2004 Norwich City Council election[1] [2]
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All 39 seats to Norwich City Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Liberal Democrats Labour
Seats before 30 14
Seats won 18 15
Seat change Decrease12 Increase1
Popular vote 12,023 10,084
Percentage 32.4% 27.1%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Green Conservative
Seats before 2 1
Seats won 5 1
Seat change Increase3 Steady
Popular vote 6,438 6,612
Percentage 17.3% 17.8%

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Map showing the 2004 local election results in Norwich.

Council control before election

Liberal Democrats

Council control after election

No Overall Control

The 2004 Norwich City Council election took place on 10 June 2004 to elect members of Norwich City Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections. This was the first election to be held under new ward boundaries, which reduced the number of seats from 48 to 39. As a result, all seats were up for election. The Liberal Democrats lost overall control of the council, which fell under no overall control.[2]

Results summary

2004 Norwich City Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Liberal Democrats 18 Decrease12 46.2 0 18 46.2 33,459 33.2 -5.8
  Labour 15 Increase 1 38.5 0 15 38.5 28,282 28.1 -4.0
  Green 5 Increase 3 12.8 0 5 12.8 17,558 17.4 +1.5
  Conservative 1 Steady 2.6 0 1 2.6 18,422 18.3 +5.6
  NOTW 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 1,484 1.5 N/A
  Legalise Cannabis 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 1,283 1.3 N/A
  Independent 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 143 0.1 -1.3

Ward results

Bowthorpe

Bowthorpe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brenda Ferris 1,473 37.5 -6.1
Labour Christine Rumsby 1,441
Labour Ronald Borrett 1,400
Conservative Antony Little 1,386 35.3 +11.5
Conservative Louise Little 1,278
Conservative Roger Wills 1,228
Liberal Democrats Helen Arundell 598 15.2 -9.2
Liberal Democrats Andrew Higson 552
Liberal Democrats Graham Hopkins 518
Green Beth Brockett 397 10.1 +1.9
Green Robin Chittenden 332
Green Andrew Knighton 318
Legalise Cannabis Mark Palmer 70 1.8 N/A
Turnout 49.0 +19.9
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold

Catton Grove

Catton Grove
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Julie Westmacott 713 31.7 -6.6
Conservative Evelyn Collishaw 682 30.3 +0.4
Labour Brian Morrey 680
Conservative Colin Barker 670
Labour Bernard Smith 646
Conservative Trevor Ivory 602
Liberal Democrats Roberic Beale 429 19.0 -1.5
Liberal Democrats Patricia Meacock 400
Liberal Democrats Alan Strong 362
Green Janet Bearman 330 14.7 +3.4
Green Wayne McCarthy 233
Green Christopher Eley 206
Legalise Cannabis Jack Girling 98 4.4 N/A
Turnout 27.0 -1.9
Labour hold
Conservative gain from Labour
Labour hold

Crome

Crome
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Bradford 1,025 41.7 -9.0
Labour Alan Waters 927
Labour Jennifer Lay 825
Conservative John Fisher 567 23.0 -0.4
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Comer 505 20.5 -0.2
Liberal Democrats Esther Harris 480
Conservative Angus Mackay 479
Liberal Democrats Roger Smith 475
Conservative Edwin Williams 465
Green Beverley Jenkins 284 11.5 +6.3
Green Fiona Dowson 241
Green Ronald Luton-Brown 208
Legalise Cannabis Paul Fowler 79 3.2 N/A
Turnout 30.0 -5.8
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour gain from Conservative

Eaton

Eaton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Judith Lubbock 2,073 53.4 -9.5
Liberal Democrats Ian Couzens 2,013
Liberal Democrats Brian Watkins 1,843
Conservative Ian Mackie 1,035 26.7 +4.0
Conservative Judith Virgo 1,032
Conservative Bernard Wells 909
Labour Ronald Round 412 10.6 +0.8
Labour Josephine Smith 386
Labour Nicholas Waters 369
Green John Peacock 292 7.5 +2.9
Green Neville Bartlett 288
Green Christine Schwabe 254
Legalise Cannabis Sally Mittuch 69 1.8 N/A
Turnout 51.0 -4.2
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Lakenham

Lakenham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Hereward Cooke 1,074 39.7 -8.5
Labour Keith Driver 1,014 37.5 +3.8
Liberal Democrats Colin Harper 983
Labour Mary Cannell 969
Liberal Democrats Linda Harper 965
Labour Charles Sanderson 879
Conservative Thomas Holland 300 11.1 -0.4
Conservative Leslie Richards 289
Conservative Eileen Wyatt 277
Green Stephen Little 236 8.7 +2.1
Green Karen Groom 228
Green Lester Peters 221
Legalise Cannabis John Wakelin 83 3.1 N/A
Turnout 34.0 -2.4
Liberal Democrats hold
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold

Mancroft

Mancroft
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Diane Lowe 837 34.6 -5.9
Liberal Democrats Dawn Castle-Green 829
Liberal Democrats Nasar Ali 767
Labour Daniel Douglas 680 28.1 -5.6
Labour Penelope Ross 663
Labour Christopher Jones 643
Green Andrew Boswell 467 19.3 +8.3
Green Neil Davey 385
Conservative Nathan Bennett 310 12.8 -2.0
Conservative Nicholas Stimpson 278
Green Gesine Oppitz-Trotman 274
Legalise Cannabis Michael Pryce 123 5.1 N/A
Conservative Richard Wells 68
Turnout 29.0 -9.3
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Mile Cross

Mile Cross
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Victor Elvin 936 38.4 -11.1
Labour Stephen Morphew 897 36.8 -7.1
Labour Linda Blakeway 862
Labour Robin Taylor 785
Liberal Democrats Jack Barton 656
Liberal Democrats Simon Richardson 642
Conservative David Mackie 250 10.2 N/A
Green Jennifer Parkhouse 249 10.2 +3.8
Conservative Clive Smith 236
Conservative Joanne Williams 205
Green Sean Creaser 190
Green George Oppitz-Trotman 159
Legalise Cannabis Patrick Cadman 108 4.4 N/A
Turnout 28.0 -1.9
Liberal Democrats hold
Labour hold
Labour hold

Nelson

Nelson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Robert Gledhill 1,691 44.8 +9.2
Green Adrian Ramsay 1,643
Green Jessica Goldfinch 1,624
Liberal Democrats Gordon Dean 1,128 29.9 -12.8
Liberal Democrats April Pond 1,047
Liberal Democrats Thomas Wells 823
Labour Peter Bartram 416 11.0 -3.7
Labour Stephen Cook 405
Labour Christine Hanny-Saville 366
Conservative Lisa Ivory 241 6.4 -0.6
Conservative Rachel McGurk 232
Conservative Victor Hopes 223
Legalise Cannabis Derek Williams 158 4.2 N/A
Independent Steven Land 143 3.8 N/A
Turnout 46.0 +3.6
Green gain from Liberal Democrats
Green gain from Liberal Democrats
Green gain from Liberal Democrats

Sewell

NOTW = Norwich Over The Water

Sewell
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Michael Banham 748 30.1
Labour Julie Brociek-Coulton 693
Labour Nicholas Williams 639
NOTW Paul Scruton 561 22.6
NOTW David Bethell 499
NOTW Christopher Simmons 424
Liberal Democrats Billy Boulton 405 16.3
Liberal Democrats Alisdair Gordon 369
Liberal Democrats Paul Kendrick 366
Conservative Jeremy Carver 350 14.1
Conservative Ernest Horth 332
Green Kevin Boynton 328 13.2
Green Richard Edwards 313
Conservative Diane Roberts 294
Green Colin Hynson 278
Legalise Cannabis Trevor Smith 94 3.8
Turnout 30.0
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Thorpe Hamlet

Thorpe Hamlet
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jill Surridge 983 40.5 -16.8
Liberal Democrats Samantha Allison 967
Liberal Democrats Joyce Divers 963
Labour Thomas Gordon 500 20.6 +0.7
Labour Amanda Sheridan 439
Conservative Christopher Coupland 435 17.9 +5.8
Conservative Barbara Kettel 422
Labour John Sheridan 398
Green Penelope Lawrence 395 16.3 +5.6
Conservative Mary Le Winton 385
Green Andrew Pearmain 339
Green Trevor Luton-Brown 321
Legalise Cannabis Farooque Ahmed 115 4.7 N/A
Turnout 30.0 -0.7
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Town Close

Town Close
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Felicity Hartley 1,340 41.1 -6.2
Liberal Democrats Adrian Thomas 1,180
Liberal Democrats Derek Wood 1,058
Green Christopher Webb 634 19.4 +10.3
Labour Patricia Garner 631 19.3 -13.2
Conservative Christine Munroe 571 17.5 +6.5
Labour Roderick Quinn 564
Conservative Thomas Jarrett 561
Labour Paula Skelton 519
Conservative John Wyatt 516
Green Anna Orridge 492
Green Peter Anderson 464
Legalise Cannabis John Paston 87 2.7 N/A
Turnout 36.0 -5.0
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

University

University
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Diane Hume 915 37.2
Labour Roy Blower 912 37.1
Liberal Democrats Jane Rooza 877
Liberal Democrats Ian Williams 834
Labour Bert Bremner 822
Labour Carol Morrey 685
Green Rhys Howell 302 12.3
Green Katharine Willett 275
Green Ritva Ryynanen 260
Conservative Simon Down 224 9.1
Conservative Christine Page 222
Conservative Dipesh Palana 179
Legalise Cannabis Alun Buffry 107 4.3
Turnout 32.0
Liberal Democrats hold
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold

Wensum

Wensum
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Adrian Holmes 833 31.4
Green Rupert Read 803
Liberal Democrats Andrew Aalders-Dunthorne 800 30.2
Green Tom Llewellyn 771
Liberal Democrats Phillip Bazley 765
Liberal Democrats Anne Stairs 702
Labour Benjamin Hathway 663 25.0
Labour Freda Sheehy 612
Labour Peter Medhurst 581
Conservative Christine Mackie 261 9.9
Conservative Christopher Taylor 216
Conservative Philip Saunders 212
Legalise Cannabis Richard Lehmann 92 3.5
Turnout 33.0
Green win (new seat)
Green win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

References

  1. ^ Andrew Teale. "Local Election Results 2004 - Norwich". Local Elections Archive Project. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Norwich council". BBC News. 11 June 2004. Retrieved 9 March 2020.