Burnley Borough Council election, 2004

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Elections to Burnley Borough Council in Lancashire, England were held on 10 June 2004. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party lost overall control of the council to no overall control.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Burnley Local Election Result 2004
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 7 1 3 -2 46.7 33.1 10,472 +3.2
  Liberal Democrat 5 2 0 2 33.3 29.4 9,315 +12.2
  Conservative 2 1 0 1 13.3 20.2 6,404 +10.5
  BNP 1 1 1 0 6.7 14.4 4,545 -26.6
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 0 2.9 931 -9.3

Ward results [edit]

Bank Hall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barry Guttridge 894 50.2 +3.2
Liberal Democrat Qurban Ali 464 26.0 +26.0
Conservative Paul Coates 424 23.8 +10.8
Majority 430 24.1 +10.6
Turnout 1,782
Labour hold Swing

Briercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Margaret Lishman 1,197 51.9 +8.6
BNP David Thomson 642 27.8 -16.3
Labour Laurence Embley 274 11.9 -0.7
Conservative Joanne Day 194 8.4 +8.4
Majority 555 24.0
Turnout 2,307
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Brunshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Halsall 941 44.4 +7.5
BNP Michael Pound 510 24.0 -13.0
Conservative Tony Coulson 395 18.6 +5.2
Liberal Democrat Denise Embra 272 12.8 +12.8
Majority 431 20.3
Turnout 2,118
Labour hold Swing

Cliviger with Worsthorne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Tattersall 1,019 37.8 +15.0
BNP David Shapcott 647 24.0 -8.8
Liberal Democrat June Evans 485 18.0
Labour John Baker 415 15.4 -4.5
Liberal Democrat Catherine Bennett 128 4.7
Majority 372 13.8
Turnout 2,694
Conservative gain from BNP Swing

Coalclough with Deerplay
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Charles Bullas 984 51.1 -0.5
BNP Mark Pennington 404 21.0 -13.2
Labour Alex McLachlan 301 15.6 +1.4
Conservative Barry Robinson 238 12.3 +12.3
Majority 580 30.1 +12.7
Turnout 1,927
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Daneshouse with Stoneyholme
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mozaquir Ali 1,576 54.3 +0.2
Labour Nurul Hoque 1,207 41.6 +26.7
Conservative Luke Townley 121 4.2 +4.2
Majority 369 12.7 -10.4
Turnout 2,904
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Gannow
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mark Townsend 650 32.5 -1.8
BNP John Cave 583 29.1 -9.5
Conservative Jeffrey Pickup 390 19.5 +7.8
Liberal Democrat Mary McCann 379 18.9 +3.5
Majority 67 3.3
Turnout 2,002
Labour hold Swing

Gawthorpe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andy Tatchell 812 45.1 +1.3
Liberal Democrat Paul Smith 535 29.7 +29.7
Conservative Laura Dowding 455 25.2 +9.2
Majority 277 15.4 +11.7
Turnout 1,802
Labour hold Swing

Hapton with Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BNP Sharon Wilkinson 615 29.6 -9.4
Labour John Harbour 587 28.2 -6.2
Liberal Democrat Norman Mitchell 583 28.0 +28.0
Conservative Alan Marsden 294 14.1 +6.3
Majority 28 1.3 -3.2
Turnout 2,079
BNP gain from Labour Swing

Lanehead
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Ian Stanworth 769 36.4 +17.9
Labour Julie Cooper 592 28.0 -3.7
Independent Ann Royle 493 23.3 +7.5
Conservative Arthur Coates 259 12.2 +12.2
Majority 177 8.4
Turnout 2,113
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing

Queensgate
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Bill Bennett 900 45.0 +27.8
Labour Paul Moore 770 38.5 -2.7
Conservative Ian Pool 330 16.5 +16.5
Majority 130 6.5
Turnout 2,000
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing

Rosegrove with Lowerhouse
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lilian Clark 827 43.2 +8.8
BNP Derek Dawson 701 36.6 +36.6
Conservative Barry Elliott 387 20.2 +11.9
Majority 126 6.6
Turnout 1,915
Labour gain from Independent Swing

Rosehill with Burnley Wood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Denis Otter 649 30.7 -5.9
BNP Gregory Marshall 443 21.0 -13.2
Liberal Democrat Peter Holden 435 20.1 +4.7
Conservative David Tierney 332 15.7 +2.0
Independent James Cowell 252 11.9 +11.9
Majority 206 9.7 +7.3
Turnout 2,111
Labour hold Swing

Trinity
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tony Lambert 984 67.4 +25.8
Conservative George Middleton 475 32.5 +32.5
Majority 509 34.9 +27.5
Turnout 1,459
Labour hold Swing

Whittlefield with Ightenhill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Doyle 1,091 47.2
Liberal Democrat Christopher Robinson 736 31.8
Labour Tony Martin 484 20.9
Majority 355 15.4
Turnout 2,311
Conservative hold Swing

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