One third of North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council is elected each year followed by one year when there is a mayoral election.

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
Labour 1973 - 1986
No overall control 1986 - 1987
Labour 1987 - 2004
No overall control 2004 - 2008
Conservative 2008 - 2010
No overall control 2010 - 2011
Labour 2011–present

Council elections

Mayoral elections

By-election results

St Mary's by-election, 1 May 1997

St Mary's by-election 1 May 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Gordon 3,434 56.4 -5.7
Labour 1,752 28.8 +1.0
Liberal Democrats 785 12.9 +2.7
UKIP 113 1.9 +1.9
Majority 1,682 27.6
Turnout 6,084
Conservative hold Swing

Holystone by-election, 22 May 1997

Holystone by-election 22 May 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 1,354 59.3
Conservative 481 21.1
Liberal Democrats 373 16.3
Independent 76 3.3
Majority 873 38.2
Turnout 2,284 23.8
Labour hold Swing

Valley by-election, 26 November 1998

Valley by-election 26 November 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 903 64.7
Conservative 341 24.4
Liberal Democrats 151 10.8
Majority 562 40.3
Turnout 1,395 19.5
Labour hold Swing

Riverside by-election, 11 March 1999

Riverside by-election 11 March 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 692 79.6 -3.2
Conservative 177 20.4 +3.2
Majority 515 59.2
Turnout 869 13.0
Labour hold Swing

St Mary's by-election, 27 June 2002

St Mary's by-election 27 June 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pam McIntyre 2,019 83.2 +11.1
Labour 210 8.7 -3.6
Liberal Democrats 198 8.2 -7.4
Majority 1,809 74.5
Turnout 2,427 33.0
Conservative hold Swing

Seatonville by-election, 27 June 2002

Seatonville by-election 27 June 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ken Mewett 1,610 58.4 +10.8
Liberal Democrats 632 22.9 -5.4
Labour 476 17.3 -6.8
Independent 40 1.5 +1.5
Majority 978 35.5
Turnout 2,758 38.0
Conservative hold Swing

Tynemouth by-election, 14 August 2003

Tynemouth by-election 14 August 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 1,533 73.2 +6.4
Labour 562 26.8 -6.4
Majority 971 46.4 +12.7
Turnout 2,095 30.8 -1.1
Conservative hold Swing +6.4

Weetslade by-election, 23 June 2005

Weetslade by-election 23 June 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Duncan McLellan 1,177 46.7 +3.1
Labour 998 39.6 -7.5
Liberal Democrats 347 13.7 +4.5
Majority 179 7.1
Turnout 2,522 26.8 -18.42
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +5.3

Preston by-election, 6 October 2005

Preston by-election 6 October 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Linda Arkley 1,458 62.7 +3.2
Labour Dan Jackson 722 31 -2.8
Liberal Democrats 146 6.3 -1.4
Majority 736 31.7
Turnout 2,326 34.1 -8.47
Conservative hold Swing +3

Benton by-election, 28 September 2006

Benton by-election 28 September 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Patricia Greenwell 1,359 49.2 +2.5
Labour Joanne Cassidy 1,191 43.2 +5.7
Liberal Democrats Sarah Richards 210 7.6 -8.2
Majority 168 6.0
Turnout 2,760 35.7 -8.9
Conservative hold Swing -1.6

St Mary's by-election, 5 July 2007

St Mary's by-election 5 July 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Judith Wallace 1,992 76.79 +3.15
Labour Margaret Hall 363 13.99 +2.27
Liberal Democrats David Banks 239 9.21 -5.43
Majority 1,629 62.8 +3.8
Turnout 2,594 37.6 -17.4
Conservative hold Swing +0.44

Monkseaton North by-election, 19 June 2008

Monkseaton North by-election 19 June 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Leslie Miller 1,617 69.6 +1.8
Labour Glenn Stillaway 413 17.8 -1.5
Liberal Democrats Eleanor Jellett 198 8.5 -4.4
Green Martin Collins 94 4.0 +4.0
Majority 1,204 51.9 +3.5
Turnout 2,322 34.1 -11.1
Conservative hold Swing +3.3

Tynemouth by-election, 5 February 2009

Tynemouth by-election 5 February 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Wallace Lilly 1,538 62.2 -5.4
Labour Jane Shaw 701 28.4 -4
Liberal Democrats John Lewis Webb 233 9.4 +9.4
Majority 837 33.9 -1.4
Turnout 2,472 30.1 -12.6
Conservative hold Swing -0.7

Preston by-election, 24 September 2009

Preston by-election, 24 September 2009[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Sarin 1,141 55.8 -14.2
Labour Kate Osborne 503 24.6 -5.3
Public Services not Private Profit William Burnett 174 8.5 +8.5
Liberal Democrats John Appleby 152 7.4 +7.4
Green Susannah Rutherford 73 3.6 +3.6
Majority 638 31.2 -8.9
Turnout 2,043 29.8 -10.2
Conservative hold Swing -4.5

Battle Hill by-election, 30 September 2010

Battle Hill by-election 30 September 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lesley Spillard 1,334 58 +11.2
Liberal Democrats Dorothy Bradley 826 35.9 -1.5
Conservative Wendy Morton 97 4.2 -5.6
Independent Dan Ellis 46 2 +2
Majority 508 22.1 +16.7
Turnout 2,300 28.2 -33
Labour hold Swing +6.4

Wallsend by-election, 16 November 2012

Wallsend by-election 16 November 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Michael Huscroft 1,158 58.2 +10.4
Labour Ron Bales 693 34.8 -13.2
Conservative Barbara Bake 72 3.6 -0.6
Green Martin Collins 66 3.3 +3.3
Majority 465 23.4 +23.2
Turnout 1,989 25.6 -3.7
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing +11.8

Riverside by-election, 4 July 2013

Riverside by-election 4 July 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Wendy Lott 1,067 85.6 +1
Conservative Barbara Ellen Stevens 179 14.4 -1
Majority 888 71.3 +2.1
Turnout 1,246 15.7 -9.4
Labour hold Swing +1

Camperdown by-election, 9 September 2021

Camperdown by-election 9 September 2021[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tracy Hallway 957 66.7
Conservative David Lilly 352 24.5
Green Martin Collins 78 5.4
Liberal Democrats Nathan Shone 38 3.3
Majority 605 42.2
Turnout 1,435
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "North Tyneside". BBC News Online. 19 April 2009. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
  2. ^ "Tories hold North Tyneside Preston seat". News Guardian. 28 September 2009. Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 28 September 2009.
  3. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Camperdown Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 19 April 2022.