2007 Northampton Borough Council election

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All 45 seats in the Northampton Borough Council
23 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Liberal Democrats Conservative Labour
Last election 17 19 11
Seats won 26 15 15
Seat change Increase9 Decrease4 Decrease6
Popular vote 38,400 31,044 19,462
Percentage 40.0 32.4 20.3

Northampton UK local election 2007 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 2007 Northampton Borough Council elections.

Council control before election

No overall control

Council control after election

Liberal Democrats

Elections to Northampton Borough Council were held on 3 May 2007. The whole council was up for election and the Liberal Democrats gained overall control of the council from no overall control.

Election result

Northampton Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 26 10 1 +9 55.3 40.0 38,400 +5.0%
  Conservative 15 1 5 -4 31.9 32.4 31,044 -4.8%
  Labour 5 1 7 -6 10.6 20.3 19,462 -5.3%
  Independent 1 1 0 +1 2.1 2.0 1,954 +1.0%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 1.9 1,838 +0.9%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 1,205 +1.3%
  SOS! Voters Against Over-development of Northampton 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 1,133 +1.2%
  Save Our NHS Group 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 667 +0.7%
  CPA 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 216 +0.2%

Ward results

Abington (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Irene Markham 949
Liberal Democrats Brian Hoare 929
Labour Steve O'Connor 413
Labour Trevor Owen 372
Conservative Ray Kelly 364
Conservative Brian Sargeant 318
Green Jac Higgs 213
Green Marcus Rock 183
Turnout 3,741
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Billing (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Palethorpe 941
Conservative Christopher Malpas 855
Labour Trevor Balley 511
Labour Dvija Mehta 397
BNP Rob Walker 309
Liberal Democrats Gary Phillips 280
Liberal Democrats Joe Efosa 245
Independent Ray Clements 240
Turnout 3,778
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Boughton Green (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats John Yates 1,899
Liberal Democrats Trini Crake 1,845
Liberal Democrats David Perkins 1,779
Conservative Lloyd Emmerson 779
Conservative Alison Norman 762
Conservative Laura Norman 759
Labour Janet Phillips 482
Labour Timothy Hart 459
Labour Arthur Whitford 429
SOS! Voters Against Over-development of Northampton Eddie Dale 281
Turnout 9,474
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Castle (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Tony Clarke 601
Labour Tess Scott 447
Liberal Democrats Christopher Swinn 425
Liberal Democrats Steve Winder 383
Independent Peter Evans 362
Conservative Gordon Hemphill 245
Conservative Darren Gasson 233
Independent Eamonn Fitzpatrick 210
Green Sarah Curtis 187
Turnout 3,093
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing
Delapre (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Brendan Glynane 591
Conservative Kevin Reeve 519
Labour Chaman Kalyan 469
BNP Larry Nunn 388
Labour Steve Croke 387
Liberal Democrats John Rawlings 368
Conservative Ivan Sljivic 312
Green James Fearnley 209
Turnout 3,243
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
East Hunsbury (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Judith Lill 1,087
Conservative Phil Larratt 1,022
Liberal Democrats Chris Collins 385
Labour Robert Burnell 354
Liberal Democrats Jill Panebianco 352
Labour Sally Fairbrace 278
Turnout 3,483
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Eastfield (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jean Hawkins 1,170
Liberal Democrats Scott Collins 1,074
Labour Ulric Gavesande 556
Conservative David Acock 547
Labour Barry Kirby 513
Conservative Alan Wright 501
Green Anthony Lochmuller 189
Turnout 4,550
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Ecton Brook (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jamie Lane 624
Labour Keith Davies 600
Conservative Yousuf Miah 533
Labour Winston Strachan 483
Liberal Democrats Gareth Jones 311
Liberal Democrats Ruth Williams 267
CPA Suzanne Webb 90
Turnout 2,908
Conservative hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Headlands (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David Garlick 1,513
Liberal Democrats Brian Markham 1,502
Conservative Graham Hawker 703
Conservative Laura Hutchings 645
Labour Nicola Turner 396
Labour Chris Grethe 356
Turnout 5,115
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Kingsley (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Andrew Simpson 1,253
Liberal Democrats Marianne Taylor 1,184
Labour Nova Keown 439
Labour Jayne Croke 437
Conservative Nick Sullivan 400
Conservative Gary Austin 393
Green Muriel Upton 146
Turnout 4,449
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Kingsthorpe (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sally Beardsworth 1,601
Liberal Democrats Richard Church 1,381
Conservative Alan Beal 318
Conservative Eithwyn Jones 274
Labour Steve Thomas 216
Labour Hilary Blackman 215
SOS! Voters Against Over-development of Northampton Paul Withrington 206
Turnout 4,211
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Lumbertubs (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joy Capstick 622
Labour Lee Mason 575
Liberal Democrats Grant Bowles 430
Liberal Democrats Eva Down 427
Conservative David Mackintosh 327
Conservative David Usmar 290
BNP Penny Blundell 256
Save Our NHS Group Harry Tuttle 196
Turnout 3,123
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Nene Valley (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Hill 1,635
Conservative Colin Lill 1,556
Labour Danny Beales 545
Liberal Democrats Jackie Glynane 543
Liberal Democrats Barbara Bream 503
Turnout 4,782
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
New Duston (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Liz Tavener 1,196
Conservative John Caswell 977
Independent David Huffadine-Smith 541
Labour Lee Bruley 476
Labour Clare Pike 432
SOS! Voters Against Over-development in Northampton Susan Edkins 293
Liberal Democrats Eamonn Lindsell 226
Liberal Democrats Michael Maher 172
CPA Faith Bricher 32
Turnout 4,345
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Old Duston (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Don Edwards 899
Conservative Michael Hoare 872
Save Our NHS Group Dave Green 471
Labour Ricky Matthews 419
Labour Frank Lilley 368
Liberal Democrats Mike Beardsworth 264
SOS! Voters Against Over-development of Northampton Karen Dare 255
Liberal Democrats Martin Taylor 208
Turnout 3,756
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Parklands (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Mildren 1,568
Liberal Democrats Portia Wilson 1,548
Conservative Mike Hallam 896
Conservative Brandon Aldred 867
Labour Wayne Keown 325
Labour Gavin Morgan 299
CPA Colin Bricher 55
CPA Timothy Webb 39
Turnout 5,597
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Spencer (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Roger Conroy 1,077
Liberal Democrats Mel De Cruz 940
Labour Anjona Roy 478
Labour Alan Scott 449
Conservative Amy Cena 239
Conservative Huseyin Alti 193
SOS! Voters Against Over-development of Northampton John Harrisson 98
Turnout 3,474
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
St. Crispin (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Penny Flavell 563
Labour Ifty Choudary 540
Labour Arthur McCutcheon 527
Conservative Stephen Mold 462
Liberal Democrats Phillip Buchan 323
Green Hannah Gibson 261
Green Julie Hawkins 230
Liberal Democrats Daniel Jwanczuk 224
Turnout 3,130
Conservative hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
St. David (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jane Hollis 697
Liberal Democrats Tony Woods 626
Labour Catherine Russell 486
Labour Ven Subbarayan 472
Conservative Paul Taylor 203
Conservative Bernie Eldred 201
Turnout 2,685
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
St. James (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jenny Conroy 719
Liberal Democrats Pam Varnsverry 678
Labour Leslie Marriott 636
Labour Ian McCann 634
Conservative Fran Wire 622
Conservative Suresh Patel 595
Turnout 3,884
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Thorplands (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Dennis Meredith 903
Liberal Democrats Sadik Chaudhury 808
Labour Les Patterson 492
Labour Mike Boss 480
BNP Jim Avery 252
Conservative Sheila Roberts 229
Conservative Carole Thurlow 229
Turnout 3,393
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
West Hunsbury (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Richard Matthews 1,476
Liberal Democrats Paul Varnsverry 1,287
Conservative Brian Oldam 953
Conservative Matthew Golby 916
Labour Jaime Barron 211
Turnout 4,843
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Weston (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jane Duncan 1,528
Conservative Timothy Hadland 1,462
Liberal Democrats Kevin Barron 596
Liberal Democrats Andreas Christodoulou 471
Labour Debra Boss 451
Labour Christopher Porter 336
Green Jonathan Hornett 220
Turnout 5,064
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing