2014 Crawley Borough Council election[1]
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13 of the 37 seats to Crawley Borough Council
19 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative UKIP
Last election 16 21 0
Seats before 16 20 1
Seats won 8 5 0
Seats after 20 16 1
Seat change Increase4 Decrease4 Steady
Popular vote 8,653 8,083 5,297
Percentage 37.4% 35.0% 22.9%

Crawley UK local election 2014 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 2014 Crawley Borough Council elections by ward. Blue show Conservative seats, and red shows Labour. Wards in grey had no election.
One Conservative councillor defected to UKIP in 2013.[2]

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Labour

The 2014 Crawley Borough Council election took place on 22 May 2014 to elect members of Crawley Borough Council in West Sussex, England.[3] This was on the same day as other local elections.

One third of the council was up for election and the Labour Party gained control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Ward results

Bewbush

Bewbush[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Michael Jones 891
UKIP Casey Lavington 515
Conservative Tina Belben 370
Justice Party Arshad Khan 61
Turnout 28.9%

Broadfield North

Broadfield North[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Ian Irvine 779
UKIP Christopher Brown 348
Conservative Corinne Bowen 292
Socialist Labour Derek Isaacs 30
Turnout 31.0%

Broadfield South

Broadfield South[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Tim Lunnon 650
UKIP Mia Bristow 439
Conservative David Bowen 386
Turnout 32.6%

Furnace Green

Furnace Green[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Carole Eade 866
Labour Andrew Skudder 525
UKIP Alan Griffiths 465
Liberal Democrats David Anderson 101
Turnout 43.5%

Ifield

Ifield[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour John Stanley 995
Conservative Martin Stone 758
UKIP Steven Wade 668
Independent Richard Symonds 143
Turnout 38.0%

Langley Green

Langley Green[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Stephen Joyce 1,078
UKIP Sharon Kennett 471
Conservative Andrew Jagger 333
Liberal Democrats Kevin Osborne 101
Turnout 33.2%

Maidenbower

Maidenbower[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Ken Trussell 1,114
Labour Julian Charatan 508
UKIP Simon Darroch 468
Turnout 31.8%

Northgate

Northgate[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Peter Keir Lamb 821
Conservative Ray Ward 521
Turnout 34.5%

Pound Hill North

Pound Hill North[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Richard Burrett 1,059
Labour Robbie Sharma 362
Liberal Democrats Valerie Spooner 110
Turnout 37.9%

Pound Hill South and Worth

Pound Hill South and Worth[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Howard Bloom 1,250
Conservative Beryl Mecrow 1,102
Labour Gillian Joyce 556
Labour Jason Vine 462
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Dennis 252
Turnout 37.8%

Southgate

Southgate[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Raj Sharma 888
Conservative Jan Tarrant 823
Independent Mike Pickett 228
Turnout 38.3%

West Green

West Green[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Karen Sudan 590
Conservative Vanessa Cumper 321
UKIP Alison Burke 311
Liberal Democrats Elke Smith 69
Turnout 34.9%

References

  1. ^ Andrew Teale. "Local Election Results 2014". Local Elections Archive Project.
  2. ^ "Three senior Crawley Tories defect to UKIP". Crawley and Horley Observer. 29 July 2013.
  3. ^ "England council results". BBC News. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l http://crawley.gov.uk/pw/Council_Services_and_Democracy/Elections/Election_Results/PUB244781 2014 Election Results