Brooklands (Trafford)
Brooklands within Trafford
Brooklands within Trafford
Coat of arms of Brooklands (Trafford)
Motto: 
Hold fast that which is good
Coordinates: 53°24′55″N 2°19′06″W / 53.4153°N 2.3184°W / 53.4153; -2.3184
CountryUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionTrafford
CountyGreater Manchester
CreatedMay 1973
Named forBrooklands, Sale
Government
  UK Parliament constituency: Wythenshawe and Sale East
 • TypeUnicameral
 • BodyTrafford Metropolitan Borough Council
 • Leader of the councilTom Ross (Labour)
 • CouncillorWill Jones (Labour)
 • CouncillorRose Thompson (Labour)
 • CouncillorBilal Babar (Labour)
Population
 • Total10,434
Area and population statistics from the 2011 Census[1]

Brooklands is an electoral ward of Trafford, Greater Manchester, covering the south-east of the town of Sale, including most of the Brooklands, Sale area.[2] It is represented in Westminster by Mike Kane MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East[3] The 2011 Census recorded a population of 10,434.[1]

Councillors

As of 2022, the councillors are Will Jones (Labour),[4] Rose Thompson (Labour),[5] and Chris Boyes (Conservative).[6]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
1973 Cecil Fink (Lib) Moira Horlock (Lib) S. Evans (Lib)
1975 Cecil Fink (Lib) Moira Horlock (Lib) Jonathan Taylor (Con)
1976 Cecil Fink (Lib) J. Ludlam (Con) Jonathan Taylor (Con)
1978 Jack Waterfall (Con) J. Ludlam (Con) Jonathan Taylor (Con)
1979 Jack Waterfall (Con) J. Ludlam (Con) Jonathan Taylor (Con)
1980 Jack Waterfall (Con) J. Ludlam (Con) Jonathan Taylor (Con)
1982 Jack Waterfall (Con) J. Ludlam (Con) Jonathan Taylor (Con)
1983 Jack Waterfall (Con) J. Ludlam (Con) Jonathan Taylor (Con)
1984 Jack Waterfall (Con) R. Barber (Con) Jonathan Taylor (Con)
1986 Jack Waterfall (Con) R. Barber (Con) Jonathan Taylor (Con)
1987 Jack Waterfall (Con) R. Barber (Con) Jonathan Taylor (Con)
1988 Margaret Cox (Con) R. Barber (Con) Jonathan Taylor (Con)
1990 J. Chesney (Con) R. Barber (Con) Jonathan Taylor (Con)
1991 J. Chesney (Con) R. Barber (Con) S. Hartland (Con)
1992 J. Chesney (Con) Jonathan Taylor (Con) David Silverman (Con)
1994 R. Barber (Con) Jonathan Taylor (Con) David Silverman (Con)
1995 R. Barber (Con) Jonathan Taylor (Con) Pam Dixon (Con)
1996 R. Barber (Con) C. Lynch (Con) Pam Dixon (Con)
1998 David Higgins (Con) C. Lynch (Con) Pam Dixon (Con)
1999 David Higgins (Con) C. Lynch (Con) Pam Dixon (Con)
2000 David Higgins (Con) Kathy Bullock (Con) Pam Dixon (Con)
2002 David Higgins (Con) Kathy Bullock (Con) Pam Dixon (Con)
2003 David Higgins (Con) Kathy Bullock (Con) Pam Dixon (Con)
2004 Kathy Bullock (Con) David Higgins (Con) Pam Dixon (Con)
2006 Kathy Bullock (Con) David Higgins (Con) Pam Dixon (Con)
2007 Kathy Bullock (Con) David Higgins (Con) Pam Dixon (Con)
2008 Kathy Bullock (Con) David Higgins (Con) Pam Dixon (Con)
2010 Kathy Bullock (Con) David Higgins (Con) Pam Dixon (Con)
2011 Kathy Bullock (Con) David Higgins (Con) Pam Dixon (Con)
2012 Chris Boyes (Con) David Higgins (Con) Pam Dixon (Con)
2014 Chris Boyes (Con) David Higgins (Con) Pam Dixon (Con)
2015 Chris Boyes (Con) David Hopps (Con) Pam Dixon (Con)
2016 Chris Boyes (Con) David Hopps (Con) Pam Dixon (Con)
2018 Chris Boyes (Con) David Hopps (Con) Steven Longden (Lab)
2019 Chris Boyes (Con) Rose Thompson (Lab) Steven Longden (Lab)
2021 Chris Boyes (Con) Rose Thompson (Lab) Steven Longden (Lab)
2022 Chris Boyes (Con) Rose Thompson (Lab) Will Jones (Lab)
2023 Will Jones (Lab) Rose Thompson (Lab) Bilal Babar (Lab)

  Indicates seat up for election.

Elections in the 2020s

May 2023

2023 (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Will Jones* 1,852 47.1%
Labour Rose Thompson* 1,850 47.1%
Labour Bilal Babar 1,749 44.5%
Conservative Chris Boyes* 1,494 38.0%
Conservative Dan Barker 1,459 37.1%
Conservative Adrian Hart 1,370 34.9%
Green Renate Aspden 393 10.0%
Green Deborah Leftwich 382 9.7%
Green Robert Cutforth 315 8.0%
Liberal Democrats Pauline Cliff 301 7.7%
Majority
Rejected ballots 15 0.4%
Turnout 3,930 51.2%
Registered electors 7,678

May 2022

2022[7] [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Will Jones 1,953 49.9
Conservative Adrian Hart 1,501 38.3
Green Renate Aspden 247 6.3
Liberal Democrats Pauline Cliff 202 5.2
Majority 452 11.5
Registered electors 7,717
Turnout 3,915 50.7
Labour hold Swing

May 2021

2021[9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Boyes* 1,894 44.5 Decrease7.2
Labour Fianna Hornby 1,875 44.1 Increase7.4
Green Joe Ryan 255 6.0 Increase3.1
Liberal Democrats Pauline Cliff 206 4.8 Decrease3.6
Majority 19 0.4 Decrease14.5
Rejected ballots 25
Registered electors 7,831
Turnout 4,255 54.3 Increase10.1
Conservative hold Swing Decrease7.3

Elections in the 2010s

May 2019

2019[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rose Thompson 1,587 43.3 Increase10.4
Conservative Michelle McGrath 1,295 35.4 Decrease16.7
Green Joe Ryan 309 8.4 Increase1.7
Liberal Democrats Pauline Cliff 298 8.1 Decrease0.2
UKIP Tony Nayler 174 4.8 N/A
Majority 292 3.4
Registered electors 7,735
Turnout 3,663 47.6 Decrease24.2
Labour gain from Conservative Swing Increase13.6

Change in vote share compared to May 2015.

May 2018

2018[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steven Longden 1,939 47.6 Increase14.1
Conservative Mike Jefferson 1,755 43.1 Decrease8.7
Liberal Democrats Meenakshi Minnis 170 4.2 Decrease2.2
Green Mandy King 155 3.8 Decrease5.3
UKIP Tony Nayler 55 1.4 N/A
Majority 184 4.5
Registered electors 7,844
Turnout 4,080 52.0 Increase11.0
Labour gain from Conservative Swing Increase11.4

Change in vote share compared to May 2014.

May 2016

2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Boyes* 1,766 51.7 Increase3.7
Labour Serena Carr 1,256 36.7 Increase3.9
Liberal Democrats Meenakshi Minnis 287 8.4 Increase1.7
Green Joseph Ryan 100 2.9 Decrease5.5
Majority 510 14.9 Decrease0.2
Turnout 3,419 44.2 Increase5.6
Conservative hold Swing Decrease0.1

Change in vote share compared to May 2012.

May 2015

2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Hopps 2,952 52.1 Decrease0.6
Labour Gary Keary 1,868 32.9 Increase1.9
Liberal Democrats James Eisen 472 8.3 Decrease2.1
Green Joseph Ryan 378 6.7 Increase0.7
Majority 1,084 19.2 Decrease2.5
Turnout 5,670 71.8 Increase24.1
Conservative hold Swing Decrease1.6

Change in vote share compared to May 2011.

May 2014

2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pam Dixon* 1,627 51.8 Increase5.0
Labour Mike Green 1,052 33.5 Increase8.0
Green Joe Ryan 286 9.1 Increase5.9
Liberal Democrats James Eisen 200 6.4 Decrease18.1
Majority 575 18.3 Decrease3.0
Turnout 3,139 41.0 Decrease30.0
Conservative hold Swing Decrease1.5

Change in vote share compared to May 2010.

May 2012

2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Boyes 1,421 48.1 Decrease12.4
Labour Louise Dagnall 972 32.9 Increase15.1
Green David Eatock 247 8.4 Increase2.1
Liberal Democrats Michael McDonald 197 6.7 Decrease9.8
Independent Colin Bearfield 117 4.0 N/A
Majority 449 15.2 Decrease28.5
Turnout 2,954 38.6 Decrease0.3
Conservative hold Swing Decrease13.8

Change in vote share compared to May 2008.

May 2011

2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Higgins* 1,995 52.7 Decrease3.5
Labour Lewis Dagnall 1,172 31.0 Increase14.0
Liberal Democrats John O'Connor 393 10.4 Decrease9.1
Green Joseph Ryan 226 6.0 Decrease1.3
Majority 823 21.7 Decrease15.0
Turnout 3,786 47.7 Increase7.4
Conservative hold Swing Decrease8.9

Change in vote share compared to May 2007.

May 2010

2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pam Dixon* 2,648 46.8 Decrease12.7
Labour Angela Gratrix 1,444 25.5 Increase8.7
Liberal Democrats John O'Connor 1,389 24.5 Increase0.7
Green Joseph Ryan 179 3.2 N/A
Majority 1,204 21.3 Decrease14.4
Turnout 5,660 71.0 Increase32.1
Conservative hold Swing Decrease10.7

Change in vote share compared to May 2006.

Elections in the 2000s

2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kathy Bullock* 1,883 60.5 +4.3
Labour Angela Gratrix 522 17.8 +0.8
Liberal Democrats Kenneth Clarke 514 16.5 -3.0
Green Barbara Jarkowski 196 6.3 -1.0
Majority 1,361 43.7 +7.0
Turnout 3,115 38.9 +2.2
Conservative hold Swing
2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Higgins* 1,769 56.2 -3.3
Liberal Democrats Kenneth Clarke 614 19.5 -4.3
Labour David Hampson 536 17.0 +0.2
Green Nicola Campling 229 7.3 +7.3
Majority 1,155 36.7 +1.0
Turnout 3,148 40.3 +1.4
Conservative hold Swing
2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pamela Dixon* 1,808 59.5 -20.7
Liberal Democrats Kenneth Clarke 722 23.8 +7.3
Labour Angela Gratrix 509 16.8 +16.8
Majority 1,086 35.7 +10.3
Turnout 3,039 38.9 -10.5
Conservative hold Swing
2004 (after boundary changes)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kathleen Bullock* 2,196 27.9
Conservative David Higgins* 2,154 27.4
Conservative Pamela Dixon* 1,962 24.9
Liberal Democrats David Rhodes 1,296 16.5
BNP Andrew Harris 260 3.3
Turnout 7,868 49.4
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pamela Dixon* 2,247 47.6 -9.0
Liberal Democrats Kenneth Clarke 1,149 24.3 +6.8
Labour Joanne Bennett 1,083 22.9 -3.0
Green Stephen Parker 245 5.2 +5.2
Majority 1,098 23.3 -7.4
Turnout 4,724 61.3 +7.0
Conservative hold Swing
2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Higgins* 2,378 56.6 -9.7
Labour Philip Morgan 1,086 25.9 +5.3
Liberal Democrats Kenneth Clarke 737 17.5 +4.4
Majority 1,292 30.7 -15.0
Turnout 4,201 54.3 +16.4
Conservative hold Swing
2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kathleen Bullock 1,986 66.3 +5.2
Labour Ian McDermott 618 20.6 -6.2
Liberal Democrats Kenneth Clarke 393 13.1 +1.0
Majority 1,368 45.7 +11.4
Turnout 2,997 37.9 +1.1
Conservative hold Swing

Elections in the 1990s

1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dixon* 1,779 61.1 -0.8
Labour Bennett 780 26.8 -0.7
Liberal Democrats YR Clarke 353 12.1 +1.5
Majority 999 34.3 -0.1
Turnout 2,912 36.8 -1.5
Conservative hold Swing
1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative D. R. Higgins 1,879 61.9 +12.9
Labour J. Bagnoli 833 27.5 -8.3
Liberal Democrats Y. R. Clarke 322 10.6 -4.6
Majority 1,046 34.4 -21.3
Turnout 3,034 38.3 -3.8
Conservative hold Swing
1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative C. J. J. Lynch 1,626 49.0 -0.9
Labour J. A. Lloyd 1,190 35.8 +8.7
Liberal Democrats K. Clarke 505 15.2 +1.6
Majority 436 13.1 -9.7
Turnout 3,321 42.1 -2.7
Conservative hold Swing
1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative P. A. Dixon 1,815 49.9 +1.5
Labour P. Frizzby 986 27.1 +6.1
Liberal Democrats C. Marchbank-Smith 493 13.6 -16.9
Independent D. F. Cockayne 343 9.4 +9.4
Majority 829 22.8 +4.9
Turnout 3,637 44.8 -0.5
Conservative hold Swing
1994
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. Barber 1,736 48.4 -20.1
Liberal Democrats A. Rhodes 1,095 30.5 +14.2
Labour T. G. Crewe 754 21.0 +7.9
Majority 641 17.9 -33.7
Turnout 3,585 45.3 -6.3
Conservative hold Swing
1992 (2 vacancies)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Taylor 2,302 34.5 +2.7
Conservative D. F. Silverman 2,264 34.0 +2.2
Liberal Democrats A. Rhodes 544 8.2 -2.4
Liberal Democrats W. Rhodes 541 8.1 -2.5
Labour D. G. Kirkland 455 6.8 -0.8
Labour P. Miller 420 6.3 -1.3
Green V. Birdsall 141 2.1 +2.1
Majority 1,720 51.6 +9.0
Turnout 6,667 43.1 -0.5
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative S. J. Hartland 2,596 63.7 +3.2
Liberal Democrats K. F. Humber 862 21.2 +6.7
Labour W. Stennett 615 15.1 -4.8
Majority 1,734 42.6 +2.1
Turnout 4,073 50.7 +0.4
Conservative hold Swing
1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Chesney 2,467 60.5 -8.5
Labour W. Stennett 813 19.9 +5.0
Liberal Democrats K. F. Humber 590 14.5 -1.6
Green R. I. Unsworth 209 5.1 +5.1
Majority 1,654 40.5 -10.3
Turnout 4,079 50.3 +2.2
Conservative hold Swing

Elections in the 1980s

1988 (2 vacancies)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. Barber* 2,630 35.2 +12.1
Conservative M. C. R. Cox 2,528 33.8 +9.3
Liberal Democrats C. A. Bearfield 630 8.4 -14.6
Liberal Democrats K. F. Humber 579 7.7 -16.0
Labour L. J. Hargadon 565 7.6 +4.9
Labour E. D. Shaw 543 7.3 +4.3
Majority 1,898 25.4 -1.4
Turnout 7,475 48.1 -8.6
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
1987
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Taylor* 2,679 58.3 +8.0
SDP B. M. Keeley-Huggett 1,445 31.4 -4.8
Labour E. D. Shaw 474 10.3 -3.2
Majority 1,234 26.8 +12.7
Turnout 4,598 56.7 +10.7
Conservative hold Swing
1986
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. A. E. Waterfall* 1,881 50.3 -1.2
Alliance C. S. Fink 1,354 36.2 -1.0
Labour E. D. Shaw 507 13.5 +2.2
Majority 527 14.1 -0.2
Turnout 3,742 46.0 +0.4
Conservative hold Swing
1984
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. Barber 1,892 51.5 -11.8
Liberal C. S. Fink 1,365 37.2 +12.4
Labour L. T. Murkin 416 11.3 -0.7
Majority 527 14.3 -24.2
Turnout 3,673 45.6 -6.0
Conservative hold Swing
1983
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Taylor* 2,630 63.3 -0.1
Liberal G. M. R. Willmott 1,029 24.8 -0.7
Labour R. P. F. Phillips 497 12.0 +0.9
Majority 1,601 38.5 +0.6
Turnout 4,156 51.6 +2.5
Conservative hold Swing
1982
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. A. E. Waterfall* 2,489 63.4 +10.9
Liberal C. A. Bearfield 1,000 25.5 -9.4
Labour H. Davies 437 11.1 -1.5
Majority 1,489 37.9 +20.3
Turnout 3,926 49.1 -1.1
Conservative hold Swing
1980
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. B. Ludlam* 2,107 52.5 -11.3
Liberal C. A. Bearfield 1,401 34.9 +8.8
Labour J. Shaw 507 12.6 +2.5
Majority 706 17.6 +3.3
Turnout 4,015 50.2 +3.1
Conservative hold Swing

Elections in the 1970s

1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Taylor* uncontested
Conservative hold Swing
1978
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. A. E. Waterfall 2,685 63.8 -1.0
Liberal C. S. Fink* 1,098 26.1 -9.1
Labour A. J. Hadley 426 10.1 +10.1
Majority 1,587 37.7 +8.2
Turnout 4,209 47.1 +1.9
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing
1976
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. B. Ludlam 2,393 64.8 +6.8
Liberal H. Hughes 1,302 35.2 +1.5
Majority 1,091 29.5 +5.3
Turnout 3,695 45.2 -0.5
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing
1975
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Taylor 2,362 58.0
Liberal S. Evans* 1,375 33.7
Labour E. P. M. Wollaston 338 8.3
Majority 987 24.2
Turnout 4,075 45.7
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing
1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal C. S. Fink 2,073 50.9
Liberal M. Horlock 2,027
Liberal S. Evans 1,905
Conservative A. Goodliffe 1,878 46.1
Conservative J. Fergusson 1,796
Conservative A. Long 1,723
Communist B. Panter 120 2.9
Majority 27
Turnout 4,071 43.4
Liberal win (new seat)
Liberal win (new seat)
Liberal win (new seat)

References

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