Burnage (ward)

Burnage is an area and electoral ward of Manchester, England.[2] Different parts of this ward are represented by different MPs following boundary changes in 2018; the majority of the ward is part of the Manchester Withington constituency but a portion is part of the Manchester Gorton constituency. The 2011 Census recorded a population of 15,227.[1]

Burnage (Manchester)
Burnage electoral ward within Manchester City Council
Burnage electoral ward within Manchester City Council
Coat of arms of Burnage (Manchester)
Motto(s): 
By wisdom and effort
Coordinates: 53°25′38″N 2°12′24″W / 53.4271°N 2.2067°W / 53.4271; -2.2067Coordinates: 53°25′38″N 2°12′24″W / 53.4271°N 2.2067°W / 53.4271; -2.2067
CountryUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionNorth West England
CountyGreater Manchester
Metropolitan boroughManchester
CreatedMay 1973
Named forBurnage
Government
 • TypeUnicameral
 • BodyManchester City Council
 • Leader of the councilBev Craig (Labour)
 • CouncillorAzra Ali (Labour)
 • CouncillorBev Craig (Labour)
 • CouncillorBen Clay (Labour)
Population
 • Total15,227
UK Parliamentary ConstituencyManchester Withington
Member of ParliamentJeff Smith
UK Parliamentary ConstituencyManchester Gorton
Member of ParliamentAfzal Khan
Area and population statistics from the 2011 Census[1]

CouncillorsEdit

As of 2021 three councillors serve the ward: Azra Ali (Lab),[3] Ben Clay (Lab),[4] and Bev Craig (Lab).[5]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Rodney Isherwood (Lib Dem) Iain Donaldson (Lib Dem) John Cameron (Lib Dem)
2006 Rodney Isherwood (Lib Dem) Iain Donaldson (Lib Dem) John Cameron (Lib Dem)
2007 Rodney Isherwood (Lib Dem) Iain Donaldson (Lib Dem) John Cameron (Lib Dem)
2008 Rodney Isherwood (Lib Dem) Iain Donaldson (Lib Dem) John Cameron (Lib Dem)
2010 William Fisher (Lib Dem) Iain Donaldson (Lib Dem) John Cameron (Lib Dem)
2011 William Fisher (Lib Dem) Carl Austin (Lab) Bev Craig (Lab)
2012 William Fisher (Lib Dem) Carl Austin (Lab) Bev Craig (Lab)
2014 Azra Ali (Lab) Carl Austin (Lab) Bev Craig (Lab)
2015 Azra Ali (Lab) Carl Austin (Lab) Bev Craig (Lab)
2016 Azra Ali (Lab) Carl Austin-Behan[6] (Lab) Bev Craig (Lab)
2018 Azra Ali (Lab) Bev Craig (Lab) Ben Clay (Lab)
2019 Azra Ali (Lab) Bev Craig (Lab) Ben Clay (Lab)
2021 Azra Ali (Lab) Bev Craig (Lab) Ben Clay (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 Bev Craig* 3,036 72.2 1.8  
Conservative Shahed Hossain 421 10.0 3.3  
Green Brian Candeland 341 8.1 4.2  
Liberal Democrats Jamie Dwan 270 6.4 9.0  
Independent Andrea Timoney 137 3.3 New
Majority 2,615 62.2
Rejected ballots 43 1.0
Turnout 4,248 30.7
Registered electors 13,045
Labour hold Swing 2.6  

Elections in 2010sEdit

May 2019Edit

2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Azra Ali* 2,337 64.0  0.7
Liberal Democrats Andrea Timoney 570 15.6  2.2
Green Benjamin Dundas 362 9.9  0.6
UKIP Ian Rae 233 6.4 n/a
Conservative Shahed Hossain 149 4.1  1.5
Majority 1,767 48.2  2.7
Rejected ballots 18 0.49
Turnout 3,668 28.66  3.9
Registered electors 12,800
Labour hold Swing  1.45

May 2018Edit

2018[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ben Clay 2,913 69.5
Labour Bev Craig* 2,853 68.1
Labour Azra Ali* 2,652 63.3
Liberal Democrats Andrea Timoney 747 17.8
Liberal Democrats Maria Turner 541 12.9
Liberal Democrats Mohamed Sabbagh 457 10.9
Green Lance Crookes 442 10.5
Conservative Samuel Baxter 291 6.9
Conservative Lexi Webster 241 5.8
Conservative Shahed Hossain 234 5.6
Majority
Turnout 4,191 32.6
Labour win (new boundaries)
Labour win (new boundaries)
Labour win (new boundaries)

May 2016Edit

2016[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bev Craig* 2,291 63.20
Liberal Democrats Maria Theresa Turner 489 13.49
UKIP Liam Thomas Evans 460 12.69
Green Sam Darby 339 9.35
Conservative Sahed Hossain 46 1.27
Majority 1,802 49.71
Turnout 3,625 33.82
Labour hold Swing

May 2015Edit

2015[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Carl Jason Austin* 4,010 60.9 -2.1
Liberal Democrats Maria Theresa Turner 1,235 18.8 -7.2
Green Sam Darby 815 12.4 +6.3
Conservative Shahed Hossain 524 8.0 +3.3
Majority 2,775 42.1
Turnout 6,584 60.2 +20.4
Labour hold Swing

May 2014Edit

2014[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Azra Ali 2,055 55.65 +13.25
Green Sam Darby 685 18.55 +14.55
Liberal Democrats Ronan Stafford 684 18.52 -26.88
Conservative Josh Lelliot 269 7.28 +2.4
Majority 1,370 37.10
Turnout 3,693 33.76
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

May 2012Edit

2012[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bev Craig* 2,416 72.0 +48.3
Liberal Democrats Grace Baynham 513 15.3 -49.5
Green Sam Darby 262 7.8 +3.4
Conservative Peter Schofield 163 4.9 -2.2
Majority 1,903 56.7
Turnout 3,354 31.2
Labour hold Swing

May 2011Edit

2011[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Carl Austin 2,668 63.0
Labour Bev Craig 2,283
Liberal Democrats Grace Baynham 1,103 26.0
Liberal Democrats Iain Donaldson* 1,005
Green Dan Collinson 260 6.1
Conservative Jean Mee 203 4.8
Conservative Peter Schofield 196
Majority 1,180 37.0
Turnout 4,234 39.8
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

May 2010Edit

2010[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats William David Fisher 2,735 45.4 -19.4
Labour Carl Jason Austin 2,552 42.4 +18.7
Conservative Peter Malcolm Schofield 489 8.1 +1.0
Green Dan Collinson 243 4.0 -0.4
Majority 183 3.0 -38.1
Turnout 6,019 57.6 +26.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing -19.0

Elections in 2000sEdit

2008[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats John Cameron* 2,096 64.8 +10.5
Labour Tom Murphy 768 23.7 -12.3
Conservative Peter Schofield 228 7.1 +1.3
Green Angela Tibke 142 4.4 +0.5
Majority 1,328 41.1 +22.8
Turnout 3,234 31.0 -1.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing +11.4
2007[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Iain Donaldson* 1,825 54.3 +6.8
Labour Frank Duffy 1,209 36.0 -2.0
Conservative Peter Schofield 194 5.8 -2.4
Green Joseph Gair 132 3.9 -0.9
Majority 616 18.3 +8.8
Turnout 3,360 32.0 +2.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing +4.4
2006[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Rodney Alan Isherwood* 1,460 47.5 -10.4
Labour Frank Oliver Duffy 1,169 38.0 +12.7
Conservative Dorothy Helen Keller 252 8.2 -0.5
Green Elindsay James 149 4.8 -3.2
Majority 291 9.5 -23.1
Turnout 3,073 29.8 -10.3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing -11.5
2004[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats John Cameron* 2,484 57.9 N/A
Liberal Democrats Iain Donaldson* 1,925
Liberal Democrats Rodney Isherwood 1,846
Labour Frank Duffy 1,085 25.3 N/A
Labour Bernard Selby* 964
Labour William Parbury 542
Conservative Gregory Stevens 373 8.7 N/A
Green Matthew Payne 344 8.0 N/A
Green Michael Shaw 263
Green Barry McAtarsney 230
Majority 761 32.6 N/A
Turnout 4,286 40.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
2003[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats John Cameron 1,758 60.8 +18.7
Labour Michael Green* 914 31.6 -14.7
Conservative Peter Schofield 142 4.9 -3.6
Green Michael Shaw 79 2.7 -0.5
Majority 844 29.2 +25.1
Turnout 2,893 29.1 +0.6
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing +16.7
2002[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Marilyn Taylor* 1,330 46.3 +0.9
Liberal Democrats John Cameron 1,211 42.1 +15.2
Conservative Peter Schofield 243 8.5 -9.2
Green Michael Shaw 91 3.2 -6.8
Majority 119 4.1 -14.4
Turnout 2,875 28.5 +6.6
Labour hold Swing -7.1
2000[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kathleen Robinson* 956 45.4 -15.3
Liberal Democrats John Cameron 567 26.9 +11.6
Conservative Peter Schofield 372 17.7 -1.7
Green Adrian Crawford 210 10.0 +6.6
Majority 389 18.5 -22.7
Turnout 2,105 21.9 +0.6
Labour hold Swing -13.4

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