Elections to Chorley Borough Council were held on 6 May 2010. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party held overall control.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Seats
Conservative 27
Labour 15
Independent 2
Liberal Democrat 3

Election result

Chorley Local Election Result 2010
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 10 0 0 Steady 56 39 17,926 −6.7
  Labour 5 0 0 Steady 31 39 18,158 +3.9
  Liberal Democrats 1 0 0 Steady 6 12 5,605 +4.2
  Independent 1 0 0 Steady 6 8 3,801 −2.4
  UKIP 0 0 0 Steady 0 1 412 +1
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0 0.5 222 +0.5

Results Map

2010 results
2010 results
Previous 2006 results
Previous 2006 results

Ward results

Adlington and Anderton ward

Adlington and Anderton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Catherine Hoyle 2,231 55.6 +13
Conservative Barbara Higham 1,186 29.6 −14
Liberal Democrats Philip William Pilling 593 14.8 +1
Majority 1,045 27 +26
Turnout 4,010 73
Labour hold Swing +13.5

Astley and Buckshaw ward

Astley and Buckshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alan Platt 1,170 53.9 −23.0
Labour Ian Handley 1,002 46.1 +23
Majority 66 3 −45
Turnout 2,172 72
Conservative hold Swing -23

Chisnall ward

Chisnall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Harold Heaton 1,190 51.0 -7
Labour Edward Foreshaw 620 26.6 -15
Liberal Democrats Don Hoyland 349 15.0 +15
Independent Alan Samuel Cornwell 174 7.5 +7
Majority 570 24 +8
Turnout 2333 72.11
Conservative hold Swing +4

Chorley East ward

Chorley East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hasina Khan 1,743 58 -4
Conservative Khalid Sohail 657 22 -16
Independent Mel Coombes 607 20 +20
Majority 1086 36 +11
Turnout 3007 63
Labour hold Swing +6

Chorley North East ward

Chorley North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dennis Edgerley 1,523 48 +3
Conservative Bulvinder Michael 894 28 -11
Liberal Democrats Linda Eubank 456 14 +14
UKIP Nick Hogan 234 7 +7
Green Ian Bridge 84 3 +3
Majority 629 20 +13
Turnout 3191 66.55
Labour hold Swing +7

Chorley North West ward

Chorley North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Ralph Snape 3,020 83.0 +7
Conservative Brett Austin Trevalyan 441 12.1 +1
UKIP Colin Denby 178 4.9 4.9
Majority 2,579 70.9 +7
Turnout 3,639 76.95
Independent hold Swing +3

Chorley South East ward

Chorley South East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Beverley Murray 1,441 45.4 −1
Conservative Elliot J. Matthews 1,097 34.6 −8
Liberal Democrats David Porter 497 15.7 +5
Green Chris Ffelan 138 4.3 +4
Majority 344 10.8 +8
Turnout 3,173 66.16
Labour hold Swing +3.5

Chorley South West ward

Chorley South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roy Lees 1,616 47 -5
Conservative Samuel Andrew Chapman 1,124 33 -15
Liberal Democrats Colin Grunstein 711 20 +20
Majority 492 14 +10
Turnout 3451 59.8
Labour hold Swing +5

Clayton le Woods and Whittle le Woods ward

Clayton le Woods and Whittle le Woods
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Eric Bell 2,300 55 -11
Labour Frances Maguire 1,024 24 +5
Liberal Democrats Glenda Charlesworth 882 21 +5
Majority 1276 30 -17
Turnout 4206 60.1
Conservative hold Swing -8

Clayton le Woods North ward

Clayton le Woods North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Margaret Cullens 1,178 38 -15
Labour Steve Murfitt 1,037 34 +4
Liberal Democrats Stephen John Fenn 853 28 +11
Majority 141 5 -19
Turnout 3068 72.75
Conservative hold Swing -9.5

Clayton le Woods West and Cuerden ward

Clayton le Woods West and Cuerden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Muncaster 1,274 55 -2
Labour Dave Rogerson 1,060 45 +1
Majority 214 9 -4
Turnout 2334 70
Conservative hold Swing -1.5

Coppull ward

Coppull
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Ken Ball 1,613 50 -1
Labour Richard Toon 1,087 33 -1
Conservative Stephen William Royce 546 17 +2
Majority 526 16 -2
Turnout 3246 67.16
Liberal Democrats hold Swing 0

Eccleston and Mawdesley ward

Eccleston and Mawdesley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Iddon 2,015 57.6 0
Labour Helen Margaret Bradley 1,484 42.4 0
Majority 531 15 0
Turnout 3,499 72.96
Conservative hold Swing 0

Euxton North ward

Euxton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rosemary Russell 1,388 53.3 -2
Labour Mark Andrew Jarnell 1,215 46.7 +2
Majority 173 7 -3
Turnout 2603 74.13
Conservative hold Swing -2

Euxton South ward

Euxton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Geoffrey Russell 1,379 60.1 -1
Labour Anthony Stephen Holgate 915 39.9 +1
Majority 464 20 -2
Turnout 2294 71.38
Conservative hold Swing -1

Pennine ward

Pennine
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Marie Elizabeth Gray 820 62.3 -3
Labour Hollie Louise Berry 496 37.7 +18
Majority 324 25 -20
Turnout 1,316 77.8
Conservative hold Swing -10.5

Wheelton and Withnell ward

Wheelton and Withnell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alison Hansford 1,282 52.8 -2
Labour Neil James Caton 1,148 47.2 +2
Majority 134 5.5
Turnout 2,430 75.76
Conservative hold Swing -2

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