The Conservatives have strengthened their majority on Warwick District Council after today’s election results.
The Tories gained six seats on their result in 2011 with a majority of 31 of the 46 seats available while Labour gained one for a total of nine seats and the Liberal Democrats lost seven to end up with just two.
Whitnash Residents Association held its three seats in the town with Robert Margrave stepping in for Bernard Kirton to win his seat for the association.
The council now has its first Green Party councillor as Ian Davison won a seat in the Brunswick Ward with 1,264 votes.
Results (wards and winners):
Abbey: Michael Coker (Con) 1,851, Rowena Hill (Con) 1,693, George Illingworth (Con) 1,803.
Arden: Sue Gallagher (Con) 2,777, Peter Whiting (Con) 2,261
Aylesford: Martyn Ashford (Con) 1,526, Noel Butler (Con) 1,746
Bishops Tachbrook: Andrew Day (Con) 846
Brunswick: Ian Davison (Green) 1,264, Kristie Naimo (Lab) 1,181
Budbrooke: Peter Phillips (Con): 2,057, Alan Rhead (Con) 2,332
Clarendon: Caroline Evetts (Con) 1,029, Jane Knight (Lab) (937)
Crown: Alan Boad (Lib) 1,074, Stef Parkins (Lab) 935
Emscote: Jackie D’Arcy (Lab) 1,009, Richard Edgington (Con) 1,386
Leam: Colin Quinney (Lab) 1,050, Barbara Weed (Lab) 1,049
Manor: Gordon Cain (Con) 1,339, Amanda Stevens (Con) 1,542
Milverton: Bill Gifford (Lib) 1,523, Hayley Grainger (Con) 1,141
Myton and Heathcote: Raj Mann (Con) 1,252, Neale Murphy (Con) 1,286
Newbold: Daniel Howe (Con) 1,160, Andrew Thompson (Con) 1,197
Park Hill: Felcity Bunker (Con) 2,520, Andrew Mobbs (Con) 2,436, Dave Shilton (Con) 2,643
Radford Semele: Michael Doody (Con) 1,019
Saltisford: John-Paul Bromley (Lab) 1,214, Terry Morris (Con) 1,582
St John’s: Pat Cain (con) 2,463, John Cooke (Con) 2,453, Richard Davies (Con) 2,488
Stoneleigh and Cubbington: Nick Harrington (Con) 1,390, Pam Redford (Con) 1,177
Sydenham: John Barrott (Lab) 1,262, Balvinder Gill (Lab) 1,249
Whitnash: Judith Falp (Ind) 1,941, Tony Heath (Ind) 1,851, Robert Margrave (Ind) 1,646
Woodloes: Stephen Cross (Con) 1.400, Moira-Ann Grainger (Con) (1,206)
Overall result: Con: 31, Lab: 9, Lib: 2, Whitnash: 3. Green: 1