2008 Bassetlaw District Council election

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One third of seats to Bassetlaw District Council (16 seats)
25 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Con
Lab
Ind
Party Conservative Labour Independent
Seats won 12 3 1
Seats after 30 16 2
Seat change Increase3 Steady Decrease3

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Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2008 Bassetlaw District Council election took place on 1 May 2008 to elect members of Bassetlaw District Council in Nottinghamshire, England. One third of the council was up for election.

After the election, the composition of the council was:[1]

Election result

Bassetlaw Council Election Result 2008
Party Seats Seats % Votes Votes %
Conservative 12 75.00% 10,705 49.51%
Labour 3 18.75% 8,354 38.63%
Independent 1 6.25% 2,321 10.73%
British National Party 0 0.00% 243 1.12%

Ward results

Beckingham

Beckingham
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Kenneth Bullivant 518 70.38
Labour Joan Sanger 218 29.62
Turnout 736 35.17

Carlton

Carlton
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Val Bowles 980 60.12
Labour Maurice Stocks 650 39.88
Turnout 1,630 51.85

Clayworth

Clayworth
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Kath Sutton 1,148 76.64
BNP David Otter 243 16.22
Labour Philip Goodliffe 107 7.14
Turnout 1,498 36.88

East Retford East

East Retford East
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Mike Quigley 1,148 57.69
Independent Michael Jenkins 422 21.21
Labour Robert Clyndes 420 21.11
Turnout 1,990 ?

East Retford North

East Retford North
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Anthony Tromans 965 57.85
Labour Pamela Skelding 703 42.15
Turnout 1,668 ?

East Retford South

East Retford South
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Bryn Jones 526 53.40
Labour Philip Skelding 459 46.60
Turnout 985 30.03

East Retford West

East Retford West
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Perry Offer 570 63.76
Labour Rod Pickford 324 36.24
Turnout 894 25.75

Harworth

Harworth
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour David Challinor 1,009 63.98
Conservative Tracey Taylor 568 36.02
Turnout 1,577 27.07

Sutton

Sutton
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Liz Yates (Elected uncontested) 0 0.00
Turnout 0 0.00

Tuxford and Trent

Tuxford and Trent
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Shirley Isard 756 71.59
Labour Marilyn McCarthy 300 28.41
Turnout 1,056 31.53

Worksop East

Worksop East
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour John Scott 663 41.41
Independent Geoff Coe 581 36.29
Independent Geoff Hurst 357 22.30
Turnout 1,601 ?

Worksop North

Worksop North
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Vicky Wanless 907 51.83
Labour David Potts 843 48.17
Turnout 1,750 ?

Worksop North-East

Worksop North-East
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Bill Graham 926 53.25
Labour Shirley Toms 813 46.75
Turnout 1,739 34.31

Worksop North-West

Worksop North-West
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Ivor Jones 961 61.41
Labour Robin Carrington-Wilde 604 38.59
Turnout 1,565 28.70

Worksop South

Worksop South
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Michael Bennett 1,372 78.18
Labour Eileen Hart 383 21.82
Turnout 1,755 32.00

Worksop South-East

Worksop South-East
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour John Shephard 858 72.77
Conservative Philip Smith 321 27.23
Turnout 1,179 20.76

References