Macclesfield Council election, 2007


Macclesfield Council election, 2007

Elections to Macclesfield Council were held on 3 May, 2007. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative Party kept overall control of the council with a majority of 16 seats. Overall turnout was 35.9%.

After the election, the composition of the council was
*Conservative 38
*Liberal Democrat 12
*Labour 6
*Handforth Ratepayers 2
*Independents 2

Election result

Election Summary Party
party = Conservative Party (UK)
seats = 12
gain = 3
loss = 1
net = +2
seats % = 60.0
votes % = 54.0
votes = 15,401
plus/minus = -2.3%
Election Summary Party
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
seats = 4
gain = 0
loss = 1
net = -1
seats % = 25.0
votes % = 18.8
votes = 5,353
plus/minus = +4.1%
Election Summary Party
party = Labour Party (UK)
seats = 3
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
seats % = 15.0
votes % = 17.0
votes = 4,836
plus/minus = -1.8%
Election Summary Party
party = Handforth Ratepayers Association
seats = 0
gain = 0
loss = 1
net = -1
seats % = 0.0
votes % = 3.6
votes = 1,039
plus/minus = -0.1%
Election Summary Party
party = Green Party of England and Wales
seats = 0
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
seats % = 0.0
votes % = 2.3
votes = 655
plus/minus = -0.9
Election Summary Party
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
seats = 0
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
seats % = 0.0
votes % = 0.7
votes = 191
plus/minus = +0.7%
Election Summary Party
party = Independent (politician)
seats = 1
gain = 1
loss = -1
net = 0
seats % = 5.0
votes % = 3.6
votes = 1,037
plus/minus = +0.4%

Ward results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Jim Crockatt
votes = 1,122
percentage = 67.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Mark Toombs
votes = 547
percentage = 32.8
change =
Election box majority
votes = 575
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,669
percentage = 41.07
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Jackie Pattison
votes = 1,182
percentage = 75.0
change = +20.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Catherine Birchall
votes = 395
percentage = 25.0
change = +25.0
Election box majority
votes = 787
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,577
percentage = 43.22
change = +0.62
Election box gain with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
loser = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = David Mowat
votes = 1,010
percentage = 66.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Helen Baker
votes = 296
percentage = 19.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Mark Norman
votes = 216
percentage = 14.2
change =
Election box majority
votes = 714
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,522
percentage = 39.85
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Gary Barton
votes = 1,110
percentage = 44.6
change = +1.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Handforth Ratepayers Association
candidate = David Pincombe
votes = 1,039
percentage = 41.7
change = -1.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Ashley Pettifer
votes = 340
percentage = 13.7
change = 0.0
Election box majority
votes = 71
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,489
percentage = 38.94
change = +2.67
Election box gain with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
loser = Handforth Ratepayers Association
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Rod Menlove
votes = 1,077
percentage = 67.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Richard Duncalf
votes = 397
percentage = 24.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Jon Kelly
votes = 133
percentage = 8.3
change =
Election box majority
votes = 680
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,607
percentage = 40.56
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = George Walton
votes = 693
percentage = 72.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Ann Barlow
votes = 189
percentage = 19.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Tony Sutherland
votes = 81
percentage = 8.4
change =
Election box majority
votes = 504
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 963
percentage = 45.76
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Vivien Davies
votes = 514
percentage = 66.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Roger Barlow
votes = 139
percentage = 18.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Laurie Burton
votes = 115
percentage = 15.0
change =
Election box majority
votes = 375
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 768
percentage = 36.51
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Joan Fairhurst
votes = 743
percentage = 85.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Paul Thomson
votes = 130
percentage = 14.9
change =
Election box majority
votes = 613
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 873
percentage = 40.53
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Wilson Hamman
votes = 859
percentage = 68.6
change = +11.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Brian Daulby
votes = 394
percentage = 31.4
change = +6.9
Election box majority
votes = 465
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,253
percentage = 31.90
change = +0.65
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Ainsley Arnold
votes = 830
percentage = 51.7
change = +8.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Karen Miles
votes = 611
percentage = 38.1
change = -3.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Christopher McDermott
votes = 163
percentage = 10.2
change = -4.2
Election box majority
votes = 219
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,604
percentage = 35.66
change = +3.6
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Martin Hardy
votes = 598
percentage = 47.8
change = +5.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Peter Wilcox
votes = 476
percentage = 38.0
change = -5.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = David Pemberton
votes = 178
percentage = 14.2
change = +0.2
Election box majority
votes = 122
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,252
percentage = 29.64
change = +1.43
Election box gain with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
loser = Independent (politician)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Janet Jackson
votes = 543
percentage = 46.9
change = +4.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Gillian Stratford
votes = 335
percentage = 28.9
change = -2.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Dougal Hare
votes = 280
percentage = 24.2
change = -1.9
Election box majority
votes = 208
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,158
percentage = 25.39
change = +0.91
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Stephen Broadhurst
votes = 677
percentage = 45.3
change = +2.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Paul Cook
votes = 456
percentage = 30.5
change = -5.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Simon Truss
votes = 228
percentage = 15.3
change = +1.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Lindy Brett
votes = 132
percentage = 8.8
change = +0.7
Election box majority
votes = 221
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,493
percentage = 35.38
change = +2.05
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Christine Tomlinson
votes = 458
percentage = 52.8
change = -0.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Ian Davies
votes = 244
percentage = 28.1
change = +5.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = John Evans
votes = 166
percentage = 19.1
change = -5.5
Election box majority
votes = 214
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 868
percentage = 25.14
change = +0.23
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Elizabeth Gilliland
votes = 1,055
percentage = 74.1
change = -1.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Sandra Edwards
votes = 368
percentage = 25.9
change = +1.0
Election box majority
votes = 687
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,423
percentage = 34.81
change = -0.08
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Brian Puddicombe
votes = 484
percentage = 44.6
change = +0.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Lesley Smetham
votes = 442
percentage = 40.7
change = +3.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Stephen Flinn
votes = 160
percentage = 14.7
change = -3.0
Election box majority
votes = 42
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,089
percentage = 25.27
change = +2.59
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = James Nicholas
votes = 1,037
percentage = 48.0
change = +2.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Matt Davies
votes = 995
percentage = 46.1
change = +4.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = David Brown
votes = 127
percentage = 5.9
change = -1.1
Election box majority
votes = 42
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,159
percentage = 46.70
change = +6.34
Election box gain with party link
winner = Independent (politician)
loser = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Alift Harewood
votes = 573
percentage = 61.3
change = +2.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Val Lipworth
votes = 361
percentage = 38.7
change = -2.7
Election box majority
votes = 212
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 934
percentage = 24.57
change = -0.05
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Colin Shepherd
votes = 949
percentage = 53.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = John Fraser
votes = 842
percentage = 47.0
change =
Election box majority
votes = 107
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,791
percentage = 47.97
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = John Barber
votes = 1,152
percentage = 56.9
change = -20.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Christopher James
votes = 395
percentage = 19.5
change = +19.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Judith Elderkin
votes = 202
percentage = 10.0
change = -13.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Richard Simpson
votes = 191
percentage = 9.4
change = +9.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = John Knight
votes = 83
percentage = 4.1
change = +4.1
Election box majority
votes = 757
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,023
percentage = 35.81
change = +4.05
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

sequence
prev=Macclesfield Council election, 2006
list=Macclesfield local elections
next=Cheshire East Council election, 2008

References

* [http://www.macclesfield.gov.uk/standardpage.asp?pageid=12586 Macclesfield Borough Council election results]
* [http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/local_elections/15_macclesfield Manchester Evening News, election results]
* [http://www.macclesfield-express.co.uk/news/s/226/226597_local_elections_2007.html Macclesfield Express, local elections 2007]


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