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The 2002 Norwich City Council election took place on 2 May 2002 to elect members of Norwich City Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections. 16 of 48 seats (one-third) were up for election, with an additional seat up in Henderson ward due to a by-election.

Results summary

2002 Norwich City Council election[1]
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Liberal Democrats 10 Increase 5 58.8 15 26 54.2 15,786 44.1 +1.8
  Labour 5 Decrease 7 29.4 16 19 39.6 11,900 33.2 +3.0
  Green 2 Increase 2 11.8 0 2 4.1 3,365 9.4 +4.1
  Conservative 0 Steady 0.0 1 1 2.0 4,503 12.6 -8.4
  Independent 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 192 0.5 -0.6
  Socialist Alternative 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 56 0.2 N/A

Ward results

Bowthorpe

Bowthorpe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Garrett 1,132 48.7 +10.4
Liberal Democrats H. Arundell 731 31.5 -1.4
Conservative J. Virgo 348 15.0 -5.5
Green R. Chittenden 113 4.9 +0.4
Majority 401 17.3 +11.9
Turnout 2,324 26.6 -4.4
Labour hold Swing Increase5.9

Catton Grove

Catton Grove
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R. Quinn 706 42.8 +5.1
Conservative C. Barker 473 28.7 -2.0
Liberal Democrats N. Langham 387 23.5 +1.0
Green J. Bearman 82 5.0 +0.4
Majority 233 14.1 +7.1
Turnout 1,648 30.0 -1.8
Labour hold Swing Increase3.6

Coslany

Coslany
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour M. Banham 819 42.2 -0.8
Liberal Democrats P. Kendrick 596 30.7 +12.3
Conservative E. Horth 385 19.9 -11.8
Green Adrian Holmes 139 7.2 +0.3
Majority 223 11.5 +0.2
Turnout 1,939 32.5 +8.3
Labour hold Swing Decrease6.6

Crome

Crome
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. Bradford 955 51.0 +11.5
Conservative A. Lovewell 471 25.1 -14.6
Liberal Democrats A. Strong 404 21.6 +2.7
Green R. House 43 2.3 +0.4
Majority 484 25.8
Turnout 1,873 35.4 +7.6
Labour hold Swing Increase13.1

Eaton

Eaton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats I. Couzens 2,143 62.6 +4.6
Conservative I. Mackie 855 25.0 -7.2
Labour C. Slorach 350 10.2 +2.2
Green N. Bartlett 77 2.2 +0.4
Majority 1,288 37.6 +11.8
Turnout 3,425 53.9 +4.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase5.9

Heigham

Heigham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats D. Castle-Green 1,042 50.8 -4.2
Labour M. Graham 720 35.1 +4.5
Conservative A. Holt 149 7.3 -1.9
Green M. Farrington 110 5.4 +0.2
Socialist Alternative A. Cairns 29 1.4 N/A
Majority 322 15.7 -8.7
Turnout 2,050 35.9 +6.5
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing Decrease4.4

Henderson

Henderson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green S. Land 857 41.4 +25.9
Green S. Ronneke 778
Labour R. Blower 630 30.4 -11.1
Labour J. Westmacott 535
Liberal Democrats J. Toomey 464 22.4 -0.3
Liberal Democrats A. Stairs 446
Conservative F. Leatherdale 120 5.8 -14.6
Conservative C. Page 108
Turnout 37.0 +17.3
Green gain from Labour
Green gain from Labour

Lakenham

Lakenham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats C. Harper 1,017 49.1 +1.0
Labour K. Ratcliffe 789 38.1 +0.7
Conservative R. Wells 298 9.2 -3.0
Green M. Milner 76 3.7 +1.3
Majority 228 11.0 +0.3
Turnout 2,180 37.0 +7.1
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing Increase0.2

Mancroft

Mancroft
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats S. Nobbs 1,005 41.7 +2.7
Labour D. Fullman 948 39.3 +7.2
Conservative R. Wells 298 12.4 -10.8
Green J. Cox 159 6.6 +2.5
Majority 57 2.4 -4.6
Turnout 2,410 33.7 +5.8
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing Decrease2.3

Mile Cross

Mile Cross
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R. Taylor 835 48.5 +3.8
Liberal Democrats V. Elvin 813 47.2 +14.7
Green J. Parkhouse 73 4.2 +0.9
Majority 22 1.3 -10.9
Turnout 1,721 31.9 +15.8
Labour hold Swing Decrease5.5

Mousehold

Mousehold
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats V. Hopkins 798 39.4 -7.7
Labour N. Williams 791 39.1 +9.1
Independent P. Scruton 192 9.5 N/A
Conservative D. Roberts 147 7.3 -7.9
Green L. Freaney 69 3.4 -1.4
Socialist Alternative E. Manningham 27 1.3 N/A
Majority 7 0.3 -16.8
Turnout 2,024 32.7 +9.9
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing Decrease8.4

Nelson

Nelson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats G. Dean 1,115 52.1 +3.7
Labour J. Lay 575 26.9 -5.7
Green Rupert Read 308 14.4 +4.2
Conservative V. Hopes 143 6.7 -2.1
Majority 540 25.2 +9.4
Turnout 2,141 38.0 +4.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase4.7

St. Stephen

St. Stephen
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats A. Pond 1,229 51.4 +10.0
Labour C. Morrey 713 29.8 -1.5
Conservative T. Ivory 300 12.5 -9.0
Green S. Little 149 6.2 +2.4
Majority 516 21.6 +11.5
Turnout 2,391 42.0 +3.9
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing Increase5.8

Thorpe Hamlet

Thorpe Hamlet
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats J. Surridge 1,072 61.1 +8.1
Labour J. Martin 394 22.5 -0.2
Conservative L. Batchelor 152 8.7 -6.3
Green M. Charnley 137 7.8 -1.4
Majority 678 38.6 +8.3
Turnout 1,755 27.7 +5.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase4.2

Town Close

Town Close
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats F. Hartley 1,276 60.4 +4.5
Labour K. Brown 544 25.7 +3.5
Conservative J. Wyatt 206 9.7 -7.2
Green C. Webb 88 4.2 -0.3
Majority 732 34.6 +0.9
Turnout 2,114 39.2 +7.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase0.5

University

University
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats J. Rooza 1,228 62.7 +3.3
Labour J. Bremner 464 23.7 +3.7
Conservative T. Matthews 158 8.1 -2.7
Green J. Todd 107 5.5 -4.3
Majority 764 39.0 -0.4
Turnout 1,957 35.8 +5.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Decrease0.2

References

  1. ^ "Norwich City Council Election Results 1973-2012" (PDF). Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher. Retrieved 17 July 2021.