2006 Stevenage Borough Council election

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13 of the 39 seats to Stevenage Borough Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Liberal Democrats Conservative
Seats before 32 4 3
Seats won 11 1 1
Seats after 32 4 3
Seat change Steady Steady Steady
Popular vote 10,466 4,913 6,711
Percentage 46.4% 21.8% 29.7%

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Map showing the results of contested wards in the 2006 Stevenage Borough Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

Elections to Stevenage Council were held on 4 May 2006. One third of the council was up for election; the seats which were last contested in 2002. The Labour Party stayed in overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election result

Stevenage Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 0 0 0 84.6 46.4 10,466 +6.6%
  Conservative 1 0 0 0 7.7 29.7 6,711 +0.3%
  Liberal Democrats 1 0 0 0 7.7 21.8 4,913 -6.5%
  English Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 274 +1.2%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 202 -1.0%

Ward results

Bandley Hill

Location of Bandley Hill ward
Location of Bandley Hill ward
Bandley Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Lloyd 824 50.9 +5.9
Conservative Freda Warner 434 26.8 -7.2
Liberal Democrats Gordon Knight 361 22.3 +1.3
Majority 390 24.1 +13.1
Turnout 1,619
Labour hold Swing

Bedwell

Location of Bedwell ward
Location of Bedwell ward
Bedwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brian Underwood 1,144 67.1 +17.8
Conservative Christine Saint-Leitner 561 32.9 +9.7
Majority 583 34.2 +8.1
Turnout 1,705
Labour hold Swing

Chells

Location of Chells ward
Location of Chells ward
Chells
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Pamela Stuart 860 45.5 +10.1
Liberal Democrats Audrey Griffith 633 33.5 -12.1
Conservative Julie Seddon 396 21.0 +2.0
Majority 227 12.0
Turnout 1,889
Labour hold Swing

Longmeadow

Location of Longmeadow ward
Location of Longmeadow ward
Longmeadow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Suzanne Myson 846 46.9 +10.3
Conservative Matthew Hurst 618 34.3 -1.6
Liberal Democrats Ralph Baskerville 340 18.8 -8.7
Majority 228 12.6 +11.9
Turnout 1,804
Labour hold Swing

Manor

Location of Manor ward
Location of Manor ward
Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Elisabeth Knight 1,129 52.6 -6.6
Conservative Susan Smith 545 25.4 +3.4
Labour Thomas McGarry 472 22.0 +3.2
Majority 584 27.2 -10.0
Turnout 2,146
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Martins Wood

Location of Martins Wood ward
Location of Martins Wood ward
Martins Wood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeannette Thomas 698 43.4 +7.9
Conservative Richard Seddon 553 34.4 +2.5
Liberal Democrats Barbara Segadelli 357 22.2 +2.2
Majority 145 9.0 +5.4
Turnout 1,608
Labour hold Swing

Old Town

Location of Old Town ward
Location of Old Town ward
Old Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Pamela Gallagher 998 45.6 +5.2
Conservative James Fraser 732 33.5 -1.1
Liberal Democrats Margaret Latham 255 11.7 -3.8
Green Stuart Madgin 202 9.2 -0.4
Majority 266 12.1 +6.3
Turnout 2,187
Labour hold Swing

Pin Green

Location of Pin Green ward
Location of Pin Green ward
Pin Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tanis Kent 933 52.4 +5.9
Conservative Mollie Cawthorn 381 21.4 -9.3
English Democrat Richard Aitkins 274 15.4 +15.4
Liberal Democrats Mary Griffith 191 10.7 -12.2
Majority 552 31.0 +15.2
Turnout 1,779
Labour hold Swing

Roebuck

Location of Roebuck ward
Location of Roebuck ward
Roebuck
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sherma Batson 817 50.0 +5.5
Conservative Roger Gill 471 28.8 -0.8
Liberal Democrats Denise Baskerville 347 21.2 -4.6
Majority 346 21.2 +6.3
Turnout 1,635
Labour hold Swing

St Nicolas

Location of St Nicholas ward
Location of St Nicholas ward
St Nicholas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Caroline Latif 772 50.7 +9.5
Conservative Matthew Wyatt 398 26.1 -3.5
Liberal Democrats Heather Snell 353 23.2 -5.9
Majority 374 24.6 +13.0
Turnout 1,523
Labour hold Swing

Shephall

Location of Shephall ward
Location of Shephall ward
Shephall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Clark 805 55.1 +2.5
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Baskerville 378 25.9 +3.2
Conservative Leslie Clark 277 19.0 -5.6
Majority 427 29.2 +1.2
Turnout 1,460
Labour hold Swing

Symonds Green

Location of Symonds Green ward
Location of Symonds Green ward
Symonds Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sharon Taylor 909 53.9 +7.3
Conservative Claire Poole 516 30.6 -2.4
Liberal Democrats Clive Hearmon 261 15.5 -4.8
Majority 393 23.3 +9.7
Turnout 1,686
Labour hold Swing

Woodfield

Location of Woodfield ward
Location of Woodfield ward
Woodfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Marion Mason 829 54.4 0.0
Labour Monika Cherney-Craw 388 25.4 +5.6
Liberal Democrats Katherine Lloyd 308 20.2 -5.6
Majority 441 29.0 +0.4
Turnout 1,525
Conservative hold Swing

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