Slough Borough Council elections

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Slough is a unitary authority in Berkshire, England. Until 1 April 1998 it was a non-metropolitan district.

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]

Non-metropolitan district

Party in control Years
Labour 1973-1976
Conservative 1976-1983
Labour 1983-1998

Unitary authority

Party in control Years
Labour 1997-2004
No overall control 2004-2008
Labour 2008–present

Current council composition (2017) [2]<cody>.</cody>

  1. Labour- 33
  2. Conservative- 8
  3. UKIP- 1

Council elections[edit]

Non-metropolitan district elections[edit]

Unitary authority elections[edit]

Election Results 1997–2008
Party 1997 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008
Conservative 4 4 (6) 3 (8) 1 (7) 1 (6) 4 (6) 9 1 (5) 3 (7) 3 (6)
Labour 34 9 (32) 6 (26) 12 (27) 10 (27) 6 (26) 15 8 (18) 7 (19) 8 (23)
Liberal Democrat 0 0 (0) 1 (1) 0 (1) 0 (1) 1 (1) 6 1 (5) 1 (4) 1 (3)
Others 3 1 (3) 4 (6) 1 (6) 3 (7) 3 (8) 11 3 (13) 3 (11) 3 (9)
Total Seats 41 14 (41) 14 (41) 14 (41) 14 (41) 14 (41) 41 13 (41) 14 (41) 15 (41)

Note: The 1997 and 2004 elections were for the whole Council. For other elections the overall total, after the election, is given in brackets.

Borough result maps[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Kedermister By-Election 7 December 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D.A. Hewitt 442 60.22 N/A
Conservative Mrs M.E. Collins 206 28.07 N/A
Liberal Democrat P.L. Bayliss 86 11.72 N/A
Majority 236 32.15 N/A
Turnout 4,858 15.11 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

Resignation of Mrs B. L. Lopez (Labour).

Upton By-Election 4 February 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mrs J.T. Long 799 59.85 N/A
Labour B.B. Mittal 352 26.37 N/A
Liberal Democrat Mrs S.A. Jenkins 68 5.09 N/A
P.P. Whitmore 60 4.49 N/A
Independent Labour D.A.J. Alford 36 2.70 N/A
Liberal P.E. Bradshaw 20 1.50 N/A
Majority 447 33.48 N/A
Turnout 4,931 27.07 N/A
Conservative hold Swing N/A

Death of M. G. Long (Conservative).

Britwell By-Election 18 October 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Britwellian Patrick Shine 488 53.80 N/A
Labour Ms May Dodds 262 28.89 N/A
Britwellian O. Isemia 157 24.92 N/A
Majority 226 32.15 N/A
Turnout 6,376 14.26 N/A
Britwellian gain from Britwellian Swing N/A

Death of Mrs Mavis L. Gallick (Britwellian).

Britwell By-Election 13 February 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Britwellian Paul Janik 539 63.49 +9.69
Labour Ms J.R. Rock 310 36.51 +7.62
Majority 229 26.97 -5.18
Turnout 6,319 13.50 -0.76
Britwellian gain from Labour Swing N/A

Death of Dennis McCarthy (Labour).

Langley St. Mary's By-Election 16 November 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Diana Victoria Coad 805 50.50 +13.79
Labour Sharanjeet Kaur Sandhu 682 42.79 +6.42
Independent Dominic James Ashford 107 6.71 +0.72
Majority 123 7.72 +7.37
Turnout ... 29.97 -8.49
Conservative gain from Ind. Langley Res. Swing N/A

Resignation of Mrs P. F. Key (Independent Langley Residents).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  2. ^ http://www.slough.gov.uk/moderngov/mgMemberIndex.aspx?FN=PARTY&VW=LIST&PIC=0
  3. ^ The Berkshire and Buckinghamshire (Areas) Order 1977
  4. ^ The Borough of Slough (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1980
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire and Surrey (County Boundaries) Order 1991. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Surrey (County Boundaries) Order 1994. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  7. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Slough (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  8. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Slough (Electoral Changes) Order 2012. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  • Local newspapers (1863-date) and Slough Borough Council documents at the Robert Taylor Library in Slough

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