The Metropolitan Borough of Oldham shown within England.
The Metropolitan Borough of Oldham shown within England.

The 2014 Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council election took place on 22 May 2014 to elect members of Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Labour retained control of the Council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Oldham Local Election Result 2014
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 15 2 1 +1 45.4 25,760 -9.5
  UKIP 2 2 0 +2 23.7 13,457 +22.3
  Liberal Democrats 3 0 4 -4 13.0 7,402 -11.6
  Conservative 0 0 0 +0 12.5 7,132 -2.3
  Independent 1 1 0 +1 3.6 2,049 -1.3
  Green 0 0 0 1.8 1,015 +1.5
  TUSC 0 0 0 0.1 59 +0.1

Ward results

Alexandra ward

Alexandra
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shaid Mushtaq 1,384 48.9 +2.5
UKIP David Carter 672 23.7 +23.7
Liberal Democrats Mohammed Masud 582 20.6 +1.8
Conservative Terry Hopkinson 112 4.0 -30.8
Independent Martin Dinoff 81 2.9 +2.9
Majority 712 25.1 +13.7
Turnout 2,831
Labour hold Swing

Chadderton Central ward

Chadderton Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin McLaren 1,287 45.1 -23.3
UKIP Vivien Swift 946 33.1 +33.1
Conservative Robert Barnes 540 18.9 -7.4
Liberal Democrats Louie Hamblett 81 2.8 -2.5
Majority 341 11.9 -30.3
Turnout 2,854
Labour hold Swing

Chadderton North ward

Chadderton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barbara Brownridge 1,420 49.7 -9.8
UKIP John Berry 785 27.5 +27.5
Conservative Paul Martin 579 20.3 -15.1
Liberal Democrats Keith Taylor 75 2.6 -2.5
Majority 635 22.2 -1.9
Turnout 2,859
Labour hold Swing

Chadderton South ward

Chadderton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joy Wrigglesworth 960 40.5 -34.9
UKIP Steve Connor 948 40.0 +40.0
Conservative Eileen Hulme 287 12.1 -9.9
Liberal Democrats Melody Walker 134 5.7 +3.2
Green Kevin Dawson 39 1.6 +1.6
Majority 12 0.5 -52.9
Turnout 2,368
Labour hold Swing

Coldhurst ward

Coldhurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Abdul Malik 2,781 77.8 +19.2
Conservative Sean Curley 279 7.8 +2.9
Liberal Democrats Keith Pendlebury 273 7.6 -28.9
Independent Md Miah 242 6.8 +6.8
Majority 2,502 70.0 +47.9
Turnout 3,575
Labour hold Swing

Crompton ward

Crompton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Dave Murphy 889 30.7 -15.0
UKIP Derek Fletcher 742 25.6 +25.6
Labour Ken Rustidge 697 24.1 -9.6
Conservative Phelyp Bennett 490 16.9 -3.6
Green Catherine Hunter 77 2.7 +2.7
Majority 147 5.1 -6.9
Turnout 2,895
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Failsworth East ward

Failsworth East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Norman Briggs 1,055 47.1 -37.8
UKIP Joan Spencer 785 35.0 +35.0
Conservative Adam Carney 284 12.7 +12.7
Green Andrew Rossall 93 4.1 +4.1
Liberal Democrats Bill Cullen 24 1.1 -14.0
Majority 270 12.0 -57.7
Turnout 2,241
Labour hold Swing

Failsworth West ward

Failsworth West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Warren Bates 1,120 44.0 +10.7
Labour John Battye 988 38.8 -22.1
Conservative Steven Cox 225 8.8 +8.8
Green Jean Betteridge 126 4.9 +4.9
TUSC Sam Pennington 59 2.3 +2.3
Liberal Democrats Enid Firth 29 1.1 -4.8
Majority 132 5.2
Turnout 2,547
UKIP gain from Labour Swing

Hollinwood ward

Hollinwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jean Stretton 1,094 50.1 -17.3
UKIP Thomas Eddleston 813 37.2 +37.2
Conservative David Caddick 155 7.1 -1.2
Liberal Democrats Martin Dinoff 122 5.6 -18.7
Majority 281 12.9 -30.3
Turnout 2,184
Labour hold Swing

Medlock Vale ward

Medlock Vale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Yasmin Toor 1,511 47.1 -17.7
UKIP Jean Eddleston 836 26.1 +26.1
Conservative Mohammed Zulfiqar 748 23.3 +18.3
Liberal Democrats John Hall 113 3.5 -13.1
Majority 675 29.2 -18.9
Turnout 2,308
Labour hold Swing

Royton North ward

Royton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hannah Roberts 1,147 42.2 -29.2
UKIP Kevin Allen 979 36.0 +36.0
Conservative Lewis Quigg 542 19.9 -3.3
Liberal Democrats Shaun Duffy 51 1.9 -3.5
Majority 168 6.2 -42.0
Turnout 2,719
Labour hold Swing

Royton South ward

Royton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Marie Bashforth 1,205 46.8 -23.0
UKIP Jackie Garnett 770 29.9 +29.9
Conservative Allan Fish 417 16.2 -8.0
Green Jim Stidworthy 103 4.0 +4.0
Liberal Democrats Angie Farrell 80 3.1 -2.9
Majority 435 16.9 -28.2
Turnout 2,575
Labour hold Swing

Saddleworth North ward

Saddleworth North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Nicola Kirkham 1,147 36.5 +5.5
Liberal Democrats Alan Roughley 669 21.3 -11.8
UKIP Angela Clark 526 16.7 +16.7
Labour Paul Fryer 430 13.7 -2.7
Conservative Nicola Sykes 370 11.8 -7.9
Majority 478 15.2
Turnout 3,142
Independent gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Saddleworth South ward

Saddleworth South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats John McCann 967 28.6 -4.7
Conservative Pam Byrne 816 24.1 -16.3
Independent Lesley Brown 579 17.1 +17.1
Labour Ian Manners 517 15.3 -10.9
UKIP Chris Shyne 506 14.9 +14.9
Majority 151 4.5
Turnout 3,385
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Saddleworth West & Lees ward

Saddleworth West & Lees
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Peter Klonowski 917 31.0 +31.0
Liberal Democrats Robert Allsopp' 778 26.3 -21.1
Labour Stephen Hewitt 733 24.8 -14.1
Conservative Neil Allsopp 383 12.9 -0.8
Green Oliver Thompson 147 5.0 +5.0
Majority 139 4.7
Turnout 2,958
UKIP gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Shaw ward

Shaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Rod Blyth 1,106 42.9 -11.0
UKIP Peter Brown 704 27.3 +27.3
Labour Hermione Spiggott 548 21.2 -11.1
Conservative Judith Haughton 222 8.6 -5.5
Majority 402 15.6 -5.7
Turnout 2,580
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

St. James ward (2)

St. James
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ginny Alexander 831 20.7
Labour Angela Cosgrove 689 17.2
UKIP Joseph Fitzpatrick 654 16.3
UKIP Muriel Taylor 605 15.1
Liberal Democrats Roger Hindle 489 12.2
Liberal Democrats Stephen Barrow 460 11.5
Conservative Edna Wolstenhulme 146 3.6
Green Roger Pakeman 131 3.3
Majority
Turnout 4,005
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing (({swing))}
Labour hold Swing (({swing))}

St. Mary's ward

St. Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ali Salamat 2,900 82.2 +23.8
Conservative David Atherton 213 6.0 +3.7
Liberal Democrats Sharon McGladdery 211 6.0 -30.0
Green Miranda Meadowcroft 204 3.3 +2.5
Majority 2,687 76.2 +53.8
Turnout 3,528
Labour hold Swing

Waterhead ward

Waterhead
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Riaz Ahmad 1,198 43.2 -15.3
UKIP Nicholas Godleman 755 27.2 +27.2
Liberal Democrats Linda Dawson 687 24.8 -16.7
Conservative Sarah Afzaal 131 4.7 +4.7
Majority 443 16.0 -1.1
Turnout 2,771
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Werneth ward

Werneth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shoab Akhtar 3,074 90.3 +23.9
Conservative Michele Stockton 193 5.7 +2.0
Liberal Democrats Ron Wise 137 4.0 +1.1
Majority 2,881 84.6 +45.1
Turnout 3,404
Labour hold Swing

References

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