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Wednesday, May 09, 2007

How England Voted

PARTY Councils Councillors
Gain Loss Change Total Gain Loss Change Total

Conservative

+39 165

+911 5315

Liberal Democrats

−4 23

−246 2171

Labour

−8 34

−504 1877

Residents Associations

0 1

−19 67

Green

0 0

+17 62

British National Party

0 0

+1 10

Liberal

0 0

−1 9

Mebyon Kernow

0 0

+1 7

UK Independence

0 0

−1 5

Health Concern

0 0

+1 4

Respect

0 0

0 3

Socialist Alternative

0 0

−1 0

Other

0 4

−162 949

No overall control

−27 85 - - - -

Metropolitan boroughs

All 36 English Metropolitan borough councils had one third of their seats up for election.

Council Previous control Result Details
Barnsley
Labour
Labour hold
Birmingham
No overall control
No overall control hold
Bolton
No overall control
No overall control hold
Bradford
No overall control
No overall control hold
Bury
No overall control
No overall control hold
Calderdale
No overall control
No overall control hold
Coventry
Conservative
Conservative hold
Doncaster
No overall control
No overall control hold
Dudley
Conservative
Conservative hold
Gateshead
Labour
Labour hold
Kirklees
No overall control
No overall control hold
Knowsley
Labour
Labour hold Details
Leeds
No overall control
No overall control hold
Liverpool
Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold Details
Manchester
Labour
Labour hold
Newcastle upon Tyne
Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
North Tyneside
No overall control
No overall control hold Details
Oldham
Labour
No overall control
Rochdale
No overall control
Liberal Democrats gain Details
Rotherham
Labour
Labour hold
Salford
Labour
Labour hold
Sandwell
Labour
Labour hold
Sefton
No overall control
No overall control hold
Sheffield
Labour
No overall control Details
Solihull
Conservative
No overall control
South Tyneside
Labour
Labour hold
St Helens
No overall control
No overall control hold
Stockport
Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
Sunderland
Labour
Labour hold
Tameside
Labour
Labour hold
Trafford
Conservative
Conservative hold Details
Wakefield
Labour
Labour hold
Walsall
Conservative
Conservative hold
Wigan
Labour
Labour hold
Wirral
No overall control
No overall control hold
Wolverhampton
Labour
Labour hold

Unitary authorities

Whole council up for election

In 25 English Unitary authorities the whole council was up for election.

Council Previous control Result Details
Bath and North East Somerset
No overall control
No overall control hold
Blackpool
Labour
Conservative gain Details
Bournemouth
Liberal Democrats
Conservative gain
Bracknell Forest
Conservative
Conservative hold
Brighton & Hove
No overall control
No overall control hold Details
Darlington
Labour
Labour hold
East Riding of Yorkshire
No overall control
Conservative gain Details
Herefordshire
No overall control
Conservative gain
Leicester
No overall control
Labour gain
Luton
No overall control
Labour gain
Medway
Conservative
Conservative hold
Middlesbrough
Labour
Labour hold
North Lincolnshire
Conservative
Labour gain Details
North Somerset
No overall control
Conservative gain
Nottingham
Labour
Labour hold
Poole
Conservative
Conservative hold
Redcar and Cleveland
No overall control
No overall control hold
Rutland
Conservative
Conservative hold
South Gloucestershire
No overall control
No overall control hold
Stockton-on-Tees
No overall control
No overall control hold
Telford and Wrekin
No overall control
No overall control hold
Torbay
Liberal Democrats
Conservative gain
West Berkshire
Conservative
Conservative hold
Windsor and Maidenhead
Liberal Democrats
Conservative gain
York
Liberal Democrats
No overall control

One third of council up for election

In 20 English Unitary authorities one third of the council was up for election.

Council Previous control Result Details
Blackburn with Darwen
Labour
No overall control
Bristol
No overall control
No overall control hold
Derby
No overall control
No overall control hold
Halton
Labour
Labour hold
Hartlepool
Labour
Labour hold
Kingston upon Hull
No overall control
Liberal Democrats gain
Milton Keynes
No overall control
No overall control hold
North East Lincolnshire
No overall control
No overall control hold
Peterborough
Conservative
Conservative hold
Plymouth
No overall control
Conservative gain
Portsmouth
No overall control
No overall control hold
Reading
Labour
Labour hold
Slough
No overall control
No overall control hold Details
Southampton
No overall control
No overall control hold
Southend-on-Sea
Conservative
Conservative hold
Stoke-on-Trent
No overall control
No overall control hold
Swindon
Conservative
Conservative hold
Thurrock
Conservative
No overall control
Warrington
No overall control
No overall control hold
Wokingham
Conservative
Conservative hold

District councils

Whole council up for election

In 153 English district authorities the whole council was up for election.

Council Previous control Result Details
Allerdale
No overall control
No overall control hold
Alnwick
No overall control
No overall control hold
Arun
Conservative
Conservative hold
Ashfield
Labour
No overall control Details
Ashford
Conservative
Conservative hold Details
Aylesbury Vale
Conservative
Conservative hold
Babergh
No overall control
No overall control hold
Berwick-upon-Tweed
No overall control
No overall control hold
Blaby
Conservative
Conservative hold
Blyth Valley
Labour
Labour hold
Bolsover
Labour
Labour hold
Boston
No overall control
Independent gain
Braintree
No overall control
Conservative gain
Breckland
Conservative
Conservative hold
Bridgnorth
No overall control
No overall control hold
Broadland
Conservative
Conservative hold
Bromsgrove
Conservative
Conservative hold
Broxtowe
No overall control
No overall control hold
Canterbury
No overall control
Conservative gain
Caradon
No overall control
Liberal Democrats gain
Carrick
Liberal Democrats
No overall control
Castle Morpeth
No overall control
No overall control hold
Charnwood
No overall control
Conservative gain
Chelmsford
Conservative
Conservative hold
Chester-le-Street
Labour
Labour hold
Chesterfield
Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
Chichester
Conservative
Conservative hold
Chiltern
Conservative
Conservative hold
Christchurch
Conservative
Conservative hold
Copeland
Labour
Labour hold
Corby
Labour
Labour hold Details
Cotswold
Conservative
Conservative hold
Dacorum
Conservative
Conservative hold
Dartford
No overall control
Conservative gain
Derbyshire Dales
Conservative
Conservative hold
Derwentside
Labour
Labour hold
Dover
No overall control
Conservative gain
Durham
Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
Easington
Labour
Labour hold
Eastbourne
Conservative
Liberal Democrats gain
East Cambridgeshire
No overall control
Conservative gain
East Devon
Conservative
Conservative hold
East Dorset
Conservative
Conservative hold
East Hampshire
Conservative
Conservative hold
East Hertfordshire
Conservative
Conservative hold
East Lindsey
No overall control
No overall control hold
East Northamptonshire
Conservative
Conservative hold
East Staffordshire
Conservative
Conservative hold
Eden
Independent
No overall control
Epsom and Ewell
Residents Association
Residents Association hold
Erewash
No overall control
Conservative gain
Fenland
Conservative
Conservative hold
Forest Heath
Conservative
Conservative hold
Forest of Dean
No overall control
Conservative gain
Fylde
Conservative
Conservative hold Details
Gedling
No overall control
Conservative gain
Gravesham
Labour
Conservative gain
Guildford
Conservative
Conservative hold
Hambleton
Conservative
Conservative hold
Harborough
No overall control
Conservative gain
High Peak
No overall control
Conservative gain
Hinckley and Bosworth
Conservative
Liberal Democrats gain
Horsham
Conservative
Conservative hold
Kennet
Conservative
Conservative hold
Kerrier
Independent
No overall control
Kettering
Conservative
Conservative hold
King's Lynn and West Norfolk
Conservative
Conservative hold
Lancaster
No overall control
No overall control hold
Lewes
Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
Lichfield
Conservative
Conservative hold
Lincoln
Labour
Conservative gain
Maldon
Conservative
Conservative hold
Malvern Hills
No overall control
Conservative gain
Mansfield
Independent
Independent hold
Melton
Conservative
Conservative hold
Mendip
Conservative
Conservative hold
Mid Bedfordshire
Conservative
Conservative hold
Mid Devon
No overall control
No overall control hold
Mid Suffolk
No overall control
Conservative gain
Mid Sussex
No overall control
Conservative gain
New Forest
Conservative
Conservative hold
Newark and Sherwood
No overall control
Conservative gain
North Cornwall
No overall control
No overall control hold
North Devon
Liberal Democrats
Conservative gain
North Dorset
No overall control
Conservative gain
North East Derbyshire
Labour
Labour hold
North Hertfordshire
Conservative
Conservative hold
North Kesteven
No overall control
Conservative gain
North Norfolk
Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
North Shropshire
No overall control
Conservative gain
North Warwickshire
No overall control
Conservative gain
North West Leicestershire
Labour
Conservative gain
North Wiltshire
No overall control
Conservative gain
Northampton
No overall control
Liberal Democrats gain
Oadby and Wigston
Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
Oswestry
No overall control
Conservative gain
Restormel
No overall control
No overall control hold
Ribble Valley
Conservative
Conservative hold
Richmondshire
Independent
No overall control
Rother
Conservative
Conservative hold
Rushcliffe
Conservative
Conservative hold
Ryedale
No overall control
No overall control hold
Salisbury
Conservative
No overall control
Scarborough
Conservative
No overall control
Sedgefield
Labour
Labour hold
Sedgemoor
Conservative
Conservative hold
Selby
Conservative
Conservative hold
Sevenoaks
Conservative
Conservative hold
Shepway
No overall control
Conservative gain
South Bucks
Conservative
Conservative hold
South Derbyshire
Labour
Conservative gain
South Hams
Conservative
Conservative hold
South Holland
Conservative
Conservative hold
South Kesteven
Conservative
Conservative hold
South Norfolk
Liberal Democrats
Conservative gain
South Northamptonshire
Conservative
Conservative hold
South Oxfordshire
Conservative
Conservative hold
South Ribble
No overall control
Conservative gain Details
South Shropshire
No overall control
Conservative gain
South Somerset
Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
South Staffordshire
Conservative
Conservative hold
Spelthorne
Conservative
Conservative hold
St Edmundsbury
Conservative
Conservative hold
Stafford
Conservative
Conservative hold
Staffordshire Moorlands
No overall control
Conservative gain
Suffolk Coastal
Conservative
Conservative hold
Surrey Heath
Conservative
Conservative hold Details
Taunton Deane
Conservative
No overall control
Teesdale
Independent
Independent hold
Teignbridge
No overall control
No overall control hold
Tendring
No overall control
No overall control hold
Test Valley
Conservative
Conservative hold
Tewkesbury
No overall control
No overall control hold
Thanet
Conservative
Conservative hold
Tonbridge and Malling
Conservative
Conservative hold
Torridge
Independent
No overall control
Tynedale
Conservative
Conservative hold Details
Uttlesford
Liberal Democrats
Conservative gain
Vale of White Horse
Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
Vale Royal
No overall control
No overall control hold
Wansbeck
Labour
Labour hold
Warwick
No overall control
Conservative gain
Waverley
No overall control
Conservative gain
Wealden
Conservative
Conservative hold
Wear Valley
Labour
No overall control
Wellingborough
Conservative
Conservative hold
West Devon
No overall control
No overall control hold
West Dorset
Conservative
Conservative hold
West Somerset
Conservative
Independent gain
West Wiltshire
No overall control
Conservative gain
Wychavon
Conservative
Conservative hold
Wycombe
Conservative
Conservative hold
Wyre
Conservative
Conservative hold

One third of council up for election

In 78 English district authorities one third of the council was up for election.

Council Previous control Result Details
Amber Valley
Conservative
Conservative hold
Barrow-in-Furness
No overall control
No overall control hold
Basildon
Conservative
Conservative hold
Basingstoke and Deane
Conservative
Conservative hold
Bassetlaw
Conservative
Conservative hold
Bedford
No overall control
No overall control hold
Brentwood
Conservative
Conservative hold Details
Broxbourne
Conservative
Conservative hold
Burnley
No overall control
No overall control hold
Cambridge
Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
Cannock Chase
No overall control
No overall control hold
Carlisle
No overall control
No overall control hold
Castle Point
Conservative
Conservative hold
Cherwell
Conservative
Conservative hold
Chester
No overall control
Conservative gain
Chorley
Conservative
Conservative hold
Colchester
No overall control
No overall control hold
Congleton
Conservative
Conservative hold
Craven
No overall control
No overall control hold
Crawley
Conservative
Conservative hold
Crewe and Nantwich
No overall control
No overall control hold
Daventry
Conservative
Conservative hold
Eastleigh
Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Labour
Labour hold
Elmbridge
No overall control
No overall control hold
Epping Forest
Conservative
Conservative hold
Exeter
No overall control
No overall control hold
Gloucester
No overall control
No overall control hold
Great Yarmouth
Conservative
Conservative hold
Harlow
No overall control
No overall control hold
Harrogate
No overall control
No overall control hold
Hart
No overall control
No overall control hold
Havant
Conservative
Conservative hold
Hertsmere
Conservative
Conservative hold
Huntingdonshire
Conservative
Conservative hold
Hyndburn
Conservative
Conservative hold
Ipswich
No overall control
No overall control hold
Macclesfield
Conservative
Conservative hold Details
Maidstone
No overall control
No overall control hold
Mole Valley
Conservative
Conservative hold
Newcastle-under-Lyme
No overall control
No overall control hold
Norwich
No overall control
No overall control hold
Pendle
Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
Penwith
No overall control
No overall control hold
Preston
No overall control
No overall control hold Details
Purbeck
Conservative
Conservative hold
Redditch
No overall control
No overall control hold
Reigate and Banstead
Conservative
Conservative hold
Rochford
Conservative
Conservative hold
Rossendale
Conservative
Conservative hold
Rugby
No overall control
Conservative gain
Runnymede
Conservative
Conservative hold
Rushmoor
Conservative
Conservative hold
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Conservative
Conservative hold
South Bedfordshire
Conservative
Conservative hold
South Cambridgeshire
No overall control
Conservative gain
South Lakeland
Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold Details
St Albans
Liberal Democrats
No overall control
Stevenage
Labour
Labour hold
Stratford-on-Avon
Conservative
Conservative hold
Stroud
Conservative
Conservative hold
Swale
Conservative
Conservative hold
Tamworth
Conservative
Conservative hold
Tandridge
Conservative
Conservative hold
Three Rivers
Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
Tunbridge Wells
Conservative
Conservative hold
Watford
Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
Waveney
Conservative
Conservative hold
Welwyn Hatfield
Conservative
Conservative hold
West Lancashire
Conservative
Conservative hold
West Lindsey
Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
West Oxfordshire
Conservative
Conservative hold
Weymouth and Portland
No overall control
No overall control hold
Winchester
Conservative
Conservative hold
Woking
No overall control
Conservative gain
Worcester
Conservative
Conservative hold
Worthing
Conservative
Conservative hold
Wyre Forest
No overall control
No overall control hold

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