2010 local election results in Bradford
2010 local election results in Bradford

The City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council elections took place on Thursday 6 May. The 2010 general election was held simultaneously, which greatly increased the turnout.

Ward results

An asterisk denotes an incumbent

Baildon ward

Baildon
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Valerie Townend* 4,012 47.29 −1.04
Liberal Democrats Denise Thomas 3,162 37.27 −2.22
Labour Mairead Farndale 1,040 12.26 +7.84
Green Robert Nicholls 270 3.18 −4.58
Majority 850 10.02
Turnout 8,514 75.35 +29.18
Conservative hold Swing

Bingley ward

Bingley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Heseltine* 4,922 50.60 −3.46
Labour Andrew Mawson 2,483 25.52 +4.70
Liberal Democrats David Lerner 1,714 17.62 +5.20
Green Arthur Arnold 609 6.26 −6.44
Majority 2,439 25.07
Turnout 9,769 74.37 +30.78
Conservative hold Swing

Bingley Rural ward

Bingley Rural
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Ellis* 4,671 49.52 −1.49
Labour Robert Beckwith 2,017 21.38 +4.53
Liberal Democrats Alan Sykes 1,752 18.57 +5.77
UKIP Paul Wright 629 6.67 N/A
Green Brian Newham 364 3.86 N/A
Majority 2,654 28.14
Turnout 9,479 73.06 +30.83
Conservative hold Swing

Bolton & Undercliffe ward

Bolton and Undercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David Gray* 3,047 45.77 −10.96
Labour Mark Fieldhouse 1,686 25.33 ±0.00
Conservative Abdul Butt 1,226 18.42 +0.47
BNP Sharif Gawad 492 7.39 N/A
Green Steven Schofield 149 2.24 N/A
Democratic Nationalists Glenis Fairclough 57 0.86 N/A
Majority 1,361 20.44
Turnout 6,690 62.85 +28.36
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Bowling & Barkerend ward

Bowling and Barkerend
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Zameer Shah* 2,357 36.58 −1.55
Labour Rupert Oliver 2,241 34.78 +7.35
Liberal Democrats Tracey Leeming 1,658 25.73 +4.69
Independent Chris Johnson 188 2.92 N/A
Majority 116 1.80
Turnout 6,486 58.99 +18.11
Conservative hold Swing

Bradford Moor ward

Bradford Moor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mohammed Shafiq* 3,114 43.02 +0.65
Liberal Democrats Shabir Butt 2,416 33.38 +5.32
Conservative Mohammed Bashir 1,708 23.60 −5.97
Majority 698 9.64
Turnout 7,324 64.90 +20.04
Labour hold Swing

City ward

City
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nazam Azam 3,792 63.07 −5.73
Conservative Waheed Ali 1,259 20.94 +10.96
Liberal Democrats Ali Jamal 491 8.17 −3.81
Respect Shabana Bashir 211 3.51 N/A
Green Derek Curtis 195 3.24 −6.00
UKIP Hiren Koyani 64 1.06 N/A
Majority 2,533 42.13
Turnout 6,071 59.48 +27.31
Labour hold Swing

Clayton & Fairweather Green ward

Clayton & Fairweather Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sinead Engel 2,672 39.69 +11.08
Conservative David Servant* 1,815 26.96 −2.85
Liberal Democrats Philip Boyle 1,140 16.93 +1.31
BNP Neil Crossley 707 10.50 −15.47
Independent Mark Nicholson 399 5.93 N/A
Majority 857 12.73
Turnout 6,767 65.66 +26.39
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Craven ward

Craven
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Mallinson* 4,903 54.30 −5.78
Labour Peter Cheney 2,295 25.42 +2.62
Liberal Democrats Barbara Pierscionek 1,831 20.28 +3.16
Majority 2,608 28.88
Turnout 9,080 74.73 +38.72
Conservative hold Swing

Eccleshill ward

In 2006, Colin McPhee stood in this ward successfully as a Liberal Democrat candidate.

Eccleshill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Geoff Reid 2,454 39.02 +8.86
Labour Tony Niland 1,720 27.35 +4.32
Conservative Colin McPhee* 1,078 17.14 −1.08
BNP Nicholas Asquith 773 12.29 −16.29
UKIP Michael Feely 264 4.20 N/A
Majority 734 11.67
Turnout 6,305 60.40 +25.08
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Great Horton ward

Great Horton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joanne Dodds* 3,647 56.00 +5.29
Conservative Qurban Hussain 1,567 24.06 −7.93
Liberal Democrats Antony Habergham 1,299 19.94 −0.16
Majority 2,080 31.94
Turnout 6,578 58.47 23.44
Labour hold Swing

Heaton ward

Imdad Hussain joined the Peace Party in 2012, following suspension from the Labour Party over failing to declare a company directorship. He became the party's first and only Councillor.

Heaton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Imdad Hussain 2,600 37.20 +11.76
Conservative Mohammad Masood* 2,127 30.43 −2.41
Green Sonja McNally 1,162 16.62 −6.57
Liberal Democrats Liam Prentice 799 11.43 −7.09
Respect Mohammad Abu-Bakr 302 4.32 N/A
Majority 473 6.77
Turnout 7,033 68.05 23.16
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Idle & Thackley ward

Idle and Thackley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Chris Reid 4,179 52.09 −7.09
Conservative Edward Ward 2,003 24.97 −0.54
Labour Rosie Watson 1,483 18.49 +2.03
UKIP Jeetender Sangha 357 4.45 N/A
Majority 2,176 27.13
Turnout 8,059 69.91 +31.24
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Ilkley ward

Ilkley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mike Gibbons 4,378 50.56 −7.57
Labour Andrew Dundas 1,766 20.39 −2.60
Liberal Democrats Vaughan Bruce 1,595 18.42 −0.45
Green David Hesmondhalgh 596 6.88 N/A
UKIP Paul Latham 324 3.74 N/A
Majority 2,612 30.17
Turnout 8,697 78.59 +36.03
Conservative hold Swing

Keighley Central ward

Keighley Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Abid Hussain 4,174 54.86 +9.54
Conservative Ali Akbar 1,791 23.54 −3.27
Liberal Democrats Roger Beaumont 1,334 17.53 −10.33
Green Julian Hughes 309 4.06 N/A
Majority 2,383 31.32
Turnout 7,700 71.31 +22.17
Labour hold Swing

Keighley East ward

Keighley East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steve Pullen* 3,265 41.72 +2.37
Conservative Ronald Beale 3,024 38.64 +11.17
Liberal Democrats Judith Brooksbank 1,537 19.64 +8.28
Majority 241 3.08
Turnout 7,891 70.99 +28.44
Labour hold Swing

Keighley West ward

Keighley West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Keith Dredge 2,625 39.34 −1.03
Conservative Chris Herd 2,463 36.91 +18.75
Liberal Democrats Jack Taylor 911 13.65 +5.17
Independent Brian Hudson 674 10.10 N/A
Majority 162 2.43
Turnout 6,703 64.80 +23.72
Labour hold Swing

Little Horton ward

Little Horton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Naveeda Ikram* 3,638 59.75 −8.65
Conservative Suhail Choudhury 1,287 21.14 +4.15
Liberal Democrats Alun Griffiths 1,164 19.12 +4.50
Majority 2,351 38.61
Turnout 6,139 59.87 +25.07
Labour hold Swing

Manningham ward

Manningham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shabir Hussain* 3,961 59.62 +12.81
Liberal Democrats Mohammed Aurangzeb 1,851 27.86 −17.84
Conservative Mohammed Khan 530 7.98 +0.49
Green John Robinson 302 4.55 N/A
Majority 2,110 31.76
Turnout 6,698 64.06 +18.55
Labour hold Swing

Queensbury ward

In June 2011 Paul Cromie and his wife Lynda (also a councillor) left the British National Party citing 'personal reasons'. They now stand as The Queensbury Ward Independents.[1]

Queensbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Paul Cromie* 2,212 30.79 −7.70
Conservative Allan Shepherd 2,197 30.58 −1.68
Labour Dave Allen 1,511 21.03 +1.35
Liberal Democrats Stacey Yeadon 882 12.28 +2.70
UKIP Jason Smith 383 5.33 N/A
Majority 15 0.21
Turnout 7,204 66.40 +23.88
BNP hold Swing

Royds ward

Royds
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Val Slater* 2,601 41.60 +4.82
Conservative Sally McCartney 1,408 22.52 +2.77
Liberal Democrats John Bolton 1,051 16.81 +6.33
BNP Eric Baxendale 986 15.77 −17.23
Democratic Nationalists James Lewthwaite 207 3.31 N/A
Majority 1,193 +19.08
Turnout 6,272 57.98 +23.95
Labour hold Swing

Shipley ward

Shipley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Hawarun Hussain* 2,321 30.16 −6.50
Conservative Andrew Rowley 2,041 26.52 +1.12
Labour Alex Ross 1,836 23.86 +9.02
Liberal Democrats Russell Halliday 1,090 14.16 +5.66
UKIP Philip Bird 408 5.30 N/A
Majority 280 3.64
Turnout 7,719 72.97 +25.37
Green hold Swing

Thornton & Allerton ward

Thornton and Allerton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Valerie Binney* 2,736 39.34 +5.30
Labour Mark Blackburn 2,115 30.41 +9.63
Liberal Democrats Ruth Weston 1,030 14.81 5.97
BNP Jenny Sampson 776 11.16 −18.71
UKIP John Worsley 297 4.27 N/A
Majority 621 8.93
Turnout 6,972 64.83 +24.98
Conservative hold Swing

Toller ward

Imran Hussain was later selected (in 2012) to contest the Bradford West constituency, which resulted in a shock victory for George Galloway of the Respect Party.

Toller
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Imran Hussain* 4,337 57.19 +14.54
Conservative Amjad Hussain 2,361 31.13 −0.24
Liberal Democrats Ansar Miah 444 5.85 −20.14
Respect Kauser Rauf 259 3.42 N/A
Green Vanessa Pilny 183 2.41 N/A
Majority 1,976 26.05
Turnout 7,664 73.73 22.76
Labour hold Swing

Tong ward

Tong
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Wainwright 2,418 42.92 +2.53
Conservative Craig Reynolds 1,403 24.90 +8.85
Liberal Democrats Kirsty Yeadon 1,012 17.96 +6.39
BNP Rita Cromie 801 14.22 −17.77
Majority 1,015 18.02
Turnout 5,656 48.44 +20.45
Labour hold Swing

Wharfedale ward

In February 2012 Chris Greaves was sacked by the Conservative Party for frequently voting with Labour at council meetings.[2] A month later he formed The Independents with fellow ex-Conservative Adrian Naylor (Craven ward).[3]

Wharfedale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Greaves* 3,874 53.21 −8.49
Liberal Democrats Vernon Whelan 1,789 24.57 −0.10
Labour James Newton 1,156 15.88 +2.25
Green Richard Howson 462 6.35 N/A
Majority 2,085 28.64
Turnout 7,307 80.92 +34.78
Conservative hold Swing

Wibsey ward

Wibsey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lynne Smith* 2,454 40.30 +5.65
Conservative Richard Sheard 1,422 23.35 +0.82
Liberal Democrats Brian Boulton 1,158 19.01 6.56
BNP David Bond 765 12.56 −17.81
UKIP Jamie Illingworth 291 4.78 N/A
Majority 1,032 16.95
Turnout 6,111 62.52 +23.20
Labour hold Swing

Windhill & Wrose ward

Windhill and Wrose
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Vanda Greenwood* 2,710 39.58 +11.40
Liberal Democrats Gillian Thorne 2,174 31.75 4.70
Conservative Richard Sibley 1,182 17.26 +0.14
BNP John Mills 781 11.41 −12.30
Majority 536 7.83
Turnout 6,868 64.53 24.53
Labour hold Swing

Worth Valley ward

Worth Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Glen Miller* 3,387 45.44 +7.51
Labour Mark Curtis 2,274 30.51 +4.55
Liberal Democrats Sam Harris 1,350 18.11 +6.60
Independent Brian Morris 443 5.94 N/A
Majority 1,113 14.93
Turnout 7,502 73.94 +28.72
Conservative hold Swing

Wyke ward

Wyke
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Warburton* 2,369 38.12 +6.12
Conservative Richard Milczanowski 1,705 27.44 +1.42
Liberal Democrats Kevin Hall 1,073 17.27 +3.99
BNP Stephen Cromie 792 12.75 −15.96
Democratic Nationalists Neil Craig 275 4.43 N/A
Majority 664 10.69
Turnout 6,237 64.05 −20.48
Labour hold Swing

By-elections between 2010 and 2011 elections

Vote changes correspond to 2010 Council election.

Worth Valley ward

This was triggered by the resignation of Cllr. Kris Hopkins (Conservative Party), who resigned having won the Keighley parliamentary seat in the 2010 general election.[4]

Worth Valley by-election, 25 November 2010[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Russell Brown 1,020 47.84 +2.40
Labour Mark Curtis 697 32.69 +2.19
Green Robert Swindells 235 11.02 N/A
Liberal Democrats Sharon Purvis 180 8.44 −9.67
Majority 323 15.15
Turnout 2,139 19.46 −58.48
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ O'Rourke, Tanya (20 June 2011). "Paul and Lynda Cromie stand down for 'personal reasons'". Telegraph and Argus. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  2. ^ Winrow, Jo (16 February 2012). "Wharfedale Tory councillor is kicked out by party". Telegraph and Argus. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  3. ^ Staff writer (28 March 2012). "Independents form group". Telegraph and Argus. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
  4. ^ Knights, David (14 October 2010). "MP Hopkins is stepping down as councillor". Keighley News. Retrieved 2 June 2020.
  5. ^ "Election of a Councillor Worth Valley Ward" (PDF). City Of Bradford Metropolitan Council. 26 November 2010. Retrieved 2 June 2020.