Elections to Chorley Borough Council were held on 3 May 2007. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party retained overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Seats   ±  
Conservative 26 +1
Labour 15 −2
Independent 3 0
Liberal Democrat 3 +1

Election result

Chorley Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 10 1 0 +1 66.7 46.6 12,075 +1.6
  Labour 4 0 2 −2 26.7 38.2 9,889 +2.5
  Liberal Democrats 1 1 0 +1 6.7 8.3 2,154 −1.2
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0.0 6.0 1,546 −2.7
  New Party 0 0 0 0 0.0 1.0 251 +0.0

Results Map

2007 results
2007 results
Previous 2003 results
Previous 2003 results

Ward results

Adlington and Anderton ward

Adlington and Anderton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Green tickYJune Molyneux 1,078 45.7 −11.4
Conservative Adam Unsworth 863 36.6 +5.0
Liberal Democrats Philip William Pilling 254 10.8 −0.5
Independent Donald Greenhalgh 163 6.9 +6.9
Majority 215 9.1
Turnout 2,358 42.0
Labour hold Swing −8.2

Astley and Buckshaw ward

Astley and Buckshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Green tickYMark Perks 975 76.5 +10.1
Labour David Christopher Lloyd 299 23.5 −10.1
Majority 676 53.1
Turnout 1,274 44.7
Conservative hold Swing +10.1

Chisnall ward

Chisnall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Green tickYEdward Smith 755 57.8 +2.1
Labour Edward Forshaw 551 42.2 +23.3
Majority 204 15.6
Turnout 1,306 39.4
Conservative hold Swing −12.7

Chorley East ward

Chorley East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Green tickYTerence Brown 963 60.5 +3.6
Conservative Simon Parkinson 388 24.3 −18.8
Independent Melville Coombes 242 15.2 +15.2
Majority 575 36.1
Turnout 1,593 32.1
Labour hold Swing +11.2

Chorley North East ward

Chorley North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Green tickYMarion Lowe 858 50.3 −1.5
Conservative Tony S. Acton 597 35.0 +4.1
New Party Colin Denby 251 14.7 −2.6
Majority 261 15.3
Turnout 1,706 34.0
Labour Co-op hold Swing −2.8

Chorley North West ward

Chorley North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Green tickYPeter Malpas 1,349 56.1 +48.8
Labour Co-op Alistair Ward Bradley 1,056 43.9 +36.4
Majority 293 12.2
Turnout 2,405 48.7
Conservative hold Swing +6.2

Chorley South East ward

Chorley South East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Green tickYMrs. Patrica Mary Houghton 855 44.5 +2.5
Labour Christopher Michael Snow 834 43.4 +0.5
Liberal Democrats David Porter 231 12.0 −3.0
Majority 21 1.1
Turnout 1,920 39.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +1.0

Chorley South West ward

Chorley South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Green tickYLaura Jane Lennox 718 42.1 −5.3
Conservative Eleanor Smith 548 32.1 +5.0
Independent David J. Lucas 441 25.8 +25.8
Majority 170 10.0
Turnout 1,707 30.2
Labour Co-op hold Swing −5.2

Clayton le Woods and Whittle-le-Woods ward

Clayton le Woods and Whittle-le-Woods
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Green tickYGregory I. Morgan 1,164 57.1 −7.7
Liberal Democrats Glenda Charlesworth 447 22.0 +5.3
Labour Jean E. Cronshaw 426 20.9 +2.4
Majority 717 35.2
Turnout 2,037 37.3
Conservative hold Swing −6.5

Clayton le Woods North ward

Clayton le Woods North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Green tickYMichael J. Devaney 727 41.4 +1.8
Labour Karen Teresa Martyniuk 634 36.1 +11.6
Liberal Democrats Stephen John Fenn 396 22.5 −13.4
Majority 93 5.3
Turnout 1,757 33.4
Conservative hold Swing −4.9

Clayton le Woods West and Cuerden

Clayton le Woods and Cuerden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Green tickYJudith A. Boothman 773 56.5 −3.6
Labour Co-op David Edwin Rogerson 595 43.5 +3.6
Majority 178 13.0
Turnout 1,368 40.0
Conservative hold Swing −3.6

Coppull ward

Coppull
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Green tickYNora Theresa Ball 826 51.3 −3.1
Labour Susan Millar 524 32.6 +1.4
Conservative Marlene Ann Bedford 259 16.1 +1.7
Majority 302 18.8
Turnout 1,609 32.5
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing −2.3

Eccleston and Mawdesley ward

Eccleston and Mawdesley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Green tickYKevin Joyce 1,245 60.2 +6.1
Labour Helen Margaret Bradley 824 39.8 −6.1
Majority 421 20.3
Turnout 2,069 43.3
Conservative hold Swing +6.1

Euxton South ward

Euxton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Green tickYPeter Goldsworthy 832 61.1 −6.7
Labour Co-op Tommy Gray 529 38.9 +6.7
Majority 303 22.3
Turnout 1,361 42.2
Conservative hold Swing −6.7

Lostock ward

Lostock
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Green tickYDoreen Dickinson 745 51.6 +14.0
Independent Tommy Wilson 700 48.4 +48.4
Majority 45 3.1
Turnout 1,445 42.1
Conservative hold Swing −17.2

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