Rochford

CON Hold
Party Seats Change +/-
Conservative Seats 26 Seats +/- -3
United Kingdom Independence Party Seats 3 Seats +/- +3
Liberal Democrat Seats 3 Seats +/- -1
Green Party Seats 2 Seats +/- 0
Independent Seats 2 Seats +/- 0
Residents Association Seats 2 Seats +/- 0
Labour Seats 1 Seats +/- +1

Council background

Type
District Council
Seats up
13 seats up for election - Third
Boundary change
No

Latest updates Rochford District Council

05.05.2016

22:02

Polls close after day of voting

Voting closes in council and police and crime commissioner elections held in Essex.
07:01

Polls open in council and PCC elections

Voting begins in elections being held in Essex.

29.11.2015

18:17

Christmas tree felled by vandals saved

Residents have come to the rescue of a Christmas tree that was felled by vandals before the town's festive lights switch-on.
11:06

Vandals fell town's Christmas tree

Vandals down an Essex town's Christmas tree on the eve of a celebration to switch on festive lights.

08.05.2015

15:26
Breaking

Conservatives gain three seats

The Conservatives have extended their control of Rochford District Council.

They gained an extra three seats taking the Tory total tally to 28 on the council. The Liberal Democrats and UKIP both have three seats, Green two and Labour one. The Conservative gains have all come from the Rochford District Residents group which now has two seats.

07.03.2015

14:44

Machine 'cascades' cash to driver

A car park ticket machine "cascades" more than £32 in coins at a driver like a fruit machine jackpot payout.

09.12.2014

07:41

'Poo To Me' song to combat dog mess

A parody song and video urging owners to pick up their dogs' mess is released by a district council.

02.12.2014

13:42

Jobs hope at airport business park

A scheme to create more than 7,000 jobs on a business park next to London Southend airport is approved by a government inspector.

23.05.2014

18:50

Tories lose control in south Essex

The Conservatives lose control of four councils in Essex following voting in the local elections.
02:02

UKIP confidence

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BBC Radio Essex's Danielle Robinson ‏@danni_robinson tweets: UKIP candidates feeling confident in Rochford encouraged by success already in Essex. Leader of Rochford Council Terry Cutmore says they expect to make some losses to UKIP.

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