Tamworth Borough Council election, 2003

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Elections to Tamworth Borough Council were held on 1 May 2003. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council. Overall turnout was 23.2%

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Tamworth Local Election Result 2003
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 5 3 0 +3 50.0 42.8 5,604 -0.6%
  Labour 4 0 4 -4 40.0 42.0 5,497 -9.4%
  Independent 1 1 0 +1 10.0 5.9 776 +4.3%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 9.3 1,214 +5.7%

Ward results[edit]

Amington
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Wells 642 44.7
Labour Julie Holland 581 40.5
Liberal Democrat Zoe Blake 213 14.8
Majority 61 4.2
Turnout 1,436 23.8 +0.8
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Belgrave
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kenneth Lewis 468 44.9
Conservative Mary Oates 374 35.9
Independent Robert Taylor 200 19.2
Majority 94 9.0
Turnout 1,042 18.9 -2.1
Labour hold Swing
Bolehall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Seekings 714 56.0
Conservative Geoffrey Parsons 562 44.0
Majority 152 12.0
Turnout 1,276 23.7 -3.3
Labour hold Swing
Castle
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ian Trenfield 639 45.5
Conservative Francis Worrall 538 38.3
Liberal Democrat Jennifer Pinkett 226 16.1
Majority 101 7.2
Turnout 1,403 25.5 -2.5
Labour hold Swing
Glascote
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Christopher Cooke 576 50.9
Labour Stephen Savage 370 32.7
Conservative James McKay 186 16.4
Majority 206 18.2
Turnout 1,132 19.7 -0.3
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Mercian
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gerald Latham 636 41.2
Conservative James Ward 611 39.6
Liberal Democrat Geoffrey Blake 297 19.2
Majority 25 1.6
Turnout 1,544 28.9 -1.1
Labour hold Swing
Spital
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Maureen Gant 900 52.7
Labour Derek Thompson 558 32.7
Liberal Democrat Jennifer Blake 251 14.7
Majority 342 20.0
Turnout 1,709 32.5 -5.5
Conservative hold Swing
Stonydelph
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Kevin Taylor 432 52.1
Labour Brian Granger 397 47.9
Majority 35 4.2
Turnout 829 14.5 -2.5
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Trinity
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jeremy Oates 749 49.0
Labour Patricia Dix 553 36.2
Liberal Democrat Roger Jones 227 14.8
Majority 196 12.8
Turnout 1,529 26.6 -3.4
Conservative hold Swing
Wilnecote
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brian Beale 610 51.2
Labour Alan Smith 581 48.8
Majority 29 2.4
Turnout 1,191 20.2 -4.8
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

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