Wolverhampton Council election, 2002

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Elections in 2002 were held on 2 May.

The Labour Party kept overall control of the Council following the election.

Election result[edit]

Bilston East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Simkins 1328 66.27
Conservative Peter Dobb 431 21.51
Liberal Democrat Michael Birch 237 11.03
Majority 897 44.76
Turnout 2,004 24.11
Bilston North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Trudy Bowen 1516 56.25
Conservative Martyn Griffiths 935 34.69
Liberal Democrat Frances Heap 238 8.83
Majority 581 21.56
Turnout 2,695 25.65
Blakenhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Rowley 2430 78.11
Conservative Alexandra Ward 446 14.34
Liberal Democrat Jonathan Norden 218 7.00
Majority 1984 63.77
Turnout 3,111 35.09
Bushbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Allen 1313 46.58
Conservative Charles Brueton 1115 39.55
Liberal Democrat John Steatham 299 10.61
Green Christopher Hickman 90 3.20
Majority 198 7.02
Turnout 2,819 32.68
East Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Keith Inston 1398 68.73
Conservative Paulene Griffiths 396 19.47
Liberal Democrat Ann Whitehouse 221 10.87
Majority 1002 49.26
Turnout 2,034 26.93
Ettingshall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Shelley 1450 72.18
Conservative John Corns 315 15.68
Liberal Democrat Eileen Birch 233 11.60
Majority 1135 56.50
Turnout 2,009 23.75
Fallings Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joyce Hill 1514 55.64
Conservative Marlene Berry 851 31.28
Liberal Democrat David Jack 350 12.86
Majority 663 24.37
Turnout 2,721 33.49
Graiseley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Reynolds 1921 57.50
Conservative Harjinder Sangha 956 28.61
Liberal Democrat Mary Millar 233 9.13
Green Damaris Holley-Hime 149 4.46
Majority 965 28.88
Turnout 3,341 36.87
Heath Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Caroline Siarkiewicz 990 50.74
Liberal Colin Hallmark 482 24.71
Conservative Morriss Berry 363 18.61
Liberal Democrat Michael Ewing 107 5.48
Majority 508 26.04
Turnout 1,951 24.41
Low Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Bilson 1228 71.27
Conservative Leon Tanski 308 17.86
Liberal Democrat Keith Gliwitzki 174 10.10
Majority 920 53.40
Turnout 1,723 20.17
Merry Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Hart 1824 54.71
Labour Philip Page 1155 34.64
Liberal Democrat Jessica Pringle 348 10.44
Majority 669 20.07
Turnout 3,334 35.17
Oxley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christine Irvine 1596 53.76
Conservative Brian Bromley 894 30.11
Liberal Democrat Ian Jenkins 472 15.90
Majority 702 23.64
Turnout 2,969 31.40
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Neville Patten 1737 42.59
Labour Sandra Samuels 1673 41.03
Liberal Democrat Bryan Lewis 384 9.41
Green Rachel Shanks 273 6.69
Majority 64 1.57
Turnout 4,078 40.15
Penn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Patricia Patten 2072 52.23
Labour David Hampton 1362 34.33
Liberal Democrat June Hemsley 375 9.45
Green David Hawkins 152 3.83
Majority 710 17.90
Turnout 3,967 40.16
St Peter's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tersaim Singh 1801 63.80
Liberal Democrat Paul Hodson 663 23.49
Conservative Christopher Haynes 346 12.26
Majority 1138 40.31
Turnout 2,823 27.73
Spring Vale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Malcolm Gwinnett 1956 57.99
Labour John Thomas 1130 33.50
Conservative Arthur Mills 282 8.36
Majority 826 24.49
Turnout 3,373 33.89
Tettenhall Regis
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Ward 1844 62.26
Labour Michael Stafford Good 705 23.80
Liberal Democrat Roger Gray 406 13.71
Majority 1139 38.45
Turnout 2,962 32.36
Tettenhall Wightwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Wendy Thompson 2579 71.98
Labour Kevin Stelfox 676 18.87
Liberal Democrat Philip Bennett 324 9.04
Majority 1903 53.11
Turnout 3,583 39.83
Wednesfield North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Philip Bateman 1713 56.52
Conservative Fiona Latter 1030 33.98
Liberal Democrat Andrew Dawson 282 9.30
Majority 683 22.53
Turnout 3,031 34.56
Wednesfield South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Helen King 1642 54.40
Conservative Peter Knight 1113 36.93
Liberal Democrat Carole Jenkins 252 8.36
Majority 529 17.56
Turnout 3,013 34.36

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Preceded by
Wolverhampton Council election 2000
Wolverhampton local elections Succeeded by
Wolverhampton Council election 2003