Council elections for the Borough of Chorley were held on 5 May 2022 as part of the 2022 United Kingdom local elections.

A third of the council was up for election. 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 13 Increase 3 29 32
  Conservative 1 Decrease 3 13 10
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0
  Liberal Democrats 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0
  TUSC 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0

Ward results

Adlington & Anderton

Adlington & Anderton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour June Molyneaux 1,339
Conservative Neil Gardiner Baglow 699
Green Jon Royle 121
Majority 640
Turnout 36.65%
Labour hold Swing (({swing))}

Buckshaw & Whittle

Buckshaw & Whittle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dedrah Cecillia Moss 1,036
Conservative Christine Turner 715
Green Rachel Smith 156
Majority 321
Turnout 27.7%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing (({swing))}

Chorley East

Chorley East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Zara Khan 1,153
Conservative Susan Margaret Morris 304
Green Emma Jayne Kilburn 175
Majority 849
Turnout 27.3%
Labour hold Swing (({swing))}

Chorley North & Astley

Chorley North & Astley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alistair William Morwood 1,159
Conservative Oliver Luke Knights 606
Green Katherine Jane Becker 213
Majority 553
Turnout 33.82%
Labour hold Swing (({swing))}

Chorley North East

Chorley North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jenny Whiffen 1,516
Conservative Ryan Grogan 783
Green Daisy Skye Royle 309 11.3
Majority 733
Turnout 45.58%
Labour hold Swing (({swing))}

Chorley North West

Chorley North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Matthew John Lynch 1,366
Conservative Peter Malpas 738
Green Mark Worsley Tebbutt 211
Majority 628
Turnout 39.6%
Labour hold Swing (({swing))}

Chorley South East & Heath Charnock

Chorley South East & Heath Charnock
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Samir Kahn 1,169
Conservative Sandra Mercer 591
Green Jane Elizabeth Weston 164
TUSC Jenny Hurley 85
Majority 578
Turnout 30%
Labour hold Swing (({swing))}

Chorley South West

Chorley South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Terry Howarth 858
Green Andy Hunter-Rossall 547
Conservative Marie Gray 262
Majority 311
Turnout 29.3%
Labour hold Swing (({swing))}

Clayton East, Brindle & Hoghton

Clayton East, Brindle & Hoghton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michelle Le Marinel 1,035
Conservative Gregory Ian Morgan 989
Green Olga Maria Gomez-Cash 292 11.9
Majority 46
Turnout 33.1%
Labour hold Swing (({swing))}

Clayton West & Cuerden

Clayton West & Cuerden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Neville Grant Whitman 1,499
Conservative William Simmance 802
Green Clare Elizabeth Hales 243
Majority 697
Turnout 38.66%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing (({swing))}

Coppull

Coppull
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ryan Towers 1,325
Conservative Andi Mac 458
Green Anne Francis Calderbank 107
Majority 867
Turnout 31.55%
Labour hold Swing (({swing))}

Croston, Mawdesley & Euxton South

Croston, Mawdesley & Euxton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alan Platt 1,200
Labour Caroline Elizabeth Turner 660
Liberal Democrats John Patrick Wright 636
Green Robert Stewart Wade 93
Majority 540
Turnout 41.89%
Conservative hold Swing (({swing))}

Eccleston, Heskin & Charnock Richard

Eccleston, Heskin & Charnock Richard
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Arjun Singh 1,154
Conservative John Derek Dalton 917
Green Sally Felton 104
Liberal Democrats Mark Robert Frost 66
Majority 237
Turnout 39.9%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing (({swing))}

Euxton

Euxton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tommy Gray 1,429
Conservative Rosie Russell 740
Green Richard Taylor Kilburn 135
Majority 689
Turnout 39.2%
Labour hold Swing (({swing))}

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