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Stockport Council Election 2006
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21 Seats up for Election
  First party Second party
 
Party Liberal Democrats Labour
Seats before 34 14
Seats won 11 5
Seats after 35 15
Seat change Steady Increase1

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Conservative Heald Green Ratepayers
Seats before 10 3
Seats won 4 3
Seats after 10 3
Seat change Steady Steady

Stockport UK local election 2004 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 2004 Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council elections by ward. Red shows Labour seats, blue shows the Conservatives, yellow shows the Liberal Democrats and green the Heald Green Ratepayers.

The 2006 Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council election took place on 4 May 2006 to elect members of Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections. One third of the council was up for election, with each successful candidate serving a four-year term of office, expiring in 2010. The Liberal Democrats held overall control of the council.[1][2]

Result summary

Party Seats   +/-   % votes
Liberal Democrat 35 0
Labour 15 +1
Conservative 10 0
Heald Green Ratepayer 3 0
Independent 0 -1

Ward results

Bramhall North

Bramhall North[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Maureen Walsh* 2,349 47.3
Liberal Democrats Helen Foster-Grime 2,269 45.7
Labour Kathryn Ann Priestley 179 3.6
UKIP Malcom Crossley 172 3.5
Majority 80
Turnout 47.4
Conservative hold Swing

Bramhall South and Woodford

Bramhall South and Woodford[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Leck* 2,606 52.8
Liberal Democrats Lenny Grice 2,044 41.4
UKIP David Michael Perry 146 3.0
Labour Beryl Dykes 142 2.9
Majority 562
Turnout 50.7
Conservative hold Swing

Bredbury and Woodley

Bredbury and Woodley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats C. Gordon* 1,933 61.1
Conservative K. Gibbons 749 23.7
Labour J. Humphries 482 15.2
Majority 1,184
Turnout 29.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Bredbury Green and Romiley

Bredbury Green and Romiley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative S. Lloyd 1,868 48.2
Liberal Democrats B. Jones* 1,456 37.6
Labour P. Bray 551 14.2
Majority 412
Turnout 35.7
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Brinnington and Central

Brinnington and Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin MacAlister* 1,081 51.1
Liberal Democrats P. Moss 732 34.6
Conservative B. Charlesworth 303 14.3
Majority 349
Turnout 21.3
Labour hold Swing

Cheadle and Gatley

Cheadle and Gatley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Brian Millard* 2,372 49.6
Conservative C. Davenport 1,943 40.6
Labour C. Owen 469 9.8
Majority 429
Turnout 42.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Cheadle Hulme North

Cheadle Hulme North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats June Somekh* 1,952 57.5
Conservative D. Cocker 1,084 32.0
Labour M. Miller 356 10.5
Majority 868
Turnout 34.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Cheadle Hulme South

Cheadle Hulme South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Stuart Bodsworth* 1,885 46.6
Conservative M. Roscoe 1,668 41.2
Green D. Leaver 248 6.1
Labour B. Hendley 246 6.1
Majority 217
Turnout 39.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Davenport and Cale Green

Davenport and Cale Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David White* 1,437 48.2
Labour S. Mealey 971 32.6
Conservative C. Holgate 572 19.2
Majority 466
Turnout 28.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Edgeley and Cheadle Heath

Edgeley and Cheadle Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Philip Harding* 1,486 48.0
Liberal Democrats C. Smith 548 17.7
Conservative S. Holgate 439 14.2
Independent P. Behan 344 11.1
Green M. Cole 280 9.0
Majority 938
Turnout 28.8
Labour hold Swing

Hazel Grove

Hazel Grove
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Stuart Corris* 2,281 53.9
Conservative J. Lewis-Booth 1,509 35.7
Labour Y. Bradley 296 7.0
Independent D. Ryan 142 3.4
Majority 772
Turnout 39.3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Heald Green

Heald Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Heald Green Ratepayers D. Whitehead* 2,199 63.9
Liberal Democrats D. Robert-Jones 587 17.0
Conservative R. Stevenson 436 12.6
Labour M. Junejo 227 6.6
Majority 1,612
Turnout 35.0
Heald Green Ratepayers hold Swing

Heatons North

Heatons North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anthony O'Neill* 1,922 49.3
Labour M. Pollard 1,031 26.5
Liberal Democrats C. Walker 541 13.9
Green J. Cuff 401 10.3
Majority 891
Turnout 36.4
Conservative hold Swing

Heatons South

Heatons South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tom McGee 1,488 37.5
Conservative David Foulkes* 1,378 34.8
Liberal Democrats L. Floodgate 742 18.7
Green A. Hardman 357 9.0
Majority 110
Turnout 36.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Manor

Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats C. Blackburn 1,407 42.4
Labour B. Lechner 909 27.4
BNP D. Warner 461 13.9
Conservative B. Charlesworth 424 12.8
Independent S. Ryan 118 3.6
Majority 498
Turnout 31.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Marple North

Marple North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Craig Wright 2,105 52.0
Conservative N. Menzies 1,177 29.1
Green M. Preston 409 10.1
Labour S. Townsend 201 5.0
Independent L. Russell 155 3.8
Majority 928
Turnout 42.7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Marple South

Marple South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sue Ingham 2,060 52.4
Conservative K. Labrey 1,394 35.5
Green G. Reid 284 7.2
Labour D. Rowbottm 191 4.9
Majority 666
Turnout 40.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Offerton

Offerton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats John Smith 1,311 40.3
Independent T. Pyle* 1,013 31.1
Conservative G. Cameron 580 17.8
Labour S. Ball 351 10.8
Majority 298
Turnout 31.3
Liberal Democrats gain from Independent Swing

Reddish North

Reddish North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Scott* 1,550 57.7
Conservative J. Whelan 718 26.7
Liberal Democrats J. White 420 15.6
Majority 832
Turnout 25.8
Labour hold Swing

Reddish South

Reddish South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tom Grundy* 1,379 47.7
Conservative A. Hannay 655 22.7
Liberal Democrats M. Gordon 466 16.1
UKIP G. Price 391 13.5
Majority 724
Turnout 27.3
Labour hold Swing

Stepping Hill

Stepping Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats M. Weldon* 1,566 39.4
Conservative L. Holt 1,456 36.7
Labour J. Rothwell 479 12.1
Green K. Pease 266 6.7
UKIP A. Moore 155 3.9
Independent B. Russell 50 1.3
Majority 110
Turnout 40.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael, eds. (2006). "Stockport" (PDF). Local elections handbook 2006. Plymouth: Local Government Chronicle Elections Centre. pp. 76–77. ISBN 9780948858413.
  2. ^ "Local elections: Stockport". BBC News. 5 May 2006. Archived from the original on 6 May 2008.
  3. ^ "Election results for Bramhall North". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.
  4. ^ "Election results for Bramhall South and Woodford". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. Stockport MBC.