Dukes (ward)

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Dukes is a Metropolitan Borough of Sefton ward in the Southport Parliamentary constituency that covers the western part of the localities of Birkdale and Hillside in the town of Southport.


Term Councillor[1] Party
1991–Present David Pearson Conservative Party
1992–Present Ron Watson Conservative Party
2011–Present Pat Ball Conservative Party

Election results[edit]

Elections of the 2010s[edit]

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Municipal Elections 2011: Dukes[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pat Ball 1475 38%
Liberal Democrat Tony Dawson 1152 30%
Labour Catherine Emily Cookson 581 15%
Independent Harry Forster 376 10%
UKIP John Charles Lyon-Taylor 296 8%
Turnout 3880 39%
Conservative hold Swing
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Municipal Elections 2010: Dukes[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ron Watson 2589 43%
Liberal Democrat Mary Joan Shavaksha 2137 35%
Labour Catherine Emily Cookson 687 11%
Independent Harry Forster 635 10%
Turnout 6048 62%
Conservative hold Swing