Results of the 2007 Portsmouth City Council election by ward
Results of the 2007 Portsmouth City Council election by ward

Elections to Portsmouth City 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

Portsmouth Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 7 1 1 0 50.0 33.9 14,706 +0.3%
  Conservative 5 1 0 +1 35.7 40.6 17,611 -1.7%
  Labour 2 0 0 0 14.3 15.9 6,909 -2.2%
  English Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 5.9 2,563 +4.9%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 2.5 1,069 -0.7%
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 0 0.7 300 -0.6%
  Respect 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 207 0.0%

Ward results

Baffins

Baffins
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Lynne Stagg 1,601 45.5 -0.1
Conservative Jim Fleming 1,211 34.4 -0.4
Labour Vicky Fry 337 9.6 -2.6
English Democrat Stephen Male 188 5.3 +5.3
Green Sarah Coote 183 5.2 -2.2
Majority 390 11.1 +0.3
Turnout 3,520 33.7 -1.6
Liberal Democrats gain from Independent Swing

Central Southsea

Central Southsea
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Margaret Adair 1,284 37.6 -1.9
Liberal Democrats Debbie Tomes 1,003 29.4 -6.3
Labour Donna Abrahart 456 13.3 +0.4
Green Betty Burns 374 10.9 -0.9
Independent Mark Austin 300 8.8 +8.8
Majority 281 8.2 +4.4
Turnout 3,417 34.1 -2.3
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Steven Wylie 967 39.9 -10.1
Labour Keith Crabbe 535 22.1 -0.7
Conservative Gerald Oldfield 427 17.6 -1.1
Respect Lee Sprake 207 8.5 +0.0
English Democrat David Farley 158 6.5 +6.5
Green Darren Curtis 130 5.4 +5.4
Majority 432 17.8 -9.4
Turnout 2,424 24.9 -1.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Copnor

Copnor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alan Langford 1,289 46.3 -0.1
Labour Simon Payne 525 18.9 +0.3
Liberal Democrats Beryl Wright 488 17.5 +0.5
English Democrat David Knight 482 17.3 +3.6
Majority 764 27.4 -0.4
Turnout 2,784 28.3 -4.2
Conservative hold Swing

Cosham

Cosham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lee Mason 1,439 49.0 -5.5
Labour Andy Silvester 701 23.9 -0.8
Liberal Democrats Alan Webb 488 16.6 -4.2
English Democrat David Ward 307 10.5 +10.5
Majority 783 25.1 -4.7
Turnout 2,935 29.8 -4.0
Conservative hold Swing

Drayton and Farlington

Drayton and Farlington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robin Sparshatt 2,453 59.4 -1.9
Liberal Democrats Patrick Whittle 944 22.8 -5.8
Labour Sarah Cook 396 9.6 -0.5
English Democrat Alan Wakeford 339 8.2 +8.2
Majority 1,509 36.6 +3.9
Turnout 4,132 41.7 -2.2
Conservative hold Swing

Eastney and Craneswater

Eastney and Craneswater
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Terry Hall 1,961 54.8 +9.1
Conservative Mike Lowery 1,378 38.5 -7.7
Labour John Ferrett 237 6.6 -1.6
Majority 583 16.3
Turnout 3,576 38.1 +0.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Fratton

Fratton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Eleanor Scott 1,391 56.0 -3.8
Conservative Angus Ross 571 23.0 -4.9
Labour Simon Bramwell 310 12.5 +0.2
English Democrat Richard Glew 212 8.5 +8.5
Majority 820 33.0 +1.1
Turnout 2,484 25.4 -1.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Hilsea

Hilsea
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alistair Thompson 1,736 58.0 -2.8
Labour Michelle Treacher 660 22.0 -4.4
Liberal Democrats Phillip Smith 325 10.9 -1.9
English Democrat Alan Green 273 9.1 +9.1
Majority 1,076 36.0 +1.6
Turnout 2,994 30.3 -4.2
Conservative hold Swing

Milton

Milton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Gerald Vernon-Jackson 1,681 43.3 +2.0
Conservative Sarah Dinenage 1,644 42.4 +2.9
Labour Ken Ferrett 235 6.1 -3.1
Green Alan Bish 214 5.5 -4.5
English Democrat Matthew Clark 104 2.7 +2.7
Majority 37 0.9 -0.9
Turnout 3,878 40.2 +4.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Nelson

Nelson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Leo Madden 840 31.9 -7.4
Liberal Democrats Alex Naylor 717 27.2 +7.4
Conservative Selina Corkerton 711 27.0 -3.9
English Democrat Kevin Baker 199 7.6 +7.6
Green Calum Kennedy 168 6.4 -3.6
Majority 123 4.7 -3.7
Turnout 2,635 26.3 -0.8
Labour hold Swing

Paulsgrove

Paulsgrove
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Horne 1,135 46.7 -3.0
Conservative James Williams 765 31.5 -2.8
English Democrat Clive Percy 301 12.4 +12.4
Liberal Democrats Jason Nelson 230 9.5 -6.4
Majority 370 15.2 -0.2
Turnout 2,431 25.0 -2.8
Labour hold Swing

St Jude

St Jude
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David Butler 1,341 47.0 +11.2
Conservative Jackie Ciccarone 1,258 44.0 +5.2
Labour Alwin Oliver 257 9.0 +3.1
Majority 83 3.0
Turnout 2,856 33.0 -0.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

St Thomas

St Thomas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Les Stevens 1,569 47.6 +3.0
Conservative Sandra Theresa 1,445 43.8 +2.3
Labour John Speigelhalter 285 8.6 -5.4
Majority 124 3.8 +0.7
Turnout 3299 34.8 -1.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

Preceded by
2006 Portsmouth City Council election
Portsmouth City Council elections Succeeded by
2008 Portsmouth City Council election