Ellesmere Port and Neston Borough Council elections

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Ellesmere Port and Neston was a non-metropolitan district in Cheshire, England. It was abolished on 1 April 2009 and replaced by Cheshire West and Chester.

Political control[edit]

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1]

Party in control Years
Labour 1973–2009

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Longview By-Election 22 June 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 1,315 58.0 +2.0
Labour 543 24.0 +3.4
Liberal Democrat 401 17.8 +17.8
Majority 772 34.0
Turnout 2,259
Conservative hold Swing
Central By-Election 17 July 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Elizabeth Sherlock 319 44.3 -33.3
Liberal Democrat Maurice Brookes 262 36.4 +36.4
BNP David Jones 77 10.7 +10.7
Conservative Janice Farquharson 49 6.8 -15.6
UKIP Geoffrey Gregory 13 1.8 +1.8
Majority 57 7.9
Turnout 720 26.1
Labour hold Swing
Stanlow & Wolverham By-Election 11 November 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Wilson 450 60.8 -14.5
Liberal Democrat Hilary Chrusciezl 117 15.8 +15.8
Conservative Nicholas Hebson 92 12.4 -12.3
BNP David Joines 81 10.9 +10.9
Majority 333 45.0
Turnout 740 26.1
Labour hold Swing
Little Neston By-Election 5 October 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Michael Clarkson 420 47.4 -2.1
Conservative William Mealor 386 43.5 +5.4
Liberal Democrat Graham Handley 81 9.1 +9.1
Majority 34 3.9
Turnout 887 32.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Rossmore By-Election 18 October 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Susan Pugh 504 54.4 -4.0
Conservative Michael English 325 35.1 -6.5
English Democrat Maurice Brookes 60 6.5 +6.5
Liberal Democrat Graham Handley 38 4.1 +4.1
Majority 179 19.3
Turnout 927 20.0
Labour hold Swing
Westminster By-Election 28 February 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mike McCusker 227 57.5 -11.0
Conservative Thomas Hughes 123 31.1 -0.4
Liberal Democrat Hilary Chrusciezi 45 11.4 +11.4
Majority 104 26.4
Turnout 395 15
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  2. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Ellesmere Port (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976. Retrieved on 19 November 2015.
  3. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cheshire and Merseyside (County Boundaries) Order 1992. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Ellesmere Port and Neston (Electoral Changes) Order 1998. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.

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