Warbreck (ward)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Warbreck)
Jump to: navigation, search

Coordinates: 53°27′24″N 2°57′50″W / 53.4568°N 2.9639°W / 53.4568; -2.9639 Warbreck is a Liverpool City Council Ward in Liverpool, England. It contains the northern parts of the Walton and Orrell Park areas of Liverpool. The population of this ward taken at the 2011 census was 16,481.[1] Its northern part also takes in the old rural district of Warbreck Moor together with the small residential area of Warbreck Park. There is also a "Warbreck" public house within the ward's boundaries situated on Orrell Lane.

Etymology[edit]

Warbreck means "look-out hill", from Old Norse varŏi "look-out" and brekka "hill (in the sense 'cairn')". The etymology is the same as that of Warbreck (Lancashire). The place-name was recorded as Varebrikke in 1035. The ward is home to the salubrious Walton Jail, colloquially known as the Hornby Hotel or the Big House.

Geographical location[edit]

The ward contains only part of Orrell Park and is close to the Netherton area, bordering on Bootle.

Councillors[edit]

The ward has returned six Councillors[2] Labour gained two councillors in 2007, one at the May local elections, and one in a by-election held in September 2007 after the death of Cllr Lang. The winner Cllr McLinden successfully defended his seat in May 2008.

Term Councillor Party
2004 - 2007 Richard Roberts Liberal Democrats
2004 - 2007 Joan Lang Liberal Democrats [3]
2004 - 2010 Jean Seddon Liberal Democrats
2007–present Ann O'Byrne Labour
2007–present Richard McLinden Labour
2010 - 2014 Maria McEvoy Labour
2014–present Cheryl Harrison Labour

Election results[edit]

Elections of the 2010s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2012: 22nd May 2014 [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Cheryl Harrison 2138 64.71% -12.58%
UKIP Connor Forrest 577 17.46% n/a
Liberal Democrat Richard John Roberts 292 8.84% -0.04%
Green Ellie Pontin 136 4.12% +0.76%
Conservative Jack Stanley 84 2.54% +0.63%
English Democrat Steven McEllenborough 40 1.21% -4.94%
Liberal George Blacklock Roberts 37 1.12% -1.02%
Majority 1,561 47.25% -21.43%
Turnout 3304 29.65% -1.55%
Labour hold Swing -15.02%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2012: 3rd May 2012 [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Richard McLinden 2724 77.56% -3.90%
Liberal Democrat Richard Roberts 312 8.88% +0.27%
English Democrat Steven McEllenborough 216 6.15% +4.75%
Green Eleanor Edith Pontin 118 3.36% +2.49%
Liberal George Blacklock Roberts 75 2.14% +0.45%
Conservative Ken Watkin 67 1.91% -0.9%
Majority 2,412 68.68% -4.17%
Turnout 3512 31.20% -3.71%
Labour hold Swing -4.17%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2011: 5th May 2011 [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ann O'Byrne 3190 81.46% +22.77%
Liberal Democrat Richard John Roberts 337 8.61% -26.32%
UKIP Enid Lindsay 124 3.17% n/a
Conservative Arron Poole 110 2.81% -1.06%
Liberal George Blacklock Roberts 66 1.69% n/a
English Democrat Lee Alan Walton 55 1.40% n/a
Green Ellie Pontin 34 0.87% -1.64%
Majority 2853 81.46% +57.69%
Turnout 3916 34.91% -21.91
Labour hold Swing +35.93%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2010: Warbreck [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Maria McEvoy 3761 58.69% +0.32%
Liberal Democrat Richard John Roberts 2238 34.93% +12.11%
Conservative David Jeffery 248 3.87% -0.98%
Green Eleanor Edith Pontin 161 2.51% -0.61%
Majority 1523 23.77%
Turnout 6408 56.82% +28.51%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing -6.22%

Elections of the 2000s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2008: Warbreck[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Richard Michael McLinden 1852 58.37%
Liberal Democrat Richard John Roberts 724 22.82%
BNP Carol Kilkenny 198 4.85%
Conservative Mark Rea 154 4.85%
Liberal George Blacklock Roberts 146 4.60%
Green Raphael Levy 99 3.12%
Majority
Turnout 3173 28.31%
Labour hold Swing
Warbreck By-Election 13 September 2007[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Richard McLinden 1,796 55.16% +10.9%
Liberal Democrat Richard John Roberts 1,024 31.45% -13.8%
BNP Peter Stafford 136 4.18%
Independent Michael Langen 131 4.02%
UKIP Joseph Moran 52 1.60%
Green Kim Graham 45 1.38%
Conservative Mark Rea 40 1.23% -3.2%
Liverpool Labour Community Party Alfie Hincks 32 0.98%
Majority 772 23.8%
Turnout 3,256 29.41%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2007: Warbreck [10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ann O'Byrne 1837 48.68%
Liberal Democrat Richard John Roberts 1643 43.53%
BNP Carol Kilkelly 178 4.72%
Conservative Paul Martyn Barber 66 1.75%
Green Don Ross 50 1.32%
Majority
Turnout 3774 34.09%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2006: Warbreck [11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jean Seddon 1380 45.20%
Labour Ann O'Byrne 1353 44.32%
Liberal Linda Marion Roberts 185 6.06%
Conservative Paul Martyn Barber 135 4.42%
Majority
Turnout 3053 27.26%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

After the boundary change of 2004 the whole of Liverpool City Council faced election. Three Councillors were returned.

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2004: Wavertree
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Elsie Lang 2643
Liberal Democrat Richard Roberts 2450
Liberal Democrat Jean Seddon 2309
Labour James Gabriel 1217
Labour Robert Carney 970
Labour Christine Norris 952
Liberal Richard Wright 127
Majority
Turnout 4102 36.90%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing n/a

italics - Denotes the sitting Councillor.
bold - Denotes the winning candidate.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City of Liverpool Ward 2011". Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Liverpool City Council elections 1998-2006". 16 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Lib Dems Lose Key City Seat". Liverpool Echo. 
  4. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2014, Warbreck". Liverpool City Council. 
  5. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2012, Warbreck". Liverpool City Council. 
  6. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2011, Warbreck". Liverpool City Council. 
  7. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2010, Warbreck". Liverpool City Council. 
  8. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2008, Warbreck". Liverpool City Council. 
  9. ^ "Municipal Election results for Warbreck, 13 September 2007". Liverpool City Council. 
  10. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2007, Warbreck". Liverpool City Council. 
  11. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2006, Warbreck". Liverpool City Council.