2011 Canterbury City Council election

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2011 Canterbury City Council election [1]
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  2007 5 May 2011 2015  

All 50 seats in the Canterbury City Council
26 seats needed for a majority
 First partySecond partyThird party
 
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats Labour
Last election29192
Seats before29172
Seats won36113
Seat changeIncrease2.svg7Increase2.svgIncrease2.svg1
Popular vote20,63311,71711,114
Percentage44.0%25.0%23.7%

Canterbury UK local election 2011 map.svg
Map of the results of the 2011 Canterbury council election. Labour in red and Conservatives in blue.

Council control before election


Conservative

Council control after election


Conservative

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. [2]

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References

  1. Andrew Teale. "Local Election Results 2011". Local Elections Archive Project.
  2. "England council elections". BBC News.