Stepping Hill (Stockport electoral ward)

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Stepping Hill
Stepping Hill (Stockport Council Ward).png
Stepping Hill within Stockport
Population9,834 (2010[1])
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
EU ParliamentNorth West
UK Parliament
Councillors
  • John Wright (Conservative)
  • Grace Baynham (Liberal Democrat)
  • 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]

Stepping Hill electoral ward is represented in Westminster by Mary Robinson MP for Cheadle.[3]

The ward is represented on Stockport Council by three councillors:

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Mark Weldon (Lib Dem) Ben Alexander (Lib Dem) Maggie Clay (Lib Dem)
2006 Mark Weldon (Lib Dem) Ben Alexander (Lib Dem) Maggie Clay (Lib Dem)
2007 Mark Weldon (Lib Dem) Ben Alexander (Lib Dem) Maggie Clay (Lib Dem)
2008 Mark Weldon (Lib Dem) Ben Alexander (Lib Dem) Maggie Clay (Lib Dem)[7]
By-election
11 June 2009
Mark Weldon (Lib Dem) Ben Alexander (Lib Dem) Wendy Orrell (Lib Dem)
2010 Mark Weldon (Lib Dem) Ben Alexander (Lib Dem) Wendy Orrell (Lib Dem)
2011 Mark Weldon (Lib Dem) Ben Alexander (Lib Dem) Wendy Orrell (Lib Dem)
2012 Mark Weldon (Lib Dem) Ben Alexander (Lib Dem) Wendy Orrell (Lib Dem)
2014 John Wright (Con) Ben Alexander (Lib Dem) Wendy Orrell (Lib Dem)
2015 John Wright (Con) Paul Hadfield (Con) Wendy Orrell (Lib Dem)
2016 John Wright (Con) Paul Hadfield (Con) Mark Weldon (Lib Dem)
2018 John Wright (Con) Paul Hadfield (Con) Mark Weldon (Lib Dem)
2019 John Wright (Con) Grace Baynham (Lib Dem) Mark Weldon (Lib Dem)

     indicates seat up for re-election.      indicates seat won in by-election.

Elections in the 2010s[edit]

May 2019[edit]

2019[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Grace Baynham 1,452 37
Conservative Paul Robert Hadfield 1,165 30
Labour Drew Carswell 1,021 26
Green Ken George Pease 280 7
Majority 287
Turnout 3,918 39
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

May 2018[edit]

2018[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Wright 1,457 37
Liberal Democrats Grace Baynham 1,355 35
Labour Dena Ryness 960 24
Green Steve Torley 149 4
Majority 102
Turnout 4,128 42
Conservative hold Swing

May 2016[edit]

2016[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats 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 Democrats hold Swing

May 2015[edit]

2015[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Paul Hadfield 2,284 32
Liberal Democrats 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 Democrats Swing

May 2014[edit]

2014[12][13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Douglas Wright 1316 33% +6.76%
Liberal Democrats 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 Democrats Swing

May 2012[edit]

2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats 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 Democrats hold Swing

May 2011[edit]

2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats 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 Democrats hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 14 May 2013. Retrieved 22 March 2018.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://www.mystockport.org.uk/AreaSummary.aspx?rc=343797&r=368720
  3. ^ "Mary Robinson MP". parliament.uk. UK Parliament. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Councillor John Wright". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Councillor Grace Baynham". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Councillor Mark Weldon". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  7. ^ Williams, Jennifer (8 April 2009). "A sad goodbye to a 'Lib-Dem legend'". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  8. ^ "Election results for Stepping Hill". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  9. ^ "Election results for Stepping Hill". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  10. ^ "Election results for Stepping Hill". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  11. ^ "Election results for Stepping Hill". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  12. ^ "Election results for Stepping Hill". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  13. ^ "Election results for Stepping Hill". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.

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