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2006 Great Yarmouth Borough Council election

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Map of the results of the 2006 Great Yarmouth council election. Conservatives in blue and Labour in red. Wards in grey were not contested in 2006.

The 2006 Great Yarmouth Borough Council election took place on 4 May 2006 to elect members of Great Yarmouth Borough Council in Norfolk, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election resultEdit

Overall turnout at the election was 30.74%.[3]

Great Yarmouth Local Election Result 2006[3][2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 7 0 3 -3 53.8 51.9 9,163 +0.8%
  Labour 6 3 0 +3 46.2 38.0 6,711 -5.5%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 6.2 1,102 +1.9%
  National Front 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 345 +1.2%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 238 +1.3%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 96 +0.5%

Ward resultsEdit

Bradwell North[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Graham Plant 910 61.6
Labour Derrick Sweeting 567 38.4
Majority 343 23.2
Turnout 1,477 29.7 -7.3
Conservative hold Swing
Bradwell South[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Colin Hodds 1,024 65.8
Labour Peter Alexander 532 34.2
Majority 492 31.6
Turnout 1,556 30.9 -6.6
Conservative hold Swing
Caister North[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Anthony Smith 661 55.0
Labour Nicholas Dack 373 31.1
Liberal Democrat Nicholas Dyer 167 13.9
Majority 288 24.0
Turnout 1,201 32.1 -7.0
Conservative hold Swing
Caister South[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patrick Hacon 609 45.9
Conservative Theodore Agnew 536 40.4
Liberal Democrat Rodney Cole 181 13.7
Majority 73 5.5
Turnout 1,326 37.1 -8.2
Labour hold Swing
Central and Northgate[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Michael Castle 688 43.6
Conservative Peter Meah 522 33.1
Liberal Democrat Anthony Harris 150 9.5
UKIP Gabriele Baugh 122 7.7
Green Giles Robins 96 6.1
Majority 166 10.5
Turnout 1,578 29.2 -7.0
Labour hold Swing
Claydon[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bernard Williamson 822 53.9
Conservative Margaret Greenacre 702 46.1
Majority 120 7.9
Turnout 1,524 27.9 -5.4
Labour hold Swing
East Flegg[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Shirley Weymouth 1,033 74.3
Labour Sandra Griffiths 357 25.7
Majority 676 48.6
Turnout 1,390 36.8 -5.0
Conservative hold Swing
Gorleston[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Burroughs 706 50.8
Liberal Democrat Ivan Lees 469 33.8
Labour Jose Bamonde 214 15.4
Majority 237 17.1
Turnout 1,389 35.4 -7.5
Conservative hold Swing
Lothingland[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Barry Stone 1,014 75.0
Labour Christine Williamson 338 25.0
Majority 676 50.0
Turnout 1,352 31.0 -11.0
Conservative hold Swing
Magdalen[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Karen Hewitt 812 51.9
Conservative Patricia Page 752 48.1
Majority 60 3.8
Turnout 1,564 29.7 -4.6
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Nelson[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Valerie Pettit 527 39.6
Conservative Joy Cosaitis 459 34.5
National Front Thomas Holmes 345 25.9
Majority 68 5.1
Turnout 1,331 25.1 -6.0
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Southtown and Cobholm[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sharon Thrasher 330 42.4
Conservative Elizabeth Giles 197 25.3
Liberal Democrat John Brookshaw 135 17.4
UKIP Paul Baugh 116 14.9
Majority 133 17.1
Turnout 778 24.4 -4.3
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Yarmouth North[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robert Peck 647 54.4
Labour Marie Field 542 45.6
Majority 105 8.8
Turnout 1,189 33.7 -7.6
Conservative hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Local elections: Great Yarmouth". BBC News Online. Retrieved 6 September 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Local elections 2006" (PDF). House of Commons Library. 10 May 2006. Retrieved 7 September 2011.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Great Yarmouth Borough Council elections - 4 May 2006" (PDF). Great Yarmouth Borough Council. Retrieved 6 September 2011.