West Lindsey District Council election, 2006

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Elections to West Lindsey District Council were held on 4 May 2006. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party lost overall control of the council to no overall control. The Liberal Democrat party took overall control of the council two weeks later after a by-election victory in Lea ward.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

West Lindsey Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrat 6 2 0 +2 50.0 47.1 5,763 -6.6%
  Conservative 6 0 2 -2 50.0 46.3 5,667 +10.6%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 4.3 528 +4.3%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 185 -4.1%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 99 -4.1%

Ward results[edit]

Bardney
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Fleetwood 483 67.5 -4.9
Liberal Democrat Heather Shore 137 19.1 -8.5
UKIP Carol Pearson 96 13.4 +13.4
Majority 346 48.4 +3.6
Turnout 716 46.5 -0.3
Conservative hold Swing
Cherry Willingham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Irmgard Parrott 1,074 79.9 +45.0
UKIP Steven Pearson 270 20.1 +20.1
Majority 804 59.8
Turnout 1,344 39.5 -17.0
Conservative hold Swing
Fiskerton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Margaret Davidson 414 60.8 +10.9
Liberal Democrat Penelope Smith 202 29.7 +3.3
UKIP Anthony Pearson 65 9.5 +9.7
Majority 212 31.1 +7.6
Turnout 681 40.8 +7.1
Conservative hold Swing
Gainsborough East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Melvyn Starkey 760 67.0 +18.7
Conservative Jessie Milne 375 33.0 +15.8
Majority 385 34.0 +20.1
Turnout 1,135 23.7 -11.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Gainsborough North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Thomas Brown 812 67.1 +29.4
Conservative Karen Foreman 302 24.9 +0.8
UKIP Gordon Simmonds 97 8.0 +8.0
Majority 510 42.2 +28.6
Turnout 1,211 24.4 -16.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Hemswell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Scott Pritchard 477 56.3 +17.7
Conservative Colin Wotherspoon 370 43.7 -17.7
Majority 107 12.6
Turnout 847 45.3 +9.6
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Market Rasen
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Adam Duguid 744 52.7 +7.2
Liberal Democrat Kenneth Bridger 668 47.3 -7.2
Majority 76 5.4
Turnout 1,412 36.2 +0.5
Conservative hold Swing
Nettleham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Alfred Frith 1,005 61.1 -3.6
Conservative Susan Harland 510 31.0 -4.3
Labour Brian Pocknee 130 7.9 +7.9
Majority 495 30.1 +0.7
Turnout 1,645 46.0 -9.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Scampton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Peter Heath 527 58.5 -16.7
Conservative David Howe 374 41.5 +16.7
Majority 153 17.0 -33.4
Turnout 901 40.2 +2.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Thonock
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Lesley Rollings 552 68.1 +40.7
Conservative Donald Sweeting 258 31.9 -11.6
Majority 294 36.2 +21.8
Turnout 810 39.1 +5.9
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Waddingham & Spital
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jeffrey Summers 421 51.2 +2.9
Liberal Democrat Michael Burton-Stepan 302 36.7 +11.6
Independent Ernest Coleman 99 12.0 -14.6
Majority 119 14.5 -7.2
Turnout 822 43.6 -2.6
Conservative hold Swing
Wold View
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bernard Theobald 342 47.6 -8.5
Liberal Democrat John Connolly 321 44.7 +44.7
Labour John Indian 55 7.7 -36.2
Majority 21 2.9 -25.0
Turnout 718 38.9 +11.0
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lib Dems win control of council". BBC Online. 2006-05-19. Retrieved 2008-04-25.