Gorton North

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Gorton North
The Old Gorton Monastery on Gorton Lane - geograph.org.uk - 4702.jpg
Gorton Monastery on Gorton Lane
Gorton North is located in Greater Manchester
Gorton North
Gorton North
Gorton North shown within Greater Manchester
Population 16,440 (2011)
OS grid reference SJ8876395919
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MANCHESTER
Postcode district M12
Dialling code 0161
Police Greater Manchester
Fire Greater Manchester
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
Councillors
  • Nilofar Siddiqi (Labour)
  • John Hughes (Labour)
  • Afia Kamal (Labour)
List of places
UK
England
Greater Manchester
53°27′36″N 2°10′15″W / 53.4599°N 2.1707°W / 53.4599; -2.1707Coordinates: 53°27′36″N 2°10′15″W / 53.4599°N 2.1707°W / 53.4599; -2.1707

Gorton North is a local government ward in the Gorton area of the City of Manchester. The population of Gorton North ward at the 2011 census was 16,440.[1] Under boundary changes by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) the ward is due to be abolished and replaced with the new electoral ward Gorton and Abbey Hey from May 2018.[2]

Governance

Gorton North electoral ward within Manchester City Council.

Gorton North is in the parliamentary constituency of Manchester Gorton. It has been represented in Westminster by Afzal Khan since June 2017.[3] The city councillors for the ward are Nilofar Siddiqi (Labour), John Hughes (Labour) and Afia Kamal (Labour).[4] Historically Gorton North was a safe Labour seat. Previous Labour councillors for Gorton North were Colin Brierley, Tom Hamnett and Anne Unwin (previously Anne McQueen).

Councillors

Nilofar Siddiqi (Lab), John Hughes (Lab), and Afia Kamal (Lab)

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Bernadette Newing (Lib Dem) Wendy Helsby (Lib Dem) Jacqueline Pearcey (Lib Dem)
2006 Nilofar Siddiqi (Lab) Wendy Helsby (Lib Dem) Jacqueline Pearcey (Lib Dem)
2007 Nilofar Siddiqi (Lab) Wendy Helsby (Lib Dem) Jacqueline Pearcey (Lib Dem)
2008 Nilofar Siddiqi (Lab) Wendy Helsby (Lib Dem) Jacqueline Pearcey (Lib Dem)
2010 Nilofar Siddiqi (Lab) Wendy Helsby (Lib Dem) Jacqueline Pearcey (Lib Dem)
2011 Nilofar Siddiqi (Lab) John Hughes (Lab) Jacqueline Pearcey (Lib Dem)
2012 Nilofar Siddiqi (Lab) John Hughes (Lab) Afia Kamal (Lab)
2014 Nilofar Siddiqi (Lab) John Hughes (Lab) Afia Kamal (Lab)
2015 Nilofar Siddiqi (Lab) John Hughes (Lab) Afia Kamal (Lab)
2016 Nilofar Siddiqi (Lab) John Hughes (Lab) Afia Kamal (Lab)
2018 Ward abolished Ward abolished Ward abolished

     indicates seat up for re-election.      indicates ward abolished and replaced with new ward: Gorton and Abbey Hey.

Geography

Gorton North is bounded by the neighbourhoods of Bradford to the north, Ardwick to the east, Longsight and Gorton South to the south and Fairfield, Tameside to the west. It contains Belle Vue Stadium and Gorton Monastery.

References

  1. ^ "City of Manchester ward population 2011". Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  2. ^ LGBCE (April 2017). Final recommendations on the new electoral arrangements for Manchester City Council (PDF). Local Government Boundary Commission for England. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Afzal Khan MP". parliament.uk. UK Parliament. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Gorton North Councillors". manchester.gov.uk. Manchester City Council. Retrieved 23 March 2017.

External links

  • Office for National Statistics


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