2015 Derby City Council election

The 2015 Derby City Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of the Derby City Council in England.[3] It was held on the same day as other local elections. The Labour Party increased its majority on the council by gaining two seats.

2015 Derby City Council election[1][2]
← 2014 7 May 2015 2016 →

17 of the 51 seats to Derby City Council
26 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Labour Conservative
Seats before 27 14
Seats won 11 5
Seats after 29 14
Seat change Increase2 Steady0
Popular vote 40,309 33,750
Percentage 37.2% 31.2%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Liberal Democrats UKIP
Seats before 7 2
Seats won 1 0
Seats after 6 2
Seat change Decrease1 Steady0
Popular vote 13,042 18,293
Percentage 12.0% 16.9%

Derby City Council election 2015 map.svg
Map showing the results of contested wards in the 2015 Derby City Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

Election resultsEdit

2015 Derby City Council election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 2 0  2 64.7 37.2 40,309  10.8
  Conservative 5 0 0   29.4 31.2 33,750  2.0
  Liberal Democrats 1 0 1  1 5.9 12.0 13,042  5.9
  UKIP 0 0 0   0.0 16.9 18,293 New
  Green 0 0 0   0.0 1.1 1,217  0.7
  Independent 0 0 1  1 0.0 0.8 875  0.6
  TUSC 0 0 0   0.0 0.6 643 New
  BNP 0 0 0   0.0 0.1 98  2.2
  British Independents 0 0 0   0.0 0.1 60 New
  English Democrat 0 0 0   0.0 0.0 50 New

All comparisons in vote share are to the corresponding 2011 election.

Ward resultsEdit

AbbeyEdit

 
Location of Abbey ward
Abbey (1 Seat)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Asaf Afzal 2,688 50.1%
Conservative Edward James Packham 1,056 19.7%
Liberal Democrats Richard Hudson 875 16.3%
UKIP Martin Ashley Bardoe 748 13.9%
Majority 1,632 30.4%
Turnout 5,367 54.8%
Labour hold

AllestreeEdit

 
Location of Allestree ward
Allestree (1 Seat)
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Steve Hassall 4,867 56.7%
Labour Simon Peter Parkes 1,835 21.4%
UKIP Frank Leeming 1,005 11.7%
Liberal Democrats Deena Smith 883 10.3%
Majority 3,032 35.3%
Turnout 8,590 77.5%
Conservative hold

AlvastonEdit

 
Location of Alvaston ward
Alvaston (1 Seat)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Paul Bayliss 2,588 40.8%
UKIP Arron Marsden 1,826 28.8%
Conservative Pete Berry 1,404 22.4%
Liberal Democrats Ellen Anthony 385 6.1%
TUSC Charles Albert Taylor 74 1.2%
British Independents David Andrew Gale 60 0.9%
Majority 762 12.0%
Turnout 6,337 55.9%
Labour hold

ArboretumEdit

 
Location of Arboretum ward
Arboretum (1 Seat)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Fareed Hussain 3,549 71.1%
Conservative Ross McCristal 505 10.1%
Liberal Democrats Margaret Hird 434 8.7%
UKIP Usman Khalid-Raja 387 7.8%
TUSC Graham Lewis 118 2.4%
Majority 3,044 61.0%
Turnout 4,993 46.3%
Labour hold

BlagreavesEdit

 
Location of Blagreaves ward
Blagreaves (1 Seat)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Amo Raju 2,401 36.8%
Liberal Democrats Danielle Lind 1,990 30.5%
Conservative Max Craven 1,235 18.9%
UKIP Vincent Davis 844 12.9%
Majority 411 6.3%
Turnout 6,527 66.0%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats

BoultonEdit

 
Location of Boulton ward
Boulton (1 Seat)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Barbara Sybil Jackson 2,177 37.8%
UKIP Celia Ingall 1,562 27.1%
Conservative Steve Fowke 1,538 26.7%
Green David Leonard Foster 239 4.2%
Liberal Democrats Brian Venn 159 2.8%
TUSC Shaun Christopher Stuart 80 1.4%
Majority 615 10.7%
Turnout 5,755 57.8%
Labour hold

ChaddesdenEdit

 
Location of Chaddesten ward
Chaddesden (1 Seat)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Linda Mary Winter 2,147 34.4%
Conservative Jonathan Charles Smale 2,131 34.2%
UKIP Anthony Joseph Crawley 1,558 25.0%
Liberal Democrats Ian Colin Care 304 4.9%
BNP Paul Hillard 98 1.6%
Majority 16 0.3%
Turnout 6,238 62.0%
Labour hold

ChellastonEdit

 
Location of Chellaston ward
Chellaston (1 Seat)
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Alan Leslie Grimadell 3,342 43.8%
Labour Cecile Yvonne Wright 2,161 28.3%
UKIP John Evans 1,506 19.7%
Liberal Democrats Jane Elizabeth Katharine Webb 568 7.4%
English Democrat David William Black 50 0.7%
Majority 1,181 15.5%
Turnout 7,627 67.0%
Conservative hold

DarleyEdit

 
Location of Darley ward
Darley (1 Seat)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Martin Jeffrey Repton 2,698 39.1%
Conservative Jordan Kemp 2,373 34.4%
UKIP Kirk Lewis Kus 632 9.2%
Green Alice Sarah Mason-Power 632 9.2%
Liberal Democrats John Allman Cameron 565 8.2%
Majority 325 4.7%
Turnout 6,900 66.4%
Labour hold

DerwentEdit

 
Location of Derwent ward
Derwent (1 Seat)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Martin Rawson 2,107 42.5%
UKIP Sarah Ann Hallam 1,336 27.0%
Conservative Steve Willoughby 1,165 23.5%
Liberal Democrats Simon Ferrigno 349 7.0%
Majority 771 15.6%
Turnout 4,957 51.4%
Labour hold

LittleoverEdit

 
Location of Littleover ward
Littleover (1 Seat)
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Mike Carr 2,682 35.4%
Labour Dom Anderson 2,403 31.7%
Conservative Gee Afsar 1,744 23.0%
UKIP Vaughan Saxby 606 8.0%
Independent (politician) Tony Welch 139 1.8%
Majority 279 3.7%
Turnout 7,574 71.9%
Liberal Democrats hold

MackworthEdit

 
Location of Mackworth ward
Mackworth (1 Seat)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Diane Elizabeth Froggatt 1,811 32.9%
Conservative Sean Thomas Rose 1,268 23.0%
UKIP Freddie Theobald 1,094 19.9%
Independent Lisa Maria Higginbottom* 736 13.4%
Green Marten Kats 346 6.3%
Liberal Democrats Catrin Sian Rutland 250 4.5%
Majority 543 9.9%
Turnout 5,505 57.4%
Labour gain from Independent

Note: Lisa Higginbottom was elected as a Labour councillor at the previous election in 2011, but resigned to sit as an independent in October 2013.[4]

MickleoverEdit

 
Location of Mickleover ward
Mickleover (1 Seat)
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative John Keith 3,772 43.9%
Liberal Democrats Peter Joseph Barker 2,382 27.7%
Labour Lester John Pendrey 1,523 17.7%
UKIP Ian Edward Crompton 925 10.8%
Majority 1,390 16.2%
Turnout 8,602 73.6%
Conservative hold

NormantonEdit

 
Location of Normanton ward
Normanton (1 Seat)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Jangir Khan 3,763 71.6%
Conservative Ashley Anthony Waterhouse 597 11.4%
UKIP Jayprakash Joshi 486 9.2%
Liberal Democrats Jill Leonard 219 4.2%
TUSC Terence Anderson 191 3.6%
Majority 3,166 60.2%
Turnout 5,256 51.0%
Labour hold

OakwoodEdit

 
Location of Oakwood ward
Oakwood (1 Seat)
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Robin Wood 3,345 51.0%
Labour Fay Knight 1,672 25.5%
UKIP Gary John Small 1,197 18.3%
Liberal Democrats Roger Anthony Jackson 340 5.2%
Majority 1,673 25.5%
Turnout 6,554 65.1%
Conservative hold

SinfinEdit

 
Location of Sinfin ward
Sinfin (1 Seat)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Joanna Terese West 2,993 60.7%
UKIP Gaurav Pandey 1,383 28.0%
Liberal Democrats Jake Zyla 432 8.8%
TUSC Zbigniew Wojcik 123 2.5%
Majority 1,610 32.7%
Turnout 6,624 66.5%
Labour hold

SpondonEdit

 
Location of Spondon ward
Spondon (1 Seat)
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Nicola Angela Roulstone 3,384 51.1%
Labour Richard Morgan 1,793 27.1%
UKIP Garth Munton 1,222 18.4%
Liberal Democrats Alf Wall 225 3.4%
Majority 1,591 24.0%
Turnout 6,624 66.5%
Conservative hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Local Election Results 2015". Andrew Teale.
  2. ^ "Local Election 2015". Derby City Council.
  3. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  4. ^ Crhis Mallett (22 October 2013). "Former Derby Mayor quits Labour in protest at cash cuts". Derby Telegraph. Archived from the original on 27 November 2013.