Milton Keynes Council election, 2004

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The 2004 Milton Keynes Council election took place on 10 June 2004 to elect members of Milton Keynes Unitary Council in Buckinghamshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Liberal Democrats stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

The results saw no change in the political composition, with the Liberal Democrats remaining in control of the council.[3] The closest result came in Middleton ward, with the Liberal Democrats holding the seat by 2 votes after 8 recounts.[3] Overall turnout in the election was 37%, an increase of 10% on the 2003 election.[3]

Milton Keynes Local Election Result 2004[3][4][5]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrat 8 0 0 0 47.1 24.6 11,868 -5.9%
  Labour 7 0 0 0 41.2 26.5 12,801 -3.1%
  Conservative 2 0 0 0 11.8 28.7 13,851 -4.4%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 13.7 6,606 +10.8%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 3.3 1,582 +1.5%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 1,529 +1.1%

Ward results[edit]

Bletchley and Fenny Stratford[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Michael Legg 1,448 36.2 -14.4
Conservative Roger Jacobs 1,131 28.4 -0.8
Independent Daniel Galvin 581 14.6 +4.6
UKIP Patricia McGuirk 460 11.6 +9.6
Liberal Democrat Vanessa McPake 362 9.1 +0.9
Majority 317 8.0 -13.4
Turnout 3,982 45.3 +5.2
Labour hold Swing
Bradwell[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Philip Gerrella 1,114 34.9 -7.2
Labour George Byfield 813 25.5 -7.3
Conservative William Clark 558 17.5 +0.9
UKIP Robert Willsher 484 15.2 +11.0
Green Arnold Bailson 225 7.0 +2.7
Majority 301 9.4 +0.1
Turnout 3,194 35.4 +7.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Campbell Park[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Isabella Fraser 1,050 36.9 -11.3
Labour Martin Petchey 759 26.6 -1.7
Conservative James Langley 450 15.8 -2.2
UKIP Michael Maylam 399 14.0 +8.5
Green Jayne Meadows 191 6.7 +6.7
Majority 291 10.2 -9.7
Turnout 2,849 28.5 +5.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Denbigh[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Elizabeth Campbell 826 41.5
Conservative John Bailey 590 29.6
UKIP Patrick France 393 19.7
Liberal Democrat Alice Tootill 181 9.1
Majority 236 11.9
Turnout 1,990 34.8 +7.0
Labour hold Swing
Eaton Manor[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Janet Lloyd 869 46.8
Conservative James Collins 456 24.5
UKIP Alison Phillips 353 19.0
Liberal Democrat Edis Bevan 180 9.7
Majority 413 22.2
Turnout 1,858 33.6 +6.2
Labour hold Swing
Emerson Valley[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Martin Snell 1,116 38.8 -17.0
Conservative Alexander Swanson 858 29.9 +6.9
Labour Elaine Wales 536 18.7 -2.5
UKIP Donald Jeffery 363 12.6 +12.6
Majority 258 9.0 -23.9
Turnout 2,873 32.0 +9.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Loughton Park[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Donald Hoyle 1,163 37.6 -6.1
Labour Paul Day 723 23.4 -3.6
Liberal Democrat Rabih Makki 435 14.1 -0.4
UKIP Arnold Leeming 429 13.9 +10.6
Independent Neil Cawley 345 11.1 -0.4
Majority 440 14.2 -2.5
Turnout 3,095 33.8 +6.3
Conservative hold Swing
Middleton[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Samuel Crooks 946 39.7 -4.4
Conservative David Bint 944 39.6 +4.0
Labour Ilhan Unsal 220 9.2 -2.7
UKIP Henry Hulse 160 6.7 +4.0
Green Katrina Topping 114 4.8 -0.9
Majority 2 0.1 -8.5
Turnout 2,384 42.3 +13.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Newport Pagnell North[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Michael Barry 945 41.8
Conservative Alan Richards 634 28.0
UKIP Stephen Cornwell 389 17.2
Labour Colin Lund 209 9.2
Green Caroline Lancaster 84 3.7
Majority 311 13.8
Turnout 2,261 37.5 +4.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Newport Pagnell South[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Douglas McCall 922 42.8
Conservative Anthony Kenyon 571 26.5
UKIP George Harlock 311 14.4
Labour Alan Williams 238 11.0
Green Clive Bailey 114 5.3
Majority 351 16.3
Turnout 2,156 38.5 +6.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Olney[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Stephen Clark 1,369 41.5
Conservative Peggy Butler 1,272 38.6
Labour Deirdre Bethune 272 8.3
UKIP Michael Phillips 272 8.3
Green George Richardson 111 3.4
Majority 97 2.9
Turnout 3,296 51.5 +8.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Stantonbury[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brian Morsley 841 29.7 -11.4
Liberal Democrat William Watts 764 27.0 +0.8
Conservative David Tunney 709 25.1 -2.3
UKIP Helen Davies 347 12.3 +12.3
Green Carol Barac 167 5.9 +0.5
Majority 77 2.7 -11.0
Turnout 2,828 42.7 +3.0
Labour hold Swing
Stony Stratford[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Amanda Box 1,504 41.3 -5.9
Labour David Lewis 1,078 29.6 -0.1
UKIP Geoffrey Cavender 547 15.0 +5.9
Liberal Democrat Andrew Carr 516 14.2 +0.2
Majority 426 11.7 -5.8
Turnout 3,645 40.4 +9.0
Conservative hold Swing
Walton Park[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jaime Tamagnini-Barbosa 1,196 37.0 -9.1
Conservative Paul White 1,147 35.4 +4.7
Labour Claudia Beckley-Lines 510 15.8 -3.0
UKIP Christopher Tett 383 11.8 +7.4
Majority 49 1.5 -13.9
Turnout 3,236 34.4 +9.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Whaddon[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gladstone McKenzie 1,180 42.8
Conservative Donald McLeod 965 35.0
UKIP Pamela Meldrum 402 14.6
Liberal Democrat Jennifer Ferrans 211 7.7
Majority 215 7.8
Turnout 2,758 42.1 +8.0
Labour hold Swing
Wolverton[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jessica Holroyd 1,182 32.9 -14.2
Independent Robert Galloway 656 18.3 +18.3
Conservative Dean Miah 523 14.6 -9.3
UKIP Judith Green 495 13.8 +13.8
Green Alan Francis 396 11.0 -1.5
Liberal Democrat Anthony Pilcher 339 9.4 -7.1
Majority 526 14.6 -8.6
Turnout 3,591 34.8 +10.9
Labour hold Swing
Woughton[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kevin Wilson 1,097 49.0 -14.5
UKIP Francis McGuirk 419 18.7 +18.7
Conservative Nicholas Flaherty 376 16.8 -4.3
Liberal Democrat Nicolas Hubbard 222 9.9 -5.5
Green Peter Edwards 127 5.7 +5.7
Majority 678 30.3 -12.1
Turnout 2,241 31.6 +7.8
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Milton Keynes council". BBC News Online. Retrieved 15 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Local councils". Financial Times. 12 June 2004. p. 7. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u "Local Elections: Milton Keynes". BBC Online. Retrieved 15 March 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Borough Council Election" (PDF). Milton Keynes Council. Retrieved 15 March 2011. 
  5. ^ "Ballot box". The Times. 12 June 2004. p. 26.