2000 Stevenage Borough Council election

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15 of the 39 seats to Stevenage Borough Council
20 seats needed for a majority
Turnout28.1%
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Seats before 33 3 3
Seats won 13 1 1
Seats after 33 3 3
Seat change Steady Steady Steady
Percentage 49.7% 28.8% 20.4%

Stevenage UK local election 2012 map.svg
Map showing the results of contested wards in the 2000 Stevenage Borough Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

Elections to Stevenage Council in Hertfordshire, England were held on 4 May 2000. One third of the council was up for election; the seats of the candidates who finished third in each ward in the all-out election of 1999. The Labour Party stayed in overall control of the council, which it had held continuously since its creation in 1973.

After the election, the composition of the council was:[1]

Election result

Stevenage Local Election Result 2000
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 13 0 86.7
  Liberal Democrats 1 0 6.7
  Conservative 1 0 6.7

Ward results

Bandley Hill

Location of Bandley Hill ward
Location of Bandley Hill ward
Bandley Hill
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Lilian Strange[2] 631 61.7
Conservative F. Warner 244 23.9
Liberal Democrats M. Latham 144 11.2
Socialist Alternative M. Pickersgill 33 3.2
Majority 37.8
Turnout 20.7

Bedwell

Location of Bedwell ward
Location of Bedwell ward
Bedwell
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour David Cullen[2] 1,122 63.0
Conservative M. Wyatt 376 21.1
Liberal Democrats G. Robbins 282 15.8
Majority 41.9
Turnout 38.1

Chells

Location of Chells ward
Location of Chells ward
Chells
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Jeannette Thomas[2] 572 43.5
Liberal Democrats Mary Griffith 572 43.5
Conservative W. Clark 172 13.1
Majority 0 0.0
Turnout 28.3

Longmeadow

Location of Longmeadow ward
Location of Longmeadow ward
Longmeadow
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Bruce Jackson[2] 541 48.3
Conservative V. Ovenden 376 33.6
Liberal Democrats D. Wilkins 156 13.9
Green Hoyes W. 46 4.1
Majority 14.7
Turnout 24.9

Manor

Location of Manor ward
Location of Manor ward
Manor
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Graham Snell[2] 875 60.4
Labour F. Price 325 22.4
Conservative S. Smith 249 17.2
Majority 38.0
Turnout 30.8

Martins Wood

Location of Martins Wood ward
Location of Martins Wood ward
Martins Wood
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour David Royall[2] 514 48.3
Conservative M. Hurst 340 32.0
Liberal Democrats L. Lambert 129 12.1
Green I. Murrill 81 7.6
Majority 174 16.3
Turnout 22.7

Old Town

Location of Old Town ward
Location of Old Town ward
Old Town
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Hugh Tessier[2] 1,035 45.4
Conservative S. Greaves 966 42.3
Liberal Democrats Jennifer Moorcroft 280 12.3
Majority 69 3.1
Turnout 49.2

Pin Green

Location of Pin Green ward
Location of Pin Green ward
Pin Green
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Simon Speller[2] 644 59.5
Conservative L. Notley 302 27.9
Liberal Democrats H. Snell 137 12.7
Majority 31.6
Turnout 23.6

Roebuck

Location of Roebuck ward
Location of Roebuck ward
Roebuck
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Brian Dunnell[2] 541 48.8
Conservative P. Wilkins 319 28.8
Liberal Democrats J. Bellars 249 22.5
Majority 20.0
Turnout 24.0

St Nicholas

Location of St Nicholas ward
Location of St Nicholas ward
St Nicholas
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Richard Henry[2] 524
Labour C. Latif 514
Conservative L. Clark 308
Conservative S. Woods 295
Liberal Democrats K. Lloyd 184
Majority 21.3
Turnout 21.2

Shephall

Location of Shephall ward
Location of Shephall ward
Shephall
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour David Webb[2] 818
Labour Brian Hall[2] 780
Conservative V. Greaves 192
Conservative S. Kerby 180
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Baskerville 153
Liberal Democrats G. Knight 152
Green T. Figg 28
Majority 52.6
Turnout 26.3

Symonds Green

Location of Symonds Green ward
Location of Symonds Green ward
Symonds Green
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Tony Turner[2] 624 54.5
Conservative D. Clark 415 36.3
Liberal Democrats S. Grubert 105 9.2
Majority 209 18.2
Turnout 24.9

Woodfield

Location of Woodfield ward
Location of Woodfield ward
Woodfield
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Margaret Notley[2] 591 58.2
Labour A. Ismail 354 34.9
Liberal Democrats E. Sturges 70 6.9
Majority 237 23.3
Turnout 31.2

References

  1. ^ "Local Elections 2000 Stevenage". BBC News. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Stevenage Council Wards Members of the Council". Stevenage Borough Council. Archived from the original on 8 November 2002. Retrieved 12 July 2019.