Cressington (ward)

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Coordinates: 53°21′32″N 2°55′01″W / 53.359°N 2.917°W / 53.359; -2.917 Cressington is a Liverpool City Council Ward in the Garston and Halewood Parliamentary constituency. It contains the Cressington Park, Grassendale Park in the Garston area of Liverpool. The population of the ward at the 2011 census was 14,503.[1] The ward was created for the 2004 municipal election from parts of the former Grassendale ward part of the Garston borough of Liverpool.[2] The area is served by Cressington railway station.

The current councillors elected to serve Cressington are Councillors Sam Gorst, Lynnie Williams and Richard Clein.

Councillors[edit]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Richard Oglethorpe (LD) Peter Millea (LD) Beatrice Fraenkel (LD)
2006 Richard Oglethorpe (LD) Peter Millea (LD) Beatrice Fraenkel (LD)
2007 Richard Oglethorpe (LD) Peter Millea (LD) Beatrice Fraenkel (LD)
2008 Richard Oglethorpe (LD) Peter Millea (LD) Paula Keaveney (LD)
2010 Richard Oglethorpe (LD) Peter Millea (LD) Paula Keaveney (LD)
2011 Richard Oglethorpe (LD) Bill Jones (Lab) Paula Keaveney (LD)
2012 Richard Oglethorpe (LD) Bill Jones (Lab) Mary Aspinall (Lab)
2014 Lynnie Hinnigan (Lab) Bill Jones (Lab) Mary Aspinall (Lab)
2015 Lynnie Hinnigan (Lab) Bill Jones (Lab) Mary Aspinall (Lab)
2016 Lynnie Hinnigan (Lab) Bill Jones (Lab) Tricia O'Brien (Lab)
2018 Lynnie Hinnigan (Lab) Bill Jones (Lab) Tricia O'Brien (Lab)
2019 Lynnie Hinnigan (Lab) Sam Gorst (Lab) Tricia O'Brien (Lab)
2021 Lynnie Hinnigan (Lab) Sam Gorst (Lab) Richard Clein (LD)

  indicates seat up for re-election after boundary changes.

  indicates seat up for re-election.

  indicates change in affiliation.

  indicates seat up for re-election after casual vacancy.

Election results[edit]

Elections of the 2010s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2019: 2nd May 2019 [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sam Gorst 1,896 42.64% Decrease 9.80
Liberal Democrats Norman Mills 1,826 41.06% Increase 7.46
Green Jean-Paul Roberts 514 11.56% Increase 4.22
Conservative Christopher Matthew Hall 211 4.74% Decrease 1.89
Majority 70 1.57% Decrease 17.27
Turnout 4,482 38.44% Decrease 1.85
Registered electors 11,659
Rejected ballots 35 0.78% Increase 0.69
Labour hold Swing -8.63
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2018: 3rd May 2018 [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lynnie Hinnigan 2,444 52.44% Increase 3.86
Liberal Democrats Norman Mills 1,566 33.60% Increase 3.17
Green Elke Weissmann 342 7.34% Decrease 2.03
Conservative Jade Louise Marsden 309 6.63% Decrease 1.62
Majority 878 18.84% Increase 0.69
Turnout 4,665 40.29% Increase 1.07
Registered electors 11,578
Rejected ballots 4 0.09%
Labour hold Swing Increase 0.34
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2016: 5th May 2016 [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tricia O'Brien 2,168 48.58% -7.99%
Liberal Democrats Anna Clare Martin 1,358 30.43% +12.07%
Green James Joseph Myles 418 9.37% -1.22%
Conservative Jade Marsden 368 8.25% -4.39%
TUSC Martin Cavanagh 151 3.38% +1.53%
Majority 810 18.15% -20.06%
Registered electors 11,489
Turnout 4,506 39.22% -31.11%
Labour hold Swing -10.03%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2015: 7th May 2015 [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bill Jones 4,647 56.57% +9.51%
Liberal Democrats Anna Clare Martin 1,508 18.36% -2.00%
Conservative Jade Marsden 1038 12.64% +5.23%
Green James Joseph Myles 870 10.59% +1.22%
TUSC Elise Kathryn Khan 152 1.85% n/a
Majority 3,139 38.21% +11.51%
Registered electors 11,760
Turnout 8,271 70.33% +33.00%
Labour hold Swing 5.76%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2014: 22nd May 2014 [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lynnie Hinnigan 2,039 47.06% +0.62%
Liberal Democrats Dominic Andrew McCaffrey 882 20.36% -23.51%
UKIP Austin Lucas 540 12.46% n/a
Green Martin Trevor Randall 406 9.37% +4.05%
Conservative Jade Louise Marsden 321 7.41% +3.04%
Liberal Maureen Keyes 145 3.35% n/a
Majority 1,157 26.70% +24.13%
Turnout 4,333 37.33% -5.75%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing +12.07%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2012: 3rd May 2012 [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Aspinall 2295 46.44% -7.09%
Liberal Democrats Paula Keaveney 2168 43.87% +16.57%
Green Mark Kendal Bowman 263 5.32% +0.63%
Conservative David Michael John Jeffery 216 4.37% -5.24%
Majority 127 2.57% -23.67%
Turnout 4942 43.08% -4.64%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing -23.66%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2011: 5th May 2011 [9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bill Jones 2879 53.53% +9.23%
Liberal Democrats Peter Millea 1468 27.30% -10.03%
Conservative Paul Athans 517 9.61% -3.88%
Green Mark Kendal Bowman 252 4.69% +0.52%
UKIP Mike Lane 181 3.37% n/a
Liberal Russell Leslie Jamieson 81 1.51% +0.8%
Majority 1411 26.24% +19.27%
Turnout 5378 47.72% -15.07%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing 9.63%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2010: Cressington [10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Richard Oglethorpe 3127 44.30%
Labour Anna Briggs 2635 37.33%
Conservative Paul Athans 952 13.49%
Green Mark Kendal Bowman 294 4.17%
Liberal Michael Alan Williams 50 0.71%
Majority 492 6.97%
Turnout 7058 62.79%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Elections of the 2000s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2008: Cressington [11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Paula Keaveney 1812 50.17%
Labour Anna Briggs 792 21.93%
Conservative Paul Athans 638 17.66%
Green Martin Trevor Randall 262 7.25%
Liberal John Pagan 108 2.99%
Majority
Turnout 3612 32.27%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2007: Cressington [12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Peter Millea 2065 56.44%
Labour Anna Briggs 643 17.57%
Conservative Richard Michael Downey 383 10.47%
Independent Alex Corina 316 8.64%
Green Richard De Pesando 166 4.54%
Liberal John Moore 86 2.35%
Majority
Turnout 3659 33.09%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2006: Cressington [13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Richard Oglethorpe 1856 52.52%
Labour Catherine Dooley 778 22.01%
Conservative Emlyn Williams 381 10.78
Green Richard De Pesando 292 8.26%
Liberal John Moore 227 6.42%
Majority
Turnout 3534 31.41%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

After the boundary change of 2004 the whole of Liverpool City Council faced election. Three Councillors were returned.

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2004: Cressington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Beatrice Fraenkel 2747
Liberal Democrats Peter Millea 2536
Liberal Democrats Richard Oglethorpe 2283
Labour Catherine Dooley 933
Labour Sarah Pippard 822
Labour Mary Rasmussen 652
Green Alex Ferguson 534
Conservative James Berry 506
Conservative Derek Nuttall 387
Liberal Catherine Hancox 361
Conservative Maureen Williams 356
Liberal Joseph Flannery 350
Majority
Turnout 4839 42.72%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing n/a

bold - Denotes the winning candidate.
italics - Denotes sitting Councillor.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City of Liverpool ward population 2011". Retrieved 11 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Boundary Commission Report". 15 May 2010.
  3. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2019, Cressington". Liverpool City Council.
  4. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2018, Cressington". Liverpool City Council.
  5. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2016, Cressington". Liverpool City Council.
  6. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2015, Cressington". Liverpool City Council.
  7. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2014, Cressington". Liverpool City Council.
  8. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2012, Cressington". Liverpool City Council.
  9. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2011, Cressington". Liverpool City Council.
  10. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2010, Cressington". Liverpool City Council.
  11. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2008, Cressington". Liverpool City Council.
  12. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2007, Cressington". Liverpool City Council.
  13. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2006, Cressington". Liverpool City Council.