2016 Ipswich Borough Council election

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17 seats (out of 48 seats)
25 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Seats before 31 15 2
Seats won 13 3 1
Seats after 33 13 2
Seat change Increase2 Decrease2 Steady
Popular vote 14,203 10,049 2,831
Percentage 46.4% 32.8% 9.3%

Map showing the 2016 local election results in Ipswich.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

Elections to Ipswich Borough Council took place on 5 May 2016.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Results Summary

2016 Ipswich Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 13 Increase 2 81.3 20 33 68.8 14,654 46.2
  Conservative 2 Decrease 2 12.5 11 13 27.1 10,797 34.1
  Liberal Democrats 1 Steady 6.3 1 2 4.2 2,731 8.6
  UKIP 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 2,018 6.4
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 1,497 4.7

Ward Results

These are the results for all 16 wards.[2]

Alexandra

Alexandra
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Adam Leeder 1,019 53.8 +8.4
Conservative Chandima Perera 478 25.3 -8.1
Green Barry Broom 219 11.6 -1.8
Liberal Democrats Ken Toye 177 9.4 +1.6
Majority 541 28.5
Turnout 1,893
Labour hold Swing

Bixley

Bixley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Carnall 1,142 51.2 -1.9
Labour Paul Anderson 625 28.0 +4.2
UKIP David Hurlbut 307 13.8 +1.0
Liberal Democrats Colin Boyd 155 7.0 +2.7
Majority 517 23.2
Turnout 2,229
Conservative hold Swing

Bridge

Bridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bryony Rudkin 887 59.3 +19.7
Conservative Richard Dighton 419 28.0 -4.8
Green Charlotte Armstrong 191 12.8 +6.9
Majority 468 29.3
Turnout 1,597
Labour hold Swing

Castle Hill

Castle Hill (2 seats due to by-election)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Fisher 823 24.2 N/A
Conservative Robin Vickery 748 22.0 N/A
Labour Annabel Mednick 529 15.6 N/A
Labour John Harris 451 13.3 N/A
UKIP Pippa Gordon 420 12.4 N/A
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Mitchell 230 6.8 N/A
Green Liz Smith 196 5.8 N/A
Majority 219
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Gainsborough

Gainsborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Connelly 1,059 68.2 +26.0
Conservative Quaid Combstock 494 31.8 0.0
Majority 565 36.4
Turnout 1,553
Labour hold Swing

Gipping

Gipping
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Ellesmere 896 57.0 +13.6
Conservative Kevin Algar 434 27.6 -1.8
Green Shaun McDonald 144 9.2 +2.3
Liberal Democrats Conrad Packwood 99 6.3 +2.3
Majority 462 29.4
Turnout 1,573
Labour hold Swing

Holywells

Holywells
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barry Studd 827 43.1 +12.4
Conservative Heather Mills 817 42.6 -2.1
Green Tom Wilmot 142 7.4 +0.7
Liberal Democrats Robert Chambers 131 6.8 +1.5
Majority 10 0.5
Turnout 1,917
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Priory Heath

Priory Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sarah Barber 1,026 59.2 +17.0
Conservative Andy Shannon 558 32.2 -2.3
Liberal Democrats Paul Grange 148 8.6 +4.4
Majority 468 27.0
Turnout 1,732
Labour hold Swing

Rushmere

Rushmere
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alasdair Ross 1,285 57.6 +19.8
Conservative Paul Cawthorn 712 39.9 -8.0
Green Maxwell Phillips 125 5.6 +1.0
Liberal Democrats Nick Jacob 109 4.9 0.0
Majority 573 25.7
Turnout 2,231
Labour hold Swing

Sprites

Sprites
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin Smart 895 46.9 +10.2
Conservative Bob Hall 603 31.6 +0.2
UKIP Alan Cotterell 372 19.5 -2.2
Liberal Democrats Gareth Jones 38 2.0 -2.0
Majority 292 15.3
Turnout 1,908
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

St. John's

St. John's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Neil McDonald 1,261 57.4 +22.3
Conservative Jose Esteves 660 30.1 -0.8
Green Ned Harrison 173 7.9 -2.8
Liberal Democrats Robin Whitmore 102 4.6 -2.1
Majority 601 27.3
Turnout 2,196
Labour hold Swing

St. Margaret's

St. Margaret's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Oliver Holmes 1,068 37.3 +4.5
Conservative Steve Hardman 896 31.3 -6.2
Labour Steven Reynolds 588 20.5 -1.1
UKIP Andrew Iddon 178 6.2 New
Green Kirsty Wilmot 133 4.6 -3.5
Majority 172 6.0
Turnout 2,863 46.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Stoke Park

Stoke Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tracy Grant 835 46.7 +8.2
Conservative Ben Harvey 815 45.6 -4.6
Liberal Democrats Trevor Powell 137 7.7 +3.3
Majority 20 1.1
Turnout 1,787
Labour hold Swing

Westgate

Westgate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Carole Jones 865 57.2 +14.6
Conservative Mark Felix-Thomas 330 21.8 -6.6
Liberal Democrats Martin Hore 193 12.8 +7.5
Green John Mann 124 8.2 +0.8
Majority 535 35.4
Turnout 1,512
Labour hold Swing

Whitehouse

Whitehouse
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Glen Chisholm 773 48.8 +13.7
UKIP Eric Pearl 385 24.3 +2.5
Conservative David Heffer 333 21.0 -13.5
Green Anthony Dooley 50 3.2 -1.4
Liberal Democrats Julie Fletcher 42 2.6 -1.3
Majority 388 24.5
Turnout 1,583
Labour hold Swing

Whitton

Whitton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sophie Meudec 833 45.6 +0.3
Conservative John Downie 535 29.3 -17.2
UKIP Tony Gould 356 19.5 New
Liberal Democrats Moira Kleissner 102 5.6 -2.7
Majority 298 16.3
Turnout 1,826
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Guide to May 2016 elections in Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland". BBC News. Retrieved 21 April 2016.
  2. ^ Williams, Russell. "Declaration of results" (PDF). Ipswich Borough Council. Ipswich Borough Council. Retrieved 24 October 2019.