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2010 Local Elections

As a result of the council elections, Labour gained 5 seats, Barnsley Independent Group lost 4 seats, and one seat previously occupied by an Independent councillor was also lost.  The Conservative and Liberal Democrat seat count remained the same.
 
The political make-up of the 63-seat council is at the election was:

  • Barnsley Independent Group - 18
  • Conservative - 6
  • Independent - 1
  • Labour - 37
  • Liberal Democrat - 1*

* During the Municipal Year 2010/11 the Liberal Democrat Councillor joined the Labour Party.  Therefore the 63-seat council currently stands at: 

  • Barnsley Independent Group - 18
  • Conservative - 6
  • Independent - 1
  • Labour - 38
  • Liberal Demococrat - 0

Central Ward (Turnout = 53.5%, Rejected Votes = 9)

Candidate's Name  Party Number of Votes
Bruff, Margaret Labour 2024
Oldfield, Howard Conservative 468
Politano, Peter Liberal Democrat 693
Porter, Colin British National Party 585
Warburton, Robert Barnsley Independent Group 486

Cudworth Ward (Turnout = 55.9%, Rejected Votes = 4)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Buckley, Paul Edward Conservative 378
Devoy, Tony Independent 73
Hayward, Joe Labour 2441
Hubbard, Terry British National Party 619
Johnson, Jim Barnsley Independent Group 196
Kershaw, Pam Liberal Democrat 577
Shaw, Noel Independent 249

Darfield Ward (Turnout 56.6%)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Jenner, Pamela Mary Conservative 688
Markham, Pauline Labour 1945
O'Connor, Steven British National Party 507
Smith, Trevor Barnsley Independent Group  1383

Darton East Ward (Turnout = 60.9%, Rejected Votes = 21)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Haigh, Pauline Labour 1683
Murray, Peter John  Conservative 741
Spence, Harry Barnsley Independent Group 2263
Sutton, Sharon British National Party 487

Darton West Ward (Turnout = 64.9%, Rejected Votes = 21)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Conway, Tony Barnsley Independent Group 1115
Howard, Sharon Labour 2351
Sutton, Ian British National Party 838
Wilkinson, Gordon Conservative 1061

Dearne North Ward (Turnout = 48.2%, Rejected Votes = 26)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Garner, Kurt Barnsley Independent Group 647
Hancock, Janice Elizabeth Labour 2278
Hinchcliffe, Raymond British National Party 595
Toon, Michael John Conservative 348

Dearne South Ward (Turnout = 54.1%, Rejected Votes = 8)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Bettney, John British National Party 690
Brook, Sarah Liberal Democrat 1381
Garner, Susan Elaine Barnsley Independent Group 70
Noble, May Labour 2448
Wilkinson, Stuart Nicholas Conservative 328

Dodworth Ward (Turnout = 66.3%, Rejected Votes = 19)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Barr, Andrew Conservative 1199
Brown, Alan British National Party 517
Carr, Jack Barnsley Independent Group 1782
Leech, Dave Labour 1705

Hoyland Milton Ward (Turnout 46.7%, Rejected Votes = 14)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Carr, John Richard Barnsley Independent Group 1114
Franklin, Robin Labour 2269
Holland, Claire British National Party 539
Saadallah, Mandy Liberal Democrat 470
Thomas, Geoffrey Llewellyn Conservative 709
White, Paul William Green Party 140

Kingstone Ward (Turnout = 51.8%, Rejected Votes = 17)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Cowdell, Noel Percy Barnsley Independent Group 1378
Fisher, Kevin British National Party 532
Mitchell, Kath Labour 1768
Pearson, Howard Grant Conservative 436

Monk Bretton Ward (Turnout = 54.6%, Rejected Votes = 19)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Hill, George Conservative 436
Hubbard, Jane British National Party 853
Pickering, Clive Melvin  Barnsley Independent Group 1151
Richardson, Kenneth Labour 2060

North East Ward (Turnout = 56.9%, Rejected Votes = 22)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Dashwood, Winn British National Party 580
Devoy, Eddie Independent 294
Fowler, Stephen Paul Conservative 614
Higginbottom, Dorothy Leah Labour 2570
Milner, Stella Barnsley Independent Group 1539

Old Town Ward (Turnout = 60.1%, Rejected Votes = 14)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Lofts, Penny Labour 2067
Middleton, Peter Barnsley Independent Group 1767
Walker, Dean British National Party 562
Watkinson, Clive Conservative 704

Penistone East Ward (Turnout = 72.5%, Rejected Votes = 12)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Arundel, Trish Liberal Democrat 1410
Barnard, Robert John Conservative 2976
Beardshall, Samantha Marie Barnsley Independent Group 167
Burrows, Daz British National Party 350
Hayler, Jill Labour 1845

Penistone West Ward (Turnout = 66.2%, Rejected Votes = 52)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Beardshall, Richard Barnsley Independent Group 460
James, Paul British National Party 512
Millner, Andrew Robert Conservative 2871
Starling, Peter Labour 2047

Rockingham Ward (Turnout = 60.8%, Rejected = 13)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Andrews, James Gregory Labour 2430
Bailey, Nigel Spencer Independent 239
Burdin, Martyn William Barnsley Independent Group 1381
Ellis, Robert British National Party 544
Hill, Elizabeth Conservative 710

Royston Ward (Turnout = 56.4%, Rejected Votes = 14)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Cheetham, Tim Labour 2175
Harris, Paul Anthony British National Party 564
Oates, Danny Liberal Democrat 1078
Pickering, Daniel Clive Barnsley Independent Group 274
Watkinson, Lesley Anne Conservative 628

St. Helen's Ward (Turnout = 47.9%, Rejected Votes = 25)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Brooksbank, Lisa British National Party 634
Butterwood, Roy Labour 2593
Millner, Gillian Ruth Conservative 453

Stairfoot Ward (Turnout = 52.6%)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Harris, Susan Joy British National Party 559
Kena, Robert Conservative 491
Mathers, Brian Labour 2011
Smith, Jim Barnsley Indepedent Group 1361

Wombwell Ward (Turnout = 52.5%)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Bettney, Jackie British National Party 738
Jenner, Keith Tony Conservative 764
Murdoch, Raymond Barnsley Independent Group 419
Wilde, Denise Labour 2617

Worsbrough Ward (Turnout = 57%)

Candidate's Name Party Number of Votes
Clarke, John Labour 1804
Cooke, Daniel British National Party 618
Durie, Pat Liberal Democrat 566
Needham, Garry Bradley Conservative 425
Sanderson, John Barnsley Independent Group 938

This page was last updated on the 13th of May 2011 and is scheduled for review on or before the 31st of July 2011

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