Barton, Chair of the Equalities and Human Resources Scrutiny Committee for Birmingham City Council, has held the seat since 2004, winning with a majority of 421 in 2007.
Cartwright won the seat with a convincing majority of 447 votes, a 7.9% swing to Labour and over 46% of the poll.
The Liberal Democrat candidate, Claire Berwick , was pushed into fourth place in the poll with 276, with the British National Party’s Lynette Orton securing 320 votes to finish third.
|The Conservative Party
|The Labour Party Candidate||2,635||46.46|
|Green Party Candidate||221||3.90|
|British National Party||320||5.64|
Total votes for ward: 5,671
Total percentage votes for ward: 30.94