Chorlton Park (ward)

Chorlton Park 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 15,147.[1]

Chorlton Park (Manchester)
Chorlton Park electoral ward within Manchester City Council
Chorlton Park electoral ward within Manchester City Council
Coat of arms of Chorlton Park (Manchester)
Motto(s): 
By wisdom and effort
Coordinates: 53°25′49″N 2°15′47″W / 53.4304°N 2.2631°W / 53.4304; -2.2631Coordinates: 53°25′49″N 2°15′47″W / 53.4304°N 2.2631°W / 53.4304; -2.2631
CountryUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionNorth West England
CountyGreater Manchester
Metropolitan boroughManchester
Created2004
Named forChorlton Park
Government
 • TypeUnicameral
 • BodyManchester City Council
 • Leader of the councilBev Craig (Labour)
 • CouncillorDave Rawson (Labour)
 • CouncillorMandie Shilton Godwin (Labour Co-operative)
 • CouncillorJoanna Midgley (Labour)
Population
 • Total15,147
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

Three councillors serve the ward: Dave Rawson (Lab),[3] Mandie Shilton Godwin (Lab Co-op),[4] and Joanna Midgley (Lab).[5]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Norman Lewis (Lib Dem) Tony Bethell (Lib Dem) John Leech (Lib Dem)
2006 Norman Lewis (Lib Dem) Tony Bethell (Lib Dem) John Leech (Lib Dem)
2007 Norman Lewis (Lib Dem) Tony Bethell (Lib Dem) John Leech (Lib Dem)
2008 Norman Lewis (Lib Dem) Tony Bethell (Lib Dem) Bernie Ryan (Lib Dem)
2010 Norman Lewis (Lib Dem) Tony Bethell (Lib Dem) Bernie Ryan (Lib Dem)
2011 Norman Lewis (Lib Dem) Ian Hyde (Lab) Bernie Ryan (Lib Dem)
2012 Norman Lewis (Lib Dem) Ian Hyde (Lab) Joanna Midgley (Lab)
2014 Mandie Shilton Godwin (Lab Co-op) Ian Hyde (Lab) Joanna Midgley (Lab)
2015 Mandie Shilton Godwin (Lab Co-op) Dave Rawson (Lab) Joanna Midgley (Lab)
2016 Mandie Shilton Godwin (Lab Co-op) Dave Rawson (Lab) Joanna Midgley (Lab)
2018 Dave Rawson (Lab) Mandie Shilton Godwin (Lab Co-op) Joanna Midgley (Lab)
2019 Dave Rawson (Lab) Mandie Shilton Godwin (Labour Co-op) Joanna Midgley (Lab)
2021 Dave Rawson (Lab) Mandie Shilton Godwin (Labour Co-op) Joanna Midgley (Lab)

  indicates seat up for re-election.

Elections in 2020sEdit

* denotes incumbent councillor seeking re-election.

May 2021Edit

2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Mandie Shilton Godwin* 3,819 69.2 6.7  
Green Richard Walton 773 14.0 6.0  
Conservative Connor Cooper 472 8.5 4.5  
Liberal Democrats Amaan Hashmi 457 8.3 17.2  
Majority 3046 55.2
Rejected ballots 65 1.2
Turnout 5,586 42.3 1.0  
Registered electors 13,218
Labour Co-op hold Swing 0.4  

Elections in 2010sEdit

May 2019Edit

2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dave Rawson* 2,577 54.3  1.0
Green Mary Candeland 1,042 22.0  9.5
Liberal Democrats Amaan Hashmi 857 18.1  5.0
Conservative Christopher Halliday 269 5.7  1.7
Majority 1,535 32.1  2.2
Rejected ballots 42 0.88
Turnout 4,787 37.10  4.2
Registered electors 12,904
Labour hold Swing  5.25

May 2018Edit

2018[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joanna Midgley* 3,404 63.5
Labour Mandie Shilton-Godwin* 3,027 56.5
Labour Dave Rawson* 2,967 55.3
Liberal Democrats Rosie Hughes 1,363 25.4
Liberal Democrats Amaan Hashmi 1,238 23.1
Liberal Democrats Sebastian Bate 1,234 23.0
Green Mary Candeland 669 12.5
Green Brian Candeland 530 9.9
Conservative Keith Berry 255 4.8
Conservative Kelly Geddes 197 3.7
Conservative Andrew Tang 155 2.9
Majority
Turnout 5,362 41.3
Labour win (new boundaries)
Labour win (new boundaries)
Labour win (new boundaries)
Party Candidates Seats Won Votes Vote %
Labour 3 3 9,398 62.49
Liberal Democrats 3 0 3,835 25.50
Green 2 0 1,199 7.97
Conservative 3 0 607 4.04

May 2016Edit

2016[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joanna Rachel Midgley* 2,564 50.29
Liberal Democrats Norman Lewis 1,950 38.25
Green Hannah Lisa Richmond 412 8.08
Conservative Luke Oisin Bourke Costello 172 3.37
Majority 614 12.04
Turnout 5,098 45.17
Labour hold Swing

May 2015Edit

2015[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dave Rawson 3,378 42.5 -5.9
Liberal Democrats Norman Lewis 2,505 31.6 -1.3
Green Hannah Lisa Richmond 1,282 16.1 +4.7
Conservative William Stobart 780 9.8 +2.6
Majority 873 10.9
Turnout 7,945 67.5 +28.6
Labour hold Swing

May 2014Edit

2014[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Mandie Shilton Godwin 1,991 43.41 +11.01
Liberal Democrats Norman Lewis 1,691 36.87 -16.43
Green Brian Candeland 648 14.13 +7.63
Conservative Stuart Richardson 256 5.58 2.22
Majority 300 6.5
Turnout 4,586 39.14
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

May 2012Edit

2012[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joanna Midgley 2,083 56.2 +32.2
Liberal Democrats Bernie Ryan* 1,115 30.1 -23.3
Green Leon Patsalides 354 9.6 -1.7
Conservative Leo Schindler 156 4.2 -7.1
Majority 968 26
Turnout 3,708 32.8
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

May 2011Edit

2011[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian Hyde 2,098 48.4 +25.0
Liberal Democrats Tony Bethell* 1,427 32.9 -22.5
Green Rebecca Willmott 493 11.4 -1.1
Conservative Henry Hill 313 7.2 -1.6
Majority 671 15.5
Turnout 4,331 38.9
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

May 2010Edit

2010[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Norman Lewis* 3,605 53.3 -0.1
Labour Ian Hyde 2,193 32.4 +8.4
Conservative Mohammed Afzal 524 7.8 -3.5
Green James Alden 493 7.2 -4.0
Majority 1,412 20.9 -8.4
Turnout 6,815 63.9 +33.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing -4.2

Elections in 2000sEdit

2008[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Bernie Ryan 1,693 53.4 -2.0
Labour Co-op John Hacking 763 24.0 +0.6
Green Kathryn Brownbridge 359 11.3 -1.2
Conservative Christopher Green 358 11.3 +2.5
Majority 930 29.3 -2.7
Turnout 3,173 30.5 -0.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing -1.3
2007[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Tony Bethell* 1,751 55.4 +0.7
Labour Co-op John Hacking 739 23.4 -1.9
Green Kathryn Brownbridge 394 12.5 -0.2
Conservative Robert Chilton 279 8.8 +1.5
Majority 1,012 32.0 +2.6
Turnout 3,163 31.0 -1.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing +1.3
2006[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Norman Lewis* 1,724 54.7 +0.7
Labour Yogesh Virmani 797 25.3 +6.4
Green Kathryn Mary Brownbridge 399 12.7 -1.1
Conservative Rodney Keller 229 7.3 +0.0
Majority 927 29.4 +5.6
Turnout 3,149 32.1 -10.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing -2.8
2004[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats John Leech* 2,113 48.3 N/A
Liberal Democrats Tony Bethell 1,970
Liberal Democrats Norman Lewis 1,936
Labour Elizabeth Morgan 1,073 24.5 N/A
Labour David Ellison 871
Labour Bernice Reid* 848
Green Kathryn Brownbridge 605 13.8 N/A
Green George Czernuszka 461
Green John Cummings 379
Conservative Richard Mason 319 7.3 N/A
Respect Ismail Farhat 262 6.0 N/A
Majority 863 23.8 N/A
Turnout 4,372 43.0 N/A
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

ReferencesEdit

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