2007 Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council election

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Elections to Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council were held on 3 May 2007. One third of the council was up for election. The Liberal Democrats retained overall control of the council with a majority of 9 councillors. The overall turnout was 36.7%.

Following the election, the make up of the council was as follows;

Party Seats[1]   +/-   % votes
Liberal Democrat 36 +1
Labour 15 0
Conservative 9 -1
Heald Green Ratepayer 3 0

Ward results[edit]

Bramhall North ward[edit]

Bramhall North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Foster-Grime, H. 2525 47.5
Conservative McCarron, R.B. 2457 46.3
BNP Gordon, D.R. 186 3.5
Labour Priestly, K.A. 143 2.7
Majority 68 1.3
Rejected ballots 10 0.2
Turnout 5321 50.7
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

Bramhall South ward[edit]

Bramhall South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bellis, P.J. 2713 56.5
Liberal Democrat Grice, L. 1787 37.2
UKIP Perry, D.M. 155 3.2
Labour Dykes, B.M. 151 3.1
Majority 926 19.3
Rejected ballots 7 0.1
Turnout 4813 49.6
Conservative hold Swing

Bredbury and Woodley ward[edit]

Bredbury and Woodley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Wilson, M. 2018 65.8
Conservative Gibbons, K. 695 22.7
Labour Stanway, C. 354 11.5
Majority 1323 43.1
Rejected ballots 26 0.8
Turnout 3093 28.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Bredbury Green and Romiley ward[edit]

Bredbury Green and Romiley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Margaret P. McLay 1993 46.8
Conservative Rogers, J.D. 1902 44.6
Labour Bray, P.H. 366 8.6
Majority 91 2.1
Rejected ballots 8 0.2
Turnout 4269 39
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Brinnington and Central ward[edit]

Brinnington and Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Chris Murphy 1233 49.6
Liberal Democrat Walker, C. 998 40.1
Conservative Heginbotham, J.E. 257 10.3
Majority 235 9.4
Rejected ballots 17 0.7
Turnout 2505 25.1
Labour hold Swing

Cheadle and Gatley ward[edit]

Cheadle and Gatley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat King, P. 2416 52.7
Conservative Rankin, J.A. 1762 38.4
Labour Owen, C. 409 8.9
Majority 654 14.3
Rejected ballots 19 0.4
Turnout 4606 40.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Cheadle Hulme North ward[edit]

Cheadle Hulme North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Porgess, P. 2086 58.8
Conservative Radmore, C. 1010 28.5
Labour Harrop, B.A. 275 7.8
UKIP Peake, H. 174 4.9
Majority 1076 30.4
Rejected ballots 9 0.3
Turnout 3554 35.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Cheadle Hulme South ward[edit]

Cheadle Hulme South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Wyatt, S.M. 2350 52.3
Conservative Roscoe, M.L. 1714 38.1
Labour Sinclair, K.L. 160 3.6
Green Leaver, D.N. 137 3
UKIP Peake, C.A. 136 3
Majority 636 14.1
Rejected ballots 8 0.2
Turnout 4505 44.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Davenport and Cale Green ward[edit]

Davenport and Cale Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Roy Driver 1235 38.3
Labour Hendley, B.J. 1070 33.1
Conservative Holgate, C. 500 15.5
BNP Stansfield, P.D. 323 10
UKIP Crossley, M. 100 3.1
Majority 165 5.1
Rejected ballots 16 0.5
Turnout 3244 30.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Edgeley and Cheadle Heath ward[edit]

Edgeley and Cheadle Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Richard Coaton 1558 45.5
Liberal Democrat Rawling, A. 1139 33.2
Conservative Charlesworth, Beryl 444 13
BNP Chadfield, R. 285 8.3
Majority 419 12.2
Rejected ballots 10 0.3
Turnout 3436 32.2
Labour hold Swing

Hazel Grove ward[edit]

Hazel Grove
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Corris, C. 2265 53.8
Conservative Lewis-Booth, J.A. 1647 39.1
Labour Bradley, Y.C. 298 7.1
Majority 618 14.7
Rejected ballots 17 0.4
Turnout 4227 39.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Heald Green ward[edit]

Heald Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Eileen Sylvia Humphreys 2370 62.7
Liberal Democrat Roberts-Jones, D.M. 524 13.9
Conservative Stevenson, R.J. 406 10.7
BNP Skill, R.C. 263 7
Labour Junejo, M.A. 214 5.7
Majority 1846 48.9
Rejected ballots 5 0.1
Turnout 3782 37.8
Independent hold Swing

Heatons North ward[edit]

Heatons North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jackie Jones 1939 49.8
Labour Pollard, M. 1124 28.9
Liberal Democrat Moss, P. 448 11.5
Green Cuff, J. 381 9.8
Majority 815 20.9
Rejected ballots 8 0.2
Turnout 3900 37.1
Conservative hold Swing

Heatons South ward[edit]

Heatons South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Breen, O. 1647 40.3
Conservative Lees, B.M. 1624 39.8
Liberal Democrat Mustafa, M.G. 423 10.4
Green Hardman, T. 391 9.6
Majority 23 0.6
Rejected ballots 11 0.3
Turnout 4096 38.1
Labour hold Swing

Manor ward[edit]

Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jenny Humphreys* 1324 43.9
Labour Lechner, B. 808 26.8
Conservative Charlesworth, Barry 412 13.7
BNP Warner, D.N. 380 12.6
Independent Russell, B. 94 3.1
Majority 516 17.1
Rejected ballots 7 0.2
Turnout 3025 29.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Marple North ward[edit]

Marple North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Bispham, A.J. 2089 51.6
Conservative Walsh, C. 1226 30.3
Green Preston, M. 376 9.3
Labour Townsend, S. 268 6.6
Independent Russell, L. 88 2.2
Majority 863 21.3
Rejected ballots 11 0.3
Turnout 4058 41.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Marple South ward[edit]

Marple South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Baker, C. 2099 53.4
Conservative Labrey, K.E. 1215 30.9
Green Reid, G.D. 225 5.7
Labour Rowbottom, D.E. 205 5.2
UKIP Moore, A.H. 188 4.8
Majority 884 22.5
Rejected ballots 6 0.2
Turnout 3938 40.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Offerton ward[edit]

Offerton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Wendy Meikle 1582 48.0
Conservative Lewis-Booth, N. 552 16.7
BNP Maher, S.P. 430 13.0
Labour Ball, S. 371 11.2
Independent Ryan, K. 363 11.0
Majority 1030 31.2
Rejected ballots 7 0.2
Turnout 3305 31.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Reddish North ward[edit]

Reddish North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Owen 1522 53.8
Conservative Hannay, A. 564 19.9
BNP Bennett, P.R. 420 14.8
Liberal Democrat Davenport, A. 323 11.4
Majority 958 33.9
Rejected ballots 16 0.6
Turnout 2845 27.2
Labour hold Swing

Reddish South ward[edit]

Reddish South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brett, W.J. 1415 48.8
Conservative Burt, S. 545 18.8
Liberal Democrat Langley, D. 486 16.8
UKIP Price, G. 454 15.7
Majority 870 30
Rejected ballots 7 0.2
Turnout 2907 27.8
Labour hold Swing

Stepping Hill ward[edit]

Stepping Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Alexander, B. 2016 46.3
Conservative Holt, L.M. 1751 40.2
Labour Rothwell, J.M. 369 8.5
Green Pease, K. 220 5.1
Majority 265 6.1
Rejected ballots 7 0.2
Turnout 4363 44.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Election Results". Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council. Archived from the original on 10 April 2010. Retrieved 5 April 2010.