Daventry District Council election, 2003

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Elections to Daventry District Council were held on 1 May 2003. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council. Overall turnout was 34%.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Daventry Local Election Result 2003
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 12 7 0 +7 92.3 64.4 7,708 +5.0%
  Labour 1 0 5 -5 7.7 27.0 3,236 -3.0%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 1 -1 0 6.9 827 -3.7%
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 0 1.7 207 +1.7%

Ward results[edit]

Abbey North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Barry Howard 607 59.1 +3.2
Labour Jean Tucker 420 40.9 -3.2
Majority 187 18.2 +6.4
Turnout 1,027
Abbey South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christopher Over 638 72.8
Labour Bruce Nichols 238 27.2
Majority 400 45.6
Turnout 876
Conservative hold Swing
Badby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Anthony Scott 516 83.1
Labour Kenneth Ritchie 105 16.9
Majority 411 66.2
Turnout 621
Conservative hold Swing
Brixworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Elizabeth Wiig 767 52.4 +1.2
Liberal Democrat Frances Peacock 344 23.5 -11.9
Independent Kathleen Redley 207 14.1 +14.1
Labour Mark Mulcahey 146 10.0 -3.4
Majority 423 28.9 +13.1
Turnout 1,464
Clipston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pamela Betts 550 79.6
Labour Anthony Sparrowhawk 141 20.4
Majority 409 59.2
Turnout 691
Conservative hold Swing
Drayton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Penelope Price 466 51.8 -1.3
Conservative Sally Smith 433 48.2 +1.3
Majority 33 3.6 -2.6
Turnout 899
Labour hold Swing
Hill (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andrew Harris 571
Conservative Robert Walduck 532
Labour David Nicholl 336
Labour Gareth Pritchard 306
Turnout 1,745
Long Buckby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Diana Osbourne 798 60.6 +0.6
Labour Christopher Myers 518 39.4 -0.6
Majority 280 21.2 +1.2
Turnout 1,316
Moulton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Warren 658 57.7 -1.7
Liberal Democrat Robert Strudwick 483 42.3 +20.5
Majority 175 15.4 -22.2
Turnout 1,141
Walgrave
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ann Carter 420 61.6
Labour Maughan Johnson 262 38.4
Majority 158 23.2
Turnout 682
Weedon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Kevin Perry 740 83.3
Labour Dominic Luke 148 16.7
Majority 592 66.6
Turnout 888
Conservative hold Swing
Welford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Catherine Boardman 478 76.1
Labour Michael Davenport 150 23.9
Majority 328 52.2
Turnout 628
Conservative hold Swing

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