Knotty Ash (ward)

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Knotty Ash is a Liverpool City Council Ward in the Liverpool West Derby Parliamentary constituency. It was formed for the 2004 Municipal elections from the former Broadgreen ward taking small parts from Childwall, Croxteth and Dovecot.

Councillors[edit]

The ward has returned eight councillors.[1]

Term Councillor Party
2004–2007 Christopher Newby Liberal Democrats
2004–2010 Josephine Mullen Liberal Democrats
2007–2011 Paul Twigger Liberal Democrats
2004–2012 David Irving Liberal Democrats
2010–2012 Jacqui Nasuh Labour
2011–present Hayley Todd Labour
2012–present Nick Crofts Labour
2012–present Ged Taylor Labour

Election results[edit]

Elections of the 2010s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2014: 22nd May 2014 [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ged Taylor 1,964 61.55% -7.06%
UKIP John David Sisson 578 18.11% +12.40%
Liberal Democrat Norman Mills 251 7.87% -0.56%
Conservative Emilio Chiquito 149 4.67% +2.41%
Green Jade Kuhlke 148 4.64% +2.60%
English Democrats Derek Francis Grue 57 1.79% -1.04%
Liberal Marjorie Peel 44 1.38% -6.03%
Majority 1,386 43.44% -16.74%
Turnout 3,191 31.76% +13.83%
Labour hold Swing -9.73%

In September 2012, Jacqui Nasuh resigned from the council. A by-election was held on 15 November 2012 (the same date as the elections for the first Police and Crime Commissioner).[3]

Knotty Ash By-election, 15th November, 2012 [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ged Taylor 1,213 68.61% -3.32%
Liberal Democrat Stephen Maddison 149 8.43% -4.66%
Liberal Patricia Elmour 131 7.41% +4.58%
UKIP Adam Heatherington 101 5.71% n/a
English Democrats Derek Grue 50 2.83% n/a
TUSC Charlie Cosgrove 48 2.71% -0.10%
Conservative Jack Alexander Stallworthy 40 2.26% -1.98%
Green Jon Deamer 38 2.04% -3.6%
Majority 1064 60.18% +1.88%
Turnout 1768 17.93% -16.77%
Labour hold Swing 0.67%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2012: 3rd May 2012 [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nicholas Robert Crofts 2443 71.39% +12.84%
Liberal Democrat Norman Mills 448 13.09% -21.41%
Green Anthony John Christian 193 5.64% +3.51%
Conservative Pauline Ann Shuttleworth 145 4.24% +0.79%
Liberal Majorie Peel 97 2.83% +1.46%
TUSC John Gary Marston 96 2.81% n/a
Majority 1995 58.30% +34.25%
Turnout 3422 34.70% -7.74%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing +17.13%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2011: 5th May 2011 [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hayley Todd 2442 58.55% +7.14%
Liberal Democrat Paul Twigger 1439 34.50% -4.40%
Conservative James Robert Ellis 144 3.45% +0.02%
Green Theresa Anne Larkins 89 2.13% +0.04%
Liberal Majorie Peel 57 1.37% -2.80%
Majority 1003 24.05% +11.54%
Turnout 4171 42.44% -17.35%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing 5.77%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2010: Knotty Ash [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jacqui Nasuh 3044 51.41%
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Frances Parr 2303 38.90%
Liberal Patricia Margaret Elmour 247 4.17%
Conservative June Hilda Brandwood 203 3.43%
Green Eveline Johanna Van Der Steen 124 2.09%
Majority
Turnout 5921 59.79%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Elections of the 2000s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2008: Knotty Ash [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat David Irving 1642 46.10%
Labour Anthony Conception 1607 45.12%
Conservative Geoffrey Elsmore Brandwood 185 5.19%
Green James Edward Munro 128 3.59%
Majority
Turnout 3562 35.33%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2007: Knotty Ash [9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Paul Twigger 1794 51.15%
Labour Anthony Concepcion 1405 40.06%
Conservative Michael Lind 144 3.25%
Liberal Terry Formby 106 3.02%
Green Helen Rawlinson 88 2.51%
Majority
Turnout 3507 34.65%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2006: Knotty Ash [10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Josie Mullen 1275 44.13%
Labour Anthony Concepcion 1175 40.67%
Liberal Andrew Charles Donaldson 240 8.31%
Conservative Michael Lind 199 6.89%
Majority
Turnout 2889 27.77%
Liberal Democrat hold 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: Knotty Ash
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat David Irving 1907
Liberal Democrat Christopher Newby 1880
Liberal Democrat Josephine Mullen 1732
Labour Brenda McGrath 1179
Labour Peter Killeen 1156
Labour Peter Davidson 1095
Liberal Andrew Donaldson 310
Conservative Duncan Phillips 225
Liberal Elain Tyler 216
Majority
Turnout 3799 36.24%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing n/a

Italics - Denotes sitting Councillor.
Bold - Denotes the winning candidate.

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Coordinates: 53°25′01″N 2°53′22″W / 53.41705°N 2.88949°W / 53.41705; -2.88949