Socialist Worker

Council election results

Results as they come in for Socialist Worker supporters standing in Thursday's council elections

Issue No. 2301

Socialist Worker candidates are highlighted in red.

Preston: Town Centre ward

Win for socialist candidate

candidate namepartyvote%
Salim DESAILabour Party Candidate87243.8
Michael LAVALETTEIndependent96748.5
David James TREASUREConservative1547.7

Cambridge: Romsey ward

candidate namepartyvote%
Rachel ECKERSLEYLabour81333
Philip SALWAYConservative1757.1
Catherine Helen Lindsay SMARTLiberal Democrat102041.4
Tom WOODCOCKCambridge Socialists45718.5

Barnsley: Central ward

candidate namepartyvote%
Douglas BIRKINSHAWLabour Party Candidate126262.4
Dave GIBSONIndependent34717.1
Anne HAYNESConservative Party Candidate1296.4
Colin PORTERThe English Democrats28614.1

Manchester: Moss Side ward

candidate namepartyvote%
Alistair COXLabour Party Candidate254584.3
Richard GADSDENLiberal Democrats792.6
Richard LANEGreen Party1535
Will STOBARTThe Conservative Party Candidate1204
Colette Claire WILLIAMSTrade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts1214

Manchester: Chorlton ward

candidate namepartyvote%
Jonathan BEARDMOREThe Conservative Party Candidate1804.2
Brian Arthur CANDELANDGreen Party Candidate50311.7
Matt GALLAGHERLiberal Democrat79718.6
Mark Bradley KRANTZTrade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts3688.6
Sheila NEWMANLabour Party Candidate243356.8

Portsmouth: Central Southsea ward

candidate namepartyvote%
Kevan CHIPPINDALL-HIGGINThe Conservative Party Candidate47917
Lucy Catherine MACLENNANGreen Party2709.6
Frances PILLINGTrade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts1515.4
Phil SMITHLiberal Democrat119242.4
Rob SMITHLabour Party Candidate72225.7

Sheffield: Burngreave ward

candidate namepartyvote%
Maxine BOWLERTrade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts70814.1
Russell CUTTSThe Conservative Party Candidate1813.6
Jackie DRAYTONLabour Party Candidate337367.2
Tasadique MOHAMMEDLiberal Democrat2414.8
Jean SIMPSONUK Independence Party (UKIP)2715.4
Christopher John SISSONSGreen Party2474.9

Glasgow: Anderston/City ward

candidate namepartyfirst preference votes%elected?
Nina BAKERScottish Green55810.5Yes
David BARNESConservative2494.7--
Philip BRAATLabour156129.4Yes
Graham CAMPBELLSolidarity891.7--
Martin DOHERTYSNP105719.9Yes
Rob HARRISPirate Party460.7--
Ewan HOYLELiberal Democrats891.7--
Craig MACKAYSNP5169.7--
Gordon MATHESONLabour111320.9Yes
Alexander MCDOWELLGlasgow First200.4--
James Moir ROBERTSONBritannica170.3--

Glasgow: Canal ward

candidate namepartyfirst preference votes%elected?
Jim BERRINGTONSocialist Labour2714.3--
Brian BROWNScottish Unionist2473.9--
Fay DORNANGlasgow First340.5--
Caroline JOHNSTONLiberal Democrats1161.8--
Chris KELLYLabour186929.6Yes
Billy MCALLISTER SNP144122.8Yes
Angela MCCORMICKTrade Unionist & Socialist1071.7--
Graham NICHOLLSScottish Unionist210.3--
Gavin ROBERTSSNP5338.4--
Helen STEPHENLabour94014.9Yes
Margaret WALKERConservative1482.3--
Kieran WILDScottish Green5859.3Yes

Edinburgh: Southside/Newington ward

candidate namepartyfirst preference votes%elected?
William BLACKTrade Unionist & Socialist870.9--
Steve BURGESSSocialist Green186920Yes
Margaret LEALiberal710.8--
Gordon MCKENZIELiberal Democrat130814--
Gordon MURDIEIndependent8929.5--
Jim ORRSNP171718.3Yes
Ian PERRY Labour185119.8Yes
Cameron ROSEConservative156516.7Yes

Results from Sheffield, Glasgow, Edinburgh and London will be announced throughout Friday. For full results of Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition candidates, visit

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