Burnley

Burnley is a constituency in Lancashire, in the North West of England. The seat has been held by Antony Higginbotham (Conservative) since December 2019.

2015 General Election

The 2015 General Election was held on 7 May 2015. A total of 5 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Gain
Majority
3,244
Electorate
64,477
Turnout
61.6%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Julie Cooper
Labour
14,951 37.6% 6.3%
Gordon Birtwistle
Liberal Democrat
11,707 29.5% -6.2%
Tom Commis
UK Independence Party
6,864 17.3% 15.0%
Sarah Cockburn-Price
Conservative
5,374 13.5% -3.1%
Mike Hargreaves
Green Party
850 2.1% 2.1%