Local Authority Byelection Results 2005 - Summary of Gains & Losses

Principal Authorities Only

Conservative Gains

From Labour

Hackney LBC, Queensbridge (20/1/2005)
Tunbridge Wells BC, St John's (17/3/2005)
North Tyneside Council, Weetslade (23/6/2005)
Windsor & Maidenhead BC, Eton Wick (22/9/2005)
Shepway DC, New Romney Town (29/9/2005)
Dacorum BC, Chaulden & Shrubhill (20/10/2005)
Lichfield DC, Chadsmead (15/12/2005)

From Liberal Democrat

Erewash BC, Sawley (13/1/2005)
Cherwell DC, Yarnton, Gorsford and Water Eaton (17/3/2005)
Torbay BC, Blatchcombe (5/5/2005)
West Berkshire Council, Thatcham North (5/5/2005)
Uttlesford DC, Great Dunmow South (14/7/2005)
Castle Morpeth BC, Ponteland East (21/7/2005)
North Wiltshire DC, Lyneham & Bradenstoke (25/8/2005)
East Devon DC, Seaton (22/9/2005)
Tynedale DC, Hexham Leazes (13/10/2005)
Uttlesford DC, Wimbish and Debden
Allerdale DC, Marsh (3/11/2005)
Oswestry BC, Castle (3/11/2005)
Penwith DC, Penzance Central (17/11/2005)
East Riding of York UA, Howden (8/12/2005)
Bournemouth BC, Littledown & Ilford (15/12/2005)
Carrick DC, Kenwyn & Chacewater (15/12/2005)

From Independent & Others

Eden DC, Askham (24/2/2005)
Conwy BC, Llandrillo Yn Rhos (3/3/2005)
Wycombe DC, The Wooburns (30/6/2005)
Allerdale DC, Waver (8/9/2005)
North Shropshire DC, Whitchurch South (6/10/2005)
East Cambs DC, Cheveley (20/10/2005)
South Oxfordshire DC, Wallingford North (27/10/2005)
Telford & Wrekin Council, College (10/11/2005)

Labour Gains

From Conservative

Swindon UA, Walcot (3/2/2005)
Hyndburn BC, Rishton (17/3/2005)
Shrewsbury & Atcham DC, Sutton & Reabrook (31/3/2005)
Wakefield MBC, Horbury & South Ossett (21/4/2005)
Scarborough DC, Stepney (5/5/2005)
Hyndburn BC, Overton (30/6/2005)
Boston BC, Fishtoft (14/7/2005)
Castle Point DC, Canvey Island North (8/9/2005)
Kettering BC, Wickstead (6/10/2005)
Forest of Dean DC, Awre (20/10/2005)
Forest of Dean DC, Mitcheldean and Drybrook (20/10/2005)
Rossendale DC, Hareholme (20/10/2005)
North Lincolnshire Council, Brumby (8/12/2005)

From Liberal Democrat

Doncaster MBC, Central (5/5/2005)
Derby City UA, Abbey (14/7/2005)
Broxtowe BC, Stapleford South West (11/8/2005)
Oxford CC, Jericho & Osney (8/12/2005)

From Independent & Others

Redcar and Cleveland BC, Westworth (5/5/2005)
Barking & Dagenham LBC, Goresbrook (23/6/2005)
High Peak DC, Whitfield (15/9/2005)
Mansfield DC, Eakring
Erewash BC, Kirk Hallam (27/10/2005)
South Kesteven DC, St Anne's (27/10/2005)

Liberal Democrat Gains

From Conservative

Richmond upon Thames LBC, North Richmond (27/1/2005)
North Somerset UA, Portishead Redcliffe Bay (3/2/2005)
North Norfolk DC, St Benet (22/2/2005)
Arun DC, Yapton (5/5/2005)
Christchurch BC, Portfield (5/5/2005)
Richmond Upon Thames LBC, Twickenham Riverside (5/5/2005)
Rossendale BC, Greenfield (5/5/2005)
North Devon DC, Georgeham & Mortehoe (14/7/2005)
Mid Suffolk DC, Hoxne (28/7/2005)
Darlington BC, Hurworth (8/9/2005)
Rushmoor BC, St Johns (10/11/2005)
Congleton BC, North West (24/11/2005)
Mid Suffolk DC, Bramford & Blakenham (24/11/2005)
Barnet LBC, High Barnet (15/12/2005)
Forest Heath DC, Red Lodge (15/12/2005)

From Labour

Vale Royal BC, Winsford Verdin (20/1/2005)
Stoke-on-Trent City, East Valley (3/3/2005)
Lewisham LBC, Forest Hill (17/3/2005)
Lewisham LBC, Lee Green (17/3/2005)
Midlothian Council, Dalkeith & Woodburn (17/3/2005)
Exeter City Council, St James (5/5/2005)
Castle Morpeth BC, Pegswood (21/7/2005)
Cotswold DC, Kempsford-Lechlade (21/7/2005)
Birmingham City Council, Aston (x 3) (28/7/2005)
Shrewsbury & Atcham BC, Monk Moor (20/10/2005)
Wear Valley DC, Howden (27/10/2005)
Dacorum BC, Highfield St Pauls (10/11/2005)

From Independent & Others

Hull City Council, Derringham (13/1/2005)
Wear Valley DC, Bishop Auckland Town (3/3/2005)
Epson and Ewell DC, Woodcote (17/3/2005)
Christchurch BC, Jumpers (5/5/2005)
Nottingham City UA, Wollaton East & Lenton Abbey (5/5/2005)

Independent & Others Gains

From Conservative

South Northamptonshire DC, Cogenhoe (14/7/2005)

From Labour

Birmingham City Council, Bordesley Green (x 2) (28/7/2005)

From Liberal Democrat

Norfolk CC, Town Close (26/5/2005)

Liberal Party gain from Independent

Cornwall CC, Illogan & Portreath (24/11/2005)

SNP Gains

From Labour

Falkirk Council, Herbertshire (11/8/2005)

From Independent & Others

Fife Council, Auchtertool & Burntisland East (29/9/2005)
Midlothian CC, Loanhead Ward (10/11/2005)

Plaid Cymru Gains

From Independent & Others

Conwy CBC, Eglwysbach (8/12/2005)
Gwynedd Council, Cadnant (15/12/2005)


Information courtesy of the Association of Liberal Democrat Councillors.
Web presentation by Keith Edkins © 2005.