Southampton Council election, 2012

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Map of the results of the 2012 Southampton council election. Labour in red and Conservatives in blue.

The 2012 Southampton Council election took place on Thursday 3 May 2012 to elect members of Southampton Unitary Council in Hampshire, England. One third of the council (16 seats) was scheduled for election, whilst two additional vacancies, caused by the resignation of sitting councillors, were also filled in Bitterne Park and Peartree wards, meaning a total of 18 of the city’s 48 seats were elected. Labour won a majority of the seats being contested, and also gained overall control of the council from the Conservatives.[1]

Southampton Council is elected in thirds, which means the all comparisons are to the corresponding Southampton Council election, 2008.

After the election, the composition of the council was[1]

Election result

This summary box compares each party vote share with the corresponding elections in 2008, the last elections at which the majority of this tranche of seats were elected.

Southampton Local Election Result 2012
PartySeatsGainsLossesNet gain/lossSeats %Votes %Votes+/−
 Labour13110+1172.243.725,311+17.4
 Conservative5010-1027.735.920,785-11.5
 Liberal Democrat001-10.09.85,660-8.8
 Green00000.03.92,277-0.6
 UKIP00000.02.41,390+1.4
 TUSC00000.02.11,227+2.1
 Independent00000.01.4790-0.1
 Southampton First00000.00.7416+0.2

Ward results

Bargate[2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LabourMatt Tucker1,10048.7+13.4
ConservativeAmy Willacy74533.0-8.5
GreenJoe Cox1406.2-0.9
Liberal DemocratDerrick Murray1275.6-5.8
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against CutsSharon Cutler823.6+3.6
IndependentMatt Rose673.0-1.7
Majority35515.7
Turnout2,26116.3+0.2
Labour gain from ConservativeSwing+11.0
Bassett[2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
ConservativeJohn Hannides1,64149.5-5.5
LabourIan Atkins89527.0+17.9
Liberal DemocratSteven Hulbert36711.1-20.5
GreenJonathan Bean2607.8+7.8
Southampton FirstJames Knight932.8+2.8
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against CutsNeil Kelly621.9+1.9
Majority74622.5-0.9
Turnout3,31830.3-3.7
Conservative holdSwing-11.7
Bevois[2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LabourStephen Barnes-Andrews1,47357.6+14.3
ConservativeZahir Ahmed64225.1-8.7
GreenShaw Green2017.9-4.2
Liberal DemocratAdrian Ford1495.8-5.1
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against CutsAndrew Howe632.5+2.5
Southampton FirstMax McNamara311.2+1.2
Majority83132.5+23.0
Turnout2,55922.2+1.4
Labour holdSwing+11.5
Bitterne[2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LabourMary Lloyd1,41646.4+10.9
ConservativeDavid Fuller1,21739.9-10.4
UKIPWilliam Withers2106.9+6.9
Liberal DemocratRob Naish1334.4-8.9
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against CutsPerry McMillan772.5+2.5
Majority1996.5
Turnout3,05330.3+0.9
Labour gain from ConservativeSwing+10.7
Bitterne Park (2)[2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
ConservativeIvan White1,216
ConservativeJohn Inglis1,203
LabourFrances Murphy1,135
LabourMike Holder979
Liberal DemocratRobbie Robinson334
IndependentAnn MacGillivray333
Liberal DemocratJames Read331
GreenCara Sandys292
IndependentCharles Caplen242
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against CutsNick Chaffey136
Turnout3,26630.8+1.4
Conservative holdSwing
Conservative holdSwing
Coxford[2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LabourSally Spicer1,64752.9+22.2
ConservativeTrevor Glasspool66721.4-10.3
Liberal DemocratPeter Galton33410.7-17.9
UKIPLeslie Obee2959.5+0.6
GreenRonald Meldrum752.4+2.4
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against CutsTim Cutter571.8+1.8
IndependentRicky Lambert391.3+1.3
Majority98031.5
Turnout3,11430.0-1.3
Labour gain from ConservativeSwing+16.3
Freemantle[2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LabourDave Shields1,40341.7+18.9
ConservativeMichael Ball1,33039.5-14.1
GreenPaul Garratt2887.9-2.0
Liberal DemocratPaul Abbott2336.4-7.3
IndependentSteve Mullane1093.0+3.0
Majority732.2
Turnout3,36330.6+3.1
Labour gain from ConservativeSwing+16.5
Harefield[2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
ConservativeEdward Daunt1,63144.2
LabourBrian Norgate1,48940.4
UKIPChristine Hotson3058.3
Liberal DemocratDiane Robinson1905.1
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against CutsGraham O’Reilly752.0
Majority1423.8
Turnout3,69035.1+0.8
Conservative holdSwing
Millbrook[2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LabourGeorgina Laming1,76948.8+27.6
ConservativeSteven Galton1,60344.2-3.7
Liberal DemocratKenneth Darke2516.9-15.1
Majority1664.6
Turnout3,62333.0+3.7
Labour gain from ConservativeSwing+15.7
Peartree (2)[2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LabourEamonn Keogh1,683
LabourPaul Lewzey1,594
ConservativeMatthew Jones1,262
ConservativeChristopher Grace1,250
Liberal DemocratEileen Bowers497
Liberal DemocratSebastian Buckle384
GreenJulie Williams287
Southampton FirstPhilip McShee168
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against CutsJosh Asker139
Turnout3,75135.8+1.8
Labour gain from ConservativeSwing
Labour gain from Liberal DemocratSwing
Portswood[2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
ConservativeLinda Norris1,06131.8-5.8
Liberal DemocratKeith Reed1,01530.5-3.3
LabourOlivia Vaughan89126.7+12.7
GreenChristopher Bluemel2788.3-2.0
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against CutsDavid Rawlinson501.5+1.5
Southampton FirstJoseph Malone381.1-3.1
Majority461.3-2.5
Turnout3,33331.6-0.1
Conservative holdSwing-1.3
Redbridge[2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LabourLee Whitbread1,77561.6+19.9
ConservativeSpandita Woodman70324.4-19.1
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against CutsPete Wyatt2207.6+7.6
Liberal DemocratSimon Stokes1826.3-8.5
Majority1,07237.2
Turnout2,88027.8+0.1
Labour gain from ConservativeSwing+19.5
Shirley[2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LabourMark Chaloner1,82545.3+13.8
ConservativeTerry Matthews1,47436.6-15.0
GreenDudley Clark2566.4-2.6
UKIPDavid Nightingale2355.8+5.8
Liberal DemocratHarry Mitchell1844.6-4.3
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against CutsMike King521.3+1.3
Majority3518.7
Turnout4,02638.6+2.5
Labour gain from ConservativeSwing+14.4
Sholing[2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LabourDan Jeffery1,80547.0+11.1
ConservativeCasey Baldwin1,46338.1-16.0
UKIPHelena Ridd3459.0+9.0
Liberal DemocratJohn Dennis2296.0-4.0
Majority3428.9
Turnout3,84235.7+0.4
Labour gain from ConservativeSwing+13.6
Swaythling[2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LabourSharon Mintoff82534.2+22.1
ConservativeEdward Osmond74631.0-10.6
Liberal DemocratJim Cappleman47719.8-12.9
GreenAngela Cotton2008.3+3.8
Southampton FirstAnthony Lewis863.6-1.8
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against CutsKev Hayes763.2+3.2
Majority793.2
Turnout2,41024.9-4.0
Labour gain from ConservativeSwing
Woolston[2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LabourRichard Williams1,60755.1+13.7
ConservativeAlexander Houghton93131.9-5.9
Liberal DemocratColin Bleach2438.3-4.0
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against CutsGavin Marsh1384.7+4.7
Majority67623.2+19.7
Turnout2,91929.4-1.1
Labour holdSwing+9.8

References


Preceded by
Southampton Council election, 2011
Southampton local electionsSucceeded by
Southampton Council election, 2014