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Birstall and Birkenshaw Ward — Kirklees

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6th May 2021 (2 seats) [Resignation of Charlotte Goodwin]

Mark Thompson C 2449 57.9%
Joshua Sheard C 2175
Gina Harding Lab 1121 26.5%
Julie Smith Lab 977
Ross Peltier Grn 419 9.9%
Ty Akram Grn 361
Louise Walsh LD 238 5.6%
David Shepherd LD 225

2nd May 2019

Charlotte Goodwin C 2000 53.8%
Catherine Pinder Lab 847 22.8%
Christopher Green Grn 510 13.7%
Louise Walsh LD 360 9.7%

3rd May 2018 (2 seats) [Resignation of Andrew Palfreeman]

Elizabeth Smaje C 2294 56.5%
Mark Thompson C 2234
Jasmine Kennedy Lab 1261 31.1%
Arfan Asif Lab 995
Susan Lee-Richards Grn 289 7.1%
Pippa Hepworth LD 213 5.3%
Clare Kane LD 195

5th May 2016

Andrew Palfreeman C 1987 47.3%
Khalid Patel Lab 939 22.4%
Joyce Holbrook UKIP 851 20.3%
Clare Kane LD 232 5.5%
Jasmine Kennedy Grn 190 4.5%

7th May 2015

Robert Light C 3594 43.9%
Dathan Tedesco Lab 2189 26.8%
Joyce Holbrook UKIP 1767 21.6%
Elizabeth Kitchin Grn 320 3.9%
Megan Scholefield-Nicholson LD 309 3.8%

22nd May 2014

Elizabeth Smaje C 2176 51.8%
Amanda Davison Lab 1305 31.1%
Charlotte Stoyles Grn 557 13.3%
Megan Scholefield-Nicholson LD 162 3.9%

3rd May 2012

Andrew Palfreeman C 2081 53.4%
Simon Alvy Lab 1348 34.6%
Garry Kitchin Grn 309 7.9%
Megan Scholefield-Nicholson LD 160 4.1%

5th May 2011

Robert Light C 2642 53.2%
Michael Williams Lab 1640 33.0%
Clive Lord Grn 368 7.4%
Suzy Brain England LD 317 6.4%

6th May 2010

Liz Smaje C 3935 46.1%
Amanda Stubley Lab 2285 26.8%
Suzy Brain England LD 1222 14.3%
John Wilkinson BNP 875 10.2%
Clive Lord Grn 222 2.6%

1st May 2008

Andrew Palfreeman C 2536 54.8%
Amanda Stubley Lab 850 18.4%
John Wilkinson BNP 728 15.7%
Jon Bloom LD 291 6.3%
Clive Lord Grn 226 4.9%

3rd May 2007

Robert Light C 2330 48.2%
Suzy England Lab 1132 23.4%
John Wilkinson BNP 823 17.0%
David Robinson LD 290 6.0%
Clive Lord Grn 257 5.3%

4th May 2006

Liz Smaje C 1878 37.8%
Suzy Brain-England Lab 1136 22.9%
John Wilkinson BNP 1101 22.2%
Jean Tasker LD 350 7.1%
Clive Lord Grn 264 5.3%
Mark Palfreeman Ind 234 4.7%

10th June 2004 (3 seats)

Andrew Palfreeman C 2444 37.8%
Robert Light C 2434
Elizabeth Smaje C 2136
John Wilkinson BNP 1383 21.4%
Mark Martin Lab 1343 20.8%
Natalie Pinnock-Hamilton Lab 1026
Russell Khan Lab 976
Jean Tasker LD 668 10.3%
Clive Lord Grn 634 9.8%
Christine Bloom LD 557
Eric Townend LD 405

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