Elections to Rossendale Borough Council were held on 5 May 2022, as part of the wider 2022 UK local elections.[1]

Results summary

2022 Rossendale Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 7 Increase 2 62.6 13 20 55.6 5,902 41.2 -5.0
  Conservative 2 Decrease 3 18.2 10 12 33.3 5,129 35.8 -9.8
  Independent 1 Increase 1 9.1 2 3 8.3 901 6.3 +0.2
  Community First 1 Steady 9.1 0 1 2.8 611 4.3 N/A
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 1,767 12.3 +10.2

Ward results

Eden

Eden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anne Cheetham 577 51.1 +3.6
Labour David Hancock 419 37.1 -15.4
Green Gill Hewitt 134 11.9 N/A
Majority 158 14.0
Turnout 1,134 41.3
Conservative hold Swing Increase9.5

Goodshaw

Goodshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alyson Barnes 682 55.1 +7.5
Conservative Jonathan Foxcroft 459 37.1 -15.3
Green Ingrid Falat 96 7.8 N/A
Majority 223 18.0
Turnout 1,243 40.9
Labour hold Swing Increase11.4

Greenfield

Greenfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Granville Morris 751 49.3 -0.9
Labour Co-op Neil Looker 609 40.0 +2.3
Green Geoff Blow 120 7.9 N/A
Independent Val Roberts 44 2.9 -9.3
Majority 142 9.3
Turnout 1,532 36.3
Conservative hold Swing Decrease1.6

Greensclough

Greensclough
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Jimmy Eaton 809 54.1 N/A
Green Alexander Vijatov 408 27.3 N/A
Conservative Stuart Haughan 278 18.6 -29.5
Majority 401 26.8
Turnout 1,500 34.7
Independent gain from Conservative Swing N/A

Hareholme

Hareholme
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Annie McMahon 793 53.7 +1.4
Conservative Matthew Littler 527 35.7 -12.0
Green Paul Chynoweth 158 10.7 N/A
Majority 266 18.0
Turnout 1,487 37.0
Labour hold Swing Increase6.7

Healey & Whitworth

Healey & Whitworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Community First Alan Neal 611 71.5 +22.6
Conservative Michael Whitworth 243 28.5 +7.0
Majority 368 43.0
Turnout 865 29.2
Community First hold Swing Increase7.8

Irwell

Irwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michelle Smith 567 44.9 -4.2
Conservative Scott Smith 561 44.4 +0.9
Green Daniel Brogan 136 10.8 +3.4
Majority 6 0.5
Turnout 1,277 30.2
Labour gain from Conservative Swing Decrease2.6

Longholme

Longholme
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Liz McInnes 891 53.8 +8.1
Conservative Bob Smethurst 613 37.0 -2.5
Green Chich Hewitt 151 9.1 +2.6
Majority 278 16.8
Turnout 1,660 37.8
Labour hold Swing Increase5.3

Stacksteads

Stacksteads
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jackie Oakes 575 64.9 +8.1
Conservative David Watson 229 25.8 -17.4
Green Clare Pickup 82 9.3 N/A
Majority 346 39.1
Turnout 892 31.4
Labour hold Swing Increase12.8

Whitewell

Whitewell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Coogan 682 42.3 +2.1
Conservative Karl Kempson 558 34.6 -12.7
Green John Payne 324 20.1 +7.7
Independent Gareth Trickett 48 3.0 N/A
Majority 124 7.7
Turnout 1,622 39.7
Labour gain from Conservative Swing Increase7.4

Worsley

Worsley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ann Kenyon 684 58.2 -8.2
Conservative Deborah Lord 333 28.3 -5.3
Green Richard Lord-Navin 158 13.4 N/A
Majority 351 29.9
Turnout 1,183 28.6
Labour hold Swing Decrease1.5

References

  1. ^ "May 2022 Local Elections". Rossendale Borough Council. Retrieved 22 May 2022.