Charnwood local elections


Charnwood local elections

Charnwood Borough Council in Leicestershire, England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2003, 52 councillors have been elected from 28 wards.[1]

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Political control

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
No overall control 1973 - 1976
Conservative 1976 - 1995
Labour 1995 - 1999
No overall control 1999 - 2007
Conservative 2007 - present

Council elections

Charnwood Council election, 1999

Charnwood Council election, 2003 (boundary changes took place for this election)[3]

Charnwood Council election, 2007

By-election results

1995-1999

Sileby By-Election 26 June 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 874 68.3 +1.8
Conservative 338 26.4 -7.1
Liberal Democrat 68 5.3 +5.3
Majority 536 41.9
Turnout 1,280 24.3
Labour hold Swing

1999-2003

Barrow Upon Soar Quordon By-Election 28 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 956 57.1 +4.7
Labour 462 27.6 -1.1
Liberal Democrat 257 15.3 -3.6
Majority 494 29.5
Turnout 1,675
Conservative hold Swing
Hathern By-Election 10 October 2002[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 736 64.7 +10.6
Conservative 243 21.4 -11.1
Liberal Democrat 83 7.3 -6.2
UKIP 75 6.6 +6.6
Majority 493 43.3
Turnout 1,137 20.2
Labour hold Swing
Sileby By-Election 12 December 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 557 53.3 +14.5
Labour 397 38.0 -13.2
UKIP 92 8.8 +8.8
Majority 160 15.3
Turnout 1,046 19.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

2003-2007

Loughborough Shelthorpe By-Election 5 October 2006[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Neville Stork 643 38.7 -17.0
BNP Andrew Holders 478 28.8 +28.8
Conservative James Poland 386 23.2 -21.1
Liberal Democrat Paul Tyler 155 9.3 +9.3
Majority 165 9.9
Turnout 1,662 33.5
Labour hold Swing
Loughborough Dishley and Hathern By-Election 23 October 2008[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Newton 838 49.7 +5.0
Conservative Robert Shields 490 29.1 -9.7
BNP Julia Green 234 13.9 -2.6
Liberal Democrat Diane Horn 107 6.4 +6.4
National Front Andrew Holders 16 0.9 +0.9
Majority 348 20.6
Turnout 1,685 35.5
Labour hold Swing

2007-2011

Birstall Watermead By-Election 18 February 2010[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Iain Bentley 674 47.7 +2.8
Labour Hayley Winrow 452 32.0 +32.0
BNP Maurice Oatley 288 20.4 +20.4
Majority 222 15.7
Turnout 1,414 26.9
Conservative hold Swing

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