2019 Ipswich Borough Council election

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16 seats (out of 48 seats)
25 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Seats before 34 12 2
Seats won 36 9 3
Seat change Increase2 Decrease3 Increase1
Popular vote 11,834 8,943 3,497
Percentage 40.1% 30.3% 11.8%
Swing Decrease 8.4% Decrease 5.7% Increase 1.8%

Ipswich UK local election 2019 map.svg
Map showing the May 2019 local election results in Ipswich.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 2019 Ipswich Borough Council elections for the Ipswich Borough Council took place on 2 May: 16 seats were contested - one in each of the 16 wards[1] and also on 26 September when a by-election took place where 1 seat was contested (Alexandra Ward).[2][3]

Results summary

2019 Ipswich Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 11 Increase 2 68.8 25 36 75.0 11,834 40.1 -8.3
  Conservative 4 Decrease 3 25.0 5 9 18.8 8,943 30.3 -6.5
  Liberal Democrats 1 Increase 1 6.3 2 3 6.3 3,497 11.8 +1.7
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 2,742 9.3 +6.0
  UKIP 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 2,275 7.7 +6.3
  Independent 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 252 0.9 +0.8

Ward Results

These are the results for all 16 wards.[4][2]

Alexandra

Alexandra
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jane Riley 1,034 53.7 -6.1
Conservative Katherine West 379 19.7 -4.3
Green Tom Wilmot 341 17.7 +8.6
Liberal Democrats Henry Williams 172 8.9 +1.8
Majority 655 34.0
Turnout 1,926 28.18
Labour hold Swing

Bixley

Bixley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Pope 1,026 50.1 -9.0
Labour Paul Anderson 522 25.5 -6.8
Green Lesley Packwood 326 15.9 New
Liberal Democrats Robert Chambers 173 8.5 -0.1
Majority 504 24.6
Turnout 2,047 36.25
Conservative hold Swing

Bridge

Bridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Philip Smart 738 44.8 -14.8
Conservative Murray Brunning 351 21.3 -7.7
UKIP Catherine Kersey 250 15.2 New
Green Charlotte Armstrong 221 13.4 +6.0
Liberal Democrats Immo Weichert 87 5.3 +1.3
Majority 387 23.5
Turnout 1,647 25.54
Labour hold Swing

Castle Hill

Castle Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Erion Xhaferaj 876 51.6 -1.4
Labour John Harris 511 30.1 -5.7
Liberal Democrats Sophie Willians 311 18.3 +7.1
Majority 365 21.5
Turnout 1,698 30.36
Conservative hold Swing

Gainsborough

Gainsborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Martin Cook 736 45.3 -8.8
UKIP Shayne Pooley 384 23.7 +13.6
Conservative Joshua Owens 359 22.1 -8.4
Green Brieanna Patmore 92 5.7 +2.1
Liberal Democrats Robin Whitmore 52 3.2 +1.4
Majority 352 21.6
Turnout 1,623 26.33
Labour hold Swing

Gipping

Gipping
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Gardiner 738 48.1 -12.1
Conservative Paul Cawthorn 344 22.4 -9.1
UKIP Karl Pickering 212 13.8 New
Green Nigel Storry 127 8.3 New
Liberal Democrats Gerald Pryke 112 7.3 -1.0
Majority 394 25.7
Turnout 1,533 22.40
Labour hold Swing

Holywells

Holywells
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Elizabeth Harsant 918 44.9 +0.6
Labour Shofik Ali 733 35.9 -10.3
Green Jennifer Rivett 272 13.3 +7.3
Liberal Democrats Paul Daley 120 5.9 +2.5
Majority 185 9.0
Turnout 2,043 35.87
Conservative hold Swing

Priory Heath

Priory Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Luke Richardson 925 46.8 -7.4
Conservative Samantha Murray 538 27.2 -8.2
Independent Christopher Newbury 252 12.8 New
Green Andrew Patmore 153 7.7 +2.4
Liberal Democrats Lucy Drake 108 5.5 +0.4
Majority 387 19.6
Turnout 1,976 30.05
Labour hold Swing

Rushmere

Rushmere
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kelvin Cracknell 935 43.0 -14.0
Conservative Stephen Ion 812 37.4 +1.4
Green Lee Morris 256 11.8 New
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Jacob 169 7.8 +0.8
Majority 123 5.6
Turnout 2,172 35.37
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Sprites

Sprites
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jennifer Smith 717 48.8 -10.2
Conservative Michael Scanes 414 28.2 -3.0
UKIP Julie Hassell 210 14.3 +6.3
Green Adria Pittock 67 4.6 New
Liberal Democrats Conrad Packwood 60 4.1 +2.1
Majority 303 20.6
Turnout 1,468 28.68
Labour hold Swing

St John's

St John's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michelle Darwin 1,030 48.6 -6.5
Conservative Mark Phillips 474 22.4 -10.4
UKIP Josephine Grant 251 11.9 New
Green Judith Hook 236 11.1 +6.0
Liberal Democrats Edward Packwood 127 6.0 -1.0
Majority 556 26.2
Turnout 2,118 32.24
Labour hold Swing

St Margaret's

St Margaret's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Timothy Lockington 1,533 53.4 +3.0
Conservative Lee Reynolds 627 21.9 -2.9
Labour Maggie Barradell 439 15.3 -5.4
Green Kirsty Wilmot 270 9.4 +5.9
Majority 906 31.5
Turnout 2,869 44.95
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Stoke Park

Stoke Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Hall 684 39.7 -13.8
Labour Tony Blacker 615 35.7 -3.5
UKIP Alan Cotterell 240 13.9 New
Green Barry Broom 110 6.4 +1.8
Liberal Democrats Maureen Haaker 72 4.2 +1.6
Majority 69 4.0
Turnout 1,721 35.7
Conservative hold Swing

Westgate

Westgate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Julian Gibbs 807 50.6 -6.6
Conservative Christopher Chambers 301 18.9 -8.1
UKIP Mark Schueller 186 11.7 New
Green John Mann 170 10.7 +3.7
Liberal Democrats Martin Hore 132 8.3 -0.5
Majority 506 31.7
Turnout 1,596 24.97
Labour Co-op hold Swing

Whitehouse

Whitehouse
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lucinda Trenchard 578 42.3 -14.9
Conservative Stephen Lark 288 21.1 -7.2
UKIP Colin Gould 283 20.7 +10.9
Liberal Democrats Michelle Brown 117 8.6 +3.9
Green Edmund Harrison 101 7.4 New
Majority 290 21.2
Turnout 1,367 21.96
Labour hold Swing

Whitton

Whitton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Darren Heaps 776 44.6 -8.0
Conservative John Downie 552 31.7 -10.9
UKIP David Hurlbut 259 14.9 New
Liberal Democrats Daniel Davey 152 8.7 +3.8
Majority 224 12.9
Turnout 1,739 29.37
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

By-Elections

Alexandra By-Election

Alexandra
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Adam Rae 734 50.2 -3.7
Liberal Democrats Henry Williams 287 19.6 +10.3
Conservative Lee Reynolds 278 19.0 -6.2
Green Tom Wilmot 164 11.2 -0.4
Majority 447 30.6
Turnout 1,471 21
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Ipswich Borough Council Election Results 2019 | Ipswich Borough Council". www.ipswich.gov.uk. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Ipswich Borough Council By-Election Results 2019 | Ipswich Borough Council" (PDF). www.ipswich.gov.uk. Retrieved 19 December 2019.
  3. ^ Geater, Paul (2019). "Who is standing in the Ipswich Borough Council elections? Find out who the candidates are in your ward". Ipswich Star. No. 04 April 2019. Archant Community Media.
  4. ^ Williams, Russell. "Declaration of results" (PDF). Ipswich Borough Council. Ipswich Borough Council. Retrieved 24 October 2019.