Knotty Ash is a Liverpool City Council Ward in the Liverpool West Derby Parliamentary constituency. It was formed for the 2004 Municipal elections from the former Broadgreen ward taking small parts from Childwall, Croxteth and Dovecot.

Councillors

The ward has returned eleven councillors.[1]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Josie Mullen (LD) Christopher Newby (LD) David Irving (LD)
2006 Josie Mullen (LD) Christopher Newby (LD) David Irving (LD)
2007 Josie Mullen (LD) Paul Twigger (LD) David Irving (LD)
2008 Josie Mullen (LD) Paul Twigger (LD) David Irving (LD)
2010 Jacqui Nasuh (Lab) Paul Twigger (LD) David Irving (LD)
2011 Jacqui Nasuh (Lab) Hayley Todd (Lab) David Irving (LD)
2012 Ged Taylor (Lab) Hayley Todd (Lab) Nick Crofts (Lab)
2014 Ged Taylor (Lab) Hayley Todd (Lab) Nick Crofts (Lab)
2015 Ged Taylor (Lab) Jacqui Taylor (Lab) Nick Crofts (Lab)
2016 Ged Taylor (Lab) Jacqui Taylor (Lab) Nick Crofts (Lab)
2018 Alison Clarke (Lab) Harry Doyle (Lab) Nick Crofts (Lab)
2019 Alison Clarke (Lab) Harry Doyle (Lab) Nick Crofts (Lab)

  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 of the 2010s

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2019: 2nd May 2019[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Harry Doyle 1,778 69.70 Decrease 4.20
Liberal Democrats Graham Hughes 264 10.35 Increase 0.55
Green Fiona Coyne 231 9.06 Increase 3.86
Conservative Mark Butchard 189 7.41 Decrease 2.29
Liberal Kenneth Russell 89 3.49 Increase 1.99
Majority 1,514 59.35 Decrease 4.75
Registered electors 10,466
Turnout 2,583 24.68 Decrease 0.22
Rejected ballots 32 1.24 Increase 1.04
Labour hold Swing Decrease2.38
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2018: 3rd May 2018[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alison Clarke 1,978 73.9 Increase10.9
Labour Harry Doyle 1,895 - -
Liberal Democrats Graham Hughes 329 9.8 Decrease4.5
Conservative Mark Butchard 272 9.7 Increase5.8
Conservative Irene Stuart 235 -
Liberal Democrats Gerard Thompson 182 -
Green Fiona Coyne 154 5.2 Increase1.2
Green Michael Humphrey Johnson 116 -
Liberal Kenneth Russell 79 1.5 Decrease1.0
Majority 3,362 64.1 Increase15.4
Registered electors 10,599
Turnout 2,624 24.9 Decrease5.2
Rejected ballots 8 0.2 Decrease1.1
Labour hold Swing Increase7.7
Labour hold Swing -
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2016: 5th May 2016 [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nick Crofts 1,923 62.99% -5.17%
Liberal Democrats Norman Mills 436 14.28% +7.57%
UKIP Adam Giles Heatherington 318 10.42% -0.37%
Green Fiona Coyne 122 4.00% -0.27%
Conservative Irene Stuart 119 3.90% -2.75%
Liberal Lindsey Janet Mary Wood 77 2.52% +0.84%
TUSC Craig Foden 58 1.90% n/a
Majority 1,487 48.71% -8.66%
Registered electors 10,282
Turnout 3,092 30.07% -35.08%
Labour hold Swing -6.37%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2015: 7th May 2015 [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jacqui Taylor 4,512 68.16% +6.61%
UKIP James Swarbrick 714 10.79% -7.32%
Liberal Democrats Norman Mills 444 6.71% -1.16%
Conservative Irene Stuart 440 6.65% +1.98%
Green Jack Coutts 283 4.27% -0.37%
Liberal Marjorie Peel 111 1.68% +0.30%
TUSC Alan David Fogg 100 1.51% n/a
English Democrat Derek Francis Grue 16 0.24% n/a
Majority 3,798 57.37% 13.93%
Registered electors 10,204
Turnout 6,648 65.15% +33.39%
Labour hold Swing 6.97%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2014: 22nd May 2014 [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ged Taylor 1,964 61.55% -7.06%
UKIP John David Sisson 578 18.11% +12.40%
Liberal Democrats Norman Mills 251 7.87% -0.56%
Conservative Emilio Chiquito 149 4.67% +2.41%
Green Jade Kuhlke 148 4.64% +2.60%
English Democrat Derek Francis Grue 57 1.79% -1.04%
Liberal Marjorie Peel 44 1.38% -6.03%
Majority 1,386 43.44% -16.74%
Turnout 3,191 31.76% +13.83%
Labour hold Swing -9.73%

In September 2012, Jacqui Nasuh resigned from the council. A by-election was held on 15 November 2012 (the same date as the elections for the first Police and Crime Commissioner).[7]

Knotty Ash By-election, 15th November, 2012 [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ged Taylor 1,213 68.61% -3.32%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Maddison 149 8.43% -4.66%
Liberal Patricia Elmour 131 7.41% +4.58%
UKIP Adam Heatherington 101 5.71% n/a
English Democrat Derek Grue 50 2.83% n/a
TUSC Charlie Cosgrove 48 2.71% -0.10%
Conservative Jack Alexander Stallworthy 40 2.26% -1.98%
Green Jon Deamer 38 2.04% -3.6%
Majority 1064 60.18% +1.88%
Turnout 1768 17.93% -16.77%
Labour hold Swing 0.67%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2012: 3rd May 2012 [9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nicholas Robert Crofts 2443 71.39% +12.84%
Liberal Democrats Norman Mills 448 13.09% -21.41%
Green Anthony John Christian 193 5.64% +3.51%
Conservative Pauline Ann Shuttleworth 145 4.24% +0.79%
Liberal Majorie Peel 97 2.83% +1.46%
TUSC John Gary Marston 96 2.81% n/a
Majority 1995 58.30% +34.25%
Turnout 3422 34.70% -7.74%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing +17.13%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2011: 5th May 2011 [10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hayley Todd 2442 58.55% +7.14%
Liberal Democrats Paul Twigger 1439 34.50% -4.40%
Conservative James Robert Ellis 144 3.45% +0.02%
Green Theresa Anne Larkins 89 2.13% +0.04%
Liberal Majorie Peel 57 1.37% -2.80%
Majority 1003 24.05% +11.54%
Turnout 4171 42.44% -17.35%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing 5.77%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2010: Knotty Ash [11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jacqui Nasuh 3044 51.41%
Liberal Democrats Elizabeth Frances Parr 2303 38.90%
Liberal Patricia Margaret Elmour 247 4.17%
Conservative June Hilda Brandwood 203 3.43%
Green Eveline Johanna Van Der Steen 124 2.09%
Majority
Turnout 5921 59.79%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Elections of the 2000s

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2008: Knotty Ash [12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David Irving 1642 46.10%
Labour Anthony Conception 1607 45.12%
Conservative Geoffrey Elsmore Brandwood 185 5.19%
Green James Edward Munro 128 3.59%
Majority
Turnout 3562 35.33%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2007: Knotty Ash [13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Paul Twigger 1794 51.15%
Labour Anthony Concepcion 1405 40.06%
Conservative Michael Lind 144 3.25%
Liberal Terry Formby 106 3.02%
Green Helen Rawlinson 88 2.51%
Majority
Turnout 3507 34.65%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2006: Knotty Ash [14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Josie Mullen 1275 44.13%
Labour Anthony Concepcion 1175 40.67%
Liberal Andrew Charles Donaldson 240 8.31%
Conservative Michael Lind 199 6.89%
Majority
Turnout 2889 27.77%
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: Knotty Ash
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David Irving 1907
Liberal Democrats Christopher Newby 1880
Liberal Democrats Josephine Mullen 1732
Labour Brenda McGrath 1179
Labour Peter Killeen 1156
Labour Peter Davidson 1095
Liberal Andrew Donaldson 310
Conservative Duncan Phillips 225
Liberal Elain Tyler 216
Majority
Turnout 3799 36.24%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing n/a

Italics - Denotes sitting Councillor.
Bold - Denotes the winning candidate.

References

  1. ^ "Liverpool City Council elections 1998-2006". 16 May 2010. Archived from the original on 12 April 2010.
  2. ^ "Election Results, 2019 - Knotty Ash". Liverpool City Council. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Election Results - Knotty Ash". Liverpool City Council. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2016, Knotty Ash". Liverpool City Council.
  5. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2015, Knotty Ash". Liverpool City Council.
  6. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2014, Knotty Ash". Liverpool City Council.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 20 April 2013. Retrieved 15 October 2012.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Knotty Ash By-Election results". Liverpool City Council.
  9. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2012, Knotty Ash". Liverpool City Council.
  10. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2011, Knotty Ash". Liverpool City Council.
  11. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2010, Knotty Ash". Liverpool City Council.
  12. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2008, Knotty Ash". Liverpool City Council.
  13. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2007, Knotty Ash". Liverpool City Council.
  14. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2006, Knotty Ash". Liverpool City Council.

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