The 2022 Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council election is currently taking place as of 5 May 2022 to elect members of Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council. This is on the same day as other local elections. 19 of the 57 seats will be up for election.[1]

Background

Since its creation in 1974, Tameside has always been under Labour control, aside from 1978 to 1982 when the Conservatives held a majority.[2] In the most recent election in 2021, Labour lost one seat to the Conservatives, but increased their vote share by 4.6%, winning a total of 16 seats, with the Conservatives gaining 10.7% and winning 3 seats. The Green Party of England and Wales did not gain any seats, despite winning their first seat in 2019.[3]

The positions up for election in 2021 were last elected in 2018. In that election, Labour achieved 53.8% of the vote, and won 17 seats with 1 gained from the Conservatives, while the Conservatives won 2 with 1 gain from Labour.[4]

Previous council composition

After 2021 election Before 2022 election[5]
Party Seats Party Seats
Labour 50 Labour 50
Conservative 6 Conservative 6
Green 1 Green 1

Results

2022 Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 15 Decrease 2 78.9 33 48 84.2 26,077 54.6 +3.8
  Conservative 4 Increase 2 21.1 4 8 14.0 17,332 36.3 +0.6
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 1 1 1.8 4,136 8.7 -2.1
  Women's Equality 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 135 0.3 N/A
  Reform UK 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 100 0.2 -0.5

Results by ward

An asterisk indicates an incumbent councillor.

Ashton Hurst

Ashton Hurst[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lucy Turner 1,411 50.5 +3.5
Labour Dolores Lewis* 1,384 49.5 +7.3
Majority 27 1.0
Turnout 2,795 32.5
Conservative gain from Labour Swing Decrease1.9

Ashton St. Michael's

Ashton St. Michael's[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bill Fairfoull* 1,249 59.9 +3.5
Conservative Victoria Golas 565 27.1 -0.6
Green Keith Whitehead 270 13.0 -2.9
Majority 684 32.8
Turnout 2,096 23.7
Labour hold Swing Increase2.1

Ashton Waterloo

Ashton Waterloo[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Vimal Choksi* 1,290 50.2 +2.9
Green Lorraine Whitehead 899 35.0 +5.2
Conservative Pamela Daniels 382 14.9 -8.0
Majority 391 15.2
Turnout 2,579 30.3
Labour hold Swing Decrease1.2

Audenshaw

Audenshaw[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Oliver Ryan* 1,520 52.1 +5.2
Conservative Danny Mather 1,178 40.4 -4.0
Green Luke Robinson 221 7.6 -1.1
Majority 342 11.7
Turnout 2,930 31.1
Labour hold Swing Increase4.6

Denton North East

Denton North East[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Vincent Ricci* 1,211 56.7 -1.8
Conservative Dawn Cobb 663 31.0 -2.0
Green John Bradley 163 7.6 -0.9
Reform UK Barbara Mitchison 100 4.7 N/A
Majority 548 25.7
Turnout 2,147 25.8
Labour hold Swing Increase0.1

Denton South

Denton South[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Claire Reid* 1,466 64.9 +0.1
Conservative Timothy Cho 794 35.1 +8.9
Majority 672 29.8
Turnout 2,286 28.4
Labour hold Swing Decrease4.4

Denton West

Denton West[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mike Smith* 1,788 65.9 +3.2
Conservative Matt Allen 704 26.0 -4.2
Green Jean Smee 220 8.1 +0.9
Majority 1,084 39.9
Turnout 2,735 30.0
Labour hold Swing Increase3.7

Droylsden East

Droylsden East[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Quinn* 1,297 57.1 +1.5
Conservative Harrison Roden 700 30.8 -3.0
Green Louise Axon 276 12.1 +1.5
Majority 597 26.3
Turnout 2,298 25.7
Labour hold Swing Increase2.3

Droylsden West

Droylsden West[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barrie Holland* 1,476 69.0 +11.5
Conservative Matthew Stevenson 664 31.0 +6.6
Majority 812 38.0
Turnout 2,174 25.1
Labour hold Swing Increase2.5

Dukinfield

Dukinfield[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jacqueline Lane* 1,263 58.0 +4.5
Conservative James Cooper 602 27.6 -6.5
Green Julie Wood 313 14.4 +2.0
Majority 661 30.4
Turnout 2,184 23.5
Labour hold Swing Increase5.5

Dukinfield Stalybridge

Dukinfield Stalybridge[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Eleanor Wills* 1,256 46.3 +1.0
Conservative Kurt McPartland 1,159 42.7 -2.1
Green Linda Freeman 300 11.0 +1.0
Majority 97 3.6
Turnout 2,734 31.4
Labour hold Swing Increase1.6

Hyde Godley

Hyde Godley[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrea Colbourne 1,417 51.5 +7.8
Labour David McAllister 1,334 48.5 +3.1
Majority 83 3.0
Turnout 2,779 29.6
Conservative gain from Labour Swing Increase2.4

Hyde Newton

Hyde Newton[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hugh Roderick 1,572 58.9 +7.3
Conservative Melissa Molloy 1,097 41.1 +7.4
Majority 475 17.8
Turnout 2,704 24.7
Labour hold Swing Decrease0.1

Hyde Werneth

Hyde Werneth[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Phil Chadwick* 1,830 52.9 +2.2
Labour John Mercer 1,356 39.2 -0.7
Green Alex Cooper 273 7.9 +1.6
Majority 474 13.7
Turnout 3,468 38.7
Conservative hold Swing Increase1.5

Longdendale

Longdendale[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Janet Cooper* 1,371 65.7 +12.7
Conservative Lavlu Kader 715 34.3 +5.2
Majority 656 31.4
Turnout 2,124 27.3
Labour hold Swing Increase3.8

Mossley

Mossley[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Homer* 1,469 54.8 +0.9
Conservative Andrew Hay 733 27.3 -3.6
Green Christine Clark 344 12.8 -2.4
Women's Equality Hattie Thomas 135 5.0 N/A
Majority 736 27.5
Turnout 2,699 30.7
Labour hold Swing Increase2.3

St. Peters

St. Peters[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joyce Bowerman* 1,696 72.5 +3.5
Conservative David Rose 367 15.7 -1.5
Green Trevor Clarke 276 11.8 +1.9
Majority 1,329 56.8
Turnout 2,354 24.3
Labour hold Swing Increase2.5

Stalybridge North

Stalybridge North[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sam Gosling* 1,129 46.8 +5.9
Conservative David Tilbrook 977 40.5 +8.2
Green Alice Mason-Power 308 12.8 +5.2
Majority 152 6.3
Turnout 2,428 26.4
Labour hold Swing Decrease1.2

Stalybridge South

Stalybridge South[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Liam Billington* 1,374 52.9 -7.2
Labour Nick Axford 950 36.6 +6.6
Green Amanda Hickling 273 10.5 +0.6
Majority 424 16.3
Turnout 2,612 30.8
Conservative hold Swing Decrease6.9

References

  1. ^ "Election timetable in England". GOV.UK. Retrieved 7 April 2022.
  2. ^ "Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council Election Results 1973-2012" (PDF). Elections Centre. p. 22. Retrieved 7 April 2022.
  3. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project - 2019 - Tameside". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 7 April 2022.
  4. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project - 2018 - Tameside". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 7 April 2022.
  5. ^ "Your Councillors". tameside.moderngov.co.uk. 7 April 2022. Retrieved 7 April 2022.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "STATEMENT OF PERSONS NOMINATED" (PDF). Tameside Metropolitan Borough District Council. Retrieved 7 April 2022.