2019 Canterbury City Council election

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All 39 seats in the Canterbury City Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Last election 31 3 3
Seats won 23 10 6
Seat change Decrease8 Increase7 Increase3

Canterbury UK local election 2019 map.svg
Map of the results of the 2019 Canterbury council election. Conservatives in blue, Labour in red and Liberal Democrats in yellow.

Council control before election


Conservative

Council control after election


Conservative

The 2019 Canterbury City Council election took place on 2 May 2019 to elect members of the Canterbury City Council in Kent, England. This was on the same day as other local elections. The Conservative Party retained overall control of the council.[1]

Election result

Canterbury City Council election result 2019[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 23 2 10 -8 59.0 35.4 26,848 -3.4
  Labour 10 7 0 +7 25.6 29.4 22,279 +6.0
  Liberal Democrats 6 3 0 +3 15.4 19.7 14,972 +6.0
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 12.5 9,502 +1.9
  UKIP 0 0 2 -2 0 0.5 344 -12.5
  Foundation Party - Openness and Common Sense 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 161 New
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 2.3 1,780 +2.0

Results by Ward

Barton

Location of Barton ward
Location of Barton ward
Barton (3)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Pat Edwards 958 35.4 +11.0
Labour Connie Nolan 954 35.3 +11.4
Labour Dave Wilson 805 29.8 +8.2
Liberal Democrats Ida Linfield 795 29.4 +3.5
Liberal Democrats Tom Hopkins 758 28.0 +6.4
Liberal Democrats Martin Roche 670 24.8 +6.4
Conservative Steven Williams 622 23.0 -3.2
Conservative Len Brown 598 22.1 -4.7
Green Stephen Peckham 586 21.7 +7.4
Conservative Conor Dobbs 583 21.6 -4.5
Independent Blue Cooper Bem 233 8.6 N/A
Turnout 2,722 36
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Beltinge

Location of Beltinge ward
Location of Beltinge ward
Beltinge (2)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Stockley 938 50.2 +4.0
Conservative Jeanette Stockley 921 49.3 +8.8
Green Nicholas Gadsby 426 22.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Ann Anderson 388 20.8 N/A
Labour Tom Mellish 314 16.8 -3.8
Labour Christine Wheeldon 299 16.0 -7.0
Liberal Democrats Christopher Palmer 193 10.3 N/A
Turnout 1,916 32
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Blean Forest

Location of Blean Forest ward
Location of Blean Forest ward
Blean Forest (3)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Alex Ricketts 612 31.6 +8.6
Conservative Barbara Flack 583 30.1 -11.5
Liberal Democrats Dan Smith 567 29.3 +10.7
Liberal Democrats George Metcalfe 564 29.2 -2.4
Conservative Benjamin Fitter-Harding 534 27.6 -7.9
Labour Gethin Banks 454 23.5 -0.1
Conservative Sergiu Barna 434 22.4 -9.2
Labour Michael Prowse 429 22.2 +0.2
Green Anna Peckham 425 22.0 +5.7
Labour Ryan Smith 400 20.7 -0.1
Independent Joe Egerton 328 17.0 N/A
Turnout 1,954 35
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

George Metcalfe was elected as a Conservative in 2015. The change in voteshare is shown from his result then, rather than the Liberal Democrat candidate.

Chartham and Stone Street

Location of Chartham and Stone Street ward
Location of Chartham and Stone Street ward
Chartham and Stone Street (2)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Thomas 900 37.3 +2.4
Conservative Matthew Jones-Roberts 857 35.5 -5.3
Labour Peter Forrest 665 27.6 +12.0
Labour Lucas Pearce 648 26.9 +14.0
Green Jay Day 525 21.8 +7.7
Liberal Democrats James Galloway 410 17.0 -0.1
Liberal Democrats Paul Smith 277 11.5 -0.7
UKIP Brian MacDowall 220 9.1 -7.9
Turnout 2,426 43
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Chestfield

Location of Chestfield ward
Location of Chestfield ward
Chestfield (2)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jenny Samper 1,084 54.9 -0.2
Conservative Pat Todd 1,071 54.3 +6.1
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Dearth 342 17.3 +8.0
Liberal Democrats Sarah Wehner 340 17.2 +10.4
Labour Lynette Aitken 324 16.4 +1.2
Green Nicole David 314 15.9 +6.7
Labour Charlie Mower 257 13.0 -0.7
Turnout 2,013 35
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Gorrell

Location of Gorrell ward
Location of Gorrell ward
Gorrell (3)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour George Caffery 1,418 42.3 +11.9
Labour Chris Cornell 1,416 42.3 +15.0
Labour Valerie Kenny 1,307 39.0 +12.0
Green Alex Stevens 1,298 38.7 +23.8
Green Jolyon Trimingham 894 26.7 +13.4
Conservative Brian Baker 889 26.5 -6.1
Conservative Derek Horne 707 21.1 -9.4
Conservative Crispin Rampling 690 20.6 -2.9
Green Beryl Wilson 638 19.0 +5.8
Liberal Democrats Andrew Palmer 262 7.8 -1.0
Turnout 3,404 41
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour hold Swing

Greenhill

Location of Greenhill ward
Location of Greenhill ward
Greenhill (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dan Watkins 373 46.2 +11.3
Labour Roger Dengate 201 24.9 -3.1
Foundation Party - Openness and Common Sense David Hirst 161 20.0 -17.0
Green Job Dexters 78 9.7 N/A
Turnout 819 27
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing

Herne & Broomfield

Location of Herne and Broomfield ward
Location of Herne and Broomfield ward
Herne & Broomfield (2)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Joe Howes 914 54.8 +8.1
Conservative Anne Dekker 830 49.8 +9.5
Liberal Democrats John Bowley 390 23.4 N/A
Labour Karen Douglas 290 17.4 +1.2
Green Elliot Settle 259 15.5 +5.8
Labour Malcolm White 234 14.0 +1.1
Liberal Democrats Jeremy Wilson 209 12.5 N/A
Turnout 1,723 27
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Heron

Location of Heron ward
Location of Heron ward
Heron (3)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Cook 1,226 44.1 +2.8
Conservative David Thomas 1,107 39.8 +7.6
Conservative Steve Wilson-Hamilton 1,021 36.7 +3.2
Labour Lynn Faux-Bowyer 703 25.3 +5.3
Green Nathan Tough 658 23.7 +12.5
Labour Gilbert House 618 22.2 +5.5
Labour Luke Sullivan 593 21.3 +6.7
Independent Michael Seymour 554 19.9 N/A
Liberal Democrats Helen Sole 353 12.7 +1.2
Liberal Democrats Cliff Arter 331 11.9 +2.6
Liberal Democrats Graham Wood 306 11.0 +4.6
Turnout 2,825 29
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Little Stour & Adisham

Location of Little Stour & Adisham
Location of Little Stour & Adisham
Little Stour & Adisham (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Louise Jones-Roberts 549 41.5 -7.4
Liberal Democrats Graham Duplock 351 26.5 +2.1
Labour Kevin Power 228 17.2 +2.6
Green Keith Bothwell 197 14.9 +2.9
Turnout 1,359 44
Conservative hold Swing

Nailbourne

Location of Nailbourne ward
Location of Nailbourne ward
Nailbourne (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Michael Sole 831 49.9
Conservative Simon Cook 593 35.7
UKIP Mike Ferguson 124 7.5
Labour Evelyn Andrews 115 6.9
Turnout 1,669 53
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Northgate

Location of Northgate ward
Location of Northgate ward
Northgate (2)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Baldock 568 54.3 +12.7
Labour Jean Butcher 520 49.7 +11.5
Conservative Tom Barton 238 22.7 -9.3
Conservative Jake Warman 220 21.0 -4.2
Green Gillian Everatt 167 16.0 -7.5
Liberal Democrats Valerie Ainscough 133 12.7 +0.1
Liberal Democrats Brian McHenry 99 9.5 ±0.0
Green Jo Kidd 87 8.3 N/A
Turnout 1,058 28
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Reculver

Location of Reculver ward
Location of Reculver ward
Reculver (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rachel Carnac 568 57.3 -13.7
Labour Barbara Ayling 227 22.9 -6.1
Liberal Democrats Monica Eden-Green 109 11.0 N/A
Green Terry Thompson 88 8.9 N/A
Turnout 1,015 33
Conservative hold Swing

Seasalter

Location of Sealsalter ward
Location of Sealsalter ward
Seasalter (2)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ashley Clark 1,260 54.2 +13.1
Conservative Colin Spooner 1,206 51.9 +17.3
Labour Clare Connerton 557 24.0 +5.3
Labour Helen Kirk 550 23.7 +7.7
Green Kathy Nalson 455 19.6 +9.6
Liberal Democrats John Brazier 223 9.6 +1.7
Liberal Democrats Yvonne Hawkins 205 8.8 +1.6
Turnout 2,370 38
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

St Stephen's

Location of St Stephen's ward
Location of St Stephen's ward
St Stephen's (2)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Terry Westgate 733 35.0 +5.8
Labour Mel Dawkins 710 33.9 +7.5
Labour Ben Hickman 659 31.5 +7.3
Conservative Sally Waters 644 30.7 +3.1
Liberal Democrats Nick Barnes 444 21.2 +3.7
Liberal Democrats Neasa MacErleen 442 21.1 +8.1
Green Tom Sharp 398 19.0 +1.1
Turnout 2,119 40
Conservative hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Sturry

Location of Sturry ward
Location of Sturry ward
Sturry (2)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Georgina Glover 724 37.6 -5.8
Conservative Louise Harvey-Quirke 678 35.2 -2.9
Labour Amy License 487 25.3 +1.3
Green Martin Baker 426 22.1 +8.1
Independent Heather Taylor 426 22.1 -16.0
Labour Jane McNicholl 398 20.7 +2.4
Green Tim Palmer 397 20.6 +8.5
Turnout 1,952 33
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Swalecliffe

Location of Swalecliffe ward
Location of Swalecliffe ward
Swalecliffe (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Thomas 537 46.3 +9.4
Labour Morag Warren 357 30.8 +6.4
Green Julie Ellis 185 15.9 +10.6
Liberal Democrats Archie Ratcliffe 81 7.0 -0.5
Turnout 1,198 37
Conservative hold Swing

Tankerton

Location of Tankerton ward
Location of Tankerton ward
Tankerton (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Neil Baker 437 34.4 -13.4
Liberal Democrats James Flanagan 433 34.0 +19.4
Labour Tricia Cooney 402 31.6 +8.0
Turnout 1,295 46
Conservative hold Swing

West Bay

Location of West Bay ward
Location of West Bay ward
West Bay (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Vickery-Jones 443 48.5 +8.8
Labour Nigel Durrant 216 23.6 +3.0
Green Roger Everatt 147 16.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Mary Hughes 108 11.8 N/A
Turnout 948 29
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing

Westgate

Location of Westgate ward
Location of Westgate ward
Westgate (2)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Michael Dixey 884 40.3 +15.8
Labour Gill Gower 802 36.5 +16.3
Labour Simon Warley 763 34.7 +15.6
Liberal Democrats Alex Lister 699 31.8 +9.5
Independent Allen Tullet 239 10.9 N/A
Conservative Oliver Feaver 227 10.3 -17.6
Green Benjamin Grillet 220 10.0 -10.3
Conservative Daniel Sydenham 214 9.7 -12.9
Green Tom Williams 194 8.8 -7.7
Turnout 2,206 41
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Wincheap

Location of Wincheap ward
Location of Wincheap ward
Wincheap (2)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Nick Eden-Green 1,201 47.9 +18.2
Liberal Democrats Derek Maslin 962 38.4 +12.5
Labour Zoila Santos 756 30.2 +5.3
Labour Paul Todd 677 27.0 +7.7
Green Pat Marsh 440 17.6 +2.5
Conservative Susan Kilczewski 353 14.1 -5.5
Conservative Christian Mills 342 13.7 -4.1
Turnout 2,524 42
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

By-elections

Swalecliffe

Swalecliffe: 6 May 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Dance 616 42.6 -3.7
Green Keith Bothwell 527 36.5 +20.6
Labour Craig Potter 278 19.2 -11.6
Independent Joseph Egerton 24 1.7 N/A
Majority 89 6.1
Turnout 1,445
Conservative hold Swing Decrease12.2

Westgate

Westgate: 6 May 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Pip Hazelton 842 39.2 +5.4
Liberal Democrats Alex Lister 661 30.8 -6.5
Conservative Jake Warman 404 18.8 +9.2
Green Terry Thompson 242 11.3 +2.0
Majority 181 8.4
Turnout 2,149
Labour hold Swing Increase6.0

Gorrell

Gorrell: 18 November 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Clare Turnbull 1,149 43.9 +10.3
Labour Dane Buckman 803 30.7 -6.0
Conservative Stephen Spencer 608 23.2 +0.2
Workers Party Colin Gardner 58 2.2 New
Majority 346 13.2 N/A
Turnout 2,627 31.5
Green gain from Labour Swing Increase8.2

References

  1. ^ "Canterbury City Council". BBC News.
  2. ^ "Canterbury City Council". London Councils. Retrieved 11 February 2015.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u "Local election declaration of results 2019". Canterbury City Council. 2 May 2019.