Hyndburn Council election, 2002

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Elections to Hyndburn Council were held on 2 May 2002. The whole council was up for election with boundary changes since the last election in 2000 reducing the number of seats by 12. The Labour party gained overall control of the council from the Conservative party.

Election result[edit]

Hyndburn Local Election Result 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 18 0 51.4 49.7 22,083
  Conservative 17 -12 48.6 49.4 21,947
  Independent 0 0 0 0.8 377

Ward results[edit]

Altham (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Myles 583
Labour Miles Parkinson 577
Conservative Janet Storey 449
Conservative Alison Gabryszak 447
Turnout 2,056
Barnfield (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anthony Dobson 625
Labour Wendy Dwyer 614
Conservative Derek Scholes 582
Labour Stephen Walsh 534
Turnout 2,355
Baxenden (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Griffiths 808
Conservative James Dickinson 807
Labour Ian Mason 412
Labour Anne Ormerod 367
Turnout 2,394
Central (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sardar Ali 720
Conservative Siddique Kazi 686
Labour Abdul Khan 657
Conservative Alma Pilkington 542
Turnout 2,605
Church (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jean Battle 788
Labour John Broadley 771
Conservative Edmund Hogan 450
Conservative Marion Raynor 434
Turnout 2,443
Clayton-Le-Moors (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Timothy O'Kane 569
Labour John Burke 510
Conservative Angela Taylor 478
Conservative Michael Taylor 476
Independent John Cooper 377
Turnout 2,410
Huncoat (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Parkins 859
Labour Brendan Shiel 678
Conservative Patricia Scholes 326
Conservative Elsbeth Mills 326
Turnout 2,189
Immanuel (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sandra Hayes 644
Conservative Jean Lockwood 597
Labour Edwina McCormack 575
Labour Dennis Baron 541
Turnout 2,357
Milnshaw (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian Ormerod 805
Labour Malcolm Pritchard 726
Conservative Gordon Mills 637
Conservative Paul Travis 612
Turnout 2,780
Netherton (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mohamed Rahman 684
Labour Susan Shorrock 601
Conservative Keith Hargreaves 551
Conservative Adele Atkinson 539
Turnout 2,375
Overton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Winifred Frankland 963
Conservative Peter Clarke 936
Conservative David Mason 880
Labour George Slynn 698
Labour William Whitaker 684
Labour Brenda Haworth 638
Turnout 4,799
Peel (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bernard Dawson 601
Labour Graham Jones 569
Conservative John Cunliffe 295
Conservative Derek Barden 272
Turnout 1,737
Rishton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative June Butler 1,026
Conservative Anne Scaife 881
Conservative Stanley Horne 813
Labour Winifred Jackson 734
Labour Gerald Newton 693
Labour Frances Molloy 663
Turnout 4,810
St Andrew's (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Britcliffe 729
Conservative Brian Walmsley 705
Labour Dorothy Westell 594
Labour Maurice Cowell 545
Turnout 2,573
St Oswald's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Douglas Hayes 924
Conservative George Griffiths 858
Conservative Brian Roberts 850
Labour John McCormack 639
Labour Leonard Neil 559
Labour Gary Jones 550
Turnout 4,380
Spring Hill (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Pamela Barton 696
Labour Edith Dunston 649
Conservative Paul Barton 401
Conservative Abdul Qayyum 398
Turnout 2,144

References[edit]


Preceded by
Hyndburn Council election, 2000
Hyndburn local elections Succeeded by
Hyndburn Council election, 2003