Halton Borough Council elections

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Halton is a unitary authority in Cheshire, England. Until 1 April 1998 it was a non-metropolitan district.

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][2][3]

Non-metropolitan district

Party in control Years
Labour 1973–1998

Unitary authority

Party in control Years
Labour 1997–present

Council elections[edit]

Non-metropolitan district elections[edit]

Unitary authority elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Hough Green By-Election 7 May 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 741 75.2 +8.5
Liberal Democrat 245 24.8 +7.9
Majority 496 50.4
Turnout 986
Labour hold Swing
Castlefields By-Election 7 July 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 355 49.5 +5.7
Liberal Democrat 249 34.7 +19.2
Conservative 98 13.6 +1.0
Independent 15 2.1 -16.3
Majority 106 14.8
Turnout 717 15.2
Labour hold Swing
Castlefields By-Election 6 July 2006[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Harry Howard 359 42.6 -1.2
Liberal Democrat Peter Blackmore 345 40.9 +25.4
Independent Jimmy Tang 87 10.3 -8.1
Conservative Marjorie Bradshaw 52 6.2 -6.4
Majority 14 1.7
Turnout 843 18.4
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Coligan, Nick (2007-04-25). "It's one fight that Labour cannot lose ; Lib Dems' mission impossible: Local elections 2007". Liverpool Echo. p. 15. 
  3. ^ "Halton". BBC News Online. 2008-04-19. Retrieved 2010-02-24. 
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Halton (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976. Retrieved on 19 November 2015.
  5. ^ The Borough of Halton (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1986
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cheshire and Merseyside (County and Metropolitan Borough Boundaries) Order 1993. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  7. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside (County and Metropolitan Borough Boundaries) Order 1993. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  8. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside (County Boundaries) Order 1993. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  9. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Halton (Electoral Changes) Order 1997. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  10. ^ "Halton council". * BBC News Online. Retrieved 2010-02-24. 
  11. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Halton (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  12. ^ "2006 Electoral Nominations". Halton Borough Council. Retrieved 2010-02-24. 
  13. ^ "Castlefields by-election". Halton Borough Council. 2006-07-07. Retrieved 2010-02-24. 

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