Erewash Borough Council in Derbyshire, England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2003, 51 councillors are elected from 22 wards.[1]

Political control

Since the foundation of the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
Labour 1973 - 1976
Conservative 1976 - 1991
Labour 1991 - 2003
Conservative 2003–present

Council elections

By-election results

1995-1999

Ilkeston North By-Election 2 October 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 331 71.6 -11.2
Conservative 97 21.0 +3.7
Liberal Democrats 34 7.4 +7.4
Majority 234 50.6
Turnout 462
Labour hold Swing
Sandiacre South By-Election 21 May 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 704 60.6 +23.4
Conservative 308 26.5 -2.4
Labour 150 12.9 -21.1
Majority 396 34.1
Turnout 1,162
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Sawley By-Election 18 June 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 733 48.4 +29.1
Conservative 402 26.5 +14.4
Labour 380 25.1 +6.6
Majority 331 21.9
Turnout 1,515 28.8
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

1999-2003

Sandiacre South By-Election 10 August 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 432 43.2 +8.8
Liberal Democrats 416 41.6 -3.6
Labour 151 15.1 -5.3
Majority 16 1.6
Turnout 999 30.1
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
West Hallam By-Election 20 September 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 433 46.6 -6.0
Liberal Democrats 375 40.3 +27.4
Labour 122 13.1 -21.5
Majority 58 6.3
Turnout 930 24.0
Conservative hold Swing
Abbotsford By-Election 28 February 2002[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 294 42.1 -20.6
Independent 205 29.4 +29.4
Conservative 199 28.5 -8.8
Majority 89 12.7
Turnout 698 17.9
Labour hold Swing

2003-2007

Little Eaton Breadsall and Morley By-Election 29 April 2004[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 627 63.0 +17.1
Liberal Democrats 368 37.0 +0.9
Majority 259 26.0
Turnout 995 35.2
Conservative hold Swing
Kirk Hallam By-Election 28 October 2004[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Louis Booth 523 52.1 +23.4
Liberal Democrats 232 23.1 -1.5
Conservative 120 11.9 -1.4
UKIP 129 12.8 +12.8
Majority 291 29.0
Turnout 1,004 21.2
Labour hold Swing
Sawley By-Election 13 January 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 423 38.1 +29.4
Labour 348 31.4 +21.4
Liberal Democrats 338 30.5 +0.0
Majority 75 6.7
Turnout 1,109 21.7
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Kirk Hallam By-Election 27 October 2005[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 707 77.0 +24.9
Conservative 132 14.4 +2.5
Liberal Democrats 79 8.6 -14.5
Majority 575 62.6
Turnout 918 19.3
Labour gain from Independent Swing

2007-2011

Derby Road West By-Election 23 April 2009[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Keri Andrews 696 39.0 +6.7
Conservative Elaine Wright 584 32.7 -12.7
Liberal Democrats Ian Neil 301 16.9 -5.4
BNP Mark Bailey 205 11.5 +11.5
Majority 112 6.3
Turnout 1,786
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Abbotsford By-Election 16 July 2009[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kathryn Major 471 53.4 +2.1
Labour James Dawson 306 34.7 -14.0
Liberal Democrats Peter Aanonson 105 11.9 +11.9
Majority 165 18.7
Turnout 882 23.0
Conservative hold Swing
West Hallam and Dale Abbey By-Election 21 January 2010[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bruce Broughton 692 51.4 -22.6
Liberal Democrats Gary Hamson 506 37.6 +37.6
Labour James Dawson 149 11.1 -15.0
Majority 186 13.8
Turnout 1,347 33.8
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Elections". Erewash Borough Council. Archived from the original on 29 September 2009. Retrieved 14 October 2009.
  2. ^ "Erewash". BBC News Online. Retrieved 14 October 2009.
  3. ^ The Borough of Erewash (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1978
  4. ^ The Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire (Areas) Order 1985
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire (County Boundaries) Order 1992. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  6. ^ "Local elections". BBC News Online. Retrieved 14 October 2009.
  7. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Erewash (Electoral Changes) Order 1999. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  8. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Erewash (Electoral Changes) Order 2015. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  9. ^ "Labour gains ahead of May local polls". guardian.co.uk. 1 March 2002. Retrieved 14 October 2009.
  10. ^ "Lib Dems bounce back in byelections". guardian.co.uk. 30 April 2004. Retrieved 14 October 2009.
  11. ^ "Labour edges ahead in byelections". guardian.co.uk. 29 October 2004. Retrieved 14 October 2009.
  12. ^ "Labour romp it at Kirk Hallam". Ilkeston Advertiser. 10 November 2005. Retrieved 14 October 2009.
  13. ^ "'Surprise' Labour win in council by-election". this is derbyshire.co.uk. 25 April 2009. Retrieved 14 October 2009.
  14. ^ "Big two parties claim win apiece as voters have say". this is derbyshire.co.uk. 18 July 2009. Retrieved 14 October 2009.
  15. ^ "Tory victory in by-election". this is derbyshire.co.uk. 22 January 2010. Retrieved 22 January 2010.