Map of the results of the 2014 Swindon council election. Conservatives in blue, Labour in red and Liberal Democrats in yellow. Wards in grey were not contested in 2014.
Map of the results of the 2014 Swindon council election. Conservatives in blue, Labour in red and Liberal Democrats in yellow. Wards in grey were not contested in 2014.

The 2014 Swindon Borough Council election took place on 22 May 2014 to elect members of Swindon Borough Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections. The Conservatives gained 1 seat to retain control of the council.

Overall Result

Swindon Council Election, 2014
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 30 1 0 + 1 52.6
  Labour 23 0 1 - 1 40.4
  Liberal Democrats 4 0 0 0 7.0
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0.0
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.0
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0.0
Total 57

Ward Elections

The results of the election are:[2]

Blunsdon & Highworth Ward

Blunsdon & Highworth Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve Weisinger 1,689 48.1 +3.3
Labour Phil Beaumont 831 23.7 –7.6
UKIP Ross Shugar 621 17.7 N/A
Green Andrew Donald Day 245 7.0 –6.0
Liberal Democrats Clive Hooper 125 3.6 –7.4
Majority 858 24.4 N/A
Turnout 3,521 40.19 +5.96
Registered electors 8,760
Conservative hold Swing

Central Ward

Central Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Junab Ali * 1,386 38.0 –32.1
Liberal Democrats Imtiyaz Shaikh 1,189 32.6 +25.4
Conservative Timothy Michael French 495 13.6 +0.8
UKIP Brian David Stone 454 12.4 N/A
Independent Nicholas Gary Kearns 127 3.5 N/A
Majority 197 5.4 N/A
Turnout 3,686 39.72 +8.72
Registered electors 9,281
Labour hold Swing

Chiseldon & Lawn Ward

Chiseldon & Lawn Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Eric Shaw 911 44.3 +1.5
UKIP Jennifer Mary Jefferies 457 22.2 N/A
Labour Irene Anne Cooke 373 18.1 +0.5
Green Paul Sunners 207 10.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Raymond James 109 5.3 –5.7
Majority 454 22.1 N/A
Turnout 2,067 44.08 +2.35
Registered electors 4,666
Conservative hold Swing

Covingham & Dorcan Ward

Covingham & Dorcan Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kevin James Parry 1,449 39.1 –1.9
Labour Julian Charles Price * 1,186 32.0 –4.5
UKIP Brian James Osbourn 926 25.0 +8.2
Green Chantelle Smith 141 3.8 N/A
Majority 263 7.1 N/A
Turnout 3,712 41.82 +4.49
Registered electors 8,877
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Eastcott Ward

Eastcott Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Dave Wood * 1,308 44.0 –5.6
Labour Emma Bushell 930 31.3 –3.4
UKIP Terence Richard Davis 278 9.3 N/A
Conservative David Malcolm Bell 263 8.8 +0.5
Green John Valentine Hughes 195 6.6 –0.8
Majority 378 12.67 N/A
Turnout 2,984 38.69 +2.99
Registered electors 7,712
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Gorse Hill & Pinehurst Ward

Gorse Hill & Pinehurst Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Carol Hannah Shelley 1,152 39.4 –28.1
UKIP Ian Christopher Robertson-Molden 791 27.0 N/A
Conservative Edward Mark Gillams 716 24.5 +3.1
Green Stephen Thompson 266 9.1 N/A
Majority 361 12.3 N/A
Turnout 2,930 32.49 +6.34
Registered electors 9,019
Labour hold Swing

Haydon Wick Ward

Haydon Wick Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Garry John Perkins 1,209 37.9 –5.7
Labour Maura Julia Clarke 1,019 32.0 +0.8
UKIP Edmund Gerrard 816 25.6 +15.0
Liberal Democrats Garry Porter 145 4.5 –1.8
Majority 190 6.0 N/A
Turnout 3,208 34.74 +2.16
Registered electors 9,235
Conservative hold Swing

Liden, Eldene & Park South Ward

Liden, Eldene & Park South Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Derique Joseph Montaut * 978 34.9 –7.8
Conservative Graham Charles Cherry 807 28.8 –4.8
UKIP Robert William Sheppard 798 28.4 +11.6
Green David Christopher Miles 129 4.6 N/A
Liberal Democrats Hannah Pajak McCance 94 3.3 –3.7
Majority 171 6.1 N/A
Turnout 2820 32.54 –0.33
Registered electors 8,666
Labour hold Swing

Lydiard & Freshbrook Ward

Lydiard & Freshbrook Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Timothy Swinyard 1,190 36.9 +2.1
Labour Mohammed Jamal Miah 925 28.7 –2.7
UKIP John Lenton 791 24.5 +12.0
Liberal Democrats Christopher Shepherd 178 5.5 –5.3
Green Livio Pavone 140 4.3 –6.2
Majority 265 8.2 N/A
Turnout 3,236 37.61 +4.23
Registered electors 8,605
Conservative hold Swing

Mannington & Western Ward

Mannington & Western Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Robbins * 977 42.7 –8.6
UKIP Lincoln Williams 598 26.1 N/A
Conservative Caryl Sydney-Smith 561 24.5 –0.6
Liberal Democrats Geoffrey Kin 152 6.6 –2.8
Majority 379 16.6 N/A
Turnout 2,308 30.93 +4.60
Registered electors 7,463
Labour hold Swing

Old Town Ward

Old Town Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nadine Watts * 1,352 45.8 +20.8
Conservative Claire Ellis 1,067 36.1 –5.1
UKIP John Short 365 12.4 +5.2
Liberal Democrats Deborah King 171 5.8 –3.0
Majority 285 9.6 N/A
Turnout 2,960 37.76 +3.17
Registered electors 7,838
Labour hold Swing

Penhill & Upper Stratton Ward

Penhill & Upper Stratton Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joseph Tray * 1,195 40.8 –22.1
UKIP David Rowland 872 29.7 N/A
Conservative Harriet Maltby 712 24.3 –4.9
Green Robert Heritage 153 5.2 N/A
Majority 323 11.0 N/A
Turnout 2,942 31.14 +2.31
Registered electors 9,449
Labour hold Swing

Priory Vale Ward

Priory Vale Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Emma Faramarzi * 1,232 50.9 –6.3
UKIP Balbir Virik 519 21.4 +7.0
Labour Michelle Agostino 513 21.2 –0.5
Liberal Democrats Margaret Hooper 158 6.5 –0.3
Majority 713 29.4 N/A
Turnout 2,435 28.15 +4.67
Registered electors 8,651
Conservative hold Swing

Rodbourne Cheney Ward

Rodbourne Cheney Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Watts * 1,305 43.3 –18.2
UKIP Peter Thompson-Watt 859 28.6 N/A
Conservative Diane Rodgers 668 22.2 –9.1
Green Simon Fairbourn 174 5.8 N/A
Majority 446 14.8 N/A
Turnout 3,026 35.76 +5.64
Registered electors 8,463
Labour hold Swing

Shaw Ward

Shaw Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dwynwen Mary Martin 1,122 36.5 –13.0
Labour Stephanie Exell 862 28.0 –4.1
UKIP Christopher Tyler 552 17.9 N/A
Independent Richard Symonds 223 7.3 N/A
Green Nigel Kimber 203 6.6 N/A
Liberal Democrats James Farr 113 3.7 –7.4
Majority 260 8.5 N/A
Turnout 3,084 36.44 +7.73
Registered electors 8,463
Conservative hold Swing

St Andrews Ward

St Andrews Ward (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gemma McCracken 1,164 51.5 –11.4
Conservative Mary Friend * 1,124
Labour Jason Mills 502 22.2 –7.0
Labour John Keepin 491
UKIP Gary Belben 421 18.6 N/A
UKIP Anthony Garrett 405
Liberal Democrats Margaret Mistry 172 7.6 –0.3
Turnout 2,196 27.36 +2.92
Registered electors 8,027
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Extra vacancy caused by the resignation of Peter Heaton-Jones[3]

St Margaret & South Marston Ward

St Margaret & South Marston Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Colin Lovell * 1,351 39.2 –6.5
Labour Christopher Watts 1,039 30.2 –2.5
UKIP James Faulkner 893 25.9 N/A
Liberal Democrats Clive Puckey 160 4.6 –2.8
Majority 312 9.1 N/A
Turnout 3,459 39.98 +9.83
Registered electors 8,651
Conservative hold Swing

Walcot & Park North Ward

Walcot & Park North Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Abdul Amin * 1,144 39.3 –8.7
UKIP Melanie Stanbury 837 28.8 +16.3
Conservative Emily Pryor 566 19.5 +0.5
Liberal Democrats Kathleen McCarthy 177 6.1 –1.8
Green Jennifer Miles 171 5.9 –3.1
SDP Pavlos Chatzinopoulos 14 0.5 N/A
Majority 307 10.6 N/A
Turnout 2,920 32.00 +3.3
Registered electors 9,124
Labour hold Swing

Wroughton & Wichelstowe Ward

Wroughton & Wichelstowe Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Wayne Crabbe * 867 33.3 +1.4
Liberal Democrats Georgina Akers 490 18.8 –9.4
UKIP Susan Short 483 18.5 N/A
Labour Paul Dixon 360 13.8 –0.6
Green Talis Kimberley-Fairbourn 281 10.8 +5.6
Independent John Newman 124 4.8 N/A
Majority 377 14.5 N/A
Turnout 2,620 41.08 +3.71
Registered electors 6,378
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "England council results". BBC News. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Election Results". Swindon Borough Council. Archived from the original on 28 May 2014. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Peter Heaton-Jones retires from Swindon Borough Council". peterheatonjones.org.uk. 9 April 2014. Archived from the original on 21 September 2018. Retrieved 15 May 2020.