2010 Borough Council election results - 6 May

May 2006

Seats won by party

There are a total of 60 seats on the Council. Overall control of the Council has been won by the Conservative Party. Control is won at 31 seats.

Bar chart showing Conservative party with 51 seats and the Labour party with 9 seats in the 2006 Borough elections

The 2002 Borough Council elections returned a total of 50 Conservative Party Councillors and 10 Labour.

  • Total electorate: 217,152 with total available votes of 651,456
  • Total number voting: 74,106 with total votes cast of 208,801
  • Borough turnout: 34.13%

Percentage of votes won by each party

(2002 percentages are shown in brackets)

  • Conservative Party 57.9 (53.7)
  • Labour Party 26.9 (33.5)
  • Liberal Democrat Party 9.7 (9.1)
  • Green Party 5.1 (2.8)
  • Independent 0.3 (0.9)
  • Communist Party of Britain 0.1 (0.0)