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The Metropolitan Borough of Bury shown within England.
The Metropolitan Borough of Bury shown within England.

Elections to Bury Metropolitan Borough Council were held on 4 May 2006. One third of the council was up for election, and the Labour Party lost control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Bury Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 5 1 5 -4 33.8 17,337 -1.2
  Conservative 9 4 1 +3 42.2 21,619 +5.2
  Liberal Democrats 3 1 0 +1 21.6 11,072 -0.1
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 2.5 1,259 -0.6

Ward results

Besses
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ken Audin 1,085 47.5 -5.8
Conservative Jonathan Grosskopf 597 26.1 +0.4
Liberal Democrats Mary D'Albert 396 17.3 -3.8
Independent Lucy Cohn 208 9.1 +9.1
Majority 488 21.3
Turnout 2,286
Labour hold Swing
Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Bibby 2,048 57.8 +10.9
Labour Benjamin Shatliff 847 23.9 -0.2
Liberal Democrats Paul Jenkins 649 18.3 +3.8
Majority 1,201 38.9
Turnout 3,544
Conservative hold Swing
East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Trevor Holt 1,259 52.9 +15.6
Conservative Azmat Husain 702 29.5 +3.5
Liberal Democrats Ewan Arthur 597 18.6 -6.7
Majority 557 23.4
Turnout 2,382
Labour hold Swing
Elton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Hankey 1,533 47.7 +9.1
Labour Stella Smith 1,083 33.7 -0.9
Liberal Democrats Ewan Arthur 597 18.6 +1.9
Majority 450 14.0
Turnout 3,213
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Holyrood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Tim Pickstone 1,576 52.0 -4.7
Conservative Marilyn Vincent 757 25.0 +5.6
Labour Suzanne Johnston 699 23.1 -0.8
Majority 819 27.0
Turnout 3,032
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Moorside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Ashworth 1,129 40.2 +7.0
Labour Warren Flood 995 35.4 -9.3
Liberal Democrats Victor Hagan 686 24.4 +2.3
Majority 134 4.8
Turnout 2,810
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
North Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Taylor 2,350 61.9 +1.7
Liberal Democrats Robert Sloss 741 19.5 +1.3
Labour Francis Shatliff 706 18.6 -2.9
Majority 1,609 42.4
Turnout 3,797
Conservative hold Swing
Pilkington Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bernard Vincent 1,760 61.7 +10.1
Labour Alan Quinn 840 29.5 -1.8
Liberal Democrats Mohammed Mustafa 251 8.8 -8.4
Majority 920 32.3
Turnout 2,851
Conservative hold Swing
Radcliffe East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Catherine Berry 1,029 38.8 +12.7
Labour Steve Perkins 963 36.3 -1.8
Liberal Democrats Michael Halsall 460 17.4 -0.6
Independent Paul Clarke 199 7.5 +7.5
Majority 66 2.5
Turnout 2,651
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Radcliffe North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sharron Briggs 1,431 42.2 +2.0
Conservative Stuart Penketh 1,416 41.7 +7.1
Liberal Democrats Maureen Davison 367 10.8 -6.1
Independent Matthew Randall 180 5.3 -3.1
Majority 15 0.4
Turnout 3,394
Labour hold Swing
Radcliffe West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Wayne Campbell 1,231 54.9 +1.0
Conservative Alan Bigg 709 31.6 +3.8
Independent Deborah Fallon 301 13.4 +13.4
Majority 522 23.3
Turnout 2,241
Labour hold Swing
Ramsbottom
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Diane Ashworth 1,759 56.3 +5.1
Labour Valerie Robinson 939 30.0 -0.9
Liberal Democrats Fiona Davison 427 13.7 -4.2
Majority 820 26.2
Turnout 3,125
Conservative hold Swing
Redvales
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Farook Chaudhry 1,178 37.5 +2.7
Conservative Khalid Hussain 1,127 35.8 +8.5
Liberal Democrats Bill Brison 840 26.7 +3.9
Majority 51 1.6
Turnout 3,145
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
St Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Donal O'Hanlon 1,333 42.0 +17.6
Labour Steve Treadgold 896 28.2 -14.6
Conservative Denise Ormrod 727 22.9 -9.9
Independent Andrew Duff 217 6.8 +6.8
Majority 437 13.8
Turnout 3,173
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Sedgley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Andrew Garner 1,478 39.1 +1.5
Labour Peter Timperley 1,224 32.4 -1.9
Conservative Shneur Odze 1,075 28.5 +0.5
Majority 254 6.7
Turnout 3,777
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Tottington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Iain Garside 1,590 57.2 +13.9
Labour Jane Lewis 711 25.6 -1.2
Liberal Democrats David Foss 478 17.2 +3.2
Majority 879 31.6
Turnout 2,779
Conservative hold Swing
Unsworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Beverley Sullivan 1,311 42.5 +2.5
Labour Joan Grimshaw 1,250 40.5 +1.1
Liberal Democrats Geoffrey Young 372 12.1 -0.9
Independent Paul Gerrard 154 5.0 -2.6
Majority 61 2.0
Turnout 3,087
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

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