Elections to Rugby Borough Council were held on 10 June 2004. One third of the council seats were up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.[1] The number of councillors for each party after the election were Conservative 21, Labour 14, Liberal Democrat 10 and Independent 3.[1]

Election result

Rugby Local Election Result 2004
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 9 3 0 +3 56.3 42.1 10,295 +3.4%
  Liberal Democrats 4 0 0 0 25.0 31.9 7,816 +5.4%
  Labour 3 0 2 -2 18.8 22.7 5,555 -8.7%
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 0 3.3 811 -0.1%

Ward results

Admirals
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Butlin 716 44.8 +2.7
Labour Martin Eversfield 631 39.5 -6.3
Liberal Democrats Hilda Fletcher 250 15.7 +3.5
Majority 85 5.3 +1.6
Turnout 1,597 37.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Avon and Swift
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Leigh Hunt 613 61.3
Labour Jeffrey Coupe 209 20.9
Liberal Democrats Mary Andrews 178 17.8
Majority 404 40.4
Turnout 1,000 41.7
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Benn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Keith Cassidy 601 47.4 -7.0
Liberal Democrats James Hotten 335 26.4 +1.6
Conservative Christopher Pacey-Day 333 26.0 +5.1
Majority 266 21.0 -8.6
Turnout 1,269 26.8
Labour hold Swing
Bilton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Craig Humphrey 1,109 61.7 +1.4
Liberal Democrats Beatrice O'Dwyer 356 19.8 +1.3
Labour Benjamin Ferrett 333 18.5 -2.8
Majority 753 41.9 +2.9
Turnout 1,512 43.3
Conservative hold Swing
Caldecott
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Gwendoline Hotten 875 48.4 +0.2
Conservative Ian Smith 695 38.4 +3.2
Labour Brenda Clarke 239 13.2 -3.4
Majority 180 10.0 -3.0
Turnout 1,809 44.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Dunchurch and Knightlow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Shields 1,085 47.5 -2.2
Liberal Democrats Sally Ravenhall 984 43.1 +8.9
Labour Richard Best 215 9.4 +1.5
Majority 101 4.4 -11.1
Turnout 2,284 52.4
Conservative hold Swing
Earl Craven and Wolston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Heather Timms 1,114 55.1 -7.7
Labour Douglas Hodkinson 634 31.4 -5.8
Liberal Democrats Mervyn Leah 272 13.5 +13.5
Majority 480 23.7 -1.9
Turnout 2,020 45.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Eastlands
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Susan Peach 1,214 67.8 -5.5
Conservative Kuldip Ranu 370 20.7 +5.2
Labour Vasanji Chhana 207 11.6 +0.4
Majority 844 47.1 -10.7
Turnout 1,791 42.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Fosse
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anthony Gillias 856 58.5
Liberal Democrats Richard Gunstone 608 41.5
Majority 248 17.0
Turnout 1,464 50.0
Conservative hold Swing
Hillmorton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jesstina Upstone 779 38.4 +4.0
Conservative David Cranham 658 32.4 +1.4
Labour Michael Hirons 370 18.2 -16.2
Independent Kathryn Lawrence 223 11.0 +11.0
Majority 121 6.0 +5.9
Turnout 2,030 48.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Lawford and Kings Newnham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jane Watson 440 44.9
Independent Lilian Pallikaropoulos 246 25.1
Labour Patrick Joyce 187 19.1
Liberal Democrats Christopher Thoday 108 11.0
Majority 194 19.8
Turnout 981 39.0
Conservative hold Swing
New Bilton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christina Avis 582 38.2
Conservative June Hopkins 404 26.5
Independent Roy Sandison 342 22.5
Liberal Democrats John Upstone 195 12.8
Majority 178 11.7
Turnout 1,523 35.4
Labour hold Swing
Newbold
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Denham Cavanagh 747 51.4 -3.8
Liberal Democrats Felicity Bocus 370 25.4 +3.5
Conservative Sabir Yusuf 337 23.2 +0.3
Majority 377 26.0 -6.3
Turnout 1,454 31.7
Labour hold Swing
Overslade
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Lane 821 51.2 -1.9
Labour Douglas Hall 479 29.9 -17.0
Liberal Democrats Dorothy Neville 303 18.9 +18.9
Majority 342 21.3 +15.1
Turnout 1,603 38.2
Conservative hold Swing
Paddox
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Richard Dodd 829 68.9 +3.5
Conservative Donald Willis 253 21.0 -0.8
Labour Mary Webb 121 10.1 -2.7
Majority 576 47.9 +4.3
Turnout 1,203 41.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Wolvey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Elson 491 75.4 +13.4
Liberal Democrats Stanley Williams 160 24.6 +19.4
Majority 331 50.8 +21.6
Turnout 651 41.9
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b "Rugby council". BBC News Online. Retrieved 16 August 2009.