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

One third of the council was up for election, with councillors elected in 2008 Tameside Council election defending their seats with vote share changes calculated on that basis.

Results

An asterisk denotes an incumbent.

Ashton Hurst ward

Ashton Hurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Leigh Drennan 1,449 49.14 +15.74
Conservative Richard Ambler* 1,039 35.23 −21.51
UKIP Lisa Radcliffe 274 9.29 −0.57
Green Nigel Rolland 187 6.34 N/A
Majority 410 13.90
Turnout 2,959 33.6 −4.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Ashton St. Michael's ward

Ashton St. Michael's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret Sidebottom 1,475 59.79 +21.76
Conservative Paul Buckley 551 22.33 −15.44
English Democrat David Timpson 283 11.47 N/A
Green Rochelle Rolland 158 6.40 +0.78
Majority 924 37.45
Turnout 2,472 28.5 +0.4
Labour hold Swing

Ashton Waterloo ward

Ashton Waterloo
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Catherine Piddington* 1,703 65.5 +24.98
Conservative Lee Price 442 17 −13.39
UKIP Peter Taylor 257 9.88 N/A
Green Andrew Threlfall 198 7.62 +3.25
Majority 1,261 48.5
Turnout 2,613 30 −4
Labour hold Swing

Audenshaw ward

Audenshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Teresa Smith 1,530 58.78 +17.78
Conservative Gaynor Paterson 440 16.90 −15.24
UKIP Tracy Radcliffe 416 15.98 N/A
Green Stuart Bennett 217 8.34 N/A
Majority 1,090 41.87
Turnout 2,612 29.4 −7.5
Labour hold Swing

Denton North East ward

Denton North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Denise Ward 1,601 63.63 +18.18
Conservative Rachel Marshall 397 15.78 −20.61
UKIP Joanna Herod 339 13.47 N/A
Green Stephen Boyd 179 7.11 N/A
Majority 1,204 47.85
Turnout 2,521 29.5 −0.7
Labour hold Swing

Denton South ward

Denton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret Downs* 1,369 51.20 −6.33
Independent Carl Simmons 675 25.24 N/A
UKIP Adrienne Bennett 302 11.29 N/A
Conservative Stephen Roden 250 9.35 −33.12
Green Noel Woodhead 78 2.92 N/A
Majority 694 25.95
Turnout 2,682 31.8 +2.2
Labour hold Swing

Denton West ward

Denton West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dawson Lane* 2,052 65.90 +15.69
Conservative Christine Marshall 563 18.08 −31.71
UKIP Michelle Harrison 359 11.53 N/A
Green Simon Rollinson 140 4.50 N/A
Majority 1,489 47.82
Turnout 3,133 34 −0.6
Labour hold Swing

Droylsden East ward

Droylsden East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jim Middleton* 1,640 61.49 +15.42
UKIP Ted Salmon 480 18.00 N/A
BNP Robert Booth 236 8.85 −23.87
Conservative Matt Holgate 221 8.29 −12.92
Green Mark Stanley 90 3.37 N/A
Majority 1,160 43.49
Turnout 2,681 30.4 −5.1
Labour hold Swing

Droylsden West ward

Droylsden West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gerald Cooney* 2,028 75.33 +16.76
UKIP George Mills 305 11.33 N/A
Conservative Dot Buckley 214 7.95 −13.68
Green Jennifer Ball 145 5.39 N/A
Majority 1,723 64.00
Turnout 2,700 30.2 −4.4
Labour hold Swing

Dukinfield ward

In 2008, Roy West stood in this ward as a British National Party candidate.

Dukinfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brian Wild* 1,553 59.14 +14.44
Independent Roy West 325 12.38 −13.54
Conservative Brenda Roden 304 11.58 −8.97
UKIP John Cooke 248 9.44 N/A
Green Dylan Lancaster 196 7.46 N/A
Majority 1,249 47.56
Turnout 2,634 28 −3.7
Labour hold Swing

Dukinfield / Stalybridge ward

The previous councillor for Dukinfield / Stalybridge, Dorothy Cartwright, defected from the Conservative Party to the Labour Party in December 2010.[2]

Dukinfield / Stalybridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Claire Reynolds 1,528 55.75 +20.65
Conservative Amanda Buckley 483 17.62 −26.61
English Democrat Gregory Shorrock 364 13.28 N/A
UKIP Lyn Misell 211 7.70 N/A
Green Michael Fowler 155 5.65 −2.45
Majority 1,045 38.12
Turnout 2,748 31.4 −2.6
Labour hold Swing

Hyde Godley ward

Hyde Godley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joe Kitchen* 1,582 65.29 +22.98
Conservative Tom Welsby 383 15.81 −14.42
UKIP Duran O'Dwyer 318 13.12 +8.63
Green Melanie Roberts 140 5.78 N/A
Majority 1,199 49.84
Turnout 2,437 28.9 −2.3
Labour hold Swing

Hyde Newton ward

Hyde Newton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Robinson* 1,779 60.84 +24.32
Conservative Craig Halliday 429 14.67 −9.11
UKIP Ian Horton 301 10.29 N/A
BNP Rosalind Gauchi 241 8.24 −19.24
Green Jacintha Manchester 174 5.95 N/A
Majority 1,350 46.17
Turnout 2,928 29.5 −3.8
Labour hold Swing

Hyde Werneth ward

Hyde Werneth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Raja Miah 1,923 49.79 +14.41
Conservative Floyd Paterson 1,470 38.06 −13.98
UKIP Stephanie Misell 243 6.29 −1.11
Green June Gill 226 5.85 +0.68
Majority 453 11.73
Turnout 3,870 44 +3
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Longdendale ward

Longdendale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Adam White* 1,407 53.76 +8.20
Conservative Rob Adlard 731 27.93 −8.67
Green Damian Mendes-Kelly 250 9.55 −1.25
UKIP Kevin Misell 229 8.75 +1.72
Majority 676 25.83
Turnout 2,630 33.7 −3.9
Labour hold Swing

Mossley ward

Mossley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ellie Shember-Critchley 1,258 45.73 +7.73
Independent Dean Aylett 906 32.93 N/A
Conservative Dominic Johnson 311 11.30 −10.96
Green Christine Clark 276 10.03 +0.81
Majority 352 12.80
Turnout 2,758 32.1 −4.9
Labour gain from Independent Swing

St. Peters ward

St. Peters
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Warren Bray* 1,990 77.01 +24.50
Green Trevor Clarke 339 13.12 +2.28
Conservative James Flynn 255 9.87 −13.79
Majority 1,651 63.89
Turnout 2,600 28.8 +0.8
Labour hold Swing

Stalybridge North ward

Stalybridge North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jan Jackson 1,364 51.14 +10.06
Conservative Clive Patrick 833 31.23 −11.47
English Democrat Andrew Fogg 188 7.05 N/A
Green Jean Smee 169 6.34 −2.87
UKIP Emma Misell 113 4.24 −2.76
Majority 531 19.91
Turnout 2,676 28.5 −1.2
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Stalybridge South ward

Stalybridge South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Doreen Dickinson* 1,368 51.76 −12.06
Labour Dorothy Cartwright 935 35.38 +13.90
Green John Spiller 179 6.77 −1.05
UKIP Angela McManus 161 6.09 −0.79
Majority 433 16.38
Turnout 2,656 31.1 −2.4
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Local elections 2012". BBC News. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
  2. ^ Staff writer (27 December 2010). "Tameside Conservative councillor defects to Labour". BBC News. Retrieved 3 January 2018.