Bucklow (ward)

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Bucklow was an electoral ward of Trafford covering the town of Partington and the village of Carrington.

The ward was abolished in 2004, and most of its area incorporated into the new Bucklow-St. Martins Ward.

Its electoral history since 1973 is as follows:

2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ian Platt* 1,749 74.7 -0.6
Conservative James Davies 592 25.3 +0.6
Majority 1,157 49.4 -1.2
Turnout 2,341 41.3 +0.3
Labour hold Swing
2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Graham Kanes* 1,759 75.3 +2.6
Conservative James Davies 576 24.7 -2.6
Majority 1,183 50.6 +5.2
Turnout 2,335 41.0 +22.4
Labour hold Swing
2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Harry Faulkner* 800 72.7 -8.0
Conservative Alexander Kelly 300 27.3 +13.3
Majority 500 45.4 -21.3
Turnout 1,100 18.6 -1.2
Labour hold Swing
1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Platt 943 80.7 -5.3
Conservative Kelly 164 14.0 +14.0
Liberal Democrat Frankland 61 5.2 +5.2
Majority 779 66.7 -12.6
Turnout 1,168 19.8 -0.3
Labour hold Swing
1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G. G. Kanes 1,029 86.0 +3.4
Independent S. Finch 80 6.7 +6.7
Independent M. E. Hindley 45 3.8 +3.8
Independent G. Hindley 42 3.5 +3.5
Majority 949 79.3 +20.5
Turnout 1,196 20.1 -7.4
Labour hold Swing
1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour H. Faulkner* 1,394 82.6 +5.3
Independent F. Holland 149 8.8 -13.9
Conservative H. L. Wilde 145 8.6 +8.6
Majority 993 58.8 +4.2
Turnout 1,688 27.5 -5.6
Labour hold Swing
1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour K. Rogers* 1,566 77.3 +22.1
Independent F. Holland 461 22.7 +22.7
Majority 1,105 54.6 +44.2
Turnout 2,027 33.1 -5.9
Labour hold Swing
1994
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour S. M. Batty 1,368 55.2 -13.7
Liberal Democrat F. Holland* 1,111 44.8 +13.7
Majority 257 10.4 -27.5
Turnout 2,479 39.0 +10.0
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
1992
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour H. Faulkner 1,263 68.9 +14.3
Liberal Democrat Y. S. Robertson 569 31.1 +31.1
Majority 694 37.9 +16.8
Turnout 1,832 29.0 -5.9
Labour hold Swing
1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour K. Rogers* 1,263 54.6 +29.1
Independent Y. S. Robertson 774 33.4 +33.4
Conservative B. J. Shannon 277 12.0 +0.1
Majority 489 21.1 -9.9
Turnout 2,314 34.9 -10.1
Labour hold Swing
1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent F. Holland* 1,658 56.5 +56.5
Labour P. Miller 749 25.5 -54.0
Conservative B. J. Shannon 348 11.9 +11.9
Green A. Miller 180 6.1 +6.1
Majority 909 31.0 -28.0
Turnout 2,935 45.0 +17.7
Independent hold Swing
1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. D. Paul* 1,456 79.5 +16.4
Liberal Democrat R. M. Elliott 376 20.5 +6.4
Majority 1,080 59.0 +18.7
Turnout 1,832 27.3 -11.2
Labour hold Swing
1987
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour K. Rogers* 1,673 63.1 -16.9
Conservative K. G. Hindley 604 22.8 +2.8
Liberal C. Martin 374 14.1 +14.1
Majority 1,069 40.3 -19.6
Turnout 2,651 38.5 +6.8
Labour hold Swing
1986
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour F. Holland* 1,747 80.0 +24.4
Conservative M. E. Hindley 438 20.0 +7.2
Majority 1,309 59.9 +20.0
Turnout 2,185 31.7 -6.1
Labour hold Swing
1984
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. D. Paul* 1,451 55.6 -12.3
Independent F. M. Woods 408 15.6 +15.6
Conservative M. E. Hindley 335 12.8 -8.0
Independent R. Bennett 323 12.4 +12.4
Liberal J. Preston 94 3.6 -7.7
Majority 1,043 39.9 -7.2
Turnout 2,611 37.8 +0.8
Labour hold Swing
1983
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour K. Rogers* 1,738 67.9 +5.2
Conservative M. E. Hindley 532 20.8 +1.1
SDP–Liberal Alliance A. C. Halliday 289 11.3 -6.3
Majority 1,206 47.1 +4.1
Turnout 2,559 37.0 +2.2
Labour hold Swing
1982
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour F. Holland* 1,533 62.7 -17.7
Conservative M. E. Hindley 482 19.7 +6.7
Social Democratic A. P. Ratcliff 429 17.6 +17.6
Majority 1,051 43.0 -24.4
Turnout 2,444 34.8 -1.6
Labour hold Swing
1980
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. D. Paul* 2,067 80.4 +18.7
Conservative I. S. Balcombe 334 13.0 -25.3
Liberal B. Wilson 169 6.6 +6.6
Majority 1,733 67.4 +44.0
Turnout 2,570 36.4 -33.9
Labour hold Swing
1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour K. Rogers 3,402 61.7 +1.7
Conservative M. J. Barltrop* 2,112 38.3 -1.7
Majority 1,290 23.4 +3.4
Turnout 5,514 70.3 +36.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
1978
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour F. Holland* 1,566 60.0 +11.3
Conservative J. Strong 1,043 40.0 -0.1
Majority 523 20.0 +11.3
Turnout 2,609 33.4 -4.0
Labour hold Swing
1976
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. D. Paul* 1,438 48.7 +2.1
Conservative M. E. Hindley 1,182 40.1 -6.7
Communist P. S. Gallagher 139 4.7 -1.9
Independent W. J. Graham 120 4.1 +4.1
Independent K. M. Stewart 72 2.4 +2.4
Majority 256 8.7 +8.5
Turnout 2,951 37.4 +9.8
Labour hold Swing
1975
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative M. J. Barltrop 996 46.8
Labour C. Younghusband 991 46.6
Communist E. J. Wilkinson 140 6.6
Majority 5 0.2
Turnout 2,127 27.6
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour F. Holland 1,277 45.8
Labour J. D. Paul 1,228
Labour B. G. Nutter 1,158
Liberal A. Appleton 690 24.8
Independent M. Sharkey 621 22.3
Communist E. Wilkinson 199 7.1
Majority 461
Turnout 2,787 24.0
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

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