Redditch Borough Council election, 2004

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Elections to Redditch Borough Council were held on 10 June 2004. The whole council was up for election with boundary changes since the last election in 2003. The Labour party gained overall control of the council from no overall control.

Election result[edit]

Redditch Local Election Result 2004
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 16 +6 55.2 39.0 19,214 +2.5%
  Conservative 10 -4 34.5 37.6 18,540 -0.5%
  Liberal Democrat 3 -2 10.3 22.3 10,990 -3.1%
  Independent 0 0 0 1.1 521 +1.1%

Ward results[edit]

Abbey (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Diane Thomas 672
Labour Alan Mason 544
Labour Mohammad Nasir 512
Conservative Margaret Davies 508
Liberal Democrat Adam Isherwood 477
Conservative Paul Swansborough 399
Independent Eddie Smith 244
Turnout 3,356 45.9
Astwood Bank & Feckenham (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Antonia Pulsford 820
Conservative Michael Chalk 751
Labour Gail Stone 429
Labour Richard Timney 422
Liberal Democrat Graham Pollard 352
Liberal Democrat Renate Phillips 314
Turnout 3,088 41.9
Batchley (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jack Cookson 734
Labour Dorothy Dudley 734
Labour Betty Passingham 623
Conservative Gordon Craig 558
Conservative Patricia Wilson 542
Conservative Colin MacMillan 524
Liberal Democrat Grant Horne 216
Liberal Democrat Karen Weston 203
Liberal Democrat David Mews 202
Turnout 4,336 29.5
Central (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gregory Chance 682
Labour Debbie Taylor 668
Conservative Arjamand Farooqui 592
Conservative Dawn Shanahan 579
Liberal Democrat Emma Davis 281
Liberal Democrat Patricia Springhall 240
Turnout 3,042 38.6
Church Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bill Hartnett 974
Labour Rebecca Blake 966
Labour David Hunt 909
Liberal Democrat David Gee 564
Liberal Democrat Robert Grice 542
Liberal Democrat Christopher Hennessey 528
Conservative Jason Allbutt 434
Conservative Betty Armstrong 422
Conservative Barry Gandy 360
Turnout 5,699 33.2
Crabbs Cross (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jack Field 856
Conservative David Smith 827
Labour Helen Cartwright 413
Labour Terri Gallen 347
Liberal Democrat Brian Phillips 279
Liberal Democrat Barbara Nash 274
Turnout 2,996 37.3
Greenlands (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patricia Hill 786
Labour David Cartwright 777
Labour Philip Mould 772
Conservative John Bechaalani 473
Conservative Susan Anderson 471
Conservative Jean Smith 428
Liberal Democrat Anthony Pitt 303
Independent Myk Garrett 277
Liberal Democrat Audrey Hughes 237
Liberal Democrat David Hughes 220
Turnout 4,744 29.0
H'dless Cross & Oakenshaw (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Nightingale 1,174
Conservative Carole Gandy 1,170
Conservative Keith Boyd-Carpenter 1,141
Labour Raymond Beech 756
Labour Monica Fry 720
Labour Patricia Witherspoon 705
Liberal Democrat Heather Phillips 503
Liberal Democrat Peter Courts 441
Liberal Democrat John West 368
Turnout 6,978 36.7
Lodge Park (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mark Shurmer 690
Labour Andrew Fry 682
Conservative Gaynor Ward 346
Conservative Mohammad Farooqui 280
Liberal Democrat Ian Webster 211
Liberal Democrat Norman Wiley 169
Turnout 2,378 35.4
Matchborough (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Iris Beech 664
Conservative Juliet Brunner 600
Labour Robin King 565
Conservative Gay Hopkins 554
Liberal Democrat Fiona Hicks 229
Liberal Democrat Mark Hathaway 221
Turnout 2,833 33.6
West (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Braley 903
Conservative Gavin Smithers 848
Labour Clare Hopkins 453
Labour John Witherspoon 408
Liberal Democrat Caroline Ashall 317
Liberal Democrat Michael Ashall 308
Turnout 3,236 38.0
Winyates (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Malcolm Hall 809
Liberal Democrat Nigel Hicks 805
Labour Albert Wharrad 802
Labour Clive Cheetham 776
Liberal Democrat John Stanley 705
Conservative Brandon Clayton 704
Labour Stephen Wheeler 701
Conservative John Russell 666
Conservative Gordon Kenney 610
Turnout 6,578 36.1

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