Halton Borough Council elections

Halton is a unitary authority in Cheshire, England. Until 1 April 1998 it was a non-metropolitan district.

Political control

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1][2][3]

Non-metropolitan district

Party in control Years
Labour 1973–1998

Unitary authority

Party in control Years
Labour 1997–present

Council elections

Non-metropolitan district elections

  • 1973 Halton Borough Council election
  • 1976 Halton Borough Council election (New ward boundaries)[4]
  • 1979 Halton Borough Council election
  • 1980 Halton Borough Council election
  • 1982 Halton Borough Council election
  • 1983 Halton Borough Council election
  • 1984 Halton Borough Council election
  • 1986 Halton Borough Council election (New ward boundaries)[5]
  • 1987 Halton Borough Council election
  • 1988 Halton Borough Council election
  • 1990 Halton Borough Council election
  • 1991 Halton Borough Council election
  • 1992 Halton Borough Council election
  • 1994 Halton Borough Council election (Borough boundary changes took place but the number of seats remained the same)[6][7][8]
  • 1995 Halton Borough Council election
  • 1996 Halton Borough Council election

Unitary authority elections

By-election results

Hough Green By-Election 7 May 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 741 75.2 +8.5
Liberal Democrat 245 24.8 +7.9
Majority 496 50.4
Turnout 986
Labour hold Swing
Castlefields By-Election 7 July 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 355 49.5 +5.7
Liberal Democrat 249 34.7 +19.2
Conservative 98 13.6 +1.0
Independent 15 2.1 -16.3
Majority 106 14.8
Turnout 717 15.2
Labour hold Swing
Castlefields By-Election 6 July 2006[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Harry Howard 359 42.6 -1.2
Liberal Democrat Peter Blackmore 345 40.9 +25.4
Independent Jimmy Tang 87 10.3 -8.1
Conservative Marjorie Bradshaw 52 6.2 -6.4
Majority 14 1.7
Turnout 843 18.4
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  2. ^ Coligan, Nick (2007-04-25). "It's one fight that Labour cannot lose ; Lib Dems' mission impossible: Local elections 2007". Liverpool Echo. p. 15.
  3. ^ "Halton". BBC News Online. 2008-04-19. Retrieved 2010-02-24.
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Halton (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976. Retrieved on 19 November 2015.
  5. ^ The Borough of Halton (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1986
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cheshire and Merseyside (County and Metropolitan Borough Boundaries) Order 1993. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  7. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside (County and Metropolitan Borough Boundaries) Order 1993. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  8. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside (County Boundaries) Order 1993. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  9. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Halton (Electoral Changes) Order 1997. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  10. ^ "Halton council". * BBC News Online. Retrieved 2010-02-24.
  11. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Halton (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  12. ^ "2006 Electoral Nominations". Halton Borough Council. Retrieved 2010-02-24.
  13. ^ "Castlefields by-election". Halton Borough Council. 2006-07-07. Archived from the original on 2007-06-25. Retrieved 2010-02-24.

External links

1999 Halton Borough Council election

The 1999 Halton Borough Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Halton Unitary Council in Cheshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council. Overall turnout in the election was 22.2%.After the election, the composition of the council was

Labour 46

Liberal Democrat 8

Conservative 1

Vacant 1

2000 Halton Borough Council election

The 2000 Halton Borough Council election took place on 4 May 2000 to elect members of Halton Unitary Council in Cheshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.After the election, the composition of the council was

Labour 43

Liberal Democrat 7

Independent 4

Conservative 2

2001 Halton Borough Council election

The 2001 Halton Borough Council election took place on 7 June 2001 to elect members of Halton Unitary Council in Cheshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.After the election, the composition of the council was

Labour 45

Liberal Democrat 6

Independent 3

Conservative 1

2002 Halton Borough Council election

The 2002 Halton Borough Council election took place on 2 May 2002 to elect members of Halton Unitary Council in Cheshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.After the election, the composition of the council was

Labour 47

Liberal Democrat 7

Conservative 2

2004 Halton Borough Council election

The 2004 Halton Borough Council election took place on 10 June 2004 to elect members of Halton Unitary Council in Cheshire, England. The whole council was up for election with boundary changes since the last election in 2002. The Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.

2006 Halton Borough Council election

The 2006 Halton Borough Council election took place on 4 May 2006 to elect members of Halton Unitary Council in Cheshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.After the election, the composition of the council was

Labour 35

Liberal Democrat 13

Conservative 8

2007 Halton Borough Council election

The 2007 Halton Borough Council election took place on 3 May 2007 to elect members of Halton Unitary Council in Cheshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.After the election, the composition of the council was

Labour 33

Liberal Democrat 15

Conservative 8

2008 Halton Borough Council election

The 2008 Halton Borough Council election took place on 1 May 2008 to elect members of Halton Unitary Council in Cheshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.After the election, the composition of the council was

Labour 33

Liberal Democrat 14

Conservative 9

2011 Halton Borough Council election

The 2011 Halton Borough Council election took place on 10 May 2011 to elect members of Halton Unitary Council in Cheshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Labour 44

Liberal Democrat 6

Conservative 3

Independent 3

2012 Halton Borough Council election

The 2012 Halton Borough Council election was held on 3 May 2012 to elect members of Halton Borough Council in England.

2014 Halton Borough Council election

The 2014 Halton Borough Council election took place on 22 May 2014 to elect members of Halton Borough Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections.

2015 Halton Borough Council election

The 2015 Halton Borough Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of the Halton Borough Council in England. It was held on the same day as other local elections.

2016 Halton Borough Council election

The 2016 Halton Borough Council election took place on 5 May 2016 to elect members of Halton Borough Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections.

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