One third of Stevenage Borough Council in Hertfordshire, England is elected each year, followed by one year when there is an election to Hertfordshire County Council instead.

Political control

Party in control Years
Labour 1973–present

Leadership

The leaders of the council since 1974 have been:[1]

Councillor Party From To
Brian Hall Labour 1974 1975
Labour 1975 1976
Brian Hall[2][3] Labour 1976 23 May 2006
Sharon Taylor Labour 23 May 2006

Council elections

Borough result maps

By-election results

Pin Green By-Election 1 May 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 1,519 59.2 -14.8
Conservative 596 23.2 +8.1
Liberal Democrats 367 14.3 +3.5
Independent 86 3.3 +3.3
Majority 923 36.0
Turnout 2,568
Labour hold Swing
Symonds Green By-Election 1 May 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 2,260 53.0 -18.8
Conservative 1,398 32.8 +4.6
Liberal Democrats 603 14.1 +14.1
Majority 862 20.2
Turnout 4,261
Labour hold Swing
Roebuck By-Election 16 July 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 520 49.6 -16.6
Liberal Democrats 309 29.5 +16.3
Conservative 220 21.0 +0.3
Majority 211 20.1
Turnout 1,049 26.1
Labour hold Swing
Bandley Hill By-Election 23 September 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 495 73.9 +14.2
Conservative 106 15.8 -2.2
Liberal Democrats 69 10.3 -7.4
Majority 389 58.1
Turnout 670 13.5
Labour hold Swing
Roebuck By-Election 9 December 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sherma Batson 600 52.6 +8.1
Conservative 292 25.6 -4.0
Liberal Democrats Gordon Knight 249 21.8 -4.0
Majority 308 27.0
Turnout 1,141 25.9
Labour hold Swing
Pin Green By-Election 27 March 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lin Martin-Haugh 671 54.8 +3.2
Conservative Leslie Clark 302 24.7 +1.7
Liberal Democrats Mary Griffith 149 12.2 -0.3
UKIP Rick Seddon 61 5.0 +5.0
Green Tom Moore 41 3.3 +3.3
Majority 368 30.1
Turnout 1,225 29.0
Labour hold Swing
Pin Green By-Election 25 September 2008[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bruce Jackson 716 54.4 +6.9
Conservative Ralph Dimelow 321 24.4 -5.1
Liberal Democrats Gordon Knight 112 8.5 -2.8
UKIP Terence Tompkins 85 6.5 +6.5
Free England Party Richard Atkins 81 6.2 -5.4
Majority 395 30.0
Turnout 1,315
Labour hold Swing
Roebuck By-Election 4 May 2017[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Monika Cherney-Craw 714
Conservative Alexander Farquharson 725
TUSC Helen Kerr 25
Green Martin Malocco 87
Liberal Democrats Thomas Wren 94
Majority
Turnout 1,645 33.19
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

References

  1. ^ "Council minutes". Stevenage Borough Council. Retrieved 7 June 2022.
  2. ^ "End of an era". The Comet. 25 May 2006. Retrieved 7 June 2022.
  3. ^ "Mayors of Stevenage from 1974". Stevenage Borough Council. Retrieved 7 June 2022.
  4. ^ The Borough of Stevenage (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976
  5. ^ The East Hertfordshire and Stevenage (Areas) Order 1984
  6. ^ The Hertfordshire (District Boundaries) Order 1986
  7. ^ "Stevenage". BBC Online. Retrieved 11 May 2008.
  8. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Stevenage (Electoral Changes) Order 1998. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  9. ^ "Pin Green Election Results - 25 September 2008". Stevenage.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 1 October 2008. Retrieved 22 October 2008.
  10. ^ Elvery, Martin (5 May 2017). "Herts County Council Elections 2017: Disastrous night for Labour in Stevenage as they lose three of their five seats amid big Tory gains". The Comet. Archant. Retrieved 5 May 2017.