Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council election, 2010

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Elections to Trafford Council were held on 6 May 2010. One-third of the council was up for election, with each successful candidate to serve a four-year term of office, expiring in 2014. The Conservative Party held overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was as follows:

Party Seats   +/-  
Conservative 37 -2
Labour 21 +2
Liberal Democrat 5 0
Conservative hold

Ward results[edit]

Altrincham ward[edit]

Altrincham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Young* 2,366 44.0 -9.6
Labour Peter Baugh 1,404 26.1 +3.2
Liberal Democrat Roger Legge 1,250 23.2 +8.1
Green Deborah Leftwich 190 3.5 -4.9
English Democrat Steve Mills 168 3.1 N/A
Majority 962 17.9 -12.8
Turnout 5378 64.5 +28.8
Conservative hold Swing

Ashton upon Mersey ward[edit]

Ashton upon Mersey
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Lamb* 2,325 44.5 -13.9
Labour Michael Wilton 1,568 30.0 +4.1
Liberal Democrat Terry Corbett 1,107 21.2 N/A
Green Sara Ahsan 224 4.3 -11.4
Majority 757 14.5 -18.0
Turnout 5224 71.5 +32.1
Conservative hold Swing

Bowdon ward[edit]

Bowdon (2 vacancies)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Karen Barclay 3,304 34.2 -4.5
Conservative Michael Hyman 3,000 31.1
Liberal Democrat Stuart Carter 924 9.6 +3.7
Liberal Democrat James Eisen 682 7.1
Labour Thomas Hague 592 6.1 +1.9
Labour Graham Crean 566 5.9
Green Bridget Green 329 3.4 -1.1
Green Rosemary Graham 261 2.7
Majority 2,076 43.0 -13.9
Turnout 9,658 70.4 +28.7
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Broadheath ward[edit]

Broadheath
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jacki Wilkinson 2,569 41.9 -7.7
Labour Andrew Western 1,799 29.3 +3.5
Liberal Democrat Richard Wilson 1,519 24.8 +9.6
Green Christine McLaughlin 247 4.0 -5.4
Majority 770 12.6 -11.2
Turnout 6,134 66.2 +30.4
Conservative hold Swing

Brooklands ward[edit]

Brooklands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pam Dixon* 2,648 46.8 -12.7
Labour Angela Gratrix 1,444 25.5 +8.7
Liberal Democrat John O'Connor 1,389 24.5 +0.7
Green Joseph Ryan 179 3.2 N/A
Majority 1,204 21.3 -14.4
Turnout 5,660 71.0 +32.1
Conservative hold Swing

Bucklow-St. Martins ward[edit]

Bucklow-St. Martins
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Quayle* 1,972 51.2 -2.3
Conservative Lisa Cooke 1,025 26.6 -4.4
Liberal Democrat Graham Rogers 743 19.3 N/A
Green Daniel Wadsworth 115 3.0 -12.5
Majority 947 24.6 +2.1
Turnout 3,855 53.5 +25.5
Labour hold Swing

Clifford ward[edit]

Clifford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sophie Taylor* 3,192 66.9 +2.9
Liberal Democrat Simon Wright 840 17.6 N/A
Conservative Lee Peck 395 8.3 -8.4
Green Anne Power 343 7.2 -12.0
Majority 2,352 49.3 +4.5
Turnout 4,770 62.4 +30.5
Labour hold Swing

Davyhulme East ward[edit]

Davyhulme East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mike Cornes* 2,232 43.3 -19.8
Labour Helen Simpson 1,969 38.2 +1.3
Liberal Democrat Pauline Cliff 801 15.5 N/A
Green Jennie Wadsworth 157 3.0 N/A
Majority 263 5.1 -21.1
Turnout 5,159 66.5 +30.0
Conservative hold Swing

Davyhulme West ward[edit]

Davyhulme West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative June Reilly* 2,678 55.0 -6.4
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Hogg 1,648 33.9 N/A
Green Joe Westbrook 541 11.1 +0.8
Majority 1,030 21.2 -11.9
Turnout 4,867 64.7 +26.0
Conservative hold Swing

Flixton ward[edit]

Flixton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Viv Ward* 2,541 43.2 -10.2
Labour Tom McDonald 2,214 37.6 +4.2
Liberal Democrat Richard Elliott 915 15.5 N/A
Green Paul Syrett 218 3.7 -9.5
Majority 327 5.6 -14.4
Turnout 5,888 70.8 +32.4
Conservative hold Swing

Gorse Hill ward[edit]

Gorse Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Acton* 2,721 58.6 +3.1
Conservative Colin Levenston 913 19.6 -5.2
Liberal Democrat Frank Beswick 801 17.2 N/A
Green Philip Leape 212 4.6 -7.3
Majority 1,808 38.9 +8.2
Turnout 4,647 58.2 +30.9
Labour hold Swing

Hale Barns ward[edit]

Hale Barns
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Dylan Butt* 3,279 61.5 -9.6
Liberal Democrat Sandra Taylor 1,240 23.3 +4.7
Labour Joyce Acton 663 12.4 +2.0
Green Sarah McIlroy 150 2.8 N/A
Majority 2,039 38.2 -14.3
Turnout 5,332 69.7 +30.5
Conservative hold Swing

Hale Central ward[edit]

Hale Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alan Mitchell* 2,961 54.9 -6.1
Liberal Democrat Julian Newgrosh 1,191 22.1 +6.6
Labour Gwyneth Brock 915 17.0 +4.5
Green Sam Little 328 6.1 -4.9
Majority 1,770 32.8 -12.7
Turnout 5,395 71.8 +33.2
Conservative hold Swing

Longford ward[edit]

Longford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Jarman* 2,908 53.5 +5.5
Conservative Paul Lally 1,181 21.7 -10.5
Liberal Democrat David Rhodes 881 16.2 N/A
Green Margaret Westbrook 463 8.5 -5.8
Majority 1,727 31.8 +16.0
Turnout 5,433 62.5 +28.9
Labour hold Swing

Priory ward[edit]

Priory
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jane Baugh* 2,087 39.3 +0.1
Conservative James Callaghan 1,618 30.5 -2.7
Liberal Democrat Will Jones 1,345 25.3 +7.5
Green Emma Handley 263 5.0 -4.8
Majority 469 8.8 -2.8
Turnout 5,313 66.7 +27.4
Labour hold Swing

Sale Moor ward[edit]

Sale Moor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Philip Gratrix 2,032 40.9 +1.8
Conservative Christine Bailey* 1,668 33.6 -6.4
Liberal Democrat Derek Hurst 1,068 21.5 +0.6
Green Bridget Battye 198 4.0 N/A
Majority 364 7.3
Turnout 4,966 65.2 +28.6
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

St. Mary's ward[edit]

St. Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Rob Chilton 2,367 43.3 -8.9
Labour Thomas Tomkins 1,619 29.6 +1.6
Liberal Democrat Marjorie Rhodes 1,089 19.9 -1.0
UKIP Stephen Farndon 223 4.1 N/A
Green Zoe Power 165 3.0 -3.7
Majority 748 13.7 -10.5
Turnout 5,463 62.8 +26.0
Conservative hold Swing

Stretford ward[edit]

Stretford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Dolores O'Sullivan 2,585 53.0 +3.3
Conservative Benita Dirikis 1,192 24.4 -9.6
Liberal Democrat Kenneth Clarke 845 17.3 N/A
Green Liz O'Neill 255 5.2 -11.1
Majority 1,393 28.6 +12.9
Turnout 4,877 62.0 +25.0
Labour hold Swing

Timperley ward[edit]

Timperley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Neil Taylor* 2,638 42.0 -1.6
Conservative Angela Bruer-Morris 2,384 37.9 -3.0
Labour Margaret Westhead 863 13.7 +3.2
UKIP Ken Bullman 253 4.0 N/A
Green Jadwiga Leigh 144 2.3 -2.7
Majority 254 4.0 -1.3
Turnout 6,282 74.8 +30.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Urmston ward[edit]

Urmston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kevin Procter 2,292 42.4 +2.4
Conservative James Wibberley* 2,042 37.8 -8.6
Liberal Democrat Louise Bird 821 15.2 N/A
Green Helen Jocys 252 4.7 -8.9
Majority 250 4.6
Turnout 5,407 67.5 +25.1
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Village ward[edit]

Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Tony Fishwick* 2,399 46.3 -3.0
Conservative Richard Peers 1,644 31.7 -2.4
Labour Thom Shelton 977 18.9 +7.3
Green Michael Leigh 161 3.1 -1.9
Majority 755 14.6 -0.6
Turnout 5,181 66.3 +28.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

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