The 2019 Coventry City Council election was held on 2 May 2019 to elect members of Coventry City Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Residents in Allesley, Finham and Keresley areas of the City had the opportunity to elect Parish Councillors.[2]

Current Council seats

The table below shows a summary of the make-up of the City Council before the 2 May 2019 elections.[3]

Party Number of seats 2016/17
Labour 40
Conservative 13
Independent 1
Total 54

Key dates

All electors who are currently registered and are eligible to vote on Thursday 2 May should receive their polling card by 7 April.

Number of candidates by party

Description of party (if any) Number of candidates
Conservative Party
Green Party
Labour Party
Liberal Democrat
Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition
UK Independence Party (UKIP)
Independent

Election result in 2019

Coventry Local Election Result 2019
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 40 1 1 0 45.67 28056
  Conservative 13 1 1 0 26.88 16512
  Green 0 11.92 7325
  UKIP 0 11.74 7214
  Liberal Democrats 0 1.91 1176
  TUSC 0 1 623
  Independent 1 0 0 0 0.82 503

Ward results

Bablake

Bablake
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tarlochan Jandu 1,535 39.7
Labour Angela Hopkins 1,147 29.7
UKIP Tony Middleton 644 16.7
Green David Priestley 536 13.9
Majority
Turnout 3,862
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Binley and Willenhall

Binley and Willenhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ram Lakha 1,417 45.9
UKIP Paul Cowley 847 27.5
Conservative Derek Andrews 553 17.9
Green Danney Foulstone 267 8.7
Majority
Turnout 3,084
Labour hold Swing

Cheylesmore

Cheylesmore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Richard Brown 1,492 43.5
Conservative Zaid Rehman 1,208 35.3
Green John Verdult 472 13.8
Liberal Democrats Jim McClean 254 7.4
Majority
Turnout 3,426
Labour hold Swing

Earlsdon

Earlsdon
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Becky Gittins 2,155 42.0
Conservative Kenneth Taylor 2,051 39.9
Green John Finlayson 535 10.4
Liberal Democrats Stephen Richmond 394 7.7
Majority
Turnout 5,135
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Foleshill

Foleshill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Abdul Khan 2,516 76.1
Conservative Raja Meesala 498 15.1
Green Cathy Wattebot 293 8.9
Majority
Turnout 3,307
Labour hold Swing

Henley

Henley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patricia Seaman 1,586 50.3
UKIP Ian Rogers 593 18.8
Conservative William Sidhu 514 16.3
Green Matthew Handley 293 9.3
Independent Eamonn Mahon 169 5.4
Majority
Turnout 3,155
Labour hold Swing

Holbrook

Holbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joe Clifford 1,598 50.3
Green Stephen Gray 642 20.2
Conservative Amarhit Khangura 488 15.4
UKIP Ian Alcock 448 14.1
Majority
Turnout 3,176
Labour hold Swing

Longford

Longford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Linda Bigham 1,874 57.7
UKIP Marcus Fogden 452 13.9
Conservative Laura Ridley 379 11.7
Independent Jim Bench 334 10.3
Green Cristian Honeychurch 211 6.5
Majority
Turnout 3,250
Labour hold Swing

Lower Stoke

Lower Stoke
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John McNicholas 2,008 55.0
UKIP Ivor Davies 564 15.4
Green Esther Reeves 498 13.6
Conservative Zeeshan Qazi 465 12.7
Socialist Alternative Terri Hersey 118 3.2
Majority
Turnout 3,653
Labour hold Swing

Radford

Radford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Maya Ali 1,581 54.4
UKIP James Stubbs 497 17.1
Conservative Neil Worwood 418 14.4
Green Jules Spriddle 302 10.4
Socialist Alternative Isla Boadle 109 3.7
Majority
Turnout 2,907
Labour hold Swing

Sherbourne

Sherbourne
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gavin Lloyd 1,172 34.7
Conservative Mattie Heaven 1,115 33.0
UKIP Glyn Davies 484 14.3
Green Niall Webb 388 11.5
Liberal Democrats Nukey Proctor 216 6.4
Majority
Turnout 3,375
Labour hold Swing

St. Michael's

St. Michael's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jim O'Boyle 1,765 68.5
Socialist Alternative Dave Nellist 396 15.4
Conservative Mary Taylor 224 8.7
Green Joe McAvoy-Boss 190 7.4
Majority
Turnout 2,575
Labour hold Swing

Upper Stoke

Upper Stoke
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Randhir Auluck 1,538 50.4
Conservative Surinder Singh 621 20.3
UKIP George Ireland 501 16.4
Green Laura Vesty 394 12.9
Majority
Turnout 3,054
Labour hold Swing

Wainbody

Wainbody
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tim Sawdon 1,666 47.8
Labour Abdul Jobbar 919 26.4
Green Becky Finlayson 381 10.9
Liberal Democrats James Morshead 312 9.0
UKIP Joshua Gregory-Salter 207 5.9
Majority
Turnout 3,485
Conservative hold Swing

Westwood

Westwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Marcus Lapsa 1,429 41.1
Labour Dave Toulson 1,128 32.5
UKIP Stephen Arnold 490 14.1
Green Jess Marshall 429 12.3
Majority
Turnout 3,476
Conservative hold Swing

Whoberley

Whoberley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Pervez Akhtar 1,577 45.3
Conservative Steve Keough 729 20.9
Green Anne Patterson 727 20.9
UKIP Kate Harper 451 12.9
Majority
Turnout 3,484
Labour hold Swing

Woodlands

Woodlands
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Male 1,854 48.1
Labour Nobby Clarke 1,158 30.0
UKIP Bradley Alcock 463 12.0
Green Sudhir Sard 382 9.9
Majority
Turnout 3,857
Conservative hold Swing

Wyken

Wyken
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hazel Sweet 1,425 45.3
Conservative Asha Masih 765 24.3
UKIP Michelle Reid 573 18.2
Green Chrissie Brown 385 12.2
Majority
Turnout 3,148
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ Taylor, Sharon. "Coventry City Council elections - 2 May 2019". www.coventry.gov.uk. Coventry City Council. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  2. ^ Taylor, Sharon. "Coventry City Council elections - 2 May 2019". www.coventry.gov.uk. Coventry City Council. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  3. ^ Bradley, Nicki. "Coventry City Council (local) elections results - 3 May 2018". www.coventry.gov.uk. Coventry City Council.