Picton (ward)

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Coordinates: 53°24′14″N 2°56′20″W / 53.404°N 2.939°W / 53.404; -2.939 Picton is a Liverpool City Council Ward within the Liverpool Wavertree Parliamentary constituency. The boundary was altered in 2004 losing some of the pre-2004 ward and gaining from the former Kensington, Smithdown and Arundel wards. It contains the Edge Hill area and parts of Wavertree.[1]

Councillors[edit]

post-2004[edit]

Term Councillor [2] Party
2004–2010 Laurence Sidorczuk Liberal Democrats
2004–2010 Ian Jobling Liberal Democrats
2010-2011 Labour
2004–2012 Andrew Makinson Liberal Democrats
2010–present Tim Beaumont Labour
2011–present Abdul Basit Qadir Labour
2012–present Nathalie Nicholas Labour

Cllr Ian Jobling defected from the Liberal Democrats to Labour in August 2010. He subsequently successfully stood the Allerton and Hunts Cross ward.[3]

Election results[edit]

Elections of the 2010s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2012: 22nd May 2014 [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tim Beaumont 1794 65.86% -8.84%
UKIP David Halvorsen 307 11.27% +6.89%
Green Ross James Campbell 305 11.20% +3.77%
Liberal Democrat Kevin White 134 4.92% -2.59%
Conservative Alma Gavine McGing 83 3.05% -0.11%
TUSC Frank Bowen 61 2.24% n/a
Liberal Susan O'Brien 40 1.47% -1.69%
Majority 1,487 54.59% -12.60%
Turnout 2724 26.71% +1.35%
Labour hold Swing -7.87%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2012: 3rd May 2012 [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nathalie Alicia Nicholas 1960 74.70% +12.51%
Liberal Democrat Paul Woodruff 197 7.51% -15.17%
Green Jennifer Jane Geddes 195 7.43% -0.24%
UKIP Shimrit Manning 115 4.38% n/a
Liberal Shelley Harrison 83 3.16% -1.37%
Conservative Seth Pemberton 74 3.16% +0.23%
Majority 1,763 67.19% +27.69%
Turnout 2624 25.36% -5.94%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing +13.84%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2011: 5th May 2011 [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Abdul Basit Qadir 2059 62.19% +7.77%
Liberal Democrat Laurence Sidorczuk 751 22.68% -10.41%
Green Jennifer Jane Geddes 254 7.67% +4.00%
Liberal Griffith Wynne Parry 150 4.53% -0.12%
Conservative Patricia Anita Waddington 97 2.93% -1.24%
Majority 1308 39.50% +18.17%
Turnout 3311 31.30% -18.52%
Labour hold Swing 9.09%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2010: Picton [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Timothy Martin Beaumont 2937 54.42%
Liberal Democrat Laurence Sidorczuk 1786 33.09%
Liberal Griffith Wynne Parry 251 4.65%
Conservative Pauline Anne Shuttleworth 225 4.17%
Green Ian Harvey 198 3.67%
Majority 1151 21.33%
Turnout 5397 49.82%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Elections of the 2000s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2008: Picton [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Andrew Makinson 1262 47.89%
Labour Timothy Martin Beaumont 1015 38.52%
Green Laurence Wilson 150 5.69%
Liberal Griffith Wynne Parry 109 4.14%
Conservative Ann Temple 99 3.76%
Majority
Turnout 2635 24.16%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2007: Picton [9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Ian Jobling 1316 53.41%
Labour Denis Dunphy 721 29.26%
Liberal Griffith Wynne Parry 236 9.58%
Green Jean Hill 118 4.79%
Conservative Ann Temple 73 2.96%
Majority
Turnout 2464 22.99%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2006: Picton [10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Laurence Sidorczuk 1253 49.55%
Labour Angela Eileen Glanville 879 34.76%
Liberal Griffith Wynne Parry 217 8.58%
Green Nilesh Chauhan 180 7.12%
Majority
Turnout 2529 21.15%
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: Picton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Andrew Makinson 1871
Liberal Democrat Ian Jobling 1782
Liberal Democrat Laurence Sidorczuk 1764
Labour Angela Glanville 1192
Labour Denis Dunphy 1104
Labour Neville Bann 1054
Majority
Turnout 3253 26.32%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing n/a

italics - Denotes the sitting Councillor.
bold - Denotes 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. ^ Liverpool Lib Dem Ian Jobling defects to Labour. 24 August 2010
  4. ^ "Municipal Elections 2014, Picton". Liverpool City Council. 
  5. ^ "Municipal Elections 2012, Picton". Liverpool City Council. 
  6. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2011, Picton". Liverpool City Council. 
  7. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2010, Picton". Liverpool City Council. 
  8. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2008, Picton". Liverpool City Council. 
  9. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2007, Picton". Liverpool City Council. 
  10. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2006, Picton". Liverpool City Council.