Selby District Council is the local authority for the district of Selby, and is elected every four years.

Political control

Party in control Years
No overall control 1973–1979
Conservative 1979–1991
No overall control 1991–1995
Labour 1995–1999
No overall control 1999–2003
Conservative 2003–present

Leadership

The leader of the council since 2003 has been:

Councillor Party From To
Mark Crane[1] Conservative 2003

Council elections

By-election results

Cawood with Wistow By-Election 30 January 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kevin Aston 408 48.2
Conservative John Cattanach 395 46.7
Liberal Democrats John Eastwood 43 5.1
Majority 13 1.5
Turnout 846 44.0
Labour hold Swing
Camblesforth By-Election 17 July 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 317 59.7 -0.7
Conservative 180 33.9 -6.0
Liberal Democrats 34 6.4 +6.4
Majority 137 25.8
Turnout 531 31.8
Labour hold Swing
Tadcaster West By-Election 30 April 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 205 30.0 +7.7
Independent 204 29.9 +0.3
Conservative 172 25.2 +9.8
Liberal Democrats 102 14.9 -17.3
Majority 1 0.1
Turnout 683
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Hambleton By-Election 7 January 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 278 52.3 +18.1
Labour 254 47.7 +5.2
Majority 24 4.6
Turnout 532 29.5
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Fairburn & Brotherton By-Election 25 January 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roy Wilson 239 80.2 +2.9
Conservative Keith Bradley 59 19.8 -2.9
Majority 180 60.4
Turnout 298 26.4
Labour hold Swing
Carlton By-Election 15 November 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rod Price 282 46.6 -6.6
Conservative Margaret Hulme 211 34.9 -11.9
Independent Maria Morris 112 18.5 +18.5
Majority 71 11.7
Turnout 605 34.9
Labour hold Swing
North Duffield By-Election 14 September 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Inness 316 79.0
Labour Jean Bills 84 21.0
Majority 232 58.0
Turnout 400 28.4
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Byram and Brotherton By-Election 14 July 2016[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bryn Sage 251 44.3 +11.7
Labour Steven Shaw-Wright 224 39.6 -4.4
Yorkshire First Chris Whitwood 91 16.1 +16.1
Majority 27 4.8
Turnout 566
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Camblesforth and Carlton By-Election 6 May 2021[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Charles Richardson 996 66.4 +42.2
Labour David Bowgett 342 22.8 -0.1
Green Barry Jones 162 10.8 +10.8
Majority 654 43.6
Turnout 1,500
Conservative gain from Yorkshire Swing
Byram and Brotherton By-Election 20 January 2022[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Georgina Ashton 215 48.1 +13.4
Labour Matthew Burton 207 46.3 +26.2
Green Cherry Waters 25 5.6 +5.6
Majority 8 1.8
Turnout 447
Conservative gain from Yorkshire Swing

References

  1. ^ "LGA Governance". Local Governance Association. Retrieved 19 June 2022.
  2. ^ The District of Selby (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1978
  3. ^ The Humberside and North Yorkshire (Areas) Order 1984
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire (County Boundaries) Order 1991. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The North Yorkshire and West Yorkshire (County Boundaries) Order 1992. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The North, South and West Yorkshire (County and District Boundaries) Order 1992. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  7. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Selby (Electoral Changes) Order 2000. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  8. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Selby (Electoral Changes) Order 2014. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  9. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Byram and Brotherton Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 14 June 2022.
  10. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Camblesforth and Carlton Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 14 June 2022.
  11. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Byram and Brotherton Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 14 June 2022.