Craven Council election, 2000

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The 2000 Craven Council election took place on 4 May 2000 to elect members of Craven District Council in North Yorkshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

The Conservatives retained their position in the election, while the number of independents increased by one at the expense of the Liberal Democrats.[2] The Labour party did not put up any candidates for the election.[2] Turnout ranged from a high of 54.3% in Bolton Abbey ward to a low of 20.3% in Skipton East ward.[2]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Craven Local Election Result 2000[3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Independent 5 +1 45.5
  Conservative 4 0 36.4
  Liberal Democrat 2 -1 18.2


  1. ^ "Craven". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-10-18. 
  2. ^ a b c "Long serving councillor loses his seat". Telegraph & Argus. 2000-05-13. Retrieved 2009-10-18. 
  3. ^ a b "Election results: local councils". The Times. 2000-05-05. p. 4. 

Preceded by
Craven Council election, 1999
Craven local elections Succeeded by
Craven Council election, 2002