The Broxbourne Council election, 2006 was held to elect council members of the Broxbourne Borough Council, the local government authority of the borough of Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England.[1]

Composition of expiring seats before election

Ward Party Incumbent Elected Incumbent Standing again?
Broxbourne Conservative 2002 Joyce Ball Yes
Bury Green Independent 2002 Martin Greensmyth Yes[Table note 1]
Cheshunt Central Conservative 2002 Keith Brown Yes
Cheshunt North Conservative 2002 Kay Leese Yes
Flamstead End Conservative 2002 Paul Seeby Yes
Goffs Oak Conservative 2002 Elizabeth Clayton No
Hoddesdon North Conservative 2002 Alan Smith Yes
Hoddesdon Town Conservative 2002 Kenneth Ayling Yes
Rosedale Conservative 2005 David Lewis Yes[Table note 2]
Rye Park Conservative 2002 Moyra O'Neill Yes
Theobalds Conservative 2002 Carol Crump Yes
Waltham Cross Labour 2002 Malcolm Aitken Yes
Wormley / Turnford Conservative 2007 Gordon Nicholson Yes
  1. ^ Martin Greensmyth stood as a Conservative in 2006.
  2. ^ David Lewis elected at Rosedale by-election in 2005.

Election results

Broxbourne Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 12 1 0 +1 92.31 68.85 14,746 +2.62
  Labour 1 0 0 0 7.69 22.16 4,746 -2.18
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 5.13 1,098 +0.28
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0 2.49 533 -2.09
  New Party 0 0 0 0 0 1.37 293 +1.37

Results summary

An election was held in all 13 wards on 4 May 2006.

The Conservative Party gained a seat in Bury Green Ward from the independent "Bury Green Residents".

Martin Greensmyth who had won the seat for the "Bury Green Residents" in the 2002 Local Government Election stood for the Conservative Party in 2006 and retained his seat as a Conservative.

The new political balance of the council following this election was:

The next Local Government Election will be held on 1 May 2007 when seats will be contested in all of the 13 wards.

Ward results

Broxbourne Ward Result 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Joyce Ball 1,357 74.76 +6.04
Liberal Democrats Kirstie De Rivaz 302 16.64 -3.08
Labour Marios Kousoulou 156 8.60 -2.96
Majority 1,055
Turnout 1,815 36.80
Conservative hold Swing
Bury Green Ward Result 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Martin Greensmyth 913 56.95 -5.22
Labour Alexander McInnes 397 24.77 -13.06
New Party Paul Fairchild 293 18.28 +18.28
Majority 516
Turnout 1,603 40.00
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Cheshunt Central Ward Result 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Brown 1,147 58.20 +5.89
BNP Ian Seeby 520 26.38 +6.39
Labour Christopher Simonovitch 304 15.42 -0.57
Majority 627
Turnout 1,971 37.40
Conservative hold Swing
Cheshunt North Ward Result 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kay Leese 1,150 74.05 +25.87
Labour James Meadows 403 25.95 +4.08
Majority 747
Turnout 1,553 29.80
Conservative hold Swing
Flamstead End Ward Result 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Seeby 1,212 73.37 -3.31
Labour Shirley McInnes 440 26.63 +3.31
Majority 772
Turnout 1,652 34.10
Conservative hold Swing
Goffs Oak Ward Result 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Mills-Bishop 1,716 87.51 +3.90
Labour Cherry Robbins 245 12.49 -3.90
Majority 1,471
Turnout 1,961 33.50
Conservative hold Swing
Hoddesdon North Ward Result 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alan Smith 1,410 83.19 +2.51
Labour Patricia Bolden 285 16.81 -2.51
Majority 1,125
Turnout 1,695 32.90
Conservative hold Swing
Hoddesdon Town Ward Result 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kenneth Ayling 959 67.30 +6.46
Labour Neil Harvey 235 16.49 -0.29
Liberal Democrats Andrew Porrer 231 16.21 -6.17
Majority 724
Turnout 1,425 29.10
Conservative hold Swing
Rosedale Ward Result 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Lewis 628 45.24 +3.74
BNP Stephen McCole 578 41.64 +15.34
Labour Richard Greenhill 182 13.11 -8.99
Majority 50
Turnout 1,388 42.90
Conservative hold Swing
Rye Park Ward Result 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Moyra O'Neill 1003 64.71 +5.95
Labour Annette Marples 547 35.29 -5.95
Majority 456
Turnout 1,550 30.70
Conservative hold Swing
Theobalds Ward Result 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Carol Crump 1,337 77.60 +1.44
Labour Ronald McCole 386 22.40 -1.44
Majority 951
Turnout 1,723 33.90
Conservative hold Swing
Waltham Cross Ward Result 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Malcolm Aitkin 756 53.62 +6.15
Conservative Jill Thatcher 654 44.14 -6.15
Majority 102
Turnout 1,410 29.30
Labour hold Swing
Wormley / Turnford Ward Result 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gordon Nicholson 1,260 75.45 +3.02
Labour Ian Hunter 410 24.55 -3.02
Majority 850
Turnout 1,670 27.30
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael (2012). Broxbourne Borough Council Election Results 1973-2012 (PDF). Plymouth: The Elections Centre. p. 11. Retrieved 7 July 2022.