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The Metropolitan Borough of Oldham shown within England.
The Metropolitan Borough of Oldham shown within England.

Elections to Oldham Council were held on 6 May 2010, on the same day as the UK General Election. One third of the council was up for election. The council remained in no overall control..

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Oldham Local Election Result 2010
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 13 5 0 +5 38.3 37,297 +6.8
  Liberal Democrats 7 0 3 -3 30.5 29,753 -7.1
  Conservative 0 0 1 -1 25.5 24,883 +1.1
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 4.3 4,153 +2.2
  BNP 0 0 0 0.5 516 -1.3
  England First 0 0 0 0.4 425 -0.9
  Respect 0 0 0 0.4 387 +0.4

Ward results

Alexandra ward

Alexandra ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hugh McDonald 1,337 34.4 +5.3
Conservative Raja Iqbal 923 23.7 -6.8
Liberal Democrats Pat Lord 815 21.0 -12.8
Independent Asaf Ali 631 16.2 +16.2
Independent Phil Howarth 181 4.7 -1.9
Majority 414 10.7
Turnout 3,887
Labour hold Swing

Chadderton Central ward

Chadderton Central ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin McLaren 2,430 50.6 +18.6
Conservative Robert Barnes 1,450 30.2 -5.5
Liberal Democrats Kevin Dawson 858 17.9 +10.1
Respect Ikram Ali 66 1.4 +1.4
Majority 980 20.4
Turnout 4,804
Labour hold Swing

Chadderton North ward

Chadderton North ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barbara Brownridge 2,244 43.2 +12.8
Conservative Phil Rogers 1,969 37.9 -17.9
Liberal Democrats Keith Taylor 816 15.7 +1.9
Respect Ibrahim Ali 166 3.2 +3.2
Majority 275 5.3
Turnout 5,195
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Chadderton South ward

Chadderton South ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joy Wrigglesworth 2,362 53.1 +12.4
Conservative Lewis Quigg 1,480 33.3 +2.1
Liberal Democrats Fazal Fazal 608 13.7 +3.7
Majority 882 19.8 +10.3
Turnout 4,450
Labour hold Swing

Coldhurst ward

Coldhurst ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Abdul Malik 2,678 49.9 -2.9
Liberal Democrats Mohib Uddin 2,100 39.1 +0.3
Conservative Sharif Miah 593 11.0 +2.6
Majority 578 10.8 -3.2
Turnout 5,371
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Crompton ward

Crompton ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Philomena Dillon 2,458 44.7 -14.1
Conservative David Dunning 1,413 25.7 -3.1
Labour Gareth Jones 1,107 20.1 +7.7
BNP Alwyn Stott 516 9.4 +9.4
Majority 1,045 19.0 -11.0
Turnout 5,494
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Failsworth East ward

Failsworth East ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barbara Dawson 2,492 52.9 +9.6
Conservative David McDonald 1,438 30.5 -13.2
Liberal Democrats Dorothy Shaw 546 11.6 +5.9
Independent John Parker 235 22.4 +24.4
Majority 1,054 22.4
Turnout 4,711
Labour hold Swing

Failsworth West ward

Failsworth West ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Battye 2,062 45.3 +12.2
Conservative Neil Cartridge 1,285 28.2 -9.5
Independent Warren Bates 640 14.1 +14.1
Liberal Democrats Phil Renold 564 12.4 +7.2
Majority 777 17.1
Turnout 4,551
Labour hold Swing

Hollinwood ward

Hollinwood ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jean Stretton 1,653 43.8 +3.6
Liberal Democrats Stephen Barrow 1,281 34.0 -17.4
Conservative Ann Heeks 568 15.1 +6.7
Independent John Berry 269 7.1 +7.1
Majority 372 9.8
Turnout 3,771
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Medlock Vale ward

Medlock Vale ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Yasmin Toor 1,877 42.1 +2.2
Liberal Democrats Rafiq Pazeer 1,606 36.0 +3.5
Conservative Ken Heeks 886 18.9 +11.0
Respect Habibur Rahman 94 2.1 +2.1
Majority 271 6.1 -1.3
Turnout 4,463
Labour hold Swing

Royton North ward

Royton North ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Olwen Chadderton 2,539 48.5 +12.3
Conservative Joseph Farquhar 1,684 32.1 +5.3
Liberal Democrats Stephen Fairbrother 1,016 19.4 -5.2
Majority 855 16.3 +7.0
Turnout 5,239
Labour hold Swing

Royton South ward

Royton South ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Phil Harrison 2,047 40.9 +10.3
Liberal Democrats Mari Wiswell 1,484 29.6 -13.2
Conservative Allan Fish 1,416 28.3 +1.6
Respect Zaki Mostufa 61 1.2 +1.2
Majority 563 11.3
Turnout 5,008
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Saddleworth North ward

Saddleworth North ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Alan Roughley 1,879 33.9 -20.0
Independent Ken Hulme 1,628 29.4 +29.4
Conservative Pam Byrne 1,223 22.1 -6.2
Labour Aileen Bell 816 14.7 -10.9
Majority 251 4.5 -26.8
Turnout 5,546
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Saddleworth South ward

Saddleworth South ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats John McCann 2,731 47.0 -1.5
Conservative Graham Sheldon 2,396 41.2 -2.0
Labour Kaiser Rehman 685 5.8 -6.0
Majority 335 5.2 -17.8
Turnout 5,812
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Saddleworth West and Lees ward

Saddleworth West and Lees ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Barbara Beeley 2,625 48.7 -7.1
Labour Paul Fryer 1,438 26.5 +8.9
Conservative Derek Chadderton 1,340 22.0 -2.8
Majority 1,187 29.1 +0.2
Turnout 5,403
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

St James ward

St James ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Roger Hindle 1,595 39.4 -5.4
Labour Nigel Newton 1,332 32.9 +10.9
Conservative David Atherton 697 17.2 -0.9
England First Andrew Clayton 425 10.5 -4.6
Majority 263 6.5 +16.2
Turnout 4,049
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

St Marys ward

St Marys ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ali Salamat 2,649 49.1 +12.3
Liberal Democrats Ajawat Hussain 2,229 41.3 -14.7
Conservative David Caddick 520 9.6 +2.4
Majority 420 7.8
Turnout 5,398
Labour gain from Independent Swing

Shaw ward

Shaw ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Rod Blyth 2,233 47.5 -9.8
Conservative Phelyp Bennet 1,454 30.9 +14.7
Labour Dilys Fletcher 1,014 21.6 +10.0
Majority 779 16.6 -24.5
Turnout 4,701
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Waterhead ward

Waterhead ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Lynne Thompson 1,774 39.4 -17.9
Labour Joseph Fitzpatrick 1,582 35.1 +13.5
Conservative Edna Wolstenhulme 655 14.5 +1.0
Independent Stuart Allsopp 496 11.0 +3.4
Majority 192 4.3 -31.4
Turnout 4,507
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Werneth ward

Werneth ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shoab Akhtar 2,963 58.5 +1.0
Conservative Basit Shah 1,493 29.5 +20.5
Liberal Democrats Keith Begley 535 10.6 -22.9
Independent Koddus Ali 73 1.4 +1.4
Majority 1,470 29.0 +5.0
Turnout 5,064
Labour hold Swing

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