Hull Council election, 2008


Hull Council election, 2008

Elections to Hull City Council were held on 1 May, 2008. One third of the council was up for election and the Liberal Democrats retained control of the council with an increased majority from a situation of ruling under no overall control.

After the election, the composition of the council was
*Liberal Democrat 33
*Labour 19
*Conservative 3
*N.E.W. Hull Independent 3
*Independent 1

Election result

Election Summary Party
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
seats = 33
gain = 5
loss = 0
net = +5
seats % = 55.93
votes % = 41.74
votes = 17,142
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party
party = Labour Party (UK)
seats = 19
gain = 1
loss = 2
net = -1
seats % = 32.21
votes % = 34.15
votes = 14,025
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party
party = Conservative Party (UK)
seats = 3
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
seats % = 5.08
votes % = 14.05
votes = 5,768
plus/minus =
Election Summary
party = N.E.W. Hull Independent
seats = 3
gain = 0
loss = 3
net = -3
seats % = 5.08
votes % = 0
votes = 0
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party
party = Independent (politician)
seats = 1
gain = 0
loss = 1
net = -1
seats % = 1.70
votes % = 4.86
votes = 1,998
plus/minus =
Election Summary
party = English Democrats Party
seats = 0
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
seats % = 0
votes % = 2.18
votes = 894
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party
party = Green Party of England and Wales
seats = 0
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
seats % = 0
votes % = 1.80
votes = 743
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
seats = 0
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
seats % = 0
votes % = 1.22
votes = 499
plus/minus =

Ward results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = John Graham Robinson
votes = 1,496
percentage = 51.67
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Andy Dorton
votes = 807
percentage = 27.88
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Martin John Deane
votes = 295
percentage = 10.19
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = David Triffit Whellan
votes = 204
percentage = 7.05
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Ginette Andrew
votes = 93
percentage = 3.21
change =
Election box majority
votes = 689
percentage = 23.80
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,895
percentage = 32.90
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Karen Elizabeth Mathieson
votes = 1,336
percentage = 55.34
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Joyce Korczak Fields
votes = 449
percentage = 18.60
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Mike Whiting
votes = 346
percentage = 14.33
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Marc James Pooler
votes = 221
percentage = 9.16
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = David John Allen
votes = 62
percentage = 2.57
change =
Election box majority
votes = 887
percentage = 36.74
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,414
percentage = 35.90
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
loser = Independent (politician)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Chris Gurevitch
votes = 1,057
percentage = 41.88
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Mall Fields
votes = 635
percentage = 25.16
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = English Democrats Party
candidate = Graham Anthony Robinson
votes = 331
percentage = 13.11
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Karen Anne Woods
votes = 298
percentage = 11.81
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Keith Toon
votes = 118
percentage = 4.67
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Brian Shepherd
votes = 85
percentage = 3.37
change =
Election box majority
votes = 422
percentage = 16.72
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,524
percentage = 26.50
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
loser = N.E.W. Hull Independent
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Andrew Percy
votes = 1,550
percentage = 67.07
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Helene O'Mullane
votes = 414
percentage = 17.91
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Phillip Morrell
votes = 234
percentage = 10.13
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = James Edward Russell
votes = 113
percentage = 4.89
change =
Election box majority
votes = 1,136
percentage = 49.16
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,311
percentage = 36.10
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Martin Uzzell
votes = 846
percentage = 40.61
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Carol Ann Clarkson
votes = 471
percentage = 22.61
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Michael Vernon Rouse-Deane
votes = 351
percentage = 16.85
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = John Henry Cornforth
votes = 227
percentage = 10.90
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Reg Britton
votes = 188
percentage = 9.03
change =
Election box majority
votes = 375
percentage = 18.00
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,083
percentage = 23.70
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
loser = N.E.W. Hull Independent
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Adam Williams
votes = 1,756
percentage = 63.92
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Dave Craker
votes = 762
percentage = 27.74
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Neil James Cropper
votes = 229
percentage = 8.34
change =
Election box majority
votes = 994
percentage = 36.18
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,747
percentage = 28.90
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = John Nicholson
votes = 1,465
percentage = 54.87
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Graham Petrini
votes = 719
percentage = 26.93
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Stephen Rowland Brown
votes = 340
percentage = 12.73
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Janet Hilda Toker
votes = 146
percentage = 5.47
change =
Election box majority
votes = 746
percentage = 27.94
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,670
percentage = 26.80
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Allen Frederick Healand
votes = 1,584
percentage = 53.30
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Tracy Catherine Noon
votes = 942
percentage = 31.70
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Andrew Neil Forster
votes = 286
percentage = 9.62
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Mally Reeve
votes = 160
percentage = 5.38
change =
Election box majority
votes = 642
percentage = 21.60
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,972
percentage = 31.00
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Elaine Anne Garland
votes = 966
percentage = 64.49
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Brian Arthur Petch
votes = 335
percentage = 22.36
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Andrew Allison
votes = 197
percentage = 13.15
change =
Election box majority
votes = 631
percentage = 42.12
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,498
percentage = 23.50
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = John Allen Hewitt
votes = 867
percentage = 46.71
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Chris Lefevre
votes = 466
percentage = 25.11
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Peter Robert Martin
votes = 270
percentage = 14.55
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Ian Matthew Brown
votes = 253
percentage = 13.63
change =
Election box majority
votes = 401
percentage = 21.61
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,856
percentage = 21.70
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Sheila Waudby
votes = 973
percentage = 61.47
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Julie Ann Hunt
votes = 309
percentage = 19.52
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Les Fisher
votes = 301
percentage = 19.01
change =
Election box majority
votes = 664
percentage = 41.95
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,583
percentage = 17.80
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Colin Inglis
votes = 869
percentage = 45.07
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Peter Josef Welton
votes = 344
percentage = 17.84
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Peter Laurence Abraham
votes = 294
percentage = 15.25
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Ken Hordon
votes = 187
percentage = 9.70
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Susan Harr
votes = 147
percentage = 7.63
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Min Benson
votes = 87
percentage = 4.51
change =
Election box majority
votes = 525
percentage = 27.23
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,928
percentage = 20.20
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Craig Charles Woolmer
votes = 962
percentage = 47.60
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Lynn Petrini
votes = 743
percentage = 36.76
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = English Democrats Party
candidate = Richard Howard
votes = 192
percentage = 9.50
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Pat Thompson
votes = 124
percentage = 6.14
change =
Election box majority
votes = 219
percentage = 10.84
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,021
percentage = 24.90
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
loser = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Michael James Ross
votes = 720
percentage = 55.81
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Martin Charles Mancey
votes = 326
percentage = 25.27
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Louise Muston
votes = 126
percentage = 9.77
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Andrew Mary Singleton
votes = 118
percentage = 9.15
change =
Election box majority
votes = 394
percentage = 30.54
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,290
percentage = 21.00
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Steven James Bayes
votes = 1,011
percentage = 65.61
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Charles Quinn
votes = 295
percentage = 19.14
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = James Parker
votes = 235
percentage = 15.25
change =
Election box majority
votes = 716
percentage = 46.46
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,541
percentage = 17.30
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Claire Thomas
votes = 1,247
percentage = 46.39
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Peter Allen
votes = 1,001
percentage = 37.24
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Robert David Brown
votes = 223
percentage = 8.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = English Democrats Party
candidate = Sharon Mawer
votes = 217
percentage = 8.07
change =
Election box majority
votes = 246
percentage = 9.15
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,688
percentage = 30.10
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
loser = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Tom McVie
votes = 630
percentage = 62.75
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Elizabeth Ann Gurevitch
votes = 199
percentage = 19.82
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Douglas Colin Percy
votes = 175
percentage = 17.43
change =
Election box majority
votes = 431
percentage = 42.93
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,004
percentage = 17.70
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Mary Glew
votes = 980
percentage = 71.32
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Ann Godden
votes = 212
percentage = 15.43
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = John Francis Abbott
votes = 182
percentage = 13.25
change =
Election box majority
votes = 768
percentage = 55.90
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,374
percentage = 22.90
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Daren Russell Hale
votes = 421
percentage = 40.29
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Albert Penna
votes = 324
percentage = 31.00
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = English Democrats Party
candidate = Graham Anthony Robinson
votes = 154
percentage = 14.74
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Bob Cook
votes = 78
percentage = 7.46
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Robyn Emma Randall
votes = 68
percentage = 6.51
change =
Election box majority
votes = 97
percentage = 9.28
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,045
percentage = 21.00
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
loser = N.E.W. Hull Independent
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Kalvin Glen Neal
votes = 1,580
percentage = 60.19
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Kenneth William Turner
votes = 773
percentage = 29.45
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Sheila Gladys Airey
votes = 272
percentage = 10.36
change =
Election box majority
votes = 807
percentage = 30.74
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,625
percentage = 27.40
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

No elections were held in Bransholme East, Bransholme West and University wards.

sequence
prev=Hull Council election, 2007
list=Hull local elections
next=Hull Council election, 2010

References

*cite web
url = https://web5.hullcc.gov.uk/akserps/election/2008/electionreport.pdf
title = City Council Election
accessdate = 2008-06-29
year = 2008
work = Hull City Council
format = PDF


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