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Local Election Results 2003


Whole council up for election. Two Liberal Democrat councillors, three Conservative councillors and twenty Independent councillors were elected unopposed. Note that only one candidate stood for the two-seat Kirkby Stephen ward.

Other results for Eden: 2007 2011 2015 2019
By-elections for Eden (may be incomplete): 19th June 2003 (Kirkby Stephen) — 26th June 2003 (Ullswater) — 19th February 2004 (Ravenstonedale) — 24th February 2005 (Askham) — 8th June 2006 (Crosby Ravensworth) — 3rd August 2006 (Orton with Tebay) — 5th October 2006 (Penrith Carleton) — 17th April 2008 (Morland) — 8th October 2009 (Penrith W.) — 15th November 2012 (Penrith Pategill) — 7th July 2016 (Appleby (Appleby)) — 4th August 2016 (Alston Moor) — 20th July 2017 (Alston Moor) — 16th November 2017 (Penrith N.) — 18th February 2018 (Hartside) — 6th May 2021 (Hartside; Skelton)
Results for Cumbria county council: 2005 2009 2013 2017

Map of the resultsExport spreadsheet

Consolidated results — Eden 2003

Party Votes Percent Seats
Independent 2616 54.0% 28
Liberal Democrat 1113 23.0% 4
Conservative 657 13.6% 5
Labour 456 9.4% 0

Alston Moor (2)

Bryan Metz Ind unop.
Richard Turner Ind unop.

Appleby (Appleby)

Alan Morgan Ind 192 50.1%
Lancelot Thwaytes Ind 191 49.9%

Appleby (Bongate)

Ella Langan Ind unop.


James Banks Ind 234 67.6%
Stuart Irving LD 112 32.4%


John Smith Ind unop.

Crosby Ravensworth

Paul Evans Ind unop.


Brian Huddleston Ind unop.


Harold Threlkeld Ind unop.


Roy Fisher Ind unop.


William Lancaster C unop.

Hesket (2)

Ian Graham Ind unop.
Albert Richardson C unop.

Kirkby Stephen (2)

Trevor Ladhams Ind unop.

Kirkby Thore

John Sawrey-Cookson Ind unop.


Mary Robinson Ind 317 59.1%
Richard O'Brien Lab 219 40.9%


John Holliday Ind unop.


Tony Brunskill Ind unop.

Long Marton

Mary Herbert Ind unop.


David Nattrass Ind unop.

Orton with Tebay

John Thornborrow Ind 282 52.6%
Mark Saunders LD 254 47.4%

Penrith Carleton

Henry Cook LD unop.

Penrith East (2)

Graeme Collingwood Ind 287 54.7%
John Lynch C 238 45.3%
Geoffrey Parr Ind 233

Penrith North (3)

Mike Davidson Ind 536 34.4%
Edith Cook LD 441 28.3%
Gordon Nicholson C 419 26.9%
Ann Ellams Lab 163 10.5%

Penrith Pategill

John Nicholson Ind 163 68.8%
Christopher Bagshaw Lab 74 31.2%

Penrith South (2)

Allan Bewley Ind unop.
Keith Phillips Ind unop.

Penrith West (2)

Colin Nineham Ind unop.
John Thompson C unop.


John Moffat Ind unop.


Neil Hughes LD 166 55.7%
Maurice Weightman Ind 132 44.3%


Gordon Savage Ind 282 66.8%
David Treharne LD 140 33.2%


Stella Platt LD unop.


William Patterson Ind unop.

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