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Wetherby is an electoral ward of Leeds City Council in north east Leeds, West Yorkshire, covering the town of Wetherby and villages including Boston Spa, Bramham and Thorp Arch.

Wetherby
Population16,063 (2019 electorate)[1]
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
UK Parliament
Councillors
List of places
United Kingdom

Contents

BoundariesEdit

The Wetherby ward includes the civil parishes of:

CouncillorsEdit

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
1973 David Hudson (Con)[5] Nick Brown (Con) J. Rolston (Con)
1975 David Hudson (Con) Nick Brown (Con) W. Hill (Con)
1976 David Hudson (Con) Nick Brown (Con)[a] W. Hill (Con)
1978 David Hudson (Con) J. Grange (Con) W. Hill (Con)
1979 David Hudson (Con) J. Grange (Con) Heather Gardiner (Con)
1980 David Hudson (Con) J. Gray (Con) Heather Gardiner (Con)
1982 David Hudson (Con) J. Gray (Con) Heather Gardiner (Con)
1983 David Hudson (Con) J. Gray (Con) Heather Gardiner (Con)
1984 David Hudson (Con) J. Gray (Con) Heather Gardiner (Con)
1986 David Hudson (Con) J. Gray (Con) Heather Gardiner (Con)
1987 David Hudson (Con) John Evans (Con) Heather Gardiner (Con)
1988 David Hudson (Con) John Evans (Con) Heather Gardiner (Con)
1990 David Hudson (Con) John Evans (Con) Heather Gardiner (Con)
1991 David Hudson (Con) John Evans (Con) Heather Gardiner (Con)
1992 David Hudson (Con) John Evans (Con) Heather Gardiner (Con)
1992 by-election David Hudson (Con) John Procter (Con)[8] Heather Gardiner (Con)
1994 David Hudson (Con) John Procter (Con) Heather Gardiner (Con)
1995 David Hudson (Con) John Procter (Con) Heather Gardiner (Con)
1996 David Hudson (Con) John Procter (Con) David Clark (Con)
1998 David Hudson (Con) John Procter (Con) David Clark (Con)
1999 David Hudson (Con) John Procter (Con) Gerald Wilkinson (Con)
2000 David Hudson (Con) John Procter (Con) Gerald Wilkinson (Con)
2002 David Hudson (Con) John Procter (Con) Gerald Wilkinson (Con)
2003 Andrew Millard (Con)[9] John Procter (Con) Gerald Wilkinson (Con)
2004 Andrew Millard (Con) John Procter (Con) Gerald Wilkinson (Con)
2006 Andrew Millard (Con) John Procter (Con) Gerald Wilkinson (Con)
2007 Alan Lamb (Con) John Procter (Con) Gerald Wilkinson (Con)
2008 Alan Lamb (Con) John Procter (Con) Gerald Wilkinson (Con)
2010 Alan Lamb (Con) John Procter (Con) Gerald Wilkinson (Con)
2011 Alan Lamb (Con) John Procter (Con) Gerald Wilkinson (Con)
2012 Alan Lamb (Con) John Procter (Con) Gerald Wilkinson (Con)
2014 Alan Lamb (Con) John Procter (Con) Gerald Wilkinson (Con)
2015 Alan Lamb (Con) John Procter (Con) Gerald Wilkinson (Con)
2016 Alan Lamb (Con) John Procter (Con)[b] Gerald Wilkinson (Con)
2018 Alan Lamb (Con) Norma Harrington (Con) Gerald Wilkinson (Con)
2019 Alan Lamb* (Con) Norma Harrington* (Con) Gerald Wilkinson* (Con)

     indicates seat up for re-election.      indicates seat up for election following resignation or death of sitting councillor. * indicates incumbent councillor.

Elections since 2010Edit

May 2019Edit

2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gerald Wilkinson* 3,466 56.9 +0.4
Liberal Democrat David Hopps 1,452 23.8 +7.6
Labour Paul Ratcliffe 593 9.7 -8.1
Green Ruth Corry 580 9.5 -0.1
Majority 2,014 32.1 -6.6
Turnout 6,198 38.6 TBC
Conservative hold Swing -3.6

May 2018Edit

2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Norma Harrington 4,160 56.5 -1.8
Conservative Alan Lamb* 4,126
Conservative Gerald Wilkinson* 4,067
Labour John Lynch 1,308 17.8 -1.8
Liberal Democrat David Hopps 1,189 16.2 +9.9
Labour Jan Egan 1,069
Labour Paul Ratcliffe 875
Green Martin Pearce 704 9.6 +6.1
Majority 2,852 TBC[11] TBC
Turnout TBC TBC TBC
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

May 2016Edit

2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gerald Wilkinson* 3,387 58.3 -0.1
Labour Adam Ferhani 1,141 19.6 -1.6
UKIP Tina Janette Smith 712 12.3 +3.2
Liberal Democrat Christine Mavis Golton 366 6.3 +0.3
Green Vasco Santos 203 3.5 -1.8
Majority 2,246 38.7 +1.6
Turnout 5,809 37.5
Conservative hold Swing

May 2015Edit

2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alan Lamb* 6,924 58.4 -1.5
Labour John Lynch 2,517 21.2 -4.6
UKIP Bronwen Cole 1,085 9.1 +2.5
Liberal Democrat Sara Howell 709 6.0 -1.7
Green Sam Murrey 631 5.3 +5.3
Majority 4,407 37.1 +2.9
Turnout 11,866 75.3
Conservative hold Swing +1.6

May 2014Edit

2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Procter* 2,995
UKIP Paul Spivey 1,096
Labour Paul Drinkwater 1,023
Green Sam Murray 508
Liberal Democrat Sara Howell 340
Majority
Turnout 38.38
Conservative hold Swing

May 2012Edit

2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gerry Wilkinson* 3,123 55.9 -4.0
Labour Scott Nicholson 1,286 23.0 -2.7
UKIP David Macey 838 15.0 +8.4
Liberal Democrat Benjamin Chapman 338 6.1 -1.7
Majority 1,837 32.9 -1.3
Turnout 5,585
Conservative hold Swing -0.6

May 2011Edit

2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alan Lamb* 4,524 59.9 +7.0
Labour James Barber 1,945 25.8 +5.0
Liberal Democrat Jonathan Bentley 583 7.7 -10.8
UKIP David Macey 497 6.6 +1.4
Majority 2,579 34.2 +2.1
Turnout 7,549 49
Conservative hold Swing +1.0

May 2010Edit

2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Procter* 6,115 52.9 -11.7
Labour Ashley Walsh 2,403 20.8 +4.4
Liberal Democrat Jonathan Bentley 2,142 18.5 +8.8
UKIP David Macey 595 5.1 +0.7
BNP Sam Clayton 302 2.6 -2.2
Majority 3,712 32.1 -16.1
Turnout 11,557 75.0 +32.8
Conservative hold Swing -8.0

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Brown resigned his seat before the next election in 1978. He would later become a Harrogate Borough Councillor in 2008.[6][7]
  2. ^ Procter became a Member of the European Parliament for Yorkshire and the Humber in November 2016.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Leeds City Council election results 2019: Wetherby". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Councillor Norma Harrington". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Councillor Alan Lamb". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Councillor Gerald Wilkinson". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  5. ^ "David Hudson". bramley.demon.co.uk. Michael Meadowcroft & Liz Bee. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  6. ^ "Politics". cllrnickbrown.wordpress.com. Nick Brown. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  7. ^ "New Mayor And Deputy Mayor For The Borough Of Harrogate". harrogate-news.co.uk. Harrogate Informer. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  8. ^ "Councillor John Procter". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  9. ^ "Councillor Andrew Millard". democracy.leeds.gov.uk. Leeds City Council. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  10. ^ https://www.leeds.gov.uk/your-council/elections/leeds-city-council-election-results?ward=Wetherby
  11. ^ https://www.leeds.gov.uk/your-council/elections/election-results?ward=Wetherby