One third of Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council is elected each year, followed by one year without election.

Political control

Party in control Years
Labour 1973 – 1976
Conservative 1976 – 1980
No overall control 1980 – 1982
Conservative 1982 – 1984
No overall control 1984 – 1986
Labour 1986 – 1992
No overall control 1992 – 1994
Labour 1994 – 2003
No overall control 2003 – 2004
Conservative 2004 – 2012
Labour 2012 – 2016
No overall control 2016 – 2021
Conservative 2021 – present

Council elections

By-election results

Halesowen South By-Election 9 July 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Woodall 1,333 56.5 +5.4
Labour Nigel Hodgetts 777 32.9 -4.1
Liberal Democrats Stanley Robert Ratcliff 249 10.6 -1.3
Majority 556 23.6
Turnout 2,359 23.0
Conservative hold Swing
St Andrews By-Election 18 October 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Phil Higgins 794 62.2 +14.3
Conservative Steve Ridley 358 28.0 -13.3
Liberal Democrats Tim Fletcher 125 9.8 -1.0
Majority 436 34.2
Turnout 1,277 13.6
Labour hold Swing
Norton by-election, 21 June 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Colin Elcock 1,375 51.17
Labour Adnan Rashid 633 23.56
Liberal Democrats Chris Bramall 259 9.64
UKIP Glenn Wilson 229 8.52
Green Benjamin Sweeney 143 5.32
National Front Kevin Inman 47 1.75
Majority 742
Turnout 2,686 27.68
Wollaston & Stourbridge Town By election, 1 February 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barbara Evelyn Sykes 847 35.69 -1.5
Conservative Matt Rogers 787 33.16 +0.9
UKIP Barbara Gillian Deeley 249 10.49 +0.8
Independent Russell Anthony Eden 211 8.89 +8.9
Liberal Democrats Christopher Ashley Bramall 169 7.12 -5.7
BNP Ken Griffiths 96 4.05 +4.1
Green Ben Sweeney 7 0.29 +0.3
Majority 60
Turnout 2,366
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Coseley East Ward by-election, 19 September 2013[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Clem Baugh 1,053 55.7 +1.3
UKIP Star Etheridge 478 25.3 +8.2
Conservative Julian Ryder 190 10.1 -8.5
BNP Ken Griffiths 120 6.3 +6.3
Green Becky Blatchford 33 1.7 -1.1
National Front Kevin Inman 16 0.8 -2.0
Majority 575 30.4
Turnout 1,890
Labour hold Swing
Kingswinford North and Wall Heath Ward by-election, 25 February 2016[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Edward Lawrence 1,456 53.8 +3.9
Labour Lynn Boleyn 934 34.5 +8.1
UKIP Mick Forsyth 262 9.7 -11.4
Green Andi Mohr 52 1,9 -0.8
Majority 522 19.3
Turnout 2,704
Conservative hold Swing
St James's Ward by-election, 25 February 2016[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Cathryn Bayton 847 46.3 +1.3
UKIP Graeme Lloyd 554 30.3 +2.3
Conservative Wayne Sullivan 427 23.4 -0.4
Majority 293 16.0
Turnout 1,828
Labour hold Swing
St Thomas's Ward by-election, 16 February 2017[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shaneila Mughal 1,466 60.6 +17.9
UKIP Phil Wimlett 653 27.0 -2.8
Conservative Jonathan Elliott 249 10.3 -11.9
Green Francis Sheppard 52 2.1 -1.2
Majority 813 33.6
Turnout 2,420
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 8 December 2014. Retrieved 1 February 2013.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Coseley East Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 18 April 2022.
  3. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Kingswinford North and Wall Heath Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 18 April 2022.
  4. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — St James's Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 18 April 2022.
  5. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — St Thomas's Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 18 April 2022.