North Lanarkshire Council election, 2003

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Elections to North Lanarkshire Council were held on 1 May 2003, the same day as the other Scottish local government elections and the Scottish Parliament general election.

Election results[edit]

North Lanarkshire Local Election Result 2003
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 54 0 2 -2 77.1 55.2 61,719 +0.5
  SNP 13 1 0 +1 18.6 32.6 36,439 -3.4
  Conservative 0 0 0 0 0.0 3.9 4,359 -0.5
  Scottish Socialist 0 0 0 0 0.0 2.5 2,850 +2.1
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0.0 1.1 1,259 -0.7
  Liberty Party 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 131 +0.1
  Independent 3 1 0 +1 4.3 4.6 5,090 +1.9

Total number of valid votes cast: 111,847.

Ward results[edit]

Ladywell
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Michael Ross 1,002 47.1 +9.5
Conservative Robert Burgess 536 25.2 -3.7
SNP George Pickering 432 20.3 -13.2
Scottish Socialist Gregor MacEwan 157 7.4 N/A
Majority 466 21.9 +17.8
Turnout 2,137 55.3 -9.3
Labour Co-op hold Swing +6.6
Calder Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Annita McAuley 898 59.5 +1.2
SNP Dallas Carter 448 29.7 -1.0
Conservative William Millar 164 10.9 -0.1
Majority 450 29.8 +2.2
Turnout 1,527 44.7 -14.1
Labour hold Swing +1.1
Forgewood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patrick Connelly 683 58.8 +8.5
SNP Mark Wilson 343 29.5 -11.8
Conservative Archie Giggie 135 11.6 +3.1
Majority 340 29.3 +20.3
Turnout 1,161 36.5 -14.1
Labour hold Swing +10.2


North Motherwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Martin 1,208 71.4 +13.7
SNP Wendy Moffat 347 20.5 -10.6
Conservative June Millar 137 8.1 -3.1
Majority 861 50.9 +24.3
Turnout 1,698 42.8 -13.0
Labour hold Swing +12.2


New Stevenston and Carfin
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Helen McKenna 1,231 62.2 +8.9
SNP Ian Kinkade 586 29.6 -9.7
Conservative James McKinley 161 8.1 +0.7
Majority 645 32.6 +18.6
Turnout 1,990 50.0
Labour hold Swing +9.3


Craigneuk
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Thomas G Lunny 897 73.8 +6.4
SNP Iain M Hart 161 13.2 -15.0
Scottish Socialist Joyce Carmichael 158 13.0 N/A
Majority 736 60.5 +21.3
Turnout 1,225 41.8 -7.8
Labour hold Swing +10.7


Belhaven
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Samuel Love 1,075 56.2 +13.2
SNP Clare Adamson 622 32.5 -9.0
Conservative Christina Giggie 216 11.3 -4.2
Majority 453 23.7 +22.2
Turnout 1,930 54.1 -3.3
Labour hold Swing +11.1
Stewarton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Moran 1,024 58.9 +8.1
SNP Scott Harvie 507 29.2 -1.6
Conservative Carole McKinley 207 11.9 +2
Majority 517 29.7 +9.7
Turnout 1,755 44.2 -8.4
Labour hold Swing +4.9


Cambusnethan
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Thomas Selfridge 871 48.2 +7.2
SNP John Taggart 656 36.3 -1.5
Conservative Mark Nolan 281 15.5 +2.2
Majority 215 11.9 +8.7
Turnout 1,821 52.1 -8.5
Labour hold Swing +4.4


Coltness
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ernest Holloway 1,039 61.7 +8.5
SNP J David McIntosh 279 16.6 -18.6
Conservative Sarah Bishop 216 12.8 +1.2
Scottish Socialist William Kelly 150 8.9 N/A
Majority 760 45.1 +27.1
Turnout 1,694 50.4 -9.6
Labour hold Swing +13.6
Watsonville
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP Alan Valentine 997 54.4 +14.3
Labour Robert Millar 670 36.6 -2.9
Conservative Neil Richardson 165 9.0 -2.4
Majority 327 17.8 +17.2
Turnout 1,840 48.7 -10.2
SNP hold Swing +8.6
Knowetop
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Wilson 960 54.9 +2.6
SNP Annette Valentine 565 32.3 -0.8
Conservative Colin Gibson 224 12.8 -1.7
Majority 395 22.6 +3.4
Turnout 1,764 50.0 -10.2
Labour hold Swing +1.7
Muirhouse & Netherton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gerald McLaughlin 1,157 67.2 +10.4
SNP Joanne O'Brien 369 21.4 -14.1
Conservative Linsey Burgess 196 11.4 +3.8
Majority 788 45.8 +24.5
Turnout 1,727 47.4 -7.0
Labour hold Swing +12.3
Pather & Gowkthrapple
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John F McGhee 960 72.9 +10.8
SNP Alan O'Brien 260 19.8 -13.0
Conservative David L Gurr 96 7.3 +2.2
Majority 700 53.2 +23.9
Turnout 1,324 40.2 -9.2
Labour hold Swing +11.9
Garrion
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Pentland 1,129 60.1 +10.3
SNP James Hume 512 27.3 -10.4
Conservative Elizabeth Gallacher 236 12.6 +0.1
Majority 617 32.9 +20.8
Turnout 1,889 53.8 -6.1
Labour hold Swing +10.4
Newmains
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent David McKendrick 892 48.7 -7.8
Independent Robert McKendrick 808 44.1 +17.5
SNP Scott Steedman 132 7.2 N/A
Majority 84 4.6 -25.3
Turnout 1,842 52.8 -9.9
Independent hold Swing -12.7
Stane
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Frank Gormill 865 46.6 N/A
Labour Francis Fallan 699 37.6 -28.3
SNP Malcolm McMillan 293 15.8 -18.3
Majority 166 8.9 -22.9
Turnout 1,874 50.1 -6.7
Independent gain from Labour Swing +37.5
Dykehead
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Robertson 979 69.6 +3.4
SNP William Steedman 428 30.4 -3.5
Majority 551 39.2 +6.9
Turnout 1,416 42.8 -11.2
Labour hold Swing +3.5
Cleland
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Martin 1,160 69.3 -7.9
Independent Pat Moran 236 14.1 N/A
SNP Malcolm Durno 179 10.7 -12.1
Conservative James Paterson 98 5.9 N/A
Majority 924 55.2 +0.7
Turnout 1,678 48.8 -9.2
Labour hold Swing -11.0
Benhar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Charles Cefferty 1,210 75.7 +22.6
SNP Martha White 389 24.3 +6.9
Majority 821 51.3 +27.8
Turnout 1,650 47.3 -15.1
Independent hold Swing +7.9
Tannochside
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Saunders 1,181 62.1 +4.6
SNP David Baird 444 23.3 -5.0
Conservative Elizabeth McLeod 277 14.6 +0.5
Majority 737 38.7 +9.5
Turnout 1,922 49.1 -11.4
Labour hold Swing +4.8
Fallside
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Robert Burrows 902 53.1 -10.9
Independent Charles Hebenton 472 27.8 +27.8
SNP Helen Gallett 230 13.5 -13.5
Conservative Christopher Morgan 95 5.6 -3.3
Majority 430 25.3 -11.7
Turnout 1,711 45.0 -7.3
Labour hold Swing -19.4
Viewpark
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James McCabe 1,323
SNP John Gilmour 349
Conservative Douglas Le Blonde 53
Majority 974
Turnout 1,739 46.3
Labour hold Swing
Bellshill North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Henry McGuigan 1,187
SNP Gary Gallett 360
Conservative George Clark 149
Majority 827
Turnout 1,706 45.6
Labour hold Swing
Orbiston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP Richard Lyle 1,182
Labour Geraldine Woods 460
Conservative Robert Hargrave 86
Majority 722
Turnout 1,736 48.8
SNP hold Swing
Mossend West & Thorndean
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joseph Gorman 844
SNP Anne Caldwell 603
Conservative Arthur Pawson 121
Majority 241
Turnout 1,588 44.2
Labour hold Swing


Holytown
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Coyle 1,216
SNP E Linda Muir 308
Conservative James McLeod 131
Majority 908
Turnout 1,666 46.0
Labour hold Swing


Mossend East & New Stevenston North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kevin McKeown 942
SNP Keith Caldwell 485
Conservative Elizabeth Muir 131
Majority 457
Turnout 1,572 40.9
Labour hold Swing


Newarthill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Lafferty 1,095
SNP Laura Anne Love 336
Conservative David I Paterson 107
Majority 759
Turnout 1,544 43.8
Labour hold Swing


Hattonrig
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Harry Curran 1,096
SNP Michael Carroll 411
Conservative Glen McLeod 141
Majority 685
Turnout 1,653 44.6
Labour hold Swing
Townhead
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Anthony Clarke 888
SNP Martin McWilliams 555
Majority 333
Turnout 1,467 43.4
Labour hold Swing
Blairpark
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Shields 907
SNP Francis McGlinchey 641
Majority 266
Turnout 1,607 45.9
Labour hold Swing
North Central & Glenboig
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mary Clark 844
SNP John Wilson 407
Independent James McKinlay 364
Majority 437
Turnout 1,631 45.4
Labour hold Swing
Coatbridge Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Thomas Nolan 976
SNP John Russell 340
Scottish Socialist Audrey McMath 135
Majority 636
Turnout 1,485 39.9
Labour hold Swing
Sikeside & Carnbroe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Cassidy 910
SNP James Gribben 446
Liberty Party John McGeechan 131
Majority 464
Turnout 1,492 41.2
Labour hold Swing
Bargeddie & Langloan
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew Burns 1,058
SNP Michael Heaney 326
Majority 732
Turnout 1,410 40.3
Labour hold Swing
Kirkwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Smith 1,235
SNP Maureen Hagerty 222
Majority 1,013
Turnout 1,470 42.5
Labour hold Swing
Kirkshaws
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Gordon 1,284
SNP Colin Hagerty 307
Majority 977
Turnout 1,606 44.2
Labour hold Swing
Shawhead
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Brooks 1,301
SNP David Sharp 213
Majority 1,088
Turnout 1,532 46.0
Labour hold Swing
Old Monkland
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Thomas Maginnis 1,195
SNP Louisa Sands 252
Majority 943
Turnout 1,454 45.9
Labour hold Swing
Whinhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Devine 819
SNP Alan White 332
Scottish Socialist John Moffat 139
Majority 487
Turnout 1,307 38.3
Labour hold Swing
Academy
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James McGuigan 936
SNP Alice Homer 466
Majority 470
Turnout 1,412 41.0
Labour hold Swing
Airdrie Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Logue 963
SNP Gail Cameron 447
Majority 516
Turnout 1,425 42.5
Labour hold Swing
Clarkston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP Campbell Cameron 807
Labour Kenneth McCully 348
Liberal Democrats Mavis Drummond 155
Scottish Socialist Fraser Coats 114
Majority 459
Turnout 1,434 40.5
SNP hold Swing
New Monkland West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP Sophia Coyle 724
Labour Morag Thompson 693
Majority 31
Turnout 1,448 38.9
SNP hold Swing
Plains & Caldercruix
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Thomas Morgan 1,217
SNP Barry McMillan 361
Majority 856
Turnout 1,594 45.4
Labour hold Swing
North Cairnhill & Coatdyke
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Sullivan 924
SNP James Gibb 349
Liberal Democrats Janet Oni-Orisan 301
Majority 575
Turnout 1,594 46.1
Labour hold Swing
South East Cairnhill & Gartlea
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP David Stocks 812
Labour Anthony Beekman 453
Liberal Democrats Patricia Maguire 304
Majority 359
Turnout 1,580 44.3
SNP hold Swing
Craigneuk & Petersburn
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Donna Morris 764
SNP Michael Coyle 448
Majority 316
Turnout 1,234 36.3
Labour hold Swing
Calderbank
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patrick Donnelly 827
SNP Margaret Lynch 415
Liberal Democrats Elizabeth McIntyre 303
Majority 412
Turnout 1,562 46.9
Labour hold Swing
Chapelhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tom Curley Unopposed
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Salsburgh
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Fagan 708
SNP Marion IK Millar 493
Scottish Socialist Gordon Martin 280
Majority 215
Turnout 1,515 38.5
Labour hold Swing
Kildrum & Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP Margaret Murray 974
Labour Allan Graham 587
Scottish Socialist Andrew Locke 171
Majority 387
Turnout 1,744 51.0
SNP hold Swing


Seafar & The Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP Neil McCallum 1,259
Labour Gerald Somers 446
Majority 813
Turnout 1,730 49.5
SNP hold Swing


Balloch East & Ravenswood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP Elizabeth Gemmell 1,257
Labour Jane Taylor 700
Majority 557
Turnout 1,988 52.4
SNP hold Swing
Balloch West, Blackwood East & Craigmarloch
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barry McCulloch 868
SNP Scott MacFarlane 774
Independent Christopher Donohue 140
Scottish Socialist John Miller 110
Majority 94
Turnout 1,907 48.7
Labour hold Swing
Westerwood, Carrickstone & Dullatur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP Gordon Murray 1,267
Labour Danny Howley 574
Majority 693
Turnout 1,875 46.8
SNP hold Swing
Abronhill South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP William Carmichael 879
Labour Elizabeth Hughes 489
Scottish Socialist Gary Bannatyne 141
Liberal Democrats Hugh O'Donnell 87
Majority 390
Turnout 1,604 47.6
SNP hold Swing
Abronhill Central & North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP Elizabeth Irvine 935
Labour James Hunt 537
Scottish Socialist Charles McBride 142
Liberal Democrats Carol Boyle 109
Independent Robert Orr 103
Majority 398
Turnout 1,831 50.1
SNP hold Swing
Carbrain East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP William Homer 756
Labour Robert Gordon 453
Scottish Socialist Brian Scott 150
Majority 303
Turnout 1,364 40.0
SNP hold Swing
Carbrain West & Greenfaulds
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP William Goldie 839
Labour Stephen Grant 599
Scottish Socialist Jacqueline Hair 176
Majority 240
Turnout 1,624 47.0
SNP gain from Labour Swing
Condorrat Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gerard McElroy 863
SNP Patricia Currie 786
Scottish Socialist Kevin P McVey 217
Majority 77
Turnout 1,884 52.1
Labour hold Swing


Condorrat North & Westfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Balwant Singh Chadha 992
SNP Ronald McCambridge 719
Scottish Socialist Angela Reid 174
Majority 273
Turnout 1,906 51.7
Labour hold Swing


Croy, Kilsyth South & Smithstone
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Francis Griffin 972
SNP Ian McCann 244
Scottish Socialist William O'Neill 121
Majority 728
Turnout 1,347 47.5
Labour hold Swing


Queenzieburn & Kilsyth West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jean Jones 976
SNP David Moira 739
Majority 237
Turnout 1,730 50.5
Labour hold Swing


Banton & Kilsyth East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tom Barrie 983
SNP Ewen Gilmour 573
Scottish Socialist Thomas Smyth 134
Majority 410
Turnout 1,711 51.4
Labour hold Swing


Moodiesburn East & Blackwood West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Hogg 1,086
SNP Aileen McLaughlin 416
Scottish Socialist Ann Marie McGivern 181
Majority 670
Turnout 1,707 45.3
Labour hold Swing


Moodiesburn West & Gartcosh
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joseph Shaw 909
SNP Isabella Chisholm 465
Majority 444
Turnout 1,407 42.8
Labour hold Swing


Chryston & Auchinloch
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Charles Gray 1,242
SNP Jean Welsh 461
Majority 781
Turnout 1,725 50.6
Labour hold Swing


Stepps
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brian Wallace 1,305
SNP Eric Martin 520
Majority 785
Turnout 1,873 50.3
Labour hold Swing

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