Burnley shown within the non-metropolitan county of Lancashire (Unitary authorities excluded)

Burnley Borough Council elections are generally held three years out of every four, with a third of the council elected each time. Burnley Borough Council is the local authority for the non-metropolitan district of Burnley in Lancashire, England. Since the last boundary changes in 2002, 45 councillors have been elected from 15 wards.[1]

Coat of Arms of the Borough Council

Council elections

Result maps

By-election results

1998-2002

Cliviger with Worsthorne By-Election 2 July 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 611 59.4 +11.6
Labour 417 40.6 -11.6
Majority 194 18.8
Turnout 1,028
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Lowerhouse By-Election 22 November 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Samuel Holgate 467 38.8 −33.0
Labour 421 35.0 +6.8
BNP 283 23.5 +23.5
Socialist Alliance 32 2.7 +2.7
Majority 46 3.8
Turnout 1,203 27.8
Independent hold Swing

Trinity By-Election 22 November 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Elizabeth Monk 555 57.9 +1.3
BNP 181 18.9 +18.9
Independent 172 18.0 +18.0
Socialist Alliance 50 5.2 +5.2
Majority 374 39.0
Turnout 958 28.8
Labour hold Swing

Rose Hill By-Election 29 November 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Denis Otter 380 31.7 +9.0
Independent 284 23.7 -24.1
BNP 230 19.2 +19.2
Liberal Democrats 203 16.9 +16.9
Conservative 101 8.4 -21.1
Majority 96 8.0
Turnout 1,198 28.8
Labour gain from Independent Swing

2002–2006

Hapton with Park By-Election 19 June 2003[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Peter McCann 788 33.1 +33.1
BNP Andy Kenyon 777 32.6 -6.4
Labour Andy Tatchell 679 28.5 -5.9
Independent Patricia Stinton 76 3.2 -15.6
Conservative Alan Marsden 62 2.6 -5.2
Majority 11 0.5
Turnout 2,382 53.5
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

Lanehead By-Election 16 October 2003[9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Martin Smith 1,070 50.6 +32.0
Labour Julie Cooper 464 21.9 -9.8
BNP John Cave 357 16.9 -17.1
Independent Ann Royle 127 6.0 -9.8
Conservative Paul Coates 98 4.6 +4.6
Majority 606 28.7
Turnout 2,116 48.2
Liberal Democrats gain from BNP Swing

Bank Hall By-Election 5 May 2005[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Julie Cooper 1,056 48.0 −2.2
Liberal Democrats Abdul Hamid 514 23.3 −2.7
BNP Derek Dawson 368 16.7 +16.7
Conservative Paul Coates 266 12.0 −11.8
Majority 542 24.7
Turnout 2,204 53.5
Labour hold Swing

2006–2010

Brunshaw By-Election 15 February 2007[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Allen Harris 875 44.1 +16.3
BNP Paul McDevitt 538 27.1 +0.6
Labour Karen Baker 479 24.2 −6.7
Conservative Tony Coulson 90 4.5 -10.2
Majority 337 17.0
Turnout 1,982 39.9
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

Daneshouse with Stoneyholme By-Election 15 February 2007[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shah Hussain 944 46.6 -3.7
Liberal Democrats Mohammed Malik 906 44.7 -5.0
England First Steven Smith 141 7.0 +7.0
Conservative Alan Marsden 35 1.7 +1.7
Majority 38 1.9
Turnout 2,026 52.4
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Rosegrove with Lowerhouse By-Election 4 June 2009[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Iris Gates 645 41.2 +1.1
BNP John Cave 400 25.6 -5.4
Labour Charles Baker 304 19.4 +1.0
Conservative Barry Elliott 215 13.7 +3.4
Majority 245 15.6
Turnout 1,564 32.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

2010–2014

Rosegrove with Lowerhouse Ward By-Election 10th March 2011[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Beatrice Foster 521 43.1 +11.8
BNP Paul McDevitt 288 23.8 +5.4
Liberal Democrats Kate Mottershead 261 21.6 -11.8
Conservative Mathew Isherwood 81 6.7 -10.2
Independent Andrew Hennessey 58 4.8 +4.8
Majority 233 19.3
Turnout 1,209
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Trinity By-Election 13 September 2012[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tony Martin 493 49.3 -8.8
Liberal Democrats Stephanie Forrest 256 25.6 -5.8
Conservative Tom Watson 96 9.6 +9.6
BNP Derek Dawson 95 9.5 -1.1
UKIP Craig Ramplee 35 3.5 3.5
National Front Steven Smith 26 2.6 +2.6
Majority 237 23.7
Turnout 1,001
Labour hold Swing

2018-2022

Rosehill with Burnley Wood By-Election 11 April 2019[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Peter McCann 341 37.5 -11.0
Labour Andy Devanney 249 27.4 -6.8
BAPIP Paula Riley 154 16.9 +16.9
Conservative Phil Chamberlain 115 12.6 -0.4
Green Victoria Alker 51 5.6 +1.3
Majority 92 10.1
Turnout 910
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

2022-2026

Rosehill with Burnley Wood By-Election 10 November 2022[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bill Horrocks 372 39.4 +15.8
Liberal Democrats Russell Neal 363 38.4 -17.8
Conservative Maison McGowan-Doe 123 13.0 -2.1
Green Anthony Davis 87 9.2 +4.1
Majority 9 1.0
Turnout 945
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Trinity By-Election 10 November 2022[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Alexander Hall 347 59.5 -4.5
Labour Mubashar Lone 163 28.0 +1.0
Conservative Susan Nutter 73 12.5 +3.5
Majority 184 1.0
Turnout 583
Green hold Swing

References

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