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2015 Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council election

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The 2015 Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections and the UK General Election. Stockport Council is elected in thirds which means that in each three member local ward, one councillor is elected every year, except every four years which is classed as fallow year. The last fallow year was 2013, when no local government elections took place in the borough. Those councillors elected with serve a four-year term expiring in 2019.

Stockport Council Election 2015
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21 Seats up for Election
  First party Second party
 
Party Liberal Democrat Labour
Seats before 28 22
Seats won 6 7
Seats after 26 21
Seat change Decrease2 Decrease1

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Conservative Heald Green Ratepayers
Seats before 10 3
Seats won 7 1
Seats after 13 3
Seat change Increase3 Steady

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Map showing the results the 2015 Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council elections by ward. Red shows Labour seats, blue shows the Conservatives, yellow shows the Liberal Democrats and green the Heald Green Ratepayers.

Leader of the Council before election


Liberal Democrat

Leader of the Council


Liberal Democrat

Contents

Election results by wardEdit

Asterix indicates incumbent in the Ward, and Bold names highlight winning candidate.

Bramhall NorthEdit

Bramhall North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alanna Vine* 3,920 49
Liberal Democrat Helen Foster-Grime 2,551 32
Labour Elizabeth Marron 754 9
UKIP David Perry 515 6
Green Deborah Hind 338 4
Majority 1,369
Turnout 8,078 75
Conservative hold Swing

Bramhall South & WoodfordEdit

Paul Bellis was previously the Conservative Party councillor for Bramhall South & Woodford.

Bramhall South & Woodford[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mike Hurleston 3,598 46
Liberal Democrat Jeremy Meal 2,579 33
UKIP Paul Bellis* 779 10
Labour Beryl Dykes 572 7
Green Nicole Spring 281 4
Majority 1,019
Turnout 7,809 79
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing

Bredbury & WoodleyEdit

Bredbury & Woodley[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Stuart Corris 2,401 35
Conservative Sally Bennett 1,817 26
Labour Nav Mishra 1,341 19
UKIP Richard Ellis 1,078 16
Green Chris Eldridge 260 4
Majority 584
Turnout 6,897 64
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Bredbury Green & RomileyEdit

Bredbury Green & Romiley[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Syd Lloyd* 2,481 34
Liberal Democrat Natalie Bird 2,067 29
Labour Phillip Bray 1,391 19
UKIP Brian Stanyer 1,066 15
Green Chris Gibbins 243 3
Majority 414
Turnout 7,248 66
Conservative hold Swing

Brinnington & CentralEdit

Brinnington & Central[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Chris Murphy* 2,860 57
UKIP John Wild 991 20
Conservative Rosalind Lloyd 520 10
Liberal Democrat Colin Gell 308 6
Green Christopher Green 244 5
Left Unity Ali Treacher 48 1
Independent John Heginbotham 35 1
Majority 1,869
Turnout 5,006
Labour hold Swing

Cheadle & GatleyEdit

Cheadle & Gatley[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Graham Greenhalgh 3,056 36
Conservative Graham Haslam 2,602 31
Labour Colin Owen 1,687 20
UKIP Michael Buxton 678 8
Green Natasha Brooks 410 5
Majority 454
Turnout 8,433 71
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Cheadle Hulme NorthEdit

Cheadle Hulme North[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Paul Porgess* 2,605 37
Conservative Sue Carroll 1,735 25
Labour Yvonne Guariento 1,480 21
UKIP Taff Davies 842 12
Green Michael John Padfield 368 5
Majority 870
Turnout 7,030 73
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Chealde Hulme SouthEdit

Cheadle Hulme South[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Suzanne Wyatt* 2,907 37
Conservative Debbie Robinson 2,769 35
Labour Chris Carter 984 13
UKIP Cyril Peake 785 10
Green Philippa Tomczak 420 5
Majority 138
Turnout 7,865 73
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Davenport & Cale GreenEdit

Davenport & Cale Green[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Dickie Davies 2,753 43
UKIP Dottie Hopkins 1,016 16
Conservative Beverley Oliver 932 15
Liberal Democrat Ann Smith 734 11
Independent Brian Hendley 587 9
Green Phil Shaw 394 6
Majority 1,737
Turnout 6,416 58
Labour hold Swing

Edgeley & Cheadle HeathEdit

Edgeley & Cheadle Heath[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Richard Coaton* 3,466 55
Conservative Alex Kenyon 945 15
UKIP Chelsea Smith 857 14
Liberal Democrat Danny Langley 549 9
Green Camilla Luff 506 8
Majority 2,521
Turnout 6,323 59
Labour hold Swing

Hazel GroveEdit

William Wragg was the incumbent however he instead contested the Hazel Grove Constituency for the Conservative Party.[12]

Hazel Grove[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Julian Lewis-Booth 2,944 39
Liberal Democrat Jon Twigge 2,145 28
Labour Julie Wharton 1,208 16
UKIP Tara O'Brien 1,027 13
Green Conrad Beard 294 4
Majority 799
Turnout 7,618 70
Conservative hold Swing

Heald GreenEdit

Heald Green[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Heald Green Ratepayers Eileen Sylvia Humphreys* 2,788 41
Conservative Yvonne Salmons 1,145 17
Labour Kathryn Priestley 1,064 16
Liberal Democrat David Robert-Jones 820 12
UKIP Tony Moore 817 12
Green Gordon Combe 200 3
Majority 1,643
Turnout 6,834 68
Heald Green Ratepayers hold Swing

Heatons NorthEdit

Heatons North[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alex Ganotis* 3,539 46
Conservative Natalie Fenton 2,285 30
Green Janet Cuff 680 9
UKIP Gail Lewis 578 8
Liberal Democrat Jenny Humphreys 478 6
TUSC Dan Boyle 66 1
Majority 1,254
Turnout 7,626 71
Labour hold Swing

Heatons SouthEdit

Heatons South[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Dean Fitzpatrick* 3,990 51
Conservative Alexander Fenton 2,014 26
UKIP Janine Kershaw 690 9
Green Sam Dugdale 652 8
Liberal Democrat Stephen Howarth 530 7
Majority 1,976
Turnout 7,876 71
Labour hold Swing

ManorEdit

Patrick McAuley left the Lib Dems in April 2016 to become an Independent politician.[17]

Manor[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Patrick McAuley* 2,757 42
Labour Walter Barrett 2,146 33
UKIP John Kelly 1,276 20
Green Todd Hewitt 292 4
Left Unity Ria Higham 47 1
Majority 611
Turnout 6,518 62
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Marple NorthEdit

Marple North[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Annette Finnie 2,888 38
Liberal Democrat Andrew Bispham* 2,550 34
Labour David Rowbottom 1,040 14
UKIP Ray Jones 609 8
Green Maggie Preston 506 7
Majority 338
Turnout 7,593 76
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Marple SouthEdit

Marple South[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Kenny Blair 2,731 38
Liberal Democrat Kevin Dowling* 2,103 29
Labour Janet Glover 1,001 14
UKIP Darran Palmer 959 13
Green Graham Reid 422 6
Majority 628
Turnout 7,216 73
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

OffertonEdit

Offerton[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Wendy Meikle* 2,049 31
Conservative Tom Dowse 1,781 27
Labour Charlie Stewart 1,460 22
UKIP Grahame Bradbury 1,115 17
Green Hannah Arnold 209 3
Majority 268
Turnout 6,614 63
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Reddish NorthEdit

Reddish North[22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Roy Driver 3,335 54
UKIP Gary Bernard 1,120 18
Conservative Anthony Hannay 1,052 17
Green Joe Lucy 405 7
Liberal Democrat Denise Brewster 213 3
Majority 2,215
Turnout 6,125 57
Labour hold Swing

Reddish SouthEdit

Reddish South[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Walter Brett* 3,499 54
Conservative Ciaran Kilheeney 1,308 20
UKIP Julie Warburton 887 14
Green Jess Northey 451 7
Liberal Democrat John Reid 331 5
Majority 2,191
Turnout 6,476 62
Labour hold Swing

Stepping HillEdit

Stepping Hill[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Paul Hadfield 2,284 32
Liberal Democrat Ben Alexander* 2,121 30
Labour Janet Rothwell 1,596 22
UKIP Izzy Bolton 730 10
Green Stephen Torley 376 5
Majority 163
Turnout 7,107 71
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Council make upEdit

After the 2015 local election, the political make up of the council was as follows:[25]

Party Number of councillors
Liberal Democrats 26
Labour 21
Conservative 13
Heald Green Independent Ratepayers 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Election results for Bramhall North". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  3. ^ "Election results for Bramhall South & Woodford". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  4. ^ "Election results for Bredbury & Woodley". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  5. ^ "Election results for Bredbury Green & Romiley". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  6. ^ "Election results for Brinnington & Central". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  7. ^ "Election results for Cheadle & Gatley". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  8. ^ "Election results for Cheadle Hulme North". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  9. ^ "Election results for Cheadle Hulme South". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  10. ^ "Election results for Davenport & Cale Green". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  11. ^ "Election results for Edgeley & Cheadle Heath". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  12. ^ "Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll for the Hazel Grove Constituency". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  13. ^ "Election results for Hazel Grove". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  14. ^ "Election results for Heald Green". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  15. ^ "Election results for Heatons North". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  16. ^ "Election results for Heatons South". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  17. ^ Scarens, Alex (13 April 2016). "Second Stockport councillor resigns in row sparked by proposed market move". Manchester Evening News. Trinity Mirror. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  18. ^ "Election results for Manor". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  19. ^ "Election results for Marple North". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  20. ^ "Election results for Marple South". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  21. ^ "Election results for Offerton". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  22. ^ "Election results for Reddish North". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  23. ^ "Election results for Reddish South". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  24. ^ "Election results for Stepping Hill". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  25. ^ "Stockport Council - Find Councillor". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Retrieved 10 August 2016.