West Lindsey Council election, 2002

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Elections to West Lindsey Council were held on 2 May 2002. 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 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 8 4 0 +4 66.7 42.6 4,297 +5.9%
  Liberal Democrat 2 0 3 -3 16.7 31.9 3,223 -19.1%
  Labour 1 0 0 0 8.3 14.1 1,424 +9.2%
  Independent 1 0 1 -1 8.3 11.4 1,154 +3.9%

Ward results[edit]

Bardney
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Fleetwood 501 72.4 +13.1
Liberal Democrat John Turner 191 27.6 -13.1
Majority 310 44.8 +26.2
Turnout 692 46.8 -6.3
Conservative hold Swing
Cherry Willingham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Irmgard Parrott 706 53.7 +53.7
Liberal Democrat Adrian Heath 436 33.2 -9.9
Labour Tara-Louise Burghardt 173 13.2 +13.2
Majority 270 20.5
Turnout 1,315 41.6 +11.4
Conservative hold Swing
Fiskerton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Margaret Davidson 251 49.9 +49.9
Liberal Democrat Roy Harris 133 26.4 -5.7
Labour Sally Scott 119 23.7 +23.7
Majority 118 23.5
Turnout 503 33.7 +6.2
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Gainsborough East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Melvyn Starkey 424 56.8 -19.4
Labour Deborah Rose 217 29.0 +29.0
Conservative Stephen Beer 106 14.2 -9.6
Majority 207 27.8 -24.6
Turnout 747 17.2 +0.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Gainsborough North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Irene Tyson 403 36.3 +36.3
Liberal Democrat Kristan Smith 369 33.2 -30.1
Conservative Robert Gore 339 30.5 -6.2
Majority 34 3.1
Turnout 1,111 22.5 +5.0
Labour hold Swing
Hemswell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Colin Wotherspoon 398 61.4 +14.3
Liberal Democrat William Gabbott 250 38.6 -14.3
Majority 148 22.8
Turnout 648 35.7 +0.9
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Market Rasen
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Adam Duguid 563 48.5 +14.2
Liberal Democrat Neil Taylor 484 41.7 -18.9
Labour Philip Huckin 115 9.9 +4.8
Majority 79 6.8 -19.5
Turnout 1,162 31.1 -2.3
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Nettleham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Alfred Frith 944 74.8 +74.8
Conservative Rodney Stainton 318 25.2 -9.9
Majority 626 49.6 +19.8
Turnout 1,262 35.6 -6.8
Independent hold Swing
Scampton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Peter Heath 567 75.2 +4.6
Conservative Peter Randall 187 24.8 -4.6
Majority 380 50.4 -0.8
Turnout 754 38.0 +3.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Thonock
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keeley Henderson 271 43.5 +9.1
Labour Paul Chappelow 181 29.1 +29.1
Liberal Democrat David Clack 171 27.4 -38.2
Majority 90 14.4
Turnout 623 33.2 +2.8
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Waddingham & Spital
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jeffrey Summers 381 48.3 -13.9
Independent Ernest Coleman 210 26.6 +26.6
Liberal Democrat Andrew Heathorn 198 25.1 -12.7
Majority 171 21.7 -2.7
Turnout 789 46.2 +6.8
Conservative hold Swing
Wold View
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bernard Theobald 276 56.1 +14.7
Labour Frank Thomas 216 43.9 +24.6
Majority 60 12.2 +10.1
Turnout 492 27.9 -7.5
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]


Preceded by
West Lindsey Council election, 2000
West Lindsey local elections Succeeded by
West Lindsey Council election, 2003