The 2003 Cambridge City Council election took place on 1 May 2003 to elect members of Cambridge City Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other nationwide local elections.

Results summary

2003 Cambridge City Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Liberal Democrats 11 Increase 2 64.7 14 25 59.5 12,896 41.2 +0.6
  Labour 6 Decrease 2 35.3 9 15 35.7 8,183 26.1 -3.0
  Conservative 0 Steady 0.0 2 2 4.8 7,366 23.5 +2.2
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 2,491 8.0 +0.7
  UKIP 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 243 0.8 ±0.0
  Socialist Alliance 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 137 0.4 -0.1

Ward results

Abbey

Abbey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Durrant 502 55.2 -3.4
Conservative Vivian Ellis 195 21.4 +2.9
Liberal Democrats Thomas Yates 142 15.6 +4.0
Green John Collins 71 7.8 +1.6
Majority 307 33.7 -6.4
Turnout 910 19.2 -1.4
Labour hold Swing Decrease3.2

Arbury

Arbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Rhodri James 739 36.4 +7.7
Labour Ian Kidman 689 33.9 -7.1
Conservative Robert Boorman 535 26.3 +0.9
Green Peter Pope 70 3.4 -0.2
Majority 50 2.5
Turnout 2,033 39.8 ±0.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase7.4

Castle

Castle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David Howarth 1,226 58.2 +6.8
Conservative Rhona Boorman 445 21.1 +0.1
Labour Gillian Richardson 271 12.9 -6.0
Green Stephen Lawrence 163 7.7 -0.9
Majority 781 37.1 +6.7
Turnout 2,105 30.1 -0.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase3.4

Cherry Hinton

Cherry Hinton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Dryden 1,072 43.3 +3.5
Conservative Justin Hinchcliffe 1,021 41.2 -8.1
Liberal Democrats Geoffrey Heathcock 311 12.6 +4.4
Green Shayne Mitchell 73 2.9 +0.2
Majority 51 2.1
Turnout 2,477 45.8 +1.7
Labour hold Swing Increase5.8

Coleridge

Coleridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Berni Callaghan 742 41.1 -9.5
Conservative Martin Hall 571 31.6 +7.1
Liberal Democrats Laura Doherty 254 14.1 -0.3
Green Richard Rippin 95 5.3 +0.2
Socialist Alliance Simon Sedgwick-Jell 74 4.1 +1.6
UKIP Albert Watts 70 3.9 +1.0
Majority 171 9.5 -16.6
Turnout 1,806 31.1 -0.6
Labour hold Swing Decrease8.3

East Chesterton

East Chesterton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Donald Adey 912 40.8 +0.3
Labour Patricia Johnston 756 33.8 -1.9
Conservative Mamunur Rashid 332 14.8 +1.5
Green Neil Hewett 157 7.0 +1.6
UKIP Marjorie Barr 79 3.5 -1.7
Majority 156 7.0 +2.2
Turnout 2,236 31.6 -2.3
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing Increase1.1

King's Hedges

King's Hedges (2 seats due to by-election)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Elizabeth Hughes 473 50.1
Labour Louise Downham 438 46.3
Conservative Hugh Mennie 214 22.6
Conservative Cyril Weinman 202 21.4
Liberal Democrats Evelyn Bradford 182 19.3
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Monroe 129 13.7
Green Gerhard Goldbeck-Wood 95 10.1
Turnout 945 19.7
Labour hold
Labour hold

Market

Market
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Michael Dixon 817 56.7 -0.3
Conservative James Orpin 240 16.7 +1.2
Green Martin Lucas-Smith 213 14.8 +2.7
Labour Paul Sales 171 11.9 -3.5
Majority 577 40.0 -1.5
Turnout 1,441 21.6 -1.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Decrease0.8

Newnham

Newnham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Julie Smith 987 54.3 -1.2
Conservative Laurence Tailby 334 18.4 +2.5
Labour Miriam Lynn 257 14.1 -4.1
Green Anna Gomori-Woodcock 239 13.2 +3.9
Majority 653 35.9 -1.4
Turnout 1,817 23.6 -3.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Decrease1.9

Petersfield

Petersfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patricia Wright 738 35.9 -4.5
Liberal Democrats Kevin Wilkins 604 29.3 +5.0
Green Margaret Wright 481 23.4 +1.9
Conservative Daniel Whant 235 11.4 +0.6
Majority 134 6.5 -9.6
Turnout 2,058 26.5 -4.1
Labour hold Swing Decrease4.8

Queen Edith's

Queen Edith's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Alan Baker 1,497 63.8 +4.0
Conservative Keith Henry 395 16.8 -1.2
Labour Susan Rosser 242 10.3 -2.8
Green Robert Milsom 119 5.1 -1.0
UKIP Helene Davies 94 4.0 +1.0
Majority 1,102 47.0
Turnout 2,347 38.7 -2.7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase2.6

Romsey

Romsey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Iain Coleman 892 43.8 -1.0
Labour Paul Gilchrist 789 38.8 -1.3
Green Vicky Russell 146 7.2 -1.8
Conservative Richard Normington 145 7.1 +1.0
Socialist Alliance Diana Minns 63 3.1 N/A
Majority 103 5.0 +0.3
Turnout 2,035 34.0 -1.9
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing Increase0.2

Trumpington

Trumpington (2 seats due to by-election)
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Philippa Slatter 1,225 50.4
Liberal Democrats Edrich Adigun-Harris 1,126 46.3
Conservative Hannah Towns 949 39.0
Conservative Steven George 914 37.6
Green Neil Ford 181 7.4
Labour David Coulson 150 6.2
Labour Jonathan Goodacre 135 5.6
Turnout 2,432 40.4
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

West Chesterton

West Chesterton
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Max Boyce 941 50.2
Liberal Democrats Nichola Harrison 912 48.6
Labour Mick Brown 390 20.8
Labour Michael Sargeant 368 19.6
Conservative James Strachan 341 18.2
Conservative Graham Palmer 298 15.9
Green Sarah Peake 233 12.4
Green Stephen Peake 155 8.3
Turnout 1,875 30.9
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

References

  1. ^ "Cambridge City Council Election Results 1973-2012" (PDF). Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher. Retrieved 28 November 2021.