Otley and Yeadon (ward)

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Otley and Yeadon
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Otley and Yeadon is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in north west Leeds, West Yorkshire, covering the towns of Otley and Yeadon (except for a southern part in Guiseley and Rawdon ward) as well as Newall.

Boundaries[edit]

The Otley and Yeadon ward includes the following civil parishes of:

Councillors[edit]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Graham Kirkland (LD)[a][4] Colin Campbell (LD)[b] Ryk Downes (LD)
2006 Graham Kirkland (LD) Colin Campbell (LD) Ryk Downes (LD)
2007 Graham Kirkland (LD) Colin Campbell (LD) Ryk Downes (LD)
2008 Graham Kirkland (LD) Colin Campbell (LD) Ryk Downes (LD)
2010 Graham Kirkland (LD) Colin Campbell (LD) Ryk Downes (LD)
2011 Graham Kirkland (LD) Colin Campbell (LD) Ryk Downes (LD)
2012 Sandy Lay (LD) Colin Campbell (LD) Ryk Downes (LD)
2014 Sandy Lay (LD) Colin Campbell (LD) Ryk Downes (LD)
2015 Sandy Lay (LD) Colin Campbell (LD) Ryk Downes (LD)
2016 Sandy Lay (LD) Colin Campbell (LD) Ryk Downes (LD)
2018 Sandy Lay (LD) Colin Campbell (LD) Ryk Downes (LD)

     indicates seat up for re-election. * indicates incumbent councillor.

Elections since 2010[edit]

May 2018[edit]

2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Colin Campbell* 3,768 43.4 -4.7
Liberal Democrat Sandy Lay* 3,757
Liberal Democrat Ryk Downes* 3,663
Labour Sian Gregory 2,340 26.9 +3.4
Labour Elliot Nathan 2,200
Labour James Ranson 1,703
Green Mick Bradley 1,245 14.3 +10.2
Conservative Kenneth Creek 1,094 12.6 +3.6
Conservative Diane Fox 978
Conservative Philip Rees 974
For Britain Tom Hollings 241 2.8 N/A
Majority 1,428 18.6 -6.0
Turnout 7,677 43.4 -1.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

May 2016[edit]

2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Sandy Lay* 3,737 48.1 +12.6
Labour Nik Rutherford 1,825 23.5 -2.6
Conservative Jonathon Taylor 702 9.0 -9.0
UKIP Tom Hollings 675 8.7 -2.7
Green Mick Bradley 501 6.5 -2.5
Independent Jackie Brown 323 4.1 +4.1
Majority 1,912 24.6 +15.2
Turnout 7,763 45.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

May 2015[edit]

2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Colin Campbell* 4,347 35.5 -3.1
Labour John Eveleigh 3,193 26.1 -10.6
Conservative John Bale 2,200 18.0 -6.7
UKIP Tom Hollings 1,396 11.4 +11.4
Green Mick Bradley 1,098 9.0 +9.0
Majority 1,154 9.4 +7.5
Turnout 12,234 69.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +3.8

May 2014[edit]

2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Ryk Downes* 2,916
Labour Carl Morris 1,916
UKIP Tom Hollings 1,306
Conservative Gerard Francis 921
Green Owen Brear 490
Majority
Turnout 43.65
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

May 2012[edit]

2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Sandy Lay 3,259 43.6 +5.0
Labour John Eveleigh 2,615 35.0 -1.7
Conservative Makhan Thakur 947 12.7 -12.0
Green Steven Crossan 474 6.3 +6.3
TUSC Ryan Preston 176 2.4 +2.4
Majority 644 8.6 +6.7
Turnout 7,471
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +3.3

May 2011[edit]

2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Colin Campbell* 3,185 38.6 -6.3
Labour John Eveleigh 3,026 36.7 +12.8
Conservative Nigel Fancis 2,034 24.7 -0.4
Majority 159 1.9 -17.9
Turnout 8,245 47
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -9.5

May 2010[edit]

2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Ryk Downes* 5,647 44.9 +6.1
Conservative Nigel Francis 3,159 25.1 -3.0
Labour John Eveleigh 3,011 23.9 +1.4
BNP Geoffrey Bulmer 527 4.2 -0.8
Alliance for Green Socialism Francis Denning 233 1.9 -0.5
Majority 2,488 19.8 +9.1
Turnout 12,577 72.0 +27.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +4.5

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Kirkland had been a councillor for Otley ward from 1973 to 1976 and Otley and Wharfedale ward from 1980 to 2003.
  2. ^ Campbell had previously been a Otley and Wharfedale councillor from 1982 to 1998.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Councillor Colin Campbell". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 28 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Councillor Ryk Downes". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 28 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Councillor Sandy Lay". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 28 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Councillor Graham Kirkland". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 28 December 2018.