One third of Cannock Chase District Council in Staffordshire, England is elected each year, followed by one year without election.

Political control

Since the foundation of the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1]

Party in control Years
Labour 1973 - 1982
No overall control 1982 - 1987
Labour 1987 - 2003
No overall control 2003 - 2012
Labour 2012 - 2019
No overall control 2019 - 2021
Conservative 2021 - present

Council elections

District result maps

By-election results

2004

Hednesford North by-election, 25 November 2004[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 419 46.4 +14.6
Conservative 248 27.5 +4.0
Liberal Democrats 235 26.0 +3.9
Majority 171 18.9
Turnout 902 16.9
Labour hold Swing

2007

Hednesford South by-election, 21 June 2007[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gordon Ball 397 45.6 +10.2
Conservative Kevin Daly 243 27.9 +1.8
Liberal Democrats Reg Wells 117 13.4 -11.1
Independent Ron Turville 114 13.1 -0.9
Majority 154 17.7
Turnout 871 21.1
Labour hold Swing

2009

Cannock West by-election, 12 February 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 654 60.6 -14.1
Labour 333 30.8 +5.5
Liberal Democrats 93 8.6 +8.6
Majority 321 29.8
Turnout 1,080 19.4
Conservative hold Swing
Heath Hayes East and Wimblebury by-election, 15 October 2009[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Chris Collis 314 30.0 +8.2
Conservative Michelle Lucas 300 28.6 -10.9
Labour Brian Gamble 267 25.5 -0.1
BNP Shaun Grimsley 116 11.1 +11.1
UKIP Sean Gleeson 51 4.9 +4.9
Majority 14 1.4
Turnout 1,048 21.0
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

2017

Hednesford Green Heath by-election, 7 September 2017
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Linda Tait 359 43.9 +11.1
Conservative Bryan Jones 301 36.8 -3.7
Green Robert Branson 86 10.5 +7.4
Chase Independent Party Ron Turville 42 5.1 -0.2
UKIP David Percox 29 3.5 -14.7
Majority 58 7.1
Turnout 821 19.6
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Hednesford South by-election, 7 September 2017
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Stuart Crabtree 513 48.3 +42.1
Conservative Philip Hewitt 311 29.3 -11.9
Labour Patrick Frondigoun 190 17.9 -13.2
UKIP John Bernard 48 4.5 -16.9
Majority 202 19.0
Turnout 1,068 26.06
Green gain from Conservative Swing

References

  1. ^ "Cannock Chase". BBC News Online. 2008-04-19. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  2. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Cannock Chase (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976. Retrieved on 19 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Cannock Chase". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Cannock Chase (Electoral Changes) Order 2001. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Tories suffer triple defeat". guardian.co.uk. London. 2004-11-26. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  6. ^ "District election result". Cannock Chase Council. 2007-06-22. Retrieved 2009-10-17.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "District Council Election - Heath Hayes East & Wimblebury Ward - 15 October 2009". Cannock Chase Council. Retrieved 2009-10-17.[permanent dead link]