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2011 Breckland District Council election
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All 54 council seats
28 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
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Party Conservative Labour Independent
Last election 48 3 3
Seats won 47 4 3
Seat change Decrease 1 Increase 1 Steady
Popular vote 19,373 8,069 3,279
Percentage 52.4% 21.8% 8.9%
Swing Decrease 2.1 Increase 4.9 Decrease 1.7

Breckland District Council election 2011 map.svg
Map of results by ward

Party before election

Conservative

Elected Party

Conservative

The 2011 Breckland District Council election was part of the UK's 2011 local elections. All 54 seats were up for election. The Conservatives retained control of the council.

Summary of results

Breckland Council election result 2011[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 47 1 2 -1 87.0 52.4 19373 -2.1
  Labour 4 2 1 +1 7.4 21.8 8069 +4.9
  Independent 3 0 0 0 5.5 8.9 3279 -1.7
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 7.8 2890 -1.8
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 5.6 2083 +4.4
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0 3.4 1264 -3.9

Breckland politics 2007–2011

In the approach to the 2011 election, the Conservative Party fielded far more candidates than their opponents, coming just short of a full slate. Candidates in All Saints, Mid Forest, Attleborough Queen's (3 councillors), and Templar wards stood unopposed, all of them for the Conservatives.

Conservative Party (52/54)





Labour Party (35/54)





Green Party (14/54)





Independent (9/54)





UKIP (7/54)





Liberal Democrats (6/54)





References

  1. ^ "Election results by party". Andrew Teale.