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1983 Birmingham City Council election
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← 1982 5 May 1983 1984 →
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Alliance
Seats won 60 55 2

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 1983 Birmingham City Council election took place on 5 May 1983 to elect members of Birmingham City Council in the West Midlands, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative Party kept overall control of the council.[1]

Result

Birmingham Local Election Result 1983
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 20 42.3 Decrease 1.4
  Conservative 19 42.2 Decrease 6.0
  Alliance 0 14.4 Increase 8.5
  Green (UK) 0 Steady Steady Steady 0.3 Increase 0.1
  Independent 0 0.6 Increase 0.6
  Others 0 0.3 Decrease 1.8

References

  1. ^ Colin Rallings & Michael Thrasher. Local Elections Handbook: 1983. p. 1.