Kensington and Fairfield (ward)

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Coordinates: 53°24′47″N 2°58′16″W / 53.413°N 2.971°W / 53.413; -2.971 Kensington & Fairfield is a Liverpool City Council Ward in the Liverpool Wavertree Parliamentary constituency. It contains the Kensington and Fairfield areas of Liverpool. It was formed for the 2004 municipal elections taking most of the former Kensington ward and small parts of the former Smithdown and Tuebrook wards.

Councillors[edit]

The ward has returned seven councillors.[1]

Term Councillor Party
2004–2006 James Kendrick Liberal Democrat
2004–2007 Richard Marbrow Liberal Democrat
2004–2008 Frank Doran Liberal Democrat
2006–2014 Louise Baldock Labour
2007–present Wendy Simon Labour
2008–present Liam Robinson Labour
2014–present Sue Heron Labour

Election results[edit]

Elections of the 2010s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2014: 22nd May 2014 [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Heron 1,834 67.85% -10.01%
UKIP Michael John Lane 484 17.91% n/a
Independent Steve Faragher 151 5.59% n/a
Liberal Democrat Bill Barrow 102 3.77% -1.98%
Conservative Ben Hachula 51 1.89% -0.48%
TUSC Dave Jones 41 1.52% -2.52%
Liberal Brenda Edwards 40 1.48% -3.34%
Majority 1,350 49.94% -22.17%
Turnout 2,703 30.41% -0.18%
Labour hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2012: 3rd May 2012 [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Liam Robinson 2,099 77.86% +1.56%
Liberal Democrat Rebekah Elizabeth Lindeman 155 5.75% -0.28%
Green Esther Ruth Cosslett 139 5.16% +1.46%
Liberal Karen Louise Williams 130 4.82% -0.18%
TUSC Neville Jones 109 4.04% n/a
Conservative Lucy Jane McKinstry 64 2.37% -0.54%
Majority 1,944 72.11% +1.87%
Turnout 2,696 30.59% -2.77%
Labour hold Swing +0.92%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2011: 5th May 2011 [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Wendy Ann Simon 2228 76.30% +14.25%
UKIP Frank Dunne 177 6.06% n/a
Liberal Democrat Kevin White 176 6.03% -22.98%
Liberal John James Joseph McNulty 146 5.00% +2.75%
Green Esther Ruth Cosslett 108 3.70% -0.07%
Conservative Andy Carpenter 85 2.91% -0.01%
Majority 2051 70.24% +37.21%
Turnout 2920 33.36% -20.10%
Labour hold Swing 18.62%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2010: Kensington and Fairfield [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Louise Baldock 2949 62.05%
Liberal Democrat Francis Joseph Doran 1379 29.01%
Green Michael Ryan 179 3.77%
Conservative Ann Nugent 139 2.92%
Liberal Shelley Harrison 107 2.25%
Majority 1570 33.03%
Turnout 4753 53.46%
Labour hold Swing

Elections of the 2000s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2008: Kensington and Fairfield [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Liam John Robinson 1411 47.88%
Liberal Democrat Francis Joseph Doran 1214 41.19
Green Janet Louise Bunn 144 4.89%
Conservative Nigel Stuart Barber 93 3.16%
Liberal Karen Williams 85 2.88%
Majority
Turnout 2947 31.22%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2007: Kensington and Fairfield [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Wendy Simon 1289 45.68%
Liberal Democrat Richard Marbrow 1237 43.83%
BNP Jane Greenhalgh 128 4.54%
Green Paula Ann Rice 106 3.76%
Conservative John Astley Watson 62 2.20%
Majority
Turnout 2822 30.19%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2006: Kensington and Fairfield [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Louise Baldock 1127 45.04%
Liberal Democrat Jimmy Kenrick 955 38.17%
Liberal Elizabeth Susan Pascoe 180 7.19%
Green Paula Ann Rice 152 6.08%
Conservative Francis Dunne 88 3.52%
Majority
Turnout 2502 24.16%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

After the boundary change of 2004 the whole of Liverpool City Council faced election. Three Councillors were returned.

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2004: Kensington and Fairfield [9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Frank Doran 1528
Liberal Democrat Richard Marbrow 1346
Liberal Democrat James Kendrick 1321
Labour Michael Fox 1155
Labour James Noakes 1082
Labour Francis Steer 1022
Socialist Labour Michael Lane 257
Liberal Karen Williams 217
Liberal Damien Daly 192
Liberal James Richardson 177
Conservative Francis Dunne 117
Majority
Turnout 3177 29.61%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing n/a

italics - Denotes the sitting Councillor.
bold - Denotes the winning candidate.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liverpool City Council elections 1998-2006". 16 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2014, Kensington and Fairfield". Liverpool City Council. 
  3. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2012, Kensington and Fairfield". Liverpool City Council. 
  4. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2011, Kensington and Fairfield". Liverpool City Council. 
  5. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2010, Kensington and Fairfield". Liverpool City Council. 
  6. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2008, Kensington and Fairfield". Liverpool City Council. 
  7. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2007, Kensington and Fairfield". Liverpool City Council. 
  8. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2006, Kensington and Fairfield". Liverpool City Council. 
  9. ^ "Municipal Election results 2004". Liverpool City Council.