Wokingham District Council election, 2000

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The 2000 Wokingham District Council election took place on 4 May 2000 to elect members of Wokingham Unitary Council in Berkshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party lost overall control of the council to no overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Wokingham Local Election Result 2000[2][3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrat 11 3 0 +3 57.9 41.7 11,991 -0.9%
  Conservative 8 0 3 -3 42.1 48.5 13,929 +5.5%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 9.1 2,626 -5.0%
  Monster Raving Loony 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 179 +0.6%

Ward results[edit]

Barkham[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Miller 437 80.9
Liberal Democrat Jeanette Targett 60 11.1
Labour Elizabeth Vincent 43 7.9
Majority 377 69.8
Turnout 540 30.5
Conservative hold Swing
Coronation[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Michael Lennard 953 47.6 +1.7
Conservative George Parkinson 910 45.5 +3.1
Labour Eileen Bravey 139 6.9 -4.8
Majority 43 2.1 -1.4
Turnout 2,002 34.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Emmbrook (2)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Jack Earnshaw 950
Liberal Democrat Keith Malvern 913
Conservative Dennis Carver 745
Conservative David Lee 686
Labour Paul French 142
Turnout 3,436 37.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Evendons[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Tina Marinos 968 47.1 +7.9
Conservative Dianne King 958 46.6 +2.6
Labour David Grattidge 128 6.2 -6.3
Majority 10 0.5
Turnout 2,054 24.5
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Finchampstead South[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Muriel Long 836 61.7 +2.2
Liberal Democrat Dorothy Pollock 518 38.3 -2.2
Majority 318 23.4 +4.4
Turnout 1,354 29.0
Conservative hold Swing
Little Hungerford[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Diana Carpenter 1,050 47.4 -7.2
Conservative Christopher Edmunds 965 43.6 +9.2
Labour Jacqueline Rupert 198 8.9 -2.1
Majority 85 3.8 -16.4
Turnout 2,213 27.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Loddon[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Christopher Clacey 614 51.1 -10.9
Conservative Kathleen Henderson 440 36.6 +17.1
Labour Irene Flen 147 12.2 -6.2
Majority 174 14.5 -28.0
Turnout 1,201 18.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Norreys[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Edwards 1,212 65.7 +9.4
Labour Paul Sharples 359 19.5 -7.7
Liberal Democrat Andrew Rouse 273 14.8 -1.7
Majority 853 46.2 +17.1
Turnout 1,844 29.9
Conservative hold Swing
Redhatch[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Fiona Rolls 1,301 50.8 -11.5
Conservative Norman Jorgensen 866 33.8 +7.6
Labour Susan Salts 213 8.3 -3.2
Monster Raving Loony Peter Owen 179 7.0 +7.0
Majority 435 17.0 -19.1
Turnout 2,559 21.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Remenham & Wargrave[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Frank Browne 834 74.6 +8.9
Liberal Democrat Martin Alder 194 17.4 -5.7
Labour Duncan Hurley 90 8.1 -3.2
Majority 640 57.2 +14.6
Turnout 1,118 32.7
Conservative hold Swing
Shinfield[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Barrie Patman 830 61.3 +4.7
Liberal Democrat Gill Banks 366 27.0 +2.3
Labour Owen Waite 159 11.7 -7.1
Majority 464 34.3 +2.4
Turnout 1,355 23.1
Conservative hold Swing
Sonning[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Rose 440 84.3
Liberal Democrat Haydon Trott 47 9.0
Labour Michael Irving 35 6.7
Majority 393 75.3
Turnout 522 45.4
Conservative hold Swing
South Lake[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Kay Gilder 515 56.5 -6.7
Conservative Gerald Pett 277 30.4 +9.6
Labour David Kay 119 13.1 -3.0
Majority 238 26.1 -16.3
Turnout 911 19.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Twyford & Ruscombe[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Christine Ferris 1,308 58.3 -0.6
Conservative Pamela Graddon 745 33.2 +1.5
Labour Richard Fort 190 8.5 -0.9
Majority 563 25.1 -2.1
Turnout 2,243 39.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Wescott[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Green 639 55.7
Liberal Democrat Peter Evans 384 33.5
Labour Anne Grattidge 124 10.8
Majority 255 22.2
Turnout 1,147 29.8
Conservative hold Swing
Whitegates[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat George Storry 542 54.0
Labour Nelson Bland 244 24.3
Conservative James O'Meara 217 21.6
Majority 298 29.7
Turnout 1,003 34.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Winnersh[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Prudence Bray 858 47.9 +2.7
Conservative John Wakefield 852 47.6 +1.3
Labour John Baker 81 4.5 -4.0
Majority 6 0.3
Turnout 1,791 30.9
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Wokingham Without[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Perry Lewis 1,040 72.6 +16.4
Labour Rosemary Chapman 215 15.0 -17.9
Liberal Democrat Thomas McCann 177 12.4 +1.4
Majority 825 57.6 +34.3
Turnout 1,432 26.8
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wokingham". BBC News Online. Retrieved 9 January 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Election results: local councils". The Times. 6 May 2000. p. 10. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "Election Fact-Pack 4". Wokingham District Council. Archived from the original on 2001-08-27. Retrieved 9 January 2010.