Sheffield City Council election, 2006

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Map of the results of the 2006 Sheffield council election. Labour in red, Liberal Democrats in yellow and the Greens in green.

Sheffield City Council elections took place on Thursday 4 May 2006 with polling stations open between 7am and 10pm. One third of council seats were up for election; one in each ward, plus one additional seat in Ecclesall due to a resignation. The overall turnout this year was 34.5%, down considerably from the previous year's general election turnout at 43.9 per cent turnout in Sheffield.[1]

Councillors before and after the election[edit]

Ward Incumbent Elected Incumbent Elected
Arbourthorne 2004 Timothy Rippon Timothy Rippon
Beauchief & Greenhill 2004 Clive Skelton Clive Skelton
Beighton 2004 Helen Mirfin-Boukouris Helen Mirfin-Boukouris
Birley 2004 Michael Pye Michael Pye
Broomhill 2004 Shaffaq Mohammed Shaffaq Mohammed
Burngreave 2004 Steve Jones Steve Jones
Central 2004 Mohammad Azim Bernard Little
Crookes 2004 Sylvia Anginotti Sylvia Anginotti
Darnall 2004 Mohammad Altaf Mazher Iqbal
Dore & Totley 2004 Keith Hill Keith Hill
East Ecclesfield 2004 Graham Oxley Graham Oxley
Ecclesall 1 2004 Roger Davison Roger Davison
Ecclesall 2 2004 Kate Dawson Michael Reynolds
Firth Park 2004 Alan Law Alan Law
Fulwood 2004 Janice Sidebottom Janice Sidebottom
Gleadless Valley 2004 Garry Weatherall Garry Weatherall
Graves Park 2004 Barrie Jervis Robert McCann
Hillsborough 2004 Janet Bragg Janet Bragg
Manor Castle 2004 Janet Wilson Janet Wilson
Mosborough 2004 Samuel Wall Samuel Wall
Nether Edge 2004 Patricia White Patricia White
Richmond 2004 Terry Barrow Elizabeth Naylor
Shiregreen & Brightside 2004 Peter Rippon Peter Rippon
Southey 2004 Gillian Furniss Gillian Furniss
Stannington 2004 David Baker David Baker
Stocksbridge & Upper Don 2004 Alison Brelsford Alison Brelsford
Walkley 2004 Jonathan Harston Jonathan Harston
West Ecclesfield 2004 Trevor Bagshaw Trevor Bagshaw
Woodhouse 2004 Raymond Satur Raymond Satur

Election result[edit]

Sheffield City Council Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrat 14 0 1 -1 48.3 34.0 42,533 +3.2%
  Labour 14 0 0 0 48.3 33.7 42,191 -0.7%
  Green 1 1 0 +1 3.4 10.9 13,621 -1.9%
  Conservative 0 0 0 0 0.0 15.0 18,765 -0.8%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0.0 2.3 2,906 -0.8%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0.0 2.3 2,849 +0.9%
  Respect 0 0 0 0 0.0 1.0 1,208 +1.0%
  Christian Peoples 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.3 395 +0.3%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.3 337 +0.3%
  Socialist Alternative 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.2 206 +0.1%

This result has the following consequences for the total number of seats on the Council after the elections:

Party Previous council New council
Labour 44 44
Liberal Democrats 37 36
Conservatives 2 2
Green 1 2
BNP 0 0
UKIP 0 0
Respect 0 0
Christian Peoples 0 0
Independent 0 0
Socialist Alternative 0 0
Total 84 84
Working majority   4    4 

Ward results[edit]

Arbourthorne [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Timothy Rippon 1,695 49.5 +2.6
Liberal Democrat Tony Bennett 872 25.4 -2.1
Conservative Peter Smith 451 13.2 +1.4
Green Alexa Walker 288 8.4 -0.0
Christian Peoples Kyle Spotswood 121 3.5 +3.5
Majority 823 24.0 +4.6
Turnout 3,427 28.2 -10.8
Labour hold Swing +2.3


Beauchief & Greenhill [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Clive Skelton 2,134 38.7 +2.2
Labour Steven Wilson 1,852 33.6 +4.1
Conservative Michelle Grant 628 11.4 -1.7
BNP John Beatson 567 10.3 -2.9
Green David Hayes 327 5.9 -1.8
Majority 282 5.1 -1.9
Turnout 5,508 41.3 -7.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -0.9


Beighton [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Helen Mirfin-Boukouris 1,655 42.7 -3.6
Conservative Shirley Clayton 745 19.2 -1.9
BNP Roy James 659 17.0 +17.0
Liberal Democrat Allan Wisbey 564 14.5 +2.1
Green Andrew Brandram 255 6.6 -3.0
Majority 910 23.5 -1.7
Turnout 3,878 30.2 -8.1
Labour hold Swing -0.9


Birley [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Pye 2,018 49.6 -3.6
Liberal Democrat Angela Hill 766 18.8 -1.7
Conservative Gordon Millward 543 13.3 -3.2
Green Francis Plunkett 346 8.5 -1.3
UKIP Sally Stracey 396 9.7 +9.7
Majority 1,252 30.8 -1.9
Turnout 4,069 31.6 -14.5
Labour hold Swing -0.9


Broomhill [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Shaffaq Mohammed 1,239 41.6 +0.5
Green Robert Cole 730 24.5 -0.3
Labour Jennifer Armstrong 581 19.5 -0.2
Conservative Michael Ginn 426 14.3 -0.1
Majority 509 17.1 +0.8
Turnout 2,976 25.4 -10.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +0.4


Burngreave [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steven Jones 2,278 48.9 -0.3
Respect Maxine Bowler 1,208 25.9 +25.9
Conservative Russell Cutts 425 9.1 -0.7
Green Christopher Sissons 401 8.6 -6.6
Liberal Democrat Tasadique Mohammed 350 7.5 -7.9
Majority 1,070 23.0 -10.8
Turnout 4,662 33.9 -3.2
Labour hold Swing -13.1


Central [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Bernard Little 1,159 32.6 +2.6
Labour Mohammad Maroof 1,117 31.5 +0.3
Liberal Democrat Mohammad Azim 1,036 29.2 -0.2
Conservative Nicholas Bryan 239 6.7 -2.7
Majority 42 1.2 +0.0
Turnout 3,551 30.4 -5.2
Green gain from Liberal Democrat Swing +1.4


Crookes [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Sylvia Anginotti 2,470 48.6 +6.6
Conservative David Robinson 939 18.5 -0.1
Labour Felicity Matthews 823 16.2 -4.4
Green Julian Briggs 730 14.4 -4.4
Christian Peoples Stuart Johnson 116 2.3 +2.3
Majority 1,531 30.1 +8.7
Turnout 5,078 38.3 -10.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +3.3


Darnall [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mazher Iqbal 2,338 54.8 +14.4
Liberal Democrat John Bowden 732 17.1 -7.1
UKIP Charlotte Arnott 482 11.3 -4.8
Conservative Anne Corke 385 9.0 -1.5
Green Julie White 333 7.8 -0.9
Majority 1,606 37.6 +21.4
Turnout 4,270 31.4 -11.7
Labour hold Swing +10.7


Dore & Totley [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Keith Hill 3,770 52.8 +13.8
Conservative Janet Chapman 2,623 36.7 -7.6
Labour Mohammad Hussain 300 4.2 -4.8
Green Dawn Biram 274 3.8 -3.9
UKIP James Laurie 172 2.4 +2.4
Majority 1,147 16.1 +10.8
Turnout 7,139 54.3 -4.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +10.7


East Ecclesfield [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Graham Oxley 2,039 46.1 +10.6
Labour Adele Jagger 1,565 35.4 +4.2
Conservative Miles Waters 441 10.0 +1.8
Green Lamia Safir 378 8.5 +0.4
Majority 474 10.7 +6.4
Turnout 4,423 32.3 -12.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +3.2


Ecclesall [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Roger Davison 3,449 52.2 +6.1
Liberal Democrat Michael Reynolds 3,281
Conservative Michael Young 1,617 24.5 -1.9
Conservative Daniel Young 1,586
Green Arun Mathur 789 11.9 -1.7
Labour James Lafferty 587 8.9 -4.9
Green Robert Murphy 573
Labour Neil Cleeveley 480
Christian Peoples Sidney Cordle 158 2.4 +2.4
Majority 1,664 27.7 +8.0
Turnout 6,600 45.8 -7.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +4.0


Firth Park [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Law 1,854 55.0 -2.3
Liberal Democrat John Tomlinson 641 19.0 +6.6
Green Steven Marshall 441 13.1 -1.6
Conservative Paul Rymill 437 13.0 -2.5
Majority 1,213 36.0 -5.8
Turnout 3,373 26.8 -8.7
Labour hold Swing -4.4


Fulwood [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Janice Sidebottom 2,541 47.2 +3.8
Conservative Caroline Cooper 1,818 33.8 +7.3
Green Laura Anderson 450 8.4 -3.6
Labour Martin Newsome 436 8.1 -4.1
UKIP Nigel James 137 2.5 -2.3
Majority 723 13.4 -3.5
Turnout 5,382 42.0 -8.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -1.7


Gleadless Valley [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Garry Westherall 1,701 36.3 -3.3
Liberal Democrat Denise Reaney 1,652 35.3 +6.5
Green Robert Unwin 981 21.0 +0.2
Conservative Amy Taylor 348 7.4 -3.3
Majority 49 1.0 -9.8
Turnout 4,682 35.1 -9.4
Labour hold Swing -4.9


Graves Park [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Robert McCann 1,935 38.1 -4.7
Labour Robert Pemberton 1,389 27.4 +0.2
Conservative Trevor Grant 775 15.3 -1.2
Green Rita Wilcock 499 9.8 -3.7
UKIP Pauline Arnott 272 5.4 +5.4
Socialist Alternative Celvin Payne 206 4.1 +4.1
Majority 546 10.8 -4.8
Turnout 5,076 39.2 -9.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -2.4


Hillsborough [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Janet Bragg 1,882 41.4 -0.7
Liberal Democrat Stephen Ayris 1,667 36.6 +2.4
Green Christopher McMahon 568 12.5 -1.9
Conservative Peter Smith 433 9.5 +0.3
Majority 215 4.7 -3.2
Turnout 4,550 34.8 -14.0
Labour hold Swing -1.5


Manor Castle [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Janet Wilson 1,604 58.2 -3.8
Green Graham Wroe 473 17.2 +3.1
Liberal Democrat Colin France 363 13.2 -1.6
Conservative Christina Stark 316 11.5 +2.5
Majority 1,131 41.0 -6.2
Turnout 2,756 23.9 -11.0
Labour hold Swing -3.4


Mosborough [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Samuel Wall 1,623 40.8 -1.6
Liberal Democrat Christopher Tutt 1,125 28.3 +0.7
Conservative Evelyn Millward 696 17.5 -4.2
UKIP John Marshall 308 7.7 +7.7
Green Heather Hunt 224 5.6 -2.5
Majority 498 12.5 -2.3
Turnout 3,976 30.6 -11.0
Labour hold Swing -1.1


Nether Edge [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Patricia White 2,163 40.4 -1.4
Labour Mohammad Khan 1,743 32.5 +5.3
Green Mervyn Smith 986 18.4 +0.9
Conservative Rosita Malandrinos 466 8.7 -4.7
Majority 420 7.8 -6.8
Turnout 5,358 43.0 -7.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -3.3


Richmond [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Elizabeth Naylor 1,832 48.1 +7.5
Liberal Democrat Judith Webster 741 19.5 +5.8
UKIP Leslie Arnott 508 13.3 +13.3
Conservative Ian Fey 438 11.5 +0.9
Green Eamonn Ward 289 7.6 -4.5
Majority 1091 28.7 +2.3
Turnout 3,808 29.8 -11.8
Labour hold Swing +0.8


Shiregreen & Brightside [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Rippon 1,883 48.5 +1.8
BNP Christopher Hartigan 1,015 26.1 +2.8
Liberal Democrat Barbara Masters 431 11.1 -1.9
Conservative Mohammed Tariq 317 8.2 -0.6
Green Jennyfer Barnard 239 6.2 -1.8
Majority 868 22.3 -1.1
Turnout 3,885 28.4 -5.0
Labour hold Swing -0.5


Southey [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gillian Furniss 1,602 46.1 -4.1
BNP David Wright 665 19.1 -2.8
Liberal Democrat Richard Bowden 377 10.8 -1.3
Conservative Robert McIlveen 350 10.1 +1.9
Independent Mark Wilde 337 9.7 +9.7
Green Steven Barnard 144 4.1 -3.4
Majority 937 27.0 -1.3
Turnout 3,475 27.0 -9.4
Labour hold Swing -0.6


Stannington [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat David Baker 2,421 46.9 +8.0
Labour Louise Webb 1,428 27.7 -0.8
Conservative Matthew Dixon 803 15.5 -4.2
Green Michael Maas 512 9.9 -3.0
Majority 993 19.2 +8.8
Turnout 5,164 37.9 -10.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +4.4


Stocksbridge & Upper Don [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Alison Brelsford 2,201 48.1 +3.6
Labour Christopher Prescott 1,094 23.9 -1.9
Conservative Timothy Lewis 736 16.1 +0.6
Green Angela Roberts 549 12.0 -2.1
Majority 1,107 24.2 +5.5
Turnout 4,580 32.2 -9.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +2.7


Walkley [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Jonathan Harston 1,863 40.6 +2.9
Labour James Bamford 1,783 38.9 +2.4
Green Barry New 625 13.6 -3.9
Conservative Andrew Gabbitas 313 6.8 -1.4
Majority 80 1.7 +0.5
Turnout 4,584 35.5 -7.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +0.2


West Ecclesfield [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Trevor Bagshaw 2,388 49.6 +6.5
Labour Shiela Constance 1,562 32.4 -2.1
Conservative Paula Axelby 511 10.6 -2.7
Green Kathryn Aston 353 7.3 -1.7
Majority 826 17.2 +8.6
Turnout 4,814 34.7 -8.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +4.3


Woodhouse [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Raymond Satur 1,966 49.6 +3.8
Liberal Democrat Robert Moffett 603 15.2 +5.9
UKIP Jonathan Arnott 574 14.5 -1.3
Conservative Laurence Hayward 546 13.8 +5.2
Green Daniel Lyons 278 7.0 +0.5
Majority 1363 34.4 +4.4
Turnout 3,967 30.7 -14.4
Labour hold Swing -1.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac "Sheffield 2006 election results". sheffield.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 2007-11-18. Retrieved 2011-11-05.