Northumberland County Council elections

Northumberland County Council is elected every four years.

Political control

Since 1973 political control of the county council, from 1973 to 2008, and then the unitary council after 2008, has been held by the following parties:[1][2]

Election Party in control Council Type
1973 No overall control County Council
1977
1981 Labour
1985 No overall control
1989 Labour
1993
1997
2001
2005
2008 No overall control Unitary Authority
2013
2017

County result maps

Northumberland UK local election 1981 map

1981 results map

Northumberland UK local election 1985 map

1985 results map

Northumberland UK local election 1989 map

1989 results map

Northumberland UK local election 1993 map

1993 results map

Northumberland UK local election 1997 map

1997 results map

Northumberland UK local election 2001 map

2001 results map

Northumberland UK local election 2005 map

2005 results map

Northumberland UK local election 2008 map

2008 results map

Northumberland UK local election 2013 map

2013 results map

Northumberland UK local election 2017 map

2017 results map

By-election results

Corbridge By-Election 17 September 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 546 35.8 +0.5
Liberal Democrat 420 27.5 -9.6
Labour 307 20.1 -7.5
Independent 253 16.8 +16.8
Majority 126 8.3
Turnout 1,526
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Wansbeck Newbiggin East By-Election 25 February 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 720 58.7 +58.7
Labour 483 39.4 -39.8
Conservative 23 1.9 -18.9
Majority 237 19.3
Turnout 1,226
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Wansbeck Hirst By-Election 11 November 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 574 58.0 -21.3
Liberal Democrat 391 39.5 +18.8
Conservative 24 2.4 +2.4
Majority 183 18.5
Turnout 989 30.0
Labour hold Swing
Morpeth North By-Election 10 November 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Leslie Cassie 473 40.7 +0.3
Conservative David Bawn 304 26.2 +3.8
Green Nicholas Best 154 13.3 -3.0
Labour Ian Fleming 144 12.4 -8.5
Independent John Beynon 87 7.5 +7.5
Majority 169 14.5 -3.5
Turnout 1,162 33.9 -34.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Local election results: Northumberland". Election 2005. BBC News Online. 6 May 2005. Retrieved 30 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Northumberland". Elections 2008. BBC News Online. 6 May 2008. Retrieved 30 January 2012.

External links

1973 Northumberland County Council election

Local elections to Northumberland County Council, a county council in the north east of England, were held on 12 April 1973, resulting in a council with no party forming a majority.

1977 Northumberland County Council election

Local elections to Northumberland County Council, a county council in the north east of England, were held on 5 May 1977, resulting in a council with no party forming a majority.

1981 Northumberland County Council election

Local elections to Northumberland County Council, a county council in the north east of England, were held on 7 May 1981, resulting in a council with Labour members forming a majority.

1985 Northumberland County Council election

Local elections to Northumberland County Council, a county council in the north east of England, were held on 2 May 1985. The Labour Party lost overall control of the council, which fell under no overall control.

1989 Northumberland County Council election

Local elections to Northumberland County Council, a county council in the north east of England, were held on 4 May 1989, resulting in a council with Labour members forming a majority.

1993 Northumberland County Council election

Local elections to Northumberland County Council, a county council in the north east of England, were held on 6 May 1993, resulting in a council with Labour members forming a majority.

1997 Northumberland County Council election

Local elections to Northumberland County Council, a county council in the north east of England, were held on 1 May 1997, resulting in a council with Labour members forming a majority.

2001 Northumberland County Council election

Local elections to Northumberland County Council, a county council in the north east of England, were held on 7 June 2001. It was the first election to be held under new ward boundaries that increased the number of seats from 66 to 67. The Labour retained overall control of the council.

2005 Northumberland County Council election

Local elections to Northumberland County Council, a county council in the north east of England, were held on 5 May 2005, resulting in a council with Labour members forming a majority.

2008 Northumberland County Council election

Local elections to Northumberland County Council, a county council in the north east of England, were held on 1 May 2008, resulting in a council with no overall control and with Liberal Democrat members forming the largest political group on the new Council.

2013 Northumberland County Council election

Elections to Northumberland County Council were held on 2 May 2013. The full council was up for election, with each successful candidate serving a four-year term of office, expiring in 2017.

The council remained in no overall control with the Labour Party becoming the largest party, holding 32 out of 67 seats on the council. Of the remaining 35 seats on the council, the Conservative Party won the 21 seats, the Liberal Democrats won 11 seats and Independents won 3 seats.

2017 Northumberland County Council election

The 2017 Northumberland County Council election took place on 4 May 2017 as part of the 2017 local elections in the United Kingdom. All 67 councillors were elected from 66 electoral divisions which returned either one or two county councillors each by first-past-the-post voting for a four-year term of office.

The results saw the Conservative Party win 33 seats, one short of a majority. In South Blyth there was a tie between the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats who decided the results by drawing straws, which the Liberal Democrats won. The Conservatives made significant gains in medium-sized towns, gaining seats in Prudhoe, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Alnwick, Morpeth and Cramlington.

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