The 2015 Waverley Borough Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Waverley Borough Council in England as one of the 2015 local elections, held simultaneously with the General Election.[1][2]

Results

In 2011 Conservatives won all seats except one won by an independent, but saw in the four years three defections of councillors opposed to the group's intra-borough priorities.[3]

Defections considered, the 2015 result saw the same number of Conservatives returned to the council, with areas of politically-standing residents associations winning three seats compensating, as the bulk of opposition, for the loss of three Independent seats across the borough to Conservatives. There was only one other party represented, UKIP, in the form of Diane James, MEP, who lost her majority in single-seat Elstead to a Conservative, her winning denomination in the last election. An independent picked up a seat to balance the majority, Conservative, grouping as the same as immediately before the election.[4][5]

Waverley Borough Council Election, 2015
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 53 4 4 0 93 52 47004
  Residents 3 3 0 +3 5 5 4662
  Independent 1 1 3 -2 2 7 6396
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0 15 13591
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 13 11341
  UKIP 0 0 1 -1 0 5 4142
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 3 2760
  Something Else 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 485

Ward by ward

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Alfold, Cranleigh Rural and Ellens Green (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kevin Deanus 678
UKIP John Armstrong 178
Labour Connor Carey 113
Independent Peter Hartley 109
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Blackheath & Wonersh (1 seat) (uncontested)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Goodridge 0
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Bramley, Busbridge and Hascombe (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Maurice Byham 1893
Conservative Thomas Seaborne 1707
Labour Carles Martinez 555
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Chiddingfold and Dunsfold (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Simon Inchbald 1445
Conservative John Gray 1306
Labour Tony Johnson 460
UKIP Ian Mitchell 418
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Cranleigh East (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mary Foryszewski 1652
Conservative Jeanette Stennett 1600
Conservative Stewart Stennett 1570
Lib Dems Ken Reed 901
Lib Dems Richard Cole 879
Lib Dems Ruth Reed 831
Independent David Inman 600
Labour Mark West 509
Labour Mark Liversedge 490
Majority
Turnout
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Cranleigh West (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Patricia Ellis 1269
Conservative Brian Ellis 1155
Lib Dems Louise Jones 685
Lib Dems Chris Tew 515
Labour Lynda Macdermott 321
Labour Daniel Nunn 192
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Dockenfield & Tilford (2 seats) (uncontested)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Adams 0
Conservative Ged Hall 0
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Elstead and Thursley (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jennifer Else 1593
Conservative David Else 1376
Independent Bryn Morgan 846
Majority
Turnout
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Ewhurst (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Val Henry 703
UKIP Diane James 406
Lib Dems Gus Reed 137
Majority
Turnout
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing
Farnham Bourne (2 seats) (uncontested)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Carole Cockburn N/A
Conservative Martin Lear N/A
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Farnham Castle (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Farnham Residents John Williamson 1043
Conservative Paddy Blagden 797
Lib Dems Stewart Edge 736
Conservative Geoffrey Swann 641
Labour Celia Sandars 458
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Residents gain from Conservative Swing
Farnham Firgrove (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jill Hargreaves 1260
Conservative Sam Pritchard 934
Green Jon Austen 733
Lib Dems Sylvia Jacobs 716
Labour David Savage 426
Majority
Turnout
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Farnham Hale & Heath End (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mike Hodge 1170
Conservative Denise Le Gal 917
Independent David Beaman 696
Lib Dems Mary Hunt 523
Labour Rebecca Kaye 501
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Farnham Moor Park (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Hill 1086
Independent Andy Macleod 1006
Conservative Rachel Morris 918
Lib Dems Judith Edge 638
Labour David Watts 437
Majority
Turnout
Independent hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Farnham Shortheath & Boundstone (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Munro 1064
Farnham Residents Kika Mirylees 958
Conservative John Ward 806
Farnham Residents Jane Sinclair 781
Labour Joan Anniballi 337
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Residents gain from Conservative Swing
Farnham Upper Hale (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Farnham Residents John Fraser 1061
Conservative Julia Potts 927
Farnham Residents Jerry Hyman 819
Conservative Donal O'Neill 724
Labour Carole Thomas 328
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Residents gain from Conservative Swing
Farnham Weybourne and Badshot Lea (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Storey 985
Conservative Nabeel Nasir 964
Lib Dems William Marshall 816
UKIP Mike Bryan 748
Labour Andrew Jones 453
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Farnham Wrecclesham and Rowledge (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pat Frost 1429
Conservative Robert Ramsdale 1281
Independent Mark Wescott 688
Labour Anthony Watts 555
UKIP Jim Burroughs 517
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Godalming Binscombe (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Hunter 999
Conservative Liz Wheatley 898
Lib Dems Paul Rivers 738
Labour Stephen Williams 677
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Godalming Central and Ockford (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Bolton 1180
Conservative Simon Thornton 1024
Labour George Davies 743
Something New Paul Robinson 485
UKIP Brian Egan 437
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Godalming Charterhouse (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Gordon-Smith 1260
Conservative Stefan Reynolds 1067
Green James Coope 708
Labour Eleanor Griffiths 549
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Godalming Farncombe and Catteshall (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ross Welland 1152
Conservative Nick Williams 1030
Lib Dems Penny Rivers 712
Green Shirley Wardell 518
Labour Robert Park 465
Labour Michael Williams 448
Lib Dems Patrick Haveron 345
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Godalming Holloway (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Martin 1844
Conservative Tom Martin 1688
Labour Luis Pullen 770
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Haslemere Critchmere and Shottermill (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jim Edwards 1658
Conservative Carole King 1508
Conservative Libby Piper 1417
Lib Dems Jacqueline Keen 1075
Lib Dems Peter Nicholson 794
Lib Dems John Robini 762
Labour Shaf Hansraj 563
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Haslemere East and Grayswood (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Mulliner 2052
Conservative Robert Knowles 1966
Conservative David Round 1818
Independent Lesley Banfield 1128
Lib Dems Elizabeth Pamplin 879
Labour Paul Croshaw 605
UKIP Gail Weingartner 543
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Hindhead (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Isherwood 1416
Conservative Christiaan Hesse 1380
Green Sasha Brooks 408
Green Susan Ryland 393
Lib Dems Jerome Davidson 373
Lib Dems Geoffrey Whitby 325
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Milford (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Denis Leigh 1436
Conservative Bob Upton 845
Independent Jack Lee 808
UKIP Guy Jones 521
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Shamley Green and Cranleigh North (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mike Band 819
Lib Dems Fabian Cole 211
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing


Witley and Hambledon (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nick Holder 1440
Conservative Anna James 1204
Independent David Hall 515
Labour Yvonne Manning 386
UKIP Rosaleen Egan 374
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Residents now the opposition after landslide Tory victory" Get Surrey, website of the Surrey Advertiser/Guardian/Herald Group. Accessed 2015-05-21.
  3. ^ 2011 results WBC. Accessed 21 May 2015.
  4. ^ a b Election results showing gains and losses WBC. Accessed 2015-05-21
  5. ^ Waverley councillors showing 53, 3, 1 split Archived 17 October 2015 at the Wayback Machine WBC. 10 May 2015. Accessed 21 May 2015.