Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council, 2018

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All 60 seats to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council
31 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
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Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Last election 25 seats, 28 seats, 2 seats,
Seats won 30 26 2
Seat change Increase 5 Decrease 2 Steady
Popular vote 29,237 25,671 2,456

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2018 local election results in Walsall.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Conservative

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

Result

Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council election result, 2018[2]
Party Candidates Votes
Stood Elected Gained Unseated Net % of total % No. Net %
  Conservative 30 Increase 5 Steady Increase 5 50 48.07 29,237
  Labour 26 Steady Decrease 2 Decrease 2 42.20 25,671
  Liberal Democrats 2 Steady Steady Steady 4.04 2,456
  Independent 2 Steady Steady Steady 2.93 1,782
  UKIP 0 Steady Decrease 3 Decrease 3 2.39 1,452
  Green 0 Steady Steady Steady 0.37 227
  Totals 60 29%

Candidates

Aldridge Central and South

Aldridge Central and South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Murray 2,638 72.8
Labour Mish Rahman 683 18.8
Liberal Democrats Roy Sheward 303 8.4
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Alridge North and Walsall Wood

Alridge North and Walsall Wood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anthony Harris 1,769 68.7
Labour Bob Grainger 806 31.3
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Bentley and Darlaston North

Bentley and Darlaston North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rose Burley 1,782 73.2
Conservative Colleen Jones 654 26.8
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Birchills-Leamore

Birchills-Leamore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lee Jeavons 1,296 50.8
Conservative Gaz Ali 1,254 49.2
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Blakenall

Blakenall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian Robertson 964 47.7
Independent Pete Smith 654 32.4
Conservative Ross Lee 364 18.0
Green Shaun McKenzie 38 1.9
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Bloxwich East

Bloxwich East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Statham 1,150 50.5
Labour Kath Phillips 1,127 49.5
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Bloxwich West

Bloxwich West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Louise Harrison 1,642 60.0
Labour Natalie Latham 1,096 40.0
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Brownhills

Brownhills
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Craddock 1,414 53.6
Labour Patti Lane 958 36.3
UKIP Derek Bennett 170 6.4
Green Timothy Martin 98 3.7
Turnout
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing

Darlaston South

Darlaston South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Paul Bott 999 42.5
Labour Deb Madeley 974 41.4
Conservative Hilda Derry 321 13.6
Liberal Democrats Karen Jukes 59 2.5
Turnout
Independent hold Swing

Paddock

Paddock (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sohal Singh 2,496 57.2
Conservative Waheed Rasab 2,299 52.7
Labour Haj Bashir 1,463 33.5
Labour Andrea Bradley 1,408 32.3
Liberal Democrats Jennifer Gray 316 7.2
UKIP Peter Faultless 219 5.0
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Palfrey

Palfrey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mohammad Nazir 2,675 68.8
Conservative Mozamil Khan 1,211 31.2
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Pelsall

Pelsall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sally Neville 1,733 63.8
Labour Jon Maltman 607 22.4
UKIP Graham Eardley 264 9.7
Liberal Democrats Steijn Van 111 4.1
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Pheasey Park Farm

Pheasey Park Farm
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Towe 1,707 62.2
Labour Shamim Ahmed 730 26.6
UKIP Steven Grey 177 6.4
Liberal Democrats Glyn Fletcher 131 4.8
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Pleck

Pleck
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Harbans Sarohi 2,453 80.1
Conservative Jitu Miah 609 19.9
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Rushall-Shelfield

Rushall-Shelfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Vera Waters 1,369 53.0
Labour Sue Laws 1,030 39.9
Liberal Democrats Sam Cooke 92 3.6
Green Liam Allen 91 3.5
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Short Heath

Short Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bal Chatta 962 40.3
Labour Carl Brown 635 26.6
Liberal Democrats Benjamin Hodges 593 24.8
UKIP Darren Hazell 198 8.3
Turnout
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing

St Matthews

St Matthews
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Aftab Nawaz 2,071 51.6
Conservative Arfan Matloob 1,415 35.3
Green Susan Webster 399 9.9
Independent Shaheen Choudhury 129 3.2
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Streetly

Streetly
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Suky Samra 2,184 70.2
Labour David Morgan 638 20.5
Liberal Democrats Katar Uppal 291 9.3
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Willenhall North

Willenhall North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Oliver Butler 1,063 41.7
Labour Bob Thomas 694 27.2
Liberal Democrats Carol Fletcher 560 22.0
UKIP Liz Hazell 233 9.1
Turnout
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing

Willenhall South

Willenhall South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Diane Coughlan 1,581 57.4
Conservative Nirmal Singh 983 35.7
UKIP Bruce Bennett 191 6.9
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Local elections 2018: Wards". go.walsall.gov.uk. Walsall Council. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Walsall local election results: Tory gains leave them in pole position". Express and Star. Retrieved 4 June 2018.