Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council election, 2002

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Elections to Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council were held on 2 May 2002. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Barrow-in-Furness Local Election Result 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 8 +1 61.5 46.9 6,768 +9.5%
  Conservative 4 -1 30.8 36.0 5,198 -7.7%
  Independent 1 0 7.7 6.0 865 +6.0%
  Socialist People's Party 0 0 0 10.2 1,468 -6.8%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0.9 130 +0.9%

Ward results[edit]

Barrow Island
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent James Tongue 262 45.5
Labour Stephen Smart 240 41.7
Socialist People's Party Margaret Dacre 74 12.8
Majority 22 3.8
Turnout 576
Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Irwin 494 64.7 +20.3
Conservative William Palmer 140 18.3 -2.0
UKIP John Smith 130 17.0 +17.0
Majority 354 46.4 +37.2
Turnout 764
Dalton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Denis Bell 579 45.0 +14.3
Conservative Alan Rothery 371 28.8 -13.9
Independent Thomas Weall 336 26.1 +7.7
Majority 208 16.2
Turnout 1,286
Dalton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Frank Murray 474 38.8 -3.9
Labour Eric Knibbs 402 32.9 +4.7
Independent Ian Singleton 173 14.2 +14.2
Independent Helene Young 94 7.7 +7.7
Socialist People's Party Dorothy Turner 79 6.5 -8.1
Majority 72 5.9 -8.6
Turnout 1,222
Hawcoat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bill Joughin 1,069 69.5 -10.9
Labour Marie Derbyshire 340 22.1 +2.5
Socialist People's Party Joseph Quinn 130 8.4 +8.4
Majority 729 47.4 -13.4
Turnout 1,539
Hindpool
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Pidduck 547 60.4 +12.2
Socialist People's Party Barbara Eager 210 23.2 -12.0
Conservative John Murray 148 16.4 -0.3
Majority 337 37.2 +24.2
Turnout 905
Newbarns
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dorothy Dawes 657 49.7 -10.9
Labour Peter Todd 512 38.8 +12.9
Socialist People's Party Norman Graham 152 11.5 -2.0
Majority 145 10.9 -23.8
Turnout 1,321
Ormsgill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ernest Wilson 468 44.2 +6.5
Socialist People's Party Rosemarie Hamezeian 414 39.1 +0.3
Conservative Kristina Bell 177 16.7 -6.8
Majority 54 5.1
Turnout 1,059
Parkside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michelle Roberts 625 56.4 +0.3
Conservative Tina Macur 483 43.6 -0.3
Majority 142 12.8 +0.6
Turnout 1,108
Risedale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jean Waiting 519 54.0 +10.2
Socialist People's Party Alexandre Dacre 267 27.8 -2.1
Conservative Desmond English 175 18.2 -8.1
Majority 252 26.2 +12.4
Turnout 961
Roosecote
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kenneth Williams 757 59.2 -5.7
Labour Maire Read 522 40.8 +5.7
Majority 235 18.4 -11.3
Turnout 1,279
Walney North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Messingham 774 64.7 +12.2
Conservative Ronald Hiseman 281 23.5 -4.3
Socialist People's Party Kelly White 142 11.9 -7.7
Majority 493 41.2 +16.5
Turnout 1,197
Walney South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeffrey Garnett 746 61.6 +12.1
Conservative Rory McClure 466 38.4 +4.3
Majority 280 23.2 +7.9
Turnout 1,212

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