North East Lincolnshire Council is the local authority for the unitary authority of North East Lincolnshire in Lincolnshire, England. It was created on 1 April 1996 replacing Cleethorpes, Great Grimsby and Humberside County Council.

Political control

The first election to the council was held in 1995, initially operating as a shadow authority before coming into its powers on 1 April 1996. Political control of the council since 1995 has been held by the following parties:[1]

Party in control Years
Labour 1995–2003
No overall control (Con/Lib coalition) 2003–2011
No overall control (Labour minority) 2011–2012
Labour 2012–2014
No overall control (Labour minority with Lib Dem support) 2014–2019
Conservative 2019–present

Leadership

The leaders of the council since 2015 have been:[2]

Councillor Party From To
Ray Oxby[3] Labour May 2015 11 Mar 2019
Philip Jackson Conservative 21 May 2019

Council elections

District result maps

By-election results

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Freshney Ward By-election 26 July 2018[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Sheldon James Mill 692 41.3
Conservative Steve Holland 650 38.8
Independent Mick Kiff 231 13.8
UKIP Barry Charles Fisher 78 4.7
Green Loyd Layton Emmerson 24 1.4
Majority 42
Labour hold Swing
South ward By-election 9 June 2016[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Janet Angela Goodwin 758 50.6
UKIP Stephen Whittingham 462 30.8
Conservative Paul David Batson 212 14.2
Green Lloyd Layton Emmerson 40 2.7
TUSC Val O'Flynn 26 1.7
Majority 296
Labour hold Swing
Croft Baker ward By-election 23 July 2015[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Annie Darby 768 37.0
Conservative Hayden Dawkins 513 24.7
Liberal Democrats Roy Horobin 323 15.6
UKIP Graham John Critchley 318 15.3
TUSC Dave Mitchell 85 4.1
Green James William Barker 66 3.1
Majority 255
Labour hold Swing
Humberston and New Waltham By-election 4 April 2013[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
UKIP Stephen William Harness 1,098 42.0
Conservative Harry Hall 738 28.2
Labour Ashley David Smith 470 18.0
Liberal Democrats Stephen John Stead 311 11.9
Majority 360
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 11 August 2022.
  2. ^ "Council minutes". North East Lincolnshire Council. Retrieved 11 August 2022.
  3. ^ Parsons, Rob (11 March 2019). "North East Lincolnshire council leader Ray Oxby blames verbal abuse as he resigns with immediate effect". Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 11 August 2022.
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of North East Lincolnshire (Electoral Changes) Order 2001. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Local Elections – 26th July 2018 By Election". North East Lincolnshire Council. Archived from the original on 31 July 2018. Retrieved 14 May 2019.
  6. ^ "Local Elections – 9th June 2016 By-election". North East Lincolnshire Council. Archived from the original on 14 January 2018. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
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  13. ^ "Local Authority Byelection Results - October October 1999". www.gwydir.demon.co.uk. Archived from the original on 8 March 2000.