Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council election, 2007

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2007 local election results in Wirral

Elections to Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council were held on 3 May 2007. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control. Overall turnout was 36.68%.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Wirral Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 25 0 1 -1 37.8 27.1 25,399 -0.4%
  Conservative 21 1 1 0 31.8 36.3 34,081 -0.9%
  Liberal Democrat 20 1 0 +1 30 25.2 22,259 -1.8%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 5.1 4,809 -1.2%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 1,475 +1.5%
  Wirral Independent Network 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 311 -0.1%

Ward results[edit]

Bebington
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jerry WILLIAMS 2,201  ?
Conservative Les THOMAS 1,554  ?
Liberal Democrat Christopher John JACKSON 580  ?
Green Michael John HARPER 187  ?
Majority 647  ?
Turnout  ? 41.9%  ?
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Bidston and St.James
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Harry SMITH 1,384 59.7 -4
Independent George Thomas 311 13.4 NA
Conservative Fiona Kirsty MARSH 292 12.6 -1.7
Liberal Democrat John Michael BRACE 215 9.3 -4.9
Green George Bowler 116 5 -2.2
Majority 1,073 46.2% -3.2%
Turnout 2,318 22.4 2.1
Labour hold Swing
Birkenhead and Tranmere
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Phillip Leslie DAVIES 1,399
Liberal Democrat Alan Brighouse 333
Conservative June Cowin 255
Green Catherine Page 254
Majority 1,066 21.7%
Turnout 2,103 20.9 -6.1
Labour hold Swing
Bromborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Alan Taylor 1,827 53.3
Labour Audrey Moore 924 27.0
Conservative Jonathan Mackie 487 14.2
Green Ann Jones 190 5.5
Majority 903 26.3
Turnout 3,428 32.0 -9.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Clatterbridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Christopher Teggin 2,354 45.3
Conservative Irene Povall 1,978 38.0
Labour Andrew Page 702 13.5
Green Khalid Hussenbux 168 3.2
Majority 376 7.3
Turnout 5,202 44.1 -8.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Claughton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Denise Roberts 1,590 49.3
Conservative Peter Hartley 879 27.3
Liberal Democrat Anna Blumenthal 531 16.5
Green Joyce Hogg 223 6.9
Majority 711 22.0
Turnout 3,223 28.3 -12.1
Labour hold Swing
Eastham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Thomas Harney 2,924 68.4
Conservative Barbara Green 637 14.9
Labour Christopher Lawler 559 13.1
Green Brian Gibbs 155 3.6
Majority 2,287 53.5
Turnout 4,275 38.7 -9.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Greasby, Frankby and Irby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jean Quinn 2,690 48.9
Conservative Kenneth Young 2,032 36.9
Labour Barbara Moores 591 10.7
Green Anne Rosseinsky 193 3.5
Majority 658 12.0
Turnout 5,506 47.5 -5.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Heswall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stephen Rowlands 3,412 69.6
Liberal Democrat William Jones 600 12.2
Labour Philip Waterfield 544 11.1
Green Ian Barclay 348 7.1
Majority 2,812 57.4
Turnout 4,904 44.5 -10.8
Conservative hold Swing
Hoylake and Meols
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Kirwan 2,509 59.0
Labour Stuart Wade 765 18.0
Liberal Democrat Sarah Quinn 605 14.2
Green Hara Willow 377 8.9
Majority 1,744 41.0
Turnout 4,256 40.2 -9.8
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing
Leasowe and Moreton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Iris Coates 1,426 45.6
Conservative Vida Wilson 1,050 33.6
Liberal Democrat Gerald Hainsworth 406 13.0
Green Rosemary Bland 243 7.8
Majority 376 12.0
Turnout 3,125 28.6 -8.4
Labour hold Swing
Liscard
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Leah Fraser 2,047 49.9
Labour Christine Jones 1,396 34.0
Liberal Democrat Susan Uriel 286 7.0
Green Lucinda Richardson 209 5.1
UKIP Philip Griffiths 166 4.0
Majority 651 15.9
Turnout 4,104 36.4 -2.8
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Moreton West and Saughall Massie
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Simon Mountney 2,154 57.0
Labour Darren Dodd 973 25.7
Liberal Democrat Eric Copestake 401 10.6
Green James Drew 251 6.6
Majority 1,181 21.3
Turnout 3,779 34.7 -8.9
Conservative hold Swing
New Brighton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative William Duffy 1,622 41.8
Labour Elizabeth McArdle 1,236 31.8
Green Cynthia Stonall 546 14.1
Liberal Democrat Matthew Byrne 479 12.3
Majority 386 10.0
Turnout 3,883 35.3 -6.1
Conservative hold Swing
Oxton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Paula Southwood 2,067 55.4
Labour David Barden 646 17.3
Conservative Tina McDonnell 565 15.1
UKIP Michael Pepler 267 7.2
Green Garnette Bowler 185 5.0
Majority 1,421 38.1
Turnout 3,730 33.4 -9.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Pensby and Thingwall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Michael Redfern 1,843 40.4
Conservative Oliver Adam 1,710 37.5
Labour John Cunningham 754 16.5
Green Allen Burton 256 5.6
Majority 133 2.9
Turnout 4,563 42.6 -7.5
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Prenton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Francis Doyle 1,558 41.5
Labour Denise Realey 1,215 32.3
Conservative Susan Percy 753 20.0
Green Mark Mitchell 232 6.2
Majority 343 9.2
Turnout 3,758 34.2 -10.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Rock Ferry
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Moira McLaughlin 1,405 58.0
Liberal Democrat Peter Heppinstall 405 16.7
Conservative Joanne Suffield 404 16.7
Green Anna Stamp 207 8.6
Majority 1,000 41.3
Turnout 2,421 23.8 -6.7
Labour hold Swing
Seacombe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Adrian Jones 1,341 58.2
Conservative Robert Sherlock 413 17.9
Liberal Democrat Terence Pitt 344 14.9
Green Beverley Kells 205 8.9
Majority 928 40.3
Turnout 2,303 22.2 -7.3
Labour hold Swing
Upton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John George 1,716 39.1
Conservative Julie Kirwan 1,424 32.4
Liberal Democrat Robert Earl 991 22.6
Green Lesley Hussenbux 262 6.0
Majority 292 6.7
Turnout 4,393 36.2 -4.4
Labour hold Swing
Wallasey
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lesley Rennie 2,907 59.1
Labour James Crabtree 957 19.5
Liberal Democrat John Uriel 546 11.1
BNP John Edwards 282 5.7
Green Perle Sheldricks 228 4.6
Majority 1,950 39.6
Turnout 4,920 41.1 -7.2
Conservative hold Swing
West Kirby and Thurstaston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jeffrey Green 2,771 62.4
Liberal Democrat Christopher Beazer 716 16.1
Labour James Brown 591 13.3
Green Patrick Cleary 362 8.2
Majority 2,055 46.3
Turnout 4,440 42.9 -11.7
Conservative hold Swing

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