Leeds City Council election, 2014

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Map of the results of the 2014 Leeds council election.

Leeds City Council elections took place on 22 May 2014, the same day as the European elections. One third of the council was up for election to replace the councillors elected in 2010.[1] Prior to the election Calverley & Farsley councillor, Joseph Marjoram, had defected from the Conservatives to Independent.Labour had overall control of the council since the 2011 election and their majority was unchanged following this election. [2][3]

Election result[edit]

Leeds City Council Election Result 2014
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 20 1 1 0 60.6% 38.6% 71,602
  Conservative 6 0 0 0 18.2% 21.5% 39,953
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0% 16.7% 31,077
  Liberal Democrat 4 0 1 -1 12.1% 10.2% 18,867
  Green 1 1 0 +1 3.0% 9.1% 16,868
  Morley Borough Independents 2 0 0 0 6.1% 2.5% 4,726
  Alliance for Green Socialism 0 0 0 0 0% 0.6% 1,125
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0% 0.3% 537
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0% 0.3% 527
  Brit Dems stop immigration leave EU 0 0 0 0 0% 0.2% 358

This result had the following consequences for the total number of seats on the council after the elections:[2]

Party Previous council New council
Labour 63 63
Conservative 18 18
Liberal Democrat 10 9
Morley Borough Independent 5 5
Green 2 3
Independent 1 1
Total 99 99
Working majority  27   27 

Ward results[edit]

Adel & Wharfedale
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Billy Flynn 3,018 44.5 -1.0
Labour Mark Henley 1,312 19.3 +3.5
Liberal Democrat Cheryl Kebede 1,154 17.0 -20.7
UKIP Mal Steele 966 14.2 +13.5
Green Paul Marchant 336 5.0 +2.3
Majority 1,706
Turnout 6,786
Conservative hold Swing
Alwoodley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Harrand 3,227 48.2 -1.2
Labour Keith White 1,910 28.5 +1.3
UKIP Warren Hendon 891 13.3 +10.6
Liberal Democrat Sue Knights 309 4.6 -12.9
Green Miriam Moss 290 4.3 +4.3
Alliance for Green Socialism Brian Jackson 67 1.0 -0.2
Majority 1,317
Turnout 6,694 38.3
Conservative hold Swing
Ardsley & Robin Hood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lisa Mulherin 1,865 36.0
UKIP David Daniel 1,593 30.7
Conservative Tim Atkin 929 17.9
Independent Wyn Kidger 482 9.3
Green Carl James 176 3.4
Liberal Democrat Benjamin Ward 139 2.7
Majority 272
Turnout 5,184 30.18
Labour hold Swing
Armley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alice Smart 2,269 43.8
UKIP John Withill 1,548 29.9
Green Yvonne Clarke 669 12.9
Conservative Mohammed Rahman 392 7.6
Liberal Democrat Christine Glover 236 4.6
TUSC Iain Dalton 65 1.3
Majority 721
Turnout 5,179 30.54
Labour hold Swing
Beeston & Holbeck
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Congreve 2,063 48.4
UKIP Tony Roberts 1,288 30.2
Conservative Robert Winfield 499 11.7
Green David Smith 284 6.7
Liberal Democrat Victoria Bishop-Rowe 130 3.0
Majority 775
Turnout 4,264 28.72
Labour hold Swing
Bramley & Stanningley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kevin Ritchie 2,092 43.9
UKIP Anne Murgatroyd 1,600 33.6
Conservative Alexander Nancolas 454 9.5
Green Kate Bisson 358 7.5
Liberal Democrat Serena Glover 219 4.6
TUSC Kevin Pattison 44 0.9
Majority 492
Turnout 4,767 29.98
Labour hold Swing
Burmantofts & Richmond Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ron Grahame 1,864 43.0
UKIP Geoff Holloran 1,150 26.6
Liberal Democrat David Hollingsworth 843 19.5
Green Pete Exley 318 7.3
Conservative Hayley Laura 156 3.6
Majority 714
Turnout 4,331 28.5
Labour hold Swing
Calverley & Farsley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Rod Wood 2,670 38.2
Labour John Bracken 2,476 35.4
UKIP Joseph Murgatroyd 1,242 17.8
Green Clive Lord 349 5.0
Liberal Democrat Kate Arbuckle 256 3.7
Majority 194
Turnout 6,993 39.75
Conservative hold Swing
Chapel Allerton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jane Dowson 3,683 61.3
Conservative Farzana Arif 746 12.4
Green Emma Carter 736 12.3
Alliance for Green Socialism Mike Davies 515 8.6
Liberal Democrat Aqila Choudhry 326 5.4
Majority 2,937
Turnout 6,006 34.59
Labour hold Swing
City & Hunslet
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mohammed Iqbal 2,434 49.2
UKIP Nigel Buckland 785 15.9
Green Glen Jankowski 659 13.3
Conservative Richard Salt 631 12.7
Liberal Democrat Jahangir Aziz 354 7.2
TUSC Mary Finch 87 1.8
Majority 1,649
Turnout 4,950 22.84
Labour hold Swing
Cross Gates & Whinmoor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Gruen 2,555 44.6
UKIP Darren Oddy 1,808 31.6
Conservative Elizabeth Hayes 907 15.8
Green Ben Goldthorp 319 5.6
Liberal Democrat Richard Morris 136 2.4
Majority 747
Turnout 5725 33.11
Labour hold Swing
Farnley & Wortley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Green Terry Wilford 1,900 34.3
UKIP Alan Felber 1,606 29.0
Labour John Hardy 1,506 27.2
Conservative Samuel Fisher 416 7.5
Liberal Democrat Robert Jacques 76 1.4
TUSC Michael Johnson 30 0.5
Majority 294
Turnout 5534 31.52
Green gain from Labour Swing
Garforth & Swillington
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Stuart McKenna 3,172 51.7
Conservative Ryan Stephenson 2,027 33.0
Green Yvonne Murray 709 11.6
Liberal Democrat Mitch Gladas 227 3.7
Majority 1,145
Turnout 6,135 38.5
Labour hold Swing
Gipton & Harehills
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kamila Maqsood 3,756 76.1
Liberal Democrat Adam Douglas 403 8.2
Conservative Beatrice Greenwood 393 8.0
Green Neil Seepujak 381 7.7
Majority 3,353
Turnout 4933 31.55
Labour hold Swing
Guiseley & Rawdon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pat Latty 2,811 39.8
Labour David Bowe 1,871 26.5
UKIP Roger Tattersall 1,444 20.5
Green Colin Avison 541 7.7
Liberal Democrat Cindy Cleasby 389 5.5
Majority 940
Turnout 7056 38.65
Conservative hold Swing
Harewood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Matthew Robinson 3,542 59.5
UKIP Peter Morgan 1,176 19.8
Labour David Joyce 928 15.6
Liberal Democrat Christine Golton 249 4.2
Green Paul Matthews 58 1.0
Majority 2,366 5953
Turnout 42.0
Conservative hold Swing
Headingley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jonathan Pryor 1,296
Green Joe Salmon 1,036
Liberal Democrat Ghaffar Karim 747
Conservative Diane Fox 228
UKIP Alistair McDowall 146
Majority 260
Turnout 30.12
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Horsforth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Brian Cleasby 2,037
Conservative Richard O’Callaghan 1,880
Labour Rob Wilkinson 1,644
UKIP Paul Hellyer 1,059
Green Timothy Goodall 446
TUSC Benjamin Dixon 56
Majority 157
Turnout 40.88
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Hyde Park & Woodhouse
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Javaid Akhtar 2,099
Green Chris Foren 865
Conservative Edward Hardy 295
UKIP Glenn Morley 288
Liberal Democrat Peter Andrews 207
TUSC Tanis Belsham-Wray 98
Majority 1,234
Turnout 24.89
Labour hold Swing
Killingbeck & Seacroft
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brian Selby 2,927
Conservative Dorothy Flynn 623
Green Louise Richardson 617
Liberal Democrat Joanne Binns 311
Majority 2,304
Turnout 29.2
Labour hold Swing
Kippax & Methley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat John Hills 141
Conservative James Langley 867
UKIP Tina Smith 1,599
Labour Keith Wakefield 2,868
Green David Webb 237
Majority
Turnout 35.63
Labour hold Swing
Kirkstall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Martin Hughes 252
Independent Stuart Long 55
TUSC Ben Mayor 56
UKIP Kevin Reid 907
Green Morgan Tatchell-Evans 724
Labour Fiona Venner 2,696
Conservative Matthew Wharton 379
Majority
Turnout 33.77
Labour hold Swing
Middleton Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Sadie Fisher 79
Labour Kim Groves 2,489
Conservative Barbara Harpham 287
British Democratic Kevin Meeson 358
UKIP Craig Sweaton 1,756
Green Austen Thompson 219
Majority
Turnout 28.04
Labour hold Swing
Moortown
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Alliance for Green Socialism Ros Campbell 188
Conservative Mark Dodsworth 1,282
Liberal Democrat Darren Finlay 781
Labour Sharon Hamilton 2,923
UKIP Alan Procter 821
Green Christopher Smith 806
Majority
Turnout 39.87
Labour hold Swing
Morley North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Morley Borough Independents Thomas Leadley 2,759
Labour Charlotte Hill 1,181
UKIP Luke Senior 1,150
Conservative Sophie Tempest 675
Green Deborah Fenney 180
Liberal Democrat John MacArthur 74
Majority 1,578
Turnout 6,019 34.56
Morley Borough Independents hold Swing
Morley South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Morley Borough Independents Shirley Varley 1,967
Labour Mark Sewards 1,293
UKIP Lindon Dove 1,279
Conservative Kathleen Tempest 489
Green Bluebell Eikonoklastes 116
Liberal Democrat Kathryn Gagen 71
TUSC Neil Cussons 51
Majority 674
Turnout 5,266 31.93
Morley Borough Independents hold Swing
Otley & Yeadon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Green Owen Brear 490
Liberal Democrat Ryk Downes 2,916
Conservative Gerard Francis 921
UKIP Tom Hollings 1,306
Labour Carl Morris 1,916
Majority
Turnout 43.65
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Pudsey
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jude Arbuckle 205
UKIP Phil Banks 1,785
Conservative Amanda Carter 1,356
Labour Mick Coulson 2,182
Green Irene Dracup 390
Majority
Turnout 35.4
Labour hold Swing
Rothwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stephen Ellis 723
Liberal Democrat Stewart Golton 2,429
Green Gordon Haycock 385
Labour Angela Kellett 2,018
Majority
Turnout 36.04
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Roundhay
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Alliance for Green Socialism Malcolm Christie 355
Green Paul Ellis 820
Labour Ghulam Hussain 3,229
Conservative Andy Paraskos 1,952
Liberal Democrat Richard Whelan 528
Majority
Turnout 40.96
Labour hold Swing
Temple Newsam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Green Nathan Allen 335
Labour Mick Lyons 2,294
UKIP Bruce Naylor 1,599
Liberal Democrat Keith Norman 148
Conservative David Schofield 1,377
Majority
Turnout 35.38
Labour hold Swing
Weetwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Judith Chapman 2,155
UKIP Mike Cullen 737
TUSC Max Cussons 40
Green Martin Hemingway 646
Labour Julie Heselwood 1,768
Conservative Thomas McMeeking 806
Majority
Turnout 39.57
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Wetherby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Paul Drinkwater 1,023
Liberal Democrat Sara Howell 340
Green Sam Murray 508
Conservative John Procter 2,995
UKIP Paul Spivey 1,096
Majority
Turnout 38.38
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statement of Persons Nominated Archived 2014-05-02 at the Wayback Machine. Leeds City Council
  2. ^ a b "Vote 2014 Leeds". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  3. ^ "Leeds City Council Election Results 3 May 2012". leeds.gov.uk. Retrieved 2014-05-29.