The 2012 Tamworth Borough Council election was held on 3 May 2012 to elect members of the Tamworth Borough Council.[1] Ten seats were up for grabs; the Labour Party won 60% of the seats with 48.70% of the vote.[2][3] The Labour Party became the majority in the Council after a Conservative win in 2011.[4]

Tamworth Borough Election, 2011
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 4 -2 40% 44.30% 6,950
  Green 0 0% 1.90% 292
  Independent 0 0% 2.80% 436
  Labour 6 +4 60% 48.70% 7,644
  [[Liberal Democrats|Liberal Democrats]] 0 0% 2.30% 361

Ward results

Amington (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tom Peaple 723 46.80%
Conservative Evelyn Rowe 822 53.20%
Majority 822 53.20% -3.70%
Turnout 1,545 26.20% -11.50%
Conservative hold Swing
Belgrave (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Marion Couchman 694 50.50%
Conservative Joy Goodall 679 49.50%
Majority 694 50.50% -1.20%
Turnout 1,373 24.00% -9.80%
Labour hold Swing
Bolehall (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Warren Clegg 435 29.40% -11.90%
Labour John Faulkner 1,047 70.60%
Majority 1,047 70.60% +11.90%
Turnout 1,482 25.50% 10.00%
Labour hold Swing
Castle (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Simon Johnson 162 9.10% +0.80%
Conservative Chipy Lees 766 42.90%
Labour Matthew McDermid 856 48.00%
Majority 856 48.00% -0.60%
Turnout 1,784 31.60% -7.60%
Labour hold Swing
Glascote (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Ken Forrest 436 33.80%
Labour Gary Hirons 588 45.50%
Conservative Martyn Price 267 20.70%
Majority 588 45.50% +5.50%
Turnout 1,291 23.10% -16.10%
Labour hold Swing
Mercian (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Lisa Crane 130 7.70% +2.00%
Liberal Democrats Tony Harvey 85 5.00%
Conservative Richard Kingstone 805 47.70%
Labour Andy Whiles 668 39.60%
Majority 805 47.70% +0.90%
Turnout 1,688 32.20% -9.70%
Conservative hold Swing
Spital (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jennifer Pinkett 155 8.80% -0.60%
Labour Gerald Pinner 701 39.60%
Conservative Richard Pritchard 914 51.60%
Majority 914 51.60% + 4.80%
Turnout 1,170 32.40% -10.70%
Conservative hold Swing
Stonydelph (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Moira Greatorex 633 47.60%
Labour Margaret Clarke 696 52.40% +3.10%
Majority 696 52.40% +1.70%
Turnout 1,329 23.00% -7.80%
Labour hold Swing
Trinity (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Daniel Cook 890 53.10%
Labour Darryl Dean 665 39.70%
Liberal Democrats Roger Jones 121 7.20% -2.20%
Majority 890 53.10% -3.30%
Turnout 1,676 28.40% -11.40%
Conservative hold Swing
Wilnecote (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patrick Standen 1,006 57.70% +11.80%
Conservative Mary Oates 739 42.30%
Majority 1,006 57.70% +3.60%
Turnout 1,745 25.20% -10.50%
Labour hold Swing


References

  1. ^ "TAMWORTH BOROUGH COUNCIL" (PDF). Borough of Tamworth. n.d. Retrieved 15 October 2021.
  2. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael (n.d.). "Tamworth Borough Council Election Results 1973-2012" (PDF). The Elections Centre, Plymouth University. Retrieved 15 October 2021.
  3. ^ "Local Election Results 2012". Local Elections Archive Project. n.d. Retrieved 15 October 2021.
  4. ^ "Local election results 2011". Local Elections Archive Project. n.d. Retrieved 15 October 2021.