Map of the results of the 2006 Milton Keynes council election. Conservatives in blue, Liberal Democrats in yellow and Labour in red. Wards in grey were not contested in 2006.
Map of the results of the 2006 Milton Keynes council election. Conservatives in blue, Liberal Democrats in yellow and Labour in red. Wards in grey were not contested in 2006.

The 2006 Milton Keynes Council election took place on 4 May 2006 to elect members of Milton Keynes Unitary Council in Buckinghamshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Liberal Democrats lost overall control of the council to no overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

The results saw the Liberal Democrats drop 4 seats to lose their majority on the council, while the Conservatives made gains.[3][4]

Milton Keynes Local Election Result 2006[5][6]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 7 6 0 +6 41.2 35.5 16,897 +6.8%
  Liberal Democrats 6 0 4 -4 35.3 30.0 14,293 +5.4%
  Labour 4 0 1 -1 23.5 22.7 10,827 -3.8%
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 0 3.7 1,769 +0.4%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 2.9 1,372 -0.3%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 2.6 1,228 -11.1%
  Better MK Independent 0 0 0 0 0 2.5 1,177 +2.5%
  CPA 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 85 +0.2%

Ward results

Bletchley and Fenny Stratford[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alison Latham 1,387 36.6 +8.2
Labour Grant Gillingham 1,260 33.2 -3.0
Independent Danny Galvin 777 20.5 +5.9
Liberal Democrats Vanessa McPake 368 9.7 +0.6
Majority 127 3.3
Turnout 3,792 43.8 -1.5
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Bradwell[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sandra Clark 1,139 38.5 +3.6
Labour Alan Williams 735 24.9 -0.6
Conservative Jeff Townsend 614 20.8 +3.3
Green Arnold Bailson 214 7.2 +0.2
UKIP Patrick France 165 5.6 -9.6
Better MK Independent Quincy John 88 3.0 +3.0
Majority 404 13.7 +4.3
Turnout 2,955 32.8 -2.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Campbell Park[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Isabel McCall 1,032 38.5 +1.6
Labour Martin Petchey 826 30.8 +4.2
Conservative Thomas Fraser 575 21.4 +5.6
Green Katrina Deacon 248 9.3 +2.6
Majority 206 7.7 -2.5
Turnout 2,681 26.4 -2.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Denbigh[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roger Bristow 745 40.5 -1.0
Conservative John Bailey 661 35.9 +6.3
Liberal Democrats Carol Vella 247 13.4 +4.3
UKIP Christopher Tett 188 10.2 -9.5
Majority 84 4.6 -7.3
Turnout 1,841 30.9 -3.9
Labour hold Swing
Eaton Manor[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Reginald Edwards 903 52.7 +5.9
Conservative Uroy Clarke 463 27.0 +2.5
UKIP Arnold Leeming 180 10.5 -8.5
Liberal Democrats Alfred Vella 167 9.7 +0.0
Majority 440 25.7 +3.5
Turnout 1,713 30.5 -3.1
Labour hold Swing
Emerson Valley[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Stuart Burke 1,384 46.0 +7.2
Conservative Gerald Small 1,169 38.8 +8.9
Labour Elaine Wales 457 15.2 -3.5
Majority 215 7.1 -1.9
Turnout 3,010 30.2 -1.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Furzton[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jennifer Ferrans 865 42.1 -8.3
Conservative Alexander Swanson 702 34.1 +6.9
Labour Lisa Rodriguez 350 17.0 -5.3
Better MK Independent Lewpen Kinross-Skeels 140 6.8 +6.8
Majority 163 7.9 -15.3
Turnout 2,057 32.6 +4.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Linford North[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Tunney 1,018 39.7 +14.5
Liberal Democrats Robert Benning 926 36.1 -7.2
Labour George Byfield 359 14.0 -8.1
Green Peter Edwards 263 10.2 +4.7
Majority 92 3.6
Turnout 2,566 39.9 +8.8
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Linford South[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Catriona Morris 906 38.7 +16.6
Liberal Democrats John Monk 810 34.6 -10.6
Labour John McLinton 385 16.5 -4.5
Green Caroline Lancaster 239 10.2 +2.3
Majority 96 4.1
Turnout 2,340 37.3 +12.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Loughton Park[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Dransfield 1,348 42.3 +4.7
Labour Colin Lund 674 21.1 -2.3
Better MK Independent Neil Cawley 638 20.0 +8.9
Liberal Democrats John Napper 530 16.6 +2.5
Majority 674 21.1 +6.9
Turnout 3,190 31.1 -2.7
Conservative hold Swing
Newport Pagnell North[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Euan Henderson 1,052 48.5 +6.7
Conservative Laura Kenyon 762 35.2 +7.2
Labour Brian Barton 193 8.9 -0.3
UKIP Michael Phillips 160 7.4 -9.8
Majority 290 13.4 -0.4
Turnout 2,167 37.9 +0.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Newport Pagnell South[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Irene Henderson 1,139 53.4 +10.6
Conservative Anthony Kenyon 675 31.6 +5.1
Labour Claudia Beckley-Lines 202 9.5 -1.5
UKIP Alison Phillips 117 5.5 -8.9
Majority 464 21.8 +5.5
Turnout 2,133 38.0 -0.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Olney[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Debbie Brock 1,856 51.9 +13.3
Liberal Democrats Graham Mabbutt 1,589 44.4 +2.9
Labour Paul Ashby 132 3.7 -4.6
Majority 267 7.5
Turnout 3,577 56.1 +4.6
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Stony Stratford[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Philip Wharton 1,480 38.9 -2.4
Independent Paul Bartlett 992 26.1 +26.1
Labour Lynne White 837 22.0 -7.6
Liberal Democrats Sacha Dhamani 281 7.4 -7.0
UKIP Adrian Haynes 216 5.7 -9.3
Majority 488 12.8 +1.1
Turnout 3,806 42.3 +1.9
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Walton Park[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Edward Ellis 1,608 45.3 +9.9
Liberal Democrats Rab Makki 1,388 39.1 +2.1
Labour Archibald Prempeh 472 13.3 -2.5
CPA Suzanne Nti 85 2.4 +2.4
Majority 220 6.2
Turnout 3,553 37.8 +3.4
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Whaddon[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nigel Long 1,125 42.9 +0.1
Conservative Donald McLeod 984 37.5 +2.5
Liberal Democrats Ian Victory 220 8.4 +0.7
UKIP Judith Green 202 7.7 -6.9
Better MK Independent Raymond Thrussell 93 3.5 +3.5
Majority 141 5.4 -2.4
Turnout 2,624 40.3 -1.8
Labour hold Swing
Wolverton[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Norman Miles 1,172 32.2 -0.7
Liberal Democrats Mike Galloway 1,156 31.7 +22.3
Conservative Mohammed Anwar 689 18.9 +4.3
Green Alan Francis 408 11.2 +0.2
Better MK Independent Riaz Akhtar 218 6.0 +6.0
Majority 16 0.4 -14.2
Turnout 3,643 35.6 +0.8
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Local elections: Milton Keynes". BBC News Online. Retrieved 16 March 2011.
  2. ^ "Local elections 2006: Results in full". The Guardian. 6 May 2006. p. 20.
  3. ^ Morris, Nigel (6 May 2006). "Campbell: Lib Dem results 'mixed'". The Independent. p. 9.
  4. ^ Woodward, Will (6 May 2006). "Local elections 2006". The Guardian. p. 9.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Borough Council Elections 4 May 2006" (PDF). Milton Keynes Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2011.
  6. ^ "Local elections". The Times. 6 May 2006. p. 64.