2014 Gosport Borough Council Election

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17 of 35 seats to Gosport Borough Council
18 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats
Seats before 24 5
Seats won 9 4
Seats after 21 6
Seat change Decrease3 Increase 1
Popular vote 9,651 2,688
Percentage 46.0% 12.8%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Labour UKIP
Seats before 5 0
Seats won 3 1
Seats after 6 1
Seat change Increase 1 Increase 1
Popular vote 5,040 3,426
Percentage 24.0% 16.3%


Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2014 Gosport Borough Council election took place on 22 May 2014 to elect members of Gosport Borough Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections. UKIP gained its first representation on the council, with the Labour, the Liberal Democrats, and UKIP each gaining a seat from the Conservatives; whilst they had a reduced majority, the Conservatives remained in administration.

Election Result

Gosport Local Election Result 2014
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 9 0 3 Decrease3 46.0 9,651 Decrease5.5
  Liberal Democrats 4 1 0 Increase1 12.8 2,688 Increase
  Labour 3 1 0 Increase1 24.0 5,040 Decrease1.3
  UKIP Increase1 1 0 Increase1 16.3 3,426
  Green Steady 0 0 Steady 0 0.5 111 Decrease0.5
  Independent Steady 0 0 Steady 0 0.4 82

Ward Results

Alverstoke

Alverstoke
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Edgar 1,048 67.91 Increase7.2
Labour Jean Batterbury 495 32.08 Increase15.2
Majority 553 35.83
Turnout 1,543
Conservative hold Swing

Anglesey

Anglesey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alan Scard 1,059 81.83 Increase3.4
Labour Belinda Baker 235 18.16 Increase6.9
Majority 824 63.67
Turnout 1,294
Conservative hold Swing

Bridgemary North

Bridgemary North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dennis Wright 829 71.46 Increase8.6
Conservative Lara Geddes 331 28.53 Decrease8.6
Majority 498 42.93
Turnout 1,160
Labour hold Swing

Bridgemary South

Bridgemary South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Linda Batty 563 49.12 Increase8.6
UKIP Adrian Tomlinson 323 28.18 Increase28.18
Conservative Christopher Carter 260 22.68 Decrease55.7
Majority 240 20.94
Turnout 1,146
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Brockhurst

Brockhurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Austin Hicks 415 35.08 Decrease20.8
Conservative Diane Furlong 292 24.68 Decrease3.3
UKIP Scott Myers 283 23.92 Increase23.9
Labour Alan Durrant 111 9.38 Decrease6.7
Independent Dale Fletcher 82 6.93 Increase6.93
Majority 123 10.39
Turnout 1183
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Christchurch

Christchurch
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Wayne Ronayne 423 34.14 Decrease4.7
Liberal Democrats Dawn Kelly 407 32.84 Decrease0.7
UKIP Catherine Andrews 273 22.03 Increase10.1
Labour Chris Noakes 137 11.05 Decrease4.8
Majority 16 1.29
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Elson

Elson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Susan Ballard 662 54.57 Increase10.7
Conservative Deborah Grant 273 22.5 Decrease21.4
UKIP Megan Parks 218 18.0 Increase18.0
Labour Peter Batty 60 4.94 Decrease10.0
Majority 389 32.06
Turnout 1,213
Conservative hold Swing

Forton

Forton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Clive Foster-Reed 334 35.60 Increase3.4
UKIP Andrew Rice 251 26.75 Increase14.7
Conservative Philip Raffaelii 208 22.17 Increase1.1
Labour Luke Smith 145 15.45 Decrease19.1
Majority 83 8.84
Turnout 938
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Grange

Grange
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anthony Jessop 359 48.18 Decrease1.5
Liberal Democrats Eduardo Goncalves 280 37.58 Increase16.6
Labour David Smith 106 14.22 Decrease15.1
Majority 79 10.60
Turnout 745
Conservative hold Swing

Hardway

Hardway
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Roger Allen 857 69.67 Increase13.5
Labour Robin Young 373 30.32 Increase15.8
Majority 484 64.96
Turnout 745
Labour hold Swing

Lee East

Lee East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Batemann 997 61.35 Decrease5.3
UKIP Lavinia Seymour 362 22.27 Increase22.27
Labour James Fox 155 9.53 Decrease15.5
Green Graham Smith 111 6.83 Increase6.83
Majority 635 39.07
Turnout 1,625
Conservative hold Swing

Lee West

Lee West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Carter 1,251 67.76 Decrease14.6
UKIP John Semour 373 20.20 Increase20.20
Labour Jill Whitcher 222 12.02 Decrease5.6
Majority 878 47.56
Turnout 1,846
Conservative hold Swing

Leesland

Leesland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Peter Chegwyn 590 54.12 Increase4.2
Conservative Zoe Chegwyn 367 33.66 Increase4.9
Labour Michael Madgwick 133 12.20 Increase0.3
Majority 223 20.45
Turnout 1,090
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Peel Common

Peel Common
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lynn Hook 689 50.08 Decrease13.6
UKIP Paul Tomlinson 391 31.73 Increase16.2
Labour Martyn Davis 224 18.18 Decrease3.6
Majority 226 18.34
Turnout 1,232
Conservative hold Swing

Privett

Privett
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ingeborg Forder 725 57.08 Decrease6.3
UKIP Timothy Apps 349 27.48 Increase27.48
Labour Terance Robbins 196 15.43 Decrease2.5
Majority 376 29.60
Turnout 1,270
Conservative hold Swing

Rowner and Holbrook

Rowner and Holbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Patrick Bergin 320 35.51 Increase35.51
Conservative Natasha Hook 317 35.18 Decrease6.9
Labour Kyle Allen 264 29.30 Decrease0.4
Majority 3 0.33
Turnout 901
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing

Town

Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jane Cully 792 59.01 Increase6.0
UKIP David Tinman 283 21.08 Decrease17.2
Conservative George McAleese 267 19.89 Decrease18.4
Majority 509 37.92
Turnout 1,342
Labour hold Swing

References

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