The 2014 West Lancashire Borough Council election took place on 22 May 2014 to elect members of West Lancashire Borough Council in Lancashire, England, as part of the wider 2014 United Kingdom local elections and with the United Kingdom component of the 2014 European Parliament election on the same day. One third of the council is up for election.[1]

Results

The council became No Overall Control.

West Lancashire Local Election Result 2014
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 27 0 1 -1 50% 39.5 10,457
  Labour 27 1 0 +1 50% 42.0 11,110
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 66
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 12.9 3,243
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 855
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 2.1 567

Voters-70,195 Turnout-26478 Percentage-37.72%

By ward

Ashurst

Ashurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Yvonne Gagen 945 63.5
UKIP Johnathan[2] Celis 400 26.9
Conservative Amanda Kay 143 9.6
Majority 545 36.6
Turnout 1,488 31.0
Labour hold Swing

Aughton and Downholland

Aughton and Downholland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David O'Toole 761 42.7
Labour Paul Hennessy 557 31.3
UKIP Jim Bevan 464 26.0
Majority 204
Turnout 1.782 38.3
Conservative hold Swing

Aughton Park

Aughton Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sue Bailey 478 40.1
Labour Charles Gains 350 29.3
UKIP Tony Green 365 30.6
Majority 113
Turnout 1193 37.1%

Burscough East

Burscough East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ruth Melling 645 45.8%
Labour Jennifer Patterson 502 35.7%
UKIP John Stewart 261 18.5%
Majority 143
Turnout 1408 42.2%

Burscough West

Burscough West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jason Grice 445 28.2%
Labour John Davis 794 50.4%
UKIP Chris McIntosh 337 21.4%
Majority 349
Turnout 1576 40.2%

Derby

Derby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Cotterill 585 35.2%
Green Heather Doyle 245 14.7%
Conservative Paul Greenall 832 50.1%
Majority 247
Turnout 1662 28.5%

Hesketh with Becconsall

Hesketh with Becconsall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sally Hodson 358 32.5%
Conservative Iain Ashcroft 743 67.5%
Majority 385
Turnout 1101 34.4%

Knowsley

Knowsley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gareth Dowling 913 45.2%
Conservative Edward McCarthy 885 43.8%
Green John Watt 224 11.1%
Majority 28
Turnout 2022 44.2%

Moorside

Moorside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Terence Devine 715 90.5%
Conservative Amanda Shaw 75 9.5%
Majority 640
Turnout 790 28.4%

Newburgh

Newburgh
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Eddie Pope 411 59.7%
Labour Jacky Citarella 163 23.7%
UKIP Ken Tyms 114 16.6%
Majority 248
Turnout 688 41.8%

North Meols

North Meols
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joan Draper 277 25.6%
Conservative Malcolm Barron 439 40.6%
UKIP Stuart Wilson 364 33.7%
Majority 75
Turnout 1080 32.9%

Parbold

Parbold
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Joseph Farley 156 12.1%
Conservative David Whittington 696 53.9%
Labour Clare Gillard 376 29.1%
Green Julie Hotchkiss 64 5.0%
Majority 320
Turnout 1292 41.5%

Scarisbrick

Scarisbrick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Allison Sinton 385 33.7%
Conservative Jane Marshall 758 66.3%
Majority 373
Turnout 1143 37.4%

Scott

Scott
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Meadows 551 31.7%
Liberal Democrats Peter Banks 66 3.8%
Labour Noel Delaney 894 51.4%
Green Maurice George 227 13.1%
Majority 343
Turnout 1738 37.5%

Skelmersdale South

Skelmersdale South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David McKay 995 62.3%
UKIP Mike Brennan 388 24.3%
Conservative James Trafford 119 7.5%
Green Martin Lowe 95 5.9%
Majority 607
Turnout 1597 32.1%

Tanhouse

Tanhouse
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bob Pendleton 759 79.6%
Conservative Bill Weingart 74 7.8%
UKIP Damon Noone 121 12.7%
Majority 638
Turnout 954 26.3%

Tarleton (2 Seats)

Tarleton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Mee 1054 33.7
Conservative James Kay 936 29.9%
Independent Jim Doran 567 18.1%
Labour Julie Higson 340 10.9%
Labour Matthew Waller 234 7.5%
Majority 487
Turnout 3131 68.8%

Up Holland

Up Holland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Gallagher 412 22.5%
UKIP Colin Wilkinson 453 24.7%
Labour Ian Moran 968 52.8%
Majority 515
Turnout 1833 36.5%

References

  1. ^ Nominations West Lancashire Council
  2. ^ UKIP West Lancs Official site