Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council election, 2012

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2012 local election results in Wirral

The 2012 Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council election took place on 3 May 2012 to elect one third of the council members of the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in England.[1] It was held on the same day as other United Kingdom local elections, 2012.

Overall, Labour gained seven seats at the expense of the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats and gained overall control of the council, with a majority of eight.[2]

After this election, the total numbers of seats held by the parties were:

Labour 37
Conservative 22
Liberal Democrat 7
Wirral Local Election Result 2012[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 13 7 0 +7 59.1 44.6 38,455
  Conservative 7 0 5 -5 31.8 30.6 26,426
  Liberal Democrat 2 0 2 -2 9.1 10.9 9,375
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 7.4 6,378
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 5.9 5,064
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 364
  Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 130
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 61


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Election Result for 3 May 2012". BBC News. Retrieved 2012-04-30. 
  2. ^ a b "Local elections 2012". Metropolitan Borough of Wirral. Retrieved 12 March 2013.