2015 Ashford Borough Council election

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The 2015 Ashford Borough Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Ashford Borough Council in England. [1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Ashford Borough Council is the local authority for the Borough of Ashford in Kent.

2015 United Kingdom local elections

The 2015 United Kingdom local elections were held on Thursday 7 May 2015, the same day as the general election for the House of Commons of the United Kingdom.

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Results

Ashford Borough Council Election, 2015
PartySeatsGainsLossesNet gain/lossSeats %Votes %Votes+/−
  Conservative 3440+4795238739
  Labour 412-192014835
 Ashford Independent303-3764149
  UKIP 110+12107506
  Liberal Democrat 101-1232318
  Greens 0000074875
 Independent0000032175

Ward by ward

Aylesford Green [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour Kate Hooker72555+18.7
Conservative Paul Hardisty59244.9+17.3
Majority13310+9.8
Turnout 66453.5+19.2
Labour hold Swing
Beaver 2 seats [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour Jill Britcher81721.1
UKIP Beverly Joan Murphy81220.9
Conservative Richard Harry Bunting71518.4
Labour Dylan Alexander Jones45216.6
Green Maria Ann Pizzey1955
Independent Selina Kathleen Remedios1263.2
Conservative Janet Elizabeth Rymer-Jones42310.9
Green Aniko Szocs1353.4
Turnout 386855.94+22.1
Labour hold Swing
UKIP gain from Labour Swing
Biddenden [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Neil Bell105772.9-7.5
Green Guy Pullen39127+27
Majority66645-15.8
Turnout 144871.4+23.3
Conservative hold Swing
Bockhanger [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour Kaprasad Chhantyal39233.5+18.2
Conservative Luke Powell77866.4+15.7
Majority38632.9+8.1
Turnout 117061.1+16.9
Conservative hold Swing
Boughton Aluph & Eastwell [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Len Bunn46529.3+3.9
Ashford IndependentWinston Russel Michael89556.5+17.6
Liberal Democrat Len Micklewright644-31.6
Labour Ryan Bulley1589.9+9.9
Majority43027.1+23.8
Turnout 158265.5+21.6
Ashford Independent hold Swing
Bybrook [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Andrew John Buchanan69355.7+18.9
Labour Alexander Ward54944.2+44.2
Majority14411.5+9.3
Turnout 124265.2+23.3
Conservative hold Swing
Charing [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
UKIP Peter Allen38027.2+27.2
Conservative Gerry Clarkson71451.1-17
Liberal Democrat Shirley Anne Davis30321.6-10.3
Majority33423.9-12.4
Turnout 139768.7+19.2
Conservative hold Swing
Downs North [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Stephen Dehnel93261.5+4.7
Labour Cleo Lines29119.2+19.2
Green Marilyn Sansom29019.1+3.2
Majority64129.50
Turnout 151375.5+23
Conservative hold Swing
Downs West [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Larry William Krause89367.4+18.4
Green Tom Medhurst43132.5+20.4
Majority46234.8+15.9
Turnout 132467.7+15.2
Conservative hold Swing
Godinton 2 seats [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
UKIP Dave Botting65311.1
UKIP Jenny Botting61210.4
Conservative Peter Feacey143624.5
Ashford IndependentKenneth George Edward Frohnsdorff1552.6
Liberal Democrat Adrian John Gee-Turner3125.3
Conservative Bernard Heyes129222
Labour Alexander Oluwole Jaiyesimi5709.7
Green Jake Adam Pentland3345.7
Labour Chandrawati Rai4908.3
Turnout 585465.6+26
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Great Chart and Singleton North [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jessamy Edmee Blanford78243.6+1.4
Ashford IndependentJohn Hugh Durrant33618.7-21.2
UKIP Matt Peach35819.9+19.9
Labour Waheed Qureshi31517.5-0.4
Majority42423.6+21.3
Turnout 179166.5+28.2
Conservative hold Swing
Highfield [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Ashford IndependentJane Davey39129.1-15.3
Green Charmaine Elizabeth Perrin13510+10
Dawa Wangdi Sherpa22116.4+16.4
Conservative Gerald White59344.2+7.4
Majority20215+7.3
Turnout 134071.4+26.7
Conservative gain from Ashford Independent
Isle of Oxney [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Mick Burgess98362+62
Green David Ledger21313.4+13.4
UKIP Kate Manning38924.5+24.5
Majority59437.4+37.4
Turnout 158572.3+72.3
Conservative hold Swing
Kennington [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Democrat Ken Blanshard1339.3+9.3
UKIP Pat Purnell21214.9+14.9
Conservative Philip John Frederick Sims68448.2+5.1
Ashford IndependentDerek William Standing21315-30.7
Labour Andrew Stevenson17712.4+1.3
Majority47133.1+30.5
Turnout 14197622
Conservative hold Swing
Little Burton Farm [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
UKIP Bev Gregory32121+21
Liberal Democrat Clare Hardwick1288.3-11
Conservative Marion Martin74748.9-1.1
Labour Grace Emily O'Driscoll33121.6+7.9
Majority41627.2-3.5
Turnout 141969+22.8
Conservative hold Swing
Norman [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour Gordon Miller50644+13.5
Conservative Jenny Webb64355.9+28.4
Majority13711.9+8.9
Turnout 114957.7+20.4
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
North Willesborough 2 seats [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jeremy Paul Adby101922.5
Green Steve Robert Campkin4068.9
Liberal Democrat George Koowaree114725.4
Labour Dhan Ragu56512.5
Independent Andrew Martin William Mortimer4369.6
Labour Elizabeth Mylonogianni62313.8
Conservative Ian Andrew Price3177
Turnout 451368.6+21.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Conservative gain from Ashford Independent
Park Farm North [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour Sean Davidson32819.5-2.1
Conservative Tina Heyes82148.8-5.6
Independent John Holland19311.4+11.4
UKIP Jim Lucy33720+20
Majority48428.8-4.1
Turnout 167967+26
Conservative hold Swing
Park Farm South [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour Amy Mitchell43634.1+7.5
Conservative Jim Wedgbury83965.8-7.6
Majority40331.6-15.2
Turnout 127561.7+29.2
Conservative hold Swing
Rolvenden and Tenterden West [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Mike BennettUncontestedN/A0
Conservative hold Swing
Saxon Shore 2 seats [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour Giri Arulampalam4538.3
Ashford IndependentSue Davison64511.9
Conservative William Thomas Howard200036.9
Conservative Jane Martin183233.8
Labour Rebecca Rutter4798.8
Turnout 541875.7923
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Singleton South [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative William Barrett64642.9-3.8
Ashford IndependentSarah Angela Heaton Dacre22615-0.2
Labour Sally Ann Gathern33122+22
UKIP Mike Withycombe30019.9+19.9
Majority31520.9+2.9
Turnout 150363.2+25.7
Conservative hold Swing
South Willesborough [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Green Joanna Baker966.5+6.5
Labour Martin Chandler30320.5+2.3
Conservative Sara-Jane Martin29720.1+2.1
Independent David Owen Smith52035.2-28.6
UKIP Mike Sykes24816.8+16.8
Majority21714.7-30.9
Turnout 147457.2+11.6
Independent hold Swing
St Michaels [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative John Link89375.5+4.4
Green Matthew Stanley29124.6+3.4
Majority60050.7+1
Turnout 118263.8+16.9
Conservative hold Swing
Stanhope [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
UKIP Eddy Barrows24525.2+25.2
Labour Brendan Chilton48249.6-3.9
Conservative James Charles King18519+19
Green Thom Pizzey596+6
Majority33734.7+22.3
Turnout 97145.6+17.1
Labour hold Swing
Stour 2 seats [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour Euan Fergus Anckorn73918.6
Conservative Graham Galpin129832.6
Green Peter David Morgan47812
Labour Charles Suddards59414.9
Conservative Chris Waters86314.9
Turnout 397263.7+22.3
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Tenterden North [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Democrat Steve Bowen16011.2+11.2
Conservative Paul Clokie82758.1+8
Ashford IndependentRoy Anthony Isworth24817.4+17.4
Labour David Joh Ward18613+1.1
Majority57940.7+14.6
Turnout 142177.4+65.5
Conservative hold Swing
Tenterden South [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
UKIP Lynn Brodlie27019.3+19.3
Labour Demi Chilton17912.8+12.8
Conservative Callum Knowles94667.8+9
Majority67648.4+31.1
Turnout 135970.9+22.3
Conservative hold Swing
Victoria 2 seats [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Harold Apps67416.7
UKIP Neil Burgess64015.8
UKIP Elaine Evans47911.8
Labour Dara Farrell72117.8
Labour Caroline Jean Harris63615.7
Conservative Shafi Khan54913.6
Green Claire Madeleine3328.2
Turnout 403157.1+20.2
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Washford [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Ashford IndependentTony Francis38925.2+12.9
Labour Sue Riley-Nevers37924.6+3.5
Conservative Neil James Shorter77250.1+12.4
Majority38340.7+32
Turnout 154062.1+25.8
Conservative hold Swing
Weald Central 2 seats [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Clair Louise Bell166033
Independent Keith William Brannan67913.5
Labour Dion Chilton2885.7
Labour June Graham2645.2
UKIP Martin Oldaker79115.7
Conservative Alan Michael Pickering134726.7
Turnout 502972.22
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Weald East [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Paul William Bartlett114074.6
Green Geoff Meaden38825.3
Majority75249.2
Turnout 152870.6
Conservative hold Swing
Weald North [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Geraldine Averil Dyer96865.7
UKIP Mark H D Hudson33322.2
Green Hilary Jones19412.9
Majority116277.7
Turnout 149576.6
Conservative hold Swing
Weald South 2 seats [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Brad Bradford196936
Conservative Aline Kathleen Hicks205337.5
Labour Viven Wheatley58710.7
Green Liz Wright5079.2
Labour Arthur Young3476.3
Turnout 546373.47
Conservative gain from Ashford Independent
Conservative hold Swing
Wye [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour Jayne Chilton14210.2
Liberal Democrat Stuart James Dove715.1
Conservative Alex Howard40228.8
UKIP Alan William Edward Newill1269
Ashford IndependentsNoel Ovenden65146.7
Majority24917.8
Turnout 139274.9
Ashford Independent hold Swing

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