Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council election, 2000

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The 2000 Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council election took place on 4 May 2000 to elect members of Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council in Cumbria, England. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Results[edit]

Barrow-in-Furness Local Election Result 2000[2][3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 6 0 1 -1 50.0 43.7 5,398
  Labour 5 1 1 0 41.7 37.4 4,614
  Socialist People's Party 1 1 0 +1 8.3 17.0 2,093
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 1.9 238

Ward results[edit]

Central[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edith Garside 328 44.4
Socialist People's Party Joan Grainger 260 35.2
Conservative William Palmer 150 20.3
Majority 68 9.2
Turnout 738
Dalton North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Edward Wilkinson 465 42.7
Labour Leslie Sherman 334 30.7
Socialist People's Party Thomas Weall 200 18.4
Liberal Democrat James Young 90 8.3
Majority 131 12.0
Turnout 1,089
Dalton South[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jack Dent 439 42.7
Labour Robert Wyborn 290 28.2
Socialist People's Party Maureen Rothery 150 14.6
Liberal Democrat Helene Young 148 14.4
Majority 149 14.5
Turnout 1,027
Hawcoat[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Clafton 1,084 80.4
Labour Stephen Groundwater 264 19.6
Majority 820 60.8
Turnout 1,348
Hindpool[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Diane Charlton 430 48.2
Socialist People's Party Rosemarie Hamezeian 314 35.2
Conservative Desmond English 149 16.7
Majority 116 13.0
Turnout 893
Newbarns[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Maltman 717 60.6
Labour Marie Derbyshire 306 25.9
Socialist People's Party David Davies 160 13.5
Majority 411 34.7
Turnout 1,183
Ormsgill[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Socialist People's Party Maurice Edmonds 343 38.8
Labour Peter Todd 333 37.7
Conservative Daniel Bell 208 23.5
Majority 10 1.1
Turnout 884
Socialist People's Party gain from Labour Swing
Parkside[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pamela Smith 529 56.1
Labour Melvyn Worth 414 43.9
Majority 115 12.2
Turnout 943
Risedale[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Terence Waiting 396 43.8
Socialist People's Party Alexander Dacre 271 29.9
Conservative Anne-Marie Sheppard 238 26.3
Majority 125 13.8
Turnout 905
Roosecote[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ramon Guselli 729 64.9
Labour Wilfred Heywood 395 35.1
Majority 334 29.7
Turnout 1,124
Walney North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony Callister 536 52.5
Conservative Alan Rothery 284 27.8
Socialist People's Party William Tucker 200 19.6
Majority 252 24.7
Turnout 1,020
Walney South[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Murphy 588 49.5
Conservative David Roberts 406 34.1
Socialist People's Party Peter Rigg 195 16.4
Majority 182 15.3
Turnout 1,189

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barrow-in-Furness". BBC News Online. Retrieved 22 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council Elections 4th May, 2000". Borough of Barrow in Furness. Archived from the original on 4 October 2000. Retrieved 22 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Election results: local councils". The Times. 5 May 2000. p. 4.