Elections to Ellesmere Port and Neston Borough Council were held on 3 May 2007. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council. Overall turnout was 30.3%.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Results

Ellesmere Port and Neston Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 9 0 3 -3 52.9 47.1 8,639 +10.6%
  Conservative 8 3 0 +3 47.1 46.7 8,565 +0.1%
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0 4.6 853 -7.0%
  English Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 156 +0.9%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 134 +0.7%

Ward results

Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Catherine Sherlock 307 42.2
Conservative Jonathan Starkey 265 36.4
English Democrat Maurice Brookes 156 21.4
Majority 42 5.8
Turnout 728 25.7
Labour hold Swing
Grange
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tony Sherlock 669 71.7 +11.2
Conservative Anne Hughes 264 28.3 +5.4
Majority 405 43.4 +5.8
Turnout 933 23.2
Labour hold Swing
Groves
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Anderson 509 60.7
Labour Colin Cooper 329 39.3
Majority 180 21.4
Turnout 838 30.7
Conservative hold Swing
Ledsham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alan Huddart 888 59.8 +6.5
Labour Sue Pugh 597 40.2 +11.0
Majority 291 19.6 -4.5
Turnout 1,485 32.1 +8.0
Conservative hold Swing
Little Neston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Scott Mealor 519 45.5
Labour Louise Gittins 488 42.8
UKIP Henry Crocker 134 11.7
Majority 31 2.7
Turnout 1,141 41.9
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Neston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andy Williams 546 55.6 +6.1
Conservative Chris Bale 436 44.4 +6.3
Majority 110 11.2 -0.2
Turnout 982 41.5
Labour hold Swing
Parkgate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brenda Dowdings 1,090 79.4 +1.5
Labour Susan Craggs 282 20.6 -1.5
Majority 808 58.8 +3.0
Turnout 1,372 47.3
Conservative hold Swing
Pooltown
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Robson 469 63.6 +18.1
Conservative Tracy Hardwick 269 36.4 +5.0
Majority 200 27.2 +13.1
Turnout 738 25.2
Labour hold Swing
Rivacre
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Angela Claydon 394 57.9
Conservative Gordon Meldrum 286 42.1
Majority 108 15.8
Turnout 680 23.0
Labour hold Swing
Rossmore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ivor Jones 845 58.4 +7.9
Conservative Michael English 601 41.6 -7.9
Majority 244 16.8 +15.8
Turnout 1,446 31.5
Labour hold Swing
Stanlow and Wolverham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Thommy Griffiths 606 65.2 +15.7
Conservative Simon Harris 324 34.8 +17.0
Majority 282 30.4 +13.6
Turnout 930 22.5
Labour hold Swing
Strawberry Fields (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kathy Lord 440
Conservative Nic Hebson 407
Labour Cherie Hill 381
Labour Abdul Jilani 357
Liberal Democrats Hilary Chrusciezl 250
Liberal Democrats Graham Handley 216
Turnout 2,051 41.5
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Sutton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brian Jones 679 53.6 +10.1
Conservative Karl Hardwick 587 46.4 -10.1
Majority 92 7.2
Turnout 1,266 29.2
Labour hold Swing
Westminster
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jimmy Murphy 472 68.5
Conservative Thomas Hughes 217 31.5
Majority 255 37.0
Turnout 689 25.9
Labour hold Swing
Whitby (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Linda Cooper 746
Conservative Susie McMillan 717
Labour Mike McKusker 618
Labour Tony Walsh 600
Liberal Democrats Elizabeth Jewkes 220
Liberal Democrats Kurt Jewkes 167
Turnout 3,068 34.8
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

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