Map of the results of the 2007 Barrow-in-Furness council election. Conservative in blue, Labour in red and independent in white.
Map of the results of the 2007 Barrow-in-Furness council election. Conservative in blue, Labour in red and independent in white.

Elections to Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council were held on 3 May 2007. 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

Barrow-in-Furness Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 7 2 0 +2 53.8 46.1 6,819 -6.1%
  Labour 5 0 2 -2 38.5 38.1 5,639 +4.3%
  Independent 1 0 0 0 7.7 9.9 1,457 +1.1%
  Socialist People's Party 0 0 0 0 0 5.2 774 +0.0%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 100 +0.7%

Ward results

Barrow Island
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Eric Wood 391 77.7 +8.5
Labour Robert Pointer 112 22.3 -8.5
Majority 279 55.4 +17.0
Turnout 503
Independent hold Swing
Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret Thomson 402 41.4 +2.4
Socialist People's Party Rosemary Hamezeian 265 27.3 -7.6
Conservative Lucy Pearson 205 21.1 -5.0
BNP Michael Ashburner 100 10.3 +10.3
Majority 137 14.1 +10.0
Turnout 972
Labour hold Swing
Dalton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jill Heath 798 58.9 +6.6
Labour John Major 556 41.1 -6.6
Majority 242 17.8 +13.2
Turnout 1,354
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Dalton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dorothy James 532 39.0 -11.3
Independent John Millar 455 33.4 +33.4
Labour Dermot O'Connor 377 27.6 -22.1
Majority 77 5.6 +5.0
Turnout 1,364
Conservative hold Swing
Hawcoat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jack Richardson 1,159 77.4 -10.8
Labour Marie Derbyshire 339 22.6 +10.8
Majority 820 54.8 -21.6
Turnout 1,498
Conservative hold Swing
Hindpool
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michelle Roberts 469 54.9 -3.0
Conservative John Murray 219 25.6 -16.5
Independent Gillian Nicholson 166 19.4 +19.4
Majority 250 29.3 +13.5
Turnout 854
Labour hold Swing
Newbarns
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dorothy Dawes 778 66.0
Labour Tricia Kegg 400 34.0
Majority 378 32.0
Turnout 1,178
Conservative hold Swing
Ormsgill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Forbes 418 38.7 +13.8
Socialist People's Party Sheila Begley 302 27.9 -11.9
Conservative Samuel Pearson 195 18.0 -6.0
Independent Margie Arts 166 15.4 +4.0
Majority 116 10.8
Turnout 1,081
Labour hold Swing
Parkside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tina Macur 583 52.1 -17.2
Labour Stephen Groundwater 536 47.9 +17.2
Majority 47 4.2 -34.4
Turnout 1,119
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Risedale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jean Waiting 473 45.2 +6.0
Conservative Brenda Lauderdale 367 35.1 -5.1
Socialist People's Party Sarah Martinez 207 19.8 -0.8
Majority 106 10.1
Turnout 1,047
Labour hold Swing
Roosecote
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rory McClure 987 69.5 -1.2
Labour Colin Thomson 434 30.5 +1.2
Majority 553 39.0 -2.4
Turnout 1,421
Conservative hold Swing
Walney North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Desmond Barlow 598 46.9 +11.7
Conservative Susannah Pearson 397 31.2 -2.3
Independent Stephen Smart 279 21.9 -9.4
Majority 201 15.7 +14.0
Turnout 1,274
Labour hold Swing
Walney South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Oliver Pearson 599 53.3
Labour Kenneth Beeres 525 46.7
Majority 74 6.6
Turnout 1,124
Conservative hold Swing

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