2015 Derbyshire Dales District Council election
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All 39 seats to Derbyshire Dales District Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Last election 29 seats 5 seats 4 seats
Seats won 29 5 3
Seat change Steady Steady Decrease 1
Popular vote 15,071 8,926 2,402
Percentage 45.3 26.9 7.2
Swing Decrease 3.4 Decrease 0.9 Decrease 10.9

  Fourth party
 
Party Independent
Last election 1 seat
Seats won 2
Seat change Increase 1
Popular vote 2,062
Percentage 6.2
Swing Increase 3.3

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Map showing the composition of Derbyshire Dales District Council following the election. Striped wards have mixed representation.

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2015 Derbyshire Dales District Council election was held on 7 May 2015 to elect all 39 members of Derbyshire Dales District Council.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

The Conservative Party retained control of the council for the fourth consecutive election, with a majority of 19.

Election result

Ward Results Summary

Derbyshire Dales Local Election Result 2015[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 29 2 2 0 74.4 45.3 15,071
  Labour 5 1 1 0 12.8 26.9 8,926
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 8.5 2,839
  Liberal Democrats 3 1 2 -1 7.7 7.2 2,402
  Independent 2 1 0 1 5.1 6.2 2,062
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 5.8 1,938

Ward Results

Ashbourne North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sue Bull 1,210 64.0 1.9
Conservative Tony Millward 1,035
Labour Che Page 681 36.0 -1.9
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Ashbourne South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Phil Chell 1,308 53.8 -11.8
Conservative Tom Donnelly 1,187
Labour Simon Meredith 596 24.5 -11.4
Green Andy White 527 21.7 21.7
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Bakewell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alyson Hill 1,463 44.3
Conservative Helen Froggatt 1,372
Conservative Philippa Tilbrook 1,298
Green Ian Wood 743 22.5
Labour Jacob Butler 583 17.7
Labour Paul Vaughan 525
UKIP Sarah Lamb 511 15.5
UKIP Andy Howard 430
UKIP Tilly Ward 333
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Bradwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Furness 756 67.0
Labour Nicholas Whitehead 373 33.0
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Brailsford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Angus Jenkins Unopposed n/a n/a
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Calver
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Tibenham 753 64.1
Labour Barry Nottage 421 35.9
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Carsington Water
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lewis Rose Unopposed n/a n/a
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Chatsworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Susan Hobson Unopposed n/a n/a
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Clifton and Bradley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Shirley 727 60.4
Independent Ian Bates 298 24.8
UKIP Richard Stone 179 14.9
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Darley Dale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jason Atkin 1264 36.6
Conservative Andrew Statham 1099
Conservative Mark Salt 1089
Independent John Evans 830 24.0
Labour Julie Morrison 766 22.2
Labour Pam Butler 731
Independent Maresa Mellor 637
Independent David Smith 610
UKIP Michael Hancocks 595 17.2
UKIP Marco Taaffe 359
UKIP Martin Sneap 349
Majority
Turnout
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Dovedale and Parwich
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard FitzHerbert Unopposed n/a n/a
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Doveridge and Sudbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Albert Catt 873 75.0
UKIP Joe Hogan 291 25.0
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Hartington and Taddington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Chapman Unopposed n/a n/a
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Hathersage and Eyam
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jean Monks 1,232 55.3
Conservative Vicky Massey 1,228
Labour Elizabeth Coe 998 44.7
Labour Peter O'Brien 971
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Hulland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Bright Unopposed n/a n/a
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Lathkill and Bradford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Graham Elliott 582 62.3
Independent David Frederickson 352 37.7
Majority
Turnout
Independent gain from Independent Swing
Litton and Longstone
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Neil Horton Unopposed n/a n/a
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Masson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Garry Purdy 946 56.1
Labour Joyce Pawley 741 43.9
Conservative Richard Walsh 686
Labour Ian Page 653
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Matlock All Saints
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Susan Burfoot 1,341 42.2
Liberal Democrats Martin Burfoot 1,164
Conservative Ann Elliott 1,065 33.6
Conservative Geoff Stevens 1,044
Conservative Sam Gregory 948
Liberal Democrats David Jones 849
Labour Jane Littlechilds 768 24.2
Labour John Cowings 763
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Matlock St. Giles
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Steve Flitter 1,061 31.3
Labour Deborah Botham 959 28.3
Conservative Jacquie Stevens 924 27.3
Conservative Dan Hopkinson 840
Liberal Democrats Derek Woodward 738
Labour Isobel Fisher 711
Conservative Jeff Sterland 711
Labour James Ilott 689
Liberal Democrats Barry Hopkinson 683
UKIP Fred Richardson 444 13.1
UKIP Adrian Ward 365
UKIP Rachel Roberts 311
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Norbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Morley 799 76.8
UKIP Michael Cruddas 241 23.2
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Stanton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jo Wild Unopposed n/a n/a
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Tideswell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jennifer Bower 655 62.1
Labour Angus McLardy 400 37.9
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Winster and South Darley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Colin Swindell Unopposed n/a n/a
Majority
Turnout
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Wirksworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Irene Ratcliffe 1,642 41.2
Labour Mike Ratcliffe 1,353
Labour Pete Slack 1,237
Conservative Gladwyn Gratton 1,096 27.5
Green Josh Stockwell 668 16.8
Green Ivan Dixon 599
UKIP Michael Hawley 578 14.5
Green John Youatt 280
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 9 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project - 2015 - Derbyshire Dales". www.andrewteale.me.uk.