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2006 Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council election

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Map of the results of the 2006 Walsall council election. Conservatives in blue, Labour in red, Liberal Democrats in yellow and independent in grey.

The 2006 Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council election took place on 4 May 2006 to elect members of Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council in the West Midlands, 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 Conservatives retain control of the council with 34 councillors, but they lost 2 seats to Labour who moved to 19 seats.[3] The Liberal Democrats remained on 6 seats and there remained one independent councillor.[3]

Walsall Local Election Result 2006[2][4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 10 0 2 -2 50.0 39.3 25,796 -1.9%
  Labour 7 2 0 +2 35.0 27.2 17,896 -3.6%
  Liberal Democrat 2 0 0 0 10.0 14.1 9,292 +0.8%
  Independent 1 0 0 0 5.0 3.3 2,176 -1.2%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 7.5 4,911 +4.7%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 4.5 2,956 -1.0%
  Democratic Labour 0 0 0 0 0 2.9 1,891 +1.1%
  Respect 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 670 +1.0%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 116 +0.2%

Ward resultsEdit

Aldridge Central and South[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John O'Hare 2,367 54.6
BNP Andrew Aspbury 749 17.3
Labour Steven King 555 12.8
Liberal Democrat Linda Dickins 437 10.1
Independent Anthony Lenton 229 5.3
Majority 1,618 37.3
Turnout 4,337 40.9 -2.9
Conservative hold Swing
Aldridge North and Walsall North[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Anthony Harris 1,645 46.0
BNP Michael McCormack 671 18.8
Labour Ian Pearson 540 15.1
UKIP Graham Eardley 375 10.5
Liberal Democrat Mark Greveson 347 9.7
Majority 974 27.2
Turnout 3,578 34.8 -0.6
Conservative hold Swing
Bentley and Darlaston North[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ayshea Johnson 1,131 46.0
Conservative Daniel Lloyd 719 29.3
Liberal Democrat Christopher Pearce 448 18.2
Democratic Labour Alan Paddock 159 6.5
Majority 412 16.8
Turnout 2,457 27.3 -4.7
Labour hold Swing
Birchills Leamore[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jonathan Phillips 1,016 41.2
Conservative Carol Rose 946 38.3
Liberal Democrat Wendy Evans 327 13.2
Democratic Labour Alan Davies 180 7.3
Majority 70 2.8
Turnout 2,469 26.9 +0.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Blakenall[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patricia Young 1,098 45.9
Democratic Labour Peter Smith 824 34.4
Conservative Doris Silvester 222 9.3
Liberal Democrat Richard Cullum 133 5.6
Green Karl Macnaughton 116 4.8
Majority 274 11.5
Turnout 2,393 27.8 +1.1
Labour hold Swing
Bloxwich East[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kathleen Phillips 1,065 40.6
Conservative Alan Venables 1,052 40.1
UKIP Alan Sheath 290 11.1
Democratic Labour Terence Durrant 110 4.2
Liberal Democrat Murli Sinha 106 4.0
Majority 13 0.5
Turnout 2,623 30.8 -2.7
Labour hold Swing
Bloxwich West[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Louise Harrison 1,224 37.6
Labour Frederick Westley 995 30.6
BNP John Salvage 719 22.1
Liberal Democrat Christine Cockayne 214 6.6
Democratic Labour David Church 102 3.1
Majority 229 7.0
Turnout 3,254 33.7 +0.6
Conservative hold Swing
Brownhills[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Turner 1,060 35.0
Labour Richard Worrall 1,038 34.3
BNP William Locke 623 20.6
UKIP Kenneth Davies 227 7.5
Democratic Labour Geoffrey Macmanomy 77 2.5
Majority 22 0.7
Turnout 3,025 31.5 -3.1
Conservative hold Swing
Darlaston South[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Paul Bott 1,459 53.6
Labour Stephen Docherty 876 32.2
Conservative Hilda Derry 388 14.2
Majority 583 21.4
Turnout 2,723 30.0 +2.0
Independent hold Swing
Paddock[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Zahid Ali 2,007 44.7
Labour Khizar Hussain 1,104 24.6
UKIP Derek Bennett 696 15.5
Liberal Democrat Martin Barker 678 15.1
Majority 903 20.1
Turnout 4,485 47.2 -4.8
Conservative hold Swing
Palfrey[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mohammad Nazir 1,694 40.7
Conservative Mohammad Munir 1,597 38.4
Liberal Democrat Mohammad Miah 469 11.3
Respect Nadia Fazal 401 9.6
Majority 97 2.3
Turnout 4,161 41.6 -4.2
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Pelsall[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Clive Ault 1,692 44.6
Liberal Democrat Simeon Mayou 1,025 27.0
BNP Lisa DeSouza 708 18.7
Labour Aftab Nawaz 285 7.5
Democratic Labour Derek Roddy 86 2.3
Majority 667 17.6
Turnout 3,796 42.2 -1.2
Conservative hold Swing
Pheasey Park Farm[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christopher Towe 1,798 53.1
Labour Douglas James 714 21.1
UKIP Edmund Newman 630 18.6
Liberal Democrat Louise Shires 247 7.3
Majority 1,084 32.0
Turnout 3,389 41.1 -1.6
Conservative hold Swing
Pleck[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Harbans Sarohi 1,324 36.2
Conservative Mushtaq Ahmed 1,202 32.8
Liberal Democrat Norman Matthews 555 15.2
Independent Mark Dabbs 488 13.3
Democratic Labour Brian Powell 92 2.5
Majority 122 3.3
Turnout 3,661 38.4 -0.8
Labour hold Swing
Rushall Shelfield[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Rachel Walker 1,366 43.1
BNP Julie Locke 815 25.7
Labour Robert Thomas 633 20.0
Liberal Democrat Ian Dickins 279 8.8
Democratic Labour Louise Bradburn 77 2.4
Majority 551 17.4
Turnout 3,170 35.0 -0.8
Conservative hold Swing
Short Heath[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat John Cook 1,184 41.9
BNP Malcolm Moore 626 22.1
Conservative Chad Pitt 611 21.6
Labour Gareth Walker 406 14.4
Majority 558 19.7
Turnout 2,827 31.7 +1.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
St. Matthews[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Haqnawaz Khan 1,493 37.3
Labour Mohammed Yaqoob 1,115 27.9
Liberal Democrat Daniel Barker 897 22.4
Respect Martin Lynch 269 6.7
UKIP Mohammed Yaqub 225 5.6
Majority 378 9.5
Turnout 3,999 42.7 -3.9
Conservative hold Swing
Streetly[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Edmund Hughes 3,185 80.4
Labour Thomas Charlton 775 19.6
Majority 2,410 60.9
Turnout 3,960 38.8 -1.9
Conservative hold Swing
Willenhall North[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Valerie Woodruff 1,297 48.1
UKIP Elizabeth Hazell 513 19.0
Conservative Steven Turner 458 17.0
Labour Robert Matthews 429 15.9
Majority 784 29.1
Turnout 2,697 28.7 -0.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Willenhall South[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Angela Underhill 1,103 40.9
Conservative Jason Pitt 764 28.3
Liberal Democrat Peter Hughes 649 24.0
Democratic Labour Stephanie Peart 184 6.8
Majority 339 12.6
Turnout 2,700 26.5 -1.5
Labour hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Local elections: Walsall". BBC News Online. 4 May 2006. Retrieved 19 September 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Local elections 2006" (PDF). House of Commons Library. 10 May 2006. Retrieved 7 September 2011.
  3. ^ a b "BNP take seats in West Midlands". BBC News Online. 5 May 2006. Retrieved 20 September 2011.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u "Election results 2006". Walsall Council. Retrieved 19 September 2011.