The 2000 Huntingdonshire District Council election took place on 4 May 2000 to elect members of Huntingdonshire District Council in Cambridgeshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative Party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Huntingdonshire local election result 2000[3][4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 13 2 2 0 76.5 55.7 13,345 +8.3%
  Liberal Democrats 3 1 2 -1 17.6 27.6 6,607 -0.3%
  Independent 1 1 0 +1 5.9 3.3 784 -2.3%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 12.6 3,027 -6.4%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 213 +0.7%

Ward results

Brampton[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Peter Downes 962 50.9 -0.9
Conservative William Sinclair 852 45.1 -0.7
UKIP Albert Bentley 40 2.1 +2.1
Labour Carol Hitchings 35 1.9 -0.5
Majority 110 5.8 -0.2
Turnout 1,889 54.1 +3.3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Earith[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Terence Rogers 557 54.1 +0.5
Liberal Democrats Joyce James 416 40.4 +3.9
Labour Graeme Watkins 57 5.5 -4.4
Majority 141 13.7 -3.5
Turnout 1,030 32.3 +3.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Godmanchester[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Carol Godley 779 49.4 +7.5
Conservative Alan Goff 685 43.4 -2.3
Labour Graham Hitchings 114 7.2 -5.2
Majority 94 6.0
Turnout 1,578 35.4 +7.5
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Hemingford Abbots and Hilton[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Bates 438 68.8
Liberal Democrats Jennifer Sefton 164 25.7
Labour Ruth Pugh 35 5.5
Majority 274 43.1
Turnout 637 50.8
Conservative hold Swing
Huntingdon North[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Fell 1,229 66.8 +10.0
Labour Ann Beevor 611 33.2 -10.0
Majority 618 33.6 +20.0
Turnout 1,840 26.7 -2.9
Conservative hold Swing
Huntingdon West[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Derek Holley 882 55.4 +7.9
Labour Valerie Brooker 440 27.6 -10.2
Liberal Democrats Richard Wyatt 198 12.4 +0.6
UKIP Derek Norman 73 4.6 +1.7
Majority 442 27.7 +18.0
Turnout 1,593 23.5 -2.1
Conservative hold Swing
Kimbolton[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Mugglestone 581 81.6
Labour George Beevor 86 12.1
UKIP Stephen Poppitt 45 6.3
Majority 495 69.5
Turnout 712 43.4
Conservative hold Swing
Paxton[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Clarke 885 66.9
Liberal Democrats John Grosvenor 387 29.3
Labour Janet Boston 51 3.9
Majority 498 37.6
Turnout 1,323 47.2
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Ramsey[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Norah Wagstaffe 765 51.5 -4.8
Liberal Democrats Raymond Powell 620 41.8 +29.8
Labour Keith Bennett 100 6.7 -5.5
Majority 145 9.8 -27.0
Turnout 1,485 25.5 +4.7
Conservative hold Swing
Sawtry[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent John Garner 784 51.7 +3.6
Conservative David Bowens 620 40.9 +4.4
Labour Robert Fairhead 112 7.4 -1.5
Majority 164 10.8 -0.8
Turnout 1,516 33.5 +1.0
Independent gain from Conservative Swing
St. Ives North[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kevin Reynolds 1,080 62.4 -1.9
Liberal Democrats Angela Bush 415 24.0 +4.6
Labour Michael Sneath 180 10.4 -5.9
UKIP Philip Pitt 55 3.2 +3.2
Majority 665 38.4 -6.5
Turnout 1,730 25.5 +5.0
Conservative hold Swing
St. Ives South[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Davies 1,173 59.0 +10.1
Liberal Democrats John Souter 655 32.9 -11.4
Labour John Watson 160 8.0 +1.1
Majority 518 26.1 +21.5
Turnout 1,988 39.4 -5.1
Conservative hold Swing
St. Neots Eaton Ford[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kathleen Gregory 815 67.0 +19.5
Liberal Democrats Robert Eaton 295 24.3 -19.9
Labour David Nicholls 106 8.7 +0.4
Majority 520 42.8 +39.5
Turnout 1,216 30.8 -1.6
Conservative hold Swing
St. Neots Eaton Socon[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Gareth Howe 817 55.5 -4.3
Conservative Michael Arnold 560 38.0 +6.3
Labour Patricia Nicholls 95 6.5 -2.0
Majority 257 17.5 -10.6
Turnout 1,472 27.1 -1.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
St. Neots Eynesbury[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Barnes 588 48.2
Liberal Democrats Sheila Coates 418 34.3
Labour William O'Connor 214 17.5
Majority 170 13.9
Turnout 1,220 21.4 -1.8
Conservative hold Swing
Warboys[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Newman 889 62.6 +27.2
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Wells 481 33.8 -27.1
Labour David Brown 51 3.6 -0.1
Majority 408 28.8
Turnout 1,421 35.0 -6.9
Conservative hold Swing
Yaxley[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Madhabi Banerjee 746 56.3 -1.0
Labour Kevin Goddard 580 43.7 +1.0
Majority 166 12.5 -2.0
Turnout 1,326 27.0 -2.2
Conservative hold Swing

By-elections between 2000 and 2002

Upwood and the Raveleys

Upwood and the Raveleys by-election 8 March 2001[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 270 49.4 -6.3
Liberal Democrats 251 45.9 +13.9
Labour 26 4.8 -7.5
Majority 19 3.5 -20.2
Turnout 547 38.2 +1.9
Conservative hold Swing

Eynesbury

Eynesbury by-election 7 June 2001[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 1,265 41.5 -6.7
Labour 917 30.1 +12.6
Liberal Democrats 863 28.3 -6.0
Majority 348 11.4 -2.5
Turnout 3,045
Conservative hold Swing

Farcet

Farcet by-election 7 June 2001[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 376 48.3 -5.4
Labour 309 39.7 -3.1
Liberal Democrats 94 12.1 +8.6
Majority 67 8.6 -2.4
Turnout 779
Conservative hold Swing

Gransden

Gransden by-election 7 June 2001[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 819 61.9 -11.8
Liberal Democrats 505 38.1 +19.6
Majority 314 23.7 -31.4
Turnout 1,324
Conservative hold Swing

Eaton Socon

Eaton Socon by-election 21 March 2002[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 992 63.3 +7.8
Conservative 576 36.7 -1.3
Majority 416 26.5 +9.0
Turnout 1,568 28.6 +1.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Huntingdonshire". BBC News Online. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Election results: local councils - Elections". The Times. NewsBank. 5 May 2000. p. 4.
  3. ^ "Local council results". Financial Times. NewsBank. 6 May 2000. p. 6.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "District Council Election" (PDF). Huntingdonshire District Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 December 2014. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
  5. ^ a b c d e "Local Authority Byelection Results". Archived from the original on 29 March 2010. Retrieved 2 July 2014.
  6. ^ "Lib Dems drop bombshell on Blair's doorstep". London: guardian.co.uk. 22 March 2002. Retrieved 2 July 2014.