Tynedale was a non-metropolitan district in Northumberland, England. It was abolished on 1 April 2009 and replaced by Northumberland County Council.

Political control

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1]

Party in control Years
No overall control 1973–1976
Independent 1976–1979
No overall control 1979–2003
Conservative 2003–2009

Council elections

By-election results

Warden and Newbrough By-Election 3 December 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative unopposed
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Hexham Gilesgate By-Election 25 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 248 56.2 +27.2
Labour 193 43.8 -27.2
Majority 55 12.4
Turnout 441
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Prudhoe Castle By-Election 22 February 2001 (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 193
Liberal Democrats 179
Labour 170
Liberal Democrats 137
Turnout 679 22.2
Labour hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Stockfield with Mickley By-Election 8 November 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 648 68.1 +16.1
Liberal Democrats 218 22.9 -2.1
Labour 85 8.9 -14.0
Majority 430 45.2
Turnout 951 30.0
Conservative hold Swing
Hexham Hencotes By-Election 26 May 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 580 51.3 +20.4
Liberal Democrats Hazel Richardson 299 26.5 +7.2
Labour 251 22.2 -3.3
Majority 281 24.8
Turnout 1,130 43.4
Conservative hold Swing
Hexham Leazes By-Election 13 October 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rad Hare 596 59.1 +11.2
Liberal Democrats Don Stewart 412 40.9 -11.2
Majority 184 18.2
Turnout 1,008 38.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Wylam By-Election 25 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Tom Appleby 364 44.5 +13.8
Conservative Charles Heslop 247 30.2 +21.1
Labour Andrew Balman 206 25.2 +13.2
Majority 117 14.3
Turnout 817 52.3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Hexham Gilesgate By-Election 8 February 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Dixon 179 53.6 -23.8
Liberal Democrats Paul Harrison 94 28.1 +5.5
Labour Caroline Watson 61 18.3 +18.3
Majority 85 25.5
Turnout 334 40.6
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  2. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Tynedale (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976. Retrieved on 19 November 2015.
  3. ^ The Castle Morpeth and Tynedale (District Boundaries) Order 1985
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cumbria, Northumberland and North Yorkshire (County Boundaries) Order 1989. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Durham, Northumberland and Tyne and Wear (County and District Boundaries) Order 1992. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Tynedale (Electoral Changes) Order 1998. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.