West Lindsey Council election, 2000

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Elections to West Lindsey Council were held on 4 May 2000. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

West Lindsey Local Election Result 2000
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrat 7 1 1 0 53.8 51.0 6,101 +4.9%
  Conservative 3 1 2 -1 23.1 36.7 4,385 +8.2%
  Independent 3 1 0 +1 23.1 7.5 893 -4.1%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 4.9 584 -8.9%

1 Independent candidate was unopposed.

Ward results[edit]

Caistor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Roy Schofield 366 47.2
Conservative Derrick Mortimer 305 39.3
Labour Robin Barr 82 10.6
Liberal Democrat Andrew Heathorn 23 3.0
Majority 61 7.9
Turnout 776 31.0
Independent gain from Conservative Swing
Cherry Willingham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent George Greenaway 527 56.9
Liberal Democrat Stuart Miller 400 43.1
Majority 127 13.8
Turnout 927 30.2 -7.5
Independent hold Swing
Dunholme
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Susan Rawlins 390 65.5 +16.8
Liberal Democrat Peter Turner 205 34.5 -16.8
Majority 185 31.0
Turnout 595 36.2 -3.9
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Gainsborough East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Michael Tinker 551 76.2
Conservative William Morgan 172 23.8
Majority 379 52.4
Turnout 723 16.8 -5.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Gainsborough North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Thomas Brown 552 63.3
Conservative Sally Jupp 320 36.7
Majority 232 26.6
Turnout 872 17.5 -4.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Gainsborough South-West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Trevor Young 407 52.7
Labour Brenda Mills 188 24.4
Conservative Stephen Beer 177 22.9
Majority 219 28.3
Turnout 772 23.2 -3.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Market Rasen
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Gary Fenwick 740 60.6
Conservative Alfred Jones 419 34.3
Labour Philip Huckin 62 5.1
Majority 321 26.3
Turnout 1,221 33.4 -0.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Nettleham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Raymond Sellars 977 64.9
Conservative Margaret Davidson 528 35.1
Majority 449 29.8
Turnout 1,505 42.4 -0.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Saxilby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat David Cotton 667 54.3
Conservative Delyse Silverstone 417 33.9
Labour Howard Gillson 145 11.8
Majority 250 20.4
Turnout 1,229 39.1 +7.2
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Scotter
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Parry 742 68.6
Liberal Democrat Martin Walker 340 31.4
Majority 402 37.2
Turnout 1,082 32.3 -2.0
Conservative hold Swing
Stow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Reginald Shore 562 71.0
Conservative Martin Macpherson-Lawley 229 29.0
Majority 333 42.0
Turnout 791 47.3 +4.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Sudbrooke
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Stuart Curtis uncontested
Independent hold Swing
Welton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Charles Ireland 686 46.7
Liberal Democrat Roger Hiscox 677 46.1
Labour Sally Scott 107 7.3
Majority 9 0.6
Turnout 1,470 40.7 +2.5
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]


Preceded by
West Lindsey Council election, 1999
West Lindsey local elections Succeeded by
West Lindsey Council election, 2002