Map showing the results of the 2018 Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council election
Map showing the results of the 2018 Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council election

The 2018 Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council election took place on 3 May 2018 to elect members of Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Ward results

Asterisk denotes the sitting councillor.[1]

Ashton Hurst ward

Ashton Hurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dolores Lewis 1,427 47.8 Increase0.4
Conservative Paul Buckley* 1384 46.4 Increase2.8
Green Philip Blakeney 173 5.8 Decrease3.2
Turnout 2,987 33.6
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Ashton St. Michaels ward

Ashton St. Michael's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bill Fairfoull* 1,396 65.6 Decrease4.5
Conservative Dot Buckley 523 24.6 Decrease5.3
Green Hannah Smee 210 9.9 N/A
Turnout 2,139 24
Labour hold Swing

Ashton Waterloo ward

Ashton Waterloo
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Vimal Choksi 1,337 57.4 Decrease2.1
Conservative Kate Scott 672 28.9 Increase3.1
Green Lee Huntbach 319 13.7 Decrease1.0
Majority 665 28.5 Decrease5.2
Registered electors 8,735
Turnout 2,336 26.7 Decrease4.3
Rejected ballots 8 0.3 Decrease0.5
Labour hold Swing Decrease2.6

Audenshaw ward

Audenshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Oliver Ryan* 1,581 55.3 Increase10.0
Conservative Danny Mather 922 32.2 Increase5.7
UKIP Peter Harris 195 6.8 Decrease15.6
Green Georgia Blakeney 161 5.6 Increase0.4
Turnout 2,865 30
Labour hold Swing

Denton North East ward

Denton North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Vincent Ricci* 1,375 59.8 Increase4.1
Conservative Dawn Cobb 747 32.5 Increase16.1
Liberal Democrats Jen Neild 177 7.7 N/A
Turnout 2,299
Labour hold Swing

Denton South ward

Denton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Claire Reid* 1,582 67.3 Increase17.2
Conservative Aimee Lumley 561 23.9 Increase17.6
Monster Raving Loony Farmin Dave 206 8.8 N/A
Turnout 2,354 28
Labour hold Swing

Denton West ward

Denton West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Smith* 1,730 60.2 Increase1.1
Conservative Thomas Dunne 777 27.1 Increase11.6
Green Jean Smee 365 12.7 Increase7.3
Turnout 2,883 30.4
Labour hold Swing

Droylsden East ward

Droylsden East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Quinn* 1,333 60.4 Increase9.0
Conservative Matt Stevenson 656 29.7 Increase20.6
Green David Melvin 149 6.7 Increase0.8
Liberal Democrats Shaun Offerman 70 3.2 N/A
Turnout 2,213 24.7
Labour hold Swing

Droylsden West ward

Droylsden West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barrie Holland* 1,453 63.6 Decrease17.6
Conservative Declan Ruane 362 15.8 Increase4.0
Green Annie Train 274 12.0 Increase4.9
UKIP Maurice Jackson 197 8.6 N/A
Turnout 2,293 25.4
Labour hold Swing

Dukinfield ward

Dukinfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jackie Lane* 1,427 61.5 Increase8.8
Conservative Lucy Turner 623 26.8 Increase13.0
Green Julie Wood 271 11.7 Increase5.6
Turnout 2,328 24.5
Labour hold Swing

Dukinfield / Stalybridge ward

Dukinfield / Stalybridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Eleanor Wills* 1,146 44.1 Decrease13.3
Your Town, Our Town, Stalybridge Town Dave Tate 696 26.8 N/A
Conservative Les Browning 622 24.0 N/A
Green Linda Freeman 132 5.1 N/A
Turnout 2,605 29.5
Labour hold Swing

Hyde Godley ward

Hyde Godley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jim Fitzpatrick* 1,254 53.3 Decrease1.1
Conservative Andrea Colbourne 901 38.3 Increase24.5
Green Philip King 198 8.4 N/A
Turnout 2,360 26
Labour hold Swing

Hyde Newton ward

Hyde Newton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Philip Fitzpatrick* 1,336 52.6 -
Conservative Michael Gibbins 827 32.6 N/A
Liberal Democrats Peter Ball-Foster 194 7.6 N/A
Green Michael Baker 181 7.1 -2.9
Turnout 2,547 24.3
Labour hold Swing

Hyde Werneth ward

Hyde Werneth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Phil Chadwick 1,631 48.8 Decrease2.4
Labour Andy Kinsey* 1,422 42.6 Decrease6.2
Green Nina West 155 4.6 N/A
Liberal Democrats Richard O'Brien 131 3.9 N/A
Turnout 3,348 37
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Longdendale ward

Longdendale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Janet Cooper* 1,286 55.8 Increase7.7
Conservative Liam Tomlinson 746 32.4 Increase2.5
Green Irene Brierley 273 11.8 Increase5.1
Turnout 2,311 29.3
Labour hold Swing

Mossley ward

Mossley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Homer 1,145 40.8 Increase1.4
Mossley Independent Community Party Lesley Bill 721 25.7 Decrease0.7
Independent Dean Aylett 359 12.8 Decrease11.5
Conservative Andrew Cooper 319 11.4 Increase0.3
Green Christine Clark 174 6.2 Decrease5.5
Liberal Democrats Sally Ashe 86 3.1 Decrease1.5
Turnout 2,811 32
Labour hold Swing

St. Peters ward

St. Peters
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joyce Bowerman* 1,922 77.8 Increase6.3
Conservative Jeff McEwen 349 14.1 Increase2.7
Green Trevor Clarke 201 8.1 Decrease1.4
Turnout 2,479 26.2
Labour hold Swing

Stalybridge North ward

Stalybridge North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sam Gosling 1,123 41.1 Decrease10.8
Conservative David Tilbrook 831 30.4 Decrease1.4
Your Town, Our Town, Stalybridge Town Lee Stafford 666 24.4 N/A
Green Laura Dias De Almeida 105 3.8 Decrease12.5
Communist League Hugo Wils 6 0.2
Turnout 2,737 29
Labour hold Swing

Stalybridge South ward

Stalybridge South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Liam Billington 1,233 44.8 Decrease8.0
Labour Katy Flanagan 834 30.3 Decrease5.7
Your Town, Our Town, Stalybridge Town Jennifer Brayne 582 21.1 N/A
Green Amanda Hickling 106 3.8 Decrease7.3
Turnout 2,760 25
Conservative hold Swing

Changes between 2018 and 2019

Ashton Waterloo by election 2018

Cllr Catherine Piddington, last elected in 2016, died.

Ashton Waterloo by-election, 6 September 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Pauline Hollinshead 889 52.5 Decrease4.9
Green Lee Huntbach 448 26.4 Increase12.7
Conservative Therese Costello 357 21.1 Decrease7.8
Majority 441 26.1 Decrease2.4
Registered electors 8,717
Turnout 1,697 19.5 Decrease7.2
Rejected ballots 3 0.2 Decrease0.1
Labour hold Swing Decrease1.2

References

  1. ^ a b Staff writer (4 May 2018). "Tameside Council Local Election Results 2018". Tameside Reporter. Archived from the original on 13 May 2018. Retrieved 8 May 2018.