Map showing the results of the 2021 Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council election
Map showing the results of the 2021 Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council election

The 2021 Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council election took place on 6 May 2021 to elect members of Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections.[1] One-third of the seats were up for election.

Results

2021 Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 9 Decrease 6 45.0 31 40 66.7 24,646 39.5 -1.1
  Conservative 5 Increase 4 25.0 3 8 13.3 14,907 23.9 +11.8
  Liberal Democrats 3 Steady 15.0 5 8 13.3 6,843 11.0 -2.7
  Failsworth Independent Party 2 Increase 2 10.0 1 3 5.0 3,237 5.2 N/A
  Independent 1 Steady 5.0 0 1 1.7 5,678 9.1 -7.3
  Proud of Oldham and Saddleworth 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 4,087 6.6 N/A
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 1,768 2.8 -1.1
  Northern Heart 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 830 1.3 N/A
  UKIP 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 167 0.3 -9.7
  Reform UK 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 86 0.1 N/A
  Workers Party 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 83 0.1 N/A

Ward results

Alexandra

Alexandra[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Zahid Chauhan 1,619 69.4 +11.5
Conservative Jonathan Ford 399 17.1 +12.2
Green Andrea Chaverra Valencia 187 8.0 N/A
Liberal Democrats Martin Dinoff 129 5.5 -0.4
Majority 1,220
Labour hold Swing

Chadderton Central

Chadderton Central[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Elaine Taylor 1,356 49.0 -1.8
Conservative Sharif Miah 910 32.9 +18.9
Green Jess Mahoney 188 6.8 -4.2
Northern Heart Jack Dickenson 184 6.6 N/A
Liberal Democrats Barbara Beeley 131 4.7 -0.8
Majority 446
Labour hold Swing

Chadderton North

Chadderton North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mohammed Islam 1,603 47.6 +3.3
Independent Tracy Woodward 974 28.9 -1.0
Conservative Mohammed Jahan 521 15.5 +0.6
Green Daniel Clayton 142 4.2 -1.8
Liberal Democrats Katie Gloster 128 3.8 -1.1
Majority 629
Labour hold Swing

Chadderton South

Chadderton South[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Chris Goodwin 1,186 47.1 -0.3
Conservative Robert Barnes 1,022 40.6 +21.4
Northern Heart Cath Jackson 83 3.3 N/A
Workers Party Lisa Roddy 83 3.3 N/A
Liberal Democrats Joe Beeston 76 3.0 -0.7
UKIP Bernard Akin 66 2.6 -21.1
Majority 164
Labour hold Swing

Coldhurst

Coldhurst[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Abdul Jabbar 2,242 46.5 +2.8
Independent Montaz Azad 2,171 45.0 +8.4
Conservative David Cahill 237 4.9 +1.6
Green Jean Betteridge 104 2.2 -2.7
Liberal Democrats Mick Scholes 67 1.4 -10.1
Majority 71
Labour hold Swing

Crompton

Crompton[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Diane Williamson 1,245 41.9 -5.3
Conservative Lewis Quigg 1,045 35.2 +17.5
Labour Basit Shah 390 13.1 -1.9
Northern Heart Rob Vance 148 5.0 N/A
Green Lina Valencia-Shaw 144 4.8 N/A
Majority 200
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Failsworth East

Failsworth East[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Failsworth Independent Party Neil Hindle 1,765 58.0 +4.4
Labour Liz Jacques 1,029 33.8 +0.9
Conservative Shefur Miah 206 6.8 -4.9
Liberal Democrats Lynne Thompson 41 1.3 -0.5
Majority 736
Failsworth Independent Party gain from Labour

Failsworth West

Failsworth West[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Failsworth Independent Party Mark Wilkinson 1,472 46.1 N/A
Labour Sean Fielding 1,281 40.1 +3.3
Independent Warren Bates 223 7.3 -23.3
Conservative Jawaad Hussain 177 5.5 -2.8
Liberal Democrats Richard Darlington 33 1.0 -1.2
Majority 191
Failsworth Independent Party gain from Labour

Hollinwood

Hollinwood[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kyle Phythian 1,036 52.4 -3.7
Conservative Michele Stockton 478 24.2 +17.2
Proud of Oldham and Saddleworth Ronald James 361 18.3 N/A
Liberal Democrats Brian Lord 101 5.1 -1.6
Majority 558
Labour hold Swing

Medlock Vale

Medlock Vale[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sahr Abid 1,845 47.6 +43.4
Labour Ateeque Ur-Rehman 1,277 32.9 -11.5
Proud of Oldham and Saddleworth Mark Birchall 652 16.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Rachel Pendlebury 102 2.6 +0.5
Majority 568
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Royton North

Royton North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dave Arnott 1,213 43.1 +15.9
Labour Mick Harwood 1,122 39.8 -3.2
Proud of Oldham and Saddleworth Paul Goldring 295 10.5 -12.7
Liberal Democrats Russ Gosling 130 4.6 -2.2
Reform UK Colin Jones 57 2.0 N/A
Majority 91
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Royton South

Royton South[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Amanda Chadderton 1,109 41.6 -4.8
Conservative Ian Bond 994 37.3 +24.1
Green Jim Stidworthy 196 7.3 -1.4
Northern Heart Anne Fiander Taylor 147 5.5 N/A
Liberal Democrats Ken Berry 121 4.5 -2.0
UKIP Anthony Prince 101 3.8 -21.3
Majority 115
Labour hold Swing

Saddleworth North

Saddleworth North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Luke Lancaster 1,316 35.5 +15.5
Liberal Democrats Garth Harkness 902 24.3 +5.1
Labour Connor Green 663 17.9 -5.9
Proud of Oldham and Saddleworth Gary Tarbuck 562 15.2 N/A
Green Kathryn Banawich 235 6.3 N/A
Reform UK Chris Green 29 0.8 -7.8
Majority 414
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Saddleworth South

Saddleworth South[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Max Woodvine 1,383 35.7 +4.4
Labour Stephanie Shuttleworth 885 22.9 +9.2
Liberal Democrats Kevin Dawson 612 15.8 -3.2
Proud of Oldham and Saddleworth Simon Hodgson 425 11.0 N/A
Independent Helen Bishop 321 8.3 -4.5
Green Brian Banawich 244 6.3 N/A
Majority 498
Conservative hold Swing

Saddleworth West and Lees

Saddleworth West and Lees[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Mark Kenyon 975 29.8 -3.4
Proud of Oldham and Saddleworth Paul Shilton 933 28.5 N/A
Labour Ken Rustidge 731 22.4 -1.4
Conservative Antony Cahill 631 19.3 +10.3
Majority 42
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

Shaw

Shaw[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Howard Sykes 1,191 48.2 -1.9
Proud of Oldham and Saddleworth Marc Hince 574 23.2 N/A
Labour Syed Ali 400 16.2 -2.9
Conservative Tom Lord 305 12.3 +0.7
Majority 617
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

St James

St James[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Beth Sharp 1,042 44.0 +37.8
Labour Cath Ball 843 35.6 +3.7
Proud of Oldham and Saddleworth Amoy Crooks 285 12.0 +1.0
Green Roger Pakeman 100 4.2 -0.2
Liberal Democrats Joe Gloster 99 4.2 -22.0
Majority 199
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

St Mary’s

St Mary’s[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Hussain Aftab 2,212 48.1 N/A
Labour Imran Yousaf 1,909 41.5 -43.7
Conservative Mujibur Rahman 214 4.6 -0.2
Liberal Democrats Pat Lord 158 3.4 -0.9
Green Miranda Meadowcroft 110 2.4 -3.3
Majority 303
Independent hold Swing

Waterhead

Waterhead[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ros Birch 1,260 50.0 -12.2
Conservative Sajjad Hussain 546 21.6 +5.5
Liberal Democrats Linda Dawson 334 13.2 -8.5
Northern Heart Paul Taylor 268 10.6 N/A
Green Freedom Solaiman 118 4.7 N/A
Majority 714
Labour hold Swing

Werneth

Werneth[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Fida Hussain 2,705 79.7 +30.4
Conservative Mohammod Rahman 423 12.5 -10.2
Liberal Democrats Keith Pendlebury 268 7.9 +5.6
Majority 2,282
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Notice of Election". Oldham.gov.uk. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t "Statement of Persons Nominated - Ward Elections". Oldham.gov.uk. Retrieved 2 May 2021.