Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council elections

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One third of Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council in Greater Manchester, England is elected each year, followed by one year without election. Since the last boundary changes in 2004, 57 councillors have been elected from 19 wards.[1]

Political control

Since 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
Labour 1973–1976
Conservative 1976–1979
Labour 1979–present

Council elections

By-election results

Denton South By-election 29 June 2006[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Walter Downs 900 52.2 -9.3
Conservative Thomas Jones 346 20.1 -18.4
BNP Anthony Jones 316 18.3 +18.3
Liberal Democrat David Barber 115 6.7 +6.7
Green Nigel Rolland 47 2.7 +2.7
Majority 554 32.1
Turnout 1,724 20.5
Labour hold Swing
Stalybridge North By-election 29 June 2006[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Roberts 773 45.6 -2.2
Conservative David Buckley 427 25.2 -8.2
BNP Paul Hindley 283 16.7 +16.7
Green Jean Smee 137 8.1 -10.7
Liberal Democrat Peter Ball-Foster 75 4.4 +4.4
Majority 346 20.4
Turnout 1,695 18.8
Labour hold Swing
Hyde Newton By-election 5 February 2009[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Philip Fitzpatrick 1,379 45.6 +9.0
BNP Rosalind Gauci 889 29.4 +1.9
Conservative John Welsh 485 16.0 -7.8
Liberal Democrat Peter Ball-Foster 172 5.7 -6.5
Green Nigel Rolland 69 2.3 +2.3
UKIP Angela McManus 33 1.1 +1.1
Majority 490 16.2
Turnout 3,027 32.0
Labour hold Swing
Denton North East By-election 30 July 2009[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Denise Ward 1,258 47.8 +2.3
Conservative Floyd Paterson 660 25.1 -11.3
BNP Rosalind Gauci 358 13.6 +13.6
UKIP John Cooke 193 7.3 +7.3
Green Rachell Lucas 164 6.2 +6.
Majority 598 22.7
Turnout 2,633 31.5
Labour hold Swing
Longdendale By-election 30 September 2010[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Janet Cooper 1,275 48.96
Conservative Robert Adlard 1083 41.59
Green Melaine Roberts 99 3.80
BNP Anthony Jones 80 3.07
UKIP Kevin Misell 67 2.57
Majority 192 7.37
Turnout 2,604 33
Labour hold Swing
Droylsden East By-election 26 October 2017[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David John Mills 1,064 60.3 +8.9
Conservative Matt Stevenson 577 32.7 +23.6
Liberal Democrat Shaun Clive Offerman 63 3.6 +3.6
Green Jean Margaret Smee 60 3.4 -2.5
Majority 487 27.6
Turnout 1,764 19.8
Labour hold Swing
Droylsden East By-election 8 March 2018[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Laura Boyle 986 61.5
Conservative Matt Stevenson 489 30.5
Green Annie Train 98 6.1
Liberal Democrat Sahun Offerman 30 1.9
Majority 497
Turnout 1,603 18

References

  1. ^ "Know your councillor". Tameside.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2009-09-27.
  2. ^ "Tameside". BBC News Online. 2008-04-19. Retrieved 2009-09-27.
  3. ^ "Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-07-27.
  4. ^ a b "By-Election Results for Denton South and Stalybridge North Wards". Tameside.gov.uk. Retrieved 2009-09-27.
  5. ^ "Labour increase majority in by-election". Tameside Advertiser. 2009-02-06. Retrieved 2009-09-27.
  6. ^ "Labour hold on in by-election". Tameside Advertiser. 2009-07-31. Retrieved 2009-09-27.
  7. ^ "By-Election Results, Longdendale: Thursday, 30 September 2010". tameside.moderngov.co.uk. Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council. 30 September 2010. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Election results 26 October 2017". Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council. 26 October 2017. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  9. ^ "Election results for Droylsden East: Droylsden East By-Election - Thursday, 8th March, 2018". Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council. 8 March 2018. Archived from the original on 17 March 2018. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  • By-election results

External links

  • Tameside Council
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