Great Yarmouth Borough Council election, 2002

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The 2002 Great Yarmouth Borough Council election took place on 2 May 2002 to elect members of Great Yarmouth Borough Council in Norfolk, 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]

Great Yarmouth Local Election Result 2002[2][3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 9 -1 56.3 51.2 9,379
  Conservative 7 +1 43.8 43.3 7,935
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 3.5 632
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 365

Ward results[edit]

Bradwell North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Trevor Wainwright 812 54.6
Conservative Mary Greenacre 587 39.4
Green Sheila Chandler 89 6.0
Majority 225 15.1
Turnout 1,488
Bradwell South and Horton[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brian Howard 776 51.7
Labour Christina Rumsby 724 48.3
Majority 52 3.5
Turnout 1,500
Caister North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Anthony Smith 560 43.5
Labour Sandy Griffiths 557 43.3
Liberal Democrat Nicholas Dyer 148 11.5
Green Paul Scheller 22 1.7
Majority 3 0.2
Turnout 1,287
Caister South[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Susan Lawley 537 48.9
Labour Patrick Hacon 517 47.1
Green Susan Myers 44 4.0
Majority 20 1.8
Turnout 1,098
Claydon[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Julie Fitzgerald 625 60.4
Conservative Peter Meah 326 31.5
Liberal Democrat Andrew Punchard 84 8.1
Majority 299 28.9
Turnout 1,035
Gorleston[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jonathan Russell 821 57.7
Labour Peter Alexander 424 29.8
Liberal Democrat Ivan Lees 177 12.4
Majority 397 27.9
Turnout 1,422
Lichfield and Cobholm[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew Wassell 537 78.6
Conservative Jason Delf 146 21.4
Majority 391 57.2
Turnout 683
Lothingland[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mark Thompson 666 57.5
Labour Richard Baker 492 42.5
Majority 174 15.0
Turnout 1,158
Magdalen East[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brian Walker 622 62.1
Conservative David Denning 379 37.9
Majority 243 24.3
Turnout 1,001
Magdalen West[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Carol Doe 784 80.7
Conservative Jane Hayes 188 19.3
Majority 596 61.3
Turnout 972
Nelson[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Susan Robinson 598 73.8
Conservative Joy Cosaitis 170 21.0
Green Diane Nottage 42 5.2
Majority 428 52.8
Turnout 810
Northgate[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Terence Easter 752 57.6
Conservative Alan Baugh 431 33.0
Liberal Democrat Anthony Harris 89 6.8
Green Robert Chandler 34 2.6
Majority 321 24.6
Turnout 1,306
Ormesby[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Charles Reynolds 855 69.6
Labour Michael Pettit 206 16.8
Liberal Democrat Rodney Cole 134 10.9
Green Paul Orpen 34 2.8
Majority 649 52.8
Turnout 1,229
Regent[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Paul Garrod 506 49.2
Labour Jack Barnes 465 45.2
Green Andrew Nottage 57 5.5
Majority 41 4.0
Turnout 1,028
St Andrew's[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Karen Hewitt 612 57.4
Conservative Patrick Cook 454 42.6
Majority 158 14.8
Turnout 1,066
Yarmouth North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Glen Smith 652 53.1
Conservative Desmond Sadler 533 43.4
Green Roy Walmsley 43 3.5
Majority 119 9.7
Turnout 1,228

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Great Yarmouth". BBC News Online. Retrieved 4 September 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "Great Yarmouth". Local Elections Archive Project. Retrieved 4 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Local Elections in England: 2 May 2002" (PDF). House of Commons Library. Retrieved 4 September 2011.