2006 Salford City Council election

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The 2006 Salford City Council election took place on 4 May 2006 to elect members of Salford City Council in England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party kept overall control of the council.[1] Overall turnout was 28.1%.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Seats   ±  
Labour 44 0
Conservative 8 0
Liberal Democrat 8 0

Election result[edit]

Salford Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 16 0 1 -1 66.7 42.7 19,634 -5.5%
  Conservative 3 0 0 0 12.5 29.6 13,632 +6.6%
  Liberal Democrat 3 2 0 +2 12.5 25.8 11,854 -1.6%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 424 +0.7%
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 0 0.5 244 +0.1%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 224 +0.5%

Ward results[edit]

Barton[edit]

Barton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Jolley* 971 45.3
Liberal Democrat Roy Laurence 511 23.9
Conservative Gary Green 416 19.4
Independent Alan Valentine 244 11.4
Majority 460 21.4
Turnout 2,142 25.1 -7.4
Labour hold Swing

Boothstown and Ellenbrook[edit]

Boothstown and Ellenbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christine Gray* 1,354 54.3
Labour Philip Cusack 615 24.7
Liberal Democrat Ronald Benjamin 300 12.0
Green Roy Battersby 224 9.0
Majority 739 29.6
Turnout 2,493 33.3 -7.6
Conservative hold Swing

Broughton[edit]

Broughton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Merry* 1,077 56.3
Liberal Democrat Susan Carson 557 29.1
Conservative Hilary Brunyee 278 14.5
Majority 520 27.2
Turnout 1,912 26.4 -1.7
Labour hold Swing

Cadishead[edit]

Cadishead
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Keith Mann* 1,118 53.2
Conservative Elizabeth Hill 982 46.8
Majority 136 6.4
Turnout 2,100 30.1 -6.2
Labour hold Swing

Claremont[edit]

Claremont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Margaret Ferrer 1,162 44.3
Labour Peter Wheeler 707 26.9
BNP Edward O'Sullivan 424 16.2
Conservative Catherine Edwards 331 12.6
Majority 455 17.4
Turnout 2,624 33.2 -6.2
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing

Eccles[edit]

Eccles
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jane Murphy 1,038 39.2
Conservative Ann Davies 975 36.9
Liberal Democrat Christine Lomax 632 23.9
Majority 63 2.3
Turnout 2,645 33.6 -5.5
Labour hold Swing

Irlam[edit]

Irlam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Roger Lightup* 905 49.6
Conservative Joyce Collins 585 32.1
Liberal Democrat Mariska Jones 334 18.3
Majority 320 17.5
Turnout 1,824 25.9 -6.2
Labour hold Swing

Irlam Riverside[edit]

Irwell Riverside (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Hulmes* 716
Labour Stephen Coen 675
Liberal Democrat Kenneth McKelvey 611
Conservative Edith Moores 284
Conservative Jack Stockford 173
Turnout 2,459 20.4 -7.6
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Kersal[edit]

Kersal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ann-Marie Humphreys* 1,077 47.2
Liberal Democrat Harold Hershner 642 28.1
Conservative Colin Moore 563 24.7
Majority 435 19.1
Turnout 2,282 29.9 -11.0
Labour hold Swing

Langworthy[edit]

Langworthy
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Warmisham* 890 46.8
Liberal Democrat Lynn Drake 758 39.9
Conservative Sydney Cooper 253 13.3
Majority 132 6.9
Turnout 1,901 23.5 -7.3
Labour hold Swing

Little Hulton[edit]

Little Hulton (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Eric Burgoyne* 890
Labour Patricia Ryan 862
Liberal Democrat David Cowpe 375
Conservative Nicolette Turner 341
Liberal Democrat Thomas Fernley 296
Conservative Elaine West 274
Turnout 3,038 19.8 -11.0
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Ordsall[edit]

Ordsall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alan Clague* 584 52.4
Liberal Democrat Stephen Plaister 287 25.8
Conservative Nicholas Grant 243 21.8
Majority 297 26.6
Turnout 1,114 21.1 -7.1
Labour hold Swing

Pendlebury[edit]

Pendlebury
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bernard Lea* 1,143 49.1
Conservative Peter Allcock 643 27.6
Liberal Democrat Christine Corry 543 23.3
Majority 500 21.5
Turnout 2,329 27.4 -7.7
Labour hold Swing

Swinton North[edit]

Swinton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Charles Hinds* 1,107 46.8
Conservative Michael Edward 662 28.0
Liberal Democrat Paul Gregory 596 25.2
Majority 455 18.8
Turnout 2,365 28.6 -6.7
Labour hold Swing

Swinton South[edit]

Swinton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Joseph O'Neill 965 40.4
Labour Charles McIntyre* 842 35.2
Conservative Christine Allcock 584 24.4
Majority 123 5.2
Turnout 2,391 29.1 -7.4
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing

Walkden North[edit]

Walkden North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barbara Miller* 1,062 55.2
Conservative Walter Edwards 542 28.2
Liberal Democrat Margita Shevchikova 319 16.6
Majority 520 27.0
Turnout 1,923 24.0 -10.2
Labour hold Swing

Walkden South[edit]

Walkden South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Leslie Turner 1,385 47.5
Labour Adrian Brocklehurst 900 30.9
Liberal Democrat Pauline Ogden 632 21.7
Majority 485 16.6
Turnout 2,917 38.9 -1.8
Conservative hold Swing

Weaste & Seedley[edit]

Weaste and Seedley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat John Deas 1,003 44.9
Labour Stephen Race 888 39.7
Conservative Jonathan Thomason 345 15.4
Majority 115 5.2
Turnout 2,236 28.9 -8.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Winton[edit]

Winton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Margaret Morris* 994 47.0
Liberal Democrat Philip Ward 682 32.2
Conservative Judith Tope 439 20.8
Majority 555 14.8
Turnout 2,115 25.0 -9.0
Labour hold Swing

Worsley[edit]

Worsley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Graham Compton* 1,980 61.8
Liberal Democrat James Gregory 649 20.3
Labour Warren Coates 573 17.9
Majority 1,331 41.5
Turnout 3,202 37.8 -12.6
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local elections: Salford". BBC News Online. Retrieved 16 November 2009.