2007 Canterbury City Council election[1]

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All 50 seats in the Canterbury City Council
26 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats Labour
Last election 24 19 7
Seats before 26 17 7
Seats won 29 19 2
Seat change Increase3 Increase2 Decrease5
Popular vote 18,501 13,423 5,144
Percentage 44.4% 32.2% 12.3%

Canterbury UK local election 2007 map.svg
Map of the results of the 2007 Canterbury council election. Labour in red, Conservatives in blue and Lib Dems in orange.

The Conservatives gained a seat from the Liberal Democrats in a by-election in 2005[2]

Council control before election

No overall control

Council control after election


The 2007 Canterbury City Council election took place on 3 May 2007 to elect members of the Canterbury City Council in Kent, England. This was on the same day as other local elections. The Conservative Party retained control of the council, which had previously been under no overall control until 2005 when The Conservatives Party took control following a by election and defection from the Liberal Democrats.[3]


  1. ^ Andrew Teale. "Local Election Results 2007". Local Elections Archive Project.
  2. ^ "Barton Ward By Election Results". Canterbury City Council. 7 October 2004. Archived from the original on 7 August 2011.
  3. ^ "English local elections 2007". BBC News.