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%

Ipswich UK local election 2016 map.svg
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 Co-op 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 Co-op 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 Co-op 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 Co-op 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 Co-op Stephen Connelly 1,059 68.2 +26.0
Conservative Quaid Combstock 494 31.8 0.0
Majority 565 36.4
Turnout 1,553
Labour Co-op 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 Co-op 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 Co-op 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.