Elections to Chesterfield Borough Council in Derbyshire, England were held on 7 May 2015, at the same time as the 2015 UK General Election. All of the council falls up for election every four years and the Labour group increased their majority on the council.

Election result

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Ward by ward

Chesterfield Local Election Result 2015[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 38 3 0 +3 79.2 44.3 20472
  Liberal Democrats 9 0 4 -4 18.8 23.6 12826
  Conservative 0 0 0 0 0 18.1 9817
  UKIP 1 1 0 +1 2.1 8.8 4809
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 3.9 2103
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 576
  Peace 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 140

Ward results

Barrow Hill and New Whittington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Barry Bingham 975 32.7
Labour Lisa-Marie Derbyshire 853 28.6
UKIP Richard Bexton 795 26.7
Labour Joanne Barnett 708
Labour Marion Thorpe 700
UKIP Paul Stone 660
UKIP Christopher Heels 634
Liberal Democrats Jane Collins 517
Liberal Democrats Andy Jakins 499
Conservative Lewis Preston 266 8.9
Conservative Linda Rowley 245
Conservative Susan Gibbons 243
Independent Phillip Bailey 48 1.6
TUSC Matt Whale 43 1.4
Independent Shelton Mann 15
Independent Sissy McMahon 11
Majority 69 7.42 -6.65
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
UKIP gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Brimington North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Burrows 1166 69.6
Labour Terry Gilby 1045
Conservative 275 16.4
Liberal Democrats Harry Holloway 234 14.0
Liberal Democrats Jolyon Favreau 208
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Brimington South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian Callan 1763 52.6
Labour Tricia Gilby 1699
Labour Andy Bellamy 1697
Conservative Paul Gibbons 849 25.3
Liberal Democrats Joanne Favreau 740 22.1
Liberal Democrats Keith Shutler 649
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Brockwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Maureen Davenport 1382 34.6
Labour Steve Brunt 1380 34.6
Labour John Dickinson 1317
Liberal Democrats Ray Russell 1291
Labour Jill Mannion-Brunt 1273
Liberal Democrats Chris Slack 1047
UKIP Stuart Yeowart 664 16.6
Conservative Simon Temperton 566 14.2
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Dunston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gordon Simmons 1412 46.4
Labour Sarah Hollingworth 1404
Labour Mark Rayner 1401
UKIP Lee Cooper 653 21.5
UKIP Alexander Millward 633
Conservative Irene Wilkinson 499 16.4
Liberal Democrats Sue Christopher 476 15.7
Liberal Democrats Patrick Proctor 475
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Hasland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mick Brady 1649 47.7
Labour Amanda Serjeant 1568
Labour Andy Slack 1502
Liberal Democrats Andrew Hallyer 1114 32.2
Liberal Democrats Lorna Hall 859
Liberal Democrats Steve Cadywould 839
Conservative Anne Sterland 693
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Hollingwood and Inkersall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Helen Elliott 1803 46.6
Labour Barry Dyke 1685
Labour Anthony Hill 1507
Independent Mick Bagshaw 971 25.1
Independent Paul Mann 875
Independent Ruth Perry 792
Conservative Andrew Jervis 661 17.1
Liberal Democrats Claire Gratton 437 11.3
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Holmebrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steohen Hitchin 997 51.1
Labour Suzie Perkins 973
Liberal Democrats Keith Falconer 555 28.5
Liberal Democrats Glenys Falconer 515
Conservative Annetta Woodhead 258 13.2
Peace Tommy Holgate 140 7.2
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Linacre
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jeannie Barr 773 33.8
Liberal Democrats Peter Barr 765
Labour Andrew Oakley 719 31.4
Labour Diane Oakley 670
UKIP Ian Jerram 441 19.3
UKIP Sharon Buxton 390
Conservative Gordon Partington 354 15.5
Turnout 2095 65.2 +26.65
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Loundsley Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Avis Murphy 984 51.1
Labour Mick Wall 902
Liberal Democrats Christopher Bierne 365 19.0
Liberal Democrats Kevin Maher 337
Independent Terry McMahon 307 15.9
Conservative Richard Woodhead 270 14.0
Independent Luigi Postiglione 227
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Lowgates and Woodthorpe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dean Collins 1143 67.0
Labour Lisa Collins 1078
Conservative Christopher Austin 378 22.1
Conservative Malcolm Rowley 357
Independent Joe Mann 186 10.9
Independent Michelle Mann 146
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Middlecroft and Poolsbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Chris Ludlow 1302 64.9
Labour Donald Parsons 1289
Conservative Margaret Moss 359 17.9
Liberal Democrats Alice Blyth 344 17.2
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Moor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Katie Caulfield 943 49.3
Labour Keith Brown 927
Liberal Democrats Tony Rogers 669 35.0
Liberal Democrats Sonia Allen 551
Conservative Lisa Gingell 301 15.7
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Old Whittington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jean Innes 880 42.2
Labour Peter Innes 833
UKIP Joan Bentley 498 23.9
UKIP Laura Bentley 550
Conservative Norman Andrews 324 15.5
Liberal Democrats John Rimington 317 15.2
TUSC Sean Vickers 65 3.1
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Rother
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jenny Flood 1496 41.9
Labour Stuart Brittain 1433
Labour Keith Miles 1374
UKIP Carl Walters 735 20.6
Conservative Stella Hunt 528 14.8
Liberal Democrats Clive Archer 497 13.9
TUSC Lisa Pritchard 313 8.8
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
St Helen’s
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Helen Bagley 1206 57.2
Labour Tom Murphy 1148
UKIP Keith Lomas 464 22.0
UKIP Fran Lomas 398
Liberal Democrats Daniel Marshall 223 10.6
Liberal Democrats Michelle Stevenson-Briggs 221
Conservative Jonathan Wilkinson 215 10.2
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
St Leonard’s
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sharon Blank 2071 44.6
Labour Ken Huckle 1832
Labour Kate Sarvent 1715
Conservative Shelley Dale 1020 21.9
Liberal Democrats Maggie Cannon 966 20.8
Liberal Democrats Yvette Marsden 665
Independent Adrian Mather 591 12.7
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Walton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Alexis Diouf 1467 40.9
Liberal Democrats Vickey Diouf 1318
Liberal Democrats Nick Redihough 1165
Labour Helen Blair 1131 31.5
Labour Graham Barnett 1025
Labour Gordon McLaren 1013
Conservative Paul Dale 990 27.6
Conservative James Hunt 762
Conservative Bentley Strafford-Stephenson 739
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Howard Borrell 1292 30.8
Labour Ray Catt 1174 28.0
Liberal Democrats Shirley Niblock 1115
Liberal Democrats Paul Niblock 1051
Conservative John Boult 1011 24.11
Labour Sharon Wall 1008
Labour Rachel Rush 985
Conservative Marcus Linsey 865
Conservative Nigel Sterland 836
UKIP Rod Harrison 559 13.3
UKIP Robert Warwick 469
TUSC Paul Packham 155 3.7
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Chesterfield Borough Elections 2015". chesterfield.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 27 October 2015.