Bristol Council, 2013
Remains in No Overall Control

An election was held on 2 May 2013 for 23 out of the 70 seats on Bristol City Council, in 23 out of the 35 two-member wards.

The council remained in no overall control, with Labour replacing the Lib Dems as the largest party.

Results
Seats
Labour
9
Conservative
6
Lib Dems
5
Green
2
Independents for Bristol
1
Vote Share
Labour
30.3%
Conservative
23.4%
Lib Dems
20.8%
Green
13.8%
Independents for Bristol
5.9%
Other
5.8%

Party Seats Net Change Seats % Votes Votes %
Labour 9 +7 39.1% 17,755 30.3%
Conservative 6 - 26.1% 13,712 23.4%
Lib Dems 5 -10 21.7% 12,203 20.8%
Green 2 +2 8.7% 8,055 13.8%
Independents for Bristol 1 +1 4.3% 3,443 5.9%
UKIP 0 - - 2,436 4.2%
TUSC 0 - - 867 1.5%
Birthday 0 - - 58 0.1%


New Council Composition
Party Total Seats Net Change
Labour 28 +7
Lib Dems 23 -10
Conservative 14 -
Green 4 +2
Independents for Bristol 1 +1


Ward Results


Ashley
Green gain from Lib Dems
Green
34.5%
Labour
29.8%
Lib Dems
28.5%
Conservative
2.9%
Independents for Bristol
2.1%
Other
2.2%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Green Rob Telford 1,223 34.5%
Labour Mary Southcott 1,056 29.8%
Lib Dems Jon Rogers 1,008 28.5%
Conservative Iain Dennis 101 2.9%
Independents for Bristol Karl Belizaire 76 2.1%
TUSC Tom Baldwin 49 1.4%
Birthday Dave Dobbs 28 0.8%


Avonmouth
Conservative hold
Conservative
39.4%
Labour
30.4%
UKIP
23.9%
Green
2.9%
Lib Dems
2.4%
TUSC
1.0%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Conservative Wayne Harvey 1,068 39.4%
Labour Nicola Bowden-Jones 824 30.4%
UKIP Spud Murphy 648 23.9%
Green Justin Quinnell 80 2.9%
Lib Dems Ian Campion-Smith 64 2.4%
TUSC Patrick Hulme 28 1.0%


Bishopston
Green gain from Lib Dems
Green
36.1%
Labour
19.4%
Independents for Bristol
19.1%
Lib Dems
18.0%
Conservative
6.5%
TUSC
0.9%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Green Daniella Radice 1,256 36.1%
Labour Kye Dudd 675 19.4%
Independents for Bristol John Hickey 665 19.1%
Lib Dems Chris Harris 626 18.0%
Conservative Richard Manns 225 6.5%
TUSC Chris Farrell 32 0.9%


Cabot
Lib Dems hold
Lib Dems
40.6%
Labour
25.8%
Green
20.3%
Conservative
13.3%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Lib Dems Mark Wright 852 40.6%
Labour Simon Firth 541 25.8%
Green Charlie Bolton 425 20.3%
Conservative Chris Didcote 280 13.3%


Clifton
Conservative gain from Lib Dems
Conservative
26.8%
Independents for Bristol
22.9%
Lib Dems
19.3%
Labour
13.4%
Green
10.4%
UKIP
7.2%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Conservative Charles Lucas 638 26.8%
Independents for Bristol Brenda McLennan 547 22.9%
Lib Dems Andy Morgan 459 19.3%
Labour Co-Op Rosemary Chamberlin 320 13.4%
Green Simon Stafford-Townsend 249 10.4%
UKIP Alex Zychowski 171 7.2%


Clifton East
Lib Dems hold
Lib Dems
34.7%
Conservative
33.7%
Labour
16.1%
Green
15.5%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Lib Dems Simon Cook 576 34.7%
Conservative Gareth Alan-Williams 559 33.7%
Labour Co-Op Peter Kennedy-Chapman 268 16.1%
Green Simon Bennett 258 15.5%


Cotham
Lib Dems hold
Lib Dems
41.4%
Labour
24.7%
Green
18.4%
Conservative
14.1%
TUSC
1.5%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Lib Dems Anthony Negus 942 41.4%
Labour Eileen Lepine 563 24.7%
Green Ani Stafford-Townsend 418 18.4%
Conservative Christopher Morton 320 14.1%
TUSC Caroline Vincent 34 1.5%


Easton
Labour gain from Lib Dems
Labour
33.9%
Green
29.3%
Lib Dems
24.3%
Independents for Bristol
9.3%
Conservative
3.1%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Labour Afzal Shah 974 33.9%
Green Anna McMullen 840 29.3%
Lib Dems John Kiely 698 24.3%
Independents for Bristol Jane Westhead 267 9.3%
Conservative Tony Lee 90 3.1%


Eastville
Labour gain from Lib Dems
Labour
39.5%
Lib Dems
39.5%
Conservative
9.2%
Green
8.6%
TUSC
3.2%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Labour Mhairi Threlfall 1,021 39.5%
Lib Dems Steven Comer 1,020 39.5%
Conservative Mike Williams 237 9.2%
Green Josie McLellan 223 8.6%
TUSC Mark Baker 84 3.2%


Frome Vale
Labour gain from Conservative
Labour
34.4%
Conservative
33.0%
UKIP
21.7%
Green
5.5%
Lib Dems
4.1%
TUSC
1.4%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Labour Bill Payne 907 34.4%
Conservative Nigel Currie 872 33.0%
UKIP Steve Wood 573 21.7%
Green John Hills 144 5.5%
Lib Dems Daniel Kelly 108 4.1%
TUSC Philip Bishop 36 1.4%


Henbury
Conservative hold
Conservative
47.7%
Labour
39.2%
Lib Dems
6.3%
Green
5.5%
Birthday
1.2%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Conservative Chris Windows 1,157 47.7%
Labour Eileen Means 950 39.2%
Lib Dems Mike Popham 153 6.3%
Green Tim Malnick 134 5.5%
Birthday Simon Lewis 30 1.2%


Henleaze
Lib Dems hold
Lib Dems
44.5%
Conservative
35.5%
Labour
12.5%
Green
7.4%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Lib Dems Glenise Morgan 1,559 44.5%
Conservative Kevin Staples 1,245 35.5%
Labour Barry Trahar 439 12.5%
Green Jane Devlin 261 7.4%


Hillfields
Labour gain from Lib Dems
Labour
53.0%
Conservative
18.4%
Green
12.0%
TUSC
9.1%
Lib Dems
7.5%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Labour Co-Op Noreen Daniels 1,089 53.0%
Conservative Roy Towler 379 18.4%
Green Rick Lovering 246 12.0%
TUSC Matthew Gordon 188 9.1%
Lib Dems Andrew Brown 154 7.5%


Horfield
Conservative gain from Lib Dems
Conservative
28.6%
Labour
28.2%
Lib Dems
22.9%
Independents for Bristol
9.5%
Green
9.4%
TUSC
1.4%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Conservative Claire Hiscott 721 28.6%
Labour Oliver Mead 711 28.2%
Lib Dems Cheryl Ann 579 22.9%
Independents for Bristol Oliver Mochizuki 241 9.5%
Green Jude English 237 9.4%
TUSC John Yeandle 35 1.4%


Kingsweston
Independents for Bristol gain from Lib Dems
Independents for Bristol
27.6%
Labour
26.0%
Lib Dems
23.2%
Conservative
18.0%
Green
3.4%
TUSC
1.8%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Independents for Bristol Jason Budd 620 27.6%
Labour Mike Thorne 584 26.0%
Lib Dems Alex Smethurst 521 23.2%
Conservative Barbara Lewis 404 18.0%
Green Lela McTernan 77 3.4%
TUSC Roger Thomas 40 1.8%


Lawrence Hill
Labour hold
Labour
51.6%
UKIP
12.9%
Lib Dems
10.9%
Independents for Bristol
9.0%
Green
8.2%
Other
7.4%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Labour Hibaq Jama 1,300 51.6%
UKIP Pete Brown 324 12.9%
Lib Dems Adbul Malik 274 10.9%
Independents for Bristol Christine Townsend 227 9.0%
Green Chloe Somers 207 8.2%
Conservative David Lewis 121 4.8%
TUSC Fiona Joyce 66 2.6%


Lockleaze
Labour gain from Lib Dems
Labour
46.4%
Lib Dems
30.2%
Conservative
12.4%
Green
11.0%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Labour Estella Tincknell 960 46.4%
Lib Dems Guy Poultney 624 30.2%
Conservative Stephanie North 257 12.4%
Green Chrissy Quinnell 228 11.0%


Redland
Lib Dems hold
Lib Dems
32.8%
Green
22.0%
Labour
19.9%
Conservative
16.7%
UKIP
7.5%
TUSC
1.1%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Lib Dems Fi Hance 881 32.8%
Green Martin Fodor 590 22.0%
Labour Philip Jardine 535 19.9%
Conservative Graham Godwin-Pearson 448 16.7%
UKIP Christine Thomas 200 7.5%
TUSC Martyn Ahmet 30 1.1%


St. George East
Labour gain from Conservative
Labour
50.0%
Conservative
27.5%
Green
11.0%
Lib Dems
6.3%
TUSC
5.2%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Labour Steve Pearce 1,056 50.0%
Conservative Edward Cullen 580 27.5%
Green Don Brown 233 11.0%
Lib Dems Paul Elvin 132 6.3%
TUSC Mike Luff 110 5.2%


St. George West
Labour hold
Labour
46.7%
UKIP
23.1%
Lib Dems
12.6%
Green
7.7%
Conservative
7.5%
TUSC
2.4%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Labour Ron Stone 1,052 46.7%
UKIP Philip Collins 520 23.1%
Lib Dems Tony Potter 284 12.6%
Green Ben Appleby 174 7.7%
Conservative Sarah Cleave 168 7.5%
TUSC Bernie Lyons 54 2.4%


Southmead
Labour gain from Lib Dems
Labour
61.3%
Conservative
19.2%
Green
9.1%
Lib Dems
6.3%
TUSC
4.1%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Labour Co-Op Brenda Massey 1,199 61.3%
Conservative Rob Edwards 376 19.2%
Green Chris Millman 178 9.1%
Lib Dems Tom Stubbs 123 6.3%
TUSC Domenico Hill 81 4.1%


Stoke Bishop
Conservative hold
Conservative
68.4%
Labour
12.2%
Lib Dems
10.9%
Green
8.5%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Conservative Peter Abraham 1,724 68.4%
Labour Jasvant Badesha 307 12.2%
Lib Dems Mary Page 276 10.9%
Green Geoff Collard 214 8.5%


Westbury-on-Trym
Conservative hold
Conservative
51.0%
Independents for Bristol
23.4%
Labour
12.4%
Lib Dems
8.5%
Green
4.7%

Party Candidate Votes Votes %
Conservative Geoffrey Gollop 1,742 51.0%
Independents for Bristol Helen Mott 800 23.4%
Labour Gillian Kirk 424 12.4%
Lib Dems Graham Donald 290 8.5%
Green Alex Dunn 160 4.7%

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