Restormel Borough Council elections

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Restormel was a non-metropolitan district in Cornwall, England. It was abolished on 1 April 2009 and replaced by Cornwall Council.

Political control[edit]

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1]

Party in control Years
Independent 1973-1987
No overall control 1987-1991
Liberal Democrats 1991-1999
No overall control 1999-2004
Liberal Democrats 2004-2007
No overall control 2007-2009

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

St.Blaize By-Election 20 June 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 682 45.5
Labour 418 27.9
Independent 350 23.3
Independent 50 3.3
Majority 264 17.6
Turnout 1,500 32.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Treverbyn By-Election 7 November 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 578 58.0
Labour 241 24.2
Conservative 125 12.5
Independent 52 5.2
Majority 337 33.8
Turnout 995 24.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Crinnis By-Election 19 March 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 799 57.8 +11.5
Liberal Democrat 323 23.4 -30.3
Labour 163 11.8 +11.8
Mebyon Kernow 61 4.4 +4.4
Majority 476 34.4
Turnout 1,346 41.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
St Blaise By-Election 18 June 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 607 66.7 +17.7
Labour 222 24.7 -26.7
Mebyon Kernow 81 8.9 +8.9
Majority 385 42.0
Turnout 918 19.8
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Newquay Rialton By-Election 26 November 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent 813 43.1 +43.1
Conservative 578 30.6 +5.5
Liberal Democrat 496 26.3 -33.5
Majority 235 12.5
Turnout 1,887 39.3
Independent gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Trevarna By-Election 1 June 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 509 51.0 +19.2
Conservative 327 32.8 +0.3
Labour 107 10.7 -12.3
Mebyon Kernow 55 5.5 +5.5
Majority 182 18.2
Turnout 998 22.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
St Stephen in Bramell By-Election 16 August 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent 412 49.3 -8.0
Liberal Democrat 267 32.0 +3.2
Mebyon Kernow 89 10.7 +10.7
Independent 67 8.0 +8.0
Majority 145 17.3
Turnout 835 17.0
Independent hold Swing
Rialton By-Election 23 May 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 489 36.4 +12.3
Conservative 487 36.2 +8.7
Independent 369 27.4 -21.0
Majority 2 0.2
Turnout 1,345 26.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing
St Blaise By-Election 23 May 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 461 57.3 +3.4
Labour 172 21.4 -2.4
Independent 171 21.3 -1.0
Majority 289 35.9
Turnout 804 16.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Poltair By-Election 31 July 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Bryan Rawlins 343 50.1 +15.8
Labour Andrea Lanxon 173 25.3 +4.8
Independent Thomas Northcott 169 24.7 -20.5
Majority 170 24.8
Turnout 685 22.8
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing
Edgcumbe North By-Election 16 February 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Derek Walker 448 58.6 +14.7
Liberal Democrat Samuel Carter 317 41.4 +17.5
Majority 131 17.2
Turnout 765 23.1
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  2. ^ The Borough of Restormel (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1979
  3. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Restormel (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.

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