2019 Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council election
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25 of 75 seats to Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council
38 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
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Leader David Molyneux Michael Winstanley
Party Labour Conservative
Leader since 15 May 2018 11 May 2016
Leader's seat Ince Orrell
Seats before 60 7
Seats after 57 8
Seat change Decrease3 Increase1

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2019 local election results in Wigan.
  Labour
  Conservative
  Independent Network
  Labour and Co-op
  Independent

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

Overview

Prior to the election, the composition of the council was:[2]

After the election, the composition of the council was:[3]

Number of Candidates fielded per party
Party Number of Candidates
Labour Party (UK) 25
Conservative Party (UK) 25
UKIP 21
Independents 15
Liberal Democrats (UK) 13
Green Party of England and Wales 6
Leigh, Atherton & Tyldesley Together 4

Results Summary

2019 Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 20 Decrease3 80 37 57 76 26,465 41.4 Decrease 9.0
  Conservative 2 Increase1 8 6 8 10.7 10,782 16.9 Decrease 2.4
  Independent 3 Increase2 12 7 10 13.3 12,336 19.3 Increase 14.0
  UKIP 0 Steady 0 0 0 0 9,199 14.4 Decrease 6.6
  Liberal Democrats 0 Steady 0 0 0 0 2,468 3.9 Increase 3.4
  Green 0 Steady 0 0 0 0 1,571 2.5 Increase 0.5
  Leigh, Altherton & Tyldesley Together 0 Steady 0 0 0 0 1,154 1.8 New

Results

Bolton West constituency

Atherton ward

Local Elections 2019: Atherton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent James Paul Watson 1,826 54.9 New
Labour David Keir Stitt 708 21.3 Decrease 18.6
UKIP Glenn Marsh 311 9.3 Decrease 5.8
Leigh, Atherton & Tyldesley Together Quinton John Smith 311 9.3 New
Conservative Marjorie Clayton 171 5.1 Decrease 7.4
Majority 1,118 33.6 N/A
Turnout 3,327 30.6
Independent gain from Labour Swing

Leigh constituency

Astley Mosley Common ward

Local Elections 2019: Astley Mosley Common
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christine Lilian Roberts 1,205 47.1 Increase 4.9
Conservative Richard Alan Short 715 28.0 Decrease 2.7
UKIP Allan Hogg 637 24.9 Increase 2.7
Majority 490 19.1 Increase 7.6
Turnout 2,557 27.0
Labour hold Swing

Atherleigh ward

Local Elections 2019: Atherleigh
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mark Aldred 821 39.7 Decrease 8.5
Independent Kevin John Lee 547 26.4 New
UKIP Mary Therese Lavelle 354 17.1 Decrease 3.9
Conservative Paul Lambert Fairhurst 211 10.2 Decrease 7.7
Leigh, Atherton & Tyldesley Together Susan Ann Davies 135 6.5 New
Majority 274 13.3 Decrease 13.9
Turnout 2,068 24.8
Labour hold Swing

Golborne and Lowton West ward

Local Elections 2019: Golborne and Lowton West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gena Merrett 1,011 45.7 Decrease 14.8
Independent Susan Jillian Spibey 568 25.7 New
UKIP Stuart Kevin Blakeley 420 19.0 Decrease 0.3
Conservative Gerard Joseph Houlton 211 9.5 Decrease 6.3
Majority 443 20.0 Decrease 21.2
Turnout 2,210 25.0
Labour hold Swing

Leigh East ward

Local Elections 2019: Leigh East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anita Thorpe 995 45.9 Decrease 12.4
UKIP Aiden Jay Slack 392 18.1 Decrease 3.4
Conservative Richard Byrom Houlton 298 13.8 Decrease 3.8
Leigh, Atherton & Tyldesley Together James Edward Morley 296 13.7 New
Liberal Democrats John Dowsett 185 8.5 New
Majority 603 27.8 Decrease 9.0
Turnout 2,166 24.0
Labour hold Swing

Leigh South ward

Local Elections 2019: Leigh South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John David O'Brien 1,378 46.7 Decrease 4.6
Conservative Connor Jack Short 844 28.6 Increase 6.5
UKIP Leon Adam Peters 729 24.7 Decrease 0.1
Majority 534 18.1 Decrease 8.4
Turnout 2,951 28.6
Labour hold Swing

Leigh West ward

Local Elections 2019: Leigh West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dane Kevan Anderton 1,049 43.2 Decrease 13.5
UKIP Brian Aspinall 613 25.2 Decrease 1.0
Leigh, Atherton & Tyldesley Together Jayson Michael Allan Lomax-Hargreaves 412 16.9 New
Conservative Denise Alison Young 196 8.1 Decrease 3.8
Liberal Democrats Natalie Smalley 161 6.6 New
Majority 436 18.0 Decrease 12.5
Turnout 2,431 23.1
Labour hold Swing

Lowton East ward

Local Elections 2019: Lowton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kathleen Houlton 2,111 60.8 Increase 10.5
Labour Gary Peter Lloyd 986 28.4 Decrease 11.8
UKIP Mary Patricia Houghton 377 10.9 New
Majority 1,125 32.4 Increase 22.3
Turnout 3,474 36.1
Conservative hold Swing

Tyldesley ward

Local Elections 2019: Tyldesley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen John Hellier 1,037 38.0 Decrease 7.2
Independent Julian David Marsh 887 32.5 New
UKIP Kerry Anne Ford 473 17.3 Decrease 7.6
Conservative David John Stirzaker 334 12.2 Decrease 7.3
Majority 150 5.5 Decrease 14.8
Turnout 2,731 26.6
Labour hold Swing

Makerfield constituency

Abram ward

Local Elections 2019: Abram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Eunice Smethurst 1,117 45.2 Decrease 13.8
Independent David William Bowker 633 25.6 New
UKIP Frank Swift 387 15.7 Decrease 12.7
Conservative Beverley Anne Bridgwater 334 13.5 Increase 1.5
Majority 484 19.6 Decrease 11.0
Turnout 2,471 23.7
Labour hold Swing

Ashton ward

Local Elections 2019: Ashton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jenny Bullen 1,038 39.0 Decrease 10.0
Independent Michael Moulding 1,003 37.7 New
UKIP Mark Michael Temperton 306 11.5 Decrease 5.5
Conservative Marie Winstanley 212 8.0 Decrease 6.9
Liberal Democrats Geoffrey Stephen Matthews 101 3.8 New
Majority 35 1.3 Decrease 30.7
Turnout 2,660 30.1
Labour hold Swing

Bryn ward

Local Elections 2019: Bryn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Sylvia Wilkinson 1,147 42.2 New
Labour Danny Fletcher 1,072 39.4 Steady
UKIP Philip John Hayden 284 10.4 Decrease 6.2
Conservative Margaret Mary Winstanley 131 4.8 Decrease 1.8
Liberal Democrats Denise Melling 84 3.1 New
Majority 75 2.8 N/A
Turnout 2,718 31.0
Independent gain from Labour Swing

Hindley ward

Local Elections 2019: Hindley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Jim Ellis 1,273 50.7 New
Labour Jim Churton 854 34.0 Decrease 20.7
Green Neil Hancox 178 7.1 New
Conservative Claire Houlton 135 5.4 Decrease 7.7
Liberal Democrats John Charles Skipworth 70 2.8 Decrease 2.6
Majority 419 16.7 N/A
Turnout 2,510 26.2
Independent gain from Labour Swing

Hindley Green ward

Local Elections 2019: Hindley Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Melville Vickers 905 39.7 Decrease 15.5
Independent Deborah Louise Lloyd 770 33.8 New
UKIP Gillian Mary Gibson 370 16.2 Decrease 13.3
Conservative Susan Atherton 156 6.8 Decrease 8.5
Liberal Democrats Joshua Michael Hindle 79 3.5 New
Majority 135 5.9 Decrease 19.8
Turnout 2,280 26.7
Labour hold Swing

Orrell ward

Local Elections 2019: Orrell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steven Lyn Evans 1,096 39.8 Increase 4.3
Labour Stephen Murphy 1,023 37.2 Decrease 7.1
Liberal Democrats Denise Margaret Capstick 318 11.6 New
Green Donald McQueen 314 11.4 Increase 6.3
Majority 73 2.6 N/A
Turnout 2,751 29.3
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Winstanley ward

Local Elections 2019: Winstanley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Marie Teresa Morgan 1,017 42.2 Decrease 6.8
UKIP Scott Sheedy 497 20.6 Decrease 3.7
Conservative Allan Atherton 333 13.8 Decrease 6.2
Green Steven Charles Heyes 319 13.2 Increase 6.5
Liberal Democrats Robert Duncan Stevenson 242 10.0 New
Majority 520 21.6 Decrease 3.1
Turnout 2,408 26.6
Labour hold Swing

Worsley Mesnes ward

Local Elections 2019: Worsley Mesnes
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Billy Rotheram 1,076 46.1 Decrease 13.3
Independent Clifford Oakley 713 30.5 New
UKIP Maureen Ann McCoy 383 16.4 Decrease 9.6
Conservative Mikah Robyn Evans 163 7.0 Decrease 4.1
Majority 363 15.6 Decrease 17.8
Turnout 2,335 25.8
Labour hold Swing

Wigan constituency

Aspull, New Springs and Whelley ward

Local Elections 2019: Aspull, New Springs and Whelley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christopher Ready 1,578 60.9 Increase 5.6
Conservative Nathan Andrew Sweeney 526 20.3 Increase 0.2
Liberal Democrats Andrew Julian Lee Holland 489 18.9 New
Majority 1,052 40.6 Increase 7.4
Turnout 2,593 27.1 Decrease 36.2
Labour hold Swing

Douglas ward

Local Elections 2019: Douglas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sheila Rosaleen Ramsdale 994 47.7 Decrease 16.5
UKIP Dalila Garcia Fearn 417 20.0 Decrease 3.1
Independent John Blondel 384 18.4 New
Green Peter Ernest Jacobs 165 7.9 New
Conservative Margaret Atherton 125 6.0 Decrease 4.7
Majority 577 27.7 Decrease 13.7
Turnout 2,085 21.8 Decrease 28.4
Labour hold Swing

Ince ward

Local Elections 2019: Ince
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Janice Sharratt 992 51.3 Decrease 12.8
UKIP Nathan Paul McIntyre 450 23.3 Decrease 2.7
Independent Jimmy O'Neill 370 19.1 New
Conservative Grace Elizabeth Aspey 123 6.4 Decrease 1.3
Majority 542 28.0 Decrease 10.1
Turnout 1,935 22.0 Decrease 28.6
Labour hold Swing

Pemberton ward

Local Elections 2019: Pemberton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Eileen Winifred Rigby 1,127 54.7 Decrease 8.2
UKIP Craig Alan Buckley 577 28.0 Increase 6.1
Conservative Jean Margaret Peet 202 9.8 Decrease 1.1
Liberal Democrats David John Burley 154 7.5 New
Majority 550 26.7 Decrease 14.3
Turnout 2,060 21.5 Decrease 29.1
Labour hold Swing

Shevington with Lower Ground ward

Local Elections 2019: Shevington with Lower Ground
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Anthony Collins 988 34.1 Decrease 9.4
Independent Gareth William Fairhurst 895 30.9 New
Conservative Michael Colin Owens 356 12.3 Decrease 14.3
Green Joseph Robert Rylance 336 11.6 Increase 4.8
UKIP Derek Wilkes 324 11.2 Decrease 11.9
Majority 93 3.2 Decrease 13.7
Turnout 2,899 31.3 Decrease 36.2
Labour hold Swing

Standish with Langtree ward

Local Elections 2019: Standish with Langtree
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Debbie Parkinson 1,038 31.6 Increase 5.3
Conservative Judith Atherton 946 28.8 Increase 0.8
Independent George Allan Fairhurst 774 23.6 Decrease 6.7
UKIP Carl Davies 354 10.8 Decrease 3.2
Liberal Democrats Neil Duncan Stevenson 174 5.3 New
Majority 92 2.8 N/A
Turnout 3,286 32.5 Decrease 35.5
Labour gain from Standish Independents Swing

Wigan Central ward

Local Elections 2019: Wigan Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael McLoughlin 1,222 45.1 Decrease 1.8
Conservative Lewis Evans 672 24.8 Increase 1.4
Independent Tony Spencer 546 20.2 New
Liberal Democrats Stuart Thomas 268 9.9 New
Majority 550 20.3 Decrease 3.2
Turnout 2,708 29.4 Decrease 34.4
Labour hold Swing

Wigan West ward

Local Elections 2019: Wigan West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steve Dawber 1,234 52.8 Decrease 9.3
UKIP Nathan Ryding 544 23.3 Increase 2.0
Green William Patterson 233 10.0 New
Conservative Yamini Gupta 181 7.8 Decrease 5.1
Liberal Democrats Caroline Waddicor 143 6.1 New
Majority 690 29.5 Decrease 11.2
Turnout 2,335 24.6 Decrease 32.9
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Elections". Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council. Retrieved 19 August 2018.
  2. ^ Council, Wigan Metropolitan Borough (9 May 2007). "Your Councillors". Retrieved 19 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Election Results 02 May 2019". Wigan Council. Retrieved 11 May 2021.