This article relies largely or entirely on a single source. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. Please help improve this article by introducing citations to additional sources.Find sources: "2011 Stevenage Borough Council election" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (December 2011)
2011 Stevenage Borough Council election

← 2010 5 May 2011 2012 →

13 of the 39 seats to Stevenage Borough Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Seats before 27 9 3
Seats won 8 4 1
Seats after 27 9 3
Seat change Steady Steady Steady
Popular vote 12,015 8,011 2,649
Percentage 46.8% 31.2% 10.3%

Stevenage UK local election 2012 map.svg
Map showing the results of contested wards in the 2011 Stevenage Borough Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

Elections to Stevenage Council were held on 5 May 2011. One third of the council stood for election; the seats which were last contested in 2007. There were no changes from 2007.

After the election, the composition of the council remained as:

Election result

Stevenage Local Election Result 2011
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 0 0 0 84.6 46.8 12,015 +10.9
  Conservative 1 0 0 0 7.7 31.2 8,011 -3.7
  Liberal Democrats 1 0 0 0 7.7 10.3 2,649 -11.6
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 10.0 2,576 +3.7
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 312 +1.2
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 114 +0.4

Ward results

Bandley Hill

Location of Bandley Hill ward
Location of Bandley Hill ward
Bandley Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jackie Hollywell 919 47.3 +8.7
Conservative Sharon Hearn 642 33.0 -2.5
UKIP Angela Denness 203 10.4 +1.2
Liberal Democrats Barbara Segadelli 118 6.1 -10.5
TUSC Mark Pickersgill 61 3.1 +3.1
Majority 277 14.3 +11.2
Turnout 1,943 39.9 -21.6
Labour hold Swing

Bedwell

Location of Bedwell ward
Location of Bedwell ward
Bedwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Liz Harrington 1,107 56.7 +16.9
Conservative Ellin Joseph 421 21.6 -5.0
UKIP Sean Howlett 258 13.2 -1.8
Green Ian Cropton 114 5.8 +5.8
TUSC Steve Glennon 53 2.7 +2.7
Majority 686 35.1 +21.9
Turnout 1,953 39.8 -20.2
Labour hold Swing

Chells

Location of Chells ward
Location of Chells ward
Chells
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Howard Burrell 986 48.0 +8.9
Conservative Matthew Wyatt 517 25.1 -5.9
Liberal Democrats Tim Neale 299 14.5 -15.4
UKIP Rachalle Sainsbury 254 12.4 +12.4
Majority 469 22.8 +14.7
Turnout 2,056 41.9 -23.3
Labour hold Swing

Longmeadow

Location of Longmeadow ward
Location of Longmeadow ward
Longmeadow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Monika Cherney-Craw 835 41.9 +7.5
Conservative Michelle Calcutt 723 36.3 -1.2
Liberal Democrats Ralph Baskerville 195 9.8 -9.6
UKIP Vicky Gabriel 177 8.9 +0.1
TUSC Helen Kerr 62 3.1 +3.1
Majority 112 5.6 +2.5
Turnout 1,992 44.5 -22.7
Labour hold Swing

Manor

Location of Manor ward
Location of Manor ward
Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Robin Parker 982 41.3 +0.4
Labour Joseph Sherry 616 25.9 +5.5
Conservative Susan Smith 610 25.7 -7.1
UKIP Julie Seddon 168 7.1 +1.1
Majority 366 15.4 +7.3
Turnout 2,376 47.6 -23.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Martins Wood

Location of Martins Wood ward
Location of Martins Wood ward
Martins Wood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sarah Walker 929 47.9 +15.8
Conservative Bill Whelan 690 35.6 -1.0
UKIP Pat Jones 189 9.7 +1.4
Liberal Democrats Kevin Aylward 131 6.8 -11.8
Majority 239 12.3 +7.8
Turnout 1,939 41.8 -20.5
Labour hold Swing

Old Town

Location of Old Town ward
Location of Old Town ward
Old Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hugh Tessier 1,219 47.7 +11.0
Conservative Catherine Bibby 946 37.0 -1.7
UKIP Bernard Maddox 197 7.7 +1.1
Liberal Democrats Matthew Snell 196 7.7 -10.3
Majority 273 10.7 +8.7
Turnout 2,558 43.1 -23.0
Labour hold Swing

Pin Green

Location of Pin Green ward
Location of Pin Green ward
Pin Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeannette Thomas 949 50.8 +9.9
Conservative Ted Jones 595 31.9 +0.9
UKIP Kevin Flavell 198 10.6 +4.2
Liberal Democrats Scott Copsey 126 6.7 -10.2
Majority 354 19.0 +9.1
Turnout 1,868 41.2 -21.9
Labour hold Swing

Roebuck

Location of Roebuck ward
Location of Roebuck ward
Roebuck
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Gardner 915 48.9 +11.7
Conservative Harvey Page 618 33.1 -0.1
UKIP Roy Worden 274 14.7 +4.4
TUSC Bryan Clare 61 3.3 +3.3
Majority 297 15.9 +11.9
Turnout 1,868 40.1 -21.9
Labour hold Swing

Shephall

Location of Shephall ward
Location of Shephall ward
Shephall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ann Webb 887 54.4 +12.9
Conservative Anita Speight 366 22.4 -6.0
UKIP Maureen Dilley 155 9.5 -1.9
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Baskerville 149 9.1 -9.6
TUSC Barbara Clare 75 4.6 +4.6
Majority 521 31.9 +18.8
Turnout 1,632 37.0 -21.0
Labour hold Swing

St Nicholas

Location of St Nicholas ward
Location of St Nicholas ward
St Nicholas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ralph Raynor 959 52.8 +11.4
Conservative Gillian Mould 501 27.6 -4.6
Liberal Democrats Heather Snell 181 10.0 -11.9
UKIP Ken Neal 176 9.7 +9.7
Majority 458 25.2 +16.0
Turnout 1,817 40.8 -20.4
Labour hold Swing

Symonds Green

Location of Symonds Green ward
Location of Symonds Green ward
Symonds Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Kissane 1,120 58.4 +16.0
Conservative Paul Mould 539 28.1 -10.4
UKIP Carol Knowles 145 7.6 +7.6
Liberal Democrats Clive Hearmon 115 6.0 -13.1
Majority 581 30.3 +26.4
Turnout 1,919 43.1 -21.4
Labour hold Swing

Woodfield

Location of Woodfield ward
Location of Woodfield ward
Woodfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham Clark 843 48.0 -4.8
Labour Stephen Pattison 574 32.7 +8.3
UKIP Marion Mason 182 10.4 +10.4
Liberal Democrats Katherine Lloyd-Manning 157 8.9 -13.9
Majority 269 9.6 -18.8
Turnout 1,756 42.5 -24.7
Conservative hold Swing

References