The 2016 Tandridge District Council election took place on 5 May 2016 to elect members of Tandridge District Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.[2]

Election result

The Conservatives lost three seats but remain in control of the council. The Leader of the Council, Gordon Keymer CBE lost his seat[3] to Oxted & Limpsfield Residents' Group candidate Jackie Wren with a swing of 49.3%. The Liberal Democrats picked up the other two gains.

Tandridge local election result 2016[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 8 0 3 -3 57.1 40.1 7,583 -9.7%
  Liberal Democrats 5 2 0 +2 35.7 22.3 4,211 -2.2%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 16.5 3,110 0.0%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 10.7 2,028 +3.6%
  Residents 1 1 0 +1 7.1 9.1 1,721 +9.1%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 140 -1.0%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 107 +0.3%

Ward results

An asterisk * indicates an incumbent seeking re-election.

Bletchingley and Nutfield[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Debbie Vickers* 796 51.9 -4.1
UKIP Ian Crabb 294 19.2 -5.5
Liberal Democrats Richard Fowler 269 17.5 -1.8
Labour Linda Baharier 174 11.4 +11.4
Majority 502 32.7 +1.4
Turnout 1,533
Conservative hold Swing
Burstow, Horne and Outwood[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Harry Fitzgerald 749 49.5 -12.5
UKIP Mark Fowler 414 27.4 +6.3
Liberal Democrats Judy Wilkinson 180 11.9 +11.9
Labour Fern Warwick-Ching 170 11.2 -5.7
Majority 335 22.1 -18.8
Turnout 1,513
Conservative hold Swing
Godstone[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Eileen Blake-Thomas 670 41.1 -16.1
UKIP Marjory Broughton 649 39.8 -3.0
Labour Sarah Macdonnell 171 10.5 +10.5
Liberal Democrats Dave Wilkes 142 8.7 +8.7
Majority 21 1.3 -13.0
Turnout 1,632
Conservative hold Swing
Harestone[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Cooper* 612 54.4 -8.9
Liberal Democrats Anne Bell 215 19.1 -1.8
UKIP Graham Bailey 160 14.2 -1.6
Labour John Watts 139 12.3 +12.3
Majority 397 35.3 -7.1
Turnout 1,126
Conservative hold Swing
Oxted North and Tandridge[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Residents Jackie Wren 1,721 71.0 +71.0
Conservative Gordon Keymer* 622 25.7 -27.6
Labour Donald Mahon 80 3.3 -5.5
Majority 1,099 45.3 +8.4
Turnout 2,423
Oxted & Limpsfield Residents' Group gain from Conservative Swing 49.3
Oxted South[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Liz Parker* 826 44.8 0.0
Labour Katherine Saunders 404 21.9 -8.4
UKIP Christopher Dean 364 19.7 +5.8
Green Michaela O'Brien 140 7.6 +3.2
Liberal Democrats Brigid McIntosh 111 6.0 -0.6
Majority 422 22.9 +8.4
Turnout 1,845
Conservative hold Swing
Portley[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Chris Botten 520 44.8 -7.5
Conservative Robin Gwynn 387 33.4 +1.3
UKIP Alex Standen 136 11.7 +0.5
Labour Lucy McNally 117 10.1 +10.1
Majority 133 11.4 -8.8
Turnout 1,160
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Queens Park[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Geoffrey Duck* 529 48.8 +5.9
Liberal Democrats Costel Petre 288 26.6 -13.6
UKIP Dick Grant 162 15.0 +4.1
Labour Ollie Chamberlain 104 9.6 +3.6
Majority 241 22.2 +19.6
Turnout 1,083
Conservative hold Swing
Valley[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Alun Jones 428 38.7 +9.3
Conservative Liz Goodwin 265 24.0 -15.9
UKIP Jeffrey Bolter 163 14.7 +1.6
Labour Rachel Krengel 143 12.9 +3.6
Independent Mark Jones 107 9.7 +9.7
Majority 163 14.7 +4.2
Turnout 1,106
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing +12.6
Warlingham East, Chelsham and Farleigh[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jeremy Pursehouse* 853 48.5 +3.5
Conservative Perry Chotai 471 26.8 -11.9
UKIP Martin Haley 329 18.7 +2.5
Labour Patrick Rogers 106 6.0 +6.0
Majority 382 21.7 +15.4
Turnout 1,759
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Warlingham West[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Cooley* 593 57.2 -5.4
Liberal Democrats Celia Caulcott 218 21.0 -2.1
UKIP John Hill 144 13.9 -0.4
Labour Jenifer Dugdale 82 7.9 +7.9
Majority 375 36.2 -3.3
Turnout 1,037
Conservative hold Swing
Westway[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Caroline Warner 416 36.0 -19.2
Conservative James Richardson 335 29.0 +6.3
UKIP Sarah Peay 220 19.1 +10.3
Labour Sally Eason 183 15.9 +2.6
Majority 81 7.0 -25.5
Turnout 1,154
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Whyteleafe[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David Lee 535 52.6 +12.9
Conservative Matthew Groves 361 35.5 -12.7
Labour Fatima Kamara 121 11.9 +11.9
Majority 174 17.1 +8.6
Turnout 1,017
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing +12.8
Woldingham[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Jecks 367 71.7 -15.0
UKIP Joe Branco 75 14.6 +7.6
Liberal Democrats Neill Cooper 36 7.0 -6.3
Labour Thomas Ebbs 34 6.6 -0.4
Majority 452 57.1 -16.3
Turnout 512
Conservative hold Swing

By-elections between 2016 and 2018

A by-election was held in Warlingham West ward on 21 July 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr Glynis Whittle.[4]

Keith Prew held the seat for the Conservatives.[5]

Warlingham West by-election 21 July 2016[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Prew 367 56.5 -0.7
Liberal Democrats Celia Caulcott 218 33.6 +12.6
UKIP Martin Haley 64 9.9 -4.0
Majority 649 23.0 -0.8
Turnout 786 23.7 -19.9
Conservative hold Swing -6.7

A by-election was held in Limpsfield ward on 13 October 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr John Pannett.

Phil Davies gained the seat for the Oxted and Limpsfield Residents Group.[6]

Limpsfield by-election 13 October 2016[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Residents Phil Davies 713 57.4 +57.4
Conservative Neil O'Brien 472 38.0 -32.1
Liberal Democrats Sheelagh Crampton 33 2.7 -9.5
Labour Simon Charles 25 2.0 -5.0
Majority 241 19.4 -18.2
Turnout 786 43.0 -5.8
Residents gain from Conservative Swing

A by-election was held in Valley ward on 24 November 2016 following the resignation of Liberal Democrats Cllr Jill Caudle who was moving away from the area to live nearer family.

Dorinda Cooper held the seat for the Liberal Democrats.[7]

Valley by-election 24 November 2016[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Dorinda Cooper 444 51.6 +16.6
Conservative Paul Shipway 215 25.0 -8.8
Residents Jeffrey Bolter 145 16.8 -0.5
Labour Mark Wood 57 6.6 -7.3
Majority 229 26.6 +25.4
Turnout 861 27.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

A by-election was held in Westway ward on 30 November 2017 following the resignation of Liberal Democrats Cllr Caroline Warner.

Helen Rujbally held the seat for the Liberal Democrats.[8]

Westway by-election 30 November 2017[8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Helen Rujbally 483 53.5 +17.5
Conservative Alex Standen 239 26.5 -2.5
Labour Lucy McNally 118 13.1 -2.8
UKIP Helena Windsor 62 6.9 -12.2
Majority 244 27.0 +20.0
Turnout 902
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Guide to May 2016 elections in Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland". BBC News. Retrieved 21 April 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "District election results 2016". Local Elections Archive Project. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Local elections 2016: Tandridge District Council leader beaten by residents' group candidate". Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Death of former District Council chairman Glynis Whittle". Edenbridge Chronicle online. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Warlingham West by-election, 2016". EnglishElections online. Archived from the original on 11 May 2018. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  6. ^ a b "Limpsfield by-election, 2016". EnglishElections online. Archived from the original on 11 May 2018. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Valley (Tandridge) by-election, 2016". EnglishElections online. Archived from the original on 11 May 2018. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  8. ^ a b "Lib Dem clean sweep with three by-election gains, including a 54% swing from Labour". Dr Mark Pack. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  9. ^ "By-election victory for Lib Dems". County Border News digital edition. Retrieved 10 May 2018.