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Local Election Results 2007

Bedford

One-third of council up for election. No elections this year in Eastcotts, Harrold, Kempston East, Kempston North, Newnham, Oakley, Queen's Park or Riseley.

This was the last election to Bedford Borough Council before its abolition and replacement by a unitary council in 2009; the 2008 elections were cancelled.

Bedford = Better Bedford Independent

Mayor of Bedford

First prefs. Run-off
Frank Branston Bedford 15966 19698
Nicky Attenborough C 10710 13313
Christine McHugh LD 10533
Randolph Charles Lab 4758
Justina McLennan Grn 1538

Other results for Bedford: 2002 2003 2004 2006
Results for Bedfordshire county council: 2005

Map of the resultsExport spreadsheet


Consolidated results — Bedford 2007

Party Votes Percent Seats
Conservative 13418 37.9% 7
Liberal Democrat 9058 25.6% 7
Labour 5767 16.3% 3
Better Bedford Independent 4902 13.9% 1
Independent 1233 3.5% 1
Green Party 824 2.3% 0
UK Independence Party 177 0.5% 0

Brickhill [LD gain from C]

Charles Royden LD 1758 53.5%
Nigel Haughton C 1163 35.4%
Brian Anderson Lab 232 7.1%
Steven Mitchell Bedford 133 4.0%

Bromham

Robert Rigby C 1794 69.0%
Stelios Mores LD 305 11.7%
Nicholas Luder Lab 280 10.8%
Lucy Bywater Grn 113 4.3%
Mary Fogg Bedford 109 4.2%

Carlton

Victor Brandon Ind 773 58.4%
Gordon Williams C 359 27.1%
David Robertson LD 121 9.1%
Stephen Poole Lab 70 5.3%

Castle

Margaret Davey Bedford 1162 47.7%
Laurence Evans Lab 479 19.7%
David Fletcher C 381 15.7%
Patrick Clements LD 274 11.3%
Saul Keyworth Grn 138 5.7%

Cauldwell

Christopher Black Lab 789 40.1%
Katherine Stacey C 491 25.0%
Andrew Gerard LD 364 18.5%
Farhana Ali Bedford 225 11.4%
Justina McLennan Grn 97 4.9%

Clapham [C gain from Ind]

Frederick Sparrow C 762 42.4%
Douglas Tomkins Bedford 551 30.7%
Linda Jack LD 258 14.4%
Frank Garrick Lab 166 9.2%
Christopher Davies Grn 60 3.3%

De Parys

David Sawyer LD 735 46.6%
Catherine Dale C 543 34.5%
Linda-Marie Mitchell Bedford 164 10.4%
Sudaxshina Murdan Lab 134 8.5%

Goldington

Paul Smith LD 1102 48.0%
Pauline Stewart C 470 20.5%
June McDonald Lab 377 16.4%
Angela Parker Bedford 346 15.1%

Great Barford

Carole Ellis C 1236 66.6%
Sarah-Jayne Holland LD 346 18.7%
Jane Richardson Bedford 137 7.4%
Franca Garrick Lab 136 7.3%

Harpur

Ian Nicholls Lab 959 41.1%
Mohammed Kabir C 817 35.0%
Jonathan Baker Bedford 236 10.1%
Michael Murphy LD 208 8.9%
Jennifer Foley Grn 114 4.9%

Kempston South

Carl Meader Lab 962 47.4%
Steven Collins C 830 40.9%
Michele Bonito LD 166 8.2%
Anthony Upton Grn 71 3.5%

Kingsbrook

Anita Gerard LD 995 45.9%
Gurmit Kaur Sandhu C 487 22.5%
Keiran Pedley Lab 485 22.4%
Maxine Ali Bedford 109 5.0%
Paul Taylor Grn 93 4.3%

Putnoe (2)

Sallyanne Smith LD 1327 43.3%
Myrtle Stewardson LD 1225
Janet Lehain C 930 30.3%
Mark Lehain C 916
Raymond Hostler Bedford 479 15.6%
Susan Hayhurst Bedford 437
Karandeep Singh Garcha Lab 237 7.7%
Rosemary Roome Lab 228
David Maxwell Grn 94 3.1%
Victoria Harrison Grn 93

Roxton

Thomas Wootton C 770 74.2%
Paul Stekelis LD 116 11.2%
Terence Carroll Lab 82 7.9%
Cecilia Thomas Bedford 70 6.7%

Sharnbrook [C gain from BBI]

Michael Hurley C 623 48.5%
Douglas McMurdo Bedford 553 43.1%
John Ryan LD 55 4.3%
Christina Holloway Lab 53 4.1%

Turvey

Mark Smith C 697 69.8%
Jacqueline Smithson LD 124 12.4%
Roger Barson Lab 90 9.0%
Michael Blackledge Bedford 88 8.8%

Wilshamstead [C gain from Ind]

Lynne Faulkner C 689 42.7%
Anthony Hare Ind 460 28.5%
Lloyd Allison Bedford 183 11.3%
Jane Owen Lab 144 8.9%
Conrad Longmore LD 137 8.5%

Wootton

Timothy Hill LD 667 38.9%
John Keech C 376 21.9%
David Price Bedford 357 20.8%
Robert Colman UKIP 177 10.3%
Adrien Beardmore Lab 92 5.4%
Neil Foley Grn 44 2.6%

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