Elections to Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council were held on 4 May 2006. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election result

Sefton Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 10 1 1 0 43.5 35.7 24,029 +1.4%
  Labour 7 1 1 0 30.4 24.9 16,775 -3.5%
  Conservative 6 1 1 0 26.1 31.0 20,860 +2.8%
  Southport Party 0 0 0 0 0 4.8 3,222 -2.4%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 1.4 945 +0.8%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 572 +0.9%
  Socialist Alternative 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 338 -0.3%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 300 -0.1%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 242 +0.4%

Ward results

Ainsdale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Bigley 2,306 57.5
Liberal Democrats Bernard Blaney 984 24.6
Southport Party Stuart Elliott 289 7.2
Labour Frank Warner 236 5.9
UKIP John Leech 192 4.8
Majority 1,322 32.9
Turnout 4,007 40.8 -12.9
Conservative hold Swing
Birkdale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Iain Brodie-Brownie 1,681 49.0
Conservative Richard Beechey 994 29.0
Southport Party Terry Durrance 514 15.0
Labour Frank Robinson 239 7.0
Majority 687 20.0
Turnout 3,428 34.8 -10.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Blundellsands
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Roberts 1,852 57.3
Liberal Democrats Mary Maxwell 726 22.4
Labour Constance McCarthy 656 20.3
Majority 1,126 34.9
Turnout 3,234 36.7 -13.4
Conservative hold Swing
Cambridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Susan McGuire 1,692 42.4
Conservative Robert Price 1,470 36.8
Southport Party James Ford 630 15.8
Labour Muriel Langley 198 5.0
Majority 222 5.6
Turnout 3,990 41.9 -11.6
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Daren Veidman 1,028 41.2
Liberal Democrats Carol Tonkiss 612 24.5
Independent Philip Coppell 572 22.9
Conservative Antonio Spatuzzi 286 11.4
Majority 416 16.7
Turnout 2,498 27.8 -14.9
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Derby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James McGinnity 1,197 62.2
UKIP Paul Nuttall 403 21.0
Liberal Democrats Anne Harrison 205 10.7
Conservative Kenneth Parry 118 6.1
Majority 794 41.2
Turnout 1,923 20.9 -12.5
Labour hold Swing
Dukes
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ronald Watson 1,620 49.1
Liberal Democrats Robert Hamilton 885 26.8
Southport Party Harry Forster 531 16.1
Labour Catherine Cookson 263 8.0
Majority 735 22.3
Turnout 3,299 33.2 -13.3
Conservative hold Swing
Ford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian Moncur 1,449 68.4
Liberal Democrats Nicola Smith 383 18.1
Conservative Jessamine Hounslea 286 13.5
Majority 1,066 50.3
Turnout 2,118 22.5 -14.1
Labour hold Swing
Harington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Eric Storey 2,223 61.4
Liberal Democrats Druscilla Haydon 804 22.2
Labour Maurice Newton 594 16.4
Majority 1,419 39.2
Turnout 3,621 37.1 -15.8
Conservative hold Swing
Kew
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Frederick Weavers 1,346 47.3
Conservative Terence Jones 649 22.8
Southport Party John Lee 475 16.7
Labour Stephen Jowett 227 8.0
UKIP Valerie Pollard 149 5.2
Majority 697 24.5
Turnout 2,846 30.3 -12.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Linacre
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gordon Friel 1,130 71.4
Liberal Democrats John Gibson 453 28.6
Majority 677 42.8
Turnout 1,583 18.6 -9.5
Labour hold Swing
Litherland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Darren Hardy 1,110 65.6
Liberal Democrats Ian Milne 321 19.0
Conservative Douglas Ward 260 15.4
Majority 789 46.6
Turnout 1,691 19.3 -12.8
Labour hold Swing
Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Debi Jones 1,795 49.8
Labour Caroline Hayes 1,266 35.1
Liberal Democrats David Nolan 547 15.2
Majority 529 14.7
Turnout 3,608 36.2 -10.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Meols
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David Rimmer 1,771 50.0
Conservative Michael Swift 1,103 31.1
Southport Party Margaret Brown 473 13.4
Labour Mary Stoker 194 5.5
Majority 668 18.9
Turnout 3,541 36.0 -15.3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Molyneux
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jack Colbert 1,665 56.3
Labour Susan Hanley 747 25.3
Conservative Peter Papworth 545 18.4
Majority 918 31.0
Turnout 2,957 29.2 -13.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Netherton and Orrell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian Maher 1,149 54.9
Socialist Alternative Peter Glover 338 16.2
Liberal Democrats Paul Crossey 253 12.1
UKIP Patricia Gaskell 201 9.6
Conservative Hilary Bowden 151 7.2
Majority 811 38.7
Turnout 2,092 23.0 -14.3
Labour hold Swing
Norwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David Sumner 1,533 45.7
Conservative Phillip Rodwell 852 25.4
Labour Michael Nolan 358 10.7
Southport Party Richard Chapman 310 9.2
BNP Michael McDermott 300 8.9
Majority 681 20.3
Turnout 3,353 32.8 -10.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Andrew Blackburn 1,705 53.2
Conservative William McIvor 729 22.8
Labour Gwendolyn Kermode 526 16.4
Green Martin Owen 242 7.6
Majority 976 30.4
Turnout 3,202 32.5 -13.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Ravenmeols
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Vincent Platt 1,822 54.1
Labour Paul Flodman 907 26.9
Liberal Democrats Colin Trollope 639 19.0
Majority 915 27.2
Turnout 3,368 35.5 -13.1
Conservative hold Swing
St Oswald
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Dowd 1,376 72.7
Liberal Democrats Linda Hough 518 27.3
Majority 858 45.4
Turnout 1,894 21.1 -13.3
Labour hold Swing
Sudell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Roy Connell 1,539 49.0
Conservative Josephine Healy 862 27.4
Labour Stephen Kermode 743 23.6
Majority 677 11.6
Turnout 3,144 31.0 -15.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Victoria (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Andrew Tonkiss 2,049
Liberal Democrats Peter Hough 1,718
Labour Giles Blundell 1,182
Conservative Simon Jamieson 543
Conservative Anthony West 394
Turnout 5,886
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Local elections: Sefton". BBC News Online. Retrieved 17 December 2009.