2006 Bristol City Council election

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23 of 70 seats (One Third) to Bristol City Council
36 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Liberal Democrats Labour Conservative
Seats won 33 23 13
Seat change Increase1 Decrease4 Increase2

  Fourth party
 
Party Green
Seats won 1
Seat change Increase1

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2006 local election results in Bristol

Council control before election

No Overall Control

Council control after election

No Overall Control

The 2006 Bristol City Council election took place on 4 May 2006, on the same day as other local elections. The Labour Party continued to lose seats, but the Liberal Democrats failed to gain enough to form an overall majority. This election saw the first election of a Green Councillor to Bristol City Council – the first time four parties had been represented since the Council’s creation.[1]

Ward results

Avonmouth

Avonmouth 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Spud Murphy 1,694 48.25
Labour Karin Marguerite Smyth 1,306 37.20
Green Donald Brown 257 7.32
Liberal Democrats David Anthony Wheeler 254 7.23
Majority
Conservative hold

Bedminster

Bedminster 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Mark Bradshaw 1,267 39.82
Conservative Douglas John Newton 777 24.42
Green Clodagh Anne Scott 640 20.11
Liberal Democrats Matthew James Cox 498 15.65
Majority
Labour hold

Bishopston

Bishopston 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats David John Gordon Kitson 1,420 42.07
Green Martin Harry Harvey 818 24.24
Labour Gerald Rosenberg 649 19.23
Conservative Jonathan Arthur Thorne 488 14.46
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold

Bishopsworth

Bishopsworth 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Kevin Michael Quartley 1,482 51.66
Labour Dean James Machin 750 26.14
Green Barrie Robert Lewis 411 14.33
Liberal Democrats Hugh Richard Bond 226 7.88
Majority
Conservative hold

Brislington East

Brislington East 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Barbara Madeleine Lewis 1,359 42.91
Labour Simon Mark Geoffrey Crew 1,140 36.00
Liberal Democrats Benjamin Charles Heatley 359 11.34
Green Ruth Elizabeth Cormack 309 9.76
Majority
Conservative gain from Labour

Brislingon West

Brislington West 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Peter Henry Main 1,026 37.34
Conservative Colin Robert Bretherton 700 25.47
Labour Fabian Guy Breckels 589 21.43
Green David Kevin Naismith 433 15.76
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold

Filwood

Filwood 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Christopher David Jackson 1,255 52.34
Liberal Democrats Ann Marjorie Cooper 776 32.36
Conservative Jonathan Robert Hucker 223 9.30
Green Xavier Panades I Blas 144 6.01
Majority
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats

Hartcliffe

Hartcliffe 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Royston Alan Griffey 1,250 44.84
Conservative Nicola Louise Crandon 1,071 38.41
Liberal Democrats Linda Kynoch Hopkins 261 9.36
Green Melissa Dunlop 206 7.39
Majority
Labour hold

Henbury

Henbury 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Mark David Roscoe Weston 1,190 40.64
Labour Claire Louise Cook 1,056 36.07
Liberal Democrats Saleh Ahmed 451 15.40
Green Christopher John Gittins 231 7.89
Majority
Conservative gain from Labour

Hengrove

Hengrove 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Mary Sykes 1,082 36.44
Conservative Adam Beda Tayler 1,013 34.12
Labour Busharat Ali 588 19.80
Green Tess Green 286 9.63
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold

Henleaze

Henleaze 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Clare Campion-Smith 2,016 50.93
Conservative Christopher John Windows 1,284 32.44
Green John Mark Hills 378 9.55
Labour Judith Mary Sluglett 280 7.07
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold

Horfield

Horfield 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Martin Kerry 1,361 37.91
Liberal Democrats Neil Robert Harrison 1,342 37.38
Labour David Ian Jepson 646 17.99
Green Daniella Elsa Radice 241 6.71
Majority
Conservative hold

Kingsweston

Kingsweston 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour John Thomas Bees 1,078 36.36
Liberal Democrats Joanna Lesley Prescott 1,040 35.08
Conservative Anthony James Smith 614 20.71
Green Geoff Collard 233 7.86
Majority
Labour hold

Knowle

Knowle 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Gary Hopkins 1,452 46.91
Labour Ricky Orlando Nelson 651 21.03
Conservative James Andrew Hale Stevenson 558 18.03
Green Graham Hugh Davey 434 14.02
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold

Lockleaze

Lockleaze 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Sean Clifford Emmett 1,091 40.21
Respect Jerry Hicks 679 25.03
Labour Gregory Maurice Green 554 20.42
Green Christina Mary Quinnell 251 9.25
Conservative Richard James Manns 138 5.09
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold

Redland

Redland 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Sylvia Jeanne Townsend 1,329 40.04
Conservative Julian Wyndham Alexander Strong 872 26.27
Green David Michael Joseph 693 20.88
Labour Faruk Ahmed Choudhury 425 12.81
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold

Southmead

Southmead 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Jenny Smith 1,039 45.81
Conservative Joe Long 465 20.50
Liberal Democrats Gerard Christopher Mark Smith 414 18.25
English Democrat Michael Thomas Martin Blundell 221 9.74
Green Lela Helen McTernan 129 5.69
Majority
Labour hold

Southville

Southville 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Charles Nicholas Bolton 1,439 40.60
Labour Matthew Symonds 1,432 40.41
Conservative Jonathan Heyes 377 10.64
Liberal Democrats Matthew John Greenwood 296 8.35
Majority
Green gain from Labour

Stockwood

Stockwood 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative David Henry Robert Morris 1,670 53.20
Labour Brian Peter Mead 671 21.38
Green Peter Anthony Goodwin 436 13.89
Liberal Democrats Paul Elvin 362 11.53
Majority
Conservative hold

Stoke Bishop

Stoke Bishop 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative John Goulandris 2,269 64.22
Liberal Democrats Alexander William Woodman 642 18.17
Labour Dianne Elizabeth Manning 319 9.03
Green Keith Vivian Wiltshire 303 8.58
Majority
Conservative hold

Westbury-on-Trym

Westbury-on-Trym 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Ashley Peter Fox 2,319 52.01
Liberal Democrats Michael Henry Popham 1,505 33.75
Green Alex Dunn 331 7.42
Labour Annia Summers 304 6.82
Majority
Conservative hold

Whitchurch Park

Whitchurch Park 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Timothy Rodney Kent 1,421 45.65
Labour Colin John Smith 1,244 39.96
Conservative Roy David Pepworth 279 8.96
Green Mary Elizabeth Thomson 169 5.43
Majority
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour

Windmill Hill

Windmill Hill 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Alf Havvock 1,477 41.65
Labour Christopher Louis Orlik 1,114 31.42
Green Stephen Petter 665 18.75
Conservative Graham David Morris 290 8.18
Majority
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour

References

  1. ^ "Bristol City Council Election Results for 4 May 2006". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 25 April 2016.