Adel and Wharfedale (ward)

Adel and Wharfedale is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in the north west of Leeds, West Yorkshire, covering both urban and rural areas including Adel, Bramhope, Cookridge, Holt Park and Pool-in-Wharfedale.

Adel and Wharfedale
Population16,027 (2019 electorate)[1]
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
UK Parliament
Councillors
List of places
United Kingdom

BoundariesEdit

The Adel and Wharfedale ward includes the civil parishes of:

CouncillorsEdit

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Barry Anderson (Con)[a] Les Carter (Con)[b][5] Clive Fox (Con)[c][6]
2006 Barry Anderson (Con) Les Carter (Con) Clive Fox (Con)
2007 Barry Anderson (Con) Les Carter (Con) Clive Fox (Con)
2008 Barry Anderson (Con) Les Carter (Con) Clive Fox (Con)
2010 Barry Anderson (Con) Les Carter (Con) Clive Fox (Con)
2011 Barry Anderson (Con) Les Carter (Con) Clive Fox (Con)
2012 Barry Anderson (Con) Les Carter (Con) Clive Fox (Con)[d]
2014 Barry Anderson (Con) Les Carter (Con) Billy Flynn (Con)
2015 Barry Anderson (Con) Caroline Anderson (Con) Billy Flynn (Con)
2016 Barry Anderson (Con) Caroline Anderson (Con) Billy Flynn (Con)
2018 Barry Anderson (Con) Caroline Anderson (Con) Billy Flynn (Con)
2019 Barry Anderson* (Con) Caroline Anderson* (Con) Billy Flynn* (Con)

     indicates seat up for re-election. * indicates incumbent councillor.

Elections since 2010Edit

May 2019Edit

2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Billy Flynn* 2,952 46.6 -14.9
Labour Nigel Gill 1,235 19.5 -0.2
Liberal Democrats Ian Dowling 1,159 18.3 +6.0
Green Lesley Jeffries 491 7.8 +0.3
UKIP Andrew Greenwood 491 7.8 +7.8
Majority 1,717 27.1 -14.3
Turnout 6,352 40.1 -5.1
Conservative hold Swing -7.4

May 2018Edit

2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Barry Anderson* 4,856 61.5 +3.1
Conservative Caroline Anderson* 4,269
Conservative Billy Flynn* 3,881
Labour Nigel Gill 1,556 19.7 +1.7
Labour Geraldine Montgomerie 1,435
Labour Andy Rontree 1,264
Liberal Democrats Peter Jackson 977 12.3 -1.1
Liberal Democrats Jane Trewhella 883
Liberal Democrats Ed Thornley 715
Green Liddy Swales 591 7.5 +3.5
Majority 3,300 41.4 +1.0
Turnout 15,984 45.2 -0.3
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

May 2016Edit

2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Barry Anderson* 4,125 58.4 +12.3
Labour Paul Wray 1,270 18.0 -0.6
Liberal Democrats Cheryl Kebede 948 13.4 -8.4
UKIP Glenn Morley 440 6.2 -1.5
Green Emma Carter 281 4.0 -1.8
Majority 2,855 40.4 +16.0
Turnout 7,064 45.5
Conservative hold Swing

May 2015Edit

2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Caroline Anderson 5,534 46.1 -4.1
Liberal Democrats Cheryl Kebede 2,611 21.8 +0.5
Labour Mark Henley 2,236 18.6 -2.0
UKIP Malcolm Steele 926 7.7 +3.9
Green Emma Carter 696 5.8 +1.7
Majority 2,923 24.4 -4.5
Turnout 12,003 75.2
Conservative hold Swing -2.3

May 2014Edit

2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Billy Flynn 3,018 44.5 -1.0
Labour Mark Henley 1,312 19.3 +3.5
Liberal Democrats Cheryl Kebede 1,154 17.0 -20.7
UKIP Mal Steele 966 14.2 +13.5
Green Paul Marchant 336 5.0 +2.3
Majority 1,706
Turnout 6,786
Conservative hold Swing

May 2012Edit

2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Barry Anderson* 3,674 52.9 +2.7
Labour Nigel Gill 1,301 18.7 -1.9
Liberal Democrats Christina Shaw 1,202 17.3 -4.0
UKIP Claire Wilson-Sharp 486 7.0 +3.2
Green Paul Marchant 217 3.1 -1.0
Alliance for Green Socialism Gareth Christie 71 1.0 +1.0
Majority 2,373 34.1 +5.2
Turnout 6,951
Conservative hold Swing +2.3

May 2011Edit

2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Leslie Carter* 4,144 50.2 +7.0
Liberal Democrats Christine Shaw 1,758 21.3 -15.5
Labour Nigel Gill 1,701 20.6 +5.7
Green Paul Marchant 337 4.1 +1.7
UKIP Claire Wilson-Sharp 315 3.8 +3.8
Majority 2,386 28.9 +22.5
Turnout 8,255 52
Conservative hold Swing +11.2

May 2010Edit

2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Clive Fox* 5,292 43.2 -14.4
Liberal Democrats Christina Shaw 4,508 36.8 +10.2
Labour Nigel Gill 1,822 14.9 +5.3
BNP Doreen Dawson 332 2.7 -0.8
Green Paul Marchant 291 2.4 -0.3
Majority 784 6.4 -24.6
Turnout 12,245 77.2 +29.6
Conservative hold Swing -12.3

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Anderson had been a ward councillor for Cookridge ward since 1999.
  2. ^ Carter had previously been a ward councillor for Cookridge and Weetwood ward from 1973 to 1980 and then Cookridge ward until 2004.
  3. ^ Fox had been a ward councillor for Otley and Wharfedale ward since 2000.
  4. ^ Fox died in office in April 2014, less than a month before his seat was up for election. No by-election was called and Billy Flynn was elected at the council election.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Leeds City Council election results 2019: Adel and Wharfedale". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Councillor Barry Anderson". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Councillor Caroline Anderson". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Councillor Billy Flynn". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Councillor John Leslie Carter". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Councillor Clive Fox". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  7. ^ "Councillor Clive Fox". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 10 October 2018.