The 2003 Great Yarmouth Borough Council election took place on 1 May 2003 to elect members of Great Yarmouth Borough Council in Norfolk, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative 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 30.32%.[3]

Great Yarmouth Local Election Result 2003[3][2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 10 +2 58.8 48.4 7,784 -2.8%
  Conservative 7 -2 41.2 44.6 7,162 +1.3%
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0 4.7 751 +1.2%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 2.4 378 +0.4%

Ward results

Caister North[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Barry Cunniffe 644 45.5 +2.0
Labour Sandy Griffiths 592 41.8 -1.5
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Dyer 147 10.4 -1.1
Green Roy Walmsley 32 2.3 +0.6
Majority 52 3.7 +3.5
Turnout 1,415
Caister South[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patrick Hacon 557 51.1 +4.0
Conservative Thomas Andrews 473 43.4 -5.5
Green Robert Chandler 61 5.6 +1.6
Majority 84 7.7
Turnout 1,091
Claydon (2)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony Blyth 608
Labour Bernard Williamson 479
Conservative Peter Meah 360
Turnout 1,447
Fleggburgh[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Thompson 723 80.9
Labour Roger Timms 171 19.1
Majority 552 61.8
Turnout 894
Gorleston[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Colin Hodds 737 56.4 -1.3
Labour Sharon Thrasher 376 28.8 -1.0
Liberal Democrats Ivan Lees 194 14.8 +2.4
Majority 361 27.6 -0.3
Turnout 1,307
Lichfield and Cobholm[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Penelope Linden 447 73.0 -5.6
Conservative Jason Delf 165 27.0 +5.6
Majority 282 46.1 -11.1
Turnout 612
Lothingland[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Tate 572 50.9 -6.6
Labour Richard Barker 551 49.1 +6.6
Majority 21 1.9 -13.1
Turnout 1,123
Magdalen East[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Raymond Peek 429 48.8 -13.3
Conservative David Denning 407 46.3 +8.4
Green Diane Nottage 43 4.9 +4.9
Majority 22 2.5 -21.8
Turnout 879
Magdalen West[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colleen Walker 661 71.8 -8.9
Conservative John Hayes 171 18.6 -0.7
Green Martyn McCarthy 88 9.6 +9.6
Majority 490 53.3 -8.0
Turnout 920
Nelson[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Jeal 424 65.1 -8.7
Conservative Joy Cosaitis 163 25.0 +4.0
Liberal Democrats Michael Tall 64 9.8 +9.8
Majority 261 40.1 -12.7
Turnout 651
Northgate[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Taylor 662 57.3 -0.3
Conservative Alan Baugh 368 31.8 -1.2
Liberal Democrats Anthony Harris 126 10.9 +4.1
Majority 294 25.4 +0.8
Turnout 1,156
Ormesby[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Shrimplin 720 63.5 -6.1
Labour Nicholas Dack 273 24.1 +7.3
Liberal Democrats Pamela Mayhew 141 12.4 +1.5
Majority 447 39.4 -13.4
Turnout 1,134
Regent[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gerald Jarvis 446 49.4 +0.2
Labour Valerie Pettit 374 41.5 -3.7
Green Paula Thompson 82 9.1 +3.6
Majority 72 8.0 +4.0
Turnout 902
Rollesby[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Barry Coleman 310 61.3
Labour Peter Alexander 117 23.1
Liberal Democrats Rodney Cole 79 15.6
Majority 193 38.2
Turnout 506
St Andrews[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Maria Culmer 484 52.5 -4.9
Conservative Patrick Cook 438 47.5 +4.9
Majority 46 5.0 -9.8
Turnout 922
Yarmouth North[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ralph Woodcock 579 51.9 -1.2
Conservative John Getliff 465 41.7 -1.7
Green Sheila Chandler 72 6.5 +3.0
Majority 114 10.2 +0.5
Turnout 1,116

References

  1. ^ "Local elections". BBC News Online. Retrieved 5 September 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Local council election results". The Daily Telegraph. 3 May 2003. Retrieved 5 September 2011.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Great Yarmouth Borough Council: Councillors – Elections 1 May 2003 - Results". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Archived from the original on 22 February 2013. Retrieved 16 May 2020.((cite web)): CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)