Broxtowe Borough Council elections
Broxtowe Borough Council in Nottinghamshire, England is elected every four years. The Conservative party held overall control of the council from its foundation in 1973 until 1995 when the Labour party took control. Boundary changes took place for the 2003 election reducing the number of seats by five. The election saw Labour lose overall control of the council. Since 2003 the council has been under no overall control with Labour and the Liberal Democrats sharing power.
The last Borough/Parish elections were in May 2015.
Since the foundation of the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:
|Party in control||Years|
|No overall control||2003–2015|
- 1973 Broxtowe District Council election
- 1976 Broxtowe Borough Council election (New ward boundaries)
- 1979 Broxtowe Borough Council election
- 1983 Broxtowe Borough Council election
- 1987 Broxtowe Borough Council election (Borough boundary changes took place but the number of seats remained the same)
- 1991 Broxtowe Borough Council election
- 1995 Broxtowe Borough Council election (Borough boundary changes took place but the number of seats remained the same)
- 1999 Broxtowe Borough Council election – Labour 27, Liberal Democrats 11, Conservative 10, Independent 1
- 2003 Broxtowe Borough Council election (New ward boundaries) – Labour 15, Conservative 14, Liberal Democrats 13, Independent 2
- 2007 Broxtowe Borough Council election – Conservative 16, Liberal Democrats 15, Labour 10 (including the results of a delayed election), Independent 2, British National Party 1
- 2011 Broxtowe Borough Council election
- 2015 Broxtowe Borough Council election (New ward boundaries)
Borough result mapsEdit
Since boundary changes in 2015, 44 councillors have been elected from 20 wards. Each ward returns one to three councillors to the Borough Council, depending on the ward's electorate/population. Below is a summary list of the 20 wards and the number of councillors they each elect in brackets.
- Attenborough and Chilwell East (3) †
- Awsworth Cossall and Trowell(2)
- Beeston Central (2) †
- Beeston North (2) † - includes a very small part of Wollaton
- Beeston Rylands (2) †
- Beeston West (2) †
- Bramcote (3) † - includes a small part of Wollaton
- Brinsley (1)
- Chilwell West (3) †
- Eastwood Hall (1)
- Eastwood Hill Top (2)
- Eastwood St Mary's (2)
- Greasley (3)
- Kimberley (3)
- Nuthall East & Strelley (2)
- (Watnall) & Nuthall West (2)
- Stapleford North (2)
- Stapleford South East (2)
- Stapleford South West (2)
- Toton & Chilwell Meadows (3) †
† These wards form the unparished area of the borough.
By-elections take place when a vacancy occurs between the regular four-yearly elections.
|Conservative gain from Labour||Swing|
|Liberal Democrats||Rakesh Sharma||353||34.0||−9.7|
|Labour gain from Liberal Democrats||Swing|
|Liberal Democrats||Paul Fox||160|
|Liberal Democrats||Christine Wombwell||142|
|Liberal Democrats||Gwen Robb||232||10.1||−0.9|
|Liberal Democrats||Barbara Carr||1,038||54.1||−3.7|
|Liberal Democrats hold||Swing|
|Liberal Democrats||Stuart Hosker||224||22.0||+22.0|
|Conservative gain from BNP||Swing|
|Liberal Democrats||Robert Pembleton||474||24.8||−0.3|
|Liberal Democrats||Keith Longdon||985||53.1||+34.0|
|Liberal Democrats gain from Labour||Swing|
|Liberal Democrats||Barbara Carr||300||17.2||+5.2|
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