Map of the results of the 2006 Castle Point Borough Council election. Conservative in blue and Canvey Island Independent Party in light grey.
Map of the results of the 2006 Castle Point Borough Council election. Conservative in blue and Canvey Island Independent Party in light grey.

The 2006 Castle Point Borough Council election took place on 4 May 2006 to elect members of Castle Point Borough Council in Essex, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

The Conservative party stayed in control of the council but lost 5 seats on Canvey Island to the Canvey Island Independent Party.[3] The Conservatives won all 8 mainland seats that were contested, while the Canvey Island Independent Party won 5 of the 6 seats on the island.[4]

Castle Point local election result 2006[5][6]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 9 0 5 -5 64.3 50.1 12,121 +1.3%
  CIIP 5 5 0 +5 35.7 19.3 4,678 +2.6%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 21.9 5,300 -5.2%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 6.7 1,634 +0.4%
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0 1.9 459 +1.9%
  PFRC 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 25 +0.1%

Ward results

Appleton[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pamela Freeman 1,179 65.3 +0.7
Labour Lorna Trollope 627 34.7 -0.7
Majority 552 30.6 +1.5
Turnout 1,806
Conservative hold Swing
Boyce[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Norman Smith 1,202 63.4 -0.5
Labour Anthony Wright 381 20.1 -2.3
Liberal Democrats Barry Newman 314 16.6 +16.6
Majority 821 43.3 +1.8
Turnout 1,897
Conservative hold Swing
Canvey Island Central[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CIIP Peter May 907 52.0 +7.8
Conservative Jane King 514 29.5 +2.9
Labour Margaret Curtis-McArther 267 15.3 -11.5
Green Clifford Hughes 55 3.2 +0.8
Majority 393 22.5 +5.1
Turnout 1,743
CIIP gain from Conservative Swing
Canvey Island East[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CIIP Philip Davies 772 44.1 -1.6
Conservative Shirley Coates 537 30.7 +3.2
Labour Jacqueline Reilly 373 21.3 - -2.9
Green Irene Willis 67 3.8 +3.8
Majority 235 13.4 -4.8
Turnout 1,749
CIIP gain from Conservative Swing
Canvey Island North[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CIIP Nigel Harvey 911 50.1 +2.5
Conservative Patricia Haunts 458 25.2 +2.4
Labour Derek Kennedy 388 21.4 -4.3
Green Christopher Keene 60 3.3 -0.6
Majority 453 24.9 +3.0
Turnout 1,817
CIIP gain from Conservative Swing
Canvey Island South[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CIIP John Liddiard 855 44.6 +2.7
Conservative Sylvia Waymark 624 32.6 +0.1
Labour Daniel Curtis 378 19.7 +5.8
Green Miles Willis 59 3.1 +0.4
Majority 231 12.1 +2.7
Turnout 1,916
CIIP gain from Conservative Swing
Canvey Island West[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anthony Belford 574 43.5
CIIP Christine Andrews 545 41.3
Labour William Deal 161 12.2
Green Korinna Willis 41 3.1
Majority 29 2.2
Turnout 1,321
Conservative hold Swing
Canvey Island Winter Gardens[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CIIP Peter Greig 688 48.9 +3.4
Conservative Dorothy Best 431 30.6 -2.9
Labour John Payne 193 13.7 -4.1
Green Grant Fryatt 96 6.8 +6.8
Majority 257 18.3 +6.2
Turnout 1,408
CIIP gain from Conservative Swing
Cedar Hall[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alexis Iles 1,070 66.2 -1.6
Labour Kevin Blanking 547 33.8 +1.6
Majority 523 32.3 -3.3
Turnout 1,617
Conservative hold Swing
St George's[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Cole 859 54.0 -6.5
Labour Joseph Cooke 535 33.6 -5.9
Green Peggy Smith 196 12.3 +12.3
Majority 324 20.4 -0.6
Turnout 1,590
Conservative hold Swing
St James'[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Godfrey Isaacs 1,327 69.5 +11.6
Green Nanine Pachy 383 20.1 -1.7
Labour Frederick Jones 200 10.5 -9.8
Majority 944 49.4 +13.3
Turnout 1,910
Conservative hold Swing
St Mary's[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alan Meager 1,014 54.4 +1.7
Labour Brian Wilson 590 31.6 -15.7
Liberal Democrats Thomas Newman 145 7.8 +7.8
Green Lesley Morgan 116 6.2 +6.2
Majority 424 22.7 +17.2
Turnout 1,865
Conservative hold Swing
St Peter's[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pamela Challis 1,171 65.2 +4.8
Labour John Trollope 345 19.2 -4.4
Green Eileen Peck 254 14.2 -1.8
PFRC Anton Hoenderkamp 25 1.4 +1.4
Majority 826 46.0 +9.2
Turnout 1,795
Conservative hold Swing
Victoria[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Clifford Brunt 1,161 65.1 +6.1
Labour Harry Brett 315 17.7 -4.9
Green Douglas Copping 307 17.2 -1.3
Majority 846 47.4 +11.0
Turnout 1,783
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Local elections: Castle Point". BBC News Online. 4 May 2006. Retrieved 29 July 2014.
  2. ^ Wilson, Graeme (5 May 2006). "Conservatives Cameron's crusade puts Tories back on victory trail". The Daily Telegraph. NewsBank. p. 5.
  3. ^ "Tories retain control of Castle Point". The Echo. 5 May 2006. Retrieved 29 July 2014.
  4. ^ McGrath, Kate (5 May 2006). "Tories maintain grip on south Essex councils". The Echo. Retrieved 29 July 2014.
  5. ^ "Local elections". The Times. NewsBank. 6 May 2006. p. 64.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Election results". Castle Point Borough Council. Political Science Resources. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 29 July 2014.