2007 Dartford Borough Council election

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

Conservative Party (UK) Political party in the United Kingdom

The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, sometimes informally called the Tories, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom. The governing party since 2010, it is the largest in the House of Commons, with 312 Members of Parliament, and also has 249 members of the House of Lords, 4 members of the European Parliament, 31 Members of the Scottish Parliament, 11 members of the Welsh Assembly, eight members of the London Assembly and 8,916 local councillors.

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Election result

Dartford Borough Council Election Result 2007
PartySeatsGainsLossesNet gain/lossSeats %Votes %Votes+/−
  Conservative 2661+559.128,081
  Labour 1215-427.319,117
  Residents 610+113.64,592
  English Democrat 002-205,545
  UKIP 000001,026
  Independent 00000858
  BNP 00000328
  Peace 0000078

Ward results

Bean & Darenth (3)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative David Alan Hammock842
Conservative Ian Douglas Armitt794
Conservative Rebecca Louise Shanks760
Labour Bill Cook511
Labour Neil Pearson-Coffey452
Labour Derek Hills401
English Democrat Peter Adamthwaite283
Turnout 4,043
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Brent (3)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Nancy Catherine Wightman905
Conservative Steven Hamilton Brown902
Conservative Amy Elizabeth Peters874
Labour Sally Russell707
Labour Garry Graham Sturley661
Labour Dali Rai646
English Democrat Ray Johnston341
English Democrat Jerry Chatterton331
English Democrat Lynne Gresley315
UKIP Quentin Williamson136
Turnout 5,818
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Castle (1)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Sheila East23661
Labour Leila Pauline Blankley7820
English Democrat Frances Moore7619
Turnout 390
Conservative hold Swing
Greenhithe (3)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Residents Vic Openshaw679
Residents Steve Johnston607
Residents Pat Scanlan584
Conservative Penny Cole376
Labour John Wallace Masson178
Labour Monica Lesley Masson176
Labour Sarah Wimhurst165
Turnout 2,756
Residents hold Swing
Residents gain from Conservative Swing
Heath (3)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Andrew Lloyd1,065
Conservative Terry Smith1,059
Conservative Patsy Thurlow872
English Democrat John Griffiths507
Labour Susan May Brooker501
Labour Rosa Eva Sweetland416
Labour Joyce Wise404
Turnout 4,824
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Joyce Green (2)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour Ann Muckle487
Labour Matthew James Bryant447
BNP Kevin Saunders328
Conservative Terrence Raymond Martin173
UKIP Ray Day157
Conservative Ragbhir Singh Sandhu109
Turnout 1,701
Labour hold Swing
Joydens Wood (3)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Ann Dorothy Allen1,633
Conservative Marilyn Iris Peters1,603
Conservative Jennifer Ann Rickwood1,586
English Democrat Jackie Brookman232
Labour Rosa Barnett214
Labour Steve Burleigh213
Labour Valerie Maddison210
Turnout 5,691
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Littlebrook (2)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour John Ivan Muckle425
Labour Tom Maddison391
English Democrat Mike Tibby330
English Democrat Alex Vaughan264
Conservative Raymond John Marsh166
Conservative Brian Garden138
Turnout 1,714
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from English Democrat Swing
Longfield, New Barn and Southfleet (3)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jeremy Alan Kite1,559
Conservative Roger Stephen Leonard Perfitt1,420
Conservative David Matthew Pickersgill1,080
Independent (Mary) Noreen Salway858
Labour Alec Jordan353
Labour Peter Beckett335
Labour Maureen Anna Jansseune297
English Democrat Paul Cooper172
Turnout 6,074
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Newtown (3)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour David John Baker760
Conservative Arron Bardoe653
Conservative Chris Gallagher627
Labour Paul Frederick Blankley620
Conservative Avtar Sandhu598
Labour Stephen Robert David de Winton577
English Democrat Jim Read319
UKIP Mark Christopher Croucher228
UKIP Tracy Jane Latif205
Turnout 4,587
Labour hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from English Democrat Swing
Princes (3)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour David Edward May712
Labour Geoff Prout657
Labour Margaret Anne Stock656
Conservative Jean Carol Shippam428
English Democrat Liz Painter382
Conservative Drew Swinerd363
Conservative Richard John Wells362
UKIP Lauren Tawnee Sloan241
Turnout 3,801
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Stone (3)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour Rosie Bryant570
Labour Christine Angell566
Labour Derek Ernest Lawson555
Conservative John Alan Jarvis482
Conservative Thurza Richards454
Conservative Susan Elizabeth Martin418
English Democrat Dianne Settle177
Turnout 3,222
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Sutton-at-Hone and Hawley (2)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Pat Coleman815
Conservative Tony Martin664
English Democrat Steven Uncles224
Labour Kenneth Ronald Nicholls220
Labour Carole Jones386
Peace Geoffrey Peter Pay78
Turnout 2,200
Conservative hold Swing
Swanscombe (3)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Residents Bryan Read946
Residents Les Bobby897
Residents John Hayes879
Labour Julian Timothy Bryant265
Labour Jacqueline Goldstein246
Labour Graham Christopher David Steele223
Turnout 3,456
Residents hold Swing
Residents hold Swing
Town (2)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Matthew John Davis391
Conservative Christopher Jon Shippam352
Labour Trevor Alan Rogers288
Labour Ram Appadoo263
English Democrat Mitchell Jackson148
English Democrat Teresa Cannon142
UKIP Arnold Edwin Tarling59
Turnout 1,643
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
West Hill (3)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour Deborah Jane Stoate832
Conservative Anthony Wells825
Conservative Jan Michael Ozog768
Labour Patrick Kelly754
Labour Santha Kumari Blankley704
Conservative Kapil Sangar687
English Democrat Jo Shippam378
English Democrat Caroline Starling352
English Democrat Tony Wilson343
Turnout 5,643
Labour hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Wilmington (2)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Derek Edward Hunnisett1008
Conservative Eddy Lampkin906
Labour John Kingston310
Labour Mally May285
English Democrat Louise Uncles229
Turnout 2,738
Conservative hold Swing

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