Lichfield District Council in Staffordshire, England, is elected every four years.

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
No overall control 1973 - 1976
Conservative 1976 - 1995
Labour 1995 - 1999
Conservative 1999–present

Council elections

By-election results

1999-2003

Fazeley By-Election 27 July 2000[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jim Littlefield 380 50.2 +11.5
Conservative Frank Worrall 287 37.9 +14.2
Liberal Democrats Charles Robinson 90 11.9 +11.9
Majority 93 12.3
Turnout 757 22.1
Labour gain from Independent Swing
All Saints By-Election 11 April 2002[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brenda Constable 188 49.2 +2.7
Labour Hazel Worrallo 160 41.9 -11.6
Liberal Democrats R Paul 34 8.9 +8.9
Majority 28 7.3
Turnout 382
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Boney Hay By-Election 11 April 2002[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J James 292 63.6 -7.8
Conservative M Bamborough 114 24.8 -3.6
Liberal Democrats K Morgan 53 11.5 +11.5
Majority 178 38.8
Turnout 459 19.0
Labour hold Swing
Summerfield By-Election 11 April 2002[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D Isaacs 194 58.1
Conservative K Humphreys 84 25.1
Liberal Democrats I Jackson 56 16.8
Majority 110 33.0
Turnout 334 15.3
Labour hold Swing

2003-2007

Alrewas and Fradley By-Election 5 February 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 557 53.8 -1.5
Liberal Democrats 352 34.0 +12.3
Labour 126 12.2 -10.8
Majority 205 19.8
Turnout 1,035 26.0
Conservative hold Swing
Chadsmead By-Election 15 December 2005[12][13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Terence Thomas 192 39.2 -5.9
Labour Darren Gilbert 181 36.9 -4.3
Liberal Democrats Marion Bland 117 23.9 +10.2
Majority 11 2.3
Turnout 490 18.6
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

2007-2011

Whittington By-Election 9 July 2009[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rob Strachan 345 65.1 -5.1
Liberal Democrats Penny Bennion 185 34.9 +5.1
Majority 160 30.2
Turnout 530
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Lichfield". BBC News Online. Retrieved 18 October 2009.
  2. ^ The District of Lichfield (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976
  3. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cheshire, Derbyshire, Hereford and Worcester and Staffordshire (County Boundaries) Order 1991. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cheshire, Derbyshire, Hereford and Worcester and Staffordshire (County Boundaries) (Variation) Order 1992. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Hereford and Worcester, Staffordshire and West Midlands (County and Metropolitan Borough Boundaries) Order 1993. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Staffordshire, Warwickshire and West Midlands (County Boundaries) Order 1993. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Local elections". BBC Online. Retrieved 26 April 2009.
  8. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Lichfield (Electoral Changes) Order 2001. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  9. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Lichfield (Electoral Changes) Order 2015. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  10. ^ "Mayor gets in". Birmingham Mail. 28 July 2000. p. 7.
  11. ^ a b c "Tory's joy at votes victory". Birmingham Mail. 12 April 2002. p. 8.
  12. ^ "Thomas wins vote". Birmingham Mail. 22 December 2005. p. 11.
  13. ^ "Chadsmead district council election declaration" (PDF). Lichfield District Council. Retrieved 26 April 2009.
  14. ^ "Whittington By-Election". Lichfield District Council. Retrieved 18 October 2009.