Local election results 2010

Elections on the 6th May 2010 resulted in no overall change in political control of the council. 

Labour remains the largest party on the council with 45 seats, the Liberal Democrats have 20 seats and the Liberals 1 seat.

Please select your ward from the list to see the full results.

Birtley
Blaydon
Bridges
Chopwell and Rowlands Gill
Chowdene
Crawcrook and Greenside
Deckham
Dunston and Teams
Dunston Hill and Whickham East
Felling
High Fell
Lamesley
Lobley Hill and Bensham
Low Fell
Pelaw and Heworth
Ryton, Crookhill and Stella
Saltwell
Wardley and Leam Lane
Whickham North
Whickham South and Sunniside
Windy Nook and Whitehills
Winlaton and High Spen

Birtley

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyPaul Foy2,15155.9%877
Liberal PartyBetty Gallon1,27433.1% 
The Conservative PartyAndrea Gatiss42511.0% 

Size of electorate: 6,367
Total ballots: 3,885
Spoiled papers: 35
Turnout: 61.0%

Blaydon

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyKathryn Ferdinand2,44056.3%1,240
Liberal DemocratKelly Ann Todd1,20027.7% 
The Conservative PartyTrevor Charles Murray4249.8% 
British National PartyNikki Wright2736.3% 

Size of electorate: 7,297
Total ballots: 4,356
Spoiled papers: 19
Turnout: 59.7%

Bridges

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyAngela Armstrong1,67854.3%836
Liberal DemocratDave G Fawcett84227.2% 
The Conservative PartyJohn Rogan Gardiner39812.9% 
British National PartyKeith Edward McFarlane1745.6% 

Size of electorate: 5,863
Total ballots: 3,103
Spoiled papers: 11
Turnout: 52.9%

Chopwell and Rowlands Gill

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyLynne Caffrey2,58754.9% 1,065
Liberal DemocratRaymond Callender1,52232.3%  
The Conservative PartyKarl Gatiss59912.7%  

Size of electorate: 7,239
Total ballots: 4,731
Spoiled papers: 23
Turnout: 65.4%

Chowdene

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyMaureen Goldsworthy2,54356.8%1,531
Liberal DemocratSusan Arnott1,01222.6% 
The Conservative PartySarah Hutchinson65714.7% 
British National PartyTerrence Jopling2635.9% 

Size of electorate: 7,215
Total ballots: 4,489
Spoiled papers: 14
Turnout: 62.2%

Crawcrook and Greenside

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyJack Graham2,03144.6%42
Liberal DemocratSally Elizabeth Danys1,98943.7% 
The Conservative PartyLeonard Davidson53511.7% 

Size of electorate: 6,745
Total ballots: 4,573
Spoiled papers: 18
Turnout: 67.8%

Deckham

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyMartin Gannon1,95755.5%1,134
Liberal DemocratPhilip Stanley Allen82323.3% 
The Conservative PartyAllan Davidson44312.6% 
British National PartyKevin Scott3028.6% 

Size of electorate: 6,776
Total ballots: 3,537
Spoiled papers: 12
Turnout: 52.2%

Dunston and Teams

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyBrenda Lilian Clelland1,71053.5%(Elected) 
The Labour PartyPauline Dillon1,82056.9%110
Liberal DemocratColin Ball73823.1% 
Liberal DemocratSimon James Todd61519.2% 
The Conservative PartyBeryl Teresa Bennison35010.9% 
The Conservative PartyEdward Bohill33510.5% 
British National PartyJohn Arthur Richards2758.6% 
British National PartyAmanda Jane Tansley2166.8% 

Brenda Clelland has been elected for a 2 year term as councillor for Dunston and Teams Ward & Pauline Dillon has been elected for a 4 year term.

Size of electorate: 6,474
Total ballots: 3,199
Spoiled papers: 2
Turnout: 49.4%

Dunston Hill and Whickham East

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyAllison Elizabeth Chatto2,04343.7%350
Liberal DemocratSonya Hawkins1,69336.2% 
The Conservative PartyJohn Callanan69114.8% 
British National PartyKenneth Nicholson2485.3% 

Size of electorate: 6,871
Total ballots: 4,684
Spoiled papers: 9
Turnout: 68.2%

Felling

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyWilliam Dick1,89863.9% 1,330
Liberal DemocratDorothy Ruddy56819.1% 
The Conservative PartyElizabeth Alexadrina Parker2859.6% 
British National PartyKeith Robert Skelton2207.4% 

Size of electorate: 5,735
Total ballots: 2,979
Spoiled papers: 8
Turnout: 51.9%

High Fell

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyDoreen Davidson2,12363.9%1,514
Liberal DemocratAnn McCarthy60918.3% 
The Conservative PartyDenis William Stokoe34010.2% 
British National PartyRonald Fairlamb2527.6% 

Size of electorate: 6,613
Total ballots: 3,337
Spoiled papers: 13
Turnout: 50.5%

Lamesley

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyMary Kelly Foy2,393 57.4%1,472
Liberal PartyRobert Paul Murphy92122.1% 
The Conservative PartySheila Everatt50012.0% 
IndependentBrian Weatherburn3578.6% 

Size of electorate: 6,777
Total ballots: 4,191
Spoiled papers: 20
Turnout: 61.8%

Lobley Hill and Bensham

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyKevin Michael Dodds2,24454.1%1,272
Liberal DemocratMichael George Ruddy97223.4%  
The Conservative PartyValerie Bond51712.5% 
British National PartyDerrick Robson2917.0% 
Green PartyAndy Redfern1212.9% 

Size of electorate: 7,485
Total ballots: 4,157
Spoiled papers: 12
Turnout: 55.5%

Low Fell

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyJohn Herbert Young1,77034.0% 
Liberal DemocratSusan Craig2,27343.7%503
The Conservative PartyPaul Sterling76414.7% 
British National PartyKelly Mares1823.5% 
IndependentBob Avery2114.1% 

Size of electorate: 7,147
Total ballots: 5,213
Spoiled papers: 13
Turnout: 72.9%

Pelaw and Heworth

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyAnne Wheeler1,79844.1%125
Liberal DemocratRobinson Geoffrey Stanaway1,67341.0% 
The Conservative PartyMaureen Moor3478.5%  
British National PartyAndrew Alexander2616.4% 

Size of electorate: 6,729
Total ballots: 4,088
Spoiled papers: 9
Turnout: 60.8%

Ryton, Crookhill and Stella

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyAlexander Innis Geddes1,61836.7%  
Liberal DemocratChristine Margaret McHatton2,28351.7% 665
The Conservative PartyAntionette Sterling55111.6% 

Size of electorate: 6,396
Total ballots: 4,431
Spoiled papers: 19
Turnout: 69.3%

Saltwell

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyJoseph Mitchinson1,96458.4%1,216
Liberal DemocratNorman Spours748 22.2% 
The Conservative PartyAlan Bond45113.4% 
British National PartyJacqueline Alexandria Swaddle2026.0% 

Size of electorate: 6,348
Total ballots: 3,376
Spoiled papers: 11
Turnout: 53.2%

Wardley and Leam Lane

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyPeter James Mole2,20058.1% 1,458 
Liberal DemocratJohn Paul Diston74219.6% 
The Conservative PartyLee Holmes55214.6% 
British National PartyJanet Robson2917.7% 

Size of electorate: 6,312
Total ballots: 3,795
Spoiled papers: 9
Turnout: 60.1%

Whickham North

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour and Co-operative PartyPaul Farnham Tinnion1,38532.1% 
Liberal DemocratPeter Thomas Craig2,15950.0%774
The Conservative PartyScott Paul Newton48611.3% 
British National PartyRobert William Woodhall2896.7% 

Size of electorate: 6,640
Total ballots: 4,340
Spoiled papers: 21
Turnout: 65.4%

Whickham South and Sunniside

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyPeter De-Vere1,32827.5%  
Liberal DemocratMarilynn Ord2,76457.2% 1,436 
The Conservative PartyEdward Gardener Parker73815.3%  

Size of electorate: 6,870
Total ballots: 4,842
Spoiled papers: 12
Turnout: 70.5%

Windy Nook and Whitehills

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyThomas Graham2,65861.7%1,791
Liberal DemocratLisa Angela Marie Bradley86720.1% 
The Conservative PartyEric Young44010.2% 
British National PartyColin Norman Cook3438.0% 

Size of electorate: 7,651
Total ballots: 4,322
Spoiled papers: 14
Turnout: 56.5%

Winlaton and High Spen

PartyCandidateNo. of Votes% Votes PolledMajority
The Labour PartyMarilyn Charlton2,38450.7% 594
Liberal DemocratAndrew Graham1,79038.1%  
The Conservative PartyDiana Maria Moore52811.2%  

Size of electorate: 6,851
Total ballots: 4,727
Spoiled papers: 25
Turnout: 69%

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