Map of the results of the 2007 Wolverhampton council election. Labour in red, Conservatives in blue and Liberal Democrats in yellow.
Map of the results of the 2007 Wolverhampton council election. Labour in red, Conservatives in blue and Liberal Democrats in yellow.

Elections to Wolverhampton City Council were held on 3 May 2007 in Wolverhampton, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour Party kept overall control of the council.

Composition

Prior to the election, the composition of the council was:

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election result

Wolverhampton Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 36 0 4 -4 60 38.32 24544
  Conservative 19 4 0 +4 31.67 37.58 24070
  Liberal Democrats 3 1 0 +1 5 14.39 9216
  Liberal 1 0 0 0 1.67 0.87 559
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 4.87 3122
  Independent 1 0 1 -1 1.67 2.82 1808
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.92 592

Ward results

Bilston East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Louise Miles 1304 46.73
Conservative Ann Modi 709 25.41
Independent Tom Fellows 558 20.00
Liberal Democrats Adam Birch 208 7.45
Majority 595 21.33
Turnout 2,790 29.70
Labour hold Swing
Bilston North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Constable 1260 45.00
Conservative Gill Fellows 1051 37.54
Liberal Democrats Paul Mehmi 243 8.68
Green Eddie Clarke 231 8.25
Majority 209 7.46
Turnout 2,800 31.37
Labour hold Swing
Blakenhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Jones 2137 63.30
Conservative Sid Sidhu 980 29.03
Liberal Democrats Frances Heap 240 7.10
Majority 1157 34.27
Turnout 3,376 39.44
Labour hold Swing
Bushbury North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Leslie Pugh 1312 37.25
Labour Michael Hardacre 944 26.80
BNP Simon Patten 790 22.43
Liberal Democrats James Lindly 466 13.23
Majority 368 10.45
Turnout 3,522 38.68
Conservative hold Swing
Bushbury South and Low Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter O'Neill 1186 55.73
Conservative Jennifer Brewer 493 23.17
BNP Sandra Newman 236 11.09
Liberal Democrats Ian Jenkins 207 9.72
Majority 693 32.56
Turnout 2,128 23.31
Labour hold Swing
East Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Francis Docherty 1182 46.17
Conservative Peter Dobb 531 20.74
Liberal Democrats Darren Friel 436 17.03
Independent Stephen Hall 402 15.70
Majority 651 25.43
Turnout 2,560 28.76
Labour hold Swing
Ettingshall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Smith 1923 66.77
Conservative John Corns 564 19.58
Liberal Democrats Eileen Birch 378 13.12
Majority 1359 47.19
Turnout 2,880 30.51
Labour hold Swing
Fallings Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Valerie Evans 1386 42.82
Conservative Hazel Keirle 1008 31.14
BNP Dennis Organ 577 17.83
Liberal Democrats Stephen Birch 263 8.12
Majority 378 11.68
Turnout 3,237 35.97
Labour hold Swing
Graiseley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Elias Mattu 2082 56.41
Conservative Matthew Revell 1184 32.08
Liberal Democrats Bryan Lewis 405 10.97
Majority 898 24.33
Turnout 3,691 41.38
Labour hold Swing
Heath Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Leslie Turner 921 43.06
Liberal Colin Hallmark 559 26.13
Conservative Lucie Turner 514 24.03
Independent David Jack 135 6.31
Majority 362 16.92
Turnout 2,139 28.25
Labour hold Swing
Merry Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Haynes 2236 62.32
Labour Muhammad Yaseen 797 22.21
Liberal Democrats Edward Pringle 539 15.02
Majority 1439 40.11
Turnout 3,588 38.16
Conservative hold Swing
Oxley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Bisbey 1458 49.00
Labour Ian Brookfield 1249 41.97
Liberal Democrats John Steatham 258 8.66
Majority 209 7.02
Turnout 2,976 32.67
Conservative gain from Labour Swing 9.4
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Robin Lawrence 1340 35.11
Labour Sandra Samuels 1204 31.55
Conservative Carl Husted 946 24.80
Green Stuart Hinde 196 5.14
Independent Claire Darke 110 2.88
Majority 136 3.56
Turnout 3,816 44.57
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Penn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Parambir Singh 2026 46.93
Labour Ricky Chima 1304 30.21
Liberal Democrats June Hemsley 968 22.42
Majority 722 16.72
Turnout 4,317 43.44
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Spring Vale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Michael Heap 1884 59.25
Labour William Langford 826 25.97
Conservative Brian Fellows 371 11.67
Independent Nichola Jack 90 2.83
Majority 1058 33.27
Turnout 3,180 36.17
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
St Peter's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Surjan Duhra 1156 56.03
Liberal Democrats Alexandra Lawrence 403 19.53
Conservative Didar Singh 334 16.19
Green Malcolm Verrall 165 7.99
Majority 753 36.50
Turnout 2,063 28.03
Labour hold Swing
Tettenhall Regis
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jonathon Yardley 2695 70.70
Labour Julie Hodgkiss 693 18.18
Liberal Democrats Colin Ross 412 10.80
Majority 2002 52.52
Turnout 3,812 41.45
Conservative hold Swing
Tettenhall Wightwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Wendy Thompson 2942 70.15
Labour Malcolm Freeman 640 15.26
Liberal Democrats Roger Gray 356 8.49
BNP Phillip Bland 248 5.91
Majority 2302 54.89
Turnout 4,194 45.86
Conservative hold Swing
Wednesfield North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Charlotte Quarmby 1327 35.58
Labour Dave Jones 1140 30.56
BNP Arthur Newman 844 22.63
Independent Irene Dodd 513 13.75
Majority 187 5.01
Turnout 3,370 41.30
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Wednesfield South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Carol Bourne 1389 42.82
Labour Helen King 1210 37.30
BNP Steven Haddon 427 13.16
Liberal Democrats Carole Jenkins 210 6.47
Majority 179 5.52
Turnout 3,244 37.31
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Number of candidates

Of the main political parties, both the Conservative Party and Labour Party fielded a full slate of 20 candidates each.

The Liberal Democrats fielded 18 candidates, failing to have a candidate in place in both Wednesfield North and Heath Town wards.

One independent candidate stood in each of the following 6 wards:

The British National Party fielded 6 candidates, one candidate in each of the following wards:

The Green Party had a candidate in each of the following 3 wards:

The Liberal Party stood in only one ward, Heath Town.