Chorley Council election, 2011


Chorley Council election, 2011

Elections to Chorley Council were held on 5 May 2011.  One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party lost overall control to NOC.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party political make-up of Chorley Council
   Party Seats Current Council (2011)
2008 2010 2011
  Conservative 27 27 23                                                                                              
  Labour 15 15 20                                                                                              
  Lib Dems 3 3 2                                                                                              
  Independent 2 2 2                                                                                              


Contents

Election result

Chorley Local Election Result 2011
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/-
  Labour 9 5 0 +5 60 49 14,467 +10%
  Conservative 6 0 4 -4 40 38 11,308 -1%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 1 -1 0 6 1,818 -6%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 4 1,220 +3%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 2 707 -6%

Ward results

Adlington and Anderton ward

Adlington and Anderton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour June Molyneux 1418 55 -2
Conservative Lawrence Catterall 898 35 +5
Liberal Democrat Glyn Hughes 264 10 -3
Majority 520 20 -7
Turnout 2580 47 -26
Labour hold Swing -3.5

Astley and Buckshaw ward

Astley and Buckshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Perks 872 54 0
Labour Ian Handley 599 37 -9
UKIP Jeffrey Mallinson 134 8 +8
Majority 273 17 +14
Turnout 1605 49 -23
Conservative hold Swing +4.5

Chisnall ward

Chisnall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Leadbetter 739 49 -2
Labour Danny Gee 607 41 +14
Liberal Democrat Patricia Cuerden 146 10 -5
Majority 132 9 -15
Turnout 1492 46 -26
Conservative hold Swing -8

Chorley East ward

Chorley East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Terry Brown 1381 76 +18
Conservative Simon Parkinson 276 15 -7
UKIP Tommy Shorrock 164 9 +9
Majority 1105 60 +24
Turnout 1821 38 -25
Labour hold Swing +12.5

Chorley North East ward

Chorley North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Marion Lowe 1280 66 +18
Conservative Elliot Matthews 653 34 +6
Majority 627 32 +12
Turnout 1933 40 -27
Labour hold Swing +6

Chorley North West ward

Chorley North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Pauline Phipps 1538 56 +12
Conservative Peter Malpas 1207 44 -12
Majority 331 12 +24
Turnout 2745 58 -13
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +12

N.B. Percentage change in vote is from 2007

Chorley South East ward

Chorley South East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Walmsley 1056 51 +6
Conservative Sam Chapman 701 34 -1
UKIP Nigel Cecil 137 7 +7
Independent Chris Curtis 103 5 +5
Liberal Democrat David Porter 86 4 -12
Majority 355 17 +6
Turnout 2083 43 -23
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +3.5

Chorley South West ward

Chorley South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony Holgate 1115 57 +10
Conservative Bulvinder Michael 487 25 -8
Liberal Democrat Colin Grunstein 193 10 -10
UKIP Alan Wallbank 157 8 +8
Majority 628 32 +18
Turnout 1952 34 -26
Labour hold Swing +9

Clayton le Woods and Whittle-le-Woods ward

Clayton le Woods and Whittle-le-Woods
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Greg Morgan 1162 49 -6
Labour Celine Frances Maguire 793 33 +9
Liberal Democrat Glenda Charlesworth 286 12 -9
UKIP Hilda Freeman 148 6 +6
Majority 369 15 -15
Turnout 2389 41 -19
Conservative hold Swing -7.5

Clayton le Woods North ward

Clayton le Woods North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steve Murfitt 891 45 +11
Conservative Mike Devaney 716 36 -2
UKIP Mark Rhodes 213 11 +11
Liberal Democrat Stephen Fenn 161 8 -20
Majority 175 9 +14
Turnout 1981 39 -34
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +6.5

Clayton le Woods West and Cuerden

Clayton le Woods West and Cuerden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dave Rogerson 801 50 +5
Conservative Judith Boothman 655 41 -14
UKIP Paul Freeman 137 9 +9
Majority 146 9 +18
Turnout 1593 48 -22
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +9.5

Coppull ward

Coppull
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Matthew Crow 1141 55 +22
Liberal Democrat Nora Ball 682 33 -17
Conservative Sandra Mercer 262 12 -5
Majority 459 22 +38
Turnout 2085 44 -23
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing +19.5

Eccleston and Mawdesley ward

Eccleston and Mawdesley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kevin Joyce 1247 57 -1
Labour Stan Ely 945 43 +1
Majority 302 14 -1
Turnout 2192 47 -26
Conservative hold Swing -1

Euxton South ward

Euxton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Goldsworthy 734 50 -10
Labour Mark Jarnell 593 41 +1
UKIP Denise Hogan 130 9 +9
Majority 141 10 -10
Turnout 1457 46 -25
Conservative hold Swing -5.5

Lostock ward

Lostock
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Doreen Dickinson 699 43 -14
Independent John Forrest 604 37 +37
Labour Michael Gaskill 309 20 +20
Majority 95 6 -8
Turnout 1612 47 +3
Conservative hold Swing -25.5


Preceded by
Chorley Council election, 2010
Chorley local elections Succeeded by
Chorley Council election, 2012

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