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Local Election Results 2003


Whole council up for election. Four Independent councillors and four Liberal Democrat councillors were elected unopposed.

Other results for Shetland: 2007 2012 2017
By-elections for Shetland (may be incomplete): 28th February 2008 (Lerwick S.) — 15th December 2011 (Shetland C.)

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Consolidated results — Shetland 2003

Party Votes Percent Seats
Independent 4312 76.3% 17
Liberal Democrat 1343 23.7% 5


Cecil Eunson Ind 368 77.8%
Margaret Robertson LD 105 22.2%


Alistair Inkster Ind 271 58.0%
Robert Hunter Ind 196 42.0%


William Stove Ind 175 62.7%
Michael Peterson Ind 104 37.3%

Cunningsburgh and Sandwick

Thomas Stove Ind unop.

Delting East and Lunnasting

Barbara Cheyne Ind 234 57.4%
Joan Easten Ind 90 22.1%
Thomas Anderson Ind 84 20.6%

Delting West

William Ratter Ind 260 67.4%
Andrea Manson-Clark Ind 126 32.6%


Gordon Mitchell LD unop.

Harbour and Bressay

Edward Knight Ind 282 67.8%
Ronald Gair LD 134 32.2%

Nesting, Whiteness, Girlsta and Gott

James Irvine Ind unop.


Leonard Groat Ind 168 59.2%
Robert Anderson LD 116 40.8%

North Central

Alexander Cluness LD unop.

Northmavine, Muckle Roe and Busta

William Manson Ind 270 60.0%
Brenda Willcock LD 180 40.0%

Sandsting, Aithsting and Weisdale

Florence Grains Ind unop.

Sandwick, Levenwick and Bigton

William Tait Ind 279 63.8%
Cecil Hughson LD 158 36.2%


Iris Hawkins Ind 303 66.4%
Ian Scott Ind 153 33.6%


James Henry Ind 147 52.7%
Christine Begg LD 132 47.3%

South Central

Angus Leslie LD 240 56.7%
Gary Robinson Ind 183 43.3%

Unst and Island of Fetlar

Brian Gregson Ind 248 68.3%
Alastair Inkster Ind 95 26.2%
Sandra Gray LD 20 5.5%

Upper Sound, Gulberwick and Quarff

Robert Feather Ind 276 51.7%
Peter Malcolmson LD 258 48.3%

Walls, Sandness and Clousta

Frank Robertson LD unop.


Joseph Simpson Ind unop.


John Nicolson LD unop.

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