Broxtowe Borough Council elections are held every four years. Broxtowe Borough Council is the local authority for the non-metropolitan district of Borough of Broxtowe in Nottinghamshire, England. Since the last boundary changes in 2015, 44 councillors are elected from 20 wards.[1]

Political control

The first election to the council was held in 1973, initially operating as a shadow authority before coming into its powers on 1 April 1974. Since 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2][3]

Party in control Years
Conservative 1973–1995
Labour 1995–2003
No overall control 2003–2015
Conservative 2015–2019
No overall control 2019–present

Leadership

The leaders of the council since 1995 have been:[4]

Councillor Party From To
John Booth Conservative May 1995
Milan Radulovic[5] Labour May 1995 2010
David Watts[6] Liberal Democrats 2010 2011
Milan Radulovic Labour 2011 2015
Richard Jackson Conservative May 2015 15 May 2019
Milan Radulovic Labour 15 May 2019

Council elections

Borough result maps

Wards

Since boundary changes in 2015, 44 councillors have been elected from 20 wards. Each ward returns one to three councillors to the Borough Council, depending on the ward's electorate/population.[14] Below is a summary list of the 20 wards and the number of councillors they each elect in brackets.

These wards form the unparished area of the borough.

By-election results

By-elections take place when a vacancy occurs between the regular four-yearly elections.

1995–1999

Beeston Central By-Election 7 May 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 760 45.0 −10.5
Conservative 632 37.4 +9.8
Liberal Democrats 296 17.5 +8.6
Majority 128 7.6
Turnout 1,688
Labour hold Swing

1999–2003

Chilwell East By-Election 9 September 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 789 49.6 +5.9
Labour 627 39.4 −5.7
Liberal Democrats 95 6.0 −5.2
Green 79 5.0 +5.0
Majority 162 10.2
Turnout 1,590
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Greasley By-Election 23 March 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 920 56.8 +5.6
Labour 459 28.3 −20.5
Independent 123 7.6 +7.6
Liberal Democrats 118 7.3 +7.3
Majority 461 28.5
Turnout 1,620 19.7
Conservative hold Swing

2003–2007

Stapleford South West By-Election 11 August 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Bell 406 39.2 −1.8
Liberal Democrats Rakesh Sharma 353 34.0 −9.7
Conservative Simon Tonks 278 26.8 +11.5
Majority 53 5.2
Turnout 1,037 26.9
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

2007–2011

Beeston Central By-Election 7 June 2007 (2 seats delayed election)[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lynda Lally 728
Labour Pat Lally 677
Conservative Simon Tonks 498
Conservative Justin Hume 481
Liberal Democrats Paul Fox 160
Liberal Democrats Christine Wombwell 142
Green Mary Venning 75
Green Adrian Williams 59
UKIP Keith Marriott 56
UKIP Christopher Cobb 47
Turnout 2,923 47.6
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Greasley (Giltbrook and Newthorpe) By-Election 26 February 2009[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Penelope Stevens 1,125 49.1 +0.5
Labour Edward Jacobs 600 26.2 +1.6
BNP Wayne Shelbourn 301 13.1 −2.5
Liberal Democrats Gwen Robb 232 10.1 −0.9
UKIP Keith Marriott 31 1.4 +1.4
Majority 525 22.9
Turnout 2,289 46.0
Conservative hold Swing
Beeston North By-Election 4 June 2009[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Barbara Carr 1,038 54.1 −3.7
Conservative Philip Hopkinson 437 22.8 +5.2
Labour Wayne Kirkham 272 14.2 −0.6
Green Gordon Stoner 173 9.0 +2.0
Majority 601 31.3
Turnout 1,920
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Brinsley By-Election 30 July 2009[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Booth 416 40.9 +40.9
BNP Jamina Brown 288 28.3 −15.7
Liberal Democrats Stuart Hosker 224 22.0 +22.0
Labour Edward Jacobs 68 6.7 −22.9
UKIP Keith Marriott 21 2.1 +2.1
Majority 128 12.6
Turnout 1,017
Conservative gain from BNP Swing
Toton and Chilwell Meadows By-Election 24 September 2009[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Marilyn Hegyi 1,081 56.6 +8.3
Liberal Democrats Robert Pembleton 474 24.8 −0.3
Labour Atul Joshi 296 15.5 +1.3
BNP David Brown 58 3.0 −4.1
Majority 607 31.8
Turnout 1,909
Conservative hold Swing
Eastwood South By-Election 25 February 2010[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Keith Longdon 985 53.1 +34.0
Labour Kenneth Woodhead 484 26.1 −12.1
Conservative Adrian Limb 387 20.9 −0.4
Majority 501 27.0
Turnout 1,856
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

2011-2015

Toton and Chilwell Meadows By-Election 15 March 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Halimah Khaled 831 47.6 −1.1
Labour Jane Marshall 385 22.1 −7.4
Liberal Democrats Barbara Carr 300 17.2 +5.2
UKIP Keith Marriott 228 13.1 +3.4
Majority 446 25.6
Turnout 1,744 28.1
Conservative hold Swing
Toton and Chilwell Meadows By-Election 11 December 2014[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mia Kee 952 54.5 +5.8
Labour David Patrick 454 26.0 +3.9
UKIP Darryl Paxford 340 19.5 +9.8
Majority 498 28.5
Turnout 1,746
Conservative hold Swing

2015-2019

Greasley By-Election 18 February 2016[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Eddie Cubley 656 48.8 +0.8
Labour Chris Chandler 300 22.3 −3.4
UKIP Tracey Cahill 230 13.1 -2.6
Liberal Democrats Keith Longdon 158 11.8 +5.3
Majority 356 26.5
Turnout 1,344
Conservative hold Swing
Toton and Chilwell Meadows By-Election 18 February 2016[22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephanie Kerry 910 51.9 +7.0
Labour Lisa Clarke 368 21.0 -0.2
Liberal Democrats Graham Heal 363 20.7 +20.7
Green Gordon Stoner 111 6.3 -3.7
Majority 542 30.9
Turnout 1,752
Conservative hold Swing
Toton and Chilwell Meadows By-Election 8 June 2017[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lee Fletcher 2,471 49.3 +4.4
Labour David Patrick 1,573 31.4 +10.2
Liberal Democrats Graham Heal 624 12.5 +12.5
Green Gordon Stoner 180 3.6 -6.4
UKIP Chris Cobb 163 3.3 -9.9
Majority 898 17.9
Turnout 5,011
Conservative hold Swing

2019-2023

Beeston Rylands By-Election 6 May 2021[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shaun Dannheimer 709 44.6 -2.9
Conservative Duncan McCann 545 34.3 +14.0
Green Gordon Stoner 183 11.5 -5.0
Liberal Democrats Hugh Angseesing 154 9.7 -6.1
Majority 164 10.3
Turnout 1,591
Labour hold Swing
Stapleford South West By-Election 6 May 2021[25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Paterson 696 47.7 +3.4
Independent Donna MacRae 305 20.9 +20.9
Conservative Kash Purewal 287 19.7 +5.0
Liberal Democrats Jess Hallam 170 11.7 -8.5
Majority 391 26.8
Turnout 1,458
Labour hold Swing

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