One third of Worcester City Council (technically a District Council) in Worcestershire, England, is elected each year, followed by one year without election. Since the last boundary changes in 2004, 35 councillors have been elected from 15 wards.[1]

Political control

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2][3]

Party in control Years
No overall control 1973 - 1976
Conservative 1976 - 1980
Labour 1980 - 1983
No overall control 1983 - 1986
Labour 1986 - 2000
No overall control 2000 - 2003
Conservative 2003 - 2007
No overall control 2007 - 2011
Conservative 2011 - 2012
No overall control 2012 - 2015
Conservative 2015 - 2016
No overall control 2016–2021
Conservative 2021–2022
No overall control 2022-present

Council elections

District result maps

By-election results

Holy Trinity By-Election 26 September 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 633 70.0
Liberal Democrats 171 18.9
Conservative 100 11.0
Majority 462 51.1
Turnout 904 21.1
Labour hold Swing
St Clement By-Election 20 September 2007[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jennifer Barnes 604 42.5 +19.5
Conservative Lisa Ventura-Whiting 478 33.6 -15.8
BNP Peter Beechey 166 11.7 -4.1
UKIP John Butterfield 122 8.6 +8.6
Green Olaf Twiehaus 52 3.7 -8.1
Majority 126 8.9
Turnout 1,422 31.4
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Bedwardine By-Election 10 May 2017[3][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bill Amos 1,457 56.3 +13.2
Labour Jennifer Barnes 816 31.6 +5.6
Green Daniel Daye 189 7.3 +1.4
UKIP Paul Hickling 124 4.8 -9.6
Majority 641 24.8
Turnout 2,586
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "City Council". Worcester City Council. Retrieved 3 January 2010.
  2. ^ "Worcester". BBC News Online. 19 April 2008. Retrieved 3 January 2010.
  3. ^ a b c "Conservatives lose overall control of Worcester City Council". Worcester News. 20 September 2007. Retrieved 3 January 2010.
  4. ^ The City of Worcester (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1977
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Hereford and Worcester (District Boundaries) Order 1987. Retrieved on 6 November 2015.
  6. ^ "Worcester council". BBC News Online. Retrieved 3 January 2010.
  7. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The City of Worcester (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  8. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Bedwardine Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 2 June 2022.