Salford City Council election, 2003

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Elections to Salford Council were held on 1 May 2003. One third of the council was up for election. The Labour Party kept overall control of the council.[1] Overall turnout was 40.7%.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Salford Local Election Result 2003
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 18 0 0 0 90.0 52.8 33,716 -0.1%
  Conservative 1 1 0 +1 5.0 23.4 14,950 +5.6%
  Liberal Democrat 1 0 1 -1 5.0 21.0 13,404 -4.5%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 2.4 1,556 +0.9%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 290 +0.1%

Ward results[edit]

Barton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Neville Clark 1,697 59.3 -6.8
Liberal Democrat Ian Mathieson 588 20.6 +2.0
Conservative Leslie Taylor 575 20.1 +4.7
Majority 1,109 38.7 -8.8
Turnout 2,883 38.6 +16.5
Labour hold Swing
Blackfriars
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Benjamin Wallsworth 1,258 66.2 -7.4
Liberal Democrat Robert Brettle 374 19.7 +1.4
Conservative Nicholas Garside 268 14.1 +14.1
Majority 884 46.5 -8.8
Turnout 1,920 33.8 +13.9
Labour hold Swing
Broughton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bernard Murphy 1,425 70.8 +0.1
Liberal Democrat Susan Carson 589 29.2 +16.2
Majority 836 41.6 -12.8
Turnout 2,033 37.1 +13.1
Labour hold Swing
Cadishead
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Hunt 1,723 59.8 +9.6
Conservative Elizabeth Hill 799 27.7 -4.6
Liberal Democrat Patricia Gower 361 12.5 +3.8
Majority 924 32.1 +14.2
Turnout 2,895 45.0 +16.3
Labour hold Swing
Claremont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Norman Owen 1,904 46.9 -9.5
Labour Peter Wheeler 1,646 40.5 -3.1
Conservative Jeremiah Horgan 513 12.6 +12.6
Majority 258 6.4 -6.4
Turnout 4,092 43.2 +15.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Eccles
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Margaret Morris 1,859 49.0 -7.1
Conservative Michael Edwards 995 26.2 +1.3
Liberal Democrat Edward Minty 938 24.7 +5.7
Majority 864 22.8 -8.4
Turnout 3,818 42.9 +15.2
Labour hold Swing
Irlam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Jones 1,576 50.8 +1.3
Conservative William Dixon 739 23.8 -8.2
Independent Nicholas Wood 428 13.8 +4.0
Liberal Democrat Christine Lomax 357 11.5 +2.7
Majority 837 27.0 +9.5
Turnout 3,114 42.8 +17.4
Labour hold Swing
Kersal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Wilson 1,552 49.7 -23.5
Liberal Democrat Eric Sievers 978 31.3 +4.5
Conservative Sydney Cooper 595 19.0 +19.0
Majority 574 18.4 -18.0
Turnout 3,156 37.1 +11.8
Labour hold Swing
Langworthy
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew Leaston 1,078 63.1 +14.7
Liberal Democrat Stephen Cooke 631 36.9 +14.1
Majority 447 26.2 +3.5
Turnout 1,723 34.0 +12.9
Labour hold Swing
Little Hulton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Eric Burgoyne 1,777 67.1 +0.9
Liberal Democrat David Cowpe 467 17.6 +0.4
Conservative John Mosley 406 15.3 -1.3
Majority 1,310 49.5 +0.5
Turnout 2,675 38.7 +19.6
Labour hold Swing
Ordsall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Charles McIntyre 1,036 59.4 -0.6
Liberal Democrat Ann Gibbons 539 30.9 +1.2
Conservative Gary Green 168 9.6 +9.6
Majority 497 28.5 -1.8
Turnout 1,759 36.2 +18.8
Labour hold Swing
Pendlebury
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bernard Lea 2,691 69.0 +5.7
Conservative Marjorie Weston 1,211 31.0 +12.2
Majority 1,480 38.0 -6.5
Turnout 3,943 38.9 +14.5
Labour hold Swing
Pendleton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Warmisham 1,373 63.6 -5.0
Liberal Democrat Lynn Drake 498 23.1 -2.0
Conservative Anthony Healey 287 13.3 +13.3
Majority 875 51.2 +6.7
Turnout 2,183 33.8 +13.5
Labour hold Swing
Swinton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Dawson 2,401 66.9 +8.4
Conservative Neil Levay 1,190 33.1 +13.1
Majority 1,211 33.8 -3.2
Turnout 3,629 40.7 +15.8
Labour hold Swing
Swinton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Douglas Daniels 2,253 55.2 +9.9
Conservative Peter Allcock 1,832 44.8 +10.8
Majority 421 10.4 -0.9
Turnout 4,128 42.7 +15.2
Labour hold Swing
Walkden North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Vincent Devine 2,164 67.2 -3.4
Conservative Walter Edwards 590 18.3 +3.6
Liberal Democrat Deborah Rushton 468 14.5 -0.2
Majority 1,574 48.9 -7.0
Turnout 3,254 40.7 +18.8
Labour hold Swing
Walkden South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Norbert Potter 1,790 35.2 -10.0
Conservative Declan Harrington 1,301 25.6 -6.8
Liberal Democrat Pauline Ogden 1,076 21.2 -1.0
Independent David Bowers 912 18.0 +18.0
Majority 489 9.6 -3.2
Turnout 5,110 42.7 +18.1
Labour hold Swing
Weaste & Seedley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alan Clague 1,381 45.5 -0.9
Liberal Democrat Rick Powell 1,020 33.6 -10.3
Conservative Robin Garrido 421 13.9 +13.9
Independent Alan Booth 216 7.1 +7.1
Majority 361 11.9 +9.4
Turnout 3,060 42.3 +13.5
Labour hold Swing
Winton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Lancaster 1,867 53.9 -4.6
Liberal Democrat Sara Bradbury 855 24.7 +2.2
Conservative Judith Tope 742 21.4 +2.5
Majority 1,012 29.2 -6.8
Turnout 3,494 39.7 +17.1
Labour hold Swing
Worsley & Boothstown
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Beryl Howard 2,318 41.9 +5.5
Liberal Democrat Gary Riding 1,761 31.8 -12.4
Labour Warren Coates 1,169 21.1 +5.2
Green Ian Davies 290 5.2 +1.7
Majority 557 10.1 +2.3
Turnout 5,560 50.0 +14.1
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Salford". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-08-16.