Map of the results of the 2012 Newcastle-under-Lyme council election. Labour in red, Conservatives in blue and Liberal Democrats in yellow. Wards in grey were not contested in 2012.
Map of the results of the 2012 Newcastle-under-Lyme council election. Labour in red, Conservatives in blue and Liberal Democrats in yellow. Wards in grey were not contested in 2012.

The 2012 Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council election took place on 3 May 2012 to elect members of Newcastle-under-Lyme Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other 2012 United Kingdom local elections.

Election result

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council Election, 2012
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 10 0 +10
  Conservative 6 0 5 -5
  Liberal Democrats 3 0 3 -3
  UKIP 0 0 2 -2 0
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0
  0 0 0 0 0
  TOTAL 20 8 8 0 100%

Ward results

Spoilt votes not included below.

Audley & Bignall End ward

Audley & Bignall End
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Ian Wilkes 712 47.5 −3.8
Labour Philip Morgan 609 40.6 +18.1
Conservative Simon Barnes 179 11.9 −5.3
Majority 103 6.9
Turnout 1,500
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Bradwell ward

Bradwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Glyn Plant 972 67.8 +38.5
Conservative John Tagg 391 27.3 −10.3
Liberal Democrats Julian Colclough 70 4.9 −3.3
Majority 581 40.5
Turnout 1,433
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Butt Lane ward

Butt Lane
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Silvia Burgess 676 60.5 +31.8
Liberal Democrats Dennis Richards 313 28.0 −8.4
Conservative Daniel Jellyman 128 11.5 −9.1
Majority 363 32.5
Turnout 1,117
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Chesterton ward

Chesterton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hilda Johnson 804 68.7 +36.6
Conservative Rita Gilmore 219 18.7 −3.0
Liberal Democrats Mike Dolman 147 12.6 −10.8
Majority 585 50.0
Turnout 1,170
Labour hold Swing

Clayton ward

Clayton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ann Heames 514 49.3 −3.1
Labour Rob Wallace 431 35.7 +19.2
Liberal Democrats Mavis Brown 97 9.3 −11.7
Majority 83 13.6
Turnout 1,042
Conservative hold Swing

Cross Heath ward

Cross Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joan Winfield 739 57.1 +21.2
UKIP Nathan Jones 381 29.4 −7.7
Conservative Andrew Firth 117 9.0 −8.1
Liberal Democrats David Dugdale 58 4.5 −5.3
Majority 358 27.7
Turnout 1,295
Labour gain from UKIP Swing

Halmer End ward

Halmer End
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Andrew Wemyss 482 45.8 −2.8
Labour Paul Breuer 408 38.7 +20.5
Conservative Adam Carney 163 15.5 −5.0
Majority 74 7.1
Turnout 1,053
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Holditch ward

Holditch
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sophia Baker 458 64.1 +26.5
UKIP Eileen Braithwaite 193 27.0 −12.5
Liberal Democrats Dennis Cornes 34 4.8 −5.6
Conservative Alex Chadwick 30 4.2 −8.4
Majority 265 37.1
Turnout 715
Labour gain from UKIP Swing

Kidsgrove ward

Kidsgrove
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Reginald Bailey 802 66.3 +32.5
Conservative James Vernon 153 12.6 −2.7
Liberal Democrats Lynda Griffiths 146 12.1 −33.5
TUSC Claire Vodrey 109 9.0 New
Majority 649 53.7
Turnout 1,210
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Loggerheads & Whitmore ward

Loggerheads & Whitmore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tracey Peers N/A N/A N/A
Conservative hold Swing

May Bank ward

May Bank
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Matthews 869 51.1 −11.2
Labour Stephen Harrison 538 31.6 +14.7
UKIP Carol Lovatt 210 12.3 +4.9
Liberal Democrats Michael Birkett 84 4.9 −8.5
Majority 331 19.5
Turnout 1,701
Conservative hold Swing

Newchapel ward

Newchapel
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Elsie Bates 386 53.1 +22.8
Conservative Pamela Jellyman 248 34.1 −10.0
Liberal Democrats Alan Brookes 54 7.4 −11.7
Independent Michael Prosser 39 5.4 N/A
Majority 138 19.0
Turnout 727
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Porthill ward

Porthill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Cooper 422 43.0 −21.7
Labour Steff Featherstone 373 38.0 +14.0
UKIP Derrick Huckfield 152 15.5 N/A
Liberal Democrats Eric Durber 34 3.5 −7.8
Majority 49 5.0
Turnout 981
Conservative hold Swing

Ravenscliffe ward

Ravenscliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Stringer 446 50.2 +27.8
UKIP Geoffrey Locke 252 28.3 +9.5
Conservative Stephen Blair 191 21.5 −18.4
Majority 194 21.9
Turnout 889
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Seabridge ward

Seabridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chloe Mancey 668 54.2 +5.6
Labour Danny Walker 450 36.5 +16.5
Liberal Democrats Hilary Jones 114 9.3 −5.3
Majority 218 17.7
Turnout 1,232
Conservative hold Swing

Talke ward

Talke
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mike Stubbs 460 53.8 +39.0
Liberal Democrats Janet Parsons 267 31.2 −22.6
Conservative Nicola Ralphs 128 15.0 −2.2
Majority 193 22.6
Turnout 855
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Thistleberry ward

Thistleberry
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Marion Reddish 757 44.0 −5.7
Labour Jim Matthews 366 21.3 +8.7
Conservative Jonathan Fernyhough 291 16.9 −12.8
Independent Angela Drakakis-Smith 153 8.9 N/A
UKIP Maria Foy 152 8.8 +0.9
Majority 391 22.7
Turnout 1,719
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Town ward

Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Matt Taylor 465 49.1 +22.8
Liberal Democrats Michael Shenton 258 27.2 −20.1
Conservative Ian Gilmore 137 14.5 −5.0
UKIP Wayne Harling 88 9.3 +2.3
Majority 207 21.9
Turnout 948
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Westlands ward

Westlands
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Linda Hailstones 962 60.0 −6.2
Labour Steve Bainbridge 471 29.4 +17.9
Liberal Democrats Carol Reddish 169 10.5 −5.1
Majority 491 30.6
Turnout 1,602
Conservative hold Swing

Wolstanton ward

Wolstanton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin Eastwood 566 40.9 +16.5
Conservative John Pedder 359 26.0 −4.0
UKIP David Woolley 284 20.5 −9.0
Liberal Democrats Mark Hammersley 131 9.5 −1.3
TUSC Richard Steele 43 3.1 New
Majority 207 14.9 N/A
Turnout 1,383
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

References

  1. ^ "Local elections 2012". BBC News. Retrieved 30 April 2012.