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Local Election - 04 May 2006

State of the Parties (no overall control)
Party Before Stood Held Gain Loss Change After
Labour (Party Votes:23,487) 26  22    26 
Conservative (Party Votes:31,839) 21  22    21 
Liberal Democrat (Party Votes:23,066) 18  22    +1  19 
UKIP (Party Votes:879)     -1 
British National Party (Party Votes:282)            
Green (Party Votes:5,389)   22           
WIN Genuine Candidate (Party Votes:318)            
Total Electorate : 242,805 Turnout for all wards : 35.22% (Total ballot papers = 85,512)

Bebington ward (declared at 23:49)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
Michael John HARPER Green (4.4%) 218 
Christopher John JACKSON Liberal Democrat (18.3%) 898 
Hilary Jane JONES * UKIP (9.1%) 446 
Walter William SMITH Labour (35.3%) 1,730 
Leslie Neville THOMAS * Conservative (32.6%) 1,599 
Electorate: 11,897 Turnout: 41.2%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 131 

Bidston and St. James ward (declared at 23:55)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
George BOWLER Green (7.8%) 161 
Ann Rose Catherine McLACHLAN * Labour (63.2%) 1,307 
Barbara Vera SINCLAIR Conservative (14.2%) 293 
Roy John WOOD Liberal Democrat (14.1%) 292 
Electorate: 10,097 Turnout: 20.5%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 1,014 

Birkenhead and Tranmere ward (declared at 00:08)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
Alan BRIGHOUSE Liberal Democrat (14.3%) 303 
June Irene COWIN Conservative (9.1%) 193 
Andrew Colin DOW WIN Genuine Candidate (15.0%) 318 
Brian Martin KENNY Labour (52.8%) 1,119 
Catherine PAGE Green (8.0%) 170 
Electorate: 10,137 Turnout: 20.9% Majority 801 

Bromborough ward (declared at 00:10)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
Ann Margaret JONES Green (5.5%) 190 
Jonathan David MACKIE Conservative (14.2%) 487 
Audrey MOORE Labour (26.9%) 924 
Alan TAYLOR * Liberal Democrat (53.1%) 1,827 
Electorate: 10,728 Turnout: 32.0%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 903 

Clatterbridge ward (declared at 00:03)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
Khalid Perwez HUSSENBUX Green (3.2%) 168 
Andrew George PAGE Labour (13.5%) 702 
Irene Georgina POVALL Conservative (37.9%) 1,978 
Christopher Malcolm TEGGIN * Liberal Democrat (45.1%) 2,354 
Electorate: 11,835 Turnout: 44.1%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 376 

Claughton ward (declared at 00:20)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
Anna Maria BLUMENTHAL Liberal Democrat (16.4%) 531 
Peter HARTLEY Conservative (27.1%) 879 
Joyce Evelyn HOGG Green (6.9%) 223 
Denise Elizabeth ROBERTS * Labour (49.1%) 1,590 
Electorate: 11,425 Turnout: 28.3%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 711 

Eastham ward (declared at 00:21)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
Brian GIBBS Green (3.6%) 155 
Barbara Carnochan GREEN Conservative (14.9%) 637 
Thomas HARNEY * Liberal Democrat (68.2%) 2,924 
Christopher Denis LAWLER Labour (13.0%) 559 
Electorate: 11,066 Turnout: 38.7%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 2,287 

Greasby, Frankby and Irby ward (declared at 00:24)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
Barbara MOORES Labour (10.7%) 591 
Jean QUINN * Liberal Democrat (48.8%) 2,690 
Anne Margaret ROSSEINSKY Green (3.5%) 193 
Kenneth Richard YOUNG Conservative (36.8%) 2,032 
Electorate: 11,600 Turnout: 47.5%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 658 

Heswall ward (declared at 00:17)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
Ian BARCLAY Green (7.1%) 348 
William Percival JONES Liberal Democrat (12.2%) 600 
Stephen Leslie ROWLANDS * Conservative (69.4%) 3,412 
Philip Christopher WATERFIELD Labour (11.1%) 544 
Electorate: 11,040 Turnout: 44.5%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 2,812 

Hoylake and Meols ward (declared at 00:29)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
David Stanley KIRWAN Conservative (58.8%) 2,509 
Sarah Ann QUINN Liberal Democrat (14.2%) 605 
Stuart Alexander WADE Labour (17.9%) 765 
Hara WILLOW Green (8.8%) 377 
Electorate: 10,617 Turnout: 40.2% Majority 1,744 

Leasowe and Moreton East ward (declared at 00:36)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
Rosemary BLAND Green (7.8%) 243 
Iris Olive COATES * Labour (45.6%) 1,426 
Gerald Moody HAINSWORTH Liberal Democrat (13.0%) 406 
Vida Claire WILSON Conservative (33.6%) 1,050 
Electorate: 10,939 Turnout: 28.6%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 376 

Liscard ward (declared at 00:24)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
Leah FRASER Conservative (49.8%) 2,047 
Philip William Barrington GRIFFITHS UKIP (4.0%) 166 
Christine Mary JONES * Labour (33.9%) 1,396 
Lucinda Dorothy RICHARDSON Green (5.1%) 209 
Susan URIEL Liberal Democrat (7.0%) 286 
Electorate: 11,293 Turnout: 36.4%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 651 

Moreton West and Saughall Massie ward (declared at 00:15)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
Eric COPESTAKE Liberal Democrat (10.6%) 401 
Darren George DODD Labour (25.7%) 973 
James DREW Green (6.6%) 251 
Simon Richard MOUNTNEY * Conservative (56.8%) 2,154 
Electorate: 10,922 Turnout: 34.7%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 1,181 

New Brighton ward (declared at 00:00)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
Matthew Duncan BYRNE Liberal Democrat (12.3%) 479 
William Anthony DUFFEY * Conservative (41.7%) 1,622 
Elizabeth Anne McARDLE Labour (31.8%) 1,236 
Cynthia STONALL Green (14.0%) 546 
Electorate: 11,024 Turnout: 35.3%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 386 

Oxton ward (declared at 00:15)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
David Stephen BARDEN Labour (17.3%) 646 
Garnette Mary BOWLER Green (5.0%) 185 
Tina McDONNELL Conservative (15.1%) 565 
Michael Walter Sydney PEPLER UKIP (7.2%) 267 
Paula Margaret SOUTHWOOD Liberal Democrat (55.4%) 2,067 
Electorate: 11,190 Turnout: 33.4% Majority 1,421 

Pensby and Thingwall ward (declared at 00:38)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
Oliver Winstanley ADAM * Conservative (37.4%) 1,710 
Allen John BURTON Green (5.6%) 256 
John Michael CUNNINGHAM Labour (16.5%) 754 
Michael Graham REDFERN Liberal Democrat (40.3%) 1,843 
Electorate: 10,745 Turnout: 42.6%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 133 

Prenton ward (declared at 00:18)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
Francis Michael DOYLE * Liberal Democrat (41.2%) 1,558 
Mark Vincent MITCHELL Green (6.1%) 232 
Susan Ann PERCY Conservative (19.9%) 753 
Denise Ann REALEY Labour (32.2%) 1,215 
Electorate: 11,038 Turnout: 34.2%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 343 

Rock Ferry ward (declared at 00:10)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
Peter James HEPPINSTALL Liberal Democrat (16.7%) 405 
Moira McLAUGHLIN * Labour (57.8%) 1,405 
Anna STAMP Green (8.5%) 207 
Joanne Rachel SUFFIELD Conservative (16.6%) 404 
Electorate: 10,205 Turnout: 23.8%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 1,000 

Seacombe ward (declared at 00:20)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
Adrian Edward Rowland JONES * Labour (57.8%) 1,341 
Beverley KELLS Green (8.8%) 205 
Terence Stephen PITT Liberal Democrat (14.8%) 344 
Robert John SHERLOCK Conservative (17.8%) 413 
Electorate: 10,452 Turnout: 22.2%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 928 

Upton ward (declared at 00:05)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
Robert Peter EARL Liberal Democrat (22.5%) 991 
John Frederick GEORGE * Labour (38.9%) 1,716 
Lesley Marian HUSSENBUX Green (5.9%) 262 
Julie Elizabeth KIRWAN Conservative (32.3%) 1,424 
Electorate: 12,170 Turnout: 36.2%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 292 

Wallasey ward (declared at 00:43)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
James Andrew CRABTREE Labour (19.4%) 957 
John EDWARDS British National Party (5.7%) 282 
Lesley Ann RENNIE * Conservative (59.0%) 2,907 
Perle Winifred SHELDRICKS Green (4.6%) 228 
John Andrew URIEL Liberal Democrat (11.1%) 546 
Electorate: 11,989 Turnout: 41.1%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 1,950 

West Kirby and Thurstaston ward (declared at 00:35)

Candidate Party Votes Cast
Christopher Hugh BEAZER Liberal Democrat (16.1%) 716 
James Edward BROWN Labour (13.3%) 591 
Patrick Noel CLEARY Green (8.1%) 362 
Jeffrey Edwin GREEN * Conservative (62.2%) 2,771 
Electorate: 10,396 Turnout: 42.9%
* Retiring Councillor (not necessarily this ward)
Majority 2,055