Wolverhampton City Council election, 2010

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Map of the results of the 2010 Wolverhampton council election. Labour in red, Conservatives in blue and Liberal Democrats in yellow.

Elections to Wolverhampton City Council were held on 6 May 2010 in Wolverhampton, England. One third of the council was up for election, with the Wednesfield North ward electing two Councillors due to the resignation of a Councillor in January 2010 - the winning candidate will serve a 4-year term of office and the second placed candidate will serve a 1-year term.

The 2010 election saw a full slate of 20 candidates from the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat parties. UKIP and the British National Party each fielded 4 candidates and 5 independents also stood. The Green Party had no candidates for the first time in a number of years.

Composition[edit]

Prior to the election, the composition of the council was:

Following the election, the composition of the council is:

Election result[edit]

Wolverhampton Local Election Result 2010
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 29 1 0 +1 48.33 40.25 43520
  Conservative 26 0 1 -1 43.33 36.69 39668
  Liberal Democrat 5 0 0 8.33 18.29 19784
  BNP 0 0 0 0 1.75 1900
  Independent 0 0 0 0 1.53 1655
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 1.47 1592

Ward results[edit]

Bilston East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Stephen Simkins 2165
Conservative Tom Fellows 1393
Liberal Democrat Paul Darke 562
UKIP Raymond Hollington 496
Majority 772
Labour hold Swing
Turnout
Bilston North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Phil Page 2262
Conservative Marlene Berry 1481
Liberal Democrat Frances Heap 663
BNP Stewart Gardner 589
Majority 781
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Blakenhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Judith Rowley 3140
Conservative Avtar Sidhu 1480
Liberal Democrat Javid Kakroo 406
Majority 1660
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Bushbury North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Neville Patten 2280
Labour Ian Claymore 1938
Liberal Democrat Ian Jenkins 811
BNP Simon Patten 621
Majority 342
Turnout 5713 64
Conservative hold Swing
Bushbury South and Low Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Paul Sweet 2339
Conservative Nick Thompson 1156
Liberal Democrat Bryan Lewis 624
Majority 1183
Turnout 4144 47.49
Labour hold Swing
East Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Keith Inston 2040
Conservative Roger Cartwright 1199
Liberal Democrat Darren Friel 914
BNP John Painter 391
Majority 841
Turnout 4569 53.33
Labour hold Swing
Ettingshall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew Johnson 3071
Conservative Sera Aulakh 975
Liberal Democrat Rajinder Singh 687
Majority 2096
Turnout 4786 55.81
Labour hold Swing
Fallings Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Steven Wayne Evans 2500
Conservative Madelaine Wilson 1898
Liberal Democrat Stephen Birch 751
Majority 602
Turnout 5180 58.70
Labour hold Swing
Graiseley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Man Mohan Passi 2440
Conservative Nasim Ullah 1270
Liberal Democrat Eileen Birch 840
Independent John Mellor 600
Majority 1170
Turnout 5196 62.95
Labour hold Swing
Heath Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Caroline Siarzewicz 2122
Conservative John Lee 1242
Liberal Democrat Roger Gray 675
Majority 880
Turnout 4037 54.17
Labour hold Swing
Merry Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christine Mills 2993
Labour Navjit Rana 1823
Liberal Democrat Alexandra Lawrence 1135
Independent Timothy Broomer 255
Majority 1170
Turnout 6272 68.58
Conservative hold Swing
Oxley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Julie Hodgkiss 2155
Conservative Neil Macleod 1965
Liberal Democrat John Steatham 745
UKIP Keith Sinclair 363
Majority 190
Turnout 5085 58.03
Labour hold Swing
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Manohar Minhas 2137
Liberal Democrat Jonathan Webber 1690
Conservative Martin Berrington 1423
Majority 447
Turnout 5292 66.91
Labour hold Swing
Penn
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Patricia Patten 3262
Labour Martin Waite 2286
Liberal Democrat June Hemsley 1244
UKIP Barry Hodgson 372
Majority 967
Turnout 7213 73.41
Conservative hold Swing
Spring Vale
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Malcolm Gwinnett 2330
Labour Valerie Gibson 1542
Conservative Ben Mills 1186
Majority 788
Turnout 5087 60.24
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
St Peter's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tersaim Singh 1863
Liberal Democrat Zahid Shah 1228
Conservative Annette Pugh 588
Majority 635
Turnout 3713 55.06
Labour hold Swing
Tettenhall Regis
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Barry Findlay 3310
Labour David Hartley 1542
Liberal Democrat Paul Fellows 1081
UKIP Donald Morris 361
Independent Keith Sutton 62
Majority 1768
Turnout 6396 70.66
Conservative hold Swing
Tettenhall Wightwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andrew Wynne 3829
Labour Muhammad Khan 1267
Liberal Democrat Sarah Fellows 1046
BNP David Bradnock 299
Independent Anthony Callaghan 121
Majority 2562
Turnout 6606 73.28
Conservative hold Swing
Wednesfield North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Neil Clarke 2264
Labour Rita Potter 2210
Conservative Catherine Bisbey 2108
Labour Derek Wollam 1755
Liberal Democrat Carole Jenkins 748
Liberal Democrat Alan Bamber 720
Independent Derek Watts 617
Majority 54
Majority 102
Turnout 5684 65.15
Conservative hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Wednesfield South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Matthew Holdcroft 2366
Labour Bhupinder Gakhal 1918
Liberal Democrat Oliver Williams 884
Majority 448
Turnout 5215 62.79
Conservative hold Swing

External links[edit]

  • Results Wolverhampton City Council