Salford Council election, 2000

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Elections to Salford Council were held on 4 May 2000. One third of the council was up for election. The Labour Party kept overall control of the council.[1] Overall turnout was 21.04%.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Salford Local Election Result 2000
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 16 0 4 -4 76.2 43.9 15,646 -15.2%
  Conservative 3 3 0 +3 14.3 27.7 9,855 +9.0%
  Liberal Democrat 2 2 1 +1 9.5 24.5 8,712 +2.4%
  Liberal 0 0 0 0 0 1.8 626 +1.8%
  Re-elect 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 411 +1.2%
  Save Markendale Nursey 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 232 +0.7%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 128 +0.4%

Ward results[edit]

Barton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kenneth Memory 786 55.5 -18.0
Conservative Ruth Brook 340 24.0 +9.1
Liberal Democrat Margaret Powis 289 20.4 +8.9
Majority 346 31.5 -27.1
Turnout 1,415 18.4 -2.0
Labour hold Swing
Blackfriars
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Hincks 455 59.5 -15.7
Liberal Democrat Marshall Peach 310 40.5 +15.7
Majority 145 19.0 -31.4
Turnout 765 13.4 -2.4
Labour hold Swing
Broughton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James King 832 73.2 -4.2
Liberal Democrat Susan Carson 304 26.8 +4.2
Majority 528 46.4 -8.4
Turnout 1,136 19.1 -0.7
Labour hold Swing
Cadishead (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christine Hudson 736
Conservative Thomas Holt 632
Labour Charles Wood 595
Conservative Leslie Taylor 536
Liberal Democrat Emma Rogers 148
Liberal Democrat Neville Rogers 136
Turnout 2,783 23.2 -2.9
Labour hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Claremont
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Bernard Carson 1,224 48.7 +5.6
Labour Barbara Miller 717 28.5 -13.0
Conservative Christopher Davies 574 22.8 +7.4
Majority 507 20.2 +18.6
Turnout 2,515 25.7 -0.6
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Eccles
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edmund Sheehy 1,015 45.6 -10.7
Conservative Michael Edwards 791 35.5 +7.9
Liberal Democrat Christine Lomax 422 18.9 +2.8
Majority 224 10.1 -18.6
Turnout 2,228 24.5 -0.0
Labour hold Swing
Irlam
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roger Lightup 814 50.1 -11.6
Conservative Elizabeth Hill 596 36.7 +7.7
Liberal Democrat Julie Wenham 214 13.2 +3.9
Majority 218 13.4 -19.3
Turnout 1,624 22.2 -2.7
Labour hold Swing
Kersal
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Davina Miller 890 56.9 -4.9
Conservative Hillary Lingard 362 23.2 -1.8
Liberal Democrat Samuel Portnoy 223 14.3 +1.0
Liberal Cameron Barlow 88 5.6 +5.6
Majority 528 33.7 -3.1
Turnout 1,563 18.1 +0.2
Labour hold Swing
Langworthy
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christopher Beaumont 407 42.3 -15.7
Liberal Christopher Barnes 323 33.5 +33.5
Liberal Democrat Barrie Jones 233 24.2 -7.8
Majority 84 8.8 -27.2
Turnout 963 16.9 +1.6
Labour hold Swing
Little Hulton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alice Smyth 725 65.1 -7.7
Conservative Jane McInnes 226 20.3 +4.5
Liberal Democrat Jean Blainey 163 14.6 +3.2
Majority 499 44.8 -12.2
Turnout 1,114 15.3 +2.2
Labour hold Swing
Ordsall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Dobbs 426 53.3 -24.7
Save Markendale Nursey Ann Gibbons 232 29.0 +29.0
Liberal Democrat Mariska Jones 75 9.4 -12.6
Liberal Charles Broadhurst 66 8.3 +8.3
Majority 194 24.3 -31.7
Turnout 799 15.4 +0.6
Labour hold Swing
Pendlebury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patricia Lea 1,023 50.5 -21.2
Conservative Marjorie Weston 540 26.7 +11.2
Liberal Democrat Valerie Gregory 461 22.8 +6.5
Majority 483 23.8 -21.4
Turnout 2,024 19.2 -1.5
Labour hold Swing
Pendleton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joseph Holt 652 56.5 -17.7
Conservative Edith Moores 200 17.3 +6.2
Liberal Democrat Lynn Drake 152 13.2 -1.5
Liberal Andrew Priest 149 12.9 +12.9
Majority 452 39.2 -20.3
Turnout 1,153 17.1 -2.1
Labour hold Swing
Swinton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Charles Hinds 915 48.8 -17.3
Conservative Neil Levay 551 29.4 +10.5
Liberal Democrat Lynda Revell 410 21.9 +10.0
Majority 364 19.4 -27.8
Turnout 1,876 20.9 -1.4
Labour hold Swing
Swinton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christine Upton 984 42.7 +10.7
Labour James Short 851 36.9 -15.2
Liberal Democrat Paul Gregory 469 20.4 +4.5
Majority 131 5.8 -14.3
Turnout 2,304 23.3 +0.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Walkden North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Elizabeth Payne 880 51.3 -31.7
Re-elect Melvyn Higson 411 23.9 +23.9
Conservative Lisa Dugmore 279 16.2 +16.2
Liberal Democrat Barbara Wolstencroft 147 8.6 -8.4
Majority 469 27.4 -38.6
Turnout 1,717 20.5 +0.1
Labour hold Swing
Walkden South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stanley Witkowski 1,008 40.0 -14.2
Conservative John Mosley 830 32.9 +8.5
Liberal Democrat Audrey Hunt 554 22.0 +0.6
Independent Peter McHale 128 5.1 +5.1
Majority 178 7.1 -22.7
Turnout 2,520 20.9 -0.9
Labour hold Swing
Weaste & Seedley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Janice Heywood 868 45.3 +22.5
Labour David Jolley 634 33.1 -28.7
Conservative Sydney Cooper 415 21.6 +6.1
Majority 234 12.2 -26.8
Turnout 1,917 25.9 +4.2
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Winton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Eglin 838 50.0 -18.0
Liberal Democrat Pauline Ogden 436 26.0 -6.0
Conservative Judith Tope 402 24.0 +24.0
Majority 402 24.0 -12.0
Turnout 1,676 18.4 -2.4
Labour hold Swing
Worsley & Boothstown
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Karen Garrido 1,597 45.4 +9.8
Liberal Democrat Sara Bradbury 1,474 41.9 -5.0
Labour Peter Wheeler 447 12.7 -4.8
Majority 123 3.5 -7.8
Turnout 3,518 31.3 -2.7
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Salford". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-08-15. 


Preceded by
Salford Council election, 1999
Salford local elections Succeeded by
Salford Council election, 2002