2019 Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council election

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The 2019 Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council election took place on 2 May 2019 to elect members of Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council in England.[1] The election took place on the same day as other local elections in England.

Overall results[edit]

Vote share changes compared to 2018.

Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 15 Increase1 75.0% 30 45 75.0% 21,717 40.59% Decrease15.37%
  Liberal Democrats 3 Steady 15.0% 5 8 13.3% 7,308 13.66% Decrease1.71%
  Independent 1 Decrease1 5.0% 2 3 5.0% 8,792 16.43% Increase13.08%
  Conservative 1 Steady 5.0% 3 4 6.7% 6,456 12.07% Decrease9.96%
  UKIP 0 Steady 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 5,339 9.98% n/a
  Green 0 Steady 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 2,081 3.89% Increase0.60%
  Saddleworth First! 0 Steady 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 1,806 3.38% n/a

Ward results[edit]

Councillors seeking re-election are marked with an asterisk; they were last elected in 2015 and changes are compared to that year's election.

Alexandra[edit]

Alexandra
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jenny Harrison* 1,255 57.9 +5.9
Independent Muhammad Imran Sarwar 417 19.2 n/a
UKIP Carl Sinderby 263 12.1 -9.4
Liberal Democrats Martin Dinoff 128 5.9 +1.4
Conservative Jawaad Hussain 106 4.9 -17.0
Majority 838 38.6 +8.4
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,325 29.46
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing -6.65

Chadderton Central[edit]

Chadderton Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Eddie Moores* 1,180 50.8 +5.8
UKIP Marian Goodwin 435 18.7 n/a
Conservative Mohammed Shah Jahan 325 14.0 -7.1
Green Jess Mahoney 256 11.0 +6.3
Liberal Democrats Barbara Ann Beeley 129 5.5 +2.8
Majority 745 32.0%
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,325 29.61
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing -6.45

Chadderton North[edit]

Chadderton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mohon Ali* 1,388 44.3 -0.7
Independent Tracy Woodward 936 29.9 n/a
Conservative Mohammed Alom 468 14.9 -10.3
Green Chris Parr 188 6.0 +2.2
Liberal Democrats John Hall 153 4.9 +0.9
Majority 452 14.4% -5.5
Rejected ballots
Turnout 3,133 37.34
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing -15.3

Chadderton South[edit]

Chadderton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Graham Shuttleworth* 964 47.4 +4.6
UKIP Jack Dickenson 482 23.7 -12.2
Conservative Robert Barnes 390 19.2 +3.6
Green Melodey Walker 123 6.0 +2.8
Liberal Democrats Tabirul Islam 76 3.7 +1.1
Majority 482 23.7% +16.8
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,035 25.74
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing +8.4

Coldhurst[edit]

Montaz Azad was elected for Labour in 2015 but was suspended from the party. [2]They stood as an independent; their individual change and Labour's change are based on the same 2015 result.

Coldhurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ruji Sapna Surjan 2,031 43.7 -21.0
Independent Montaz Azad* 1,700 36.6 -28.1
Liberal Democrats Kutub Uddin 537 11.5 -8.1
Green Jean Betteridge 229 4.9 n/a
Conservative Md Shahid Miah 153 3.3 -2.0
Majority 331 7.1% -38.0
Rejected ballots
Turnout 4,650 53.61
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing

Crompton[edit]

Crompton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Louie Hamblett 1,233 47.2 +18.5
UKIP Colin Francis Jones 523 20.0 -1.3
Conservative Phelyp Bennett 463 17.7 -5.1
Labour Alex Jones-Casey 391 15.0 -9.5
Majority 710 27.2% +23.0
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,610 32.20
Registered electors
Liberal Democrats hold Swing +9.9

Failsworth East[edit]

Failsworth East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Brian Hobin 1,347 53.6 n/a
Labour Paul Jean Jacques* 826 32.9 -21.5
Conservative Antony Cahill 295 11.7 -5.4
Liberal Democrats Alan Belmore 46 1.8 +0.3
Majority 521 20.7% -10.0
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,514 32.08
Registered electors
Independent gain from Labour Swing +37.55

Failsworth West[edit]

Failsworth West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Elaine Garry* 855 36.8 -9.7
Independent Warren Bates 711 30.6 n/a
UKIP Annette Evans 325 14.0 -16.7
Conservative Michele Stockton 192 8.3 -8.7
Green Andy Hunter-Rossall 191 8.2 n/a
Liberal Democrats Richard Darlington 52 2.2 +0.2
Majority 144 6.2% -10.5
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,326 30.42
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing -20.15

Hollinwood[edit]

Hollinwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Steve Williams* 990 56.1 +2.1
UKIP Matthew Woods 457 25.9 -3.0
Conservative Sajjad Hussain 123 7.0 -3.3
Liberal Democrats Stephen Barrow 118 6.7 +3.2
Green David Maybury 76 4.3 +1.0
Majority 533 30.2% +5.1
Rejected ballots
Turnout 1,764 22.71
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing +2.55

Medlock Vale[edit]

Kaiser Rehman was elected for Labour in 2015 but left the party. They stood as an independent; their individual change and Labour's change are based on the same 2015 result.

Medlock Vale
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mohammed Alyas 1,346 44.4 -10.2
Independent Kaiser Rehman* 992 32.7 -21.9
UKIP Marcus Esbach 231 7.6 -17.4
Independent Philip Howarth 186 6.1 n/a
Conservative Neil Allsopp 128 4.2 -8.3
Green Daniel Clayton 83 2.7 -1.9
Liberal Democrats Rachel Pendlebury 64 2.1 -0.9
Majority 354 11.7 -17.9
Rejected ballots
Turnout 3,030 34.67
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing

Royton North[edit]

Royton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Clint Pythian* 840 34.0 -11.1
Conservative Allan Fish 674 27.2 +4.9
UKIP Paul Goldring 573 23.2 -1.6
Green Lina Shaw 219 8.9 +5.2
Liberal Democrats Russell Gosling 168 6.8 +2.7
Majority 166 6.7 -13.7
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,474 32.31
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing -8.0

Royton South[edit]

Royton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Steven Bashforth* 1,014 46.4 +0.4
UKIP Anthony Prince 549 25.1 -0.2
Conservative Ian Bond 289 13.2 -8.2
Green Jim Stidworthy 189 8.7 +5.8
Liberal Democrats Ken Berry 143 6.5 +2.4
Majority 465 21.3 +0.6
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,184 26.39
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing +0.3

Saddleworth North[edit]

Saddleworth North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Hulme 704 23.8 +8.4
Saddleworth First! Car Roberts 650 22.0 n/a
Conservative Luke Lancaster 592 20.0 -0.9
Liberal Democrats John Eccles 567 19.2 -6.9
UKIP Chris Green 255 8.6 -7.4
Independent Phil Sewell 188 6.4 n/a
Majority 54 1.8 -3.4
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,956 38.03
Registered electors
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing -7.65

Saddleworth South[edit]

Saddleworth South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Graham Sheldon* 1,068 31.3 -10.6
Liberal Democrats Brian Lord 649 19.0 -6.2
Saddleworth First! Duncan Goodman 496 14.5 n/a
Labour Connor Green 466 13.7 -8.2
Independent Helen Bishop 435 12.8 n/a
UKIP Harry Moore 244 7.2 -3.8
Independent Alec Crook 51 1.5 n/a
Majority 419 11.3 -5.5
Rejected ballots
Turnout 3,409 37.15
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing -2.2

Saddleworth West & Lees[edit]

Saddleworth West & Lees
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Sam Al-Hamdani 953 33.8 +18.2
Labour Adrian Alexander* 670 23.8 -8.1
Saddleworth First! "Boots" Errock 660 23.4 n/a
UKIP Paul Taylor 280 9.9 -12.8
Conservative Tom Lord 254 9.0 -13.6
Majority 283 10.0 +0.9
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,817 33.63
Registered electors
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing +13.15

Shaw[edit]

Shaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Chris Gloster* 1,121 50.1 +18.8
Labour Co-op Ken Rustidge 428 19.1 -7.4
UKIP Rob Vance 318 14.2 -9.0
Conservative Lisa Smirk 259 11.6 -3.9
Green Catherine Hunter-Rossall 112 5.0 +1.5
Majority 693 31.0 +25.2
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,238 29.54
Registered electors
Liberal Democrats hold Swing +13.1

St. James[edit]

St. James
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Angela Cosgrove* 634 31.9 -11.3
Liberal Democrats Tony Martin 522 26.2 +15.6
UKIP Colin Burrows 404 20.3 -10.1
Independent Amoy Lindo-Crooks 219 11.0 n/a
Conservative Atif Ali 124 6.2 -6.1
Green Roger Pakeman 87 4.4 +1.0
Majority 112 5.6 -7.3
Rejected ballots
Turnout 1,990 25.33
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing -13.45

St. Mary's[edit]

St. Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Nyla Ibrahim 2,625 85.2 +25.7
Green Miranda Meadowcroft 177 5.7 +3.3
Conservative Sean Curley 148 4.8 -1.6
Liberal Democrats Pat Lord 132 4.3 +0.6
Majority 2,448 79.4 +36.5
Rejected ballots
Turnout 3,082 34.67
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing +11.2

Waterhead[edit]

Waterhead
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Dean* 1,233 62.2 +16.0
Liberal Democrats Linda Dawson 431 21.7 +10.3
Conservative Maxine Woodvine 319 16.1 +5.5
Majority 802 40.4 +23.4
Rejected ballots
Turnout 1,983 24.62
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing +2.85

Werneth[edit]

Werneth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Javid Iqbal* 1,877 49.3 -31.1
Independent Asghar Ali 1,610 42.3 n/a
Green Irfat Ahmed Shajahan 151 4.0 +1.6
Conservative Heath Fletcher 86 2.3 -4.0
Liberal Democrats Keith Pendlebury 86 2.3 -2.2
Majority 267 7.0 -67.0
Rejected ballots
Turnout 3,810 46.33
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing -36.7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local election results 2 May 2019". Oldham Borough Council. Oldham Borough Council. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Two shock defeats for Labour but ruling party makes one overall overall gain in Oldham". The Oldham Times. Retrieved 30 June 2019.