Rugby Borough Council election, 2002

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Elections to Rugby Council were held on 2 May 2002. The whole council was up for election as a result of the boundary changes that had taken place since the last election in 2000. The council stayed under no overall control.[1]

Election result[edit]

Rugby Local Election Result 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 18 37.5 35.8 22,252
  Labour 16 33.3 27.2 16,910
  Liberal Democrat 10 20.8 30.2 18,735
  Independent 4 8.3 6.8 4,220

Ward results[edit]

Admirals (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrew Coles 627
Labour Martin Eversfield 584
Labour Kathleen Hayter 572
Conservative Karl Cook 483
Conservative Richard Vereker 434
Conservative Felipe Tejero 428
Liberal Democrat Hilda Fletcher 173
Liberal Democrat Christopher Thoday 150
Liberal Democrat Lilian Pallikaropoulos 140
Turnout 3,591
Avon and Swift (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Hazel Bell 544
Independent David Carter 497
Labour Richard Best 185
Liberal Democrat Mary Andrews 154
Turnout 1,380
Benn (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Shera 674
Labour Keith Cassidy 673
Labour Francis Whistance 591
Liberal Democrat Susan Roodhouse 372
Liberal Democrat Felicity Bocus 337
Liberal Democrat James Hotten 325
Conservative Christopher Pacel-Day 270
Turnout 3,242
Bilton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lionel Franklyn 1,129
Conservative Craig Humphrey 1,067
Conservative David Wright 937
Liberal Democrat Phyllis Allen 500
Labour Anne Jones 435
Liberal Democrat Faye Morris 377
Liberal Democrat Beatrice O'Dwyer 320
Turnout 4,765
Brownsover North (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Simon Anderson 521
Conservative Carolyn Robbins 506
Labour Steven Birkett 239
Liberal Democrat Heidi Thomas 198
Liberal Democrat Anna Trevitt 89
Turnout 1,553
Brownsover South (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Webb 365
Labour Claire Edwards 363
Conservative Paul King 298
Conservative David Henry 285
Liberal Democrat Anthony Godwin 74
Liberal Democrat Mervyn Leah 65
Turnout 1,450
Caldecott (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Christopher Holman 979
Liberal Democrat Gwendoline Hotten 922
Liberal Democrat Thomas Hardgrave 919
Conservative David Barby 598
Conservative Paul Newsome 521
Conservative Virginia Taylor 517
Labour Brenda Clarke 368
Turnout 4,824
Dunchurch and Knightlow (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Ronald Ravenhall 1,211
Conservative William Shields 1,084
Conservative Mark Pawsey 1,069
Conservative Peter Butlin 880
Liberal Democrat Ian Smith 816
Liberal Democrat Ian Morris 780
Labour Katherine King 329
Turnout 6,169
Earl Craven and Wolston (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Laurence Wright 1,204
Labour Douglas Hodkinson 802
Conservative David Elson 791
Labour Anthony Harris 733
Conservative Kevin Taylor 714
Turnout 4,244
Eastlands (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Jeremy Roodhouse 1,441
Liberal Democrat Susan Peach 1,353
Liberal Democrat Neil Sandison 1,232
Conservative Jennifer Ferguson 306
Labour Vasanji Chhana 279
Conservative Dunstan Vavasour 255
Turnout 4,866
Fosse (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Neil Campbell 508
Conservative William Clarke 470
Liberal Democrat Richard Gunstone 457
Liberal Democrat Alexander Illingworth 410
Independent Reginald French 356
Independent Ronald Lissaman 234
Turnout 2,435
Hillmorton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Sewell 656
Liberal Democrat Jesstina Upstone 655
Labour Terance Deery 629
Liberal Democrat Richard Allanach 582
Liberal Democrat Stanley Williams 528
Conservative Pauline Elson 477
Labour Douglas Hall 475
Independent Kathryn Lawrence 456
Conservative Amanda Lane 413
Independent James Rule 286
Turnout 5,157
Lawford and Kings Newnham (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Patricia Wyatt 495
Conservative Patricia Collett 408
Labour David Winkle 397
Labour Peter Currie 258
Turnout 1,558
Leam Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gordon Collett 638 85.5
Labour Benjamin Ferrett 108 14.5
Majority 530 71.0
Turnout 746
New Bilton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ishvarlal Mistry 793
Labour Frank Blackman 749
Labour Donald Williams 717
Conservative Stanley Humphries 535
Liberal Democrat John Upstone 417
Turnout 3,211
Newbold (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Raymond Kirby 945
Labour Denham Cavanagh 913
Labour John Wells 910
Conservative Caroline Wright 457
Liberal Democrat Vivienne Seakins 382
Turnout 3,607
Overslade (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Fiona Barrington-Ward 759
Conservative Richard Lane 744
Conservative Kamaljit Kaur 704
Labour Christina Avis 682
Labour Bryan Levy 595
Labour Ramesh Srivastava 573
Liberal Democrat Dorothy Neville 262
Liberal Democrat Dianna Hardgrave 256
Liberal Democrat Gina Oliver 241
Turnout 4,816
Paddox (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Richard Dodd 831
Liberal Democrat Glenda Allanach 752
Conservative Stephen Tompsett 313
Conservative Barbara Johnston 284
Labour Michael Hirons 186
Labour Nurjahan Shera 161
Turnout 2,527
Ryton on Dunsmore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Ronald Backholler 344 60.5
Independent Bernard O'Hara 127 22.3
Conservative Philip Cropper 98 17.2
Majority 217 38.2
Turnout 569
Wolvey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Adrian Warwick 418 62.0
Independent William Chase 221 32.8
Liberal Democrat Sally Ravenhall 35 5.2
Majority 197 29.2
Turnout 674

References[edit]

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