Sefton Council election, 2002

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Elections to Sefton Council were held on 2 May 2002. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Sefton Local Election Result 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 9 +3 39.1 31.7 22,547
  Liberal Democrat 6 -4 26.1 28.8 20,455
  Conservative 5 -2 21.7 25.1 17,832
  Southport Party 3 +3 13.0 11.3 8,007
  Socialist Alternative 0 0 0 1.2 822
  Green 0 0 0 1.1 750
  Independent 0 0 0 0.7 491
  BNP 0 0 0 0.2 159

Ward results[edit]

Ainsdale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Ridge 1,831 46.2
Liberal Democrat Carla Hayde 1,002 25.3
Southport Party John Leech 866 21.9
Labour Linda Cluskey 196 4.9
Green Laurence Rankin 68 1.7
Majority 829 20.9
Turnout 3,963
Birkdale (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Iain Brodie-Browne 1,376
Liberal Democrat Mary Dally 1,275
Conservative Ralph Gregson 1,157
Southport Party Richard Chapman 976
Conservative Jeremy Myers 887
Labour James Baldwin 284
Green William Bethnuin 272
Independent Terry Durrance 257
Labour David Stott 236
Turnout 6,720
Blundellsands
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Roberts 1,770 50.9
Labour Pamela Parry 1,166 33.6
Liberal Democrat William Brereton 539 15.5
Majority 604 17.3
Turnout 3,475
Cambridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Southport Party David Cobham 1,345 36.7
Conservative Robert Price 1,336 36.4
Liberal Democrat Clive Dally 733 20.0
Labour Patricia Maher 255 7.0
Majority 9 0.3
Turnout 3,669
Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Carol Gustafson 1,468 47.1
Liberal Democrat Pauline Kehoe 1,444 46.4
Conservative James Patterson 203 6.5
Majority 24 0.7
Turnout 3,115
Derby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Rice 1,681 77.9
Conservative Paul Nuttall 245 11.4
Liberal Democrat Dennis Cross 232 10.8
Majority 1,436 66.5
Turnout 2,158
Dukes
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ronald Watson 1,386 40.1
Southport Party David McLaughlan 1,083 31.3
Liberal Democrat Mary Shavaksha 658 19.0
Labour Christopher Holmes 239 6.9
Green Lola Sieve 89 2.6
Majority 303 8.8
Turnout 3,455
Ford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian Moncur 1,828 78.4
Liberal Democrat Garry Fielding 503 21.6
Majority 1,325 56.8
Turnout 2,331
Harington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sydney Whitby 1,918 54.4
Labour Maurice Newton 888 25.2
Liberal Democrat Druscilla Haydon 722 20.5
Majority 1,030 29.2
Turnout 3,528
Kew
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Southport Party James Grundy 1,271 42.7
Liberal Democrat David Bamber 838 28.2
Conservative John Lyon-Taylor 470 15.8
Labour Stephen Jowett 290 9.8
Green John Glendenning 105 3.5
Majority 433 14.5
Turnout 2,974
Linacre
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gordon Friel 1,463 83.1
Liberal Democrat Richard Williams 298 16.9
Majority 1,165 66.2
Turnout 1,761
Litherland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Tweed 1,411 80.1
Liberal Democrat James Murray 351 19.9
Majority 1,060 60.2
Turnout 1,762
Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Jakub 1,750 47.7
Conservative Peter Papworth 1,249 34.1
Liberal Democrat Edward Firth 540 14.7
Independent Robert Wright 126 3.4
Majority 501 13.6
Turnout 3,665
Meols
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Southport Party Margaret Brown 1,318 33.2
Liberal Democrat James Tattersall 1,272 32.1
Conservative Jamie Halsall 1,159 29.2
Labour John Seale 218 5.5
Majority 46 1.1
Turnout 3,967
Molyneux
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Jack Colbert 1,342 39.9
Labour Timothy Hale 1,238 36.8
Conservative Alan Brown 785 23.3
Majority 104 3.1
Turnout 3,365
Netherton and Orrell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Martin 1,510 58.3
Socialist Alternative Peter Glover 822 31.8
Liberal Democrat Hilary Cross 256 9.9
Majority 688 26.5
Turnout 2,588
Norwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat David Sumner 1,164 33.8
Southport Party Geoffrey Wright 1,148 33.4
Conservative Mark Bigley 619 18.0
Labour Constance McCarthy 350 10.2
BNP Michael McDermott 159 4.6
Majority 16 0.4
Turnout 3,440
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Robbie Fenton 2,199 71.5
Labour Sandra Williams 659 21.4
Green Andrew Hoban 216 7.0
Majority 1,540 50.1
Turnout 3,074
Ravenmeols
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Vincent Platt 1,663 50.6
Labour Paul Flodman 1,243 37.8
Liberal Democrat Timothy Drake 379 11.5
Majority 420 12.8
Turnout 3,285
St Oswald
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William Burke 2,117 84.5
Liberal Democrat Sara Murray 388 15.5
Majority 1,729 69.0
Turnout 2,505
Sudell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Roy Connell 1,729 53.6
Labour Stephen Kermode 795 24.7
Conservative William Newton 592 18.4
Independent David Jones 108 3.3
Majority 934 28.9
Turnout 3,224
Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Giles Blundell 1,262 41.5
Liberal Democrat Andrew Tonkiss 1,215 40.0
Conservative Theresa Rossiter 562 18.5
Majority 47 1.5
Turnout 3,039

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sefton". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-12-17. 


Preceded by
Sefton Council election, 2000
Sefton local elections Succeeded by
Sefton Council election, 2003