2015 Kettering Borough Council election

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All 36 seats in the Kettering Borough Council
19 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Conservative Labour
Last election 26 9
Seats won 27 8
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1
Popular vote 41,300 26,187
Percentage 47.7 30.3

Kettering UK local election 2015 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 2015 Kettering Borough Council elections.

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2015 Kettering Borough Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Kettering Borough Council in England.[1] It was held on the same day as other local elections. The Conservative Party retained control of the council, which it had held since 2003. The election in Rothwell Ward was delayed until 4 June 2015 due to the death of a candidate.[2][3]

Results

All Saints Ward (2 seats)

Kettering Borough Council elections 2015: All Saints (3 seats)[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative James Burton 1,456
Conservative Lesley Thurland 1,310
Conservative Greg Titcombe 1,116
Labour Julie-Anne Hands 1,087
Labour Richard Bowles 1,034
Labour Andrew Lockhart 1,015
UKIP Neil Manners 714
Turnout 3,427
Conservative hold
Conservative gain from Labour
Conservative gain from Labour

Avondale Grange Ward (2 seats)

Kettering Borough Council elections 2015: Avondale Grange (2)[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Linda Adams 729
Labour Clark Mitchell 678
UKIP Maurice Brace 659
UKIP Maurice Brace 659
Conservative Carolyn Carter 516
Conservative Robin Carter 472
Green Keith Stafford 184
Turnout 2,052
Labour hold
Labour hold

Barton Ward (2 seats)

Kettering Borough Council elections 2015: Barton (2 seats)[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Russell Roberts 1,660
Conservative Stephen Bellamy 1,319
Labour Rona Gordon 683
UKIP Jonathan Court 792
Labour Ronald Steele 590
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Turnout 3,041

Brambleside Ward (2 seats)

Brambleside (2 seats)[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Michael Brown 1,314
Conservative Ash Davies 1,155
Labour Adrian Chambers 631
UKIP Lee Ramsey 537
Labour Archibald Welsh 448
English Democrat Derek Hilling 114
Turnout 2,583
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Burton Latimer Ward (3 seats)

Burton Latimer (3 seats)[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Jan Smith 1,631
Independent Ruth Groome 1,575
Conservative Derek Zanger 1,396
Independent Christopher Groome 1,286
Independent Fergus MacDonald 664
Labour Vanessa Armstrong 746
Labour Dominic Armstrong 711
Labour Theresa Conrad 590
Turnout 4,222
Conservative hold
Independent hold
Conservative hold

Desborough Loatland Ward (2 seats)

Kettering Borough Council elections 2015: Desborough Loatland Ward[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Mark Dearing 1,386
Conservative June Derbyshire 1,295
Labour Joanne Watson 616
Labour Helen Wood 573
UKIP Kevin Stills 767
Turnout 2,908
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Desborough St Giles Ward (2 seats)

Kettering Borough Council elections 2015: Desborough St Giles (2 seats)[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Mike Tebbutt 1,402
Conservative Dave Soans 1,156
Labour Ben King 746
Labour James Fox 693
UKIP Melvyn Norman 601
Green Alan Stephen Jones 298
Turnout 2,768
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Ise Lodge (3 seats)

Kettering Borough Council elections 2015: Ise Lodge (3 seats)[4])
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Philip Hollobone 2,418
Conservative Lloyd Bunday 1,674
Conservative Shirley Lynch 1,597
Labour Rhiannon Watts 1,088
Labour Lynsey Tod 703
Labour Arlette Wrighting 405
Green Michael Wright 254
Turnout 4,000
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Northfield Ward (1 seat)

Kettering Borough Council elections 2015: Northfield (1 seat)[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Jonathan West 503
Conservative Christina Smith-Haynes 353
UKIP Stewart Farrant 205
Green Heather Brunskelll-Evans 125
Turnout 1,191
Labour hold

Piper's Hill Ward (2 seats)

Kettering Borough Council elections 2015: Piper's Hill (2 seats)[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Duncan Bain 1,166
Labour Anne-Marie Lee 888
Conservative Paul Marks 866
UKIP Kathleen Forsyth-Smith 673
Labour Harjinder Singh 575
Green James Dell 323
Turnout 2,565
Conservative hold
Labour gain from Conservative

Queen Eleanor & Buccleuch Ward (1 seat)

Kettering Borough Council elections 2015: Queen Eleanor & Buccleuch (1 seat)[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Mark Rowley 656
Labour John Padwick 462
UKIP Jonathan Bullock 422
Green Neil Bennett 69
Turnout 1,61
Conservative hold

Rothwell (3 seats)

Kettering Borough Council elections 2015: Rothwell (3 seats)[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Alan Mills 951
Conservative Karl Sumpter 853
Conservative Margaret Talbot 777
Conservative Ian Jelley 771
Labour Malcolm Jones 623
Labour Kathleen Harris 614
UKIP Sally Hogston 370
Green Robert Reeves 89
Green Robert Reeves 82
Labour hold
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Slade Ward (2 seats)

Kettering Borough Council elections 2015: Slade (2 seats)[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative James Hakewill 1,934
Conservative Cliff Moreton 1,805
Labour Stephen King 746
Labour Sally Hogston 695
Labour Shona Scrimshaw 531
Green Susanne Rees 344
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

St Michaels & Wicksteed Ward (3 seats)

Kettering Borough Council elections 2015: St. Michael's & Wicksteed (3 seats)[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Scott Edwards 1,325
Conservative Jennifer Henson 1,288
Labour Margaret Don 1,040
Conservative John Laurence Henson 1,155
Labour Derek Lee 1,000
Labour Laurence Humphries 909
UKIP Jehad Aburamadan 839
Green Robert Reeves 609
Turnout 3,323
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Labour hold

St Peters Ward (2 seats)

Kettering Borough Council Elections 2015: St Peter's Ward[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Terence Freer 1,230
Conservative Mary Malin 1,038
Labour Ian Watts 768
UKIP Claire Sevier 563
Green Kirsty Berry 501
Turnout 2,574
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Welland Ward (1 seat)

Kettering Borough Council elections 2015: Welland (1 seat)[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative David Howes 1,130
Labour Peter Weston 351
UKIP Brent Woodford 245
Turnout 1,745
Conservative hold

William Knibb Ward (2 seats)

Kettering Borough Council elections 2015: William Knibb (2 seats)[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Keli Watts 852
Labour Mick Scrimshaw 844
Conservative Karen Stanley 677
UKIP Roland Shipham 378
Green Katie Harrison 348
UKIP Susan Shipham 321
Turnout 2,155
Labour hold
Labour hold

Notes

  1. ^ Rothwell Ward's election was delayed to 4 June 2015 due to the death of a candidate.

References

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  2. ^ Kettering Borough Council [@KetteringBC] (27 April 2015). "We have given notice of Countermanded Polls in #Rothwell following the death of a candidate in the elections" (Tweet). Archived from the original on 3 June 2021 – via Twitter.
  3. ^ Kettering Borough Council [@KetteringBC] (9 May 2015). "The election of 3 remaining Councillors from the Rothwell ward will take place on 4 June 2015 following the death of a candidate" (Tweet). Archived from the original on 3 June 2021 – via Twitter.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Borough Election Results - 7 May 2015". Kettering Borough Council. Archived from the original on 3 June 2021. Retrieved 3 June 2021.
  5. ^ "Declaration of Result - Rothwell Ward - 4 June 2015". Kettering Borough Council. Archived from the original on 9 February 2019.