Ellesmere Port and Neston Borough Council election, 2002

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Elections to Ellesmere Port and Neston Borough Council were held on 2 May 2002. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Results[edit]

Ellesmere Port and Neston Local Election Result 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 9 -3 64.3 49.0 7,590
  Conservative 4 +2 28.6 41.0 6,347
  Liberal Democrat 1 +1 7.1 10.1 1,558

Ward results[edit]

Grange
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Diane Roberts 772 82.1
Conservative Elizabeth Bryan 168 17.9
Majority 604 64.2
Turnout 940
Ledsham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gareth Anderson 662 45.0
Labour Barbara Shephard 617 41.9
Liberal Democrat Graham Handley 193 13.1
Majority 45 3.1
Turnout 1,472
Neston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Judith Pugh 584 61.9
Conservative Peter Kevan 274 29.0
Liberal Democrat Michael Shipman 86 9.1
Majority 310 32.9
Turnout 944
Parkgate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Moira Andrews 887 71.1
Labour Susan Davies 361 28.9
Majority 526 42.2
Turnout 1,248
Pooltown
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patricia Dowling 425 65.2
Conservative Janice Farquharson 134 20.6
Liberal Democrat Mary Handley 93 14.3
Majority 291 44.6
Turnout 652
Riverside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Thomas Marlow 507 42.7
Conservative Edna Lewis 355 29.9
Labour David Rudd 326 27.4
Majority 152 12.8
Turnout 1,188
Rossmore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patricia Merrick 729 55.5
Conservative Joseph Brundrit 332 25.3
Liberal Democrat Michael English 253 19.3
Majority 397 30.2
Turnout 1,314
Stanlow and Wolverham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Garroch 712 81.4
Conservative Nicholas Hebson 163 18.6
Majority 549 62.8
Turnout 875
Strawberry Fields
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian Ormerod 467 47.8
Conservative Karl Hardwick 361 36.9
Liberal Democrat Hilary Chrusciezl 150 15.3
Majority 106 10.9
Turnout 978
Sutton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tamara Hill 638 56.7
Conservative Simon Eardley 330 29.3
Liberal Democrat John Falconer 158 14.0
Majority 308 27.4
Turnout 1,126
Sutton Green and Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Susan Kettle 468 48.3
Labour George Foster 383 39.5
Liberal Democrat Joanna Pemberton 118 12.2
Majority 85 8.8
Turnout 969
Westminster
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kenneth Spain 587 80.9
Conservative Thomas Hughes 139 19.1
Majority 448 61.8
Turnout 726
Whitby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mike McCusker 764 52.2
Conservative Jonathan Starkey 699 47.8
Majority 65 4.4
Turnout 1,463
Willaston and Thornton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Hogg 1,375 85.9
Labour Catherine Sherlock 225 14.1
Majority 1,150 71.8
Turnout 1,600

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