Gorton and Abbey Hey
Gorton and Abbey Hey electoral ward within Manchester City Council
Gorton and Abbey Hey electoral ward within Manchester City Council
Coat of arms of Gorton and Abbey Hey
Motto(s): 
By wisdom and effort
Coordinates: 53°27′52″N 2°10′11″W / 53.464526°N 2.169614°W / 53.464526; -2.169614
CountryUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionNorth West England
CountyGreater Manchester
Metropolitan boroughManchester
CreatedDecember 2017
Named forGorton and Abbey Hey
Government
  UK Parliament constituency: Manchester Gorton
 • TypeUnicameral
 • BodyManchester City Council
 • Leader of the councilBev Craig (Labour)

Gorton and Abbey Hey is an electoral ward of Manchester, England created by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) from the previous electoral wards of Gorton North and Gorton South for the local elections 2018.[1]

It is represented in Westminster by Afzal Khan MP for Manchester Gorton.[2]

Councillors

Three councillors serve the ward: , Labour (2019–23),[3] , Labour (2018–21),[4] and John Hughes, Labour (2018–22).[5]

Elections in 2020s

* denotes incumbent councillor seeking re-election.

May 2021

2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Julie Reid* 2,372 70.7 6.0 Increase
Liberal Democrats Jackie Pearcey 440 13.1 7.6 Decrease
Conservative Ugo Nzeribe 378 11.3 0.3 Decrease
Green Scott Robinson 165 4.9 1.9 Increase
Majority 1,932 57.6
Rejected ballots 57 1.7
Turnout 3,412 25.8 1.8 Increase
Registered electors 13,243
Labour Co-op hold Swing 6.8 Increase

Elections in 2010s

May 2019

2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Afia Kamal* 1,464 47.3 Decrease2.0
Liberal Democrats Jackie Pearcey 818 26.4 Increase2.7
UKIP Katie Fanning 418 13.5 N/A
Green Paul Davies 208 6.7 Decrease1.1
Conservative Jake Feeley 170 5.5 Decrease6.1
Majority 646 20.86 Decrease4.83
Rejected ballots 19 0.61
Turnout 3,097 24.18 Steady
Registered electors 12,810
Labour hold Swing Decrease2.35

May 2018

2018[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Louis Hughes* 1,849 59.9
Labour Julie Reid* 1,771 57.4
Labour Afia Kamal* 1,523 49.4
Liberal Democrats Jackie Pearcey 730 23.7
Liberal Democrats Iain Donaldson 526 17.0
Liberal Democrats Tim Bannister 385 12.5
Conservative Paul Mostyn 342 11.1
Conservative Michael Street 308 10.0
Conservative Melissa Jackson 271 8.8
Green Melvyn Newton 241 7.8
Rejected ballots 13 (full)
1 (partial)
Turnout 3,086 24
Registered electors 12857
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Party Candidates Seats Won Votes Vote %
Labour 3 3 5,143 64.72
Liberal Democrats 3 0 1,641 20.65
Conservative 3 0 921 11.59
Green 1 0 303 2.41

References

  1. ^ LGBCE (April 2017). Final recommendations on the new electoral arrangements for Manchester City Council (PDF). Local Government Boundary Commission for England. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Afzal Khan MP". parliament.uk. UK Parliament. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  3. ^ manchester.gov.uk. Manchester City Council http://www.manchester.gov.uk/site/custom_scripts/councillors/index.php?cllr-id=258&cllr-type=id. Retrieved 22 February 2018. ((cite web)): Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ manchester.gov.uk. Manchester City Council http://www.manchester.gov.uk/site/custom_scripts/councillors/index.php?cllr-id=225&cllr-type=id. Retrieved 22 February 2018. ((cite web)): Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ "s". manchester.gov.uk. Manchester City Council. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  6. ^ "3 May 2018 Local Government Election results". manchester.gov.uk. Manchester City Council. 5 May 2018. Archived from the original on 7 May 2018. Retrieved 8 May 2018.