Old Swan (ward)

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Old Swan is a Liverpool City Council Ward in the Liverpool Wavertree Parliamentary constituency. The boundary was changed for the 2004 Municipal elections losing a small area to the new Tuebrook and Stoneycroft ward and gaining part of the former Broadgreen ward.[1]

Councillors[edit]

post-2004 [2][edit]

Term Councillor Party
2004–2008 Kevin Firth Liberal Democrats
2004–2010 Keith Turner Liberal Democrats
2004–2011 Berni Turner Liberal Democrats
2008–2011 Gary Millar Liberal Democrats
2011-present Labour
2010–present Joanne Calvert Labour
2011–present Peter Brennan Labour

Cllr Gary Millar defected from the Liberal Democrats to the Labour Party in April 2011 [3]

Election results[edit]

Elections of the 2010s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2014: 22 May 2014 [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joanne Calvert 2105 60.61% -11.33%
UKIP Tony Hammond 549 15.82% +15.82%
Old Swan Against the Cuts Martin Ralph 296 8.53% +8.53%
Green Vikki Ann Gregorich 150 4.32% -0.84%
Liberal Shiela Fairclough 139 4.00% -3.45%
Conservative George Powell 107 3.08% +0.34%
Liberal Democrat Jacqueline Elaine Wilson 104 3.00% -3.17%
English Democrats Steven Greenhalgh 21 0.61% -2.49%
Majority 1,556 44.83 -19.66%
Turnout 3471 31.25% -1.19%
Labour hold Swing -13.58%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2012: 3rd May 2012 [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gary Millar 2577 71.94% +6.43%
Liberal Mary Jane Canning 267 7.45% +4.62%
Liberal Democrat Jackie Wilson 221 6.17% -12.12%
Green Vikki Gregorich 185 5.16% +2.80%
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts John Martin Ralph 123 3.43% +1.63%
English Democrats Steven Greenhalgh 111 3.10% +1.69%
Conservative Norman Coppell 98 2.74% -0.13%
Majority 2,310 64.49% +17.27%
Turnout 3582 32.44% -4.69%
Labour hold Swing +0.91%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2011: 5th May 2011 [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Brennan 5689 65.51% +12.14%
Liberal Democrat Berni Turner 751 18.29% -16.83%
UKIP Tony Put Locals First Over Housing Hammond 202 4.92% +4.92%
Conservative Norman Coppell 118 2.87% -0.60%
Liberal Mary Jane Canning 116 2.83% +1.33%
Green Vikki Gregorich 97 2.36% -0.55%
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts John Martin Ralph 74 1.80% +1.80%
English Democrats Steven McEllenborough 58 1.41% +1.41%
Majority 1,938 47.22% +28.98%
Turnout 4105 37.13% -21.94%
Labour hold Swing +14.49%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2010: Old Swan [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joanne Anderson 3557 53.37% +26.56
Liberal Democrat Keith Turner 2341 35.12% -9.51%
BNP Steven McEllenborough 242 3.63% -6.13%
Conservative Gwynneth May Hicklin 231 3.47% -0.66%
Green Vikki Gregorich 194 2.91% -1.32%
Liberal Elaine Tyrer 100 1.50% -8.94%
Majority 1216 18.24%
Turnout 6665 59.07% +32.48%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing +18.04%

Elections of the 2000s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2008: Old Swan [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Gary Millar 1372 44.63% -19.93%
Labour Allen Edward John Hammond 824 26.81% +3.43%
Liberal Edith Bamford 321 10.44% +5.82%
BNP Steven McEllenborough 300 9.76% +9.76%
Green Paul Matthew Grimes 130 4.23% +0.44%
Conservative Lauren Graham 127 4.13% +0.48%
Majority 548 17.82% -23.36%
Turnout 3074 26.59% -2.73%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -11.68%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2007: Old Swan [9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Berni Turner 2248 64.56% +16.16%
Labour Claire Wilner 814 23.38% -5.57%
Liberal Edith Bamford 161 4.62% -1.18%
Green Paul Matthew Grimes 132 3.79% -0.73%
Conservative Neil Alan Wilson 127 3.65% -1.34%
Majority 1434 41.18% +21.73%
Turnout 3482 29.32% +5.12%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +10.87%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2006: Old Swan [10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Keith Turner 1436 48.40%
Labour Wendy Simon 859 28.95%
Liberal Edith Bamford 172 5.80%
UKIP Mark Eric Bill 150 5.06%
Conservative Pauline Dougherty 148 4.99%
Green Paul Matthew Grimes 134 4.52%
United Socialist Paul Filby 68 2.29%
Majority 577 19.45%
Turnout 2967 24.20%
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: Old Swan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Kevin Firth 2290
Liberal Democrat Bernadetter Turner 2286
Liberal Democrat Keith Turner 2239
Labour John McCabe 1096
Labour Joseph Roberts 807
Labour Carl Roper 786
Liberal John Moore 206
Liberal Maria Langley 176
Socialist Alliance Cecelia Ralph 171
Socialist Alliance John Ralph 169
Socialist Alliance Paul Filby 112
Majority
Turnout 4051 32.77%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing n/a

Italics indicate the sitting Councillor. Bold indicates the winning candidate.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boundary Commission Report". 15 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Liverpool City Council elections 1998-2006". 16 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Senior Liverpool councillor Gary Millar defects from Lib Dems to join Labour". Liverpool Echo. 
  4. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2014, Old Swan". Liverpool City Council. 
  5. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2012, Old Swan". Liverpool City Council. 
  6. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2011, Old Swan". Liverpool City Council. 
  7. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2010, Old Swan". Liverpool City Council. 
  8. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2008, Old Swan". Liverpool City Council. 
  9. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2007, Old Swan". Liverpool City Council. 
  10. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2006, Old Swan". Liverpool City Council. 

Coordinates: 53°25′01″N 2°55′03″W / 53.4169°N 2.9175°W / 53.4169; -2.9175