West Sussex County Council election, 2005

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Elections to West Sussex County Council were held on 5 May 2005. The whole council was up for election and the Conservatives held overall control.

Election Result[edit]

West Sussex County Council Election Result 2005
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 46 +6 65.71 43.17 192,328
  Liberal Democrat 17 -2 24.29 32.72 145,767
  Labour 7 -4 10.00 17.76 79,139
  UKIP 0 0.00 2.98 13,283
  Green 0 0.00 2.28 10,145
  Independent 0 -1 0.00 0.84 3,761
  BNP 0 0.00 0.20 888
  Monster Raving Loony 0 0.00 0.04 192

Results by electoral divisions[edit]

Adur[edit]

Kingston Buci
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr P A Graysmark 1,674 36.9
Labour Co-op Mr A P Bray 1,315 29.0
Liberal Democrat Mrs J Goldsbrough-Jones 1,065 23.5
UKIP Mr M C Henn 256 5.6
Green Mr V Tilsley 227 5.0
Majority 359 7.9
Turnout 4,537 61.9
Lancing
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr C R Albury 2,201 37.4
Liberal Democrat Mr R T Burt 1,799 30.6
Labour Mr K G Bashford 1,470 25.0
UKIP Mr L W Parsons 413 7.0
Majority 731 6.8
Turnout 5,883 59.5


Saltings
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr R B Dunn 2,106 43.3
Liberal Democrat Ms D G Martin 1,377 28.3
Labour Co-op Mr D J Yates 1,155 23.7
UKIP Mr D M Pledge 227 4.7
Majority 729 15.0
Turnout 4,865 63.4
Shoreham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr C R Williams 2,359 47.1
Liberal Democrat Mr A C Stuart 1,055 21.1
Labour Co-op Mr N R Sweet 965 19.3
Green Ms M A Martin 430 8.6
UKIP Mr P R Drayton-Morris 202 4.0
Majority 1,304 26.0
Turnout 5,011 70.0
Sompting
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mrs V M Woolhead 1,635 40.0
Liberal Democrat Mr S H Martin 1,230 30.1
Labour Mr P Berry 1,226 30.0
Majority 405 9.9
Turnout 4,091 61.1
Southwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr K G Eade 1,966 40.1
Labour Co-op Ms A Lowe 1,423 29.0
Liberal Democrat Mr A J Mortimer 959 19.5
UKIP Ms J C Greig 317 6.5
Green Ms S E Board 243 5.0
Majority 543 11.1
Turnout 4,908 64.0

Arun[edit]

Angmering & Findon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr O V Wingrove 2,454 50.2
Liberal Democrat Mr T J Richards 1,847 37.8
UKIP Mr P Russo 588 12.0
Majority 607 12.4
Turnout 4,889 66.8
Arundel & Wick
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr D N Britton 1,723 37.5
Liberal Democrat Mr D E Leggatt 1,254 27.3
Labour Mr D F Dyball 1,206 26.3
UKIP Mr H F Whitaker 411 8.9
Majority 469 10.2
Turnout 4,594 64.9
Bersted
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mr S E McDougall 1,684 30.4
Labour Mr S Holland 1,661 30.0
Conservative Mr B W Widger 1,600 28.9
UKIP Mr J R W Spencer 598 10.8
Majority 23 0.4
Turnout 5,543 58.9
Bognor Regis East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mr F R J Oppler 1,331 32.0
Labour Mr M G Jones 1,228 29.5
Conservative Mr D M Machonachie 1,206 29.0
UKIP Mr A Otton 398 9.6
Majority 103 2.5
Turnout 4,163 55.2
Bognor Regis West & Aldwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr R B Brown 2,171 46.1
Liberal Democrat Mr B Dodd 1,860 39.5
UKIP Mr I A Fraser 679 14.4
Majority 311 6.6
Turnout 4,710 61.9
East Preston & Ferring
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr P C Evans 3,781 57.2
Liberal Democrat Mr J M Richards 1,464 22.2
Labour Mr H E Miller 1,015 15.4
UKIP Mr P V Skinner 348 5.3
Majority 2,317 35.0
Turnout 6,608 69.8
Felpham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr G G Blampied 2,371 45.2
Liberal Democrat Mr M J Harvey 1,663 31.7
Labour Mr J B Cosgrove 727 13.9
UKIP Mr A J Richardson 482 9.2
Majority 708 13.5
Turnout 5,243 68.5
Fontwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr D R Whittington 2,775 49.9
Liberal Democrat Mr I S Menzies 2,055 37.0
UKIP Mr J Dunning 728 13.1
Majority 720 12.9
Turnout 5,558 65.5
Littlehampton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Dr J M M Walsh 2,132 37.1
Conservative Mr G M Tyler 1,837 32.0
Labour Mr M J Thomson 1,246 21.7
UKIP Mr R H East 524 9.1
Majority 295 5.1
Turnout 5,739 62.3
Littlehampton Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mr G K O’Neill 1,399 37.1
Conservative Mr A W Gammon 1,016 26.9
Liberal Democrat Mr D M Jones 903 24.0
UKIP Ms M E Lees 452 12.0
Majority 383 10.2
Turnout 3,770 53.5
Middleton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mrs C A Freeman 2,528 49.0
Liberal Democrat Ms R A Kissell 1,181 22.9
Labour Mr S B McConnell 989 19.2
UKIP Mr A C Sutcliffe 459 8.9
Majority 1,347 26.1
Turnout 5,157 63.6
Nyetimber
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr M W G Coleman 3,263 47.7
Labour Ms P P Nash 1,468 21.5
Liberal Democrat Mr G C Burt 1,450 21.2
UKIP Mr S D Porter 649 9.5
Majority 1,795 26.2
Turnout 6,830 68.1
Rustington
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr P T Moor 2,817 46.1
Liberal Democrat Mr A S D Lauretani 1,971 32.3
Labour Mr A J Dines 904 14.8
UKIP Ms J A Penn 413 6.8
Majority 846 13.8
Turnout 6,105 68.0

Chichester[edit]

Bourne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr T M E Dunn 2,377 40.5
Liberal Democrat Mr R A Gowlett 1,922 32.8
Labour Mr J Baker 841 14.3
Independent Mrs C H Phillips 375 6.4
UKIP Mrs A R Denny 347 5.9
Majority 455 7.7
Turnout 5,862 65.6
Chichester East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mr A R H Smith 2,191 40.8
Conservative Mr S I King 1,765 32.9
Labour Mr B Earnshaw-Mansell 1,047 19.5
UKIP Mr A S Preater-Cole 368 6.9
Majority 426 7.9
Turnout 5,371 59.2
Chichester North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mr M N Hall 2,628 48.7
Conservative Mrs H A Flynn 1,884 34.9
Labour Mr D Morrison 593 11.0
UKIP Mr M A H Mason 290 5.4
Majority 744 13.8
Turnout 5,395 68.4
Chichester South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mr A D Chaplin 2,244 40.5
Conservative Mr A P Dignum 2,034 36.7
Labour Mr M J Few 891 16.1
UKIP Mr N D W Sitwell 374 6.7
Majority 210 3.8
Turnout 5,543 65.3
Chichester West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ms M L Goldsmith 2,446 39.4
Liberal Democrat Mr J R Campling 2,051 33.0
Labour Mr R J Hastings 875 14.1
UKIP Mr J McCulloch 367 5.9
Independent Mr A J Phillips 268 4.3
Independent Mr R I Apel 202 3.3
Majority 395 6.4
Turnout 6,209 68.9
Fernhurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lt Con T Pemberton 3,022 52.3
Liberal Democrat Mr K V Rowsell 1,848 32.0
Labour Mr B R D Hollowood 616 10.7
UKIP Mr D E Denny 295 5.1
Majority 1,174 20.3
Turnout 5,781 70.5
Midhurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ms N J Hendon 2,222 38.5
Independent Mr A M Shaxson 1,653 28.7
Liberal Democrat Ms J R Fowler 1,612 28.0
UKIP Mr P J Cole 280 4.9
Majority 569 9.8
Turnout 5,767 68.1
Petworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr P W J Moffatt 3,524 54.2
Liberal Democrat Mr R Cooper 1,968 30.3
Labour Ms J Miller 651 10.0
UKIP Ms V A Moran 354 5.4
Majority 1,556 23.9
Turnout 6,497 69.7
Selsey
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr P E Jones 2,155 40.2
Liberal Democrat Mr J E Shade 1,386 25.9
Labour Ms M M Lawson 1,214 22.6
UKIP Mr B A Smith 605 11.3
Majority 769 14.3
Turnout 5,360 64.6
The Witterings
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr J M Daws-Chew 2,339 45.3
Liberal Democrat Mr A G Wells 993 19.2
Independent Mr R J Norris 755 14.6
Labour Mr P J O’Sullivan 632 12.2
UKIP Mr R L Wilson 450 8.7
Majority 1,346 26.1
Turnout 5,169 66.3

Crawley[edit]

Bewbush, Gossops Green & Southgate (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mr C J Mullins 3,674 23.8
Labour Mrs J C Sully 2,856 18.5
Conservative Mr B K Blake 2,763 17.9
Conservative Mr H S Bloom 2,707 17.6
Liberal Democrat Mr J C Bonner 1,526 9.9
Liberal Democrat Mr D C Wise 1,142 7.4
Green Rev M D Liles 747 4.8
Turnout 15,415 54.8
Broadfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mr J McGough 1,861 45.5
Conservative Mr M T Head 1,291 31.6
Liberal Democrat Mr M R Scott 723 17.7
UKIP Mr D A Hardman 212 5.2
Majority 570 13.9
Turnout 4,087 49.2
Ifield, Langley Green & West Green (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mr J Mortimer 3,906 25.5
Labour Mr J G T Smith 3,173 20.7
Conservative Mr J I Denman 2,295 15.0
Conservative Mr C J Skinner 2,075 13.6
Liberal Democrat Mr B J Hamilton 1,411 9.2
Liberal Democrat Mr K J R Osborne 1,175 7.7
BNP Mr G W Baldwin 673 4.4
Green Mr A S D Graham 586 3.8
Turnout 15,294 55.7
Northgate & Three Bridges
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ms G D Joyce 1,719 36.8
Conservative Ms B J Burgess 1,546 33.1
Liberal Democrat Mr D J Barry 1,049 22.5
BNP Mr R N Grice 215 4.6
Green Mrs M F Liles 143 3.1
Majority 173 3.7
Turnout 4,672 60.1
Pound Hill, Worth & Maidenbower (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr H E M Smith 5,532 29.1
Conservative Mr D G Dewdney 4,804 25.3
Labour Ms J Skudder 2,307 12.1
Labour Mr E M Sully 2,218 11.7
Liberal Democrat Mr E Reay 1,853 9.7
Liberal Democrat Mr P S Bannister 1,528 8.0
Green Mr B T A Liles 782 4.1
Turnout 19,024 63.4
Tilgate & Furnace Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr D G Crow 2,302 40.6
Labour Mr W A Ward 2,127 37.5
Liberal Democrat Mr R J McMurray 963 17.0
Green Ms V Dore 283 5.0
Majority 175 3.1
Turnout 5,675 63.5

Horsham[edit]

Billingshurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr O J Davies 2,950 50.6
Liberal Democrat Mr G F H Lawes 2,078 35.7
Labour Ms S Morton 797 13.7
Majority 872 14.9
Turnout 5,825 66.5
Bramber Castle
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mr D R Deedman 3,056 48.8
Conservative Mr A N Whall 2,473 39.5
Labour Mr P Hilditch 737 11.8
Majority 583 9.3
Turnout 6,266 70.4
Henfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr L H Barnard 3,381 61.8
Liberal Democrat Mr F W S Taylor 2,086 38.2
Majority 1,295 23.6
Turnout 5,467 67.7
Holbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr P C Catchpole 2,546 44.4
Liberal Democrat Mr L J C Crosbie 2,374 41.4
Labour Mr R E Chapman 815 14.2
Majority 172 3.0
Turnout 5,734 68.7
Horsham Carfax
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Dr N P S Dennis 3,018 51.6
Conservative Ms E A Ostacchini 2,013 34.4
Labour Ms K J Goddard 815 13.9
Majority 1,005 17.2
Turnout 5,846 67.9
Horsham Riverside
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mrs M E Millson 3,015 52.0
Conservative Mr N R M Lowson 1,915 33.0
Labour Mr J D Thomas 873 15.0
Majority 1,100 19.0
Turnout 5,803 67.3
Pulborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mrs P A C Arculus 3,826 63.7
Liberal Democrat Mr D B C Wright 2,177 36.3
Majority 1,649 27.4
Turnout 6,003 68.2
Roffey
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mr W J Hellawell 2,751 45.5
Conservative Mr J W Charles 2,347 38.8
Labour Mr R M Wilson 946 15.7
Majority 404 6.7
Turnout 6,044 64.3
Southwater & Nuthurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr B R A D Watson 3,057 48.4
Liberal Democrat Mr P J Stainton 2,608 41.3
Labour Mr T C Parker 646 10.2
Majority 449 7.1
Turnout 6,311 69.0
Storrington
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr F T Wilkinson 3,767 58.8
Liberal Democrat Mr A G Hughes 1,619 25.3
Labour Ms P J Banks 1,020 15.9
Majority 2,148 33.5
Turnout 6,406 70.1
Warnham & Rusper
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr M P S Hodgson 3,217 56.5
Liberal Democrat Mr T H Pearce 1,645 28.9
Labour Ms J A Battersby 832 14.6
Majority 1,572 27.6
Turnout 5,694 67.3

Mid Sussex[edit]

Burgess Hill (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mrs S Knight 4,940 22.4
Conservative Mr A J Barrett-Miles 4,677 21.2
Liberal Democrat Mrs J M Henwood 4,627 20.9
Conservative Mrs J A Landriani 4,445 20.1
Labour Mr I Renshaw 1,495 6.8
Labour Mr A L West 977 4.4
Green Mrs M J McGregor 930 4.2
Turnout 22,091 67.9
Cuckfield & Lucastes
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mrs A M Morris 2,633 53.0
Liberal Democrat Mrs I Balls 1,556 31.3
Labour Mr D W Davies 423 8.5
Green Mr P B Wemyss-Gorman 354 7.1
Majority 1,077 21.7
Turnout 4,966 72.8
East Grinstead (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mrs M E Collins 4,802 23.8
Conservative Mrs M M Ball 4,680 23.2
Conservative Mr A G Bass 4,449 22.0
Liberal Democrat Mr A N Brock 4,138 20.5
Labour Mr S D Fallowell 1,257 6.2
Labour Mr D A Irvine 875 4.3
Turnout 20,201 66.6
Hassocks & Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Dr C E Wilsdon 2,818 42.9
Conservative Mr S K J Bell 2,632 40.1
Labour Mrs A P Piercy 697 10.6
Green Mr D M Hammond 423 6.4
Majority 186 2.8
Turnout 6,570 69.9
Haywards Heath East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr A J De-Mierre 1,779 36.3
Liberal Democrat Ms J Brown 1,615 33.0
Labour Mr P J Henry 1,504 30.7
Majority 164 3.3
Turnout 4,898 67.6
Haywards Heath Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mr B Hall 2,096 39.4
Conservative Mrs M N Baker 2,052 38.6
Labour Mr R Goddard 846 15.9
Green Mr P P Smith 324 6.1
Majority 44 0.8
Turnout 5,318 70.0
Hurstpierpoint & Bolney
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr P A D Griffiths 2,816 53.8
Liberal Democrat Mr N C S Cook 1,479 28.3
Labour Mr M P Uhlhorn 745 14.2
Monster Raving Loony Mr P B Berry 192 3.7
Majority 1,337 25.5
Turnout 5,232 70.7
Imberdown
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr P A C Coote 2,533 48.5
Liberal Democrat Mr E A Matthews 1,312 25.1
Green Ms C W Edminson 805 15.4
Labour Mr M Briggs 578 11.1
Majority 1,221 23.4
Turnout 5,228 71.9
Lindfield & High Weald
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mrs M D Johnson 3,586 52.0
Liberal Democrat Ms A Lucraft 2,045 29.7
Green Mr P E M Brown 646 9.4
Labour Mr J M Crawford 613 8.9
Majority 1,514 22.3
Turnout 6,890 73.5
Worth Forest
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr W E Acraman 3,208 53.4
Liberal Democrat Mr G E Knight 1,327 22.1
Labour Mr R M Burgess 1,025 17.0
Green Mr M B Weller 452 7.5
Majority 1,881 31.3
Turnout 6,012 68.5

Worthing[edit]

Gaisford (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mr P E Green 5,012 24.0
Liberal Democrat Mr D R M Lissenburg 4,238 20.3
Conservative Mrs M F Lermitte 3,452 16.5
Conservative Mr J L Rogers 3,413 16.4
Labour Mr J S Gardiner 1,736 8.3
Labour Mr J M Turley 1,465 7.0
Green Ms M Hillcoat 1,117 5.4
Independent Mr I D Sandell 426 2.0
Turnout 20,859 58.4
Goring & Northbrook (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr K C R Mercer 4,024 21.5
Conservative Mr S G Waight 3,766 20.2
Liberal Democrat Mr N C Rodgers 3,279 17.6
Liberal Democrat Mr R T Rogers 3,078 16.5
Labour Mr A Bignell 1,384 7.4
Labour Mr N T Duffy 1,302 7.0
Green Mr A M Stace 698 3.7
UKIP Mr R G Bater 628 3.4
UKIP Mr C M Woodward 515 2.8
Turnout 18,674 61.0
Salvington (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr C A O’Neill 5,265 28.1
Conservative Mr C H Stevens 5,061 27.0
Liberal Democrat Mr M D Donin 3,404 18.2
Liberal Democrat Mr K D R Sunderland 3,191 17.0
Labour Ms H Rennie 1,797 9.6
Turnout 18,718 62.7
Worthing East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mrs I C Richards 1,866 41.9
Conservative Mr M Saheid 1,764 39.6
Labour Ms A Saunders 828 18.6
Majority 102 2.3
Turnout 4,458 57.5
Worthing Pier
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr C B Roberts 1,678 40.4
Liberal Democrat Ms C B Brown 1,434 34.5
Labour Mr P H Barnes 694 16.7
Green Mr D H Colkett 351 8.4
Majority 244 5.9
Turnout 4,157 52.5
Worthing West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr J Livermore 2,357 45.22
Liberal Democrat Mr A S Rice 1,295 24.8
Labour Mr B F Slater 820 15.7
Green Mrs L Colkett 392 7.5
UKIP Mr P A Ruddock 266 5.1
Independent Mr J D Robers 82 1.6
Majority 1,062 20.4
Turnout 5,212 60.5

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