2018 Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council election
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Map showing the results of the 2018 Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council election

Council control before election

Labour Party

Council control after election

No overall control

The 2018 Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council election was held on 3 May 2018, as part of 2018 United Kingdom local elections. Half of the council was up for election and the Labour Party lost overall control of the council to no overall control.

Election results

2018 Election

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election, 2018 - Summary
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 11 9 0 +9 64.7 51.1 16173 +21.2
  Labour 6 0 8 -8 35.3 35.9 11356 -5.6
  Green 0 0 1 -1 0 9 2064 +2.5
  The Nuneaton and Bedworth People's Party 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 713 New
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 253 -17.9
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 168 -1.1
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 155 +0.4

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Total votes cast 30,882

[1]

Council make up

Total number of seats on the Council after the elections:

Party New council
Labour 17
Conservative 16
Green 1

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Ward results

Changes shown compared to the 2014 Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council election, when these seats were last contested. Swing figures are calculated between the winning candidate and the candidate in second place. Turnout figures include invalid ballots, therefore they may differ from total votes cast for all candidates.

Abbey

2018 Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election: Abbey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Neil Phillips 1,018 55.2 Increase 0.7
Conservative Sajid Sayed 394 21.4 Increase 7.1
Nuneaton and Bedworth People's Party Edwin Gamble 228 12.4 Increase 12.4
Green Sophie Bonner 145 7.9 Increase 1.6
TUSC Paul Reilly 59 3.2 Decrease 0.4
Majority 624 33.8
Turnout 1,848 29.3
Labour hold Swing Decrease 0.4

Arbury

2018 Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election: Arbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jayne Sargeant 904 55.3 Increase 22.6
Labour Jack Bonner 586 35.8 Increase 0.7
Green Margaret Morrissey 101 6.2 Increase 1.1
Independent Katrina Slomczynski 45 2.8 Increase 2.8
Majority 318 19.4
Turnout 1,641 30.6
Conservative gain from Labour Swing Increase10.9

Attleborough

2018 Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election: Attleborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Sargeant 978 56.0 Increase 25.8
Labour Stephen Hey 620 35.5 Decrease 2.6
Green Laurel Brindley 148 8.5 Increase 2.4
Majority 358 20.5
Turnout 1,749 30.7
Conservative gain from Labour Swing Increase 14.2

Barpool

2018 Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election: Barpool
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patricia Elliott 744 50.1 Increase 6.4
Conservative Jeffrey Clarke 607 40.8 Increase 16.8
Green Theresa Brookes 135 9.1 Increase 9.1
Majority 137 9.2
Turnout 1,488 27.3
Labour hold Swing Decrease 5.2

Bede

2018 Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election: Bede
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Makayla Rudkin 681 46.1 Decrease 10.6
Conservative Owen Reed 653 44.2 Increase 25.2
UKIP Craig Carpenter 144 9.7 Increase 9.7
Majority 28 1.9
Turnout 1,481 28.6
Labour hold Swing Decrease 17.9

Bulkington

2018 Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election: Bulkington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Smith 1,387 71.1 Increase 35.4
Labour Andrew Crichton 564 28.9 Decrease 7.1
Majority 823 42.2
Turnout 1,962 38.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing Increase 21.2

Camp Hill

2018 Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election: Camp Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lydia Hocking 624 47.2 Decrease 3.2
Conservative Oluwatosin Tokode 310 23.4 Increase 7.9
Nuneaton and Bedworth People's Party Barry Goss 279 21.1 Increase 21.1
UKIP Anthony Grant 109 8.2 Decrease 22.8
Majority 314 23.8
Turnout 1,323 21.4
Labour hold Swing Decrease 5.6

Exhall Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Exhall ward 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Damon Brown 1,060 50.4 +30.6
Labour Helen Sinclair 825 39.2 -6.9
Independent Steven Young 110 5.2 N/A
Green Merle Gering 67 3.2 -1.7
TUSC Natara Hunter 42 2 +0.5
Majority 235
Turnout 2104
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Galley Common Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Galley Common Ward 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sam Croft 993 60.2 +30.6
Labour Paul Hickling 657 39.8 +4.3
Majority 336
Turnout 1650
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Heath Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Heath ward 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anne Llewellyn-Nash 1,046 55.2 +24.2
Labour Danny Aldington 850 44.8 -13.9
Majority 196
Turnout 1896
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Kingswood Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Kingswood Ward 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Chris Watkins 685 48.6 +0.6
Conservative Jamie Cummings 592 42 +21.8
Green Andrew Saffrey 91 6.5 N/A
TUSC Catherine Mosey 41 2.9 +0.1
Majority 93
Turnout 1409
Labour hold Swing

Poplar Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Poplar ward 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bhagwant Pandher 906 52 +23
Labour Bob Copland 836 48 -23
Majority 70
Turnout 1742
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Slough Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Slough ward 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kyle Evans 1,232 66.8 +25.4
Labour Isaac Al Hindawi 612 33.2 -25.4
Majority 620
Turnout 1844
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

St. Nicolas Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:St. Nicolas ward 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Tromans 1,392 52.4 +8.7
Green Michele Kondakor 974 36.7 +10.3
Labour Joseph Bevan 288 10.9 -3.8
Majority 418
Turnout 2654
Conservative hold Swing

Weddington Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Weddington ward 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Hayden Walmsley 1,209 44.2 +12.8
Green Mike Wright 1126 41.2 +2.6
Labour Natalie Dimbleby 400 14.6 +2.1
Majority 83
Turnout 2735
Conservative gain from Green Swing

Wem Brook Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Wem Brook ward 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tracy Sheppard 872 54.3 +0.2
Conservative Scott Harbison 435 27.1 +10.7
The Nuneaton and Bedworth People's Party Terance Freeman 206 12.8 N/A
Green Spring Vernon 67 4.2 -0.2
TUSC Bernadette O'Toole 26 1.6 -0.2
Majority 437
Turnout 1606
Labour hold Swing

Whitestone Ward

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council election:Whitestone ward 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kristofer Wilson 2,055 80.6 +27.3
Labour Mark Glass 494 19.4 +1.5
Majority 1561
Turnout 2549
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ https://www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk/downloads/download/453/local_election_3_may_2018 8/election_results/2
  2. ^ Bedworth, Nuneaton &. "Councillors - Nuneaton & Bedworth". www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk. Retrieved 1 June 2018.