Local election results in Tamworth as of 3 May 2018 (before declaration of Glascote result)
Local election results in Tamworth as of 3 May 2018 (before declaration of Glascote result)

The 2018 Tamworth Borough Council election took place on 3 May 2018 to elect members of Tamworth Borough Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections. The Conservative Party remained in control of the council, gaining two seats overall, one from both Labour and UKIP.

Election result

Tamworth Local Election Result 2018
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 8 2 0 Increase 2 80.0 47.8 8,041 Increase 5.0
  Labour 2 0 1 Decrease 1 20.0 36.4 6,132 Decrease 2.0
  UKIP 0 0 1 Decrease 1 0.0 6.8 1,152 Decrease 9.9
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 4.8 801 New
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 3.3 548 Increase 1.8
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 1.0 161 Increase 0.4

Ward results

Amington

Amington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rosey Claymore 876 49.2 Increase 12.9
Labour Richard Bannister 718 40.4 Increase 0.7
UKIP Lisa Morris 121 6.8 Decrease 17.1
Green Andrew Tilley 64 3.6 New
Majority 158 8.8 N/A
Turnout 1,787 30.7 Decrease 4.7
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Belgrave

Belgrave
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Thomas Jay 769 48.6 Increase 11.5
Labour Marion Couchman 540 34.1 Increase 2.5
UKIP Paul Smith 199 12.6 Decrease 14.5
Green Lesley Edmunds 75 4.7 Increase 0.5
Majority 229 14.5 Increase 9.0
Turnout 1,587 27.3 Decrease 2.3
Conservative hold Swing

Bolehall

Bolehall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ken Norchi 915 57.9 Decrease 8.0
Conservative Richard Carling 533 33.8 Decrease 0.3
UKIP Carl Entwistle 131 8.3 New
Majority 382 24.1 Decrease 7.7
Turnout 1,584 27.7 Decrease 3.8
Labour hold Swing

Castle

Castle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ben Price 863 48.9 Increase 8.8
Labour Michelle Abbots 614 34.8 Increase 4.5
Liberal Democrats Matt Davies 161 9.1 New
UKIP John Clarke 126 7.1 Decrease 18.0
Majority 249 14.1 Increase 4.3
Turnout 1,767 31.4 Decrease 5.0
Conservative hold Swing

Glascote

This election was postponed to 25 May 2018 due to the death of a candidate.

Glascote
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Simon Peaple 490 42.7 Decrease 14.0
Conservative Allan Lunn 478 41.7 Decrease 1.6
UKIP Dennis Box 124 10.8 New
Green Kevin Jones 55 4.8 New
Majority 12 1.0 Decrease 12.4
Turnout 1,151 21.0 Decrease 6.8
Labour hold Swing

Mercian

Mercian
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Greatorex 894 53.8 Decrease 1.1
Labour Andy Whiles 572 34.4 Decrease 10.7
UKIP Gary Martin 115 6.9 New
Green John Scattergood 82 4.9 New
Majority 322 19.4 Increase 9.6
Turnout 1,672 32.1 Decrease 4.7
Conservative hold Swing

Spital

Spital
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Chesworth 921 47.1 Increase 3.1
Labour Gordon Moore 611 31.3 Increase 6.0
Independent Huw Loxton 423 21.6 New
Majority 310 15.8 Decrease 2.9
Turnout 1,962 35.8 Decrease 2.3
Conservative hold Swing

Stonydelph

Stonydelph
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Marie Bailey 485 33.1 Decrease 1.8
Labour Lisa Crane 420 28.6 Increase 0.1
Independent Tony Madge 378 25.8 New
UKIP Paul Biggs 184 12.5 Decrease 24.1
Majority 65 4.5 N/A
Turnout 1,469 25.6 Decrease 3.0
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing

Trinity

Trinity
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Oates 1,130 59.4 Decrease 5.1
Labour Lee Wood 517 27.2 Decrease 8.3
UKIP Gail Bilcliff 152 8.0 New
Green William Goodridge 102 5.4 New
Majority 613 32.2 Increase 3.2
Turnout 1,908 33.0 Decrease 0.5
Conservative hold Swing

Wilnecote

Wilnecote
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tina Clements 1,092 54.7 Increase 16.6
Labour Bob Bayley 735 36.8 Increase 4.7
Green Nicola Holmes 170 8.5 Increase 3.5
Majority 357 17.9 Increase 11.9
Turnout 2,001 30.0 Decrease 3.1
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Tamworth Borough Council Elections - Thursday 3 May 2018". Tamworth Borough Council. Retrieved 11 June 2022.