Harborne (ward)

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Harborne
Ward
Harborne Birmingham UK ward 2010.svg
Harborne Ward shown within Birmingham
Harborne is located in West Midlands county
Harborne
Harborne
Location within the West Midlands
Population23,001 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceSP020836
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBIRMINGHAM
Postcode districtB17
Dialling code0121
PoliceWest Midlands
FireWest Midlands
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
Councillors
List of places
UK
England
West Midlands
52°27′N 1°58′W / 52.45°N 1.97°W / 52.45; -1.97Coordinates: 52°27′N 1°58′W / 52.45°N 1.97°W / 52.45; -1.97

Harborne ward is a local government district, one of 40 wards that make up Birmingham City Council. Harborne lies to the south west of Birmingham city centre. It has a slightly older age profile than the city average. The percentage of ethnic minority residents is below the city average.[2] Unemployment is below the city average.[3] The ward population at the 2011 census was 23,001.[4]

Politics[edit]

The Harborne ward is currently represented by one Labour Party Councillor; Jayne Francis (2016-)[5] and one Conservative Councillor; Peter Fowler (2018-).

The ward of Harborne forms part of the Parliamentary constituency of Birmingham Edgbaston along with Bartley Green, Edgbaston (ward), and Quinton, which has been represented by Labour Co-operative MP Preet Gill since 2017.

Election results[edit]

2010s[edit]

2018 Birmingham City Council election, Harborne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jayne Francis 2623
Conservative Peter Fowler 2533
Conservative Akaal Sidhu 2390
Labour Sundip Meghani 2061
Liberal Democrat Colin Green 657
Green Phil Simpson 650
Liberal Democrat Ian Garrett 646
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
2016 Birmingham City Council election, Harborne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jayne Francis 2,841 44.7 Increase 1.7
Conservative Akaal Sidhu 2,404 37.8 Decrease 0.5
Green Phil Simpson 494 7.8 Decrease 0.6
UKIP Mary Morris 376 5.9 Increase 0.2
Liberal Democrat Philip Banting 240 3.8 Decrease 0.8
Majority 437 6.9 Increase 2.2
Turnout 6,355 39.23
Labour hold Swing
2015 Birmingham City Council election Harborne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James McKay 4,922 43.0 Decrease 3.6
Conservative Jane James 4,384 38.3 Decrease 0.9
Green Phil Simpson 964 8.4 Increase 0.3
UKIP Charles Brecknell 654 5.7
Liberal Democrat Philip Banting 528 4.6 Decrease 0.8
Majority 538 4.7
Turnout 11,452
Labour hold Swing Decrease 1.4
2014 Birmingham City Council election Harborne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Alden 2,816
Labour Nabila Zulfiqar 2,518
Green Phil Simpson 637
UKIP Charles Brecknell 574
Liberal Democrat Philip Banting 258
Majority 298
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
2012 Birmingham City Council election Harborne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Elaine Williams 3264 50.2
Conservative John Alden 2441 37.5
Green Phil Simpson 394 6.1 Decrease 1.97
UKIP Keith Rowe 233 3.6
Liberal Democrat Alaine Christian 178 2.6
Majority 823 17.7
Turnout 6,529 37.95 Decrease 8.09
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
2011 Birmingham Council election Harborne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James McKay 3,655 46.6
Conservative Geoff Hewitt 3,071 39.15
Green Phil Simpson 633 8.07
Liberal Democrat Christopher Bates 426 5.4
Majority 584
Turnout 7,844 46.04
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
2010 Birmingham Council election Harborne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mike Whitby 4,640
Labour James McKay 3,766
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Sagier 1,609
Green Phil Simpson 744
BNP Roy Bevington 289
Majority 874
Turnout 11,078 66.3
Conservative hold Swing

2000s[edit]

2008 Birmingham City Council election Harborne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Alden 2,717 49.5
Labour John Priest 1,389 25.3
Green Phil Simpson 691 12.6
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Sagier 405 7.4
BNP Howard Hamilton 193 3.5
UKIP Edward Siddall-Jones 80 1.5
Majority 1,328 24.2
Turnout 5,475 33.4 Decrease 3.58
Conservative hold Swing
2007 Birmingham City Council election Harborne[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Hollingworth 2,699
Labour John Priest 1,662
Green Philip Simpson 786
Liberal Democrat Miriam Banting 649
BNP Lynette Orton 265
Majority 1,937
Turnout 6,083 36.98
Conservative hold Swing
2006 Birmingham City Council election Harborne[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mike Whitby 3,200
Labour John Priest 1,823
Green Philip Simpson 665
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Sagier 577
BNP Josephine Larkin 364
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
2004 Birmingham City Council election Harborne[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Alden 3,268 16.93
Conservative Peter Hollingworth 3,170 16.42
Conservative Mike Whitby 3,100 16.06
Majority
Turnout 41.33 Increase 7.93
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
2002 Birmingham City Council election Harborne[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Hollingworth 3,008 52.4
Labour 1,816 31.7
Liberal Democrat 652 11.4
Other 261 4.5
Majority 1,192
Turnout 5,737 33.4 Increase 1.6
Conservative hold Swing Decrease 1.7
2000 Birmingham City Council election Harborne[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 3,029 54.8
Labour 1,782 32.2
Liberal Democrat 512 9.3
Other 203 3.7
Majority
Turnout 31.8
Conservative hold Swing

1990s[edit]

1998 Birmingham City Council election Harborne[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 57.1
Labour 32.9
Liberal Democrat 10
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Harborne By-Election 11 September 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mike Whitby 2,719 53.4 Increase 8.5
Labour Stephen Cormell 1,859 36.5 Decrease 6.8
Liberal Democrat Conall Boyle 420 8.2 Decrease 1.3
Green Peter Beck 96 1.9 Decrease 0.4
Majority 860 16.9
Turnout 5,094 29.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birmingham Ward population 2011". Retrieved 14 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Birmingham Ward ethnic group 2011". Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Birmingham Ward last worked 2011". Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Birmingham Ward population 2011". Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Councillor Jayne Francis". Birmingham City Council. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  6. ^ "Birmingham City Council Election Results 2007". Birmingham City Council. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Birmingham City Council Election Results 2006". Birmingham City Council. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  8. ^ "Birmingham City Council Election Results 2004". Birmingham City Council. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  9. ^ a b c "Birmingham City Council Election Results 1998-2002". Birmingham City Council. Retrieved 6 April 2017.