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Election results for 5 May 2011 election

Eden District is represented by 38 councillors across 30 district wards. Full elections to the District Council are held every four years.

The results of the last district elections, held on Thursday 5 May 2011, were as follows:

Affiliation Seats
Independent

8

Conservatives

16

Liberal Democrat

9

No Party

5

TOTAL

38


Overall turnout was 43.26%

As the number of seats required to obtain control of the Council is 20, no single group has overall control.

Prior to the elections held on 5 May 2011, the political balance of the Council was Conservative Group 12, Independent Alliance 10, Independent Group 9, Liberal Democrat Group 6 and non-aligned Independent 1.

Full details of the results for each district ward can be found below:

Alston Moor

Seats: 2 Electorate: 1894 Ballot papers issued: 871 Ballot papers rejected: 5 Turnout: 46%

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Godwin, PatriciaIndependent436Yes
Haldon, Timothy AlanIndependent177No
Harrison, Christopher Neville HugillConservative 390Yes
Thompson Peterno party 161No
Williams, Allen LindsayLabour 242No

Appleby (Appleby)

This ward was uncontested

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Morgan, Alan KeithIndependentYes

Appleby (Bongate)

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1541 Ballot papers issued: 571 Ballot papers rejected: 4 Turnout: 37.05%

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Armstrong, Maurice AllanConservative 229No
Connell, Andrew NicholasLiberal Democrats 338Yes

Askham

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1301 Ballot papers issued: 562 Ballot papers rejected: 17 Turnout: 43.04%

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Fossey, Lynn JulietLiberal Democrats 217No
Slee, Michael Donald RandallConservative 328Yes

Brough

This ward was uncontested

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Smith, John Malcolmno partyYes

Crosby Ravensworth

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1291 Ballot papers issued: 649 Ballot papers rejected: 15 Turnout: 50.27%

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Raine, Joan ElizabethConservative 457Yes
Taylor, AlanLiberal Democrats 177No

Dacre

This ward was uncontested

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Harrison, Hughno partyYes

Eamont

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1310 Ballot papers issued: 587 Ballot papers rejected: 21 Turnout: 44.81%

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Carlton, Dennis PeterLiberal Democrats242No
Threlkeld, Harold WilliamIndependent324Yes

Greystoke

This ward was uncontested

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Huxley, David John EllisConservativeYes

Hartside

This ward was uncontested

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Orchard, SheilaConservativeYes

Hesket

Seats: 2 Electorate: 2759 Ballot papers issued: 1122 Ballot papers rejected: 37 Turnout: 40.67%

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Burgin, RogerLiberal Democrats392No
Grisedale, Lesley AnnConservative581Yes
Wicks, Debra AnnConservative532Yes

Kirby Thore

This ward was uncontested

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Sawrey-Cookson, John Henry CrackanthorpeIndependentYes

Kirkby Stephen

This ward was uncontested

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Ladhams, Trevor Charlesno partyYes
Richardson, Paulno partyYes

Kirkoswald

This ward was uncontested

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Robinson, MaryIndependentYes

Langwathby

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1424 Ballot papers issued: 608 Ballot papers rejected: 6 Turnout: 42.7%

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Holliday, John Michaelno party389Yes
Marsden, Alan WilliamGreen213No

Lazonby

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1310 Ballot papers issued: 617 Ballot papers rejected: 7 Turnout: 47.1%

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Bates, Lynn JulietGreen83No
Miller, FionaLiberal Democrats221No
Nicolson, Gordon MacphersonConservative306Yes

Long Marton

This ward was uncontested

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Spence, Dorothy ConstanceLiberal DemocratsYes

Morland

This ward was uncontested

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Tonkin, Michael ChristopherIndependentYes

Orton with Tebay

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1225 Ballot papers issued: 591 Ballot papers rejected: 12 Turnout: 48.24%

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Todd, Adrian JohnConservative 370Yes
Wilcox Margaret ElizabethLiberal Democrats 208No

Penrith Carleton

This ward was uncontested

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Bowen, John GrattanLiberal DemocratsYes

Penrith East

This ward was uncontested

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Eyles, Michael DenisLiberal DemocratsYes
Lynch, John CharlesConservativeYes

Penrith North

Seats: 3 Electorate: 3727 Ballot papers issued: 1401 Ballot papers rejected: 5 Turnout: 37.6%

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Davidson, Michaelno party 499No
Derbyshire, Judith MargaretLiberal Democrats 783Yes
Howse, Robin JohnLiberal Democrats 532Yes
Rockliffe-King, GeoffreyLabour 304No
Whipp, DavidConservative 574Yes

Penrith Pategill

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1249 Ballot papers issued: 398 Ballot papers rejected: 10 Turnout: 31.87%

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Harding David AntonyConservative162Yes
Nicholson, JohnIndependent 78No
Tompkins, John MichaelLiberal Democrats148No

Penrith South

This ward was uncontested

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Clark, MargaretIndependentYes
Temple, MalcolmConservativeYes

Penrith West

Seats: 2 Electorate: 2596 Ballot papers issued: 759 Ballot papers rejected: 10 Turnout: 29.24%

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Holt, Ian GordonBritish National Party 94No
Stobbart, Dawn Catherine HazelLiberal Democrats488Yes
Thompson, John GeorgeConservative 318Yes

Ravenstonedale

Seats: 1 Electorate: 852 Ballot papers issued: 419 Ballot papers rejected: 10 Turnout: 49.18%

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Priestley, John BarryConservative167No
Torkington, Ian HoltLiberal Democrats 244Yes

Shap

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1180 Ballot papers issued: 675 Ballot papers rejected: 8 Turnout: 57.2%

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Hughes, NeilLiberal Democrats437Yes
Lowther, Thomas Scott AnthonyConservative230No

Skelton

This ward was uncontested

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Beaty, Kevin MichaelConservativeYes

Ullswater

This ward was uncontested

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Simpson, Sydney JohnConservativeYes

Warcop

This ward was uncontested

candidatepartyvoteselected?
Patterson, WilliamIndependent AllianceYes