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2014 Wakefield Metropolitan District Council election

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2014 local election results in Wakefield
2014 local election results in Wakefield

The 2014 Wakefield Metropolitan District Council elections were held on 22 May 2014 to elect members of Wakefield Metropolitan District Council in West Yorkshire, England. One third of the council was up for election.

Council Make-up

The make up of the Council following the election was:

Party political make-up of Wakefield Council
   Party Seats Current Council (2014)
2011[1] 2012[2] 2014[3]
  Labour 40 52 54                                                                                                                              
  Conservative 20 11 6                                                                                                                              
  UKIP 0 0 2                                                                                                                              
  Independent 3 0 1                                                                                                                              

Summary

Wakefield Local Election Result 2014
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 17 3 1 +2 81 47.6 35,781 -8.6
  UKIP 2 2 0 +2 10 22.3 16,797 +14.4
  Conservative 1 0 5 -5 5 21.9 16,484 -1.7
  Independent 1 1 0 +1 5 2.4 1802 -4.1
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0 2.7 2055 -0.6
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0 1.8 1257 +1.7
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 1093 +0.4
  • +/- compared with Wakefield Council election 2012.

Ward results

Ackworth, North Elmsall and Upton ward

Ackworth, North Elmsall and Upton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Allan Garbutt 1636 43.2 -18.8
UKIP Anne Arundel 1312 34.6 N/A
Conservative Don Marshall 841 22.2 -15.4
Majority 324 8.6 -16.2
Turnout 3789 30.2 +3.3
Labour hold Swing

Airedale and Ferry Fryston ward

Airedale and Ferry Fryston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kathryn Scott 1564 54.4 -18.9
UKIP William Proctor 1049 36.5 +16.1
Conservative Mellisa Omer 262 9.1 +2.8
Majority 515 17.9 -35.0
Turnout 2875 25.0 +1.5
Labour hold Swing

Altofts and Whitwood ward

Altofts and Whitwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jacquie Speight 1735 49.4 -12.2
UKIP Tracie Corbett 1285 36.6 +12.6
Conservative Anthony Hill 494 14.1 -0.3
Majority 450 12.8 -24.8
Turnout 3514 27.7 +1.9
Labour hold Swing

Castleford Central and Glasshoughton ward

Castleford Central and Glasshoughton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Denise Jeffrey 1775 54.9 -21.4
UKIP Dawn Lumb 1211 37.4 +21.5
Conservative Eamonn Mullins 249 7.7 -0.1
Majority 564 17.5 -42.9
Turnout 3235 26.8 +2.0
Labour hold Swing

Crofton, Ryhill and Walton ward

Crofton, Ryhill and Walton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Albert Manifield 1628 39.4 -27.9
UKIP Steve Ashton 1462 35.4 N/A
Conservative Allan Couch 817 19.8 -12.9
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Pile 221 5.4 N/A
Majority 166 4 -30.6
Turnout 4128 34.1 +2.5
Labour hold Swing

Featherstone ward

Featherstone
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Dick Taylor 2681 80.6 -3.1
Conservative Rodney Williams 647 19.4 +3.1
Majority 2034 61.2 -6.2
Turnout 3328 26.0 +1.2
Labour hold Swing -3.1

Hemsworth ward

Hemsworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sandra Pickin 1651 53.9 -3.6
UKIP Penny Ashton 1121 36.6 +1.8
Conservative Phillip Maxwell 291 9.5 +1.8
Majority 530 17.3 -5.4
Turnout 3063 26.1 +0.4
Labour hold Swing

Horbury and South Ossett ward

Horbury and South Ossett
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Janet Holmes 1622 41.3 +0.8
UKIP Graham Jesty 1190 30.5 +20.0
Conservative Margaret Holwell 828 21.2 -1.7
Liberal Democrats Mark Goodair 214 5.4 -2.9
TUSC John Vasey 67 1.5 N/A
Majority 426 10.8 -6.9
Turnout 3927 32.7 -1.2
Labour hold Swing

Knottingley ward

Knottingley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Harry Ellis 1951 77.9 +8.2
Conservative Rebecca Norris 555 22.1 +11.1
Majority 1395 55.8 +5.4
Turnout 2506 24.2 +0.4
Labour hold Swing

Normanton ward

Normanton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Elaine Blezard 2192 74.6 +11.7
Conservative Richard Wakefield 747 25.4 +13.5
Majority 1445 49.2 +11.5
Turnout 2939 23.6 +1.3
Labour hold Swing

Ossett ward

Ossett
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UKIP Nick Farmer 1429 33.5 N/A
Labour Gwen Page 1306 30.7 -18.5
Conservative Ian Bunney 1175 27.6 -8.3
Liberal Democrats David Smith 294 6.9 -8.1
TUSC Simon Barraclough 56 1.3 N/A
Majority 123 2.8 -10.5
Turnout 4260 33.7 +1.8
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing +26.0

Pontefract North ward

Pontefract North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Clive Tennant 1645 48.6 +0.7
UKIP Nathan Garbutt 1205 35.6 +24.9
Conservative Amy Swift 463 13.7 -0.3
TUSC Daniel Dearden 71 2.1 -0.1
Majority 440 13.0 -12.6
Turnout 3384 28.3 +0.2
Labour hold Swing

Pontefract South

Pontefract South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Ayre 1766 41.8 -8.6
Conservative Geoff Walsh 1434 33.9 -2.8
UKIP Terence Edward Uttley 957 22.6 +12.5
TUSC John Gill 69 33.9 N/A
Majority 332 7.9 -5.8
Turnout 4226 35.5 -1.1
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

South Elmsall and South Kirkby ward

South Elmsall and South Kirkby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Wilf Benson 1802 51.0 +12.4
Labour Laurie Harrison 1471 41.6 -14.5
Conservative Christian I'Anson 263 7.4 +2.1
Majority 331 9.4 -8.1
Turnout 3536 26.8 -0.6
Independent gain from Labour Swing

Stanley and Outwood East ward

Stanley and Outwood East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jacqui Williams 2064 52.3 -9.1
Conservative Diane Wilson 1208 31.5 +3.6
TUSC Dave Byrom 323 8.4 N/A
Liberal Democrats Margaret Dodd 297 7.8 -2.8
Majority 796 20.8 -12.7
Turnout 3832 31.0 +2.6
Labour hold Swing

Wakefield East ward

Wakefield East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Olivia Maria 1851 52.2 +1.3
UKIP Steve Gilks 1009 28.5 N/A
Conservative Haroon Khan 558 15.7 -1.7
TUSC Michael Griffiths 127 3.6 -6.3
Majority 842 23.7 -7.9
Turnout 3545 30.4 1.8
Labour hold Swing

Wakefield North ward

Wakefield North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tracey Jane Austin 1462 44.0 -17.0
UKIP Keith Frank Wells 995 30.0 +10.9
Conservative Sophie Bracewell 551 16.6 +2.1
Liberal Democrats Tony Sargeant 179 5.4 -0.1
TUSC Adrian O'Malley 135 4.1 N/A
Majority 467 14.0 -27.9
Turnout 3322 30.5 +2.9
Labour hold Swing

Wakefield Rural ward

Wakefield Rural
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kevin Edward 1707 39.1 -4.4
Conservative Madalena Mestre 1632 37.4 -1.2
Green Miriam Hawkins 589 13.5 +3.2
Liberal Democrats Finbarr Cronin 279 6.4 -1.3
TUSC Samuel Lynch 161 3.7 N/A
Majority 75 1.7 -3.2
Turnout 4368 32.5 -1.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Wakefield South ward

Wakefield South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Nadeem Ahmed 1651 39.7 -8.1
Labour Javed Iqbal 1243 29.9 -20.4
UKIP Alan Hazelhurst 1000 24.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats David Currie 202 4.9 -7.0
TUSC John Sibbald 59 1.4 N/A
Majority 408 9.8 +2.3
Turnout 4155 39.2 +3.1
Conservative hold Swing

Wakefield West ward

Wakefield West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kevin Swift 1506 46.3 +3.2
Conservative Kully Sanghera 885 27.2 -5.4
Green Brian Else 504 15.5 +8.8
TUSC Neil Taylor 189 5.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Susan Morgan 172 5.3 N/A
Majority 621 19.1 +8.6
Turnout 3256 29.1 -0.4
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Wrenthorpe and Outwood West ward

Wrenthorpe and Outwood West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UKIP David Dews 1572 38.6 +13.3
Labour Dayna O'Brien 1325 33.1 -13.8
Conservative Anne-Marie Glover 933 23.3 -4.6
Liberal Democrats David Arthur 197 4.9 N/A
Majority 217 5.5 -13.5
Turnout 3997 34.1 +2.3
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing

References

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  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 September 2012. Retrieved 22 May 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 December 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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