2014 South Lakeland District Council election[1]
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17 of the 51 seats to South Lakeland District Council
26 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Liberal Democrats Conservative Labour
Last election 34 14 3
Seats won 15 2 0
Seats after 33 15 3
Seat change Decrease1 Increase1 Steady
Popular vote 8,805 3,876 1,339
Percentage 55.8% 24.6% 8.5%

South Lakeland UK local election 2014 map.svg
Map showing the results the 2014 South Lakeland District Council elections by ward. Liberal Democrats in yellow and Conservatives in blue. Wards in dark grey were not contested in 2014.

Council control before election

Liberal Democrats

Council control after election

Liberal Democrats

The 2014 South Lakeland District Council election took place on 22 May 2014 to elect members of South Lakeland District Council in England.[2] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Election results summary

Party Previous council New council +/-
Liberal Democrats 33 33 Steady
Conservatives 14 15 Increase1
Labour 3 3 Steady
Independent 1 0 Decrease1
Total 51 51
Working majority  15   15 
South Lakeland Local Election Result 2014
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 15 0 1 -1 88.2 55.8 8,805
  Conservative 2 1 0 +1 11.8 24.6 3,876
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 8.6 1,356
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 8.5 1,339
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 1.7 266
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 125

Ward Results

Ambleside & Grasmere
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Heidi Halliday 828 64.3 +2.6
Conservative Jessie Alston 293 22.7 -10.6
Labour Rebecca Costello 84 6.5 +1.5
Green Angela Towers 83 6.4 N/A
Majority 535 41.6 +13.2
Turnout 45.59 -16.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Kendal Castle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Chris Hogg 442 62.7 -5.9
Conservative Eric Hookway 159 22.6 -8.8
Green Liz Ashburn 58 8.2 N/A
UKIP Paul Martin 46 6.5 N/A
Majority 283 40.1 +2.8
Turnout 47.89 -29.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Kendal Far Cross
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Shirley Evans 479 71.6 +10.9
Conservative Lyndsay Slater 92 13.8 -14.2
Green Daphne Jackson 59 8.8 N/A
Labour Ian Law 39 5.5 -5.5
Majority 387 57.8 +25.1
Turnout 43.50 -24.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Kendal Fell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Giles Archibald* 527 60.0 -15.3
Green Gwen Harrison 175 19.9 N/A
Labour Virginia Branney 111 12.6 -12.1
Conservative Micky Pierson 66 7.5 N/A
Majority 352 40.1 -10.6
Turnout 52.07 -14.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Kendal Heron Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Phil Walker 489 63.3 -9.3
Conservative Paul Rodman 186 24.1 -3.3
Green Gwen Harrison 57 7.4 N/A
Labour Gwen Harrison 40 5.2 N/A
Majority 303 39.2 -5.9
Turnout 50.79 -28.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Kendal Highgate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Philip Dixon* 413 54.3 -10.8
Labour Marilyn Molloy 153 20.1 +7.7
Green Rachael Passant-Coy 107 14.1 N/A
Conservative Bill Wearing 87 11.4 -11.1
Majority 260 34.2 -8.4
Turnout 43.18 -23.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Kendal Kirkland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Alvin Finch 483 72.5 +12.4
Conservative Elizabeth Cartmell 69 10.4 -10.1
Labour Tony Rothwell 69 10.4 -9.1
Green Chris Rowley 45 6.8 N/A
Majority 414 62.1 +22.5
Turnout 39.22 -23.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Kendal Mintsfeet
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David Evans* 431 62.9 -8.9
Green Karen Mitchell 96 14.0 N/A
Conservative Ian Keeling 80 11.7 -16.5
Labour Jim Barker 78 11.4 N/A
Majority 335 48.9 +5.3
Turnout 43.63 -30.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Kendal Nether
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Clare Feeney-Johnson* 538 72.1 +2.9
Conservative Derrick Wade 99 13.3 -10.5
Green Andy Mason 58 7.8 N/A
Labour Alison Gilchrist 51 6.8 -0.2
Majority 439 58.8 +13.4
Turnout 45.71 -29.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Kendle Oxenholme & Natland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Brenda Gray* 477 54.3 +0.3
Conservative Patrick Birchall 281 32.0 -10.0
Labour John Bateson 62 7.1 +3.2
Green Jocelyn Gaskell 58 6.6 N/A
Majority 196 22.3 +10.3
Turnout 49.89 -37.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Kendal Parks
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Brook* 425 55.6 -9.5
Conservative Nigel Byrom 230 30.1 +3.6
Green Mandy Barnett 67 8.8 N/A
Labour Florence Scullard 42 5.5 -2.9
Majority 195 25.5 -13.2
Turnout 45.45 -26.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Kendal Romney
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Graham Vincent* 423 62.3 -0.6
Conservative Mike Nicholson 120 17.7 -9.6
Labour Dave Cope 70 10.3 +0.5
Green Adam Sandell 66 9.7 N/A
Majority 303 44.6 +9.0
Turnout 41.00 -30.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Kendal Stonecross
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sylvia Emmott* 540 63.8 -1.4
Conservative Mel Mackie 137 16.2 -13.0
UKIP Stephen Willmott 78 9.2 N/A
Labour Lois Sparling 46 5.4 -0.1
Green Rory Black 45 5.3 N/A
Majority 403 47.6 +11.6
Turnout 51.90 -28.7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Kendal Strickland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Coleman* 405 57.4 -7.8
Green Kate Willshaw 87 12.3 N/A
Conservative Stephen Chambers 76 10.8 -13.8
Labour Jim Ring 73 10.3 +0.1
UKIP Malcolm Nightingale 65 9.2 N/A
Majority 318 45.1 +4.6
Turnout 48.29 -27.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Kendal Underley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Matt Severn 368 46.3 -14.0
Independent Rob Boden* 125 15.7 -44.6
Labour Paul Braithwaite 114 14.4 -0.5
UKIP Susan Bownass 77 9.7 N/A
Conservative Karen Dawson 56 7.1 -17.7
Green Vanessa Moss 54 6.8 N/A
Majority 243 30.6 -5.0
Turnout 47.92 -21.3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Mid Furness
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Caroline Airey* 643 46.0 -2.8
Liberal Democrats Loraine Birchall 462 33.0 -9.5
Labour David Webster 195 13.9 N/A
Green Chris Loynes 98 7.0 -1.7
Majority 181 13.0 +6.7
Turnout 44.86 -28.3
Conservative hold Swing
Sedbergh & Kirkby Lonsdale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kevin Lancaster 1,202 47.5 +3.0
Liberal Democrats Ron Bulman 1,075 42.5 -9.1
Green Andi Chapple 143 5.6 N/A
Labour Martin Holborn 112 4.4 +0.6
Majority 127 5.0 N/A
Turnout 53.03 -25.1
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

By-Elections

Windermere Town, 2 October 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Dyan Jones 416 64.0 -5.9
Conservative Sandra Lilley 184 28.3 +13.1
Green Gwen Harrison 50 7.7 N/A
Majority 232 35.7 -19.0
Turnout 650 39.42 -7.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ Steven Ayres (11 June 2014). "Local elections 2014". House of Commons Library. p. 20.
  2. ^ "England council results". BBC News. Retrieved 23 May 2014.