Brooklands (Manchester ward)

Brooklands is an area and electoral ward of Manchester, England.[2] It is represented in Westminster by Mike Kane, MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East. The 2011 Census recorded a population of 14,362.[1]

Brooklands (Manchester)
Brooklands electoral ward within Manchester City Council
Brooklands electoral ward within Manchester City Council
Coat of arms of Brooklands (Manchester)
Motto(s): 
By wisdom and effort
Coordinates: 53°24′40″N 2°18′49″W / 53.4110°N 2.3137°W / 53.4110; -2.3137Coordinates: 53°24′40″N 2°18′49″W / 53.4110°N 2.3137°W / 53.4110; -2.3137
CountryUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionNorth West England
CountyGreater Manchester
Metropolitan boroughManchester
CreatedMay 1973
Named forBrooklands, Sale
Government
  UK Parliament constituency: Wythenshawe and Sale East
 • TypeUnicameral
 • BodyManchester City Council
 • Leader of the councilRichard Leese (Labour)
 • CouncillorGlynn Evans (Labour)
 • CouncillorSue Cooley (Labour)
Population
 • Total14,362
Area and population statistics from the 2011 Census[1]

CouncillorsEdit

Three councillors serve the ward:[3] Julia Baker-Smith (Lab), Glynn Evans (Lab), [4] and Sue Cooley (Lab).[5] On 7 April 2020 (2020-04-07) Sue Murphy died after a long illness.[6][7][8]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Sue Murphy (Lab Co-op) Sue Cooley (Lab) Glynn Evans (Lab)
2006 Sue Murphy (Lab Co-op) Sue Cooley (Lab) Glynn Evans (Lab)
2007 Sue Murphy (Lab Co-op) Sue Cooley (Lab) Glynn Evans (Lab)
2008 Sue Murphy (Lab Co-op) Sue Cooley (Lab) Glynn Evans (Lab)
2010 Sue Murphy (Lab Co-op) Sue Cooley (Lab) Glynn Evans (Lab)
2011 Sue Murphy (Lab Co-op) Sue Cooley (Lab) Glynn Evans (Lab)
2012 Sue Murphy (Lab Co-op) Sue Cooley (Lab) Glynn Evans (Lab)
2014 Sue Murphy (Lab Co-op) Sue Cooley (Lab) Glynn Evans (Lab)
2015 Sue Murphy (Lab Co-op) Sue Cooley (Lab) Glynn Evans (Lab)
2016 Sue Murphy (Lab Co-op) Sue Cooley (Lab) Glynn Evans (Lab)
2018 Sue Murphy (Lab) Glynn Evans (Lab) Sue Cooley (Lab)
2019 Sue Murphy (Lab) Glynn Evans (Lab) Sue Cooley (Lab)
April 2020 Seat vacant Glynn Evans (Lab) Sue Cooley (Lab)
2021 Glynn Evans (Lab) Julia Baker-Smith (Lab) Sue Cooley (Lab)

  indicates seat up for re-election.   indicates seat won in by-election.

Elections in 2020sEdit

* denotes incumbent councillor seeking re-election.

May 2021Edit

2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Julia Baker-Smith 1,686 53.6  2.8
Labour Glynn Evans* 1,499 47.7  10.3
Conservative Stephen Carlton-Woods 689 21.9  5.1
Conservative Ralph Ellerton 672 21.4  3.4
Green Grace Buczkowska 385 12.2  1.1
Green Maggie Hoffgen 211 6.7  4.4
Liberal Democrats Nick Saunders 112 3.6  1.2
Liberal Democrats Mark Saunders 75 2.4  2.4
Monster Raving Loony Lord Cam 57 1.8 new
Majority
Rejected ballots 27
Turnout 3,145 28.29
Registered electors 11,116
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Elections in 2010sEdit

May 2019Edit

2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Murphy* 1,336 49.3%  1.3%
Conservative Stephen Carlton-Woods 463 17.1%  9.9%
UKIP Kathy Mason 389 14.4% n/a
Green Grace Buczkowska 301 11.1%  
Liberal Democrats Sebastian Bate 203 7.5%  2.7%
Majority 873 32.2%  7.6%
Rejected ballots 18 0.66%
Turnout 2,710 24.29%  0.8%
Registered electors 11,157
Labour hold Swing  4.3%

May 2018Edit

2018[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Cooley* 1,684 59.7
Labour Glynn Evans* 1,635 58.0
Labour Sue Murphy* 1,456 51.6
Conservative Stephen Carlton-Woods 763 27.0
Conservative Stephen McHugh 705 25.0
Conservative David Semple 634 22.5
Green Robert Nunney 313 11.1
Liberal Democrats Paul Jones 153 5.4
Liberal Democrats Norman Lewis 134 4.8
Liberal Democrats Bernie Ryan 117 4.1
Majority
Turnout 2,821 25.1
Labour win (new boundaries)
Labour win (new boundaries)
Labour win (new boundaries)

May 2016Edit

2016[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Glynn Evans* 1,738 59.30
UKIP Pat Bebby 544 18.56
Conservative Stephen Paul Woods 504 17.20
Liberal Democrats Andrew McGuinness 145 4.95
Majority 1,194 40.74
Turnout 2,931 28.20
Labour hold Swing

May 2015Edit

2015[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Cooley* 3,136 52.2 -5.7
Conservative Stephen Paul Woods 1,363 22.8 -0.8
UKIP Pat Bebby 1,044 17.4 +9.6
Liberal Democrats Philip Andrew Stubbs 243 4.0 -2.2
Green Calum Thomson Wiggle 217 3.6 -0.8
Majority 1,773 29.4
Turnout 6,003 55.7 +25.0
Labour hold Swing

May 2014Edit

2014[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Sue Murphy 1,464 49.38 +3.18
UKIP Anne Spoor 734 24.76 +19.56
Conservative Ralph John Ellerton 507 17.10 -9.80
Green Eithne Quinn 159 5.36 +2.46
Liberal Democrats Joel Moorcroft 101 3.41 -15.19
Majority 730
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

May 2012Edit

2012[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Glynn Evans* 1,629 53.7 +9.5
Conservative Stephen Woods 532 17.6 -20.8
UKIP Nathan Gilbert 279 9.2 N/A
Green Eithne Quinn 140 4.6 -0.5
Liberal Democrats Peter Maxson 111 3.7 -8.9
Majority 1,097 40.8
Turnout 2,691 28.6
Labour hold Swing

May 2011Edit

2011[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Cooley* 1,876 57.9 +7.6
Conservative Stephen Woods 764 23.6 -9.4
UKIP Nathan Gilbert 254 7.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Peter James Maxson 201 6.2 -5.6
Green Eithne Quinn 143 4.4 -0.4
Majority 1,112 34.3
Turnout 3,238 30.7
Labour hold Swing +6.6

May 2010Edit

2010[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Murphy* 2,633 46.2 +2.0
Conservative Marie Raynor 1,534 26.9 -11.5
Liberal Democrats Peter James Maxson 1,061 18.6 +6.0
UKIP Pam Shotton 298 5.2 +5.2
Green Elaine Brown 167 2.9 -2.2
Majority 1,099 19.3 +13.5
Turnout 5,693 55.4 +26.8
Labour hold Swing +6.7

Elections in 2000sEdit

2008 Manchester Council election: Brooklands Ward[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Glynn Evans 1,274 44.2
Conservative Marie Raynor 1,106 38.4
Liberal Democrats Gary Bridges 362 12.6
Green Tamisin MacCarthy-Morrogh 146 5.1
Majority 168 5.8
Turnout 2,882 28.6
Labour hold Swing
2007 Manchester Council election: Brooklands Ward[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Cooley* 1,460 50.3 +8.2
Conservative Marie Raynor 958 33.0 +3.8
Liberal Democrats David Kierman 342 11.8 -12.3
Green Tamisin MacCarthy-Morrogh 140 4.8 +0.2
Majority 502 17.3 +4.3
Turnout 2,900 29.1 -4.3
Labour hold Swing +2.2
2006 Manchester Council election: Brooklands Ward[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Sue Murphy* 1,378 42.1 -2.7
Conservative Ralph John Ellerton 953 29.2 -5.1
Liberal Democrats John Paul Ankers 787 24.1 +10.7
Green Tamisin MacCarthy-Morrogh 149 4.6 -2.8
Majority 425 13.0 +2.4
Turnout 3,267 33.4 -1.4
Labour hold Swing +1.2
2004 Manchester Council election: Brooklands Ward (after boundary changes)[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Glynn Evans* 1,505 44.8 N/A
Labour Susan Cooley* 1,463
Labour Susan Murphy* 1,247
Conservative Jane Percival 1,152 34.3 N/A
Conservative Graeme Coombes 939
Conservative Lisa-Ann Boardman 932
Liberal Democrats Pamela Davis 449 13.4 N/A
Liberal Democrats David Kierman 425
Liberal Democrats Barbara McMenamin 417
Green Jeffrey Ostle 249 7.4 N/A
Green Colin Pratt 222
Majority 95 10.5 N/A
Turnout 3,355 34.8 N/A
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
2003 Manchester Council election: Brooklands Ward[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Susan Murphy* 957 50.7 -8.1
Conservative Jane Percival 562 29.8 -0.6
Liberal Democrats John Ellis 228 12.1 +4.9
Green Birgit Vollm 76 4.0 +0.4
Independent Honor Donnelly 66 3.5 +3.5
Majority 395 20.9 -7.5
Turnout 1,889 22.5 -5.0
Labour hold Swing -3.7
2002 Manchester Council election: Brooklands Ward[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Glynn Evans* 1,375 58.8 +8.0
Conservative John Kenny 711 30.4 -8.9
Liberal Democrats Karen Farnen 168 7.2 +0.1
Green Nicola Brooks 85 3.6 +0.8
Majority 664 28.4 +16.9
Turnout 2,339 27.5 +4.5
Labour hold Swing +8.4
2000 Manchester Council election: Brooklands Ward[22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Susan Cooley* 948 50.8 -6.7
Conservative John Kenny 733 39.3 +9.2
Liberal Democrats Peter Rothery 133 7.1 -5.3
Green Zoe Whiteman 53 2.8 +2.8
Majority 215 11.5 -15.9
Turnout 1,867 23.0 +3.0
Labour hold Swing -7.9

Elections in 1990sEdit

1999 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Susan Murphy* 1,106 57.5 +3.0
Conservative Ian Bradshaw 579 30.1 -2.6
Liberal Democrats Peter Rothery 238 12.4 -0.4
Majority 527 27.4 +5.6
Turnout 1,923 20.0
Labour hold Swing +2.8
1998 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Glynn Evans* 1,111 54.5 -1.9
Conservative Ian Bradshaw 667 32.7 -0.2
Liberal Democrats Bill Fisher 260 12.8 +3.9
Majority 444 21.8 -1.7
Turnout 2,038
Labour hold Swing -0.8
1996 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Susan Cooley 1,152 56.4 -10.7
Conservative Paul Cummins* 672 32.9 +11.7
Liberal Democrats Anthony McGarr 182 8.9 -1.2
FAN J. Hamilton 35 1.7 +1.7
Majority 480 23.5 -22.4
Turnout 2,041
Labour gain from Conservative Swing -11.2
1994 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[26]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour G. Evans 1,817 58.6 +20.5
Conservative A. Langan 876 28.2 -26.1
Liberal Democrats H. McKay 410 13.2 +7.7
Majority 941 30.3 +14.1
Turnout 3,103
Labour hold Swing +23.3
1992 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative H. Cummins* 2,033 54.3 +8.7
Labour A. Harding 1,426 38.1 -2.9
Liberal Democrats H. McKay 207 5.5 -4.4
Green R. Cooke 76 2.0 -1.6
Majority 607 16.2 +11.6
Turnout 3,742
Conservative hold Swing +5.8
1991 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative M. B. Beaugeard 2,001 45.6 +7.1
Labour A. S. Wood 1,799 41.0 -9.9
Liberal Democrats S. A. Oliver 435 9.9 +2.8
Green R. Clancy 156 3.6 0
Majority 202 4.6 -7.8
Turnout 4,391 45.4
Conservative hold Swing +8.5
1990 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour G. Collier 2,263 50.9 +8.6
Conservative A. T. Langan 1,712 38.5 -12.1
Liberal Democrats A. B. Quinlan 316 7.1 -0.0
Green C. S. Field 159 3.6 +3.6
Majority 551 12.4 +4.1
Turnout 4,450
Labour hold Swing +10.3

Elections in 1980sEdit

1988 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative P. Cummins 2,316 50.6 +0.6
Labour J. Broderick* 1,934 42.3 +9.9
Liberal Democrats D. Wraxall 325 7.1 -10.6
Majority 382 8.3 -9.3
Turnout 4,575
Conservative gain from Labour Swing -4.6
1987 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Arthur O'Connor 2,646 50.0 +13.7
Labour Paul Clarke* 1,714 32.4 -16.2
Alliance David Wraxall 935 17.7 +2.6
Majority 932 17.6 +5.4
Turnout 5,295
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +14.9
1986 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour F. Hatton 2,059 48.6 -0.7
Conservative A. O'Connor 1,540 36.3 -2.9
Alliance C. Duffy 641 15.1 +3.7
Majority 519 12.2 +2.1
Turnout 4,240
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +1.1
1984 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Broderick 2,188 49.3 +6.9
Labour Paul Clarke 2,119
Conservative J. Graham 1,741 39.2 -6.3
Conservative Arthur O'Connor* 1,729
Alliance Jeffrey Burton 508 11.4 -0.7
Alliance Peter Thompson 464
Majority 378 10.1 +6.9
Turnout 8,749
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +6.6
1983 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Sumberg* 2,249 45.5 +0.1
Labour Paul Clarke 2,093 42.4 +7.8
Alliance Jeffrey Burton 598 12.1 -7.9
Majority 156 3.2 -7.7
Turnout 4,940
Conservative hold Swing -3.8
1982 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Yvonne Emery* 2,232 45.4 N/A
Conservative Arthur O'Connor 2,098
Conservative David Sumberg 2,047
Labour Roger Delahunty 1,699 34.6 N/A
Labour Richard Reddington 1,627
Labour Harold Reid 1,621
Alliance Jeffrey Burton 983 20.0 N/A
Alliance Lawrence Shields 943
Alliance Barry McColgan 941
Majority 348 10.8 N/A
Turnout 4,914 49.3 N/A
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
1980 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour K. Barnes 3,285 56.9 +8.8
Conservative G. Fitzsimons* 2,231 38.6 -5.1
Liberal G. Dulson 260 4.5 -3.7
Majority 1,054 18.2 +13.8
Turnout 5,776 46.0 -28.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +6.9

Elections in 1970sEdit

1979 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. Healey 4,554 48.1 +4.9
Conservative D. Sumberg 4,136 43.7 -13.1
Liberal A. L. Algar 777 8.2 +8.2
Majority 418 4.4 -9.3
Turnout 9,467 74.9 +34.1
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +9.0
1978 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Y. Emery* 3,027 56.8 +7.3
Labour J. Wilner 2,298 43.2 -1.8
Majority 729 13.7 +9.1
Turnout 5,325 40.8
Conservative hold Swing +4.5
1976 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative G. W. G. Fitzsimons* 2,795 49.5 -11.2
Labour J. Wilner 2,538 45.0 +5.7
Liberal G. F. Turner 309 5.5 +5.5
Majority 257 4.6 -16.7
Turnout 5,642
Conservative hold Swing -8.4
1975 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. A. O'Connor* 2,752 60.7 +5.0
Labour E. Mellor 1,785 39.3 -5.0
Majority 967 21.3 +10.0
Turnout 4,537
Conservative hold Swing +5.0
1973 Manchester City Council election: Brooklands Ward[27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Y. Emery 2,592 55.6 N/A
Conservative G. W. G. Fitzsimons 2,548
Conservative A. A. O'Connor 2,509
Labour F. Firth 2,067 44.3 N/A
Labour D. Healey 2,054
Labour E. Mellor 2,025
Majority 442 11.3 N/A
Turnout 4,659 N/A
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

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