Lincolnshire County Council election, 2005

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Lincolnshire County Council election, 2005
Lincolnshire
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All 77 seats to Lincolnshire County Council
39 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Conservative Labour
Seats before 49 21
Seats won 45 21
Seat change Decrease4 Steady0

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Liberal Democrat Independent
Seats before 4 3
Seats won 8 3
Seat change Increase4 Steady0

Lincolnshire UK local election 2005 map.svg
Map of the results of the election in each division. Colours denote the winning party, as shown in the main table of results.

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2005 Lincolnshire County Council election was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005, the same day as the general election. The whole council of 77 members was up for election and the election resulted in the Conservative Party retaining control of the council, winning 45 seats.[1]

Election result[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Summary Results
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 45 42.3% 133,137
  Labour 21 21.9% 68,974
  Liberal Democrat 8 20.5% 64,344
  Independent 3 9.6% 30,073

Results by division[edit]

Alford and Sutton[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Alford and Sutton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Graham Marsh 2,010 45.5 -2.6
Labour Janet Shuttleworth 1,158 26.2 -0.8
Liberal Democrat Irene Daw 826 18.7 -6.3
Independent Eric Vaughan 426 9.6 N.A
Majority 852 19.3
Turnout 4,420 61.0
Conservative hold Swing

Ancholme Cliff[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Ancholme Cliff
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Charles Strange 2,032 54.5 +0.7
Liberal Democrat Andrew Heathorn 1,138 30.5 -15.8
Independent Ernest Coleman 556 14.9 N.A
Majority 894 24.0
Turnout 3,726 66.0
Conservative hold Swing

Bardney and Cherry Willingham[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Bardney and Cherry Willingham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ian Fleetwood 1,981 44.0 -5.6
Liberal Democrat Stuart Miller 1,352 30.0 +7.3
Labour Melanie Tointon 940 20.9 -6.7
UKIP Sue Ransome 230 5.1 N/A
Majority 629 14.0
Turnout 4,503 68.0
Conservative hold Swing

Bassingham Rural[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Bassingham Rural
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Raymond Phillips 2,194 44.2 -6.0
Liberal Democrat David Baker 1,657 33.4 -16.4
Labour Tina Lee 874 17.6 N/A
UKIP Michael Starky 241 4.9 N/A
Majority 537 10.8
Turnout 4,966 70.0
Conservative hold Swing

Billinghay and Metheringham[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Billinghay and Metheringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Patricia Bradwell 1,824 46.6 -9.1
Labour Theresa Wadsley 1,155 29.5 -14.8
Liberal Democrat Alan Waddington 934 23.9 N/A
Majority 669 17.1
Turnout 3,913 62.0
Conservative hold Swing

Boston Coastal[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Boston Coastal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bryan Powell 1,641 47.6 -3.1
Labour John Slater 966 28.0 -6.4
UKIP Jodie Sutton 844 24.5 N/A
Majority 675 19.6
Turnout 3,451 62.0
Conservative hold Swing

Boston East[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Boston East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sandra Bakewell 1,449 43.2 -18.9
UKIP Don Ransome 994 29.6 N/A
Conservative Sally Parker 913 27.2 -10.7
Majority 455 13.6
Turnout 3,356 52.0
Labour hold Swing

Boston Fishtoft[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Boston Fishtoft
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Ossy Snell 1,875 41.7 +11.9
Conservative Heather Judge 1,422 31.6 -10.1
Independent Neil McGregor 1,199 26.7 N/A
Majority 453 10.1
Turnout 4,496 61.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

Boston North West[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Boston North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew Bakewell 1,231 38.8 -16.1
Conservative Bryan Ingham 1,152 36.4 -8.7
UKIP Gordon Simmonds 786 24.8 N/A
Majority 79 2.4
Turnout 3,169 50.0
Labour hold Swing

Boston Rural[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Boston Rural
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alan Day 2,782 58.4 +4.6
UKIP Steven Pearson 1,979 41.6 N/A
Majority 803 16.8
Turnout 4,761 57.0
Conservative hold Swing

Boston South[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Boston South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Richard Austin 1,481 40.4 N/A
Liberal Democrat Bob Cory 1,060 28.9 +4.0
Conservative Terence Taylor 860 23.5 -19.3
English Democrat Stephen Wyatt 264 7.2 N/A
Majority 421 11.5
Turnout 3,665 61.0
Independent gain from Conservative Swing

Boston West[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Boston West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Paul Goodale 1,305 40.7 +2.7
Conservative Tony Austin 1,123 35.0 +1.7
UKIP Nicholas Smith 781 24.3 N/A
Majority 182 5.7
Turnout 3,209 59.0
Labour hold Swing

Bourne Abbey[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Bourne Abbey
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mark Horn 2,362 54.3 +23.9
Labour Trevor Holmes 1,988 45.7 +23.2
Majority 374 8.6
Turnout 4,350 62.0

Bourne Castle[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Bourne Castle
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ian Croft 1,979 47.1 -4.3
Labour Derrick Crump 1,131 26.9 -1.3
Liberal Democrat John Binder 1,093 26.0 +5.7
Majority 848 20.2
Turnout 4,203 69.0
Conservative hold Swing

Bracebridge Heath and Waddington[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Bracebridge Heath and Waddington
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christine Talbot 2,276 43.2 -11.2
Labour Jerome O'Brien 1,811 34.4 -11.2
Independent Ivan Hall 781 14.8 N/A
UKIP Malcolm Skeels 401 7.6 N/A
Majority 465 8.8
Turnout 5,269 64.0
Conservative hold Swing

Branston and Navenby[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Branston and Navenby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Marianne Overton 2,771 54.8 +17.7
Conservative Derek Duncan 1,384 27.4 -8.0
Labour Keith Haw 902 17.8 -9.6
Majority 1,387 27.4
Turnout 5,057 70.0
Independent hold Swing

Colsterworth Rural[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Colsterworth Rural
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Edward Chapman 1,797 53.5 -9.6
Labour Robert Shorrock 859 25.6 N/A
Liberal Democrat Ismail Jalili 700 20.9 -16.0
Majority 938 27.9
Turnout 3,356 66.0
Conservative hold Swing

Crowland and Whaplode[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Crowland and Whaplode
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Paul Przyszlak 2,698 65.5 +2.6
Liberal Democrat Kathleen Tanner 1,421 34.5 +20.2
Majority 1,277 31.0
Turnout 4,119 66.0
Conservative hold Swing

Deeping St James[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Deeping St James
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Philip Dilks 1,752 51.8 -6.7
Conservative Bryan Helyar 1,632 48.2 +6.7
Majority 120 3.6
Turnout 3,384 65.0
Labour hold Swing

Donington Rural[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Donington Rural
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Amanda Puttick 2,576 62.9 +17.7
Liberal Democrat Samantha Turner 1,517 37.1 N/A
Majority 1,059 25.8
Turnout 4,093 67.0

Folkingham Rural[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Folkingham Rural
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Martin Hill 3,013 61.7 +5.2
Liberal Democrat Christine Brough 1,871 38.3 +22.8
Majority 1,142 23.4
Turnout 4,884 68.0
Conservative hold Swing

Gainsborough Hill[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Gainsborough Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Michael Tinker 1,255 43.6 -35.2
Labour Lynne Gray 1,016 35.3 N/A
Conservative Jeffrey Summers 609 21.1 -9.9
Majority 239 8.3
Turnout 2,880 49.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Gainsborough Rural South[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Gainsborough Rural South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Peter Heath 2,945 54.5 +20.1
Conservative Brian Knight 2,463 45.5 -0.7
Majority 482 9.0
Turnout 5,408 67.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

Gainsborough Trent[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Gainsborough Trent
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Patrick O'Connor 1,868 50.3 +12.7
Labour Patrick Vaughan 923 24.8 -12.1
Conservative William Parry 726 19.5 -5.9
UKIP Mark Jones 199 5.4 N/A
Majority 945 25.5
Turnout 3,716 51.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Grantham Barrowby[edit]

Lincolnshire County Council Elections 2005: Grantham Barrowby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alan Davidson 1,646 52.6 -4.5
Conservative Pamela Bosworth 1,486 47.4 +4.5
Majority 160 5.2
Turnout 3,132 53.0
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lincolnshire County Council Election Results 1973-2009" (PDF). Elections Centre. Retrieved 28 September 2016.