Woolton is a Liverpool City Council Ward within the Garston and Halewood Parliamentary constituency. In 2004 the boundary changed to incorporate a small part of Allerton ward and lost a small area to the new Allerton and Hunts Cross ward.

Councillors

The ward has returned six Councillors since the 2004 boundary changes.[1]

Term Councillor Party
2004 - 2012 Barbara Collinge Liberal Democrats
2012 – 2016 Mark Norris Labour
2014 – 2018 Colin McAlley Labour
2015 – 2019 Alice Bennett Labour
2004 – 2014 Malcolm Kelly Liberal Democrats
2016 – present Liberal Democrats
2018 – present Kris Brown Liberal Democrats
2004 – 2015 Barbara Mace Liberal Democrats
2019 – present Liberal Democrats

Election results

Elections of the 2010s

United Kingdom local elections, 2019: Woolton[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Barbara Mace 2,042 48.68%
Labour Alice Bennett 1,550 36.95%
Green Jennifer Mary Brown 314 7.49% Increase
Conservative Christopher David Thomas 289 6.89%
Majority 492
Turnout
Registered electors
Rejected ballots 31
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections: 3rd May 2018 [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Kris Brown 2,148 50.47% Increase3.91
Labour Colin McAlley 1,394 32.75% Increase3.35
Conservative Adam Marsden 488 11.47% Increase1.89
Green Jennifer Mary Brown 226 5.31% Increase1.41
Majority 754 17.72% Increase0.56
Turnout 4,264 40.09% Decrease6.25
Registered electors 10,636
Rejected ballots 8 0.19% Decrease0.90
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing Increase0.28
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections: 5th May 2016 [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Robert Kelly 2,206 46.56% Increase21.34
Labour Mark Steven Norris 1,393 29.40% Decrease8.69
Conservative Adam Ernest Marsden 454 9.58% Decrease11.20
Independent Alan Hutchinson 236 4.98% Steady N/A
UKIP Vivienne Rosalind Beckett 220 4.64% Decrease4.13
Green Jennifer Mary Brown 185 3.90% Decrease2.12
TUSC Harry Smith 44 0.93% Decrease0.18
Majority 813 17.16% Increase4.29
Turnout 4,790 46.34% Decrease24.05
Registered electors 10,337
Rejected ballots 52 1.09% Increase0.70
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing Increase15.01
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections: 7th May 2015 [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alice Bennett 2,836 38.09% Decrease0.42
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Kelly 1,878 25.22% Decrease8.38
Conservative Adam Ernest Marsden 1,547 20.78% Increase1.91
UKIP Vivienne Beckett 653 8.77% SteadyN/A
Green Frances Gina Muscatelli 448 6.02% Decrease0.63
TUSC Harry Smith 83 1.11% SteadyN/A
Majority 958 12.87% Increase7.96
Turnout 7,474 70.39% Increase31.23
Registered electors 10,618
Rejected ballots 29 0.39%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing Increase3.98
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2014: 22nd May 2014 [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin McAlley 1576 38.51% +1.49%
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Kelly 1375 33.60% -0.77%
Conservative Adam Marsden 772 18.87% +1.29%
Green Ben Owen 272 6.65% +3.12%
Liberal Maria Langley 97 2.37% -0.20%
Majority 201 4.91% +2.26%
Turnout 4092 39.16% -0.88%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing +1.13%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2012: 3rd May 2012 [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mark Steven Norris 1541 37.02% +4.66%
Liberal Democrats Kathryn Dadswell 1431 34.37% -3.01%
Conservative Adam Ernest Marsden 732 17.58% -6.95%
UKIP Joseph Stanley Chiffers 205 4.92% n/a
Green Fiona Margaret McGill Coyne 147 3.53% +0.21%
Liberal Maria Langley 107 2.57% +0.34%
Majority 110 2.65%
Turnout 4163 40.04% -5.23%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2011: 5th May 2011 [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Barbara Mace 1763 37.48% -13.37%
Labour Mary Aspinall 1522 32.36% +7.56%
Conservative Adam Ernest Marsden 1154 24.53% +3.00%
Green Alexander Rudkin 156 3.32% +0.49%
Liberal Maria Langley 109 2.32% n/a
Majority 241 5.12% -20.93%
Turnout 4704 45.27% -21.30%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing -20.93%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2010: Woolton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Kelly 3543 50.85% +4.74%
Labour John Owen Fulham 1728 24.80% +9.81%
Conservative Richard Michael Downey 1500 21.53% -11.33%
Green Alexander Rudkin 197 2.83% -1.39%
Majority 1815 26.05%
Turnout 6968 66.57% +30.12%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing -7.28%

Elections of the 2000s

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2008: Woolton [9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Barbara Collinge 1771 46.11%
Conservative Richard Michael Downey 1254 32.86%
Labour Laurence Richard Freeman 572 14.99%
Green Alexander Rudkin 161 4.22%
Liberal Maria Langley 58 1.52%
Majority
Turnout 3816 36.45%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2007: Woolton [10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Barbara Mace 2019 57.33%
Conservative Stephen Fitzsimmons 742 21.07%
Labour Laurence Richard Freeman 491 13.94%
Green Alexander Rudkin 149 4.23%
Liberal Maria Langley 121 3.44%
Majority
Turnout 3522 33.65%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2006: Woolton [11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Kelly 1959 56.26%
Conservative Stephen Fitzsimmons 752 21.60%
Labour Laurence Richard Freeman 459 12.18%
Green Alexander Rudkin 188 5.40%
Liberal Maria Langley 124 3.56%
Majority
Turnout 3482 33.01%
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: Woolton [12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Barbara Collinge 3440
Liberal Democrats Barbara Mace 3440
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Kelly 3134
Conservative Emlyn Williams 656
Conservative Stephen Fitzsimmons 599
Labour Maureen Freeman 594
Conservative Nanik Vaswani 589
Labour Laurence Freeman 571
Majority
Turnout 4823 45.62%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing n/a

italics - Denotes the sitting Councillor.
bold - Denotes the winning candidate.

References

  1. ^ "Liverpool City Council elections 1998-2006". 15 May 2010. Archived from the original on 12 April 2010. Retrieved 16 May 2010.
  2. ^ "Meetings, agendas, and minutes". councillors.liverpool.gov.uk. 11 July 2021. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Municipal Election results 2018, Woolton". Liverpool City Council. 29 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Municipal Election results 2016, Woolton". Liverpool City Council. 29 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Municipal Election results 2015, Woolton". Liverpool City Council. 29 July 2021.
  6. ^ "Municipal Election results 2014, Woolton". Liverpool City Council. 29 July 2021.
  7. ^ "Municipal Election results 2012, Woolton". Liverpool City Council. 29 July 2021.
  8. ^ "Notice of Poll". Liverpool City Council.
  9. ^ "Municipal Election results 2008, Woolton". Liverpool City Council. 29 July 2021.
  10. ^ "Municipal Election results 2007, Woolton". Liverpool City Council. 29 July 2021.
  11. ^ "Municipal Election results 2006, Woolton". Liverpool City Council. 29 July 2021.
  12. ^ "Municipal Election results 2004" (PDF). Liverpool City Council.

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