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

Elections to Oldham Council were held on 5 May 2011. One third of the council was up for election.

Labour gained overall control of the Council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Oldham Local Election Result 2011
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 16 7 0 +7 52.7 32,778 +14.4
  Liberal Democrats 3 0 6 -6 23.4 14,538 -7.1
  Conservative 1 1 2 -1 19.2 11,955 -6.3
  Independent 0 0 0 3.7 2,286 -0.6
  Green 0 0 0 0.9 586 +0.9

Ward results

Alexandra ward

Alexandra ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jenny Harrison 1,586 59.5 +25.1
Conservative Raja Iqbal 625 23.4 -0.3
Liberal Democrats Aftab Hussain 455 17.1 -3.9
Majority 961 36.0 +25.4
Turnout 2,666
Labour hold Swing

Chadderton Central ward

Chadderton Central ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Eddie Moores 1,679 59.4 +8.8
Conservative Eileen Hulme 1,009 35.7 +5.5
Liberal Democrats Pat Lord 139 4.9 -13.0
Majority 670 23.7 +3.4
Turnout 2,827
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Chadderton North ward

Chadderton North ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dave Houle 1,876 58.6 +15.4
Conservative Lewis Quigg 1,143 35.7 -2.2
Liberal Democrats Keith Taylor 181 5.7 -10.0
Majority 733 22.9 +17.6
Turnout 3,200
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Chadderton South ward

Chadderton South ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Graham Shuttleworth 1,664 68.7 +16.6
Conservative Kenneth Heeks 656 27.1 -6.2
Liberal Democrats Fazal Rahim 101 4.2 -9.5
Majority 1,008 41.6 +21.8
Turnout 2,421
Labour hold Swing

Coldhurst ward

Coldhurst ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Montaz Azad 2,897 60.7 +10.8
Liberal Democrats Jilad Miah 1,661 34.6 -4.5
Conservative Muhammed Dara 226 4.7 -6.3
Majority 1,236 25.8 +15.0
Turnout 4,784
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Crompton ward

Crompton ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats John Dillon 1,261 40.2 -4.5
Labour Ken Rustidge 1,050 33.5 +13.4
Conservative David Dunning 828 26.4 +0.7
Majority 211 6.7 -12.3
Turnout 3,139
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Failsworth East ward

Failsworth East ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jim McMahon 1,925 70.7 +17.8
Conservative Robert Barnes 674 24.8 -5.7
Liberal Democrats Stephen Barrow 124 4.6 -7.0
Majority 1,251 45.9 +23.6
Turnout 2,723
Labour hold Swing

Failsworth West ward

Failsworth West ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Glenys Butterworth 1,532 58.2 +12.9
Independent Warren Bates 669 25.4 +11.3
Liberal Democrats Ron Wise 245 9.3 -3.1
Conservative Miranda Meadowcroft 185 7.0 -22.2
Majority 863 32.8 +15.7
Turnout 2,631
Labour hold Swing

Hollinwood ward

Hollinwood ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steve Williams 1,394 60.7 +16.9
Liberal Democrats Keith Pendlebury 563 24.5 -9.5
Independent John Berry 339 14.8 +7.7
Majority 831 36.2 +26.3
Turnout 2,296
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Medlock Vale ward

Medlock Vale ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kaiser Rehman 1,846 60.3 +18.2
Liberal Democrats Rafiq Pazeer 654 21.4 -14.6
Conservative Zulfiqar Mohammed 562 18.4 -0.5
Majority 1,210 39.5 +33.4
Turnout 3,062
Labour hold Swing

Royton North ward

Royton North ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tony Larkin 1,878 60.9 +12.4
Conservative Joseph Farquhar 962 31.2 -0.9
Liberal Democrats Kevin Dawson 242 7.9 -11.5
Majority 916 29.7 +13.4
Turnout 3,082
Labour hold Swing

Royton South ward

Royton South ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steven Bashforth 1,932 65.2 +24.3
Conservative Allan Fish 776 26.2 -2.1
Liberal Democrats Keith Begley 257 8.7 -20.9
Majority 1,156 39.0 +27.8
Turnout 2,965
Labour hold Swing

Saddleworth North ward

Saddleworth North ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Derek Heffernan 1,100 31.0 -2.9
Independent Ken Hulme 1,083 30.6 +1.2
Conservative Phil Sewell 711 20.1 -2.0
Labour Sean Fielding 650 18.3 +3.6
Majority 17 0.5 -4.0
Turnout 3,544
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Saddleworth South ward

Saddleworth South ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham Sheldon 1,590 42.1 +0.9
Liberal Democrats Phil Renold 1,094 28.9 -18.1
Labour Dilys Fletcher 695 18.4 +12.6
Green Dominic Wall 401 10.6 +10.6
Majority 496 13.2
Turnout 3,780
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Saddleworth West and Lees ward

Saddleworth West and Lees ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Adrian Alexander 1,316 42.3 +15.8
Liberal Democrats Brian Lord 1,176 37.8 -10.9
Conservative Pam Byrne 622 20.0 -2.0
Majority 140 4.5
Turnout 3,114
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

St James ward

St James ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nigel Newton 1,155 53.0 +20.1
Liberal Democrats Stephen Fairbrother 777 35.7 -3.7
Conservative David Caddick 246 11.3 -5.9
Majority 378 17.3
Turnout 2,178
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

St Marys ward

St Marys ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shadab Qumer 2,847 65.5 +16.4
Liberal Democrats Ajawat Hussain 1,255 28.9 -12.4
Conservative David Atherton 244 5.6 -4.0
Majority 1,592 36.3 +28.8
Turnout 4,346
Labour hold Swing

Shaw ward

Shaw ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Mark Alcock 1,084 40.4 -7.1
Labour Amanda Chadderton 986 36.8 +15.2
Conservative Phelyp Bennet 612 22.8 -8.1
Majority 98 3.6 -13.0
Turnout 2,682
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Waterhead ward

Waterhead ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Dean 1,340 47.8 +12.7
Liberal Democrats Kay Knox 1,064 38.0 -1.4
Conservative Neil Allsopp 203 7.2 -7.3
Independent Stuart Allsopp 195 7.0 -4.0
Majority 276 9.8
Turnout 2,802
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Werneth ward

Werneth ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Javid Iqbal 2,530 64.7 +6.2
Liberal Democrats Asghar Ali 1,115 28.5 +17.9
Conservative Muhammad Imran 266 6.8 -22.7
Majority 1,415 36.2 +7.2
Turnout 3,911
Labour hold Swing

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