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2003 Corby Borough Council election

The 2003 Corby Borough Council election took place on 1 May 2003 to elect members of Corby Borough Council in Northamptonshire, England. The Labour retained overall control of the council, which it had held continuously since 1979.

Corby Borough Council election, 2003

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All 29 seats in the Corby Borough Council
15 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrat
Seats won 18 9 2
Seat change Decrease9 Increase8 Increase1
Popular vote 6,483 6,192 3,098
Percentage 38.6 37.1 18.6

Corby UK local election 2003 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 2003 Corby Borough Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

Contents

Results SummaryEdit

The overall results, using average ward votes for the total number of votes cast, were as follows:

Corby Borough Council Elections 2003: Summary Results
Party Candidates Votes % Votes Seats % Seats Change
Labour 29 6,483 38.6 18 62.1 -9
Conservative 18 6,192 37.1 9 31.0 +8
Liberal Democrat 10 3,098 18.6 2 +1
Independent 3 967 5.8 0 6.9 0
Total 60 16,740 29
Electorate
Turnout

(Vote counts shown are ward averages)

Ward-by-Ward ResultsEdit

Central Ward (3 seats)Edit

Corby Borough Council Elections 2003: All Saints Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Noble 661 21.9
Conservative Michael Rodden 639 21.9
Labour John O'Neill 595 20.4
Labour Robert Hearne 579 19.8
Liberal Democrat Colin Barratt 444 15.2
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Conservative 639 37.7 1 +1
Labour 612 36.1 2 -1
Liberal Democrat 444 26.2 0 0
Total Votes Cast 1,695
Electorate
Turnout

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Danesholme Ward (3 seats)Edit

Corby Borough Council Elections 2003: Danesholme Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Raymond Jackson 720 14.4
Conservative Raymond Boyd 690 13.8
Liberal Democrat Chris Stanbra 687 13.8
Labour Alexis Hill 638 12.8
Liberal Democrat Christopher Shelley 623 12.5
Labour Keith Hudson 619 12.4
Labour Joseph Spooner 534 10.7
Liberal Democrat Richard Jones 478 9.6
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Conservative 705 37.1 2 +2
Labour 597 31.5 0 -3
Liberal Democrat 596 31.4 1 +1
Total Votes Cast 1,898
Electorate
Turnout

(Vote count shown is ward average)

East Ward (2 seats)Edit

Corby Borough Council Elections 2003: East Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mark Pengelly 669 40.2
Labour Betty Wade 464 27.9
Conservative Brian Cummings 302 18.2
Conservative Bernard Howard 228 13.7
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Labour 567 68.1 2 0
Conservative 265 31.9 0 0
Total Votes Cast 832
Electorate
Turnout

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Hazlewood Ward (3 seats)Edit

Corby Borough Council Elections 2003: Hazlewood Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter McEwan 810 21.7
Labour Ann Ferns 785 21.0
Labour Robert Scott 748 20.1
Conservative Robert Tustin 477 12.8
Conservative Clive Reed 470 12.6
Liberal Democrat Karen Parker 440 11.8
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Labour 781 46.1 3 0
Conservative 474 27.9 0 0
Liberal Democrat 440 26.0 0 0
Total Votes Cast 1,695
Electorate
Turnout

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Hillside Ward (1 seat)Edit

Corby Borough Council Elections 2003: Hillside Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Edwin Gordon 229 37.4
Liberal Democrat Dominic Maguire 213 34.7
Conservative William Owen 171 27.9
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Labour 229 37.4 1 0
Liberal Democrat 213 34.7 0 0
Conservative 171 27.9 0 0
Total Votes Cast 613
Electorate
Turnout

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Kingswood Ward (3 seats)Edit

Corby Borough Council Elections 2003: Kingswood Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Maureen Forshaw 719 20.9
Labour Willie Smith 650 18.9
Labour Bryan Massie 644 18.8
Conservative Yvonne Von Bujtar 562 16.4
Conservative Suman Sood 441 12.8
Liberal Democrat Christopher Latham 416 12.1
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Labour 671 42.2 3 0
Conservative 502 31.6 0 0
Liberal Democrat 416 26.2 0 0
Total Votes Cast 743
Electorate 2,534
Turnout 29.3%

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Lloyds Ward (3 seats)Edit

Corby Borough Council Elections 2003: Lloyds Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jimmy Kane 1133 24.9
Labour Patricia Fawcett 961 21.1
Conservative Sally Jones 843 18.5
Conservative Stanley Fleming 838 18.4
Labour Samuel Hagen 773 17.0
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Labour 956 53.2 2 -1
Conservative 841 46.8 1 +1
Total Votes Cast 1,796
Electorate
Turnout

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Lodge Park (3 seats)Edit

Corby Borough Council Elections 2003: Lodge Park Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christopher Woolmer 892 25.7
Labour Jean Addison 708 20.4
Labour David Harley 652 18.8
Labour Mark Hill 634 18.3
Liberal Democrat Julie Connachie 581 16.8
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Conservative 892 41.7 1 +1
Labour 665 31.1 2 -1
Liberal Democrat 581 27.2 0 0
Total Votes Cast 2,138
Electorate
Turnout

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Rural East Ward (2 seats)Edit

Corby Borough Council Elections 2003: Rural East Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stanley Heggs 761 37.9
Conservative Andrew Howard 588 29.3
Labour John Kane 260 13.0
Independent George Reed 232 11.6
Labour Ashok Nathwani 166 8.3
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Conservative 675 60.3 2 +1
Independent 232 20.7 0 0
Labour 213 19.0 0 -1
Total Votes Cast 1,120
Electorate
Turnout

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Rural North Ward (1 seats)Edit

Corby Borough Council Elections 2003: Rural North Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Philip Bromhall 265 42.3
Conservative Paul Seaton 250 39.9
Labour John Anderson 111 17.7
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Liberal Democrat 265 42.3 1 +1
Conservative 250 39.9 0 0
Labour 111 17.7 0 -1
Total Votes Cast 626
Electorate
Turnout

(Vote count shown is ward average)

Rural West Ward (1 seat)Edit

Corby Borough Council Elections 2003: Rural West Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bob Rutt 338 54.8
Liberal Democrat Sidney Beecroft 143 23.2
Labour Gary McNeil 136 22.0
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Conservative 338 54.8 1 +1
Liberal Democrat 143 23.2 0 -1
Labour 136 22.0 0 0
Total Votes Cast 617
Electorate
Turnout

(Vote count shown is ward average)

(Background: Bob Rutt defected from the Liberal Democrats after the 1999 Borough Council elections)

Shire Lodge (2 seats)Edit

Corby Borough Council Elections 2003: Shire Lodge Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Raymond Beeby 544 31.8
Conservative Alexander Torrie 442 25.9
Labour Graham Bold 412 24.1
Independent John Wood-Cowling 311 18.2
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Labour 478 38.8 1 -1
Conservative 442 35.9 1 +1
Independent 311 25.3 0 0
Total Votes Cast 1,231
Electorate
Turnout

(Vote count shown is ward average)

West Ward (2 seats)Edit

Corby Borough Council Elections 2003: West Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Latta 500 36.7
Labour Thomas Beattie 437 32.1
Independent Raymond Telfer 424 31.2
Ward Summary
Party Votes % Votes Seats Change
Labour 469 52.5 2 0
Independent 424 47.5 0 0
Total Votes Cast 893
Electorate
Turnout

(Vote count shown is ward average)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Corby Borough Council". Political Science Resources. Retrieved 14 August 2009.