North Lincolnshire Council election, 2007

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Elections to North Lincolnshire Council were held on 3 May 2007. The Conservative Party lost its overall majority to the Labour Party. Overall turnout was 32%.

Election result[edit]

North Lincolnshire Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 22 2 1 +1 51.2% 42.1% 35,917 -1.54%
  Conservative 16 1 4 -3 37.2% 46.1% 39,371 +0.94%
  Liberal Democrat 1 1 0 +1 2.3% 8.3% 7054 -2.33%
  Independent 1 1 0 +1 2.3% 2.2% 1857
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0% 1.3% 1127 +1.3%

There were 3 vacant seats on the council due to the death of Cllr Dick Long. They were in the Brigg and Wolds ward and were filled in a by-election on 14 June 2007 by Conservative candidates. Before this by-election took place, Cllr Don Stewart of the Axholme South ward defected from the Conservatives, choosing to sit as an Independent. Therefore, the composition of the council after the election was:[1]

Party Councillors
Labour 22
Conservative 18
Liberal Democrat 1
Independent 2
 Total
43

References[edit]

  1. ^ "North Lincolnshire Council election results for 2007". North Lincolnshire Council. Archived from the original on 26 May 2009. Retrieved 27 July 2011.