Dukes (ward)

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Dukes is a Metropolitan Borough of Sefton ward in the Southport Parliamentary constituency that covers the western part of the localities of Birkdale and Hillside in the town of Southport. The ward population taken at the 2011 census was 13,333.[1]

Councillors[edit]

Term Councillor[2] Party
2004–Present David Barton Independent Conservative
2012–Present Tony Dawson Liberal Democrats
2017–Present John Pugh Liberal Democrats

Election results[edit]

Elections of the 2010s[edit]

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Municipal By-Elections 2017: Dukes[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat John Pugh 1680 56.0 Increase28.4
Conservative Ann Blanche Pearmain 790 26.3 Decrease9.4
Labour Frank Hanley 417 13.9 Decrease2.3
UKIP Terry Durrance 69 2.3 Decrease13.5
Green Nick Senior 45 1.5 Decrease3.1
Majority 890
Turnout 3001
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Municipal Elections 2011: Dukes[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pat Ball 1475 38%
Liberal Democrat Tony Dawson 1152 30%
Labour Catherine Emily Cookson 581 15%
Independent Harry Forster 376 10%
UKIP John Charles Lyon-Taylor 296 8%
Majority 323
Turnout 3880
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Municipal Elections 2010: Dukes[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ron Watson 2589 43%
Liberal Democrat Mary Joan Shavaksha 2137 35%
Labour Catherine Emily Cookson 687 11%
Independent Harry Forster 635 10%
Majority
Turnout 6048 62%
Conservative hold Swing

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