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Elections to North Tyneside Metropolitan Council took place on 4 May 2006 on the same day as other local council elections in England.

North Tyneside Council is elected "in thirds" which means one councillor from each three-member ward is elected each year for the first three years with a fourth year when the mayoral election takes place.

North Tyneside Council Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 28 0 0 0 46.6 40.7 23,339 -0.1%
  Labour 23 1 1 0 38.3 38.5 22,093 -1.5%
  Liberal Democrats 8 1 0 +1 13.3 15.7 9,014 -0.8%
  Independent 1 0 1 -1 1.6 3.8 2,154 +2%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 757 +0.6%

Battle Hill

North Tyneside Council Elections: Battle Hill ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Dorothy Bradley 1,376 46.11 +2.91
Labour Raymond Glindon 1,256 42.09 -0.61
BNP Gladys Dobinson 352 11.79 +8.09
Majority 120 4.02
Turnout 2,984 37.27 -5.2
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing +1.76

Benton

North Tyneside Council Elections: Benton ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jean Murray 1,601 46.7 +2
Labour Joanne Cassidy 1,285 37.48 -6.12
Liberal Democrats Mark Finlay 542 15.81 +7.21
Majority 316 9.21
Turnout 3,428 44.6 +2.13
Conservative hold Swing +4.06

A further by-election was held on 28 September 2006. Details of this can be found here.

Camperdown

North Tyneside Council Elections: Camperdown ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jayne Shotton 1,327 56.6 -3.1
Conservative Patricia Greenwell 612 26.1 +7.1
BNP Charles Steel 405 17.3 +12.8
Majority 715 30.5
Turnout 2,344 30.94 +0.68
Labour hold Swing -5.1

Chirton

North Tyneside Council Elections: Chirton ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Amanda Normand 1,176 54.5 +8.4
Independent Sandy Carter 982 45.5 N/A
Majority 194 9
Turnout 2,158 30.45 +0.22
Labour gain from Independent Swing -18.5

Collingwood

North Tyneside Council Elections: Collingwood ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Charles Hobkirk 1,496 45.7 -1.1
Labour Margaret Hall 1,293 39.5 -6.6
Liberal Democrats Clare Hindmarsh 484 14.8 +7.7
Majority 203 6.2
Turnout 3,273 40.31 -0.72
Conservative hold Swing +2.75

Cullercoats

North Tyneside Council Elections: Cullercoats ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jon Jo Macnamara 2,736 72.8 +4.1
Labour Margaret Rowley 1,024 27.2 +3.8
Majority 1,712 45.5
Turnout 3,760 50.44 +0.94
Conservative hold Swing +0.15

Howdon

North Tyneside Council Elections: Howdon ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Maureen Madden 1,287 52.3 +0.8
Liberal Democrats John Croney 1,174 47.7 +9.9
Majority 113 4.6
Turnout 2,461 32.17 -0.22
Labour hold Swing -4.55

Killingworth

North Tyneside Council Elections: Killingworth ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Linda Darke 1,183 43.8 -3.3
Conservative Edward Moss 1,165 43.2 -1.2
Liberal Democrats Patricia Dawson 350 13 +4.5
Majority 18 0.7
Turnout 2,698 36.6 +2.39
Labour hold Swing -1.05

Longbenton

North Tyneside Council Elections: Longbenton ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joan Walker 1,797 73.3 +13.6
Conservative Robin Underwood 654 26.7 +13.6
Majority 1,143 46.5
Turnout 2,451 33.66 +2
Labour hold Swing 0

Monkseaton North

North Tyneside Council Elections: Monkseaton North ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Jackson 1,955 62.2 -4.4
Labour Jane Shaw 667 21.2 -3.7
Liberal Democrats Eleanor Jellett 519 16.5 +8.2
Majority 1,288 41
Turnout 3,141 46.05 +0.67
Conservative hold Swing -0.35

Monkseaton South

North Tyneside Council Elections: Monkseaton South ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Frank Austin 1,662 50.4 -10.1
Labour Ian Grayson 889 27 -2.1
Liberal Democrats Peter Berrie 536 16.3 +6
Independent George Partis 209 6.3 +6.3
Majority 773 23.5
Turnout 3,296 45.29 +1.85
Conservative hold Swing -4

Northumberland

North Tyneside Council Elections: Northumberland ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Marian Huscroft 1,456 64.1 -6.9
Labour Kenneth McBeth 594 26.2 +4.8
Conservative Miriam Smith 221 9.7 +2
Majority 862 38
Turnout 2,271 35.38 -3.78
Liberal Democrats hold Swing -5.85

Preston

North Tyneside Council Elections: Preston ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Simon Button 1,803 63.2 +0.5
Labour Daniel Jackson 1,052 36.8 +5.8
Majority 751 26.3 -5.4
Turnout 2,855 41.71 -7.61
Conservative hold Swing -2.65

Riverside

North Tyneside Council Elections: Riverside ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Charles Pickard 1,132 54 -1.7
Independent John Carter 963 46 +27.2
Majority 169 8.1
Turnout 2,095 31.34 +1.89
Labour hold Swing -14.45

St Mary's

North Tyneside Council Elections: St Mary's ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pamela McIntyre 3,114 84 +8
Labour Thomas Mulvenna 593 16 -1
Majority 2,521 68
Turnout 3,707 53.77 -0.5
Conservative hold Swing +3.5

Tynemouth

North Tyneside Council Elections: Tynemouth ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Macaulay 2,312 65.6 +4.1
Labour David Corkey 1,214 34.4 +4.2
Majority 1,098 31.1
Turnout 3,526 42.97 +0.06
Conservative hold Swing -0.05

Valley

North Tyneside Council Elections: Valley ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brian Burdis 1,285 63.1 -5.1
Conservative Louise Partis 752 36.9 +10
Majority 533 26.2
Turnout 2,037 31.76 +0.36
Labour hold Swing -7.55

Wallsend

North Tyneside Council Elections: Wallsend ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Margaret Finlay 1,474 60 +0.7
Labour Gary Madden 756 30.8 +1.3
Conservative Jayne Fleet 225 9.7 +2.5
Majority 718 29.2
Turnout 2,455 34.47 -7.84
Liberal Democrats hold Swing -0.3

Weetslade

North Tyneside Council Elections: Weetslade ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative George Westwater 1,530 44.1 -2.6
Labour Richard Schofield 1,331 38.4 -1.2
Liberal Democrats Raymond Taylor 606 17.5 +3.8
Majority 199 5.7 -1.4
Turnout 3,467 46.24 +19.44
Conservative hold Swing -0.7

Whitley Bay

North Tyneside Council Elections: Whitley Bay ward 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Margaret Marshall 1,501 50.9 -3
Labour Sandra Graham 952 32.3 -5.8
Liberal Democrats John Webb 497 16.8 +8.5
Majority 549 18.6
Turnout 2,950 42.31 -0.28
Conservative hold Swing +1.4
Preceded by
2005 North Tyneside Council mayoral election
North Tyneside local elections Succeeded by
2007 North Tyneside Council election