Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council elections

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Stockport local elections)
Jump to: navigation, search

One third of the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, in Greater Manchester, England is elected each year, followed by one year without election. Since the last boundary changes in 2004, 63 councillors have been elected from 21 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

Since 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
No overall control 1973–1975
Conservative 1975–1983
No overall control 1983–1999
Liberal Democrats 1999–2000
No overall control 2000–2002
Liberal Democrats 2002–2011
No overall control since 2011

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Cheadle Hulme South By-Election 10 September 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 2,264 65.2 +14.4
Conservative 1,048 30.2 +4.7
Labour 161 4.6 -19.1
Majority 1,218 35.0
Turnout 3,473 31.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Manor By-Election 17 October 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,015 46.0 -0.7
Labour 975 44.2 +4.2
Conservative 165 7.5 -1.4
UKIP 53 2.4 +2.4
Majority 40 1.8
Turnout 2,208 23.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Cheadle Hulme South By-Election 17 July 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,830 51.9 -1.2
Conservative 1,458 41.3 +3.1
Labour 143 4.1 -4.6
UKIP 97 2.7 +2.7
Majority 372 10.6
Turnout 3,528 31.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Stepping Hill By-Election 11 June 2009[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat W.E. Orrell 1,779 47.4 -6.1
Conservative J.D. Wright 1,336 35.6 -1.0
UKIP G. Price 257 6.8 +6.8
Labour J.M. Rothwell 225 6.0 -0.0
Green P. Shaw 158 4.2 +0.3
Majority 443 11.8
Turnout 3,775 38.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Reddish North By-Election 23 July 2009[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D Wilson 1,218 49.5 +1.0
Conservative G Butler 403 16.4 -8.9
UKIP G Price 342 13.9 +13.9
Liberal Democrat N Beverley 303 12.3 +0.7
BNP P Bennett 195 7.9 -6.6
Majority 815 33.1
Turnout 2,461 23.5
Labour hold Swing
Cheadle and Gatley By-Election 10 September 2009[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat I Roberts 2,625 52.9 +7.5
Conservative J Smith-Jones 2,005 40.4 -5.4
Labour K Priestley 143 2.9 -5.9
UKIP D Perry 96 1.9 +1.9
Green D Leaver 91 1.8 +1.8
Majority 620 12.5
Turnout 4,960 43.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Your Councillor". Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 5 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Stockport". BBC News Online. 19 April 2008. Retrieved 2009-09-23. 
  3. ^ "Stockport council". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-07-23. 
  4. ^ a b c "Election Results". Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 5 April 2010. 

External links[edit]