2006 Hyndburn Borough Council election

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Elections to Hyndburn Borough Council were held on 4 May 2006. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council. Two seats had been lost to Labour in by elections in 2005 (Rishton and Overton) but booth these were won back at this election. However the Conservatives did lose one seat to Labour, Immanuel Ward reducing their majority to 19. (18+2-1=19)

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Hyndburn Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 6 1 3 -2 54.5 49.8 7,566 +7.0%
  Conservative 4 2 1 +1 36.4 45.3 6,880 -2.9%
  Independent 1 1 0 +1 9.1 3.6 553 +2.2%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 188 -3.6%

Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyndburn_Borough_Council_election,_2002#Local_Election_result

Ward results[edit]

Clayton-le-Moors
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Nicholas Collingridge 553 40.0 +40.0
Labour Tim O'Kane 459 33.2 -13.2
Conservative Philip Storey 369 26.7 -26.9
Majority 94 6.8
Turnout 1,381 39.6
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Huncoat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Paul Gott 593 54.1 -3.5
Conservative Kathleen Pratt 503 45.9 +3.5
Majority 90 8.2 -7.0
Turnout 1,096 33.3
Labour hold Swing
Immanuel
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Colette McCormack 640 51.2 +3.7
Conservative Sandra Hayes 611 48.8 -3.7
Majority 29 2.4
Turnout 1,251 36.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Milnshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Clare Pritchard 719 56.8 +3.1
Conservative Stanley Horne 546 43.2 -3.1
Majority 173 13.6 +6.2
Turnout 1,265 37.1
Labour hold Swing
Netherton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mohammed Rahman 780 57.1 +9.5
Conservative Dennis Baron 585 42.9 -9.5
Majority 195 14.2
Turnout 1,365 41.6 -2.4
Labour hold Swing

Susan Shorrocks had won the seat for Labour from the Conservatives 30 June 2005 after the resignation of Wyn Frankland. The Tories won it back at this election.

Overton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Roy Atkinson 956 53.8 -1.3
Labour Rob Kearney 822 46.2 +1.3
Majority 134 7.6 -2.6
Turnout 1,778 36.0 -8.7
Conservative hold Swing
Peel
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bernard Dawson 514 67.4 -0.4
Conservative Derek Wolstenholme 249 32.6 +0.4
Majority 265 34.8 -0.8
Turnout 763 24.5 -9.2
Labour hold Swing

Claire Hamilton had won the seat for Labour from the Conservatives 17 March 2005 following the death of June Butler. The Tories won it back at this election.

Rishton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jennet Liddle 1,022 51.2 -8.3
Labour Claire Hamilton 975 48.8 +8.3
Majority 47 2.4 -16.6
Turnout 1,997 39.7 -1.8
Conservative hold Swing
St. Andrew's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Britcliffe 704 49.1 +5.8
Labour Gayle Knight 542 37.8 +4.6
Liberal Democrat Bill Greene 188 13.1 -10.4
Majority 162 11.3 +1.2
Turnout 1,434 43.7 +0.2
Conservative hold Swing
St Oswald's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Doug Hayes 997 59.3 +1.5
Labour William Pinder 684 40.7 -1.5
Majority 313 18.6 +3.0
Turnout 1,681 33.3 -8.2
Conservative hold Swing
Spring Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Pam Barton 838 71.3 +21.1
Conservative Imran Arif 338 28.7 -3.6
Majority 500 42.6 +24.7
Turnout 1,176 33.9 -9.1
Labour hold Swing

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