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Elections to High Peak 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 control of the council changed from no overall control to Conservative councillor control.

Election result

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Ward by ward

High Peak Local Election Result 2015
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 23 8 0 +8 53.49 37.86 29,576
  Labour 17 0 4 -4 39.53 35.83 27,990
  Liberal Democrats 2 0 1 -1 4.65 8.01 6,257
  Independent 1 0 3 -3 2.33 5.87 4,583
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 8.09 6,317
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 4.36 3,405

Ward results

Barms
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rachael Quinn 418 44.95 -11.48
Conservative Sebastian Brooke 349 37.53 -4.84
Independent Simon Fussell 155 16.67 +16.67
Majority 69 7.42 -6.65
Turnout 930 63.50 +26.25
Labour hold Swing
Blackbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Caroline Howe 1044
Conservative John Kappes 864
Liberal Democrats Edith Claire Longden 715
Liberal Democrats Graham Hewitt 517
Labour Ruth George 492
Labour Phil George Forrest 466
Turnout 2454 76.3 +21.19
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Burbage
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Samantha Flower 582 49.45 -15.53
Labour Jane McGrother 320 27.19 -6.22
Independent Bob Morris 267 22.68 +22.68
Majority 262 22.26
Turnout 1177 71.8 +27.16
Conservative hold Swing
Buxton Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Matt Stone 734
Labour Jean Todd 723
Conservative James Johnson 639
Conservative Justine Linden 540
Green Susan Ledger 340
Independent Bill Fiddy 281
Independent Jonathan Davey 261
Turnout 1984 58.9 +14.87
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Chapel East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jim Perkins 658 52.76 +17.76
Labour Mavis Morrison 350 28.07 -2.76
Liberal Democrats Brian Hallsworth 125 10.02 -22.96
Green Tess Lomas 102 8.18 +8.18
Majority 308 24.7 +22.68
Turnout 1247 69.5 +22.65
Conservative hold Swing
Chapel West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stewart Paul Young 1152
Conservative Kathleen Sizeland 1149
Labour Jessica Cowley 836
Labour Timothy Ian Norton 801
Green Lucas Jones 303
Liberal Democrats David Rayworth 294
Turnout 2463 71.36 +23.87
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Corbar
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Clive Johnson 975
Conservative Tony Arthur Kemp 848
Labour Claire Moore 654
Labour Martin Walter Thomas 487
Independent Linda June Baldry 362
Green Nicky Kierton 205
Independent Nick Watterson 251
Turnout 2234 67.7 +20.49
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Cote Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Colin Boynton 965
Conservative Linda Grooby 880
Labour Lynn Stone 648
Labour Keith Edward Savage 642
Independent David Finney 263
Green Tony Pickering 205
Turnout 2095 65.2 +26.65
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Dinting
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jean Wharmby 720 54.13 -11.3
Labour Benjamin Hopkins 364 27.37 -6.04
UKIP Sylvia Hall 128 9.62 +9.62
Green Stephen Bossett-Roberts 113 8.50 +8.50
Majority 356 26.77 -5.25
Turnout 1330 78.6 +21.66
Conservative hold Swing
Gamesley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony Edward McKeown 716 80.87 +23.77
Conservative Thomas Brian Evans 153 17.46 +17.46
Green Peter Allen 93 8.50 +8.50
Majority 563 58.04 -5.37
Turnout 970 56 +28.1
Labour hold Swing
Hadfield North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ed Kelly 549 52.09 -6.52
Conservative Marie Foote 304 28.84 -0.92
UKIP Richard Moore 189 17.93 +17.93
Majority 245 23.24 -5.6
Turnout 1054 58.7 +23.2
Labour hold Swing
Hadfield South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Joseph McKeown 992
Labour Peter Edward Siddall 883
Conservative Ann Flavell 841
Conservative Stephen Dennis William Foote 833
UKIP Trish Boyle 337
UKIP Pat Ellison-Reed 312
Green Melanie O'Brien 254
Turnout 2344 66.51 +24.93
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Hayfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Easter 584 45.84 +45.84
Labour Dave Gates 338 26.53 +26.53
Liberal Democrats Martin Jones 187 14.68 -31.07
Green Karen Hunt 145 11.38 +11.38
Majority 246 19.31 +10.81
Turnout 1274 76 +22.08
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Hope Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sarah Helliwell 1185
Conservative John Walton 1005
Green Charlotte Nancy Farrell 755
Labour Sandy Lamont 482
Green Philip Taylor 473
UKIP Andrew Law 329
Turnout 2463 74.7 +18.84
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Howard Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Godfrey Claff 1217
Labour Damien Greenhalgh 1199
Conservative Paul Lomas 715
Green Robert O'Connor 673
Turnout 2344 63.9 +23.63
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Limestone Peak
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Daren Robins 575 49.83 -1.61
Labour Jim Lambert 306 26.52 -4.29
UKIP Graham Scott 263 22.88 +22.88
Majority 251 21.75 +1.12
Turnout 1154 66.94 +25.16
Conservative hold Swing
New Mills East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Barrow 802
Labour Ian Samuel Edward Huddlestone 723
Conservative Matt Crompton 495
Liberal Democrats David Burfoot 346
Green Dee Sayce 264
Turnout 1971 62.27 +25.73
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
New Mills West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lancelot Edgar Dowson 959
Liberal Democrats Raymond George Atkins 777
Conservative Jeff Lawton 639
Conservative Josh Gaskell 602
Green Michael Daw 583
UKIP Paddy Ban 358
Liberal Democrats Alan Debes 291
Turnout 2509 69.01 +19.84
Labour hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Old Glossop
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jamie Douglas 984
Conservative Paul Francis Hardy 880
Labour Moira Cunningham 767
Labour Garry Parvin 767
Independent Chris Webster 438
UKIP Michael Perry 332
Green Margo McKenna 270
Independent Neil Johnstone 195
Turnout 2760 73.3 +34.72
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Padfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nick Longos 649 49.54 +6.68
Conservative Peter James Kay 635 48.47 +7.55
Majority 14 1.94
Turnout 1310 69.9 +30.42
Labour hold Swing
Sett
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anthony Ashton 577 47.37 -0.11
Labour Sue Barrow 423 34.73 +34.73
Green Michael John Shipley 165 13.55 -20.14
Liberal Democrats Christopher Weaver 109 8.95 -8.8
Majority 154 12.64
Turnout 1218 74.9 +24.81
Conservative hold Swing
Simmondley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Haken 1152
Conservative Julie Ann McCabe 866
Labour Graham Fox 740
Labour Stella Hutchinson 685
UKIP David Phillips 420
Liberal Democrats Ayshea Christina Garbutt 247
Liberal Democrats Murray Booth 238
Green Masha Bennett 229
Turnout 2625 72.67 +28.39
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
St John's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative George David Wharmby 557 49.47 -9.7
Labour Rob McKeown 228 20.25 +20.25
Liberal Democrats Stephen David Worrall 194 17.23 -17.94
UKIP Chris Boyle 138 12.26 +12.26
Majority 174 15.54 -8.55
Turnout 1126 75.42 +26.79
Conservative hold Swing
Stone Bench
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Kerr 1048
Labour Fiona Sloman 996
Conservative Doreen Martin 611
Independent Aileen Warneford 385
Turnout 1934 58.4 +25.63
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Temple
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Emily Lilian Thrane 760 54.13 -10.24
Labour Roger Lane Cooper 391 27.85 -5.57
Independent Jean Luton 131 9.33 +9.33
Green Catherine Crosby 112 7.98 +7.98
Majority 369 26.28 -4.68
Turnout 1404 77.5 +23.7
Conservative hold Swing
Tintwistle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patrick Jenner 607 55.69 +5.18
Conservative David Novakovic 308 28.26 -20.45
UKIP John Reed 160 14.68 +14.68
Majority 14 1.80
Turnout 1090 64.6 +18.21
Labour hold Swing
Whaley Bridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent John Arthur Thomas Pritchard 1594
Liberal Democrats David William Lomax 1446
Conservative Andrew Fox 1355
Conservative Rodney Bruce Gilmour 1271
Labour Zara Clarke 1156
Labour Martin Thomas 977
Labour Andy Murray 906
Liberal Democrats Ray Wild 772
Green Iain Reynolds 691
Turnout 3992 74.43 +23.3
Independent hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Whitfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Graham Nigel Oakley 549 48.58 -20.7
Conservative Ian Baker 324 28.67 -7.51
UKIP Murgan Kerr 152 13.45 +13.45
Green Chris Cuff 100 8.85 +8.85
Majority 225 19.91 -28.21
Turnout 1130 62.6 +25.4
Labour hold Swing

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