Map showing the results of the 2018 Coventry City Council election
Map showing the results of the 2018 Coventry City Council election

The 2018 Coventry City Council election took place on 3 May 2018 to elect members of Coventry City Council in England.[1] This is on the same day as other local elections.

Current Council seats

The table below shows a summary of the make-up of the City Council before the 3 May 2018 elections.[2]

Party Number of seats 2016/17
Labour 39
Conservative 15
Total 54

Number of candidates by party

Description of party (if any) Number of candidates
Conservative Party 18
Green Party 18
Labour Party 18
Liberal Democrat 10
Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition 5
UK Independence Party (UKIP) 8
Independent 2

Election result in 2018

Coventry Local Election Result 2018
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 13 1 0 Increase 1 72.2 52.8 33,334
  Conservative 5 0 1 Decrease 1 27.8 32.9 20,784
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 6.5 4,133
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 3.2 2,020
  UKIP 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 2.4 1,545
  TUSC 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 1.2 795
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.7 500

Ward results

The following tables show candidates[3] for each Ward.

Bablake

Bablake Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jaswant Singh BIRDI 2,048 40.0
Labour Penelope BARBER 1507 29.5
Green Scott Gordon REDDING 1187 23.2
UKIP Tony MIDDLETON 228 4.5
Liberal Democrats Peter SIMPSON 147 2.9
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Binley and Willenhall

Binley and Willenhall Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Roderick MUTTON 1,574 50.8
Conservative Mattie HEAVEN 911 29.9
UKIP Paul Nicholas COWLEY 293 9.6
Liberal Democrats Nigel Peter PLOWMAN 146 4.8
Green Tina Michele CHALLENOR 123 4.0
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Cheylesmore

Cheylesmore Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Roger Maurice James BAILEY 1,815 45.6
Labour Maya Ajijun ALI 1743 43.8
Liberal Democrats Anna Margaret RICHMOND 214 5.4
Green George TTOOULI 205 5.2
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Earlsdon

Earlsdon Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kindy SANDHU 2,375 45.9
Conservative Michael Arthur BALLINGER 2219 42.9
Liberal Democrats Stephen John RICHMOND 322 6.2
Green Cathy WATTEBOT 260 5.0
Majority
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Foleshill

Foleshill Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tariq KHAN 2,830 83.3
Conservative William SIDHU 314 9.2
Green David Neil PRIESTLEY 148 4.4
UKIP Jennifer Clare WELLS 107 3.1
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Henley

Henley Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kevin Barry MATON 1,709 54.7
Conservative Oliver David GRAHAM 896 28.7
UKIP Martin Joseph BATES 232 7.4
Green Matthew HANDLEY 228 7.3
TUSC Michael MORGAN 60 1.9
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Holbrook

Holbrook Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Evelyn Ann LUCAS 1,839 58.2
Conservative Tarlochan Singh JANDU 617 19.5
Green Stephen GRAY 549 17.4
UKIP Marcus Luke Paris FOGEN 155 4.9
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Longford

Longford Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lindsley HARVARD 2,222 69.6
Conservative Amarjit Singh KHANGURA 715 22.4
Green Katie SMITH 256 8.0
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Lower Stoke

Lower Stoke Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rupinder SINGH 2,206 58.7
Conservative Christopher Michael NOONAN 760 20.2
UKIP Ivor Harold DAVIES 263 7.0
Green Esther Mary REEVES 214 5.7
Liberal Democrats Andre Escorcio Rodrigues SOARES 184 4.9
TUSC Rob MCARDLE 131 3.5
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Radford

Radford Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patricia Maria HETHERTON 1,951 65.0
Conservative Maureen LAPSA 561 18.7
Green Julie SPRIDDLE 169 5.6
TUSC Dave ANDERSON 163 5.4
UKIP Ian Arthur ROGERS 158 5.3
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Sherbourne

Sherbourne Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Seamus WALSH 1,460 44.3
Conservative Zaid REHMAN 959 29.1
Independent Matthew BATSON 307 9.3
Green Niall WEBB 285 8.6
Independent Merle Ross GERING 193 5.9
TUSC Isla Nell Edwina WINDSOR 91 2.8
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

St Michael's

St Michael's Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Stuart WELSH 1,952 71.7
TUSC Dave NELLIST 350 12.9
Conservative Mark Andrew LERIGO 275 10.1
Green Aimee CHALLENOR 146 5.4
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Upper Stoke

Upper Stoke Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sucha Singh BAINS 1,967 61.2
Conservative Surinder Jit SINGH 775 24.1
Green Laura VESTY 268 8.3
Liberal Democrats Nukey PROCTOR 204 6.3
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Wainbody

Wainbody Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gary Edward CROOKES 1,867 51.4
Labour Abdul JOBBAR 1271 35.0
Liberal Democrats James Frederick MORSHEAD 204 5.6
Green Joe MCAVOY-BOSS 182 5.0
UKIP George Charles Alfie IRELAND 109 3.0
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Westwood

Westwood Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David John SKINNER 1,729 50.4
Labour Dave TOULSON 1429 41.7
Green Jess MARSHALL 169 4.9
Liberal Democrats Greg JUDGE 103 3.0
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Whoberley

Whoberley Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bally SINGH 2,140 61.3
Conservative Steve KEOUGH 923 26.4
Green Anne PATTERSON 241 6.9
Liberal Democrats Rob WHEWAY 188 5.4
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Woodlands

Woodlands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Julia Elizabeth LEPOIDEVIN 2,266 56.0
Labour Gavin John LLOYD 1267 31.3
Liberal Democrats Andy HILTON 308 7.6
Green Joy Annette WARREN 209 5.2
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Wyken

Wyken Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Faye ABBOTT 1,892 57.0
Conservative Asha MASIH 1134 34.2
Green Chrissie BROWN 294 8.9
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 5 May 2018. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  2. ^ Bradley, Nicki. "Coventry City Council (local) elections - 5 May 2016". www.coventry.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 12 May 2016. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Candidates by post for the Coventry local election". candidates.democracyclub.org.uk. Retrieved 10 April 2018.