North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council elections

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One third of North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council is elected each year followed by one year when there is a mayoral election.

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
Labour 1973 - 1986
No overall control 1986 - 1987
Labour 1987 - 2004
No overall control 2004 - 2008
Conservative 2008 - 2010
No overall control 2010 - 2011
Labour 2011–present

Council elections[edit]

Mayoral elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

St Mary's By-Election, 1 May 1997[edit]

St Mary's By-Election 1 May 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ian Gordon 3,434 56.4 -5.7
Labour 1,752 28.8 +1.0
Liberal Democrat 785 12.9 +2.7
UKIP 113 1.9 +1.9
Majority 1,682 27.6
Turnout 6,084
Conservative hold Swing

Holystone By-Election, 22 May 1997[edit]

Holystone By-Election 22 May 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 1,354 59.3
Conservative 481 21.1
Liberal Democrat 373 16.3
Independent 76 3.3
Majority 873 38.2
Turnout 2,284 23.8
Labour hold Swing

Valley By-Election, 26 November 1998[edit]

Valley By-Election 26 November 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 903 64.7
Conservative 341 24.4
Liberal Democrat 151 10.8
Majority 562 40.3
Turnout 1,395 19.5
Labour hold Swing

Riverside By-Election, 11 March 1999[edit]

Riverside By-Election 11 March 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 692 79.6 -3.2
Conservative 177 20.4 +3.2
Majority 515 59.2
Turnout 869 13.0
Labour hold Swing

St Mary's By-Election, 27 June 2002[edit]

St Mary's By-Election 27 June 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pam McIntyre 2,019 83.2 +11.1
Labour 210 8.7 -3.6
Liberal Democrat 198 8.2 -7.4
Majority 1,809 74.5
Turnout 2,427 33.0
Conservative hold Swing

Seatonville By-Election, 27 June 2002[edit]

Seatonville By-Election 27 June 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ken Mewett 1,610 58.4 +10.8
Liberal Democrat 632 22.9 -5.4
Labour 476 17.3 -6.8
Independent 40 1.5 +1.5
Majority 978 35.5
Turnout 2,758 38.0
Conservative hold Swing

Tynemouth By-Election, 14 August 2003[edit]

Tynemouth By-Election 14 August 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 1,533 73.2 +6.4
Labour 562 26.8 -6.4
Majority 971 46.4 +12.7
Turnout 2,095 30.8 -1.1
Conservative hold Swing +6.4

Weetslade By-Election, 23 June 2005[edit]

Weetslade By-Election 23 June 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Duncan McLellan 1,177 46.7 +3.1
Labour 998 39.6 -7.5
Liberal Democrat 347 13.7 +4.5
Majority 179 7.1
Turnout 2,522 26.8 -18.42
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +5.3

Preston By-Election, 6 October 2005[edit]

Preston By-Election 6 October 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Linda Arkley 1,458 62.7 +3.2
Labour Dan Jackson 722 31 -2.8
Liberal Democrat 146 6.3 -1.4
Majority 736 31.7
Turnout 2,326 34.1 -8.47
Conservative hold Swing +3

Benton By-Election, 28 September 2006[edit]

Benton By-Election 28 September 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Patricia Greenwell 1,359 49.2 +2.5
Labour Joanne Cassidy 1,191 43.2 +5.7
Liberal Democrat Sarah Richards 210 7.6 -8.2
Majority 168 6.0
Turnout 2,760 35.7 -8.9
Conservative hold Swing -1.6

St Mary's By-Election, 5 July 2007[edit]

St Mary's By-Election 5 July 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Judith Wallace 1,992 76.79 +3.15
Labour Margaret Hall 363 13.99 +2.27
Liberal Democrat David Banks 239 9.21 -5.43
Majority 1,629 62.8 +3.8
Turnout 2,594 37.6 -17.4
Conservative hold Swing +0.44

Monkseaton North By-Election, 19 June 2008[edit]

Monkseaton North By-Election 19 June 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Leslie Miller 1,617 69.6 +1.8
Labour Glenn Stillaway 413 17.8 -1.5
Liberal Democrat Eleanor Jellett 198 8.5 -4.4
Green Martin Collins 94 4.0 +4.0
Majority 1,204 51.9 +3.5
Turnout 2,322 34.1 -11.1
Conservative hold Swing +3.3

Tynemouth By-Election, 5 February 2009[edit]

Tynemouth By-Election 5 February 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Wallace Lilly 1,538 62.2 -5.4
Labour Jane Shaw 701 28.4 -4
Liberal Democrat John Lewis Webb 233 9.4 +9.4
Majority 837 33.9 -1.4
Turnout 2,472 30.1 -12.6
Conservative hold Swing -0.7

Preston By-Election, 24 September 2009[edit]

Preston By-Election 24 September 2009[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Sarin 1,141 55.8 -14.2
Labour Katharine Osborne 503 24.6 -5.3
Public Services not Private Profit William Burnett 174 8.5 +8.5
Liberal Democrat John Appleby 152 7.4 +7.4
Green Susannah Rutherford 73 3.6 +3.6
Majority 638 31.2 -8.9
Turnout 2,043 29.8 -10.2
Conservative hold Swing -4.5

Battle Hill By-Election, 30 September 2010[edit]

Battle Hill By-Election 30 September 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lesley Spillard 1,334 58 +11.2
Liberal Democrat Dorothy Bradley 826 35.9 -1.5
Conservative Wendy Morton 97 4.2 -5.6
Independent Dan Ellis 46 2 +2
Majority 508 22.1 +16.7
Turnout 2,300 28.2 -33
Labour hold Swing +6.4

Wallsend By-Election, 16 November 2012[edit]

Wallsend By-Election 16 November 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Michael Huscroft 1,158 58.2 +10.4
Labour Ron Bales 693 34.8 -13.2
Conservative Barbara Bake 72 3.6 -0.6
Green Martin Collins 66 3.3 +3.3
Majority 465 23.4 +23.2
Turnout 1,989 25.6 -3.7
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing +11.8

Riverside By-Election, 4 July 2013[edit]

Riverside By-Election 4 July 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Wendy Lott 1,067 85.6 +1
Conservative Barbara Ellen Stevens 179 14.4 -1
Majority 888 71.3 +2.1
Turnout 1,246 15.7 -9.4
Labour hold Swing +1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "North Tyneside". BBC News Online. 19 April 2009. Retrieved 2010-05-07.
  2. ^ "Tories hold North Tyneside Preston seat". News Guardian. 2009-09-25. Retrieved 2009-09-28.

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