1983 Corby District Council election[1] [2]

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All 27 seats in the Corby District Council
14 seats needed for a majority
Turnout54.5%
  First party Second party
 
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Party Labour Conservative
Last election 23 seats, 55.6% 3 seats, 37.4%
Seats won 24 3
Seat change Increase1 Steady0
Popular vote 11,460 7,312
Percentage 58.0% 37.0%
Swing Increase2.4% Decrease0.4%

Corby UK local election 1983 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 1983 Corby District Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 1983 Corby District Council election took place on 5 May 1983 to elect members of Corby District Council in Northamptonshire, England. This was on the same day as other local elections. The Labour Party retained overall control of the council, which it had gained at the previous election in 1979.[3]

Ward-by-Ward Results

Central Ward (3 seats)

Location of Central ward
Location of Central ward
Corby District Council Elections 1983: Central[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Hazel 1,166
Labour J. Breen 1,119
Labour R. Crawley 1,074
Conservative R. Marshall 613
Conservative J. Bowman 548
Conservative I. McBride 540
Turnout 50.4%
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold

Danesholme Ward (3 seats)

Location of Danesholme ward
Location of Danesholme ward
Corby District Council Elections 1983: Danesholme[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Hayburn 1,067
Labour M. Mawdsley 978
Labour R. Lochore 926
Conservative F. Goodman 698
Conservative F. Harris 581
Turnout 50.6%
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold

East Ward (2 seats)

Location of East ward
Location of East ward
Corby District Council Elections 1983: East[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour E. Wright 766
Labour T. McIntosh 620
Conservative R. Stewart 408
Turnout 53.6%
Labour hold
Labour gain from Independent

Hazelwood Ward (3 seats)

Location of Hazelwood ward
Location of Hazelwood ward
Corby District Council Elections 1983: Hazelwood[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour K. Glendinning 1,202
Labour P. McGowan 1,189
Labour W. Mawdsley 1,172
Conservative R. Shaw 454
Communist J. Reilly 205
Turnout 41.6%
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold

Kingswood Ward (3 seats)

Location of Kingswood ward
Location of Kingswood ward
Corby District Council Elections 1983: Kingswood[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour T. McConnachie 1,169
Labour L. Locker 1,164
Labour J. Forshaw 1,136
Conservative A. Briggs 732
Alliance W. Stewart 715
Conservative J. Campbell 711
Conservative D. Gardner 654
Alliance J. Wood 612
Alliance J. King 542
Turnout 64.5%
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold

Lloyds Ward (3 seats)

Location ofLloyds ward
Location ofLloyds ward
Corby District Council Elections 1983: Lloyds[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Jane 1,430
Conservative D. Hindwood 1,357
Labour R. Hipkiss 1,249
Labour T. McConnachie 1,106
Conservative P. Aitken 1,008
Turnout 59.5%
Labour hold
Conservative hold
Labour hold

Lodge Park Ward (3 seats)

Location of Lodge Park ward
Location of Lodge Park ward
Corby District Council Elections 1983: Lodge Park[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour B. Wright 1,500
Labour P. Floody 1,359
Labour J.Sims 1,339
Conservative K. Lee 645
Turnout 45.2%
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold

Rural East Ward (1 seat)

Location ofRural East ward
Location ofRural East ward
Corby District Council Elections 1983: Rural East[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative R. Kimmons 661
Labour D. Copeland 382
Turnout 58.3%
Conservative hold

Rural North Ward (1 seat)

Location of Rural North ward
Location of Rural North ward
Corby District Council Elections 1983: Rural North[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Ogilvie 385
Conservative J. Woolston 334
Turnout 71.5%
Conservative hold
Labour hold

Rural West Ward (1 seat)

Location of Rural West ward
Location of Rural West ward
Corby District Council Elections 1983: Rural West[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative R. Webster 511
Labour M. Forshaw 172
Turnout 62.8%
Conservative hold

Shire Lodge Ward (2 seats)

Location of Shire Lodge ward
Location of Shire Lodge ward
Corby District Council Elections 1983: Shire Lodge[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour G. Crawley 908
Labour A. Davidson 743
Conservative J. Goodall 313
Conservative S. Portman 284
Communist I. Reid 76
Turnout 47.9%
Labour hold
Labour hold

West Ward (2 seats)

Location of West ward
Location of West ward
Corby District Council Elections 1983: West[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Adamson 1,313
Labour E. Donald 1,180
Conservative L. Baker 586
Conservative P. Purcell 532
Turnout 48.3%
Labour hold
Labour hold

References

  1. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael. Local Elections Handbook 1983. Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK: The Elections Centre. p. 12.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1983". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  3. ^ "England council elections". BBC News. 10 May 2011.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Corby Borough Council Election Results 1973-2011" (PDF). Elections Centre.