South Derbyshire Council is elected every four years.

Political control

Party in control Years
Labour 1973 - 1976
No overall control 1976 - 1983
Labour 1983 - 2007
Conservative 2007 - 2020
No overall control 2020–present

Council elections

By-election results

Hatton By-Election 17 July 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 318 67.9 +67.9
Conservative 151 32.2 +32.2
Majority 167 35.7
Turnout 469 23.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Repton By-Election 17 July 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 572 56.3 +19.5
Labour 444 43.7 +20.5
Majority 128 12.6
Turnout 1,016 35.1
Conservative hold Swing
Swadlincote By-Election 30 October 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 407 61.0 +15.5
Liberal Democrats 215 32.2 +32.2
Conservative 45 6.7 -2.0
Majority 192 28.8
Turnout 667
Labour hold Swing
Newhall By-Election 13 November 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 497 73.5 -8.6
Conservative 91 13.5 -4.4
Liberal Democrats 88 13.0 +13.0
Majority 406 60.0
Turnout 676 13.8
Labour hold Swing
Swadlincote By-Election 16 April 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 497 58.5 +13.0
Independent 289 34.0 +13.9
Conservative 64 7.5 -1.2
Majority 208 24.5
Turnout 850 23.7
Labour hold Swing
Newhall By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 2,047 71.8 +1.1
Conservative 803 28.2 -1.1
Majority 1,244 43.6
Turnout 2,850
Labour hold Swing
Hilton By-Election 17 February 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Margaret Littlejohn 499 59.3 -13.5
Labour 245 29.1 +1.9
Liberal Democrats Derek Winter 97 11.5 +11.5
Majority 254 30.2
Turnout 841 26.6
Conservative hold Swing
Swadlincote By-Election 20 April 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Neil Tilley 565 61.3 +10.4
Conservative Jon McEwan 356 38.7 +11.9
Majority 209 22.6
Turnout 921 17.2
Labour hold Swing
Swadlincote By-Election 13 July 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joan Lane 562 51.4 +0.5
Liberal Democrats Peter Morris 301 27.5 +27.5
Conservative Jon-Paul McEwan 231 21.1 -5.7
Majority 331 23.9
Turnout 1,094 20.3
Labour hold Swing
Church Gresley By-Election 18 October 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gordon Rhind 639 43.8 -23.0
BNP Richard Fallows 516 35.4 +35.4
Conservative Jana Eaton 304 20.8 -12.4
Majority 123 8.4
Turnout 1,459
Labour hold Swing
Linton By-Election 25 October 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dan Pegg 623 62.5 23.8
Labour Ben Stuart 316 32.7 2.8
Liberal Democrats Lorraine Karen Johnson 48 4.8 0.7
Majority 307 29.8
Turnout 988 22.53
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ The District of South Derbyshire (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976
  2. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cheshire, Derbyshire, Hereford and Worcester and Staffordshire (County Boundaries) Order 1991. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  3. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cheshire, Derbyshire, Hereford and Worcester and Staffordshire (County Boundaries) (Variation) Order 1992. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Warwickshire (County Boundaries) Order 1991. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of South Derbyshire (Electoral Changes) Order 1999. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The South Derbyshire (Electoral Changes) Order 2011. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Linton By-Election". South Derbyshire District Council.