2016 local election results in Oldham
2016 local election results in Oldham

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

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Oldham Local Election Result 2016
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 15 1 1 +0 75.0% 49.3% 27,586
  UKIP 0 0 0 +0 0.0% 15.9% 8,876
  Liberal Democrats 3 0 1 -1 15.0% 13.2% 7,383
  Conservative 1 0 0 +0 5.0% 12.0% 6,719
  Independent 1 1 0 +1 5.0% 6.7% 3,732
  Green 0 0 0 +0 0.0% 3.0% 1,681

Ward results

The electoral division results are as follows:[2]

Alexandra ward

Alexandra
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Zahid Mehmood Chauhan 1,650 63
UKIP David Carter 642 25
Conservative Terry Hopkinson 115 4
Liberal Democrats Richard Neville Darlington 94 4
Independent Matloob Hussain 65 2
Green Irfat Ahmed Shajahan 37 1
Majority 1,008
Turnout 2,603 39.56
Labour hold Swing

Chadderton Central ward

Chadderton Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Susan Dearden 1,371 52
UKIP Francis Adrian Arbour 741 28
Conservative Robert Barnes 337 13
Green Jessica Stott 131 5
Liberal Democrats Derek Clayton 75 3
Majority 630
Turnout 2,655 33.58
Labour hold Swing

Chadderton North ward

Chadderton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Fazlul Haque 1,665 56
Conservative Lewis Quigg 910 30
Green Adam King 232 8
Liberal Democrats John Cecil Charles Hall 191 6
Majority 755
Turnout 2,998 36.50
Labour hold Swing

Chadderton South ward

Chadderton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Chris Goodwin 1,416 60
UKIP Steve Connor 783 33
Green Chris Parr 106 4
Liberal Democrats Tabirul Islam 68 3
Majority 633
Turnout 2,373 31.38
Labour hold Swing

Coldhurst ward

Coldhurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Abdul Jabbar 2,832 78
Liberal Democrats Nuruz Zaman 295 8
Conservative Jamie Curley 270 7
Green Saleh Uddin Talukdar 222 6
Majority 2,537
Turnout 3,619 44.33
Labour hold Swing

Crompton ward

Crompton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Diane Williamson 1,239 42
UKIP Nicholas Adam Godleman 670 23
Labour Bernard Judge 640 22
Conservative Phelyp Bennett 393 13
Majority 569
Turnout 2,942 36.59
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Failsworth East ward

Failsworth East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Cherryl Anne Brock 1,410 66
Conservative Antony Cahill 509 24
Green Andy Hunter-Rossall 166 8
Liberal Democrats Chris Wise 62 3
Majority 901
Turnout 2,147 28.13
Labour hold Swing

Failsworth West ward

Failsworth West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sean Eric Fielding 1,511 60
UKIP Joan Spencer 757 30
Conservative Paul Martin 209 8
Liberal Democrats Louie Michael Hamblett 40 2
Majority 754
Turnout 2,517 33.73
Labour hold Swing

Hollinwood ward

Hollinwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brian Ames 1,157 57
UKIP Imran Sarwar 615 30
Conservative Nicola Jeffery Sykes 171 8
Liberal Democrats Martin Alexander Dinoff 86 4
Majority 542
Turnout 2,029 27.68
Labour hold Swing

Medlock Vale ward

Medlock Vale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ateeque Ur-Rehman 1,954 70
UKIP John Christopher Berry 522 19
Conservative Hasin Amin 126 5
Green Jean Betteridge 90 3
Liberal Democrats Mohammed Zakaullah 82 3
Majority 1,432
Turnout 2,774 34.45
Labour hold Swing

Royton North ward

Royton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Anthony Larkin 1,266 50
UKIP Ruth Keating 602 24
Conservative Michele Stockton 426 17
Liberal Democrats Russell John Thomas Gosling 149 6
Green Lauren Pickering 93 4
Majority 664
Turnout 2,536 32.96
Labour hold Swing

Royton South ward

Royton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Amanda Clare Chadderton 1,495 63
Conservative Allan Robert Fish 579 24
Green Jim Stidworthy 207 9
Liberal Democrats Vipran Srivastava 95 4
Majority 916
Turnout 2,376 29.18
Labour hold Swing

Saddleworth North ward

Saddleworth North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Garth Harkness 995 33
Labour Valerie Leach 552 19
Conservative Sean Raymond Curley 479 16
Independent Rob Knotts 444 15
UKIP Harry Moore 424 14
Green Catherine Hunter-Rossall 81 3
Majority 443
Turnout 2,975 39.05
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Saddleworth South ward

Saddleworth South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Hudson 1,201 38
Liberal Democrats Alan Stuart Belmore 1,190 37
Labour Ian Brian Manners 785 25
Majority 11
Turnout 3,176 40.00
Conservative hold Swing

Saddleworth West & Lees ward

Saddleworth West & Lees
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Gordon Hewitt 955 33
UKIP Ian Nurse 768 27
Liberal Democrats Stephen Barrow 705 24
Conservative Andris D'Adamo 460 16
Majority 187
Turnout 2,888 35.10
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Shaw ward

Shaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Howard David Sykes 1,294 52
Labour Hemmy Spiggott 661 27
UKIP Ian James Bond 380 15
Conservative Pam Byrne 155 6
Majority 633
Turnout 2,490 33.14
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

St. James ward

St. James
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Cath Ball 924 45
UKIP Joseph Christopher Fitzpatrick 702 34
Liberal Democrats Kevin Anthony Dawson 203 10
Conservative John David Caddick 155 8
Green Roger Mark Pakeman 67 3
Majority 222
Turnout 2,051 26.83
Labour hold Swing

St. Mary's ward

St. Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Aftab Hussain 2,190 49
Labour Arooj Shah 1,801 40
UKIP Donna Elaine Goodleman 266 6
Conservative David Andrew Atherton 114 3
Green Miranda Meadowcroft 68 2
Liberal Democrats Angie Farrell 64 1
Majority 389
Turnout 4,503 52.72
Independent gain from Labour Swing

Waterhead ward

Waterhead
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Vita Rose Price 1,150 42
UKIP Ajawat Hussain 1,004 37
Liberal Democrats Linda Dawson 352 13
Conservative Neil Allsop 172 6
Green Criona Franklin 67 2
Majority 146
Turnout 2,745 34.08
Labour hold Swing

Werneth ward

Werneth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Fida Hussain 2,391 64
Independent Rehman Attiq 1,033 28
Green Melody Walker 114 3
Conservative Jawaad Hussain 109 3
Liberal Democrats Keith Pendlebury 104 3
Majority 1,358
Turnout 3,751 49.69
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Guide to May 2016 elections in Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland". BBC News. Retrieved 21 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Borough Council Election - Thursday, 5th May, 2016". Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 22 March 2016.