Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council election, 2004

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Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council election, 2004

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All 63 seats to Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
32 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Independent Conservative
Seats won 33 22 5
Seat change Steady Steady Steady

Barnsley UK local election 2004 map.svg
Map of the 2004 Barnsley council election results. Labour in red, Independents in grey, Conservatives in blue and Lib Dems in yellow.

Majority party before election

Labour

Majority party after election

Labour

The 2004 Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council election took place on 10 June 2004 to elect members of Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council in South Yorkshire, England. The whole council was up for election with boundary changes since the last election in 2003 reducing the number of seats by 3.[1] The Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.[2]

Election result[edit]

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council Election Result 2004[3][2][4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 33 0 0 0 52.4 36.4 26,756 -13.7
  Independent 22 0 0 0 34.9 29.1 21,429 +6.9
  Conservative 5 0 0 0 7.9 14.3 10,530 -0.9
  Liberal Democrat 3 0 0 0 4.8 13.2 9,719 +2.4
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0.0 6.9 5,092 +5.9

This resulted in the following composition of the council:[2][4]

Party Previous council New council
Labour 47 33
Independent 10 22
Conservatives 5 5
Liberal Democrats 4 3
Total 66 63
Working majority  28   3 

Ward results[edit]

Central (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Ian Guest 1,154 41.3 N/A
Labour Michael Stokes 984 35.2 N/A
Liberal Democrat Don Hutton 951
Labour Thomas Sheard 939
Liberal Democrat Peter Politano 865
Labour Margaret Bruff 844
BNP Marie Gardner 401 14.3 N/A
Conservative Geoffrey Turvey 256 9.2 N/A
Majority 170 6.1 N/A
Turnout 6,394 34.3 N/A
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Cudworth (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Stephen Houghton CBE 1,675 51.3 N/A
Labour Charlie Wraith 1,634
Labour Joseph Hayward 1,615
Independent Edgar Auckland 716 21.9 N/A
Independent Alwyn Hodgson 700
Independent Ian Sanders 490
Liberal Democrat Pamela Kershaw 370 11.3 N/A
BNP Paul Tibble 314 9.6 N/A
Conservative Jean Rowley 187 5.7 N/A
Majority 959 29.4 N/A
Turnout 7,701 37.0 N/A
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Darfield (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Ronald Fisher 1,730 47.1 N/A
Independent David Wainwright 1,416
Independent Trevor Smith 1,317
Labour Gillian Bates 1,113 30.3 N/A
Labour Brian Mathers 756
Labour Christopher Sykes 681
Liberal Democrat Sally Brook 303 8.3 N/A
BNP David Highway 272 7.4 N/A
Conservative Andrew Barr 252 6.9 N/A
Majority 617 16.8 N/A
Turnout 7,840 40.0 N/A
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)
Darton East (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Parkinson 1,341 35.9 N/A
Labour Patrick Miller 1,284
Labour Thomas Cullum 1,190
Independent John Race 850 22.8 N/A
Conservative Robert Barnard 768 20.6 N/A
Independent Christopher Tummons 496
Liberal Democrat Patrick Logan 471 12.6 N/A
Conservative Gordon Wilkinson 470
Conservative George Hill 457
Independent Edward Gouthwaite 335
BNP Jacqueline Hall 305 8.2 N/A
Majority 491 13.1 N/A
Turnout 7,967 47.4 N/A
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Darton West (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Christopher Jenkinson 1,102 30.7 N/A
Labour Linda Burgess 1,073
Independent Susan Simmons 989 27.5 N/A
Labour Steve Redford 963
Independent Michael Walsh 816
Independent Mehdi Ghaffarian 695
Conservative Jack Orr 596 16.6 N/A
Liberal Democrat Kenneth Smith 546 15.2 N/A
Conservative Clive Watkinson 545
Conservative Tony Short 539
BNP Cheryl Saxton 358 10.0 N/A
Majority 113 3.1 N/A
Turnout 8,222 40.2 N/A
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)
Dearne North (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alan Hancock 1,319 48.7 N/A
Labour Alan Gardiner 1,302
Labour Janice Hancock 1,271
Liberal Democrat Sarah Gardiner 1,065 39.4 N/A
Conservative Stuart Wilkinson 322 11.9 N/A
Majority 254 9.4 N/A
Turnout 5,279 32.2 N/A
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Dearne South (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Sharron Brook 1,687 46.5 N/A
Labour Kenneth Sanderson 1,670 46.0 N/A
Labour John Thomson 1,489
Labour May Noble 1,427
Conservative Brent Wood 272 7.5 N/A
Majority 17 0.5 N/A
Turnout 6,545 36.2 N/A
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Dodworth (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Phillip Birkinshaw 2,013 59.8 N/A
Independent Brian Perrin 1,920
Independent Charles Parker 1,761
Labour Phillip Lofts 904 26.8 N/A
Labour John Ryan 848
Labour Yvonne Saunder 829
Conservative Andrew Milner 452 13.4 N/A
Majority 1,109 32.9 N/A
Turnout 8,727 43.4 N/A
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)
Hoyland Milton (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Michael Brankin 1,852 55.5 N/A
Independent John Lipscombe 1,599
Independent Trevor Naylor 1,520
Labour Robin Franklin 1,132 33.9 N/A
Labour Patricia Wordsworth 956
Labour Timothy Shepherd 920
Conservative Marjorie Cale-Morgan 354 10.6 N/A
Majority 720 21.6 N/A
Turnout 8,333 39.0 N/A
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)
Kingstone (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Malcolm Price 1,259 52.2 N/A
Independent Malcolm Hall 1,240
Independent Donna Hollins 1,152
Labour Alice Cave 937 38.8 N/A
Labour Peter Doyle 863
Labour Brian Swaine 797
Conservative Garry Needham 217 9.0 N/A
Majority 322 13.3 N/A
Turnout 6,465 33.1 N/A
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)
Monk Bretton (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Grace Brown 1,299 41.7 N/A
Labour Margaret Sheard 1,158 37.2 N/A
Labour Kenneth Richardson 1,026
Labour Beryl Oldroyd 962
Independent Steven Jones 906
Independent Michael Moore 718
Conservative Roger Hinchliff 333 10.7 N/A
BNP Susan Harris 326 10.5 N/A
Majority 141 4.5 N/A
Turnout 6,728 35.2 N/A
Independent win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
North East (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Arthur Whittaker 1,759 50.3 N/A
Labour Alex Vodden 1,716
Labour Leah Dorothy Higginbotton 1,601
Independent Frank Hardy 1,020 29.1 N/A
Independent Antony Devoy 709
Independent Edward Devoy 667
BNP David Saxton 411 11.7 N/A
Conservative Peter Murray 310 8.9 N/A
Majority 739 21.1 N/A
Turnout 8,193 37.8 N/A
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Old Town (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Bill Gaunt 1,551 43.1 N/A
Independent Sandra Birkinshaw 1,531
Independent Peter Middleton 1,318
Labour Philip Davies 909 25.3 N/A
Labour Margaret Cawthorne 862
Labour William Denton 759
Liberal Democrat Tony Conway 639 17.8 N/A
BNP John Lee 273 7.6 N/A
Conservative Richard Morrell 228 6.3 N/A
Majority 642 17.8 N/A
Turnout 8,070 40.2 N/A
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)
Penistone East (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Deborah Toon 2,028 40.9 N/A
Conservative Alec Rowley 1,940
Conservative John Smith 1,664
Labour Jill Hayler 1,341 27.0 N/A
Liberal Democrat Teresa Arundel 1,147 23.1 N/A
Labour William Jones 1,125
Labour Robert Hannagan 982
BNP Geoffrey Broadley 447 9.0 N/A
Majority 687 13.8 N/A
Turnout 10,674 48.5 N/A
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Penistone West (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brenda Hinchliff 1,815 34.6 N/A
Independent George Punt 1,779 33.9 N/A
Conservative Benedict Marsden 1,391
Labour Joseph Unsworth 1,194 22.8 N/A
Conservative John Wilson 797
Labour Peter Keys 597
Labour John Clarke 582
BNP Kelly Thorpe 456 8.7 N/A
Majority 36 0.7 N/A
Turnout 8,611 43.8 N/A
Conservative win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Rockingham (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Mary Brankin 1,494 41.3 N/A
Labour Alan Schofield 1,397 38.6 N/A
Labour James Andrews 1,342
Independent Alison Robinson 1,330
Labour Sharon Howard 1,291
Independent Geoffrey Howell 1,242
BNP Lorraine Lee 383 10.6 N/A
Conservative Elizabeth Hill 345 9.5 N/A
Majority 97 2.7 N/A
Turnout 8,824 40.8 N/A
Independent win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Royston (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Graham Kyte 1,510 43.7 N/A
Labour Bill Newman 1,345
Labour Howard Lavender 1,266
Independent Leslie Brooke 952 27.6 N/A
Conservative Kathleen Leeds 511 14.8 N/A
BNP Paul Harris 480 13.9 N/A
Majority 558 16.2 N/A
Turnout 6,064 34.9 N/A
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
St. Helen's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Leonard Picken 1,109 38.2 N/A
Independent Roy Butterwood 1,055 36.3 N/A
Labour David Bostwick 958
Labour Pat Newman 917
Independent Jack Brown 771
Liberal Democrat Rhiannon Rees 340 11.7 N/A
BNP June Gough 245 8.4 N/A
Conservative Anne Campbell 156 5.4 N/A
Majority 54 1.9 N/A
Turnout 5,551 30.5 N/A
Labour win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Stairfoot (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Fred Clowery 1,163 41.0 N/A
Labour Karen Dyson 1,162 41.0 N/A
Independent Jim Smith 1,064
Labour Geoffrey Hill 974
Labour Mick Dunlavey 941
Independent Peter Pleasants 927
Independent Brian Cookson 583
Liberal Democrat Jacqueline Walker 345 12.2 N/A
Independent Frank Watson 271
Conservative Michael Toon 165 5.8 N/A
Majority 1 0.0 N/A
Turnout 7,595 36.9 N/A
Independent win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)
Wombwell (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Margaret Morgan 1,431 36.5 N/A
Labour Richard Wraith 1,324
Labour Denise Wilde 1,233
Independent Arthur O'Loughlin 890 22.7 N/A
Liberal Democrat Christopher Harding 786 20.0 N/A
BNP Victoria Seeviour 421 10.7 N/A
Conservative Angus Toon 393 10.0 N/A
Majority 541 13.8 N/A
Turnout 6,478 36.4 N/A
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Worsborough (3)[3][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Terry Bristowe 1,609 41.7 N/A
Labour James Rae 1,526
Labour Eunice Taylor 1,284
Liberal Democrat Patricia Durie 866 22.4 N/A
Independent Stephen Hart 817 21.2 N/A
Conservative Elizabeth Elders 570 14.8 N/A
Majority 743 19.2 N/A
Turnout 6,672 38.19 N/A
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barnsley council". BBC News Online. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w "Elections Centre: Barnsley 1973-2012" (PDF). electionscentre.co.uk/plymouth.ac.uk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-07-25. Retrieved 2017-07-25. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u "2004 Local Elections". Barnsley Council. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v "Local Election Results 2004: Barnsley". Local Elections Archive Project. Retrieved 9 August 2017.