Stepping Hill (Stockport electoral ward)

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Stepping Hill
Stepping Hill (Stockport Council Ward).png
Stepping Hill within Stockport
Population 9,834 (2010[1])
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament North West
UK Parliament
Councillors
  • John Wright (Conservative)
  • Paul Hadfield (Conservative)
  • Mark Weldon (Liberal Democrat)
List of places
UK
England

Stepping Hill is an electoral ward in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport. It elects three Councillors to Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council using the first past the post electoral method, electing one Councillor every year without election on the fourth.

The ward is bordered by Hazel Grove, Bramhall North, Davenport & Cale Green, Manor and Offerton. Located within the ward is Stepping Hill Hospital, which is Stockport's only hospital and treats over 500,000 patients a year.[2] Together with Bramhall North, Bramhall South, Cheadle and Gatley, Cheadle Hulme North, Cheadle Hulme South, and Heald Green Wards it makes up the Cheadle Parliamentary Constituency.

Councillors[edit]

Elections in the 2010s[edit]

May 2016[edit]

Stockport Council Elections: Stepping Hill Ward 2016[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mark Weldon 1,592 39
Conservative Jon Shaw 1,221 30
Labour Dena Ryness 712 17
UKIP Izzy Bolton 387 9
Green Steve Torley 206 5
Majority 371
Turnout 4,128 42
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

May 2015[edit]

Stockport Council Elections: Stepping Hill Ward 2015[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Paul Hadfield 2,284 32
Liberal Democrat Ben Alexander 2,121 30
Labour Janet Rothwell 1,596 22
UKIP Izzy Bolton 730 10
Green Stephen Torley 376 5
Majority 163
Turnout 7,107 71
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

May 2014[edit]

Stockport Council Elections: Stepping Hill Ward 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Douglas Wright 1316 33% +6.76%
Liberal Democrat Mark Edward Weldon 1279 32% -7.07%
Labour Janet Mary Rothwell 1054 26% +3.61%
Green Ken Pease 381 9% +2.88%
Majority 37 1%
Turnout 4030
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

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May 2012[edit]

Stockport Council Elections: Stepping Hill Ward 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Wendy Orrell 1,422 39.07 −14.40
Conservative John Wright 955 26.24 −10.34
Labour Janet Rothwell 815 22.39 +16.38
UKIP Izzy Bolton 229 6.29 N/A
Green Ken Pease 219 6.02 +2.07
Majority 467 12.83
Turnout 3,654 37.50
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

May 2011[edit]

Stockport Council Elections: Stepping Hill Ward 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Ben Alexander 1,786 39.2
Conservative John Wright 1,406 30.9
Labour Janet Rothwell 935 20.5
Green Ken Pease 155 3.4
UKIP Izzy Bolton 150 3.3
BNP Alan Carney 96 2.1
Majority 380
Turnout 4,552 46.33
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

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