Lancashire County Council election, 2001

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Lancashire local elections were held for Lancashire County Council in May 2001 on the same day as the United Kingdom general election, 2001.[1] The Labour party held overal control of the council.[2]

They have been followed by the Lancashire Council election, 2005 held on the same day as the United Kingdom General Election, 2005

Results[edit]

Burnley[edit]

Seat Winning Party Majority
Burnley Central East Labour 1,990
Burnley Central West Labour 730
Burnley North East Labour 1,816
Burnley Rural Labour 651
Burnley South West Labour 413
Burnley West Labour 518

Chorley[edit]

Seat Winning Party Majority
Chorley East Labour 2,574
Chorley North Conservative 978
Chorley Rural East Conservative 95
Chorley Rural North Conservative 440
Chorley Rural West Labour 787
Chorley West Labour 2,168

Fylde[edit]

Seat Winning Party Majority
Fylde East Conservative 1,148
Fylde West Conservative 1,761
Lytham Conservative 1,966
St Annes North Conservative 873
St Annes South Conservative 711

Hyndburn[edit]

Accrington Central - electorate 6,680
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Doreen Pollit 2,143
Conservative Munsif Dad 1,366
Spoilt 74
Turnout 3,583 54%
Labour hold Swing
Accrington South - electorate 9,978
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Wendy Dwyer 3,361
Conservative Derek Scholes 2,234
Spoilt 107
Turnout 5,702 57%
Labour hold Swing
Church & Accrington North - electorate 11,253
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jean Battle 4,231
Conservative Joan Pilkington 2,350
Spoilt 114
Turnout 6,695 59%
Labour hold Swing
Great Harwood - electorate 8,181
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour George Slynn 2,390
Conservative Wyn Frankland 2,296
Spolit 68
Turnout 6.012 58%
Labour hold Swing
Oswaldtwistle - electorate 11,771
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dorothy Westell 3,865
Conservative Doug Hayes 3,049
Spoilt 100
Turnout 7,014 60%
Labour hold Swing
Rishton, Clayton & Altham -electorate 11,334
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Hindley 3,742
Conservative Rennie Pinder 2,776
Spolit 97
Turnout 6,651
Labour hold Swing

Lancaster[edit]

Seat Winning Party Majority
Heysham Labour 1,279
Lancaster City Green 327
Lancaster East Labour 1,560
Lancaster Rural Central Conservative 1,530
Lancaster Rural North Conservative 1,254
Lancaster Rural South Conservative 36
Morecambe East Labour 282
Morecambe West Labour 1,402
Skerton Labour 2,079

Pendle[edit]

Seat Winning Party Majority
Colne Labour 1,024
Nelson Labour 1,069
Pendle East Liberal Democrats 769
Pendle North Liberal Democrats 216
Pendle South Labour 1,795
Pendle West Conservative 2,098

Preston[edit]

Seat Winning Party Majority
Preston Central East Labour 1,291
Preston Central West Labour 1,283
Preston East Labour 1,614
Preston North Liberal Democrats 244
Preston Rural East Conservative 2,189
Preston Rural West Conservative 576
Preston South East Labour 1,734
Preston South West Labour 1,532
Preston West Labour 1,104

Ribble Valley[edit]

Seat Winning Party Majority
Clitheroe Liberal Democrat 567
Longridge Conservative 935
Ribble Valley North East Conservative 1,685
Ribble Valley South West Conservative 2,260

Rossendale[edit]

Seat Winning Party Majority
Bacup Conservative 315
Haslingden Labour 430
Rossendale East Labour 364
Rossendale West Labour 841
Whitworth Labour 283

South Ribble[edit]

Seat Winning Party Majority
South Ribble Central Labour 841
South Ribble East Independent 424
South Ribble North Labour 1,271
South Ribble North West Liberal Democrats 2,677
South Ribble South Labour 560
South Ribble South West Labour 2,459
South Ribble West Conservative 2,007

West Lancashire[edit]

Seat Winning Party Majority
Ormskirk Labour 633
Skelmersdale Central Labour 3,395
Skelmersdale East Labour 1,521
Skelmersdale West Labour 2,658
West Lancashire East Conservative 314
West Lancashire North Conservative 2,734
West Lancashire South Conservative 1,594

Wyre[edit]

Seat Winning Party Majority
Amounderness Conservative 311
Cleveleys Conservative 132
Garstang Conservative 1,976
Hesketh Labour 1,541
Hillhouse Conservative 19
Marine Labour 1,588
Poulton-le-Fylde Conservative 1,265
Wyre Side Conservative 2,395

References[edit]

  1. ^ Results Lancashire County Council
  2. ^ "Lancashire". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-12-16. 

Notes[edit]

Preceded by
Lancashire County Council election, 1997
Lancashire County Council elections Succeeded by
Lancashire County Council election, 2005