Bracknell forest local elections

Bracknell Forest Unitary Council in Berkshire, England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2003, 42 councillors are elected from 18 wards.[1]

Political control

Since 1997 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
Conservative 1997 – present

Council elections

  • Bracknell Forest Council election, 2000
  • Bracknell Forest Council election, 2003 (boundary changes increased the number of seats by 2)[3]
  • Bracknell Forest Council election, 2007
  • Bracknell Forest Council election, 2011

By-election results

1997–2000

Great Hollands South By-Election 12 November 1998[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Piasecki 638 62.2 +18.9
Conservative Diana Henfrey 329 32.1 -8.3
Liberal Democrat David Maxwell 58 5.7 -10.6
Majority 309 30.1
Turnout 1,025 29.0
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Harmans Water By-Election 25 February 1999[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roy Bailey 876 50.2 +10.7
Conservative Christopher Turrell 765 43.9 +8.9
Liberal Democrat Alan Cocks 103 5.9 -10.6
Majority 111 6.3
Turnout 1,744 28.0
Labour hold Swing

2000–2003

Priestwood By-Election 8 November 2001[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Fawcett 382 49.0 -10.8
Conservative Tony Packham 312 40.1 -0.1
Liberal Democrat Sarah Edwards 85 10.9 +10.9
Majority 70 8.9
Turnout 779 29.0
Labour hold Swing
Hanworth By-Election 14 November 2002[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Charles Bailey 576 40.4 -2.9
Labour Janet Keene 521 36.6 -0.9
Liberal Democrat Lorraine De Laune 137 9.6 -1.6
Green David Young 120 8.4 +0.4
style="background-color: ; width: 5px;" | UKIP Lawrence Boxall 71 5.0 +5.0
Majority 55 3.8
Turnout 1,425 22.0
Conservative hold Swing

2003–2007

Binfield with Warfield By-Election 23 March 2006[8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brenda Wilson 921 55.5 +16.4
Liberal Democrat Michael Hawkins 444 26.8 +4.0
Labour David Fawcett 174 10.5 +10.5
style="background-color: ; width: 5px;" | UKIP Jeffrey Newbold 119 7.2 +7.2
Majority 477 28.7
Turnout 1,658 28.4
Conservative hold Swing

2007–2011

Hanworth By-Election 15 October 2009[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Phillips 640 42.4 -14.2
Labour Janet Keene 377 25.0 -1.9
Liberal Democrat Larraine De Laune 206 13.7 +13.7
style="background-color: ; width: 5px;" | UKIP Jeff Newbold 139 9.2 +9.2
Green Steven Gabb 77 5.1 -11.3
BNP David Penson 70 4.6 +4.6
Majority 263 17.4
Turnout 1,509 23.4
Conservative hold Swing
Owlsmoor By-Election 25 February 2010[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Norman Bowers 508 54.2 -1.9
Liberal Democrat Mark Thompson 238 25.4 +25.4
Labour Guy Gillbe 126 13.4 +13.4
Green Peter Forbes 66 7.0 +7.0
Majority 270 28.8
Turnout 938 24.0
Conservative hold Swing

References

  • By-election results

External links

  • Bracknell Forest Council
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