The 2022 Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council election took place on 5 May 2022 to elect members of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections. One-third of the seats were up for election.

Results summary

2022 Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council election[1][2]
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 14 Steady 77.8 22 36 70.6 20,109 60.3 +4.9
  Conservative 4 Steady 22.2 9 13 25.5 10,792 32.4 -6.4
  Independent 0 Steady 0.0 1 1 2.0 1,351 4.1 +3.3
  Liberal Democrats 0 Steady 0.0 1 1 2.0 1,084 3.3 -1.7

Ward results

Audley & Queen's Park

Audley & Queen's Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ehsan Raja 811 39.5 -8.0
Independent Yusuf Jan-Virmani 642 31.2 N/A
Independent Mohammed Patel 340 16.5 N/A
Conservative Hifzur Lorgat 262 12.7 -39.8
Majority 169 8.3
Turnout 2,055 33.0
Labour hold Swing N/A

Bastwell & Daisyfield

Bastwell & Daisyfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Parwaiz Akhtar 1,713 76.4 -8.5
Conservative Fajila Patel 529 23.6 +8.5
Majority 1,184 52.8
Turnout 2,242 37.8
Labour hold Swing Decrease8.5

Billinge & Beardwood

Billinge & Beardwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tasleem Fazal 1,451 64.7 +9.6
Conservative Rizwan Shah 620 27.7 -13.3
Independent Tahir Mahmood 170 7.6 N/A
Majority 831 37.0
Turnout 2,241 37.2
Labour hold Swing Increase11.5

Blackburn Central

Blackburn Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Zamir Khan 1,093 67.5 -7.6
Conservative Ghulam Sabir 328 20.2 -4.7
Independent Ismail Patel 115 7.1 N/A
Independent Siama Bhatti 84 5.2 N/A
Majority 765 47.3
Turnout 1,620 26.0
Labour hold Swing Decrease1.5

Blackburn South & Lower Darwen

Blackburn South & Lower Darwen
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jacqueline Slater 878 60.0 -10.1
Labour Liz Johnson 586 40.0 +10.1
Majority 292 20.0
Turnout 1,464 25.7
Conservative hold Swing Decrease10.1

Blackburn South East

Blackburn South East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jim Shorrock 820 73.1 +14.1
Conservative Keith Murray 302 26.9 -5.2
Majority 518 46.2
Turnout 1,122 18.6
Labour hold Swing Increase9.7

Darwen East

Darwen East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Martin McCaughran 902 54.5 +16.3
Liberal Democrats Mark Davies 446 26.9 -8.8
Conservative Ryan Slater 307 18.5 ±0.0
Majority 456 27.6
Turnout 1,655 25.6
Labour hold Swing Increase12.6

Darwen South

Darwen South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kevin Connor 880 46.1 -7.9
Labour Matthew Jackson 731 38.3 +11.8
Liberal Democrats John East 299 15.7 -3.8
Majority 149 7.8
Turnout 1,910 30.3
Conservative hold Swing Decrease9.9

Darwen West

Darwen West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Smith 1,411 65.7 +8.7
Conservative Janine Cook 660 30.7 -7.7
Liberal Democrats Connor Plumley 77 3.6 -1.0
Majority 751 35.0
Turnout 2,148 34.7
Labour hold Swing Increase8.2

Ewood

Ewood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Elaine Whittingham 860 60.4 +11.5
Conservative Les Cade 564 39.6 -11.5
Majority 296 20.8
Turnout 1,424 23.3
Labour hold Swing Increase11.5

Little Harwood & Whitebirk

Little Harwood & Whitebirk
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sonia Khan 1,357 71.2 -1.6
Conservative Mohmmed Kapadia 549 28.8 +1.6
Majority 808 42.4
Turnout 1,906 32.0
Labour hold Swing Decrease1.6

Livesey with Pleasington

Livesey with Pleasington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Derek Hardman 1,355 66.0 -7.4
Labour Michael Jackson 698 34.0 +7.4
Majority 657 32.0
Turnout 2,053 32.6
Conservative hold Swing Decrease7.4

Mill Hill & Moorgate

Mill Hill & Moorgate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jim Smith 801 62.5 +8.3
Conservative Rick Moore 481 37.5 -8.3
Majority 320 25.0
Turnout 1,282 23.1
Labour hold Swing Increase8.3

Roe Lee

Roe Lee (2 seats due to by-election)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Saj Ali 1,312 67.8
Labour Phil Riley 1,217 62.9
Conservative Henry Arnold 680 35.1
Conservative Helen Voegt 663 34.2
Turnout 33.3
Labour hold
Labour hold

Shear Brow & Corporation Park

Shear Brow & Corporation Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Suleman Khonat 1,875 90.9 -0.2
Conservative Carolyn Marrow 188 9.1 +0.2
Majority 1,687 81.8
Turnout 2,063 33.6
Labour hold Swing Decrease0.2

Wensley Fold

Wensley Fold
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sabahat Imtiaz 1,697 89.0 +1.2
Conservative Aaliyah Alli 210 11.0 -1.2
Majority 1,487 78.0
Turnout 1,907 31.9
Labour hold Swing Increase1.2

West Pennine

West Pennine
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Julie Slater 1,336 56.3 -3.7
Labour Jude Rowley 774 32.6 +10.0
Liberal Democrats Bernard Johnson 262 11.0 -6.4
Majority 562 23.7
Turnout 2,372 38.8
Conservative hold Swing Decrease6.9

References

  1. ^ "Election results: Locals 06.05.22". Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council election. Retrieved 26 May 2022.
  2. ^ "Blackburn with Darwen election result". BBC News. Retrieved 26 May 2022.