2015 local election results in Amber Valley
2015 local election results in Amber Valley

The 2015 Amber Valley Borough Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Amber Valley Borough Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections. The Conservatives gained two seats and thereby retook control of the council.

After the election the composition of the council was:

Election result

Amber Valley Local Election Result 2015
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 14 2 0 +2 93 47.7 20605
  Labour 1 0 2 -2 7 29.2 12627
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 11.5 4979
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 8.0 3456
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0 2.6 1118
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 439

Ward results

Percentage change in party votes are from the last time the ward was contested. This may have been 2011, 2013 or 2014.

Alfreton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gail Dolman 1626 45.6 -9.0
Conservative Kat Moss 985 27.6 +12.8
UKIP Anthony Spencer 718 20.2 -7.9
Liberal Democrats Ruth Thornton 121 3.4 +1.0
Green Chris Parker 113 3.2 +3.2
Majority 641 18.0
Turnout 3563 57.6
Labour hold Swing
Alport
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Taylor 1126 67.8 -2.5
Labour Phil Whitney 323 19.5 -10.2
Green Steve Kennedy 211 12.7 +12.7
Majority 803 48.3
Turnout 1660 76.9
Conservative hold Swing
Belper Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dan Booth 1320 42.8 +0.6
Labour Dick Watson 965 31.3 +1.0
UKIP David Fisher 400 13.0 +13.0
Green Dave Wells 396 12.9 -9.2
Majority 355 11.5
Turnout 3081 68.5
Conservative hold Swing
Belper East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jackie Cox 1515 47.1 +8.9
Labour Ben Bellamy 980 30.5 -4.4
UKIP Roy Snape 491 15.3 -7.2
Green John Devine 230 7.2 +7.2
Majority 535 16.6
Turnout 3216 67.2
Conservative hold Swing
Belper North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Joseph Booth 1229 42.0 -2.1
Labour Steve Holden 733 25.1 -14.3
Green Sue MacFarlane 515 17.6 +17.6
UKIP Ashley Harrison 447 15.3 +15.3
Majority 496 16.9
Turnout 2924 72.9
Conservative hold Swing
Belper South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Hillier 1214 40.8 +10.2
Labour Alan Broughton 898 30.2 -7.2
UKIP Ashleigh Lloyd-Selby 445 15.0 -11.5
Green Sue Devine 419 14.1 +14.1
Majority 316 10.6
Turnout 2976 65.5
Conservative hold Swing
Crich
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gareth Gee 784 52.3 +1.7
Labour Ro MacKenzie 425 28.4 +0.8
Liberal Democrats Kate Smith 180 12.0 -9.8
Green Julie Wozniczka 109 7.3 +7.3
Majority 359 23.9
Turnout 1498 74.8
Conservative hold Swing
Duffield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steven Evanson 1901 63.6 +12.4
Labour Carol Angharad 581 19.4 -4.0
Green Kate Howard 273 9.1 +9.1
Liberal Democrats Richard Salmon 234 7.8 -1.2
Majority 1320 44.2
Turnout 2989 74.5
Conservative hold Swing
Heage and Ambergate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Valerie Taylor 1264 42.2 +9.9
Labour David Farrelly 1038 34.7 -7.6
UKIP Mitch Blakeman 440 14.7 -6.7
Green Sandy Devine 163 5.4 +5.4
Liberal Democrats Audrey Wootton 90 3.0 -1.1
Majority 226 7.5
Turnout 2995 74.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Kilburn, Denby and Holbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kevin Buttery 2212 49.7 +8.9
Labour John Banks 1210 27.2 -2.8
UKIP Adrian Nathan 664 14.9 -10.4
Green Lian Pizzey 203 4.6 +4.6
Liberal Democrats Ron Welsby 163 3.7 -0.3
Majority 1002 22.5
Turnout 4452 70.1
Conservative hold Swing
Ripley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Colin Moss 1836 40.6 +9.5
Labour Antony Tester 1572 34.7 -3.1
UKIP Paula Parkin 811 17.9 -6.4
Green Tony Youens 165 3.6 +3.6
Liberal Democrats Peter Jelf 140 3.1 +0.3
Majority 264 5.9
Turnout 4524 64.4
Conservative hold Swing
Ripley and Marehay
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ronald Aston 1273 42.5 +6.0
Labour Lyndsay Cox 1089 36.3 -14.7
UKIP Garry Smith 454 15.2 +15.2
Green Phil Taylor 109 3.6 +3.6
Liberal Democrats Fay Whitehead 71 2.4 -2.0
Majority 184 6.2 N/A
Turnout 2996 66.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
South West Parishes
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kathryn Jane Orton 1347 78.1
Green Matt McGuinness 377 21.9
Majority 970 55.2
Turnout 1724 76.2
Conservative hold Swing
Swanwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve Hayes 1679 52.4 +16.0
Labour Timothy Benson 885 27.6 +4.7
Independent George Soudah 439 13.7 -5.7
Green Jackie Blackett 124 3.9 +3.9
Liberal Democrats Margaret Tomkins 79 2.5 0.0
Majority 796 24.8
Turnout 3206 73.6
Conservative hold Swing
Wingfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Valerie Thorpe 920 64.8 -5.5
Labour Geoffrey Johnston 302 21.3 -2.8
UKIP Ann Fox 109 7.7 +7.7
Green Mike Jones 49 3.5 +3.5
Liberal Democrats Ollie Smith 40 2.8 -2.8
Majority 618 43.5
Turnout 1420 76.0
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2015.