Map of the results of the 2010 Stroud council election. Conservatives in blue, Liberal Democrats in yellow, Labour in red and Green party in green. Wards in grey were not contested in 2010.
Map of the results of the 2010 Stroud council election. Conservatives in blue, Liberal Democrats in yellow, Labour in red and Green party in green. Wards in grey were not contested in 2010.

The 2010 Stroud Council election took place on 6 May 2010 to elect members of Stroud District Council in Gloucestershire, 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 saw the Conservatives retain control of the council with 30 councillors despite losing 2 seats to the Liberal Democrats.[3][4] The Liberal Democrats gained Dursley and Wotton-under-Edge wards from the Conservatives,[3] to move to 7 seats, level with Labour.[4]

Stroud local election result 2010[2][5]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 12 1 2 -1 66.7 44.1 21,102 -7.1%
  Liberal Democrats 3 2 0 +2 16.7 15.6 7,487 +3.4%
  Labour 2 0 0 0 11.1 27.2 13,019 +9.8%
  Green 1 0 0 0 5.6 13.0 6,242 -4.8%
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 0 0 0 -

Ward results

Berkeley (2)[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gordon Craig 1,281
Conservative John Stanton 1,253
Labour Jaswant Gangotra 800
Labour John Greenwood 790
Turnout 4,124 71.0 +32.0
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Bisley[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Daniel Le Flemming 721 48.1 -15.3
Green Anna Bonallack 585 39.1 +15.4
Labour Theresa Watt 192 12.8 +8.2
Majority 136 9.1 -30.6
Turnout 1,498 83.3 +31.4
Conservative hold Swing
Cainscross[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Karon Cross 1,725 44.6 +2.4
Conservative Ian Robinson 1,123 29.0 -7.2
Liberal Democrats Sylvia Bridgland 678 17.5 +6.8
Green Helen Cranston 341 8.8 -2.1
Majority 602 15.6 +9.5
Turnout 3,867 70.1 +36.8
Labour hold Swing
Cam East[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Hudson 942 38.3 -9.6
Labour Miranda Clifton 858 34.9 -3.2
Liberal Democrats Darren Jones 586 23.8 +9.8
Green Indigo Redfern 73 3.0 +3.0
Majority 84 3.4 -6.4
Turnout 2,459 75.6 +29.5
Conservative hold Swing
Cam West[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Dennis Andrewartha 1,068 45.8 +13.0
Conservative Jeffrey Tyndall 662 28.4 +0.4
Labour Josephine Colebrook 604 25.9 -13.4
Majority 406 17.4
Turnout 2,334 72.3 +34.3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Chalford[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chas Fellows 2,033 51.5 -4.7
Green Richard Dean 1,041 26.4 -2.8
Labour Sally Thorpe 872 22.1 +13.1
Majority 992 25.1 -1.9
Turnout 3,946 78.4 +35.2
Conservative hold Swing
Coaley and Uley[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham Trave 844 55.9 +20.9
Labour Tricia Leonard 665 44.1 +35.1
Majority 179 11.9
Turnout 1,509 81.6 +30.0
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Dursley[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Brian Marsh 1,136 33.0 +0.7
Conservative Timothy Frankau 1,120 32.5 -1.9
Labour Geoffrey Wheeler 1,026 29.8 +1.6
Green Miriam Yagud 163 4.7 -0.5
Majority 16 0.5
Turnout 3,445 68.1 +29.1
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Hardwicke[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham Littleton 1,606 63.1 -6.2
Labour Barbara Peacock 940 36.9 +18.9
Majority 666 26.2 -25.1
Turnout 2,546 67.8 +34.0
Conservative hold Swing
Nailsworth[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rowland Blackwell 1,588 41.1 -0.8
Green Catherine Farrell 1,364 35.3 -7.8
Labour Jo Smith 908 23.5 +13.9
Majority 224 5.8
Turnout 3,860 72.9 +26.5
Conservative hold Swing
Painswick[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Frances Roden 1,716 58.9 -10.1
Green Peter Adams 717 24.6 +3.8
Labour Joan Moore 481 16.5 +6.3
Majority 999 34.3 -13.8
Turnout 2,914 80.5 +30.5
Conservative hold Swing
Randwick, Whiteshill and Ruscombe[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Philip Booth 765 68.8 +13.0
Conservative Jason Bullingham 215 19.3 -9.3
Labour John Appleton 132 11.9 +2.4
Majority 550 49.5 +22.3
Turnout 1,112 77.4 +25.8
Green hold Swing
Severn[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Jones 1,511 53.1 -7.5
Liberal Democrats John Howe 825 29.0 +9.7
Labour Lesley Williams 507 17.8 +4.8
Majority 686 24.1 -17.2
Turnout 2,843 76.4 +33.5
Conservative hold Swing
Stonehouse[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gary Powell 1,684 41.9 +1.7
Conservative Trevor Baker 1,433 35.7 -6.4
Liberal Democrats Andrew Fisk 583 14.5 +14.5
Green Clare Sheridan 315 7.8 -4.0
Majority 251 6.3
Turnout 4,015 67.4 +33.3
Labour hold Swing
The Stanleys[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Studdert-Kennedy 941 37.6 -14.7
Labour Stephen Lydon 593 23.7 +0.7
Liberal Democrats Phillip Herbert 558 22.3 +11.4
Green Nicola Hillard 412 16.5 +2.7
Majority 348 13.9 -15.4
Turnout 2,504 76.5 +35.3
Conservative hold Swing
Vale[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Penny Wride 892 78.7 +2.7
Labour Hilary Fowles 242 21.3 +11.7
Majority 650 57.3 -4.2
Turnout 1,134 76.0 +26.9
Conservative hold Swing
Wotton-Under-Edge[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Alan O'Connor 2,053 54.9 +9.9
Conservative Nick McGarvey 1,221 32.6 -10.9
Green David Barker 466 12.5 +1.0
Majority 832 22.2 +20.6
Turnout 3,740 73.6 +28.6
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

References

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