2019 Selby District Council Council election
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All 31 seats to Selby District Council
16 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Con
Lab
Leader Mark Crane Robert Packham
Party Conservative Labour
Leader's seat Brayton Sherburn in Elmet
Last election 22 seats, 54.7% 8 seats, 33.0%
Seats won 16 8
Seat change Decrease 6 Steady
Popular vote 15,156 10,496
Percentage 47.9% 33.2%
Swing Decrease 6.8% Increase 0.2%

  Third party Fourth party
 
YP
Ind
Leader Michael Jordan
Party Yorkshire Independent
Leader's seat Camblesforth and Carlton
Last election Did not stand 1 seat, 4.5%
Seats won 4 3
Seat change Increase 4 Increase 2
Popular vote 3,023 2,764
Percentage 9.5% 8.7%
Swing Increase 9.5% Increase 4.2%

Selby UK local election 2019 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 2019 Selby District Council elections. Blue showing Conservative, Red showing Labour, Light Blue showing the Yorkshire Party and Grey showing Independents. Striped wards have mixed representation.

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2019 Selby District Council election was held on 2 May 2019 to elect members of Selby District Council in England.

The election saw the Conservative Party maintain overall control of the District Council with a reduced majority.[1]

Background

At the previous Selby District Council election, 22 seats were won by the Conservative Party, 8 seats were won by the Labour Party, and one independent candidate, Mary McCartney, was elected in the Eggborough ward. Over the next four years, the following seat changes occurred:

Results summary

Selby District Council election, 2019[1][2]
Party Candidates Votes
Stood Elected Gained Unseated Net % of total % No. Net %
  Conservative 26 16 Decrease 6 51.6% 47.9% 15,156 Decrease 6.8%
  Labour 24 8 Steady 25.8% 33.2% 10,496 Increase0.2%
  Yorkshire 5 4 Increase 4 12.9% 9.5% 3,023 N/A
  Independent 3 3 Increase 2 9.7% 8.7% 2,764 Increase4.2%
  Socialist Labour 1 0 0 0 Steady 0% 0.7% 216 N/A
  UKIP 1 0 0 0 Steady 0% 0.3% 106 Decrease 5.2%

Results by Ward

Appleton Roebuck and Church Fenton

Appleton Roebuck and Church Fenton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Musgrave 1,072 64.6
Conservative Keith Ellis 1,036 62.4
Labour Andrew Lowe 489 29.5
Labour John Rushby 465 28.0
Majority
Turnout 1,729 37.71
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Barlby Village

Barlby Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephanie Duckett 295 52.7 -0.6
Conservative Ian Lawton 265 47.3 +0.6
Majority
Turnout 589 24.58
Labour hold Swing

Brayton

Brayton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Crane 898 61.2
Conservative Ian Chilvers 879 59.9
Labour Eva Lambert 553 37.7
Majority
Turnout 1,506 30.85
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Byram and Brotherton

Byram and Brotherton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Yorkshire Eleanor Jordan 320 45.3 N/A
Conservative Bryn Sage 245 34.7 +2.1
Labour Craig Laskey 142 20.1 -23.9
Majority
Turnout 719 31.69
Yorkshire gain from Labour Swing

Camblesforth and Carlton

Camblesforth and Carlton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Yorkshire Paul Welburn 799 55.3
Yorkshire Michael Jordan 702 48.6
Conservative Craig Blakey 365 25.3
Labour David Leake 345 23.9
Conservative Connor Brocklesby 330 22.8
Majority
Turnout 1,469 31.85
Yorkshire gain from Conservative Swing
Yorkshire hold Swing

Cawood and Wistow

Cawood and Wistow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Cattanach 582 75.1 +2.7
Labour Susan Andrew 193 24.9 -2.7
Majority
Turnout 805 33.06
Conservative hold Swing

Derwent

Derwent
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Topping 781 64.2
Conservative Karl Arthur 657 54.0
Labour Neal Seargent 407 33.5
Majority
Turnout 1,276 29.27
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Eggborough

Eggborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Mary McCartney 673 84.4 +23.2
Conservative Alexander Bruce 124 15.6 -6.7
Majority
Turnout 815 34.49
Independent hold Swing

Escrick

Escrick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Neil Reader 471 67.1 -2.6
Labour Kevin Riley 231 32.9 +15.1
Majority
Turnout 731 38.09
Conservative hold Swing

Hambleton

Hambleton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Pearson 383 49.4 -19.5
Yorkshire Scott Conor 277 35.7 N/A
Labour Anne Riley 116 14.9 -16.2
Majority
Turnout 779 36.30
Conservative hold Swing

Monk Fryston

Monk Fryston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Mackman 590 77.5 +8.9
Labour Claire Stephenson 171 22.5 -8.9
Majority
Turnout 788 33.43
Conservative hold Swing

Riccall

Riccall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Duggan 357 50.3 +24.71
Conservative Charles Richardson 353 49.7 +8.6
Majority
Turnout 731 36.98
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
1 - Swing is compared to the Labour Party's performance in 2015, rather than Duggan's performance as an independent candidate that year.

Selby East

Selby East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Wendy Nichols 570 58.3
Labour Steven Shaw-Wright 529 54.1
Labour Paul Welch 520 53.2
Conservative Joshua Crane 365 37.4
Conservative Conor Dickinson 355 36.3
Majority
Turnout 1,032 19.09
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Selby West

Selby West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Judith Chilvers 875 49.6
Labour Jennifer Shaw-Wright 847 48.0
Labour Keith Franks 798 45.2
Labour Malik Mohd Rofidi 677 38.4
Socialist Labour Ian Wilson 216 12.2
Majority
Turnout 1,833 24.68
Conservative hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Sherburn In Elmet

Sherburn In Elmet
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Yorkshire David Brook 925 52.4
Conservative David Buckle 816 46.3
Labour Robert Packham 769 43.6
Conservative Alexander Tant-Brown 682 38.7
Labour Dennis Baillie 521 29.5
Majority
Turnout 1,778 29.78
Yorkshire gain from Conservative Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

South Milford

South Milford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Timothy Grogan 426 67.4 +7.5
Labour Tracey Woods 206 32.6 +6.2
Majority
Turnout 666 32.42
Conservative hold Swing

Tadcaster

Tadcaster
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Donald Bain-Mackay 1,526 72.7
Conservative Richard Sweeting 1,056 50.3
Conservative Andrew Lee 801 38.2
Labour Stephen Cobb 611 29.1
Labour David Bowgett 454 21.6
Majority
Turnout 2,108 35.54
Independent hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Thorpe Willoughby

Thorpe Willoughby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Clifford Lunn 480 67.6 +4.7
Labour Gavin Harding 230 32.4 -4.7
Majority
Turnout 742 29.76
Conservative hold Swing

Whitley

Whitley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent John McCartney 565 60.1 +19.6
Conservative Laura Watkinson-Teo 269 28.6 -15.2
UKIP Neil Lockwood 106 11.3 N/A
Majority
Turnout 940 39.97
Independent gain from Conservative Swing

By-elections

Byram & Brotherton

Byram & Brotherton: 20 January 2022
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Georgina Ashton 215 48.1 +13.4
Labour Matthew Burton 207 46.3 +26.2
Green Cherry Waters 25 5.6 N/A
Majority 8 1.8
Turnout 448 19.4
Conservative gain from Yorkshire Swing Decrease6.4

References

  1. ^ a b "Council structure". Selby District Council. Retrieved 21 May 2020.
  2. ^ "District Council Election Results" (PDF). Selby District Council. 3 May 2019. Retrieved 21 May 2020.