Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council election, 2015

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The 2015 Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council election is scheduled to take place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections. One third of the council was up for election, with each successful candidate serving a four-year term of office, expiring in 2019. The Conservative Party held overall control of the council.

The current composition of the Council is as follows:

Party Seats   +/-  
Conservative 34 +1
Labour 26 -1
Liberal Democrat 3 0

Results

Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council Election, 2015
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 34 +1 0 +1 53.97 44 49,901 +23,474
  Labour 26 0 -1 -1 41.27 40 45,352 +20,131
  Liberal Democrat 3 0 0 0 4.76 7 7,838 +2,527
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 8 9,207 +3,932
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 1 1,202 -2,639

By ward

Altrincham ward

Altrincham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Young* 3,102 53.5 +3.2
Labour Waseem Hassan 1,390 24.0 -5.9
Green Daniel Jerome 694 12.0 +4.1
Liberal Democrat Richard Elliott 612 10.6 -1.3
Majority 1,712 29.5 +13.5
Turnout 5,798 66.8 +24.3
Conservative hold Swing

Ashton upon Mersey ward

Ashton upon Mersey
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

Bowdon ward

Bowdon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Hyman* 3,700 70.6 +1.1
Labour Tom Hague 773 14.7 +3.5
Green Nicholas Davies 398 7.6 -1.7
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Hogg 370 7.1 +0.4
Majority 2,927 55.8 +1.1
Turnout 5,241 72.0 +23.4
Conservative hold Swing

Broadheath ward

Broadheath
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stephen Anstee 3,274 49.0 +11.6
Labour Aidan Williams 2,659 39.8 -3.6
Liberal Democrat Pauline Cliff 489 7.3 +3.3
Green David Eatock 254 3.8 -1.1
Majority 615 8.2 +5.4
Turnout 6,676 69.0 +23.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Brooklands ward

Brooklands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Hopps 2,952 52.1 +0.3
Labour Gary Keary 1,868 32.9 -0.6
Liberal Democrat James Eisen 472 8.3 -0.8
Green Joseph Ryan 378 6.7 +0.3
Majority 1,084 19.2 +1.1
Turnout 5,670 71.8 +24.1
Conservative hold Swing

Bucklow-St. Martins ward

Cllr. John Smith defected from the Labour Party to the Conservative Party in May 2016[2] and stood down in 2017[3] forcing a by-election which saw Aidan Williams regain the seat for Labour.[4]

Bucklow-St. Martins
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Smith* 2,441 62.9 -0.4
Conservative Neil Ferguson 1,082 27.9 +3.4
Green Daniel Wadsworth 357 9.2 +2.4
Majority 1,359 35.0 -3.9
Turnout 3,880 57.2 +25.6
Labour hold Swing

Clifford ward

Clifford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ejaz Malik* 3,504 72.2 -4.0
Green Jess Mayo 877 18.1 +6.4
Conservative Chacko Luke 471 9.7 +1.6
Majority 2,627 54.1 -10.4
Turnout 4,852 64.4 +24.8
Labour hold Swing

Davyhulme East ward

Davyhulme East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mark Cawdrey 2,218 42.5 +0.3
Labour Anna Booth 2,160 41.4 +8.7
UKIP Stephen Farndon 581 11.1 -6.0
Green Steven Tennant-Smythe 254 4.9 +0.4
Majority 58 1.1 -8.4
Turnout 5,213 69.1 +24.4
Conservative hold Swing

Davyhulme West ward

Davyhulme West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Reilly* 2,701 50.9 +11.1
Labour Jayne Dillon 2,195 41.3 +4.2
Green Aleesha Coupland 413 7.8 +4.3
Majority 506 9.5 +6.9
Turnout 5,309 70.1 +27.2
Conservative hold Swing

Flixton ward

Flixton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jonathan Coupe* 2,753 46.1 +7.5
Labour Ged Carter 2,586 43.3 +5.8
Green Alison Cavanagh 440 7.4 +2.4
Liberal Democrat Wayne Harrison 197 3.3 +1.0
Majority 167 2.8 +1.7
Turnout 5,976 72.6 +28.8
Conservative hold Swing

Gorse Hill ward

Gorse Hill
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

Hale Barns ward

Hale Barns
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bernard Sharp* 3,499 67.8 +3.6
Labour Co-op Barbara Twiney 851 16.5 +3.2
Liberal Democrat Sandra Taylor 484 9.4 +2.6
Green Rozina Chaudry 325 6.3 +1.8
Majority 2,648 51.3 +0.4
Turnout 5,159 70.6 +23.8
Conservative hold Swing

Hale Central ward

Hale Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Patricia Young* 3,394 62.1 +3.1
Labour Co-op Beverley Harrison 1,126 20.6 -1.1
Green Samuel Little 482 8.8 -0.7
Liberal Democrat Kirsty Cullen 463 8.5 -1.3
Majority 2,268 41.5 +4.2
Turnout 5,465 73.5 +27.6
Conservative hold Swing

Longford ward

Longford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Anne Duffield* 3,763 64.8 +1.8
Conservative Edward Kelson 1,212 20.9 -0.2
Green Margaret Westbrook 831 14.3 +3.1
Majority 2,551 43.9 +2.0
Turnout 5,806 66.8 +26.9
Labour hold Swing

Priory ward

Priory
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew Western* 2,407 42.9 -10.8
Conservative Michael Taylor 2,200 39.4 +10.8
Green Mark Hamer 595 10.6 -0.1
Liberal Democrat Michael Macdonald 392 7.0 +0.0
Majority 208 3.6 -21.5
Turnout 5,594 70.5 +31.0
Labour hold Swing

Sale Moor ward

Sale Moor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joanne Bennett* 2,512 50.7 +5.6
Conservative Tony Field 1,939 39.2 +10.6
Green Paul Bayliss 499 10.1 +2.6
Majority 573 11.5 -4.0
Turnout 4,950 66.1 +29.5
Labour hold Swing

St. Mary's ward

St. Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Dan Bunting* 2,911 53.4 +6.7
Labour Michael Melia 1,880 34.5 -0.3
Green Jane Leicester 381 7.0 +3.1
Liberal Democrat David Martin 283 5.2 +2.2
Majority 1,031 18.9 +7.0
Turnout 5,455 65.9 +25.9
Conservative hold Swing

Stretford ward

Stretford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Stephen Adshead* 3,084 60.0 -1.2
Conservative Colin Hooley 1,207 23.5 -0.9
Green Liz O'Neill 649 12.6 +3.1
Liberal Democrat Craig Thomas 203 3.9 -1.0
Majority 1,877 36.5 -0.3
Turnout 5,143 66.5 +26.2
Labour hold Swing

Timperley ward

Timperley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Angela Bruer-Morris* 2,911 46.2 +7.4
Liberal Democrat William Jones 1,827 29.0 -8.3
Labour Mal Choudhury 1,189 18.9 +1.9
Green Jad Leigh 368 5.8 -1.1
Majority 1,084 17.2 +15.7
Turnout 6,295 74.9 +24.3
Conservative hold Swing

Urmston ward

Urmston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joanne Harding* 2,506 43.6 +4.5
Conservative Christine Turner 2,146 37.3 +2.7
UKIP Andrew Beaumont 621 10.8 -7.1
Green Paul Syrett 318 5.5 -0.8
Liberal Democrat Kirstie Davidson 162 2.8 +0.8
Majority 360 6.3 +1.8
Turnout 5,753 70.6 +24.6
Labour hold Swing

Village ward

Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Laura Evans* 2,246 43.2 +8.1
Labour Tony O'Brien 1,564 30.1 +3.9
Liberal Democrat Julian Newgrosh 1,112 21.4 -12.0
Green Jennie Wadsworth 276 5.3 0
Majority 682 13.1 +11.3
Turnout 5,198 67.6 +23.5
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Staff writer (18 May 2016). "Trafford Labour councillor moves over to the Tory group". Sale & Altrincham Messenger. Retrieved 7 October 2017. 
  3. ^ Staff writer (27 July 2017). "Partington Councillor steps down after ten years representing Bucklow". News4Trafford. Retrieved 7 October 2017. 
  4. ^ Staff writer (15 September 2017). "Labour win the Bucklow St Martins by-election". Sale & Altrincham Messenger. Retrieved 7 October 2017. 
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