Peterborough City Council elections

Peterborough is a unitary authority in Cambridgeshire, England. Until 1 April 1998 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]

Non-metropolitan district

Party in control Years
Labour 1973-1976
Conservative 1976-1978
No overall control 1978-1980
Labour 1980-1982
No overall control 1982-1996
Labour 1996-1998

Unitary authority

Party in control Years
Labour 1997-1998
No overall control 1998-2002
Conservative 2002-2014
No overall control 2014-2016
Conservative 2016–2017
No overall control 2017-2018
Conservative May 2018-June 2018
No overall control June 2018-August 2018
Conservative August 2018-2019
No overall control 2019-Present

Council elections

Non-metropolitan district elections

  • 1973 Peterborough City Council election
  • 1976 Peterborough City Council election (New ward boundaries)[2]
  • 1978 Peterborough City Council election
  • 1979 Peterborough City Council election
  • 1980 Peterborough City Council election
  • 1982 Peterborough City Council election
  • 1983 Peterborough City Council election
  • 1984 Peterborough City Council election
  • 1986 Peterborough City Council election
  • 1987 Peterborough City Council election
  • 1988 Peterborough City Council election
  • 1990 Peterborough City Council election (City boundary changes took place but the number of seats remained the same)[3]
  • 1991 Peterborough City Council election
  • 1992 Peterborough City Council election
  • 1994 Peterborough City Council election
  • 1995 Peterborough City Council election
  • 1996 Peterborough City Council election

Unitary authority elections

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  2. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The City of Peterborough (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976. Retrieved on 19 November 2015.
  3. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire and Lincolnshire (County Boundaries) Order 1989. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The City of Peterborough (Parishes and Electoral Changes) Order 1997. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The City of Peterborough (Electoral Changes) Order 2003. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The City of Peterborough (Electoral Changes) (Amendment) Order 2004. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  7. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Peterborough (Parish Electoral Arrangements and Electoral Changes) Order 2007. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  8. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Peterborough (Electoral Changes) Order 2015. Retrieved on 20 April 2016.
2012 Peterborough City Council election

The 2012 Peterborough City Council election took place on 3 May 2012 to elect members of Peterborough City Council in England. The last time these seats were up for election was 2008. This was on the same day as other local elections.

The number of seats up for election were 19 (one per ward). The Conservatives retained overall control of Peterborough City Council.

2014 Peterborough City Council election

The 2014 Peterborough City Council election took place on 22 May 2014 to elect members of Peterborough City Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections.

The Conservatives lost four seats to give them a total of 28 seats, Labour gained one seat to give them a total of 12 seats, UK Independence Party won three seats, the Independents maintained seven seats, the Liberal Democrats maintained four seats and the Liberal Party maintained three seats.

2015 Peterborough City Council election

The 2015 Peterborough City Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Peterborough City Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections.

2016 Peterborough City Council election

The 2016 Peterborough City Council election took place on 5 May 2016 to elect members of Peterborough City Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections.

Following a boundary review, all Peterborough City Council seats were up for election. The number of wards reduced from 24 to 22 but the number of seats rose from 57 to 60.

The Conservatives gained overall control of Peterborough City Council after taking 31 of the 60 seats.

2018 Peterborough City Council election

Elections to Peterborough City Council took place on 3 May 2018. This was on the same day as other local elections across the United Kingdom.

2019 Peterborough City Council election

Elections to Peterborough City Council took place on 2 May 2019. 20 of the 60 seats were contested. This was on the same day as other local elections across the United Kingdom.

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