Map of the results of the 2011 Bolsover District Council election. Labour in red, independents in light grey, Whitwell Residents Association in grey and Green party in green.
Map of the results of the 2011 Bolsover District Council election. Labour in red, independents in light grey, Whitwell Residents Association in grey and Green party in green.

The 2011 Bolsover District Council election took place on 5 May 2011 to elect members of Bolsover District Council in Derbyshire, England. The whole council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

Election result

Bolsover local election result 2011[2][3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 31 4 0 +4 83.8 64.5 23,712 +3.7%
  Independent 4 0 3 -3 10.8 14.4 5,310 -9.1%
  Whitwell Residents Association 1 0 1 -1 2.7 2.1 778 -3.2%
  Green 1 1 0 +1 2.7 1.2 453 +0.0%
  Conservative 0 0 0 0 0 11.9 4,381 +11.9%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 3.1 1,123 +1.1%
  Barlborough First 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 423 -3.3%
  TUSC 0 0 1 -1 0 0.9 346 +0.9%
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 247 -0.6%

Ward results

Barlborough (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Eion Watts 690
Labour Hilary Gilmour 588
Barlborough First John Shaw 423
Conservative Klara Jeynes 286
Turnout 1,987 46.0
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Blackwell (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Tomlinson 777
Labour Clare Munks 638
Independent Dexter Bullock 435
Conservative Suzanne Harkins 278
Liberal Democrats Ian Cox 247
Independent Paula Wilkinson 226
Independent Leonard Walker 104
Turnout 2,705 44.5
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Bolsover North West (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Cooper 561
Labour Thomas Rodda 528
Conservative Ann Marshall 277
Turnout 1,366 31.6
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Bolsover South (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jennie Bennett 787
Labour James Hall 611
Conservative Nicholas Gray-Cowley 351
Turnout 1,749 59.1
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Bolsover West (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Keith Bowman 661
Labour Rosemary Bowler 628
Conservative Maxine Hunt 222
TUSC Jonathan Dale 174
Turnout 1,685 36.9
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Clowne North (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brian Hendry 611
Labour Terence Connerton 544
Independent Paul Hendry 262
Conservative Malcolm Rowley 217
Turnout 1,634 33.1
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Labour hold Swing
Clowne South (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Smith 655
Labour Karl Reid 600
Independent Allan Bailey 454
Conservative Natasha Gray-Cowley 250
Turnout 1,959 40.8
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Elmton with Creswell (3 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Duncan McGregor 1,211
Labour Rita Turner 1,059
Independent James Clifton 972
Labour Paul Colbert 921
Conservative Derek Stiff 258
Turnout 4,421 41.4
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Independent hold Swing
Pinxton (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Dooley 658
Labour Dennis Kelly 608
Independent John Meredith 330
Independent Cherry Drake-Brockman 210
Conservative Kristie Matthewman-Know 178
Turnout 1,984 33.7
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Pleasley (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Pauline Bowmer 828
Labour Ann Syrett 615
Conservative Stephen Matthewman-Know 401
Turnout 1,844 42.6
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Scarcliffe (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jennfer Wilson 803
Labour Malcolm Crane 711
Conservative Nicholas Sternberg 297
BNP Martin Radford 237
BNP Nigel Poynton 185
Turnout 2,233 42.2
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Shirebrook East[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brian Murray-Carr 332 72.0
BNP Gary Widdowson 75 16.3
Conservative Mark McKeown 54 11.7
Majority 257 55.7
Turnout 461 40.8
Labour hold Swing
Shirebrook Langwith[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kenneth Walker 571 80.6
BNP Lesley Redding 137 19.4
Majority 434 61.3
Turnout 708 42.3
Labour hold Swing
Shirebrook North West[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Fritchley 330 54.2 +7.0
TUSC Raymond Holmes 172 28.2 -24.6
BNP Paul Harford 107 17.6 +17.6
Majority 158 25.9
Turnout 609 30.0
Labour gain from TUSC Swing
Shirebrook South East[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrew Anderson 402 65.5
BNP Nigel Shipman 132 21.5
Conservative Aidan Press 80 13.0
Majority 270 44.0
Turnout 614 40.2
Labour hold Swing
Shirebrook South West[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Alan Waring 403 52.1 +2.0
Labour Hazel Ward 249 32.2 -17.7
BNP Alan Brown 74 9.6 +9.6
Conservative Frederick Newholme 47 6.1 +6.1
Majority 154 19.9 +19.8
Turnout 773 40.3
Independent hold Swing
South Normanton East (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Terry Cook 647
Labour John Phelan 597
Conservative Claire Gratton 248
Conservative Michael Holmes 228
BNP Brian Edwards 176
Turnout 1,896 32.4
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
South Normanton West (3 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Raymond Brooks 906
Labour Susan Wallis 824
Labour Graham Parkin 765
Conservative Robert Sainsbury 709
Turnout 3,204 35.2
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Tibshelf (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Raymond Heffer 784
Independent Deborah Watson 752
Labour Kathryn Salt 620
Labour Anthony Trafford 451
Turnout 2,607 40.7
Independent hold Swing
Independent hold Swing
Whitwell (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Duncan Kerr 453
Whitwell Residents Association George Webster 452
Labour Thomas Munro 383
Independent Sandra Frow 378
Labour Jeanne Raspin 342
Whitwell Residents Association Vivienne Mills 326
Turnout 2,334 41.4
Green gain from Residents Swing
Residents hold Swing

By-elections between 2011 and 2015

Shirebrook South West

A by-election was held in Shirebrook South West on 25 August 2011 after the death of the independent councillor Alan Waring.[4] The seat was gained for the Labour party by Sandra Peake with a majority of 97 votes over the Green party.[4]

Shirebrook South West by-election 25 August 2011[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sandra Peake 200 47.8 +15.6
Green Ian Musgrove 103 24.6 +24.6
Conservative Frederick Newholme 72 17.2 +11.1
BNP David Key 43 10.3 +0.7
Majority 97 23.2
Turnout 418
Labour gain from Independent Swing

Whitwell

Whitwell by-election 23 May 2013[2][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Whitwell Residents Association Vivienne Mills 347 57.5
Labour Frank Raspin 256 42.5
Majority 91 15.1
Turnout 603
Residents gain from Green Swing

South Normanton East

A by-election was held in South Normanton East on 14 August 2014 after the death of Labour councillor Terry Cook.[6] The seat was held for Labour by Tracey Cannon with a majority of 173 votes over the Conservatives.[7]

South Normanton East by-election 14 August 2014[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tracey Cannon 293 70.9 +10.5
Conservative Robert Sainsbury 120 29.1 +5.9
Majority 173 41.9
Turnout 413 12.5 -19.9
Labour hold Swing

Bolsover North West

A by-election was held in Bolsover North West on 8 January 2015 after the death of Labour councillor Thomas Rodda.[8] The seat was held for Labour by Susan Statter with a majority of 21 votes over the UK Independence Party.[9]

Bolsover North West by-election 8 January 2015[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Susan Statter 174 45.0 -22.0
UKIP John Bagshaw 153 39.5 +39.5
Conservative Maxine Hunt 60 15.5 -17.6
Majority 21 5.4
Turnout 387 13.4 -18.2
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "England council elections". BBC News Online. 10 May 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v "Voting and Elections". Bolsover District Council. Archived from the original on 7 July 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Councillors". Bolsover District Council. Archived from the original on 17 May 2011. Retrieved 22 July 2014.
  4. ^ a b c "Labour wins Bolsover District Council by-election". BBC News Online. 26 August 2011. Retrieved 25 July 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Local Authority Byelection Results". Archived from the original on 29 March 2010. Retrieved 22 July 2014.
  6. ^ "Statement of persons nominated" (PDF). Bolsover District Council. Retrieved 25 July 2014.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ a b "Declaration of result of poll" (PDF). Bolsover District Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 December 2014. Retrieved 1 September 2014.
  8. ^ "Bolsover is in mourning for town stalwart". Derbyshire Times. 24 October 2014. Retrieved 9 January 2015.
  9. ^ a b "Declaration of result of poll" (PDF). Bolsover District Council. Retrieved 9 January 2015.[permanent dead link]