Macclesfield Borough Council election, 2007

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Elections to Macclesfield Borough Council in England were held on 3 May 2007. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative Party kept overall control of the council with a majority of 16 seats. Overall turnout was 35.9%.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Results[edit]

Macclesfield Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 12 3 1 +2 60.0 54.0 15,401 -2.3%
  Liberal Democrat 4 0 1 -1 25.0 18.8 5,353 +4.1%
  Labour 3 0 0 0 15.0 17.0 4,836 -1.8%
  Handforth Ratepayers 0 0 1 -1 0.0 3.6 1,039 -0.1%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.0 2.3 655 -0.9
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.7 191 +0.7%
  Independent 1 1 -1 0 5.0 3.6 1,037 +0.4%

Ward results[edit]

Dean Row ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jim Crockatt 1,122 67.2
Liberal Democrat Mark Toombs 547 32.8
Majority 575
Turnout 1,669 41.07
Conservative hold Swing
Disley and Lyme Handley ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jackie Pattison 1,182 75.0 +20.1
Labour Catherine Birchall 395 25.0 +25.0
Majority 787
Turnout 1,577 43.22 +0.62
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Fulshaw ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Mowat 1,010 66.4
Liberal Democrat Helen Baker 296 19.4
Labour Mark Norman 216 14.2
Majority 714
Turnout 1,522 39.85
Conservative hold Swing
Handforth ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gary Barton 1,110 44.6 +1.5
Handforth Ratepayers David Pincombe 1,039 41.7 -1.5
Labour Ashley Pettifer 340 13.7 0.0
Majority 71
Turnout 2,489 38.94 +2.67
Conservative gain from Handforth Ratepayers Swing
Hough ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Rod Menlove 1,077 67.0
Liberal Democrat Richard Duncalf 397 24.7
Labour Jon Kelly 133 8.3
Majority 680
Turnout 1,607 40.56
Conservative hold Swing
Knutsford Bexton ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative George Walton 693 72.0
Liberal Democrat Ann Barlow 189 19.6
Labour Tony Sutherland 81 8.4
Majority 504
Turnout 963 45.76
Conservative hold Swing
Knutsford Nether ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Vivien Davies 514 66.9
Liberal Democrat Roger Barlow 139 18.1
Labour Laurie Burton 115 15.0
Majority 375
Turnout 768 36.51
Conservative hold Swing
Knutsford Norbury Booths ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Joan Fairhurst 743 85.1
Labour Paul Thomson 130 14.9
Majority 613
Turnout 873 40.53
Conservative hold Swing
Knutsford Over ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Wilson Hamman 859 68.6 +11.0
Labour Brian Daulby 394 31.4 +6.9
Majority 465
Turnout 1,253 31.90 +0.65
Conservative hold Swing
Macclesfield Bollinbrook ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Ainsley Arnold 830 51.7 +8.1
Conservative Karen Miles 611 38.1 -3.8
Labour Christopher McDermott 163 10.2 -4.2
Majority 219
Turnout 1,604 35.66 +3.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Macclesfield Broken Cross ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Martin Hardy 598 47.8 +5.4
Liberal Democrat Peter Wilcox 476 38.0 -5.6
Labour David Pemberton 178 14.2 +0.2
Majority 122
Turnout 1,252 29.64 +1.43
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Macclesfield Central ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Janet Jackson 543 46.9 +4.0
Conservative Gillian Stratford 335 28.9 -2.0
Green Dougal Hare 280 24.2 -1.9
Majority 208
Turnout 1,158 25.39 +0.91
Labour hold Swing
Macclesfield East ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Stephen Broadhurst 677 45.3 +2.8
Conservative Paul Cook 456 30.5 -5.1
Labour Simon Truss 228 15.3 +1.6
Green Lindy Brett 132 8.8 +0.7
Majority 221
Turnout 1,493 35.38 +2.05
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Macclesfield Hurdsfield ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Christine Tomlinson 458 52.8 -0.2
Conservative Ian Davies 244 28.1 +5.7
Labour John Evans 166 19.1 -5.5
Majority 214
Turnout 868 25.14 +0.23
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Macclesfield Ivy ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Elizabeth Gilliland 1,055 74.1 -1.0
Labour Sandra Edwards 368 25.9 +1.0
Majority 687
Turnout 1,423 34.81 -0.08
Conservative hold Swing
Macclesfield South ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brian Puddicombe 484 44.6 +0.2
Conservative Lesley Smetham 442 40.7 +3.0
Green Stephen Flinn 160 14.7 -3.0
Majority 42
Turnout 1,089 25.27 +2.59
Labour hold Swing
Macclesfield Tytherington ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent James Nicholas 1,037 48.0 +2.7
Conservative Matt Davies 995 46.1 +4.1
Labour David Brown 127 5.9 -1.1
Majority 42
Turnout 2,159 46.70 +6.34
Independent gain from Conservative Swing
Macclesfield West ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alift Harewood 573 61.3 +2.7
Conservative Val Lipworth 361 38.7 -2.7
Majority 212
Turnout 934 24.57 -0.05
Labour hold Swing
Morley & Styal ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Colin Shepherd 949 53.0
Conservative John Fraser 842 47.0
Majority 107
Turnout 1,791 47.97
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Poynton Central ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Barber 1,152 56.9 -20.0
Liberal Democrat Christopher James 395 19.5 +19.5
Labour Judith Elderkin 202 10.0 -13.1
UKIP Richard Simpson 191 9.4 +9.4
Green John Knight 83 4.1 +4.1
Majority 757
Turnout 2,023 35.81 +4.05
Conservative hold Swing

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