2001 Cornwall County Council election[1][2][3]

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All 79 seats of Cornwall County Council
40 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
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Party Liberal Democrats Independent Conservative
Last election 39 seats, 39.1% 23 seats, 23.4%% 7 seats, 15.0%
Seats before 30 31 8
Seats won 35 25 9
Seat change Decrease4 Increase2 Increase2
Popular vote 87,700 56,410 61,026
Percentage 36.3% 23.3% 25.2%
Swing Decrease2.8% Decrease0.1% Increase10.2%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
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Party Labour Liberal
Last election 8 seats, 18.1% 1 seat, 1.1%
Seats before 8 1
Seats won 9 1
Seat change Increase1 Steady
Popular vote 26,368 1,932
Percentage 10.9% 0.8%
Swing Decrease7.2% Decrease0.3%

Cornwall UK locator map 2010.svg
The County of Cornwall within England

Council control before election

No overall control

Council control after election

No overall control

The 2001 Cornwall County Council election, was an election for all 79 seats on the council. Cornwall County Council was a county council that covered the majority of the ceremonial county of Cornwall, with the exception of the Isles of Scilly which had an independent local authority. The elections took place concurrently with other local elections across England and Wales. The council remained under no overall control, with the Liberal Democrats as the largest party.

Election result

2001 Cornwall County Council election[4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 35 Decrease4 44.3 36.3 87,700 Decrease2.8
  Independent 25 Increase2 31.6 23.3 56,410 Decrease0.1
  Conservative 9 Increase2 11.4 25.2 61,026 Increase10.3
  Labour 9 Increase1 11.4 10.9 26,368 Decrease7.2
  Liberal 1 Steady 1.3 0.8 1,932 Decrease0.3
  Mebyon Kernow 0 Decrease1 0.0 3.5 8,405 Increase0.9

References

  1. ^ "Local Election Summaries 2001". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Cornwall County Council Election Results 1973-2005" (PDF). Elections Centre.
  3. ^ "Vote 2001:Local Elections". BBC News.
  4. ^ Local Election Results 2005: Cornwall p.2