The 2015 Waveney District Council election was held on 7 May 2015 to elect all 48 members of Waveney District Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Before the election, the Conservatives were one seat short of a majority, with 24 (exactly half) of the seats. Labour had 20 seats, the Green Party had one seat, two seats were held by independents and one seat was vacant.[2]

Following the election, 27 seats were held by the Conservatives, 20 by Labour and one by the Green Party, giving the Conservatives a majority.[2]

Results Summary

Waveney District Council election, 2015
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 27 4 0 Increase 4 40.9 48,803 +4.2
  Labour 20 0 3 Decrease 3 38.5 45,974 +7.0
  Green 1 0 0 Steady 11.4 13,613 -2.7
  UKIP 0 0 0 Steady 6.8 8,156 -1.7
  Independent 0 0 1 Decrease 1 0.0 1.5 1,756 -2.2
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.8 1,010 -3.6

References

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Summary of WDC results 2015". Waveney District Council website. Waveney District Council. Retrieved 14 March 2016.[permanent dead link]