Scarborough Borough Council election, 2003

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Elections to Scarborough Borough Council were held on 1 May 2003. The whole council was up for election with boundary changes since the last election in 1999 increasing the number of seats by one. The Conservative party gained control of the council from no overall control.

Election result[edit]

Scarborough Local Election Result 2003
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 27 +7 54.0 41.1 15,675
  Independent 13 0 26.0 26.9 10,243
  Labour 8 −3 16.0 17.4 6,624
  Liberal Democrat 2 −3 4.0 12.7 4,851
  Green 0 0 0 1.5 586
  Socialist Alliance 0 0 0 0.4 156

8 Conservative candidates were uncontested.

Ward results[edit]

Castle (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Janet Jefferson 627
Conservative Thomas Fox 315
Labour Michelle Andrew 277
Conservative Timothy Bates 113
Green Ann Willerton 100
Liberal Democrat Andrew Doig 95
Socialist Alliance Susan Ram 34
Turnout 1,561 28
Cayton (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Blackburn 882
Conservative Mary Preston 765
Labour Eileen Vickers 508
Turnout 2,155 38
Central (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Billing 366
Labour Eric Broadbent 307
Liberal Democrat Gillian Hopkinson 248
Conservative Malcom Fletcher 179
Turnout 1,100 21
Danby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative William Tindall uncontested
Derwent Valley (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Bull uncontested
Conservative David Jeffels uncontested
Eastfield (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Brian O'Flynn 538
Labour Brian Simpson 363
Labour Stanley Pearson 324
Liberal Democrat John Bland 303
Independent Frederick Edwards 159
Turnout 1,687 21
Esk Valley (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Thomas Miller uncontested
Conservative James Preston uncontested
Falsgrave Park (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Timothy Drake 375
Labour Alan Oxley 292
Labour Ian Stubbs 284
Conservative David Barker 214
Conservative Doreen Madden 195
Green John Marsden 130
Socialist Alliance David Gordon 90
Socialist Alliance Dave Welsh 32
Turnout 1,612 28
Filey (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Colin Haddington 1,020
Conservative Freda Coultas 793
Conservative Rodney Cartwright 712
Conservative James Barron 685
Independent John Spencer 453
Labour Patricia Marsburg 428
Turnout 4,091 34
Fylingdales
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jane Mortimer uncontested
Hertford (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Godfrey Allanson 700
Conservative Christopher Collier-Woods 586
Liberal Democrat Julie Dower 571
Turnout 1,857 30
Lindhead
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Graham Backhouse 584 61.6
Liberal Democrat Michael Pitts 310 32.7
Independent Gary Hill 54 5.7
Majority 274 28.9
Turnout 948 55
Mayfield (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jane Kenyon 603
Conservative Peter Booth 469
Labour Dalton Peake 458
Labour David Pybus 360
Liberal Democrat Heather Coughlan 341
Independent Ian Bryan 88
Turnout 2,319 33.9
Mulgrave (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Beryl Christon uncontested
Conservative Marie Harland uncontested
Newby (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Brian Watson 945
Independent Cecil Ridley 767
Independent Hazel Lynskey 668
Liberal Democrat James Martin 615
Conservative John Grace 455
Conservative Jennifer Kelly 406
Turnout 3,856 33
North Bay (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Eric Smith 339
Conservative Michael Kelly 332
Labour Dorothy Hurrell 261
Independent John Pindar 232
Liberal Democrat Christopher Walker 230
Turnout 1,394 24
Northstead (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Peter Popple 543
Independent Norman Murphy 490
Labour Lynne Broadbent 287
Labour Janet Hill 243
Conservative Bonnie Purchon 188
Conservative Andrew Leak 153
Turnout 1,904 33
Ramshill (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Warburton 408
Conservative Kathleen Johnson 378
Conservative Heather Phillips 320
Turnout 1,106 24
Scalby, Hackness and Staintondale (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Derek Bastiman 693
Independent Sheila Kettlewell 683
Independent Charles White 672
Conservative John Flinton 457
Liberal Democrat Margaret Pitts 244
Turnout 2,749 45
Seamer (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Helen Mallory 596
Conservative Lucy Haycock 590
Liberal Democrat Richard Creasey 514
Turnout 1,700 31
Stepney (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christina Davenport 366
Labour John Ritchie 344
Labour Andrew Sharp 342
Conservative Edward Sulman 336
Independent Frank Wright 283
Green Dilys Cluer 181
Green Jonathan Dixon 175
Turnout 2,027 31
Streonshalh (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Robert Broadley 604
Independent Sandra Turner 485
Conservative Edward Noble 148
Turnout 1,237 22.1
Weaponness (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Eileen Bosomworth 503
Independent Penny Marsden 467
Conservative William Woodroffe 432
Liberal Democrat Duncan Grant 238
Labour Colin Shrive 186
Turnout 1,826 34
Whitby West Cliff (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Joseph Plant 575
Independent Dorothy Clegg 522
Conservative Barry Truman 393
Turnout 1,490 27.3
Woodlands (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent William Chatt 472
Labour Ernest Bairstow 317
Labour Mary Budda 269
Independent Christopher Phillips 238
Conservative Mark Gay 220
Turnout 1,516 27

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