2006 Harlow District Council election
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12 of the 33 seats to Harlow District Council
17 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Seats before 13 11 9
Seats won 4 3 5
Seats after 12 11 10
Seat change Decrease1 Steady0 Increase1
Popular vote 8,737 6,968 5,606
Percentage 40.2% 25.0% 25.8%

Harlow UK local election 2002 map.svg
Map showing the results of contested wards in the 2006 Harlow District Council elections.

Council control before election

No overall control

Council control after election

No overall control

The 2006 Harlow District Council election took place on 4 May 2006 to elect members of Harlow District Council in Essex, England. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Overall turnout at the election was 36.93%.[3]

Harlow local election result 2006[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 5 1 0 Increase1 41.7 25.8 5,606 Increase4.0
  Conservative 4 0 1 Decrease1 33.3 40.2 8,737 Increase8.5
  Labour 3 0 0 0 25.0 32.1 6,968 Decrease1.0
  Respect 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 217 Increase1.0
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 211 Decrease10.6

Ward results

Bush Fair

Location of Bush Fair ward
Location of Bush Fair ward
Bush Fair[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Eleanor Macy 995 48.7 +16.6
Labour Edna Stevens 693 33.9 -1.0
Conservative Graham Smith 357 17.5 -0.3
Majority 302 14.8
Turnout 2,045 39.1 -1.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Church Langley

Location of Church Langley ward
Location of Church Langley ward
Church Langley[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Samantha Warren 1,387 73.3 +11.7
Labour Kenneth Lawrie 298 15.8 +0.3
Liberal Democrats Robert Pailing 206 10.9 -12.0
Majority 1,089 57.5 +18.8
Turnout 1,891 32.0 +1.5
Conservative hold Swing

Great Parndon

Location of Great Parndon ward
Location of Great Parndon ward
Great Parndon[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Joshua Jolles 960 51.1 +11.1
Labour Norman Knight 608 32.4 +0.8
Liberal Democrats Ian Rideout 309 16.5 +5.2
Majority 352 18.7 +10.3
Turnout 1,877 38.6 -0.3
Conservative hold Swing

Harlow Common

Location of Harlow Common ward
Location of Harlow Common ward
Harlow Common[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret Hulcoop 789 40.2 +1.1
Conservative Michelle Dorling 706 35.9 +3.3
Liberal Democrats Alan Lawrence 258 13.1 +0.1
Independent Gary Roberts 211 10.7 -4.6
Majority 83 4.3 -2.2
Turnout 1,964 38.4 +0.3
Labour hold Swing

Little Parndon & Hare Street

Location of Little Parndon and Hare Street ward
Location of Little Parndon and Hare Street ward
Little Parndon & Hare Street[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony Durcan 743 43.2 -3.5
Conservative Lee Dangerfield 613 35.6 +4.0
Liberal Democrats Richard Farnsworth 365 21.2 -0.5
Majority 130 7.6 -7.5
Turnout 1,721 35.5 -1.7
Labour hold Swing

Mark Hall

Location of Mark Hall ward
Location of Mark Hall ward
Mark Hall[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Robert Thurston 761 37.0 +8.6
Labour Michael Danvers 735 35.7 -4.2
Conservative Jane Steer 562 27.3 +8.8
Majority 26 1.3
Turnout 2,058 43.7 +0.8
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Netteswell

Location of Netteswell ward
Location of Netteswell ward
Netteswell[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Linda Pailing 736 42.3 +8.2
Labour Feroz Khan 555 31.9 +7.6
Conservative Valerie Gough 448 25.8 +11.7
Majority 181 10.4 +0.6
Turnout 1,739 35.5 -0.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Old Harlow

Location of Old Harlow ward
Location of Old Harlow ward
Old Harlow[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Garnett 1,033 56.5 +18.8
Labour Paul Sztumpf 477 26.1 +1.1
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Macy 318 17.4 +6.9
Majority 556 30.4 +19.6
Turnout 1,828 39.1 -3.3
Conservative hold Swing

Staple Tye (2 seats)

Location of Staple Tye ward
Location of Staple Tye ward
Staple Tye (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Lorna Spenceley 629
Liberal Democrats Christopher Robins 595
Conservative Clive Souter 536
Conservative Mark Gough 534
Labour Dennis Palmer 388
Labour Jenny Holland 386
Turnout 3,068
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Sumners and Kingsmoor

Location of Summers and Kingsmoor ward
Location of Summers and Kingsmoor ward
Sumners and Kingsmoor[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nicholas Churchill 842 54.0 +8.0
Labour Suzanne Ennifer 484 31.1 -5.5
Liberal Democrats Kuzna Jackson 232 14.9 -2.4
Majority 358 22.9 +13.5
Turnout 1,558 31.0 -2.5
Conservative hold Swing

Toddbrook

Location of Toddbrook ward
Location of Toddbrook ward
Toddbrook[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roy Collyer 812 40.8 -1.4
Conservative David Carter 759 38.1 +8.8
Respect James Rogers 217 10.9 +10.9
Liberal Democrats Paul Westlake 202 10.2 -2.1
Majority 53 2.7 -10.2
Turnout 1,990 40.6 +5.2
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Local elections: Harlow". BBC News Online. 5 May 2006. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Harlow District Council Election Results 2006". Harlow District Council. Archived from the original on 6 February 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Election Results 3rd May 2007". Harlow District Council. Archived from the original on 6 February 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2015.