Redditch Borough Council election, 2010

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The 2010 Redditch Borough Council election was held on 6 May 2010 to elect members of Redditch Borough Council in Worcestershire, England.[1] A total of eleven council seats were up for election: six Conservative, four Labour and one British National Party. The death of Conservative Cllr. Jack Field on 10 March triggered a by-election in the Crabbs Cross ward. No Liberal Democrat councillors defended seats.

Before the election the council was made up of:

  • 15 Conservative councillors
  • 10 Labour councillors
  • 3 Liberal Democrat councillors
  • 1 British National councillor[2]

Election results[edit]

Redditch Local Election Result 2010
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 17 2 0 +2 58.62 41.28 14,915 +7,100
  Labour 9 0 1 -1 31.03 30.16 10,880 +5,999
  Liberal Democrat 3 0 0 0 10.34 22.30 8,056 +5,853
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 3.80 1,374 +1,374
  BNP 0 0 1 -1 0 1.49 539 -10
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.56 201 -507
  English Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 0.37 162 +162

Seats up for election[edit]

Ward Party Incumbent Elected Incumbent Stood?
Abbey Conservative 2006 Colin MacMillan No
Astwood Bank & Feckenham Conservative 2006 Michael Chalk Yes
Batchley & Brockhill Conservative 2008 Brenda Quinney Yes
Central Labour 2006 Debbie Taylor Yes
Church Hill Labour 2006 David Hunt Yes
Crabbs Cross (includes the village of Callow Hill) Conservative 2006 David Smith No
Crabbs Cross (includes the village of Callow Hill) Conservative 2007 Jack Field (deceased) No
Greenlands Labour 2006 Philip Mould No
Headless Cross & Oakenshaw Conservative 2009 Gay Hopkins Yes
Lodge Park Labour 2006 Andrew Fry Yes
Winyates British National 2006 David Enderby Yes

Ward results[edit]

Abbey Ward[edit]

Abbey
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Simon Chalk 1,015
Labour Alan Mason 881
Liberal Democrat Simon Oliver 672
English Democrat Scott Preston 162
Green Lisa Kite 82
Majority 134
Turnout 2,812 64.7%
Conservative hold Swing

Astwood Bank & Feckenham Ward[edit]

Astwood Bank & Feckenham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Chalk 1,871
Labour Neal Stote 802
Liberal Democrat Christopher Hennessey 654
Green Joshua Harvey 151
Majority 1,069
Turnout 3,478 74%
Conservative hold Swing

Batchley & Brockhill Ward[edit]

Batchley & Brockhill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brenda Quinney 1,361
Labour Pattie Hill 1,335
Liberal Democrat Fiona Hennessey 597
Green Loretta Griffin 160
Majority 26
Turnout 3,453 59%
Conservative hold Swing

Central Ward[edit]

Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Debbie Taylor 1,112
Conservative Roger Bennett 975
Liberal Democrat Mo Farooqui 565
Green Bryn Colvin 110
Independent Orion Moon 78
Majority 137
Turnout 2,840 59.7%
Labour hold Swing

Church Hill Ward[edit]

Church Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Roger Hill 1,301
Labour David Hunt 1,282
Liberal Democrat David Gee 788
Independent Pamela Forsyth 123
Green Lee Bradley 93
Majority 19
Turnout 3,587 58%
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Crabbs Cross Ward[edit]

Crabbs Cross (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Derek Taylor 1,553
Conservative Andrew Brazier 1,506
Labour Philip Bowes 706
Liberal Democrat Edward Kilworth 696
Liberal Democrat Adam Isherwood 641
Labour John Fisher 568
Green Yvonne Rhodes 189
Majority 800
Turnout 5,859 70%
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Greenlands Ward[edit]

Greenlands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Graham Vickery 1,358
Conservative Taff Davies 1,235
Liberal Democrat Anthony Pitt 778
Green Rylma White 155
Majority 123
Turnout 3,526 55.8%
Labour hold Swing

Headless Cross & Oakenshaw Ward[edit]

Headless Cross & Oakenshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gay Hopkins 2,094
Labour Yvonne Smith 1,294
Liberal Democrat John Stanley 1,008
Green Alistair Waugh 228
Majority 800
Turnout 4,624 67.4%
Conservative hold Swing

Lodge Park Ward[edit]

Lodge Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew Fry 1,135
Conservative David Bush 749
Liberal Democrat Ian Webster 434
Green Kevin White 107
Majority 386
Turnout 2,425 60.1%
Labour hold Swing

Winyates Ward[edit]

Winyates
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Adam Griffin 1,255
Liberal Democrat Stephen Walker 1,223
Labour Clive Cheetham 1,113
BNP David Enderby 539
Green Emma Bradley 99
Majority 32
Turnout 4,229 64.3%
Conservative gain from BNP Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trailer - Local Elections May 2010". UK Local Government Information. Retrieved 2010-01-10. 
  2. ^ "Committee details". Redditch Borough Council. Retrieved 2010-01-10.