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Local Elections 2014: Daventry

There are elections for one-third of the seats on Daventry Council on Thursday 22 May 2014 Photo: ITV News Anglia

Conservative majority: 20

The Conservatives have been in power in Daventry since 1999 and are guarding a sizeable majority. The council has only ever been run by the Conservatives or been hung with no one party in overall control.

Two Conservatives defected to UKIP in October 2013.

12 of the 36 seats on the council are up for election.

Current standing of councillors on the council Credit: ITV News Anglia

Wards with elections

  • Abbey North
  • Abbey South
  • Brixworth
  • Drayton
  • Hill
  • Long Buckby
  • Moulton
  • Spratton
  • Weedon
  • Welford
  • Woodford
Share of the vote on the council in recent elections Credit: ITV News Anglia

Council history

1973-76 NOC; 1976-80 CON; 1980-84 NOC; 1984-95 CON; 1995-99 NOC; 1999-present CON

  • Population: 77,843
  • Households: 31,647
  • Area: 256 square miles

1973-76 NOC; 1976-80 CON; 1980-84 NOC; 1984-95 CON; 1995-99 NOC; 1999-present CON

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