Kew (Sefton ward)

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Kew is a Metropolitan Borough of Sefton ward in the Southport Parliamentary constituency that covers the localities of Kew and Blowick in the town of Southport. The population of the ward taken at the 2011 census was 12,631.[1]

Councillors[edit]

Term Councillor[2] Party
2016–Present David Pullin Liberal Democrats
2003–Present Frederick Weavers Liberal Democrats
2007–Present Mike Booth Liberal Democrats

Election results[edit]

Elections of the 2010s[edit]

Changes in vote share are since the seat was previously contested (i.e. 4 years prior), not since the previous local election.

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Municipal Elections 2016: Kew[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat David Pullin 1085 39.5 +2%
Labour Janet Harrison 680 24.8 -4%
UKIP Terry Durrance 551 20.1 -1%
Conservative Tina Bliss 329 12.0 -2%
Green Richard Furness 102 3.7 N/A
Majority 405 14.7
Turnout 2747
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Municipal Elections 2015: Kew[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Cllr Mike Booth 1842 32.0 -3%
Labour Janet Harrison 1329 23.1 -4%
UKIP Philip Cantlay 1251 21.7 +7%
Conservative Jordan Shandley 1004 17.4 -7%
Green Neville Grundy 339 5.9 +6%
Majority 513 8.9
Turnout 5765
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Municipal Elections 2014: Kew[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Cllr Fred Weavers 1094 34.3 -19%
UKIP Mike Lewtas 905 28.4 N/A
Labour Janet Harrison 600 18.8 +8%
Conservative Jordan Shandley 406 12.7 -11%
Green Dave McIntosh 183 5.7 N/A
Majority 189 5.9
Turnout 3188
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Municipal Elections 2012: Kew[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Cllr Maureen Fearn 1028 36.8 -10%
Labour Janet Catherine Harrison 800 28.6 +22%
UKIP Michael Cedric Lewtas 578 20.8 +18%
Conservative Chris Cross 390 14.0 -13%
Majority 228 8.2
Turnout 2796
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Municipal Elections 2011: Kew[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Cllr Mike Booth 1132 34.8 -16%
Labour Richard James Owens 867 26.6 +20%
Conservative Cath Regan 777 23.9 -1%
UKIP Mike Lewtas 481 14.8 N/A
Majority 265 8.2
Turnout 3257 36%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Municipal Elections 2010: Kew[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Frederick Weavers 2993 52.6
Conservative David Robert Thomas Smith 1391 24.5
Labour David Stott 615 10.8
Independent John Joseph Lee 410 7.2
BNP Michael McDermott 237 4.2
Independent Jose Miguel Mendoza 43 0.8
Majority 1602 28.1
Turnout 5689 62%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Elections of the 2000s[edit]

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Municipal Elections 2008: Kew[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Cllr Maureen Fearn 1404 47.3
Conservative Anthony White 809 27.3
Southport Party John Lee 455 15.3
Labour Stephen Jowett 203 6.8
UKIP Val Pollard 100 3.4
Majority 595 20.0
Turnout 2967
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Municipal Elections 2007: Kew[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mike Booth 1405 51.0
Conservative Adam Kennaugh 678 24.6
Southport Party John Lee 468 17.0
Labour Stephen Jowett 204 7.4
Majority 727 26.4
Turnout 2755
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Municipal Elections 2006: Kew[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Frederick Weavers 1346 47.3
Conservative Terence Jones 649 22.8
Southport Party John Lee 475
Labour Stephen Jowett 227
UKIP Valerie Pollard 149
Majority 697
Turnout 2846
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Municipal Elections 2004: Kew[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Maureen Fearn 1774 17.8
Liberal Democrat Terence Francis 1684 16.9
Liberal Democrat Fred Weavers 1340 13.4
Southport Party Russell Watson 948 9.5
Southport Party Anthony Holland 918 9.2
Southport Party John Lee 859 8.6
Conservative Marilyn Hunton 612 6.1
Conservative David Woodfine 603 6.0
Conservative Charles Lyon-Taylor 584 5.9
Labour Graham Brannan 379 3.8
Labour Eunice Slatcher 291 2.9
Majority N/A
Turnout 9992
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

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