Stoke-on-Trent City Council election, 2008

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Elections to Stoke-on-Trent City Council took place on 1 May 2008. One third of the council was up for election.

Election result[edit]

Stoke-on-Trent Council Election Result 2008
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 4 2 12 -10 25.1 14,038
  Conservative 2 2 1 +1 17.4 9,740
  Independent 4 3 2 +1 17.2 9,657
  BNP 3 3 1 +2 14.3 7,986
  City Independents 5 5 - +5 12.8 7,186
  Liberal Democrat 2 2 1 +1 8.4 4,700
  Potteries Alliance 0 4.3 2,387
  Green 0 0.3 164
  Socialist Alternative 0 0.2 130
Turnout 30.2 55,988

Ward results[edit]

Abbey Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BNP Melanie Jane Baddeley 858 31.0
Labour Gary Elsby 784 28.3
Conservative Andrew John Wragg 721 26.0
Independent Paul Sutton 244 8.8
Green Barry Malpass 164 5.9
Majority 74 2.7
Turnout 2,771 30.9
BNP gain from Labour Swing
Bentilee and Townsend
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BNP Steven Reginald Batkin 829 34.6
Labour Mervin Thomas Smith 620 25.9
Independent Wendy Caroline Johnson 320 13.4
Conservative Christine Warren 273 11.4
Potteries Alliance Maurice Lewis 177 7.4
Liberal Democrat Susan Ford 174 7.3
Majority 209 8.7
Turnout 2,393 26.4
BNP gain from Labour Swing
Berryhill and Hanley East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
City Independents John Gilbert Davis 729 34.7
Labour Terence Frederick Crowe 654 31.1
Conservative Richard John William Ibbs 434 20.6
Liberal Democrat John Phillip Redfern 286 13.6
Majority 75 3.6
Turnout 2,103 27.1
City Independents gain from Labour Swing
Blurton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
City Independent Roy Stanley Naylor 1,152 44.0
Labour Michael Tappin 776 29.6
Conservative Harold Malcolm Mouat 469 17.9
Liberal Democrat Peter George Chambers 222 8.5
Majority 376 14.3
Turnout 2,619 27.7
City Independents gain from Labour Swing
Burslem North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Conway 1,104 46.7
Potteries Alliance Malcolm Barber 513 21.7
Conservative Donald Winston Smith 493 20.8
Liberal Democrat Sabrina Ann Bowers 255 10.8
Majority 591 25.0
Turnout 2,365 26.2
Labour hold Swing
Burslem South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Javid Iqbal Najmi 968 39.3
Potteries Alliance Ted Owen 688 27.9
Conservative Gareth Fallows 349 14.2
Independent David Giltrap 189 7.7
Liberal Democrat Diane Thomas 141 5.7
Socialist Alternative Jane Mellalieu 130 5.3
Majority 280 11.4
Turnout 2,465 27.9
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Chell and Packmoor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
City Independent Janine Taylor 912 35.4
Independent Angela Miller 579 22.5
BNP Craig Arthur Pond 566 22.0
Labour David Eric Roberts 416 16.1
Independent Sylvia Emily Nagington 103 4.0
Majority 333 12.9
Turnout 2,576 27.9
City Independent gain from Independent Swing
East Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Joanne Clare Powell-Beckett 1,146 43.8
Labour Sybil Halfpenny 713 27.3
Potteries Alliance Christine Knight 509 19.5
City Independent Jackie Ward 247 9.4
Majority 433 16.6
Turnout 2,615 26.3
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Fenton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
City Independent Mick Bell 1,150 39.3
BNP Samuel Richard Tunstall 779 26.6
Labour Stan Bate 578 19.7
Conservative Steven John Morris 292 10.0
Liberal Democrat Thomas Harry Grocock 129 4.4
Majority 371 12.7
Turnout 2,928 31.7
City Independent gain from Labour Swing
Hanley West and Shelton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Zulfiqar Ali 977 49.5
Labour Marj Bate 743 37.6
Independent Jim Piper 217 11.0
Independent Marek Goslicki 37 1.9
Majority 234 11.9
Turnout 1,974 23.9
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Hartshill and Penkhull
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Randy Conteh 1,263 46.4
Conservative Stephen Andrew Brown 543 20.0
Liberal Democrat Jonathan Taylor 499 18.3
Labour Adam William Colclough 415 15.3
Majority 720 26.5
Turnout 2,720 30.5
Independent hold Swing
Longton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Thomas Anthony William Reynolds 1,005 30.7
BNP Pauline Smith 844 25.8
Independent Mark Leat 578 17.7
Conservative Alexander Hayward 550 16.8
Independent Roy Bennett 292 8.9
Majority 239 7.3
Turnout 3,269 30.9
Labour gain from BNP Swing
Longton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bagh Ali 1,633 42.0
Conservative James Whitehurst 797 20.5
BNP Lynne Pond 756 19.4
Liberal Democrat Geoffrey Harold Jenkinson 569 14.6
Independent Rob Kettle 132 3.4
Majority 836 21.5
Turnout 3,887 26.4
Labour hold Swing
Meir Park and Sandon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BNP John William Burgess 979 30.3
City Independent Christine Follows 909 28.1
Conservative Abigail Margaret Brown 774 23.9
Labour Kath Banks 570 17.6
Majority 70 2.2
Turnout 3,232 32.4
BNP gain from Conservative Swing
Northwood and Birches
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Dave Sutton 624 22.9
Independent Eve Mary Maley 623 22.9
BNP Stanley Leese 594 21.8
Potteries Alliance Reginald Booth 500 18.4
Labour Barry George Stockley 379 13.9
Majority 1 0.0
Turnout 2,720 29.8
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Norton and Bradeley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Mick Salih 1,225 44.4
Independent Robert Douglas Hooper 1,148 41.7
Labour Richard Anthony Blake 383 13.9
Majority 77 2.8
Turnout 2,756 31.3
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Stoke and Trent Vale
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Pauline Joynson 824 32.2
Liberal Democrat Conrad Lubinski 590 23.1
Conservative Harold David Gregory 424 16.6
Labour Margaret Lilley 376 14.7
Independent Monica Mitchell 298 11.7
Independent Spencer Mervyn Cartlidge 45 1.8
Majority 234 9.2
Turnout 2,557 26.8
Independent gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Trentham and Hanford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
City Independent Terry Follows 2,087 56.2
Conservative Shaun Lee Bennett 1,104 29.7
Labour Alistair Scott Watson 288 7.8
Liberal Democrat Christine Grocock 234 6.3
Majority 983 26.5
Turnout 3,713 38.1
City Independents gain from Conservative Swing
Tunstall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Megan Ryan 1,143 36.9
BNP Terence Francis Cope 813 26.3
Labour Shiela Grace Pitt 703 22.7
Conservative Stewart Bertram Jones 327 10.6
Independent Albert Edwin Hurst 110 3.6
Majority 330 10.7
Turnout 3,096 31.4
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Weston and Meir North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Clement Daniels 1,044 32.3
BNP Anthony Steven Tabbinor 968 30.0
Labour Ian Philip McLaughlan 930 28.8
Independent Gordon Perry 287 8.9
Majority 76 2.4
Turnout 3,229 35.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing