Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council elections

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Stockton-on-Tees is a unitary authority in County Durham and North Yorkshire, England. Until 1 April 1996 it was a non-metropolitian district in Cleveland.

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][2][3]

Non-metropolitan district

Party in control Years
Labour 1973-1976
Conservative 1976-1979
Labour 1979-1991
No overall control 1991-1996

Unitary authority

Party in control Years
Labour 1995-2005
No overall control 2005-2015
Labour 2015-present

Council elections[edit]

Non-metropolitan district elections[edit]

Unitary authority elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1995–1999[edit]

Blue Hall By-Election 1 May 1997[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ann Hatton 1,620 64.4 -18.0
Liberal Democrat Joan Hodgson 536 21.3 +12.2
Conservative Phyllis Scott 358 14.2 +5.6
Majority 1,084 43.1
Turnout 2,514 60.1
Labour hold Swing
Parkfield By-Election 24 September 1998[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Chris Coombs 583 58.0 -19.4
Independent Alex Bain 196 19.5 +19.5
Conservative Mark Daley 143 14.2 +1.5
Liberal Democrat Jonathan Wylie 61 6.1 -3.8
Socialist Patrick Graham 23 2.3 +2.3
Majority 387 38.5
Turnout 1,006 22.2
Labour hold Swing

1999–2003[edit]

Fairfield By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 1,056 42.6 -12.0
Labour 971 39.2 +3.8
Liberal Democrat 340 13.7 +3.7
Independent 91 3.7 +3.7
Socialist Alliance 20 0.8 +0.8
Majority 85 3.4
Turnout 2,478
Conservative hold Swing
Marsh House By-Election 19 July 2001[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jennifer Apedaile 886 56.6 +4.5
Labour Sidney Thompson 555 35.5 -12.4
Conservative John Thomson 123 7.9 +7.9
Majority 331 21.1
Turnout 1,564 25.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Marsh House By-Election 16 May 2002[13][14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Colin Leckonby 1,169 67.1 +10.5
Labour Royce Sandbach 405 23.3 -12.2
Conservative Graham Moore 96 5.5 -2.4
Socialist Alternative Anne Hollifield 71 4.1 +4.1
Majority 764 43.8
Turnout 1,741 28.3
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Charltons By-Election 18 July 2002[15][16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Raymond McCall 420 61.9 -12.6
Liberal Democrat 132 19.5 +3.7
Green 65 9.6 +9.6
Conservative 61 9.0 -0.7
Majority 288 42.4
Turnout 678 19.4
Labour hold Swing

2005–2007[edit]

Hartburn By-Election 9 February 2006[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Terence Laing 1,396 78.1 +12.3
Labour Joseph Rayner 277 15.5 -6.1
Liberal Democrat David Hamilton-Milburn 115 6.4 -6.3
Majority 1,119 62.6
Turnout 1,788 32.6
Conservative hold Swing

2007–2011[edit]

Ingleby Barwick West By-Election 18 June 2009[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Ingleby Barwick Ind Society Jean Kirby 1,011 62.7 -16.4
Conservative Kelvin Mirfin 303 18.8 +6.9
Labour Peter McCarrick 163 10.1 +1.1
UKIP Stuart Smitheringale 82 5.1 +5.1
Liberal Democrat Irene Machin 54 3.3 +3.3
Majority 708 43.9
Turnout 1,613 22.2
Independent hold Swing

2011-2015[edit]

Village By-Election 7 February 2013[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Thornaby Independent Association Mick MOORE 800 61.2 +8.1
Labour Leslie HODGE 270 20.6 -11.6
UKIP Ted STRIKE 135 10.3 +10.3
Conservative John CHAPMAN 85 6.5 -5.3
Liberal Democrat Isabel WILLIS 18 1.4 -1.5
Majority 530
Turnout
Independent hold Swing 9.9

2015-2019[edit]

Parkfield & Oxbridge By-Election 28 January 2016[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Allan Mitchell 598 52.5 +6.7
Conservative Stephen Richardson 363 31.9 +4.8
UKIP Peter Braney 113 9.9 +9.9
Liberal Democrat Drew Durning 65 5.7 +0.2
Majority 235 20.6
Turnout 1139 21.9
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Local election results: Stockton-on-Tees". BBC News Online. Retrieved 4 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "Stockton-On-Tees". BBC News Online. Retrieved 26 March 2010. 
  4. ^ The Borough of Stockton-on-Tees (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976
  5. ^ The Cleveland and Durham (Areas) Order 1982
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cleveland and Durham (County Boundaries) Order 1988. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  7. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Stockton-on-Tees (Electoral Changes) Order 2003. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  8. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Stockton-on-Tees (Electoral Changes) (Amendment) Order 2005. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  9. ^ "An Introduction to Local Councillors". Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council. Retrieved 26 March 2010. 
  10. ^ "It's Labour at Blue Hall". Evening Gazette. 3 May 1997. p. 2. 
  11. ^ "Labour man wins ward by-election". Evening Gazette. 25 September 1998. p. 5. 
  12. ^ "Jennifer takes council seat". Evening Gazette. 20 July 2001. p. 3. 
  13. ^ "Labour election blow". The Northern Echo. 19 May 2002. Retrieved 4 September 2009. 
  14. ^ "Lib Dems hail win in by-election". Evening Gazette. 21 May 2002. p. 5. 
  15. ^ "Boost for Labour in byelection". guardian.co.uk. 19 July 2002. Retrieved 4 September 2009. 
  16. ^ "Stockton News Autumn 2002: Election results". Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council. 18 November 2002. Archived from the original on 25 April 2003. 
  17. ^ "Elections 2006". Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council. Retrieved 4 September 2009. 
  18. ^ "Elections 2009". Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council. Retrieved 4 September 2009. 
  19. ^ "Election of a District Councillor" (PDF). Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  20. ^ "Declaration of results". Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 

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