Plymouth City Council election, 2012

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Plymouth City Council election, 2012
2011 ←
7 May 2012 → 2014

19 of the 57 seats to Plymouth City Council
29 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
Party Labour Conservative UKIP
Seats won 11 8 0
Seats after 31 26 0
Seat change Increase6 Decrease5 Decrease1

Plymouth City council election 2012 map.svg

Map showing the results of contested positions in the 2012 Plymouth City Council elections.

Council control before election


Council control after election


Elections to Plymouth City Council took place on 3 May 2012,[1] the same day as other United Kingdom local elections, 2012. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour Party gained control of the council from the Conservative party.

After the election, the composition of the council was as follows:


Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jon Taylor 1,626 45.9
Conservative Jack Thompson 1,375 30.4
UKIP Hugh Williams 544 12.0
Majority 241 1.9
Turnout 4,525 36.8
Labour gain from Conservative Swing


  1. ^ "Local elections 2012". BBC News. Retrieved 2012-04-30.