The 2003 Stroud Council election took place on 1 May 2003 to elect members of Stroud District Council in Gloucestershire, 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

Stroud local election result 2003[3][4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 5 0 2 -2 29.4 35.6 7,268 -5.9%
  Labour 4 0 1 -1 23.5 24.6 5,023 -4.3%
  Green 4 0 0 0 23.5 15.4 3,141 +5.0%
  Liberal Democrats 2 2 0 +2 11.8 20.3 4,144 +4.0%
  Independent 2 1 0 +1 11.8 3.1 624 +0.7%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 211 +0.4%

Ward results

Cainscross[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony Shortt 760 48.5
Conservative Norma Rodman 355 22.7
Liberal Democrats Darren Jones 341 21.8
Green Carol Kambites 111 7.1
Majority 405 25.8
Turnout 1,567 30.4 -5.0
Labour hold Swing
Cam East[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Miranda Clifton 524 40.4
Conservative Julian D'arcy 493 38.0
Liberal Democrats Keith Pearce 281 21.6
Majority 31 2.4
Turnout 1,298 39.7 -1.5
Labour hold Swing
Cam West[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Fowles 496 41.8
Liberal Democrats John Dapling 470 39.6
Conservative Lawrence Hall 220 18.5
Majority 26 2.2
Turnout 1,186 35.9 -2.5
Labour hold Swing
Central[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Williams 255 46.5 -5.8
Green Kevin Cranston 126 23.0 +3.7
Labour Anne Snelgrove 101 18.4 -10.0
Liberal Democrats Deborah Sutherland 66 12.0 +12.0
Majority 129 23.5 -0.4
Turnout 548 39.0 +1.3
Conservative hold Swing
Chalford[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Elizabeth Peters 875 46.5
Labour David Taylor 316 16.8
Green David Wood 306 16.3
Liberal Democrats Barbara Brown 277 14.7
UKIP Leslie Banstead 107 5.7
Majority 559 29.7
Turnout 1,881 37.7 -0.7
Conservative hold Swing
Dursley[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Brian Marsh 727 42.5
Conservative Loraine Patrick 582 34.0
Labour Daryl Matthews 364 21.3
UKIP Anthony Gardiner 37 2.2
Majority 145 8.5
Turnout 1,710 36.4 -2.1
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Farmhill and Paganhill[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Sheffie Mohammed 361 61.8 +6.2
Labour Lesley Williams 101 17.3 +1.7
Conservative Catherine James 77 13.2 -0.9
Liberal Democrats Mark Rogers 45 7.7 -2.8
Majority 260 44.5 +4.5
Turnout 584 33.9 +3.7
Independent hold Swing
Minchinhampton[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Elisabeth Bird 889 59.6
Labour Audrey Smith 330 22.1
Liberal Democrats Margaret Edmunds 224 15.0
UKIP Adrian Blake 48 3.2
Majority 559 37.5
Turnout 1,491 43.8 +7.4
Conservative hold Swing
Nailsworth[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Jeffreys 643 33.1
Green John Nicholson 621 32.0
Labour Keith Norbury 417 21.5
Liberal Democrats Myles Robinson 259 13.4
Majority 22 1.1
Turnout 1,940 39.7 -1.8
Conservative hold Swing
Rodborough[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Cooper 521 39.2
Green Steven Penny 423 31.9
Labour Martin Alder 295 22.2
Liberal Democrats John Howe 89 6.7
Majority 98 7.4
Turnout 1,328 37.9
Conservative hold Swing
Slade[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Gwendoline Belcher 252 48.3 +5.6
Conservative Deborah Westgate 148 28.4 +2.7
Labour Henrietta Nichols 122 23.4 -8.2
Majority 104 19.9 +8.9
Turnout 522 31.1 -2.0
Green hold Swing
Stonehouse[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christopher Brine 761 47.0
Conservative Philip Brine 566 34.9
Liberal Democrats Milner Woodhead 154 9.5
Green Sally Pickering 139 8.6
Majority 195 12.0
Turnout 1,620 28.5 -3.4
Labour hold Swing
Thrupp[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Martin Whiteside 436 50.4 +10.7
Conservative Patricia Carpenter 270 31.2 -3.7
Labour John Howgate 103 11.9 -13.5
Liberal Democrats Colleen Rothwell 56 6.5 +6.5
Majority 166 19.2 +14.4
Turnout 865 47.9 +0.1
Green hold Swing
Trinity[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green John Marjoram 387 53.5 -15.5
Conservative Kenneth Brown 169 23.3 +23.3
Labour Marta Cock 114 15.7 -9.3
Liberal Democrats Christine Beckingham 54 7.5 +1.5
Majority 218 30.1 -13.9
Turnout 724 44.7 -2.0
Green hold Swing
Uplands[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Linda Townley 263 40.8 +15.6
Conservative Linda Jeffreys 167 25.9 -1.8
Labour Karin Degenberg 106 16.4 -19.7
Liberal Democrats Ian Owen 46 7.1 +7.1
Green Henry Leveson-Gower 44 6.8 -4.2
UKIP Alan Lomas 19 2.9 +2.9
Majority 96 14.9
Turnout 645 36.7 +3.6
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Valley[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Tobias Green 296 48.4 +10.9
Conservative Brian Wheatley 145 23.7 +4.4
Labour John Appleton 113 18.5 -8.8
Liberal Democrats Michael Stayte 57 9.3 -6.6
Majority 151 24.7 +14.5
Turnout 611 35.9 +1.0
Green hold Swing
Wotton-under-Edge[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Paul Smith 998 52.8
Conservative Sidney Gowers 893 47.2
Majority 105 5.6
Turnout 1,891 37.8 +0.2
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

References

  1. ^ "Local elections". BBC News Online. Retrieved 5 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Election Results". The Times. 2 May 2003. p. 17.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Election Results 2003". Stroud District Council. Archived from the original on 6 January 2009. Retrieved 4 January 2011.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "28.4 Stroud". Local Elections Archive Project. Retrieved 5 January 2011.