2007 Ashford Borough Council election

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Map of the results of the 2007 Ashford council election. Conservatives in blue, Liberal Democrats in yellow, Independents in grey and Labour in red. Ashford UK local election 2007 map.svg
Map of the results of the 2007 Ashford council election. Conservatives in blue, Liberal Democrats in yellow, Independents in grey and Labour in red.

Elections to Ashford Borough Council were held on 3 May 2007. The whole council was up for election and the Conservative party held on to overall control of the council.

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Election result

Ashford Local Election Result 2007
PartySeatsGainsLossesNet gain/lossSeats %Votes %Votes+/−
  Conservative 2841+365.152.820,825+4.1%
  Liberal Democrats 830+318.627.911,025+8.5%
  Independent 526-411.611.34,449-3.9%
  Labour 202-24.77.12,798-7.7%
  Green 000000.9355-0.6%

2 Conservatives were unopposed.

Ward results

Aylesford Green
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Democrats Brian Norris20940.3+20.8
Independent Jim Gower19938.4+4.9
Conservative James Holtum11021.2+10.8
Majority101.9
Turnout 51828.2+1.9
Liberal Democrats gain from Independent Swing
Beaver (2)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour Brendan Naughton554
Labour Allen Wells545
Conservative Jenny Wedgbury377
Conservative James Barrow369
Liberal Democrats Jill Norris184
Liberal Democrats Gwendoline Thornton175
Turnout 2,20428.7+4.4
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Biddenden
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Neil Bell61574.0-3.5
Liberal Democrats Paddy Platt21626.0+3.5
Majority39948.0-7.0
Turnout 83142.7+8.5
Conservative hold Swing
Bockhanger
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Michael Claughton39162.1+2.3
Labour Shafi Khan14623.2-17.0
Liberal Democrats Josephine Took9314.8+14.8
Majority24538.9+19.3
Turnout 63035.4+3.2
Conservative hold Swing
Boughton Aluph & Eastwell
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Democrats Rita Hawes51167.9-3.7
Conservative Michael Lloyd24232.1+3.7
Majority26935.8-7.4
Turnout 75335.5+5.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Bybrook
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Marlon Martin41154.6-8.2
Liberal Democrats Jeremy Adby34245.4+45.4
Majority699.2-16.4
Turnout 75339.7+8.1
Conservative hold Swing
Charing
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Gerry Clarkson56473.1+5.7
Liberal Democrats George Whyte20826.9-5.7
Majority35646.2+11.4
Turnout 77240.0+16.6
Conservative hold Swing
Downs North
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jane Marriott51159.9-19.2
Green Jan Cormack24028.1+28.1
Liberal Democrats Leonard Micklewight10212.0-8.9
Majority27131.8-26.4
Turnout 85345.4+5.8
Conservative hold Swing
Downs West
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Neil Wallace47067.0+10.1
Liberal Democrats John Hawes15221.7-11.7
Labour Chris Twydell7911.3+1.6
Majority31855.3+31.8
Turnout 70138.8+0.6
Conservative hold Swing
Godinton (2)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Peter Feacey798
Conservative Bernard Heyes753
Liberal Democrats Patricia Packham340
Labour Arthur Young201
Liberal Democrats Paul Taig200
Turnout 2,29233.1+4.5
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Great Chart with Singleton North
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jessamy Blanford34748.5+12.6
Independent Ian McClintock17224.0-32.5
Liberal Democrats Christopher Atkins12317.2+9.6
Labour Katherine Manning7410.3+10.3
Majority17524.5+3.9
Turnout 71633.0-7.4
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Highfield
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Democrats Susan Heaton29040.6+14.1
Conservative Steven Davis27738.7+12.4
Independent Ieda Hogarth14820.7-26.5
Majority131.9
Turnout 71536.4+3.7
Liberal Democrats gain from Independent Swing
Isle of Oxney
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Michael Burgess72277.7+11.0
Liberal Democrats Bob Rawlings20722.3+1.2
Majority51555.4+9.8
Turnout 92945.5+2.0
Conservative hold Swing
Kennington
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative John Kempuncontested
Conservative hold Swing
Little Burton Farm
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Norman Ayres53573.5+6.3
Liberal Democrats Anthony Hardwick19326.5+6.9
Majority34247.0-0.6
Turnout 72837.0+4.0
Conservative hold Swing
Norman
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Democrats David Bradberry22838.6+9.2
Independent Melvyn Elliff17930.3-5.4
Conservative Janet Rymer-Jones10918.5+7.0
Independent Abbie Burt7412.5+12.5
Majority498.3+2.0
Turnout 59030.4-1.0
Liberal Democrats gain from Independent Swing
North Willesborough (2)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Democrats George Koowaree897
Liberal Democrats Bob Davidson846
Conservative Alan Hutchinson401
Conservative Josephine Masters367
Independent Stephen Horn207
Turnout 2,71838.4+2.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Park Farm North
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Tina Heyes46366.0+40.2
Liberal Democrats Ruth Kirby13419.1+12.0
Labour Harriet Yeo 10515.0+15.0
Majority32946.9
Turnout 70230.2+3.0
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Park Farm South
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jim Wedgbury37181.0+19.2
Labour Angharad Yeo4810.5+10.5
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Fawcett398.5+8.5
Majority32370.5+46.9
Turnout 45830.0+2.1
Conservative hold Swing
Rolvenden & Tenterden West
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jill Hutchinson76581.6+4.6
Liberal Democrats Terrence Brown17218.4+5.2
Majority59363.2-0.6
Turnout 93748.6-15.2
Conservative hold Swing
Saxon Shore (2)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Peter Wood1,139
Conservative Richard Honey1,137
Liberal Democrats Stuart Dove506
Liberal Democrats Anne Baxter486
Turnout 3,26841.3-2.3
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Singleton South
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Amanda Hodgkinson33547.0+11.6
Liberal Democrats Chris Took20328.5+28.5
Independent Carol Brunger9313.0-25.6
Labour Andrew Pharoah8211.5-14.6
Majority13218.5
Turnout 71336.6+9.3
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
South Willesborough
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Independent David Smith27443.8-43.8
Liberal Democrats Ian Smith13822.1+0.1
Conservative Miranda Kelly10917.4+8.0
Independent Malcolm Eke10416.6-52.0
Majority13621.7
Turnout 62527.2-3.6
Independent hold Swing
St Michaels
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative John Link54375.0-5.4
Liberal Democrats Patricia Rickwood18125.0+5.4
Majority46250.0-10.8
Turnout 72438.2+3.6
Conservative hold Swing
Stanhope
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Independent Palma Laughton24568.2+68.2
Conservative Robert Ackfield5715.9+1.8
Liberal Democrats Gill Stone5715.9-11.5
Majority18852.3
Turnout 35920.3+1.7
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Stour (2)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative William Howard597
Conservative Matthew French573
Labour Les Lawrie413
Labour Chris Clark344
Liberal Democrats Steve Smith340
Liberal Democrats Kevin Rochester278
Turnout 2,63535.8+5.6
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Tenterden North
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Paul Clokie52869.1+2.2
Liberal Democrats Barry Wright23630.9-2.2
Majority29238.2+4.4
Turnout 76443.7+5.0
Conservative hold Swing
Tenterden South
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Peter Goddard43359.2-6.9
Liberal Democrats John Miller29940.8+20.9
Majority13418.4-27.8
Turnout 73240.1+5.1
Conservative hold Swing
Victoria (2)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Democrats Robert Packham529
Liberal Democrats Robert Cowley522
Conservative Felicitie Sykes218
Conservative Irene Hitchings217
Independent Terry Stock215
Independent Tony Serretiello158
Labour Preeti Farooki109
Turnout 1,96830.4+4.7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Washford
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Independent John Holland26038.6+4.1
Conservative Stephen Bates24536.4+3.0
Labour Perry Calvert9814.5-17.6
Liberal Democrats Shaun Chamberlain7110.5+10.5
Majority152.2+1.1
Turnout 67430.1+2.6
Independent hold Swing
Weald Central (2)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Robert Taylor950
Conservative Clair Bell891
Independent Keith Brannan534
Liberal Democrats Ann Murray371
Liberal Democrats Jon Heuch224
Turnout 2,97042.8+3.1
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Weald East
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Paul Bartlettuncontested
Conservative hold Swing
Weald North
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Hugh Ellison66371.9+13.9
Liberal Democrats Clare Hardwick14415.6-8.6
Green Hilary Jones11512.5+12.5
Majority51956.3+22.5
Turnout 92260.1+10.5
Conservative hold Swing
Weald South (2)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Independent Peter Davison998
Conservative Aline Hicks991
Conservative Neil Shorter955
Liberal Democrats Rosemary Davies449
Turnout 3,39346.1+0.9
Independent hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Wye
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Independent Jack Woodford58965.1+65.1
Conservative Ian Cooling27630.5-29.8
Liberal Democrats David Berrie404.4-2.9
Majority31334.6
Turnout 90549.9+6.3
Independent gain from Conservative Swing

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