2021 Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council election
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18 out of 51 seats for the Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
26 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
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Party Conservative Green Liberal Democrats
Seats before 26 14 5
Seats after 30 15 3
Seat change Increase 3 Increase 1 Decrease 3
Popular vote 34,478 13,112 7,800
Percentage 53.8 20.5 12.2
Swing +7.9 -5.1 -1.3

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
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Party Labour Independent
Seats before 3 1
Seats after 2 1
Seat change Decrease 1 Steady
Popular vote 8,264 311
Percentage 12.9 0.5
Swing +0.9 -2.6

Solihull UK local election 2021 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 2021 Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council election

Council control before election


Conservative

Council control after election


Conservative

The 2021 Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council election took place on 6 May 2021 to elect members of Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections.[1] One-third of the seats were up for election.

Results

2021 Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Conservative 12 Increase 3 66.7 18 30 58.8 34,478 53.8 +7.9
  Green 5 Increase 1 27.8 10 15 29.4 13,112 20.5 -5.1
  Liberal Democrats 1 Decrease 3 5.6 2 3 5.9 7,800 12.2 -1.3
  Labour 0 Decrease 1 0.0 2 2 3.9 8,264 12.9 +0.9
  Independent 0 Steady 0.0 1 1 2.0 311 0.5 -2.6
  Reform UK 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 111 0.2 New
  The Democratic Party 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 28 <0.1 New

Ward results

Bickenhill

Bickenhill[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jim Ryan 2,098 67.3 +6.6
Labour Margaret Brittin 516 16.6 -6.4
Green Stephen Rymer 350 11.2 -5.2
Liberal Democrats Gayle Monk 154 5.0 N/A
Majority 1,582 50.7 +13.0
Turnout 3,118
Conservative hold Swing +6.5

Blythe

Blythe[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Butler 2,880 67.6 +16.5
Green Rachel Douglas 610 14.3 +8.0
Labour Martin Tolman 558 13.1 +4.1
Independent Peter Bulcock 212 5.0 N/A
Majority 2,270 53.3 +35.7
Turnout 4,260
Conservative hold Swing +4.3

Castle Bromwich

Castle Bromwich[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Martin McCarthy 1,652 50.6 -20.6
Green Ian Shore 1,153 35.3 +26.0
Labour Emma Chidler 461 14.1 -3.8
Majority 499 15.3 -38.5
Turnout 3,266
Conservative hold Swing -23.3

Chelmsley Wood

Chelmsley Wood[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Shesh Sheshabhatter 1,115 60.2 -14.9
Conservative James Hughes 380 20.5 +16.4
Labour Hazel Dawkins 328 17.7 +7.5
The Democratic Party Matthew Ward 28 1.5 N/A
Majority 735 39.7 -24.9
Turnout 1,851
Green hold Swing -15.7

Dorridge and Hockley Heath

Dorridge and Hockley Heath[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ken Meeson 3,029 69.58 Decrease 1.55
Labour David Brittin 487 11.19 Increase 1.91
Green Iona McIntyre 420 9.65 Decrease 0.69
Liberal Democrats Paul McCabe 306 7.03 Decrease 2.22
Reform UK Scott Martin 111 2.55 N/A
Majority 2,542 58.40 Decrease 2.39
Turnout 4,353
Conservative hold Swing

Elmdon

Elmdon (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Yvonne Clements 1,399 39.7
Liberal Democrats Richard Long 1,389 39.4
Conservative Keith Green 1,201 34.1
Liberal Democrats Brad Tucker 1,179 33.4
Labour John Doherty 418 11.9
Labour Mark Szrejder 295 8.4
Majority 10
Turnout 3,553 37.47
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Kingshurst and Fordbridge

Kingshurst and Fordbridge[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Nathan Moses 831 42.33 Increase 35.50
Conservative Alan Feeney 689 35.10 Increase 21.80
Labour Flo Nash 443 22.57 Decrease 23.24
Majority 142 8.39
Turnout 1,963
Green gain from Labour Swing

Knowle

Knowle[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dave Pinwell 3,121 73.50 Decrease 1.64
Labour Simon Johnson 461 10.86 Decrease 1.77
Green Mark Amphlett 370 8.71 Decrease 3.52
Liberal Democrats Kate Jones 294 6.92 N/A
Majority 2,660 62.65 Increase 0.14
Turnout 4,246
Conservative hold Swing

Lyndon

Lyndon[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Josh O'Nyons 1,684 44.15 Increase 13.22
Liberal Democrats Ade Adeyemo 1,556 40.80 Increase 4.41
Labour Nick Stephens 574 15.05 Decrease 8.74
Majority 128 3.36
Turnout 3,814
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Meriden

Meriden[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Dicicco 2,850 65.88 Increase 6.13
Green Alison Wilson 1,008 23.30 Increase 16.38
Labour Sam Mather 468 10.82 Decrease 4.91
Majority 1,842 33.58 Decrease 8.57
Turnout 4,326
Conservative hold Swing

Olton

Olton[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Daniel Gibbin 2,148 47.85 Increase 8.19
Liberal Democrats Michael Carthew 1,800 40.10 Decrease 3.03
Labour Catherine Gulati 541 12.05 Increase 1.28
Majority 348 7.75
Turnout 4,489
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Shirley East

Shirley East[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Karen Grinsell 1,866 47.23 Decrease 3.64
Green Antony Lowe 1,757 44.47 Increase 16.39
Labour Deon Bailey 328 8.30 Decrease 3.80
Majority 109 2.76 Decrease 20.02
Turnout 3,951
Conservative hold Swing

Shirley South

Shirley South[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Max McLoughlin 2,122 51.05 Increase 8.54
Conservative Howard Nichols 1,606 38.63 Increase 1.10
Labour Elizabeth Thacker 330 7.94 Increase 1.32
Independent Rosemary Worsley 99 2.38 N/A
Majority 516 12.42 Increase 7.44
Turnout 4,157
Green hold Swing

Shirley West

Shirley West[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Maggie Allen 1,814 51.10 Decrease 6.75
Conservative Lachhman Bhambra 1,238 34.87 Increase 6.45
Labour Kevin Round 498 14.03 Increase 4.11
Majority 576 16.23 Decrease 16.20
Turnout 3,550
Green hold Swing

Silhill

Silhill[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Hogarth 2,735 67.23 Increase 1.43
Labour Janet Marsh 757 18.61 Increase 6.17
Liberal Democrats Justin McCarthy 576 14.16 Decrease 0.58
Majority 1,978 48.62 Decrease 2.44
Turnout 4,068
Conservative hold Swing

Smith's Wood

Smith's Wood[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Jean Hamilton 1,084 59.72 Decrease 4.08
Conservative Angus Young 441 24.30 Increase 19.61
Labour Teresa Beddis 290 15.98 Decrease 1.80
Majority 643 35.42 Decrease 10.60
Turnout 1,815
Green hold Swing

St Alphege

St Alphege[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Angela Sandison 3,461 69.28 Increase 0.35
Liberal Democrats Frank Dawson 546 10.93 Decrease 1.94
Labour Ian English 511 10.23 Decrease 0.03
Green Trevor Barker 478 9.57 Increase 1.62
Majority 2,915 58.34 Increase 2.29
Turnout 4,996
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Elections 2021". Solihull.gov.uk. Retrieved 25 April 2021.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "Election results 2021". solihull.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 14 May 2021. Retrieved 11 July 2021.