Chorley Borough Council election, 2011

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Elections to Chorley Borough Council were held on 5 May 2011. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party lost overall control to NOC.

Council Make-up[edit]

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party political make-up of Chorley Council
   Party Seats Council (2011-2012)
2008 2010 2011
  Conservative 27 27 23                                                                                              
  Labour 15 15 20                                                                                              
  Lib Dems 3 3 2                                                                                              
  Independent 2 2 2                                                                                              

Election result[edit]

Chorley Local Election Result 2011
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 9 5 0 +5 60 49.0 14,467 +10
  Conservative 6 0 4 −4 40 38.3 11,308 −1
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 1 −1 0 6.2 1,818 −6
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 4.1 1,220 +3
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 2.4 707 −6

Results Map[edit]

2011 results
Previous 2007 results

Ward results[edit]

Adlington and Anderton[edit]

Adlington and Anderton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Green tickYJune Molyneux 1,418 55.0 −2
Conservative Lawrence Catterall 898 34.8 +5
Liberal Democrat Glyn Hughes 264 10.2 −3
Majority 520 20.2 −7
Turnout 2,580 46.9 −26
Labour hold Swing −3.5

Astley and Buckshaw ward[edit]

Astley and Buckshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Green tickYMark Perks 872 54.3 +0
Labour Ian Handley 599 37.3 −9
UKIP Jeffrey Flinders Mallinson 134 8.3 N/A
Majority 273 17.0 +14
Turnout 1,605 49.0 −23
Conservative hold Swing +4.5

Chisnall ward[edit]

Chisnall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Green tickYPaul Leadbetter 739 49.5 −2
Labour Danny Gee 607 40.7 +14
Liberal Democrat Patricia Cuerden 146 9.8 −5
Majority 132 8.8 −15
Turnout 1,492 46 −26
Conservative hold Swing −8

Chorley East ward[edit]

Chorley East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Green tickYTerry Brown 1,381 75.8 +18
Conservative Simon Parkinson 276 15.2 −7
UKIP Tommy Shorrock 164 9.0 N/A
Majority 1,105 60.7 +24
Turnout 1,821 38 −25
Labour hold Swing +12.5

Chorley North East ward[edit]

Chorley North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Green tickYMarion Lowe 1,280 66.2 +18
Conservative Elliot Matthews 653 33.8 +6
Majority 627 32.4 +12
Turnout 1,933 40 −27
Labour hold Swing +6

Chorley North West ward[edit]

Chorley North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Green tickYPauline Phipps 1,538 56.0 +12
Conservative Peter Malpas 1,207 44.0 −12
Majority 331 12.1 +24
Turnout 2,745 58 −13
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +12

N.B. Percentage change in vote is from 2007

Chorley South East ward[edit]

Chorley South East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Green tickYPaul James Walmsley 1,056 50.7 +6
Conservative Samuel Andrew Chapman 701 33.7 −1.0
UKIP Nigel Cecil 137 6.6 N/A
Independent Chris P. Curtis 103 4.9 N/A
Liberal Democrat David Porter 86 4.1 −12.0
Majority 355 17.0 +6
Turnout 2,083 43.1 −23.0
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +3.5

Chorley South West ward[edit]

Chorley South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Green tickYAnthony Stephen Holgate 1,115 57.1 +10
Conservative Dr. Bulvinder Michael 487 24.9 −8
Liberal Democrat Colin Grunstein 193 9.9 −10
UKIP Alan Wallbank 157 8.0 N/A
Majority 628 32.2 +18
Turnout 1,952 34 −26
Labour hold Swing +9

Clayton le Woods and Whittle-le-Woods ward[edit]

Clayton le Woods and Whittle-le-Woods
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Green tickYGreg Morgan 1,162 48.6 −6
Labour Celine Frances Maguire 793 33.2 +9
Liberal Democrat Glenda Charlesworth 286 12.0 −9
UKIP Hilda Freeman 148 6.2 N/A
Majority 369 15.4 −15
Turnout 2,389 41 −19
Conservative hold Swing −7.5

Clayton le Woods North ward[edit]

Clayton le Woods North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Green tickYSteve Murfitt 891 45.0 +11
Conservative Mike Devaney 716 36.1 −2
UKIP Mark Rhodes 213 10.8 +11
Liberal Democrat Stephen John Fenn 161 8.1 −20
Majority 175 8.8 +14
Turnout 1,981 39 −34
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +6.5

Clayton le Woods West and Cuerden[edit]

Clayton le Woods West and Cuerden
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Green tickYDave Rogerson 801 50.3 +5
Conservative Judith Boothman 655 41.1 −14
UKIP Paul Freeman 137 8.6 N/A
Majority 146 9.2 +18
Turnout 1,593 48.0 −22
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +9.5

Coppull ward[edit]

Coppull
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Green tickYMatthew Crow 1,141 54.7 +22
Liberal Democrat Nora Ball 682 32.7 −17
Conservative Sandra Mercer 262 12.6 −5
Majority 459 22.0 +38
Turnout 2,085 44.0 −23
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing +19.5

Eccleston and Mawdesley ward[edit]

Eccleston and Mawdesley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Green tickYKevin Joyce 1,247 56.9 −1
Labour Stan Ely 945 43.1 +1
Majority 302 13.8 −1
Turnout 2,192 47.0 −26
Conservative hold Swing −1

Euxton South ward[edit]

Euxton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Green tickYPeter Goldsworthy 734 50.4 −10
Labour Mark Jarnell 593 40.7 +1
UKIP Mrs. Denise Hogan 130 8.9 N/A
Majority 141 9.7 −10
Turnout 1,457 46.0 −25
Conservative hold Swing −5.5

Lostock ward[edit]

Lostock
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Green tickYDoreen Dickinson 699 43.4 −14
Independent John Forrest 604 37.5 N/A
Labour Michael Gaskill 309 19.2 +20
Majority 95 5.9 −−8
Turnout 1,612 47.0 +3
Conservative hold Swing −25.5