Wolverhampton City Council election, 2006

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Map of the results of the 2006 Wolverhampton council election. Labour in red, Conservatives in blue and Liberal in orange.

Elections to Wolverhampton City Council were held on 3 May 2006 in Wolverhampton, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour Party kept overall control of the council.

Prior to the election, the composition of the council was

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Bilston East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Stephen Simkins 1185 43.41
Conservative Ann Modi 710 26.01
Independent Tom Fellows 600 21.98
Liberal Democrat Roger Gray 217 7.95
Majority 475 17.40
Turnout 2,730 29.68
Labour hold Swing
Bilston North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Philip Page 1318 43.13
Conservative Gill Fellows 970 31.74
UKIP Kevin Simmons 325 10.63
Liberal Democrat Frances Heap 242 7.92
Green Eddie Clarke 195 6.38
Majority 348 11.39
Turnout 3,056 33.87
Labour hold Swing
Blakenhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Judith Rowley 2314 71.20
Conservative John Corns 625 19.23
Liberal Democrat Edward Pringle 292 8.98
Majority 1689 51.97
Turnout 3,250 37.58
Labour hold Swing
Bushbury North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Neville Patten 1571 47.06
Labour Paul Allen 1154 34.57
Liberal Democrat James Lindly 569 17.05
Majority 417 12.49
Turnout 3,338 37.00
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Bushbury South & Low Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Paul Sweet 1187 55.60
Conservative Andrew Dawson 562 26.32
Liberal Democrat Ian Jenkins 364 17.05
Majority 625 29.27
Turnout 2,135 23.62
Labour hold Swing
East Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Keith Inston 1351 52.45
Conservative Peter Dobb 733 28.45
Liberal Democrat Ann Whitehouse 472 18.32
Majority 618 23.99
Turnout 2,576 28.83
Labour hold Swing
Ettingshall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew Johnson 1860 64.03
Conservative Brian Fellows 581 20.00
Liberal Democrat Eileen Birch 444 15.28
Majority 1279 44.03
Turnout 2,905 30.49
Labour hold Swing
Fallings Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Steven Evans 1488 47.03
Conservative Carol Bourne 1159 36.63
Liberal Democrat Stephen Birch 496 15.68
Majority 329 10.40
Turnout 3,164 35.45
Labour hold Swing
Graiseley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Man Mohan Passi 2033 51.30
Conservative John Mellor 1440 36.34
Liberal Democrat Bryan Lewis 472 11.91
Majority 593 14.96
Turnout 3,963 44.04
Labour hold Swing
Heath Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Caroline Siarkiewicz 937 42.61
Liberal Colin Hallmark 489 22.24
Conservative Lucinda Turner 484 22.01
Liberal Democrat David Jack 274 12.46
Majority 448 20.37
Turnout 2,199 28.43
Labour hold Swing
Merry Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christine Mills 2306 60.16
Labour Jagnandan Ghera 849 22.15
Liberal Democrat Jessica Pringle 639 16.67
Majority 1457 38.01
Turnout 3,833 40.85
Conservative hold Swing
Oxley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Lockett 1335 48.37
Conservative Ian Lucas 1013 36.70
Liberal Democrat John Steatham 400 14.49
Majority 322 11.67
Turnout 2,760 30.02
Labour hold Swing
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Manohar Minhas 1405 36.61
Liberal Democrat Robin Lawrence 1277 33.27
Conservative Martin Berrington 1129 29.42
Majority 128 3.34
Turnout 3,838 44.74
Labour hold Swing
Penn
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Patricia Patten 2503 56.69
Labour Ricky Chima 1191 36.98
Liberal Democrat June Hemsley 686 15.54
Majority 1312 29.72
Turnout 4,415 44.05
Conservative hold Swing
Spring Vale
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Malcolm Gwinnett 1106 34.27
Labour William Langford 904 28.01
Liberal Democrat Sandra Terry 785 24.33
Conservative Robert Green 408 12.64
Majority 202 6.26
Turnout 3,227 37.00
Liberal gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
St Peter's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tersaim Singh 1311 62.40
Liberal Democrat Alexandra Lawrence 408 19.42
Conservative Lionel Berry 372 17.71
Majority 903 42.98
Turnout 2,101 28.82
Labour hold Swing
Tettenhall Regis
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Barry Findlay 2654 66.95
Labour David Hartley 746 18.82
Liberal Democrat Colin Ross 541 13.65
Majority 1908 48.13
Turnout 3,964 43.09
Conservative hold Swing
Tettenhall Wightwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andrew Wynne 3197 73.73
Labour Muhammad Khan 588 13.56
Liberal Democrat Philip Bennett 527 12.15
Majority 2609 60.17
Turnout 4,336 47.16
Conservative hold Swing
Wednesfield North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Bourne 1225 30.83
Labour Gwendoline Stafford Good 1157 29.12
BNP Dennis Organ 1016 25.57
Independent Arthur Newman 563 14.17
Majority 68 1.71
Turnout 3,973 44.00
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Wednesfield South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Matthew Holdcroft 1555 48.04
Labour Paul Kalinauckas 1194 36.89
Liberal Democrat Carole Jenkins 262 8.09
Green Stuart Hinde 212 6.55
Majority 361 11.15
Turnout 3,237 37.53
Conservative hold Swing

Number of candidates[edit]

Of the main political parties, both the Conservative Party and Labour Party fielded a full slate of 20 candidates each.

The Liberal Democrats fielded 19 candidates, failing to have a candidate in place in Wednesfield North.

One independent candidate stood in each of the following 2 wards:

  • Bilston East
  • Wednesfield North

The Green Party had a candidate in each of the following 2 wards:

  • Bilston North
  • Wednesfield South

The British National Party fielded only 1 candidate, in Wednesfield North ward.

The Liberal Party stood in only one ward, Heath Town.