North Kirklees - local council election results

Labour has gained overall control of Kirklees Council.

Friday, 4th May 2018, 3:30 pm
Updated Friday, 4th May 2018, 3:31 pm
The local elections are on May 3.

The party needed to gain two seats in order to gain control, and won three.

In Spenborough, Labour’s Viv Hendrick held Heckmondwike:

Viv Kendrick Labour 2377 59%

Rob Thornton Conservative 1235 31%

Alan James Freeman Green Party 247 6%

Josie Pugsley Liberal Democrat 150 4%

David Hall held Liversedge and Gomersal for the Conservatives:

David James Hall Conservative 2462 58%

Jude McKaig Labour 1504 35%

Nicholas Eugene Whittingham Green Party 180 4%

David Peter Snee Liberal Democrat 127 3%

And John Lawson held Cleckheaton for the Liberal Democrats:

John Craig Lawson Liberal Democrat 2318 53%

Susie Bell Proctor Conservative 1049 24%

Tom Kowalski Labour and Co-operative 887 20%

Isabel Clare Walters Green Party 136 3%

Vivien Lees-Hamilton held Mirfield for the Conservatives:

Vivien Lees-Hamilton Conservative 3270 59%

Julie Gledhill Spencer Labour 1715 31%

Catherine Helen Whittingham Green Party 359 7%

Stephen John Bird Liberal Democrat 167 3%

It was a clean sweep for Labour in Dewsbury.

Labour’s Masood Ahmed held Dewsbury South:

Masood Ahmed Labour 3360 70%

James Michael Spivey Conservative 875 18%

Adrian Hugh Cruden Green Party 208 4%

Anthony Penny-Whitworth Dewsbury Independents - H Woollen 193 4%

Bernard Thomas Disken Liberal Democrat 153 3%

Labour’s Mumtaz Hussain held Dewsbury West:

Mumtaz Hussain Labour 3667 76%

Sean David Guy Conservative 626 13%

Kingsley Hill Liberal Democrat 307 6%

Simon John Cope Green Party 250 5%

And Labour’s Cathy Scott held Dewsbury East:

Cathy Scott Labour 1900 42%

Mark Simon Eastwood Conservative 1437 32%

Aleks Lukic Dewsbury Borough Independents - Heavy Woollen 877 20%

Dennis Hullock Liberal Democrat 157 3%

Tony Kelsall Green Party 120 3%

Batley, Labour’s Gwen Lowe held Batley West:

Gwen Lowe Labour 3052 69%

Paul Young Conservative 1099 25%

Marnie Cope Green Party 111 3%

Christopher Martin Kane Liberal Democrat 99 2%

Garry Mervyn Kitchin Pirate Party UK 64 1%

Elizabeth Smaje and Mark Thompson held Birstall and Birkenshaw for the Conservatives:

Elizabeth Smaje Conservative 2294 31%

Mark Stephen Thompson Conservative 2234 30%

Jasmine Paris Kennedy Labour 1261 17%

Arfan Gul Asif Labour 995 13%

Susan Jane Lee-Richards Green Party 289 4%

Pippa Jane Hepworth Liberal Democrat 213 3%

Clare Elisabeth Kane Liberal Democrat 195 3%