User:Wintonian/sandbox 2010 Winchester council election

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The 2010 Winchester council election will take place on 6 May 2010 to elect members of Winchster District Council in Hampshire, England as part of the 2010 United Kingdom local elections. One third of the council will be up for election[1] with the council currently having a majority for the Liberal Democrats.

Composition of seats before election[edit]

Prior to the election the composition of the council was:[2][not in citation given]

Ward Party Incumbent Elected Incumbent Seeking Re-election
Denmead Conservative 1983 Frederick Allgood No
Bishops Waltham Independant Georgina Busher
Droxford Soberton & Hambledon Conservative Tony Coates
Oliver's Battery & Badger Farm Liberal Democrat Brian Collin
Wonston & Micheldever Conservative Stephen Godfrey
St Bartholomew Liberal Democrat Dominic Hiscock
The Alresfords Conservative George Hollingbery
Kings Worthy Conservative Stanley Howell
Shedfield Conservative Roger Huxstep
Colden Common & Twyford Liberal Democrats Richard Izard
St Paul Liberal Democrat Ray Pearce
St John & All Saints Labour Chris Pines
Owslesbury & Cudridge Conservative Laurence Ruffell
St Luke Conservative James Stephens
St Michael Conservative Ian Tait
Cheriton & Bishops Sutton Conservative Harry Verney
Swanmore & Newton Conservative Victoria Weston
Sparsholt Conservative Keith Wood
St Barnabas Conservative Richard Worrall

Composition of seats after election[edit]

The election saw Labour lose its only seat and the Liberal Democrats re take control of the council with Kelsie Learney (Littleton & Harestock) claiming the position of Leader of the Council.[3]


  • Liberal Democrats 29
  • Conservatives 26
  • Independents 2
  • Labour 0
  • TOTAL 57
Ward Party Person Elected
Denmead Conservative Kirk Phillips
Bishops Waltham Conservative David Mclean
Droxford Soberton & Hambledon Conservative Tony Coates
Oliver's Battery & Badger Farm Liberal Democrat Lynda Banister
Wonston & Micheldever Conservative Stephen Godfrey
St Bartholomew Liberal Democrat Dominic Hiscock
The Alresfords Liberal Democrat Margo Power
Kings Worthy Liberal Democrat Jane Rutter
Shedfield Conservative Roger Huxstep
Colden Common & Twyford Liberal Democrats Richard Izard
St Paul Liberal Democrat Ray Pearce
St John & All Saints Liberal Democrat Brian Collin
Owslesbury & Cudridge Conservative Laurence Ruffell
St Luke Liberal Democrat Rose Prowse
St Michael Conservative Ian Tait
Cheriton & Bishops Sutton Conservative Harry Verney
Swanmore & Newton Conservative Victoria Weston
Sparsholt Conservative Keith Wood
St Barnabas Liberal Democrat Susan Witt

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trailer - Local Elections May 2010". Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  2. ^ "Councillors (Winchester City Council)". Winchester City Council. Retrieved 2010-01-19. 
  3. ^ "City Councillors". Winchester City Council. Retrieved 29 May 2010. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
Winchester Council election, 2008
Winchester local elections Succeeded by
Winchester Council election, 2011

Category:English local elections, 2010 Category:Council elections in Hampshire Category:Politics of Winchester