Election Result for 1 May 2008

State of the Parties: No Overall Control

Party Council
Seats
Before
Defending Stood Held Gain Lost Overall
Change
Council
Seats
After
Labour
(Party Votes: 22,277)
25 9 22 5 0 4 -4 21
Conservative
(Party Votes: 37,925)
20 7 22 6 5 1 4 24
Liberal Democrat
(Party Votes: 19,624)
19 5 22 5 1 0 1 20
Independent Liberal Democrat
(Party Votes: 0)
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Independent Conservative
(Party Votes: 0)
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Green
(Party Votes: 4,267)
0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0
Independent
(Party Votes: 147)
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
British National Party
(Party Votes: 489)
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
U.K. Independence
(Party Votes: 2,127)
0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0
Liberal
(Party Votes: 96)
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total Electorate: 242,077 Turnout for all wards: 36.01% (Total ballot papers: 87,179)