Swindon Borough Council is the local authority for the unitary authority of Swindon in Wiltshire, England. Until 1 April 1997 its area was a non-metropolitan district called Thamesdown Borough Council, with Wiltshire County Council providing the county-level services.

District council

Unitary authority

Results maps

By-election results

1994–1998

Central By-Election 15 May 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 548 46.3
Liberal Democrats 300 25.3
Conservative 224 18.9
Green 69 5.8
Socialist Labour 44 53.7.8
Majority 248 21.0
Turnout 1,185 20.7
Labour hold Swing
Park By-Election 21 August 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 715 66.0 -4.4
Conservative 297 27.4 +11.2
Liberal Democrats 72 6.6 -6.8
Majority 418 38.6
Turnout 1,084 15.2
Labour hold Swing

2002-2006

St Margaret By-Election 30 January 2003[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Raymond Fisher 814 52.5 +5.3
Labour 409 26.4 -13.2
Liberal Democrats 258 16.6 +3.4
UKIP 69 4.5 +4.5
Majority 405 26.1
Turnout 1,550 20.6
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Central By-Election 22 January 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 513 37.9 +0.3
Liberal Democrats 359 26.5 -12.1
Conservative 229 16.9 -0.6
SA 119 8.8 +8.8
Green 71 5.2 +5.2
SOU 41 3.0 -3.2
UKIP 21 1.6 +1.6
Majority 154 11.4
Turnout 1,353 19.4
Labour hold Swing
Western By-Election 22 January 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 829 47.5 +4.2
Conservative 651 37.3 +11.3
Liberal Democrats 154 8.8 -13.5
UKIP 79 4.5 -3.9
Green 34 1.9 +1.9
Majority 178 10.2
Turnout 1,747 23.5
Labour hold Swing
Walcot By-Election 3 February 2005[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Mallinson 706 38.4 -3.4
Conservative 586 31.9 -1.8
Liberal Democrats 338 18.4 +1.2
Independent 106 5.8 +5.8
Green 60 3.3 -3.9
UKIP 43 2.3 +2.3
Majority 120 6.5
Turnout 1,839 35.0
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

2010-2012

Moredon By-Election 4 November 2010[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jenny Millin 887 47.5 +12.6
Conservative Toby Elliott 755 40.4 +1.0
UKIP William Oram 129 6.9 +6.9
Liberal Democrats Chris Ward 98 5.2 -13.3
Majority 132 7.1
Turnout 1,869 23.7
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

2012-2014

Blunsdon and Highworth by-election 15 November 2012[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve Weisinger 1,453
Labour Phil Beaumont 1,075
UKIP John Lenton 195
Green Andrew Donald Day 111
Liberal Democrats Cath Smith 23
Majority 378
Turnout 32.6
Conservative hold Swing
Haydon Wick by-election 8 August 2013[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Oliver Donachie 1,376 49.6 +6.0
Labour Maura Clarke 887 32.0 +0.8
UKIP Ed Gerrard 426 15.4 +4.8
Liberal Democrats Sean Davey 83 3.0 -3.3
Majority 489 17.6
Turnout 2,772
Conservative hold Swing

2018-2022

Priory Vale by-election 24 June 2021[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kate Tomlinson 1,139 60.6 +6.4
Labour Ian Edwards 508 27.0 -5.9
Liberal Democrats Joseph Polson 102 5.4 +5.4
Green Stephen Litchfield 83 4.4 -3.4
Independent Elena Mari 47 2.5 +2.5
Majority 631 33.6
Turnout 1,879
Conservative hold Swing

2022-2026

St Margaret and South Marston by-election 20 July 2023[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Matthew Vallender 1,143 50.6 +11.6
Labour Joseph Polson 1,118 49.4 -0.4
Majority 25 1.2
Turnout 2,261
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

References

  1. ^ legislation.gov.uk – The Borough of Thamesdown (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1975. Retrieved on 19 November 2015.
  2. ^ legislation.gov.uk – The North Wiltshire and Thamesdown (Areas) Order 1980. Retrieved on 18 November 2015.
  3. ^ The Oxfordshire and Wiltshire (Areas) Order 1980
  4. ^ The Borough of Thamesdown (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1986
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk – The Borough of Swindon (Electoral Changes) Order 1999. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Swindon". BBC News Online. Retrieved 16 August 2009.
  7. ^ "Want to be a Councillor?". Swindon Borough Council. Retrieved 18 March 2010.
  8. ^ legislation.gov.uk – The Swindon (Electoral Changes) Order 2012. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  9. ^ legislation.gov.uk – The Swindon (Electoral Changes) Order 2015. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  10. ^ "Local Elections 2018 – Swindon Borough Council". BBC News. 2018. Retrieved 6 May 2018.
  11. ^ "Labour slips in the snow". guardian.co.uk. London. 31 January 2003. Retrieved 18 March 2010.
  12. ^ "Double defeat for Tories in the west of England". guardian.co.uk. London. 4 February 2005. Retrieved 18 March 2010.
  13. ^ "Labour takes seat from Tories in election". This is Wiltshire.co.uk. 5 November 2010. Retrieved 6 November 2010.
  14. ^ "Conservatives hold Blunsdon and Highworth ward in by election". swindonadvertiser.co.uk. 16 November 2012. Retrieved 16 November 2012.
  15. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Haydon Wick Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 8 February 2024.
  16. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Priory Vale Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 8 February 2024.
  17. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — St Margaret and South Marston Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 8 February 2024.