Speke-Garston (ward)

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Coordinates: 53°20′53″N 2°52′41″W / 53.348°N 2.878°W / 53.348; -2.878 Speke Garston is a Liverpool City Council Ward, within the Garston and Halewood Parliamentary constituency. It was formed for the 2004 Municipal elections from the former St Mary's ward and includes the Garston and Speke areas.[1]

The resignation of Liberal Democrat Cllr Danny Hughes led to a by election taking place on the 8 March 2007, which was subsequently won by the Labour candidate, Colin Strickland.

Councillors[edit]

The ward has returned six Councillors[2]

Term Councillor Party
2004–2006 Frank Roderick Liberal Democrats
2004–2007 Danny Hughes Liberal Democrats
2004–2007 Paula Keaveny Liberal Democrats
2006–present Doreen Knight Labour
2007–present Colin Strickland Labour
2007–present Mary Rasmussen Labour

Election results[edit]

Elections of the 2010s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2014: 22nd May 2014 [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Doreen Knight 2717 80.12% -4.70%
Green Pam Robinson 292 8.61% +1.89%
Conservative Lewis Wooding-Smith 165 4.87% +1.84%
Liberal Democrat Kris Brown 161 4.75% -0.67%
Liberal Colin Edwards 56 1.65% n/a
Majority 2,425 71.51% -6.59%
Turnout 3391 26.22% -1.30%
Labour hold Swing -3.30%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2012: 3rd May 2012 [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin Strickland 2940 84.82% +2.62%
Green Helen Elizabeth Randall 233 6.72% +2.36%
Liberal Democrat Rachel Helen Oelbaum 188 5.42% -0.91%
Conservative Julian Mann 105 3.03% -0.63%
Majority 2,707 78.10% +2.23%
Turnout 3466 27.52% -2.82%
Labour hold Swing +0.13%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2011: 5th May 2011 [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Rasmussen 3,167 82.20% +1.62%
Liberal Democrat Philip Wren 244 6.33% -0.85%
Green Helen Randall 168 4.36% +0.89%
Conservative Nigel Barber 141 3.66% -2.76%
Liberal John Harold Pagan 133 3.45 +1.11%
Majority 2923 75.87 +2.47%
Turnout 3853 30.34% -17.09%
Labour hold Swing +0.39%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2010: Speke-Garston [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Doreen Knight 4847 80.58% +17.22%
Liberal Democrat Rachel Helen Oelbaum 432 7.18% -9.08%
Conservative Norman Coppell 386 6.42% +0.61%
Green Helen Anne McAlister 209 3.47% +0.31%
Liberal John Harold Pagan 141 2.34% -2.01%
Majority 4415 73.40%
Turnout 6015 47.43%
Labour hold Swing +13.15%

Elections of the 2000s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2008: Speke-Garston [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin Strickland 1866 63.36%
Liberal Democrat Jackie Elaine Wilson 479 16.26%
BNP Jane Greenhalgh 208 7.06%
Conservative Brenda Coppell 171 5.81%
Liberal Irene Norah Mayes 128 4.35%
Green Fiona Coyne 93 3.16%
Majority
Turnout 2945 23.19%
Labour hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2007: Speke-Garston [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Rasmussen 1859 57.13%
Liberal Democrat Paula Keaveney 990 30.42%
BNP Steven McEllenborough 190 5.84%
Conservative Brenda Coppell 81 2.49%
Green Cherry Fitzsimmons 75 2.30%
Liberal John Harold Pagan 59 1.81%
Majority
Turnout 3254 25.58%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Speke-Garston by-election, 8th March 2007 [9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin Strickland 1984 54.30%
Liberal Democrat Lynnie Marie Williams 1218 33.33%
BNP Steven Greenhalgh 281 7.69%
Green Cherry Fitzsimmons 68 1.86%
Conservative Brenda Coppell 54 1.48%
UKIP Mark Eric Bill 49 1.34%
Majority
Turnout 3654 28.71%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2006: Speke-Garston [10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Doreen Knight 2141 59.29%
Liberal Democrat Francis Stanley Roderick 1138 31.51%
Green Cherry Fitzsimmons 141 3.90%
Conservative Denise Mary Nuttall 107 2.96%
Liberal Michael Alan Williams 84 2.33%
Majority
Turnout 3611 27.31%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

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

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2004: Speke-Garston [11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Danny Hughes 2368
Liberal Democrat Paula Keaveney 2313
Liberal Democrat Frank Roderick 2211
Labour Doreen Knight 1608
Labour Colin Strickland 1506
Labour Raymond Carrick 1417
Conservative Denise Nuttall 169
Majority
Turnout 4433 33.89%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing n/a

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boundary Commission Report". 15 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Liverpool City Council elections 1998-2006". 15 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Municipal Elections 2014, Speke-Garston". Liverpool City Council. 
  4. ^ "Municipal Elections 2012, Speke-Garston". Liverpool City Council. 
  5. ^ "Municipal Elections 2011, Speke-Garston". Liverpool City Council. 
  6. ^ "Municipal Elections 2010, Speke-Garston". Liverpool City Council. 
  7. ^ "Municipal Election results 2008, Speke-Garston". Liverpool City Council. 
  8. ^ "Municipal Election results 2007, Speke-Garston". Liverpool City Council. 
  9. ^ "Speke-Garston by-election results, 8th March 2007". Liverpool City Council. 
  10. ^ "Municipal Election results 2006, Speke-Garston". Liverpool City Council. 
  11. ^ "Municipal Election results 2004". Liverpool City Council.