Gorton and Abbey Hey (ward)

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Gorton and Abbey Hey
Gorton and Abbey Hey electoral ward within Manchester City Council
Gorton and Abbey Hey electoral ward within Manchester City Council
Coat of arms of Gorton and Abbey Hey
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
By wisdom and effort
Coordinates: 53°27′52″N 2°10′11″W / 53.464526°N 2.169614°W / 53.464526; -2.169614Coordinates: 53°27′52″N 2°10′11″W / 53.464526°N 2.169614°W / 53.464526; -2.169614
CountryUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionManchester
CountyGreater Manchester
CreatedDecember 2017
Named forGorton and Abbey Hey
Government
  UK Parliament constituency: Manchester Gorton
 • TypeUnicameral
 • BodyManchester City Council
 • Leader of the councilRichard Leese (Labour)
 • CouncillorAfia Kamal
 • CouncillorJulie Reid
 • CouncillorJohn Hughes

Gorton and Abbey Hey is an electoral ward of Manchester, England created by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) from the previous electoral wards of Gorton North and Gorton South for the local elections 2018.[1]

It is represented in Westminster by Afzal Khan MP for Manchester Gorton.[2]

Councillors[edit]

Three councillors serve the ward:

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2018 Afia Kamal (Lab) Julie Reid (Lab) John Louis Hughes (Lab)
2019 Afia Kamal (Lab) Julie Reid (Lab) John Louis Hughes (Lab)

     indicates seat up for election

Elections in 2010s[edit]

* denotes incumbent councillor seeking re-election.

May 2019[edit]

2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Afia Kamal* 1464 47.3% Decrease2.0%
Liberal Democrat Jackie Pearcey 818 26.4% Increase2.7%
UKIP Katie Fanning 418 13.5% N/A
Green Paul Davies 208 6.7% Decrease1.1%
Conservative Jake Feeley 170 5.5% Decrease6.1%
Majority 646 20.86% Decrease4.83%
Rejected ballots 19 0.61%
Turnout 3097 24.18% Steady
Registered electors 12810
Labour hold Swing Decrease2.35%

May 2018[edit]

2018[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Louis Hughes* 1,849 59.92%
Labour Julie Reid* 1,771 57.39%
Labour Afia Kamal* 1,523 49.35%
Liberal Democrat Jackie Pearcey 730 23.66%
Liberal Democrat Iain Donaldson 526 17.04%
Liberal Democrat Tim Bannister 385 12.48%
Conservative Paul Mostyn 342 11.08%
Conservative Michael Street 308 9.98%
Conservative Melissa Jackson 271 8.78%
Green Melvyn Newton 241 7.81%
Rejected ballots 13 (full)
1 (partial)
Turnout 3,086 24%
Registered electors 12857
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
2018 results by party
Party Candidates Votes
Stood Elected Gained Unseated Net % of total % Net %
  Labour 3 3 3 0 Increase3 100 64.72% 5143 n/a
  Liberal Democrat 3 0 0 0 Steady 0 20.65% 1641 n/a
  Conservative 3 0 0 0 Steady 0 11.59% 921 n/a
  Green 1 0 0 0 Steady 0 3.03% 241 n/a

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ "Afzal Khan MP". parliament.uk. UK Parliament. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Afia Kamal". manchester.gov.uk. Manchester City Council. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Julie Reid". manchester.gov.uk. Manchester City Council. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  5. ^ "John Hughes". manchester.gov.uk. Manchester City Council. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  6. ^ "3 May 2018 Local Government Election results". manchester.gov.uk. Manchester City Council. 5 May 2018. Retrieved 8 May 2018.