Map of the results of the 2006 Portsmouth council election. Conservatives in blue, Liberal Democrats in yellow and Labour in red.
Map of the results of the 2006 Portsmouth council election. Conservatives in blue, Liberal Democrats in yellow and Labour in red.

Elections to Portsmouth City Council were held on 4 May 2006. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election result

Portsmouth Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 7 3 1 +2 50.0 42.3 19,034 +4.3%
  Liberal Democrats 5 1 1 0 35.7 33.6 15,122 -5.7%
  Labour 2 0 2 -2 14.3 18.1 8,151 -2.6%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 1,435 +1.9%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 572 +1.3%
  English Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 435 +1.0%
  Respect 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 217 +0.5%

Ward results

Baffins
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Darron Phillips 1,663 45.6 -1.0
Conservative Nigel Sizer 1,267 34.8 +2.0
Labour Victoria Fry 443 12.2 +0.4
Green Sarah Coote 271 7.4 -1.4
Majority 396 10.8 -3.0
Turnout 3,644 35.3 -1.7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Central Southsea
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lee Hunt 1,435 39.5 +4.6
Liberal Democrats John Ireland 1,298 35.7 -3.3
Labour John Ferrett 470 12.9 -13.2
Green Betty Burns 428 11.8 +11.8
Majority 137 3.8
Turnout 3,631 36.4 -3.1
Conservative hold Swing
Charles Dickens
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jacqueline Hancock 1,276 50.0 -2.4
Labour Keith Crabbe 583 22.8 -7.9
Conservative Michael Lowery 476 18.7 +1.8
Respect Lee Sprake 217 8.5 +8.5
Majority 693 27.2 +5.5
Turnout 2,552 26.4 -0.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Copnor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Park 1,470 46.4 -3.0
Labour Michelle Treacher 588 18.6 -3.5
Liberal Democrats Peter Eddis 537 17.0 -11.5
English Democrat David Knight 435 13.7 +13.7
Green Anthony George 136 4.3 +4.3
Majority 882 27.8 +6.9
Turnout 3,166 32.5 +0.6
Conservative hold Swing
Cosham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative April Windebank 1,781 54.5 +10.4
Labour Donna Abrahart 809 24.7 -9.8
Liberal Democrats Alan Webb 680 20.8 -0.7
Majority 972 29.8 +20.2
Turnout 3,270 33.8 -3.3
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Drayton and Farlington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Simon Bosher 2,648 61.3 +14.6
Liberal Democrats Patrick Whittle 1,234 28.6 -13.8
Labour Andrew Silvester 438 10.1 -0.9
Majority 1,414 32.7 +28.4
Turnout 4,320 43.9 -4.1
Conservative hold Swing
Eastney and Craneswater
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Luke Stubbs 1,618 46.2 +8.4
Liberal Democrats Theresa Hall 1,601 45.7 +0.1
Labour Geoffrey Wade 286 8.2 -1.1
Majority 17 0.5
Turnout 3,505 37.6 -2.4
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Fratton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Michael Hancock 1,551 59.8 +6.7
Conservative Peter Ross 724 27.9 +6.1
Labour Peter Guthrie 318 12.3 -2.4
Majority 827 31.9 +0.6
Turnout 2,593 26.8 -2.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Hilsea
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Frank Jonas 2,049 60.8 +9.5
Labour Thomas Blair 889 26.4 +0.1
Liberal Democrats Alex Naylor 432 12.8 -9.5
Majority 1,160 34.4 +9.4
Turnout 3,370 34.5 +1.4
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Milton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Caroline Scott 1,386 41.3 -11.5
Conservative Hilary Collins 1,325 39.5 +8.6
Green Alan Bish 334 10.0 +10.0
Labour Kenneth Ferrett 310 9.2 -7.1
Majority 61 1.8 -20.1
Turnout 3,355 35.7 -1.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Nelson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jason Fazackarley 1,049 39.3 -0.6
Conservative Selina Corkerton 824 30.9 -3.1
Liberal Democrats Benn Berry 527 19.8 -6.3
Green Calum Kennedy 266 10.0 +10.0
Majority 225 8.4 +2.5
Turnout 2,666 27.1 -0.7
Labour hold Swing
Paulsgrove
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Patey 1,336 49.7 +9.7
Conservative James Williams 922 34.3 -6.0
Liberal Democrats Harry Dickinson 428 15.9 -3.8
Majority 414 15.4
Turnout 2,686 27.8 +1.5
Labour hold Swing
St Jude
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Linda Symes 1,132 38.8 -0.8
Liberal Democrats Roger Inkpen 1,044 35.8 -14.1
Independent Elaine Baker 572 19.6 +19.6
Labour Simon Payne 172 5.9 -4.6
Majority 88 3.0
Turnout 2,920 33.6 -1.9
Conservative hold Swing
St Thomas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Richard Jensen 1,465 44.6 -1.7
Conservative Sandra Theresa 1,363 41.5 -1.1
Labour Beverley Hancock 460 14.0 +3.9
Majority 102 3.1 -0.6
Turnout 3,288 35.8 -3.8
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

References

Preceded by
2004 Portsmouth City Council election
Portsmouth City Council elections Succeeded by
2007 Portsmouth City Council election