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2006 Macclesfield Borough Council election

  (Redirected from Macclesfield Council election 2006)

Elections to Macclesfield Borough Council were held on 4 May 2006. One third of the council was up for election. In addition there was a by-election for the High Legh ward on the same day, where Charles Oulton (Conservative) was elected unopposed. The Conservative Party kept overall control of the council with a majority of 12 seats. Overall turnout was 34.2%.

After the election, the composition of the council was

ResultsEdit

Macclesfield Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 11 0 0 0 55.0 56.3 14,807
  Liberal Democrat 4 0 0 0 20.0 14.7 3,874
  Labour 3 0 0 0 15.0 18.8 4,957
  Handforth Ratepayers 1 0 0 0 5.0 3.7 978
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.0 3.2 855
  Independent 1 0 0 0 5.0 3.2 842

Ward resultsEdit

Alderley Edge ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Francis Keegan 921 54.9
Liberal Democrat Craig Browne 756 45.1
Majority 165
Turnout 1,677 42.60
Conservative hold Swing
Disley and Lyme Handley ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Diana Thompson 932 54.9
Liberal Democrat Ernest Acaster 642 37.8
Labour Catherine Birchall 124 7.3
Majority 290
Turnout 1,698 46.08
Conservative hold Swing
Handforth ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Handforth Ratepayers Barry Burkhill 978 43.2
Conservative Roderick Menlove 977 43.1
Labour Anthony Sutherland 311 13.7
Majority 1
Turnout 2,266 36.27
Handforth Ratepayers hold Swing
Henbury ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative James 'David' Williams 720 85.7
Labour Margaret Readman 120 14.3
Majority 600
Turnout 840 43.85
Conservative hold Swing
Knutsford Over ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Anthony Ranfield 712 57.6
Labour Brian Daulby 303 24.5
Liberal Democrat Roger Barlow 221 17.9
Majority 409
Turnout 1,236 31.25
Conservative hold Swing
Macclesfield Bollinbrook ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Robert Narraway 623 43.6
Conservative Karen Miles 599 41.9
Labour Julie Alexander 206 14.4
Majority 24
Turnout 1,428 32.06
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Macclesfield Broken Cross ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat John Goddard 514 43.6
Conservative Martin Hardy 500 42.4
Labour David Pemberton 165 14.0
Majority 14
Turnout 1,179 28.21
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Macclesfield Central ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Richard Watson 462 42.9
Conservative Gillian Stratford 333 30.9
Green Dougal Hare 281 26.1
Majority 129
Turnout 1,076 24.48
Labour hold Swing
Macclesfield East ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat David Neilson 663 42.5
Conservative Matthew Davies 556 35.6
Labour Simon Truss 214 13.7
Green Belinda Jane 127 8.1
Majority 107
Turnout 1,560 37.43
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Macclesfield Hurdsfield ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Alan Burton 455 53.0
Labour Jason Wood 211 24.6
Conservative Eileen Talbot 192 22.4
Majority 244
Turnout 858 25.37
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Macclesfield Ivy ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andrew Knowles 1,059 75.1
Labour James Worth 352 24.9
Majority 707
Turnout 1,411 34.89
Conservative hold Swing
Macclesfield Ryles ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Maureen Radford 397 65.0
Labour David Reed 214 35.0
Majority 183
Turnout 611 31.14
Conservative hold Swing
Macclesfield South ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gillian Boston 417 44.6
Conservative Lesley Smetham 352 37.7
Green Stephen Flinn 165 17.7
Majority 65
Turnout 934 22.68
Labour hold Swing
Macclesfield Tytherington ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Brendan Murphy 842 45.3
Conservative Helena 'Jane' Naumkin 780 42.0
Labour Harold Stedman 130 7.0
Green Richard Purslow 105 5.7
Majority 62
Turnout 1,857 40.36
Independent hold Swing
Macclesfield West ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Karen Whittle 544 58.6
Conservative Cheryl Evans 385 41.4
Majority 159
Turnout 929 24.62
Labour hold Swing
Poynton Central ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Howard Murray 1,366 76.9
Labour Judith Elderkin 411 23.1
Majority 955
Turnout 1,777 31.76
Conservative hold Swing
Poynton West ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Robbie 1,129 77.8
Labour Elizabeth Middleton 322 22.2
Majority 807
Turnout 1,451 33.52
Conservative hold Swing
Prestbury ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Thelma Jackson 1,495 92.1
Labour David Jackson 129 7.9
Majority 1,366
Turnout 1,624 38.76
Conservative hold Swing
Rainow ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Harold Davenport 720 70.1
Green John Knight 177 17.2
Labour David Brown 130 12.7
Majority 543
Turnout 1,027 48.37
Conservative hold Swing
Sutton ward results
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Hilda Gaddum 682 78.0
Labour John Evans 192 22.0
Majority 490
Turnout 874 47.07
Conservative hold Swing


Preceded by
2004 Macclesfield Council election
Macclesfield local elections Succeeded by
2007 Macclesfield Council election

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