2012 Crawley Borough Council election[1]
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12 of the 37 seats to Crawley Borough Council
19 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Conservative Labour
Seats before 24 13
Seats won 5 8
Seats after 21 16
Seat change Decrease3 Increase3
Popular vote 8,527 9,405
Percentage 44.2% 48.8%

Crawley UK local election 2012 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 2012 Crawley Borough Council elections by ward. Blue show Conservative seats, and red shows Labour. Wards in grey had no election.

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2012 Crawley Borough Council election took place on 3 May 2012 to elect members of Crawley District Council in West Sussex, England.[2][3] One third of the council was up for election. The Conservative Party retained overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was as follows:[4]

Ward results

Bewbush

Bewbush[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Marion Ayling 874 70.9%
Conservative Susan Lester 285 23.1%
Justice Party Arshad Khan 74 6.0%
Majority 589 47.8%
Turnout 1,233
Labour hold

Broadfield North

Broadfield North[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Brian Quinn 738 69.4%
Conservative Simon Darroch 326 30.6%
Majority 412 38.8%
Turnout 1,064
Labour hold

Broadfield South

Broadfield South[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Colin Moffatt 645 57.5%
Conservative Lee Gilroy 476 42.5%
Majority 169 15.0%
Turnout 1,121
Labour gain from Conservative

Gossops Green

Gossops Green[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Chris Mullins 731 47.7%
Conservative Beryl Mecrow 658 42.9%
BNP Vernon Atkinson 91 5.9%
Liberal Democrats Iain Dickson 54 3.5%
Majority 73 4.8%
Turnout 1,534
Labour gain from Conservative

Ifield

Ifield[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Peter Smith 983 49.6%
Conservative Ali Burke 660 33.3%
UKIP Steven Wade 337 17.0%
Majority 323 16.3%
Turnout 1,980
Labour gain from Conservative

Langley Green

Langley Green[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Brenda Smith 1,085 68.3%
Conservative Richard Nixon 347 21.8%
UKIP Gill Andrew 157 9.9%
Majority 738 46.5%
Turnout 1,589
Labour hold

Maidenbower

Maidenbower[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Duncan Peck 1,074 71.6%
Labour Andrew Skudder 425 28.4%
Majority 649 43.2%
Turnout 1,499
Conservative hold

Pound Hill North

Pound Hill North[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Keith Brockwell 880 62.5%
Labour Kultar Jogi 307 21.8%
Liberal Democrats John Mac Canna 140 10.0%
UKIP Richard Symonds 80 5.7%
Majority 573 40.7%
Turnout 1,407
Conservative hold

Pound Hill South and Worth

Pound Hill South and Worth[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Bob Lanzer 1,224 71.0%
Labour Sina Adeniyi 499 29.0%
Majority 725 42.0%
Turnout 1,723
Conservative hold

Southgate

Southgate[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Liam Marshall-Ascough 920 44.5%
Labour Raj Sharma 854 41.3%
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Liles 294 14.2%
Majority 66 3.2%
Turnout 2,068
Conservative hold

Three Bridges

Three Bridges[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Brenda Burgess 875 54.6%
Labour Samantha Bateman 728 45.4%
Majority 147 9.2%
Turnout 1,603
Conservative hold

Tilgate

Tilgate[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Colin Lloyd 878 59.4%
Conservative George O'Keefe 482 32.6%
Green Derek Hardman 119 8.0%
Majority 396 26.8%
Turnout 1,479
Labour hold

West Green

West Green[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Bill Ward 658 67.3%
Conservative Chrissie Brown 320 32.7%
Majority 338 34.6%
Turnout 978
Labour hold

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Andrew Teale. "Local Election Results 2012". Local Elections Archive Project.
  2. ^ "Local Elections May 2012". uklocalgov. Retrieved 15 November 2011.
  3. ^ "Vote 2012". conservativecouncillors. Retrieved 15 November 2011.
  4. ^ "England council elections". BBC News Online. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 16 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Local Authority Byelection Results". Retrieved 17 June 2019.