Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council elections

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One third of Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council in Greater Manchester, England is elected each year, followed by one year without election. Since the last boundary changes in 2004, 57 councillors have been elected from 19 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

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

Party in control Years
Labour 1973–1976
Conservative 1976–1979
Labour 1979–present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Denton South By-Election 29 June 2006[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Walter Downs 900 52.2 -9.3
Conservative Thomas Jones 346 20.1 -18.4
BNP Anthony Jones 316 18.3 +18.3
Liberal Democrat David Barber 115 6.7 +6.7
Green Nigel Rolland 47 2.7 +2.7
Majority 554 32.1
Turnout 1,724 20.5
Labour hold Swing
Stalybridge North By-Election 29 June 2006[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour George Roberts 773 45.6 -2.2
Conservative David Buckley 427 25.2 -8.2
BNP Paul Hindley 283 16.7 +16.7
Green Jean Smee 137 8.1 -10.7
Liberal Democrat Peter Baall-Foster 75 4.4 +4.4
Majority 346 20.4
Turnout 1,695 18.8
Labour hold Swing
Hyde Newton By-Election 5 February 2009[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Phillip Fitzpatrick 1,379 45.6 +9.0
BNP Rosalind Gauci 889 29.4 +1.9
Conservative John Welsh 485 16.0 -7.8
Liberal Democrat Peter Ball-Foster 172 5.7 -6.5
Green Nigel Rolland 69 2.3 +2.3
UKIP Angela McManus 33 1.1 +1.1
Majority 490 16.2
Turnout 3,027 32.0
Labour hold Swing
Denton North East By-Election 30 July 2009[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Denise Ward 1,258 47.8 +2.3
Conservative Floyd Paterson 660 25.1 -11.3
BNP Rosalind Gauci 358 13.6 +13.6
UKIP John Cooke 193 7.3 +7.3
Green Rachell Lucas 164 6.2 +6.
Majority 598 22.7
Turnout 2,633 31.5
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Know your councillor". Tameside.gov.uk. Retrieved 2009-09-27. 
  2. ^ "Tameside". BBC News Online. 2008-04-19. Retrieved 2009-09-27. 
  3. ^ "Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-07-27. 
  4. ^ a b "By-Election Results for Denton South and Stalybridge North Wards". Tameside.gov.uk. Retrieved 2009-09-27. 
  5. ^ "Labour increase majority in by-election". Tameside Advertiser. 2009-02-06. Retrieved 2009-09-27. 
  6. ^ "Labour hold on in by-election". Tameside Advertiser. 2009-07-31. Retrieved 2009-09-27. 

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