Map showing the results of the 2014 Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council election
Map showing the results of the 2014 Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council election

Elections to Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council took place on 22 May 2014.[1] They coincided with other local elections happening in the UK that day, as well as the 2014 election to the European Parliament.

Labour retained control of the council, gaining 3 seats and winning back Arbury ward that was won by the Conservatives in a December 2013 byelection.

Election results

2014 Election

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election, 2014 - Summary
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 14 4 0 +4 82.4% 41.5% 13069 -3.4
  Conservative 2 0 5 -5 11.8% 29.9% 9411 -11
  Green 1 1 0 +1 5.8% 6.5% 2064 +3.7
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 18.7% 5882 +18.7
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0 1.6% 506 +1.6
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 1.0% 325 -7.2
  English Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 0.8% 238 +0.5
  Independent 0 0 3 -3 0 0.1% 28 +0.1
Total votes cast 31,523
Turnout (approx)

[2]

Council make up

Total number of seats on the council after the elections:

Party New council
Labour 28
Conservative 3
Green 2
Independent 1
Liberal Democrats 0

[3]

Ward Results

Abbey Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Abbey ward 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Neil Phillips 1045 54.5 +4.7
UKIP Charles Stuart 409 21.3 +21.3
Conservative Christopher Eddy 274 14.3 -9.8
Green Andrew Saffrey 121 6.3 +2.9
TUSC George Clark 69 3.6 +3.6
Majority 636
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Arbury Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Arbury ward 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Caroline Phillips 583 35.1 -7.1
Conservative Jeff Morgan 542 32.7 -8.7
UKIP Andrew Hutchings 403 24.3 +24.3
Green Maggie Morrissey 84 5.1 -1.7
BNP Phill Kimberley 48 2.8 -6.6
Majority 41
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Attleborough Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Attleborough ward 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sam Margrave 690 38.1 -5
Conservative Martin Heatley 547 30.2 -16.3
UKIP Alan Baxter 397 21.9 +21.9
Green Sophie Bonner 111 6.1 +6.1
English Democrat Stephen Paxton 44 2.4 +2.4
TUSC Lucy Newman 22 1.3 +1.3
Majority 143
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Barpool Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Barpool ward 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tricia Elliott 695 43.7 -1.1
UKIP Andrew Hammerscheidt 402 25.3 +25.3
Conservative Neal Pointon 382 24.0 -2.9
BNP Alwyn Deacon 71 4.5 -7.1
TUSC Paul Reilly 40 2.5 +2.5
Majority 293
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Bede Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Bede ward 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Haynes 933 56.7 +3.4
Conservative Damon Brown 312 19.0 -6.7
BNP Yvonne Decaon 206 12.5 -1.8
English Democrat David Lane 194 11.8 +5
Majority 621
Turnout 1645
Labour hold Swing

Bulkington Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Bulkington ward 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Terry Doherty 748 36.0 -2.8
Conservative Des O'Brien 741 35.7 -16.6
UKIP Wendy Beard 589 28.3 +28.3
Majority 7
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Camp Hill Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Camp Hill ward 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dennis Harvey 713 50.4 -1.3
UKIP Louis John 440 31.0 +31.0
Conservative Bethan Eddy 220 15.5 -13.7
TUSC Peter Bradley 43 3.1 -6.6
Majority 273
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Exhall Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Exhall ward 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roma Ann Taylor 868 46.1 -1.6
UKIP Karen Wilson 521 27.7 +27.7
Conservative Roger Rowland 373 19.8 -8.9
Green Merle Gering 92 4.9 +4.9
TUSC Natara Hunter 30 1.5 +1.5
Majority 347
Turnout 1884
Labour hold Swing

Galley Common Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Galley Common Ward 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christine Bennett 614 35.5 -7.1
UKIP Tony Grant 570 32.9 +32.9
Conservative Phillip Seik-Neilsen 513 29.6 -15.3
TUSC Paige Reilly-McGuire 35 2 +2
Majority 44
Turnout 1732
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Heath Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Heath ward 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Danny Aldington 1075 58.7 +8.4
Conservative Janet Batterbee 568 31.0 -8.1
TUSC Eileen Hunter 187 10.3 +10.3
Majority 507
Turnout 1830
Labour hold Swing

Kingswood Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Kingswood Ward 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Chris Watkins 662 48% -4.6
UKIP Katrina Slomczynksi 399 29 +29
Conservative Hayden Walmsley 279 20.2 -14.9
TUSC Edward Kay 38 2.8 +2.8
Majority 263
Turnout 1378
Labour hold Swing

Poplar Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Poplar ward 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bob Copland 1284 71 +7
Conservative Ann Brown 525 29 -7
Majority 759
Turnout 1809
Labour hold Swing

Slough Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Slough ward 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tony Lloyd 1122 58.6 +8.2
Conservative Seb Gran 793 41.4 +5.2
Majority 329
Turnout 1915
Labour hold Swing

St. Nicolas Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:St. Nicolas ward 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Tromans 995 43.7 -15.1
Green Michele Kondakor 602 26.4 +14.3
UKIP Mick Gee 347 15.2 +15.2
Labour Jack Bonner 334 14.7 -14.4
Majority 393
Turnout 2278
Conservative hold Swing

Weddington Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Weddington ward 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Ian Bonner 982 38.6 +27.3
Conservative Jack Bircher 800 31.4 -27.2
UKIP Trevor Beard 432 17 +17
Labour Sonja Wilson 317 12.5 -17.6
TUSC Brendan McGrath 13
Majority 182
Turnout 2544
Green gain from Conservative Swing

Wem Brook Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Wem Brook ward 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tracy Sheppard 884 54.1 -6
UKIP Julie Lewis 354 21.7 +21.7
Conservative Andy Sargeant 268 16.4 -12
Green Mike Wright 72 4.4 +4.4
TUSC Aidan O'Toole 29 1.8 +1.8
Independent Scott Harbison 28 1.7 +1.7
Majority 530
Turnout 1635
Labour hold Swing

Whitestone Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Whitestone ward 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kristofer Wilson 1279 53.3 -8.5
UKIP Alwyn Waine 619 25.8 +25.8
Labour Richard Chattaway 502 20.9 -8.8
Majority 660
Turnout 2400
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Nuneaton and Bedworth - Election of a Borough Councillor for Abbey Ward". nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 29 April 2014.
  2. ^ Bedworth, Nuneaton &. "Landlord information zone". www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk.
  3. ^ Bedworth, Nuneaton &. "Councillors | Nuneaton & Bedworth". www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk.