Tynedale District Council elections

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Tynedale was a non-metropolitan district in Northumberland, England. It was abolished on 1 April 2009 and replaced by Northumberland County Council.

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]

Party in control Years
No overall control 1973–1976
Independent 1976–1979
No overall control 1979–2003
Conservative 2003–2009

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Warden and Newbrough By-Election 3 December 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative unopposed
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Hexham Gilesgate By-Election 25 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 248 56.2 +27.2
Labour 193 43.8 -27.2
Majority 55 12.4
Turnout 441
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Prudhoe Castle By-Election 22 February 2001 (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 193
Liberal Democrat 179
Labour 170
Liberal Democrat 137
Turnout 679 22.2
Labour hold Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Stockfield with Mickley By-Election 8 November 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 648 68.1 +16.1
Liberal Democrat 218 22.9 -2.1
Labour 85 8.9 -14.0
Majority 430 45.2
Turnout 951 30.0
Conservative hold Swing
Hexham Hencotes By-Election 26 May 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 580 51.3 +20.4
Liberal Democrat Hazel Richardson 299 26.5 +7.2
Labour 251 22.2 -3.3
Majority 281 24.8
Turnout 1,130 43.4
Conservative hold Swing
Hexham Leazes By-Election 13 October 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Rad Hare 596 59.1 +11.2
Liberal Democrat Don Stewart 412 40.9 -11.2
Majority 184 18.2
Turnout 1,008 38.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Wylam By-Election 25 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Tom Appleby 364 44.5 +13.8
Conservative Charles Heslop 247 30.2 +21.1
Labour Andrew Balman 206 25.2 +13.2
Majority 117 14.3
Turnout 817 52.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Hexham Gilesgate By-Election 8 February 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Paul Dixon 179 53.6 -23.8
Liberal Democrat Paul Harrison 94 28.1 +5.5
Labour Caroline Watson 61 18.3 +18.3
Majority 85 25.5
Turnout 334 40.6
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  2. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Tynedale (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976. Retrieved on 19 November 2015.
  3. ^ The Castle Morpeth and Tynedale (District Boundaries) Order 1985
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cumbria, Northumberland and North Yorkshire (County Boundaries) Order 1989. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Durham, Northumberland and Tyne and Wear (County and District Boundaries) Order 1992. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Tynedale (Electoral Changes) Order 1998. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.