Map of the results of the 2006 Tamworth council election. Conservatives in blue and Labour in red.
Map of the results of the 2006 Tamworth council election. Conservatives in blue and Labour in red.

Elections to Tamworth Borough Council were held on 4 May 2006. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative Party stayed in overall control of the council. Overall turnout was 32.3%

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election result

Tamworth Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 8 5 0 +5 80.0 50.9 9,425 +7.9%
  Labour 2 0 5 -5 20.0 41.5 7,673 +4.2%
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0 7.6 1,402 -3.7%

Ward results

Amington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Garner 1,136 56.6 +9.2
Labour Timothy Healy 870 43.4 +9.9
Majority 266 13.2 -0.7
Turnout 2,006 33.1 +2.4
Conservative hold Swing
Belgrave
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Martin Summers 921 57.0 +20.2
Labour Nigel Brindley 694 43.0 +8.2
Majority 227 14.0 +12.0
Turnout 1,615 29.2 +0.7
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Bolehall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kenneth Norchi 1,111 61.3 +4.8
Conservative Andrew James 701 38.7 -4.8
Majority 410 22.6 +9.6
Turnout 1,812 33.4 +2.3
Labour hold Swing
Castle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham Ingley 1,017 50.3 +6.9
Labour Marion Couchman 757 37.5 +1.7
Liberal Democrats Jennifer Pinkett 246 12.2 -8.5
Majority 260 12.8 +5.2
Turnout 2,020 35.7 +2.5
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Glascote
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Simon Peaple 728 53.6 +14.8
Conservative Debra James 630 46.4 +22.3
Majority 98 7.2 +5.5
Turnout 1,358 23.9 -2.7
Labour hold Swing
Mercian
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bruce Boughton 833 42.0 -0.1
Labour William Fuller 671 33.8 -2.0
Liberal Democrats Geoffrey Blake 479 24.2 +2.2
Majority 162 8.2 +1.9
Turnout 1,983 37.0 -0.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Spital
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kenneth Gant 1,116 50.7 -0.5
Labour Karen Hirons 726 33.0 +3.1
Liberal Democrats Jennifer Blake 360 16.3 -2.7
Majority 390 17.7 -3.6
Turnout 2,202 39.5 -0.1
Conservative hold Swing
Stonydelph
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steven Pritchard 827 56.7 +20.9
Labour Margaret Clarke 632 43.3 +12.1
Majority 195 13.4 +10.6
Turnout 1,459 25.0 +0.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Trinity
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Oates 1,109 54.4 +5.7
Labour David Foster 613 30.1 +1.2
Liberal Democrats Roger Jones 317 15.5 -6.9
Majority 496 24.3 +4.5
Turnout 2,039 34.8 +1.7
Conservative hold Swing
Wilnecote
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lee Bates 1,135 56.6 +6.4
Labour Mary Lewis 871 43.4 -6.4
Majority 264 13.2 +12.8
Turnout 2,006 31.4 +1.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

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