Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council election, 2002

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Elections to Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council were held on 2 May 2002. The whole council was up for election following boundary changes, and the Labour Party retained control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

  • Labour 26
  • Conservative 8

Election result[edit]

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council Election 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 26 26 0 +26 53.9 26,010
  Conservative 8 8 0 +8 42.0 20,264
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 2.5 1,216
  Liberal 0 0 0 0 1.0 500
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0.5 229

The breakdown of councillor terms as a result of the election is shown below. The seats of the councillors with two year terms were contested in the 2004 council election.

Affiliation Term Length
2 Years 4 Years
  Labour Party 13 13
  Conservative Party 4 4

Ward results[edit]

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2002: Abbey Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patricia Harris 910
Labour Annette McMaster 894
Conservative Patricia Grant 400
Conservative Faye McLeod 390
Independent Razwan Amin 229
Majority
Turnout
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2002: Arbury Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Hicks 573
Labour John Preedy 546
Conservative David Bryden 434
Conservative Alan Farnell 433
Majority
Turnout
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2002: Attleborough Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Adrian James 770
Labour Colin Richards 742
Conservative Clive Stringer 681
Conservative Martin Heatley 676
Majority
Turnout
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2002: Barpool Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Francis McGale 620
Labour Kieron Murphy 570
Conservative John Quartermain 380
Liberal Frank Smith 273
Liberal Frank Mills 227
Majority
Turnout
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2002: Bede Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Bradley 914
Labour Richard Grant 885
Conservative Barry Lobbett 475
Conservative Steven O’Neill 424
Majority
Turnout
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2002: Bulkington Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Desmond O’Brien 1,192
Conservative John Ross 1,119
Labour Gerald Hancock 886
Labour David Ensor 810
Majority
Turnout
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2002: Camp Hill Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dennis Harvey 704
Labour Michael McMahon 584
Conservative Stanley Snow 420
Majority
Turnout
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2002: Exhall Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sheila Hancox 1,086
Labour Don Navarro 976
Conservative Reg Lovick 575
Conservative Margaret O’Neill 524
Majority
Turnout
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2002: Galley Common Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robin Hood 718
Labour Maurice Kedwards 694
Conservative Bryan Grant 471
Conservative Mark Grant 457
Majority
Turnout
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2002: Heath Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Glass 757
Labour Ian Lloyd 753
Conservative Stephen Ward 371
Conservative Ian Llewellyn-Nash 358
Liberal Democrat Paul Behan 306
Liberal Democrat Peter Lee 229
Majority
Turnout
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2002: Kingswood Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Geoff Ashford 683
Labour Patricia Henry 633
Conservative Sonja Wilson 428
Majority
Turnout
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2002: Poplar Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Copland 751
Labour William Hancox 744
Conservative Ann Crutchlow 361
Majority
Turnout
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2002: Slough Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony Lloyd 911
Labour Roma Taylor 887
Conservative Jim O'Brien 672
Conservative Alan Robinson 589
Majority
Turnout
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2002: St. Nicolas Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Harry Cawthorne 1,272
Conservative Thomas Wilson 1,178
Labour Jane Howard 697
Labour James Hannan 602
Majority
Turnout
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2002: Weddington Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gerald Smith 1,276
Conservative Jeffrey Clarke 1,206
Labour Walter Summer 876
Labour Sandra Bradley 757
Majority
Turnout
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2002: Wembrook Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William Sheppard 960
Labour Julie Jackson 934
Conservative Marcus Jones 444
Conservative John Waine 424
Majority
Turnout
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Elections 2002: Whitestone Ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Neil Colledge 1,344
Conservative Nicholas Grant 1,261
Liberal Democrat Sarah Hall 681
Labour Philip Johnson 645
Labour Daniel De’Ath 538
Majority
Turnout