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Higher Croft Ward — Blackburn with Darwen

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This ward was abolished or subjected to boundary changes in 2018.

8th June 2017 [Disqualification (employed by a council-owned company) of Adam Holden]

Matt Gibson Lab 1579 57.6%
Ann Tolley C 818 29.9%
Ian Grimshaw UKIP 343 12.5%

23rd March 2017 [Death of Don McKinlay]

Adam Holden Lab 446 59.6%
Ian Grimshaw UKIP 169 22.6%
Maureen McGarvey C 133 17.8%

15th December 2016 [Death of Mike Johnson]

Amy Johnson Lab 435 58.2%
Ian Grimshaw UKIP 187 25.0%
Maureen McGarvey C 125 16.7%

5th May 2016

Don McKinlay Lab 874 73.9%
Michael Brooks C 309 26.1%

7th May 2015

Michael Johnson Lab 1283 46.2%
Gary Burrows UKIP 927 33.3%
Michael Brooks C 570 20.5%

22nd May 2014 (2 seats) [Death of Dorothy Walsh]

Andy Kay Lab 908 70.0%
Don McKinlay Lab 877
Paul Marrow C 389 30.0%

3rd May 2012

Dorothy Walsh Lab 1037 79.0%
Paul Marrow C 275 21.0%

5th May 2011

Michael Johnson Lab 980 62.2%
Paul Marrow C 417 26.5%
Darren Jeal BNP 179 11.4%

6th May 2010

Andy Kay Lab 1361 48.7%
Paul Marrow C 885 31.6%
Darren Jeal BNP 551 19.7%

1st May 2008

Dorothy Walsh Lab 723 45.0%
Jim Kenyon C 487 30.3%
Darren Jeal BNP 396 24.7%

3rd May 2007 [Lab gain from LD]

Mike Johnson Lab 696 39.4%
Fred Gollop LD 535 30.3%
Ian Lofthouse EFP 269 15.2%
Peter Robinson C 266 15.1%

4th May 2006

Andrew Kay Lab 659 37.0%
Natalie Jeal BNP 527 29.6%
Brian Dunning LD 369 20.7%
Robert Robinson C 228 12.8%

10th June 2004 (3 seats)

Dorothy Walsh Lab 794 32.6%
Frederick Gollop LD 736 30.3%
Andrew Kay Lab 613
Ashley Whalley Lab 574
Christopher Tattersall C 469 19.3%
Linda Bufton Ind 434 17.8%

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