The 2018 Pendle Borough Council Election took place on 3 May 2018.[1]

Background

Before the election, the Conservatives have 23 councillors, with Labour on 15 and the Liberal Democrats on 9.[2] There is currently no overall control on Pendle Borough Council. 16 seats are up for election.

The last BNP Councillor in the UK, Brian Parker (Marsden Ward Councillor), is retiring at the election, and has supported the Labour candidate in his constituency.[3]

Election Result

Pendle Local Election Result 2018
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 24 +3 49
  Labour 17 -2 35
  Liberal Democrats 9 -1 18
  Green 0 0 0 0 0

Ward Results

Barrowford[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christian Wakeford 1,103 74.6
Labour Manzar Iqbal 376 25.4
Majority 727 49.2
Turnout 1,492 38.58
Conservative hold Swing
Boulsworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul John Foxley 938 60.3
Labour Mark Anthony Attwood 311 20.0
Liberal Democrats Heather Ann Greeves 306 19.7
Majority 627 40.3
Turnout 1,558 37.70
Conservative hold Swing
Bradley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mohammed Iqbal 1,304 52.1
Conservative Mohammad Aslam 1,197 47.9
Majority 107 4.2
Turnout 2,518 55.16
Labour hold Swing
Brierfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mohammed Arshad 1,201 69.9
Conservative David Michael Brown 516 30.1
Majority 685 39.8
Turnout 1,731 47.01
Labour hold Swing
Clover Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kathleen Eleanor Shore 854 73.4
Conservative Michelle Emma Pearson-Asher 309 26.6
Majority 545 46.8
Turnout 1,179 32.69
Labour hold Swing
Coates
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Tom Whipp 755 46.1
Conservative Ian James Lyons 559 34.1
Labour Heather Mary Sheldrick 278 17.0
Green Jane Veronica Bailes Wood 45 2.7
Majority 196 12.0
Turnout 1,640 39.47
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Craven
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David Michael Baxter Whipp 1,020 64.9
Conservative Harry Purcell 410 26.1
Labour Ahmed Omar 141 9.0
Majority 610 38.8
Turnout 1,575 37.83
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Earby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mike Goulthorp 935 53.2
Liberal Democrats Dorris June Haigh 369 21.0
Labour Yvonne Marion Tennant 337 19.2
Green Charlotte Lisa Carmen 117 6.7
Majority 566 32.2
Turnout 1,763 37.15
Conservative hold Swing
Horsfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Neil Butterworth 583 51.8
Labour Co-op David Kenneth Foat 392 34.8
Liberal Democrats Mary Elizabeth Thomas 151 13.4
Majority 191 17.0
Turnout 1,133 30.56
Conservative hold Swing
Marsden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Neil McGowan 588 59.0
Labour Laura Michelle Blackburn 409 41.0
Majority 179 18.0
Turnout 1,003 38.88
Conservative gain from BNP Swing
Reedley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Yasser Iqbal 1,511 64.4
Conservative Ben Eric Spedding 711 30.3
Liberal Democrats James Wood 124 5.3
Majority 800 34.1
Turnout 2,351 54.17
Labour hold Swing
Southfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mohammad Ammer 844 69.2
Conservative Nigel Pearson-Asher 375 30.8
Majority 469 38.4
Turnout 1,225 31.04
Labour hold Swing
Vivary Bridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Victoria Ann Fletcher 529 41.3
Liberal Democrats David Clegg 488 38.1
Labour Patricia Josephine Hannah-Wood 264 20.6
Majority 41 3.2
Turnout 1,287 30.63
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Walverden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Julie May Patricia Henderson 809 78.7
Conservative Raja Yasser Rauf 219 21.3
Majority 590 57.4
Turnout 1,032 39.24
Labour hold Swing
Waterside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Dorothy Elizabeth Lord 510 40.1
Conservative Ash Sutcliffe 454 35.7
Labour Tony Harmson 260 20.5
Green David Richard John Penney 47 3.7
Majority 56 4.4
Turnout 1,275 34.17
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Whitefield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Asjad Mahmood 1,103 55.3
Conservative Matloob Ahmend 893 44.7
Majority 210 10.6
Turnout 2,004 70.61
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ [1] Pendle Borough Council
  2. ^ [2] Pendle Borough Council
  3. ^ [3] Lancashire Telegraph
  4. ^ [4] Pendle Borough Council