Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council election, 2012

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Elections to Trafford Council were held on 3 May 2012. One third of the council was up for election, with each successful candidate serving a four-year term of office, expiring in 2016. The Conservative Party held overall control of the council.

The current composition of the Council is as follows:

Party Seats   +/-  
Conservative 34 -3
Labour 25 +3
Liberal Democrat 4 0

Election results[edit]

Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council Election, 2012
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 34 0 3 -3 55.73 39.5 23,689 -8,687
  Labour 25 3 0 +3 40.98 41.8 25,100 -4,496
  Liberal Democrat 4 0 0 0 6.5 9.3 5,605 -1,854
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 7.5 4,505 -667
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 1.7 1,001 +459
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 117 +117

Ward results[edit]

The results for individual wards in the Election are as follows:

Altrincham ward[edit]

Altrincham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alex Williams* 1,446 51.3 +0.9
Labour Aidan Williams 933 33.1 +3.2
Green Deborah Leftwich 252 8.9 +1.0
Liberal Democrat Julian Newgrosh 190 6.7 -5.2
Majority 513 18.2 +2.2
Turnout 2,821 34.8 -7.7
Conservative hold Swing 1.15% CON to LAB

Ashton upon Mersey ward[edit]

Ashton upon Mersey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Rigby* 1,396 50.1 -0.4
Labour Michael Wilton 992 35.6 +1.4
Green Joseph Westbrook 235 8.4 +1.7
Liberal Democrat Christopher Marritt 161 5.8 -2.7
Majority 404 14.5 -1.8
Turnout 2,784 39.0 -7.3
Conservative hold Swing 0.9% CON to LAB

Bowdon ward[edit]

Bowdon
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sean Anstee* 1,885 68.3 -2.4
Labour Thomas Hague 432 15.6 +0.3
Green Bridget Green 257 9.3 +2.2
Liberal Democrat Kirstie Davidson 187 6.8 -0.1
Majority 1,453 52.6 -2.8
Turnout 2,761 38.8 -9.8
Conservative hold Swing 1.35% CON to LAB

Broadheath ward[edit]

Broadheath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Denise Western 1,662 46.3 +5.9
Conservative Brenda Houraghan* 1,397 38.9 -4.3
UKIP John Walsh 221 6.2 +1.5
Green Sara Ahsan 156 4.3 -0.3
Liberal Democrat Pauline Cliff 152 4.2 -2.9
Majority 265 7.4 +4.6
Turnout 3,588 38.8 -7.1
Labour gain from Conservative Swing 5.1% CON to LAB

Brooklands ward[edit]

Brooklands
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Boyes 1,421 48.1 -4.6
Labour Louise Dagnall 972 32.9 +1.9
Green David Eatock 247 8.4 +2.4
Liberal Democrat Michael McDonald 197 6.7 -3.7
Independent Colin Bearfield 117 4.0 +4.0
Majority 449 15.2 -6.5
Turnout 2,954 38.6 -9.1
Conservative hold Swing 3.25% CON to LAB

Bucklow-St. Martins ward[edit]

Bucklow-St. Martins
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian Platt* 1,238 67.1 +3.8
Conservative Lee Peck 393 21.3 -3.2
Green Daniel Wadsworth 110 6.0 -0.8
Liberal Democrat Graham Rogers 105 5.7 +0.3
Majority 845 45.8 +6.9
Turnout 1,846 27.8 -3.8
Labour hold Swing 3.5% CON to LAB

Clifford ward[edit]

Clifford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Whit Stennett* 2,035 79.8 +3.6
Green Anne Power 284 11.1 -0.6
Conservative James Heywood 173 6.8 -1.3
Liberal Democrat Louise Bird 59 2.3 -1.7
Majority 1,751 68.6 +4.1
Turnout 2,551 35.4 -4.2
Labour hold Swing 2.1% GREEN to LAB

Davyhulme East ward[edit]

Davyhulme East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Linda Blackburn* 1,480 49.3 -1.7
Labour Helen Simpson 1,295 43.1 +1.1
Green Jennie Wadsworth 155 5.2 +1.3
Liberal Democrat Kenneth Clarke 75 2.5 -0.5
Majority 185 6.2 -2.8
Turnout 3,005 40.6 -4.1
Conservative hold Swing 2.4% CON to LAB

Davyhulme West ward[edit]

Davyhulme West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Shaw* 1,345 47.1 -4.4
Labour George Devlin 1,241 43.4 +4.4
Green Christine McLaughlin 196 6.9 +1.1
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Hogg 75 2.6 -1.1
Majority 104 3.6 -8.9
Turnout 2,857 39.1 -3.8
Conservative hold Swing 4.4% CON to LAB

Flixton ward[edit]

Flixton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Lally 1,481 46.3 -1.6
Labour Freda Mottley 1,330 41.6 +1.4
Green Alison Cavanagh 294 9.2 +1.4
Liberal Democrat Richard Elliott 94 2.9 -1.2
Majority 151 4.7 -3.0
Turnout 3,199 39.5 -4.3
Conservative hold Swing 1.5% CON to LAB

Gorse Hill ward[edit]

Gorse Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Laurence Walsh* 1,633 71.7 +3.9
Conservative Samuel Martin 368 16.2 -3.3
Green Philip Leape 196 8.6 +1.1
Liberal Democrat Renee Matthews 81 3.6 -1.6
Majority 1,265 55.5 +7.3
Turnout 2,278 31.1 -1.8
Labour hold Swing 3.2% CON to LAB

Hale Barns ward[edit]

Hale Barns
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Patrick Myers* 1,774 62.8 -5.7
Labour Co-op Barbara Twiney 438 15.5 +0.1
Liberal Democrat Sandra Taylor 256 9.1 -1.9
UKIP Andrew Weighell 214 7.6 +7.6
Green Sarah McIlroy 142 5.0 -0.1
Majority 1,336 47.3 -5.8
Turnout 2,824 38.7 -8.1
Conservative hold Swing 2.9% CON to LAB

Hale Central ward[edit]

Hale Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Candish* 1,484 58.1 -0.9
Labour Co-op Beverley Harrison 569 22.3 +0.6
Green Samuel Little 303 11.9 +2.4
Liberal Democrat Craig Birtwistle 200 7.8 -2.0
Majority 915 35.8 -1.5
Turnout 2,556 34.9 -11.0
Conservative hold Swing 0.75% CON to LAB

Longford ward[edit]

Longford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Judith Lloyd* 1,885 65.3 +2.3
Conservative Alex Finney 532 18.4 -2.7
Green Margaret Westbrook 375 13.0 +1.8
Liberal Democrat Barbara Doyle 9.6 3.3 -1.4
Majority 1,353 46.8 +4.9
Turnout 2,888 35.0 -4.9
Labour hold Swing 2.5% CON to LAB

Priory ward[edit]

Priory
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Barry Brotherton* 1,471 51.8 +8.5
Conservative Dave Hopps 879 31.0 +2.5
Liberal Democrat William Jones 255 9.0 -8.8
Green Paul Bayliss 235 8.3 -2.1
Majority 592 20.8 +6.0
Turnout 2,840 37.4 -6.5
Labour hold Swing 5.5% CON to LAB

Sale Moor ward[edit]

Sale Moor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mike Freeman 1,355 49.1 +1.8
Conservative Nigel Hooley* 1,032 37.4 -2.5
Green Nigel Woodcock 205 7.4 +1.4
Liberal Democrat Joseph Carter 168 6.1 -0.7
Majority 323 11.7 +4.3
Turnout 2,760 37.9 -3.8
Labour gain from Conservative Swing 2.15% CON to LAB

St. Mary's ward[edit]

The Liberal Democrat candidate defected to the Labour Party two days before the election.

St. Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Holden* 1,285 43.0 -7.4
Labour Simon Buckley 1,266 42.4 +7.0
UKIP Stephen Farndon 203 6.8 +1.1
Liberal Democrat Jordan Cooper 122 4.1 -1.3
Green Joseph Ryan 111 3.7 +0.6
Majority 19 0.6 -14.4
Turnout 2,987 35.2 -4.8
Conservative hold Swing 7.2% CON to LAB

Stretford ward[edit]

Stretford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tom Ross* 1,666 62.4 +1.2
Conservative Michael Parris 475 17.8 -6.6
Green Liz O'Neill 266 10.0 +0.5
UKIP Jan Brzozowski 167 6.3 +6.3
Liberal Democrat Kirsty Cullen 95 3.6 -1.3
Majority 1,191 44.6 +7.8
Turnout 2,669 35.6 -4.7
Labour hold Swing 3.9% CON to LAB

Timperley ward[edit]

Timperley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Jane Brophy* 1,553 43.4 +12.4
Conservative Mal Choudhury 1,246 34.8 -8.0
Labour Majella Dalton-Bartley 630 17.6 -4.1
Green Jadwiga Leigh 150 4.2 -0.3
Majority 307 8.6 -3.2
Turnout 3,579 42.9 -7.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing 10.2% CON to LIB

Urmston ward[edit]

Urmston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Catherine Hynes 1,453 45.6 -2.7
Conservative Christine Turner* 1,304 41.0 +2.1
UKIP Robert Rawcliffe 196 6.2 +2.5
Green Paul Syrett 145 4.6 -0.7
Liberal Democrat Alan Sherliker 86 2.7 -1.1
Majority 149 4.7 -4.6
Turnout 3,184 40.4 -5.6
Labour gain from Conservative Swing 2.4% LAB to CON

Village ward[edit]

Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Ray Bowker* 1,398 45.3 +11.9
Conservative Matthew Sephton 893 28.9 -6.2
Labour Helen Boyle 604 19.6 -6.6
Green Michael Leigh 191 6.2 +0.9
Majority 505 16.4 +14.6
Turnout 3,086 41.0 -3.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing 9.05% CON to LIB

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