Bury Metropolitan Borough Council election, 2000

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Elections to Bury Council were held on 4 May 2000. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party kept overall control of the council.[1] Overall turnout was 27.38%.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Bury Local Election Result 2000
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 9 0 5 -5 52.9 42.3 17,324 -6.4%
  Conservative 7 5 0 +5 41.2 41.5 16,962 +8.7%
  Liberal Democrat 1 0 0 0 5.9 15.1 6,196 +1.2%
  Environment and Wildlife 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 321 -3.1%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 107 -0.4%

Ward results[edit]

Besses
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Matthews 783 55.0 -12.4
Conservative Mark Roberts 472 33.1 +11.0
Liberal Democrat Ivy Hooley 169 11.9 +1.3
Majority 311 21.9 -23.4
Turnout 1,424 20.8 -0.7
Labour hold Swing
Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Roy Walker 1,937 63.3 +15.8
Labour Jonathan Ashworth 776 25.4 -14.2
Environment and Wildlife Michael Wellock 179 5.9 -7.1
Liberal Democrat Fiona Davison 169 5.5 +5.5
Majority 1,158 37.9 +30.0
Turnout 3,058 34.6 -1.3
Conservative hold Swing
East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Byrne 974 62.3 -10.6
Conservative Roger Thompson 401 25.6 +7.2
Independent Victor Hagan 107 6.8 +6.8
Liberal Democrat Theodor Tymczyna 82 5.2 -3.6
Majority 573 36.7 -17.8
Turnout 1,564 20.7 -0.8
Labour hold Swing
Elton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Yvonne Creswell 1,127 45.2 +10.2
Labour Andrea Hughes 1,041 41.8 -5.4
Liberal Democrat Robert Sloss 181 7.3 -1.3
Environment and Wildlife Glyn Heath 142 5.7 -3.5
Majority 86 3.4
Turnout 2,491 27.4 +0.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Holyrood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Wilfred Davison 1,370 56.4 -2.3
Labour Mary Whitby 593 24.4 -3.3
Conservative Jeanette Chrystal 467 19.2 +5.6
Majority 777 32.0 +1.0
Turnout 2,430 29.8 -0.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Moorside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Taylor 1,384 53.4 +15.4
Labour Mohammad Rashid 940 36.3 -13.8
Liberal Democrat Winifred Rohmann 269 10.4 +4.9
Majority 444 17.1
Turnout 2,593 31.8 +2.3
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Pilkington Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bernard Vincent 921 44.9 +3.0
Labour Alan Bridson 915 44.6 -5.2
Liberal Democrat Michael Bell 217 10.6 +2.3
Majority 6 0.3
Turnout 2,053 26.3 +1.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Radcliffe Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Wayne Campbell 1,440 64.3 +2.8
Conservative Cherill Dunkley 411 18.3 +6.0
Liberal Democrat Michael Halsall 389 17.4 -8.9
Majority 1,029 46.0 +20.8
Turnout 2,240 25.8 -4.0
Labour hold Swing
Radcliffe North (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Timothy Chamberlain 1,375
Conservative Denise Bigg 1,345
Conservative Alan Bigg 1,284
Labour Susan Worsley 1,220
Liberal Democrat Mary D'Albert 265
Liberal Democrat Alan Hooley 259
Turnout 5,748 27.7 -0.8
Labour hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Radcliffe South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Siobhan Costello 833 45.3 -8.9
Conservative Peter Wright 827 45.0 +9.4
Liberal Democrat Bryn Hackley 177 9.6 -0.6
Majority 6 0.3 -18.3
Turnout 1,837 23.0 -0.5
Labour hold Swing
Ramsbottom
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sheila Magnall 1,847 53.0 +9.2
Labour Mark Riddell 1,286 36.9 -6.0
Liberal Democrat David Foss 352 10.1 +3.8
Majority 561 16.1 +15.2
Turnout 3,485 31.6 -1.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Redvales
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Constance FitzGerald 1,163 60.5 -6.4
Conservative Christopher Hall 517 26.9 +7.0
Liberal Democrat Martin Robinson-Dowland 243 12.6 +12.6
Majority 646 33.6 -13.4
Turnout 1,923 23.9 -2.8
Labour hold Swing
St Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steven Treadgold 982 43.9 -8.2
Conservative Eric Margieson 754 33.7 +6.9
Liberal Democrat Gillian Duffey 501 22.4 +1.3
Majority 228 10.2 -15.1
Turnout 2,237 24.8 -2.2
Labour hold Swing
Sedgley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Nesbit 1,118 43.1 -2.0
Liberal Democrat Timothy Pickstone 1,021 39.4 +0.7
Conservative Marilyn Vincent 455 17.5 +1.3
Majority 97 3.7 -2.7
Turnout 2,594 32.0 +1.5
Labour hold Swing
Tottington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Yvonne Wright 1,779 60.4 +0.6
Labour Victor McClung 840 28.5 -1.9
Liberal Democrat Janet Turner 326 11.1 +1.3
Majority 939 31.9 +2.5
Turnout 2,945 29.6 -0.5
Conservative hold Swing
Unsworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stella Smith 1,045 45.7 -4.4
Conservative Samuel Cohen 1,034 45.3 +11.6
Liberal Democrat Geoffrey Young 206 9.0 +2.6
Majority 11 0.4 -16.0
Turnout 2,285 28.4 -1.3
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bury". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-12-16.