Manchester City Council election, 2000

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Elections to Manchester Council were held on Thursday, 4 May 2000. One third of the council was up for election, with each successful candidate to serve a four-year term of office, expiring in 2004. The two Independent Labour candidates stood again as "Peace 2000 England's Republican". Overall turnout fell slightly to 20.5% and the Labour Party retained overall control of the council.[1][2]

Election result[edit]

Manchester Council Election Result 2000
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 24 1 3 -2 72.7 49.1 31,378 -4.3%
  Liberal Democrat 9 3 1 +2 27.3 32.2 20,605 +1.9%
  Conservative 0 0 0 0 0.0 12.0 7,684 +0.3%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.0 6.0 3,839 +2.1%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.2 138 +0.0%
  Socialist Labour 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.2 110 -0.0%
  Action for Better Local Education 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 100 +0.1%
  Independent Liberal 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 32 +0.0%
  Independent Labour 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 25 -0.0%
  Communist League 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 22 +0.0%

After the election, the composition of the council was as follows:

Party Seats   +/-  
Labour 78 -2
Liberal Democrats 21 +2
Labour hold

Ward results[edit]

Ardwick[edit]

Ardwick[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Thomas O'Callaghan* 776 76.3 +0.0
Liberal Democrat Karen Farnen 95 9.3 -0.9
Conservative Paul Kierman 90 8.8 -0.3
Green Bruce Bingham 56 5.5 +1.1
Majority 681 67.0 +1.0
Turnout 1,017 13.3 -0.3
Labour hold Swing +0.4

Baguley[edit]

Baguley[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony Burns* 971 65.4 -7.3
Conservative Ralph Ellerton 297 20.0 +2.6
Liberal Democrat William Fisher 183 12.3 +2.4
Green Gareth Pittam 33 2.2 +2.2
Majority 674 45.4 -9.9
Turnout 1,484 18.3 -0.9
Labour hold Swing -4.9

Barlow Moor[edit]

Barlow Moor[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Simon Wheale* 1,258 56.2 +0.7
Labour Jonathan Whitehead 574 25.7 -9.8
Conservative Thomas Bumby 271 12.1 +6.6
Green Brian Candeland 79 3.5 +0.0
Action for Better Local Education David Aldred 55 2.5 +2.5
Majority 684 30.6 +10.6
Turnout 2,237 21.0 -5.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +5.2

Benchill[edit]

Benchill[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Veronica Myers* 556 69.3 -10.4
Liberal Democrat Ann Bradshaw 109 13.6 +2.4
Conservative Carol Roberts 99 12.3 +3.2
Socialist Labour Paul Arnold 25 3.1 +3.1
Green Roy Snape 13 1.6 +1.6
Majority 447 55.7 -12.8
Turnout 802 11.7 -1.9
Labour hold Swing -6.4

Beswick and Clayton[edit]

Beswick and Clayton[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Mark Clayton* 832 47.9 +9.0
Labour Mick Loughman 807 46.4 -10.0
Conservative Raymond Wattenbach 87 5.0 +0.4
Green Michael Brennan 12 0.7 +0.7
Majority 25 1.5 -16.0
Turnout 1,738 25.2 +0.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +9.5

Blackley[edit]

Blackley[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kenneth Barnes* 934 56.3 -3.6
Liberal Democrat Carol Connell 445 26.8 -1.4
Conservative Dorothy Keller 238 14.4 +2.4
Green Michael Shaw 41 2.5 +2.5
Majority 489 29.5 -2.2
Turnout 1,658 20.7 +1.7
Labour hold Swing -1.1

Bradford[edit]

Bradford[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Smith 842 50.6 +8.1
Liberal Democrat Elaine Boyes 697 41.9 -12.7
Conservative Brian Birchenough 97 5.8 +2.8
Green Robert Allen 28 1.7 +1.7
Majority 145 8.7 -3.4
Turnout 1,664 24.0 -0.6
Labour hold Swing +10.4

Brooklands[edit]

Brooklands[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Susan Cooley* 948 50.8 -6.7
Conservative John Kenny 733 39.3 +9.2
Liberal Democrat Peter Rothery 133 7.1 -5.3
Green Zoe Whiteman 53 2.8 +2.8
Majority 215 11.5 -15.9
Turnout 1,867 23.0 +3.0
Labour hold Swing -7.9

Burnage[edit]

Burnage[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kathleen Robinson* 956 45.4 -15.3
Liberal Democrat John Cameron 567 26.9 +11.6
Conservative Peter Schofield 372 17.7 -1.7
Green Adrian Crawford 210 10.0 +6.6
Majority 389 18.5 -22.7
Turnout 2,105 21.9 +0.6
Labour hold Swing -13.4

Central[edit]

Central[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Marc Ramsbottom 991 56.4 +30.0
Labour Frank Duffy 630 35.8 -25.2
Conservative Nicholas Davis 80 4.6 -3.8
Green Elvis Presley 49 2.8 -1.4
Independent Jason Ripley 8 0.5 +0.5
Majority 361 20.5 -14.2
Turnout 1,758 19.0 +5.8
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing +27.6

Charlestown[edit]

Charlestown[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mark Hackett* 924 57.0 -4.9
Liberal Democrat Rodney Isherwood 605 37.3 +12.2
Green Claudia French 92 5.7 +5.7
Majority 319 19.7 -17.2
Turnout 1,621 19.6 +0.4
Labour hold Swing -8.5

Cheetham[edit]

Cheetham[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mohammed Khan 1,602 52.0 -10.5
Liberal Democrat Qassim Afzal* 1,382 44.9 +14.3
Green Ashleigh Vincent 96 3.1 +1.3
Majority 220 7.1 -24.8
Turnout 3,080 35.8 +4.0
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing -12.4

Chorlton[edit]

Chorlton[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Valerie Stevens* 1,505 47.5 -1.1
Conservative Ian Paley 656 20.7 +0.9
Green Anne Power 536 16.9 -2.1
Liberal Democrat Antony Bethell 474 14.9 +2.3
Majority 849 26.8 -2.0
Turnout 3,171 27.0 -1.4
Labour hold Swing -1.0

Crumpsall[edit]

Crumpsall[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Richard Leese 1,447 66.4 -2.4
Conservative Jacqueline Rowland 444 20.4 +3.8
Liberal Democrat Andrew Steele 210 9.6 -1.6
Green Julian Parry 78 3.6 +0.1
Majority 1,003 46.0 -6.2
Turnout 2,179 24.6 +0.9
Labour hold Swing -3.1

Didsbury[edit]

Didsbury[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Tony Parkinson 1,706 44.5 -0.1
Labour Frances Ives 1,212 31.6 -1.0
Conservative Peter Hilton 751 19.6 -3.2
Green Michael Daw 163 4.3 +4.3
Majority 494 12.9 +0.9
Turnout 3,832 34.1 -1.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing +0.5

Fallowfield[edit]

Fallowfield[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Royle* 1,013 62.3 +3.3
Conservative Simon Davenport 275 16.9 +1.8
Liberal Democrat Lynne Williams 217 13.3 -6.6
Green Hannah Berry 122 7.5 +2.5
Majority 738 45.4 +6.3
Turnout 1,627 13.8 +0.2
Labour hold Swing +0.7

Gorton North[edit]

Gorton North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Iain Donaldson* 1,060 46.1 -8.4
Labour Richard Unwin 942 40.9 +0.6
Conservative Joyce Haydock 137 6.0 +0.7
Independent Trevor Mooney 122 5.3 +5.3
Green Paul Slater 40 1.7 +1.7
Majority 118 5.1 -9.1
Turnout 2,301 24.8 -1.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -4.5

Gorton South[edit]

Gorton South[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Simon Ashley* 1,178 61.2 +0.3
Labour Kenneth Strath 625 32.5 -3.4
Conservative Ann Hodkinson 68 3.5 +0.3
Green Penelope Collins 54 2.8 +2.8
Majority 553 28.7 +3.6
Turnout 1,925 21.8 -3.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +1.8

Harpurhey[edit]

Harpurhey[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joanne Green* 725 63.7 -3.3
Liberal Democrat Daniel Campbell 198 17.4 -3.0
Conservative Rodney Keller 180 15.8 +3.2
Green Olive Bowers 36 3.2 +3.2
Majority 527 46.3 -0.3
Turnout 1,139 15.3 -0.0
Labour hold Swing -0.1

Hulme[edit]

Hulme[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gerry Diamond 504 52.6 -2.7
Green Vanessa Hall 359 37.4 +20.1
Conservative David Conway 64 6.7 +0.9
Independent Liberal Charles Lyn-Lloyd 32 3.3 +1.4
Majority 145 15.1 -20.4
Turnout 959 10.6 -3.0
Labour hold Swing -11.4

Levenshulme[edit]

Levenshulme[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat John Commons* 1,419 58.6 +1.4
Labour Nicholas Macgregor 693 28.6 -2.0
Conservative Richard West 150 6.2 +2.5
Green Philip Maile 139 5.7 +2.7
Communist League Paul Galloway 22 0.9 +0.9
Majority 726 30.0 +3.3
Turnout 2,423 24.9 -1.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +1.7

Moston[edit]

Lightbowne[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William Risby* 987 64.6 -7.1
Liberal Democrat David Gordon 428 28.0 +15.4
Green Simon Chislett 114 7.5 +7.5
Majority 559 36.6 -19.3
Turnout 1,529 19.2 -0.9
Labour hold Swing -11.2

Longsight[edit]

Longsight[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Aftab Ahmed 1,461 62.1 +13.0
Green Spencer Fitzgibbon 382 16.2 -0.1
Conservative Karen Abbad 268 11.4 +2.9
Liberal Democrat Rashid Ahmed 233 9.9 -15.8
Independent Comrade Ibrahim 8 0.3 -0.1
Majority 1,079 45.9 +22.5
Turnout 2,352 18.1 -4.2
Labour hold Swing +6.5

Moss Side[edit]

Moss Side[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Fergal McCullough 989 75.2 -2.1
Conservative Mary Barnes 134 10.2 +1.1
Liberal Democrat Peter Jinks 113 8.6 +1.8
Green Michelle Allen 79 6.0 -0.8
Majority 855 65.0 -3.2
Turnout 1,315 15.8 -0.7
Labour hold Swing -1.6

Moston[edit]

Moston[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patrick Mullins* 1,004 59.3 -9.9
Liberal Democrat Andrew Appleyard 554 32.7 +16.1
Socialist Labour Kenneth Barr 85 5.0 +5.0
Green Barry McAtarsney 50 3.0 +3.0
Majority 450 26.6 -26.0
Turnout 1,693 17.6 -4.3
Labour hold Swing -13.0

Newton Heath[edit]

Newton Heath[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christine Carroll 836 70.3 -8.3
Conservative Albert Walsh 191 16.1 +6.5
Liberal Democrat Ann Rodgers 115 9.7 +0.3
Green Rachel Harper 47 4.0 +1.6
Majority 645 54.2 -14.8
Turnout 1,189 15.0 -2.5
Labour hold Swing -7.4

Northenden[edit]

Northenden[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steven Conquest 945 50.9 -9.1
Conservative Helen Goldthorpe 458 24.7 +7.0
Liberal Democrat Janice Redmond 231 12.5 +1.3
Green Lance Crookes 221 11.9 -0.2
Majority 487 26.3 -15.0
Turnout 1,855 19.6 -1.5
Labour hold Swing -8.0

Old Moat[edit]

Old Moat[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brian Harrison* 1,523 47.1 -2.5
Liberal Democrat Yasmin Zalzala 1,413 43.7 +2.7
Conservative Graham Betton 139 4.3 -1.1
Green Ernest Roberts 104 3.2 -0.9
Action for Better Local Education Thomas Franklin 45 1.4 +1.4
Independent Labour Kevin Robinson 10 0.3 +0.3
Majority 110 3.4 -5.2
Turnout 3,234 26.0 +0.4
Labour hold Swing -2.6

Rusholme[edit]

Rusholme[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Paul Shannon 1,613 58.1 +14.0
Labour Jawaid Chaudhry 930 33.5 -11.8
Conservative Daniel Bunting 116 4.2 -1.8
Green Adam Higgin 100 3.6 -1.1
Independent Labour Michael Robinson 15 0.5 +0.5
Majority 683 24.6 +23.4
Turnout 2,774 22.3 +0.9
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing +12.9

Sharston[edit]

Sharston[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Griffith Berry* 683 62.7 -9.1
Conservative David Russell 214 19.7 +5.3
Liberal Democrat David Kierman 148 13.6 +2.8
Green Steven Anderson 44 4.0 +1.0
Majority 469 43.1 -14.4
Turnout 1,089 14.9 -1.8
Labour hold Swing -7.2

Whalley Range[edit]

Whalley Range[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kathleen Fry* 1,482 56.3 +5.9
Conservative John Kershaw 716 27.2 +5.5
Liberal Democrat Howard Toity 261 9.9 -13.1
Green Mary Candeland 175 6.6 +6.6
Majority 766 29.1 +1.7
Turnout 2,634 26.8 -2.1
Labour hold Swing +0.2

Withington[edit]

Withington[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Alison Firth* 1,586 61.3 +3.9
Labour Pamela Smyth 595 23.0 -8.7
Conservative Jonathan Smith 209 8.1 +2.3
Green Susan Thorpe 198 7.7 +2.5
Majority 991 38.3 +12.6
Turnout 2,588 21.9 -4.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +6.3

Woodhouse Park[edit]

Woodhouse Park[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Leo Collins* 757 69.3 -8.0
Conservative Ruby Raynor 159 14.5 +3.2
Liberal Democrat Derek Mellor 141 12.9 +1.6
Green Barbara Lally 36 3.3 +3.3
Majority 598 54.7 -11.3
Turnout 1,093 14.3 -1.6
Labour hold Swing -5.6

By-elections between 2000 and 2002[edit]

Baguley By-Election 25 January 2001[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edward McCulley 685 60.0 -5.4
Liberal Democrat William Fisher 241 21.1 +8.8
Conservative David Timson 216 18.9 -1.1
Majority 444 38.9 -6.5
Turnout 1,142 13.0 -5.3
Labour hold Swing -7.1
Beswick and Clayton 10 June 2001[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Loughman 1,850 61.9 +15.5
Liberal Democrat Elaine Boyes 988 33.0 -14.9
Conservative Richard West 153 5.1 +0.1
Majority 862 28.9 +27.4
Turnout 2,991
Labour hold Swing +15.2
Sharston By-Election 10 June 2001[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Thomas Judge 2,170 69.8 +7.1
Conservative David Timson 497 16.0 -3.7
Liberal Democrat David Kierman 440 14.2 +0.6
Majority 1,673 53.8 +10.7
Turnout 3,107
Labour hold Swing +5.4
Whalley Range By-Election 10 June 2001[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony Dale 3,266 62.4 +6.1
Liberal Democrat John Grant 1,221 23.3 +13.4
Conservative John Kershaw 744 14.2 -13.0
Majority 2,045 39.1 +10.0
Turnout 5,231
Labour hold Swing -3.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Manchester Evening News, 5 May 2000.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah "Manchester 2000 council election results". manchester.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 2002-06-26. Retrieved 2012-01-12. 
  3. ^ a b c d "By-election past results". manchester.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 2003-04-27. Retrieved 2012-01-19.