2021 Chorley Borough Council election

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42 out of 42 seats to Chorley Borough Council
22 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Leader Alistair Bradley John Walker
Party Labour Conservative
Seats before 37 8
Seats after 29 13
Seat change Decrease 6 Increase 5
Popular vote 43,115 34,515
Percentage 49.3 39.6
Swing Decrease 3.3 Increase 3

Leader before election

Alistair Bradley
Labour

Leader after election

Alistair Bradley
Labour


Council elections for the Borough of Chorley were held on 6 May 2021 as part of the 2021 United Kingdom local elections.

Due to new boundaries for the district, all wards elected three councillors at this election before returning to its normal cycle of electing a third of councillors each year.

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

Results summary

The results of the 2021 elections are summarised below.[2]

2021 Chorley Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 29 Decrease 3 69.05 29 29 69.04 43115 49.3 -3.3
  Conservative 13 Increase 3 30.95 13 13 30.95 34515 39.5 +3.4
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 6051 6.9 +3.1
  Liberal Democrats 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 1808 2.1 -2.3
  Independent 0 Decrease 2 0.0 0 0 0 1768 2.0 +2.0

Ward results

Adlington & Anderton

Adlington & Anderton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kim Snape 1,436 59.6
Labour Peter Francis Wilson 1,232 51.1
Labour June Molyneaux 1,205 50.0
Conservative Jeffrey Johnstone Green 795 33.0
Conservative Neil Gardiner Baglow 790 32.8
Conservative Paul Edward Lowe 738 30.6
Green Sally Felton 237 9.8
Liberal Democrats Phillip William Pilling 167 6.9
Majority
Turnout 2,409 39.12
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Buckshaw & Whittle

Buckshaw & Whittle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Aidy Riggott 1,039 46.4
Conservative John Phillip Walker 941 42.0
Conservative Christine Turner 869 38.8
Labour Dedrah Cecilia Moss 837 37.4
Labour Fiona Mary Gibson 753 33.6
Labour Michelle Le Marinel 677 30.2
Green Rachel Smith 256 11.4
Independent Stuart Anthony Clewlow 255 11.4
Liberal Democrats Gail Patricia Ormston 139 6.2
Liberal Democrats David Golden 112 5.0
Liberal Democrats Rowan Patrick Power 56 2.5
Independent Darrell Fisher Dunn 50 2.2
Majority
Turnout 2,240 32.46
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Chorley East

Chorley East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hasina Khan 1,070 60.6
Labour James Steven Nevett 1,066 60.3
Labour Zara Khan 992 56.1
Conservative Marie Elizabeth Gray 409 23.1
Conservative Patricia Mary Houghton 386 21.8
Conservative Sandra Mercer 360 20.4
Green Carl Antony Nuttall 227 12.8
Majority
Turnout 1,767 29.15
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Chorley North & Astley

Chorley North & Astley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Adrian Lowe 1,054 48.5
Labour Jean Margaret Sherwood 953 43.9
Labour Alistair William Morwood 899 41.4
Conservative Grep Chapman 736 33.9
Conservative James Andrew Siswick 710 32.7
Conservative Stuart Jamieson 694 31.9
Independent Mark Perks 359 16.5
Green Kath Becker 332 15.3
Majority
Turnout 2,173 36.01
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Chorley North East

Chorley North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret Mary France 1,513 55.4
Labour Gordon France 1,375 50.3
Labour Jenny Whiffen 1,137 41.6
Conservative Peter Malpas 1,036 37.9
Conservative Clive Tattum 937 34.3
Conservative Greg Morgan 933 34.2
Green Finty Maye Royle 309 11.3
Green Jon Royle 239 8.8
Majority
Turnout 2,731 49.27
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Chorley North West

Chorley North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Aaron Beaver 1,352 55.0
Labour Sarah Elizabeth Jane Ainsworth 1,338 54.5
Labour Matthew John Lynch 1,143 46.5
Conservative Carole Margaret Billouin 732 29.8
Conservative Geoffrey Turner 707 28.8
Conservative Mick Muncaster 702 28.6
Green Nicola Adshead 320 13.0
Green Anne Frances Calderbank 286 11.6
Green Mark Worsley Tebbutt 213 8.7
Majority
Turnout 2,456 41.37
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Chorley South East & Heath Charnock

Chorley South East & Heath Charnock
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alistair Ward Bradley 1,346 57.6
Labour Bev Murray 1,103 47.2
Labour Samir Kahn 938 40.2
Conservative Ryan Anthony Kevin Grogan 817 35.0
Conservative Gillian Jamieson 771 33.0
Conservative Craig Southern 624 26.7
Green Eileen Larysa Hathaway 233 10.0
Green Emma Jayne Kilburn 226 9.7
Green Martin James Hathaway 182 7.8
TUSC Jenny Hurley 152 6.5
Majority
Turnout 2,336 35.00
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Chorley South West

Chorley South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Karen Margaret Derbyshire 951 52.3
Labour Roy Lees 942 51.8
Labour Terry Howarth 875 48.2
Conservative Kevin Michael Brown 382 21.0
Green Andy Hunter-Rossall 380 20.9
Conservative Susan Margaret Morris 377 20.7
Green Olga Maria Gomez-Cash 350 19.3
Green Jane Elizabeth Weston 342 18.8
Conservative Martin Andrew Topp 336 18.5
Majority
Turnout 1,817 33.33
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Clayton East, Brindle & Hoghton

Clayton East, Brindle & Hoghton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alan Cullens 948 38.7
Conservative Sam Chapman 925 37.8
Labour Peter Alexander Gabbott Peter 842 34.4
Conservative Marie Walker 823 33.6
Labour Ann Elizabeth Harrison 703 28.7
Independent Steve Williams 579 23.7
Labour Ryan Lee James Quick 564 23.0
Independent Mike Graham 525 21.5
Green Jackie Robinson 292 11.9
Liberal Democrats Stephen John Fenn 234 9.6
Majority
Turnout 2,447 35.70
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Clayton West & Cuerden

Clayton West & Cuerden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mark Clifford 1,415 51.2
Conservative Magdalene Margaret Cullens 1,098 39.7
Conservative William Simmance 1,052 38.1
Conservative Jocelyn Mary Morgan 1,050 38.0
Labour Yvonne Marie Hargreaves 957 34.6
Labour Neville Grant Whitman 852 30.8
Green Clare Elizabeth Hales 379 13.7
Green Robert Stewart Wade 270 9.8
Liberal Democrats Glenda Charlesworth 230 8.3
Liberal Democrats Richard Llewellyn Chandler-Jones 107 3.9
Majority
Turnout 2,763 42.15
Labour win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Coppull

Coppull
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alex Martin Hilton 1,127 58.8
Labour Julia Louise Berry 1,110 57.9
Labour Steve Holgate 1,047 54.6
Conservative Paul Leadbetter 566 29.5
Conservative Valerie Marie Caunce 508 26.5
Conservative Scott Henry Caunce 505 26.3
Green Catherine Frances Hunter-Rossall 159 8.3
Majority
Turnout 1,917 31.35
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Croston, Mawdesley & Euxton South

Croston, Mawdesley & Euxton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Iddon 1,555 55.8
Conservative Martin William Boardman 1,346 48.3
Conservative Alan John Platt 1,307 46.9
Labour Caroline Elizabeth Turner 786 28.2
Labour Paul Mark Sloan 715 25.7
Labour Pam Sloan 669 24.0
Liberal Democrats John Patrick Wright 416 14.9
Green John Clare 339 12.2
Majority
Turnout 2,785 44.78
Conservative win (new seat)

Eccleston, Heskin & Charnock Richard

Eccleston, Heskin & Charnock Richard
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Whittaker 1,294 51.1
Conservative Harold Heaton 1,073 42.4
Conservative John Derek Dalton 941 37.2
Labour Martin John Fisher 893 35.3
Conservative Andrew Quickfall 820 32.4
Labour Gillian Frances Sharples 719 28.4
Green Dominique Clare 267 10.6
Liberal Democrats Mark Robert Frost 214 8.5
Majority
Turnout 2,530 43.80
Labour win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Euxton

Euxton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Danny Gee 1,186 47.8
Conservative Debra Platt 1,171 47.2
Labour Tommy Gray 1,080 43.5
Conservative Philip Preston 1,018 41.0
Conservative Rosemary Russell 988 39.8
Labour Catherine Ann Donegan 969 39.0
Green Richard Taylor Kilburn 213 8.6
Liberal Democrats Diane Elizabeth Curtis 133 5.4
Majority
Turnout 2,482 41.88
Labour win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

References

  1. ^ "Election 2021 - Results".
  2. ^ "Election 2021 - Results".