Map of the results of the 2007 Stratford-on-Avon council election. Conservatives in blue and Liberal Democrats in yellow. Wards in grey were not contested in 2007.
Map of the results of the 2007 Stratford-on-Avon council election. Conservatives in blue and Liberal Democrats in yellow. Wards in grey were not contested in 2007.

The 2007 Stratford-on-Avon District Council election took place on 3 May 2007 to elect members of Stratford-on-Avon District Council in Warwickshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

The results of the election were delayed after problems with the electronic counting system led to the count being suspended and then resumed later manually.[3] When the results were declared the Conservatives increased their majority on the council after making 5 gains among the 18 seats that were being contested.[3]

Stratford-on-Avon Local Election Result 2007[2][4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 13 5 0 +5 72.2 51.9 14,982 -0.6%
  Liberal Democrats 5 0 4 -4 27.8 35.6 10,282 -4.0%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 5.5 1,573 +2.2%
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 0 3.0 867 -1.0%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 2.3 664 +1.8%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 1.7 479 +1.7%

Ward results

Alcester[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Eric Payne 1,214 60.0 +28.9
Liberal Democrats Karyl Rees 629 31.1 -25.6
UKIP Ronald Mole 108 5.3 -1.3
Labour Michael Gerrard 74 3.7 -1.9
Majority 585 28.9
Turnout 2,025 43.7 +4.5
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Bardon[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Valerie Hobbs 459 62.3 -2.6
Liberal Democrats John Insoll 170 23.1 -12.0
UKIP Michael Sharpe 108 14.7 +14.7
Majority 289 39.2 +9.3
Turnout 737 42.2 -0.8
Conservative hold Swing
Bidford and Salford[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Slaughter 1,028 50.7 +5.9
Liberal Democrats Melanie Holland 738 36.4 -18.8
Labour Alec Brown 155 7.6 +7.6
Green Karen Varga 108 5.3 +5.3
Majority 290 14.3
Turnout 2,029 38.2 +5.4
Conservative hold Swing
Fenny Compton[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Williams 642 69.9 +2.9
Liberal Democrats Nesta Commander 277 30.1 -2.9
Majority 365 39.7 +5.7
Turnout 919 48.9 +8.2
Conservative hold Swing
Harbury[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Barton 921 56.5 +14.5
Liberal Democrats Christopher Moir 709 43.5 -14.5
Majority 212 13.0
Turnout 1,630 43.4 +0.2
Conservative hold Swing
Henley[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Laurence Marshall 1,252 76.9 +0.8
UKIP Brett Parsons 134 8.2 +8.2
Liberal Democrats Rosemary Ratcliffe 126 7.7 -16.2
Labour Jacqueline Abbott 116 7.1 +7.1
Majority 1,118 68.7 +16.4
Turnout 1,628 46.2 +3.4
Conservative hold Swing
Kineton[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Mills 913 59.1 +18.0
Liberal Democrats Lou Giblin 631 40.9 -18.0
Majority 282 18.3
Turnout 1,544 46.0 -1.2
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Shipston[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Bob White 952 49.2 +2.8
Conservative Clive Faulkner 901 46.5 -7.1
Labour Ann Grosvenor 83 4.3 +4.3
Majority 51 2.6
Turnout 1,936 49.3 +4.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Southam[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Wise 975 56.8 +8.4
Labour Jim Taylor 555 32.3 +4.3
Liberal Democrats Ian Fradgley 187 10.9 -12.7
Majority 420 24.5 +4.0
Turnout 1,717 34.6 +0.5
Conservative hold Swing
Stockton and Napton[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Nigel Rock unopposed
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Stratford Alveston[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Vince Seaman 1,172 48.6 -3.4
Liberal Democrats Kate Rolfe 935 38.8 -9.2
UKIP Ralph Berry 190 7.9 +7.9
Green John Mullings 115 4.8 +4.8
Majority 237 9.8 +5.8
Turnout 2,412 46.6 +0.6
Conservative hold Swing
Stratford Avenue and New Town[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alison Gardner 899 38.9 +10.1
Independent Keith Lloyd 867 37.5 +13.4
Liberal Democrats Ron Tredwell 407 17.6 -23.3
Labour Karen Parnell 140 6.1 -0.1
Majority 32 1.4
Turnout 2,313 43.0 +2.2
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Stratford Guild and Hathaway[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Neville Beamer 1,272 50.4 +13.4
Liberal Democrats Clive Thomas 783 31.0 -21.3
Labour George Hathaway 194 7.7 +7.7
Green Hugh Chatwin 150 5.9 +5.9
UKIP Harry Cottam 124 4.9 +4.9
Majority 489 19.4
Turnout 2,523 44.4 +5.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Stratford Mount Pleasant[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Peter Moorse 910 68.1 +5.2
Conservative John Brain 310 23.2 -6.7
Labour David Talbot 116 8.7 +1.5
Majority 600 44.9 +11.8
Turnout 1,336 40.1 +3.7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Studley[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mike Weddell 893 48.5 +6.7
Liberal Democrats Tony Cronin 809 43.9 -14.3
Labour Jeffrey Kenner 140 7.6 +7.6
Majority 84 4.6
Turnout 1,842 40.6 +1.5
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Tredington[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Saint 665 73.6 +5.0
Liberal Democrats Philip Vial 239 26.4 -5.0
Majority 426 47.1 +10.0
Turnout 904 47.6 +4.4
Conservative hold Swing
Welford[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Peter Barnes 584 54.6 -22.1
Conservative David Cox 486 45.4 +22.1
Majority 98 9.2 -44.3
Turnout 1,070 64.3 +12.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Wellesbourne[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David Close 1,196 52.4
Conservative Martyn Allan 980 42.9
Green Roger Fisher 106 4.6
Majority 216 9.5
Turnout 2,282 43.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Stratford-On-Avon". BBC News Online. Retrieved 28 March 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Results". The Times. 5 May 2007. p. 83.
  3. ^ a b "Tories notch up another five seats; Local Elections Rugby and Stratford". Coventry Evening Telegraph. 5 May 2007. p. 16.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "District Council election" (PDF). Stratford on Avon District Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 28 March 2010.