Penwith District Council election, 2007

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Elections to Penwith District Council were held on 3 May 2007. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Results[edit]

Penwith Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 8 3 0 +3 66.7 37.9 4,787 +3.4%
  Liberal Democrat 3 2 2 0 25.0 32.5 4,101 -7.5%
  Independent 1 0 3 -3 8.3 12.5 1,578 +7.5%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 7.7 973 +4.7%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 5.5 699 -5.0%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 2.4 299 -0.7%
  Mebyon Kernow 0 0 0 0 0 1.6 196 -2.3%

1 Conservative candidate was unopposed.

By ward[edit]

Goldsithney
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sue Nicholas 405 55.8 +7.5
Liberal Democrat Nigel Walker 321 44.2 -7.5
Majority 84 11.6
Turnout 726 47.3 -1.7
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Hayle North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Robb Lello 703 67.4
Independent Owen Philp 340 32.6
Majority 363 34.8
Turnout 1,043 35.5 -5.3
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing
Lelant & Carbis Bay
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Elizabeth Penhaligon 701 55.8 +3.2
Liberal Democrat Richard Ryan 324 25.8 +1.8
Green Paula Richards 232 18.5 +2.8
Majority 377 30.0 +1.4
Turnout 1,257 42.1 -1.2
Conservative hold Swing
Madron & Zennor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Roy Mann 440 83.8 +4.7
UKIP James Wallis 85 16.2 +16.2
Majority 355 67.6 +9.4
Turnout 525 38.6 -8.6
Independent hold Swing
Marazion & Perranuthnoe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sidney Thomas 443 56.6 -11.0
Liberal Democrat Gill Barnes 339 43.4 +43.4
Majority 104 13.2 -34.4
Turnout 782 55.0 -3.3
Conservative hold Swing
Morvah, Pendenn & St Just
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Howard Eddy 740 44.8 -0.9
Liberal Democrat Sue James 565 34.2 -12.6
UKIP Rose Smith 214 13.0 +13.0
Labour Adrian Marsham 131 7.9 +0.4
Majority 175 10.6
Turnout 1,650 43.9 +4.7
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Penzance East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Ruth Lewarne 498 31.8 -20.4
Independent Nigel Waller 347 22.2 +22.2
Labour Cornelius Olivier 271 17.3 +4.6
Mebyon Kernow Phillip Rendle 196 12.5 +12.5
Green Rob Pickering 173 11.1 +11.1
Independent Malcolm Lawrence 79 5.1 +5.1
Majority 151 9.6 -24.6
Turnout 1,564 35.0 +1.9
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing
Penzance South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Roger Harding 1,095 60.0 +20.6
Liberal Democrat Heidi Worth 552 30.3 +4.5
Labour Sara Olivier 177 9.7 +0.5
Majority 543 29.7 +14.1
Turnout 1,824 46.4 +1.0
Conservative hold Swing
St Buryan
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative William Maddern unopposed
Conservative hold Swing
St Erth & St Hilary
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Doe Harry 413 52.6 +52.6
Independent Sheila Furneaux 372 47.4 -21.6
Majority 41 5.2
Turnout 785 44.8 -0.4
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
St Ives North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Andrew Mitchell 592 46.5 -3.0
Conservative Colin Nicholls 430 33.8 +15.7
Green Louise Channon 251 19.7 +1.5
Majority 162 12.7 -18.6
Turnout 1,273 40.4 +2.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
St Ives South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Joan Symons 560 46.5
Green Ron Tulley 317 26.3
Liberal Democrat Bill Fry 207 17.2
Labour Terence Murray 120 10.0
Majority 243 20.2
Turnout 1,204 42.4 -2.2
Conservative hold Swing

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