Longford (ward)

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Longford is an electoral ward of Trafford, Greater Manchester, covering Firswood, part of Stretford and a small part of Old Trafford.

Its electoral history since 1973 is as follows:[1]

2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Judith Lloyd* 1,885 65.3 +2.3
Conservative Alex Finney 532 18.4 -2.7
Green Margaret Westbrook 375 13.0 +1.8
Liberal Democrat Barbara Doyle 9.6 3.3 -1.4
Majority 1,353 46.8 +4.9
Turnout 2,888 35.0 -4.9
Labour hold Swing
2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anne Duffield 2,194 63.0 +9.5
Conservative Paul Lally 734 21.1 -0.6
Green Margaret Westbrook 389 11.2 +2.7
Liberal Democrat Dawn Carberry-Power 164 4.7 -11.5
Majority 1,460 41.9 +10.1
Turnout 3,481 39.9 -22.6
Labour hold Swing
2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Jarman* 2,908 53.5 +12.2
Conservative Paul Lally 1,181 21.7 -11.2
Liberal Democrat David Rhodes 881 16.2 +6.2
Green Margaret Westbrook 463 8.5 -7.3
Majority 1,727 31.8 +23.5
Turnout 5,433 62.5 +30.0
Labour hold Swing
2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Judith Lloyd* 1,167 41.3 -4.2
Conservative Rod Allan 931 32.9 +2.8
Green Margaret Westbrook 448 15.8 +2.4
Liberal Democrat David Rhodes 282 10.0 -1.0
Majority 236 8.3 -7.1
Turnout 2,828 32.5 -2.6
Labour hold Swing
2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Pauleen Lane* 1,313 45.5 -2.5
Conservative Roderick Allan 868 30.1 -2.1
Green Bernard Kelly 388 13.4 -0.9
Liberal Democrat Simon Wright 317 11.0 +11.0
Majority 445 15.4 -0.4
Turnout 2,886 35.1 +1.5
Labour hold Swing
2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Jarman* 1,299 48.0 +6.2
Conservative Roderick Allan 870 32.2 +3.9
Green Matthew Westbrook 388 14.3 +3.8
UKIP Michael McManus 148 5.5 +5.5
Majority 429 15.8 +3.2
Turnout 2,705 33.6 -6.5
Labour hold Swing
2004 (after boundary changes)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Judith Lloyd* 1,379 14.6
Labour Pauleen Lane* 1,288 13.6
Labour David Jarman* 1,286 13.6
Conservative Roderick Allan 948 10.0
Conservative Edward Kelson 889 9.4
Conservative Geoffrey Harding 846 8.9
Liberal Democrat Waseem Akram 654 6.9
Liberal Democrat Francis Beswick 591 6.2
Liberal Democrat Eric Haughton 576 6.1
Green Anne Power 362 3.8
Green Bernard Kelly 354 3.7
Green Stephen Parker 287 3.0
Turnout 9,460 40.1
2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Jarman* 1,708 49.7 -12.6
Conservative Geoffrey Harding 1,233 35.9 -1.8
Green Bernard Kelly 497 14.5 +14.5
Majority 475 13.8 -10.8
Turnout 3,438 48.4 -0.1
Labour hold Swing
2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Judith Lloyd* 2,174 62.3 +7.8
Conservative John Schofield 1,318 37.7 -7.8
Majority 856 24.6 +15.6
Turnout 3,492 48.5 +13.9
Labour hold Swing
2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret Barker 1,393 54.5 +0.8
Conservative Keith Summerfield 1,164 45.5 +5.3
Majority 229 9.0 -4.5
Turnout 2,557 34.6 +3.9
Labour hold Swing
1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jarman* 1,215 53.7 -10.6
Conservative Kelson 910 40.2 +4.5
Liberal Democrat Browne 137 6.1 +6.1
Majority 305 13.5 -15.1
Turnout 2,262 30.7 -2.3
Labour hold Swing
1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. A. Lloyd 1,576 64.3 +5.2
Conservative A. Kelly 875 35.7 -5.2
Majority 701 28.6 +10.4
Turnout 2,451 33.0 -2.4
Labour hold Swing
1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour T. S. Faltermeyer 1,544 59.1 -2.0
Conservative K. G. Summerfield* 1,068 40.9 +2.0
Majority 476 18.2 -3.9
Turnout 2,612 35.4 -3.7
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. P. Jarman* 1,760 61.1 +5.0
Conservative J. G. Graham 1,122 38.9 -3.0
Majority 638 22.1 +1.8
Turnout 2,882 39.1 -3.8
Labour hold Swing
1994
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. P. Hagan* 1,779 56.1 +12.7
Conservative E. J. Kelson 1,137 35.9 -17.7
Liberal Democrat C. R. Walmsley 253 8.0 +8.0
Majority 642 20.3 +10.2
Turnout 3,169 42.9 +2.0
Labour hold Swing
1992
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative K. G. Summerfield 1,615 53.6 +4.8
Labour K. Birchenough 1,309 43.4 -7.8
Green D. Glazier 91 3.0 +3.0
Majority 306 10.1 +7.7
Turnout 3,015 40.9 -4.7
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. P. Jarman 1,750 51.2 -3.3
Conservative K. G. Summerfield* 1,669 48.8 +9.9
Majority 81 2.4 -13.3
Turnout 3,419 45.6 -3.2
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. P. Hagan* 2,015 54.5 -0.2
Conservative S. M. Dirikis 1,436 38.9 -6.4
Green J. D. Westbrook 245 6.6 +6.6
Majority 579 15.7 +6.4
Turnout 3,696 48.8 +1.4
Labour hold Swing
1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour M. B. Ryan 1,934 54.7 +11.7
Conservative S. M. Dirikis 1,604 45.3 -0.5
Majority 330 9.3 +6.5
Turnout 3,538 47.4 -5.3
Labour hold Swing
1987
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative K. G. Summerfield 1,841 45.8 +6.1
Labour P. J. Morgan* 1,730 43.0 -11.4
Social Democrat M. L. Kugler 450 11.2 +6.3
Majority 111 2.8 -3.8
Turnout 4,021 52.7 +7.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
1986
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. P. Hagan 1,824 28.6 +2.9
Labour P. J. Morgan 1,711 26.8 -0.7
Conservative K. G. Summerfield* 1,292 20.3 -5.1
Conservative E. J. Kelson 1,235 19.4 -6.9
Social Democrat M. L. Kugler 313 4.9 +4.9
Majority 419 6.6 -2.0
Turnout 6,375 45.7 +1.4
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
1984
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour M. E. Cottam* 1,848 54.3 +9.9
Conservative I. B. Simmonds 1,556 45.7 -0.2
Majority 292 8.6 +7.1
Turnout 3,404 44.3 -4.8
Labour hold Swing
1983
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. Kelly* 1,724 45.9 +0.5
Labour K. Silcock 1,666 44.4 +3.2
SDP–Liberal Alliance M. L. Kugler 363 9.7 -3.7
Majority 58 1.5 -2.7
Turnout 3,753 49.1 +2.9
Conservative hold Swing
1982
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative K. G. Summerfield 1,638 45.4 +8.1
Labour K. Silcock 1,488 41.2 -21.5
Liberal W. A. Munden 483 13.4 +13.4
Majority 150 4.2 -21.2
Turnout 3,609 46.2 -0.7
Conservative hold Swing
1980
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour M. E. Cottam* 2,252 62.7 +21.6
Conservative J. A. Schofield 1,341 37.3 -7.2
Majority 911 25.4 +22.0
Turnout 3,593 46.9 -25.8
Labour hold Swing
By-Election 30 August 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour M. E. Cottam 1,187 42.7 +1.6
Conservative J. A. Schofield 1,127 40.5 -4.0
Liberal H. D. Locksley 466 16.8 +2.4
Majority 60 2.2 -1.2
Turnout 2,780 29.1 -43.6
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. Kelly* 3,091 44.5 -9.2
Labour M. E. Cottam 2,852 41.1 +4.6
Liberal H. D. Locksley 1,002 14.4 +4.6
Majority 239 3.4 -13.7
Turnout 6,945 72.7 +38.3
Conservative hold Swing
1978
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative D. W. Homer* 1,886 53.7 +0.2
Labour A. J. Lloyd 1,284 36.5 +1.8
Liberal H. D. Locksley 343 9.8 -1.9
Majority 602 17.1 -1.7
Turnout 3,513 34.4 -4.6
Conservative hold Swing
1976
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative O. Chandler* 2,033 53.5 +0.3
Labour A. J. Lloyd 1,319 34.7 +4.0
Liberal H. D. Locksley 446 11.7 -4.4
Majority 714 18.8 -3.7
Turnout 3,798 39.0 +3.4
Conservative hold Swing
1975
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. Kelly* 1,844 53.2
Labour K. Silcock 1,064 30.7
Liberal J. Stockley 557 16.1
Majority 780 22.5
Turnout 3,465 35.6
Conservative hold Swing
1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative D. W. Homer 1,859 19.1
Conservative O. Chandler 1,811 18.6
Conservative A. Kelly 1,711 17.6

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