Hambleton District Council is elected every four years.

Political control

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

Party in control Years
Independent 1973–1987
No overall control 1987–1999
Conservative 1999–present

Leadership

The leaders of the council since 2010 have been:[2]

Councillor Party From To
Neville Huxtable[3] Conservative 2010 14 May 2013
Mark Robson Conservative 14 May 2013

Council elections

By-election results

Stokesley By-Election 7 April 1998[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Richardson 866 50.3 +16.7
Liberal Democrats Jacqueline Griffiths 621 36.1 -6.9
Labour Frances Mayes 235 13.6 -9.9
Majority 245 14.2
Turnout 1,722 40.0
Conservative hold Swing
Romanby By-Election 17 December 1998[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Smith 381 57.4
Labour Charles Hutchings 283 42.6
Majority 98 14.8
Turnout 664 23.5
Conservative hold Swing
Morton-on-Swale By-Election 8 November 2001[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Phillips 418 74.1 +3.6
Labour Charles Hutchings 146 25.9 +3.6
Majority 272 48.2
Turnout 564 42.0
Conservative hold Swing
Thirsk By-Election 18 May 2006[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Derek Adamson 700 61.0 +34.2
Liberal Democrats Robert Adamson 286 24.9 +5.8
Labour Claire Tupling 161 14.0 -10.9
Majority 414 36.1
Turnout 1,147 25.5
Conservative hold Swing
Northallerton Broomfield By-Election 4 October 2007[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Wilkinson unopposed
Conservative hold Swing
Cowtons By-Election 4 June 2009[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Watson unopposed
Conservative hold Swing
Swainby By-Election 4 June 2009[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Hugill 477 60.8 -12.3
Liberal Democrats Rosemary Dalton 275 35.0 +8.1
Labour Gerald Ramsden 33 4.2 +4.2
Majority 202 25.7
Turnout 785
Conservative hold Swing
Tollerton By-Election 4 June 2009[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Julie Moody 413 64.3 N/A
Liberal Democrats Robert Adamson 229 35.7 N/A
Majority 184 28.7
Turnout 642
Conservative hold Swing
Whitestonecliffe By-Election 2 May 2013[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Janet Watson 507 80.9 N/A
Labour Abbie O'Neill 120 19.1 N/A
Majority 387 61.7
Turnout 627
Conservative hold Swing
Topcliffe By-Election 12 December 2013[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Garry Key unopposed
Conservative hold Swing
Northallerton South By-Election 26 May 2016[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Caroline Dickinson 541 48.0 -0.5
Labour David Tickle 232 20.6 -4.8
UKIP David Tickle 222 19.7 -6.4
Yorkshire First Chris Pearson 133 11.8 +11.8
Majority 309 27.4
Turnout 1,128
Conservative hold Swing
Thirsk By-Election 4 October 2018[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dave Elders 679 65.4 -0.4
Labour David Tickle 251 24.2 +24.2
Yorkshire Stewart Barber 108 10.4 +10.4
Majority 428 41.2
Turnout 1,038
Conservative hold Swing
Raskelf and White Horse By-election 25 November 2021[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Philippa James 288 55.7 -2.9
Liberal Democrats Neil Beckwith 127 24.6 N/A
Green Adam Harper 102 19.7 -21.7
Majority 161 31.1
Turnout 521 18.7
Conservative hold Swing Decrease13.8

References

  1. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael. Hambleton District Council Election Results 1973-2011 (PDF). The Elections Centre, Plymouth University. Retrieved 18 June 2022.
  2. ^ "Council minutes". Hambleton District Council. Retrieved 18 June 2022.
  3. ^ Flanagan, Emily (19 February 2013). "Hambleton District Council leader announces he is to quit". Northern Echo. Retrieved 18 June 2022.
  4. ^ The District of Hambleton (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1978
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Durham and North Yorkshire (County Boundaries) Order 1991. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Hambleton (Electoral Changes) Order 2000. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  7. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Hambleton (Electoral Changes) Order 2014. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  8. ^ "STOKESLEY WARD - DECLARATION OF RESULT OF POLL". Hambleton District Council. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  9. ^ "ROMANBY WARD - DECLARATION OF RESULT OF POLL". Hambleton District Council. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  10. ^ "MORTON-ON-SWALE WARD - DECLARATION OF RESULT OF POLL". Hambleton District Council. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  11. ^ "THIRSK WARD - DECLARATION OF RESULT OF POLL". Hambleton District Council. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  12. ^ "NORTHALLERTON BROOMFIELD WARD - RESULT OF UN-CONTESTED ELECTION". Hambleton District Council. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  13. ^ "COWTONS WARD - RESULT OF UN-CONTESTED ELECTION". Hambleton District Council. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  14. ^ "SWAINBY WARD - DECLARATION OF RESULT OF POLL". Hambleton District Council. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  15. ^ "TOLLERTON WARD - DECLARATION OF RESULT OF POLL". Hambleton District Council. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  16. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Whitestonecliffe Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  17. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Topcliffe Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  18. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Northallerton South Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  19. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Thirsk Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  20. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Raskelf and White Horse Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 11 June 2022.