Map of the results of the 2007 Tamworth council election. Conservatives in blue, Labour in red and independent in white.
Map of the results of the 2007 Tamworth council election. Conservatives in blue, Labour in red and independent in white.

Elections to Tamworth Borough Council were held on 3 May 2007. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative Party stayed in overall control of the council. Overall turnout was 31.9%

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election result

Tamworth Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 8 3 0 +3 80.0 45.0 8,183 -5.9%
  Labour 1 0 3 -3 10.0 37.7 6,856 -3.8%
  Independent 1 0 0 0 10.0 8.9 1,624 +8.9%
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0 6.1 1,109 -1.5%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 395 +2.2%

Ward results

Amington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Wells 841 43.2 -13.4
Labour Julie Holland 757 38.9 -4.5
Independent James Mckay 348 17.9 +17.9
Majority 84 4.3 -8.9
Turnout 1,946 32.0 -1.1
Conservative hold Swing
Belgrave
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve Nicklin 776 48.8 -8.2
Labour Gary Hirons 569 35.8 -7.2
Independent Kevin Taylor 245 15.4 +15.4
Majority 207 13.0 -1.0
Turnout 1,590 29.1 -0.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Bolehall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Seekings 990 58.0 -3.3
Conservative Andrew James 718 42.0 +3.3
Majority 272 16.0 -6.6
Turnout 1,708 31.5 -1.9
Labour hold Swing
Castle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steven Claymore 917 47.6 -2.7
Labour Marion Couchman 736 38.2 +0.7
Liberal Democrats Jenny Pinkett 273 14.2 +2.0
Majority 181 9.4 -3.4
Turnout 1,926 34.5 -1.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Glascote
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Chris Cooke 587 40.9 +40.9
Labour Sheree Peaple 467 32.5 -21.1
Conservative Debbie James 381 26.6 -19.8
Majority 120 8.4
Turnout 1,435 25.6 +1.7
Independent hold Swing
Mercian
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Martyn Price 729 36.5 -5.5
Labour Neil Fuller 579 29.0 -4.8
Independent Richard Kingstone 444 22.3 +22.3
Liberal Democrats Geoff Blake 243 12.2 -12.0
Majority 150 7.5 -0.7
Turnout 1,995 38.0 +1.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Spital
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Maureen Gant 1,122 52.9 +2.2
Labour Karen Hirons 682 32.2 -0.8
Liberal Democrats Jenny Blake 315 14.9 -1.4
Majority 440 20.7 +3.0
Turnout 2,119 38.5 -1.0
Conservative hold Swing
Stonydelph
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ben Price 606 38.6 -18.1
Labour Margaret Clarke 570 36.3 -7.0
BNP Lynn Smith 395 25.1 +25.1
Majority 36 2.3 -11.1
Turnout 1,571 27.4 +2.4
Conservative hold Swing
Trinity
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jeremy Oates 1,086 54.2 -0.2
Labour David Foster 638 31.9 +1.8
Liberal Democrats Roger Jones 278 13.9 -1.6
Majority 448 22.3 -2.0
Turnout 2,002 34.0 -0.8
Conservative hold Swing
Wilnecote
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Beale 1,007 53.7 -2.9
Labour Ken Lewis 868 46.3 +2.9
Majority 139 7.4 -5.8
Turnout 1,875 29.0 -2.4
Conservative hold Swing

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