Stratford-on-Avon District Council election, 2007

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Map of the results of the 2007 Stratford-on-Avon council election. Conservatives in blue and Liberal Democrats in yellow. Wards in grey were not contested in 2007.

The 2007 Stratford-on-Avon District Council election took place on 3 May 2007 to elect members of Stratford-on-Avon District Council in Warwickshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

The results of the election were delayed after problems with the electronic counting system led to the count being suspended and then resumed later manually.[3] When the results were declared the Conservatives increased their majority on the council after making 5 gains among the 18 seats that were being contested.[3]

Stratford-on-Avon Local Election Result 2007[2][4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 13 5 0 +5 72.2 51.9 14,982 -0.6%
  Liberal Democrat 5 0 4 -4 27.8 35.6 10,282 -4.0%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 5.5 1,573 +2.2%
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 0 3.0 867 -1.0%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 2.3 664 +1.8%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 1.7 479 +1.7%

Ward results[edit]

Alcester[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Eric Payne 1,214 60.0 +28.9
Liberal Democrat Karyl Rees 629 31.1 -25.6
UKIP Ronald Mole 108 5.3 -1.3
Labour Michael Gerrard 74 3.7 -1.9
Majority 585 28.9
Turnout 2,025 43.7 +4.5
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Bardon[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Valerie Hobbs 459 62.3 -2.6
Liberal Democrat John Insoll 170 23.1 -12.0
UKIP Michael Sharpe 108 14.7 +14.7
Majority 289 39.2 +9.3
Turnout 737 42.2 -0.8
Conservative hold Swing
Bidford and Salford[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brian Slaughter 1,028 50.7 +5.9
Liberal Democrat Melanie Holland 738 36.4 -18.8
Labour Alec Brown 155 7.6 +7.6
Green Karen Varga 108 5.3 +5.3
Majority 290 14.3
Turnout 2,029 38.2 +5.4
Conservative hold Swing
Fenny Compton[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christopher Williams 642 69.9 +2.9
Liberal Democrat Nesta Commander 277 30.1 -2.9
Majority 365 39.7 +5.7
Turnout 919 48.9 +8.2
Conservative hold Swing
Harbury[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Barton 921 56.5 +14.5
Liberal Democrat Christopher Moir 709 43.5 -14.5
Majority 212 13.0
Turnout 1,630 43.4 +0.2
Conservative hold Swing
Henley[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Laurence Marshall 1,252 76.9 +0.8
UKIP Brett Parsons 134 8.2 +8.2
Liberal Democrat Rosemary Ratcliffe 126 7.7 -16.2
Labour Jacqueline Abbott 116 7.1 +7.1
Majority 1,118 68.7 +16.4
Turnout 1,628 46.2 +3.4
Conservative hold Swing
Kineton[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christopher Mills 913 59.1 +18.0
Liberal Democrat Lou Giblin 631 40.9 -18.0
Majority 282 18.3
Turnout 1,544 46.0 -1.2
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Shipston[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Bob White 952 49.2 +2.8
Conservative Clive Faulkner 901 46.5 -7.1
Labour Ann Grosvenor 83 4.3 +4.3
Majority 51 2.6
Turnout 1,936 49.3 +4.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Southam[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Wise 975 56.8 +8.4
Labour Jim Taylor 555 32.3 +4.3
Liberal Democrat Ian Fradgley 187 10.9 -12.7
Majority 420 24.5 +4.0
Turnout 1,717 34.6 +0.5
Conservative hold Swing
Stockton and Napton[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Nigel Rock unopposed
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Stratford Alveston[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Vince Seaman 1,172 48.6 -3.4
Liberal Democrat Kate Rolfe 935 38.8 -9.2
UKIP Ralph Berry 190 7.9 +7.9
Green John Mullings 115 4.8 +4.8
Majority 237 9.8 +5.8
Turnout 2,412 46.6 +0.6
Conservative hold Swing
Stratford Avenue and New Town[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alison Gardner 899 38.9 +10.1
Independent Keith Lloyd 867 37.5 +13.4
Liberal Democrat Ron Tredwell 407 17.6 -23.3
Labour Karen Parnell 140 6.1 -0.1
Majority 32 1.4
Turnout 2,313 43.0 +2.2
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Stratford Guild and Hathaway[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Neville Beamer 1,272 50.4 +13.4
Liberal Democrat Clive Thomas 783 31.0 -21.3
Labour George Hathaway 194 7.7 +7.7
Green Hugh Chatwin 150 5.9 +5.9
UKIP Harry Cottam 124 4.9 +4.9
Majority 489 19.4
Turnout 2,523 44.4 +5.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Stratford Mount Pleasant[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Peter Moorse 910 68.1 +5.2
Conservative John Brain 310 23.2 -6.7
Labour David Talbot 116 8.7 +1.5
Majority 600 44.9 +11.8
Turnout 1,336 40.1 +3.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Studley[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mike Weddell 893 48.5 +6.7
Liberal Democrat Tony Cronin 809 43.9 -14.3
Labour Jeffrey Kenner 140 7.6 +7.6
Majority 84 4.6
Turnout 1,842 40.6 +1.5
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Tredington[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christopher Saint 665 73.6 +5.0
Liberal Democrat Philip Vial 239 26.4 -5.0
Majority 426 47.1 +10.0
Turnout 904 47.6 +4.4
Conservative hold Swing
Welford[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Peter Barnes 584 54.6 -22.1
Conservative David Cox 486 45.4 +22.1
Majority 98 9.2 -44.3
Turnout 1,070 64.3 +12.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Wellesbourne[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat David Close 1,196 52.4
Conservative Martyn Allan 980 42.9
Green Roger Fisher 106 4.6
Majority 216 9.5
Turnout 2,282 43.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stratford-On-Avon". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2010-03-28. 
  2. ^ a b "Results". The Times. 2007-05-05. p. 83. 
  3. ^ a b "Tories notch up another five seats; Local Elections Rugby and Stratford". Coventry Evening Telegraph. 2007-05-05. p. 16. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "District Council election" (PDF). Stratford on Avon District Council. Retrieved 2010-03-28.