Elections to Rochdale Council in Greater Manchester, England were held on 6 May 2010, the same day as the general election, with one-third of the council facing the voters. The Liberal Democrats lost control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election result

Rochdale Local Election Result 2010
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 9 3 0 +3 36.9 34,014 +5.6
  Liberal Democrats 7 0 5 -5 31.6 29,155 -4.5
  Conservative 4 2 0 +2 25.9 23,925 -0.6
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 1.9 1,723 +1.1
  Respect 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 1,152 +1.2
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 467 +0.5
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 1,839 +0.8

Ward Results

Balderstone and Kirkholt ward

Balderstone and Kirkholt ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Dale Mulgrew 1,400 37.2 +0.5
Labour Stefan Cholewka 1094 29.1 -12.0
Conservative Michael Butler 755 20.1 -9.3
Independent Darren Pedley 515 13.7 +13.7
Majority 306 8.1 +5.4
Turnout 3,764
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Bamford ward

Bamford ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Duckworth 2,269 43.5 -12.7
Liberal Democrats William Hobhouse 1,934 37.1 +5.7
Labour James Brown 1,010 19.4 +7.1
Majority 335 6.4 -5.9
Turnout 5,213
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Castleton ward

Castleton ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Peter John Davison 1,360 29.8 -25.9
Labour Jean Hornby 1305 28.6 +3.0
Independent Francis Wilford Salt 763 16.7 +16.7
Conservative Ronnie Crossley 737 16.1 -2.7
BNP Allan Howard Jones 400 8.8 +8.8
Majority 55 1.2 -28.8
Turnout 4,565
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Central Rochdale ward

Central Rochdale ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sultan Ali 2,334 51.2 +11.7
Liberal Democrats Khalid Mahmood 1676 36.8 -15.1
Conservative Roger Howarth 550 12.1 +3.5
Majority 658 14.4
Turnout 4,560
Labour hold Swing

East Middleton ward

East Middleton ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour June West 2,180 46.9 +1.1
Liberal Democrats Terrance William Smith 1298 28.0 +5.1
Conservative David Harris 1166 25.1 -4.0
Majority 882 19.0 +0.1
Turnout 4,644
Labour hold Swing

Healey ward

Healey ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Hilary Josephine Rogers 1,718 19.3
Conservative Andrew Neilson 1,546 17.3
Labour Jim Moran 1529 17.1
Liberal Democrats Alan Taylor 1355 15.2
Conservative Keith Taylor 1046 11.7
Labour Margret Taylor 1001 11.2
Green Ian Andrews 467 5.2
Green Samir Chatterjee 260 2.9
Turnout 8922
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Hopwood Hall ward

Hopwood Hall ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Carol Elizabeth Wardle 2,301 49.3 -4.4
Conservative Peter Burt 1130 24.2 -6.6
Liberal Democrats James Anthony MacSparran 744 15.9 -0.4
BNP Donald Ford 496 10.6 +10.6
Majority 1,171 25.1 +2.3
Turnout 4,671
Labour hold Swing

Kingsway ward

Kingsway ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Daalat Ali 2,245 49.4 +7.7
Liberal Democrats Doreen Morton 1,690 37.0 -9.5
Conservative Mudassar Razzaq 624 13.7 +2.0
Majority 555 12.2
Turnout 4,559
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Littleborough Lakeside ward

Littleborough Lakeside ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephanie Mills 1,928 40.2 -1.1
Liberal Democrats Pauline Maguire 1,594 33.2 -11.6
Labour John Hartley 1,277 26.6 +12.8
Majority 334 7.0
Turnout 4,799
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Milkstone and Deeplish ward

Milkstone and Deeplish ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Shah Wazir 1,774 37.2 -16.5
Labour Mohammed Zaman 1704 35.7 +12.8
Respect Javed Iqbal 999 20.9 +20.9
Conservative John Kershaw 293 6.1 +1.0
Majority 70 1.5 -29.4
Turnout 4,770
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Milnrow and Newhey ward

Milnrow and Newhey ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Andrew John Kelly 1,905 38.3 -9.9
Labour Martin Eric Rodgers 1557 31.3 +6.3
Conservative Catherine Marie Merrick 1364 27.4 +0.6
Respect Joyce Kathleen Burden 153 3.1 +3.1
Majority 193 3.9 -17.5
Turnout 4,979
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Norden ward

Norden ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Wera Hobhouse 2,240 42.1 +13.2
Conservative Maureen Patricia Sullivan 1927 36.2 -11.8
Labour Ann Marie Courtney 839 15.8 +6.6
BNP Arthur Hughes 319 6.0 -7.9
Majority 313 5.9
Turnout 5,325
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

North Heywood ward

North Heywood ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Peter Rush 2,028 51.7 +6.9
Labour Mervyn Clive Simpson 1328 33.8 -4.5
Conservative David Garnett 568 14.5 -2.4
Majority 700 17.8 +11.2
Turnout 3,924
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

North Middleton ward

North Middleton ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jonathan Paul Burns 2,237 51.5 +9.2
Conservative Bernard Thomas Braiden 1069 24.6 -5.8
Liberal Democrats Frank Cooper 1040 23.9 -3.4
Majority 1,168 26.9 +15.1
Turnout 4,346
Labour hold Swing

Smallbridge and Firgrove ward

Smallbridge and Firgrove ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bernard Martin Burke 1,702 42.4 +5.9
Liberal Democrats Christine Akram 1381 34.4 -11.3
Conservative Len Branton 934 23.3 +5.4
Majority 321 8.0
Turnout 4,017
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

South Middleton ward

South Middleton ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Charles Holly 2,103 41.4 -17.0
Labour Michael Gary Burke 1977 39.0 +5.2
Liberal Democrats Jane Al-Attar 995 19.6 +11.8
Majority 126 2.5 -22.0
Turnout 5,075
Conservative hold Swing

Spotland and Falinge ward

Spotland and Falinge ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Surinder Biant 1,883 40.5 +0.9
Liberal Democrats Peter Clegg 1483 31.9 -13.0
Conservative Steven Scholes 718 15.5 +0.0
Independent Carl Faulkner 561 12.1 +12.1
Majority 400 8.6
Turnout 4,645
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Wardle and West Littleborough ward

Wardle and West Littleborough ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Clegg 2,545 54.3 -26.1
Liberal Democrats Reginald James Lane 1074 22.9 +13.0
Labour David Finlay 1067 22.8 +13.0
Majority 1,471 31.4 -39.1
Turnout 4,686
Conservative hold Swing

West Heywood ward

West Heywood ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Michael McCarthy 2,203 50.3 -3.0
Liberal Democrats Simon Paul Steward 1109 25.3 +5.2
Conservative Darren Philip Bayman 1069 24.4 -1.1
Majority 1,094 25.0 -1.8
Turnout 4,381
Labour hold Swing

West Middleton ward

West Middleton ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Neil Patrick Emmott 2,232 54.7 +2.1
Liberal Democrats Neil Proctor 712 17.4 -7.6
Conservative Robert Alexander Herd 630 15.4 -7.0
BNP Peter Greenwood 508 12.4 +12.4
Majority 1,520 37.2 +9.6
Turnout 4,082
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Election results for Healey". Rochdale Borough Council. Archived from the original on 12 July 2012. Retrieved 5 August 2011.