2007 Norwich City Council election
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13 of 39 seats (One Third) to Norwich City Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Labour Liberal Democrats
Seats before 16 12
Seats won 5 2
Seats after 15 11
Seat change Decrease1 Decrease1
Popular vote 10,309 8,216
Percentage 28.9% 23.1%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Green Conservative
Seats before 9 2
Seats won 4 2
Seats after 10 3
Seat change Increase1 Increase1
Popular vote 9,528 7,238
Percentage 26.8% 20.3%

Map showing the 2007 local election results in Norwich.

Council control before election

No Overall Control

Council control after election

No Overall Control

The 2007 Norwich City Council election took place on 3 May 2007 to elect members of Norwich City Council in England. One third of seats (13) were up for election.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Election result

After the election, the new makeup of the City Council was:

Norwich Council Election Result 2007[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 5 –1 38.5 28.9 10,309
  Green 4 +1 30.8 26.8 9,528
  Liberal Democrats 2 –1 15.4 23.1 8,216
  Conservative 2 +1 15.4 20.3 7,238
  UKIP 0 ±0 0.9 327
Turnout

Ward results

Bowthorpe

Bowthorpe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Graham Wyatt 975 38.1 -3.6
Labour Chrissie Rumsby 966 37.7 +1.5
Green Blair Andrew Campbell 337 13.2 +1.7
Liberal Democrats Francis John McInvor 282 11.0 +0.4
Majority 9 0.4 -5.1
Turnout 2,560 31.1 -1.9
Conservative gain from Labour Swing Decrease2.6

Catton Grove

Catton Grove
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Evelyn Jean Collishaw 1,003 42.0 +10.7
Labour Martin Alexander Booth 877 36.7 -1.3
Green Penny Edwards 313 13.1 -1.0
Liberal Democrats Nesar Ahmed 194 8.1 -8.4
Majority 126 5.3
Turnout 2,387 31.3 +1.9
Conservative hold Swing Increase6.0

Crome

Crome
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Waters 1,110 44.4 -0.5
Conservative Kay Frances Mason 684 27.4 ±0.0
Liberal Democrats Irene Patricia Bowling 402 16.1 +0.9
Green Christopher Webb 303 12.1 -0.5
Majority 426 17.0 -0.5
Turnout 2,499 34.9 +2.0
Labour hold Swing Decrease0.3

Eaton

Eaton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Rosalind Mary Wright 1,607 40.7 -6.3
Conservative Vic Hopes 1,303 33.0 +2.6
Labour Ron Borrett 467 11.8 +0.5
Green Richard Andrew Bearman 454 11.5 +0.3
UKIP John Frederick Wilder 117 3.0 N/A
Majority 304 7.7 -8.9
Turnout 3,948 54.8 +2.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Decrease4.5

Lakenham

Lakenham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Keith Malcom Driver 1,159 39.5 +1.7
Liberal Democrats Gordon Richard Dean 1,060 36.2 -1.0
Green Jacqui McCarney 293 10.0 -2.4
Conservative Carrie Chandler 290 9.9 -2.6
UKIP Steve Emmens 130 4.4 N/A
Majority 99 3.3 +2.7
Turnout 2,932 40.4 +2.0
Labour hold Swing Increase1.4

Mancroft

Mancroft
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Tom Dylan 1,027 39.6 +4.5
Labour David Fullman 687 26.5 -1.9
Liberal Democrats Alan David Oliver 481 18.5 -4.8
Conservative Niki William George 398 15.3 +2.0
Majority 340 13.1
Turnout 2,593 32.4 -6.1
Green hold Swing Increase3.2

Mile Cross

Mile Cross
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steve Morphew 1,013 43.6 +1.9
Liberal Democrats Simon Richard Nobbs 707 30.4 -4.0
Conservative David John Mackie 305 13.1 +1.5
Green Christine Patricia Way 298 12.8 +0.5
Majority 306 13.2 +4.9
Turnout 2,323 31.6 +2.2
Labour hold Swing Increase3.0

Nelson

Nelson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Adrian Philip Ramsay 1,899 61.6 +0.3
Liberal Democrats David Angus Fairbairn 518 16.8 -1.0
Labour Peter Bartram 397 12.9 +0.9
Conservative Malcolm Andrew Chamberlin 271 8.8 -0.2
Majority 1,381 44.8 +1.3
Turnout 3,085 42.0 -1.3
Green hold Swing Increase0.7

Sewell

Sewell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Julie Brociek-Coulton 931 39.0 +9.3
Green Penny Killingbeck 573 24.0 +6.3
Conservative Tony William Landamore 453 19.0 +5.0
Liberal Democrats Ian Robert Williams 428 17.9 -0.4
Majority 358 15.0 +5.7
Turnout 2,385 31.9 -0.6
Labour hold Swing Increase1.5

Thorpe Hamlet

Thorpe Hamlet
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jeremy Nigel Hooke 953 34.5 -6.5
Green James Patrick Conway 952 34.5 +14.2
Conservative George Richards 429 15.5 -1.1
Labour John Holdcroft 428 15.5 -6.6
Majority 1 <0.1
Turnout 2,762 35.4 +1.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Decrease10.4

Town Close

Town Close
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Stephen Ralph Little 1,474 44.3 +4.5
Liberal Democrats Chris Thomas 734 22.1 -5.8
Conservative Eileen Olive Wyatt 620 18.6 +1.0
Labour Bob Sanderson 497 14.9 +0.2
Majority 740 22.2 +10.3
Turnout 3,325 41.1 -1.6
Green gain from Liberal Democrats Swing Increase5.2

University

University
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roy George Blower 1,155 50.2 +8.7
Liberal Democrats James William Wright 472 20.5 -10.1
Green Ruth Alexandra Makoff 368 16.0 +2.0
Conservative Niall Graham Baxter 227 9.9 +0.6
UKIP Vandra Susan Ahlstrom 80 3.5 -1.1
Majority 683 29.7 +18.8
Turnout 2,302 33.1 +2.0
Labour hold Swing Increase9.4

Wensum

Wensum
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Rupert Jefferson Read 1,237 49.1 +2.7
Labour Ben Hathway 622 24.7 +0.4
Liberal Democrats Brian Ralph Clark 378 15.0 -5.1
Conservative Paul Anthony George Wells 280 11.1 +2.0
Majority 615 24.4 +2.3
Turnout 2,517 29.8 -5.2
Green hold Swing Increase1.2

References

  1. ^ a b "Local Election Results 2007 - Norwich". Local Elections Archive Project. Retrieved 3 May 2016.