Map of the results of the 2011 Wyre council election. Conservatives in blue and Labour in red.
Map of the results of the 2011 Wyre council election. Conservatives in blue and Labour in red.

Elections to Wyre Borough Council were held on 5 May 2011, along with the 2011 United Kingdom Alternative Vote referendum.[1] All 55 councillors were elected from 26 wards in elections held every four years.[2] The Conservative Party stayed in overall control of the council.[3]

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England reviewed the electoral wards of Wyre Borough Council in 2014 with the new electoral map to be elected for the first time at the 2015 Wyre Borough Council election.

Following the election, the composition of the council is now as follows:

Party Seats   ±  
Conservative 40 –5
Labour 15 +7
Liberal Democrat 0 –1
Independent 0 –1

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Election result

Wyre Borough Council Election, 2011
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 40 1 6 –5 72.73 60.23 45,140 -3.62%
  Labour 15 7 0 +7 27.27 35.13 26,331 +6.78%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 2.53 1,894 +0.28%
  Independent 0 0 1 –1 0 1.46 1,095 +1.46%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.65 485 +0.65%
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 1 –1 0 0 0 -4.85%

Ward results

Bourne

Bourne (3 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Terry Lees 1,013 18.29 +4.022
Conservative Don Macnaughton 942 17.01 -2.57
Conservative Julie Vanessa Newsham 912 16.47 –3.08
Labour Sean Hazlewood 901 16.27 +2.14
Conservative Christopher Robert McConnachie 894 16.14 -2.42
Labour Kevin Ronald Hogginson 876 15.82 +1.90
Turnout 5,538 40.2
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +6.59
Conservative hold Swing -4.57
Conservative hold Swing -4.77

Breck

Breck (2 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Gibson 761 40.39 +3.64
Conservative David John Henderson 758 40.23 +1.88
Labour Richard Hobson 365 19.37 +6.02
Turnout 1,884 42.9 –11.13
Conservative hold Swing -4.17
Conservative hold Swing -4.14

Brock

Brock (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pete Murphy Unopposed N/A N/A
Majority N/A N/A N/A
Turnout N/A N/A N/A
Conservative hold Swing

Cabus

Cabus (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert William Brooks 444 70.48 –5.24
Labour Faron Stuart Young 186 29.52 +5.24
Majority 258 40.95 –10.66
Turnout 630 48.3 +1.29
Conservative hold Swing -10.48

Calder

Calder (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Williams 535 75.35 +9.04
UKIP Simon Noble 175 24.65 N/A
Majority 360 50.70 +18.08
Turnout 710
Conservative hold Swing

Carleton

Carleton (2 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Hargeaves 914 31.94 –3.50
Conservative May Gandhi 905 31.62 –2.67
Labour Andy Walker 556 19.43 +4.80
Labour Frank William Turner 487 17.02 +1.38
Turnout 2,862 46.6
Conservative hold Swing -7.29
Conservative hold Swing -5.06

Catterall

Catterall (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dave Swift Unopposed N/A N/A
Majority N/A N/A N/A
Turnout N/A N/A N/A
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Cleveleys Park

Cleveleys Park (3 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrea Kay 1,210 19.01 -0.20
Conservative Rita Amos 1,102 17.31 +0.33
Labour Penny Martin 1,077 16.92 +1.05
Conservative Tony Morley 1,068 16.78 +0.35
Labour David Oxley 978 15.36 +0.57
Labour John Damien Traynor 931 14.63 +0.56
Turnout 6,366 48.7 +13.6
Conservative hold Swing +0.31
Conservative hold Swing 0.49
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +0.70

Garstang

Garstang (3 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dulcie Mary Atkins 1,272 30.29 +3.06
Conservative Alice Collinson 1,223 29.12 +4.56
Conservative Tom Balmain 1,073 25.56 +3.96
Labour Marilyn Levey 632 15.05 N/A
Turnout 4,200 48.6 –14.02
Conservative hold Swing +2.52
Conservative hold Swing +1.61
Conservative hold Swing +1.01

Great Eccleston

Great Eccleston (2 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Susan Catteral 1,089 49.93 N/A
Conservative Susan Pimbley 824 37.78 N/A
Labour Al Davies 268 12.29 N/A
Turnout 2,181 48.6 N/A
Conservative hold Swing N/A
Conservative hold Swing N/A

Hambleton & Stalmine-with-Staynall

Hambleton & Stalmine-with-Staynall (2 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Julie Robinson 1,055 42.29 +1.85
Conservative Lynn Bowen 966 38.72 +2.74
Labour Andy Meredith 474 19.00 +6.11
Turnout 2,495 46.7
Conservative hold Swing -4.26
Conservative hold Swing -5.67

Hardhorn

Hardhorn (2 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Simon Bridge 1,049 43.01 +5.44
Conservative Graeme Cocker 1,003 41.12 +1.73
Labour Richard Thomas Anyon 387 15.87 +4.09
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing +0.83
Conservative hold Swing -2.36

Highcross

Highcross (2 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Barry Birch 880 38.33 +1.08
Conservative Roger Berry 876 38.15 +1.81
Labour Chris Frost 540 23.52 +8.88
Turnout 2,296 49.8 –19.78
Conservative hold Swing -7.80
Conservative hold Swing -9.94

Jubilee

Jubilee (2 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Hodgkinson 602 21.90 +4.40
Conservative David John Walmsley 563 20.48 +2.29
Labour Bill Glasgow 486 17.68 +4.32
Labour Alan Morgan 462 16.81 +6.28
UKIP Roy Graham Hopwood 384 13.97 –2.91
UKIP Alan Southern 252 9.17 -5.64
Turnout 2,749 46.4
Conservative hold Swing +3.60
Conservative hold Swing +2.36

Mount

Mount (2 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ruth Duffy 617 31.27 +2.59
Labour Ian Duffy 603 30.56 +2.87
Conservative David Jones 317 16.07 -6.04
Conservative Kerry Jones 259 13.13 -8.39
Independent Bob Jones 177 8.97 N/A
Turnout 1,973 31.6 –2.62
Labour hold Swing +9.03
Labour hold Swing +7.92

Norcross

Norcross (2 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ron Greenhough 664 27.56 –5.85
Conservative Ann Margaret Turner 641 26.61 –4.27
Labour June Jackson 568 23.58 +5.31
Labour Peter Geoffrey Smith 536 22.25 +4.81
Turnout 2,409 41 +10.86
Conservative hold Swing -11.16
Conservative hold Swing -9.08

Park

Park (2 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Julie Elizabeth Grunshaw 694 30.29 +5.07
Labour Christine Smith 674 29.42 +6.85
Conservative Margaret Bond 503 21.96 -5.96
Conservative James Robert McConnachie 420 18.33 -5.96
Turnout 2,291 40.5 +12.41
Labour hold Swing +7.40
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +12.81

Pharos

Pharos (3 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Clive Grunshaw 919 25.42 +5.20
Labour Lorraine Beavers 893 24.70 +4.51
Labour Ronald Shewan 825 22.82 +4.28
Conservative David Charles Shaw 366 10.13 -2.86
Conservative Ian McAllister Nicholson 343 9.49 -3.11
Conservative Alexander Tomlinson 269 7.44 -2.25
Turnout 3,615 34.6
Labour hold Swing +8.06
Labour hold Swing +7.62
Labour hold Swing +6.53

Pilling

Pilling (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Donald William Lawrenson 523 63.39 +5.12
Green Sue White 173 20.97 N/A
Labour Darrell Stratford Jackson 129 15.64 N/A
Majority 350 42.42 +25.89
Turnout 825 47 +11.79
Conservative hold Swing +25.88

Preesall

Preesall (3 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gordon McCain 1,299 26.34 –0.68
Conservative Vivien Taylor 1,226 24.86 –2.27
Conservative Paul Moon 1,220 24.74 –3.02
Labour Nic Fogg 656 13.30 +4.92
UKIP Christopher Steven Lamb 530 10.75 N/A
Turnout 4,931 47.8
Conservative hold Swing -5.60
Conservative hold Swing -3.31
Conservative hold Swing -4.06

Rossall

Rossall (3 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Terry Rogers 841 16.23 -1.93
Labour Ted Taylor 801 15.45 -0.75
Labour Rita Hewitt 758 14.62 -2.75
Conservative Marlene Colby 698 13.47 -3.90
Conservative Michelle Riley 684 13.29 -0.58
Conservative Keith Riley 655 12.64 -5.52
UKIP David Gerrard 320 6.17 -2.49
UKIP Jimmy Orange 233 4.50 N/A
Independent Jack Harrison 193 3.72 N/A
Turnout 5,183 40.7
Labour hold Swing -1.51
Labour hold Swing -0.17
Labour hold Swing -1.52

Staina

Staina (3 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Julia Anderson 1,445 26.58 -2.09
Conservative Ian Perkin 1,336 24.58 -2.54
Conservative Ramesh Gandhi 1,311 24.12 -2.81
Labour Eddie Rawlings 679 12.49 +3.60
Labour Jonjo O'Connell 665 12.23 +3.85
Turnout 5,436 45.5
Conservative hold Swing -5.69
Conservative hold Swing -6.39
Conservative hold Swing -6.66

Tithebarn

Tithebarn (2 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Bannister 928 35.29 -8.03
Conservative Lesley McKay 902 34.30 -6.16
Labour Liam Bromley 488 18.56 +2.34
Green Jake Welsh 312 11.86 N/A
Turnout 2,630 46.8
Conservative hold Swing -10.37
Conservative hold Swing -1.80

Victoria

Victoria (3 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Patsy Anne Ormrod 1,379 26.42 -0.79
Conservative Michael John Vincent 1,239 23.74 +0.28
Conservative Alan Thomas Vincent 1,223 23.43 +0.27
Labour Brian Michael Stephenson 713 13.66 +4.11
Labour Evelyn Stephenson 665 12.74 +3.23
Turnout 5,219 44.7
Conservative hold Swing -4.90
Conservative hold Swing -2.95
Conservative hold Swing -5.36

Warren

Warren (3 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Marge Anderton 920 17.56 +0.64
Labour Paul Treece-Birch 911 17.39 +2.73
Labour Emma Victoria Anderton 896 17.10 +3.78
Conservative Stan Leadbetter 714 13.63 -4.60
Conservative Mike Sanderson 607 11.59 -8.17
Conservative Bob Long 466 8.90 -8.20
Independent Mark Hamer 389 7.43 N/A
Independent Trisha Hogg 175 3.34 N/A
Independent Belinda Ann Armstrong 161 3.07 N/A
Turnout 5,239
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +8.81
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +7.33
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +11.98

Wyresdale

Wyresdale (1 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Val Wilson 592 69.40 -3.56
Labour Ben Whittingham 261 30.60 +3.56
Majority 331 38.80 -7.12
Turnout 853
Conservative hold Swing -7.12

References

  1. ^ "Wyre Borough Council - Elections - Introduction". Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
  2. ^ "Wyre Borough Council - Elections - Statement of Persons Nominated - Wyre Borough Elections". Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
  3. ^ "Wyre Borough Council - Wyre Borough Councillors - By Party". Archived from the original on 13 June 2011. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
  4. ^ "Wyre Borough Council - Wyre Borough Councillors - By Party". Archived from the original on 13 June 2011. Retrieved 24 April 2011.