2016 Salford City Council election

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2016 local election results in Salford

The 2016 Salford City Council election took place on 5 May 2016 to elect members of Salford City Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections and the Salford Mayoral election.[1] In April 2016, it was revealed that the Liberal Democrats would not be fielding any candidates in Salford.[2]

This result had the following consequences for the total number of seats on the council after the elections:[3][4]

Party Previous council New council
Labour 50 50
Conservative 9 9
Independent 1 1
Total 60 60
Working majority  40   40 

Ward results[edit]

Asterisks denote incumbent Councillors seeking re-election.

Barton[edit]

Barton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Anthony Mullen* 1398 60.3 +3.2
UKIP Glyn Alan Wright 445 19.2 N/A
Conservative Hilary Brunyee 287 12.4 -9.4
Green Daniel Towers 124 5.4 -4.0
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Susan Katrina Wright 46 2.0 -2.9
British Resistance Wayne Tomlinson 17 0.7 N/A
Majority 953 41.1 +5.8
Turnout 2317 26.8 -26.5
Labour hold Swing

Boothstown and Ellenbrook[edit]

Boothstown and Ellenbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bob Clarke 1389 50.6 -7.2
Labour Lee Colin Rowbotham 739 26.9 -4.3
UKIP Joseph William Evans 386 14.1 N/A
Green Lauren Amy Barnes 192 7.0 -1.1
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Kit Watson 23 0.8 -1.4
Majority 650 23.7 -2.8
Turnout 2744 36.8 -30.7
Conservative hold Swing

Broughton[edit]

Broughton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Jim King* 1580 64.4 -2.1
UKIP Shneur Zalman 368 15.0 N/A
Conservative Yonie Saunders 280 11.4 -5.0
Green David Jones 159 6.5 -3.6
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Andrew Sherratt 39 1.6 -3.6
Majority 1212 49.4 -0.7
Turnout 2452 26.1 -21.0
Labour Co-op hold Swing

Cadishead[edit]

Cadishead
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John David Walsh 1220 55.2 -0.4
UKIP Stephen Ferrer 409 18.5 N/A
Conservative Dorothy Chapman 367 16.6 -12.6
Green Diane Cawood 158 7.2 -1.8
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Melissa Andrews 38 1.7 -3.7
Majority 811 36.7 +10.3
Turnout 2209 27.6 -27.8
Labour hold Swing

Claremont[edit]

Claremont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barbara Anne Bentham 1294 47.7 +2.6
UKIP Mary Ferrer 666 24.6 +2.9
Conservative Bob Goodall 489 18.0 -1.6
Green Dane Alexander Yates 245 9.0 +3.1
Majority 628 23.2 -0.2
Turnout 2712 33.4 -29.4
Labour hold Swing

Eccles[edit]

Eccles
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Wheeler* 1873 61.7 +13.4
Conservative Jonathan Alan Boot 707 23.3 -1.6
Green Helen Margaret Alker 284 9.4 +3.3
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Sally Griffiths 173 5.7 +3.4
Majority 1166 38.4 +15
Turnout 3037 34.9 -27.1
Labour hold Swing

Irlam[edit]

Irlam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tracy Jane Kelly* 1118 58.3 +8.3
UKIP Brian Norman Robinson 435 22.7 -0.8
Conservative Noel Gaskell 248 12.9 -5.9
Green Barry Woodling 58 3.0 -2.6
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Michelle Joy O'Mahoney 43 2.2 +1.0
Majority 683 35.6 +4.4
Turnout 1917 27.8 -27.4
Labour hold Swing

Irwell Riverside[edit]

Irwell Riverside
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Stephen Coen* 1055 58.0 +3.2
UKIP Katherine Alder 316 17.4 +1.5
Green Wendy Kay Olsen 233 12.8 -1.0
Conservative Thomas Richard Chambers 180 9.9 -2.3
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Benjamin Wilkes 35 1.9 -0.5
Majority 739 40.6 +1.7
Turnout 1819 25.5 -13.4
Labour hold Swing

Kersal[edit]

Kersal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Connor* 1219 46.7 -1.8
Conservative Arnold Saunders 942 36.1 -6.9
UKIP Seamus Martin 283 10.8 N/A
Green Jason Peter Reading 113 4.3 -1.4
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Alan Metcalfe 31 1.2 -0.8
Majority 277 10.6 +5.1
Turnout 2611 31.5 -20.1
Labour hold Swing

There was a by-election held on 2 March 2017 following the resignation of the incumbent councillor. The ward was gained by the Conservative Party candidate, a local rabbi.[5]

Langworthy[edit]

Langworthy
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Paul Anthony Longshaw 1142 48.5 -6.4
UKIP Christopher Barnes 586 24.9 +0.8
Independent Mark Breeze 264 11.2 N/A
Conservative Ian Macdoland 151 6.4 -4.0
Green Ian Pattinson 139 5.9 -1.8
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Andrew Carss 45 1.9 -0.3
Majority 556 23.6 -7.2
Turnout 2353 27.6 -24.4
Labour hold Swing

Little Hulton[edit]

Little Hulton (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Robert Andrew Sharpe 1171 30.6
Labour Colette Weir 837 21.7
UKIP Phil Bridge 648 16.9
UKIP Bod Skoczypec 416 10.9
Conservative Nathan Ian James 317 8.3
Conservative Matthew William Lightfoot 229 6.0
Green Frederick Roy Battersby 210 5.5
Turnout 3828 21.0 -25.9
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Ordsall[edit]

Ordsall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ray Mashiter* 1521 58.9 +6.0
Conservative Adam Robert Carney 370 14.3 -6.7
Green Emma Sarah Louise Van Dyke 331 12.8 -1.3
UKIP Owen Martin Hammond 280 10.8 -0.6
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Ashley Jade Taylor 48 1.9 -0.6
Majority 1151 44.6 +15.0
Turnout 2583 24.6 -28.3
Labour hold Swing

Pendlebury[edit]

Pendlebury
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barry Warner* 1287 48.4 -0.1
UKIP Andy Olsen 728 27.4 +2.3
Conservative Jonathan Grosskopf 373 14.0 -5.9
Green Paul Brighouse 161 6.1 +1.5
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Sean Warren 77 2.9 +1.4
Republic Party Stuart Cremins 21 0.8 N/A
Majority 559 21.0 -2.4
Turnout 2660 29.9 -27.2
Labour hold Swing

Swinton North[edit]

Swinton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Derek Antrobus* 1340 61.6 +7.3
UKIP Stacey Olsen 619 23.2 +1.9
Conservative Sharon Bulmer 500 18.8 -1.9
Green Steven John Willett 137 5.1 N/A
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Norma Frances Parkinson-Green 67 2.5 -0.8
Majority 721 27.1 -5.9
Turnout 2663 31.8 -27.5
Labour Co-op hold Swing

Swinton South[edit]

Swinton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Heather Fletcher 1105 46.3 -0.4
UKIP Joe O'Neill 579 24.2 +1.4
Conservative Nicky Turner 443 18.5 -3.6
Green Nicola Smith 161 6.7 +1.2
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Matt Kilsby 49 2.1 -0.2
English Democrat Craig Holmes 43 1.8 N/A
British Resistance Eddy O'Sullivan 9 0.4 N/A
Majority 526 22.0 -2.0
Turnout 2389 29.3 -28.3
Labour hold Swing

Walkden North[edit]

Walkden North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brendan Patrick Ryan* 1146 54.1 +4.4
UKIP Bernard Gill 526 24.8 +0.8
Conservative Shazia Qayyum 243 11.5 -7.5
Green Diana Joy Battersby 130 6.1 +1.9
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Terry Simmons 60 2.8 +0.2
Majority 620 29.3 +3.6
Turnout 2118 25.2 -28.2
Labour hold Swing

Walkden South[edit]

Walkden South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Richard John Critchley* 1421 43.4 +5.7
Conservative Anne Susan Broomhead 1266 38.6 -2.8
UKIP Ann Lord 390 11.9 -2.5
Green Thomas Matthew Dylan 149 4.5 +0.1
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Jamie Carr 29 0.9 -0.6
Majority 155 4.7
Turnout 3276 41.8 -23.4
Labour hold Swing

Weaste & Seedley[edit]

Weaste and Seedley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Stephen Hesling* 1268 51.5 +5.5
UKIP Barrie Michael Fallows 591 24.0 +2.2
Conservative Adam Charles Edward Kennaugh 342 13.9 -2.5
Green Rob Stephenson 172 7.0 -0.1
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Becci Heagney 65 2.6 +0.1
Majority 677 27.5 +3.3
Turnout 2460 28.2 -27.6
Labour hold Swing

Winton[edit]

Winton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Anthony Lancaster* 1381 58.3 +2.2
Conservative George Andrew Darlington 404 17.0 -4.2
Independent Paul Michael Doyle 271 11.4 +0.3
Green Susan Mary O'Shea 171 7.2 +0.3
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Rob Royle 143 +6.0 +2.2
Majority 977 41.2 +6.4
Turnout 2370 27.3 -28.2
Labour hold Swing

Worsley[edit]

Worsley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Karen Garrido* 1833 56.0 +3.5
Labour Stuart James Dickman 846 25.8 -0.6
UKIP Andrew Townsend 372 11.4 -1.8
Green Christopher Bertenshaw 179 5.5 -1.0
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Thomas James Alexander Thurman 26 0.8 0.0
Majority 987 30.1 +3.9
Turnout 3274 40.5 -30.6
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local election - Thursday 5 May 2016". Salford City Council. Retrieved 18 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Liberal Democrats will not field any candidates in Salford's local elections". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 18 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Political composition of the council". Salford City Council. Retrieved 18 April 2016.
  4. ^ "2016 election results, Salford". Salford Council. Archived from the original on 6 May 2016.
  5. ^ "Rabbi wins surprise victory for Tories in Salford by-election". Manchester Evening News. 3 March 2017.