The 2015 Ashford Borough Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Ashford Borough Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Results

Ashford Borough Council Election, 2015
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 34 4 0 +4 79 52 38739
  Labour 4 1 2 -1 9 20 14835
  Ashford Independent 3 0 3 -3 7 6 4149
  UKIP 1 1 0 +1 2 10 7506
  Liberal Democrats 1 0 1 -1 2 3 2318
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 7 4875
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 3 2175

Ward by ward

Aylesford Green [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kate Hooker 725 55 +18.7
Conservative Paul Hardisty 592 44.9 +17.3
Majority 133 10 +9.8
Turnout 664 53.5 +19.2
Labour hold Swing
Beaver 2 seats[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jill Britcher 817 21.1
UKIP Beverly Joan Murphy 812 20.9
Conservative Richard Harry Bunting 715 18.4
Labour Dylan Alexander Jones 452 16.6
Green Maria Ann Pizzey 195 5
Independent Selina Kathleen Remedios 126 3.2
Conservative Janet Elizabeth Rymer-Jones 423 10.9
Green Aniko Szocs 135 3.4
Turnout 3868 55.94 +22.1
Labour hold Swing
UKIP gain from Labour Swing
Biddenden[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Neil Bell 1057 72.9 -7.5
Green Guy Pullen 391 27 +27
Majority 666 45 -15.8
Turnout 1448 71.4 +23.3
Conservative hold Swing
Bockhanger[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kaprasad Chhantyal 392 33.5 +18.2
Conservative Luke Powell 778 66.4 +15.7
Majority 386 32.9 +8.1
Turnout 1170 61.1 +16.9
Conservative hold Swing
Boughton Aluph & Eastwell[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Len Bunn 465 29.3 +3.9
Ashford Independent Winston Russel Michael 895 56.5 +17.6
Liberal Democrats Len Micklewright 64 4 -31.6
Labour Ryan Bulley 158 9.9 +9.9
Majority 430 27.1 +23.8
Turnout 1582 65.5 +21.6
Ashford Independent hold Swing
Bybrook[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew John Buchanan 693 55.7 +18.9
Labour Alexander Ward 549 44.2 +44.2
Majority 144 11.5 +9.3
Turnout 1242 65.2 +23.3
Conservative hold Swing
Charing[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Peter Allen 380 27.2 +27.2
Conservative Gerry Clarkson 714 51.1 -17
Liberal Democrats Shirley Anne Davis 303 21.6 -10.3
Majority 334 23.9 -12.4
Turnout 1397 68.7 +19.2
Conservative hold Swing
Downs North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Dehnel 932 61.5 +4.7
Labour Cleo Lines 291 19.2 +19.2
Green Marilyn Sansom 290 19.1 +3.2
Majority 641 29.5 0
Turnout 1513 75.5 +23
Conservative hold Swing
Downs West[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Larry William Krause 893 67.4 +18.4
Green Tom Medhurst 431 32.5 +20.4
Majority 462 34.8 +15.9
Turnout 1324 67.7 +15.2
Conservative hold Swing
Godinton 2 seats[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Dave Botting 653 11.1
UKIP Jenny Botting 612 10.4
Conservative Peter Feacey 1436 24.5
Ashford Independent Kenneth George Edward Frohnsdorff 155 2.6
Liberal Democrats Adrian John Gee-Turner 312 5.3
Conservative Bernard Heyes 1292 22
Labour Alexander Oluwole Jaiyesimi 570 9.7
Green Jake Adam Pentland 334 5.7
Labour Chandrawati Rai 490 8.3
Turnout 5854 65.6 +26
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Great Chart and Singleton North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jessamy Edmee Blanford 782 43.6 +1.4
Ashford Independent John Hugh Durrant 336 18.7 -21.2
UKIP Matt Peach 358 19.9 +19.9
Labour Waheed Qureshi 315 17.5 -0.4
Majority 424 23.6 +21.3
Turnout 1791 66.5 +28.2
Conservative hold Swing
Highfield [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashford Independent Jane Davey 391 29.1 -15.3
Green Charmaine Elizabeth Perrin 135 10 +10
Dawa Wangdi Sherpa 221 16.4 +16.4
Conservative Gerald White 593 44.2 +7.4
Majority 202 15 +7.3
Turnout 1340 71.4 +26.7
Conservative gain from Ashford Independent
Isle of Oxney [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mick Burgess 983 62 +62
Green David Ledger 213 13.4 +13.4
UKIP Kate Manning 389 24.5 +24.5
Majority 594 37.4 +37.4
Turnout 1585 72.3 +72.3
Conservative hold Swing
Kennington [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Ken Blanshard 133 9.3 +9.3
UKIP Pat Purnell 212 14.9 +14.9
Conservative Philip John Frederick Sims 684 48.2 +5.1
Ashford Independent Derek William Standing 213 15 -30.7
Labour Andrew Stevenson 177 12.4 +1.3
Majority 471 33.1 +30.5
Turnout 1419 76 22
Conservative hold Swing
Little Burton Farm [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Bev Gregory 321 21 +21
Liberal Democrats Clare Hardwick 128 8.3 -11
Conservative Marion Martin 747 48.9 -1.1
Labour Grace Emily O'Driscoll 331 21.6 +7.9
Majority 416 27.2 -3.5
Turnout 1419 69 +22.8
Conservative hold Swing
Norman [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gordon Miller 506 44 +13.5
Conservative Jenny Webb 643 55.9 +28.4
Majority 137 11.9 +8.9
Turnout 1149 57.7 +20.4
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
North Willesborough 2 seats[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jeremy Paul Adby 1019 22.5
Green Steve Robert Campkin 406 8.9
Liberal Democrats George Koowaree 1147 25.4
Labour Dhan Ragu 565 12.5
Independent Andrew Martin William Mortimer 436 9.6
Labour Elizabeth Mylonogianni 623 13.8
Conservative Ian Andrew Price 317 7
Turnout 4513 68.6 +21.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Conservative gain from Ashford Independent
Park Farm North [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sean Davidson 328 19.5 -2.1
Conservative Tina Heyes 821 48.8 -5.6
Independent John Holland 193 11.4 +11.4
UKIP Jim Lucy 337 20 +20
Majority 484 28.8 -4.1
Turnout 1679 67 +26
Conservative hold Swing
Park Farm South [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Amy Mitchell 436 34.1 +7.5
Conservative Jim Wedgbury 839 65.8 -7.6
Majority 403 31.6 -15.2
Turnout 1275 61.7 +29.2
Conservative hold Swing
Rolvenden and Tenterden West[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mike Bennett Uncontested N/A 0
Conservative hold Swing
Saxon Shore 2 seats [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Giri Arulampalam 453 8.3
Ashford Independent Sue Davison 645 11.9
Conservative William Thomas Howard 2000 36.9
Conservative Jane Martin 1832 33.8
Labour Rebecca Rutter 479 8.8
Turnout 5418 75.79 23
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Singleton South [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Barrett 646 42.9 -3.8
Ashford Independent Sarah Angela Heaton Dacre 226 15 -0.2
Labour Sally Ann Gathern 331 22 +22
UKIP Mike Withycombe 300 19.9 +19.9
Majority 315 20.9 +2.9
Turnout 1503 63.2 +25.7
Conservative hold Swing
South Willesborough [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Joanna Baker 96 6.5 +6.5
Labour Martin Chandler 303 20.5 +2.3
Conservative Sara-Jane Martin 297 20.1 +2.1
Independent David Owen Smith 520 35.2 -28.6
UKIP Mike Sykes 248 16.8 +16.8
Majority 217 14.7 -30.9
Turnout 1474 57.2 +11.6
Independent hold Swing
St Michaels [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Link 893 75.5 +4.4
Green Matthew Stanley 291 24.6 +3.4
Majority 600 50.7 +1
Turnout 1182 63.8 +16.9
Conservative hold Swing
Stanhope [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Eddy Barrows 245 25.2 +25.2
Labour Brendan Chilton 482 49.6 -3.9
Conservative James Charles King 185 19 +19
Green Thom Pizzey 59 6 +6
Majority 337 34.7 +22.3
Turnout 971 45.6 +17.1
Labour hold Swing
Stour 2 seats [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Euan Fergus Anckorn 739 18.6
Conservative Graham Galpin 1298 32.6
Green Peter David Morgan 478 12
Labour Charles Suddards 594 14.9
Conservative Chris Waters 863 14.9
Turnout 3972 63.7 +22.3
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Tenterden North [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Steve Bowen 160 11.2 +11.2
Conservative Paul Clokie 827 58.1 +8
Ashford Independent Roy Anthony Isworth 248 17.4 +17.4
Labour David Joh Ward 186 13 +1.1
Majority 579 40.7 +14.6
Turnout 1421 77.4 +65.5
Conservative hold Swing
Tenterden South [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Lynn Brodlie 270 19.3 +19.3
Labour Demi Chilton 179 12.8 +12.8
Conservative Callum Knowles 946 67.8 +9
Majority 676 48.4 +31.1
Turnout 1359 70.9 +22.3
Conservative hold Swing
Victoria 2 seats [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Harold Apps 674 16.7
UKIP Neil Burgess 640 15.8
UKIP Elaine Evans 479 11.8
Labour Dara Farrell 721 17.8
Labour Caroline Jean Harris 636 15.7
Conservative Shafi Khan 549 13.6
Green Claire Madeleine 332 8.2
Turnout 4031 57.1 +20.2
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Washford [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashford Independent Tony Francis 389 25.2 +12.9
Labour Sue Riley-Nevers 379 24.6 +3.5
Conservative Neil James Shorter 772 50.1 +12.4
Majority 383 40.7 +32
Turnout 1540 62.1 +25.8
Conservative hold Swing
Weald Central 2 seats [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Clair Louise Bell 1660 33
Independent Keith William Brannan 679 13.5
Labour Dion Chilton 288 5.7
Labour June Graham 264 5.2
UKIP Martin Oldaker 791 15.7
Conservative Alan Michael Pickering 1347 26.7
Turnout 5029 72.22
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Weald East [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul William Bartlett 1140 74.6
Green Geoff Meaden 388 25.3
Majority 752 49.2
Turnout 1528 70.6
Conservative hold Swing
Weald North [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Geraldine Averil Dyer 968 65.7
UKIP Mark H D Hudson 333 22.2
Green Hilary Jones 194 12.9
Majority 1162 77.7
Turnout 1495 76.6
Conservative hold Swing
Weald South 2 seats [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brad Bradford 1969 36
Conservative Aline Kathleen Hicks 2053 37.5
Labour Viven Wheatley 587 10.7
Green Liz Wright 507 9.2
Labour Arthur Young 347 6.3
Turnout 5463 73.47
Conservative gain from Ashford Independent
Conservative hold Swing
Wye [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jayne Chilton 142 10.2
Liberal Democrats Stuart James Dove 71 5.1
Conservative Alex Howard 402 28.8
UKIP Alan William Edward Newill 126 9
Ashford Independents Noel Ovenden 651 46.7
Majority 249 17.8
Turnout 1392 74.9
Ashford Independent hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai "Parliamentary, Borough and Parish Council Election Results 2015". Ashford.gov.uk. Retrieved 13 May 2015.