Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council election, 2007

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Elections to Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council were held on 3 May 2007. 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 result[edit]

Newcastle-under-Lyme Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 8 3 0 +3 40.0 31.7 8,791 +0.1%
  Liberal Democrat 6 3 0 +3 30.0 24.5 6,811 -0.7%
  Labour 4 0 6 -6 20.0 24.1 6,689 -3.4%
  UKIP 2 1 0 +1 10.0 17.4 4,833 +3.1%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 331 -0.1%
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 0 1.1 310 +1.0%

Ward results[edit]

Audley and Bignall End
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ann Beech 717 38.5 +2.0
Liberal Democrat Tom Cicatello 612 32.9 -3.8
Conservative Brenda Edwards 286 15.4 +5.4
UKIP David Nixon 245 13.2 -3.5
Majority 105 5.6
Turnout 1,860
Labour hold Swing
Bradwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sandra Hambleton 557 36.2 -5.1
Conservative John Tagg 469 30.5 +9.6
UKIP Donald Bowers 289 18.8 -1.1
Liberal Democrat David Dugdale 225 14.6 -3.3
Majority 88 5.7 -14.7
Turnout 1,540
Labour hold Swing
Butt Lane
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Silvia Burgess 491 39.5 +5.1
Labour John Macmillan 339 27.3 -7.2
UKIP Garry Whitehurst 202 16.3 -1.2
Conservative Iley Wainwright 108 8.7 -4.9
Independent Maurice Leese 102 8.2 +8.2
Majority 152 12.2
Turnout 1,242
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Chesterton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sandra Simpson 578 39.4 +8.4
UKIP Mark Barlow 355 24.2 +5.4
Liberal Democrat Trevor Johnson 325 22.2 -12.4
Conservative Daniel Worley 209 14.3 -1.4
Majority 223 15.2
Turnout 1,467
Labour hold Swing
Cross Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Williams 633 44.7 -0.4
Liberal Democrat Bob Rankin 336 23.7 +6.2
UKIP Barry Milford 232 16.4 -4.3
Conservative Glenys Davies 215 15.2 -1.5
Majority 297 21.0 -3.4
Turnout 1,416
Labour hold Swing
Halmerend
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat David Becket 577 49.6
Conservative Alan Humphreys 223 19.2
Labour Trevor Sproston 219 18.8
UKIP Neville Benson 145 12.5
Majority 354 30.4
Turnout 1,164
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Keele
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Wenslie Naylon 257 32.9 -3.0
Green Savitha Piercy 224 28.6 -1.7
Conservative Owen Meredith 144 18.4 -6.4
Labour Gareth Snell 125 16.0 +8.3
UKIP Wayne Harling 32 4.1 +2.8
Majority 33 4.3 -1.3
Turnout 782
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Kidsgrove
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Sandra Bowyer 559 39.6 -9.9
Labour Paul Waring 415 29.4 +0.5
UKIP Glyn Rafferty 280 19.8 +8.3
Conservative Matthew Lewis 159 11.3 +1.1
Majority 144 10.2 -10.4
Turnout 1,413
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Knutton and Silverdale
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UKIP Derrick Huckfield 438 47.3 +12.4
Labour David Leech 306 33.0 -7.1
Conservative Jocelyn Budibent 107 11.6 -0.7
Liberal Democrat Julian Colclough 75 8.1 -1.1
Majority 132 14.3
Turnout 926
UKIP gain from Labour Swing
Loggerheads and Whitmore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brian Tomkins 1,431 68.0 -6.1
UKIP David Howell 397 18.9 +11.2
Liberal Democrat Anne Becket 275 13.1 +2.5
Majority 1,034 49.1 -14.4
Turnout 2,103
Conservative hold Swing
Madeley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Helen Morris 502 35.7 +4.1
Liberal Democrat Steve Burke 410 29.2 +1.2
Labour Bill Sinnott 410 29.2 -4.6
UKIP Joseph Bonfiglio 84 6.0 -0.6
Majority 92 6.5
Turnout 1,406
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
May Bank
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Simon Tagg 1,227 62.9 +6.2
Labour Stephen Harrison 310 15.9 -0.5
UKIP Barbara Lewis 223 11.4 +3.2
Liberal Democrat Chris Wain 191 9.8 -8.9
Majority 917 47.0 +9.0
Turnout 1,951
Conservative hold Swing
Newchapel
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Nora Salt 314 35.2 +35.2
Labour Elsie Bates 258 29.0 -9.8
Liberal Democrat Alan Bowyer 188 21.1 -14.0
UKIP Susan Whitehurst 131 14.7 +14.7
Majority 56 6.2
Turnout 891
Conservative hold Swing
Ravenscliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Elizabeth Bishop 322 32.5 +9.2
Labour Ray Astle 231 23.3 -22.0
Liberal Democrat Geff Hall 224 22.6 -8.7
UKIP Geoffrey Locke 213 21.5 +21.5
Majority 91 9.2
Turnout 990
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Seabridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Hailstones 811 52.6 +8.8
Labour David Beardmore 354 23.0 -1.2
Liberal Democrat Carol Reddish 205 13.3 -2.1
UKIP Paul Gregory 171 11.1 -5.4
Majority 457 29.6 +10.0
Turnout 1,541
Conservative hold Swing
Silverdale and Park Site
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UKIP Eileen Braithwaite 537 53.6 +21.7
Labour George Cairns 282 28.1 -13.8
Conservative Clive Moss 107 10.7 -2.8
Liberal Democrat Betty Kinnersley 76 7.6 -5.2
Majority 255 25.5
Turnout 1,002
UKIP hold Swing
Talke
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat David Daniels 418 44.6 -9.8
Independent Arthur Amos 208 22.2 +22.2
UKIP Roger Ruddle 173 18.4 +18.4
Conservative David Cooper 139 14.8 -2.7
Majority 210 22.4 -4.0
Turnout 938
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing
Thistleberry
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Nigel Jones 949 54.0 +0.1
Conservative Luciana Flackett 351 20.0 -2.1
Labour Nicholas Butler 247 14.1 -0.2
UKIP Dominic Arnold 210 12.0 +2.3
Majority 598 34.0 +2.2
Turnout 1,757
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Westlands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Heesom 1,119 59.6 -0.7
Liberal Democrat Michael Shenton 279 14.9 -3.1
Labour Eileen Robinson 261 13.9 +0.9
UKIP Pamela Jackson 217 11.6 +2.8
Majority 840 44.7 +2.4
Turnout 1,876
Conservative hold Swing
Wolstanton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Tracy Taylor 548 36.5 +8.4
Labour Michael Clarke 447 29.8 -2.1
UKIP David Woolley 259 17.3 +1.5
Liberal Democrat Dennis Richards 139 9.3 -5.5
Green Anne Beirne 107 7.1 -2.3
Majority 101 6.7
Turnout 1,500
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

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