By KLTV Newsdesk –
The votes have been counted and the results for the 2021 Kirklees Elections have been coming in throughout the day (8 May).
The public cast their vote on Thursday for the larger than usual elections as a result of the ongoing pandemic.
The official count took place at Cathedral House in Huddersfield over three sessions, starting at 8:45 am, and finishing at 7:15 pm.
The full list of results can be viewed below. The results are listed in order of when they came in.
|Crosland Moor and Netherton||Manisha Kaushik – Labour Party||Labour hold|
|Dewsbury South||Jaqueline Ramsey – Labour Party||Labour hold|
|Cleckheaton||Kathryn Pinnock – Liberal Democrats||Lib Dems hold|
|Liversedge and Gomersal||Melanie Stephen – The Conservative Party||Conservative hold|
|Greenhead||Sheikh Ullah – Labour Party||Labour hold|
|Lindley||Adam Gregg – The Conservative Party||Conservative GAIN|
|Ashbrow||James Homewood – Labour Party||Labour hold|
|Almondbury||Bernard McGuin – The Conservative Party||Conservative hold|
|Dalton||Naheed Mather – Labour Party||Labour hold|
|Batley East||Fazila Loonat – Labour Party||Labour hold|
|Mirfield||Stephen Bolt – The Conservative Party||Conservative hold|
|Newsome||Andrew Cooper – Green Party||Green Party hold|
|Dewsbury West||Mussarat Pervaiz – Labour Party||Labour hold|
|Batley West||Shabir Pandor – Labour Co-Op||Labour hold|
|Dewsbury East||Eric Firth – Labour Co-Op||Labour hold|
|Holme Valley North||Charles Graves – Independent||Independent hold|
|Heckmondwike||Stephen Hall – Labour Party||Labour hold|
|Kirkburton||James Smith – The Conservative Party||Conservative hold|
|Denby Dale||Timothy Bamford – The Conservative Party||Conservative GAIN|
|Colne Valley||Matthew McLoughlin – Labour Co-Op||Labour hold|
|Holme Valley South||Donald Firth – The Conservative Party||Conservative hold|
|Birstall & Birkenshaw*||Joshua Sheard – The Conservative Party
Mark Thompson – The Conservative Party
|Golcar*||Robert Iredale – Liberal Democrats
Elizabeth Reynolds – Labour Party
|Lib Dems hold
*Two councillors elected
With the results finalised, it is confirmed that Kirklees Council will remain in No Overall Control.
Full total number for of constituencies for each party is as follows:
Labour – 12
Conservative – 9
Liberal Democarts – 2
Green – 1
Independents – 1
The Conservativem Party had the biggest increase in seats, gaining three. The Labour Party and the Liberal Democrats have both gained one seat. Two of the seats were vacant.
Tomorrow (9 May) will see the results of the first election for Mayor of West Yorkshire.