Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council election, 2007

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Elections to Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council were held on 3 May 2007. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party kept overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Knowsley Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 18 0 1 -1 78.3 57.2 13,575 +0.3%
  Liberal Democrat 5 1 0 +1 21.7 30.7 7,300 -2.9%
  Conservative 0 0 0 0 0 7.4 1,757 +2.1%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 1.9 448 +1.1%
  United Socialist 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 283 -1.4%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 231 +1.0%
  Socialist Labour 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 154 -0.1%

5 Labour candidates were uncontested.

Ward results[edit]

Cherryfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jayne Aston uncontested
Labour hold Swing
Halewood North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Sarah Smithson 590 44.0 -24.8
Labour Tina Harris 431 32.1 +0.9
BNP Tony Ward 218 16.3 +16.3
Conservative Karen Turner 102 7.6 +7.6
Majority 159 11.9 -25.7
Turnout 1,341
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Halewood South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Sue Smith 613 41.1 +0.5
Labour Edna Finneran 610 40.9 +3.3
United Socialist Andy Tomo 191 12.8 -9.0
Conservative Jean Read 77 5.2 +5.2
Majority 3 0.2 -2.8
Turnout 1,491
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Halewood West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Norman Hogg 733 66.2 -7.6
Liberal Democrat Jimmy Donegan 283 25.5 +25.5
United Socialist Eric McIntosh 92 8.3 -17.9
Majority 450 40.7 -6.9
Turnout 1,108
Labour hold Swing
Kirkby Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Brennan uncontested
Labour hold Swing
Longview
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Diane Reid 702 58.6
Liberal Democrat Paul Woods 495 41.4
Majority 207 17.2
Turnout 1,197
Labour hold Swing
Northwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Terence Garland uncontested
Labour hold Swing
Page Moss (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ken McGlashan 783
Labour Veronica McNeill 716
Liberal Democrat Mark Wiggins 186
Liberal Democrat Les Rigby 153
Turnout 1,838
Labour hold Swing
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Margaret Dobbie uncontested
Labour hold Swing
Prescot East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Joan McGarry 657 49.5 -7.9
Labour Dave Friar 565 42.6 +0.0
Conservative Robin Webster 105 7.9 +7.9
Majority 102 6.9 -7.9
Turnout 1,327
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Prescot West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Margaret Sommerfield 777 45.6 -11.8
Labour Phil Foukes 574 33.7 +1.0
Conservative Tony Read 200 11.7 +11.7
Socialist Labour Steve Whatham 154 9.0 -0.9
Majority 203 11.9 -12.8
Turnout 1,705
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Roby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Graham Morgan 1,260 58.6 +4.9
Conservative Gary Robertson 889 41.4 -4.9
Majority 371 17.2 +9.8
Turnout 2,149
Labour hold Swing
Shevington
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Thomas Grierson 647 68.9
Liberal Democrat John White 209 22.3
Conservative Geoffrey Allen 83 8.8
Majority 438 46.6
Turnout 939
Labour hold Swing
St Bartholomews (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tony Cunningham 871
Labour Andy Moorhead 848
Liberal Democrat Mal Swainbank 465
Liberal Democrat Pete Gresty 463
Turnout 2,647
Labour hold Swing
St Gabriels
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mike Currie 616 46.4 -9.6
Labour Diane Oakford 587 44.2 +0.2
Conservative Susan Ford 126 9.5 +9.5
Majority 29 2.2 -9.8
Turnout 1,329
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
St Michaels
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joan Lilly 920 64.3 +3.0
Liberal Democrat Gary Anderson 510 35.7 -3.0
Majority 410 28.6 +6.0
Turnout 1,430
Labour hold Swing
Stockbridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Dennis Baum 721 75.7
Independent Pop Muldoon 231 24.3
Majority 490 51.4
Turnout 952
Labour hold Swing
Swanside
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Robert Maguire uncontested
Labour hold Swing
Whiston North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ron Gaffney 776 53.0 +1.5
Liberal Democrat Gerry Donnelly 514 35.1 -13.4
Conservative Louise Parry 175 11.9 +11.9
Majority 262 17.9 +14.9
Turnout 1,465
Labour hold Swing
Whiston South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Vince Cullen 913 54.3 +3.1
Liberal Democrat Yvonne Southern 769 45.7 -3.1
Majority 144 8.6 +6.2
Turnout 1,682
Labour hold Swing
Whitefield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Norman Keats 918 80.0 +17.5
BNP Gary Aronsson 230 20.0 +5.2
Majority 688 60.0 +20.2
Turnout 1,148
Labour hold Swing

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