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The Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council election to the Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council took place on 3 May 2012. Half of the council was up for election. Labour gained control of the council.

Council Composition

The composition of the council before the election and a summary of which parties' seats are up for election can be found in the following table:

Party Previous council Staying councillors Seats up for election Seats won New council
Labour 17 11 6 14 25
Conservatives 14 6 8 2 8
Green 0 0 0 1 1
Independents 3 0 3 0 0
British National Party 0 0 0 0 0
English Democrats 0 0 0 0 0
Socialist Alternative 0 0 0 0 0
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts 0 0 0 0 0
UKIP 0 0 0 0 0
Libertarian Party 0 0 0 0 0
Total 34 17 17 17 34

Election results

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election, 2012 - Summary
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 14 8 0 +8 82.4 53.7 14416
  Conservative 2 0 6 -6 11.8 31.3 8382
  Green 1 1 0 +1 5.9 7.4 1973
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 3.5 936
  Independent 0 0 3 -3 0 2.1 553
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 153
  Socialist Alternative 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 149
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 115
  English Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 108
  Libertarian 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 37
Total votes cast 26822
Turnout (approx) 28.2%

Ward results

Abbey Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jill Sheppard 1030 65.9
Conservative Steve Nicklin 290 18.6
Green Laurel Brindley 147 9.4
BNP Lee Millard 96 6.1
Majority 740
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Arbury Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Don Navarro 832 57.4
Conservative Richard Smith 475 32.6
Green Mike Wright 145 10
Majority 360
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Attleborough Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour June Tandy 718 51.4
Conservative Clive Stringer 562 40.3
BNP Phillip Kimberley 116 8.3
Majority 156
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Barpool Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gwynne Pomfrett 815 56.1
Independent Martyn Findley 281 19.4
Conservative Hayden Walmsley 235 16.2
BNP Alwyn Deacon 121 8.3
Majority 534
Turnout
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Bede Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bill Hancox 1055 70.4
Conservative Arthur Liggins 204 13.6
BNP Raymond Casey 132 8.8
English Democrat David Lane 108 7.2
Majority 851
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Bulkington Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Beaumont 909 50.8
Conservative Julian Gutteridge 882 49.2
Majority 27
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Camp Hill Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian Lloyd 756 63.7
Conservative Mike Bannister 215 18.1
BNP Yvonne Deacon 100 8.4
TUSC Paul Reilly 115 9.7
Majority 541
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Exhall Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sara Doughty 1091 61.4
Conservative Anne Llewellyn-Nash 333 18.7
Green Merle Gering 204 11.5
Socialist Alternative Eileen Hunter 149 8.4
Majority 758
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Galley Common Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Hickling 688 54
Conservative Bryan Grant 587 46
Majority 101
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Heath Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brian Hawkes 1260 67.7
Conservative Damon Brown 512 27.5
BNP Maureen Lincoln 90 4.8
Majority 748
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Kingswood Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barry Longden 811 66.6
Conservative John Waine 407 33.4
Majority 404
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Poplar Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Glass 1008 68.9
Conservative Ian Llewellyn-Nash 297 20.3
BNP Glyn Haycock 158 10.8
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Slough Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dianne Fowler 828 53.4
Conservative Stephen Paxton 329 21.2
Independent John Ison 272 17.5
BNP Stacey Fleming 123 7.9
Majority 499
Turnout
Labour gain from Independent Swing
St. Nicolas Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jim Foster 874 49.1
Labour Sam Margrave 404 22.7
Green Michele Kondakor 349 19.6
UKIP Andrew Hammerschmiedt 153 8.6
Majority 470
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Weddington Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Keith Kondakor 1012 47
Conservative Jeffrey Clarke 651 30.3
Labour Jack Bonner 488 22.7
Majority 361
Turnout
Green gain from Conservative Swing
Wem Brook Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Julie Jackson 1049 72.4
Conservative Blaine Aldridge 246 17
Green Alex Horobin 116 8
Libertarian Scott Harbison 37 2.6
Majority 803
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Whitestone Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nicholas Grant 1283 65.6
Labour Richard Chattaway 674 34.4
Majority 609
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "May 2012 Local Election Results". Nuneaton and Bedworth borough council. Archived from the original on 22 May 2012. Retrieved 6 May 2012.