Fareham Borough Council election, 2000

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The 2000 Fareham Council election took place on 4 May 2000 to elect members of Fareham Borough Council in Hampshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

The results saw the Conservatives increase their majority on the council after gaining 5 seats.[3] The Labour party lost all 3 of the seats they had been defending, while the other 2 Conservative gains came from the Liberal Democrats.[3] 2 Liberal Democrat councillors were the only non Conservatives elected after holding Portchester Central and Stubbington wards.[3] Turnout in the election varied between a high of 39.5% in Portchester East and a low of 21.9% in Fareham South.[3]

Fareham Local Election Result 2000[4][5]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 12 5 0 +5 85.7 57.7 14,510 +11.9%
  Liberal Democrat 2 0 2 -2 14.3 27.1 6,805 -7.1%
  Labour 0 0 3 -3 0 15.2 3,820 -4.8%

Ward results[edit]

Fareham East[4][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Maunder 929 51.8 +14.0
Liberal Democrat Robert Cox 687 38.3 -6.0
Labour Timothy Brewer 179 10.0 -7.9
Majority 242 13.5
Turnout 1,795
Conservative hold Swing
Fareham North[4][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Bate 968 65.7 +15.2
Liberal Democrat Doreen Baker 383 26.0 -13.3
Labour James Malizis 123 8.3 -1.9
Majority 585 39.7 +28.5
Turnout 1,474
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Fareham North-West[4][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rosalid Perring 682 52.2 +9.5
Labour Angela Carr 408 31.2 -5.1
Liberal Democrat Adrian Iles 217 16.6 -4.5
Majority 274 21.0 +14.6
Turnout 1,307
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Fareham South[4][6][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dennis Steadman 451 43.4 +12.2
Labour James Carr 420 40.4 -10.5
Liberal Democrat Jennifer Chaloner 169 16.3 -1.5
Majority 31 3.0
Turnout 1,040 21.9 +0.7
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Fareham West[4][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Leslie Keeble 1,375 63.9 +27.1
Liberal Democrat Ronald Culver 586 27.2 -23.0
Labour Wilfred Phillips 192 8.9 -4.2
Majority 789 36.6
Turnout 2,153
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Hill Head[4][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Arthur Mandry 1,626 66.8 +18.1
Liberal Democrat Georgina Bevis 598 24.6 -18.8
Labour Ivan Gray 210 8.6 +0.7
Majority 1,028 42.2 +36.9
Turnout 2,434
Conservative hold Swing
Locks Heath[4][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ruth Godrich 1,585 51.9 +3.9
Liberal Democrat David Savage 1,006 32.9 -0.2
Labour Tracey Malizis 463 15.2 -3.7
Majority 579 19.0 +4.1
Turnout 3,054
Conservative hold Swing
Portchester Central[4][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Roger Price 940 62.3 +9.6
Conservative Susan Walker 345 22.8 +2.3
Labour Leslie Ricketts 225 14.9 -11.9
Majority 595 39.4 +13.5
Turnout 1,510
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Portchester East[4][6][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Alexander 730 46.3 +6.3
Labour Richard Ryan 513 32.6 +6.9
Liberal Democrat Peter Rudwick 332 21.1 -13.2
Majority 217 13.8 +8.1
Turnout 1,575 39.5 +5.6
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Portchester West[4][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ernest Crouch 1,055 63.6 +15.9
Liberal Democrat Lionel Yeates 357 21.5 -11.1
Labour Cameron Crouchman 247 14.9 -4.8
Majority 698 42.1 +27.0
Turnout 1,659
Conservative hold Swing
Sarisbury[4][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Evans 1,541 79.1 +5.9
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Williamson 230 11.8 -1.6
Labour Nicholas Knight 178 9.1 -4.3
Majority 1,311 67.3 +7.6
Turnout 1,949
Conservative hold Swing
Stubbington[4][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Rosabelle Miller 837 46.8 -18.5
Conservative Gordan Coggan 786 44.0 +18.4
Labour Ian Christie 164 9.2 +0.1
Majority 51 2.9 -36.8
Turnout 1,787
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Titchfield[4][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Malcolm Harper 1,052 67.2 +9.2
Liberal Democrat Colin Dawe 266 17.0 -4.6
Labour Francis Allison 247 15.8 -4.6
Majority 786 50.2 +13.9
Turnout 1,565
Conservative hold Swing
Warsash[4][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Trevor Cartwright 1,385 75.6 +9.7
Labour Graham Holden 251 13.7 -20.4
Liberal Democrat Janet Hughes 197 10.7 +10.7
Majority 1,134 61.9 +30.1
Turnout 1,833
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fareham". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2010-11-12. 
  2. ^ "Local council results". Financial Times. 2000-05-06. p. 6. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Tories tighten grip in borough". Southern Daily Echo. 2000-05-05. Retrieved 2010-11-12. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Election of Councillors 4 May 2000". Fareham Borough Council. Retrieved 2010-11-12. 
  5. ^ "Election results: local councils". The Times. 2000-05-06. p. 10. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Local council elections - Fareham results". Southern Daily Echo. 2000-05-05. Retrieved 2010-11-12. 


Preceded by
Fareham Council election, 1999
Fareham local elections Succeeded by
Fareham Council election, 2002