Vale Royal Borough Council elections

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Vale Royal was a non-metropolitan district in Cheshire, England. It was abolished on 1 April 2009 and replaced by Cheshire West and Chester.

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 1973-1991
Labour 1991-2003
No overall control 2003-2009

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1995-1999[edit]

Castle By-Election 25 July 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 535 61.9
Conservative 201 23.3
Liberal Democrat 128 14.8
Majority 334 38.6
Turnout 864 18.0
Labour hold Swing
Vale Royal By-Election 24 October 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 637 61.9
Liberal Democrat 218 21.2
Conservative 174 16.9
Majority 419 40.7
Turnout 1,029 21.0
Labour hold Swing
Davenham and Moulton By-Election 10 April 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 695 42.3
Labour 486 29.6
Conservative 461 28.1
Majority 209 12.7
Turnout 1,642 33.6
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Tarporley By-Election 10 April 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 372 58.3
Labour 138 21.6
Liberal Democrat 128 20.1
Majority 234 36.7
Turnout 638 30.7
Conservative hold Swing

1999-2003[edit]

Northwich Witton By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 1,413 60.5
Conservative 456 19.5
Liberal Democrat 320 13.7
Independent 146 6.3
Majority 957 41.0
Turnout 2,335
Labour hold Swing

2003-2007[edit]

Kingsley By-Election 25 September 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 364 53.2 +14.3
Liberal Democrat 187 27.3 -29.3
Labour 133 19.4 +14.9
Majority 177 25.9
Turnout 684 40.7
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Frodsham South By-Election 4 March 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 263 47.9 -0.6
Liberal Democrat 166 30.2 -1.5
Labour 120 21.9 +2.1
Majority 97 17.7
Turnout 549 31.3
Conservative hold Swing
Lostock and Wincham By-Election 26 August 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 414 46.1 +21.3
Liberal Democrat 274 30.5 -17.8
Labour 185 20.6 -6.3
Independent 26 2.9 +2.9
Majority 140 15.6
Turnout 899 26.9
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Winsford Swanlow By-Election 20 January 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Brandon Parkey 326 48.9 -20.3
Conservative 183 27.5 +13.4
Labour 157 23.6 +6.9
Majority 143 21.4
Turnout 666 19.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Winsford Verdin By-Election 20 January 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Peter Gannon 336 56.4 +18.7
Labour 188 31.5 -8.6
Conservative 72 12.1 -12.1
Majority 148 24.9
Turnout 596 12.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Leftwich and Kingsmead By-Election 9 February 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Helen Burder 334 36.2 +3.4
Liberal Democrat Glyn Roberts 296 32.1 +2.5
Conservative Kathryn Birtwistle 293 31.7 -5.9
Majority 38 4.1
Turnout 923 16.0
Labour hold Swing

2007-2009[edit]

Leftwich and Kingsmead By-Election 1 May 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Helen Weltman 855 54.8 +24.5
Labour Paul Dolan 383 24.5 -3.4
Liberal Democrat Glyn Roberts 323 20.7 +3.4
Majority 472 30.2
Turnout 1,561
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  2. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Vale Royal (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976. Retrieved on 19 November 2015.
  3. ^ The Macclesfield and Vale Royal (Areas) Order 1982
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cheshire (District Boundaries) Order 1988. Retrieved on 6 November 2015.
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Vale Royal (Electoral Changes) Order 1998. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.

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