Wolverhampton Metropolitan Borough Council election, 2000

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In 2000 local authority elections in the United Kingdom were held on 4 May.

The Labour Party retained control of Wolverhampton Metropolitan Borough Council, although Labour polled a lower percentage of votes (40.21%) than the Conservative Party (44.61%) in this election.

The composition of the council prior to the election was:

  • Labour 40
  • Conservative 17
  • Liberal Democrat 3

The composition of the council following the election was:

  • Labour 33
  • Conservative 24
  • Liberal Democrat 3

Election results[edit]

Bilston East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Louise Miles 845 51.62
Conservative Brenda Wilson 557 34.03
Liberal Democrat Michael Birch 231 14.11
Majority 288 17.59
Turnout 1,637 20.29
Bilston North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gillian Fellows 1133 46.92
Labour Mark Stringer 1089 45.09
Liberal Democrat Frances Heap 189 7.83
Majority 44 1.82
Turnout 2,415 22.77
Blakenhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Robert Jones 2072 70.86
Conservative John Corns 668 22.85
Liberal Democrat June Hemsley 172 5.88
Majority 1404 48.02
Turnout 2,924 33.11
Bushbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Susan Bem 1161 43.21
Independent Philip Turley 794 29.55
Labour Sher Dulai 583 21.70
Liberal Democrat Joan Stocking 148 5.51
Majority 367 13.66
Turnout 2,687 30.73
East Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patricia Byrne 1162 60.52
Conservative Alwyn Murray 561 29.22
Liberal Democrat Ann Whitehouse 192 10.00
Majority 601 31.30
Turnout 1,920 24.30
Ettingshall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew Johnson 1033 59.64
Conservative Robert Green 464 26.79
Liberal Democrat Eileen Birch 228 13.16
Majority 569 32.86
Turnout 1,732 20.77
Fallings Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sandra Terry 1115 46.34
Labour Michael Ewing 1064 44.22
Liberal Democrat Susan Butler 139 5.77
Liberal David Hallmark 86 3.57
Majority 51 2.12
Turnout 2,406 29.43
Graiseley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Elias Mattu 1816 50.81
Conservative David Jack 1460 40.86
Liberal Democrat Mary Millar 288 8.06
Majority 356 9.97
Turnout 3,574 39.23
Heath Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Leslie Turner 767 43.02
Liberal Colin Hallmark 529 29.67
Conservative Rina Nayer 382 21.42
Liberal Democrat Ian Jenkins 102 5.72
Majority 238 13.35
Turnout 1,783 22.52
Low Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Paul Sweet 1064 68.07
Conservative Leon Tanski 493 31.54
Majority 571 36.53
Turnout 1,563 18.01
Merry Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christine Mills 2033 64.66
Labour Kevin Stelfox 762 24.24
Liberal Democrat William Beard 346 11.00
Majority 1271 40.43
Turnout 3,144 32.63
Oxley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ian Lucas 1211 45.98
Labour Paul Allen 1127 42.79
Liberal Democrat John Steatham 285 5.51
Majority 84 3.19
Turnout 2,634 27.65
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lucinda Turner 1885 50.60
Labour Philip Page 1338 35.92
Liberal Democrat Brian Lewis 274 7.36
Green David Hawkins 220 5.91
Majority 547 14.69
Turnout 3,725 36.04
Penn
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alan Hart 2345 60.47
Labour Barry Thomas 1168 30.12
Liberal Democrat Jessica Pringle 261 6.73
Green Rachel Shanks 101 2.60
Majority 1177 30.35
Turnout 3,878 38.67
St. Peter's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Surjan Duhra 1506 57.88
Liberal Democrat Paul Hodson 596 22.91
Conservative Christopher Kelly 492 18.91
Majority 910 34.97
Turnout 2,602 26.53
Spring Vale
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Richard Whitehouse 2038 63.14
Labour Graham Childs 841 26.05
Conservative Christopher Haynes 348 10.78
Majority 1197 37.08
Turnout 3,228 32.27
Tettenhall Regis
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Barry Findlay 2029 69.53
Labour David Allcock 534 18.30
Liberal Democrat Roger Gray 351 12.03
Majority 1495 51.23
Turnout 2,918 31.64
Tettenhall Wightwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andrew Wynne 2544 75.47
Labour Caroline Siarkiewicz 563 16.70
Liberal Democrat Philip Bennett 263 7.80
Majority 1981 58.77
Turnout 3,371 37.02
Wednesfield North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Matthew Holdcroft 1272 49.92
Labour Michael Stafford Good 1031 40.46
Liberal Democrat Carole Jenkins 242 9.50
Majority 241 9.46
Turnout 2,548 28.39
Wednesfield South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Simon Jevon 1587 60.41
Labour Susan Hall 1032 39.28
Majority 555 21.13
Turnout 2,267 30.00

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