2019 Bolsover District Council election

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All 37 seats to Bolsover District Council
19 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Lab
Ind
Con
Party Labour Independent Conservative
Seats won 18 16 2

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

No overall control

The 2019 Bolsover District Council election took place on 2 May 2019 to elect all 37 members of Bolsover District Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

The election resulted in the Labour Party losing control of the council for the first time in 40 years after winning 18 seats, one short of a majority. Independents made gains largely at the expense of Labour, winning 16 seats.[2]

Ward Results

Ault Hucknall

Ault Hucknall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Elizabeth Smyth 565 46.6
Labour Patricia Clough 544 44.8
Labour Thomas Kirkham 503 41.5
Labour Michael Yates 429 35.4
Conservative Sophie Castledine-Dack 348 28.7
Liberal Democrats Steven Raison 219 18.1
Majority 74 2.7
Turnout 1,228 25.32
Independent win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Barlborough

Barlborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Dixon 451 42.0
Conservative Maxine Dixon 425 39.6
Labour Hilary Gilmour* 395 36.8
Labour Brian Watson* 366 34.1
Independent John Shaw 238 22.2
Liberal Democrats Connor McInnes 116 10.8
Majority 30 2.8
Turnout 1,082 32.62
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Blackwell

Blackwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Dexter Bullock* 565 48.2
Labour Clive Moesby* 455 38.8
Independent Debbie Marshall-Curtis 439 37.5
Labour Tony Gascoyne 366 31.2
Independent Leonard Walker 165 14.1
Liberal Democrats Daniel Hay 122 10.4
Majority 16 1.3
Turnout 1,194 34.38
Independent win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Bolsover East

Bolsover East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anne Clarke 481 66.0
Labour John Clarke 434 59.5
Conservative David Pleming 254 34.8
Majority 180 24.7
Turnout 825 25.50
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Bolsover North and Shuttlewood

Bolsover North and Shuttlewood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patricia Cooper 270 54.8
Labour Christopher Cooper* 265 53.8
Socialist Alternative Elaine Evans 221 44.8
Majority 44 9.0
Turnout 545 20.89
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Bolsover South

Bolsover South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Derek Adams 601 56.0
Labour Rosemary Bowler 418 38.9
Labour Malcolm Crane* 336 31.3
Conservative Nicholas Gray-Cowley 163 15.2
Liberal Democrats Mathew Waller 132 12.3
Socialist Alternative Jonathan Dale 121 11.3
Majority 82 7.6
Turnout 1,091 32.97
Independent win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Clowne East

Clowne East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Ross Walker 984 61.3
Independent Allan Bailey 900 56.1
Liberal Democrats Natalie Hoy 677 42.2
Labour Terence Connerton* 380 23.7
Labour Karl Reid* 363 22.6
Labour Karen Oxspring 353 22.0
Conservative Joshua Yewman 289 18.0
Majority 297 18.5
Turnout 1,613 35.69
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Clowne West

Clowne West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Dan Salt 186 43.1
Labour Jim Smith* 141 32.6
Conservative Neil Yewman 105 24.3
Majority 45 10.5
Turnout 437 26.73
Independent win (new seat)

Elmton-with-Creswell

Elmton-with-Creswell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent James Clifton* 737 58.4
Labour Duncan McGregor* 585 46.3
Labour Rita Turner* 541 42.8
Labour Stephen Smith 373 29.5
UKIP Lesley Carley 357 28.3
Liberal Democrats Gillian Breffit 162 12.8
Majority 168 13.3
Turnout 1,274 27.12
Independent win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Langwith

Langwith
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Fritchley* Unopposed N/A
Labour Sandra Peake* Unopposed N/A
Majority N/A N/A
Turnout N/A N/A
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Pinxton

Pinxton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent James Watson 405 53.4
Labour Mary Dooley* 299 39.4
Labour Michael Fox 278 36.6
Independent Cherry Drake-Brockman 221 29.1
Liberal Democrats Martin Cheung 63 8.3
Majority 21 2.8
Turnout 764 23.12
Independent win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Shirebrook North

Shirebrook North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jen Wilson* 529 76.0
Labour Christopher Kane 451 64.8
Conservative Robert Sainsbury 149 21.4
Majority 302 43.4
Turnout 722 19.92
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Shirebrook South

Shirebrook South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Downes 340 54.5
Labour Janet Tait 320 51.3
Conservative Sylwester Zwierzynski 201 32.2
Liberal Democrats Helen Oakton 121 19.4
Majority 119 19.1
Turnout 647 20.53
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

South Normanton East

South Normanton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Tracey Cannon* 457 50.6
Independent Andrew Joesbury* 439 48.6
Labour John Brough 408 45.1
Labour James Coyle 394 43.6
Majority 31 3.5
Turnout 921 25.57
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)

South Normanton West

South Normanton West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Jane Bryson 537 42.0
Independent Graham Parkin 510 39.9
Independent Evonne Parkin 491 38.4
Labour Paul Barnes* 467 36.5
Labour Emma Stevenson* 449 35.1
Labour Philip Smith* 439 34.3
Conservative Sharon Coleman 267 20.9
Conservative Keith Davis 258 20.2
Conservative Stephen Harvey 194 15.2
Majority 297 18.5
Turnout 1,295 25.73
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)

Tibshelf

Tibshelf
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Deborah Watson* 466 41.3
Independent Raymond Heffer* 377 33.5
Labour Kathryn Salt 371 32.9
Independent Shirley Ellks 302 26.8
Labour Jane Yates 301 26.7
Independent Diane Rutland 268 23.8
Majority 6 0.6
Turnout 1,138 36.30
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)

Whitwell

Whitwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Peter Roberts 577 63.0
Labour Thomas Munro* 381 41.6
Labour Malcolm Ritchie* 305 33.3
Conservative Paul Hogg 195 21.3
Majority 76 8.3
Turnout 932 31.11
Independent win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

References

  1. ^ "Bolsover District Council". BBC News. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Election results: Labour lose control of Bolsover". BBC News. Retrieved 3 May 2019.