Northumberland County Council elections

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Northumberland County Council is elected every four years.

Political control[edit]

Since 1973 political control of the county council, from 1973 to 2008, and then the unitary council after 2008, has been held by the following parties:[1][2]

Election Party in control Council Type
1973 No overall control County Council
1977
1981 Labour
1985 No overall control
1989 Labour
1993
1997
2001
2005
2008 No overall control Unitary Authority
2013
2017

County result maps[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Corbridge By-Election 17 September 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 546 35.8 +0.5
Liberal Democrat 420 27.5 -9.6
Labour 307 20.1 -7.5
Independent 253 16.8 +16.8
Majority 126 8.3
Turnout 1,526
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Wansbeck Newbiggin East By-Election 25 February 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 720 58.7 +58.7
Labour 483 39.4 -39.8
Conservative 23 1.9 -18.9
Majority 237 19.3
Turnout 1,226
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Wansbeck Hirst By-Election 11 November 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 574 58.0 -21.3
Liberal Democrat 391 39.5 +18.8
Conservative 24 2.4 +2.4
Majority 183 18.5
Turnout 989 30.0
Labour hold Swing
Morpeth North By-Election 10 November 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Leslie Cassie 473 40.7 +0.3
Conservative David Bawn 304 26.2 +3.8
Green Nicholas Best 154 13.3 -3.0
Labour Ian Fleming 144 12.4 -8.5
Independent John Beynon 87 7.5 +7.5
Majority 169 14.5 -3.5
Turnout 1,162 33.9 -34.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local election results: Northumberland". Election 2005. BBC News Online. 6 May 2005. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Northumberland". Elections 2008. BBC News Online. 6 May 2008. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 

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