.19 +10.19
Turnout 1,516 44
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Torrisholme[edit]

Torrisholme (3 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat John Day 894 14.11 -7.93
Morecambe Bay Independent Roger Dennison 709 11.19 -1.98
Morecambe Bay Independent Geoff Marsland 657 10.37 +1.76
Morecambe Bay Independent Joe Sowerby 645 10.18 +10.18
Conservative Dorothy Mingins 606 9.57 -2.96
Conservative Peter Espley 595 9.39 -2.49
Liberal Democrat Ian Clift 595 9.39 -3.26
Conservative Richard Rollins 572 9.03 +9.03
Liberal Democrat Dave Mason 487 7.69 +7.69
Labour Peter Senior 349 5.51 -3.72
Green Marvin Peake 225 3.55 +0.00
Turnout 2,291 40
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Morecambe Bay Independent hold Swing
Morecambe Bay Independent gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

University[edit]

University (2 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Ian David McCulloch 173 18.91 +1.01
Green Morgwn Trollinger 151 16.50 +3.88
Liberal Democrat Ryan Bate 111 12.13 -12.16
Liberal Democrat Gavin Barrass 106 11.58 -8.21
Labour Cat Smith 98 10.71 -5.77
Conservative Alex Law 97 10.60 +1.69
Conservative David Jonathan Bonner 86 9.40 +9.40
Labour James Stuart Groves 82 8.96 +8.96
UKIP William Taylor Windle Potts 11 1.20 +1.20
Turnout 471 13
Green gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Green gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Upper Lune Valley[edit]

Upper Lune Valley (1 councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Thomas Williamson 776 78.70 +8.64
Green Gisela Christine Renolds 210 21.30 +21.30
Majority 566 57.40 +17.27
Turnout 992 52
Conservative hold Swing

Warton[edit]

Warton (1 councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Jean Dent 443 59.54 +8.16
Conservative Andrea Johnson 301 40.46 +7.24
Majority 142 19.09 +4.5
Turnout 743 39
Independent hold Swing

Westgate[edit]

Westgate (3 councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Morecambe Bay Independent David Kerr 656 15.08 -7.94
Morecambe Bay Independent Tony Wade 628 14.44 -7.91
Morecambe Bay Independent Roger Plumb 612 14.07 -7.35
Labour Albert Hayden Thornton 409 9.40 -8.12
Labour Dan Ratcliffe 394 9.06 +9.06
Labour Ben Singleton 390 8.97 +8.97
Conservative Julie Race 292 6.71 -4.33
Conservative Tony Jones 272 6.25 +6.25
Conservative Chris Leadbetter 263 6.05 +6.05
Liberal Democrat Margaret Riley 229 5.26 +5.26
Liberal Democrat William Edward Riley 205 4.71 +4.71
Turnout 1,547 30
Morecambe Bay Independent hold Swing
Morecambe Bay Independent hold Swing
Morecambe Bay Independent hold Swing

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