2018 Ipswich Borough Council election

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2018 Ipswich Borough Council election

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17 seats (out of 48 seats)
25 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrat
Seats before 33 13 2
Seats won 34 12 2
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1 0
Popular vote 15,144 11,514 3,150
Percentage 48.5 36 10
Swing Increase9.0 Decrease4.9 Increase2.0

Ipswich UK local election 2018 map.svg
Map showing the 2018 local election results in Ipswich.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

Elections to Ipswich Borough Council took place on 3 May 2018.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Results Summary[edit]

TBC

Ward Results[edit]

These are the results for all 16 wards.[2]

Alexandra[edit]

Alexandra
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op John Cook 1,245 59.8
Conservative Katherine West 499 24.0 -
Green Tom Wilmot 190 9.1
Liberal Democrat Richard Thompson 147 7.1
Majority 746
Turnout 2,081 30.1
Labour Co-op hold Swing

Bixley[edit]

Bixley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Edward Philips 1,264
Labour Paul Anderson 690
Liberal Democrat Trevor Powell 183
Majority
Turnout 37.43
Conservative hold Swing

Bridge[edit]

Bridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Collette Allen 994
Conservative Murray Brunning 483
Green Charlotte Armstrong 124
Liberal Democrat Immo Weichert 66
Majority 511
Turnout 25.89
Labour hold Swing

Castle Hill[edit]

Castle Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robin Vickery 1,026
Labour Darren Heaps 694
Liberal Democrat Timothy Lockington 216
Majority 332
Turnout 33.64
Conservative hold Swing

Gainsborough[edit]

Gainsborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sheila Handley 987
Conservative Samantha Murray 557
UKIP Shayne Pooley 184
Green Benjamin Magrath 66
Liberal Democrat Robin Whitmore 32
Majority 430
Turnout 29.13
Labour hold Swing

Gipping[edit]

Gipping
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Elizabeth Hughes 962
Conservative Mark Philips 504
Liberal Democrat Robert Chambers 133
Majority 458
Turnout 25.35
Labour hold Swing

Holywells[edit]

Holywells
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Janice Parry 1,048
Conservative Heather Mills 1,003
Green Jennifer Rivett 137
Liberal Democrat Paul Daley 78
Majority 45
Turnout 39.07
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Priory Heath[edit]

Priory Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Daniel Maguire 1,013
Conservative Andy Shannon 661
Green Andrew Patmore 99
Liberal Democrat Nicholas Jacob 96
Majority 352
Turnout 28.34
Labour hold Swing

Rushmere[edit]

Rushmere
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sandra Gage 1,283
Conservative Paul Cawthorn 809
Liberal Democrat Julie Fletcher 157
Majority 474
Turnout 36.49
Labour hold Swing

Sprites[edit]

Sprites
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Helen Armitage 895 59 +10.2
Conservative Michael Scanes 601 31.2 +0.2
UKIP Alan Cotterell 109 8 -2.2
Liberal Democrat Conrad Packwood 39 2.0 -2.0
Majority 294
Turnout 32.05
Labour hold Swing

St. John's[edit]

St. John's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Elango Elavalakan 1,159
Conservative James Harding 690
Green Ned Harrison 108
Liberal Democrat Edward Packard 148
Majority 469
Turnout 32.2
Labour hold Swing

St. Margaret's[edit]

St. Margaret's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Inga Lockington 1,493 50.4
Conservative Simon Fisher 734 24.8
Labour Jeremy Brown 615 20.7
Green Kirsty Wilmot 104 3.5
Independent David Tabane 19 0.6 New
Majority 759
Turnout 2,965 45.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Stoke Park[edit]

Stoke Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Nadia Cenci 991 53.5
Labour Kelvin Cracknell 726 39.2
Green Barry Broom 86 4.6
Liberal Democrat Maureen Haaker 49 2.6
Majority
Turnout 35.7
Conservative hold Swing

Westgate[edit]

Westgate
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Colin Kreidewolf 999
Conservative Samuel Downer 472
Liberal Democrat Martin Hore 153
Green John Mann 122
Majority 527
Turnout 27.05
Labour hold Swing

Whitehouse[edit]

Whitehouse
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Colin Wright 838
Conservative Stephen Lark 414
UKIP Tony Gould 144
Liberal Democrat Malcolm Mitchell 69
Majority 424
Turnout 23.55
Labour hold Swing

Whitton[edit]

Whitton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Christine Shaw 996
Conservative John Downie 806
Liberal Democrat Daniel Smith 92
Majority 190
Turnout 32.28
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guide to May 2018 elections in Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland". BBC News. Retrieved 21 April 2016.
  2. ^ Williams, Russell. "Declaration of results" (PDF). Ipswich Borough Council. Ipswich Borough Council. Retrieved 24 October 2019.