Map of the results of the 2015 Salford council election. Labour in red and Conservatives in blue.
Map of the results of the 2015 Salford council election. Labour in red and Conservatives in blue.

The 2015 Salford City Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Salford City Council in England.[1] This was the same day as other local elections, and the 2015 United Kingdom general election. The last time these seats were contested was in 2011.

The composition of the Council following the 2015 elections:

Party Seats   ±  
Labour 52 0
Conservative 8 0

Wards

The electoral division results listed below[1] are based on the changes from the 2014 elections,[2] not taking into account any mid-term by-elections or party defections. Asterisks denote incumbent Councillors seeking re-election.

Barton ward

Barton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michele Barnes 2,656 57.1 -3.9
Conservative Robert Bingham 1,015 21.8 +2.0
Green Linda Margaret Davies 435 9.4 N/A
BNP Wayne Peter Tomlinson 271 5.8 N/A
TUSC Andrew Carrs 226 4.9 -14.3
Majority 1,641 35.3
Turnout 4,652 53.3
Labour hold Swing

Boothstown & Ellenbrook ward

Boothstown and Ellenbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robin Garrido* 2,924 57.8 +15.7
Labour Lee Colin Rowbotham 1,580 31.2 +3.9
Green Linda Margaret Davies 410 8.1 -1.6
TUSC Wayne Peter Tomlinson 109 2.2 N/A
Majority 1,344 26.5 -15.6
Turnout 5,063 67.5
Conservative hold Swing

Broughton ward

Broughton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Charlie Mcintyre* 2,918 66.5 +6.6
Conservative Yonie Saunders 720 16.4 +9.8
Green David Jones 444 10.1 +3.3
TUSC Alan Metcalfe 229 5.2 +3.1
Majority 2,198 50.1 +14.9
Turnout 4,391 47.1
Labour hold Swing

Cadishead ward

Cadishead
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jimmy Hunt* 2,506 55.6 -10.0
Conservative Dorothy Chapman 1,315 29.2 +8.1
Green Alan Dominic Valentine 405 9.0 N/A
TUSC Diane Natalie Cawood 244 5.4 -2.2
Majority 1,191 26.4 -7.6
Turnout 4,505 55.4
Labour hold Swing

Claremont ward

Claremont
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joe Murphy* 2,335 45.1 +3.2
UKIP Mary Ferrer 1,124 21.7 -9.1
Conservative Bob Goodall 1,014 19.6 +4.4
Liberal Democrats Ronnie Benjamin 315 6.1 +1.3
Green Rene Iacopini 305 5.9 +0.4
TUSC Matt Kilsby 80 1.5 -0.3
Majority 1,221 23.4 +12.3
Turnout 5,173 62.8
Labour hold Swing

Eccles ward

Eccles
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lisa Margaret Stone* 2,612 48.3 -14.3
Conservative Linda Goodall 1,347 24.9 -14.1
UKIP Robert Wakefield 739 13.7 N/A
Green Emma Van Dyke 327 6.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Val Kelly 257 4.8 -4.8
TUSC Sally Griffiths 122 2.3 N/A
Majority 1,265 23.4 -11.4
Turnout 5404 62.0
Labour hold Swing

Irlam ward

Irlam
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Taylor 1,935 50.0 -6.4
UKIP Brian Norman Robinson 910 23.5 N/A
Conservative Noel Gaskell 727 18.8 0.0
Green Paul Scott Hardwick 215 5.6 N/A
TUSC Eric Thorpe 47 1.2 N/A
Independent Jackie Anderson 25 0.6 N/A
Majority 1,208 31.2 -6.4
Turnout 3,871 55.2
Labour hold Swing

Irwell Riverside ward

Irwell Riverside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Stuart Ord* 2,124 54.8 +5.5
UKIP Katherine Alder 617 15.9 -6.0
Green Wendy Olsen 537 13.8 +2.8
Conservative Jessica Taberner 472 12.2 +3.0
TUSC Jamie Carr 92 2.4 -2.8
BNP Carl Lawson 37 1.0 -2.4
Majority 1,507 38.9
Turnout 3,879 53.4
Labour hold Swing

Kersal ward

Kersal
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Harry Davies 2,110 48.5 -6.2
Conservative Arnold Saunders 1,872 43.0 +25.2
Green Jason Reading 250 5.7 N/A
TUSC Farid Norat 89 2.0 N/A
Majority 238 5.5 -21.6
Turnout 4,355 51.6
Labour hold Swing

Langworthy ward

Langworthy
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gina Claire Reynolds* 2,424 54.9 -3.0
UKIP Andy Olsen 1,065 24.1 -16.8
Conservative Nicky Turner 460 10.4 +0.8
Green Ian Pattinson 341 7.7 N/A
TUSC Sean Warren 98 2.2 N/A
Majority 1,359 30.8 +13.8
Turnout 4,412 52.0
Labour hold Swing

Little Hulton ward

Little Hulton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kate Lewis 2,281 52.9 -7.8
UKIP Stephen Ferrer 1,038 24.1 N/A
Conservative Nathan Ian James 669 15.5 -2.8
TUSC Terry Simmons 159 3.7 -17.3
Green Kieren John Luke King 150 3.5 N/A
Majority 1,243 28.8 -10.9
Turnout 4,312 46.9
Labour hold Swing

Ordsall ward

Ordsall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter William Dobbs* 2,950 50.6 -4.8
Conservative Jonathan Boot 1,224 21.0 +3.7
Green Jim Alayo-Arnabat 825 14.1 -5.5
UKIP Christopher Barnes 665 11.4 N/A
TUSC Stephanie Vickers 146 2.5 -5.3
Majority 1,726 29.6 -6.3
Turnout 5,832 52.9
Labour hold Swing

Pendlebury ward

Pendlebury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op John Ferguson* 2,501 48.5 -0.7
UKIP Stacey Olsen 1,295 25.1 -6.4
Conservative Glenis Purcell 1,024 19.9 +5.1
Green Chrissy Brand 235 4.6 N/A
TUSC Jake Newton 78 1.5 N/A
Majority 1,206 23.4 +5.7
Turnout 5,156 57.1
Labour hold Swing

Swinton North ward

Swinton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jim Dawson* 2,716 54.3 +4.8
UKIP John Mark Deas 1,066 21.3 -7.2
Conservative Sharon Bulmer 1,035 20.7 +3.0
TUSC Norma Frances Parkinson-Green 163 3.3 N/A
Majority 1,650 33.0 +12.0
Turnout 5,006 59.3
Labour hold Swing

Swinton South ward

Councillor Neil Blower subsequently became an Independent in February 2016.[3]

Swinton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Neil Blower* 2,228 46.7 +5.2
UKIP Joe O'Neill 1,086 22.8 -13.3
Conservative Anne Broomhead 1,054 22.1 +4.1
Green Sean Anthony Fairbrother 264 5.5 N/A
TUSC Jill Royle 111 2.3 -2.2
Majority 1,142 24.0 +18.6
Turnout 4,767 57.6
Labour hold Swing

Walkden North ward

Walkden North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Samantha Bellamy 2,263 49.7 -14.1
UKIP Bernie Gill 1,094 24.0 +16.5
Conservative Daniel Hill 866 19 +3.6
Green Usama Absar Ahmed 188 4.2 N/A
TUSC Andrew Carrs 118 2.6 N/A
Majority 1,169 25.7 -22.7
Turnout 4,550 53.4 +23.6
Labour hold Swing

Walkden South ward

Walkden South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Iain Lindley* 2,162 41.4 -8.3
Labour Rob Sharpe 1,969 37.7 -0.6
UKIP Albert Redshaw 749 14.4 +9.8
Green Thomas Dylan 238 4.6 N/A
TUSC Tom Thurman 76 1.5 N/A
Majority 193 3.7 -7.5
Turnout 5,219 65.2 +20.9
Conservative hold Swing

Weaste & Seedley ward

Weaste and Seedley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Ronald Wilson* 2,279 46.0 -11.0
UKIP Barrie Fallows 1,080 21.8 N/A
Conservative Adam Charles Edward Kennaugh 813 16.4 -7.0
Green Peter John Mulleady 353 7.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Robert Vaughan 285 5.8 N/A
TUSC Paul Quinn 122 2.5 -17.2
Majority 1,199 24.2 -9.2
Turnout 4,952 55.8
Labour hold Swing

Winton ward

Winton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paula Boshell* 2,693 56.1 +4.0
Conservative George Andrew Darlington 1,020 21.2 +5.7
Independent Paul Doyle 533 11.1 -9.0
Green Helen Margaret Alker 330 6.9 N/A
TUSC Stephen Cullen 182 3.8 N/A
Majority 1,673 34.8 +2.9
Turnout 4,802 55.5
Labour hold Swing

Worsley ward

Worsley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Clarkson* 3,054 52.5 +6.1
Labour John Roberts 1,533 26.4 -4.4
UKIP Andrew Townsend 770 13.2 +4.3
Green Chris Bertenshaw 380 6.5 N/A
TUSC Kit Watson 44 0.8 N/A
Majority 1,521 26.2 +10.5
Turnout 5,814 71.1 +27.5
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b "Salford City Council elections". Archived from the original on 2 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Election results: 7 May 2015". Salford City Council. Archived from the original on 6 April 2017. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  3. ^ Keeling, Neal (5 February 2016). "Army veteran quits as Labour councillor saying party members accused him of faking mental illness". Manchester Evening News. Trinity Mirror. Retrieved 16 May 2019.