2012 Gosport Borough Council Election

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17 of 35 seats to Gosport Borough Council
18 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Seats before 22 3 9
Seats won 12 3 2
Seats after 24 5 5
Popular vote 9,312 4,585 3,242
Percentage 51.5 25.3 17.9

Gosport UK local election 2012 map.svg

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2012 Gosport Council election was held on 3 May 2012 to elect members of the Gosport Council in England.[1] This was the same day as other 2012 United Kingdom local elections.[2] The Conservatives gained three seats from the Liberal Democrats, whilst Labour gained one seat each from the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats. Both Labour and the Conservatives saw an increased vote share, whilst the Liberal Democrats' vote share fell.

After the election the composition of the council was:

Election Result

Gosport Local Election Result 2012
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 12 3 1 Increase3 51.5 9,312 Increase3.7
  Labour 3 2 0 Increase2 25.3 4,585 Increase5.2
  Liberal Democrats 2 0 4 Decrease4 17.9 3,242 Decrease17.9
  UKIP Steady 0 0 Steady 0 3.2 584 Increase1.0
  Green Steady 0 0 Steady 0 1.0 185 Decrease0.2
  Independent Steady 0 0 Steady 0 0.8 137 Decrease0.6
  BNP Steady 0 0 Steady 0 0.3 48 Increase0.3

Ward Results

Alverstoke

Alverstoke
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Hook 791 60.7 Decrease2.8
Labour James Fox 220 16.9 Increase7.0
UKIP Judith Smith 194 14.9 Increase9.4
Liberal Democrats Kirsten Ballard 99 7.60 Decrease7.3
Majority 571
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Anglesey

Anglesey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Forder 854 78.4 Increase11.6
Liberal Democrats Austin Hicks 254 20.3 Decrease14.3
Labour Belinda Baker 141 11.3 Decrease2.7
Majority 600
Turnout
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Bridgemary North

Bridgemary North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jill Wright 708 62.9 Increase15.5
Conservative Richard Bateman 418 37.1 Increase2.5
Majority 290
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Bridgemary South

Bridgemary South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Geddes' 450 51.8 Decrease5.8
Labour Alan Durrant 418 48.2 Increase5.8
Majority 269
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Brockhurst

Brockhurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Robert Hylands 554 55.9 Increase14.0
Conservative Laura Elshaw 277 28.0 Decrease8.8
Labour Hugh Reynolds 160 16.1 Increase1.0
Majority 571
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Christchurch

Christchurch
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Dickson 406 38.8 Decrease1.4
Liberal Democrats Dawn Kelly 351 33.5 Decrease2.8
Labour Chris Noakes 165 15.8 Increase1.2
UKIP Catherine Andrews 125 11.9 Increase3
Majority 55
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Elson

Elson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Craig Hazel 463 43.9 Increase4.6
Liberal Democrats George Heaver 435 41.2 Decrease4.3
Labour Jess Cully 157 14.9 Increase6
Majority 28
Turnout
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Forton

Forton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Keith Farr 309 34.6 Increase5.3
Liberal Democrats Stephen Pinder 287 32.2 Decrease7.7
Conservative Dale Fletcher 188 21.1 Decrease9.7
UKIP Andrew Rive 108 12.10
Majority 22
Turnout
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Grange

Grange
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Margaret Morgan 222 49.70 Increase6.9
Labour Jane Bateman 131 29.3 Increase15.7
Liberal Democrats Paul Keeley 94 21.0 Decrease18.6
Majority 91
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Hardway

Hardway
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Langdon 596 56.2 Increase11.5
Green Andrea Smith 185 17.40 Increase8.3
Labour Paule Ripley 154 14.5 Increase4
Liberal Democrats Cyril Simpson 126 11.9 Increase18.3
Majority 411
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Lee East

Lee East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Howard Burgess 866 66.70 Increase5.0
Labour Graham Giles 325 25.00 Increase20.3
Liberal Democrats James Bailey 107 8.2 Decrease13.8
Majority 541
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Lee West

Lee West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Beavis 1,340 82.4 Increase17.5
Labour Jill Whitcher 286 17.60 Increase7.0
Majority 1,054
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Leesland

Leesland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Maria Diffey 507 49.90 Increase1.7
Conservative George McAleese 293 28.8 Decrease12.3
Labour Michael Freestone 121 11.9 Increase0.9
Independent David Smith 96 9.4 Increase9.4
Majority 214
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Peel Common

Peel Common
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Philpott 689 63.7 Increase5.0
Labour Martyn Davis 236 21.8 Decrease0.1
UKIP Curtis Sinclair 157 14.5 Increase14.5
Majority 453
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Privett

Privett
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Gill 685 63.4 Increase17.8
Liberal Democrats Andrea Bailey 203 18.8 Decrease22.9
Labour Terance Robbins 193 17.9 Increase5.2
Majority 482
Turnout
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Rowner and Holbrook

Rowner and Holbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Marcus Murphy 310 42.1 Decrease2.0
Labour John Train 219 29.7 Increase2.1
Liberal Democrats Sandra Carter 167 22.7 Increase22.7
Independent James McGookin 41 5.6 Increase5.6
Majority 91
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Town

Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Diane Searle 642 53.0 Increase15.0
Conservative Abigail Thomson 464 38.3 Increase8.1
Liberal Democrats Fungus Heather Carr 58 4.8 Decrease9.6
BNP Sunny Martin 48 4.0 Increase4.0
Majority 178
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Local elections 2012". BBC News. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project - 2012 - Gosport". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 10 September 2020.