2007 Canterbury City Council election

Last updated

2007 Canterbury City Council election [1]
Flag of England.svg
  2003 3 May 2007 2011  

All 50 seats in the Canterbury City Council
26 seats needed for a majority
 First partySecond partyThird party
 
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats Labour
Last election24197
Seats before25187
Seats won29192
Seat changeIncrease2.svg4Increase2.svg1Decrease2.svg5
Popular vote18,50113,4235,144
Percentage44.4%32.2%12.3%

Canterbury UK local election 2007 map.svg
Map of the results of the 2007 Canterbury council election. Labour in red and Conservatives in blue.

The Conservatives gained a seat from the Liberal Democrats in a by-election in 2005 [2]

Council control before election


No overall control

Council control after election


Conservative

The 2007 Canterbury City Council election took place on 3 May 2007 to elect members of the Canterbury City Council in Kent, England. This was on the same day as other local elections. The Conservative Party gained control of the council, which had previously been under overall control. [3]

Related Research Articles

Kent County of England

Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties. It borders Greater London to the north-west, Surrey to the west and East Sussex to the south-west. The county also shares borders with Essex along the estuary of the River Thames, and with the French department of Pas-de-Calais through the Channel Tunnel. The county town is Maidstone.

Local government in Scotland System of state administration on a local level in Scotland

Local government in Scotland is organised through 32 unitary authorities designated as councils which consist of councillors elected every five years by registered voters in each of the council areas.

Triennial elections for all 74 cities, districts, twelve regional councils and all district health boards in New Zealand were held on 9 October 2004. Most councils were elected using the first-past-the-post method, but ten were elected using the single transferable vote (STV) method. It was the first time that the STV method was available; the change came through successful lobbying by Rod Donald.

Ashbury, New South Wales Suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Ashbury is a suburb in the Inner West of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It lies in the local government area of City of Canterbury-Bankstown with some areas in the Inner West Council and is about 10 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district. The postcode is 2193, the same as neighbouring Canterbury and Hurlstone Park.

City of Bankstown Local government area in New South Wales, Australia

The City of Bankstown was a local government area in the south-west region of Sydney, Australia, centred on the suburb of Bankstown.

Kirklees is a metropolitan borough of West Yorkshire, England. One third of the Council is elected each election year. Every fourth year there is no election. Since the last boundary changes in 2004, 69 councillors have been elected from 23 wards.

Canterbury City Council is elected every four years.

Hull City Council

(Kingston upon) Hull City Council is the governing body for the unitary authority and city of Kingston upon Hull. It was created in 1972 as the successor to the Corporation of Hull, which was also known as Hull Corporation and founded in 1440 by Royal charter.

Plymouth is a unitary authority in Devon, England. Until 1 April 1998 it was a non-metropolitan district.

Canterbury City Council

Canterbury City Council is the local authority for the City of Canterbury district of Kent.

2010 New Zealand local elections

The 2010 New Zealand local elections were triennial elections to select local government officials and district health board members. All elections are conducted by postal ballot, with election day being Saturday 9 October 2010.

2007 Derby City Council election

The 2007 Derby City Council election took place on 3 May 2007 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.

Eugenie Sage New Zealand politician

Eugenie Meryl Sage is a New Zealand politician and environmentalist. Since the 2011 election, she has been a Green Party list MP in the House of Representatives and served as the Minister of Conservation and Land Information and the Associate Minister for the Environment from 2017 to 2020.

2010 Christchurch mayoral election New Zealand mayoral election

The 2010 Christchurch mayoral election is part of the 2010 New Zealand local elections. On 9 October 2010, elections were held for the Mayor of Christchurch plus other local government roles. Incumbent Bob Parker was re-elected.

Denis ORourke New Zealand politician

Denis John O'Rourke is a New Zealand politician and former Member of Parliament representing New Zealand First. For many years, he was a senior councillor on Christchurch City Council.

2015 Canterbury City Council election

The 2015 Canterbury City Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of the Canterbury City Council in Kent, England. This was on the same day as other local elections. It was the first election to be held under new ward boundaries. The Conservative Party retained overall control of the council.

2019 Canterbury City Council election

The 2019 Canterbury City Council election took place on 2 May 2019 to elect members of the Canterbury City Council in Kent, England. This was on the same day as other local elections. The Conservative Party retained overall control of the council.

2003 Canterbury City Council election

The 2003 Canterbury City Council election took place on 1 May 2003 to elect members of the Canterbury City Council in Kent, England. This was on the same day as other local elections. It was the first election to be held under new ward boundaries. The council remained under overall control.

2011 Canterbury City Council election

The 2011 Canterbury City Council election took place on 5 May 2011 to elect members of the Canterbury City Council in Kent, England. This was on the same day as other local elections. The Conservative Party retained control of the council.

References

  1. Andrew Teale. "Local Election Results 2007". Local Elections Archive Project.
  2. "Barton Ward By Election Results". Canterbury City Council. 7 October 2004. Archived from the original on 7 August 2011.
  3. "English local elections 2007". BBC News.