Ashton upon Mersey (ward)

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Ashton upon Mersey
Ashton on Mersey (Trafford Council Ward).png
Ashton upon Mersey within Trafford
Population 9,726 [1]
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
Councillors
  • John Lamb (Conservative)
  • Mike Whetton (Conservative)
  • Brian Rigby (Conservative)
List of places
UK
England
Greater Manchester

Ashton upon Mersey is an electoral ward of Trafford covering the northern part of Ashton upon Mersey in Sale, Greater Manchester, including Ashton Village.

The ward was created in 2004 from parts of the former Mersey St. Mary's and St. Martin's wards.

Councillors

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 John Lamb (Con) Mike Whetton (Con) Brian Rigby (Con)
2006 John Lamb (Con) Mike Whetton (Con) Brian Rigby (Con)
2007 John Lamb (Con) Mike Whetton (Con) Brian Rigby (Con)
2008 John Lamb (Con) Mike Whetton (Con) Brian Rigby (Con)
2010 John Lamb (Con) Mike Whetton (Con) Brian Rigby (Con)
2011 John Lamb (Con) Mike Whetton (Con) Brian Rigby (Con)
2012 John Lamb (Con) Mike Whetton (Con) Brian Rigby (Con)
2014 John Lamb (Con) Mike Whetton (Con) Brian Rigby (Con)
2015 John Lamb (Con) Mike Whetton (Con) Brian Rigby (Con)
2016 John Lamb (Con) Mike Whetton (Con) Brian Rigby (Con)
2018 John Lamb (Con) Mike Whetton (Con) Brian Rigby (Con)

     indicates seat up for re-election.

Elections in 2010s

May 2018

2018[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Lamb* 1,677 46.8 -6.1
Labour Ben Hartley 1,568 43.8 +9.0
Green Caroline Robertson-Brown 148 4.1 -3.3
Liberal Democrat Stephen Power 138 3.9 -1.0
UKIP Kevin Grime 53 1.5 N/A
Majority 109 3.0 -15.1
Turnout 3,584 47.1 +4.2
Conservative hold Swing

May 2016

2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brian Rigby* 1,642 52.9 +1.5
Labour Benjamin Hartley 1,079 34.8 +1.0
Green Caroline Robertson-Brown 231 7.4 -1.5
Liberal Democrat Christopher Marritt 151 4.9 1.1
Majority 563 18.1 +0.7
Turnout 3,103 42.9 -30.2
Conservative hold Swing

May 2015

2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mike Whetton* 2,759 51.4 +0.9
Labour Ben Hartley 1,815 33.8 +4.4
Green Caroline Robertson-Brown 478 8.9 -5.5
Liberal Democrat Chris Marritt 320 6.0 +0.4
Majority 944 17.4 -3.7
Turnout 5,372 73.1 +26.8
Conservative hold Swing

May 2014

2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Lamb* 1,505 50.5 +0.4
Labour Luckson Francis-Augustine 877 29.4 -6.2
Green Nick Robertson-Brown 431 14.5 +6.1
Liberal Democrat Chris Marritt 167 5.6 -0.2
Majority 628 21.1 +6.6
Turnout 2,980 41.7 +2.7
Conservative hold Swing

May 2012

2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brian Rigby* 1,396 50.1 -0.4
Labour Michael Wilton 992 35.6 +1.4
Green Joseph Westbrook 235 8.4 +1.7
Liberal Democrat Christopher Marritt 161 5.8 -2.7
Majority 404 14.5 -1.8
Turnout 2,784 39.0 -7.3
Conservative hold Swing

May 2011

2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mike Whetton* 1,715 50.5 +6.0
Labour Michael Wilton 1,162 34.2 +4.2
Liberal Democrat Christopher Marritt 288 8.5 -12.7
Green Joseph Westbrook 229 6.7 +2.4
Majority 553 16.3 +1.8
Turnout 3,394 46.3 -25.2
Conservative hold Swing

May 2010

2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Lamb* 2,325 44.5 -15.6
Labour Michael Wilton 1,568 30.0 +11.7
Liberal Democrat Terry Corbett 1,107 21.2 +7.9
Green Sara Ahsan 224 4.3 -4.0
Majority 757 14.5 -27.4
Turnout 5224 71.5 +31.1
Conservative hold Swing

Elections in 2000s

May 2008

2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brian Rigby* 1,762 60.1 +4.8
Labour Michael Wilton 535 18.3 -2.9
Liberal Democrat Terry Corbett 389 13.3 +0.7
Green Marian Sudbury 244 8.3 -2.6
Majority 1,227 41.9 +7.8
Turnout 2,930 40.4 -1.7
Conservative hold Swing

May 2007

2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mike Whetton* 1,646 55.3 -3.1
Labour Sophie Taylor 631 21.2 -4.7
Liberal Democrat Duncan Irving 376 12.6 +12.6
Green Marian Sudbury 342 10.9 -4.8
Majority 1,015 34.1 +1.6
Turnout 2,977 42.1 +2.7
Conservative hold Swing

May 2006

2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Lamb* 1,645 58.4 +3.3
Labour Sophie Taylor 728 25.9 -4.0
Green Daniel Leach 442 15.7 +9.3
Majority 917 32.5 +14.0
Turnout 2,815 39.4 -10.5
Conservative hold Swing

May 2004

2004 (after boundary changes)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brian Rigby* 1,817 19.9
Conservative Michael Whetton 1,680 18.4
Conservative John Lamb* 1,534 16.8
Labour Simon Beaumont* 969 10.6
Labour Joyce Eaton 968 10.6
Liberal Democrat Terence Corbett 798 8.7
Labour Tahira Rasul 798 8.7
Green Michael Addelman 585 6.4
Turnout 9,149 49.9
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

References

  1. ^ "Area profiles: demographics". infotrafford.org.uk. Trafford Innovation and Intelligence Lab. 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Councillor John Lamb". democratic.trafford.gov.uk. Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 6 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "Councillor Michael Whetton". democratic.trafford.gov.uk. Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 6 October 2017. 
  4. ^ "Councillor Brian Rigby". democratic.trafford.gov.uk. Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 6 October 2017. 
  5. ^ Staff writer (4 May 2018). "Local Election 2018 Results". trafford.gov.uk. Trafford MBC. Archived from the original on 5 May 2018. Retrieved 5 May 2018. 

External links

  • Trafford Council
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