The 2014 Cheltenham Borough Council election took place on 22 May 2014 to elect members of Cheltenham Borough Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Election Result

Cheltenham Borough Council Election Result 2014
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 14 2 2 0 70.0 42.5 14,153 -0.5
  Conservative 4 2 2 0 20.0 29.6 9,857 -6.8
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 10.0 3,327 +6.5
  PAB 2 0 0 0 10.0 6.7 2,249 -0.4
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 4.9 1,639 +0.3
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 3.5 1,172 -1.9
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 1.9 646 N/A
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 143 N/A
  National Health Action 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 135 N/A

Ward results

All Saints
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Dan Murch 587 41.3 -1.4
Conservative Steve Thomas 406 28.5 -9.9
UKIP Bob Bransby 154 10.8 N/A
Green Aina Wylie 152 10.7 +1.4
Labour Diana Hale 124 8.7 -0.9
Majority 181 12.8 +8.5
Turnout 1,425 35 +4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Battledown
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Matt Babbage 814 46.0 -9.5
Liberal Democrats Paul McCloskey 741 41.9 +12.1
UKIP Lyn Bransby 215 12.1 N/A
Majority 73 4.1 -21.6
Turnout 1,789 42 +9
Conservative hold Swing
Benhall and The Reddings
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Nigel Britter 1,188 66.7 +30.0
Conservative Angela de Souza 594 33.3 -13.5
Majority 594 33.4 +23.3
Turnout 1,829 45 +3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Charlton Kings
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Helena McCloskey 926 45.3 -1.1
Conservative Tim Cooper 638 31.2 -10.6
UKIP Justin Dunne 361 17.7 N/A
Labour Neville Mozley 119 5.8 N/A
Majority 288 14.1 +9.5
Turnout 2,053 47 +5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Charlton Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Paul Baker 861 45.9 -1.0
Conservative Penny Hall 767 40.9 -12.2
UKIP Justin Dunne 154 8.2 N/A
Labour John Bride 46 2.5 N/A
Green Wayne Spiller 46 2.5 N/A
Majority 94 5.0 -1.2
Turnout 1,875 47 +5
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Note: the election in Charlton Park was delayed due to the death of a candidate. The election was held on 3 July 2014.

College
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Garth Barnes 886 52.5 -9.5
Conservative Emily Croft 417 24.7 -13.3
Green Sarah Field 223 13.2 N/A
UKIP Sue Jones 162 9.6 N/A
Majority 469 27.8 +3.8
Turnout 1,698 41 +7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Hesters Way
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Simon Wheeler 633 51.6 -7.7
Conservative Janet Honeywill 302 24.6 +2.1
Labour Clive Harriss 179 14.6 -3.6
TUSC Andrew Causon 113 9.2 N/A
Majority 331 27.0 -9.8
Turnout 1,240 25 +4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Lansdown
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Mason 703 48.7 -3.4
Liberal Democrats Mel Gladwin 592 41.0 -6.9
Labour Keith White 148 10.3 N/A
Majority 111 7.7 +3.5
Turnout 1,459 33 +7
Conservative hold Swing
Leckhampton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Nelson 813 36.4 -7.0
Independent Ian Bickerton 516 23.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Iain Dobie 505 22.6 -16.1
UKIP Ian Statham 217 9.7 -0.1
Green Barbara Knight-Elliott 182 8.2 +0.2
Majority 297 13.3 +8.6
Turnout 2,240 53 +11
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Note: Ian Bickerton was the sitting councillor. He was elected as a Liberal Democrat in 2010.

Oakley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Colin Hay 575 45.5 -9.4
UKIP John Hopwood 328 25.9 N/A
Labour Alec Gamble 189 15.0 -5.8
Conservative Lucy Strachan 172 13.6 -3.6
Majority 247 19.6 -14.5
Turnout 1,272 29 +4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Max Wilkinson 1,026 44.9 +23.0
Conservative Rob Garnham 970 42.5 -13.3
Green Victoria Angelo-Thompson 186 8.1 -5.1
Labour Kevin Boyle 102 4.5 N/A
Majority 56 2.4 -31.5
Turnout 2,292 45 +11
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Pittville
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAB Adam Lillywhite 725 41.0 -5.1
Liberal Democrats Dennis Parsons 662 37.5 +19.4
Conservative Paul Wood 380 21.5 -4.2
Majority 63 3.5 -16.9
Turnout 1,781 42 +5
PAB hold Swing
Prestbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAB John Payne 1,524 76.4 +4.4
Conservative Simon Probert 306 15.3 +-0.0
Liberal Democrats Abu Syed 165 8.3 -4.4
Majority 1,218 61.1 +4.4
Turnout 2,010 45 +7
PAB hold Swing
Springbank
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Peter Jeffries 648 47.6 -17.7
UKIP Peter Joiner 338 24.8 N/A
Conservative Elizabeth Fox 200 14.7 -1.7
Labour Anthony Cheetham 145 10.7 -7.6
TUSC Joe Sucksmith 30 2.2 N/A
Majority 310 22.6 -24.4
Turnout 1,367 28 +7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
St Marks
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sandra Holliday 673 43.6 -7.9
UKIP Peter Bowman 371 24.0 N/A
Conservative Jerry Forrest 239 15.5 -6.2
Labour Rod Gay 133 8.6 -8.4
Green Demelza Jones 128 8.3 -1.5
Majority 302 19.6 -10.2
Turnout 1,552 33 +6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
St Pauls
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jon Walklett 299 30.2 -21.0
Conservative Andrew Coffey 157 15.9 -2.0
Labour Ann Gate 151 15.3 -4.8
National Health Action Neil Beck 135 13.7 N/A
Independent Daud McDonald 130 13.1 N/A
Green Adrian Becker 117 11.8 +1.0
Majority 142 14.3 -16.8
Turnout 993 21 +6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
St Peters
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Pat Thornton 695 47.1 -16.7
UKIP Barry Lodge 332 22.5 N/A
Conservative Jonathan Moffitt 253 17.2 -2.5
Labour Robert Irons 195 13.2 -3.3
Majority 363 24.6 -19.5
Turnout 1,480 29 +7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Swindon Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Flo Clucas 835 66.3 -9.8
Conservative Sophie Tartaglia 424 33.7 +9.8
Majority 411 32.6 -19.6
Turnout 1,323 30 +5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Up Hatherley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Andrew McKinlay 990 50.4 -1.7
Conservative John Young 562 28.6 -3.3
UKIP Jeff Hack 305 15.5 -0.4
Labour Catherine Mozley 108 5.5 N/A
Majority 428 21.8 +1.6
Turnout 1,970 47 +5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Warden Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Ryder 740 39.3 -21.5
Liberal Democrats Tony Oliver 666 35.4 +14.0
UKIP Roger Tasker 337 17.9 N/A
Green Timothy Bonsor 138 7.3 -10.5
Majority 74 3.9 -35.5
Turnout 1,887 43 +7
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Note: the Conservatives had previously gained the Liberal Democrat seat in Warden Hill in a by-election. This election confirmed that by-election gain.

References

  1. ^ "England council results". BBC News. Retrieved 23 May 2014.