The 2015 Chorley Borough Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Chorley Borough Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Results Map

Previous 2011 results
Previous 2011 results

Council make-up

Party political make-up of Chorley Council
   Party Seats Current Council (2015)
2010 2011 2012 2014 2015
  Labour 15 20 24 32 30                                                                                              
  Conservative 27 23 20 13 14                                                                                              
  Independent 2 2 2 2 3                                                                                              
  Lib Dems 3 2 1 0 0                                                                                              

Election result

Chorley Local Election Result 2015
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 8 0 1 −1 53.3 45.5 21,900 −3.5
  Conservative 7 1 0 +1 46.7 39.1 18,808 +0.8
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 12.2 5,892 +8.1
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 982 −4.2
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 567 N/A

Ward results

Adlington and Anderton ward

Adlington and Anderton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour June Molyneux 1,936 46.5
Conservative Charlotte Annaliese Woods 1,285 30.9
UKIP Stuart Rickaby 693 16.7 N/A
Liberal Democrats Philip William Pilling 248 6.0
Majority 651 15.6
Turnout 4,162 70.7
Labour hold Swing

Astley and Buckshaw ward

Astley and Buckshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Perks 1,518 49.6
Labour Dan Croft 1,194 39.0
UKIP Jeffrey Flinders Mallinson 351 11.5
Majority 324 10.6
Turnout 3,063 70.7
Conservative hold Swing

Chisnall ward

Chisnall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Leadbetter 1,433 61.4
Labour Anthony Stephen Holgate 899 38.6
Majority 534 22.9
Turnout 2,332 71.9
Conservative hold Swing

Chorley East ward

Chorley East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Terry Brown 1,861 58.1
Conservative Mike Devaney 642 20.0
UKIP Christopher Suart 554 17.3
Green Robert Dale Daykin 148 4.6
Majority 1,219 38.1
Turnout 3,205 62.2
Labour hold Swing

Chorley North East ward

Chorley North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Marion Lowe 1,651 53.2
Conservative Tom Norris 770 24.8
UKIP Thomas Anthony Shorrock 526 16.9
Green Claire Louise Ashworth 159 5.1
Majority 881 28.4
Turnout 3,106 62.3
Labour hold Swing

Chorley North West ward

Chorley North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Aaron Beaver 1,636 47.6
Conservative Peter Malpas 1,321 38.4
UKIP Julia Winifred Mary Smith 479 13.9
Majority 315 9.2
Turnout 3,436 73.1
Labour hold Swing

Chorley South East ward

Chorley South East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul James Walmsley 1,812 49.6
Conservative Sarah Louise Kiley 1,130 30.9
UKIP Shaun Jones 578 15.8
Liberal Democrats David Porter 134 3.7
Majority 682 18.7
Turnout 3,654 66.4
Labour hold Swing

Chorley South West ward

Chorley South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret May Lees 1,855 51.7
Conservative Harold Heaton 1,087 30.3
UKIP Phillip Smith 646 18.0
Majority 768 21.4
Turnout 3,588 60.2
Labour hold Swing

Clayton le Woods and Whittle-le-Woods ward

Clayton le Woods and Whittle-le-Woods
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Gregory Morgan 2,061 45.0
Labour Mark Edward Clifford 1,585 34.6
UKIP David George Humphries 594 13.0
Liberal Democrats Glenda Charlesworth 345 7.5
Majority 476 10.4
Turnout 4,585 70.2
Conservative hold Swing

Clayton le Woods North ward

Clayton le Woods North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steve Murfitt 1,404 45.8
Conservative Magda Cullens 1,144 37.3
Green Gillian Sarah Hargreaves 260 8.5
Liberal Democrats Stephen John Fenn 255 8.3
Majority 260 8.5
Turnout 3,063 58.7
Labour hold Swing

Clayton le Woods West and Cuerden

Clayton le Woods West and Cuerden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alan Cullens 1,227 51.8
Labour Dave Rogerson 1,142 48.2
Majority 85 3.6
Turnout 2,369 70.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Coppull ward

Coppull
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Clark 1,659 52.9
Conservative Joshua John Nelson 782 24.9
UKIP Mark Smith 695 22.2 N/A
Majority 877 28.0
Turnout 3,136 64.6
Labour hold Swing

Eccleston and Mawdesley ward

Eccleston and Mawdesley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Martin William Boardman 1,856 50.5
Labour Helen Margaret Bradley 1,377 37.5
UKIP Richard George Croll 442 12.0 N/A
Majority 479 13.0
Turnout 3,675 74.0
Conservative hold Swing

Euxton South ward

Euxton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Debra Platt 1,017 43.9
Labour Stuart Anthony Clewlow 963 41.6
UKIP Philip Hayward 334 14.4
Majority 54 2.3
Turnout 2,314 72.2
Conservative hold Swing

Lostock ward

Lostock
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Doreen Dickinson 1,535 62.4
Labour Stanley Joseph Ely 926 37.6
Majority 609 24.8
Turnout 2,461 72.7
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 7 April 2015.