North Shropshire District Council elections

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North Shropshire was a non-metropolitan district in Shropshire, England. It was abolished on 1 April 2009 and replaced by Shropshire Council.

Political control[edit]

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1]

Party in control Years
Independent 1973-2003
No overall control 2003-2007
Conservative 2007-2009

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Market Drayton North By-Election 3 October 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 405 61.9
Conservative 249 38.1
Majority 156 23.8
Turnout 634 23.2
Labour hold Swing
Prees By-Election 19 November 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 277 55.4
Independent 233 46.6
Majority 44 8.8
Turnout 510 23.0
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Wem Rural By-Election 22 June 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 290 82.9
Independent 60 17.1
Majority 230 65.8
Turnout 350 40.0
Conservative hold Swing
Sutton By-Election 27 July 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 111 55.2
Independent 66 32.8
Independent 24 11.9
Majority 45 22.4
Turnout 201 32.0
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Weston Rhyn By-Election 26 April 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 369 60.8
Independent 238 39.2
Majority 131 21.6
Turnout 607 31.4
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Clive By-Election 13 September 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative unopposed
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Whitchurch South By-Election 6 October 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gerald Dakin 204 51.6 +24.5
Independent Andrew Richardson 191 48.4 +2.6
Majority 13 3.2
Turnout 395 17.4
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Hordley, Tetchill and Lyncal By-Election 19 October 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stephen Davenport 169 59.7
Independent William Lewis 74 26.1
Independent Jennifer Wright 40 14.1
Majority 95 33.6
Turnout 283 26.5
Conservative gain from Independent Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  2. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of North Shropshire (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976. Retrieved on 19 November 2015.
  3. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Shropshire (District Boundaries) Order 1987. Retrieved on 6 November 2015.
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of North Shropshire (Electoral Changes) Order 2000. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of North Shropshire (Electoral Changes) (Amendment) Order 2006. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.