The 2000 Havant Borough Council election took place on 4 May 2000 to elect members of Havant Borough Council in Hampshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election result

Overall turnout at the election was 26.5%.[3]

Havant local election result 2000[3][4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 8 4 0 +4 57.1 50.2 12,194
  Labour 3 2 1 +1 21.4 15.9 3,866
  Liberal Democrats 2 1 4 -3 14.3 29.3 7,130
  Independent 1 0 0 0 7.1 4.4 1,068
  Independent Labour 0 0 2 -2 0.0 0.2 57

Ward results

Barncroft[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Mike Hayward 348 48.0
Labour Mike Rogers 247 34.1
Conservative Lorraine Shepherd 112 15.4
Independent Labour Patricia Hoar 18 2.5
Majority 101 13.9
Turnout 725 18.3 -3.5
Liberal Democrats gain from Independent Swing
Battins[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ralph Cousins 338 39.1
Liberal Democrats Andrew Martin 279 32.3
Conservative Thelma Carpenter 218 25.2
Independent Labour Eric Barney 30 3.5
Majority 59 6.8
Turnout 865 15.9 -1.3
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Bedhampton[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats John Worley 1,053 48.0
Conservative Peter Bee 975 44.4
Labour Richard Brown 167 7.6
Majority 78 3.6
Turnout 2,195 36.1 +1.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Bondfields[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Terry Hart 626 62.8
Conservative Mary Brown 222 22.3
Liberal Democrats John Coslett 149 14.9
Majority 404 40.5
Turnout 997 19.6 +1.4
Labour hold Swing
Cowplain[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Joan Rea 1,068 69.3
Liberal Democrats Rodney Crawford 313 20.3
Labour Elizabeth Johnston 160 10.4
Majority 755 49.0
Turnout 1,541 21.9 -4.2
Independent hold Swing
Emsworth[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Colson 1,814 59.2
Liberal Democrats Michael Bolt 1,041 34.0
Labour Phillip Rees 209 6.8
Majority 773 25.2
Turnout 3,064 39.0 -0.7
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Hart Plain[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Leonard Shaw 639 46.7
Liberal Democrats Ronald Purkis 586 42.8
Labour Bill Wheeler 143 10.5
Majority 53 3.9
Turnout 1,368 20.8 +0.4
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Hayling East[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Quick 1,262 67.2
Liberal Democrats Margaret Causer 400 21.3
Labour Ronald Russell 215 11.5
Majority 862 45.9
Turnout 1,877 26.2 -0.3
Conservative hold Swing
Hayling West[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Charles Bond 1,676 77.7
Liberal Democrats Doris Temple 284 13.2
Labour Ruth Conder 196 9.1
Majority 1,392 64.5
Turnout 2,156 31.1 +3.8
Conservative hold Swing
Purbrook[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gwen Blackett 1,293 69.8
Liberal Democrats Craig Bazley 287 15.5
Labour Giles Harris 273 14.7
Majority 1,006 54.3
Turnout 1,853 25.8 -1.9
Conservative hold Swing
St Faiths[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative June Fulcher 1,494 47.8
Liberal Democrats Dennis West 1,436 45.9
Labour Derek Smith 196 6.3
Majority 58 1.9
Turnout 3,126 40.2 +3.5
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Stakes[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bill Blackett 722 45.8
Labour Margaret Beauvoisin 528 33.5
Liberal Democrats Christine Pylee 325 20.6
Majority 194 12.3
Turnout 1,575 19.6 -1.4
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Warren Park[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Caroline Petty 295 41.3
Liberal Democrats Brian Ennis 272 38.1
Conservative Angela Guest 138 19.3
Independent Labour George Hoar 9 1.3
Majority 23 3.2
Turnout 714 15.8 -6.0
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Waterloo[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ken Moss 1,629 72.1
Liberal Democrats Ann Bazley 357 15.8
Labour Robert Perry 273 12.1
Majority 1,272 56.3
Turnout 2,259 28.4 +0.2
Conservative hold Swing

By-elections between 2000 and 2002

Hart Plain

Hart Plain By-Election 15 February 2001[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 500 50.8 +8.0
Conservative 335 34.0 -12.7
Labour 149 15.1 +4.7
Majority 165 16.8
Turnout 984 14.8 -6.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

St Faiths

St Faith's By-Election 7 June 2001[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 2,274 44.4 -3.4
Liberal Democrats 1,989 38.8 -7.1
Labour 864 16.9 +10.6
Majority 285 5.6 +3.7
Turnout 5,127
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Havant". BBC News Online. Retrieved 14 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Elections 2000: Local council results". Financial Times. NewsBank. 6 May 2000. p. 6.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "May 2000 Election Results". Havant Borough Council. Internet Archive. Archived from the original on 4 January 2001. Retrieved 14 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Election results: local councils - Elections". The Times. NewsBank. 5 May 2000. p. 4.
  5. ^ a b "Local Authority Byelection Results". Archived from the original on 29 March 2010. Retrieved 15 June 2014.