Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council election, 2010

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Elections to Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council were held on 6 May 2010. Half of the council was up for election and the Conservative Party lost control of the council, leaving it hung and Labour the largest party. This was the first time that the borough council had been hung since before 1974 when the new authority was formed.

After the election, the composition of the council was

  • Labour 17 (+2)
  • Conservative 15 (-2)
  • BNP 1
  • Others 1

The 2009 Camphill by-election ensured Labour 17 seats by the time of the 2010 result.

Election results[edit]

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election, 2010 - Summary
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 2 0 +2 64.7 44.9 27,604 0
  Conservative 6 0 2 -2 35.3 40.9 25,164 0
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 8.2 5028 0
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 2.8 1737 0
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 2.8 1718 0
  English Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 207 0
  Socialist Alternative 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 40 0
Total votes cast 61498
Turnout (approx) 66%

Ward results[edit]

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2010: Abbey Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour PHILLIPS, Neil Joseph Patrick 1780 49.8
Conservative WAINE, Alwyn Joy 863 24.1
Liberal Democrat MILLS, Frank 563 15.7
BNP CLARKE, Tom 240 6.7
Green BRINDLEY, Laurel Emily 122 3.4
Majority 917
Turnout 3568 60.7%
Labour hold Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2010: Arbury Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour YOUNG, Kevin 1383 42.2
Conservative WILSON, Sonja Lund 1354 41.4
BNP MILLARD, Lee 309 9.4
Green WRIGHT, Michael Charles 224 6.8
Majority 29
Turnout 3270 62.8%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2010: Attleborough Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative GILBERT, Peter James 1651 46.5
Labour TANDY, June Anne 1526 43.1
BNP KIMBERLEY, Phillip Barry 366 10.3
Majority 125
Turnout 3543 62.1%
Conservative hold Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2010: Barpool Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour MCGALE, Francis Patrick 1513 44.8
Conservative HAMMERSCHMIEDT, Andreas Franz 907 26.9
Liberal Democrat MOSS, Kieren Luke 517 15.3
BNP INGRAM, Andrew John 394 11.6
Socialist Alternative GEE, Steven 40 1.1
Majority 606
Turnout 3371 59.8%
Labour hold Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2010: Bede Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour HAYNES, John 1674 53.3
Conservative CAROLAN, John Thomas 807 25.7
BNP HAYCOCK, Glyn David 452 14.3
English Democrat David Lane 207 6.5
Majority 867
Turnout 3140 62.4%
Labour hold Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2010: Bulkington Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative O`BRIEN, Desmond 1952 52.3
Labour CHATTAWAY, Richard Norman 1446 38.8
BNP FITZPATRICK, Leslie Peter 329 8.8
Majority 506
Turnout 3727 72.6%
Conservative hold Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2010: Camp Hill Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour HARVEY, Dennis 1512 51.7
Conservative PAXTON, Stephen James 854 29.2
BNP HOLMES, Jason 553 18.9
Majority 658
Turnout 2919 56.1%
Labour hold Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2010: Exhall Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour TAYLOR, Roma Ann 1950 47.7
Conservative LIGGINS, Arthur Marklew 1175 28.7
Liberal Democrat Alice Field 638 15.6
BNP Deborah Nicholas 320 7.8
Majority 775
Turnout 4083 62.7%
Labour hold Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2010: Galley Common Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative GRANT, Matthew Petersen 1764 44.9
Labour JONES, Michael John 1673 42.6
BNP HART, Wendy 487 12.4
Majority 91
Turnout 3924 63.7%
Conservative hold Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2010: Heath Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour ALDINGTON, Danny 1768 50.3
Conservative LOBBETT, Walter Barry Hallam 1371 39.1
BNP NICOLSON, Julie 371 10.6
Majority 397
Turnout 3510 62.4%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2010: Kingswood Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour WATKINS, Christopher Mark 1564 52.6
Conservative BANNISTER, Michael 1045 35.1
BNP EDWARDS, Steven 367 12.3
Majority 519
Turnout 2976 60.3%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2010: Poplar Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour COPLAND, Robert G. 2230 62
Conservative BROWN, Ann Catherine 1366 38
Majority 864
Turnout 3596 59.8%
Labour hold Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2010: Slough Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour LLOYD, Anthony Alan 1824 50.4
Conservative DANCER, Gary William 1311 36.2
BNP FINDLEY, Deborah Linda 485 13.4
Majority 513
Turnout 3620 66.9%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2010: St. Nicolas Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative CARR, David 2513 58.8
Labour HICKLING, Paul David 1239 29.1
Green KONDAKOR, Keith Anthony 518 12.1
Majority 1274
Turnout 4270 75.1%
Conservative hold Swing
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2010: Weddington Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative SMITH, Gerald 2540 58.6
Labour FOWLER, Victoria Nina Jayne 1306 30.1
Green Michele Kondakor 489 11.3
Majority 1234
Turnout 4335 73.9%
Conservative hold Swing


Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2010: Wembrook Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour SHEPPARD, William Henry 1863 60.1
Conservative DAVIES, Anthony 880 28.4
BNP ADDIS, Sandra Marie 355 11.5
Majority 983
Turnout 3098 58.7%
Labour hold Swing


Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2010: Whitestone Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative WILSON, Kristofer David 2811 61.8%
Labour JOHNSON, Philip 1353 29.7%
Green OLNER, Gregg William 384 8.4%
Majority 1458
Turnout 4548 78.1%
Conservative hold Swing