North West Leicestershire District Council election, 2003

North West Leicestershire District Council election, 2003

Elections to North West Leicestershire District Council took place on 1 May 2003[1], with the previous election having taken place in 1999 and with the next held in May 2007. The election took place across all 20 electoral wards and a total of 38 councillors were elected. The Labour Party retained control of the council for the fourth election in a row, albeit with a narrow majority of two seats.

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Results

A map of North West Leicestershire coloured by victorious party at the 2003 District Council election. Coloured dots show mixed partisan representation within a ward.
North West Leicestershire District Council election, 2003
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/-
  Labour 20 −11 52.6 50.6 19,134
  Conservative 12 +4 31.6 31.9 12,061
  Liberal Democrat 4 +4 10.5 13.4 5,052
  Independent 2 +1 5.3 4.1 1,559

Ward results

In wards that are represented by more than one councillor, electors were given more than one vote each, hence the voter turnout may not match the number of votes cast.

Appleby (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Edward Blunt 572 72.3
Labour Michael Dyer 219 27.7
Turnout 791
Ashby Castle (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Geoffrey Coxon 502 73.1
Labour Theresa Eynon 185 26.9
Turnout 687
Ashby Holywell (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Roger David Bayliss 393 21.8
Labour Gordon Tacey 357 19.8
Conservative Graham Arthur Allman 323 17.9
Labour John Legrys 321 17.8
Liberal Democrat David John Price 214 11.9
Liberal Democrat Peter Douglas Thompson 197 10.9
Turnout 903
Ashby Ivanhoe (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Paul Whetton 728 29.2
Labour Sean David Sheahan 649 26.0
Conservative David Geraint Jones 559 22.4
Conservative Yvo Henniker-Heaton 557 22.3
Turnout 1,247
Bardon (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ted Purver 227 61.7
Labour David Everitt 141 38.3
Turnout 368
Breedon (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nicholas James Rushton 571 68.5
Liberal Democrat Martyn Lewis Hening 144 17.3
Labour Malcolm Harry Smith 118 14.2
Turnout 833
Castle Donington (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gerald Dalby 890 20.2
Labour Derek Henry Wintle 781 17.7
Conservative Tony Saffell 746 16.9
Conservative Neil Cox 722 16.3
Labour Patrick David Lynch 666 15.1
Labour Andrew Talliss 604 13.7
Turnout 2,205
Coalville (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Philip Holland 509 28.4
Independent Karen Suzanne Clarke 472 26.4
Labour Wilfred Wildgoose 430 24.0
Labour Barry Walter Hall 380 21.2
Turnout 896
Greenhill (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Michael Barry Wyatt 964 22.4
Liberal Democrat James Collins 794 18.5
Liberal Democrat Julie Anne Roberts 780 18.2
Labour Adoline Uvenia Smith 635 14.8
Labour Clifford Adrian Stanley 591 13.7
Labour Joseph Harry Smith 532 12.4
Turnout 1,432
Hugglescote (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Anthony Hyde 481 37.5
Labour Steven John Peace 462 36.1
Liberal Democrat Barry George Horne 338 26.4
Turnout 641
Ibstock and Heather (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Felix Fenning 672 23.7
Labour Alison Helen Harrop 659 23.2
Labour Dai Male 648 22.8
Conservative Ian William Hewson 433 15.3
Conservative Karen Lavinia Hewson 424 15.0
Turnout 945
Kegworth and Whatton (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Trevor Pendleton 852 37.7
Conservative Alison Smith 673 29.8
Labour James Harry Roberts 370 16.4
Labour Derek Keith Barham 363 16.1
Turnout 1,129
Measham (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Lewis 582 42.5
Labour Edward John Palmer 417 30.5
Conservative Patrick Michael Byrne 370 27.0
Turnout 685
Moira (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patrick John Regan 719 39.0
Labour Mark Jonathan Chadbourn 668 36.3
Conservative Paul Dunkin Rushton 455 24.7
Turnout 921
Oakthorpe and Donisthorpe (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Glynn John Davies 316 60.7
Independent Frederick Thomas Sharpe 131 25.1
Independent Leonard Michael Warwicker 74 14.2
Turnout 521
Ravenstone (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Smith 522 56.0
Labour Helen Mary Abbott 410 44.0
Turnout 932
Snibston (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Geary 521 28.3
Labour Frank Straw 477 25.9
Conservative Peter Garth Lacey 469 25.5
Independent Richard Stanley Kowalski 373 20.3
Turnout 920
Thringstone (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roderick Adrian Evans 552 24.8
Labour Pam Clayfield 527 23.7
Liberal Democrat Colin Pickering 517 23.3
Liberal Democrat Susan Lesley Pickering 448 20.2
Conservative Sudesh Mattu 179 8.1
Turnout 1,112
Valley (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David John Stevenson 834 35.1
Conservative Barry Webster 788 33.2
Labour Terence Green 401 16.9
Labour Jonathan Kirk Abbott 351 14.8
Turnout 1,187
Whitwick (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Derek Howe 886 31.0
Labour Ray Woodward 715 25.0
Liberal Democrat David James Wyatt 656 23.0
Labour Steve Preston 600 21.0
Turnout 953

See also

References

Preceded by
North West Leicestershire District Council election, 1999
North West Leicestershire local elections Succeeded by
North West Leicestershire District Council election, 2007

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