Manchester Council election, 2010


Manchester Council election, 2010

Elections to Manchester City Council were held on 6 May 2010, on the same day as the 2010 UK General Election. One-third of the council was up for election, with each successful candidate to serve a four-year term of office, expiring in 2014. The Labour Party held overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was as follows:

Party Seats   ±  
Labour 61 0
Liberal Democrat 34 0
Conservative 1 0

Ward results

Ancoats & Clayton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Jim Battle* 2,845 54.8 -4.9
Liberal Democrat Claude Diele Nsumbu 1,265 24.4 +7.5
Conservative Michael Noel Liffen 678 13.1 +0.9
Green Peter Dexter Birkinshaw 404 7.8 -1.7
Majority 1580 30.4 -12.5
Turnout 5192 46.1 +22.7
Labour hold Swing
Ardwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mavis Smitheman* 2,581 58.3 -3.8
Liberal Democrat Asad Osman 1,112 25.1 +6.9
Conservative Andrew Paul Hartley 463 10.5 -1.1
Green Patrick Thomas Sudlow 271 6.1 -1.9
Majority 1,469 33.2 -10.8
Turnout 4,427 39.0 +21.1
Labour hold Swing
Baguley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Eddie McCulley* 2,263 47.1 +0.4
Liberal Democrat Diane Patricia Bennett 1,178 24.5 +14.4
Conservative Ralph Ellerton 777 16.2 -7.3
UKIP Eugene Cassidy 329 6.8 +6.8
Green Ethne Quinn 134 2.8 -4.6
Socialist Alternative Lynn Worthington 128 2.7 -9.6
Majority 1,085 22.6 -0.6
Turnout 4,809 44.9 +22.0
Labour hold Swing
Bradford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Longsden* 2,890 63.9 -3.2
Liberal Democrat Sarah McCulloch 906 20.0 +6.9
Conservative Adam Shaw 513 11.3 +1.1
Green Andrew James Bullen 214 4.7 -4.9
Majority 1,984 43.9 -10.1
Turnout 4,523 42.1 +20.1
Labour hold Swing
Brooklands
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Murphy* 2,633 46.2 +2.0
Conservative Marie Raynor 1,534 26.9 -11.5
Liberal Democrat Peter James Maxson 1,061 18.6 +6.0
UKIP Pam Shotton 298 5.2 +5.2
Green Elaine Brown 167 2.9 -2.2
Majority 1,099 19.3 +13.5
Turnout 5,693 55.4 +26.8
Labour hold Swing
Burnage
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat William David Fisher 2,735 45.4 -19.4
Labour Carl Jason Austin 2,552 42.4 +18.7
Conservative Peter Malcolm Schofield 489 8.1 +1.0
Green Dan Collinson 243 4.0 -0.4
Majority 183 3.0 -38.1
Turnout 6,019 57.6 +26.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Charlestown
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Veronica Kirkpatrick* 2,828 54.6 +8.6
BNP Stephen Moran 802 15.5 -8.3
Conservative Philip Steven Donohue 749 14.5 -0.2
Liberal Democrat Andrew Hardwick-Moss 673 13.0 +6.8
Green Michael Prior 127 2.5 -3.9
Majority 2,026 39.1 +16.9
Turnout 5179 51.2 +21.4
Labour hold Swing
Cheetham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Naeem-Ul Hassan* 3,451 53.8 +3.9
Conservative Imran Raza Rizvi 1,433 22.3 +3.0
Liberal Democrat Liaqat Ali 929 14.5 +2.2
Respect Kay Phillips 607 9.5 -4.9
Majority 2,018 31.4 +0.9
Turnout 6,420 47.9 +18.7
Labour hold Swing
Chorlton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Victor Max Mark Chamberlain 3,349 43.6 +3.9
Labour Amina Lone 2,981 38.8 -6.4
Green Brian Arthur Candeland 825 10.7 +1.2
Conservative Saira Hanif 522 6.8 +1.3
Majority 368 4.8 -0.7
Turnout 7,677 72.5 +26.5
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Chorlton Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Norman Lewis* 3,605 53.3 -0.1
Labour Ian Hyde 2,193 32.4 +8.4
Conservative Mohammed Afzal 524 7.8 -3.5
Green James Alden 439 6.5 -4.8
Majority 1,412 20.9 -8.4
Turnout 6,761 63.9 +33.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
City Centre
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Elaine Boyes* 2,080 40.6 +4.5
Labour Anthony McCaul 1,610 31.5 +1.0
Conservative Yan Zhang 1,106 21.6 -3.0
Green Iain Hepworth 323 6.3 -2.5
Majority 470 9.2 +3.5
Turnout 5,119 43.0 +28.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Crumpsall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jon-Leigh Pritchard* 3,179 57.9 +1.4
Conservative Shamin Raja Akhtar 924 16.8 -2.2
Liberal Democrat Mo Saqib 669 12.2 +0.9
UKIP Rob Willescroft 394 7.2 +0.6
Respect Madaser Anwar 321 7.2 +7.2
Majority 2,255 41.1 +3.6
Turnout 5,487 52.3 +22.3
Labour hold Swing
Didsbury East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Andrew Taylor 3,364 46.7 -5.8
Labour Andrew Simcock 2,622 36.4 +9.4
Conservative Asad Khan 806 11.2 -1.4
Green Gerry Gee 419 5.8 -2.1
Majority 742 10.3 -15.2
Turnout 7,211 68.8 +30.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Didsbury West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Mark Clayton* 3,088 50.2 +3.0
Labour David Clive Ellison 1,978 32.2 +9.4
Conservative David Michael Bean 1,086 17.7 +1.1
Majority 1,110 18.0 -6.4
Turnout 6,152 61.4 +33.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Fallowfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Mike Amesbury* 2,534 48.0 -3.4
Liberal Democrat Dave Page 1,716 32.5 +4.4
Conservative Nick Kling 746 14.1 +2.6
Green Daniel Benjamin Lee 286 5.4 -3.6
Majority 818 15.5 -7.9
Turnout 5,282 50.3 +27.5
Labour hold Swing
Gorton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nilofar Siddiqi* 2,356 46.3 +8.0
Liberal Democrat Rob Copeland 2,046 40.2 -8.5
Conservative Jean Mee 475 9.3 +1.3
Green Karl Wardlaw 213 4.2 -0.8
Majority 310 6.1 -4.2
Turnout 5,090 46.4 +18.9
Labour hold Swing
Gorton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Julie Reid 2,737 45.9 +11.4
Liberal Democrat John Bridges* 2,529 42.4 -0.4
Conservative William Lawrence Clapham 426 7.1 -0.3
Respect Marie-Angelique Bueler 270 4.5 +4.5
Majority 208 3.5 -4.8
Turnout 5,962 49.8 +24.6
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Harpurhey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Fairweather* 3,054 60.0 +2.7
Liberal Democrat Andi Sidwell 684 13.4 +1.1
BNP Peter Brown 627 12.3 +12.3
Conservative Martin James Rosen 587 11.5 -7.9
Green Arteth Jean Gray 141 2.8 -8.2
Majority 2,370 46.5 +8.6
Turnout 5,093 42.1 +21.0
Labour hold Swing
Higher Blackley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anna Trotman* 3,037 56.6 +12.8
Conservative Vivienne Inez Clarke 820 15.3 -0.1
BNP Derek George Adams 813 15.2 -12.1
Liberal Democrat Nicholas Renaud-Komiya 581 10.8 +2.6
Respect Paul Kelly 111 2.1 +2.1
Majority 2,217 41.3 +24.8
Turnout 5,362 52.0 +21.7
Labour hold Swing
Hulme
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nigel Joseph Murphy* 2,445 45.8 +3.6
Liberal Democrat Ian James Kimpton 1,229 23.0 +14.7
Green Gayle Simms O'Donnovan 1,172 22.0 -18.0
Conservative Amjad Nasir 490 9.2 -0.2
Majority 1,216 22.8 +20.6
Turnout 5,336 46.3 +24.6
Labour hold Swing
Levenshulme
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat James Hennigan 2,546 41.7 -14.0
Labour Aftab Ahmed 2,340 38.3 +12.3
Green David William Mottram 664 10.9 -1.0
Conservative Rob Manning 556 9.1 +2.7
Majority 206 3.4 -26.3
Turnout 6,106 56.7 +30.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Longsight
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Suzanne Richards 2,639 49.1 -12.5
Liberal Democrat Jawaid Iqbal Chaudhry 2,101 39.1 +12.7
Conservative Tahir Mahmood Khan 351 6.5 +1.8
Respect Martin Lambert 282 5.2 +5.2
Majority 538 10.0 -25.3
Turnout 5,373 52.9 +17.6
Labour hold Swing
Miles Platting & Newton Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Flanagan* 2,402 50.1 +10.6
Liberal Democrat Gerry Diamond 1,596 33.3 -12.3
BNP John O'Shaughnessy 400 8.3 +0.4
Conservative Sheraz Sherazi 265 5.5 +0.9
Green Christopher Hyland 80 1.7 -0.9
Libertarian Stuart Charles Heal 55 1.1 +1.1
Majority 806 16.8 +11.0
Turnout 4,798 45.8 +14.8
Labour hold Swing
Moss Side
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roy Blake Walters* 3,681 65.5 -2.5
Liberal Democrat Ahmed Samatar 1,160 20.6 +10.1
Conservative William Stobart 362 6.4 -0.7
Green Nigel James Woodcock 306 5.4 -3.2
Independent Colette Williams 109 1.9 +1.9
Majority 2,521 44.9 -12.8
Turnout 5,618 48.9 +24.3
Labour hold Swing
Moston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rita Tavernor* 2,701 44.0 -5.5
Liberal Democrat Tim Hartley 1,768 28.8 +16.1
Conservative Steven Booth 836 13.6 -16.3
BNP Tony Trebilcock 765 12.5 +12.5
Green Mosab Musbahi 74 1.2 -6.7
Majority 933 15.2 -4.4
Turnout 6,144 56.0 +27.4
Labour hold Swing
Northenden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Mary Di Mauro 2,503 42.2 -1.6
Labour Richard James Cowell* 2,478 41.8 -1.8
Conservative Steve Whittaker 546 9.2 +1.0
BNP Sarah Anne Barnes 233 3.9 +3.9
UKIP Michael Kevin Conlan 166 2.8 +2.8
Majority 25 0.4 +0.2
Turnout 5,926 54.4 +20.7
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Old Moat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Suzannah Mary Reeves 2,531 43.8 -6.7
Liberal Democrat Rob Mackle 2,216 38.3 +3.9
Conservative Shaden Jaradat 489 8.5 +1.1
Green Rowan William Smith 410 7.1 -0.6
Independent Yasmin Zalzala 133 2.3 +2.3
Majority 315 5.5 -10.6
Turnout 5,779 54.6 +27.8
Labour hold Swing
Rusholme
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rabnawaz Akbar 2,259 44.1 +16.9
Liberal Democrat Tanvir Akhtar 1,885 36.8 -5.9
Conservative Dola Miah 466 9.1 -2.3
Green Justine Hall 342 6.7 +0.5
Trade Unionist & Socialist Nahella Ashraf 95 1.9 +1.9
Respect Ali Shelmani 73 1.4 +1.4
Majority 374 7.3 -8.3
Turnout 5,120 51.3 +25.6
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Sharston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Hugh Barrett* 2,335 45.6 -1.6
Conservative Gregory Barrie Davis 933 18.2 -14.5
Liberal Democrat Francesca Bliss 930 18.2 +6.6
BNP Bernard Todd 371 7.2 +7.2
UKIP Robert Edward Burke 283 5.5 +5.5
Independent Jimmy McCullough 157 3.1 +3.1
Green Luke Smith 114 2.2 -6.2
Majority 1,402 27.4 +13.7
Turnout 5,123 44.4 +23.3
Labour hold Swing
Whalley Range
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Rose Watson* 3,137 46.5 +16.8
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Sajjad 2,330 34.6 -4.7
Green Mary Rosalind Candeland 556 8.2 -0.7
Conservative Sophia Fox-Miles 552 8.2 -13.9
Respect Mohammed Zulfikar 166 2.5 +2.5
Majority 807 12.0 +2.4
Turnout 6,741 61.4 +20.9
Labour hold Swing
Withington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Simon David Wheale* 2,849 51.4 -6.3
Labour Co-op Chris Paul 1,558 28.1 +5.0
Conservative Shumaila Malik 600 10.8 +1.7
Green Laura Alice Bannister 534 9.6 -0.6
Majority 1,291 23.3 -11.2
Turnout 5,541 50.6 +30.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Woodhouse Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edward Newman* 2,428 57.9 -2.7
Liberal Democrat Hannah Roberts 626 14.9 +6.7
Conservative Stephen John Heath 608 14.5 -8.9
BNP Robin Wayne Sharman 263 6.3 +6.3
UKIP Christopher James Cassidy 188 4.5 +4.5
Green May Molteno 77 1.8 -6.1
Majority 1,802 43.0 +5.6
Turnout 4,190 42.2 +21.4
Labour hold Swing

References

Preceded by
Manchester Council election, 2008
Manchester local elections Succeeded by
Manchester Council election, 2011

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