Elections to Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council were held on 4 May 2006. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour Party lost overall control of the council to no overall control.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election result

Newcastle-under-Lyme Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 8 0 5 -5 40.0 27.5 7,873 -9.5%
  Conservative 6 3 0 +3 30.0 31.6 9,029 +3.9%
  Liberal Democrats 6 3 1 +2 30.0 25.2 7,198 -8.1%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 14.3 4,088 +14.3%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 377 +0.7%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 33 -0.7%

Ward results

Audley and Bignall End
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Cornes Dylis 693 36.7
Labour Ann Beech 690 36.5
UKIP David Nixon 316 16.7
Conservative Betty Cartwright 189 10.0
Majority 3 0.2
Turnout 1,888
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Bradwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Trevor Hambleton 643 41.3 -15.4
Conservative Alan Humphreys 325 20.9 -2.6
UKIP David Parfit 310 19.9 +19.9
Liberal Democrats David Dugdale 279 17.9 -1.9
Majority 318 20.4 -12.8
Turnout 1,557
Labour hold Swing
Butt Lane
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mavis Lench 405 34.5 -12.9
Liberal Democrats Sylvia Burgess 404 34.4 +2.7
UKIP Paul Edwards 206 17.5 +17.5
Conservative Glenys Davies 160 13.6 -7.2
Majority 1 0.1 -15.6
Turnout 1,175
Labour hold Swing
Chesterton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Andrew Cooley 492 34.6
Labour Sandra Simpson 441 31.0
UKIP Mark Barlow 268 18.8
Conservative Jocelyn Budibent 223 15.7
Majority 51 3.6
Turnout 1,424
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Clayton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Sweeney 632 46.3 +2.9
Labour David Beardmore 352 25.8 -11.8
Liberal Democrats Michael Shenton 210 15.4 -3.6
UKIP Brian Dunkley 172 12.6 +12.6
Majority 280 20.5 +14.7
Turnout 1,366
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Cross Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gillian Williams 627 45.1 -9.2
UKIP Neville Benson 288 20.7 +20.7
Liberal Democrats Leo Hamburger 243 17.5 +1.1
Conservative Tagg John 232 16.7 -3.0
Majority 339 24.4 -10.2
Turnout 1,390
Labour hold Swing
Holditch
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William Simpson 401 48.7 -17.1
UKIP Barbara Lewis 192 23.3 +23.3
Liberal Democrats Eric Durber 127 15.4 -18.8
Conservative David Cooper 104 12.6 +12.6
Majority 209 25.4 -6.2
Turnout 824
Labour hold Swing
Keele
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Robin Studd 279 35.9 -31.1
Green Andrew Dobson 236 30.3 +30.3
Conservative Joel Foley 193 24.8 +10.3
Labour Stephen James 60 7.7 -10.9
UKIP Sajid Mahmood 10 1.3 +1.3
Majority 43 5.6 -42.8
Turnout 778
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Kidsgrove
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Mary Maxfield 809 49.5 +28.5
Labour Paul Waring 472 28.9 -33.3
UKIP Geoffrey Locke 188 11.5 +11.5
Conservative Edward Lowe 166 10.2 -6.7
Majority 337 20.6
Turnout 1,635
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Knutton and Silverdale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Richard Gorton 380 40.1 -14.3
UKIP Derrick Huckfield 331 34.9 +34.9
Conservative Nicola Gregory 117 12.3 +11.4
Liberal Democrats Betty Kinnersley 87 9.2 +4.4
Independent Michael Nicklin 33 3.5 +1.3
Majority 49 5.2 -11.6
Turnout 948
Labour hold Swing
Loggerheads and Whitmore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Philip Maskery 1,640 74.1 +3.4
Liberal Democrats Anne Becket 235 10.6 -8.1
UKIP Trevor Colclough 171 7.7 +7.7
Labour Glyn Williams 166 7.5 -3.1
Majority 1,405 63.5 +11.5
Turnout 2,212
Conservative hold Swing
Madeley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Howells 433 33.8 -10.1
Conservative Richard Lowe 404 31.6 +10.2
Liberal Democrats Bryan Kirkham 358 28.0 -6.7
UKIP Joseph Bonfiglio 85 6.6 +6.6
Majority 29 2.2 -7.0
Turnout 1,280
Labour hold Swing
May Bank
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Holland 1,126 56.7 +8.3
Liberal Democrats Donald Maciver 371 18.7 -10.8
Labour Jacqueline Olszewski 326 16.4 -5.7
UKIP Michael Beckett 163 8.2 +8.2
Majority 755 38.0 +19.1
Turnout 1,986
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Porthill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Julie Cooper 570 47.6 +5.7
Labour Bertram Lawton 343 28.7 -11.5
Liberal Democrats Emma Cooley 149 12.4 -5.4
UKIP Yvonne Heath 135 11.3 +11.3
Majority 227 18.9 +17.2
Turnout 1,197
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Seabridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Fear 738 43.8 -2.7
Labour Rex Harper 408 24.2 -11.2
UKIP Paul Gregory 278 16.5 +16.5
Liberal Democrats Carol Reddish 260 15.4 -2.7
Majority 330 19.6 +8.5
Turnout 1,684
Conservative hold Swing
Silverdale and Parksite
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Elaine Blake 389 41.9 +2.6
UKIP Andrea Liversage 296 31.9 +31.9
Conservative Alexander Hayward 125 13.5 +4.0
Liberal Democrats Richard O'Callaghan 119 12.8 +2.3
Majority 93 10.0
Turnout 929
Labour hold Swing
Thistleberry
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats June Walklate 934 53.9 -1.8
Conservative Gerald Cork 384 22.1 -1.6
Labour Doris Boden 248 14.3 -1.2
UKIP Dominic Arnold 168 9.7 +9.7
Majority 950 31.8 -0.2
Turnout 1,734
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Elizabeth Shenton 586 49.0 +0.7
Labour Albert Clarke 365 30.5 -2.7
Conservative Luciana Flackett 136 11.4 -1.5
UKIP Glyn Jones 108 9.0 +9.0
Majority 221 18.5 +3.4
Turnout 1,195
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Westlands
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Glennis Deakin 1,143 60.3 +4.8
Liberal Democrats Hilary Jones 341 18.0 -8.4
Labour Eileen Robinson 246 13.0 -5.1
UKIP Pamela Jackson 166 8.8 +8.8
Majority 802 42.3 +13.2
Turnout 1,896
Conservative hold Swing
Wolstanton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Foy 478 31.9 -6.7
Conservative Stephen Morris 422 28.1 +8.9
UKIP David Woolley 237 15.8 +15.8
Liberal Democrats Christopher Dunning 222 14.8 -15.3
Green Ann Beirne 141 9.4 -2.8
Majority 56 3.8 -4.7
Turnout 1,500
Labour hold Swing

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