Results of the 2023 Local Elections
Voter ID data for the 2023 Local Elections in Sandwell
The following data has been published regarding Voter ID and the 2023 Local Elections in Sandwell.
The number of polling station electors who applied for, but were not issued with, a ballot paper
The number of polling station electors who were not issued with a ballot paper and who later returned with accepted photo ID and were issued with a ballot paper
The total number of electors who were eligible to vote in person at polling stations
The total number of voters who were issued with ballot papers at polling stations
The results of the election for each ward are shown in the links below. The overall turnout was 22.92%.
- Abbey - Elected - Jennifer Lynn Hemingway - LAB GAIN
- Blackheath - Elected - Jag Singh - LAB HOLD
- Bristnall - Elected - Tom Johnstone - LAB HOLD
- Charlemont with Grove Vale - Elected - Natalie Nadine Weston - CON GAIN
- Cradley Heath and Old Hill - Elected - John Tipper - LAB HOLD
- Friar Park - Elected - Terry Fitzgerald - LAB HOLD
- Great Barr with Yew Tree - Elected - Kay Allcock - LAB HOLD
- Great Bridge - Elected - Sahdaish Kaur Pall - LAB HOLD
- Greets Green and Lyng - Elected - Jackie Taylor - LAB HOLD
- Hateley Heath - Elected - Kay Millar - LAB HOLD
- Langley - Elected - Gillian Ann Tromans - LAB GAIN
- Newton - Elected - Sajad Ashraf - LAB GAIN
- Old Warley - Elected - Chipiliro Kalebe-Nyamongo - LAB GAIN
- Oldbury - Elected - Suzanne Hartwell - LAB HOLD
- Princes End - Elected - Justyna Kordala - CON GAIN
- Rowley - Elected - Khayam Khan - LAB HOLD
- Smethwick - Elected - Luke John Davies - LAB HOLD
- Soho and Victoria - Elected - Ragih Muflihi - LAB HOLD
- St. Paul's - Elected - Muhammad Inamullah Loan - LAB HOLD
- Tipton Green - Elected - Syeda Khatun - LAB HOLD
- Tividale - Elected - Wakas Younis - LAB HOLD
- Wednesbury North - Elected - Nicola Maycock - LAB HOLD
- Wednesbury South - Elected - Kulwant Singh Uppal - LAB HOLD
- West Bromwich Central - Elected - Tirath Singh Dhatt - LAB HOLD
If you are not sure which ward you live in, you can check by entering your postcode.
Political make-up of Sandwell Council after the 2023 Local Elections
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Please note – the above changes relate to the political makeup of the council at the point of the 2023 local elections.
The UK Government has introduced a requirement for voters to show photo ID when voting at a polling station.
Which forms of ID can I use to vote?
You can use any of the following:
- Passport issued by the UK, any of the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory, an EEA state or a Commonwealth country
- A photo driving licence issued by the UK, any of the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, or an EEA state (this includes a provisional driving licence)
- A Blue Badge
- Older Person’s Bus Pass*
- Disabled Person’s Bus Pass*
- Freedom Pass
- Identity card bearing the Proof of Age Standards Scheme hologram (a PASS card)
- Biometric immigration document
- Ministry of Defence Form 90 (Defence Identity Card)
- National identity card issued by an EEA state
- Some other documents detailed on the Electoral Commission website.
For more information on which forms of photo ID will be accepted, visit The Electoral Commission website or call their helpline on 0800 328 0280.
Please check carefully if your bus pass is acceptable before using it as photo ID by visiting the Electoral Commission website. A young person's bus pass is not considered accepted photo ID.
If you don’t have an accepted form of photo ID
You can apply for free photo ID for future elections, but this will not be processed until after the 2023 Local Elections.
Apply for a Voter Authority Certificate for future elections
Please note - if you are applying online you must upload a digital photo of yourself. Please do not take a photo of a photograph. Take a photo of yourself against a plain background, facing forward with your eyes open.
Find out more about Voter ID
If you have any questions or would like to find out more, here are our answers to frequently answered questions about Voter ID.
You can also go to the Electoral Commission website, or call their helpline on 0800 328 0280.
You can also find out how to translate our website, and download booklets in community languages.
You can also download the Statement of Persons Nominated in PDF format or download the Statement of Persons Nominated in Word format.
- Download the Notice of Election Agents in PDF format.
- Download the Notice of Election Agents in Word format.
- Download the notice of election.
- Download the notice of poll and situation of polling stations
Information for candidates and agents
Find information for candidates and agents.
Further information about how we will process your personal data
Find out how we will process your personal data provided as part of the Voter Authority Certificate application.
Political make-up of Sandwell Council
Sandwell is a Labour-controlled council divided into 24 wards represented by 72 ward councillors.
Check the current political make-up of Sandwell Council.