Urmston (ward)

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Urmston
Urmston (Trafford Council Ward).png
Urmston within Trafford
Population 11,271 [1]
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament North West
UK Parliament
Councillors
  • Kevin Procter (Labour)
  • Joanne Harding (Labour)
  • Catherine Hynes (Labour)
List of places
UK
England

Urmston is an electoral ward of Trafford, Greater Manchester, covering the most of the town of Urmston, including the Town Centre, and a small part of Flixton.

Councillors[edit]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 James Wibberley (Con) Angela Roberts (Con) Christine Turner (Con)
2006 James Wibberley (Con) Angela Roberts (Con) Christine Turner (Con)
2007 James Wibberley (Con) Eddie Kelson (Con) Christine Turner (Con)
2008 James Wibberley (Con) Eddie Kelson (Con) Christine Turner (Con)
2010 Kevin Procter (Lab) Eddie Kelson (Con) Christine Turner (Con)
2011 Kevin Procter (Lab) Joanne Harding (Lab) Christine Turner (Con)
2012 Kevin Procter (Lab) Joanne Harding (Lab) Catherine Hynes (Lab)
2014 Kevin Procter (Lab) Joanne Harding (Lab) Catherine Hynes (Lab)
2015 Kevin Procter (Lab) Joanne Harding (Lab) Catherine Hynes (Lab)
2016 Kevin Procter (Lab) Joanne Harding (Lab) Catherine Hynes (Lab)

     indicates seat up for re-election.

Elections in 2010s[edit]

May 2016[edit]

2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Catherine Hynes* 1,830 47.9 +4.3
Conservative Christine Turner 1,419 37.1 -0.2
UKIP Andrew Beaumont 340 8.9 -1.9
Green Geraldine Coggins 144 3.8 -1.7
Liberal Democrat Kirsty Cullen 91 2.4 -0.4
Majority 411 10.7 +4.4
Turnout 3,824 46.7 -23.9
Labour hold Swing

May 2015[edit]

2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joanne Harding* 2,506 43.6 +4.5
Conservative Christine Turner 2,146 37.3 +2.7
UKIP Andrew Beaumont 621 10.8 -7.1
Green Paul Syrett 318 5.5 -0.8
Liberal Democrat Kirstie Davidson 162 2.8 +0.8
Majority 360 6.3 +1.8
Turnout 5,753 70.6 +24.6
Labour hold Swing

May 2014[edit]

2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kevin Procter* 1,327 39.1 -6.5
Conservative Christine Turner 1,175 34.6 -5.4
UKIP Peter Killick 608 17.9 +11.7
Green Geraldine Coggins 214 6.3 +1.7
Liberal Democrat Wayne Harrison 69 2.0 -0.7
Majority 152 4.5 -0.1
Turnout 3,393 42.1
Labour hold Swing

May 2012[edit]

2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Catherine Hynes 1,453 45.6 -2.7
Conservative Christine Turner* 1,304 41.0 +2.1
UKIP Robert Rawcliffe 196 6.2 +2.5
Green Paul Syrett 145 4.6 -0.7
Liberal Democrat Alan Sherliker 86 2.7 -1.1
Majority 149 4.7 -4.6
Turnout 3,184 40.4 -5.6
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

May 2011[edit]

2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joanne Harding 1,786 48.3 +5.9
Conservative Eddie Kelson* 1,441 38.9 +1.1
Green Helen Jocys 196 5.3 +0.6
Liberal Democrat Paul Hurst 142 3.8 -11.4
UKIP Robert Rawcliffe 136 3.7 +3.7
Majority 345 9.3 +4.7
Turnout 3,701 46.0 -21.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

May 2010[edit]

2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kevin Procter 2,292 42.4 +9.0
Conservative James Wibberley* 2,042 37.8 -2.0
Liberal Democrat Louise Bird 821 15.2 -5.9
Green Helen Jocys 252 4.7 -1.0
Majority 250 4.6 -1.8
Turnout 5,407 67.5 +25.6
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Elections in 2000s[edit]

May 2008[edit]

2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christine Turner* 1,346 39.8 -3.8
Labour Joyce Acton 1,129 33.4 -5.9
Liberal Democrat Bernard Murray 714 21.1 +12.9
Green Helen Jocys 191 5.7 -3.2
Majority 217 6.4 +2.1
Turnout 3,380 41.9 -0.8
Conservative hold Swing

May 2007[edit]

2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Eddie Kelson 1,450 43.6 -2.8
Labour William Clarke 1,308 39.3 -0.7
Green Helen Jocys 296 8.9 -4.7
Liberal Democrat Graham Rogers 272 8.2 +8.2
Majority 142 4.3 -2.1
Turnout 3,326 42.7 +0.3
Conservative hold Swing

May 2006[edit]

2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative James Wibberley* 1,507 46.4 -3.6
Labour William Clarke 1,299 40.0 -2.9
Green Helen Jocys 442 13.6 +6.6
Majority 208 6.4 +3.2
Turnout 3,248 42.4 -8.5
Conservative hold Swing

May 2004[edit]

2004 (after boundary changes)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christine Turner 1,747 17.2
Conservative Angela Roberts 1,678 16.5
Conservative James Wibberley 1,658 16.3
Labour Joyce Acton* 1,549 15.3
Labour William Clarke* 1,434 14.1
Labour Ian McDermott* 1,366 13.5
Green Helen Jocys 715 7.0
Turnout 10,147 50.9

May 2003[edit]

2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joyce Acton* 1,912 45.6 -11.2
Conservative Christine Turner 1,808 43.2 +0.0
Green Helen Jocys 470 11.2 +11.2
Majority 104 2.4 -11.2
Turnout 4,190 56.6 +2.6
Labour hold Swing

May 2002[edit]

2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Acton* 2,323 56.8 +2.9
Conservative Christine Turner 1,765 43.2 -3.0
Majority 558 13.6 +5.9
Turnout 4,088 54.0 +12.7
Labour hold Swing

May 2000[edit]

2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Clarke* 1,679 53.9 +2.2
Conservative David Nicklin 1,439 46.2 +3.1
Majority 240 7.7 -0.9
Turnout 3,118 41.3 +4.6
Labour hold Swing

Elections in 1990s[edit]

1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J Acton* 1,420 51.7 -7.2
Conservative Nicklin 1,184 43.1 +4.8
Liberal Democrat Elliot 142 5.2 +5.2
Majority 236 8.6 -12.0
Turnout 2,746 36.7 -0.4
Labour hold Swing
1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D. Acton* 1,645 58.9 -3.0
Conservative D. M. H. Nicklin 1,068 38.3 +0.2
Independent N. J. Barrett 78 2.8
Majority 577 20.6 -3.2
Turnout 2,791 37.1 -6.0
Labour hold Swing
1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour W. Clarke 1,961 61.9 -0.6
Conservative A. Smith 1,208 38.1 +0.6
Majority 753 23.8 -1.1
Turnout 3,169 43.1 -4.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. Acton 2,221 62.5 +1.9
Conservative E. May* 1,335 37.5 -1.9
Majority 886 24.9 +3.8
Turnout 3,556 48.0 -1.8
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
1994
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D. Acton* 2,244 60.6 +20.2
Conservative A. Smith 1,461 39.4 -16.3
Majority 783 21.1 +5.8
Turnout 3,705 49.8 +2.3
Labour hold Swing
1992
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative C. Warbrick* 2,001 55.7 +5.5
Labour L. M. Seex 1,451 40.4 -9.4
Liberal Democrat D. J. Kelly 143 4.0 +4.0
Majority 550 15.3 +14.9
Turnout 3,595 47.5 -3.0
Conservative hold Swing
1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative E. May* 1,950 50.2 +8.0
Labour L. M. Seex 1,935 49.8 -0.8
Majority 15 0.4 -8.0
Turnout 3,885 50.5 -2.6
Conservative hold Swing
1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D. Acton* 2,105 50.6 +5.1
Conservative J. G. Graham 1,754 42.2 -5.0
Green H. E. Jocys 297 7.1 +7.1
Majority 351 8.4 +6.8
Turnout 4,156 53.1 +2.2
Labour hold Swing

Elections in 1980s[edit]

By-Election 24 November 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D. Acton 1,563 52.6 +7.1
Conservative J. G. Graham 1,406 47.4 +0.2
Majority 157 5.3 +3.7
Turnout 2,969 37.2 +14.3
Labour hold Swing
1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative C. Warbrick* 1,913 47.2 -1.0
Labour D. Acton 1,847 45.5 +5.9
Liberal Democrat P. J. Carlon 295 7.3 -7.9
Majority 66 1.6 -6.9
Turnout 4,055 50.9 -4.9
Conservative hold Swing
1987
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative E. May 2,076 46.7 +6.4
Labour D. Acton* 1,708 38.5 -4.7
Social Democratic P. J. Carlon 657 14.8 -1.8
Majority 368 8.3 +5.4
Turnout 4,441 55.8 +10.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
1986
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. G. Hanrahan 1,572 43.2 +3.9
Conservative A. R. Coupe* 1,467 40.3 -3.7
Social Democratic P. J. Carlon 603 16.6 -0.1
Majority 105 2.9 -1.7
Turnout 3,642 45.7 +1.7
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
By-Election 6 March 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D. Acton 1,321 44.7 +5.4
Conservative E. May 871 29.5 -14.5
Social Democratic P. J. Carlon 762 25.8 +9.1
Majority 450 15.2 +10.6
Turnout 2,954 37.1 -6.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
1984
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative C. Warbrick* 1,515 44.0 -1.0
Labour D. Acton 1,355 39.3 +7.1
Social Democratic P. J. Carlon 576 16.7 -6.2
Majority 160 4.6 +0.1
Turnout 3,446 44.0 -6.2
Conservative hold Swing
1983 (2 vacancies)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative A. L. Brown 1,706 23.2 -0.3
Conservative C. Warbrick 1,600 21.8 -3.1
Labour D. Acton 1,269 17.3 +7.8
Labour A. G. Hodson 1,095 14.9 +3.0
Social Democratic P. J. Carlon 867 11.8 -2.9
Social Democratic H. Laffey 815 11.1 -4.3
Majority 331 4.5 -15.5
Turnout 7,352 50.2 +2.7
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
1982
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative A. R. Coupe* 1,736 46.7 -1.1
Labour D. Acton 994 26.8 -25.4
Social Democratic P. J. Carlon 985 26.5 +26.5
Majority 742 20.0 +15.7
Turnout 3,715 47.5 +5.3
Conservative hold Swing
1980
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D. Horner 1,686 52.2 +25.1
Conservative R. V. Royle-Higginson* 1,546 47.8 -3.0
Majority 140 4.3 -19.5
Turnout 3,232 42.2 -35.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Elections in 1970s[edit]

1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative A. H. Platt* 3,381 50.8 -8.0
Labour D. Horner 1,801 27.1 -1.6
Liberal D. E. Unwin 1,469 22.1 +9.6
Majority 1,580 23.8 -6.3
Turnout 6,651 77.7 +43.1
Conservative hold Swing
1978
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative A. R. Coupe* 1,725 58.8 +2.0
Labour D. Horner 842 28.7 +4.6
Liberal D. E. Unwin 367 12.5 -6.6
Majority 883 30.1 -2.6
Turnout 2,934 34.6 -3.0
Conservative hold Swing
1976
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative R. V. Royle-Higginson* 1,798 56.8 +2.3
Labour D. T. Taylor 763 24.1 +0.5
Liberal A. Scanlon 604 19.1 -2.8
Majority 1,035 32.7 +1.9
Turnout 3,165 37.6 -5.7
Conservative hold Swing
1975
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative A. H. Platt 1,968 54.5
Labour D. T. Taylor 854 23.6
Liberal G. Davies* 790 21.9
Majority 1,114 30.8
Turnout 3,612 43.3
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing
1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative A. R. Coupe 1,323 15.8
Conservative R. V. Royle-Higginson 1,270 15.1
Liberal G. Davies 1,262 15.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area profiles: demographics". infotrafford.org.uk. Trafford Innovation and Intelligence Lab. 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 

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