The 2012 Stroud Council election was on 3 May 2012 to elect members of the Stroud District Council.[1] Eighteen seats were up for grabs and the Conservative Party won nine.[2][3]


Election result

Stroud Council Election, 2012
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 9 50.00% 41.40% 10,333
  Labour 7 38.90% 33.40% 8,339
  Green 0 0% 14.40% 3,594
  [[Liberal Democrats|Liberal Democrats]] 2 5.56% 10.20% 2,538
  TUSC 0 0% 0.60% 152

Ward results

Amberley & Woodchester (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Uta Baldauf 117 15.9%
Labour Sarah Madley 176 23.8%
Conservative Margaret Wigzell 445 60.30%
Majority 445 60.30% +8.52%
Turnout 748 41.60% -1.70%
Berkeley (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Elizabeth Ashton 753 54.8%
Conservative John Stanton 620 45.20% +14.81%
Majority 753 54.85% +6.60%
Turnout 1,373 41.00% -31.00%
Cainscross (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sylvia Bridgland 105 5.66% -2.28%
Green Oliver Kirkham 212 11.42%
TUSC Christopher Moore 152 8.19%
Conservative Deborah Westgate 495 26.66%
Labour Thomas Williams 893 48.09%
Majority 893 48.09% -3.69%
Turnout 1,857 41.60% -1.70%
Chalford (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Richard Dean 381 21.10%
Labour David Taylor 481 +2.00%
Conservative Deborah Young 945 52.30%
Majority 945 52.30% +2.00%
Turnout 1,807 35.60% -16.10%
Dursley (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Doina Cornell 880 51.80%
Liberal Democrats Michael Stayte 277 16.30%
Conservative Alexander Stennett 543 31.90%
Majority 880 51.80% +5.90%
Turnout 1,700 33.10% -10.40%
Eastington & Standish (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Gerald Hartley 62 9.10%
Conservative Richard James 271 39.80%
Labour David Stephens 348 51.10%
Majority 348 51.10%
Turnout 681 45.40%
Hardwicke (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian Butler 533 43.40%
Conservative Russell Miles 564 45.90%
Green Sally Pickering 131 10.70%
Majority 564 45.90% -17.20%
Turnout 1,228 31.80% -36.00%
Kingswood (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Henry Carr 150 27.40%
Liberal Democrats Paul Hemming 332 60.70%
Labour Joan Moore 65 11.90%
Majority 332 60.70%
Turnout 547 33.30%
Minchinhampton (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christopher Holtom 213 14.40%
Conservative Nicholas Hurst 858 57.90%
Green John Williams 412 27.80% +10.10%
Majority 858 57.90% +2.40%
Turnout 1,483 41.30% -14.70%
Nailsworth (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Dechan 72 3.60%
Green Catherine Farrell 676 33.70% +20.36%
Conservative Emma Sims 789 39.30%
Labour Audrey Smith 471 23.50% +10.58%
Majority 789 39.30% +0.46%
Turnout 2,008 37.50% -14.40%
Painswick (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Cooper 981 63.50%
Labour Sheila McGrath 204 13.20%
Green Graham Spencer 360 23.30%
Majority 981 63.50% +4.60%
Turnout 1,545 42.60% -37.90%
Rodborough (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Philip Blomberg 205 12.80% +1.40%
Conservative Rodger Cuddington 333 20.70%
Liberal Democrats Christine Headley 490 30.50% -1.00%
Labour Stephen Moore 579 36.00%
Majority 579 36.00% +3.10%
Turnout 1,607 53.90% +2.40%
Severn (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Greenwood 296 21.70%
Green Susan Hartley 145 10.60%
Liberal Democrats John Howe 212 15.60%
Conservative Haydn Jones 707 52.10%
Majority 709 52.10%
Turnout 1,362 36.00%
Stonehouse (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Philip Bevan 537 28.00%
Labour Mattie Ross 1,151 59.90%
Green Clare Sheridan 233 12.10% -0.70%
Majority 1,151 59.90% +4.90%
Turnout 1,921 31.50% -9.50%
The Stanleys (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lawrence Hall 507 37.10%
Green Nicola Hillary 236 17.30% +0.80%
Labour Stephen Lydon 582 42.50% +18.80%
Liberal Democrats Myles Robinson 43 3.10%
Majority 582 42.50% +4.90%
Turnout 1,368 41.60% -34.90%
Upton St. Leonards (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Peter Adams 130 16.00%
Labour Thomas Lydon 132 16.20%
Conservative Keith Pearson 552 67.80%
Majority 552 67.80%
Turnout 814 34.80%
Wotton-Under-Edge (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour C Burling 413 21.00%
Liberal Democrats J Cordwell 1,007 51.30%
Conservative Richard Williams 543 27.70%
Majority 1,007 51.30% +5.80%
Turnout 1,963 38.40% -14.10%

References

  1. ^ "Election results 2012". Stroud District Council. n.d. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  2. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael (n.d.). "Stroud District Council Election Results 1973-2012" (PDF). The Elections Centre, Plymouth University. Retrieved 13 October 2021.
  3. ^ "Local Election Results 2012". Local Elections Archive Project. n.d. Retrieved 13 October 2021.