Didsbury East (ward)

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Didsbury East (Manchester)
Didsbury East electoral ward within Manchester City Council
Didsbury East electoral ward within Manchester City Council
Coat of arms of Didsbury East (Manchester)
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
By wisdom and effort
Coordinates: 53°24′46″N 2°13′36″W / 53.4127°N 2.2267°W / 53.4127; -2.2267Coordinates: 53°24′46″N 2°13′36″W / 53.4127°N 2.2267°W / 53.4127; -2.2267
CountryUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionManchester
CountyGreater Manchester
Created2004
Named forDidsbury
Government
  UK Parliament constituency: Manchester Withington
 • TypeUnicameral
 • BodyManchester City Council
 • Leader of the councilRichard Leese (Labour)
 • CouncillorJames Wilson (Lab Co-op)
 • CouncillorKelly Simcock (Labour)
 • CouncillorAndrew Simcock (Labour)
Population
 • Total14,333
Area and population statistics from the 2011 Census[1]

Didsbury East is an area and electoral ward of Manchester, England.[2] It is represented in Westminster by Jeff Smith MP for Manchester Withington.[3] The 2011 Census recorded a population of 14,333.[1]

Councillors[edit]

Three councillors serve the ward:

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Anthony Parkinson (Lib Dem) Helen Fisher (Lib Dem) David Sandiford (Lib Dem)
2006 Anthony Parkinson (Lib Dem) Helen Fisher (Lib Dem) David Sandiford (Lib Dem)
2007 Anthony Parkinson (Lib Dem) Helen Fisher (Lib Dem) David Sandiford (Lib Dem)
2008 Anthony Parkinson (Lib Dem) Helen Fisher (Lib Dem) David Sandiford (Lib Dem)
2010 Andrew Taylor (Lib Dem) Helen Fisher (Lib Dem) David Sandiford (Lib Dem)
2011 Andrew Taylor (Lib Dem) Andrew Simcock (Lab) David Sandiford (Lib Dem)
2012 Andrew Taylor (Lib Dem) Andrew Simcock (Lab) Bridie Adams (Lab)
2014 James Wilson (Lab Co-op) Andrew Simcock (Lab) Bridie Adams (Lab)
2015 James Wilson (Lab Co-op) Andrew Simcock (Lab) Bridie Adams (Lab)
2016 James Wilson (Lab Co-op) Andrew Simcock (Lab) Kelly Simcock (Lab)
2018 James Wilson (Lab Co-op) Kelly Simcock (Lab) Andrew Simcock (Lab)
2019 James Wilson (Lab Co-op) Kelly Simcock (Lab) Andrew Simcock (Lab)

     indicates seat up for re-election.

Elections in 2010s[edit]

May 2019[edit]

2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op James Wilson* 1948 41.9% Decrease4.3%
Liberal Democrat John Cameron 1889 40.6% Increase5.8%
Green Wendy Lynas 491 10.6% Decrease0.1%
Conservative James Flanagan 286 6.2% Decrease1.3%
Majority 59 1.27% Decrease9.7%
Rejected ballots 34 0.73%
Turnout 4648 41.71% Decrease2.9%
Registered electors 11144
Labour Co-op hold Swing Decrease5.05%

May 2018[edit]

2018[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew Simcock* 2,549 51.9%
Labour Kelly Simcock* 2,440 49.7%
Labour Co-op James Wilson* 2,268 46.2%
Liberal Democrat Bryn Coombe 1,729 35.2%
Liberal Democrat Dominic Hardwick 1,728 35.2%
Liberal Democrat John Cameron 1,710 34.8%
Green Wendy Lynas 524 10.7%
Conservative James Flanagan 368 7.5%
Conservative Ian Mason 300 6.1%
Conservative Phelim Rowe 274 5.6%
Majority
Turnout 4,909 43.6
Labour win (new boundaries)
Labour win (new boundaries)
Labour Co-op win (new boundaries)
2018 results by party
Party Candidates Votes
Stood Elected Gained Unseated Net % of total % Net %
  Labour 3 3 0 0 Steady 100 52.25% 7257 n/a
  Liberal Democrat 3 0 0 0 Steady 0 37.20% 5167 n/a
  Conservative 3 0 0 0 Steady 0 6.78% 942 n/a
  Green 1 0 0 0 Steady 0 3.77% 524 n/a

May 2016[edit]

2016[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kelly Suzanne Simcock 2,484 53.74
Liberal Democrat Dominic Hardwick 1,281 27.72
Green Wendy Ann Lynas 316 6.84
Conservative Robert George Manning 305 6.60
UKIP Mark Davies 236 5.11
Majority 1,203 26.03
Turnout 4,622 44.00
Labour hold Swing

May 2015[edit]

2015[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew George Simcock 3,572 45.4 -5.9
Liberal Democrat Dominic Hardwick 2,205 28.0 -5.4
Conservative Robert George Manning 1,008 12.8 +4.0
Green Rosie Dammers 731 9.3 +3.0
UKIP Mark Davies 356 4.5 N/A
Majority 1,367 17.4
Turnout 7,872 70.7 +25.8
Labour hold Swing

May 2014[edit]

2014[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op James Wilson 1,968 43.18 +6.78
Liberal Democrat Dominic Hardwick 1,375 30.17 -16.53
Green Lucy Jane Bannister 405 8.89 +3.09
Conservative Rob Manning 403 8.84 -2.36
UKIP Mark Falcon Davies 369 8.10 N/A
TUSC Sam Gleadon 38 0.83 N/A
Majority 593 13.0
Turnout 4,558 41.6
Labour Co-op gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

May 2012[edit]

2012[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bridie Adams 2,039 50.5 +23.5
Liberal Democrat David Sandiford* 1,398 34.6 -17.9
Green Amy Webber 318 7.9 +0.0
Conservative Jamie Williams 280 6.9 -5.7
Majority 641 16
Turnout 4,035 37.6
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

May 2011[edit]

2011[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew Simcock 2,465 51.5 +19.3
Liberal Democrat Helen Fisher* 1,598 33.4 -12.5
Conservative Christopher Green 423 8.8 -4.2
Green Kathleen Matthews 303 6.3 -2.6
Majority 867 18.1
Turnout 4,789 44.9
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

May 2010[edit]

2010[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Andrew Taylor 3,364 46.7 -5.8
Labour Andrew Simcock 2,622 36.4 +9.4
Conservative Asad Khan 806 11.2 -1.4
Green Gerry Gee 419 5.8 -2.1
Majority 742 10.3 -15.2
Turnout 7,211 68.8 +30.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -7.6

Elections in 2000s[edit]

2008[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat David Sandiford* 2,050 52.5 +6.6
Labour Andrew Simcock 1,053 27.0 -5.2
Conservative Louise Quigley 492 12.6 -0.4
Green Gerry Gee 310 7.9 -1.0
Majority 997 25.5 +11.8
Turnout 3,905 38.0 -1.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +5.9
2007[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Helen Fisher* 1,856 45.9 +0.6
Labour Geoff Bridson 1,301 32.2 -2.1
Conservative David Fairclough 526 13.0 +4.0
Green Gerry Gee 359 8.9 -2.6
Majority 555 13.7 +2.7
Turnout 4,042 39.1 0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +1.3
2006[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Anthony Thomas Parkinson* 1,809 45.3 -2.4
Labour Geoffrey Bridson 1,369 34.3 +2.9
Green Richard Edgar Gee 459 11.5 +3.4
Conservative Peter Malcolm Schofield 359 9.0 -3.7
Majority 440 11.0 -5.3
Turnout 3,996 39.1 -9.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -2.6
2004[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat David Sandiford* 2,491 47.7 N/A
Liberal Democrat Helen Fisher* 2,228
Liberal Democrat Anthony Parkinson* 2,196
Labour Geoffrey Bridson 1,639 31.4 N/A
Labour Andrew Simcock 1,325
Labour Michael Emmerich 1,308
Conservative Peter Schofield 666 12.7 N/A
Conservative Daniel Valentine 547
Conservative Nicholas Garside 522
Green Jennifer Bailey 423 8.1 N/A
Green Frances Simpson 335
Green Darren Milton 313
Majority 557 16.3 N/A
Turnout 5,219 48.4 N/A
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)

References[edit]

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