The 2019 Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council election took place on 2 May 2019 to elect members of Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council in England.[1] The election took place on the same day as other local elections in England.

Overall results

Vote share changes compared to 2018.

Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 15 Increase1 75.0 30 45 75.0 21,717 40.59 Decrease15.37
  Liberal Democrats 3 Steady 15.0 5 8 13.3 7,308 13.66 Decrease1.71
  Independent 1 Decrease1 5.0 2 3 5.0 8,792 16.43 Increase13.08
  Conservative 1 Steady 5.0 3 4 6.7 6,456 12.07 Decrease9.96
  UKIP 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 5,339 9.98 n/a
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 2,081 3.89 Increase0.60
  Saddleworth First! 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 1,806 3.38 n/a

Ward results

Councillors seeking re-election are marked with an asterisk; they were last elected in 2015 and changes are compared to that year's election.

Alexandra

Alexandra
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jenny Harrison* 1,255 57.9 +5.9
Independent Muhammad Imran Sarwar 417 19.2 n/a
UKIP Carl Sinderby 263 12.1 -9.4
Liberal Democrats Martin Dinoff 128 5.9 +1.4
Conservative Jawaad Hussain 106 4.9 -17.0
Majority 838 38.6 +8.4
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,325 29.46
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing -6.65

Chadderton Central

Chadderton Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Eddie Moores* 1,180 50.8 +5.8
UKIP Marian Goodwin 435 18.7 n/a
Conservative Mohammed Shah Jahan 325 14.0 -7.1
Green Jess Mahoney 256 11.0 +6.3
Liberal Democrats Barbara Ann Beeley 129 5.5 +2.8
Majority 745 32.0
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,325 29.61
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing -6.45

Chadderton North

Chadderton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mohon Ali* 1,388 44.3 -0.7
Independent Tracy Woodward 936 29.9 n/a
Conservative Mohammed Alom 468 14.9 -10.3
Green Chris Parr 188 6.0 +2.2
Liberal Democrats John Hall 153 4.9 +0.9
Majority 452 14.4 -5.5
Rejected ballots
Turnout 3,133 37.34
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing -15.3

Chadderton South

Chadderton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Graham Shuttleworth* 964 47.4 +4.6
UKIP Jack Dickenson 482 23.7 -12.2
Conservative Robert Barnes 390 19.2 +3.6
Green Melodey Walker 123 6.0 +2.8
Liberal Democrats Tabirul Islam 76 3.7 +1.1
Majority 482 23.7 +16.8
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,035 25.74
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing +8.4

Coldhurst

Montaz Azad was elected for Labour in 2015 but was suspended from the party.[2] They stood as an independent; their individual change and Labour's change are based on the same 2015 result.

Coldhurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ruji Sapna Surjan 2,031 43.7 -21.0
Independent Montaz Azad* 1,700 36.6 -28.1
Liberal Democrats Kutub Uddin 537 11.5 -8.1
Green Jean Betteridge 229 4.9 n/a
Conservative Md Shahid Miah 153 3.3 -2.0
Majority 331 7.1 -38.0
Rejected ballots
Turnout 4,650 53.61
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing

Crompton

Crompton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Louie Hamblett 1,233 47.2 +18.5
UKIP Colin Francis Jones 523 20.0 -1.3
Conservative Phelyp Bennett 463 17.7 -5.1
Labour Alex Jones-Casey 391 15.0 -9.5
Majority 710 27.2 +23.0
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,610 32.20
Registered electors
Liberal Democrats hold Swing +9.9

Failsworth East

Failsworth East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Brian Hobin 1,347 53.6 n/a
Labour Paul Jean Jacques* 826 32.9 -21.5
Conservative Antony Cahill 295 11.7 -5.4
Liberal Democrats Alan Belmore 46 1.8 +0.3
Majority 521 20.7 -10.0
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,514 32.08
Registered electors
Independent gain from Labour Swing +37.55

Failsworth West

Failsworth West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Elaine Garry* 855 36.8 -9.7
Independent Warren Bates 711 30.6 n/a
UKIP Annette Evans 325 14.0 -16.7
Conservative Michele Stockton 192 8.3 -8.7
Green Andy Hunter-Rossall 191 8.2 n/a
Liberal Democrats Richard Darlington 52 2.2 +0.2
Majority 144 6.2 -10.5
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,326 30.42
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing -20.15

Hollinwood

Hollinwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steve Williams* 990 56.1 +2.1
UKIP Matthew Woods 457 25.9 -3.0
Conservative Sajjad Hussain 123 7.0 -3.3
Liberal Democrats Stephen Barrow 118 6.7 +3.2
Green David Maybury 76 4.3 +1.0
Majority 533 30.2 +5.1
Rejected ballots
Turnout 1,764 22.71
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing +2.55

Medlock Vale

Kaiser Rehman was elected for Labour in 2015 but left the party. They stood as an independent; their individual change and Labour's change are based on the same 2015 result.

Medlock Vale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mohammed Alyas 1,346 44.4 -10.2
Independent Kaiser Rehman* 992 32.7 -21.9
UKIP Marcus Esbach 231 7.6 -17.4
Independent Philip Howarth 186 6.1 n/a
Conservative Neil Allsopp 128 4.2 -8.3
Green Daniel Clayton 83 2.7 -1.9
Liberal Democrats Rachel Pendlebury 64 2.1 -0.9
Majority 354 11.7 -17.9
Rejected ballots
Turnout 3,030 34.67
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing

Royton North

Royton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Clint Phythian* 840 34.0 -11.1
Conservative Allan Fish 674 27.2 +4.9
UKIP Paul Goldring 573 23.2 -1.6
Green Lina Shaw 219 8.9 +5.2
Liberal Democrats Russell Gosling 168 6.8 +2.7
Majority 166 6.7 -13.7
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,474 32.31
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing -8.0

Royton South

Royton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steven Bashforth* 1,014 46.4 +0.4
UKIP Anthony Prince 549 25.1 -0.2
Conservative Ian Bond 289 13.2 -8.2
Green Jim Stidworthy 189 8.7 +5.8
Liberal Democrats Ken Berry 143 6.5 +2.4
Majority 465 21.3 +0.6
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,184 26.39
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing +0.3

Saddleworth North

Saddleworth North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour George Hulme 704 23.8 +8.4
Saddleworth First! Car Roberts 650 22.0 n/a
Conservative Luke Lancaster 592 20.0 -0.9
Liberal Democrats John Eccles 567 19.2 -6.9
UKIP Chris Green 255 8.6 -7.4
Independent Phil Sewell 188 6.4 n/a
Majority 54 1.8 -3.4
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,956 38.03
Registered electors
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing -7.65

Saddleworth South

Saddleworth South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham Sheldon* 1,068 31.3 -10.6
Liberal Democrats Brian Lord 649 19.0 -6.2
Saddleworth First! Duncan Goodman 496 14.5 n/a
Labour Connor Green 466 13.7 -8.2
Independent Helen Bishop 435 12.8 n/a
UKIP Harry Moore 244 7.2 -3.8
Independent Alec Crook 51 1.5 n/a
Majority 419 11.3 -5.5
Rejected ballots
Turnout 3,409 37.15
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing -2.2

Saddleworth West & Lees

Saddleworth West & Lees
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sam Al-Hamdani 953 33.8 +18.2
Labour Adrian Alexander* 670 23.8 -8.1
Saddleworth First! "Boots" Errock 660 23.4 n/a
UKIP Paul Taylor 280 9.9 -12.8
Conservative Tom Lord 254 9.0 -13.6
Majority 283 10.0 +0.9
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,817 33.63
Registered electors
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing +13.15

Shaw

Shaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Chris Gloster* 1,121 50.1 +18.8
Labour Co-op Ken Rustidge 428 19.1 -7.4
UKIP Rob Vance 318 14.2 -9.0
Conservative Lisa Smirk 259 11.6 -3.9
Green Catherine Hunter-Rossall 112 5.0 +1.5
Majority 693 31.0 +25.2
Rejected ballots
Turnout 2,238 29.54
Registered electors
Liberal Democrats hold Swing +13.1

St. James

St. James
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Angela Cosgrove* 634 31.9 -11.3
Liberal Democrats Tony Martin 522 26.2 +15.6
UKIP Colin Burrows 404 20.3 -10.1
Independent Amoy Lindo-Crooks 219 11.0 n/a
Conservative Atif Ali 124 6.2 -6.1
Green Roger Pakeman 87 4.4 +1.0
Majority 112 5.6 -7.3
Rejected ballots
Turnout 1,990 25.33
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing -13.45

St. Mary's

St. Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nyla Ibrahim 2,625 85.2 +25.7
Green Miranda Meadowcroft 177 5.7 +3.3
Conservative Sean Curley 148 4.8 -1.6
Liberal Democrats Pat Lord 132 4.3 +0.6
Majority 2,448 79.4 +36.5
Rejected ballots
Turnout 3,082 34.67
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing +11.2

Waterhead

Waterhead
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Dean* 1,233 62.2 +16.0
Liberal Democrats Linda Dawson 431 21.7 +10.3
Conservative Maxine Woodvine 319 16.1 +5.5
Majority 802 40.4 +23.4
Rejected ballots
Turnout 1,983 24.62
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing +2.85

Werneth

Werneth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Javid Iqbal* 1,877 49.3 -31.1
Independent Asghar Ali 1,610 42.3 n/a
Green Irfat Ahmed Shajahan 151 4.0 +1.6
Conservative Heath Fletcher 86 2.3 -4.0
Liberal Democrats Keith Pendlebury 86 2.3 -2.2
Majority 267 7.0 -67.0
Rejected ballots
Turnout 3,810 46.33
Registered electors
Labour hold Swing -36.7

References

  1. ^ "Local election results 2 May 2019". Oldham Borough Council. Oldham Borough Council. Retrieved 30 June 2019.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Two shock defeats for Labour but ruling party makes one overall overall gain in Oldham". The Oldham Times. Retrieved 30 June 2019.