The 2014 Chorley Borough Council election took place on 22 May 2014 to elect members of Chorley Borough Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party held control.

Council make-up

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party political make-up of Chorley Council
   Party Seats Current Council (2014)
2010 2011 2012 2014
  Labour 15 20 24 32                                                                                              
  Conservative 27 23 20 13                                                                                              
  Independent 2 2 2 2                                                                                              
  Lib Dems 3 2 1 0                                                                                              

Election result

Chorley Local Election Result 2014
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 13 8 0 Increase8 76.5 46.2 13,908 +7.2
  Conservative 3 0 7 Decrease7 17.6 32.2 9,706 −6.8
  Independent 1 0 0 Steady 5.9 7.8 2,354 −0.2
  UKIP 0 0 0 Steady 0 11.5 3,547 +10.5
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 1 Decrease1 0 1.4 424 −10.6
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0 0.5 160 +0.0

Results map

2014 results
2014 results
Previous 2010 results
Previous 2010 results

Wards

Adlington and Anderton

Adlington and Anderton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Graham Dunn 1,126 48.3 −9.7
Conservative Charlotte Woods 607 26.1 −3.9
UKIP Hayden Clewlow 520 22.3 N/A
Liberal Democrats Philip William Pilling 76 3.3 −9.7
Majority 519 22.3
Turnout 2,329 40.8
Labour hold Swing

Astley and Buckshaw ward

Astley and Buckshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Matthew John Lynch 788 47.1 +1.1
Conservative Alan Platt 621 37.1 −16.9
UKIP Jeffrey Flinders Mallinson 265 15.8 N/A
Majority 167 10.0
Turnout 1,674 43.0
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +9.0

Chisnall ward

Chisnall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Whittaker 848 57.1 +24.1
Conservative Harold Heaton 637 42.9 −8.1
Majority 211 14.2
Turnout 1,485 45.7
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Chorley East ward

Chorley East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hasina Khan 1,008 56.9 −1.1
UKIP Christopher Suart 435 24.6 N/A
Conservative Alan Cullens 223 12.6 −11.4
Independent Melville George Coombes 97 5.5 −14.5
Green Anne Calderbank 18 1.0 N/A
Majority 573 32.4
Turnout 1,771 36.0
Labour hold Swing

Chorley North East ward

Chorley North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alistair William Morwood 1,162 69.1 −2
Conservative Matt Hansford 519 30.9 −15
Majority 643 38.2
Turnout 1,681 35.0
Labour hold Swing +7

Chorley North West ward

Chorley North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Ralph Snape 1,787 72.5 −10.5
Labour Aaron Beaver 400 16.2 N/A
Conservative Peter Malpas 276 11.2 −0.9
Majority 1,387 52
Turnout 2,463 52.2
Independent hold Swing

Chorley South East ward

Chorley South East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mrs. Beverley Murray 968 49.0 +3.6
Conservative Mrs. Sarah Louise Kiley 504 25.5 −9.1
UKIP David John McManus 392 19.8 N/A
Green Alistair James Straw 66 3.3 −1.0
Liberal Democrats David Porter 47 2.4 −13.3
Majority 464 23.5
Turnout 1,977 36.2
Labour hold Swing

Chorley South West ward

Chorley South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roy Lees 1,184 67.3 +20.3
Conservative Dominic Keiran Jewell 575 32.7 −0.3
Majority 609 34.6
Turnout 1,759 30.7
Labour hold Swing +10.6

Clayton le Woods and Whittle le Woods ward

Clayton le Woods and Whittle-le-Woods
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Eric Bell 1,409 58.6 +3.6
Labour Dan Croft 703 41.4 +17.4
Liberal Democrats Glenda Charlesworth 205 2.4 −18.6
Majority 706 17.3
Turnout 2,317 36.0
Conservative hold Swing

Clayton le Woods North ward

Clayton le Woods North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Charlie Bromilow 732 58.4 +24.4
Conservative Chris Morris 480 41.6 +3.6
UKIP Raymond McGrady 458 19.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Stephen John Fenn 96 2.4 −25.6
Green Mark Lee 76 9.3 N/A
Majority 289 17 +8
Turnout 1,711 34.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +4

Clayton le Woods West and Cuerden ward

Clayton le Woods and Cuerden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mick Muncaster 736 51.2 −3.8
Labour Paul Clark 701 48.8 +3.8
Majority 35 2.4
Turnout 1,437 43.0
Conservative hold Swing −3.8

Coppull ward

Coppull
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Richard Toon 885 57.3 +24.1
Independent Kenneth William Ball 470 16.5 N/A
UKIP Mark Smith 383 19.8 N/A
Conservative Tom Norris 181 11.3 −5.7
Majority 462 26.1
Turnout 1,919 39.0
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Eccleston and Mawdesley ward

Eccleston and Mawdesley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Iddon 944 46.6 −11.4
Labour Stan Ely 741 42.2 +0.2
UKIP Richard George Croll 402 11.1 N/A
Majority 203 4.4 −10
Turnout 2,164 43.0
Conservative hold Swing −5.8

Euxton North ward

Euxton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mike Handley 692 53.8 +6.7
Conservative Robert Aron Wilding 570 34.9 −12.1
UKIP Stuart Rickaby 289 11.4 N/A
Majority 122 18.9
Turnout 1,551 44.3
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +9.4

Euxton South ward

Euxton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mark Andrew Jarnell 572 40.2 +13.8
Conservative Debra Platt 569 40.0 −25.1
UKIP David Smithies 283 19.9 N/A
Majority 3 0.2
Turnout 1,424 44.7
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +19.5

Pennine

Pennine
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gordon France 354 44.3 +6.3
Conservative Marie Elizabeth Gray 325 40.7 −21.3
UKIP Tom Shorrock 120 15.0 N/A
Majority 29 3.6
Turnout 799 46.0
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Wheelton and Withnell ward

Wheelton and Withnell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret Mary France 1,044 66.3 +19.1
Conservative Alison Marie Hansford 530 33.7 −19.1
Majority 514 32.7
Turnout 1,574 49.4
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +19.1

References

  1. ^ "England council results". BBC News. Retrieved 23 May 2014.