Hyndburn Borough Council election, 2004

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Elections to Hyndburn Borough Council, England were held on 10 June 2004. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Hyndburn Local Election Result 2004
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 8 2 0 +2 66.7 48.2 9,310 -2.3%
  Labour 4 0 2 -2 33.3 42.8 8,256 -4.3%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 4.8 929 +4.8%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 2.9 552 +0.6%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 1.4 265 +1.4%

Ward results[edit]

Altham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Myles 767 52.4 -3.7
Conservative Jennet Liddle 696 47.6 +3.7
Majority 71 4.8 -7.4
Turnout 1,463 40.2
Labour hold Swing
Barnfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Anthony Dobson 638 39.9 +4.7
Green Ian Dixon 552 34.6 +3.8
Labour Gerald Newton 407 25.5 -8.5
Majority 86 5.3 +4.1
Turnout 1,597 49.1
Conservative hold Swing
Baxenden
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Griffiths 816 53.0 -17.2
Labour Ian Mason 362 23.5 -6.3
Liberal Democrat Leslie Jones 362 23.5 +23.5
Majority 454 29.5 -10.9
Turnout 1,540 48.2
Conservative hold Swing
Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Allah Dad 968 53.8 -8.2
Labour Sardar Ali 831 46.2 +8.2
Majority 137 7.6 -16.4
Turnout 1,799 56.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jean Battle 662 48.0 -10.0
Conservative Stanley Home 451 32.7 -9.3
Independent Matthew Hartley 265 19.2 +19.2
Majority 211 15.3 -0.7
Turnout 1,378 40.7
Labour hold Swing
Netherton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lynn Wilson 742 52.4
Labour Susan Shorrock 673 47.6
Majority 69 4.8
Turnout 1,415 44.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Overton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Clarke 1,189 55.1 +3.2
Labour Dennis Baron 969 44.9 -3.2
Majority 220 10.2 +6.4
Turnout 2,158 44.7
Conservative hold Swing
Peel
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Graham Jones 710 67.8
Conservative Derek Scholes 337 32.2
Majority 373 35.6
Turnout 1,047 33.7
Labour hold Swing
Rishton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ann Scaife 1,229 59.5 +11.7
Labour David Forshaw 837 40.5 -11.7
Majority 392 19.0
Turnout 2,066 41.5
Conservative hold Swing
St. Andrew's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brian Walmsley 589 43.3
Labour Edwina McCormack 451 33.2
Liberal Democrat William Greene 319 23.5
Majority 138 10.1
Turnout 1,359 43.5
Conservative hold Swing
St Oswald's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Marlene Haworth 1,195 57.8 +2.1
Labour John McCormack 873 42.2 -2.1
Majority 322 15.6 +4.2
Turnout 2,068 41.5
Conservative hold Swing
Spring Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Edith Dunston 714 50.2
Conservative Abdul Qayyum 460 32.3
Liberal Democrat Javed Iqbal 248 17.4
Majority 254 17.9
Turnout 1,422 43.0
Labour hold Swing

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