The 2003 Crawley Borough Council election took place on 1 May 2003 to elect members of Crawley Borough Council in West Sussex, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Overall turnout at the election was 23.16%.[3]

Crawley local election result 2003[3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 7 1 1 0 58.3 37.2 5,863 -11.0%
  Conservative 4 1 0 +1 33.3 34.4 5,430 +3.2%
  Liberal Democrats 1 0 0 0 8.3 22.1 3,483 +4.7%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 2.6 404 +2.6%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 1.8 276 +1.8%
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 0 1.5 235 +0.0%
  Socialist Labour 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 76 -0.3%

Ward results

Broadfield[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James McGough 569 51.1 -7.3
Conservative David Bowen 335 30.1 +2.9
Liberal Democrats Clare Jeffers 209 18.8 +7.9
Majority 234 21.0 -10.2
Turnout 1,113 13.0 -16.5
Labour hold Swing
Furnace Green[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Duncan Crow 1,130 38.8 -8.6
Labour Raymond Calcott 741 25.5 -7.9
Liberal Democrats David Barry 636 21.8 +2.5
BNP Vernon Atkinson 404 13.9 +13.9
Majority 389 13.4 -0.6
Turnout 2,911 27.2 +2.0
Conservative hold Swing
Gossops Green[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William Ward 430 46.6
Conservative Lee Burke 317 34.3
Liberal Democrats Howard Llewelyn 176 19.1
Majority 113 12.2
Turnout 923 23.7 -3.2
Labour hold Swing
Ifield[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Stanley 536 40.4 -9.1
Conservative Brian Blake 342 25.8 +4.8
Independent Richard Symonds 235 17.7 +6.8
Liberal Democrats Barry Hamilton 213 16.1 -2.5
Majority 194 14.6 -14.0
Turnout 1,326 20.5 -19.8
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Langley Green (2)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Smith 666
Labour David Shreeves 619
Liberal Democrats Kevin Osborne 254
Conservative Keith Brockwell 253
Conservative Christina Belben 248
Liberal Democrats Mohammed Rana 221
Turnout 2,261 22.8 -1.1
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Northgate[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Gordon Seekings 610 65.0 +1.8
Labour Nicholas Webber 225 24.0 -3.5
Conservative Corinne Bowen 104 11.1 +1.8
Majority 385 41.0 +5.3
Turnout 939 26.7 -4.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Pound Hill North[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sarah Blake 831 60.9
Labour John Stephens 303 22.2
Liberal Democrats Nigel Aldridge 230 16.9
Majority 528 38.7
Turnout 1,364 27.3 -3.6
Conservative hold Swing
Pound Hill South[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Lanzer 847 57.1
Labour Alison Cornell 383 25.8
Liberal Democrats Edward Reay 253 17.1
Majority 464 31.3
Turnout 1,483 27.7
Conservative hold Swing
Southgate[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lisa Noel 404 31.4 -1.0
Labour Mohammed Qamaruddin 401 31.1 -19.5
Green Malcolm Liles 276 21.4 +21.4
Liberal Democrats Roger McMurray 207 16.1 -1.0
Majority 3 0.2
Turnout 1,288 21.3 -18.4
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Three Bridges[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dennis Malt 468 42.2
Conservative John Rolf 372 33.6
Liberal Democrats Victoria Seekings 268 24.2
Majority 96 8.7
Turnout 1,108 26.8
Labour hold Swing
Tilgate[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Douglas Mayne 522 49.7 -9.5
Conservative Alexander Maple 247 23.5 +3.3
Liberal Democrats Darren Wise 206 19.6 +4.4
Socialist Labour Derek Isaacs 76 7.2 +1.9
Majority 275 26.2 -12.8
Turnout 1,051 23.2 -3.8
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Local elections". BBC News Online. Retrieved 8 January 2012.
  2. ^ "English councils". The Times. 3 May 2003. p. 47.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Crawley Council Election Results - 2003" (PDF). Crawley Borough Council. Political Science Resources. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 9 January 2012.