Elections to Ellesmere Port and Neston Borough Council were held on 4 May 2006. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council. Overall turnout was 33.3%.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Results

Ellesmere Port and Neston Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 7 3 0 +3 46.7 46.6 8,100
  Labour 7 0 3 -3 46.7 36.5 6,348
  Liberal Democrats 1 0 0 0 6.7 11.6 2,012
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 2.3 397
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 388
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 127

Ward results

Grange
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Diane Roberts 603 60.5
Conservative Anne Hughes 228 22.9
BNP Paul Molyneux 166 16.6
Majority 375 37.6
Turnout 997
Labour hold Swing
Ledsham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gareth Anderson 865 53.3
Labour George Foster 474 29.2
Liberal Democrats Graham Handley 284 17.5
Majority 391 24.1
Turnout 1,623
Conservative hold Swing
Neston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Judith Pugh 504 49.5
Conservative William Mealor 388 38.1
Green Nigel O'Brien 127 12.5
Majority 116 11.4
Turnout 1,019
Labour hold Swing
Parkgate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nils Anderson 1,106 77.9
Labour Louise Gittins 313 22.1
Majority 793 55.8
Turnout 1,419
Conservative hold Swing
Pooltown
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Robson 346 45.5
Conservative Nicholas Hebson 239 31.4
Liberal Democrats Marianne Wylie 176 23.1
Majority 107 14.1
Turnout 761
Labour hold Swing
Riverside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Thomas Marlow 630 50.0
Conservative Doreen Grey 384 30.5
Labour Robert McGuigan 245 19.5
Majority 246 19.5
Turnout 1,259
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Rossmore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Keith Butcher 702 50.5
Conservative Michael English 687 49.5
Majority 15 1.0
Turnout 1,389
Labour hold Swing
Stanlow and Wolverham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Wilson 464 49.5
Independent David Garroch 307 32.7
Conservative Karl Hardwick 167 17.8
Majority 157 16.8
Turnout 938
Labour hold Swing
Strawberry Fields
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Ormerod 408 36.9
Labour Abdul Jilani 380 34.3
Liberal Democrats Hilary Chrusciezl 319 28.8
Majority 28 2.6
Turnout 1,107
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Sutton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kimberley Anderson 613 56.5
Labour Tamara Hill 472 43.5
Majority 141 13.0
Turnout 1,085
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Sutton Green and Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Susan Kettle 711 71.4
Labour Colin Cooper 285 28.6
Majority 426 42.8
Turnout 996
Conservative hold Swing
Westminster (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kenneth Spain 435
Labour James Murphy 396
Liberal Democrats Sally Martin 123
Liberal Democrats Maurice Brookes 120
BNP David Joines 118
BNP David Southgate 113
Conservative Thomas Hughes 101
Conservative Terence Harvey 99
Independent Peter Dovaston 81
Turnout 1,586
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Whitby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jeanette Starkey 808 47.1
Labour Thomas Callaghan 549 32.0
Liberal Democrats Eric Robinson 360 21.0
Majority 259 15.1
Turnout 1,717
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Willaston and Thornton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Hogg 1,296 87.8
Labour Ian Roscoe 180 12.2
Majority 1,116 75.6
Turnout 1,476
Conservative hold Swing

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