2004 Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council election

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The Metropolitan Borough of Oldham shown within England.

Elections to Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council were held on 10 June 2004. The whole council was up for election with boundary changes since the last election in 2003.[1] The Labour Party retained overall control of the Council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Oldham Local Election Result 2004
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 32 32.7 27,092
  Liberal Democrat 25 28.1 23,276
  Conservative 2 19.1 15,825
  Green 0 8.1 6,670
  BNP 0 5.7 4,754
  Independent 0 4.8 3,999
  UKIP 0 1.5 1,202

Ward results[edit]

Alexandra ward[edit]

Alexandra ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Hugh McDonald 982 16.8
Labour Glynis Shaw 951 16.3
Labour Asaf Ali 874 15.0
Liberal Democrat Aftab Hussain 619 10.6
Green John Roney 518 8.9
Independent Chris Wright 458 7.8
Liberal Democrat Sakindar Mehmood 457 7.8
Liberal Democrat Martin Dinoff 422 7.2
Conservative Sarfraz Khan 359 6.1
Conservative Harun Miah 203 3.5
Turnout 5,843

Chadderton Central ward[edit]

Chadderton Central ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Greenwood 1,523 21.6
Labour Tony Brownridge 1,315 18.6
Independent Sidney Jacobs 1,268 18.0
Green Philip Stevens 849 12.0
Labour Elizabeth Wrigglesworth 791 11.2
Liberal Democrat Stephen Ward 449 6.4
Liberal Democrat Alma McInnes 431 6.1
Liberal Democrat John McCann 427 6.0
Turnout 7,053

Chadderton North ward[edit]

Chadderton North ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jeremy Sutcliffe 1,782 22.0
Labour Susan Dean 1,403 17.3
Conservative Philip Rogers 1,372 16.9
Labour Joseph Fitzpatrick 1,293 15.9
Conservative Ruman Choudhury 1,006 12.4
Liberal Democrat Barbara Beeley 637 7.8
Liberal Democrat Keith Taylor 620 7.6
Turnout 8,113

Chadderton South ward[edit]

Chadderton South ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Hibbert 1,493 24.3
Labour David Jones 1,457 23.7
Labour Dilys Fletcher 1,089 17.7
Conservative Margaret Owens 828 13.5
Liberal Democrat Dorothy Shaw 467 7.6
Liberal Democrat Philip Renold 403 6.6
Liberal Democrat Philip Bagley 401 6.5
Turnout 6,138

Coldhurst ward[edit]

Coldhurst ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Abdul Jabbar 2,328 16.3
Liberal Democrat Jilad Miah 2,108 14.8
Liberal Democrat Muhammad Uddin 2,059 14.4
Labour John Battye 1,966 13.8
Labour Wahidur Rahman 1,882 13.2
Liberal Democrat Israk Miah 1,382 9.7
Conservative Aklaque Hussain 795 5.6
Conservative Chondon Miah 596 4.2
Conservative Abdul Malik 574 4.0
Green Susannah Stevens 562 3.9
Turnout 14,252

Crompton ward[edit]

Crompton ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Ann Wingate 1,637 15.1
Liberal Democrat Allan Dillon 1,552 14.2
Liberal Democrat Philomena Dillon 1,434 13.2
Conservative Valerie Pemberton 1,307 12.0
Conservative David Dunning 1,279 11.8
Conservative Jack Hulme 918 8.4
Labour Duncan Davies 750 6.9
Independent Michael Hambley 715 6.6
Labour Steven Webb 688 6.3
Labour Helen Smith 579 5.3
Turnout 10,859

Failsworth East ward[edit]

Failsworth East ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barbara Dawson 1,780 25.9
Labour James McMahon 1,779 25.9
Labour Peter Dean 1,351 19.7
Conservative Paul Martin 760 11.1
Green Warren Bates 561 8.2
Liberal Democrat Susan Barratt 221 3.2
Liberal Democrat Dorothy Fennell 209 3.0
Liberal Democrat Derek Clayton 206 3.0
Turnout 6,867

Failsworth West ward[edit]

Failsworth West ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Johnson 1,712 21.8
Labour Alan Harrison 1,690 21.5
Labour Aileen Bell 1,670 21.2
BNP Charles Styles 675 8.6
Conservative David Crankshaw 628 8.0
Green Joan Spencer 548 7.0
Liberal Democrat James Ward 449 5.7
Liberal Democrat Jill Barrow 285 3.6
Liberal Democrat Lesley Schofield 209 2.6
Turnout 7,866

Hollinwood ward[edit]

Hollinwood ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jean Stretton 1,138 15.8
Labour Stephen Williams 1,107 15.3
Labour Brian Ames 1,066 14.8
Liberal Democrat David Joynes 989 13.7
Liberal Democrat Stephen Barrow 837 11.6
Liberal Democrat Robert Longley 720 10.0
Conservative John Berry 551 7.6
Conservative Christopher Shyne 451 6.2
Green Peter Robbie 356 4.9
Turnout 7,215

Medlock Vale ward[edit]

Medlock Vale ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ur Rehman Ateeque 1,526 18.8
Labour Gerald Ball 1,379 17.0
Labour Jean Jones 1,297 16.0
Liberal Democrat Zahid Hussain 723 8.9
Green Ian Payne 673 8.3
Green Maureen McGuin 578 7.1
Liberal Democrat Jason Robinson 556 6.9
Liberal Democrat Bronwyn Thackeray 552 6.8
Independent Neelofar Rafiq 451 5.6
Conservative Hizzur Rahman 369 4.5
Turnout 8,104

Royton North ward[edit]

Royton North ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bernard Judge 1,740 18.4
Labour John Larkin 1,479 15.7
Labour Olwen Chadderton 1,370 14.5
Conservative Jack Lees 975 10.3
BNP Norman Corbett 953 10.1
Conservative Kenneth Heeks 728 7.7
UKIP David Short 665 7.0
Green Margaret Kelly 597 6.3
Liberal Democrat Tony Farrell 356 3.8
Liberal Democrat Annie Lord 319 3.4
Liberal Democrat George Womack 252 2.7
Turnout 9,434

Royton South ward[edit]

Royton South ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Steven Bashforth 1,438 15.5
Labour Philip Harrison 1,438 15.5
Labour Jill Read 1,112 12.0
BNP Anita Corbett 964 10.4
Conservative Joseph Farquhar 865 9.3
Conservative Allan Fish 745 8.0
Conservative Sarah Farquhar 701 7.5
UKIP Trevor Hilton 537 5.8
Liberal Democrat David Shaw 522 5.6
Liberal Democrat Marjorie Solan 345 3.7
Green Ben McCarthy 326 3.5
Liberal Democrat Kenneth Wingate 288 3.1
Turnout 9,281

Saddleworth North ward[edit]

Saddleworth North ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Paul Buckley 1,700 15.8
Liberal Democrat Derek Heffernan 1,526 14.2
Liberal Democrat Ian McInnes 1,429 13.3
Conservative Barbara Jackson 1,124 10.5
Conservative Graham Sheldon 1,089 10.1
Conservative Ann Gee 1,050 9.8
Labour Kenneth Hulme 865 8.0
Labour Paul Hickling 738 6.9
Labour Paul Fryer 633 5.9
Green Andrew Threlfall 587 5.5
Turnout 10,741

Saddleworth South ward[edit]

Saddleworth South ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Richard Knowles 1,988 16.6
Liberal Democrat Christine Wheeler 1,977 16.5
Conservative John Hudson 1,843 15.4
Liberal Democrat Valerie Knowles 1,483 12.4
Conservative Patricia Byrne 1,473 12.3
Conservative Richard Postle 1,288 10.7
Green Kay Roney 521 4.3
Labour Alastair McGregor 520 4.3
Labour Annette Battye 492 4.1
Labour Cathryn Ball 390 3.3
Turnout 11,975

Saddleworth West and Lees ward[edit]

Saddleworth West and Lees ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Valerie Sedgwick 1,430 14.6
Liberal Democrat Brian Lord 1,239 12.6
Liberal Democrat Thomas Beeley 1,143 11.7
Conservative Elizabeth Boon 946 9.7
Labour John McArdle 934 9.5
Conservative George Buston 900 9.2
Labour Norman Bennett 803 8.2
Conservative John Caddick 780 8.0
Labour Ann Buscema 678 6.9
Green Mark Lees 572 5.8
Independent Robert Allsopp 369 3.8
Turnout 9,794

St James ward[edit]

St James ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jaqueline Stanton 1,354 18.4
Liberal Democrat James McArdle 1,259 17.1
Liberal Democrat Roger Hindle 1,146 15.5
Labour Adrian Alexander 808 11.0
BNP Michael Treacy 797 10.8
Labour Raymond Mallinson 590 8.0
Labour Brian Hurst 588 8.0
Independent Paul Andrew 440 6.0
Conservative Eileen Hulme 388 5.3
Turnout 7,370

St Marys ward[edit]

St Marys ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Riaz Ahmed 1,966 16.4
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Masud 1,938 16.1
Liberal Democrat Aqeel Salamat 1,711 14.2
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Sharif 1,675 13.9
Labour Abdul Shah 1,653 13.8
Labour Mohammed Azam 1,348 11.2
Conservative Nadeem Hussain 1,067 8.9
Conservative David Atherton 653 5.4
Turnout 12,011

Shaw ward[edit]

Shaw ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Howard Sykes 1,952 20.8
Liberal Democrat Angie Farrell 1,773 18.9
Liberal Democrat Roderick Blyth 1,694 18.1
Conservative David Bentley 716 7.6
BNP Alwyn Stott 705 7.5
Conservative Kevin Howard 605 6.5
Conservative Carole Masters 596 6.4
Labour Michael Connolly 476 5.1
Labour David Faulkner 476 5.1
Labour Lester Chattein 374 4.0
Turnout 9,367

Waterhead ward[edit]

Waterhead ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat John Anchor 1,643 19.0
Liberal Democrat Kay Knox 1,608 18.6
Liberal Democrat Lynn Thompson 1,316 15.2
Labour James Leyden 981 11.4
Labour Christopher Jones 879 10.2
Labour Shadab Qumer 877 10.2
BNP Martin Brierley 660 7.6
Conservative Edna Wolstenhulme 365 4.2
Independent Stuart Allsopp 298 3.4
Turnout 8,627

Werneth ward[edit]

Werneth ward (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Fida Hussain 2,350 20.6
Liberal Democrat Khurshid Ahmed 2,094 18.4
Labour Shoab Akhtar 1,872 16.4
Labour Kamran Ghafoor 1,698 14.9
Liberal Democrat Faisal Khan 1,546 13.6
Liberal Democrat Keith Pendlebury 1,232 10.8
Conservative Paul Stephenson 567 5.0
Turnout 11,395

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oldham council". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-12-16.