Tamworth Borough Council election, 2006

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Map of the results of the 2006 Tamworth council election. Conservatives in blue and Labour in red.

Elections to Tamworth Borough Council were held on 4 May 2006. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council. Overall turnout was 32.3%

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Tamworth Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 8 5 0 +5 80.0 50.9 9,425 +7.9%
  Labour 2 0 5 -5 20.0 41.5 7,673 +4.2%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 7.6 1,402 -3.7%

Ward results[edit]

Amington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Garner 1,136 56.6 +9.2
Labour Timothy Healy 870 43.4 +9.9
Majority 266 13.2 -0.7
Turnout 2,006 33.1 +2.4
Conservative hold Swing
Belgrave
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Martin Summers 921 57.0 +20.2
Labour Nigel Brindley 694 43.0 +8.2
Majority 227 14.0 +12.0
Turnout 1,615 29.2 +0.7
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Bolehall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kenneth Norchi 1,111 61.3 +4.8
Conservative Andrew James 701 38.7 -4.8
Majority 410 22.6 +9.6
Turnout 1,812 33.4 +2.3
Labour hold Swing
Castle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham Ingley 1,017 50.3 +6.9
Labour Marion Couchman 757 37.5 +1.7
Liberal Democrat Jennifer Pinkett 246 12.2 -8.5
Majority 260 12.8 +5.2
Turnout 2,020 35.7 +2.5
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Glascote
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Simon Peaple 728 53.6 +14.8
Conservative Debra James 630 46.4 +22.3
Majority 98 7.2 +5.5
Turnout 1,358 23.9 -2.7
Labour hold Swing
Mercian
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bruce Boughton 833 42.0 -0.1
Labour William Fuller 671 33.8 -2.0
Liberal Democrat Geoffrey Blake 479 24.2 +2.2
Majority 162 8.2 +1.9
Turnout 1,983 37.0 -0.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Spital
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kenneth Gant 1,116 50.7 -0.5
Labour Karen Hirons 726 33.0 +3.1
Liberal Democrat Jennifer Blake 360 16.3 -2.7
Majority 390 17.7 -3.6
Turnout 2,202 39.5 -0.1
Conservative hold Swing
Stonydelph
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steven Pritchard 827 56.7 +20.9
Labour Margaret Clarke 632 43.3 +12.1
Majority 195 13.4 +10.6
Turnout 1,459 25.0 +0.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Trinity
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Oates 1,109 54.4 +5.7
Labour David Foster 613 30.1 +1.2
Liberal Democrat Roger Jones 317 15.5 -6.9
Majority 496 24.3 +4.5
Turnout 2,039 34.8 +1.7
Conservative hold Swing
Wilnecote
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lee Bates 1,135 56.6 +6.4
Labour Mary Lewis 871 43.4 -6.4
Majority 264 13.2 +12.8
Turnout 2,006 31.4 +1.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

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