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Newcastle City Council elections

Newcastle City Council


 
Party Labour Liberal Democrat Independent
Councillors 53 22 3

 
Party Conservative UKIP Green

One third of Newcastle City Council in Tyne and Wear, England, is elected each year, followed by one year without election. Since the last boundary changes in 2004, 78 councillors have been elected from 26 wards.[1]

Contents

  • Political control 1
  • Council elections 2
  • By-election results 3
    • 2010- 3.1
    • 1996-1999- 3.2
    • 2001-2005 3.3
    • 2005-2009 3.4
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Political control

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

Party in control Years
Labour 1973 - 2004
Liberal Democrats 2004 - 2011
Labour 2011–present

Council elections

By-election results

2010-

North Jesmond By-Election 28th August 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Gerry Keating 711 52.5% +19.9%
Labour Peter Smith 320 23.6% -7.3%
Conservative Duncan Crute 117 8.6% -5.9%
UKIP Daniel Thompson 112 8.3% +0.7%
Green Shehla Naqvi 94 6.9% -7.6%
Majority 391 28.9% 13.6%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
South Heaton By-Election 2nd May 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Denise Jones 798 61.2% -8.2%
Green Andrew Grey 205 15.7% +3.4%
Liberal Democrat Rachel Auld 114 8.7% -0.5%
TUSC Paul Phillips 69 5.3% +1.0%
Conservative Katie Bennett 52 4.0% -0.7%
Newcastle First Timothy Gilks 44 3.4% +3.4%
Independent Reg Sibley 22 1.7% +1.7%
Majority 593
Labour hold Swing
Castle By-Election 2nd May 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Phillip Lower 1,165 43.7%% -6.2%
Labour Ben Riley 1,043 39.2% +4.7%
Newcastle First John Gordon 215 8.1% +0.1%
Conservative Jennifer Nixon 194 7.3% -0.3%
TUSC Rory Jobe 48 1.8% +1.8%
Majority 122 4.5%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Ouseburn By-Election 15th November 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Powers 714 47.6% +11.7%
Liberal Democrat Mark Nelson 665 44.3% -6.3%
Newcastle First Ian Fraser 73 4.9% +4.9%
Conservative Joshua Chew 49 3.3% -0.7%
Majority 49 3.3%
Labour hold Swing


1996-1999-

Scotswood By-Election 14 October 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hazel Stephenson 490 66.9 -16.5
Liberal Democrat Susan Anne Reilly 180 24.6 +16.0
Conservative Peter Lumley 62 8.5 +0.4
Majority 310 42.3
Turnout 732 14.9
Labour hold Swing
Byker By-Election 4 March 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michelle Pike 366 56.8 -18.8
Liberal Democrat Thomas James Thompson 206 32.0 +13.1
Green Pamela Jane Woolner 37 5.7 +5.7
Conservative Jeremy Peter Middleton 35 5.4 -0.1
Majority 160 24.8
Turnout 644 9.7
Labour hold Swing
Dene By-Election 16 July 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Gregory Martin Stone 1,961 58.1 +2.6
Labour John Lawrence Young 1,061 31.4 +0.6
Conservative Alice Gingell 353 10.5 -3.2
Majority 900 26.7
Turnout 3,375 29.5
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Heaton By-Election 20 November 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin Wappat 564 52.9 -10.7
Conservative Jeremy Peter Middleton 211 19.8 +6.0
Liberal Democrat Neil John Bradbury 158 14.8 +4.5
Green Christopher Patrick Hayday 84 7.9 +1.9
Communist Martin Richard Levy 50 4.7 +4.7
Majority 353 33.1
Turnout 1,067 11.5
Labour hold Swing
Newburn By-Election 7 November 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Linda Isobel Wright 920 76.9
Conservative Alistair Stewart Hind 275 23.1
Majority 645 53.8
Turnout 1,195
Labour hold Swing
West City By-Election 2 October 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Doreen James 468 81.5 +2.0
Liberal Democrat Phillip George Lower 74 12.9 +5.9
Conservative Timothy David Troman 32 5.6 -3.2
Majority 394 68.6
Turnout 574 10.3
Labour hold Swing
South Gosforth By-Election 12 June 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Thomas David George Woodwark 1,474 43.7 -15.0
Conservative Marie Summersby 1,096 32.5 +1.3
Labour Susan Jane MacDonald Stirling 800 23.7 +13.6
Majority 378 11.2
Turnout 3,370
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Woolsington By-Election 1 May 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lilian Mary Kennedy 2,630 68.1 -7.2
Conservative Colin Forster 657 17.0 +5.2
Liberal Democrat Robert Ernest Walker 576 14.9 +1.9
Majority 1,973 51.1
Turnout 3,863 65.8
Labour hold Swing





2001-2005

Jesmond By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Dicken 2,496 46.0 +6.5
Labour Fiona Karen Clarke 1,659 30.5 -1.3
Conservative Jonjo McNamara 1,116 20.5 -1.5
Independent Marie Summersby 160 2.9 +2.9
Majority 837 15.5
Turnout 5,431
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Walkergate By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Stokel-Walker 2,672 58.3 +4.0
Liberal Democrat Belinda Knowles 1,606 35.0 -4.7
Conservative Keith Gilfillan 306 6.7 +0.6
Majority 1,066 23.3
Turnout 4,584
Labour hold Swing
Benwell By-Election 18 July 2002[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Eric Mackinlay 700 55.8 -3.0
Liberal Democrat Brian Moore 383 30.5 +13.6
Conservative Carolyn Smith 136 10.8 +0.0
Green Jesus Miguel-Garcia 36 2.9 -1.4
Majority 317 25.3
Turnout 1,255 24.3
Labour hold Swing
Walker By-Election 4 September 2003[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Stokel-Walker 1,440 62.1 -12.3
BNP Jonathan Keys 395 17.1 +17.1
Liberal Democrat John McLennan 370 16.0 -0.4
Conservative Joseph Prince 112 4.8 -1.7
Majority 1,045 45.0
Turnout 2,317 47.7
Labour hold Swing

2005-2009

Lemington By-Election 30 November 2006[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Lawrence Hunter 1,180 46.7 -9.3
Labour Ruth Robson 815 32.2 -11.8
BNP Kenneth Booth 383 15.2 +15.2
Conservative Jason Smith 147 5.8 +5.8
Majority 365 14.5
Turnout 2,525 34.1
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Wingrove delayed Election 14 June 2007 (2)[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nigel Todd 1,051
Liberal Democrat Ayaz Siddique 948
Labour Alyson Hampshire 908
Liberal Democrat Deborah Wilkinson 869
Green Jenny Pearson 186
Green John Pearson 183
Conservative Neil Archibald 173
Conservative Alexander Le Vey 140
BNP Viv Browne 81
BNP Graham Hodgson 80
Turnout 4,619 31.2
Labour hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Fenham By-Election 29 January 2009[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Mitzi Emery 1,049 33.9 -11.8
Labour Helen McStravick 1,025 33.1 -3.3
BNP Ken Booth 836 27.0 +18.0
Conservative Sarah Armstrong 186 6.0 -2.9
Majority 24 0.8
Turnout 3,096 39.6
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing

References

  1. ^ "Decision Making". Newcastle City Council. Retrieved 2010-03-24. 
  2. ^ "Newcastle-Upon-Tyne".  
  3. ^ "Newcastle-Upon-Tyne council". *  
  4. ^ "Boost for Labour in byelection". London:  
  5. ^ "BNP beat Lib Dems to second place".  
  6. ^ "Results - Lemington". Newcastle City Council. Retrieved 2010-03-24. 
  7. ^ "Results - Wingrove". Newcastle City Council. Retrieved 2010-03-24. 
  8. ^ "Results - Fenham". Newcastle City Council. Retrieved 2010-03-24. 
  • By-election results

External links

  • Newcastle City Council
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