North Lincolnshire Council elections

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North Lincolnshire Council is the local authority for the unitary authority of North Lincolnshire in Lincolnshire, England. It was created on 1 April 1996 replacing Glanford, Scunthorpe, part of Boothferry and Humberside County Council.

Political control[edit]

The first election to the council was held in 1995, initially operating as a shadow authority before coming into its powers on 1 April 1996. Political control of the council since 1995 has been held by the following parties:[1]

Party in control Years
Labour 1995–2003
Conservative 2003–2007
Labour 2007–2011
Conservative 2011–present

Leadership[edit]

The leaders of the council since 2006 have been:[2]

Councillor Party From To
Liz Redfern Conservative 2006 2007
Mark Kirk Labour 2007 25 May 2011
Liz Redfern Conservative 25 May 2011 15 Jan 2017
Rob Waltham Conservative 16 Jan 2017

Council elections[edit]

District result maps[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Ashby By-Election 24 July 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 889 72.4 -11.7
Conservative 252 20.5 +4.6
Liberal Democrats 87 7.1 +7.1
Majority 637 51.9
Turnout 1,228 15.6
Labour hold Swing
Burton-upon-Stather and Guness By-Election 30 November 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tracy Muir 854 52.0 -0.7
Labour David Oldfield 631 38.5 -8.8
Independent Frank Bottamley 156 9.5 +9.5
Majority 223 13.5
Turnout 1,641 31.5
Conservative hold Swing
Broughton and Appleby By-Election 18 December 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ivan Glover 891 49.1 +0.9
Labour Ken Edgell 790 43.6 +2.3
Liberal Democrats Val Margetts 132 7.3 -3.2
Majority 101 5.5
Turnout 1,813 35.6
Conservative hold Swing
Crosby & Park By-Election 27 January 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christine O'Sullivan 1,044 54.9 -4.4
Liberal Democrats Neil Poole 414 21.8 +8.8
Conservative Michael Sykes 258 13.5 -1.1
BNP Robert Bailey 186 9.8 +9.8
Majority 630 33.1
Turnout 1,902 22.6
Labour hold Swing
Ashby By-Election 21 April 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Collinson 1,151 68.0 +14.7
Conservative Alec Readhead 328 19.4 -5.8
Liberal Democrats John Thompson 213 12.6 -8.9
Majority 823 48.6
Turnout 1,692 23.2
Labour hold Swing
Brumby By-Election 8 December 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Leonard Foster 796 66.5 +6.3
Conservative Lawrence Chapman 249 20.8 -1.3
Liberal Democrats Adrian Holmes 152 12.7 -5.0
Majority 547 45.7
Turnout 1,197 14.3
Labour hold Swing
Ridge By-Election 8 December 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Trevor Foster 1,154 37.4 -13.3
Liberal Democrats Neil Poole 1,102 35.7 +9.1
Labour Alan May 656 21.3 -1.5
Independent Andrew Talliss 175 5.7 +5.7
Majority 52 1.7
Turnout 3,087 31.5
Conservative hold Swing
Barton By-Election 21 May 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Vickers 1,576 64.35 -0.52
Labour Sue Turner 653 26.66 +6.18
Liberal Democrats Richard Alan Nixon 220 8.98 +1.93
Majority 873 35.65
Turnout 2,449
Conservative hold Swing
Ashby By-Election 6 May 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Peter Dennington 119 5.09% Increase5.09%
Conservative Joanne Saunby 1137 48.67% Increase16.9%
Labour Christopher Skinner 980 41.95% Decrease26.4%
Majority 98 4.1% Decrease36.6%
Turnout 2236 15.6
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Bottesford By-Election 6 May 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Janet Longcake 2084 64.5% Increase7.7%
Labour Glyn Williams 1088 34.3% Decrease9.9%
Majority 996 30.2% Increase20.7%
Turnout 3172
Conservative hold Swing
Broughton and Appleby By-Election 6 May 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Janet Lee 1141 70.3% Increase8.4%
Conservative Carol Elizabeth Ross 1217
For Britain Mike Speakman 34 1.0%
Green Jo Baker 99 5.3% Decrease9.0%
Green Amie Watson 82
Labour Graham Ladlow 412 25.7% Increase2.0%
Labour Lucy Watson 450
Majority 1496 44.6% Increase6.4%
Turnout 3353
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 11 August 2022.
  2. ^ "Council minutes". North Lincolnshire Council. Retrieved 11 August 2022.
  3. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of North Lincolnshire (Electoral Changes) Order 2001. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.

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