Coordinates: 53°20′53″N 2°52′41″W / 53.348°N 2.878°W / 53.348; -2.878 Speke Garston is a Liverpool City Council Ward, within the Garston and Halewood Parliamentary constituency. It was formed for the 2004 Municipal elections from the former St Mary's ward and includes the Garston and Speke areas.[1] The population of this ward at the 2011 census was 20,300.[2]

The resignation of Liberal Democrat Cllr Danny Hughes led to a by election taking place on 8 March 2007, which was subsequently won by the Labour candidate, Colin Strickland.

Councillors

The ward has returned seven Councillors[3]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Frank Roderick (LD) Paula Keaveney (LD) Danny Hughes (LD)
2006 Doreen Knight (Lab) Paula Keaveney (LD) Danny Hughes (LD)
2007 Doreen Knight (Lab) Mary Rasmussen (Lab) Colin Strickland (Lab)
2008 Doreen Knight (Lab) Mary Rasmussen (Lab) Colin Strickland (Lab)
2010 Doreen Knight (Lab) Mary Rasmussen (Lab) Colin Strickland (Lab)
2011 Doreen Knight (Lab) Mary Rasmussen (Lab) Colin Strickland (Lab)
2012 Doreen Knight (Lab) Mary Rasmussen (Lab) Colin Strickland (Lab)
2014 Doreen Knight (Lab) Mary Rasmussen (Lab) Colin Strickland (Lab)
2015 Doreen Knight (Lab) Mary Rasmussen (Lab) Colin Strickland (Lab)
2016 Doreen Knight (Lab) Mary Rasmussen (Lab) Leon Tootle (Lab)
2018 Doreen Knight (Lab) Mary Rasmussen (Lab) Leon Tootle (Lab)
2019 Doreen Knight (Lab) Mary Rasmussen (Lab) Leon Tootle (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: 2nd May 2019[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Rasmussen 2,365 79.84% Decrease2.99
Green Jonathan Key 299 10.09% Increase4.30
Liberal Democrats Wiebke Ruterjans 178 6.01 Increase0.22
Conservative Michael Borman 120 4.05% Decrease1.55
Majority 2,066 69.75% Decrease7.29
Turnout 2,996 21.74% Decrease1.38
Registered electors 13,781
Rejected ballots 34 1.13% Increase0.85
Labour hold Swing Decrease3.64
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections: 3rd May 2018[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Doreen Knight 2,634 82.83% Increase3.88
Green Rachael Joanne Blackman Stretton 184 5.79% Decrease2.67
Liberal Democrats Alan Peter Tormey 184 5.79% Decrease2.14
Conservative James Kenton Craig 178 5.60% Increase0.94
Majority 2,450 77.04% Increase6.55
Turnout 3,189 23.12% Decrease2.88
Registered electors 13,792
Rejected ballots 9 0.28% Decrease0.95
Labour hold Swing Increase3.28
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections: 5th May 2016[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Leon Paul Tootle 2,659 78.95 Decrease1.08
Green James Joseph Myles 285 8.46% Increase3.46
Liberal Democrats Michael Francis Dunne 267 7.93% Increase4.77
Conservative Patricia Anita Waddington 157 4.66% Increase0.52
Majority 2,374 70.49% Decrease1.88
Turnout 3,410 26.00% Decrease35.70
Registered electors 13,116
Rejected ballots 42 1.23% Increase0.86
Labour hold Swing Decrease2.27
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections: 7th May 2015 [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Rasmussen 6,412 80.03% Decrease0.09
UKIP Carl Schears 614 7.66% Steady N/A
Green Lee Michael Keegan 401 5.00% Decrease3.61
Conservative Derek Thomas Nuttall 332 4.14% Decrease0.73
Liberal Democrats Timothy David Paul Pollard 253 3.16% Decrease3.16
Majority 5,798 72.37% Increase0.86
Turnout 8,042 61.70% Increase35.48
Registered electors 13,034
Rejected ballots 30 0.37%
Labour hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2014: 22nd May 2014 [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Doreen Knight 2717 80.12% -4.70%
Green Pam Robinson 292 8.61% +1.89%
Conservative Lewis Wooding-Smith 165 4.87% +1.84%
Liberal Democrats Kris Brown 161 4.75% -0.67%
Liberal Colin Edwards 56 1.65% n/a
Majority 2,425 71.51% -6.59%
Turnout 3391 26.22% -1.30%
Labour hold Swing -3.30%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2012: 3rd May 2012 [9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin Strickland 2940 84.82% +2.62%
Green Helen Elizabeth Randall 233 6.72% +2.36%
Liberal Democrats Rachel Helen Oelbaum 188 5.42% -0.91%
Conservative Julian Mann 105 3.03% -0.63%
Majority 2,707 78.10% +2.23%
Turnout 3466 27.52% -2.82%
Labour hold Swing +0.13%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2011: 5th May 2011 [10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Rasmussen 3,167 82.20% +1.62%
Liberal Democrats Philip Wren 244 6.33% -0.85%
Green Helen Randall 168 4.36% +0.89%
Conservative Nigel Barber 141 3.66% -2.76%
Liberal John Harold Pagan 133 3.45 +1.11%
Majority 2923 75.87 +2.47%
Turnout 3853 30.34% -17.09%
Labour hold Swing +0.39%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2010: Speke-Garston [11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Doreen Knight 4847 80.58% +17.22%
Liberal Democrats Rachel Helen Oelbaum 432 7.18% -9.08%
Conservative Norman Coppell 386 6.42% +0.61%
Green Helen Anne McAlister 209 3.47% +0.31%
Liberal John Harold Pagan 141 2.34% -2.01%
Majority 4415 73.40%
Turnout 6015 47.43%
Labour hold Swing +13.15%

Elections of the 2000s

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2008: Speke-Garston [12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin Strickland 1866 63.36%
Liberal Democrats Jackie Elaine Wilson 479 16.26%
BNP Jane Greenhalgh 208 7.06%
Conservative Brenda Coppell 171 5.81%
Liberal Irene Norah Mayes 128 4.35%
Green Fiona Coyne 93 3.16%
Majority
Turnout 2945 23.19%
Labour hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2007: Speke-Garston [13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Rasmussen 1859 57.13%
Liberal Democrats Paula Keaveney 990 30.42%
BNP Steven McEllenborough 190 5.84%
Conservative Brenda Coppell 81 2.49%
Green Cherry Fitzsimmons 75 2.30%
Liberal John Harold Pagan 59 1.81%
Majority
Turnout 3254 25.58%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Speke-Garston by-election, 8th March 2007 [14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin Strickland 1984 54.30%
Liberal Democrats Lynnie Marie Williams 1218 33.33%
BNP Steven Greenhalgh 281 7.69%
Green Cherry Fitzsimmons 68 1.86%
Conservative Brenda Coppell 54 1.48%
UKIP Mark Eric Bill 49 1.34%
Majority
Turnout 3654 28.71%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2006: Speke-Garston [15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Doreen Knight 2141 59.29%
Liberal Democrats Francis Stanley Roderick 1138 31.51%
Green Cherry Fitzsimmons 141 3.90%
Conservative Denise Mary Nuttall 107 2.96%
Liberal Michael Alan Williams 84 2.33%
Majority
Turnout 3611 27.31%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

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

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2004: Speke-Garston [16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Danny Hughes 2368
Liberal Democrats Paula Keaveney 2313
Liberal Democrats Frank Roderick 2211
Labour Doreen Knight 1608
Labour Colin Strickland 1506
Labour Raymond Carrick 1417
Conservative Denise Nuttall 169
Majority
Turnout 4433 33.89%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing n/a

References

  1. ^ "Boundary Commission Report". 15 May 2010.
  2. ^ "City of Liverpool Ward population 2011". Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Liverpool City Council elections 1998-2006". 15 May 2010. Archived from the original on 12 April 2010.
  4. ^ "Municipal Elections 2019, Speke-Garston". Liverpool City Council.
  5. ^ "Municipal Elections 2018, Speke-Garston". Liverpool City Council.
  6. ^ "Municipal Elections 2016, Speke-Garston". Liverpool City Council.
  7. ^ "Municipal Elections 2015, Speke-Garston". Liverpool City Council.
  8. ^ "Municipal Elections 2014, Speke-Garston". Liverpool City Council.
  9. ^ "Municipal Elections 2012, Speke-Garston". Liverpool City Council.
  10. ^ "Municipal Elections 2011, Speke-Garston". Liverpool City Council.
  11. ^ "Municipal Elections 2010, Speke-Garston". Liverpool City Council.
  12. ^ "Municipal Election results 2008, Speke-Garston". Liverpool City Council.
  13. ^ "Municipal Election results 2007, Speke-Garston". Liverpool City Council.
  14. ^ "Speke-Garston by-election results, 8th March 2007". Liverpool City Council.
  15. ^ "Municipal Election results 2006, Speke-Garston". Liverpool City Council.
  16. ^ "Municipal Election results 2004" (PDF). Liverpool City Council.[permanent dead link]