Elections to Bury Council took place on 5 May 2011. One third of the council was up for election, and the Labour Party took overall control of the council.

17 seats were contested. The Labour Party won 13 seats, and the Conservatives won 4 seats.

After the election, the total composition of the council was as follows:

Election result

Bury Local Election Result 2011
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 13 6 0 +6 48.7 28,367 +12.8
  Conservative 4 0 3 -3 34.2 19,899 -1.5
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 3 -3 11.1 6,484 -11.2
  UKIP 0 0 0 3.7 2,162 +3.7
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 345 -0.4
  English Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 382 +0.4
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 566 +0.3

Ward results

Besses
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Matthews 1,523 54.9 +12.8
Liberal Democrats Julie Baum 468 16.8 -8.8
Conservative Ian Silvester 462 16.6 -5.9
English Democrat Stephen Morris 185 6.7 +2.9
UKIP Andrew Redstone 138 5.0 +5.0
Majority 1,055 38.0 +21.5
Turnout 2,776 33.8 -21.1
Labour hold Swing
Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jack Wlaton 1,975 51.9 +8.6
Labour Susan Southworth 1,551 40.8 +13.1
Liberal Democrats Andrew Garner 277 7.3 -12.2
Majority 424 11.1 -4.2
Turnout 3,803 45.2 -25.9
Conservative hold Swing
East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Connolly 1,589 50.6 +4.4
Conservative Saddique Anjum 983 31.3 +2.9
UKIP Peter Entwistle 433 13.8 +13.8
Liberal Democrats Maureen Davison 132 4.2 -11.5
Majority 606 19.3 +1.5
Turnout 3,137 39.6 -18.1
Labour hold Swing
Elton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Frith 1,743 45.6 +11.2
Conservative Alan Creswell 1,600 45.5 +7.5
Liberal Democrats Zadok Day 172 4.9 -15.2
Majority 143 0.1
Turnout 3,515 41.3 -24.8
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Holyrood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gill Campbell 1,508 42.1 +12.0
Liberal Democrats Wilf Davison 1,314 36.7 -10.4
Conservative Carl Curran 584 16.3 -6.5
English Democrat Valerie Morris 173 4.8 +4.8
Majority 194 5.4
Turnout 3,579 40.7 -25.8
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Moorside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Keith Rothwell 1,629 45.6 +2.2
Conservative Azmat Husain 901 27.4 -1.6
Liberal Democrats Timothy Boden 360 10.9 -4.3
Independent Victor Hagan 277 8.4 +5.9
Pirate Graeme Lambert 119 3.6 +3.6
Majority 728 22.1 +7.7
Turnout 3,286 36.5 -21.5
Labour hold Swing
North Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Khalid Hussain 1,868 46.2 -6.9
Labour Andrew Jones 1,178 29.1 +7.7
Liberal Democrats Ewan Arthur 482 11.9 -9.5
Green Glyn Heath 345 8.5 +4.4
Independent Lynnette Mitchell-Male 170 4.2 +4.2
Majority 690 17.1 -14.5
Turnout 4,043 49.8 -25.6
Conservative hold Swing
Pilkington Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Caserta 1,446 43.6
Labour John Mallon 1,365 41.1
UKIP Peter Redstone 362 10.9
Liberal Democrats Wayne Burrows 144 4.3
Majority 81 2.5
Turnout 3,317 42.1 -24.5
Conservative hold Swing
Radcliffe East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Matt Bailey 1,623 53.3 +16.8
Conservative Bernard Slingsby 1,013 33.3 -0.3
UKIP Nick McNeill 277 9.1 +9.1
Liberal Democrats Michael Bell 130 4.3 -16.5
Majority 610 20.0 +17.1
Turnout 3,043 35.1 -25.0
Labour hold Swing
Radcliffe North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Bury 1,799 50.7 +12.3
Conservative Stewart Penketh 1,576 44.4 +7.0
Liberal Democrats Fiona Davison 176 4.9 -6.5
Majority 223 6.3 +5.3
Turnout 3,551 40.7 -23.2
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Radcliffe West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tony Cummings 1,901 70.0 +28.6
Conservative Samantha Davies 719 26.5 -1.8
Liberal Democrats Kamran Islam 97 3.5 -16.0
Majority 1,182 43.5 +30.4
Turnout 2,717 32.0 -24.1
Labour hold Swing
Ramsbottom
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joanne Columbine 1,823 46.9 +5.8
Conservative Robert Hodkinson 1,822 46.9 +9.7
Liberal Democrats Helen Herd 241 6.2 -11.9
Majority 1 0.2 -3.6
Turnout 3,886 43.0 -26.3
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Redvales
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Smith 2,008 56.7 +14.6
Conservative Tahira Shaffi 913 25.8 -0.6
UKIP Steve Evans 404 11.4 +11.4
Liberal Democrats Emma Davison 215 6.1 -15.1
Majority 1,095 30.9 +15.5
Turnout 3,540 39.3 -23.0
Labour hold Swing
Sedgley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael James 2,317 57.5 +21.8
Liberal Democrats Steve Wright 843 20.9 -12.0
Conservative Marilyn Vincent 688 17.1 -14.3
UKIP Raymond Solomon 181 4.5 +4.5
Majority 1,474 36.6 +33.8
Turnout 4,029 45.1 -23.4
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
St. Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Noel Bayley 1,612 47.9 +15.9
Liberal Democrats Richard Baum 1,039 30.9 -7.2
Conservative Beverley Sullivan 554 16.5 -7.8
UKIP Adam Greene 158 4.7 +4.7
Majority 573 17.0
Turnout 3,363 41.0 -23.5
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Tottington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Yvonne Wright 1,646 50.6 +5.3
Labour Simon Carter 1,323 40.7 +11.8
Liberal Democrats David Foss 283 8.7 -11.0
Majority 323 9.9 -6.5
Turnout 3,252 40.7 -28.4
Conservative hold Swing
Unsworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joan Grimshaw 1,875 56.1 +12.0
Conservative Janice Cheetham 1,149 34.4 -6.0
UKIP Chris Frost 209 6.2 +6.2
Liberal Democrats Joanne O'Hanlon 111 3.3 -12.2
Majority 726 21.7 +18.1
Turnout 3,344 45.0 -23.4
Labour hold Swing

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