2012 local election results in Kirklees
2012 local election results in Kirklees

The 2012 Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council election took place on 3 May 2012 to elect members of Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council in West Yorkshire, England.[1] This was on the same day as other 2012 United Kingdom local elections.

Ward results

Spoilt votes not included below.

Almondbury ward

Almondbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Phil Scott 1,423 33.2 −1.9
Conservative Janice Thomas 1,161 27.1 −2.5
Labour Mus Khan 1,121 26.1 +15.0
Green Benjamin Wrightman 585 13.6 +4.2
Majority 262 6.1
Turnout 4,290 31 −5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Ashbrow ward

Ashbrow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ken Smith 2,363 53.2 +12.9
Conservative Bill Armer 1,383 31.1 −6.5
Green Tracy Morris 371 8.3 +3.7
Liberal Democrats Manjit Singh 328 7.4 +1.0
Majority 980 22.0
Turnout 4,445 32 −3
Labour hold Swing

Batley East ward

Batley East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hanif Mayet 3,876 73.0 +18.3
Conservative Derrick Yates 740 13.9 −0.8
Independent Mark Griffin 462 8.7 N/A
Liberal Democrats Jon Bloom 230 4.3 −7.3
Majority 3,136 59.1
Turnout 5,308 41 −5
Labour hold Swing

Batley West ward

Batley West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shabir Pandor 3,163 69.0 +23.7
Conservative Lyndsey Hall 798 17.4 −10.7
Green Cass Whittingham 392 8.6 +5.2
Liberal Democrats Stephen Leach 230 5.0 +1.6
Majority 2,365 51.6
Turnout 4,583 35 −7
Labour hold Swing

Birstall & Birkenshaw ward

Birstall & Birkenshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Palfreeman 2,081 53.4 −1.4
Labour Simon Alvy 1,348 34.6 +16.2
Green Garry Kitchin 309 7.9 +3.0
Liberal Democrats Megan Scholefield-Nicholson 160 4.1 −2.2
Majority 733 18.8
Turnout 3,898 31 −7
Conservative hold Swing

Cleckheaton ward

Cleckheaton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Kathryn Pinnock 2,015 48.7 +0.4
Labour Dan Howard 1,299 31.4 +23.3
Conservative David Pinder 821 19.9 −1.1
Majority 716 17.3
Turnout 4,135 32 −9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Colne Valley ward

Colne Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David Ridgway 1,644 34.9 −3.4
Conservative David Hill 980 20.8 −4.8
Labour Barbara Jones 944 20.0 +8.2
Green Lesley Hedges 574 12.2 +2.0
UKIP Melanie Roberts 570 12.1 N/A
Majority 664 14.1
Turnout 4,712 35 −3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Crosland Moor & Netherton ward

Crosland Moor & Netherton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Molly Walton 2,943 62.1 +21.2
Conservative Rod Bowles 731 15.4 −3.4
TUSC Jackie Grunsell 375 7.9 N/A
Green Chas Ball 333 7.0 −0.3
Independent Stephen Bradbury 190 4.0 N/A
Liberal Democrats Mike Moss 169 3.6 −4.7
Majority 2,212 46.7
Turnout 4,741 36 −5
Labour hold Swing

Dalton ward

Dalton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Naheed Mather 1,799 48.0 +17.5
Liberal Democrats Rochelle Parchment 818 21.8 −12.5
Conservative Chris Meadows 473 12.6 −6.8
Green David Honour 407 10.9 +5.9
Independent Robert Pepper 252 6.7 N/A
Majority 981 26.1
Turnout 3,749 29 −5
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Denby Dale ward

Denby Dale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Graham Turner 2,128 42.6 +10.9
Conservative John Cook 2,043 40.9 −4.9
Green Terry Sigsworth 576 11.5 +6.2
Liberal Democrats Craig Armistead 253 5.1 −1.8
Majority 85 1.7
Turnout 5,000 39 −5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Dewsbury East ward

Dewsbury East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Kane 2,320 50.8 +11.4
Conservative Mark Eastwood 1,393 30.5 +18.1
UKIP Greg Burrows 415 9.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Dennis Hullock 282 6.2 −14.3
Green Tony Kelsall 154 3.4 N/A
Majority 927 20.3
Turnout 4,564 34 −6
Labour hold Swing

Dewsbury South ward

Dewsbury South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Abdul Patel 3,341 54.7 +30.5
Conservative Khizar Iqbal 1,784 29.2 −22.0
English Democrat Shaun Maddox 566 9.3 N/A
Green Adrian Cruden 238 3.9 +1.1
Liberal Democrats Bernard Disken 118 1.9 −3.1
TUSC Paul Wheelhouse 63 1.0 N/A
Majority 1,557 25.5
Turnout 6,110 47 −3
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Dewsbury West ward

Dewsbury West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Karen Rowling 2,536 46.5 +18.6
Independent Naz Hussain 1,731 31.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Waheed Anwar 764 14.0 −37.3
Conservative Chrisophe Walker 265 4.9 −1.4
Green Peter Cunnington 155 2.8 =0.5
Majority 805 14.8
Turnout 5,451 41 −7
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Golcar ward

Golcar
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Salveson 1,729 39.7 +19.6
Liberal Democrats Christine Iredale 1,584 36.4 +2.8
Conservative Clinton Simpson 548 12.6 −5.5
Green Daniel Greenwood 490 11.3 +2.5
Majority 145 3.3
Turnout 4,351 32 −5
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Greenhead ward

Greenhead
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mehboob Khan 3,838 70.9 +7.9
Conservative Katie Frank 708 13.1 −1.5
Green John Philips 663 12.3 +4.6
Liberal Democrats Balvinder Singh-Kang 202 3.7 +4.3
Majority 3,130 57.8
Turnout 5,411 38 −2
Labour hold Swing

Heckmondwike ward

Heckmondwike
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steve Hall 2,593 67.4 +27.7
Conservative Robert Thornton 990 25.7 +7.7
Liberal Democrats Josie Pugsley 265 6.9 +0.5
Majority 1,603 41.7
Turnout 3,848 30 −13
Labour hold Swing

Holme Valley North ward

Holme Valley North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Charles Greaves 2,597 54.2 N/A
Conservative Brenda Bodenham 1,140 23.8 −8.5
Labour Anne Baldwin 818 17.1 +11.0
Liberal Democrats Katie Turner 238 5.0 −16.0
Majority 1,457 30.4
Turnout 4,793 38 −7
Independent gain from Conservative Swing

Holme Valley South ward

Holme Valley South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Donald Firth 2,435 48.5 −6.8
Labour Steven Morris 1,476 29.4 +14.3
Green Peter Pankhurst 630 12.5 +2.2
Liberal Democrats Oliver Constance 480 9.6 −3.4
Majority 959 19.1
Turnout 5,021 35 −6
Conservative hold Swing

Kirkburton ward

Kirkburton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Robert Barraclough 1,658 40.2 +4.8
Conservative Adrian Murphy 1,635 39.6 −8.0
Labour Mike Greetham 759 18.4 +8.9
Liberal Democrats Jatinder Singh 74 1.8 −1.9
Majority 23 0.6
Turnout 4,126 32 −8
Green gain from Conservative Swing

Lindley ward

Lindley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Hemingway 1,783 36.3 −1.2
Liberal Democrats Christine Stanfield 1,568 31.9 −6.7
Labour Douglas Morgan 1,109 22.6 +11.5
Green Richard Plunkett 453 9.2 +4.3
Majority 215 4.4
Turnout 4,913 35 −6
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Liversedge & Gomersal ward

Liversedge & Gomersal
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Margaret Bates 2,021 49.1 −3.7
Labour Martin Race 1,577 38.3 +22.1
Green David Brooks 365 8.9 +4.7
Liberal Democrats Richard Farnhill 155 3.8 −4.0
Majority 444 10.8
Turnout 4,118 30 −7
Conservative hold Swing

Mirfield ward

Mirfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Martyn Bolt 2,775 53.5 −2.3
Labour Peter Sykes 1,374 26.5 +13.4
UKIP Thomas Hirst 596 11.5 N/A
Green Jimmy McLeod 239 4.6 +2.2
Liberal Democrats Brian Firth 199 3.8 −0.4
Majority 1,401 27.0
Turnout 5,183 34 −8
Conservative hold Swing

Newsome ward

Newsome
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Andrew Cooper 2,354 53.0 +6.1
Labour Sadia Rehman 1,552 34.9 +12.8
Conservative Mark Dodsworth 344 7.7 −7.8
TUSC Ian Slattery 119 2.7 N/A
Liberal Democrats Rilwan Olateju 76 1.7 −4.5
Majority 802 18.0
Turnout 4,445 31 −1
Green hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Local elections 2012". BBC News. Retrieved 30 April 2012.