Gorse Hill (ward)

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Gorse Hill
Gorse Hill (Trafford Council Ward).png
Gorse Hill within Trafford
Population 12,171 [1]
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament North West
UK Parliament
Councillors
  • David Acton (Labour)
  • Mike Cordingley (Labour)
  • Laurence Walsh (Labour)
List of places
UK
England

Gorse Hill is an electoral ward of Trafford covering parts of Stretford, including Gorse Hill, Trafford Park and a small part of Old Trafford.

The ward was created in 2004 largely from parts of the old Park and Talbot wards.

Councillors

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 David Acton (Lab) Mary Strickland (Lab) Laurence Walsh (Lab)
2006 David Acton (Lab) Mary Strickland (Lab) Laurence Walsh (Lab)
2007 David Acton (Lab) Mike Cordingley (Lab) Laurence Walsh (Lab)
2008 David Acton (Lab)) Mike Cordingley (Lab) Laurence Walsh (Lab)
2010 David Acton (Lab) Mike Cordingley (Lab) Laurence Walsh (Lab)
2011 David Acton (Lab) Mike Cordingley (Lab) Laurence Walsh (Lab)
2012 David Acton (Lab) Mike Cordingley (Lab) Laurence Walsh (Lab)
2014 David Acton (Lab) Mike Cordingley (Lab) Laurence Walsh (Lab)
2015 David Acton (Lab) Mike Cordingley (Lab) Laurence Walsh (Lab)
2016 David Acton (Lab) Mike Cordingley (Lab) Laurence Walsh (Lab)
2018 David Acton (Lab) Mike Cordingley (Lab) Laurence Walsh (Lab)

     indicates seat up for re-election.

Elections in 2010s

May 2018

2018[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Acton* 2,039 73.0 +7.1
Conservative Lijo John 485 17.4 +0.9
Green Joe Ryan 115 4.1 -1.4
Liberal Democrat Dawn Carberry-Power 88 3.2 +0.8
UKIP Seamus Martin 66 2.4 -7.4
Majority 1,554 55.6 +6.2
Turnout 2,793 33.5 -1.0
Labour hold Swing

May 2016

2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Laurence Walsh* 1,760 65.9 +2.5
Conservative Lijo John 440 16.5 -8.7
UKIP Pauline Royle 261 9.8 -1.6
Green Jennie Wadsworth 146 5.5 -5.9
Liberal Democrat Simon Lepori 65 2.4 -3.1
Majority 1,320 49.4 +11.2
Turnout 2,672 34.5 -28.2
Labour hold Swing

May 2015

2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mike Cordingley* 3,078 63.4 -4.4
Conservative Lijo John 1,225 25.2 +5.7
Green Nigel Woodcock 551 11.4 +3.9
Majority 1,853 38.2 -10.0
Turnout 4,854 62.7 +29.8
Labour hold Swing

May 2014

2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Acton* 1,666 63.6 -8.1
Conservative Mark Cawdrey 496 18.9 +2.7
Green Nigel Woodcock 346 13.2 +4.6
Liberal Democrat Renee Matthews 111 4.2 +0.6
Majority 953 35.8 -19.1
Turnout 2,619 36.4 +4.7
Labour hold Swing

May 2012

2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Laurence Walsh* 1,633 71.7 +3.9
Conservative Samuel Martin 368 16.2 -3.3
Green Philip Leape 196 8.6 +1.1
Liberal Democrat Renee Matthews 81 3.6 -1.6
Majority 1,265 55.5 +7.3
Turnout 2,278 31.1 -1.8
Labour hold Swing

May 2011

2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Michael Cordingley* 1,787 67.8 +9.2
Conservative Samuel Martin 515 19.5 -0.1
Green Philip Leape 198 7.5 +2.9
Liberal Democrat Renee Matthews 137 5.2 -12.0
Majority 1,272 48.2 +9.3
Turnout 2,637 32.9 -25.3
Labour hold Swing

May 2010

2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Acton* 2,721 58.6 +6.3
Conservative Colin Levenston 913 19.6 -8.0
Liberal Democrat Frank Beswick 801 17.2 +5.5
Green Philip Leape 212 4.6 -3.9
Majority 1,808 38.9 +14.2
Turnout 4,647 58.2 +30.5
Labour hold Swing

Elections in 2000s

May 2008

2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Laurence Walsh* 1,170 52.3 -5.6
Conservative Colin Levenston 617 27.6 +4.4
Liberal Democrat Francis Beswick 262 11.7 +4.5
Green Philip Leape 189 8.5 -3.3
Majority 553 24.7 -6.2
Turnout 2,238 27.7 -1.1
Labour hold Swing

May 2007

2007 (2 vacancies)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mike Cordingley 1,211 30.0 +4.5
Labour Laurence Walsh* 1,125 27.9 +0.3
Conservative Colin Levenston 502 12.5 +0.2
Conservative Graeme Levenston 431 10.7 -3.4
Liberal Democrat Francis Beswick 290 7.2 +7.2
Green Sarah King 264 6.6 +1.3
Green Philip Leape 208 5.2 -1.5
Majority 623 30.9 +0.2
Turnout 4,031 28.8 +1.5
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

May 2006

2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Acton* 1,112 55.5 -3.4
Conservative George Manley 496 24.8 -7.1
Green Philip Leape 238 11.9 +11.9
Independent Colin Hendrie 156 7.8 +7.8
Majority 616 30.7 +8.6
Turnout 2,002 27.3 -5.5
Labour hold Swing

May 2004

2004 (after boundary changes)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mary Strickland* 1,245 20.4
Labour Laurence Walsh* 1,222 19.9
Labour David Acton* 1,139 18.6
Conservative Alison Levenston 687 11.2
Conservative Colin Levenston 654 10.7
Conservative Graeme Levenston 614 10.0
Liberal Democrat Hazel Shacklock 573 9.3
Turnout 6,134 32.8
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

References

  1. ^ "Area profiles: demographics". infotrafford.org.uk. Trafford Innovation and Intelligence Lab. 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Councillor David Acton". democratic.trafford.gov.uk. Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 7 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "Councillor Mike Cordingley". democratic.trafford.gov.uk. Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 7 October 2017. 
  4. ^ "Councillor Laurence Walsh". democratic.trafford.gov.uk. Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 7 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 6 May 2018. 

External links

  • Trafford Council
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