2018 Milton Keynes Council election

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20 of 57 seats (One third and one by-election)
to Milton Keynes Council
29 seats needed for a majority
Turnout33.1% (Decrease0.6%)
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Alex Walker Peter Marland Douglas McCall
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Leader's seat Stantonbury Wolverton Newport Pagnell South
Last election 5 seats,
34.4%
10 seats,
35.6%
5 seats,
19.8%
Seats before 22 22 13
Seats won 6 8 6
Seats after 24 21 12
Seat change Increase2 Decrease1 Decrease1
Popular vote 25,172 23,997 11,453
Percentage 39.1% 37.3% 17.8%
Swing Increase4.7% Increase1.7% Decrease2.0%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader Unknown David Tavener Darron Kendrick
Party Green UKIP Independent
Leader's seat Unknown (Unelected) Stony Stratford (Unelected) Central Milton Keynes (Unelected)
Last election 0 seats,
1.57%
0 seats,
8.02%
0 seats,
0.3%
Seats before 0 0 0
Seats won 0 0 0
Seats after 0 0 0
Seat change Steady0 Steady0 Steady0
Popular vote 3,284 394 69
Percentage 4.89% 0.59% 0.1%
Swing Increase3.32% Decrease7.43% Decrease0.2%

Milton Keynes Council Election Results Map 2018.svg
Map of results of 2018 election

Leader of the Council before election

Peter Marland (Labour)
No Overall Control

Leader of the Council after election

Peter Marland (Labour)
No Overall Control

The 2018 Milton Keynes Council election took place on 3 May 2018 to elect members of Milton Keynes Council in England.[1] This election was held on the same day as other local elections.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Seats   ±  
Conservative 24 Increase2
Labour 21 Decrease1
Liberal Democrat 12 Decrease1
Source: BBC[2]

Election results

Overall election result

Overall result compared with 2016.

Milton Keynes Council election result, 2018[1][n 1]
Party Candidates Votes
Stood Elected Gained Unseated Net % of total % No. Net %
  Conservative 20 6 3 1 Increase2 31.6 39.1 25,172 Increase4.7
  Labour 20 8 1 2 Decrease1 42.1 37.3 23,997 Increase1.7
  Liberal Democrats 20 6 0 1 Decrease1 26.3 17.8 11,453 Decrease2.0
  Green 19 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 5.1 3,284 Increase3.5
  UKIP 4 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.6 394 Decrease7.7
  Independent 1 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.1 69 Decrease0.2

Ward Results

Bletchley East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mohammed Khan 1,483 47.8 +0.6
Conservative Angela Kennedy 1,218 39.2 +9.6
Green Jo Breen 249 8.0 N/A
Liberal Democrats Stephen Clark 154 5.0 -1.0
Turnout 3,112 27.00 -3.05
Labour hold Swing
Bletchley Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Allan Rankine 1,943 46.0 +10.7
Labour Gladstone McKenzie 1,888 44.7 +4.3
Green Joe French 210 5.0 N/A
Liberal Democrats Kerrie Bradburn 182 4.3 -1.7
Turnout 4,235 36.79 +0.87
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Bletchley West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mick Legg 1,797 49.2 +4.6
Conservative Kevin Geaney 1,482 40.6 +7.8
Liberal Democrats Matt Drewett 203 5.6 +0.1
Green Michael Sheppard 167 4.6 N/A
Turnout 3,672 33.30 -2.38
Labour hold Swing
Bradwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Rex Exon 1,666 47.5 -2.9
Labour Stephen Brown 1,214 34.6 -2.5
Conservative Krishna Panthula 529 15.1 +2.5
Green Brent Johnston 97 2.8 N/A
Turnout 3,512 35.56 -3.79
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Broughton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sam Crooks 1,398 41.2 +2.7
Conservative John Baker 1,202 35.4 -10.9
Labour Ola Oladoye 620 18.3 +3.1
Green Alexander Price 171 5.0 N/A
Turnout 3,397 30.85 -4.71
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Campbell Park & Old Woughton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Terry Baines 1,453 37.2 +6.0
Liberal Democrats Edward Morello 1,278 32.8 -9.0
Labour George Arnold 1,000 25.6 +5.6
Green Carol Barac 170 4.4 N/A
Turnout 3,907 38.71 -0.54
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Central Milton Keynes
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Moriah Priestley 1,419 53.2 -0.2
Conservative Tubo Uranta 704 26.4 -1.0
Liberal Democrats Leo Montague 288 10.8 -0.7
Green Ken Baker 186 7.0 N/A
Independent Darron Kendrick 69 2.6 -5.1
Turnout 2,671 25.74 -1.19
Labour hold Swing
Danesborough & Walton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Hopkins 1,883 61.4 -2.0
Labour David Cockfield 667 21.7 -2.1
Green Peter Skelton 266 8.7 N/A
Liberal Democrats Florence Montague 252 8.2 -4.6
Turnout 3,072 32.68 -
Conservative hold Swing
Loughton & Shenley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dan Gilbert 1,887 47.3 +5.3
Labour Carole Baume 1,683 42.2 -9.6
Liberal Democrats Lisa French 240 6.0 -0.2
Green Gill Kirkup 179 4.5 N/A
Turnout 3,998 38.58 -0.42
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Monkston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jenni Ferrans 1,416 51.6 +3.7
Conservative Jaime Tamagnini 651 23.7 -8.8
Labour Vikas Chandra 584 21.3 +1.8
Green Lawrence Morgan 94 3.4 N/A
Turnout 2,754 29.51 -1.98
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Newport Pagnell North & Hanslope
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Geary 2,081 58.9 +11.1
Labour Nick Phillips 739 20.9 +0.1
Liberal Democrats Eva Griffin 499 14.1 -4.5
Green Hilarie Bowman 112 3.2 N/A
UKIP Ruth Birrell 101 2.9 -10.0
Turnout 3,542 35.79 +0.74
Conservative hold Swing
Newport Pagnell South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Paul Alexander 1,533 48.4 -6.0
Liberal Democrats Jane Carr 1,433 45.2 -9.2
Conservative David Edwards 858 27.1 +7.2
Conservative Philip Wharton 753 23.8 +3.9
Labour Paul Day 637 20.1 +4.6
Labour Natasha Huckle 628 19.8 +4.3
Green Keri Edmonds 151 4.8 N/A
UKIP Nigel Birrell 91 2.9 -7.3
Turnout 3,173 34.30 -1.78
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Olney
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Geary 2,209 64.0 +6.5
Labour Dee Bethune 779 22.6 -0.2
Liberal Democrats Tony Oyakhire 205 5.9 +0.9
Green Catherine Rose 178 5.2 +0.5
UKIP Dana Green 81 2.3 -7.7
Turnout 3,455 35.62 +3.21
Conservative hold Swing
Shenley Brook End
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Andy Reilly 1,116 36.3 +0.9
Conservative Knowledge Mpofu 1,079 35.1 +3.1
Labour Kashif Raza 705 22.9 -
Green Helen Den Dulk 174 5.7 N/A
Turnout 3,087 31.51 -0.24
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Stantonbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hannah Minns 2,003 47.5 +5.9
Conservative Stuart Tomlin 1,659 39.3 +2.9
Liberal Democrats Alan Mallyon 384 9.1 -2.7
Green Peter Edwards 172 4.1 -6.2
Turnout 4,228 36.41 -2.59
Labour hold Swing
Stony Stratford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jennifer Marklew 1,940 52.0 +9.1
Conservative Graham Russell 1,378 36.9 +1.0
Liberal Democrats Richard Greenwood 154 4.1 -5.0
Green Lucy Bjorck 140 3.8 N/A
UKIP David Tavener 121 3.2 -9.0
Turnout 3,744 40.76 -1.21
Labour hold Swing
Tattenhoe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony Brown 1,290 47.3 +10.9
Conservative Jenny Richards 1,249 45.8 -1.7
Liberal Democrats Kathleen Greenwood 114 4.2 -3.0
Green Peter Hughes 76 2.8 N/A
Turnout 2,740 33.20 +7.47
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Wolverton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Middleton 1,906 54.2 -4.4
Conservative Qasim Awan 1,055 30.0 +10.5
Green Alan Francis 314 8.9 -5.3
Liberal Democrats Thais Portilho 240 6.8 -0.9
Turnout 3,524 31.50 +1.05
Labour hold Swing
Woughton & Fishermead
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shammi Akter 1,643 63.1 -2.6
Conservative David Priest 652 25.0 +12.0
Green Simon Jackson 178 6.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Rebecca Verkade-Cave 131 5.0 +0.9
Turnout 2,617 22.72 -4.57
Labour hold Swing

Notes

  1. ^ % of total refers to % of wards won.

References

  1. ^ a b "Borough Council 2018". Milton Keynes Council. 3 May 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Milton Keynes Council Election 2018 Results". BBC News. 4 May 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018.