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2014 Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council election

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2014 Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council election

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One third (21 of 63) seats to Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council
32 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative UKIP
Seats won 15 3 1
Seat change Decrease 2 0 Increase 1
Popular vote 26,552 8,880 22,046
Percentage 38.2% 12.8% 31.7%
Swing Increase 2.3% Decrease 7.4% Increase 30.5%

Map showing the results of the 2014 Doncaster Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 2014 Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council election took place on 22 May 2014 as part of the 2014 local elections in the United Kingdom.[1] One third of 63 seats were up for election. The 2014 European Parliament Elections were also held on the same day.

The election resulted in the Labour Party retaining its control of the council, with a slightly reduced majority after losing two seats overall. UKIP won a substantial number of votes at this election, increasing its vote share by 30.5%, but only won a single seat. The Liberal Democrats lost the only seat they were defending. After the election, the composition of the council was:[2]

Result

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council election, 2014
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 15 1 3 -2 38.2 26,552
  Conservative 3 0 0 0 12.8 8,880
  UKIP 1 1 0 +1 31.7 22,046
  Mexborough First 1 1 0 +1 1.7 1,193
  Independent 1 1 0 +1 2.9 1,981
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 1 -1 3.6 2,519
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 2.2 1,556
  Doncaster First Independents Group 0 0 0 0 2.1 1,469
  Green 0 0 0 0 1.9 1,341
  English Democrat 0 0 0 0 1.8 1,241
  Community Group 0 0 0 0 1 673

Ward results

The results in each ward are shown below. Changes are compared with the previous election in 2010.[3]

Adwick

Adwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Mounsey 1,559 50.7 -1.3
UKIP Ian Stewart 896 29.1 N/A
TUSC Jason Lee Fawley 259 8.4 N/A
English Democrat Joanne Allen 180 5.9 -11.8
Liberal Democrats John Victor Butterfield 180 5.9 -12.9
Turnout 3,074 28.4 -24.4
Labour hold Swing

Armthorpe

Armthorpe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Chris McGuinness 1,286 39.3 +0.1
UKIP Louise Emery 975 29.8 N/A
Independent Scott Andrew Pickles 666 20.3 N/A
Conservative Kenneth Allen 231 7.1 -6.9
TUSC Joyce Mary Sheppard 116 3.5 N/A
Turnout 3,274 30 -25.6
Labour hold Swing

Askern Spa

Askern Spa
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Iris Beech 1,473 46.5 -2.1
UKIP Phyllis Calladine 1,229 38.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Adrian Jonathan McLeay 469 14.8 N/A
Turnout 3,171 32.8
Labour hold Swing

Balby

Balby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew Bosmans 1,330 42.5 +0.4
UKIP Steve Shukla 1,075 34.3 N/A
Conservative Alex Allen 430 13.7 -10.9
Green Jordan Ingram 180 5.7 N/A
Liberal Democrats Edwin Simpson 118 3.8 N/A
Turnout 3,133 28.2 -25.4
Labour hold Swing

Bentley

Bentley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Frank Jackson 1,333 48.5 +1.5
UKIP Eddie Storey 1,170 42.6 N/A
Liberal Democrats Rene Paterson 124 4.5 N/A
TUSC Julia Welbourn 122 4.4 N/A
Turnout 2,749 27.5 -22.1
Labour hold Swing

Bessacarr & Cantley

Bessacarr & Cantley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Neil Gethin 1,022 25.8 +3.1
UKIP Bernie Aston 880 22.2 N/A
Liberal Democrats Diana Simpson 858 21.7 -13.1
Conservative Barbara Fletcher 695 17.6 -8.8
English Democrat Barbara Hewitt 263 6.6 -9.4
Green Ali Hurworth 124 3.1 N/A
Doncaster First Independents Group Richard Walker 115 2.9 N/A
Turnout 3,957 35.2
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Central

Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John McHale 1,787 55.7 +4.8
UKIP David Roy Harrison 906 28.2 N/A
Conservative Nick Allen 239 7.4 -6.2
TUSC Mal Perkins 148 4.6 N/A
Independent John Garner 130 4 N/A
Turnout 3,210 29.7 -19.5
Labour hold Swing

Conisbrough & Denaby

Conisbrough & Denaby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sandra Mary Holland 1,568 49.6 -8.2
UKIP William Shaw 1,265 40 N/A
TUSC Steve Williams 327 10.3 N/A
Turnout 3,160 30.7 -23
Labour hold Swing

Edenthorpe, Kirk Sandall & Barnby Dun

Edenthorpe, Kirk Sandall & Barnby Dun
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UKIP Fred Gee 1,304 36.7 N/A
Labour David Nevett 1,267 35.7 +11.7
Conservative Chris Allen 681 19.2 -1.1
English Democrat Keith Hewitt 198 5.6 -10.6
TUSC Greg Beaumont 102 2.9 N/A
Turnout 3,552 33.2 -29.8
UKIP gain from Labour Swing

Edlington & Warmsworth

Edlington and Warmsworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Elsie Butler 1,246 37.3 -0.2
UKIP Kim Parkinson 817 24.5 N/A
Doncaster First Independents Group Georgina Mullis 746 22.4 N/A
Conservative Liz Jones 202 6.1 -8.3
English Democrat John Brennan 121 3.6 -13.5
Green David Ingram 113 3.4 N/A
TUSC Nigel Leslie Jurgens 92 2.8 N/A
Turnout 3,337 32.5 -25.3
Labour hold Swing

Finningley

Finningley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Allan Jones 1,473 34.1 -2.9
UKIP Mick Andrews 1,375 31.8 N/A
Labour Tony Bryan 952 22 +3.6
Doncaster First Independents Group Marc Bratcher 300 6.9 N/A
Liberal Democrats David Pratt 225 5.2 -19.5
Turnout 4,325 35.6 -32.3
Conservative hold Swing

Great North Road

Great North Road
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kevin Rodgers 1,828 47.8 +11.3
UKIP Jack Kelley 1,516 39.7 N/A
Green Stephen Platt 477 12.5 +3.6
Turnout 3,821 32.6 -25.9
Labour hold Swing

Hatfield

Hatfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Linda Curran 1,403 43.8 +10
UKIP Mick Glynn 1,258 39.3 +33.9
Conservative Amy Atkinson 468 14.6 -5.1
TUSC Bob Venus 75 2.3 N/A
Turnout 3,204 32.1
Labour hold Swing -26.8

Mexborough

Mexborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Mexborough First Andy Pickering 1,193 35.3 N/A
Labour David Holland 1,073 31.8 -8.3
UKIP Frank Lloyd Calladine 949 28.1 N/A
English Democrat Brian Whitmore 82 2.4 -4.7
Green Ann Gilbert 82 2.4 N/A
Turnout 3,379 29.5 -22.6
Mexborough First gain from Labour Swing

Rossington

Rossington
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent John Cooke 1,185 39.1 N/A
Labour John Healy 871 28.7 -3.9
UKIP Dave Matthews 599 19.8 N/A
Conservative Kathleen Margaret Beard 195 6.4 -3.1
English Democrat Carol Young 180 5.9 -7.6
Turnout 3,030 30.7
Independent gain from Labour Swing -23.5

Sprotbrough

Sprotbrough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alan Smith 1,240 35.3 -2.5
Labour Nigel Ball 958 27.3 -0.9
UKIP Paul Bissett 867 24.7 N/A
Green Bob Gilbert 233 6.6 -6.4
English Democrat David Allen 217 6.2 -14.8
Turnout 3,515 36.9 -30.6
Conservative hold Swing

Stainforth & Moorends

Stainforth & Moorends
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barbara Hedley 1,036 40.9 +2.9
UKIP Mike Overton 989 39.1 +31
Conservative Martin Drake 373 14.7 -5.5
TUSC Mary Jackson 132 5.2 N/A
Turnout 2,530 26.4 -25.7
Labour hold Swing

Thorne

Thorne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mark Houlbrook 977 30.5 +3
UKIP Tina O'Halloran 955 29.8 N/A
Conservative John Brown 519 16.2 -6.8
Community Group Karen Redmile 673 21 +9.1
TUSC Brenda Denise Nixon 77 2.4 N/A
Turnout 3,201 30 -27.7
Labour hold Swing

Torne Valley

Torne Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative James Vincent Hart 1,306 34.3 -7.8
UKIP Rebecca Walters 1,120 29.4 +21.8
Labour Eddie Dobbs 805 21.2 +1.7
Liberal Democrats David Adgar 342 9 -14.2
Green Andy Fisher 132 3.5 N/A
Doncaster First Independents Group Ray Mullis 99 2.6 N/A
Turnout 3,804 38.5 -30.9
Conservative hold Swing

Town Moor

Town Moor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jane Kidd 1,408 44.9 +10.7
UKIP Charles Guy Aston 975 31.1 +26.3
Conservative Stephen Leslie Cox 446 14.2 -3.2
Liberal Democrats John Brown 203 6.5 -23.6
TUSC Rob Green 106 3.4 N/A
Turnout 3,138 30.9 -24.3
Labour hold Swing

Wheatley

Wheatley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Dave Shaw 1,370 46.9 +6.4
UKIP Anne Rutherford 961 32.9 N/A
Conservative Maurice Field 382 13.1 N/A
Doncaster First Independents Group Gareth Shanks 209 7.2 N/A
Turnout 2,922 29.3 -21.8
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "England council results". BBC News. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Full Doncaster Council Election results". Thorne and District Gazette. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Local Elections 2014". Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
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