Stroud District Council election, 2000

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Stroud Council election, 2000)
Jump to: navigation, search

The 2000 Stroud Council election took place on 4 May 2000 to elect members of Stroud District Council in Gloucestershire, England. 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

Background[edit]

Before the election the council was run by an alliance between the Labour party and the Liberal Democrats.[3]

Election result[edit]

Stroud local election result 2000[4][5]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 14 +6 70.0 45.7 11,904
  Labour 3 -6 15.0 26.5 6,897
  Liberal Democrat 2 +1 10.0 20.2 5,250
  Green 1 0 5.0 4.9 1,268
  Independent 0 -1 0 1.9 499
  UKIP 0 0 0 0.5 136
  Natural Law 0 0 0 0.3 66

Ward results[edit]

Berkeley Vale[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anthony Moseley 436 56.2
Labour David Shaw 259 33.4
Liberal Democrat Thomas Murray 81 10.4
Majority 177 22.8
Turnout 776 37.9
Cainscross[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrew Read 507 38.9
Liberal Democrat Deborah Sutherland 506 38.9
Conservative Ralph Kenber 289 22.2
Majority 1 0.1
Turnout 1,302 29.9
Cam[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Dennis Andrewartha 526 33.1
Conservative Philip Briscoe 467 29.4
Labour Miranda Clifton 452 28.5
Independent David Winsor 142 8.9
Majority 59 3.7
Turnout 1,587 40.7
Chalford[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Charles Fellows 854 53.8
Labour David Taylor 305 19.2
Liberal Democrat Leslie Christie 291 18.3
UKIP Adrian Blake 136 8.6
Majority 549 34.6
Turnout 1,586 35.2
Dursley[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Basil Allen 605 41.1
Labour Geoffrey Wheeler 537 36.5
Liberal Democrat David Thomas 330 22.4
Majority 68 4.6
Turnout 1,472 33.0
Hardwicke[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham Littleton 532 56.1
Labour David Purchase 341 36.0
Liberal Democrat John Howe 75 7.9
Majority 191 20.1
Turnout 948 33.3
Kings Stanley[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Studdert-Kennedy 471 35.1
Labour Lesley Illiams 411 30.6
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Cheyne 255 19.0
Green Sheila MacFadyen 204 15.2
Majority 60 4.5
Turnout 1,341 44.9
Minchinhampton (2)[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dorcas Binns 1,101
Conservative Stephen Glanfield 1,079
Labour Martin Alder 348
Labour David Griffiths 334
Liberal Democrat Margaret Edmunds 318
Liberal Democrat Andrew Fisk 235
Natural Law Henry Brighouse 28
Turnout 3,443 41.1
Nailsworth[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Norman Kay 710 44.7
Conservative Mohammad Akhtar 620 39.1
Liberal Democrat Bruce Douglas-Mann 257 16.2
Majority 90 5.7
Turnout 1,587 33.2
Painswick[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Stephenson-Oliver 960 55.3
Liberal Democrat Terence Parker 625 36.0
Labour John Rhodes 113 6.5
Natural Law Sally Brighouse 38 2.2
Majority 335 19.3
Turnout 1,736 50.9
Parklands[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Tomlins 453 70.5
Labour Francoise Jones 106 16.5
Liberal Democrat Milner Woodhead 84 13.1
Majority 347 54.0
Turnout 643 38.8
Randwick[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Michael Charley 278 54.2
Labour Anthony Shoritt 139 27.1
Conservative John Ferris 96 18.7
Majority 139 27.1
Turnout 513 44.2
Rodborough[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Roy Nicholas 605 45.8
Labour Ian Owen 327 24.8
Green Carol Kambites 264 20.0
Liberal Democrat Adrian Walker-Smith 125 9.5
Majority 278 21.0
Turnout 1,321 32.1
Stonehouse[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mattie Ross 807 53.6
Conservative Kamran Hameed 476 31.6
Liberal Democrat Melvyn Preston 224 14.9
Majority 331 22.0
Turnout 1,507 28.4
Trinity[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Gwendoline Belcher 578 41.3
Conservative Martin Hemming 545 38.9
Labour Henrietta Nichols 192 13.7
Liberal Democrat Margaret Fenn 86 6.1
Majority 33 2.4
Turnout 1,401 35.9
Uplands[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Jeffreys 428 32.3
Independent Morgan Anthony 357 26.9
Labour Ronald Nichols 235 17.7
Green Kevin Cranston 222 16.7
Liberal Democrat Darren Jones 84 6.3
Majority 71 5.4
Turnout 1,326 29.8
Upton St Leonards[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Beard 372 53.8
Liberal Democrat Keith Ardron 270 39.1
Labour Trevor Baker 49 7.1
Majority 102 14.8
Turnout 691 51.8
Vale[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jonathan Steel 369 53.1
Labour Robert Hall 284 40.9
Liberal Democrat Barbara Brown 42 6.0
Majority 85 12.2
Turnout 695 48.3
Wotton and Kingswood[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sidney Gowers 1,146 53.4
Liberal Democrat Barrie Pierce 558 26.0
Labour Geoffrey Keen 441 20.6
Majority 588 27.4
Turnout 2,145 37.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stroud". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  2. ^ "Local council results". Financial Times. 2000-05-06. p. 6. 
  3. ^ Game, Chris (2000-05-04). "Comment: Counting on a good turnout at the polls Chris Game nominates the seats to watch as the Midlands holds itslocal elections". Birmingham Post. p. 13. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t "District Election Results 2000". Stroud District Council. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  5. ^ "Election results: local councils". The Times. 2000-05-06. p. 10.