Council elections for the Borough of Chorley were held on 3 May 2018 as part of the 2018 United Kingdom local elections.

All locally registered electors (British, Irish, Commonwealth and European Union citizens) who are aged 18 or over on polling day are entitled to vote in the local elections.

The result was a hold for the ruling Labour group.[1]

Results summary

The results of the 2019 elections are summarised below.[2]

2019 Chorley Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 14 Increase 2 82.4 18 32 68.1 16,071 54.4 +1.5
  Conservative 2 Decrease 2 11.76 10 12 25.5 11,098 36.1 +7.5
  Independent 1 Steady 5.9 2 3 6.3 1,406 4.8 -2.4
  Liberal Democrats 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 821 4.4 +0.1
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 -0.7
  UKIP 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 137 0.4 -5.9

Ward results

Adlington & Anderton

Adlington & Anderton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Albert Graham Dunn 1,277
Conservative Edward Lowe 803
Liberal Democrats William Pilling 111
Majority 474
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Astley & Buckshaw

Astley & Buckshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mathew John Lynch 1,071
Conservative Aidy Riggot 1041
Majority 31
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Chisnall

Chisnall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Whittaker 777
Conservative Mervyn Heyes Holden 559
Majority 218
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Chorley East

Chorley East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hasina Khan 1,195
Conservative Clare Denise Grew 413 21.2
Majority 782
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Chorley North East

Chorley North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alistair William Morwood 1,059
Conservative Ryan Paul Hoey 395
UKIP Tommy Sharrock 81
Majority 664
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Chorley North West

Chorley North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent (politician) Ralph Snape 1,356
Labour Sarah Elizabeth Jane Ainsworth 561
Conservative Luke Steven Kerr 282
Majority 795
Turnout
Independent hold Swing

Chorley South East

Chorley South East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bev Murray 1,240
Conservative Marie Elizabeth Gray 591
Liberal Democrats David Porter 119
Majority 649
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Chorley South West

Chorley South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roy Lees 1,148
Conservative Sandra Mercer 419
Liberal Democrats Diane Elizabeth Curtis 189
Majority 729
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Clayton-le-Woods & Whittle-le-woods

Clayton-le-Woods & Whittle-le-woods
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Eric Bell 1,198
Labour Mark Clifford 1,015
Liberal Democrats Glenda Charlesworth 128
Independent William David Carpenter 50
Majority 183
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Clayton-le-Woods North

Clayton-le-Woods North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Yvonne Marie Hargreaves 1,025
Conservative Magda Cullens 646
Majority 379
Turnout
Labour hold Swing


Clayton-le-Woods West & Cuerden

Clayton-le-Woods West & Cuerden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Neville Grant Whitman 771
Conservative Mick Muncaster 709
Liberal Democrats Patricia Ormston 125
Majority 62
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Coppull

Coppull
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steve Holgate 1,123
Conservative Carole Margaret Billouin 393
Majority 730
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Eccleston & Mawdesley

Eccleston & Mawdesley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Iddon 1,179 54.2
Labour Catherine Ann Donegan 762
Liberal Democrats Mark Robert Frost 190
UKIP Mark Lawrence Smith 56
Majority 417
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Euxton North

Euxton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tommy Gray 834
Conservative Hazel Sarah Walton 527
DVP Barry Edwin Mason 52
Majority 307
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Euxton South

Euxton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gillian Frances Sharples 715
Conservative Phil Loynes 704
Majority 11
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Pennine

Pennine
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gordon France 528
Conservative Peter Malpas 459
Majority 69
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Wheelton and Whitnell

Wheelton and Whitnell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret Mary France 970
Conservative Caroline Snowden 780
Majority 190
Turnout
Labour hold Swing


References