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Brooklands (Manchester)
Electoral ward
Wythenshawe Park in Brooklands, Manchester
Wythenshawe Park in Brooklands, Manchester
Coat of arms of Brooklands (Manchester)
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
By wisdom and effort
Country United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region Manchester
County Greater Manchester
Created May 1973
Named for Brooklands, Sale
Government
UK Parliament constituency: Wythenshawe and Sale East
 • Type Unicameral
 • Body Manchester City Council
Population
 • Total 10,434
Area and population statistics from the 2011 Census

Brooklands is an area and electoral ward of Manchester, England. It is represented in Westminster by Mike Kane MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East. The 2011 Census recorded a population of 14,362.

Elections in 2010s

May 2016

Manchester City Council election, 2016: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Glynn Evans 1,738 59.30
UKIP Pat Bebby 544 18.56
Conservative Stephen Paul Woods 504 17.20
[[Liberal Democrats|Template:Liberal Democrats/meta/shortname]] Andrew McGuinness 145 4.95
Majority 1,194 40.74
Turnout 2,931 28.20
Labour hold Swing

May 2015

Manchester City Council election, 2015: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Cooley* 3,136 52.2 -5.7
Conservative Stephen Paul Woods 1,363 22.8 -0.8
UKIP Pat Bebby 1,044 17.4 +9.6
Green Calum Thomson Wiggle 217 3.6 -0.8
Majority 1,773 29.4
Turnout 6,003 55.7 +25.0
Labour hold Swing

May 2014

Manchester City Council election, 2014: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Sue Murphy 1,464 49.38 +3.18
UKIP Anne Spoor 734 24.76 +19.56
Conservative Ralph John Ellerton 507 17.10 -9.80
Green Eithne Quinn 159 5.36 +2.46
Liberal Democrat Joel Moorcroft 101 3.41 -15.19
Majority
Turnout
[[|Template:/meta/shortname]] hold Swing

May 2012

Manchester City Council election, 2012: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Glynn Evans* 1,629 53.7 +9.5
Conservative Stephen Woods 532 17.6 -20.8
UKIP Nathan Gilbert 279 9.2 N/A
Green Eithne Quinn 140 4.6 -0.5
Liberal Democrat Peter Maxson 111 3.7 -8.9
Majority
Turnout 3,031 28.6
Labour hold Swing

May 2011

Manchester City Council election, 2011: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Cooley* 1,876 57.9 +7.6
Conservative Stephen Woods 764 23.6 -9.4
UKIP Nathan Gilbert 254 7.8 N/A
Liberal Democrat Peter James Maxson 201 6.2 -5.6
Green Eithne Quinn 143 4.4 -0.4
Majority 1,112 34.3
Turnout 3,238 30.7
Labour hold Swing +6.6

May 2010

Manchester City Council election, 2010: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Murphy* 2,633 46.2 +2.0
Conservative Marie Raynor 1,534 26.9 -11.5
Liberal Democrat Peter James Maxson 1,061 18.6 +6.0
UKIP Pam Shotton 298 5.2 +5.2
Green Elaine Brown 167 2.9 -2.2
Majority 1,099 19.3 +13.5
Turnout 5,693 55.4 +26.8
Labour hold Swing +6.7

Elections in 2000s

Manchester Council election, 2008: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Glynn Evans 1,274 44.2
Conservative Marie Raynor 1,106 38.4
[[Liberal Democrats|Template:Liberal Democrats/meta/shortname]] Gary Bridges 362 12.6
Green Tamisin MacCarthy-Morrogh 146 5.1
Majority 168 5.8
Turnout 2,882 28.6
Labour hold Swing
Manchester Council election, 2007: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Cooley* 1,460 50.3 +8.2
Conservative Marie Raynor 958 33.0 +3.8
Liberal Democrat David Kierman 342 11.8 -12.3
Green Tamisin MacCarthy-Morrogh 140 4.8 +0.2
Majority 502 17.3 +4.3
Turnout 2,900 29.1 -4.3
Labour hold Swing +2.2
Manchester Council election, 2006: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Sue Murphy* 1,378 42.1 -2.7
Conservative Ralph John Ellerton 953 29.2 -5.1
Liberal Democrat John Paul Ankers 787 24.1 +10.7
Green Tamisin MacCarthy-Morrogh 149 4.6 -2.8
Majority 425 13.0 +2.4
Turnout 3,267 33.4 -1.4
Labour hold Swing +1.2
Manchester Council election, 2004: Brooklands Ward (after boundary changes)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Glynn Evans* 1,505 44.8 N/A
Labour Susan Cooley* 1,463
Labour Susan Murphy* 1,247
Conservative Jane Percival 1,152 34.3 N/A
Conservative Graeme Coombes 939
Conservative Lisa-Ann Boardman 932
Liberal Democrat Pamela Davis 449 13.4 N/A
Liberal Democrat David Kierman 425
Liberal Democrat Barbara McMenamin 417
Green Jeffrey Ostle 249 7.4 N/A
Green Colin Pratt 222
Majority 95 10.5 N/A
Turnout 3,355 34.8 N/A
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Manchester Council election, 2003: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Susan Murphy* 957 50.7 -8.1
Conservative Jane Percival 562 29.8 -0.6
[[Liberal Democrats|Template:Liberal Democrats/meta/shortname]] John Ellis 228 12.1 +4.9
Green Birgit Vollm 76 4.0 +0.4
Independent Honor Donnelly 66 3.5 +3.5
Majority 395 20.9 -7.5
Turnout 1,889 22.5 -5.0
Labour hold Swing -3.7
Manchester Council election, 2002: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Glynn Evans* 1,375 58.8 +8.0
Conservative John Kenny 711 30.4 -8.9
[[Liberal Democrats|Template:Liberal Democrats/meta/shortname]] Karen Farnen 168 7.2 +0.1
Green Nicola Brooks 85 3.6 +0.8
Majority 664 28.4 +16.9
Turnout 2,339 27.5 +4.5
Labour hold Swing +8.4
Manchester Council election, 2000: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Susan Cooley* 948 50.8 -6.7
Conservative John Kenny 733 39.3 +9.2
[[Liberal Democrats|Template:Liberal Democrats/meta/shortname]] Peter Rothery 133 7.1 -5.3
Green Zoe Whiteman 53 2.8 +2.8
Majority 215 11.5 -15.9
Turnout 1,867 23.0 +3.0
Labour hold Swing -7.9

Elections in 1990s

Manchester City Council election, 1999: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Susan Murphy* 1,106 57.5 +3.0
Conservative Ian Bradshaw 579 30.1 -2.6
[[Liberal Democrats|Template:Liberal Democrats/meta/shortname]] Peter Rothery 238 12.4 -0.4
Majority 527 27.4 +5.6
Turnout 1,923 20.0
Labour hold Swing +2.8
Manchester City Council election, 1998: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Glynn Evans* 1,111 54.5 -1.9
Conservative Ian Bradshaw 667 32.7 -0.2
[[Liberal Democrats|Template:Liberal Democrats/meta/shortname]] Bill Fisher 260 12.8 +3.9
Majority 444 21.8 -1.7
Turnout 2,038
Labour hold Swing -0.8
Manchester City Council election, 1996: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Susan Cooley 1,152 56.4 -10.7
Conservative Paul Cummins 672 32.9 +11.7
[[Liberal Democrats|Template:Liberal Democrats/meta/shortname]] Anthony McGarr 182 8.9 -1.2
FAN J. Hamilton 35 1.7 +1.7
Majority 480 23.5 -22.4
Turnout 2,041
Labour gain from Conservative Swing -11.2
Manchester City Council election, 1994: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour G. Evans 1,817 58.6 +20.5
Conservative A. Langan 876 28.2 -26.1
[[Liberal Democrats|Template:Liberal Democrats/meta/shortname]] H. McKay 410 13.2 +7.7
Majority 941 30.3 +14.1
Turnout 3,103
Labour hold Swing +23.3
Manchester City Council election, 1992: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative H. Cummins* 2,033 54.3 +8.7
Labour A. Harding 1,426 38.1 -2.9
[[Liberal Democrats|Template:Liberal Democrats/meta/shortname]] H. McKay 207 5.5 -4.4
Green R. Cooke 76 2.0 -1.6
Majority 607 16.2 +11.6
Turnout 3,742
Conservative hold Swing +5.8
Manchester City Council election, 1991: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative M. B. Beaugeard 2,001 45.6 +7.1
Labour A. S. Wood 1,799 41.0 -9.9
[[Liberal Democrats|Template:Liberal Democrats/meta/shortname]] S. A. Oliver 435 9.9 +2.8
Green R. Clancy 156 3.6 0
Majority 202 4.6 -7.8
Turnout 4,391 45.4
Conservative hold Swing +8.5
Manchester City Council election, 1990: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour G. Collier 2,263 50.9 +8.6
Conservative A. T. Langan 1,712 38.5 -12.1
[[Liberal Democrats|Template:Liberal Democrats/meta/shortname]] A. B. Quinlan 316 7.1 -0.0
Green C. S. Field 159 3.6 +3.6
Majority 551 12.4 +4.1
Turnout 4,450
Labour hold Swing +10.3

Elections in 1980s

Manchester City Council election, 1988: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative P. Cummins 2,316 50.6 +0.6
Labour J. Broderick 1,934 42.3 +9.9
[[Liberal Democrats|Template:Liberal Democrats/meta/shortname]] D. Wraxall 325 7.1 -10.6
Majority 382 8.3 -9.3
Turnout 4,575
Conservative gain from Labour Swing -4.6
Manchester City Council election, 1987: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Arthur O'Connor 2,646 50.0 +13.7
Labour Paul Clarke 1,714 32.4 -16.2
style="background-color: Template:SDP-Liberal Alliance/meta/color; width: 5px;" | [[SDP-Liberal Alliance|Template:SDP-Liberal Alliance/meta/shortname]] David Wraxall 935 17.7 +2.6
Majority 932 17.6 +5.4
Turnout 5,295
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +14.9
Manchester City Council election, 1986: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour F. Hatton 2,059 48.6 -0.7
Conservative A. O'Connor 1,540 36.3 -2.9
style="background-color: Template:SDP-Liberal Alliance/meta/color; width: 5px;" | [[SDP-Liberal Alliance|Template:SDP-Liberal Alliance/meta/shortname]] C. Duffy 641 15.1 +3.7
Majority 519 12.2 +2.1
Turnout 4,240
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +1.1
Manchester City Council election, 1984: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Broderick 2,188 49.3 +6.9
Labour Paul Clarke 2,119
Conservative J. Graham 1,741 39.2 -6.3
Conservative Arthur O'Connor 1,729
style="background-color: Template:SDP-Liberal Alliance/meta/color; width: 5px;" | [[SDP-Liberal Alliance|Template:SDP-Liberal Alliance/meta/shortname]] Jeffrey Burton 508 11.4 -0.7
style="background-color: Template:SDP-Liberal Alliance/meta/color; width: 5px;" | [[SDP-Liberal Alliance|Template:SDP-Liberal Alliance/meta/shortname]] Peter Thompson 464
Majority 378 10.1 +6.9
Turnout 8,749
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +6.6
Manchester City Council election, 1983: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Sumberg* 2,249 45.5 +0.1
Labour Paul Clarke 2,093 42.4 +7.8
style="background-color: Template:SDP-Liberal Alliance/meta/color; width: 5px;" | [[SDP-Liberal Alliance|Template:SDP-Liberal Alliance/meta/shortname]] Jeffrey Burton 598 12.1 -7.9
Majority 156 3.2 -7.7
Turnout 4,940
Conservative hold Swing -3.8
Manchester City Council election, 1982: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Yvonne Emery* 2,232 45.4 N/A
Conservative Arthur O'Connor 2,098
Conservative David Sumberg 2,047
Labour Roger Delahunty 1,699 34.6 N/A
Labour Richard Reddington 1,627
Labour Harold Reid 1,621
style="background-color: Template:SDP-Liberal Alliance/meta/color; width: 5px;" | [[SDP-Liberal Alliance|Template:SDP-Liberal Alliance/meta/shortname]] Jeffrey Burton 983 20.0 N/A
style="background-color: Template:SDP-Liberal Alliance/meta/color; width: 5px;" | [[SDP-Liberal Alliance|Template:SDP-Liberal Alliance/meta/shortname]] Lawrence Shields 943
style="background-color: Template:SDP-Liberal Alliance/meta/color; width: 5px;" | [[SDP-Liberal Alliance|Template:SDP-Liberal Alliance/meta/shortname]] Barry McColgan 941
Majority 348 10.8 N/A
Turnout 4,914 49.3 N/A
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Manchester City Council election, 1980: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour K. Barnes 3,285 56.9 +8.8
Conservative G. Fitzsimons 2,231 38.6 -5.1
Liberal G. Dulson 260 4.5 -3.7
Majority 1,054 18.2 +13.8
Turnout 5,776 46.0 -28.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +6.9

Elections in 1970s

Manchester City Council election, 1979: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. Healey 4,554 48.1 +4.9
Conservative D. Sumberg 4,136 43.7 -13.1
Liberal A. L. Algar 777 8.2 +8.2
Majority 418 4.4 -9.3
Turnout 9,467 74.9 +34.1
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +9.0
Manchester City Council election, 1978: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Y. Emery* 3,027 56.8 +7.3
Labour J. Wilner 2,298 43.2 -1.8
Majority 729 13.7 +9.1
Turnout 5,325 40.8
Conservative hold Swing +4.5
Manchester City Council election, 1976: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative G. W. G. Fitzsimons* 2,795 49.5 -11.2
Labour J. Wilner 2,538 45.0 +5.7
Liberal G. F. Turner 309 5.5 +5.5
Majority 257 4.6 -16.7
Turnout 5,642
Conservative hold Swing -8.4
Manchester City Council election, 1975: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. A. O'Connor* 2,752 60.7 +5.0
Labour E. Mellor 1,785 39.3 -5.0
Majority 967 21.3 +10.0
Turnout 4,537
Conservative hold Swing +5.0
Manchester City Council election, 1973: Brooklands Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Y. Emery 2,592 55.6 N/A
Conservative G. W. G. Fitzsimons 2,548
Conservative A. A. O'Connor 2,509
Labour F. Firth 2,067 44.3 N/A
Labour D. Healey 2,054
Labour E. Mellor 2,025
Majority 442 11.3 N/A
Turnout 4,659 N/A
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
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