Derby City Council elections

Derby is a unitary authority in Derbyshire, England. Until 1 April 1997 it was a non-metropolitan district.

Political control

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1][2][3]

Non-metropolitan district

Party in control Years
Labour 1973-1976
Conservative 1976-1979
Labour 1979-1988
Conservative 1988-1991
No overall control 1991-1994
Labour 1994-1997

Unitary authority

Party in control Years
Labour 1996–2003
No overall control 2003–2012
Labour 2012–2018
No overall control 2018–present

Council elections

Non-metropolitan district elections

  • 1973 Derby Borough Council election
  • 1976 Derby Borough Council election
  • 1979 Derby City Council election (New ward boundaries)[4]
  • 1980 Derby City Council election
  • 1982 Derby City Council election
  • 1983 Derby City Council election
  • 1984 Derby City Council election
  • 1986 Derby City Council election
  • 1987 Derby City Council election
  • 1988 Derby City Council election
  • 1990 Derby City Council election
  • 1991 Derby City Council election
  • 1992 Derby City Council election
  • 1994 Derby City Council election
  • 1995 Derby City Council election

Unitary authority elections

City result maps

Derby City Council election 2002 map

2002 results map

Derby City Council election 2003 map

2003 results map

Derby City Council election 2004 map

2004 results map

Derby City Council election 2006 map

2006 results map

Derby City Council election 2007 map

2007 results map

Derby City Council election 2008 map

2008 results map

Derby City Council election 2010 map

2010 results map

Derby City Council election 2011 map

2011 results map

Derby City Council election 2012 map

2012 results map

Derby City Council election 2014 map

2014 results map

Derby City Council election 2015 map

2015 results map

Derby City Council election 2016 map

2016 results map

Derby City Council election 2018 map

2018 results map

Derby City Council election 2019

2019 results map

By-election results

1997–2001

Babington By-Election 10 July 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 1,009 71.8 +2.4
Liberal Democrat 396 28.2 +20.2
Majority 613 43.6
Turnout 1,405 18.6
Labour hold Swing
Osmaston By-Election 10 July 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 557 65.6 -15.6
Liberal Democrat 225 26.5 +7.7
National Democrat 67 7.9 +7.9
Majority 332 39.1
Turnout 849 14.8
Labour hold Swing

2001–2005

Derwent By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 2,149 62.5 +2.9
Conservative 796 23.2 -5.0
Liberal Democrat 492 14.3 +2.2
Majority 1,353 39.3
Turnout 3,437
Labour hold Swing
Mackworth By-Election 29 July 2004[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lisa Higginbottom 1,180 41.0 -2.6
Liberal Democrat Simon Lysaczenko 941 32.7 +0.1
Conservative Frank Harwood 290 10.1 -13.6
UKIP Martin Bardoe 287 10.0 +10.0
BNP Robert Poundall 182 6.3 +6.3
Majority 239 8.3
Turnout 2,880 31.0
Labour hold Swing

2005–2009

Abbey By-Election 14 July 2005[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Asaf Afzal 1,187 45.2 +16.5
Liberal Democrat Michael Mullaney 1,176 44.8 +2.4
Conservative Andrew Hill 173 6.6 -5.8
UKIP D. Black 88 3.3 -11.1
Majority 11 0.4
Turnout 2,624
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Derwent By-Election 14 July 2005[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Martin Rawson 1,193 63.6 +14.2
Conservative Frank Harwood 462 24.6 -6.6
Liberal Democrat Rafe Nauen 161 8.5 -10.9
UKIP S. Deakin 60 3.2 +3.2
Majority 731 39.0
Turnout 1,876 21.0
Labour hold Swing
Darley By-Election 24 July 2008[8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat John Paul Keane 1,040 35.8 -0.9
Conservative Lorraine Radford 976 33.6 +4.1
Labour Chris Wynn 695 23.9 -1.0
Green David Clasby 192 6.6 -2.2
Majority 64 2.2
Turnout 2,903 27.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

2009–2013

Allestree By-Election 1 October 2009[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Saadia Davis 1,988 52.3 -10.2
Liberal Democrat Deena Smith 1,037 27.3 +15.1
Labour Josh Eades 532 14.0 -0.3
BNP Paul Hilliard 242 6.4 -4.5
Majority 951 25.0
Turnout 3,799 34.7
Conservative hold Swing

2013–2017

Allestree by-election 29 September 2016[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ged Potter 2,006 54.2%
Liberal Democrat Deena Smith 1,053 28.5%
Labour Oleg Sotnicenko 409 11.1%
Green Marten Kats 115 3.1%
UKIP Gaurav Pandey 91 2.5%
Majority 953 25.9%
Turnout 3,674
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called after former Conservative councillor Richard Smalley was jailed for giving a false address.[12]

Derwent by-election 9 March 2017[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Steve Willoughby 789 37.1 +28.1
Labour Nadine Peatfield 611 28.7 -2.4
UKIP Tony Crawley 537 25.2 -7.2
Liberal Democrat Simon Ferrigno 192 9.0 -15.4
Majority 178 8.4
Turnout 2,138 21.9
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Derby". BBC News Online. 19 April 2008. Retrieved 26 September 2009.
  3. ^ a b c "Labour wins city council control". BBC News Online. 15 July 2005. Retrieved 26 September 2009.
  4. ^ The City of Derby (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1978
  5. ^ "Derby". BBC Online. Retrieved 30 July 2008.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The City of Derby (Electoral Changes) Order 2001. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  7. ^ "City UKIP member holds vital vote". BBC News Online. 30 July 2004. Retrieved 26 September 2009.
  8. ^ "Liberal Democrats win Darley by-election (with audio)". This Is Derbyshire. 25 July 2008. Retrieved 30 July 2008.
  9. ^ "Darley Ward by-election result". Derby City Council. 25 July 2008. Retrieved 30 July 2008.
  10. ^ "Big cut in Tories' safe-seat majority". This is Derbyshire. 2 October 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2009.
  11. ^ "Statement of Results - Allestree By-Election" (PDF). Derby City Council. 29 September 2016.
  12. ^ "Councillor Richard Smalley jailed for lying about address". BBC News. 23 August 2016.
  13. ^ "Statements of Results - Derwent By-Election" (PDF). Derby City Council. 9 March 2017.

External links

1998 Derby City Council election

The 1998 Derby City Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party kept overall control of the council.One of the two Labour councillors defeated in the election was Milton Crosdale, the father of Imaani, who was taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest for the United Kingdom two days after the election. Crosdale had been defending a three-vote majority in Blagreaves ward.After the election, the composition of the council was

Labour 37

Conservative 4

Liberal Democrat 3

1999 Derby City Council election

The 1999 Derby City Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party kept overall control of the council. Overall turnout was 29.0%.After the election, the composition of the council was

Labour 34

Conservative 6

Liberal Democrat 4

2000 Derby City Council election

The 2000 Derby City Council election took place on 4 May 2000 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party kept overall control of the council.After the election, the composition of the council was

Labour 29

Conservative 9

Liberal Democrat 6

2002 Derby City Council election

The 2002 Derby City Council election took place on 2 May 2002 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. The whole council was up for election after boundary changes since the last election in 2000 had increased the number of seats by 7. The Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.

2003 Derby City Council election

The 2003 Derby City Council election took place on 1 May 2003 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party lost overall control of the council to no overall control.After the election, the composition of the council was

Labour 25

Liberal Democrat 13

Conservative 12

Independent 1

2004 Derby City Council election

The 2004 Derby City Council election took place on 10 June 2004 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.The results saw the Labour party gain a seat from the Conservatives but lose one to the Liberal Democrats. They also saw Frank Leeming from the United Kingdom Independence Party win the party's first council seat in Derby, gaining a seat that had formerly been held by independent, Ron Allen, who had died in March. Leeming was expected to hold the balance of power on the council between Labour and a Liberal Democrat/Conservative alliance depending on the outcome of a by-election in July.After the election, the composition of the council was

Labour 24

Liberal Democrat 14

Conservative 11

United Kingdom Independence Party 1

Vacant 1

2006 Derby City Council election

The 2006 Derby City Council election took place on 4 May 2006 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party lost their majority on the council to no overall control.The Labour party had regained a majority of one on the council after a gain from the Liberal Democrats in a July 2005 by-election in Abbey ward. However they were expected to lose control of the council in the 2006 election. The campaign saw controversy over the Conservative candidate for Sinfin ward, Randeep Kaur Samra, who was under the legal age of 21 for standing in the election, leading to other political parties demanding an apology from the Conservatives.The results saw the Liberal Democrats gain three seats from Labour to deprive them of their majority, although Labour gained one seat from the Conservatives. Overall turnout was 35.2% and talks followed the election to decide who would run the council. These resulted in an agreement between Labour and the Conservatives, which meant Labour would continue to form the administration but with the Conservatives taking 3 of the 10 seats in the cabinet.After the election, the composition of the council was

Labour 24

Liberal Democrat 15

Conservative 11

Independent 1

2007 Derby City Council election

The 2007 Derby City Council election took place on 3 May 2007 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.The election saw the Conservative party gain a seat in Chaddesden from the Labour Party. The Labour Party gained one in Darley from the Liberal Democrats. Following the election Labour continued to run the council after they and the Conservatives agreed to continue their agreement, with the Conservatives retaining 3 seats in the cabinet.After the election, the composition of the council was

Labour 24

Liberal Democrat 13

Conservative 12

Independent 2

2008 Derby City Council election

The 2008 Derby City Council election took place on 1 May 2008 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control. Overall turnout was 34.6%.After the election, the composition of the council was

Liberal Democrat 18

Labour 17

Conservative 14

Independent 2

2010-12 Derby City Council elections

Three Derby City Council elections were a series of election held from 2010–2012 to elect members of Derby City Council in Derby, England.

2010 Derby City Council election, held on 5 May 2010, yielding No Overall Control.

2011 Derby City Council election, held on 5 May 2011, yielding No Overall Control.

2012 Derby City Council election, held on 3 May 2012, yielding Labour Party control.

2010 Derby City Council election

The 2010 Derby City Council election took place on 5 May 2010 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. One third of the council was up for election and the council remained under No Overall Control.

2011 Derby City Council election

The 2011 Derby City Council election took place on 5 May 2011 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. The council remained under No Overall Control.

2012 Derby City Council election

The 2012 Derby City Council election took place on 3 May 2012 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. The Labour Party gained control of the council, which had previously been under No Overall Control.

2014 Derby City Council election

The 2014 Derby City Council election took place on 22 May 2014 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections. The Labour Party remained in control of the council, with two gains and two losses resulting in no net change in its number of seats.

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. It was held on the same day as other local elections. The Labour Party increased its majority on the council by gaining two seats.

2016 Derby City Council election

The 2016 Derby City Council election took place on 5 May 2016 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections. The Labour Party retained control of the council, albeit with their majority reduced to just one seat.

2018 Derby City Council election

The 2018 Derby City Council election took place on 3 May 2018 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections. The Labour group on the council suffered losses of both the Council Leader Ranjit Banwait and the mayor John Whitby, as well as then cabinet member Sara Bolton, who lost by over 1,000 votes to Conservative Rob Cooper. Labour lost its overall majority on the council, and a Conservative minority administration was formed with Liberal Democrat and UKIP backing.

2019 Derby City Council election

The 2019 Derby City Council election took place on 2 May 2019 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections. The council remained under no overall control, with the Conservative Party overtaking the Labour Party as the largest party.

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