Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council elections

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One third of the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, in Greater Manchester, England is elected each year, followed by one year without election. Since the last boundary changes in 2004, 63 councillors have been elected from 21 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

Since 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
No overall control 1973–1975
Conservative 1975–1983
No overall control 1983–1999
Liberal Democrats 1999–2000
No overall control 2000–2002
Liberal Democrats 2002–2011
No overall control since 2011

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Cheadle Hulme South by-election 10 September 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 2,264 65.2 +14.4
Conservative 1,048 30.2 +4.7
Labour 161 4.6 -19.1
Majority 1,218 35.0
Turnout 3,473 31.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Manor by-election 17 October 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 1,015 46.0 -0.7
Labour 975 44.2 +4.2
Conservative 165 7.5 -1.4
UKIP 53 2.4 +2.4
Majority 40 1.8
Turnout 2,208 23.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Cheadle Hulme South by-election 17 July 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 1,830 51.9 -1.2
Conservative 1,458 41.3 +3.1
Labour 143 4.1 -4.6
UKIP 97 2.7 +2.7
Majority 372 10.6
Turnout 3,528 31.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Stepping Hill by-election 11 June 2009[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Wendy E. Orrell 1,779 47.4 -6.1
Conservative J.D. Wright 1,336 35.6 -1.0
UKIP G. Price 257 6.8 +6.8
Labour J.M. Rothwell 225 6.0 -0.0
Green P. Shaw 158 4.2 +0.3
Majority 443 11.8
Turnout 3,775 38.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Reddish North by-election 23 July 2009[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Wilson 1,218 49.5 +1.0
Conservative Gareth Butler 403 16.4 -8.9
UKIP Gerald Price 342 13.9 +13.9
Liberal Democrat Norman Beverley 303 12.3 +0.7
BNP Paul Bennett 195 7.9 -6.6
Majority 815 33.1
Turnout 2,461 23.5
Labour hold Swing
Cheadle and Gatley by-election 10 September 2009[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Iain Roberts 2,625 52.9 +7.5
Conservative J Smith-Jones 2,005 40.4 -5.4
Labour K Priestley 143 2.9 -5.9
UKIP D Perry 96 1.9 +1.9
Green D Leaver 91 1.8 +1.8
Majority 620 12.5
Turnout 4,960 43.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Bramhall South & Woodford by-election 20 November 2014[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John McGahan 2,080 53.2
Liberal Democrat Jeremy Richard Meal 1,502 38.4
Green David James McDonough 197 5.0
Labour Kathryn Ann Priestley 132 3.4
Majority 578 14.8
Turnout 3,911 39.5
Conservative hold Swing
Brinnington and Central by-election 8 June 2017[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Becky Crawford 3,877 75.0
Conservative Ros Lloyd 875 16.9
Liberal Democrat Alex Orndal 193 3.7
Green James Thomas Pelham 170 3.3
Independent John Chapman Pearson 56 1.1
Majority 3,002 55.1
Turnout 5,190 48.4
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Your Councillor". Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council. Archived from the original on 19 April 2010. Retrieved 5 April 2010.
  2. ^ "Stockport". BBC News Online. 19 April 2008. Retrieved 23 September 2009.
  3. ^ "Stockport council". BBC News Online. Retrieved 23 July 2009.
  4. ^ a b c "Election Results". Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 5 April 2010.
  5. ^ Manchester Evening News (24 July 2009). "Labour hold onto North Reddish seat". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Bramhall South & Woodford By-Election - Thursday, 20th November, 2014". Stockport Council. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Brinnington & Central Ward by-election 2017 - Thursday, 8th June, 2017". Stockport Council. Retrieved 27 December 2017.

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