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

Overview

Number of Candidates fielded per party
Party Number of Candidates
Labour Party 25
Conservative Party 25
UKIP 15
Community Action Party 7
Left Unity 7
Independents 7
Green 3
Liberal Democrats 2
Wigan Independents 2
BNP 1
TUSC 1
Wigan Real Labour 1

Results Summary

2014 Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 23 Decrease 1 92 39 62 82.7 36,065 51.1
  Conservative 1 Increase 1 4 1 2 2.7 11,722 16.6
  Wigan Independents 1 Increase 1 4 2 3 4 2,340 3.3
  Independent 0 Steady 0 8 8 10.7 5,252 7.4
  UKIP 0 Steady 0 0 0 0 11,327 16.0
  Community Action 0 Steady 0 0 0 0 1,590 2.3
  Left Unity 0 Steady 0 0 0 0 796 1.1
  Liberal Democrats 0 Decrease 1 0 0 0 0 693 1.0
  Green 0 Steady 0 0 0 0 574 0.8
  BNP 0 Steady 0 0 0 0 134 0.2
  Wigan Real Labour 0 Steady 0 0 0 0 63 0.1
  TUSC 0 Steady 0 0 0 0 56 0.1

Results

Bolton West Constituency

Atherton ward

Local Elections 2014: Atherton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Karen Joyce Aldred 1,494 48.1
Independent John Trevor Higson 1,106 35.6
Conservative Paul Fairhurst 374 12.1
Left Unity Craig Anthony Wilson 129 4.2
Majority 388 12.5
Turnout 3,103 27.5
Labour hold Swing

Leigh Constituency

Astley Mosley Common ward

Local Elections 2014: Astley Mosley Common
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barry John Taylor 1,812 67.6
Conservative Nasri Barghothi 867 32.4
Majority 945 35.2
Turnout 2,679 28.9
Labour hold Swing

Atherleigh ward

Local Elections 2014: Atherleigh
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Pamela Stuart 1,152 49.5
Independent Stuart Andrew Gerrard 750 32.2
Conservative Denise Young 339 14.6
Left Unity Stephen Michael Hall 85 3.7
Majority 402 17.3
Turnout 2,326 26.7
Labour hold Swing

Golborne and Lowton West ward

Local Elections 2014: Golborne and Lowton West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Richard Andrew Barber 1,596 65.0
Community Action Abbey Aspey 456 18.6
Conservative Kathleen Houlton 403 16.4
Majority 1,140 46.4
Turnout 2,455 27.0
Labour hold Swing

Leigh East ward

Local Elections 2014: Leigh East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Frederick Brown Walker 1,633 70.9
Conservative Ian Aspinall 671 29.1
Majority 962 41.8
Turnout 2,304 24.9
Labour hold Swing

Leigh South ward

Local Elections 2014: Leigh South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Charles Rigby 1,955 65.5
Conservative Richard Alan Short 1,032 34.5
Majority 923 31.0
Turnout 2,987 28.6
Labour hold Swing

Leigh West ward

Local Elections 2014: Leigh West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Richard Charles Smith 2,005 75.3
Conservative Andrew John Oxley 658 24.7
Majority 1,347 50.6
Turnout 2,663 24.9
Labour hold Swing

Lowton East ward

Local Elections 2014: Lowton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Edward Noel Houlton 1,603 46.2
Labour Eleanor Mary Blackburn 1,137 32.7
UKIP Sandra Margaret Atherton 589 17.0
Community Action Sophie Aspey 144 4.1
Majority 466 13.5
Turnout 3,473 35.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Tyldesley ward

Local Elections 2014: Tyldesley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joanne Marshall 1,821 65.6
Conservative Margaret Mary Winstanley 551 19.8
Liberal Democrats John Charles Skipworth 404 14.6
Majority 1,270 45.8
Turnout 2,776 26.4
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Makerfield Constituency

Abram ward

Local Elections 2014: Abram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Carl Sweeney 1,580 57.4
UKIP Janet Markland 760 27.6
Conservative Joseph Sheedy 180 6.5
BNP Dennis Shambley 134 4.9
Community Action Susan Brown 101 3.7
Majority 820 29.8
Turnout 2,755 24.7
Labour hold Swing

Ashton ward

Local Elections 2014: Ashton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nigel Dennis Ash 1,144 42.3
UKIP John Stuart Littler 591 21.9
Independent Peter Merry 403 14.9
Community Action Michael Moulding 395 14.6
Conservative Marie Winstanley 170 6.3
Majority 553 20.4
Turnout 2,703 29.6
Labour hold Swing

Bryn ward

Local Elections 2014: Bryn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret Ann Rampling 1,190 40.2
UKIP Stephen Jones 724 24.5
Independent Brian Merry 625 21.1
Liberal Democrats Catherine Aspey 289 9.8
Conservative Susan Atherton 131 4.4
Majority 466 15.7
Turnout 2,959 31.8
Labour hold Swing

Hindley ward

Local Elections 2014: Hindley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Talbot 1,418 53.1
Independent Brian Leslie Ellis 913 34.2
Conservative Gerald Joseph Houlton 263 9.8
Left Unity Ian Heyes 78 2.9
Majority 505 18.9
Turnout 2,672 26.4
Labour hold Swing

Hindley Green ward

Local Elections 2014: Hindley Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Keir Stitt 1,145 43.9
Independent John Melville Vickers 908 34.8
Community Action Kieron Creegan 325 12.5
Conservative Stephen Gerrard Holt 231 8.9
Majority 237 9.1
Turnout 2,609 29.7
Labour hold Swing

Orrell ward

Local Elections 2014: Orrell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David John Arrowsmith 1,102 34.9
Conservative Michael William Winstanley 1,031 32.6
UKIP Philip Easton 818 25.9
Green Norma Stout 210 6.6
Majority 71 2.3
Turnout 3,161 33.2
Labour hold Swing

Winstanley ward

Local Elections 2014: Winstanley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Clive William Morgan 1,177 44.1
UKIP Andrew Collinson 874 32.7
Conservative Allan Atherton 263 9.8
Green Steven Charles Heyes 208 7.8
Community Action Lee Aspey 149 5.6
Majority 303 11.4
Turnout 2,671 29.4
Labour hold Swing

Worsley Mesnes ward

Local Elections 2014: Worsley Mesnes
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patricia Lynne Holland 1,552 60.4
UKIP Gillian Mary Gibson 813 31.7
Conservative Judith Atherton 203 7.9
Majority 739 28.7
Turnout 2,568 28.2
Labour hold Swing

Wigan Constituency

Aspull, New Springs and Whelley ward

Local Elections 2014: Aspull, New Springs and Whelley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ronald Josef Conway 1,581 46.0
UKIP Maureen McCoy 827 24.1
Aspull and Standish Independent Janet Brown 547 15.9
Conservative Linda Jane Surples 393 11.4
Left Unity John Stuart Bolton 88 2.6
Majority 754 21.9
Turnout 3,436 33.2
Labour hold Swing

Douglas ward

Local Elections 2014: Douglas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shirley Ann Dewhurst 1,502 60.0
UKIP Derek Wilkes 790 31.6
Conservative Margaret Atherton 210 8.4
Majority 712 28.4
Turnout 2,502 24.9
Labour hold Swing

Ince ward

Local Elections 2014: Ince
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Moodie 1,397 56.8
UKIP Ross Allan Wright 851 34.6
Conservative Raymond Whittingham 133 5.4
Left Unity Janet Elizabeth Phillips 79 3.2
Majority 546 22.2
Turnout 2,460 26.1
Labour hold Swing

Pemberton ward

Local Elections 2014: Pemberton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Prescott 1,632 62.7
UKIP Alan Freeman 692 26.6
Conservative Jonathon Charles Cartwright 195 7.5
Left Unity Adele Joanne Andrews 85 3.3
Majority 940 36.1
Turnout 2,604 25.4
Labour hold Swing

Shevington with Lower Ground ward

Local Elections 2014: Shevington with Lower Ground
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael John Crosby 1,050 33.3
Shevington Independents Angela Maria Bland 797 25.3
UKIP Arnold Jefferson Foster 797 25.3
Conservative Claire Houlton 353 11.2
Green Joseph Robert Rylance 156 4.9
Majority 253 8.0
Turnout 3,153 33.5
Labour hold Swing

"Shevington Independents" is a description used by candidates for the Wigan Independents.

Standish with Langtree ward

Local Elections 2014: Standish with Langtree
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Standish Independents Deborah Fairhurst 1,543 42.6
Conservative David Marcus Jon Ollerton 701 19.4
Labour Deborah Gaye Parkinson 646 17.9
UKIP Joanne Bradley 590 16.3
Wigan Real Labour Emma Jayne Mcgurrin 63 1.7
TUSC Joanne Bradley 56 1.5
Community Action Daniel Willson 20 0.6
Majority 842 23.2
Turnout 3,619 36.7
Standish Independents gain from Labour

"Standish Independents" is a description used by candidates for the Wigan Independents.

Wigan Central ward

Local Elections 2014: Wigan Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour George Davies 1,618 51.8
UKIP Keith Robert Jones 893 28.6
Conservative Callum David Owen Chadwick 614 19.6
Majority 725 23.2
Turnout 3,125 33.2
Labour hold Swing

Wigan West ward

Local Elections 2014: Wigan West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Pyhllis Mary Cullen 1,726 60.6
UKIP John Stanley Atherton 718 25.2
Left Unity Hazel Duffy 252 8.8
Conservative Jean Peet 153 5.4
Majority 1,008 35.4
Turnout 2,849 28.1
Labour hold Swing

By-elections between 2014 and 2015

Douglas ward

Douglas, 13th November 2014[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Maggie Skilling 874 59.3
UKIP Derek Wilkes 452 30.7
Conservative Margaret Atherton 80 5.4
Green Damien Hendry 37 2.5
Community Action Michael Moulding 29 2.0
Majority 422 28.6
Turnout 1,474 14.5
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "England council results". BBC News. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Elections result 13 November 2014" (PDF). Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 28 December 2017.