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

Hyndburn Borough Council elections are generally held three years out of every four, with a third of the council elected each time. Hyndburn Borough Council is the local authority for the non-metropolitan district of Hyndburn in Lancashire, England. Since the last boundary changes in 2002, 35 councillors have been elected from 16 wards.[1]

Council elections

Elections are usually by thirds, in three of every four years.

Year/Party Labour LibDems Cons Indep UKIP Other Controlling party Notes
1973 24 3 21 NOC
1976 14 1 33 Conservatives
1979 19 28 Conservatives New ward boundaries. Councillors reduced from 48 to 47 and all out election.[2]
1980 27 20 Labour
1982 26 1 20 Labour
1983 25 2 20 Labour
1984 20 3 24 Conservatives
1986 25 6 16 Labour
1987 26 7 14 Labour Borough boundary changes took place but the number of seats remained the same.[3]
1988 25 6 16 Labour
1990 29 4 13 1 Labour
1991 34 3 9 1 Labour
1992 32 3 12 Labour
1994 33 1 13 Labour
1995 36 1 10 Labour
1996 44 3 Labour
1998 35 12 Labour
1999 23 23 1 NOC
2000 16 31 Conservative
2002 18 17 Labour New ward boundaries. Councillors reduced from 47 to 35 and all out election.[1]
2003 17 18 Conservative
2004 15 20 Conservative
2006 16 18 1 Conservative
2007 15 18 2 Conservative
2008 13 18 4 Conservative
2010 14 17 4 NOC
2011 18 14 3 Labour
2012 23 9 3 Labour
2014 23 8 2 2 Labour
2015 24 8 0 2 Labour
2016 26 7 2 Labour
2018 26 9 0 Labour
2019 26 9 Labour
2021 22 12 1 Labour
2022 14 14 6 NOC
2023 16 16 1 2 NOC
2024 22 11 1 1 Labour

Borough result maps

By-election results

1998-2002

Netherton by-election 13 July 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 702 61.7 +14.8
Conservative 436 38.3 -14.8
Majority 266 23.4
Turnout 1,138 31.9
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Huncoat by-election 11 October 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 339 64.1 +12.9
Conservative 190 35.9 +35.9
Majority 149 28.2
Turnout 529 16.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Immanuel by-election 11 October 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 387 53.8 +11.2
Conservative 333 46.2 -11.2
Majority 54 7.6
Turnout 720 19.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

2002-2006

Rishton by-election 17 March 2005[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Claire Hamilton 759 46.1 +5.6
Conservative Stan Horne 756 46.0 -13.5
Liberal Democrats Bill Greene 129 7.8 +7.8
Majority 3 0.1
Turnout 1,644 32.2
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Overton by-election 30 June 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Susan Shorrock 774 47.5 +2.6
Conservative Roy Atkinson 593 36.4 -18.7
BNP Carrie Cassidy 191 11.7 +11.7
Liberal Democrats Bill Greene 72 4.4 +4.4
Majority 178 11.1
Turnout 1,630 32.6
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

2006-2010

Spring Hill by-election 21 September 2006[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Munsif Dad 528 68.1 -3.2
Conservative Michaek Szewczuk 247 31.9 +3.2
Majority 281 36.2
Turnout 775 22.1
Labour hold Swing
Rishton by-election 2 November 2006[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Harry Grayson 1,112 55.2 +5.9
Conservative Stan Horne 848 42.1 -9.6
Liberal Democrats Bill Green 54 2.7 +2.7
Majority 264 13.1
Turnout 2,014 39.7
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

2010-2014

Peel by-election 1 July 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Wendy Dwyer 592 75.8 TBC
Conservative Danny Cassidy 189 24.2 TBC
Majority 403 51.6 TBC
Turnout 781 25.7 TBC
Labour hold Swing TBC
Baxenden by-election 18 November 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Terry Hurn 693 58.2 TBC
Labour David Hartley 434 36.4 TBC
Independent Lesley Wolstencroft 47 3.9 TBC
UKIP Bobby Anwar 17 1.4 TBC
Majority 259 21.7 TBC
Turnout 1,191 36 TBC
Conservative hold Swing TBC
Spring Hill by-election 9 July 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Diane Fielding 678 51.7 TBC
Conservative Mohammed Sadfar 475 36.2 TBC
UKIP Ken Smith 137 10.4 TBC
Green Kerry Gormley 17 1.3 TBC
Majority 203 15.5 TBC
Turnout 1312 TBC TBC
Labour hold Swing

2022-2026

Overton by-election 14 July 2022
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin McKenzie 773 52.2 +6.4
Conservative Liz McGinley 600 40.5 -0.1
Independent Michael Miller 71 4.8 +4.8
Reform UK Richard Oakley 36 2.4 -10.1
Majority 173 11.7 +6.5
Turnout 1,482 31.32
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b "The Borough of Hyndburn (Electoral Changes) Order 2001", legislation.gov.uk, The National Archives, SI 2001/2469, retrieved 24 August 2022
  2. ^ The Borough of Hyndburn (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976
  3. ^ The Lancashire (District Boundaries) Order 1986
  4. ^ "By-election won by student, 21". Lancashire Evening Telegraph. 18 March 2005. Archived from the original on 20 April 2013. Retrieved 14 September 2009.
  5. ^ "Labour candidate wins by-election victory". Blackburn Citizen. 22 September 2006. Retrieved 14 September 2009.
  6. ^ "Labour gains, Conservative pains". HyndburnOnline.com. 6 November 2006. Archived from the original on 12 July 2011. Retrieved 14 September 2009.