2012 local election results in Liverpool
2012 local election results in Liverpool

Elections to Liverpool City Council were held on 3 May 2012, on the same day as other 2012 United Kingdom local elections, in addition to electing a mayor for the region.

Councillors who were elected in the 2008 Liverpool Council election defended their seats in 2012 and the vote share comparisons have been worked out on this basis.

Election result in 2012

Liverpool Local Election Result 2012
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 27 10 0 +10 90 64.50 65502 +1.38%
  Liberal Democrats 1 0 9 -9 3.33 13.15 13354 -5.00%
  Green 1 0 0 0 2.22 7.26 7376 +1.31%
  Liberal 1 0 0 0 3.33 5.39 5471 +1.26%
  Conservative 0 0 0 0 0 4.57 4640 -1.44%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 1.49 1515 +0.31%
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 0 1.18 1194
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0 1.16 1175
  English Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 <1 516
  Socialist Labour 0 0 0 0 0 <1 410
  British Freedom 0 0 0 0 0 <1 221
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 <1 179

Ward Results

Allerton & Hunt Cross

Allerton & Hunts Cross
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dan Hughes 2,465 62%
Liberal Democrats Philip Wren 711 18%
Conservative Lewis Wooding-Smith 379 9%
Green Maggi Williams 237 6%
Liberal Chris Hulme 201 5%
Majority 1,754
Registered electors 11,035
Turnout 3,993 36%
Rejected ballots 26
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Anfield

Anfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brian Dowling 2,312 82%
Green Jean Hill 116 4%
Liberal Democrats Michelle Keeley 193 7%
Liberal James Richardson 95 3%
Conservative Vicky McDonald 88 3%
Majority 2,119
Registered electors 9,340
Turnout 2,804 30%
Rejected ballots 31
Labour hold Swing

Belle Vale

Belle Vale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Claire Wilner 2,709 78%
Liberal Damien Daly 200 6%
Conservative Jade Adamowicz 159 5%
BNP Chris Beatson 134 4%
TUSC Lynne Wild 128 4%
Green Julie Birch-Holt 127 4%
Majority 2,509
Registered electors 11,010
Turnout 3,457 31%
Rejected ballots 28
Labour hold Swing

Central

Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christine Banks 1,164 71.45% +1.02%
Green Simeon Daniel Hart 195 11.97% +2.67%
Conservative Lee David Berry 145 8.90% +0.49%
TUSC Daren Andrew Ireland 80 4.91% n/a
Liberal James Robert Dykstra 45 2.76% n/a
Majority 969 58.87% -1.26%
Registered electors 13,091
Turnout 1,646 12.44% -1.26%
Rejected ballots 17
Labour hold Swing -0.83%

Childwall

Childwall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ruth Hirschfield 2,153 51%
Liberal Democrats Edwin Clein * 1,380 33%
UKIP Adam Heatherington 262 6%
Conservative Arron Poole 188 4%
Green Pierre Vandervorst 148 4%
Liberal Liam Canning 51 1%
Majority 773
Registered electors 11,040
Turnout 4,182 38%
Rejected ballots 21
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Church

Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Erica Kemp 2,291 49%
Labour Richard Wenstone 1,696 36%
Green Eleanor Martin 348 7%
Conservative Christopher Hall 205 4%
UKIP Tony Hammond 163 3%
Majority 595
Registered electors 10,659
Turnout 4,703 44%
Rejected ballots 15
Liberal Democrats hold Swing +7%

Clubmoor

Clubmoor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Noakes 2,587 78%
UKIP Paul Forrest 215 6%
Liberal James Gaskell 124 4%
Liberal Democrats Francis Roderick 106 3%
TUSC Alison Nelson 97 3%
Green William Major 85 3%
Conservative George Powell 81 2%
British Freedom Andrew Harvey 26 1%
Majority 2,372
Registered electors 10,952
Turnout 3,321 30%
Rejected ballots 30
Labour hold Swing

County

County
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Eryl Owen 2,360 83%
UKIP Tom Bodcock 169 6%
Liberal Democrats Michael Sefton 142 5%
Green Tony Jones 64 2%
Liberal Stephen Houghland 53 2%
Conservative John Watson 44 2%
British Freedom Peter Stafford 17 1%
Majority 2,191
Registered electors 9,538
Turnout 2,848 30%
Rejected ballots 21
Labour hold Swing

Cressington

Cressington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Aspinall 2,295 46%
Liberal Democrats Paula Keaveney 2,168 44%
Green Mark Bowman 263 5%
Conservative David Jeffery 216 4%
Majority 127
Registered electors 11,473
Turnout 4,942 43%
Rejected ballots 22
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Croxteth

Croxteth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Martin Cummins 1,822 65.59
Socialist Labour Kai Andersen 410 14.76
Liberal Democrats Mark Anthony Coughlin 283 10.19
English Democrat Lee Walton 86 3.10
Conservative Brenda Coppell 66 2.37
Green Donald Ross 60 2.16
Liberal John McBride 51 1.84
Majority 1,539
Registered electors 10,403
Turnout 2,778 27%
Rejected ballots 26
Labour hold Swing

Everton

Everton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Francis Prendergast 2,548 87%
Green Raphael Levy 182 6%
Liberal Linda Roberts 88 3%
Conservative Frank Carpenter 67 2%
British Freedom Jaqueline Stafford 50 2%
Majority 2,366
Registered electors 9,837
Turnout 2,935 30%
Rejected ballots 26
Labour hold Swing

Fazakerley

Fazakerley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Louise Ashton-Armstrong 2,622 79%
Liberal Democrats Graham Seddon 280 8%
UKIP Enid Lindsay 189 6%
Conservative Alma McGing 71 2%
Green Violaine See 65 2%
British Freedom Peter Stafford 50 2%
Liberal Karl Hindley 35 1%
Majority 2,342
Registered electors 11,086
Turnout 3,312 30%
Rejected ballots 20
Labour hold Swing

Greenbank

Greenbank
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Roberts 1819 59.89% +4.01%
Green Lawrence Brown 581 19.13% +6.85%
Liberal Democrats Mirna Juarez 364 11.99% -10.87%
Conservative Giselle McDonald 200 6.59% +0.59%
Liberal Charles Railton Mayes 73 2.40% +1.27%
Majority 1,238 40.37% +7.35%
Registered electors 10,765
Turnout 3,067 28.21 -8.34%
Rejected ballots 30
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing 7.44%

Kensington & Fairfield

Kensington & Fairfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Liam Robinson 2,099 78%
Liberal Democrats Rebekah Lindeman 155 6%
Green Esther Cosslett 139 5%
Liberal Karen Williams 130 5%
TUSC Neville Jones 109 4%
Conservative Lucy McKinstry 64 2%
Majority 1,944
Registered electors 8,878
Turnout 2,696 30%
Rejected ballots 20
Labour hold Swing

Kirkdale

Kirkdale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joe Hanson 2,771 86.89% +0.53%
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Roger Bannister 143 4.48% -0.18
Green Jonathan Clatworthy 89 2.79% -0.26%
Conservative Harry Parshall 59 1.85% -3.15%
Liberal Democrats Daniel Waterfield 38 1.19% n/a
Liberal Lindsey Janet Mary Wood 13 0.41% -1.46%
Majority 2,628 81.77% +0.07%
Registered electors 11,433
Turnout 3,214 27.89% -2.95%
Rejected ballots 25
Labour hold Swing +0.35

Knotty Ash

Knotty Ash
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nicholas Robert Crofts 2,443 71%
Liberal Democrats Norman Mills 448 13%
Green Tony Christian 193 6%
Conservative Pauline Shuttleworth 145 4%
Liberal Marjorie Peel 97 3%
TUSC John Marston 96 3%
Majority 1,995
Registered electors 9,862
Turnout 3,442 35%
Rejected ballots 25
Labour hold Swing

Mossley Hill

Mossley Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Emily Elizabeth Spurrell 2,109 51.97% +3.38%
Liberal Democrats Paul Philip Childs 887 21.86% -9.57%
Green Francis Adrian Irving 489 12.05% +3.56%
Conservative Christopher John Kerr 454 11.19% +0.46%
Liberal David Stanley Wood 119 2.93% +1.70%
Majority 1,222 29.82% +13.14%
Registered electors 10,367
Turnout 4,098 39.14% -3.97%
Rejected ballots 40
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing +4.98%

Norris Green

Norris Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barry Kushner 2,439 86%
Liberal Lisa Gaskell 140 5%
British Freedom Peter Squire 78 3%
Conservative Gillian Ferringo 62 2%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Hilditch 52 2%
Green Theresa Larkins 50 2%
Majority 2,299
Registered electors 10,212
Turnout 2,821 28%
Rejected ballots 33
Labour hold Swing

Old Swan

Old Swan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gary Millar 2,577 72%
Liberal Mary-Jane Canning 267 7%
Liberal Democrats Jackie Wilson 221 6%
Green Vikki Gregorich 185 5%
TUSC John Ralph 123 3%
English Democrat Stephen Greenhalgh 111 3%
Conservative Norman Coppell 98 3%
Majority 2,310
Registered electors 11,113
Turnout 2,352 32%
Rejected ballots 23
Labour hold Swing

Picton

Picton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nathalie Nicholas 1,960 75%
Liberal Democrats Palbrian Woodruff 197 8%
Green Jennifer Geddes 195 7%
UKIP Shimrit Manning 115 4%
Liberal Michele Harrison 83 3%
Conservative Seth Pemberton 74 3%
Majority 1,763
Registered electors 10,493
Turnout 2,624 25%
Rejected ballots 37
Labour hold Swing

Princes Park

Princes Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tim Moore 1,920 71.19% -1.02%
Green Elspeth Ruth Anwar 437 16.20% +4.87%
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Paul Frederick Humphreys 161 5.97% +2.65%
Conservative Lucy Glover 104 3.86% -0.64%
Liberal Paula Joan Davidson 75 2.78% +0.96%
Majority 1,483 54.36% -9.71%
Registered electors 9,344
Turnout 2728 28.86% -4.09%
Rejected ballots 31
Labour hold Swing -2.95%

Riverside

Riverside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steve Munby 2,666 81.43% +3.52%
Green Peter Andrew Cranie 191 5.83% +0.31%
Conservative Angela Oates 139 4.25% -1.41%
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Celia Ralph 109 3.33% +0.85%
English Democrat Neil Kenny 103 3.15% n/a%
Liberal Irene Norah Mayes 66 2.02% +0.28%
Majority 2,475 74.98% +0.73%
Registered electors 11,112
Turnout 3,301 29.46% -1.84%
Rejected ballots 27
Labour hold Swing +2.47%

St. Michael's

St. Michael's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Sarah Isabel Jennings 1,828 54.05 +3.57%
Labour Patricia O'Brien 1,148 33.94% -0.29%
Liberal Democrats Anne Clare Martin 166 4.91% -3.41%
Conservative David Walter Patmore 165 4.88% -1.23%
English Democrat Paul Duane Rimmer 75 2.22% +1.48%
Majority 680 19.99% +3.73%
Registered electors 9,764
Turnout 3,402 34.64% -5.58%
Rejected ballots 20
Green hold Swing +1.93%

Speke-Garston

Speke-Garston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin Strickland 2,940 85%
Green Helen Randall 233 7%
Liberal Democrats Rachel Oelbaum 188 5%
Conservative Julian Mann 105 3%
Majority 2,707
Registered electors 12,727
Turnout 3,466 27%
Rejected ballots 36
Labour hold Swing

Tuebrook & Stoneycroft

Tuebrook & Stoneycroft
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Stephen Radford 2,721 73%
Labour Jacqui Taylor 880 24%
Green Natalie Clark 87 2%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Maddison 35 1%
Conservative Gabby Saul 18
Majority 1,841
Registered electors 10,433
Turnout 3,741 36%
Rejected ballots 23
Liberal hold Swing

Warbreck

Warbreck
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Richard McLinden 2,724 78%
Liberal Democrats Richard Roberts 312 9%
English Democrat Steven McEllenborough 216 6%
Green Ellie Pontin 118 3%
Liberal George Roberts 75 2%
Conservative Ken Watkin 67 2%
Majority 2,412
Registered electors 11,258
Turnout 3,512 31%
Rejected ballots 35
Labour hold Swing

Wavertree

Wavertree
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Helen Casstles 1,874 48%
Independent Warren Bradley 1,118 29%
Liberal Democrats Kevin White 358 9%
Green Elizabeth Pascoe 253 7%
UKIP Neil Miney 122 3%
Conservative Sabrina Bigby 111 3%
BNP Mike Whitby 45 1%
Majority 756
Registered electors 10,030
Turnout 3,881 39%
Rejected ballots 21
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

West Derby

West Derby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lana Orr 2,378 61%
Liberal Democrats Graham Hulme 667 17%
Liberal Ann Hines 467 12%
Conservative Diane Watson 175 5%
Green Martin Randall 174 4%
Majority 1,701
Registered electors 10,959
Turnout 3,871 35%
Rejected ballots 21
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Woolton

Woolton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mark Norris 1,541 37%
Liberal Democrats Kat Dadswell 1,431 34%
Conservative Adam Marsden 732 18%
UKIP Joseph Chiffers 205 5%
Green Fiona Coyne 147 4%
Liberal Maria Langley 107 3%
Majority 110
Registered electors 10,395
Turnout 4.163 40%
Rejected ballots 39
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Yew Tree

Yew Tree
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Prince 2,489 77%
Liberal Democrats Peter Allan 271 8%
Conservative Patricia Waddington 159 5%
TUSC Charley Cosgrove 129 4%
Green William Ward 97 3%
Liberal Sam Hawksford 95 3%
Majority 2,218
Registered electors 11,149
Turnout 3,240 29%
Rejected ballots 48
Labour hold Swing

[1]

By-Elections

Allerton and Hunts Cross, 5 July 2012

Caused by the death of Councillor Vera Best (Liberal Democrat, elected 6 May 2010)

Allerton & Hunts Cross
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rachael O'Byrne 1,450 57%
Liberal Democrats Mirna Lizzett Juarez 564 22%
Conservative Christopher Matthew Hall 240 9.5%
Liberal Chris Hulme 165 6.5%
Green Maggi Williams 77 3%
TUSC Lynne Wild 31 1.2%
Majority
Registered electors
Turnout 2,527
Rejected ballots 9
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

[2]

Riverside, 5 July 2012

Caused by the resignation of Joe Anderson on his being elected as Mayor of Liverpool.

Riverside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hetty Wood 1,424 77%
Green Peter Cranie 163 8.8%
TUSC Chris McDermott 115 6.2%
Liberal Democrats Nicola Jane Beckett 198 5.6 -4.8
Conservative Alma McGing 81 4.4%
Majority
Registered electors
Turnout 1,853
Rejected ballots 6
Labour hold Swing

[3]

Knotty Ash, 15 November 2012

Caused by the resignation of Jacqui Nasuh (Labour, elected 6 May 2010).

Knotty Ash by-election, 15 November 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ged Taylor 1,213 69%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Maddison 149 8.4%
Liberal Ann Hines 131 7.4%
UKIP Adam Heatherington 101 7.4%
English Democrat Derek Francis Grue 50 2.8%
TUSC Charley Cosgrove 48 2.7%
Conservative Jack Stallworthy 40 2.3%
Green Jonathan Michael Deamer 36 2%
Majority 61.26%
Registered electors
Turnout 1,768
Rejected ballots 27
Labour hold Swing

[4]

Riverside, 5 December 2013

Caused by the resignation of Paul Brant ( Labour, elected 5 May 2011).

Riverside by-election, 5 December 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michelle Corrigan 1,055 71%
Green Martin Sydney Dobson 144 9.7%
UKIP Adam Heatherington 119 8.0%
Liberal Democrats Kevin White 64 4.0%
TUSC John Gary Marston 49 3.3%
Conservative Christopher Matthew Hall 39 2.62%
English Democrat Steven McEllenborough 9 0.60%
Independent Peter Anthony Cooney 7 0.47%
Independent Alison Louise Nelson 1 0.06%
Majority 911 61.26%
Registered electors 12,817
Turnout 1,487 11.63%
Rejected ballots 3
Labour hold Swing

[5]

References

  1. ^ "Election Results May 2012". Liverpool City Council. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Allerton and Hunts Cross by election 6 July 2012". Liverpool City Council. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Riverside by election 6 July 2012". Liverpool City Council. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Knotty Ash by election result". Liverpool City Council. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  5. ^ "Riverside by election result". Liverpool City Council. Retrieved 26 February 2017.