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Thursday, 02 July 2015


Copeland Borough Council will be Labour-controlled for the next four years.

Copeland count pic 1
The Copeland election count at Whitehaven Civic Hall WILL METCALFE

The overall turnout for the borough was 40.98 per cent, up from the 2007 election.

 Below are results for South Copeland. For full report, reaction and pictures, see tomorrow's Evening Mail.

 BOOTLE (one elected)
Keith Hitchen Conservative ELECTED 453 votes
Anne Bradshaw Labour 92 votes
Keith Hitchen holds the seat with a majority of 361
Turnout 548

HAVERIGG (one elected)
Doug Wilson Conservative ELECTED 282 votes
Carl Carter Labour 225 votes
Doug Wilson holds the seat with a majority of 57
Turnout 511

HOLBORN HILL (two elected)
*Frederick Gleaves Conservative ELECTED 398
*Jack Park Labour ELECTED 360
Jane Micklethwaite Conservative 308
Neil Wilson Green Party 73
Denise Burness Labour 259
Gleaves and Park hold their seats

MILLOM WITHOUT (one elected)
*Gilbert Scurrah Conservative 386 ELECTED
Lynette Gilligan Green Party 152
Karon Carter Labour 82
Majority 234
Con hold

NEWTOWN (three elected)
Brian Crawford Conservative 423
John Fallows Labour 725 ELECTED
Fee Wilson Conservative 480 ELECTED
*Reg Heathcote Conservative 613 ELECTED
Conservatives hold two seats, Labour hold one.


Have your say

Once again Copeland show how to count votes at a snails pace almost the last area in mainland britain to declare an AV result

Posted by Dave on 10 May 2011 at 15:49

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