Gorton South

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Gorton South
Levenshulme Road, Ryder Brow - panoramio.jpg
Levenshulme Road, Ryder Brow in Gorton South
Gorton South is located in Greater Manchester
Gorton South
Gorton South
Location within Greater Manchester
Population19,615 (2011)
OS grid referenceSJ8806595420
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMANCHESTER
Postcode districtM18
Dialling code0161
PoliceGreater Manchester
FireGreater Manchester
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
Councillors
  • Julie Reid (Labour)
  • Peter Cookson (Labour)
  • Bernard Stone (Labour)
List of places
UK
England
Greater Manchester
53°27′19″N 2°10′52″W / 53.4554°N 2.1812°W / 53.4554; -2.1812Coordinates: 53°27′19″N 2°10′52″W / 53.4554°N 2.1812°W / 53.4554; -2.1812

Gorton South is a defunct Local Government ward in the Gorton area of the City of Manchester. The population of Gorton South ward at the 2011 census was 19,615.[1] Under boundary changes by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) the ward was abolished and replaced with the new electoral ward Gorton and Abbey Hey from May 2018.[2]

Governance[edit]

Gorton South electoral ward within Manchester City Council.

Gorton South is in the parliamentary constituency of Manchester Gorton. It has been represented in Westminster by Afzal Khan since June 2017.[3] The city councillors for the ward are Julie Reid (Labour), Peter Cookson (Labour) and Bernard Stone (Labour).[4]

The area was previously represented by James Ashley who was Lord Mayor of Manchester at the time of his death in 2006.[5]

Councillors

Julie Reid (Lab), Peter Cookson (Lab), and Bernard Stone (Lab)

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 John Bridges (Lib Dem) Simon Ashley (Lib Dem) James Ashley (Lib Dem)
2006 John Bridges (Lib Dem) Simon Ashley (Lib Dem) James Ashley (Lib Dem)
By-election
19 October 2006
[5][6]
John Bridges (Lib Dem) Simon Ashley (Lib Dem) Charles Glover (Lib Dem)
2007 John Bridges (Lib Dem) Simon Ashley (Lib Dem) Charles Glover (Lib Dem)
2008 John Bridges (Lib Dem) Simon Ashley (Lib Dem) Charles Glover (Lib Dem)
2010 Julie Reid (Lab) Simon Ashley (Lib Dem) Charles Glover (Lib Dem)
2011 Julie Reid (Lab) Peter Cookson (Lab) Charles Glover (Lib Dem)
2012 Julie Reid (Lab) Peter Cookson (Lab) Bernard Stone (Lab)
2014 Julie Reid (Lab) Peter Cookson (Lab) Bernard Stone (Lab)
2015 Julie Reid (Lab) Peter Cookson (Lab) Bernard Stone (Lab)
2016 Julie Reid (Lab) Peter Cookson (Lab) Bernard Stone (Lab)
2018 Ward abolished Ward abolished Ward abolished

     indicates seat up for re-election.      indicates seat won in by-election.      indicates ward abolished and replaced with new ward: Gorton and Abbey Hey.

Geography[edit]

Gorton South is bounded by the neighbourhoods of Gorton North to the north, Longsight to the east, Levenshulme to the south and Denton West and Reddish North to the west.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City of Manchester ward population 2011". Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  2. ^ LGBCE (April 2017). Final recommendations on the new electoral arrangements for Manchester City Council (PDF). Local Government Boundary Commission for England. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Afzal Khan MP". parliament.uk. UK Parliament. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Gorton South Councillors". manchester.gov.uk. Manchester City Council. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  5. ^ a b Staff writer (18 August 2006). "Mayor loses cancer battle". Manchester Evening News. Trinity Mirror. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Gorton South ward local by-election - Thursday 19 October 2006". manchester.gov.uk. Manchester City Council. 19 October 2006. Retrieved 30 April 2017.

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