Burnley Borough Council election, 2012

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Elections to Burnley Borough Council in Lancashire, England were held on 3 May 2012. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour regained control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Burnley election result 2012
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  BNP 0 0 1 -1 0 5.3 1151 -398
  Conservative 2 0 0 0 13.33 5.6 1209 -2475
  Labour 11 8 0 +8 73.33 52.7 11362 -804
  Liberal Democrat 2 0 7 -7 13.33 33.5 7224 -1266
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 2.9 633 488

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Ward Results[edit]

Bank Hall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Julie Cooper 1011 80.4
Liberal Democrat Trevor Kirkham 246 19.6
Rejected ballots
Majority
Turnout 1257 29.1
Labour hold Swing
Briercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Susan Nutter 151
Labour Brian Cooper 424
Liberal Democrat Margaret Lishman 768
Rejected ballots
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Brunshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lian Pate 863
Liberal Democrat Linda White 436
Rejected ballots 18
Majority 427
Turnout
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Cliviger with Worsthorne
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Newhouse 456
Labour Brian Tomlinson 365
Liberal Democrat Paula Riley 441
UKIP Tom Commis 298 19.1
Rejected ballots
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Coalclough with Deerplay
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Samuel McLachlan 464
Liberal Democrat Charles Bullas 718
Rejected ballots
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Daneshouse with Stoneyholme
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Saeed Akhtar Chaudhary 1571
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Abdul Malik 805
Rejected ballots
Majority
Turnout
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Gannow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Derek Dawson 137
Labour Betsy Stringer 710
Liberal Democrat Justin Birtwistle 474
Rejected ballots
Majority
Turnout
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Gawthorpe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP John Cave 192
Labour Andy Tatchell 930
Liberal Democrat David Carter 152
Rejected ballots
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Hapton with Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Sharon Wilkinson 423
Labour Jonathan Barker 724
Liberal Democrat Stuart Leyland 243
Rejected ballots
Majority
Turnout
Labour gain from BNP Swing
Lanehead
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Philip Nutter 124
Labour Stephen Large 831
Liberal Democrat Bill Brindle 463
UKIP Michael Gerard McHugh 184
Rejected ballots
Majority
Turnout
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Queensgate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Arif Khan 996
Liberal Democrat Martyn Hurt 685
Rejected ballots
Majority
Turnout
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Rosegrove with Lowerhouse
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Paul McDevitt 150
Labour Marcus Johnstone 719
Liberal Democrat Lynne Briggs 464
Rejected ballots
Majority
Turnout
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Rosehill with Burnley Wodd
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Campbell 725
Liberal Democrat Karen Patricia Heseltine 586
UKIP Craig James Ramplee 151
Rejected ballots
Majority
Turnout
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Trinity
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP John Rowe 102
Labour Tony Lambert 558
Liberal Democrat Stephanie Forrest 302
Rejected ballots
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Whittlefield with Ightenhill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Christopher Vanns 147
Conservative Mathew Isherwood 478
Labour Janice Swainston 471
Liberal Democrat Kathryn Haworth 441
Rejected ballots
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

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