Amber Valley Borough Council election, 2002

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Map of the results of the 2002 Amber Valley council election. Labour in red and Conservatives in blue. Wards in grey were not contested in 2002.

Elections to Amber Valley Borough Council were held on 2 May 2002. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party held overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Amber Valley Local Election Result 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 12 +7 75.0 52.5 11,496
  Conservative 4 -6 25.0 37.1 8,115
  Liberal 0 0 0 5.6 1,217
  Independent 0 -1 0 4.4 955
  Green 0 0 0 0.5 107

Ward results[edit]

Alfreton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Walker 1,023 63.1
Independent Colin Thornton 409 25.2
Liberal Paul Gibbons 188 11.6
Majority 614 37.9
Turnout 1,620
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Belper East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Martin Tomlinson 506 46.6
Labour Nalda Boyes-Jackson 473 43.6
Green Hugh Stewart 107 9.9
Majority 33 3.0
Turnout 1,086
Conservative hold Swing
Belper South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Anderson 580 50.04
Labour Peter Shepherd 579 49.96
Majority 1 0.08
Turnout 1,159
Conservative hold Swing
Codnor and Waingroves
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian Fisher 871 66.9
Conservative David Cattermole 430 33.1
Majority 441 33.8
Turnout 1,301
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Duffield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Short 865 60.1
Labour Patrick Mountain 574 39.9
Majority 391 20.2
Turnout 1,439
Conservative hold Swing
Heanor and Loscoe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bob Moon 725 65.8
Conservative Christopher Jubb 376 34.2
Majority 349 31.6
Turnout 1,101
Labour hold Swing
Heanor East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Glynne Cato 548 53.8
Conservative Enid Trusswell 272 26.7
Independent Alexander Stevenson 129 12.7
Liberal Kaith Falconbridge 70 6.9
Majority 276 27.1
Turnout 1,019
Labour hold Swing
Heanor West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Jones 601 47.1
Liberal Judith Wooley 413 32.3
Conservative Ruth Bulkeley-Kirkham 263 20.6
Majority 188 14.8
Turnout 1,277
Labour hold Swing
Ironville and Riddings
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Griffiths 778 58.1
Conservative George Cope 560 41.9
Majority 218 16.2
Turnout 1,338
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Kilburn, Denby and Holbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Grace 862 44.3
Conservative Alan Waner 808 41.6
Liberal Jeremy Benson 274 14.1
Majority 54 2.7
Turnout 1,944
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Langley Mill and Aldercar
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jo Ward 504 59.2
Conservative Ann Castledine 200 23.5
Independent Denis Woolley 148 17.4
Majority 304 35.7
Turnout 852
Labour hold Swing
Ripley (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Charles Cutting 902
Labour Geoffrey Carlile 833
Conservative Kathleen Brown 812
Conservative Peter Clay 736
Liberal Kate Smith 272
Turnout 3,555
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Shipley Park, Horsley and Horsley Woodhouse
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Eric Lancashire 771 46.9
Conservative Linda Edward-Milson 603 36.7
Independent Margaret Jackson 269 16.4
Majority 168 10.2
Turnout 1,643
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Somercotes
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Stringer 965 75.9
Conservative Geoffrey Brailsford 307 24.1
Majority 658 51.8
Turnout 1,272
Labour hold Swing
Swanwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Allen King 797 62.1
Labour Jonathan Harris 487 37.9
Majority 310 24.2
Turnout 1,284
Conservative hold Swing

External links[edit]

BBC report of 2002 Amber Valley election result