2018 Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council election
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17 (one third) out of 51 seats for the Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
26 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Green Liberal Democrats
Seats before 32 10 6
Seats after 33 11 4
Seat change Increase1 Increase1 Decrease2
Popular vote 24,720 13,254 6,297
Percentage 46.8% 25.1% 11.9%
Swing Decrease0.9% Increase5.0% Increase0.7%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Party Labour UKIP
Seats before 1 1
Seats after 2 0
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1
Popular vote 8,219 375
Percentage 15.5% 0.7%
Swing Decrease1.5% Decrease3.5%

2018 local election results in Solihull
  Green
  Labour

Council control before election


Conservative

Council control after election


Conservative

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

Council Results

Solihull[2]
Party Candidates Votes
Stood Elected Gained Unseated Net % of total % No. Net %
  Conservative 17 10 2 1 Increase1 58.8 46.8 24,720 Decrease0.9
  Green 14 5 1 0 Increase1 29.4 25.1 13,254 Increase5.0
  Labour 17 1 1 0 Increase1 5.9 15.5 8,219 Increase1.5
  Liberal Democrats 10 1 0 2 Decrease2 5.9 11.9 6,297 Increase0.7
  UKIP 2 0 0 1 Decrease1 0 0.7 375 Decrease3.5

Ward Results

Bickenhill

Bickenhill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alison Rolf 1,571 61.4
Labour Joe Wood 702 27.4
Green Stephen Caudwell 172 6.7
Liberal Democrats Reece Colley 115 4.5

Blythe

Blythe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Holt 1,993 67.7
Labour Sardul Marwa 405 13.8
Liberal Democrats Charles Robinson 274 9.3
Green Jo Hodgson 270 9.2

Castle Bromwich

Castle Bromwich [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Cheryl Buxton-Sait 2,254 64.1 Increase60.5
Conservative Mike Robinson 941 26.8 Decrease15.7
Labour Emma Chidler 319 9.1 Decrease3.6
Majority 1,313 37.3 N/A
Registered electors 9,286
Turnout 3,519 37.9
Rejected ballots 5 0.1
Green gain from Conservative Swing Increase45.6

Chelmsley Wood

Chelmsley Wood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green James Burn 1,517 77.9 Increase2.7
Labour Hazel Dawkins 278 14.3 Increase4.1
Conservative David Skelding 152 7.8 Increase3.7
Majority 1,239 63.6 Decrease1.1
Registered electors 8,862
Turnout 1,955 22.1
Rejected ballots 8 0.4
Green hold Swing Decrease0.7

Dorridge and Hockley Heath

Dorridge and Hockley Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Courts 2,291 68.9
Liberal Democrats Paul Fairburn 415 12.5
Labour David Britain 330 9.9
Green Iona McIntyre 288 8.7

Elmdon

Elmdon
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Laura McCarthy 1,282 43.6
Conservative Catherine Price 1221 41.5
Labour Steve Gulati 440 15.0

Kingshurst and Fordbridge

Kingshurst and Fordbridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Cole 784 47.0
Conservative Diane Howell 575 34.5
UKIP Debbie Evans 225 13.5
Green Carol Linfield 84 5.0

Knowle

Knowle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Diana Holl-Allen 2,316 72.6 Increase3.8
Labour Simon Johnson 381 12.0 Increase0.1
Liberal Democrats Antony Rogers 254 8.0 Increase1.0
Green Alison Wilson 237 7.4 Decrease4.8
Majority 1,935 60.7 Increase4.1
Registered electors 8,291
Turnout 3,194 38.5
Rejected ballots 6 0.2
Conservative hold Swing (({swing))}

Lyndon

Lyndon
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Thomas 1,184 40.4
Liberal Democrats James Edwardson 915 31.2
Labour Marcus Brain 834 28.4

Meriden

Meriden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ken Allsopp 2,231 72.6
Labour Teresa Beddis 446 14.5
Green Mark Pearson 394 12.8

Olton

Olton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Katy Blunt 1,577 42.4
Liberal Democrats John Windmill 1551 41.7
Labour Colin Palmer 593 15.9

St Alphege

St Alphege
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stuart Davis 2,748 69.8
Liberal Democrats Kathryn Thomas 520 13.2
Labour Ian English 406 10.3
Green Maggie Ryan 263 6.7

Shirley East

Shirley East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Annette MacKenzie 1,696 58.7
Liberal Democrats Gayle Monk 498 17.2
Labour Elizabeth Thacker 443 15.3
Green Eleanor Aldworth 253 8.8

Shirley South

Shirley South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Andy Hodgson 2,215 60.3 Increase17.8
Conservative Wazma Qais 1,084 29.5 Decrease8.0
Labour Susan Bliss 377 10.3 Increase3.7
Majority 1,131 30.8 Increase25.8
Registered electors 9,754
Turnout 3,686 37.8
Rejected ballots 10 0.3
Green hold Swing Increase12.9

Shirley West

Shirley West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Tim Hodgson 1,636 52.5 Decrease4.5
Conservative Jamil Ahmed 869 27.9 Decrease0.1
Labour Nick Stephens 611 19.6 Increase9.8
Majority 767 24.6 Decrease4.4
Registered electors 9,581
Turnout 3,123 32.6
Rejected ballots 7 0.2
Green hold Swing Decrease2.2

Silhill

Silhill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Gough 2,097 63.6
Labour Janet Marsh 526 16.0
Liberal Democrats Bruce Stone 473 14.4
Green Trevor Barker 200 6.1

Smiths Wood

Smiths Wood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Ben Groom 986 59.6 Decrease 4.2
Labour Lee Skinner 344 20.8 Increase 3.0
Conservative Angus Young 174 10.5 Increase 5.8
UKIP Adrian Duffen 150 9.1 Decrease3.8
Majority 642 38.8 Decrease7.2
Registered electors 8,317
Turnout 1,656 19.9
Rejected ballots 2 0.1
Green hold Swing Decrease3.6

References

  1. ^ "Local Elections in Solihull - 3 May 2018". solihull.gov.uk. Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Election results - Solihull Local Election". Election results. Metropolitan Borough of Solihull. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Election results for Castle Bromwich". Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.