Salford City Council election, 2007

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The 2007 Salford City Council election took place on 3 May 2007 to elect members of Salford City Council in England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party kept overall control of the council.[1] Overall turnout was 28.1%.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Seats   ±  
Labour 44 0
Conservative 8 0
Liberal Democrat 8 0

Election result

Salford Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 42 1 3 -2 70 42.7 19,067
  Conservative 10 2 0 +2 16.7 29.6 14,163
  Liberal Democrat 3 1 1 0 13.3 25.8 10,484
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 1,372
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 708
  Community Action 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 1,185
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 517
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 234
  English Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 210

Ward results

Barton

Barton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Norbert Potter* 1,026 44.2
Conservative Abdul Mannan 498 21.4
Liberal Democrat Ronald Benjamin 453 19.5
UKIP Alan Valentine 345 14.9
Majority 528
Turnout 2,322 26.1
Labour hold Swing

Boothstown and Ellenbrook

Boothstown and Ellenbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robin Garrido* 1,520 58.9
Labour Philip Cusack 518 20.1
Liberal Democrat Matthew Drake 404 15.7
Green Roy Battersby 137 5.3
Majority 1,002
Turnout 2,579 34.1
Conservative hold Swing

Broughton

Broughton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Charles McIntyre 1,196 61.9
Liberal Democrat Bernard Carson 471 24.4
Conservative Colin Moore 266 13.8
Majority 725
Turnout 1,933 25.5
Labour hold Swing

Cadishead

Cadishead
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Elizabeth Hill 895 36.8
Labour Christine Hudson* 888 36.5
Community Action Chris Dickenson 496 20.4
Liberal Democrat Linda Fernley 155 6.4
Majority 7
Turnout 2,434 33.3
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Claremont

Claremont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Janice Taylor 995 37.6
Labour Peter Wheeler 845 31.9
Conservative Tim Perkins 492 18.6
BNP Edward O'Sullivan 316 11.9
Majority 150
Turnout 2,648 32.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Eccles

Eccles
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ann Davies 1,303 43.8
Labour Eddie Sheehy* 1,180 39.7
Liberal Democrat Mariska Jones 489 16.5
Majority 123
Turnout 2,972 35.9
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Irlam

Irlam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joseph Kean* 846 38.9
Community Action Rick Houlton 689 31.7
Conservative Joyce Collins 482 22.2
Liberal Democrat Melanie Owen 159 7.3
Majority 157
Turnout 2,176 30
Labour hold Swing

Irwell Riverside

Irwell Riverside
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joseph Murphy* 1,051 56.4
Liberal Democrat Kenneth McKelvey 399 21.4
BNP Anthony Healey 212 11.4
Conservative Nicolette Turner 202 10.8
Majority 652
Turnout 1,864 21.2
Labour hold Swing

Kersal

Kersal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Wilson* 1,059 42.2
Conservative Shneur Odze 1,025 40.8
Liberal Democrat Harold Kershner 426 17.0
Majority 34
Turnout 2,510 31.8
Labour hold Swing

Langworthy

Langworthy
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gina Loveday* 1,038 48.1
Liberal Democrat Lynn Drake 830 38.5
Conservative Helen Vernon 288 13.4
Majority 208
Turnout 2,156 24.5
Labour hold Swing

Little Hulton

Little Hulton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alice Smyth* 1,050 53.0
Liberal Democrat David Cowpe 337 17.0
Conservative Andrew Cheetham 321 16.2
BNP Vinnie Coleman 275 13.9
Majority 713
Turnout 1,983 22.4
Labour hold Swing

Ordsall

Ordsall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Dobbs* 688 55.2
Liberal Democrat Stephen Plaister 242 19.4
Conservative Yan Cockayne 207 16.6
UKIP Duran O'Dwyer 110 8.8
Majority 446
Turnout 1,247 20.1
Labour hold Swing

Pendlebury

Pendlebury
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Maureen Lea* 1,167 46.1
Conservative Peter Allcock 592 23.4
Liberal Democrat Katherine Ferrer 429 16.9
BNP Wayne Taylor 344 13.6
Majority 575
Turnout 2,532 28.8
Labour hold Swing

Swinton North

Swinton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Dawson* 1,295 50.3
Conservative Michael Edwards 652 25.3
Liberal Democrat Tamara Cooke 629 24.4
Majority 643
Turnout 2,576 30.5
Labour hold Swing

Swinton South

Swinton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Steve Cooke 1,114 41.6
Labour John Cullen* 750 28.0
Conservative Christine Allcock 372 13.9
Independent Dave Kelly 234 8.7
English Democrat Chris Roscoe 210 7.8
Majority 364
Turnout 2,680 32.2
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing

Walkden North

Walkden North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Pennington* 1,123 49.6
Conservative Judith Tope 609 26.9
Liberal Democrat Pauline Ogden 279 12.3
UKIP Bernard Gill 253 11.2
Majority 514
Turnout 2,264 27.3
Labour hold Swing

Walkden South

Walkden South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Iain Lindley* 1,578 51.0
Labour Adrian Brocklehurst 839 27.1
Liberal Democrat Susan Carson 274 8.9
BNP Tommy Cavanagh 225 7.3
Green Simon Battersby 179 5.8
Majority 739
Turnout 3,095 38.2
Conservative hold Swing

Weaste & Seedley

Weaste and Seedley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Geoffrey Ainsworth* 1,086 45.0
Labour Stephen Race 997 41.4
Conservative Hilary Brunyee 328 13.6
Majority 89
Turnout 2,411 29.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Winton

Winton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Paula Boshell 941 41.4
Liberal Democrat John Pooley* 886 39.0
Conservative Gary Green 447 19.7
Majority 55
Turnout 2,274 26.2
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Worsley

Worsley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ian MacDonald* 2,086 63.5
Labour Warren Coates 570 17.4
Liberal Democrat Christine Corry 427 13.0
Green Diana Battersby 201 6.1
Majority 1,516
Turnout 3,284 40.5
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Results for the election held on 3 May 2007". Salford City Council. Retrieved 2009-12-23. 
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