2016 Epping Forest District Council election

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21 seats to Epping Forest District Council
28 seats needed for a majority
Turnout29.0% (Decrease29.5%) [1]
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Chris Whitbread Caroline Pond Jon Whitehouse
Party Conservative Loughton Residents Liberal Democrats
Leader's seat Epping Lindsey and Thornwood Common Loughton St Johns Epping Hemnall
Last election 39 seats, 62.0% N/A 2 seats, 11.0%
Seats before 39 12 2
Seats won 37 13 2
Seat change Decrease2 Increase1 Steady
Popular vote 10,218 6,118 2,348
Percentage 44.4% 26.6% 10.2%
Swing Decrease18.3% N/A Decrease1.0%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader Steven Neville Rod Butler None
Party Green UKIP Labour
Leader's seat Buckhurst Hill East Waltham Abbey Honey Lane None
Last election 1 seat, 4.0% 2 seats, 11.0% 0 seat, 9.0%
Seats before 1 2 0
Seats won 2 2 0
Seat change Increase1 Steady Steady
Popular vote 2,148 1,093 984
Percentage 9.3% 4.7% 4.2%
Swing Increase5.0% Decrease4.9% Decrease5.2%

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Results of the 2016 District Council elections

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Council composition following the election

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2016 Epping Forest District Council election took place on 5 May 2016 to elect members of Epping Forest District Council in England.[2] This was on the same day as other local elections.

This election saw the most seats won by the Loughton Residents Association winning 13 out of 14 Loughton seats, barring one seat in Loughton Roding where long-term incumbent Stephen Murray sits.

Ward results

Detailed below are all of the candidates nominated to stand in each ward in the upcoming election:

Buckhurst Hill East

Buckhurst Hill East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Simon Heap 656 45.2 +4.8
Conservative Neville Wright 593 40.9 +3.5
UKIP Simon Hearn 201 13.9 N/A
Majority 63 4.3
Turnout 1,450 41.0
Green gain from Conservative Swing

Buckhurst Hill West

Buckhurst Hill West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gavin Chambers 1033 58.7 -4.8
Green Elanor Furlong 348 19.8 +10.4
Liberal Democrats Joseph Barkham 333 18.9 +3.3
Young People's Gerard Wadsworth 46 2.6 N/A
Majority 685 38.9
Turnout 1,760 33.0
Conservative hold Swing

Chigwell Row

Chigwell Row
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Sandler 372 62.9 -9.3
Liberal Democrats Joanne Alexander-Sefre 176 29.8 +24.4
Green Rupert Nelson 43 7.3 -3.5
Majority 196 33.1
Turnout 591 32.0
Conservative hold Swing

Chigwell Village

Chigwell Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Knapman 743 75.1 +12.7
Green Christopher Lord 124 12.5 +6.7
Labour Isuru Perera 123 12.4 +1.1
Majority 619 62.6
Turnout 990 29.0
Conservative hold Swing

Epping Hemnall

Epping Hemnall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jon Whitehouse 1,026 56.8 +24.5
Conservative Daniel Spillman 619 34.3 -4.7
Labour Inez Collier 160 8.9 +0.3
Majority 407 22.5
Turnout 1,805 37.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Epping Lindsay & Thornwood Common

Epping Lindsey and Thornwood Common
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Holly Whitbread 927 54.9 -6.8
Liberal Democrats Cherry McCredie 388 23.0 +7.2
Labour Simon Bullough 252 14.9 +6.0
Green Rhys Martin 121 7.2 +2.3
Majority 539 31.9
Turnout 1,688 32.0
Conservative hold Swing

Grange Hill

Grange Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alan Lion 876 65.1 +9.8
Green Alison Garnham 470 34.9 N/A
Majority 406 30.2
Turnout 1,346 26.0
Conservative hold Swing

High Ongar, Willingdale and the Rodings

High Ongar, Willingale and the Rodings
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Maggie McEwen 323 71.5 -1.1
UKIP Llyris Stebbings 95 21.0 N/A
English Democrat Robin Tilbrook 34 7.5 -5.4
Majority 228 50.5
Turnout 452 26.0
Conservative hold Swing

Loughton Alderton

Loughton Alderton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Loughton Residents Debra Roberts 554 63.8 +6.0
Conservative Jonathan Hunter 168 19.4 +2.0
Labour Angela Ayre 146 16.8 +3.6
Majority 386 44.5
Turnout 868 25.0
Loughton Residents hold Swing

Loughton Broadway

Loughton Broadway
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Loughton Residents Leon Girling 574 68.7 +28.0
UKIP Barry Johns 186 22.3 -12.2
Conservative Darshan Sungar 75 9.0 +0.8
Majority 388 46.4
Turnout 835 25.0
Loughton Residents hold Swing

Loughton Fairmead

Loughton Fairmead
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Loughton Residents David Wixley 689 84.9 +34.5
Conservative Ryan Sparrowhawk 123 15.2 +0.4
Majority 566 69.7
Turnout 812 25.0
Loughton Residents hold Swing

Loughton Forest

Loughton Forest (2 seats due to vacancy)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Loughton Residents Amy Beales 696 28.5 N/A
Loughton Residents Roger Baldwin 659 27.0 N/A
Conservative Stephen Porcas 512 21.0 N/A
Conservative Chris Criscione 473 20.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Paul Rissbrook 94 3.8 N/A
Majority 37 1.5
Turnout 2,434 38.0
Loughton Residents gain from Conservative Swing
Loughton Residents hold Swing

Loughton Roding

Loughton Roding
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Loughton Residents Rose Brooks 1,063 84.1 N/A
Conservative Sam Clark 201 15.9 -5.2
Majority 862 68.2
Turnout 1,264 35.0
Loughton Residents hold Swing

Loughton St. John's

Loughton St Johns
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Loughton Residents Caroline Pond 982 81.8 +12.0
Conservative Bob Church 218 18.2 -3.0
Majority 764 63.6
Turnout 1,200 35.0
Loughton Residents hold Swing

Loughton St. Mary's

Loughton St. Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Loughton Residents Judy Jennings 901 69.0 +1.9
Conservative Jaswinder Phull 327 25.1 +1.9
Liberal Democrats James Ridgwell 77 5.9 +3.8
Majority 574 43.9
Turnout 1,305 34.0
Loughton Residents hold Swing

Moreton & Fyfield

Moreton & Fyfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Boyce 378 75.5 -0.2
UKIP David Mills 123 24.6 N/A
Majority 255 50.9
Turnout 501 31.0
Conservative hold Swing

Passingford

Passingford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Heather Brady Unopposed
Majority N/A N/A
Turnout N/A N/A
Conservative hold Swing

Theydon Bois

Theydon Bois
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Phillip 831 76.6 +6.2
Liberal Democrats George Lund 254 23.4 -6.2
Majority 577 53.2
Turnout 1,085 33.0
Conservative hold Swing

Waltham Abbey Honey Lane

Waltham Abbey Honey Lane
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Glynis Shiell 607 57.6 -20.3
Labour Mitch Diamond-Conway 303 28.8 N/A
Green Linda Johnson-Laird 144 13.7 N/A
Majority 304 28.8
Turnout 1,054 23.0
Conservative hold Swing

Waltham Abbey North East

Waltham Abbey North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jeane Lea 510 57.6 -15.2
UKIP Barbara Robertson 229 25.9 N/A
Liberal Democrats Timothy Vaughan 79 8.9 -18.3
Green Elliot Seymour 67 7.6 N/A
Majority 281 34.7
Turnout 806 27.0
Conservative hold Swing

Waltham Abbey South West

Waltham Abbey South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Helen Kane 309 41.6 -4.4
UKIP Ron McEvoy 259 34.9 +3.5
Green Dave Plummer 175 23.6 +10.2
Majority 50 6.7
Turnout 743 23.0
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Election candidates by wards, 5 May 2016". www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk. 5 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Guide to May 2016 elections in Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland". BBC News. Retrieved 21 April 2016.