Milton Keynes Council election, 2003

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The 2003 Milton Keynes Council election took place on 1 May 2003 to elect members of Milton Keynes Unitary Council in Buckinghamshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Liberal Democrats stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Milton Keynes Local Election Result 2003[3][4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrat 9 0 0 0 52.9 30.5 10,985 -6.4%
  Conservative 4 0 0 0 23.5 33.1 11,900 +4.8%
  Labour 4 0 0 0 23.5 29.6 10,630 -2.2%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 2.9 1,049 +2.3%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 2.1 770 +0.7%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 1.8 633 +0.8%

Ward results[edit]

Bletchley and Fenny Stratford[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Antony Mabbott 1,813 50.6
Conservative Roger Jacobs 1,048 29.2
Independent Daniel Galvin 357 10.0
Liberal Democrat Vanessa McPake 294 8.2
UKIP Alison Phillips 71 2.0
Majority 765 21.4
Turnout 3,583 40.1 -0.2
Labour hold Swing
Bradwell[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Robert Exon 1,058 42.1
Labour Claudine Elliott 825 32.8
Conservative William Clark 418 16.6
Green Manfred Ambrosius 109 4.3
UKIP Robert Willsher 105 4.2
Majority 233 9.3
Turnout 2,515 27.5 -7.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Campbell Park[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Roger Tallack 1,094 48.2
Labour Martin Petchey 643 28.3
Conservative Gordon Scott-Morris 409 18.0
UKIP Michael Maylam 124 5.5
Majority 451 19.9
Turnout 2,270 22.6 -1.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Danesborough[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Hopkins 967 74.0 -1.1
Labour Brenda Jarvis 117 9.0 -0.2
Liberal Democrat Edis Bevan 96 7.3 -0.9
Green George Richardson 93 7.1 +2.3
UKIP Christopher Tett 34 2.6 -0.1
Majority 850 65.0 -0.9
Turnout 1,307 40.5 -2.3
Conservative hold Swing
Emerson Valley[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Rosemary Drewett 1,089 55.8
Conservative Geoffrey Ealden 448 23.0
Labour Elaine Wales 414 21.2
Majority 641 32.9
Turnout 1,951 23.0 -4.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Furzton[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Christopher Williams 846 50.4
Conservative Alexander Swanson 457 27.2
Labour Colin Lund 375 22.3
Majority 389 23.2
Turnout 1,678 27.7 -9.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Hanslope Park[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Geary 1,203 78.1 +28.5
Liberal Democrat Anthony Pilcher 151 9.8 +2.6
Labour Donna Coventry 131 8.5 -0.6
UKIP Michael Phillips 55 3.6 +3.6
Majority 1,052 68.3 +52.9
Turnout 1,540 47.9 -6.3
Conservative hold Swing
Linford North[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Alan Pugh 883 43.3
Conservative Stephen Conlan 513 25.2
Labour Ernest Billups 450 22.1
Green Peter Edwards 113 5.5
UKIP Helen Davies 78 3.8
Majority 370 18.2
Turnout 2,037 31.1 -3.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Linford South[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Christopher Eaton 711 45.2
Conservative Catriona Morris 348 22.1
Labour Ilhan Unsal 330 21.0
Green Clive Bailey 124 7.9
UKIP Christopher Shaw 61 3.9
Majority 363 23.1
Turnout 1,574 25.3 -4.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Loughton Park[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ruth Jury 1,045 43.7
Labour Victoria Walley 645 27.0
Liberal Democrat John Napper 346 14.5
Independent Neil Cawley 276 11.5
UKIP Ruth Davies 79 3.3
Majority 400 16.7
Turnout 2,391 27.5 -5.9
Conservative hold Swing
Middleton[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Derek Eastman 671 44.1
Conservative David Bint 541 35.6
Labour Alan Roberts 181 11.9
Green Katrina Topping 86 5.7
UKIP Henry Hulse 41 2.7
Majority 130 8.6
Turnout 1,520 28.6 -3.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Sherington[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Patricia Seymour 893 50.3 -7.8
Conservative Peter Geary 750 42.2 +6.4
Labour William Bethune 99 5.6 -0.5
UKIP Judith Green 35 2.0 +2.0
Majority 143 8.0 -14.3
Turnout 1,777 54.9 +2.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Stantonbury[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Pendry 1,103 41.1
Conservative David Tunney 735 27.4
Liberal Democrat William Watts 703 26.2
Green Carol Barac 144 5.4
Majority 368 13.7
Turnout 2,685 39.7 +8.7
Labour hold Swing
Stony Stratford[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brinley Carstens 1,360 47.2
Labour David Lewis 855 29.7
Liberal Democrat John Whistlecraft 405 14.0
UKIP Clive Davies 263 9.1
Majority 505 17.5
Turnout 2,883 31.4 -6.7
Conservative hold Swing
Walton Park[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Clive Carruthers 1,088 46.1
Conservative Paul White 725 30.7
Labour John Colbert 443 18.8
UKIP Donald Whiteley 103 4.4
Majority 363 15.4
Turnout 2,359 25.0 +0.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Wolverton[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Janet Irons 1,140 47.1
Conservative Geoffrey Cavender 579 23.9
Liberal Democrat Peter Rackliff 399 16.5
Green Alan Francis 303 12.5
Majority 561 23.2
Turnout 2,421 23.9 -2.8
Labour hold Swing
Woughton[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Coventry 1,066 63.5
Conservative Nicholas Flaherty 354 21.1
Liberal Democrat Eric Cooper 258 15.4
Majority 712 42.4
Turnout 1,678 23.8 -0.5
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local elections". BBC News Online. Retrieved 14 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "How Britain voted: English and Scottish councils". The Independent. 3 May 2003. pp. 18–19. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Borough Council Election". Milton Keynes Council. Retrieved 14 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Election results". Financial Times. 3 May 2003. p. 8.