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Inverclyde Council, 2007
Lib Dems Loss to No Overall Control
Seats
Labour
9
SNP
5
Lib Dems
4
Independents
1
Conservative
1
Vote Share
Labour
37.9%
SNP
21.5%
Lib Dems
20.3%
Independents
10.7%
Conservative
8.6%
Other
1.1%

Party Seats Net Change Seats % 1st Prefs 1st Prefs %
Labour 9 +3 45.0% 12,194 38.9%
SNP 5 +5 25.0% 6,097 19.4%
Lib Dems 4 -9 20.0% 6,525 20.8%
Independents 1 N/C 5.0% 3,451 11.0%
Conservative 1 +1 5.0% 2,778 8.9%
Solidarity 0 197 0.6%
Socialist 0 96 0.3%
UKIP 0 43 0.1%


Ward Results

Inverclyde East
Seats
Labour
1
SNP
1
Conservative
1
Lib Dems
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
37.5%
SNP
19.8%
Conservative
19.4%
Lib Dems
17.1%
Logan
3.7%
Solidarity
2.5%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour Stephen McCabe 2,122 30.1% Yes
SNP Jim MacLeod 1,401 19.8% Yes
Conservative David Wilson 1,369 19.4% Yes
Lib Dems Tom Fyfe 805 11.4% Yes
Labour Tom Monteith 522 7.4%
Lib Dems Iain Tucker 404 5.7%
Independent John Logan 259 3.7%
Solidarity Denise McLaughlan 179 2.5%


Inverclyde East Central
Seats
Labour
2
SNP
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
55.1%
SNP
23.8%
Lib Dems
9.0%
Conservative
4.9%
Kyle
4.0%
Other
3.2%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour Michael McCormick 2,065 43.5% Yes
SNP Jim Grieve 1,132 23.8% Yes
Labour Robert Moran 551 11.6% Yes
Lib Dems Jean Stewart 425 9.0%
Conservative Graeme Brooks 234 4.9%
Independent Robert Kyle 188 4.0%
Independent Tommy Murray 95 2.0%
Solidarity Don Shearer 57 1.2%


Inverclyde North
Seats
Labour
2
Lib Dems
1
SNP
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
35.5%
Lib Dems
28.7%
SNP
20.7%
McGlinn
7.0%
Conservative
6.4%
Shields
1.7%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour Jim Clocherty 1,812 27/0% Yes
SNP Chris Osborne 1,388 20.7% Yes
Lib Dems Alan Blair 1,150 17.1% Yes
Labour Charles McCallum 571 8.5% Yes
Independent Frank McGlinn 468 7.0%
Lib Dems Campbell Snoddy 439 6.5%
Conservative Margaret Miller 431 6.4%
Lib Dems Robbie Henderson 342 5.1%
Independent Kit Shields 114 1.7%


Inverclyde South
Seats
Labour
2
SNP
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
50.0%
SNP
23.7%
Lib Dems
13.4%
Cameron
6.5%
Conservative
4.1%
Socialist
2.3%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Labour Iain McKenzie 1,102 26.2% Yes
Labour Joseph McIlwee 1,000 23.8% Yes
SNP Keith Brooks 994 23.7% Yes
Lib Dems Eddie Gallacher 407 9.7%
Independent Stuart Cameron 273 6.5%
Conservative Jim Strachan 174 4.1%
Lib Dems Robert Burns 155 3.7%
Socialist Davy Landels 96 2.3%


Inverclyde West
Seats
Lib Dems
1
Ahlfeld
1
Labour
1
First Preferences Share
Lib Dems
26.5%
Ahlfeld
23.7%
Labour
22.9%
SNP
19.4%
Conservative
7.4%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
Independent Ronald Ahlfeld 1,256 23.7% Yes
Labour Terry Loughran 1,212 22.9% Yes
SNP John Crowther 1,028 19.4%
Lib Dems George White 828 15.6% Yes
Lib Dems Kenny Wilson 577 10.9%
Conservative Robert Hunter 391 7.4%


Inverclyde South West
Seats
Labour
1
Lib Dems
1
SNP
1
First Preferences Share
Labour
29.8%
Lib Dems
23.9%
SNP
23.2%
Nelson
17.8%
Conservative
4.3%
UKIP
1.0%

Party Candidate 1st Prefs Vote Share Elected?
SNP Ken Ferguson 964 23.2% Yes
Independent Innes Nelson 741 17.8%
Labour Gerry Dorian 723 17.4% Yes
Lib Dems Ciano Rebecchi 544 13.1% Yes
Labour Alex McGhee 514 12.4%
Lib Dems Eric Forbes 449 10.8%
Conservative Harry Osborn 179 4.3%
UKIP Peter Campbell 43 1.0%


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