Beeston and Holbeck (ward)

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Beeston and Holbeck
Population17,049 (2019 electorate)[1]
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
UK Parliament
Councillors
  • Gohar Almass[2] (Labour)
  • Angela Gabriel[3] (Labour)
  • Andrew Scopes[4] (Labour)
List of places
United Kingdom

Beeston and Holbeck is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in Leeds, West Yorkshire, covering the inner city areas and urban suburbs of Beeston, Cottingley and Holbeck to the south of the city centre.

Councillors[edit]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Angela Gabriel (Lab)[a] Adam Ogilvie (Lab)[b][5] David Congreve (Lab)[c][6]
2006 Angela Gabriel (Lab) Adam Ogilvie (Lab) David Congreve (Lab)
2007 Angela Gabriel (Lab) Adam Ogilvie (Lab) David Congreve (Lab)
2008 Angela Gabriel (Lab) Adam Ogilvie (Lab) David Congreve (Lab)
2010 Angela Gabriel (Lab) Adam Ogilvie (Lab) David Congreve (Lab)
2011 Angela Gabriel (Lab) Adam Ogilvie (Lab) David Congreve (Lab)
2012 Angela Gabriel (Lab) Adam Ogilvie (Lab) David Congreve (Lab)
2014 Angela Gabriel (Lab) Adam Ogilvie (Lab) David Congreve (Lab)
2015 Angela Gabriel (Lab) Adam Ogilvie (Lab) David Congreve (Lab)
2016 Angela Gabriel (Lab) Adam Ogilvie (Lab) David Congreve (Lab)
2018 Angela Gabriel* (Lab) Gohar Almass* (Lab) Andrew Scopes* (Lab)
2019 Angela Gabriel (Lab) Gohar Almass (Lab) Andrew Scopes* (Lab)

     indicates seat up for re-election. * indicates incumbent councillor.

Elections since 2010[edit]

May 2019[edit]

2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew Scopes* 2,033 47.5 -5.8
Save Our Beeston and Holbeck Independents Laura Walton 1,079 25.2 -1.1
UKIP Bill Palfreman 349 8.2 +8.2
Conservative Robert Winfield 326 7.6 -2.6
Green Alaric Hall 302 7.1 +0.1
Liberal Democrat Jarrod Gaines 187 4.4 +0.4
Majority 954 22.3 -4.7
Turnout 4,293 25.2 -3.6
Labour hold Swing -2.4

May 2018[edit]

2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Angela Gabriel* 2,593 53.3 -8.1
Labour Gohar Almass 2,471
Labour Andrew Scopes 2,257
Save Our Beeston and Holbeck Independents Bill Birch 1,281 26.3 N/A
Save Our Beeston and Holbeck Independents Laura Walton 1,269
Save Our Beeston and Holbeck Independents Sean Sturman 1,250
Conservative Robert Winfield 495 10.2 -0.1
Conservative Lyn Buckley 464
Conservative Ian Robertson 395
Green Owen Brear 343 7.0 +1.4
Liberal Democrat Jarrod Gaines 197 4.0 +2.0
Liberal Democrat Robert Durdin 159
Majority 1,312 27.0 -13.3
Turnout 16,927 28.8 +0.5
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

May 2016[edit]

2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Angela Gabriel* 2,547 61.4 +8.3
UKIP Luke Barry Senior 833 20.1 -2.9
Conservative Robert Winfield 429 10.3 -3.9
Green Adam David John Dent 232 5.6 -0.3
Liberal Democrat Kathryn Elizabeth Gagen 84 2.0 -0.4
TUSC Kevin Michael Pattison 26 0.6 -0.9
Majority 1,714 +40.3 +10.2
Turnout 4,151 28.3
Labour hold Swing

May 2015[edit]

2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Adam Ogilvie* 4,335 53.1 -8.2
UKIP Tony Roberts 1,876 23.0 +13.9
Conservative Robert Winfield 1,158 14.2 -3.6
Green Emma Jaynes 480 5.9 -0.7
Liberal Democrat Kathryn Gagen 200 2.4 -2.8
TUSC Amy Cousens 119 1.5 +1.5
Majority 2,459 30.1 -13.4
Turnout 8,168 53.7
Labour hold Swing -11.1

May 2014[edit]

2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Congreve* 2,063 48.4
UKIP Tony Roberts 1,288 30.2
Conservative Robert Winfield 499 11.7
Green David Smith 284 6.7
Liberal Democrat Victoria Bishop-Rowe 130 3.0
Majority 775
Turnout 4,264 28.72
Labour hold Swing

May 2012[edit]

2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Angela Gabriel* 2,389 62.1 +0.8
Conservative Robert Winfield 443 11.5 -6.3
UKIP Wilfred Woodhouse 349 9.1 +0.0
English Democrat Ian Gibson 298 7.7 +7.7
Green David Smith 256 6.7 +0.1
Liberal Democrat Rory Laing 113 2.9 -2.3
Majority 1,946 50.6 +7.1
Turnout 3,848
Labour hold Swing +3.5

May 2011[edit]

2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Adam Ogilvie* 2,880 61.3 +13.9
Conservative Robert Winfield 838 17.8 -1.8
UKIP Wilfred Woodhouse 425 9.1 +4.8
Green David Smith 308 6.6 +4.2
Liberal Democrat Paul Swain 245 5.2 -10.2
Majority 2,042 43.5 +15.8
Turnout 4,696 31
Labour hold Swing +7.8

May 2010[edit]

2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Congreve* 3,934 47.4 +5.7
Conservative Robert Winfield 1,632 19.7 -3.0
Liberal Democrat Alex Tyson 1,283 15.5 +5.0
BNP Dean Taylor 902 10.9 -4.2
UKIP Wilfred Woodhouse 355 4.3 -0.4
Green Colin Johnston 192 2.3 -3.1
Majority 2,302 27.7 +8.7
Turnout 8,298 57.0 +28.5
Labour hold Swing +4.3

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Gabriel had been a Beeston ward councillor since the by-election held in November 1996 to replace Jon Trickett following his election as Member of Parliament for Hemsworth.
  2. ^ Ogilvie had served as a Beeston ward councillor since 1999.
  3. ^ Congreve had been a Beeston ward councillor since 1990.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leeds City Council election results 2019: Beeston and Holbeck". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Councillor Gohar Almass". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 15 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Councillor Angela Gabriel". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 15 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Councillor Andrew Scopes". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 15 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Councillor Adam Ogilvie". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 15 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Councillor David Congreve". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 15 October 2018.