2000 Plymouth City Council election[1]
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All 60 seats in the Plymouth City Council
31 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Conservative Labour
Last election 13 seats, 32.8% 47 seats, 47.2%
Seats won 38 22
Seat change Increase26 Decrease26
Popular vote 29,644 22,115
Percentage 48.1% 32.8%
Swing Increase15.3% Decrease14.4%

Plymouth City Council election 2000 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 2000 Plymouth City Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2000 Plymouth City Council election was held on 4 May 2000 to elect members of Plymouth City Council in England. This was on the same day as the other local elections. The entire council was up for election and the Conservative Party gained control of the council from the Labour Party.[2]

Overall results

2000 Plymouth City Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 39 26 0 Increase26 65.0 48.1 29,644 Increase15.3
  Labour 21 0 26 Decrease26 35.0 35.9 22,115 Decrease12.2
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 14.6 8,992 Decrease2.7
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.2 128 Decrease0.9
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.5 308 Decrease0.3
  Liberal 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.5 313 New
  Independent Democrat 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.2 143 Decrease0.5
Total 60 61,643

Ward results

Budshead (3 seats)

Location of Budshead ward
Location of Budshead ward
Budshead (3 seats)[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Ronald Simmonds 1,134
Labour Paul Carter 1,105
Labour Thomas Coleman 1,079
Conservative N. Milne 708
Conservative J. White 678
Conservative E. Wright 645
Liberal Democrats S. Simmonds 357
Turnout 24.7%
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold

Compton (3 seats)

Location of Compton ward
Location of Compton ward
Compton (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Albert Fry 1,910
Conservative David Stark 1,887
Conservative Thomas Savery 1,886
Labour M. Dax 646
Labour S. Orgill 634
Labour K. French 586
Liberal Democrats C. Richardson 466
Liberal Democrats R. Casley 442
Liberal Democrats M. Barriball 439
Turnout 35.5%
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Drake (3 seats)

Location of Drake ward
Location of Drake ward
Drake (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Karen Gillard 1,190
Conservative Colin Miles 1,151
Conservative Patrick Marshall 1,123
Liberal Democrats R. Bray 1,049
Liberal Democrats S. Luscombe 989
Liberal Democrats R. Egerton 974
Labour V. Hiromeris 939
Labour C. Childs 907
Labour G. Pettet 903
Turnout 29.5%
Conservative gain from Labour
Conservative gain from Labour
Conservative gain from Labour

Efford (3 seats)

Location of Efford ward
Location of Efford ward
Efford (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Michael Leaves 1,353
Labour Bernard Miller 1,313
Conservative Mary Orchard 1,310
Labour Jane Margaret Jones 1,301
Labour Bernard Claude Alexander Vincent 1,278
Conservative P. Rickard 1,192
Liberal R. Vosper 326
Liberal Democrats C. Curry 313
Turnout 33.1%
Conservative gain from Labour
Labour hold
Conservative gain from Labour

Eggbuckland (3 seats)

Location of Eggbuckland ward
Location of Eggbuckland ward
Eggbuckland (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Gloria Bragg 1,894
Conservative Michael Foster 1,845
Conservative Paul Rowe 1,788
Labour Derick Brian Bray 1,605
Labour Michael George Wright 1,522
Labour M. Robinson 1,462
Liberal Democrats R. Bellamy 496
Turnout 36.5%
Conservative gain from Labour
Conservative gain from Labour
Conservative gain from Labour

Estover (3 seats)

Location of Estover ward
Location of Estover ward
Estover (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Peter Brookshaw 2,419
Conservative Heather Ellis 2,395
Conservative Alexandra Sloggett 2,254
Labour L. Fone 1,322
Labour Michael Robert Fox 1,294
Labour P. Harvey 1,164
Liberal Democrats S. Hutty 500
Turnout 33.4%
Conservative gain from Labour
Conservative gain from Labour
Conservative gain from Labour

Ham (3 seats)

Location of Ham ward
Location of Ham ward
Ham (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Tudor Evans 1,150
Labour Ian Gordon 1,066
Labour Christopher Pattison 1,034
Conservative D. Corry 738
Conservative R. McSweeney 698
Conservative M. White 638
Liberal Democrats M. Luscombe 268
Independent Democrat P. Stanner 143
Turnout 27.5%
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold

Honicknowle (3 seats)

Location of Honicknowle ward
Location of Honicknowle ward
Honicknowle (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Alan Ford 1,306
Labour Pauline Purnell 1,206
Labour Peter Smith 1,174
Conservative K. Foster 915
Conservative J. Wallace 894
Conservative R. Mahony 881
Liberal Democrats M. Bellamy 389
Turnout 27.0%
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold

Keyham (3 seats)

Location of Keyham ward
Location of Keyham ward
Keyham (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Howard Davey 1,000
Labour Steven Lemin 981
Conservative James Bell 915
Labour A. Stephens 904
Conservative D. Hooper 903
Conservative J. Ellis 812
Liberal Democrats M. Gallagher 335
Turnout 26.7%
Labour hold
Labour hold
Conservative gain from Labour

Mount Gould (3 seats)

Location of Mount Gould ward
Location of Mount Gould ward
Mount Gould (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Glenn Jordan 867
Conservative S. Bennett 836
Labour A. Hughes 808
Conservative J. Pritchard 805
Labour John Gerard Williams 793
Labour Edwin Shaun Rennie 754
Liberal Democrats A. Egerton 482
Liberal Democrats G. Nye 456
Liberal Democrats P. York 449
Independent C. Brown 128
Turnout 28.0%
Conservative gain from Labour
Conservative gain from Labour
Labour hold

Plympton Erle (3 seats)

Location of Plympton Erle ward
Location of Plympton Erle ward
Plympton Erle (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Kathleen Banks 2,400
Conservative John Fox 2,332
Conservative David James 2,299
Labour S. Dann 815
Labour M. Hughes 679
Liberal Democrats K. Hill 667
Labour A. Mason 658
Liberal Democrats S. Jennett 504
Liberal Democrats J. Seed 407
Turnout 28.2%
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Plympton St Mary (3 seats)

Location of Plympton St Mary ward
Location of Plympton St Mary ward
Plympton St Mary (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Patrick Nicholson 2,086
Conservative Delia Ford 2,011
Conservative Maureen Lawley 1,728
Labour E. O'Hara 733
Labour F. Sheaff 606
Labour W. Wraight 566
Liberal Democrats A. Cains 290
Liberal Democrats V. Baharie 267
Turnout 36.2%
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Plymstock Dunstone (3 seats)

Location of Plymstock Dunstone ward
Location of Plymstock Dunstone ward
Plymstock Dunstone (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative David Viney 2,885
Conservative Vivien Pengelly 2,793
Conservative Kevin Wigens 2,669
Labour J. Kirk 1,032
Labour V. Burns 860
Labour L. Stacey 810
Liberal Democrats J. Coker 517
Liberal Democrats P. Durrant 495
Liberal Democrats C. Burrows 434
Turnout 39.9%
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Plymstock Radford (3 seats)

Location of Plymstock Radford ward
Location of Plymstock Radford ward
Plymstock Radford (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Kenneth Foster 1,907
Conservative Wendy Foster 1,872
Conservative Michael Leaves 1,786
Labour R. Earl 1,116
Labour P. Allan 908
Labour J. Clynch 883
Liberal Democrats J. Byatt 696
Liberal Democrats M. Coker 621
Liberal Democrats A. Nelmes 592
Turnout 40.9%
Conservative hold
Conservative gain from Labour
Conservative gain from Labour

Southway (3 seats)

Location of Southway ward
Location of Southway ward
Southway (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Dennis Camp 1,446
Conservative Janice Harden 1,399
Conservative Graham Horler 1,318
Labour A. Bull 1,306
Conservative E. Willey 1,288
Labour John George Jones 1,286
Liberal Democrats M. Trench 315
Turnout 30.8%
Labour hold
Conservative gain from Labour
Conservative gain from Labour

St Budeax (3 seats)

Location of St Budeax ward
Location of St Budeax ward
St Budeax (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Brenda Jones 1,218
Labour Carol Blackburn 1,181
Labour Thomas Wildy 1,074
Conservative J. Plymsol 1,002
Conservative E. Price 948
Conservative M. Gibson 925
Liberal Democrats W. Gallagher 384
Turnout 28.0%
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold

St Peter (3 seats)

Location of St Peter ward
Location of St Peter ward
St Peter (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Sylvia Bellamy 1,062
Labour Robert Bellamy 994
Labour Mark King 985
Conservative J. Parry 651
Conservative D. Gamble 646
Conservative P. Parnall 637
Liberal Democrats H. Guy 280
Liberal Democrats P. Jones 277
Turnout 24.8%
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold

Stoke (3 seats)

Location of Stoke ward
Location of Stoke ward
Stoke (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Constance Pascoe 1,584
Conservative Yvonne Dawson 1,556
Conservative Grant Monahan 1,481
Labour David Alexander Millar 1,237
Labour Janet Millar 1,182
Labour William John Stevens 1,172
Liberal Democrats S. Guy 447
Liberal Democrats J. Evans 422
Turnout 35.3%
Conservative gain from Labour
Conservative gain from Labour
Conservative gain from Labour

Sutton (3 seats)

Location of Sutton ward
Location of Sutton ward
Sutton (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Frederick Brimacombe 1,188
Conservative Anna Angel 1,101
Labour Jean Nelder 1,095
Conservative K. Kelway 1,071
Labour E. Cohen 1,031
Conservative G. Wheeler 1,008
Liberal Democrats J. Dean 320
Turnout 29.5%
Conservative gain from Labour
Conservative gain from Labour
Labour hold

Trelawny (3 seats)

Location of Trelawny ward
Location of Trelawny ward
Trelawny (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative John Mahony 1,633
Conservative Patricia Nicholson 1,620
Conservative David Birkenhead 1,565
Labour R. Rogers 1,138
Labour G. Shears 1,113
Labour V. Woodward 1,093
Liberal Democrats P. Aldersley 408
Green F. Allen 308
Turnout 42.5%
Conservative gain from Labour
Conservative gain from Labour
Conservative gain from Labour

References

  1. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael. Local Elections Handbook 2000 (PDF). Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK: The Elections Centre. p. 9.
  2. ^ "Local Elections 2000". BBC News.
  3. ^ "Your Local Councillors". Archived from the original on 12 May 2000. Retrieved 25 November 2019.
  4. ^ "Plymouth City Council Election Results 1997-2012" (PDF). Elections Centre. Retrieved 21 November 2019.