Old Moat (ward)

Old Moat is an area and electoral ward of Manchester, England.[2] It is represented in Westminster by Jeff Smith MP for Manchester Withington.[3] The 2011 Census recorded a population of 14,490.[1]

Old Moat (Manchester)
Old Moat electoral ward within Manchester City Council
Old Moat electoral ward within Manchester City Council
Coat of arms of Old Moat (Manchester)
Motto(s): 
By wisdom and effort
Coordinates: 53°26′09″N 2°14′06″W / 53.4358°N 2.2350°W / 53.4358; -2.2350Coordinates: 53°26′09″N 2°14′06″W / 53.4358°N 2.2350°W / 53.4358; -2.2350
CountryUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionNorth West England
CountyGreater Manchester
Metropolitan boroughManchester
CreatedMay 1973
Named forOld Moat
Government
  UK Parliament constituency: Manchester Withington
 • TypeUnicameral
 • BodyManchester City Council
 • Leader of the councilBev Craig (Labour)
 • CouncillorGary Bridges (Labour)
 • CouncillorGavin White (Labour)
 • CouncillorSuzannah Reeves (Labour)
Population
 • Total14,490
Area and population statistics from the 2011 Census[1]

CouncillorsEdit

As of 2021, three councillors serve the ward: Garry Bridges (Lab),[4] Gavin White (Lab),[5] and Suzannah Reeves (Lab).[6]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Brian Harrison (Lab) Jeffrey Smith (Lab) Andrew Fender (Lab)
2006 Brian Harrison (Lab) Jeffrey Smith (Lab) Andrew Fender (Lab)
2007 Brian Harrison (Lab) Jeffrey Smith (Lab) Andrew Fender (Lab)
2008 Brian Harrison (Lab) Jeffrey Smith (Lab) Andrew Fender (Lab)
2010 Suzannah Reeves (Lab) Jeffrey Smith (Lab) Andrew Fender (Lab)
2011 Suzannah Reeves (Lab) Jeffrey Smith (Lab) Andrew Fender (Lab)
2012 Suzannah Reeves (Lab) Jeffrey Smith (Lab) Andrew Fender (Lab)
2014 Suzannah Reeves (Lab) Jeffrey Smith (Lab) Andrew Fender (Lab)
2015 Suzannah Reeves (Lab) Garry Bridges (Lab) Andrew Fender (Lab)
2016 Suzannah Reeves (Lab) Garry Bridges (Lab) Andrew Fender (Lab)
2018 Suzannah Reeves (Lab) Garry Bridges (Lab) Gavin White (Lab)
2019 Suzannah Reeves (Lab) Garry Bridges (Lab) Gavin White (Lab)
2021 Suzannah Reeves (Lab) Garry Bridges (Lab) Gavin White (Lab)

  indicates seat up for re-election.

Elections in 2020sEdit

* denotes incumbent councillor seeking re-election.

May 2021Edit

2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gavin White* 2,568 72.4 3.6  
Green Stacey Wright 476 13.6 3.0  
Liberal Democrats Jon Martin 238 6.8 7.2  
Conservative Gary Wilkinson 218 6.2 0.3  
Majority 2,092 59.8
Rejected ballots 36 1.0
Turnout 3,536 30.0 2.2  
Registered electors 11,774
Labour hold Swing 3.3  

Elections in 2010sEdit

May 2019Edit

2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Garry Bridges* 1,754 62.9  5.4
Green Bonnie Boulton 468 16.8  0.2
Liberal Democrats Jon Martin 386 13.8  0.2
Conservative Tom Benbow 144 5.2  0.9
Majority 1,286 46.1  5.6
Rejected ballots 37 1.33
Turnout 2,789 26.27  1.5
Registered electors 10,628
Labour hold Swing  2.8

May 2018Edit

2018[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Suzannah Reeves* 2,165 71.5
Labour Gavin White 2,086 68.8
Labour Garry Bridges* 2,071 68.3
Green Bonnie Boulton 502 16.6
Liberal Democrats Jon Martin 425 14.0
Liberal Democrats Brigitte Sapriel 363 12.0
Liberal Democrats Andrew McGuinness 359 11.8
Conservative Luke Dyks 191 6.3
Conservative Nicola Dixon 181 6.0
Conservative Michael Lister-Geddes 179 5.9
Majority
Turnout 3,030 27.8
Labour win (new boundaries)
Labour win (new boundaries)
Labour win (new boundaries)

May 2016Edit

2016[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrew Henryk Fender* 2,244 67.29
Liberal Democrats April Preston 561 16.82
Green Nathan Rae 329 9.87
Conservative Phillip Gallagher 138 4.14
TUSC Jane Elizabeth Lee 63 1.89
Majority 1,683 50.46
Turnout 3,335 31.85
Labour hold Swing

May 2015Edit

2015[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Garry Paul Bridges 3,854 57.2 -8.5
Green Glen Marsden 1,103 16.3 +5.9
Liberal Democrats April Preston 949 14.1 +2.4
Conservative Peter Jacques Werner 699 10.4 +1.4
TUSC Jane E Lee 132 2.0 N/A
Majority 2,751 40.9
Turnout 6,737 62.4 +30.4
Labour hold Swing

May 2014Edit

2014[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Suzannah Mary Reeves 1,924 56.91
Green Joel Smith 699 20.67
Liberal Democrats Christopher Kane 365 10.80
Conservative Peter Schofield 253 7.48
TUSC Jane Lee 107 3.16
Motorcycle Alliance James Gordon Torrance 33 0.98
Majority 1,225 36.2
Turnout 3,381 29.6
Labour hold Swing

May 2012Edit

2012[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrew Fender* 1,822 74.1 +23.6
Green Amy Howard 278 11.3 +3.6
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Prescott 221 9.0 -25.4
Conservative Nicholas Savage 139 5.7 -1.7
Majority 1,544 63
Turnout 2,460 22
Labour hold Swing

May 2011Edit

2011[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeffrey Smith* 2,311 65.7 +12.0
Liberal Democrats Robert Mackle 413 11.7 -17.4
Green Barney Wolfram 373 10.6 +1.7
Conservative Luke Springthorpe 315 9.0 +0.6
Independent Yasmin Zalzala 103 2.9 N/A
Majority 1,898 54.0
Turnout 3,515 32.0
Labour hold Swing

May 2010Edit

2010[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Suzannah Mary Reeves 2,531 43.8 -6.7
Liberal Democrats Rob Mackle 2,216 38.3 +3.9
Conservative Shaden Jaradat 489 8.5 +1.1
Green Rowan William Smith 410 7.1 -0.6
Independent Yasmin Zalzala 133 2.3 +2.3
Majority 315 5.5 -10.6
Turnout 5,779 54.6 +27.8
Labour hold Swing -5.3

Elections in 2000sEdit

2008[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrew Fender* 1,391 50.5 -3.2
Liberal Democrats Sufiyan Rana 947 34.4 +5.3
Green Lia Sims 213 7.7 -1.2
Conservative Paul Lally 205 7.4 -1.0
Majority 444 16.1 -8.5
Turnout 2,756 26.8 +1.3
Labour hold Swing -4.2
2007[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeffrey Smith*' 1,382 53.7 -0.7
Liberal Democrats Richard Wilson 748 29.1 +2.2
Green Alice Coren 230 8.9 -2.1
Conservative Andrew Perfect 215 8.4 +0.7
Majority 634 24.6 3.0
Turnout 2,575 25.5 -3.7
Labour hold Swing -1.4
2006[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brian Harrison* 1,567 54.4 +5.0
Liberal Democrats Tina Maache 773 26.9 -0.4
Green Robin-Ella Davies 317 11.0 -1.4
Conservative Daniel Rossall Valentine 221 7.7 -3.2
Majority 794 27.6 +5.4
Turnout 2,878 29.2 -3.2
Labour hold Swing +2.7
2004[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrew Fender* 1,599 49.4 N/A
Labour Jeffrey Smith* 1,572
Labour Brian Harrison* 1,541
Liberal Democrats Enid Saunders 884 27.3 N/A
Liberal Democrats Shakeel Ahmad 881
Liberal Democrats John Reyes 865
Green Paul Dundon 403 12.4 N/A
Green Susan Fairweather 392
Conservative Nicholas Wilson 352 10.9 N/A
Green Steven Flower 335
Majority 657 22.1 N/A
Turnout 3,238 32.4 N/A
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
2003[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeffrey Smith* 1,322 46.5 -3.7
Liberal Democrats Yasmin Zalzala 1,141 40.2 +1.3
Green Brian Candeland 209 7.4 +1.8
Conservative Gary Kaye 169 5.9 +0.6
Majority 181 6.4 -4.9
Turnout 2,841 22.5 -4.1
Labour hold Swing -2.5
2002[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrew Fender* 1,746 50.2 +3.1
Liberal Democrats Yasmin Zalzala 1,352 38.9 -4.8
Green Brian Candeland 196 5.6 +2.4
Conservative Elliot Gold 185 5.3 +1.0
Majority 394 11.3 +7.9
Turnout 3,479 26.6 +0.6
Labour hold Swing +3.9
2000[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brian Harrison* 1,523 47.1 -2.5
Liberal Democrats Yasmin Zalzala 1,413 43.7 +2.7
Conservative Graham Betton 139 4.3 -1.1
Green Ernest Roberts 104 3.2 -0.9
Action for Better Local Education Thomas Franklin 45 1.4 +1.4
Independent Labour Kevin Robinson 10 0.3 +0.3
Majority 110 3.4 -5.2
Turnout 3,234 26.0 +0.4
Labour hold Swing -2.6

ReferencesEdit

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