The 2016 Chorley Borough Council election took place on 5 May 2016 to elect members of Chorley Borough Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Council make-up

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party political make-up of Chorley Council
   Party Seats Current Council (2016)
2010 2011 2012 2014 2015 2016
  Labour 15 20 24 32 30 30                                                                                              
  Conservative 27 23 20 13 14 14                                                                                              
  Independent 2 2 2 2 3 3                                                                                              
  Lib Dems 3 2 1 0 0 0                                                                                              

Election result

Chorley Local Election Result 2016
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 10 0 0 Steady 68.8 52.9 13,780 −0.5
  Conservative 4 0 0 Steady 25.0 28.6 7,444 −3.5
  Independent 1 0 0 Steady 6.3 7.2 1,862 +0.0
  UKIP 0 0 0 Steady 0 6.3 1,652 +2.2
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 Steady 0 4.3 1,115 +2.2
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0 0.7 183 −0.4

Results map

2016 results
Previous 2012 results

Wards

Adlington and Anderton

Adlington and Anderton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Green tickYPeter Francis Wilson 1,425 61.4
Conservative Dorothy Livesey 598 25.8
Green Andrew Whitson 183 7.9
Liberal Democrats Philip William Pilling 113 4.9
Majority 827 35.7
Turnout 2,319 40.4
Labour hold Swing

Brindle and Hoghton ward

Brindle and Hoghton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Green tickYSheila Mary Long 350 44.3 −19.4
Independent Steve Williams 315 39.9 N/A
Labour Yvonne Marie Hargreaves 125 15.8 −20.5
Majority 35 4.4
Turnout 790 47.3
Conservative hold Swing −29.7

Chorley East ward

Chorley East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Green tickYZara Khan 1,176 67.4 −7.0
UKIP Christopher Suart 348 19.9 N/A
Conservative Aidy Riggott 222 12.7 −3.8
Majority 828 47.4
Turnout 1,746 35.0
Labour hold Swing

Chorley North East ward

Chorley North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Green tickYAdrian Lowe 1,049 63.7 −0.2
Conservative Philip Adrian Ellis Loynes 331 20.1 +1.5
UKIP Tommy Shorrock 268 16.3 +3.0
Majority 718 43.6
Turnout 1,648 34.2
Labour hold Swing −0.9

Chorley North West ward

Chorley North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Green tickYJoyce Snape 1,547 64.3 −7.7
Labour Anthony Stephen Holgate 547 22.7 +3.7
Conservative Sandra Mercer 182 7.6 −1.4
UKIP Julia Winifred Mary Smith 129 5.4 N/A
Majority 1,000 41.6
Turnout 2,405 52.5
Independent hold Swing -5.7

Chorley South East ward

Chorley South East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Green tickYAlistair Ward Bradley 1,261 62.8 +3.4
Conservative Dominic Keiran Jewell 452 22.5 −5.3
UKIP Shaun Jones 243 12.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats David Porter 52 2.6 N/A
Majority 809 40.3
Turnout 2,008 36.4
Labour Co-op hold Swing +4.4

Chorley South West ward

Chorley South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Green tickYAnthony Gee 1,351 73.7 +3.5
Conservative Mrs. Sarah Louise Kiley 483 26.3 −3.5
Majority 868 47.3
Turnout 1,834 31.1
Labour hold Swing +3.5

Clayton-le-Woods and Whittle-le-Woods ward

Clayton-le-Woods and Whittle-le-Woods
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Green tickYJohn Philip Walker 1,126 46.1 −12.5
Labour Mark Edward Clifford 962 39.4 −2.0
UKIP Andrew Anthony Romanienko 203 8.3 N/A
Liberal Democrats Glenda Charlesworth 151 6.2 N/A
Majority 164 6.7
Turnout 2,442 38.0
Conservative hold Swing −5.3

Clayton-le-Woods North ward

Clayton-le-Woods North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Green tickYJean Elizabeth Cronshaw 1,027 61.8 +3.4
Conservative Eileen Whiteford 636 38.2 −3.4
Majority 391 23.5
Turnout 1,663 33.7
Labour hold Swing +3.4

Coppull ward

Coppull
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Green tickYJane Louise Fitzsimons 832 48.6 −8.7
Liberal Democrats Simon Thomson 610 35.6 +4.3
Conservative Harold Heaton 271 15.8 +4.5
Majority 222 13.0
Turnout 1,713 35.6
Labour hold Swing −6.5

Eccleston and Mawdesley ward

Eccleston and Mawdesley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Green tickYHenry William Caunce 953 46.1 −0.5
Labour Stanley Joseph Ely 823 39.8 −2.4
UKIP Mark Smith 292 14.1 +3.0
Majority 130 6.3
Turnout 2,068 41.8
Conservative hold Swing +1.0

Euxton North ward

Euxton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Green tickYDanny Gee 1,108 72.4 +18.6
Conservative Alan John Platt 254 16.6 −18.3
UKIP Jeffrey Flinders Mallinson 169 11.0 −0.4
Majority 854 55.8
Turnout 1,531 44.2
Labour hold Swing +18.5

Heath Charnock and Rivington ward

Heath Charnock and Rivington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Green tickYKim Snape 663 70.5 +15.1
Conservative Peter Malpas 277 29.5 −2.9
Majority 386 41.1
Turnout 940 54.4
Labour Co-op hold Swing +9.0

Lostock ward

Lostock
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Green tickYJohn Derek Dalton 602 45.4 −10.6
Labour Alan Whittaker 534 40.3 −3.7
Liberal Democrats John Patrick Wright 189 14.3 N/A
Majority 68 5.1
Turnout 1,325 39.2
Conservative hold Swing −3.5

Wheelton and Withnell ward

Wheelton and Withnell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Green tickYChristopher France 897 55.9 −2.9
Conservative Andrew James Snowden 707 44.1 +2.9
Majority 190 11.8
Turnout 1,604 50.3
Labour hold Swing −2.9

References

  1. ^ "Guide to May 2016 elections in Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland". BBC News. Retrieved 21 April 2016.