Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council election, 2002

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Trafford Council election
United Kingdom
2000 ←
2 May 2002 (2002-05-02)
→ 2003

Elections to Trafford Council were held on 2 May 2002. One third of the council was up for election, with each successful candidate to serve a two-year term of office, expiring in 2004, due to the boundary changes and 'all-out' elections due to take place that year. The Labour Party retained overall control of the council. Overall turnout was 52.3%.

After the election, the composition of the council was as follows:

Party Seats   +/-  
Labour 32 -1
Conservative 28 +1
Liberal Democrat 3 0
Labour hold

Summary[edit]

Trafford Local Election Result 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 0 1 -1 52.4 41.2 34,670 +4.2%
  Conservative 9 1 0 +1 42.9 45.1 37,938 -6.4%
  Liberal Democrat 1 0 0 0 4.8 12.0 10,071 +0.9%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 653 +0.8%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 636 +0.4%
  Socialist Labour 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 189 +0.2%

Ward results[edit]

Altrincham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Susan Fildes* 2,503 54.5 -4.6
Labour Peter Baugh 1,472 32.0 +4.9
Liberal Democrat Christopher Gaskell 621 13.5 +6.7
Majority 1,031 22.5 -9.5
Turnout 4,596 52.8 +20.4
Conservative hold Swing
Bowdon
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Marie Harney* 3,345 63.9 -9.1
Labour Helen Walsh 771 14.7 +2.4
Liberal Democrat Roger Legge 762 14.6 +0.0
Green Bridget Green 359 6.9 +6.9
Majority 2,574 49.2 -9.2
Turnout 5,237 56.7 +24.2
Conservative hold Swing
Broadheath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jane Baugh* 2,454 49.9 +6.0
Conservative Alexander Williams 2,060 41.9 -6.7
Independent Guy Morgan 404 8.2 +8.2
Majority 394 8.0
Turnout 4,918 57.3 +19.8
Labour hold Swing
Brooklands
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Higgins* 2,378 56.6 -9.7
Labour Philip Morgan 1,086 25.9 +5.3
Liberal Democrat Kenneth Clarke 737 17.5 +4.4
Majority 1,292 30.7 -15.0
Turnout 4,201 54.3 +16.4
Conservative hold Swing
Bucklow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Graham Kanes* 1,759 75.3 +2.6
Conservative James Davies 576 24.7 -2.6
Majority 1,183 50.6 +5.2
Turnout 2,335 41.0 +22.4
Labour hold Swing
Clifford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Mitchell* 2,256 75.8 -0.1
Conservative Alexander Kelly 428 14.4 -3.2
Green Anne Power 294 9.9 +9.9
Majority 1,828 61.4 +3.1
Turnout 2,978 40.0 +17.6
Labour hold Swing
Davyhulme East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Edith Eadie* 2,126 57.4 -9.7
Labour Nigel Roberts 1,581 42.7 +9.7
Majority 545 14.7 -19.4
Turnout 3,707 52.2 +19.7
Conservative hold Swing
Davyhulme West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative June Reilly 2,189 51.7 -11.3
Labour Freda Mottley* 2,049 48.4 +11.4
Majority 140 3.3 -22.7
Turnout 4,238 56.6 +16.4
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Flixton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Summerfield 2,070 51.5 -9.0
Labour Karina Carter 1,946 48.5 +8.9
Majority 124 3.0 -17.9
Turnout 4,016 53.8 +15.8
Conservative hold Swing
Hale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Mullins 3,333 69.1 -6.0
Labour Beverly Harrison 828 17.2 +4.8
Liberal Democrat Richard Elliott 664 13.8 +1.3
Majority 2,505 51.9 -10.7
Turnout 4,825 58.0 +24.2
Conservative hold Swing
Longford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Judith Lloyd* 2,174 62.3 +7.8
Conservative John Schofield 1,318 37.7 -7.8
Majority 856 24.6 +15.6
Turnout 3,492 48.5 +13.9
Labour hold Swing
Mersey St. Marys
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Rigby* 2,914 55.8 -9.0
Labour Sophie Taylor 1,621 31.0 +8.2
Liberal Democrat Graham Rogers 687 13.2 +0.7
Majority 1,293 24.8 -17.2
Turnout 5,222 54.6 +22.1
Conservative hold Swing
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian McDermott 1,750 62.8 +7.4
Conservative Pervez Nakvi 1,038 37.2 -7.4
Majority 712 25.6 +14.8
Turnout 2,788 46.8 +22.0
Labour hold Swing
Priory
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barry Brotherton* 1,909 48.5 -0.5
Conservative Joseph Garner 1,183 30.0 -3.9
Liberal Democrat Michael Riley 846 21.5 +4.4
Majority 726 18.5 +3.4
Turnout 3,938 51.3 +10.4
Labour hold Swing
Sale Moor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Philip Gratrix* 1,906 47.5 +3.0
Conservative Christopher Lynch 1,311 32.7 -11.0
Liberal Democrat Derek Hurst 564 14.1 +2.3
Independent Majorie Hepburn 232 5.8 +5.8
Majority 595 14.8 +14.0
Turnout 4,013 53.2 +19.6
Labour hold Swing
St. Martin's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Leonard Murkin* 2,737 66.4 +20.9
Conservative Dilraz Butt 1,386 33.6 -11.4
Majority 1,351 32.8 +32.3
Turnout 4,123 49.8 +19.9
Labour hold Swing
Stretford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Adshead* 2,224 58.3 +1.4
Conservative John Lamb 1,403 36.8 -6.3
Socialist Labour Prudence Hibberd 189 5.0 +5.0
Majority 821 21.5 +7.7
Turnout 3,816 50.8 +18.3
Labour hold Swing
Talbot
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Simon Beaumont* 1,824 77.2 +10.6
Conservative George Manley 538 22.8 -2.8
Majority 1,286 54.4 +13.4
Turnout 2,362 37.9 +16.4
Labour hold Swing
Timperley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anne Bowker* 2,426 53.4 -0.1
Liberal Democrat Catherine Smith 2,120 46.6 +18.6
Majority 306 6.8 -18.7
Turnout 4,546 52.4 +18.4
Conservative hold Swing
Urmston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Acton* 2,323 56.8 +2.9
Conservative Christine Turner 1,765 43.2 -3.0
Majority 558 13.6 +5.9
Turnout 4,088 54.0 +12.7
Labour hold Swing
Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Douglas Fishwick 3,070 65.1 +9.8
Conservative Patricia Morris 1,648 34.9 +0.5
Majority 1,422 30.2 +9.3
Turnout 4,718 50.6 +12.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing