Macclesfield Council election, 2006


Macclesfield Council election, 2006

Elections to Macclesfield Council were held on 4 May, 2006. One third of the council was up for election. In addition there was a by-election for the High Legh ward on the same day, where Charles Oulton (Conservative) was elected unopposed. The Conservative Party kept overall control of the council with a majority of 12 seats. Overall turnout was 34.2%.

After the election, the composition of the council was
*Conservative 36
*Liberal Democrat 13
*Labour 6
*Handforth Ratepayers 3
*Independents 2

Election result

Election Summary Party
party = Conservative Party (UK)
seats = 11
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
seats % = 55.0
votes % = 56.3
votes = 14,807
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
seats = 4
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
seats % = 20.0
votes % = 14.7
votes = 3,874
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party
party = Labour Party (UK)
seats = 3
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
seats % = 15.0
votes % = 18.8
votes = 4,957
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party
party = Handforth Ratepayers Association
seats = 1
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
seats % = 5.0
votes % = 3.7
votes = 978
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party
party = Green Party of England and Wales
seats = 0
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
seats % = 0.0
votes % = 3.2
votes = 855
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party
party = Independent (politician)
seats = 1
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
seats % = 5.0
votes % = 3.2
votes = 842
plus/minus =

Ward results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Francis Keegan
votes = 921
percentage = 54.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Craig Browne
votes = 756
percentage = 45.1
change =
Election box majority
votes = 165
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,677
percentage = 42.60
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Diana Thompson
votes = 932
percentage = 54.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Ernest Acaster
votes = 642
percentage = 37.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Catherine Birchall
votes = 124
percentage = 7.3
change =
Election box majority
votes = 290
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,698
percentage = 46.08
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Handforth Ratepayers Association
candidate = Barry Burkhill
votes = 978
percentage = 43.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Roderick Menlove
votes = 977
percentage = 43.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Anthony Sutherland
votes = 311
percentage = 13.7
change =
Election box majority
votes = 1
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,266
percentage = 36.27
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Handforth Ratepayers Association
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = James 'David' Williams
votes = 720
percentage = 85.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Margaret Readman
votes = 120
percentage = 14.3
change =
Election box majority
votes = 600
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 840
percentage = 43.85
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Anthony Ranfield
votes = 712
percentage = 57.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Brian Daulby
votes = 303
percentage = 24.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Roger Barlow
votes = 221
percentage = 17.9
change =
Election box majority
votes = 409
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,236
percentage = 31.25
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Robert Narraway
votes = 623
percentage = 43.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Karen Miles
votes = 599
percentage = 41.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Julie Alexander
votes = 206
percentage = 14.4
change =
Election box majority
votes = 24
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,428
percentage = 32.06
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = John Goddard
votes = 514
percentage = 43.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Martin Hardy
votes = 500
percentage = 42.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = David Pemberton
votes = 165
percentage = 14.0
change =
Election box majority
votes = 14
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,179
percentage = 28.21
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Richard Watson
votes = 462
percentage = 42.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Gillian Stratford
votes = 333
percentage = 30.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Dougal Hare
votes = 281
percentage = 26.1
change =
Election box majority
votes = 129
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,076
percentage = 24.48
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = David Neilson
votes = 663
percentage = 42.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Matthew Davies
votes = 556
percentage = 35.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Simon Truss
votes = 214
percentage = 13.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Belinda Jane
votes = 127
percentage = 8.1
change =
Election box majority
votes = 107
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,560
percentage = 37.43
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Alan Burton
votes = 455
percentage = 53.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Jason Wood
votes = 211
percentage = 24.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Eileen Talbot
votes = 192
percentage = 22.4
change =
Election box majority
votes = 244
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 858
percentage = 25.37
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Andrew Knowles
votes = 1,059
percentage = 75.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = James Worth
votes = 352
percentage = 24.9
change =
Election box majority
votes = 707
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,411
percentage = 34.89
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Maureen Radford
votes = 397
percentage = 65.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = David Reed
votes = 214
percentage = 35.0
change =
Election box majority
votes = 183
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 611
percentage = 31.14
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Gillian Boston
votes = 417
percentage = 44.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Lesley Smetham
votes = 352
percentage = 37.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Stephen Flinn
votes = 165
percentage = 17.7
change =
Election box majority
votes = 65
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 934
percentage = 22.68
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Brendan Murphy
votes = 842
percentage = 45.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Helena 'Jane' Naumkin
votes = 780
percentage = 42.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Harold Stedman
votes = 130
percentage = 7.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Richard Purslow
votes = 105
percentage = 5.7
change =
Election box majority
votes = 62
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,857
percentage = 40.36
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Independent (politician)
loser = Independent (politician)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Karen Whittle
votes = 544
percentage = 58.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Cheryl Evans
votes = 385
percentage = 41.4
change =
Election box majority
votes = 159
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 929
percentage = 24.62
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Howard Murray
votes = 1,366
percentage = 76.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Judith Elderkin
votes = 411
percentage = 23.1
change =
Election box majority
votes = 955
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,777
percentage = 31.76
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = David Robbie
votes = 1,129
percentage = 77.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Elizabeth Middleton
votes = 322
percentage = 22.2
change =
Election box majority
votes = 807
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,451
percentage = 33.52
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Thelma Jackson
votes = 1,495
percentage = 92.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = David Jackson
votes = 129
percentage = 7.9
change =
Election box majority
votes = 1,366
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,624
percentage = 38.76
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Harold Davenport
votes = 720
percentage = 70.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = John Knight
votes = 177
percentage = 17.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = David Brown
votes = 130
percentage = 12.7
change =
Election box majority
votes = 543
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,027
percentage = 48.37
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Hilda Gaddum
votes = 682
percentage = 78.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = John Evans
votes = 192
percentage = 22.0
change =
Election box majority
votes = 490
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 874
percentage = 47.07
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

sequence
prev=Macclesfield Council election 2004
list=Macclesfield local elections
next=Macclesfield Council election 2007

References

* [http://www.macclesfield.gov.uk/standardpage.asp?pageid=12134 Macclesfield Borough Council election results]


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