Wyre Forest District Council election, 2010

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Map of the results of the 2010 Wyre Forest District Council election. Conservatives in blue, Health Concern in pink and Liberals in orange. Wards in grey were not contested in 2010.

The 2010 Wyre Forest District Council election took place on 6 May 2010 to elect members of Wyre Forest District Council in Worcestershire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party gained overall control of the council from no overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Overall turnout at the election was 65.6%.[3]

Wyre Forest local election result 2010[3][4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 9 2 0 +2 64.3 39.1 18,175 -2.0%
  Health Concern 3 0 2 -2 21.4 24.8 11,517 +0.1%
  Liberal 2 0 0 0 14.3 6.9 3,216 -3.5%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 18.6 8,657 +4.8%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 9.0 4,190 +2.7%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 1.6 765 +1.6%

Ward results[edit]

Aggborough and Spennells[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Aston 1,349 38.1 +9.8
Liberal Democrat David Ross 1,216 34.3 -15.7
Health Concern Peter Young 591 16.7 +0.9
Labour Leroy Wright 386 10.9 +4.9
Majority 133 3.8
Turnout 3,542 68.0 +33.0
Conservative hold Swing
Areley Kings[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Health Concern Nigel Thomas 1,176 38.8 +9.6
Conservative Kenneth Henderson 1,096 36.2 +1.0
Labour Violet Higgs 757 25.0 -7.8
Majority 80 2.6
Turnout 3,029 66.1 +25.2
Health Concern hold Swing
Bewdley and Arley[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stephen Clee 1,550 39.9 -2.2
Health Concern Derek Killingworth 1,070 27.5 +7.5
Liberal Democrat Dorothy Smith 715 18.4 +18.4
Labour Samuel Arnold 549 14.1 +0.0
Majority 480 12.4 -5.9
Turnout 3,884 72.9 +31.9
Conservative hold Swing
Blakedown and Chaddesley[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pauline Hayward 1,685 67.4
Health Concern Elizabeth Davies 572 22.9
Labour Diana Udall 243 9.7
Majority 1,113 44.5
Turnout 2,500 76.5
Conservative hold Swing
Broadwaters[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Health Concern Howard Martin 1,345 38.4 +13.6
Conservative Steven Walker 1,147 32.7 +0.2
Labour Adrian Sewell 781 22.3 +12.6
Green John Harris 233 6.6 +6.6
Majority 198 5.6
Turnout 3,506 59.0 +29.1
Health Concern hold Swing
Franche[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Daniel McCann 1,374 36.7 -18.2
Labour Nigel Knowles 943 25.2 +10.4
Health Concern Michael Shellie 884 23.6 -2.9
Liberal Democrat Michael Dixon 446 11.9 +11.9
Green Phillip Oliver 94 2.5 +2.5
Majority 431 11.5 -16.9
Turnout 3,741 68.8 +31.0
Conservative gain from Health Concern Swing
Greenhill[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Timothy Ingham 1,567 41.7 -10.5
Conservative Christopher Morrall 1,181 31.4 +12.5
Labour Paul Mills 762 20.3 +11.6
Green Alexandra Heelis 248 6.6 +6.6
Majority 386 10.3 -21.7
Turnout 3,758 61.8 +32.3
Liberal hold Swing
Habberley and Blakebrook[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ian Hardiman 1,275 36.8 -2.8
Labour Barry McFarland 842 24.3 -2.1
Health Concern Gillian Carr 814 23.5 +1.8
Liberal Democrat Clare Cassidy 458 13.2 +13.2
Green David Finch 78 2.2 +2.2
Majority 433 12.5 -0.7
Turnout 3,467 66.8 +26.8
Conservative gain from Health Concern Swing
Lickhill[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Health Concern Dixon Sheppard 1,517 42.0 -7.6
Conservative Michael Freeman 1,420 39.3 -0.6
Labour Jennifer Knowles 676 18.7 +8.2
Majority 97 2.7 -7.0
Turnout 3,613 66.2 +32.2
Health Concern hold Swing
Mitton[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Salter 1,802 46.0 -0.2
Health Concern Clifford Brewer 1,402 35.8 -2.8
Labour Gary Watson 717 18.3 +6.8
Majority 400 10.2 +2.6
Turnout 3,921 67.4 +33.4
Conservative hold Swing
Offmore and Comberton[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Rosemary Bishop 1,649 45.2 -6.7
Conservative Christopher Rogers 1,046 28.7 +1.2
Labour Matthew Nicholls 489 13.4 +5.0
Health Concern Raymond Barber 465 12.7 +0.5
Majority 603 16.5 -7.9
Turnout 3,649 68.3 +31.3
Liberal hold Swing
Oldington and Foley Park[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Nichola Gale 584 33.4 -17.0
Labour Dan Watson 415 23.7 +10.0
Liberal Democrat Adrian Beavis 378 21.6 +6.6
Health Concern Caroline Shellie 373 21.3 +0.5
Majority 169 9.7 -19.9
Turnout 1,750 47.5 +19.6
Conservative hold Swing
Sutton Park[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John-Paul Campion 1,409 42.2 -17.4
Liberal Democrat Samantha Walker 612 18.3 +9.3
Labour David Prain 605 18.1 +8.8
Health Concern John Griffiths 603 18.0 -4.1
Green Michael Whitbread 112 3.4 +3.4
Majority 797 23.9 -13.6
Turnout 3,341 59.5 +25.5
Conservative hold Swing
Wribbenhall[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gordon Yarranton 1,257 44.6 -2.9
Health Concern Linda Candlin 705 25.0 -4.8
Labour Dean Cox 492 17.5 -1.5
Liberal Democrat John Stephen 365 12.9 +12.9
Majority 552 19.6 +1.9
Turnout 2,819 71.2 +32.0
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hopes dashed for Liberal Democrats in local elections". The Guardian. NewsBank. 7 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Wyre Forest". BBC News Online. 7 May 2010. Retrieved 17 April 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Election of District Councillors for the Wards of Wyre Forest District Council Summary of Results" (PDF). Wyre Forest District Council. Retrieved 17 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "local elections 2010". theguardian.com. 7 May 2010. Retrieved 18 April 2015.