Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council election, 2000

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Elections to Trafford Council were held on 4 May 2000. One third of the council was up for election, with each successful candidate to serve a four-year term of office, expiring in 2004. The Labour Party held overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was as follows:[1]

Party Seats   +/-  
Labour 33 0
Conservative 26 +1
Liberal Democrat 3 0
Independent 1 -1
Labour hold

Summary[edit]

Trafford Local Election Result 2000
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 10 1 0 +1 47.6 51.5 28,389 +6.0%
  Labour 10 0 0 0 47.6 37.0 20,410 -4.5%
  Liberal Democrat 1 0 0 0 4.8 11.1 6,108 -1.3%
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 0 0.4 201 +0.4%

Ward results[edit]

Altrincham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paula Pearson 1,689 59.1 +9.2
Labour David Armstrong 774 27.1 -16.0
Independent Sheila O'Bierne* 201 7.0 +7.0
Liberal Democrat Roger Legge 193 6.8 -0.2
Majority 915 32.0 +25.2
Turnout 2,857 32.4 -5.9
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Bowdon
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Merrell* 2,219 73.0 +3.5
Liberal Democrat Christine Musgrove 445 14.6 +1.1
Labour Peter Dunnico 375 12.3 -4.8
Majority 1,774 58.4 +6.0
Turnout 3,039 32.5 -0.4
Conservative hold Swing
Broadheath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kenneth Weston 1,588 48.6 +5.1
Labour Joanne Bennett 1,435 43.9 -4.8
Liberal Democrat Alan Brookes 243 7.4 -0.4
Majority 153 4.7
Turnout 3,266 37.5 +0.4
Conservative hold Swing
Brooklands
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kathleen Bullock 1,986 66.3 +5.2
Labour Ian McDermott 618 20.6 -6.2
Liberal Democrat Kenneth Clarke 393 13.1 +1.0
Majority 1,368 45.7 +11.4
Turnout 2,997 37.9 +1.1
Conservative hold Swing
Bucklow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Harry Faulkner* 800 72.7 -8.0
Conservative Alexander Kelly 300 27.3 +13.3
Majority 500 45.4 -21.3
Turnout 1,100 18.6 -1.2
Labour hold Swing
Clifford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrea Jones 1,278 75.9 +11.4
Conservative Elliott Wood 297 17.6 +5.0
Liberal Democrat John Hunter 109 6.5 +2.7
Majority 981 58.3 +12.9
Turnout 1,684 22.4 -3.2
Labour hold Swing
Davyhulme East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Frank Eadie* 1,587 67.1 +6.4
Labour Jeanette McLaughlin 780 33.0 -2.0
Majority 807 34.1 +8.4
Turnout 2,367 32.5 +0.1
Conservative hold Swing
Davyhulme West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Ackerley* 1,931 63.0 +14.7
Labour Karina Carter 1,135 37.0 -10.9
Majority 796 26.0 +25.6
Turnout 3,066 40.2 -1.3
Conservative hold Swing
Flixton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Vivienne Ward* 1,755 60.5 +11.3
Labour Jennifer Carroll 1,148 39.6 -5.6
Majority 607 20.9 +16.9
Turnout 2,903 38.0 -4.4
Conservative hold Swing
Hale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Barry Hepburn* 2,148 75.1 +8.3
Liberal Democrat Christopher Gaskell 358 12.5 -7.5
Labour Beverly Harrison 355 12.4 -0.8
Majority 1,790 62.6 +15.8
Turnout 2,861 33.8 -1.5
Conservative hold Swing
Longford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret Barker 1,393 54.5 +0.8
Conservative Keith Summerfield 1,164 45.5 +5.3
Majority 229 9.0 -4.5
Turnout 2,557 34.6 +3.9
Labour hold Swing
Mersey St. Marys
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Tolhurst* 2,048 64.8 +6.1
Labour Tamira Rasul 720 22.8 -9.3
Liberal Democrat Graham Rogers 395 12.5 +3.3
Majority 1,328 42.0 +15.5
Turnout 3,163 32.5 -1.2
Conservative hold Swing
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Justine Williams* 835 55.4 -4.0
Conservative Pervez Nakvi 672 44.6 +10.9
Majority 153 10.8 -14.9
Turnout 1,507 24.8 +1.0
Labour hold Swing
Priory
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roland Griffin* 1,560 49.0 +0.8
Conservative Alexander Williams 1,077 33.9 -1.5
Liberal Democrat Michael Riley 545 17.1 +0.7
Majority 483 15.1 +2.3
Turnout 3,182 40.9 +4.3
Labour hold Swing
Sale Moor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Helen Busteed* 1,143 44.5 -4.6
Conservative Marjorie Hepburn 1,121 43.7 +6.2
Liberal Democrat Derek Hurst 303 11.8 -1.6
Majority 22 0.8 -10.8
Turnout 2,567 33.6 +2.1
Labour hold Swing
St. Martins
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Angela Gray 1,153 45.5 -9.1
Conservative William Cole 1,140 45.0 +8.7
Liberal Democrat Richard Elliott 241 9.5 +0.4
Majority 13 0.5 -17.8
Turnout 2,535 29.9 +3.8
Labour hold Swing
Stretford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Dolan* 1,406 56.9 -0.6
Conservative John Schofield 1,066 43.1 +5.2
Majority 340 13.8 -5.8
Turnout 2,472 32.5 -1.4
Labour hold Swing
Talbot
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Laurence Walsh 906 66.6 -9.7
Conservative Colin Levenston 349 25.6 +7.6
Liberal Democrat Hazel Shacklock 106 7.8 +2.1
Majority 557 41.0 -17.3
Turnout 1,361 21.5 -0.3
Labour hold Swing
Timperley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Arthur Davies* 1,611 53.5 +7.3
Liberal Democrat Catherine Smith 845 28.0 -1.5
Labour Mary Atherton 558 18.5 -5.9
Majority 766 25.5 +8.8
Turnout 3,014 34.0 -1.2
Conservative hold Swing
Urmston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William Clarke* 1,679 53.9 +2.2
Conservative David Nicklin 1,439 46.2 +3.1
Majority 240 7.7 -0.9
Turnout 3,118 41.3 +4.6
Labour hold Swing
Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Raymond Bowker* 1,932 55.3 +6.3
Conservative Ian Mullins 1,202 34.4 -0.2
Labour Andrew McNee 359 10.3 -6.1
Majority 730 20.9 +6.5
Turnout 3,493 38.1 +2.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

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