Purbeck Council election, 2006

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Elections to Purbeck Council were held on 4 May 2006. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council. Overall turnout was 48.1%

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Purbeck Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 6 1 0 +1 66.7 54.0 5,350 +4.8%
  Liberal Democrat 2 0 0 0 22.2 35.1 3,480 -1.9%
  Independent 1 0 1 -1 11.1 0 0 +0.0%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 10.9 1,079 +1.6%

One Independent candidate was unopposed.

Ward results[edit]

Bere Regis
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Peter Wharf unopposed
Independent hold Swing
Creech Barrow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nicholas Cake 487 69.5 +18.3
Liberal Democrat Keith Critchley 146 20.8 -10.3
Labour Jack Killingback 68 9.7 -8.0
Majority 341 48.7 +28.6
Turnout 701 45.2
Conservative hold Swing
Langton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Lovell 485 71.9 +18.8
Liberal Democrat Stephen Fazekas 130 19.3 -21.8
Labour Leigh van de Zande 60 8.9 +3.1
Majority 355 52.6 +40.6
Turnout 675 51.7
Conservative hold Swing
Lytchett Matravers
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Michael Peacock 796 51.9 +8.5
Conservative Colin Gibb 739 48.1 -8.5
Majority 57 3.8
Turnout 1,535 52.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Purbeck West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Timothy Mills 396 71.4 +71.4
Labour Jon Davey 159 28.6 -1.5
Majority 237 42.8
Turnout 555 50.0
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Swanage North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gloria Marsh 965 58.2 +3.0
Liberal Democrat John Wootton 537 32.4 -1.1
Labour Thomas Holmes 157 9.5 -1.7
Majority 428 25.8 +4.1
Turnout 1,659 49.5
Conservative hold Swing
Swanage South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gary Suttle 894 46.0 +10.4
Liberal Democrat Anita Chennell 532 27.4 +5.1
Labour Cherry Bartlett 516 26.6 -3.4
Majority 362 18.6 +13.0
Turnout 1,942 41.3
Conservative hold Swing
Wareham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat David Budd 1,339 60.4 +11.3
Conservative Brian Jaeger 879 39.6 -11.3
Majority 460 20.8
Turnout 2,218 47.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Winfrith
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Barnes 505 80.9 +23.6
Labour Stephen Redmond 119 19.1 +19.1
Majority 386 61.8 +47.2
Turnout 624 47.0
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]


Preceded by
Purbeck Council election, 2004
Purbeck local elections Succeeded by
Purbeck Council election, 2007