2006 Crawley Borough Council election[1]
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12 of the 37 seats to Crawley Borough Council
19 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Seats before 16 19 2
Seats won 8 3 1
Seats after 19 16 2
Seat change Increase3 Decrease3 Steady
Popular vote 10,022 6,141 3,244
Percentage 46.7% 28.6% 15.1%

Crawley UK local election 2006 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 2006 Crawley Borough Council elections by ward. Red shows Labour seats, blue shows the Conservatives and yellow shows the Liberal Democrats. Wards in grey had no election.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2006 Crawley Borough Council election took place on 4 May 2006 to elect members of Crawley Borough Council in West Sussex, England. One third of the council was up for election. The Conservative gained overall control of the council from the Labour Party, albeit with a majority of just one seat.[2]

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Ward results

Bewbush

Bewbush[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Christopher Redmayne 634 43.2%
Conservative Kevan McCarthy 442 30.1%
Liberal Democrats Michael Scott 211 14.4%
Independent Robin Burnham 126 8.6%
Justice Party Arshad Khan 56 3.8%
Majority 192 13.1%
Turnout 1,469
Labour hold

Broadfield North

Broadfield North[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Adam Brown 500 42.2%
Labour Thakordas Patel 500 42.2%
Liberal Democrats Christopher Richardson 186 15.7%
Majority 0 0.0%
Turnout 1,186
Conservative gain from Labour

Broadfield South

Broadfield South[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Alan Quirk 549 47.0%
Labour Jayne Skudder 437 37.4%
Liberal Democrats James Cotter 98 8.4%
Green Darrin Green 84 7.2%
Majority 112 9.6%
Turnout 1,168
Conservative hold

Furnace Green

Furnace Green[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Michael Weatherley 1,004 46.5%
Labour Eugene Sully 457 21.2%
Liberal Democrats Roger McMurray 332 15.4%
BNP Vernon Atkinson 298 13.8%
Independent Oliver Coxhead 69 3.2%
Majority 547 25.3%
Turnout 2,160
Conservative hold

Ifield

Ifield[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative John Denman 883 34.9%
Labour John Stanley 862 34.1%
BNP George Baldwin 447 17.7%
Liberal Democrats Barry Hamilton 242 9.6%
Independent Richard Symonds 94 3.7%
Majority 21 0.8%
Turnout 2,528
Conservative gain from Labour

Langley Green

Langley Green[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour James Smith 888 52.8%
Conservative Charles Skinner 482 28.7%
Liberal Democrats Kevin Osborne 312 18.5%
Majority 406 24.1%
Turnout 1,682
Labour hold

Maidenbower

Maidenbower[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Lucy Brockwell 1,418 74.7%
Liberal Democrats Robert Huston 286 15.1%
Labour Ansar Khan 194 10.2%
Majority 1,132 59.6%
Turnout 1,898
Conservative hold

Northgate

Northgate[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Linda Seekings 625 46.0%
Labour William Ward 349 25.7%
Conservative Robert Burgess 335 24.7%
Socialist Labour Christine Townsend 49 3.6%
Majority 276 20.3%
Turnout 1,358
Liberal Democrats hold

Pound Hill North

Pound Hill North[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Richard Burrett 1,560 76.4%
Labour Andrew Skudder 280 13.7%
Liberal Democrats Victoria Seekings 201 9.8%
Majority 1,280 62.7%
Turnout 2,041
Conservative hold

Pound Hill South and Worth

Pound Hill South and Worth[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Lee Burke 1,549 70.1%
Liberal Democrats Edward Reay 339 15.3%
Labour Rajesh Sharma 321 14.5%
Majority 1,210 54.8%
Turnout 2,209
Conservative hold

Southgate

Southgate[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Howard Bloom 936 38.7%
Labour Robbie Sharma 738 30.5%
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Bonner 271 11.2%
BNP Richard Trower 263 10.9%
Green Malcolm Liles 212 8.8%
Majority 198 8.2%
Turnout 2,420
Conservative gain from Labour

West Green

West Green[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Robert Hull 481 36.0%
Conservative Jarnail Singh 364 27.3%
BNP Kevin Watt 210 15.7%
Liberal Democrats Andrew Beckett 141 10.6%
Independent Rebecca O'Gorman 139 10.4%
Majority 117 8.7%
Turnout 1,335
Labour hold

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Andrew Teale. "Local Election Results 2006". Local Elections Archive Project.
  2. ^ "Local elections: Crawley". BBC News Online. Retrieved 12 June 2019.