2012 Stevenage Borough Council election

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13 of the 39 seats to Stevenage Borough Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Seats before 27 9 3
Seats won 11 1 1
Seats after 30 6 3
Seat change Increase3 Decrease3 Steady
Popular vote 10,498 5,740 2,309
Percentage 52.6% 28.8% 11.6%

Map showing the results of contested wards in the 2011 Stevenage Borough Council elections. Labour in red, Conservatives in blue and Liberal Democrats in yellow.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

Elections to Stevenage Borough Council were held on 3 May 2012. One third of the council were elected; the seats which were last contested in 2008.

The composition of the council after the election was:[1]

Election result

Stevenage Local Election Result 2012
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 3 0 +3 84.6 52.6 10498 +5.8%
  Conservative 1 0 3 -3 7.7 28.8 5740 -2.4%
  Liberal Democrats 1 0 0 ±0 7.7 11.6 2309 +1.3%
  UKIP 0 0 0 ±0 0 2.9 587 -7.1%
  TUSC 0 0 0 ±0 0 2.2 438 +1.0%
  Green 0 0 0 ±0 0 1.9 377 +1.5%

Ward Results

Bandley Hill

Location of Bandley Hill ward
Location of Bandley Hill ward
Bandley Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michelle Gardner 814 53.8 +6.5
Conservative Sharon Hearn 492 32.5 -0.5
Liberal Democrats Barbara Segadelli 105 6.9 +0.8
TUSC Amanda Dilley 101 6.7 +3.6
Majority 322 21.3 +7.0
Turnout 1512 30.7 -9.2
Labour hold Swing

Bedwell

Location of Bedwell ward
Location of Bedwell ward
Bedwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Cullen 897 56.8 +0.1
Conservative Ellin Joseph 258 16.3 -5.3
UKIP Sean Howlett 218 13.8 +0.6
Green Ian Cropton 88 5.6 -0.2
Liberal Democrats Debra Betts 78 4.9 +4.9
TUSC Steve Glennon 39 2.5 -0.2
Majority 639 40.5 +5.4
Turnout 1578 31.1 -8.7
Labour hold Swing

Chells

Location of Chells ward
Location of Chells ward
Chells
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Vickie Warwick 875 56.2 +8.2
Conservative Matthew Wyatt 382 24.5 -0.6
Liberal Democrats Gareth Steiner 201 12.9 -1.6
TUSC Mark Pickersgill 100 6.4 +6.4
Majority 493 31.6 +8.8
Turnout 1558 31.1 -10.8
Labour hold Swing

Longmeadow

Location of Longmeadow ward
Location of Longmeadow ward
Longmeadow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lorraine Bell 778 47.0 +5.1
Conservative Matthew Hurst 596 36.0 -0.3
Liberal Democrats Ralph Baskerville 172 10.4 +0.6
TUSC Helen Kerr 109 6.6 +3.5
Majority 182 11.0 +5.4
Turnout 1655 36.4 -8.1
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Manor

Location of Manor ward
Location of Manor ward
Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Graham Snell 837 45.6 +4.3
Labour Amanda King 566 30.8 +4.9
Conservative Susan Smith 432 23.5 -2.2
Majority 271 14.8 -0.6
Turnout 1835 36.6 -11.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Martins Wood

Location of Martins Wood ward
Location of Martins Wood ward
Martins Wood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Maureen McKay 835 60.1 +12.2
Conservative Dilys Clark 425 30.6 -5.0
Liberal Democrats Kevin Aylward 130 9.4 +2.6
Majority 410 29.5 +17.2
Turnout 1390 29.7 -12.1
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Old Town

Location of Old Town ward
Location of Old Town ward
Old Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jim Brown 1,020 49.5 +1.8
Conservative James Fraser 783 38.0 +1.0
Green Elizabeth Sturges 159 7.7 +7.7
Liberal Democrats Matthew Snell 99 4.8 -2.9
Majority 237 11.5 +0.8
Turnout 2061 33.8 -9.3
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Pin Green

Location of Pin Green ward
Location of Pin Green ward
Pin Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Simon Speller 861 58.1 +7.3
Conservative Bill Whelan 336 22.7 -9.2
UKIP Michael Kumar 188 12.7 +2.1
Liberal Democrats Amanda Piroth 97 6.5 -0.2
Majority 525 35.4 +16.4
Turnout 1482 31.9 -9.3
Labour hold Swing

Roebuck

Location of Roebuck ward
Location of Roebuck ward
Roebuck
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Lloyd 758 52.8 +3.9
Conservative Adam Mitchell 424 29.5 -3.6
Green Graham White 130 9.1 +9.1
Liberal Democrats Denise Baskerville 83 5.8 +5.8
TUSC Bryan Clare 41 2.9 -0.4
Majority 334 23.2 +7.3
Turnout 1436 30.3 -9.8
Labour hold Swing

St Nicholas

Location of St Nicholas ward
Location of St Nicholas ward
Location of Shephall ward
Location of Shephall ward
St Nicholas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Richard Henry 860 62.6 +9.8
Conservative Gillian Mould 352 25.6 -2.0
Liberal Democrats Heather Snell 162 11.8 +1.8
Majority 508 37.0 +11.8
Turnout 1374 28.9 -11.9
Labour hold Swing

Shephall

Location of Shephall ward
Location of Shephall ward
Shephall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jack Pickersgill 760 58.7 +4.3
Conservative Michelle Calcutt 215 16.6 -5.8
UKIP Andrea Taylor 181 14.0 +4.5
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Baskerville 91 7.0 -2.1
TUSC Barbara Clare 48 3.7 -0.9
Majority 545 42.1 +10.2
Turnout 1295 28.6 -8.4
Labour hold Swing

Symonds Green

Location of Symonds Green ward
Location of Symonds Green ward
Symonds Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Laurie Chester 953 63.2 +4.8
Conservative Paul Mould 431 28.6 +0.5
Liberal Democrats Clive Hearmon 123 8.2 +2.2
Majority 522 34.6 +4.3
Turnout 1507 33.6 -9.5
Labour hold Swing

Woodfield

Location of Woodfield ward
Location of Woodfield ward
Woodfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Margaret Notley 614 48.5 +0.5
Labour Jim Callaghan 521 41.2 +8.5
Liberal Democrats Katherine Lloyd-Manning 131 10.3 +1.4
Majority 93 7.3 -2.3
Turnout 1266 30.3 -12.2
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Vote 2012". BBC News.