2012 local election results in Dudley
2012 local election results in Dudley

The 2012 Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council election was held on 3 May 2012 to elect members of Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council in the West Midlands, England, as part of the 2012 United Kingdom local elections. 26 seats were up for election, and the results saw the Conservatives losing to a majority of 11 seats to Labour.[1]

Election Result

Dudley Local Election Result 2012
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 41 13 0 +13 56.9 43.9 34,429
  Conservative 30 0 13 -13 41.7 32.0 25,045
  Green 1 1 0 +1 1.4 2.3 1,820
  UKIP 0 0 1 -1 0 14.5 11,366

Ward Results

Amblecote

Amblecote Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christine Perks 1,049
Conservative Colin Banks 932
UKIP Paul Bradley 474
Green Derek Rudd 101
Liberal Democrats Susan Lucas 100
Majority 117
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Belle Vale

Belle Vale Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Donella Russell 1,362
Conservative Jennie Dunn 1,044
UKIP Bill Roberts 361
Green John Payne 151
Majority 318
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Brierley Hill

Brierley Hill Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret Wilson 1,334
Conservative Dan Horrocks 401
UKIP Stuart Larmer 365
Green Gordon Elcock 158
Majority 933
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Brockmore and Pensnett

Brockmore and Pensnett Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Martin 1,143
Conservative Susan Greenaway 485
UKIP Just Stevens 285
Green Vicky Duckworth 76
Majority 658
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Castle & Priory

Castle & Priory Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret Aston 1,652
Conservative Simon Townend 527
UKIP Tim Byrne 458
Green Bill McComish 83
Majority 1,125
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Coseley East

Coseley East Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour George Henry Davies 1,366 54.23
Conservative Martin Richard Duffield 468 18.58
UKIP Helen Louise Wimlett 430 17.07
National Front Ken Griffiths 177 7.03
Green Becky Blatchford 71 2.82
Majority 898
Turnout 25.94
Labour hold Swing

Cradley & Wollescote

Cradley & Wollescote Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gaye Partridge 1,741
Conservative Colin Elcock 474
UKIP Mike Hawkins 383
Green Karlie Owen 105
Liberal Democrats Lois Bramall 88
Majority 1,267
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Gornal

Gornal Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dave Branwood 1,409
Conservative David Stanley 1,336
UKIP Phillip Rowe 876
Green David Blatchford 75
Majority 73
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Halesowen North

Halesowen North Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hilary Bills 1,457
Conservative Mike Wood 1,150
UKIP Stuart Henley 323
BNP Simon Foxall 107
Green Quira Blatchford 122
Majority 307
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Halesowen South

Halesowen South Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Vickers 1,489
Labour John Lewis 1026
UKIP John Marshall 495
Green Tim Weller 192
Majority 463
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Hayley Green & Cradley South

Hayley Green & Cradley South Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Hazel Turner 1,265
Labour Ian Cooper 1,080
UKIP Bob Heeley 404
Green Colin Royle 146
BNP Robert Weale 120
Majority 185
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Kingswinford North & Wall Heath

Kingswinford North & Wall Heath Ward (2 candidates)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Tyler 1,574
Labour Lynn Boleyn 1,482
Conservative Dee Harley 1,464
Conservative David Simms 1,192
UKIP Dean Perks 560
UKIP Phil Wimlett 419
Green Liz Jednorog 151
Green Francis Sheppard 87
Majority 18
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Kingswinford South

Kingswinford South Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Blood 1,588
Labour Shaz Saleem 1,097
Green Jenny Rudd 404
Majority 491
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Lye & Stourbridge North

Lye & Stourbridge North Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tremaine Herbert 1,241
Conservative Adrian Turner 747
UKIP Tony Oliver 349
Independent Abdul Qadus 305
Liberal Democrats Vera Johnson 100
Green Denis Neville 89
Majority 494
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Netherton, Woodside & St. Andrew's

Netherton, Woodside & St. Andrew's Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Will Duckworth 1,525
Labour Mahbub Rahman 1,269
Conservative Steven Ridley 335
UKIP Craig Ingram 257
Majority 256
Turnout
Green gain from Conservative Swing

Norton

Norton Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mike Attwood 1,570
Labour Michael Kelly 801
UKIP Paul Barton 441
Liberal Democrats Margaret Hanson 237
Green Benjamin Sweeney 215
Majority 769
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Pedmore & Stourbridge East

Pedmore & Stourbridge East Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Les Jones 1,747
Labour Joe Gaytten 1,087
UKIP Lynette Wragg 386
Liberal Democrats Simon Hanson 204
Green Roy Sadler 262
Majority 660
Turnout 36.01
Conservative hold Swing

Quarry Bank & Dudley Wood

Quarry Bank & Dudley Wood Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bryan Cotterill 1,758
Conservative Tim Wood 476
Green Pam Archer 222
Liberal Democrats David Sheppard 78
Majority 1,282
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Sedgley

Sedgley Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Evans 1,383
UKIP Bill Etheridge 863
Labour Co-op Barbara Sykes 810
Green Donna Dodson 121
Majority 520
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

St. James's

St. James's Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Asif Ahmed 1,321
UKIP Malcolm Davis 1,132
Conservative David Allen 396
Green Daniel Archer 109
Majority 189
Turnout
Labour gain from UKIP Swing

St. Thomas's

St. Thomas's Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shaukat Ali 2,143
UKIP Michael Forsyth 523
Conservative Daryl Millward 317
Green Christian Green 124
Majority 1,620
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Upper Gornal & Woodsetton

Upper Gornal & Woodsetton Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Keiran Robert Casey 1,220 44.46
Conservative Julian Ryder 859 31.3
UKIP Star Freedom Marie Etheridge 452 16.47
National Front Kevin Inman 123 4.48
Green Emma Caroline Harrison 83 3.02
Majority 361
Turnout 26.83
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Wollaston & Stourbridge Town

Wollaston & Stourbridge Town Ward (2 candidates)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Chris Hale 1,397
Labour Ian Marrey 1,317
Conservative Nicolas Barlow 1,213
Conservative Matt Rogers 1,025
Liberal Democrats June Collins 478
Liberal Democrats Christopher Bramall 435
UKIP Glen Wilson 365
UKIP Pete Lee 353
Green Lawrence Rowlett 229
Green Jane Sheppard 164
Majority 96
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Wordsley

Wordsley Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Derrick Hemingsley 1,293
Conservative Geoffrey Southall 1,162
UKIP Raymond Franklin 412
Green Maurice Archer 115
Liberal Democrats Susan Lucas 100
Majority 132
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

References

  1. ^ "Surprise results see big swing to Labour". Express & Star. 4 May 2012.