Elections 2011 – detailed analysis

By on 09/05/2011 in Elections, Factsheets, FOI/Data

Detailed analysis: http://birminghamnewsroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Election11.xls

Change in party totals:

  • Labour  +14
  • Conservative -6
  • Lib Dem  -7
  • Respect  -1

New group sizes:

  • Labour  55
  • Conservative 39
  • Lib Dem  24
  • Respect  2
  • Coalition seats 63 – a majority of 6 over the other two parties (57) and 8 over Labour

The overall swing from Conservative to Labour was 8.1%

The overall swing from Lib Dem to Labour was 11.7%

Some of the largest swings from 2007 leading to a change of party were:

  • Brandwood 12.4% Con to Labour
  • Harborne 12.3% Con to Labour
  • Quinton  8.4% Con to Labour
  • Longbridge 7.9% Con to Labour
  • Billesley 7.0% Con to Labour
  • Hall Green 23.5% Lib Dem to Labour
  • Acocks Green 21.0% Lib Dem to Labour
  • Hodge Hill 18.5% Lib Dem to Labour
  • Springfield 17.7% Lib Dem to Labour
  • South Yardley 14.8% Lib Dem to Labour
  • Moseley & KH 14.8% Lib Dem to Labour
  • Selly Oak 13.6% Lib Dem to Labour

The overall share of the vote was:

  • Labour  48.5%  (32% in 2007).  This is the highest share for Labour since 1995
  • Conservative 27.3%  (27.1%)
  • Lib Dem  14.7%  (21.5%).  This is the lowest share for the Lib Dems since the early 1990s
  • Others  9.4%  (19.3%)

Turnout was up in most wards and a rough overall turnout is 36.7% (this is an underestimate as it does not yet include spoilt ballots).

At the far right end of the spreadsheet are the results by parliamentary constituency.

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