2004 Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council election

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Elections to Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council were held on 10 June 2004. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party kept overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Barrow-in-Furness Local Election Result 2004
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 8 +3 66.7 38.8 7,832 -2.8%
  Conservative 4 -2 33.3 40.0 8,077 -2.1%
  Independent 0 -1 0 9.1 1,843 +2.3%
  Socialist People's Party 0 0 0 8.4 1,701 +2.2%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 2.8 559 +0.2%
  UKIP 0 0 0 1.0 196 +0.4%

Ward results[edit]

Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Edith Garside 538 47.5 -4.9
Socialist People's Party Patricia Humes 207 18.3 -2.0
UKIP John Smith 196 17.3 +6.9
Conservative Shirley Richardson 191 16.9 +0.0
Majority 331 29.2 -2.9
Turnout 1,132
Dalton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative William Crosthwaite 759 38.9 +4.8
Labour Dennis Toye 600 30.8 -4.7
Independent Thomas Weall 348 17.8 -12.5
Socialist People's Party Elizabeth Gibbons 244 12.5 +12.5
Majority 159 8.1
Turnout 1,951
Dalton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Wendy Maddox 741 39.8 +4.4
Conservative Lynn Murray 727 39.1 -5.2
Independent James Young 392 21.1 +6.9
Majority 14 0.7
Turnout 1,860
Hawcoat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Roberts 1,838 81.8 +2.9
Labour Rebecca Melling 409 18.2 -2.9
Majority 1,429 63.6 +5.8
Turnout 2,247
Hindpool
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Diane Charlton 645 51.1 -3.3
Socialist People's Party Rosemarie Hamezeian 287 22.7 +0.6
Conservative John Murray 258 20.4 -3.1
Independent Leonard Atkinson 72 5.7 +5.7
Majority 358 28.4 -2.5
Turnout 1,262
Newbarns
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robert Maltman 912 50.2 -15.2
Labour Marie Derbyshire 685 37.7 +9.8
Socialist People's Party William O'Brien 220 12.1 +5.4
Majority 227 12.5 -25.0
Turnout 1,817
Ormsgill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Dale Morgan 537 36.1 -13.1
Socialist People's Party Jim Hamezeian 499 33.5 +2.7
Conservative Tina Macur 265 17.8 -2.2
Independent Margaret Arts 188 12.6 +12.6
Majority 38 2.6 -15.8
Turnout 1,489
Parkside
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Susan Opie 632 36.3 +1.9
Liberal Democrat Barry Rabone 559 32.1 +2.0
Conservative Pamela Smith 548 31.5 +0.6
Majority 73 4.2 +0.7
Turnout 1,739
Risedale
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Terence Waiting 699 51.2 -4.5
Conservative Desmond English 277 20.3 -6.0
Socialist People's Party Alexandre Dacre 244 17.9 +0.0
Independent Helene Young 146 10.7 +10.7
Majority 422 30.9 +1.5
Turnout 1,366
Roosecote
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ramon Guselli 1,177 61.7 +0.2
Labour Stephen Smart 731 38.3 -0.2
Majority 446 23.4 +0.4
Turnout 1,908
Walney North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Anthony Callister 805 48.1 -18.8
Conservative Ronald Hiseman 467 27.9 -5.2
Independent Kenneth Arts 402 24.0 +24.0
Majority 338 20.2 -13.6
Turnout 1,674
Walney South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Murphy 810 45.9 -6.3
Conservative Graham Pritchard 658 37.3 -10.5
Independent Margaret Taylor 295 16.7 +16.7
Majority 152 8.6 +4.2
Turnout 1,763

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