2016 Harlow District Council election
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11 of the 33 seats to Harlow District Council
17 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative UKIP
Seats before 19 12 2
Seats won 7 5 0
Seats after 19 12 2
Seat change Steady Steady Steady
Popular vote 7,665 6,661 4,018
Percentage 40.1% 34.8% 21.0%

Harlow UK local election 2011 map.svg
Map showing the results of contested wards in the 2016 Harlow District Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 2016 Harlow District Council election took place on 5 May 2016 to elect members of Harlow District Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Results Summary

Harlow District Council election, 2016[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 19 0 0 Steady 40.1 7,665 Increase4.5
  Conservative 12 0 0 Steady 34.8 6,661 Decrease6.1
  UKIP 2 0 0 Steady 21.0 4,018 Increase0.3
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 Steady 3.6 695 Increase0.8
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0.4 79 Increase0.4

Ward Results

Bush Fair

Location of Bush Fair ward
Location of Bush Fair ward
Bush Fair
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mark Ingall 796 46.7 Increase7.3
UKIP Patsy Long 429 25.1 Increase1.2
Conservative Ash Malik 370 21.7 Decrease10.4
Liberal Democrats Christopher Robins 111 6.5 Increase1.8
Majority 367 21.6
Labour hold Swing

Church Langley

Location of Church Langley ward
Location of Church Langley ward
Church Langley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Simon Carter 997 55.1 Decrease4.2
UKIP Simon Vincent 465 25.7 Increase7.3
Labour Jake Shepherd 349 19.3 Decrease0.5
Majority
Conservative hold Swing

Great Parndon

Location of Great Parndon ward
Location of Great Parndon ward
Great Parndon
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Eddie Johnson 789 44.7 Decrease4.4
Labour Simon Vincent 571 32.4 Increase1.2
UKIP Chris Staunton 404 22.9 Increase3.2
Majority
Conservative hold Swing

Harlow Common

Location of Harlow Common ward
Location of Harlow Common ward
Harlow Common
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Emma Toal 785 39.0 Increase2.0
Conservative Hannah Ellis 672 33.4 Decrease3.1
UKIP Mike Carr 475 23.6 Increase0.3
Independent Gary Roberts 79 3.9 N/A
Majority
Labour hold Swing

Little Parndon & Hare Street

Location of Little Parndon and Hare Street ward
Location of Little Parndon and Hare Street ward
Little Parndon & Hare Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jon Clempner 1,021 54.4 Increase6.3
Conservative Peter Lamb 492 26.2 Decrease6.7
UKIP Richard Richardson 365 19.4 Increase0.4
Majority
Labour hold Swing

Mark Hall

Location of Mark Hall ward
Location of Mark Hall ward
Mark Hall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lanie Shears 751 44.3 Increase4.6
UKIP Janet Doyle 449 26.5 Increase4.1
Conservative Jane Steer 390 23.0 Decrease9.5
Liberal Democrats Leslie Rideout 104 6.1 Increase0.7
Majority
Labour hold Swing

Netteswell

Location of Netteswell ward
Location of Netteswell ward
Nettleswell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bibi Forman 749 47.7 Increase4.0
Conservative Amanda Maison 372 23.7 Decrease9.4
UKIP Alan Leverett 361 23.0 Increase4.6
Liberal Democrats Robert Thurston 89 5.7 Increase0.8
Majority
Labour hold Swing

Old Harlow

Location of Old Harlow ward
Location of Old Harlow ward
Old Harlow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Garnett 885 46.3 Decrease7.5
Labour Eugenie Harvey 650 34.0 Increase11.7
UKIP Harry Mason 311 16.3 Decrease2.0
Liberal Democrats Christopher Millington 66 3.5 Decrease2.1
Majority
Conservative hold Swing

Staple Tye

Location of Staple Tye ward
Location of Staple Tye ward
Staple Tye
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stefan Mullard 576 41.6 Increase3.6
Conservative Michael Hardware 485 35.0 Decrease0.1
UKIP Dan Mason 325 23.4 Increase1.4
Majority
Labour hold Swing

Sumners & Kingsmoor

Location of Summers and Kingsmoor ward
Location of Summers and Kingsmoor ward
Sumners & Kingsmoor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Russell Perrin 797 46.1 Increase2.6
Labour Allan Jolley 582 33.6 Increase0.1
UKIP Steve Witt 351 20.3 Decrease2.7
Majority
Conservative hold Swing

Toddbrook

Location of Toddbrook ward
Location of Toddbrook ward
Toddbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Phil Waite 835 50.5 Increase4.8
Conservative John Steer 412 24.9 Decrease8.4
UKIP Chris Ward 408 24.7 Increase3.7
Majority
Labour hold Swing

By-elections between 2016 and 2018

Toddbrook

A by-election was held in Toddbrook on 28 September 2017 after the resignation of Labour councillor Rod Truan.[3] The seat was held for Labour by Tony Edwards.[4][5]

Bush Fair by-election 28 September 2017
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tony Edwards 702
Conservative Peter Lamb 486
UKIP Patricia Long 98
Green James Aicken 41
Liberal Democrats Lesley Rideout 19
Majority 216
Turnout 153 24.20
Labour hold Swing

Little Parndon and Hare Street

A by-election was held in Little Parndon and Hare Street on 8 March 2018 after the resignation of Labour council leader Jon Clempner.[6] The seat was held for Labour by Chris Vince with a majority of 387 votes over the Conservatives.[7]

Little Parndon and Hare Street by-election 8 March 2018[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Chris Vince 781 62.2
Conservative John Steer 394 31.4
UKIP Patsy Long 80 6.4
Majority 387 30.8
Turnout 1,255
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Guide to May 2016 elections in Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland". BBC News. Retrieved 21 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Local council election results | Harlow Council". www.harlow.gov.uk.
  3. ^ Andrew Teale (28 September 2017). "Previews: 28 Sep 2017". Britain Elects.
  4. ^ Harlow Council [@HarlowCouncil] (28 September 2017). "The full #Toddbrook By-Election Result. The turnout was 24.20%" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  5. ^ "Labour win Toddbrook By-Election". Your Harlow. 28 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Ward by Ward: Who will win the Little Parndon By-Election?". Your Harlow. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Little Parndon & Hare Street Ward election results". Harlow Council. Retrieved 16 May 2018.