Amber Valley Borough Council election, 2003

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Map of the results of the 2003 Amber Valley council election. Conservatives in blue and Labour in red. Wards in grey were not contested in 2003.

Elections to Amber Valley Borough Council were held on 1 May 2003. 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 2003
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 12 -1 80.0 53.2 9,734 +16.1%
  Labour 3 +1 20.0 37.0 6,770 -15.5%
  Liberal 0 0 0 7.6 1,386 +2.0%
  Independent 0 0 0 2.2 411 -2.2%

Ward results[edit]

Alfreton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gillian Dolman 716 54.1
Conservative David Wilson 450 34.0
Liberal Paul Gibbons 158 11.9
Majority 266 20.1
Turnout 1,324
Alport
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Deborah Biss 629 70.4
Labour Tony Munro 142 15.9
Liberal Peter Handscombe 123 13.8
Majority 487 54.5
Turnout 894
Belper Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Makin 711 59.0
Labour Brenda Remington 494 41.0
Majority 217 18.0
Turnout 1,205
Belper East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Leslie Dorey 553 49.1 +2.5
Labour Alan Broughton 411 36.5 -7.1
Liberal Timothy Clark 162 14.4 +14.4
Majority 142 12.6 +9.6
Turnout 1,126
Belper North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Simon Hitchcock 660 52.2
Labour Peter Shepherd 364 28.8
Liberal Roger Shelley 147 11.6
Independent Margaret Jackson 94 7.4
Majority 296 23.4
Turnout 1,265
Belper South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Arnold 614 56.3 +6.3
Labour Ronald Buzzard 476 43.7 -6.3
Majority 138 12.6 +12.5
Turnout 1,090
Crich
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Glyn Hartshorne 450 62.8
Labour Kenneth Armstrong 134 18.7
Liberal Catherine Smith 132 18.4
Majority 316 44.1
Turnout 716
Duffield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anthony Woodings 851 57.3 -2.8
Labour Patrick Mountain 318 21.4 -18.5
Liberal Deena Smith 316 21.3 +21.3
Majority 433 35.9 +15.7
Turnout 1,485
Heage and Ambergate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Maurice Gent 739 51.3
Conservative Juliette Blake 559 38.8
Liberal Anthony Cooper 142 9.9
Majority 180 12.5
Turnout 1,440
Kilburn, Denby and Holbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Albert Hall 845 47.2 +5.6
Labour Susan Reaney 741 41.4 -2.9
Liberal Jeremy Benson 206 11.5 -2.6
Majority 104 5.8 +3.1
Turnout 1,792
Ripley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kathleen Brown 890 50.2
Labour Walter Fryer 882 49.8
Majority 8 0.4
Turnout 1,772
Ripley and Marehay
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Geoffrey Carlile 627 53.1
Conservative Patricia Bowmar 404 34.2
Independent Alex Stevenson 150 12.7
Majority 223 18.9
Turnout 1,181
South West Parishes
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Cunningham 750 85.4
Labour Diana Hancock 128 14.6
Majority 622 70.8
Turnout 878
Swanwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Hayes 733 55.9 -6.2
Labour Paul Smith 411 31.4 -6.5
Independent John Pidcock 167 12.7 +12.7
Majority 322 24.5
Turnout 1,311
Wingfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Valerie Thorpe 635 77.3
Labour Graham Naylor 187 22.7
Majority 448 54.6
Turnout 822

External links[edit]

BBC report of 2003 Amber Valley election result