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2006 Stroud District Council election

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Map of the results of the 2006 Stroud council election. Conservatives in blue, Labour in red, Liberal Democrat in yellow, Green party in green and independent in white. Wards in grey were not contested in 2006.

The 2006 Stroud Council election took place on 4 May 2006 to elect members of Stroud District Council in Gloucestershire, 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

The results saw the Conservative party increase their majority on the council after gaining 2 seats.[3] The Conservatives gained a seat in Cainscross from the Labour party and Wotton-under-Edge from the Liberal Democrats,[3] while holding the other 11 seats they had been defending.[4] Meanwhile, the Greens gained Over Stroud from the Labour party and came within 70 votes of taking Nailsworth from the Conservatives.[3] This meant the Greens had 5 seats after the election, the same number as the Liberal Democrats.[4] Overall turnout in the election was 42.16%,[5] a little above the national average.[3]

Stroud local election result 2006[5][6]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 13 2 0 +2 72.2 47.4 12,856 +5.4%
  Labour 2 0 2 -2 11.1 21.1 5,736 +0.0%
  Liberal Democrat 1 0 1 -1 5.6 17.0 4,613 -2.2%
  Green 1 1 0 +1 5.6 12.2 3,318 -1.9%
  Independent 1 0 0 0 5.6 2.3 613 +1.3%

Ward resultsEdit

Berkeley[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Stanton 805 61.0 +10.8
Labour Michael Denning 342 25.9 -4.4
Liberal Democrat Graham Lloyd-Jones 173 13.1 +1.6
Majority 463 35.1 +15.2
Turnout 1,320 40.9
Conservative hold Swing
Bisley[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Patricia Carrick 586 63.4 +14.1
Green Simon Laverack 219 23.7 -20.2
Liberal Democrat Charles Hartley 77 8.3 +8.3
Labour Henrietta Nichols 43 4.6 +4.6
Majority 367 39.7 +34.3
Turnout 925 51.9 +1.0
Conservative hold Swing
Cainscross (2)[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Karon Cross 733
Conservative Laurence Carmichael 664
Labour Thomas Williams 603
Conservative Jason Bullingham 584
Green Helen Royall 375
Liberal Democrat Sylvia Bridgland 254
Liberal Democrat Andrew Fisk 251
Turnout 3,464 35.3
Labour hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Cam East[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Hudson 683 49.9 +11.9
Labour Daryl Matthews 401 29.3 -11.1
Liberal Democrat John Howe 284 20.8 -0.8
Majority 282 20.6
Turnout 1,368 42.4 +2.7
Conservative hold Swing
Cam West[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Dennis Andrewartha 621 53.9 +14.3
Conservative Brian Tipper 268 23.2 +4.7
Labour Stephen Ballard 264 22.9 -18.9
Majority 353 30.6
Turnout 1,153 36.7 +0.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Chalford[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Charles Fellows 1,100 54.3 +12.6
Green David Wood 447 22.1 +3.1
Liberal Democrat John Freeman 259 12.8 -2.6
Labour Clare Jackson 220 10.9 -0.9
Majority 653 32.2 +9.6
Turnout 2,026 41.8
Conservative hold Swing
Coaley and Uley[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Janet Wood 613 55.9 +1.7
Conservative Lynette Wilcox 384 35.0 +1.8
Labour Patricia Leonard 99 9.0 +2.3
Majority 229 20.9 +0.0
Turnout 1,096 51.6 -6.0
Independent hold Swing
Dursley[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Timothy Frankau 816 42.6 +12.5
Labour Geoffrey Wheeler 639 33.3 +0.6
Liberal Democrat Veronica Collins 462 24.1 +0.9
Majority 177 9.2
Turnout 1,917 42.9
Conservative hold Swing
Hardwicke[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Graham Littleton 889 68.4 +8.5
Liberal Democrat Milner Howe 221 17.0 -2.3
Labour Ela Pathak-Sen 190 14.6 -6.2
Majority 668 51.4 +12.3
Turnout 1,300 35.6
Conservative hold Swing
Nailsworth[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sybil Bruce 877 39.2 +3.4
Green Piers Clifford 807 36.0 +4.2
Labour Audrey Smith 316 14.1 -2.4
Liberal Democrat John Bowen 240 10.7 +2.3
Majority 70 3.1 -0.9
Turnout 2,240 46.1
Conservative hold Swing
Over Stroud[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Green Philip Booth 418 55.8 +37.2
Conservative Norma Rodman 214 28.6 -11.7
Labour Linda Durrans 71 9.5 -31.5
Liberal Democrat Colleen Rothwell 46 6.1 +6.1
Majority 204 27.2
Turnout 749 51.6 +10.6
Green gain from Labour Swing
Painswick[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Frances Roden 1,160 67.1 +11.7
Green Fiona Ritchie 385 22.3 -0.5
Labour Sally Thorpe 185 10.7 +4.4
Majority 775 44.8 +12.1
Turnout 1,730 50.3
Conservative hold Swing
Severn[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Jones 896 57.5 +4.4
Liberal Democrat Michael Stayte 413 26.5 -2.6
Labour John Greenwood 248 14.9 -2.9
Majority 483 31.0 +7.0
Turnout 1,557 42.9
Conservative hold Swing
Stonehouse[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Leslie Williams 835 43.0 -2.6
Conservative Philip Bevan 712 36.6 +0.9
Green Clare Sheridan 263 13.5 +4.8
Liberal Democrat Margaret Edmunds 134 6.9 -3.1
Majority 123 6.3 -3.6
Turnout 1,944 34.3
Labour hold Swing
The Stanleys[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Nigel Studdert-Kennedy 754 53.7 +11.0
Labour Miranda Williams 276 19.7 -1.5
Liberal Democrat Ian Owen 192 13.7 -4.7
Green Sue Drennen 181 12.9 -4.8
Majority 478 34.1 +12.6
Turnout 1,403 43.0
Conservative hold Swing
Vale[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Wride 553 76.0 -1.6
Liberal Democrat Patrick Blitz 105 14.4 +14.4
Labour Douglas Blackstock 70 9.6 -12.8
Majority 448 61.5 +6.4
Turnout 728 49.1 +1.0
Conservative hold Swing
Wotton-Under-Edge[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christopher Routledge 911 41.1 +0.4
Liberal Democrat June Cordwell 881 39.8 +2.2
Green Clive Phillips 223 10.1 -0.3
Labour Helen Roberts 201 9.1 -2.2
Majority 30 1.4 -1.7
Turnout 2,216 44.4
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Local elections: Stroud". BBC News Online. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
  2. ^ Wilson, Graeme (5 May 2006). "Conservatives Cameron's crusade puts Tories back on victory trail". The Daily Telegraph. p. 4.
  3. ^ a b c d "Electorate's message to Tony". Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard. 11 May 2006. Retrieved 8 January 2011.
  4. ^ a b "Tories consolidate lead". Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard. 12 May 2006. Retrieved 8 January 2011.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "District Results 2006". Stroud District Council. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
  6. ^ "Local elections". The Times. 6 May 2006. p. 64.