Tamworth Borough Council election, 2002

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Elections to Tamworth, Staffordshire Council were held on 2 May 2002. The whole council was up for election with boundary changes since the last election in 2000. The Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Tamworth Local Election Result 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 22 +5 73.3 51.4 20,130 +14.5%
  Conservative 8 -5 26.7 43.4 16,986 -9.9%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 3.6 1,422 -6.3%
  Independent 0 0 0 1.6 621 +1.6%

Ward results[edit]

Amington (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Garner 685
Conservative Evelyn Rowe 644
Labour Michael Smith 637
Labour Michael Cooper 612
Conservative John Wells 608
Labour Richard McDermid 589
Liberal Democrat Zoe Blake 232
Turnout 4,007 23
Belgrave (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nigel Brindley 658
Labour David Foster 630
Labour Kenneth Lewis 608
Conservative Mary Oates 472
Conservative John Lees 460
Conservative James Ward 442
Turnout 3,270 21
Bolehall (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kenneth Norchi 893
Labour Philip Dix 846
Labour Peter Seekings 822
Conservative Diane Wells 520
Conservative Frrancis Worrell 508
Conservative Ronald Gibson 485
Turnout 4,074 27
Castle (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Marion Couchman 722
Labour John Faulkner 721
Labour Ian Trenfield 693
Conservative Marie Booth 556
Conservative Ian Cooper 553
Conservative Alan Lees 504
Liberal Democrat Jennifer Pinkett 272
Independent Ian Gibbons 205
Turnout 4,226 28
Glascote (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ronald Birbeck 566
Labour Dennis Powick 518
Labour Stephen Savage 507
Independent Christopher Cook 416
Conservative Diane Reece 278
Conservative James McKay 277
Conservative Paul White 234
Turnout 2,796 20
Mercian (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William Fuller 747
Labour John Garforth 726
Labour Gerald Latham 704
Conservative Maureen Gant 699
Conservative Wyonnie Boughton 658
Conservative Geoffrey Parsons 646
Liberal Democrat Geoffrey Blake 294
Turnout 4,474 30
Spital (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kenneth Gant 1,085
Conservative Ronald Cook 1,013
Conservative Bruce Boughton 771
Labour Derek Thompson 674
Labour Garry Hirons 606
Labour Karen Hirons 603
Liberal Democrat Jennifer Blake 335
Turnout 5,087 38
Stonydelph (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret Clarke 582
Labour John Tucker 516
Labour Brian Granger 495
Conservative Andrew James 383
Conservative Michael Oates 370
Conservative Debra James 367
Turnout 2,713 17
Trinity (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Derek Jones 741
Conservative Jeremy Oates 717
Conservative Gerald Pinner 717
Labour Patricia Dix 702
Labour Audrey Poulton 651
Labour Kevan Garratt 648
Liberal Democrat Roger Jones 289
Turnout 4,465 30
Wilnecote (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Lewis 844
Labour Joan Jenkins 835
Labour Alan Smith 775
Conservative Brian Beale 569
Conservative Christine Fidler 522
Conservative Marguarite Jones 502
Turnout 4,047 25

References[edit]


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