West Lancashire Borough Council election, 2012

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The 2012 West Lancashire Borough Council election took place on 3 May 2012 to elect members of West Lancashire Borough Council in Lancashire, England. One third of the council was up for election, with results compared to the corresponding vote in West Lancashire Council election, 2008.[1]

West Lancashire Local Election Result 2012
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 7 0 5 -5 38.9 35.64 7991 -18.56
  Labour 11 5 0 +5 61.1 56.04 12566 +19.24
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 0.58 131 N/A
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 0.41 91 N/A
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 4.11 921 +1.01
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 1.07 241 -0.53

Ward results[edit]

Ashurst[edit]

Ashurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gail Hodson 1046 77.2%
Conservative Stacey Griffiths 171 12.6%
Green Elizabeth Boorman 138 10.2%
Majority 871 64.0%
Turnout 1362 28.1%

Aughton and Downholland[edit]

Aughton and Downholland
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Una Atherley 913 59.8%
Labour Paul Hennessy 613 40.2%
Majority 300 19.4%
Turnout 1543 34.1%

Birch Green[edit]

Birch Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lucy Hodson 686 86.7%
Conservative Jane Marshall 60 7.6%
Green Peter Cranie 45 5.7%
Majority 626 78.6%
Turnout 796 25.5%

Burscough East[edit]

Burscough East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Roger Bell 461 42.0%
Conservative George Pratt 396 36.1%
Independent Brian Bailey 241 21.9%
Majority 65 5.8%
Turnout 1116 34.1%

Burscough West[edit]

Burscough West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Cynthia Dereli 960 67.8%
Conservative Jason Grice 455 32.2%
Majority 505 35.4%
Turnout 1423 36.3%

Derby[edit]

Derby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Adrian Owens 883 51.7%
Labour Gareth Dowling 575 33.6%
Green Anne Doyle 160 9.4%
UKIP Thomas Roughley 91 5.3%
Majority 308 18.0%
Turnout 1712 31.1%

Digmoor[edit]

Digmoor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kevin Wilkie 842 90.6%
Conservative Ryan Waite 68 7.3%
Liberal Democrat Peter Finnigan 19 2.0%
Majority 774 82.4%
Turnout 939 30.1%

Halsall[edit]

Halsall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Doreen Stephenson 331 52.3%
Labour Raymond Brookfield 302 47.7%
Majority 29 4.5%
Turnout 648 37.5%

Hesketh-with-Becconsall[edit]

Hesketh-with-Becconsall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Martin Forshaw 544 64.5%
Labour Joan Draper 300 35.5%
Majority 244 28.6%
Turnout 853 27.1%

Knowsley[edit]

Knowsley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Oliver 918 51.3%
Conservative David Meadows 711 39.7%
Green John Watt 161 9.0%
Majority 207 11.5%
Turnout 1802 40.4%

Moorside[edit]

Moorside
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Terence Aldridge 753 90.4%
Conservative Cindy Miller 80 9.6%
Majority 673 80.0%
Turnout 841 30.2%

Rufford[edit]

Rufford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jane Houlgrave 333 45.2%
Independent John Gordon 293 39.8%
Labour Simon Perkins 111 15.1%
Majority 40 5.3%
Turnout 741 43.9%

Scott[edit]

Scott
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kevin Wright 923 54.2 +23.0
Conservative Edward McCarthy 516 30.3 -25.4
Green Maurice George 151 8.9 -4.9
Liberal Democrat Peter Banks 112 6.6 N/A
Majority 407 23.8 -0.7
Turnout 1707 37.5 +2.7

Skelmersdale North[edit]

Skelmersdale North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Neil Furey 945 89.7%
Conservative Amanda Shaw 109 10.3%
Majority 836 78.4%
Turnout 1066 34.7%

Skelmersdale South[edit]

Skelmersdale South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Donna West 1165 82.4%
Conservative David Gallagher 134 9.5%
Green Martin Lowe 114 8.1%
Majority 1031 72.4%
Turnout 1424 28.4%

Tarleton[edit]

Tarleton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Rosie Evans 1076 73.3%
Labour Margaret Blake 391 26.7%
Majority 685 45.9%
Turnout 1491 33.0%

Up Holland[edit]

Up Holland
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gaynar Owen 1124 64.4%
Conservative Ruth Pollock 622 35.6%
Majority 502 28.4%
Turnout 1762 35.6%

Wrightington[edit]

Wrightington
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Carolyn Evans 589 49.4%
Labour Jennifer Patterson 451 37.8%
Green Julie Hotchkiss 152 12.8%
Majority 138 11.5%
Turnout 1197 35.75

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nominations West Lancashire Council