Elections to Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council were held on 10 June 2004. The whole council was up for election with boundary changes since the last election in 2003 reducing the number of councillors by three.[1] The Labour Party kept overall control of the council. Overall turnout was 33.7%.

Election result

Knowsley Local Election Result 2004
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 52 -3 82.5 60.0 48,652 -2.9%
  Liberal Democrats 11 0 17.5 33.4 27,088 +5.4%
  Conservative 0 0 0 3.0 2,471 -2.5%
  Independent 0 0 0 1.4 1,137 +0.0%
  Socialist Labour 0 0 0 1.2 979 +0.5%
  Green 0 0 0 0.8 675 -0.3%
  BNP 0 0 0 0.2 147 -0.2%

6 Labour councillors were uncontested.

Ward results

Cherryfield (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jayne Aston uncontested
Labour Edward Grannell uncontested
Labour Daniel Smith uncontested
Halewood North (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Shelly Powell 857
Liberal Democrats Sarah Smithson 849
Liberal Democrats David Smithson 834
Labour Andrew Moorhead 496
Labour Denise Allen 398
Labour Robert Whiley 377
Turnout 3,811 32.6
Halewood South (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lindsay Moorhead-Taylor 720
Liberal Democrats Susan Smith 698
Labour William Cartin 696
Labour Roy Nicholson 689
Liberal Democrats Terence Powell 662
Liberal Democrats Keith Rigby 598
Socialist Labour Kevin Tyrrell 269
Socialist Labour Eric Mcintosh 187
Socialist Labour Ian Croft 153
Independent Andrew Thompson 126
Turnout 4,798 34.3
Halewood West (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bob Swann 999
Labour Norman Hogg 998
Labour Thomas Fearns 863
Liberal Democrats David O'Hara 468
Liberal Democrats Cecelia Saleemi 321
Turnout 3,649 31.2
Kirkby Central (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William Brennan uncontested
Labour Jacqueline Harris uncontested
Labour John King uncontested
Longview (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Kearns 914
Labour Diane Reid 912
Labour Samuel Lee 898
Liberal Democrats Peter Forrest 416
Liberal Democrats Alan Davis 374
Liberal Democrats Leslie Rigby 346
Turnout 3,860 27.0
Northwood (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edward Connor 761
Labour Terence Garland 693
Labour Mark Hagan 605
Liberal Democrats Patrick Williams 540
Liberal Democrats John Robinson 496
Liberal Democrats Michael Scully 484
Turnout 3,579 30.5
Page Moss (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Thomas Russell 882
Labour Kenneth McGlashan 804
Labour Laurence Nolan 771
Liberal Democrats Edward Robb 437
Liberal Democrats Mark Wiggins 281
Liberal Democrats James Hope 265
Turnout 3,440 28.9
Park (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Crummie 781
Labour Ernest Parker 736
Labour David Lonergan 651
Liberal Democrats Thomas Rossiter 450
Liberal Democrats Teresa McLoughlin 449
Liberal Democrats Peter Fisher 435
Turnout 3,502 31.3
Prescot East (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats William Sommerfield 847
Liberal Democrats Joan McGarry 844
Liberal Democrats Joseph McGarry 833
Labour David Friar 810
Labour Derek McEgan 809
Labour Thomas Dolan 771
Turnout 4,914 36.7
Prescot West (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Ian Smith 1,069
Liberal Democrats Marjorie Sommerfield 1,044
Liberal Democrats John Wynn 1,020
Labour Michael Foulkes 686
Labour Anthony Scoggins 685
Labour Patricia Devlin 679
Socialist Labour Stephen Whatham 256
Socialist Labour Daniel Croft 114
Turnout 5,553 39.2
Roby (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joan Quillaim 1,215
Labour Graham Morgan 1,164
Labour Christina O'Hare 1,147
Conservative Robert Webster 665
Conservative Gary Robertson 663
Conservative Gillian Robertson 638
Liberal Democrats Sharon Fricker 241
Liberal Democrats Lee Fricker 227
Liberal Democrats Jayne Fricker 224
Turnout 6,184 43.2
Shevington (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Raymond Halpin 759
Labour Thomas Grierson 673
Labour Malcolm Sharp 666
Liberal Democrats John White 382
Turnout 2,480 26.1
St Bartholomews (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Maragret Flaherty 932
Labour Arthur Murphy 932
Labour Anthony Cunningham 916
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Swainbank 489
Liberal Democrats Ronald Ellis 488
Liberal Democrats Mary Estall 462
Green Catherine Leidstrom 132
Green Paul Monaghan 118
Turnout 4,469 36.2
St Gabriels (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brian O'Hare 687
Labour Joanne Hedges 664
Labour Michael Peers 663
Liberal Democrats Frederick Fricker 613
Liberal Democrats Katie Farnell 570
Liberal Democrats Mahmood Surti 535
Conservative Susan Ford 178
Conservative Graham Parkin 167
Conservative Antony Read 160
Turnout 4,237 35.6
St Michaels (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edward Baker 1,229
Labour James Keight 1,227
Labour Kenneth Keith 1,193
Liberal Democrats June Porter 421
Liberal Democrats Linda Tennant 374
Liberal Democrats Paul Tennant 335
Turnout 4,779 35.2
Stockbridge (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William Weightman 867
Labour Dennis Baum 794
Labour Thomas Quirk 793
Independent Peter Muldoon 387
Independent Ian Williams 318
Independent Anthony Rainford 306
Turnout 3,465 26.8
Swanside (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ronald Round 1,513
Labour Robert Maguire 1,404
Labour Graham Wright 1,207
Liberal Democrats Margaret Manser 438
Liberal Democrats John Neild 402
Liberal Democrats Mark Strannigan 355
Turnout 5,319 40.0
Whiston North (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sandra Gaffney 862
Labour Ronald Gaffney 838
Liberal Democrats Michael Lappin 762
Labour Michael Murphy 741
Liberal Democrats Gerald Donnelly 736
Liberal Democrats Paul Petrie 674
Turnout 4,613 34.3
Whiston South (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour George Howard 966
Labour Vincent Cullen 932
Labour Anthony Newman 901
Liberal Democrats Yvonne Southern 771
Liberal Democrats Donald Pryde 654
Turnout 4,224 35.0
Whitefield (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ann Clarke 906
Labour Norman Keats 889
Labour Doris Keats 888
Liberal Democrats John Gallagher 362
Liberal Democrats George Murphy 328
Liberal Democrats Angela Williams 328
Green James Oakley 227
Green Patricia Oakley 198
BNP Gary Aronsson 147
Turnout 4,273 36.5

References

  1. ^ "Knowsley council". BBC News Online. Retrieved 16 December 2009.