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-metropolitan 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 1,139 21.9
Labour hold Swing
Grangefield By-Election 1 September 2016[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stephen Richardson 807 50.5 +15.4
Labour Eleanor Clark 689 43.1 -5.5
UKIP Daniel Dalton 58 3.6 -8.8
Liberal Democrat Nick Webb 44 2.8 -1.1
Majority 118 7.4
Turnout 1,598 30.8
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Newtown By-Election 18 May 2017[22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Marilyn Surtees 483 52.5
Conservative Miguel Rodrigues 201 21.8
(no description) David Kirk 193 21.0
Liberal Democrat Jason Rossiter 43 4.7
Majority 282 30.7
Turnout 920 19.0
Labour hold Swing
Yarm By-Election 22 June 2017[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Tony Hampton 1,179 50.8
Independent Andrew Sherris 677 29.1
Labour Kevin Nicholas 394 17.0
Liberal Democrat Graham Robinson 73 3.1
Majority 502 21.6
Turnout 2,323 30.2
Conservative hold Swing
Billingham North By-Election 20 July 2017[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Paul Weston 719 40.5 +5.4
Conservative Sam Linley 687 38.7 +19.1
Independent Jennifer Apedaile 196 11.0 n/a
Liberal Democrat David Minchella 95 5.3 n/a
North East Party Mark Burdon 80 4.5 n/a
Majority 32 1.8
Turnout 1,777 25.4
Labour hold Swing
Parkfield & Oxbridge By-Election 23 November 2017[25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Louise Baldock 727 54.7 +2.2
Conservative Aidan Cockerill 409 30.8 -1.1
Independent Shakeel Noor 156 11.7 n/a
Liberal Democrat Drew Durning 37 2.8 -2.9
Majority 318 23.9
Turnout 1,329 24.2
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". Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  20. ^ "Declaration of results". Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  21. ^ "Declaration of results" (PDF). Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council. 2 September 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  22. ^ "Declaration of results" (PDF). Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council. 19 May 2017. Retrieved 20 May 2017. 
  23. ^ "Declaration of results" (PDF). Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council. 23 June 2017. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 
  24. ^ "Declaration of results". Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council. 21 July 2017. Retrieved 23 July 2017. 
  25. ^ "Declaration of results". Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council. 24 November 2017. Retrieved 26 November 2017. 

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