Thurrock Council election, 2000

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The 2000 Thurrock Council election took place on 4 May 2000 to elect members of Thurrock Council in Essex, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Thurrock Local Election Result 2000[2][3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 0 4 -4 64.7 45.3 7,433 -18.4%
  Conservative 6 4 0 +4 35.3 42.6 6,988 +9.5%
  Independent Conservative 0 0 0 0 0 6.2 1,021 +6.2%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 4.9 810 +2.2%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 122 +0.7%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 38 +0.2%

Ward results[edit]

Aveley[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Leon Rudman 444 39.1 +14.0
Labour Arthur Clarke 382 33.7 -19.7
Liberal Democrat John Livermore 271 23.9 +2.4
Green Dean Hall 38 3.3 +3.3
Majority 62 5.4
Turnout 1,135
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Belhus[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Maynard 490 58.8 -10.4
Conservative David Potter 343 41.2 +10.4
Majority 147 17.6 -20.8
Turnout 833
Labour hold Swing
Chadwell St Mary[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gordon Barton 751 65.8 -10.3
Conservative Nikki Lewis 390 34.2 +10.3
Majority 361 31.6 -20.6
Turnout 1,141
Labour hold Swing
Chafford Hundred[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ian Harrison 262 33.2 -32.1
Labour Martin Healy 250 31.6 -3.1
Liberal Democrat Earnshaw Palmer 156 19.7 +19.7
Independent Michael Smith 122 15.4 +15.4
Majority 12 1.6 -29.0
Turnout 790
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Corringham and Fobbing[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Anne Cheale 551 41.5
Labour Gerard Rice 404 30.4
Independent Conservative Francis Mallon 373 28.1
Majority 147 11.1
Turnout 1,328
Conservative hold Swing
East Tilbury[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew Hart 439 64.7 -17.9
Conservative Laura Orritt 239 35.3 +17.9
Majority 200 29.4 -35.8
Turnout 678
Labour hold Swing
Grays Riverside[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Pearl Betts 428 57.0 -8.1
Conservative Darren Galvin 323 43.0 +22.8
Majority 105 14.0 -30.9
Turnout 751
Labour hold Swing
Grays Thurrock[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Timothy McMahon 511 54.2 -9.8
Conservative Kazimierz Rytter 431 45.8 +19.1
Majority 80 8.4 -28.9
Turnout 942
Labour hold Swing
Little Thurrock Blackshots[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Geoffrey Slocock 635 62.1
Labour Catherine Kent 288 28.2
Liberal Democrat Richard Stokkereit 99 9.7
Majority 347 33.9
Turnout 1,022
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Little Thurrock Rectory[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Neil Tuffery 512 56.2
Labour David Gooding 399 43.8
Majority 113 12.4
Turnout 911
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Ockendon[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Charles Curtis 573 57.6 -10.5
Conservative Dawn Voggenreiter 421 42.4 +10.5
Majority 152 15.2 -21.0
Turnout 994
Labour hold Swing
Orsett[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Diane Revell 736 55.5
Labour Eunice Southam 282 21.3
Independent Conservative Michele Valente 191 14.4
Liberal Democrat Peter Saunders 117 8.8
Majority 454 34.2
Turnout 1,326
Conservative hold Swing
Stanford-le-Hope East[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Cooper 405 49.0
Conservative Anita Bailey 228 27.6
Independent Conservative Christopher Sheppard 194 23.5
Majority 177 21.4
Turnout 827
Labour hold Swing
Stifford[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Watts 648 47.4 -9.6
Conservative Pauline Campbell 613 44.8 +1.8
Liberal Democrat Rabih Makki 107 7.8 +7.8
Majority 35 2.6 -11.4
Turnout 1,368
Labour hold Swing
The Homesteads[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Denise Cooper 505 40.0 -12.7
Conservative Alan Bailey 493 39.1 -8.2
Independent Conservative James Mallon 263 20.9 +20.9
Majority 12 0.9 -4.5
Turnout 1,261
Labour hold Swing
Tilbury St Chads[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Valerie Liddiard 259 59.1
Conservative Yvonne Partridge 119 27.2
Liberal Democrat David Coward 60 13.7
Majority 140 31.9
Turnout 438
Labour hold Swing
West Thurrock[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Robert Williams 419 62.8 -4.8
Conservative Henry Coe-Welch 248 37.2 +4.8
Majority 171 25.6 -9.6
Turnout 667
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thurrock". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-11-22. 
  2. ^ a b "Election results: local councils". The Times. 2000-05-06. p. 10. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Pre-2004 Wards And Elections". Thurrock Council. Retrieved 2009-11-23.