Oxford City Council election, 2000

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Elections to Oxford Council were held on 4 May 2000. One third of the council seats were up for election. The Labour party lost its majority on the council to no overall control.[1] The number of Councillors for each party after the election were Labour 21, Liberal Democrat 21, Green 8 and Conservative 1. Overall turnout was 31.1%

Election result[edit]

Oxford Local Election Result 2000
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrat 9 4 0 +4 50.0 30.8 9,930 +2.6%
  Labour 5 0 6 -6 27.8 30.4 9,785 -5.9%
  Green 3 1 0 +1 16.7 18.6 6,000 +1.4%
  Conservative 1 1 0 +1 5.6 19.5 6,301 +2.4%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 120 -0.6%
  Liberal 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 98 +0.0%

Ward results[edit]

Blackbird Leys
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patrick Stannard 594 61.4 -11.9
Conservative Laura Postlethwaite 179 18.5 +9.1
Green Patricia Dickson 97 10.0 +1.1
Liberal Democrat Alexander Macfie 97 10.0 +1.6
Majority 415 42.9 -21.0
Turnout 967 12.3 -1.3
Labour hold Swing
Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Paul Ingram 488 30.5 -7.0
Liberal Democrat Antony Brett 456 28.5 +1.4
Labour Edward Turner 409 25.6 +9.4
Conservative Andrea Cummins 245 15.3 -3.9
Majority 32 2.0 -8.4
Turnout 1,598 25.5 +7.1
Green hold Swing
Cherwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat David Connett 923 44.1 +6.6
Conservative Simon Mort 757 36.2 +2.2
Labour Patricia Brown 272 13.0 -6.6
Green Stella Hudson 141 6.7 -2.1
Majority 166 7.9 +4.4
Turnout 2,093 41.0 +2.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Richard Tarver 790 45.5 +4.9
Green Gail Hemming 680 39.2 -9.2
Conservative William Coulstock 151 8.7 +2.9
Liberal Democrat Pieter-Paul Barker 115 6.6 +1.4
Majority 110 6.3 -1.5
Turnout 1,736 29.7 -1.7
Labour hold Swing
Headington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Stephen Fairweather-Tall 832 44.4
Labour Leslie Town 582 31.1
Conservative William Clare 372 19.9
Green Andrew Taylor 86 4.6
Turnout 1,872 29.4 +0.4
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Iffley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat David Penwarden 933 44.5 +32.8
Labour Bryan Keen 614 29.3 -22.3
Conservative James French 353 16.8 -7.3
Green Nuala Young 195 9.3 -3.4
Majority 319 15.2 -12.3
Turnout 2,095 37.4 +12.1
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Littlemore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gillian Sanders 493 42.3 -20.2
Conservative John Young 390 33.4 +16.5
Liberal Democrat Vicky Potter 171 14.7 +4.4
Green Daniel O'Brien 112 9.6 -0.6
Majority 103 8.9 -36.7
Turnout 1,166 22.8 +2.3
Labour hold Swing
Marston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Barbara Burgess 760 46.9 +19.1
Labour Sam Timms 516 31.9 -15.3
Green Katherine Wedell 183 11.3 -1.4
Liberal Democrat Stephen Howarth 161 9.9 -2.4
Majority 244 15.0 -4.4
Turnout 1,620 33.8 +5.7
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Jean Fooks 825
Liberal Democrat Stephen Brown 677
Green Donald O'Neal 374
Labour Cherry Mosteshar 320
Green Donald Smith 316
Conservative Elizabeth Prypr 285
Conservative Robert Porter 280
Labour Stuart Skyte 263
Independent John Rose 120
Turnout 3,460 31.1 -1.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Old Marston & Risinghurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Mark Whittaker 699 40.9 -9.9
Labour Kenji Tiwari 544 31.9 +4.0
Conservative Duncan Hatfield 390 22.8 +5.2
Green Pritam Singh 75 4.4 +0.7
Majority 155 9.0 -13.9
Turnout 1,708 34.8 -1.1
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Quarry
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Julian Allison 929 49.1 +6.2
Labour Andrew Brown 496 26.2 -11.8
Conservative Philip Hodgson 358 18.9 +4.4
Green Tracy Dighton-Brown 108 5.7 +1.1
Majority 433 22.9 +18.0
Turnout 1,891 31.5 -3.6
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
St. Clement's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Jacob Sanders 897 47.9 +4.3
Labour Mohammad Abbasi 617 33.0 +2.5
Conservative Thomas Garner 211 11.3 +3.6
Liberal Democrat Martin Stone 146 7.8 +1.8
Majority 280 14.9 +1.8
Turnout 1,871 24.6 -0.3
Green hold Swing
South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Deborah Glass 1,202 46.2 +5.8
Labour John Tanner 961 37.0 -5.9
Conservative Prudence Dailey 299 11.5 +1.5
Liberal Democrat Mark Hinnells 137 5.3 -1.4
Majority 241 9.2 +6.7
Turnout 2,599 42.1 +4.1
Green gain from Labour Swing
Temple Cowley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Robert Hoyle 865 51.0 -0.5
Labour Francine Baker 503 29.6 -5.7
Conservative Georgina Shomroni 193 11.4 +2.9
Green Lilia Patterson 136 8.0 +3.3
Majority 362 21.4 +5.2
Turnout 1,697 30.1 -3.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Susanna Pressel 1,011 45.7 +5.0
Liberal Democrat Valerie Harris 832 37.6 +7.8
Green Carole Guberman 187 8.5 -11.7
Conservative Steven Doody 183 8.3 -1.0
Majority 179 8.1 -2.8
Turnout 2,213 38.7 +3.2
Labour hold Swing
Wolvercote
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Stephen Goddard 1,001 43.4 -2.2
Green Michael Buck 556 24.1 +12.5
Conservative Jason Tomes 542 23.5 -5.6
Labour Wendy Piatt 207 9.0 -4.7
Majority 445 19.3 +2.8
Turnout 2,306 39.7 -1.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Wood Farm
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Johnson 593 44.2 -11.2
Conservative Christopher Connolly 353 26.3 +11.2
Green David Dalton 167 12.4 +2.0
Liberal Democrat Bernard Gowers 131 9.8 -2.6
Liberal Roger Jenking 98 7.3 +0.6
Majority 240 17.9 -22.4
Turnout 1,342 24.5 +2.1
Labour hold Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oxford". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-08-15. 


Preceded by
Oxford City Council election, 1999
Oxford Council elections Succeeded by
Oxford City Council election, 2002