Brooklands, (Trafford ward)

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Brooklands (Trafford)
Brooklands within Trafford
Brooklands within Trafford
Coat of arms of Brooklands (Trafford)
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
Hold fast that which is good
Coordinates: 53°24′55″N 2°19′06″W / 53.4153°N 2.3184°W / 53.4153; -2.3184Coordinates: 53°24′55″N 2°19′06″W / 53.4153°N 2.3184°W / 53.4153; -2.3184
CountryUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionTrafford
CountyGreater Manchester
CreatedMay 1973
Named forBrooklands, Sale
Government
  UK Parliament constituency: Wythenshawe and Sale East
 • TypeUnicameral
 • BodyTrafford Metropolitan Borough Council
 • Leader of the councilSean Anstee (Conservative)
 • CouncillorSteven Longden (Labour)
 • CouncillorDavid Hopps (Conservative)
 • CouncillorChristopher Boyes (Conservative)
Population
 • Total10,434
Area and population statistics from the 2011 Census[1]

Brooklands is an electoral ward of Trafford, Greater Manchester, covering the south-east of the town of Sale, including most of the Brooklands, Sale area.[2] It is represented in Westminster by Mike Kane MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East[3] The 2011 Census recorded a population of 10,434.[1]

Councillors[edit]

Three councillors serve the ward:[2]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Pam Dixon (Con) David Higgins (Con) Kathy Bullock (Con)
2006 Pam Dixon (Con) David Higgins (Con) Kathy Bullock (Con)
2007 Pam Dixon (Con) David Higgins (Con) Kathy Bullock (Con)
2008 Pam Dixon (Con) David Higgins (Con) Kathy Bullock (Con)
2010 Pam Dixon (Con) David Higgins (Con) Kathy Bullock (Con)
2011 Pam Dixon (Con) David Higgins (Con) Kathy Bullock (Con)
2012 Pam Dixon (Con) David Higgins (Con) Chris Boyes (Con)
2014 Pam Dixon (Con) David Higgins (Con) Chris Boyes (Con)
2015 Pam Dixon (Con) David Hopps (Con) Chris Boyes (Con)
2016 Pam Dixon (Con) David Hopps (Con) Chris Boyes (Con)
2018 Steven Longden (Lab) David Hopps (Con) Chris Boyes (Con)

     indicates seat up for re-election.

Elections in 2010s[edit]

May 2018[edit]

2018[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Steven Longden 1,939 47.6 +10.8
Conservative Mike Jefferson 1,755 43.1 -8.7
Liberal Democrat Meenakshi Minnis 170 4.2 -4.2
Green Mandy King 155 3.8 +0.9
UKIP Tony Nayler 55 1.4 +1.4
Majority 184 4.5
Turnout 4,074 52.0 +7.8
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

May 2016[edit]

2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christopher Boyes* 1,766 51.8 -0.3
Labour Serena Carr 1,256 36.8 +3.9
Liberal Democrat Meenakshi Minnis 287 8.4 +0.1
Green Joseph Ryan 100 2.9 -3.8
Majority 510 15.0 -4.2
Turnout 3,409 44.2 -27.6
Conservative hold Swing

May 2015[edit]

2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Hopps 2,952 52.1 +0.3
Labour Gary Keary 1,868 32.9 -0.6
Liberal Democrat James Eisen 472 8.3 -0.8
Green Joseph Ryan 378 6.7 +0.3
Majority 1,084 19.2 +1.1
Turnout 5,670 71.8 +24.1
Conservative hold Swing

May 2014[edit]

2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pam Dixon* 1,627 51.8 +3.7
Labour Mike Green 1,052 33.5 +0.6
Green Joe Ryan 286 9.1 +0.7
Liberal Democrat James Eisen 200 6.4 -0.3
Majority 575 18.3 +3.1
Turnout 3,139 41 +1.4
Conservative hold Swing

May 2012[edit]

2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Chris Boyes 1,421 48.1 -4.6
Labour Louise Dagnall 972 32.9 +1.9
Green David Eatock 247 8.4 +2.4
Liberal Democrat Michael McDonald 197 6.7 -3.7
Independent Colin Bearfield 117 4.0 +4.0
Majority 449 15.2 -6.5
Turnout 2,954 38.6 -9.1
Conservative hold Swing

May 2011[edit]

2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Higgins* 1,995 52.7 +5.9
Labour Lewis Dagnall 1,172 31.0 +5.5
Liberal Democrat John O'Connor 393 10.4 -14.1
Green Joseph Ryan 226 6.0 +2.8
Majority 823 21.7 +0.4
Turnout 3,786 47.7 -23.3
Conservative hold Swing

May 2010[edit]

2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pam Dixon* 2,648 46.8 -13.7
Labour Angela Gratrix 1,444 25.5 +7.7
Liberal Democrat John O'Connor 1,389 24.5 +8.0
Green Joseph Ryan 179 3.2 -3.1
Majority 1,204 21.3 -22.4
Turnout 5,660 71.0 +32.1
Conservative hold Swing

Elections in 2000s[edit]

2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Kathy Bullock* 1,883 60.5 +4.3
Labour Angela Gratrix 522 17.8 +0.8
Liberal Democrat Kenneth Clarke 514 16.5 -3.0
Green Barbara Jarkowski 196 6.3 -1.0
Majority 1,361 43.7 +7.0
Turnout 3,115 38.9 +2.2
Conservative hold Swing
2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Higgins* 1,769 56.2 -3.3
Liberal Democrat Kenneth Clarke 614 19.5 -4.3
Labour David Hampson 536 17.0 +0.2
Green Nicola Campling 229 7.3 +7.3
Majority 1,155 36.7 +1.0
Turnout 3,148 40.3 +1.4
Conservative hold Swing
2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pamela Dixon* 1,808 59.5 -20.7
Liberal Democrat Kenneth Clarke 722 23.8 +7.3
Labour Angela Gratrix 509 16.8 +16.8
Majority 1,086 35.7 +10.3
Turnout 3,039 38.9 -10.5
Conservative hold Swing
2004 (after boundary changes)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Kathleen Bullock* 2,196 27.9
Conservative David Higgins* 2,154 27.4
Conservative Pamela Dixon* 1,962 24.9
Liberal Democrat David Rhodes 1,296 16.5
BNP Andrew Harris 260 3.3
Turnout 7,868 49.4
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pamela Dixon* 2,247 47.6 -9.0
Liberal Democrat Kenneth Clarke 1,149 24.3 +6.8
Labour Joanne Bennett 1,083 22.9 -3.0
Green Stephen Parker 245 5.2 +5.2
Majority 1,098 23.3 -7.4
Turnout 4,724 61.3 +7.0
Conservative hold Swing
2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Higgins* 2,378 56.6 -9.7
Labour Philip Morgan 1,086 25.9 +5.3
Liberal Democrat Kenneth Clarke 737 17.5 +4.4
Majority 1,292 30.7 -15.0
Turnout 4,201 54.3 +16.4
Conservative hold Swing
2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Kathleen Bullock 1,986 66.3 +5.2
Labour Ian McDermott 618 20.6 -6.2
Liberal Democrat Kenneth Clarke 393 13.1 +1.0
Majority 1,368 45.7 +11.4
Turnout 2,997 37.9 +1.1
Conservative hold Swing

Elections in 1990s[edit]

1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Dixon* 1,779 61.1 -0.8
Labour Bennett 780 26.8 -0.7
Liberal Democrat YR Clarke 353 12.1 +1.5
Majority 999 34.3 -0.1
Turnout 2,912 36.8 -1.5
Conservative hold Swing
1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative D. R. Higgins 1,879 61.9 +12.9
Labour J. Bagnoli 833 27.5 -8.3
Liberal Democrat Y. R. Clarke 322 10.6 -4.6
Majority 1,046 34.4 -21.3
Turnout 3,034 38.3 -3.8
Conservative hold Swing
1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative C. J. J. Lynch 1,626 49.0 -0.9
Labour J. A. Lloyd 1,190 35.8 +8.7
Liberal Democrat K. Clarke 505 15.2 +1.6
Majority 436 13.1 -9.7
Turnout 3,321 42.1 -2.7
Conservative hold Swing
1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative P. A. Dixon 1,815 49.9 +1.5
Labour P. Frizzby 986 27.1 +6.1
Liberal Democrat C. Marchbank-Smith 493 13.6 -16.9
Independent D. F. Cockayne 343 9.4 +9.4
Majority 829 22.8 +4.9
Turnout 3,637 44.8 -0.5
Conservative hold Swing
1994
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative R. Barber 1,736 48.4 -20.1
Liberal Democrat A. Rhodes 1,095 30.5 +14.2
Labour T. G. Crewe 754 21.0 +7.9
Majority 641 17.9 -33.7
Turnout 3,585 45.3 -6.3
Conservative hold Swing
1992 (2 vacancies)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative J. Taylor 2,302 34.5 +2.7
Conservative D. F. Silverman 2,264 34.0 +2.2
Liberal Democrat A. Rhodes 544 8.2 -2.4
Liberal Democrat W. Rhodes 541 8.1 -2.5
Labour D. G. Kirkland 455 6.8 -0.8
Labour P. Miller 420 6.3 -1.3
Green V. Birdsall 141 2.1 +2.1
Majority 1,720 51.6 +9.0
Turnout 6,667 43.1 -0.5
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative S. J. Hartland 2,596 63.7 +3.2
Liberal Democrat K. F. Humber 862 21.2 +6.7
Labour W. Stennett 615 15.1 -4.8
Majority 1,734 42.6 +2.1
Turnout 4,073 50.7 +0.4
Conservative hold Swing
1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative J. Chesney 2,467 60.5 -8.5
Labour W. Stennett 813 19.9 +5.0
Liberal Democrat K. F. Humber 590 14.5 -1.6
Green R. I. Unsworth 209 5.1 +5.1
Majority 1,654 40.5 -10.3
Turnout 4,079 50.3 +2.2
Conservative hold Swing

Elections in 1980s[edit]

1988 (2 vacancies)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative R. Barber* 2,630 35.2 +12.1
Conservative M. C. R. Cox 2,528 33.8 +9.3
Liberal Democrat C. A. Bearfield 630 8.4 -14.6
Liberal Democrat K. F. Humber 579 7.7 -16.0
Labour L. J. Hargadon 565 7.6 +4.9
Labour E. D. Shaw 543 7.3 +4.3
Majority 1,898 25.4 -1.4
Turnout 7,475 48.1 -8.6
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
1987
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative J. Taylor* 2,679 58.3 +8.0
Social Democratic B. M. Keeley-Huggett 1,445 31.4 -4.8
Labour E. D. Shaw 474 10.3 -3.2
Majority 1,234 26.8 +12.7
Turnout 4,598 56.7 +10.7
Conservative hold Swing
1986
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative J. A. E. Waterfall* 1,881 50.3 -1.2
SDP–Liberal Alliance C. S. Fink 1,354 36.2 -1.0
Labour E. D. Shaw 507 13.5 +2.2
Majority 527 14.1 -0.2
Turnout 3,742 46.0 +0.4
Conservative hold Swing
1984
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative R. Barber 1,892 51.5 -11.8
Liberal C. S. Fink 1,365 37.2 +12.4
Labour L. T. Murkin 416 11.3 -0.7
Majority 527 14.3 -24.2
Turnout 3,673 45.6 -6.0
Conservative hold Swing
1983
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative J. Taylor* 2,630 63.3 -0.1
Liberal G. M. R. Willmott 1,029 24.8 -0.7
Labour R. P. F. Phillips 497 12.0 +0.9
Majority 1,601 38.5 +0.6
Turnout 4,156 51.6 +2.5
Conservative hold Swing
1982
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative J. A. E. Waterfall* 2,489 63.4 +10.9
Liberal C. A. Bearfield 1,000 25.5 -9.4
Labour H. Davies 437 11.1 -1.5
Majority 1,489 37.9 +20.3
Turnout 3,926 49.1 -1.1
Conservative hold Swing
1980
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative J. B. Ludlam* 2,107 52.5 -11.3
Liberal C. A. Bearfield 1,401 34.9 +8.8
Labour J. Shaw 507 12.6 +2.5
Majority 706 17.6 +3.3
Turnout 4,015 50.2 +3.1
Conservative hold Swing

Elections in 1970s[edit]

1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative J. Taylor* uncontested
Conservative hold Swing
1978
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative J. A. E. Waterfall 2,685 63.8 -1.0
Liberal C. S. Fink* 1,098 26.1 -9.1
Labour A. J. Hadley 426 10.1 +10.1
Majority 1,587 37.7 +8.2
Turnout 4,209 47.1 +1.9
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing
1976
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative J. B. Ludlam 2,393 64.8 +6.8
Liberal H. Hughes 1,302 35.2 +1.5
Majority 1,091 29.5 +5.3
Turnout 3,695 45.2 -0.5
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing
1975
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative J. Taylor 2,362 58.0
Liberal S. Evans* 1,375 33.7
Labour E. P. M. Wollaston 338 8.3
Majority 987 24.2
Turnout 4,075 45.7
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing
1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal C. S. Fink 2,073 50.9
Liberal M. Horlock 2,027
Liberal S. Evans 1,905
Conservative A. Goodliffe 1,878 46.1
Conservative J. Fergusson 1,796
Conservative A. Long 1,723
Communist B. Panter 120 2.9
Majority 27
Turnout 4,071 43.4
Liberal win (new seat)
Liberal win (new seat)
Liberal win (new seat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Trafford Ward population 2011". Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  2. ^ a b List of councillors and ward map:
  3. ^ "Wards in Trafford: Wythenshawe & Sale East Constituency". trafford.gov.uk. Trafford MBC. 25 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Councillor Steven Longden". democratic.trafford.gov.uk. Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Councillor David Hopps". democratic.trafford.gov.uk. Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Councillor Chris Boyes". democratic.trafford.gov.uk. Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  7. ^ Staff writer (4 May 2018). "Local Election 2018 Results". trafford.gov.uk. Trafford MBC. Archived from the original on 5 May 2018. Retrieved 5 May 2018.

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