Halton Borough Council elections

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One third of Halton Borough Council in Cheshire, England is elected each year, followed by one year without election. Since the last boundary changes in 2004, 56 councillors have been elected from 21 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

Since the creation of the council in 1974 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2][3]

Party in control Years
Labour 1974–present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Hough Green By-Election 7 May 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 741 75.2 +8.5
Liberal Democrat 245 24.8 +7.9
Majority 496 50.4
Turnout 986
Labour hold Swing
Castlefields By-Election 7 July 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 355 49.5 +5.7
Liberal Democrat 249 34.7 +19.2
Conservative 98 13.6 +1.0
Independent 15 2.1 -16.3
Majority 106 14.8
Turnout 717 15.2
Labour hold Swing
Castlefields By-Election 6 July 2006[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Harry Howard 359 42.6 -1.2
Liberal Democrat Peter Blackmore 345 40.9 +25.4
Independent Jimmy Tang 87 10.3 -8.1
Conservative Marjorie Bradshaw 52 6.2 -6.4
Majority 14 1.7
Turnout 843 18.4
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2006 Electoral Nominations". Halton Borough Council. Retrieved 2010-02-24. 
  2. ^ Coligan, Nick (2007-04-25). "It's one fight that Labour cannot lose ; Lib Dems' mission impossible: Local elections 2007". Liverpool Echo. p. 15. 
  3. ^ "Halton". BBC News Online. 2008-04-19. Retrieved 2010-02-24. 
  4. ^ "Halton council". * BBC News Online. Retrieved 2010-02-24. 
  5. ^ "Castlefields by-election". Halton Borough Council. 2006-07-07. Retrieved 2010-02-24. 

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