The 1982 Richmond upon Thames Council election took place on 6 May 1982 to elect members of Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election and the council went into no overall control.[1][2]

Background

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Election result

Party Votes Seats
SDP-Liberal Alliance 31,829 (44.91%)
Increase 7.25 26 (50.0%)
26 / 52
Increase 8
Conservative Party 30,338 (42.81%)
Decrease 3.18 26 (50.0%)
26 / 52
Decrease 8
Labour Party 6,765 (9.55%)
Decrease 6.60 0 (0.0%)
0 / 52
Steady 0
Independent 1,104 (1.56%)
N/A 0 (0.0%)
0 / 52
N/A
Ecology Party 738 (1.04%)
N/A 0 (0.0%)
0 / 52
N/A
National Front 61 (0.09%)
Decrease 0.11 0 (0.0%)
0 / 52
Steady 0
Communist Party 34 (0.05%)
N/A 0 (0.0%)
0 / 52
N/A
26 26
SDP-Liberal Alliance Conservative

Ward results

Barnes (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robinson J. Ms. 2177 50.5 -2.9
Conservative Popham J. 2017 -
Conservative Martin P. 1979 -
Alliance Roberts J. Ms. 1725 40.0 +3.2
Alliance Tippett C. 1611 -
Alliance Reed H. 1582 -
Labour Hull C. 413 9.6 -0.2
Labour Williams R. 411 -
Labour Cheevers P. 379 -
Turnout 61.9 -2.3
Central Twickenham (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kelly W. 1543 52.5 +0.9
Conservative Rae M. Ms. 1467 -
Alliance Barnes C. 973 33.1 +6.8
Alliance Browne C. 949 -
Labour Gallop J. 338 11.5 -10.6
Labour Lunbert P. Ms. 281 -
Ecology Thompson H. Ms. 49 1.7 N/A
Communist Payne C. 34 1.2 N/A
Turnout 55.4 -1.2
East Sheen (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Grose S. 1588 55.5 -4.4
Conservative Semmens B. 1578 -
Alliance Pearson R. 1139 39.8 +5.1
Alliance Lazarus A. 1062 -
Labour Lamb P. 136 4.8 -0.6
Labour McIntosh I. 131 -
Turnout 63.0 +4.1
East Twickenham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Rowlands J. 1922 49.8 +3.3
Alliance Cornwell D. 1860 -
Alliance Nunn S. 1809 -
Conservative Higgins M. 1396 36.2 -4.8
Conservative Thomson C. 1356 -
Conservative Cotton A. Ms. 1347 -
Labour Choat F. Ms. 397 10.3 -2.2
Labour Bowling J. 374 -
Labour Hickey A. Ms. 358 -
Ecology Rhys J. 141 3.7 N/A
Turnout 56.4 -2.8
Ham & Petersham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Williams, David 2275 62.6 +18.1
Alliance Hart R. 2260 -
Alliance Allen M. Ms. 2216 -
Conservative Johnston P. 1064 29.3 -1.9
Conservative Muldoon D. 1014 -
Conservative Normington M. 1011 -
Labour Glynn J. 298 8.2 -16.1
Labour Wyatt J. Ms. 253 -
Labour Heitzmann A. 238 -
Turnout 61.1 -0.7
Hampton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kenton G. 2059 51.1 -4.9
Conservative Hargreaves J. 1993 -
Conservative Norris G. 1878 -
Alliance Woodriff M. Ms. 1713 42.5 +11.2
Alliance Ison J. 1677 -
Alliance Cable, John Vincent 1496 -
Labour Francis G. 261 6.5 -6.3
Labour Gourgey P. 242 -
Labour Bialkowski P. 216 -
Turnout 59.9 +2.4
Hampton Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Champion H. Ms. 1997 50.2 +3.0
Conservative Lockyer P. 1903 -
Conservative Circus P. 1841 -
Alliance Butlin M. 1359 34.2 +7.8
Alliance Tordoff, Mary 1304 -
Alliance Connor G. Ms. 1290 -
Labour Samuels G. 620 15.6 -10.8
Labour Cox S. 563 -
Labour Boreham B. 524 -
Turnout 57.8 +0.2
Hampton Nursery (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Heath B. Ms. 939 46.8 -2.4
Alliance Hopkins R. 839 41.8 +10.1
Conservative Keogan J. Ms. 838 -
Alliance Chandler M. 815 -
Labour McEvoy A. 227 11.3 -7.8
Labour Jones P. 222 -
Turnout 62.1 +4.4
Hampton Wick (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Marlow D. 2015 54.3 -8.7
Conservative Colthorpe H. 1990 -
Conservative Arbour, Anthony Francis 1984 -
Alliance Cook. P. 1181 31.8 +14.2
Alliance Freeman W. 1172 -
Alliance Parton J. 1082 -
Labour Hanlon T. 374 10.1 -9.3
Labour Risner P. Ms. 361 -
Labour Tutchell D. 360 -
Ecology Stone J. 142 3.8 N/A
Turnout 52.7 +6.3
Heathfield (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Woodward A. Ms. 2109 48.6 +2.3
Conservative Gillum R. 2062 -
Conservative Wright T. 2024 -
Alliance Letch W. 1802 41.5 +9.6
Alliance Mayes F. 1706 -
Alliance Friel J. 1626 -
Labour Hunt P. Ms. 428 9.9 -11.9
Labour Nixon G. 401 -
Labour Lalis M. 390 -
Turnout 57.4 -1.0
Kew (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Tonge, Jennifer Louise 2377 43.6 +1.2
Alliance Blomfield D. 2305 -
Alliance Lourie A. 1779 -
Conservative Ottaway R. 1687 30.9 -15.6
Conservative Cantor R. 1546 -
Conservative Upton J. 1465 -
Independent Shaddock C. 761 13.9 N/A
Labour Leftwich A. Ms. 415 7.6 -3.6
Labour Rudge K. 400 -
Labour Spencer S. 364 -
Ecology Macarthur T. Ms. 218 4.0 N/A
Turnout 63.3 -0.8
Mortlake (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Martineau D. Ms. 2135 62.1 +8.1
Alliance Razzall, Edward Timothy 2080 -
Alliance Wainwright D. 2067 -
Conservative Haywards G. 948 27.6 +3.2
Conservative Port M. Ms. 908 -
Conservative Neale J. 897 -
Labour Hill J. Ms. 355 10.3 -11.3
Labour Love A. 322 -
Labour Braid A. 302 -
Turnout 55.1 -5.3
Palewell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Hamwee, Sally Rachel 1935 47.4 +1.3
Conservative Morell K. 1856 45.4 +0.7
Alliance Manners A. 1833 -
Conservative Saunders J. 1785 -
Conservative Steel P. Ms. 1776 -
Alliance Donaldson M. Ms. 1706 -
Labour Floyd C. 295 7.6 -1.7
Labour Jones M. Ms. 279 -
Labour Mapleston P. 256 -
Turnout 64.7 +0.6
Richmond Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Dickson R. Ms. 1831 52.6 +5.0
Alliance Simmonds A. 1733 -
Alliance Grist C. Ms. 1718 -
Conservative Ormiston J. 1460 41.9 -1.9
Conservative Lewis C. 1412 -
Conservative Harris C. 1359 -
Labour Whitty J. 190 5.5 -3.2
Labour Bailey J. 294 -
Labour Barfield A. 187 -
Turnout 58.5 +3.3
Richmond Town (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Cornish A. Ms. 1583 53.2 +0.7
Alliance Lewis T. 1454 -
Conservative Le Hunte P. Ms. 1036 34.8 -3.0
Conservative Watts I. 1002 -
Labour Summers T. 303 10.2 +0.4
Labour Sutters S. 265 -
Ecology Monks D. 54 1.8 N/A
Turnout 66.2 +1.3
South Twickenham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Pope G. 1864 42.0 +2.8
Conservative Millar N. Ms. 1795 40.4 -7.2
Conservative Bates G. 1794 -
Conservative Leamy S. 1757 -
Alliance Scherer D. 1670 -
Alliance Wells T. 1563 -
Labour Macpherson D. 438 9.9 -3.3
Labour Gee B. 409 -
Labour Mays C. 400 -
Independent Hollebone R. 343 7.7 N/A
Turnout 58.0 +7.8
Teddington (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Elengorn, Martin 2024 43.8 +19.5
Alliance Cox A. 1932 -
Alliance O'Connor E. Ms. 1923 -
Conservative Temlett P. 1906 41.3 -11.3
Conservative Allen A. 1755 -
Conservative Waddington-Jones R. 1754 -
Labour Glass H. 553 12.0 -11.1
Labour Waters K. Ms. 469 -
Labour Saunders R. 465 -
Ecology Walwyn M. Ms. 134 2.9 N/A
Turnout 62.2 +7.7
West Twickenham (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Waller, John 1425 51.5 +4.2
Alliance Herbert A. 1208 -
Conservative Miller T. 901 32.6 +2.9
Conservative Wood-Dow N. 840 -
Labour Kareh R. 439 15.9 -7.1
Labour Gilligan K. 412 -
Turnout 57.1 -3.7
Whitton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Riley K. 1862 47.3 -4.2
Conservative Warhurst S. Ms. 1842 -
Conservative Hall H. 1780 -
Alliance Mackinney K. 1727 43.9 +14.9
Alliance Smith R. 1582 -
Alliance Clifford-Winters V. Ms. 1340 -
Labour Davies H. 285 7.2 -8.7
Labour Wilkins P. Ms. 283 -
Labour Paggetti S. Ms. 256 -
National Front Denville-Faulkner T. 61 1.6 -2.0
National Front Harrison R. 52 -
National Front Sawyer J. 46 -
Turnout 59.3 +3.7

References

  1. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 6 May 1982" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Richmond-upon-Thames Borough Council Elections" (PDF). Richmond-upon-Thames Borough Council. Richmond-upon-Thames Borough Council. Retrieved 20 January 2016.