Croxteth (ward)

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Croxteth is a Liverpool City Council Ward in the Liverpool West Derby Parliamentary constituency. The population of the ward at the 2011 census was 14,561.[1] The ward boundary was changed in 2004 when the number of councillors was reduced.[2] The pre 2004 Croxteth ward was essentially West Derby village, whereas the post 2004 ward was based on the Croxteth 'Council' estate and the Croxteth Country Park estate.

Councillors[edit]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Nadia Stewart (Lab) Alan Fearehough (Lab) Rose Bailey (Lab)
2006 Nadia Stewart (Lab) Alan Fearehough (Lab) Rose Bailey (Lab)
2007 Nadia Stewart (Lab) Phil Moffatt (LD) Rose Bailey (Lab)
2008 Nadia Stewart (LD) Phil Moffatt (LD) Rose Bailey (Lab)
2010 Peter Mitchell (Lab) Phil Moffatt (LD) Rose Bailey (Lab)
2010 Peter Mitchell (Lab) Steph Till (Lab) Martin Cummins (Lab)
2011 Peter Mitchell (Lab) Steph Till (Lab) Martin Cummins (Lab)
2012 Peter Mitchell (Lab) Steph Till (Lab) Martin Cummins (Lab)
2014 Peter Mitchell (Lab) Steph Till (Lab) Martin Cummins (Ind)
2015 Peter Mitchell (Lab) Joann Kushner (Lab) Martin Cummins (Ind)
2016 Peter Mitchell (Lab) Joann Kushner (Lab) Anthony Lavelle (Lab)
2018 Peter Mitchell (Lab) Joann Kushner (Lab) Anthony Lavelle (Lab)
2019 Peter Mitchell (Lab) Joann Kushner (Lab) Anthony Lavelle (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[edit]

Elections of the 2010s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2019: 2nd May 2019 [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joann Kushner 1,670 73.12% Decrease 9.76
Green Rachael Joanne Blackman-Stretton 215 9.41% Increase 5.54
Conservative Alice Margaret Day 146 6.39% Decrease 0.33
Liberal Ray Catesby 128 5.60% Increase 2.63
Liberal Democrat Bill Barrow 125 5.47% Increase 5.47
Majority 1,455 63.70% Decrease 12.45
Turnout 2,318 22.01% Decrease 2.30
Registered electors 10,532
Rejected ballots 34 1.47% Increase 1.12
Labour hold Swing -7.65
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2018: 3rd May 2018 [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Mitchell 2,120 82.88% Increase 9.02
Conservative Alice Margaret Day 172 6.72% Increase 3.78
Green Martin Trevor Randall 99 3.87% Increase 0.59
Liberal Democrat Richard Pendril Bentall 91 3.56% Decrease 0.91
Liberal Raymond Frank Catesby 76 2.97% Decrease 0.83
Majority 1,948 76.15% Increase 12.01
Turnout 2,567 24.31% Decrease 2.15
Registered electors 10,558
Rejected ballots 9 0.35%
Labour hold Swing Increase 2.62
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2016: 5th May 2016 [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Anthony Lavelle 1,984 73.86% +1.21%
UKIP John David Sisson 261 9.72% -0.33%
Liberal Democrat Angela Hulme 120 4.47% -0.90%
Liberal John James McBridge 102 3.80% 2.15%
Green Yasmin Gasimova 88 3.28% -0.39%
Conservative Denise Mary Nuttall 79 2.94% -1.59%
TUSC Rebecca Elizabeth McCourt 52 1.94% -0.15%
Majority 1,723 64.14% +1.54%
Registered electors 10287
Turnout 2,722 26.46% -36.38%
Labour gain from Independent Swing n/a
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2015: 7th May 2015 [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joann Kushner 4,765 72.65% +6.32%
UKIP Mark Andrew Leavesley 659 10.05% -11.92%
Liberal Democrat Paul Twigger 352 5.37% n/a
Conservative Beryl Pinnington 297 4.53% +0.59%
Green Lewis Coyne 241 3.67% -0.79%
TUSC Mary Ann Wheeler 137 2.09% n/a
Liberal John James McBridge 108 1.65% -1.65%
Majority 4,106 62.60% -18.24%
Turnout 6,588 62.84% +35.57%
Labour hold Swing 9.12%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2014: 22nd May 2014 [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Mitchell 1,887 66.33% +0.74%
UKIP Mark Leavesley 625 21.97% n/a
Green Don Ross 127 4.46% +2.30%
Conservative Giselle Henrietta McDonald 112 3.94% +1.56%
Liberal John James McBridge 94 3.30% +1.46%
Majority 1,262 44.36% -6.47%
Turnout 2845 27.27% +0.32%
Labour hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2012: 3rd May 2012 [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Martin Cummins 1,822 65.59% -2.97%
Socialist Labour Kai Andersen 410 14.76% +9.79%
Liberal Democrat Mark Coughlin 283 10.19% -7.10%
English Democrat Lee Alan Walton 86 3.10% n/a%
Conservative Brenda Coppell 66 2.38% -1.55%
Green Don Ross 60 2.16% +0.37%
Liberal John James McBride 51 1.84% -0.23%
Majority 1,412 50.83% -0.44%
Turnout 2,778 26.95% -3.44%
Labour hold Swing -6.38%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2011: 5th May 2011 [9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Stephanie Till 2181 68.56%
Liberal Democrat Mark Anthony Coughlin 550 17.29%
Socialist Labour Kai Andersen 158 4.97%
Conservative Brenda Coppell 125 3.93%
Liberal John James McBride 66 2.07%
Green Donald Ross 57 1.79%
BNP Peter Tierney 44 1.38
Majority 1631 51.27%
Turnout 3181 30.39%

Following the death of Cllr Rose Bailey [10] and the resignation of Cllr Phil Moffat a dual by-election was held on 18 November 2010.[11] Two candidates were returned:

Croxteth By-Election 18 November 2010[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Martin Cummins 1447 31.85%
Labour Stephanie Till 1424 31.34%
Liberal Democrat Mark Coughlin 611 13.45%
Liberal Democrat Michael Marner 479 10.54%
Socialist Labour Kai Andersen 135 2.97%
BNP Peter Tierney 117 2.58%
Socialist Labour Barbara Bryan 70 1.54%
Green Eleanor Pontin 63 1.39%
UKIP Tony Hammond 50 1.10%
English Democrat Paul Rimmer 35 0.77%
English Democrat Steven McEllenborough 33 0.73%
Conservative Norman Coppell 31 0.68%
Conservative Brenda Coppell 29 0.64%
UKIP Michael Lane 19 0.42%
Majority
Turnout 4543 21.42%
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2010: Croxteth [13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Mitchell 3307 57.10%
Liberal Democrat Mark Coughlin 1711 29.54%
Conservative Grace Charlotte Tyldsley 271 4.68%
Socialist Labour Kai Andersen 244 4.21%
Liberal Michael Morgan 181 3.13%
Green Don Ross 78 1.35%
Majority
Turnout 5792 54.62%
Labour hold Swing

Elections of the 2000s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2008: Croxteth [14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Rose Bailey 1810 51.71%
Liberal Democrat Stephen Geoghegan 1245 35.57%
Independent Ken Stewart 171 4.89%
BNP George Muse 109 3.11%
Conservative Diane Joyce Westwell 88 2.51%
Green Don Ross 77 2.20%
Majority
Turnout 3500 33.35%
Labour hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2007: Croxteth [15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Philip Moffatt 1246 45.61%
Labour Jim Noakes 1236 45.24%
Green Anne Graham 121 4.43%
Conservative Diane Joyce Westwell 90 3.29%
Liberal Susan O'Brien 39 1.43%
Majority
Turnout 2732 26.36%
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2006: Croxteth [16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Nadia Stewart 1804 61.49%
Liberal Democrat Patrick Moloney 902 30.74%
Green Anne Graham 151 5.15%
Liberal Mary Jane Canning 77 2.62%
Majority
Turnout 2934 27.78%
Labour 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: Croxteth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Rosemary Bailey 1749
Labour Alan Fearehough 1426
Labour Nadia Stewart 1379
Liberal Democrat Pamela Clein 1350
Liberal Democrat Patrick Moloney 1326
Liberal Democrat James Gaskell 1248
Liverpool Labour Anthony Jennings 324
Liverpool Labour John Jones 315
Liverpool Labour Henry Bennett 303
Conservative Audrey Bowness 170
Green Anne Graham 165
Liberal Beryl Ackers 127
Liberal Francis Porter 91
Socialist Labour Violet Shaw 90
Liberal Jean Worrall 82
Majority
Turnout 3791 35.67%
Labour hold Swing n/a

italics - Denotes sitting Councillor.

bold - Denotes the winning candidate

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City of Liverpool ward population 2011". Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Boundary Commission Report". 15 May 2010.
  3. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2019, Croxteth". Liverpool City Council.
  4. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2018, Croxteth". Liverpool City Council.
  5. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2016, Croxteth". Liverpool City Council.
  6. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2015, Croxteth". Liverpool City Council.
  7. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2014, Croxteth". Liverpool City Council.
  8. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2012, Croxteth". Liverpool City Council.
  9. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2011, Croxteth". Liverpool City Council.
  10. ^ "Liverpool Councillor Rose Bailey dies". Liverpool Echo. 13 July 2010.
  11. ^ "Low turn-out at Croxteth by-election". Liverpool Echo. 19 November 2010.
  12. ^ "Municipal Election results for Croxteth, 18 November 2010" (PDF). Liverpool City Council.[permanent dead link]
  13. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2010, Croxteth". Liverpool City Council.
  14. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2008, Croxteth". Liverpool City Council.
  15. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2007, Croxteth". Liverpool City Council.
  16. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2006, Croxteth". Liverpool City Council.

External links[edit]

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