1982 Derby City Council election[1][2]
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15 of the 44 seats in the Derby City Council
23 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Labour Conservative
Last election 26 18
Seats before 27 17
Seats won 9 6
Seats after 27 17
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 17,229 19,254
Percentage 34.8% 38.9%

Derby City Council election 1982 and 1986 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 1982 Derby City Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 1982 Derby City Council election took place on 6 May 1982 to elect members of Derby City Council in England.[3] This was on the same day as other local elections. 15 of the council's 44 seats were up for election. The Labour Party retained control of the council.

Overall results

1982 Derby City Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 9 0 0 Steady 60.0 34.8 17,229
  Conservative 6 0 0 Steady 40.0 38.9 19,254
  Alliance 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 25.4 12,585
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.7 368
  United English National 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.1 50
Total 15 49,486

Ward results

Abbey

Location of Abbey ward
Location of Abbey ward
Abbey [4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour M. Walker 1,461 47.0%
Conservative M. Rowley 921 29.6%
Alliance D. Cocker 726 23.4%
Turnout 33.3%
Labour hold

Allestree

Location of Allestree ward
Location of Allestree ward
Allestree[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative J. Thorpe 2,687 63.4%
Alliance W. Webley 1,177 27.8%
Labour K. Clarke 374 8.8%
Turnout 51.7%
Conservative hold

Alvaston

Location of Alvaston ward
Location of Alvaston ward
Alvaston[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Osborn 933 37.5%
Conservative J. Lissett 784 31.5%
Alliance I. Graham 771 31.0%
Turnout 35.2%
Labour hold

Babington

Location of Babington ward
Location of Babington ward
Babington[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour W. Matthews 1,710 56.4%
Conservative R. Brown 516 17.0%
Alliance R. Cliff 436 14.4%
Independent K. Johal 368 12.1%
Turnout 32.8%
Labour hold

Blagreaves

Location of Blagreaves ward
Location of Blagreaves ward
Blagreaves[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative J. Keith 1,756 44.1%
Labour R. Turner 1,172 29.5%
Alliance D. George 1,051 26.4%
Turnout 49.5%
Conservative hold

Boulton

Location of Boulton ward
Location of Boulton ward
Boulton[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour A. Kennedy 1,413 39.0%
Conservative H. Sephton 1,141 31.5%
Alliance C. Moore 1,073 29.6%
Turnout 40.1%
Labour hold

Breadsall

Location of Breadsall ward
Location of Breadsall ward
Breadsall[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour E. Ward 1,526 41.4%
Alliance F. Bell 1,062 28.8%
Conservative B. Oxley 1,051 28.5%
United English National S. Gibson 50 1.4%
Turnout 37.0%
Labour hold

Darley

Location of Darley ward
Location of Darley ward
Darley[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative J. Tillett 2,366 58.5%
Alliance E. Woods 994 24.6%
Labour R. Eddy 687 17.0%
Turnout 42.6%
Conservative hold

Littleover

Location of Littleover ward
Location of Littleover ward
Littleover[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative L. Shepley 1,756 56.5%
Alliance G. Taylor 787 25.3%
Labour M. Taylor 564 18.2%
Turnout 44.8%
Conservative hold

Mackworth

Location of Mackworth ward
Location of Mackworth ward
Mackworth[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Baxter 1,465 51.3%
Conservative J. Gabrielczyk 698 24.4%
Alliance P. King 695 24.3%
Turnout 37.3%
Labour hold

Mickleover

Location of Mickleover ward
Location of Mickleover ward
Mickleover[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative N. Keene 1,901 52.0%
Alliance B. Stokes 1,211 33.1%
Labour D. Dorrell 543 14.9%
Turnout 46.4%
Conservative hold

Normanton

Location of Normanton ward
Location of Normanton ward
Normanton[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour L. Shillingford 1,475 51.2%
Conservative J. Matthews 870 30.2%
Alliance J. Bottomley 536 18.6%
Turnout 36.4%
Labour hold

Osmanton

Location of Osmaston ward
Location of Osmaston ward
Osmanton[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Laxton 1,096 61.9%
Conservative R. Debrick 357 20.1%
Alliance E. Taylor 319 18.0%
Turnout 25.0%
Labour hold

Sinfin

Location of Sinfin ward
Location of Sinfin ward
Sinfin[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour N. Dhindsa 1,438 51.6%
Conservative G. Andrews 676 24.2%
Alliance J. Glazebrook 674 24.2%
Turnout 37.1%
Labour hold

Spondon

Location of Spondon ward
Location of Spondon ward
Spondon[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative G. Du Sautoy 1,774 42.0%
Labour R. Thrower 1,372 32.5%
Alliance K. Tivey 1,073 25.4%
Turnout 42.1%
Conservative hold

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1982". The Elections Centre.
  3. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael. Local Elections Handbook 1982. Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK: The Elections Centre. p. 16.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Derby City Council Election Results 1979-1995" (PDF). Elections Centre.