2003 Gloucester City Council election

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11 seats of 36 on council
19 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Mark Hawthorne Kevin Stephens Bill Crowther
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Seats before 14 12 10
Seats after 14 11 11
Seat change Steady Decrease1 Increase1

The 2003 Gloucester City Council election took place on 1 May 2003 to elect members of Gloucester City Council in England. The council remained under no overall control. The leader of the council, Kevin Stephens of Labour, lost his seat. The leader of the Liberal Democrats group, Bill Crowther, became leader of the council after the election.[1][2]

Results

Gloucester City Council election, 2003[3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 5 1 1 0 40.0 7620
  Liberal Democrats 4 1 1 35.9 6833
  Labour 4 1 -1 21.6 4110
  UKIP 0 1.1 201
  Green 0 1.0 195
  Socialist 0 0.5 98

Ward results

Abbey

Abbey 2003[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Rentell 1,302 65.6
Liberal Democrats David Brown 305 15.4
Labour Donald Duncan 303 15.3
Green Stuart Croft 76 3.8
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Barnwood

Barnwood 2003[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Reeve 1,048
Conservative Kenneth Mitchell 901 47.9
Labour John Carr 585 31.1
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Barton and Tredworth

Barton and Tredworth 2003[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Harjit Gill 850 56.1
Liberal Democrats Thomas Croucher 304 20.1
Conservative Leonard Proctor 262 17.3
Socialist John Ewers 98
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Hucclecote

Hucclecote 2003[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Declan Wilson 1,583 62.0
Conservative Maurice Barrett 719 28.2
Labour Rosalind Onians 250 9.8
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Kingsholm and Wotton

Kingsholm and Wotton 2003[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Michael Power 925 55.6
Conservative Robert Moreland 544 32.7
Labour Terence Haines 142 8.5
UKIP Richard Edwards 52 3.1
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Longlevens

Longlevens 2003[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Hawthorne 1,506 49.2
Liberal Democrats Lucy Nethsingha 1287 42.0
Labour David Cook 269 8.8
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Matson and Robinswood

Matson and Robinswood 2003[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stuart Wilson 730 42.5
Labour Kevin Stephens 696 40.5
Liberal Democrats Jonathon Trigg 205 11.9
UKIP Terence Lines 88 5.1
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Moreland

Moreland 2003[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Geraldene Gillespie 656 45.4
Conservative Terence King 509 35.2
Liberal Democrats David Gamble 160 11.1
Green Daryl Lines 119 8.2
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Quedgeley Fieldcourt

Quedgeley Fieldcourt 2003[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Susan Lewis 442 44.8
Liberal Democrats Julian Powell 281 28.5
Labour Redvers Thomas 203 20.6
UKIP Adrian Webb 61 6.2
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Quedgeley Severn Vale

Quedgeley Severn Vale 2003[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Martyn White 510 52.4
Liberal Democrats Helen Powell 249 25.6
Labour Alan Trigg 215 22.1
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Westgate

Westgate 2003[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Gordon Heath 633 49.6
Conservative Stephen Morgan 511 40.0
Labour Steven Richards 132 10.3
Turnout
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

References

  1. ^ "Council minutes,13 May 2003" (PDF). Gloucester City Council. Retrieved 26 June 2022.
  2. ^ "Local elections - Gloucester". BBC News. Retrieved 24 February 2021.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Local Election Results 2003 Gloucester". Andrew Teale. Retrieved 24 February 2021.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Gloucester City Council Election Results 1973-2012" (PDF). Elections Centre. Retrieved 24 February 2021.