Staffordshire Moorlands District Council is elected every four years.

Political control

Council elections

Changes between elections

By-elections

Biddulph North By-Election 4 September 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 262 40.7 +3.8
Conservative 180 28.0 +28.0
Liberal Democrats 130 20.2 +7.4
Ratepayer 72 11.2 -5.2
Majority 82 12.7
Turnout 644 14.3
Labour hold Swing
Leek NE By-Election 30 October 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 386 58.6 +8.6
Conservative 125 19.0 +9.0
Ratepayer 85 12.9 -3.4
Liberal Democrats 61 9.3 +4.7
Majority 261 39.6
Turnout 657
Labour hold Swing
Cheadle NE By-Election 12 February 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ratepayer 315 50.1 +19.0
Labour 195 31.0 -16.3
Conservative 119 18.9 +18.9
Majority 120 19.1
Turnout 629 26.3
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Biddulph South By-Election 30 April 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 617 55.7 +20.8
Labour 382 35.0 -13.7
Independent 108 9.8 -6.5
Majority 235 20.7
Turnout 1,107 31.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Biddulph East By-Election 6 April 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 465 72.3 -3.4
Liberal Democrats 110 17.1 +4.7
Conservative 68 10.5 -1.0
Majority 355 55.2
Turnout 643 19.4
Labour hold Swing
Biddulph South By-Election 8 February 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 506 54.1 +1.9
Labour 345 36.9 +4.1
Conservative 84 9.0 +9.0
Majority 161 17.2
Turnout 935 26.2
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Leek South East By-Election 30 May 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 357 32.0 +3.4
Conservative 351 31.4 +2.9
Ratepayer 287 25.7 -8.9
Liberal Democrats 122 10.9 +2.6
Majority 6 0.6
Turnout 1,117 27.0
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Biddulph East By-Election 29 July 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Madelaine Lovatt 501 79.4
Liberal Democrats Brian Lewis 130 20.6
Majority 371 58.8
Turnout 631 14.4
Labour hold Swing
Biddulph North By-Election 9 December 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent 320 41.4 +11.4
Labour 269 34.8 +15.7
Ratepayer 103 13.3 -3.1
Liberal Democrats 81 10.5 +0.0
Majority 51 6.6
Turnout 773 17.5
Independent gain from Conservative Swing
Werrington By-Election 9 March 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jeffrey Bass 265 27.2 -27.5
Labour Yvonne Ahmad 206 21.1 -24.2
Liberal Democrats Jane Leaper 196 20.1 +20.1
BNP John Burgess 162 16.6 +16.6
Independent Austin Hanchard 83 8.5 +8.5
Independent Trevor Austin 34 3.2 +3.2
UKIP Michael Critchlow 29 3.0 +3.0
Majority 59 6.1
Turnout 975 34.0
Conservative hold Swing
Cheadle West By-Election 13 July 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alan Banks 354 59.7 +14.8
Ratepayer Ernest Vernon 239 40.3 +28.7
Majority 115 19.4
Turnout 593 15.2
Conservative hold Swing
Leek East by-election 20 July 2017
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Darren Price 505 45.0
Conservative Roy Denis Tomkinson 325 28.9
Independent Nick Sheldon 219 19.5
Liberal Democrats Roy William Gregg 74 6.6
Majority 180 16.0
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Leek West by-election 22 March 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bill Cawley 487 42.9 +23.6
Conservative James Aberley 370 32.6 +0.6
Liberal Democrats George Herbert 219 19.2 +8.7
Independent Stephen Wales 61 5.4 +5.4
Majority 117 10.3
Turnout 1,137 30.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Resignations

Conservative councillor Rebecca K Done (Leek East) resigned in 2017 forcing the by-election subsequently won by the Labour candidate Darren Price.[7]

References

  1. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Staffordshire Moorlands (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976. Retrieved on 19 November 2015.
  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 Stafford and Staffordshire Moorlands (District Boundaries) Order 1992. Retrieved on 7 November 2015.
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Staffordshire Moorlands (Electoral Changes) Order 2001. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Staffordshire Moorlands (Electoral Changes) (Amendment) Order 2004. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Open Council Data UK - compositions councillors parties wards elections". opencouncildata.co.uk. Retrieved 23 March 2018.