Yew Tree (ward)

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Coordinates: 53°25′44″N 2°52′16″W / 53.429°N 2.871°W / 53.429; -2.871 Yew Tree is a Liverpool City Council Ward within the Liverpool West Derby Parliamentary constituency. It borders Knotty Ash and West Derby. It was formed for the 2004 Municipal elections comprising most of the pre-2004 Dovecot ward and small parts of the Croxteth, Broadgreen and Gillmoss wards.[1] The population of this ward taken at the 2011 census was 16,746.[2]

Councillors[edit]

The ward has returned six Councillors[3]

Term Councillor Party
2004 - 2007 Graham Hulme Liberal Democrats
2004 - 2008 Robert Ousby Liberal Democrats
2004 - 2010 Roger Johnston Liberal Democrats
2007–present Barbara Murray Labour
2008–present John Prince Labour
2010–present Tony Concepcion Labour

Election results[edit]

Elections of the 2010s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections: 3rd May 2018 [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tony Concepcion 2,414 81.33% Increase7.80
Conservative Gillian Michelle Ferrigno 244 8.22 Increase1.76
Liberal Democrat Jacqueline Elaine Wilson 117 3.94% Decrease1.50
Liberal Sam Hawksford 93 3.37% Decrease0.93
Green Will Ward 93 3.13% Decrease1.53
Majority 2,170 73.11% Increase6.04
Turnout 2,975 25.18% Decrease1.52
Registered electors 11,816
Rejected ballots 7 0.24% Decrease1.31
Labour hold Swing Increase3.02
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections: 5th May 2016 [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Philip Prince 2,242 73.53% Decrease1.74
Conservative Robert Leslie Albert Poynton 197 6.46 Increase0.96
TUSC Charley Cosgrove 171 5.61% Increase3.92
Liberal Democrat David Newman 166 5.44% Increase1.53
Green William Ward 142 4.66% Increase1.33
Liberal Sam Hawksford 131 4.30% Increase3.33
Majority 2,045 67.07% Decrease3.69
Turnout 3,097 26.70% Decrease35.70
Registered electors 11,599
Rejected ballots 48 1.55% Increase1.03
Labour hold Swing Decrease1.35
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections: 7th May 2015 [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barbara Murray 5,511 75.27% Decrease3.37
UKIP Ian Joseph Hanmer 683 9.33% Steady N/A
Conservative Patricia Anita Waddington 403 5.50% Decrease1.74
Liberal Democrat Angela Hulme 286 3.91% Steady N/A
Green Russ Thornton 244 3.33% Decrease4.55
TUSC Charley Cosgrove 124 1.69% Steady N/A
Liberal Sam Hawksford 71 0.97% Decrease5.27
Majority 4,828 65.94% Decrease4.82
Turnout 7,360 62.72% Increase34.14
Registered electors 11,734
Rejected ballots 38 0.52%
Labour hold Swing -
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections: 22nd May 2014 [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tony Concepcion 2596 78.64% +1.82%
Green Will Ward 260 7.88% +4.89%
Conservative Pat Waddington 239 7.24% +2.33%
Liberal Tracey Hawksford 206 6.24% +3.31%
Majority 2,336 70.76% +2.30%
Turnout 3301 28.58% -0.48%
Labour hold Swing -1.54%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2012: 3rd May 2012 [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Prince 2489 76.82%
Liberal Democrat Peter Allen 271 8.36%
Conservative Patricia Waddington 159 4.91%
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Charlotte Cosgrove 129 3.98%
Green William Ward 97 2.99%
Liberal Sam Hawksford 95 2.93%
Majority 2218 68.46%
Turnout 3240 29.06%
Labour hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2011: 5th May 2011 [9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barbara Ann Murray 2779 74.82% +18.03%
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Parr 437 11.77% -16.29%
Conservative Anna Senior 239 6.44% -0.62%
Socialist Labour Barbara Bryan 109 2.93% +0.87%
Green William Ward 84 2.26% +0.41%
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Charlotte Cosgrove 66 1.78% n/a
Majority 2342 63.06% +34.34%
Turnout 3714 33.21% -22.95%
Labour hold Swing +26.18%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2010: Yew Tree
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Anthony Concepcion 3618 56.79% +7.37%
Liberal Democrat Gary John Airey 1788 28.06% -1.52%
Conservative Matthew Thomas Peter Taylor 450 7.06% -5.39%
Liberal Tracey Hawksford 266 4.18% +0.14%
Socialist Labour Barbara Bryan 131 2.06% n/a
Green William Ward 118 1.85% -2.66
Majority 1830 28.72%
Turnout 6371 56.16% +31.35%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing +4.45%

Elections of the 2000s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2008: Yew Tree [10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Philip Prince 1370 49.42%
Liberal Democrat Gary John Airey 820 29.58%
Conservative June Hilda Brandwood 345 12.45%
Green Peter Cranie 125 4.51%
Liberal Tracey Hawksford 112 4.04%
Majority
Turnout 2772 24.81%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2007: Yew Tree [11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barbara Ann Murray 1426 48.60%
Liberal Democrat Graham Hulme 1101 37.53%
Conservative June Hilda Brandwood 160 5.45%
Liberal Sam Hawksford 156 5.32%
Green Stephen Thomas Clatworthy 91 3.10%
Majority
Turnout 2934 26.29%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2006: Yew Tree [12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Roger Johnston 1089 42.42%
Labour Barbara Ann Murray 1076 41.92%
Conservative Brian James Jones 205 7.99%
Liberal Tracey Hawksford 197 7.67%
Majority
Turnout 2567 22.74%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

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

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2004: Yew Tree [13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Robert Ousby 1636
Liberal Democrat Graham Hulme 1582
Liberal Democrat Roger Johnston 1469
Labour Peter Holden 1160
Labour Barbara Murray 1023
Labour John Prince 1001
Liberal Kevin Buchanan 311
Conservative Brian Jones 242
Liberal Deborah Mayes 213
Liberal Tracey Hawksford 205
Socialist Labour Thomas McKay 82
Majority
Turnout 3542 31.53%
Liberal Democrat hold Swing n/a

italics denotes the sitting Councillor • bold denotes the winning candidate

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boundary Commission Report". 15 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "City of Liverpool ward population 2011". Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "Liverpool City Council elections 1998-2006". 15 May 2010. Archived from the original on 12 April 2010. 
  4. ^ "Municipal Election results 2018, Yew Tree". Liverpool City Council. 
  5. ^ "Municipal Election results 2016, Yew Tree". Liverpool City Council. 
  6. ^ "Municipal Election results 2015, Yew Tree". Liverpool City Council. 
  7. ^ "Municipal Election results 2014, Yew Tree". Liverpool City Council. 
  8. ^ "List of Candidates". Liverpool City Council. 
  9. ^ "Municipal Election results 2011, Yew Tree". Liverpool City Council. 
  10. ^ "Municipal Election results 2008, Yew Tree". Liverpool City Council. 
  11. ^ "Municipal Election results 2007, Yew Tree". Liverpool City Council. 
  12. ^ "Municipal Election results 2006, Yew Tree". Liverpool City Council. 
  13. ^ "Municipal Election results 2004" (PDF). Liverpool City Council. [permanent dead link]