Wellingborough Borough Council elections

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Wellingborough Borough Council in Northamptonshire, England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 1999, 36 councillors have been elected from 16 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

Since the foundation of the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
No overall control 1973 - 1976
Conservative 1976 - 1995
No overall control 1995 - 1999
Labour 1999 - 2003
Conservative 2003–present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1995-1999[edit]

Brickhill By-Election 16 October 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 694 54.6 +13.5
Conservative 530 41.7 -8.5
UKIP 47 3.7 +3.7
Majority 164 12.9
Turnout 1,271 29.4
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

2003-2007[edit]

Croyland By-Election 21 October 2004[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lesley Callnon 469 39.3 -17.1
Labour Andrew Scarborough 445 37.3 -6.3
UKIP Anthony Ellwood 173 14.5 +14.5
Liberal Democrat Penelope Wilkins 105 8.8 +8.8
Majority 24 2.0
Turnout 1,192 23.4
Conservative hold Swing
Hemmingwell By-Election 6 April 2006[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Graham Lawman 885 61.1 -4.3
Labour Catherine Mulholland 455 31.4 -3.2
Green Jonathan Hornett 62 4.3 +4.3
UKIP James Wrench 45 3.1 +3.1
Majority 430 29.7
Turnout 1,447 27.8
Conservative hold Swing
Croyland By-Election 1 June 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bruce Thomas 655 47.6 +8.3
Labour Patricia Cass 488 35.4 -1.9
UKIP Anthony Ellwood 162 11.8 -2.7
Green Jonathan Hornett 71 5.1 +5.1
Majority 167 12.2 +10.2
Turnout 1,376
Conservative gain from Independent Swing

2007-2011[edit]

Croyland By-Election 18 October 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Martin Griffiths 698 52.6 -7.3
Labour Andrew Scarborough 448 33.8 -6.3
Independent Ray Miles 125 9.4 +9.4
Green Jonathan Hornett 55 4.1 +4.1
Majority 250 18.8
Turnout 1,326 25.4
Conservative hold Swing
West By-Election 22 November 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jim Bass 363 66.0 +8.3
Liberal Democrat Stuart Simons 149 27.1 +27.1
Labour Peter Wright 38 6.9 +6.9
Majority 214 38.9
Turnout 550 37.0
Conservative hold Swing
Redwell West By-Election 27 March 2008[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andrew Bigley 665 59.0 -18.5
BNP David Robinson 177 15.7 +15.7
Labour Elaine Baggott 169 15.0 -7.5
Liberal Democrat Jane Brown 40 3.5 +3.5
UKIP Tony Ellwood 39 3.5 +3.5
Green Jonathan Hornett 37 3.3 +3.3
Majority 488 43.3 -11.7
Turnout 1127 47.1
Conservative hold Swing
Wollaston By-Election 19 June 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jo Beirne 816 81.1 +10.6
Independent Peter Wright 97 9.7 +9.7
Liberal Democrat Jane Brown 93 9.2 +9.2
Majority 719 71.4
Turnout 1006 32.9 -6.6
Conservative hold Swing
Brickhill By-Election 4 June 2009[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Geoffrey Simmons 750 47.3 +1.6
Labour Patricia Jones 316 19.9 -11.3
Green Jonathan Hornett 189 11.9 +11.9
Independent Jacqueline Norton 183 11.5 -11.5
Liberal Democrat Julie White 149 9.4 +9.4
Majority 434 27.3
Turnout 1587 37.7 -2.8
Conservative hold Swing
Swanspool By-Election 23 July 2009[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robert Hawkes 548 46.0 -9.6
Labour Helena Reynolds 361 30.3 -14.0
Liberal Democrat Daniel Jones 162 13.6 +13.6
BNP David Robinson 120 10.1 +10.1
Majority 187 15.7
Turnout 1,191 27.4
Conservative hold Swing
Redwell West By-Election 11 March 2010[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Raymond 570 57.2 -20.3
Labour Graham Sherwood 186 18.7 -3.9
BNP David Robinson 84 8.4 +8.4
Liberal Democrat Penelope Wilkins 72 7.2 +7.2
English Democrat Terence Spencer 62 6.2 +6.2
Green Jonathan Hornett 23 2.3 +2.3
Majority 384 38.5
Turnout 997 38.4
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Us". Borough Council of Wellingborough. Retrieved 2010-02-24. 
  2. ^ "Wellingborough". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-10-05. 
  3. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Wellingborough (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1979. Retrieved on 19 November 2015.
  4. ^ "Wellingborough". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2010-02-24. 
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Wellingborough (Electoral Changes) Order 1998. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Wellingborough (Electoral Changes) Order 2014. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Croyland By-Election Results". Borough Council of Wellingborough. 2004-10-26. Retrieved 2009-10-05. 
  8. ^ "Lib Dems and Labour make byelection gains". guardian.co.uk. 2006-04-07. Retrieved 2009-10-05. 
  9. ^ "Boost for Brown in latest council by-elections". 24dash.com. 2008-03-28. Retrieved 2009-10-05. 
  10. ^ "Wellingborough Council by-election result". Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph. 2009-05-29. Retrieved 2009-10-05. 
  11. ^ "By-election in Wellingborough". Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph. 2009-07-24. Retrieved 2009-10-05. 
  12. ^ "Declaration of result of poll" (PDF). Borough Council of Wellingborough. Retrieved 2010-03-12. 

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