Coordinates: 53°23′13″N 2°55′12″W / 53.387°N 2.920°W / 53.387; -2.920 Church is a Liverpool City Council Ward. The population of this ward taken at the 2011 census was 13,974.[1] It contains part of the Mossley Hill area of Liverpool. It includes the road Penny Lane, famous for the Beatles song of the same name. The ward boundary was changed at the 2004 municipal elections to encompass parts of the former Grassendale and Allerton wards and losing part to the new Wavertree ward.[2]

Councillors

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Colin Eldridge (LD) Richard Kemp (LD) Erica Kemp (LD)
2006 Colin Eldridge (LD) Richard Kemp (LD) Erica Kemp (LD)
2007 Colin Eldridge (LD) Richard Kemp (LD) Erica Kemp (LD)
2008 Colin Eldridge (LD) Richard Kemp (LD) Erica Kemp (LD)
2010 Tom Morrison (LD) Richard Kemp (LD) Erica Kemp (LD)
2011 Tom Morrison (LD) Richard Kemp (LD) Erica Kemp (LD)
2012 Tom Morrison (LD) Richard Kemp (LD) Erica Kemp (LD)
2014 Richard Wenstone (Lab) Richard Kemp (LD) Erica Kemp (LD)
2015 Richard Wenstone (Lab) Richard Kemp (LD) Erica Kemp (LD)
2016 Richard Wenstone (Lab) Richard Kemp (LD) Andrew Makinson (LD)
2018 Liz Makinson (LD) Richard Kemp (LD) Andrew Makinson (LD)
2019 Liz Makinson (LD) Richard Kemp (LD) Andrew Makinson (LD)
2021 Liz Makinson (LD) Richard Kemp (LD) Andrew Makinson (LD)

  indicates seat up for re-election after boundary changes.

  indicates seat up for re-election.

  indicates change in affiliation.

  indicates seat up for re-election after casual vacancy.

Election results

Elections in the 2020s

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2021: 6th May 2021 [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Andrew Makinson 3,080 59.12%
Labour Simon James Jones 1,259 24.17%
Green David Ronald Teasdale 700 13.44%
Conservative Peter Andrew 171 3.28%
Majority 1,821 34.95%
Registered electors 10,555
Turnout 5,210
Rejected ballots 66 Steady
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Elections in the 2010s

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2019: 2nd May 2019 [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Richard Kemp 2,859 60.32% Increase 2.34
Labour Nat Griffin 1,313 27.70% Decrease 3.88
Green Julie Elizabeth Birch-Holt 486 10.25% Increase 3.37
Conservative James Kenton Craig 82 1.73% Decrease 1.83
Majority 1,546 32.62% Increase 6.22
Registered electors 10,490
Turnout 4,770 45.47% Increase 1.42
Rejected ballots 30 0.63% Increase 0.52
Liberal Democrats hold Swing 3.11%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2018: 3rd May 2018 [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Liz Makinson 2,706 57.98% +2.23%
Labour Nigel David James Parsons 1,474 31.58% +3.91%
Green Julie Elizabeth Birch-Holt 321 6.88% -1.3%
Conservative Thomas Lewis Burton 166 3.56% +1.01%
Majority 1,232 26.40% -1.68%
Registered electors 10,594
Turnout 4,667 44.05% -5.57%
Rejected ballots 5 0.11% Steady
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing -0.84%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2016: 5th May 2016 [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Andrew Kendrick Makinson 2,903 55.75% +9.23%
Labour Jan McDermott 1,441 27.67% -8.45%
Green Eleanor Janet Mary Martin 426 8.18% -0.49%
Liberal John Bradley 135 2.59% n/a
Conservative David Jeffery 133 2.55% -1.88%
UKIP Noah Aubrey Linus Sorensen 123 2.36% -0.93%
TUSC William Delf 46 0.88% -0.05%
Majority 1,462 28.08% +17.68%
Registered electors 10,593
Turnout 5,256 49.62% -25.61%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing 8.84%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2015: 7th May 2015 [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Richard Kemp 3,808 46.52% +8.19%
Labour Liz Parsons 2,957 36.12% -4.36%
Green Ted Grant 710 8.67% -2.42%
Conservative Elizabeth Ann Pearson 363 4.43% -1.64%
UKIP Christopher Neil Thwaite 272 3.32% n/a
TUSC Jack Robert Yarlett 76 0.93% n/a
Majority 851 10.40% +12.55%
Registered electors 10,903
Turnout 8,202 75.23% +31.37%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing 6.28%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2014: 22nd May 2014 [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dr Richard Wenstone 1,906 40.48% +4.42%
Liberal Democrats Andrew Makinson 1805 38.33% -10.38%
Green Eleanor Janet Mary Martin 522 11.09% +3.69%
Conservative James Pearson 286 6.07% +1.71%
Majority 101 2.15% -10.50%
Turnout 4,709 43.86% -0.26%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing +7.40%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2012: 3rd May 2012 [9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Erica Kemp 2291 48.71% +6.8%
Labour Richard Wenstone 1696 36.06% -1.06%
Green Eleanor Janet Mary Martin 348 7.40% -3.64%
Conservative Christopher Matthew Hall 205 4.36% -5.68%
UKIP Tony Hammond 163 3.47% n/a
Majority 595 12.65% +7.86%
Turnout 4703 44.12% -2.8%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing +3.93%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2011: 5th May 2011 [10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Richard Kemp 2091 41.91% -3.07%
Labour Nathalie Nicholas 1852 37.12% +7.77%
Conservative Tom Roberts 501 10.04% +0.11%
Green Eleanor Janet Mary Martin 399 8.00% +2.88%
Independent Jeff Berman 146 2.93% +0.78%
Majority 239 4.79% -10.85%
Turnout 4989 46.92 -18.30%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing -5.42%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2010: Church [11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Thomas William Morrison 3179 44.98%
Labour Peter Clarke 2074 29.35%
Conservative James Barnaby 702 9.93%
Liberal James Robert MacGregor 556 7.87%
Green Eleanor Janet Mary Martin 404 5.72%
Independent Jeffrey Berman 152 2.15%
Majority 1105 15.64%
Turnout 7067 65.22%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Elections in the 2000s

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2008: Church [12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Erica Kemp 2330 60.19%
Labour David Shepherd 522 13.48%
Conservative Norman Coppell 360 9.30%
Green Eleanor Janet Mary Martin 286 7.39%
Independent Jeffrey Berman 273 7.05%
Liberal James Robert MacGregor 100 2.58%
Majority
Turnout 3871 36.18%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2007: Church [13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Richard Kemp 2790 69.77%
Labour Stephen Laurence Bennett 461 11.53%
Conservative Graham Kenneth Jones 332 8.30%
Green Eleanor Janet Mary Martin 329 8.23%
Liberal James Robert MacGregor 87 2.18%
Majority
Turnout 3999 37.30%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2006: Church [14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Colin Eldridge 2306 60.22%
Labour Timothy Martin Beaumont 501 13.08%
Green Eleanor Janet Mary Martin 335 8.75%
Conservative Graham Kenneth Jones 291 7.60%
Independent Jeffrey Berman 274 7.16%
Liberal James Robert MacGregor 122 3.19%
Majority
Turnout 3829 34.35%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

After the boundary change of 2004 the whole of Liverpool City Council faced election. Three Councillors were returned.

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2004: Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Erica Kemp 3870
Liberal Democrats Richard Kemp 3771
Liberal Democrats Colin Eldridge 3465
Green Eleanor Martin 736
Labour Wendy Simon 733
Labour Neville Jones 601
Labour David Holt 531
Majority
Turnout 5060 44.91%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing n/a

italics denotes the sitting Councillor. * bold denotes the winning candidate.

References

  1. ^ "Liverpool City Ward population 2011". Retrieved 11 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Boundary Commission Report". 15 May 2010.
  3. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2021, Church". Liverpool City Council.
  4. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2019, Church". Liverpool City Council.
  5. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2018, Church". Liverpool City Council.
  6. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2016, Church". Liverpool City Council.
  7. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2015, Church". Liverpool City Council.
  8. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2014, Church". Liverpool City Council.
  9. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2012, Church". Liverpool City Council.
  10. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2011, Church". Liverpool City Council.
  11. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2010, Church". Liverpool City Council.
  12. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2008, Church". Liverpool City Council.
  13. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2007, Church". Liverpool City Council.
  14. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2006, Church". Liverpool City Council.