2016 Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council election

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All 63 seats to Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
32 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Labour UKIP
Seats won 48 14
Seat change Steady Increase2

Majority party before election

Labour

Majority party after election

Labour

2016 local election results in Rotherham
2016 local election results in Rotherham

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council elections took place on Thursday 5 May 2016, alongside nationwide local elections. All 63 seats were up for election, 3 seats from each of the 21 wards.[1]

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council Election Result 2016
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 48 4 4 0 76.2 51.0 77,016 Increase6.7
  UKIP 14 3 1 Increase2 22.2 29.5 44,563 Decrease5.8
  Conservative 0 0 1 Decrease1 0 7.9 11,871 Decrease7.4
  Independent 1 0 1 Decrease1 1.6 5.2 7,885 Increase3.1
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 3.6 5,426 Increase1.9
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0 1.4 2,178 Increase0.4
  Yorkshire First 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 1,095 Increase0.7
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 960 Increase0.2

This result has the following consequences for the total number of seats on the council after the elections:

Party Previous council New council +/-
Labour 48 48 Steady0
UKIP 12 14 Increase2
Independent 2 1 Decrease1
Conservatives 1 0 Decrease1
Total 63 63
Working majority  16   16 

Ward results

Incumbent*

Anston and Woodsetts

Anston and Woodsetts 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Clive Robert Jepson* 1,240 15.6
Labour Jonathan Charles Ireland 1,183 14.9
Labour Katherine Wilson 1,038 13.1
UKIP Bernard Froggatt 1,003 12.6
UKIP Phillip John Clarke 974 12.2
Labour Lauren Amy Edith Astbury* 827 10.4
Independent Christine Sadler 724 9.1
Conservative Anthony John Kavanagh 582 7.3
Green Charles David Foulstone 382 4.8
Majority
Independent hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Boston Castle

Boston Castle 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rose McNeely* 1,843 24.1
Labour Saghir Alam* 1,662 21.7
Labour Taiba Yasseen* 1,626 21.2
UKIP Lisa Michelle Raby 1,201 15.7
Conservative Christian Carl Backer Kramer 844 11.0
TUSC Christopher James Edward Bingham 477 6.2
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Brinsworth and Catcliffe

Brinsworth and Catcliffe 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Buckley* 1,764 27.4
Labour Andrew Scott Roddison* 1,288 20.0
UKIP Nigel Gary Simpson 1,190 18.5
Labour Shabana Ahmed* 1,070 16.6
Liberal Democrats Adam Jonathon Carter 637 9.9
Conservative Ruth Pauline Marsh 480 7.5
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
UKIP gain from Labour Swing

Dinnington

Dinnington 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Simon Andrew Tweed* 1,012 15.1
UKIP Ian Kenneth Finnie* 954 14.3
Labour Jeanette Martin Mallinder* 913 13.6
UKIP Shaun Grice 871 13.0
Independent Dave Smith 795 11.9
Independent Jean Hart 657 9.8
Independent Les Clarke 620 9.3
Conservative Thomas Joseph Angel 492 7.3
Green Wendy Hamilton 380 5.7
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
UKIP hold Swing

Hellaby

Hellaby 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP John Turner* 1,406 16.7
UKIP Brian Cutts 1,324 15.7
Labour Jenny Andrews 1,233 14.6
UKIP Richard Fleming* 1,178 14.0
Labour Janet Law 1,147 13.6
Labour Andrew James Fenwick-Green 855 10.1
Conservative Anne Middleton 779 9.2
Green Rebecca Louise Whyman 520 6.2
Majority
UKIP hold Swing
UKIP hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Holderness

Holderness 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lyndsay Pitchley* 1,679 21.8
Labour Robert Paul Taylor* 1,382 17.9
UKIP Michael Elliott 1,208 15.7
UKIP John Jenkins 1,188 15.4
Labour Darren Jason Louis Hughes* 1,177 15.3
Conservative Michael James Naughton 628 8.1
Green Ian Barkley 453 5.9
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
UKIP hold Swing

Hoober

Hoober 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Denise Lelliott* 1,363 23.8
Labour David John Roche* 1,204 21.0
Labour Brian Steele* 1,185 20.7
UKIP Amanda Cowles 992 17.3
Conservative Tyrrell Jane Bingham 547 9.5
Liberal Democrats Steven Scutt 445 7.8
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Keppel

Keppel 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Maggi Clark* 1,270 15.6
UKIP David Cutts* 1,227 15.1
UKIP Paul Hague* 1,153 14.2
Labour John Foden 1,110 13.7
UKIP Christine Houghton 1,082 13.3
Labour Jo Baker-Rogers 883 10.9
Liberal Democrats Janice Middleton 366 4.5
Conservative Kenneth Rodney Marshall 357 4.4
Yorkshire First Peter Robert Key 268 3.3
Green Thomas Walter Hill 266 3.3
TUSC Neil Adshead 135 1.7
Majority
Labour hold Swing
UKIP hold Swing
UKIP hold Swing

Maltby

Maltby 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christine Beaumont* 1,181 18.1
Labour Amy Rushforth* 1,037 15.9
Labour Richard Price* 984 15.0
UKIP Roger Jarvis 948 14.5
Independent Jon Carratt 750 11.5
Independent Shaz Biggin 555 8.5
Independent Simon Ashley Ball 452 6.9
Independent Joy Bradford 444 6.8
Conservative Jane Rosemary Salt 188 2.9
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Rawmarsh

Rawmarsh 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bob Bird 1,387 21.0
Labour David Roy Sheppard 1,234 18.7
UKIP Sandra Marriott 1,100 16.7
UKIP Caven Vines* 1,063 16.1
Labour Emma Wallis* 1,036 15.7
Green Emily West 442 6.7
Conservative Josephine Margaret Taylor 343 5.2
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
UKIP hold Swing

Rother Vale

Rother Vale 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Amy Caroline Brookes 1,240 18.2
Labour Bob Walsh 1,146 16.9
Labour Leon Allcock 996 14.6
UKIP Robert Donald Webster 919 13.5
UKIP Matthew Eyre 916 13.5
UKIP Greg Reynolds* 855 12.6
Conservative William Salt 419 6.2
Green Martin Brown 308 4.5
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from UKIP Swing

Rotherham East

Rotherham East 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Wendy Cooksey 1,336 23.0
Labour Tajamal Khan* 1,301 22.4
Labour Deborah Fenwick-Green 1,053 18.1
UKIP Courtney Lea Webster 999 17.2
Independent Barry Dodson 463 8.0
Green Richard William Penycate 420 7.2
Conservative Marilyn Marshall 241 4.1
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Rotherham West

Rotherham West 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian Paul Jones* 1,589 24.3
Labour Pat Jarvis 1,552 23.8
Labour Eve Rose Keenan* 1,387 21.2
UKIP Maureen Vines* 1,232 18.9
Conservative Keith Hunter 423 6.5
TUSC Pat McLaughlin 348 5.3
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from UKIP Swing

Silverwood

Silverwood 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ann Russell* 1,200 15.8
UKIP Alan Derek Napper 1,170 15.4
Labour Steve Marles 1,157 15.2
UKIP David Fleming 1,095 14.4
UKIP John Wilkinson 1,041 13.7
Labour Fakhary Saleh 817 10.7
Conservative Denise Helen Hall 423 5.6
Independent Martyn Lawton Parker* 371 4.9
Green Grant Thomas Morement 327 4.3
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
UKIP gain from Independent Swing

Sitwell

Sitwell 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Allen Cowles* 1,466 15.0
UKIP Peter Short 1,304 13.3
UKIP Julie Turner* 1,277 13.0
Conservative Christopher Norman Middleton* 1,128 11.5
Labour Jacquie Falvey 1,024 10.5
Conservative John Lester Oliver 1,000 10.2
Labour Neil Rushforth 988 10.1
Yorkshire First Mick Bower 827 8.4
Labour Abdul Rashid 779 8.0
Majority
UKIP hold Swing
UKIP hold Swing
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing

Swinton

Swinton 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Victoria Cusworth 1,621 23.4
Labour Ken Wyatt* 1,619 23.4
Labour Stuart James Sansome* 1,510 21.8
UKIP Ruby Collins 997 14.4
UKIP Cassie Collins 740 10.7
Conservative Stephen Handel Jones 426 6.2
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Valley

Valley 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kerry Albiston 1,227 18.0
Labour Jayne Senior 1,115 16.3
UKIP Kath Reeder* 1,087 15.9
Labour Haroon Rashid 878 12.8
UKIP Leah Dawn Webster 776 11.4
UKIP Steven Benjamin Webster 714 10.4
Independent Dave Pickering* 449 6.6
Independent Simon Currie* 365 5.3
Conservative Omar Mehban 222 3.2
Majority
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Labour gain from Independent Swing
UKIP hold Swing

Wales

Wales 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dominic Edward Beck* 1,584 22.3
Labour Jenny Whysall* 1,450 20.4
Labour Gordon Watson* 1,189 16.8
UKIP Dennis Flynn 1,065 15.0
Conservative John Cox 904 12.7
Green Paul Neville Martin 493 7.0
Liberal Democrats Alan Vincent Marshall 408 5.8
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Wath

Wath 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Atkin* 1,639 23.2
Labour Jayne Elliot* 1,496 21.2
Labour Simon Evans* 1,182 16.7
UKIP Brian Albert Bailey 1,095 15.5
UKIP Jeffrey Cowles 975 13.8
Green Mykel Hedge 364 5.1
Liberal Democrats Abe Staples-McCall 322 4.6
Conservative Lissa Higgins 316 4.5
Conservative Beryl Brown 307 4.3
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Wickersley

Wickersley 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Ellis* 1,814 22.0
Labour Chris Read* 1,426 17.3
Labour Emma Hoddinott* 1,424 17.2
UKIP Dennis Harry Hardwick 1,305 15.8
UKIP Leslie James Hince 1,224 14.8
Conservative Peter Michael Higgins 536 6.5
Green Jo Baker 531 6.4
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Wingfield

Wingfield 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Robert William Elliott 1,361 23.6
Labour Sarah Ann Allen 1,162 20.1
Labour John Williams 898 15.5
UKIP Lee James Hunter* 888 15.4
Labour Mahroof Rashid 644 11.1
Green Keith Cooper 540 9.3
Conservative Barrie Marsh 286 4.9
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
UKIP hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "May 2016 election notices". Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 24 April 2016.[permanent dead link]