1984 Adur District Council election

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One third of seats (13 of 39) to Adur District Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Alliance Conservative Residents
Seats won 7 5 1
Seat change Decrease1 Increase2 Steady

Adur UK local election 1984 map.png
Map showing the results of the 1984 Adur council elections.

Majority party before election

No Overall Control

Majority party after election

No Overall Control

Elections to the Adur District Council were held on 3 May 1984, with one third of the council up for election. There was no elections held for the single-member St Mary's ward. Overall turnout was recorded at 45.6%.[1]

The election resulted in the council remaining under no overall control.[2][3]

Election result

Adur District Council Election Result 1984[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Alliance 7 0 1 -1 53.8 38.9 8,023 -0.9
  Conservative 5 2 0 +2 38.5 44.3 9,158 -3.3
  Residents 1 0 0 0 7.7 4.0 828 +3.6
  Labour 0 0 1 -1 0.0 12.7 2,611 +0.5

This resulted in the following composition of the council:[2]

Party Previous council New council
Conservative 17 19
SDP-Liberal Alliance 19 18
Independent Residents 2 2
Labour 1 0
Total 39 39
Working majority  -1   -1 

Ward results

+/- figures represent changes from the last time these wards were contested.

Buckingham (3997)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Smith M. 1,039 68.4 +1.3
Alliance Miller A. 480 31.6 -1.3
Majority 559 36.8 +2.6
Turnout 1,519 38.0 -10.4
Conservative hold Swing +1.3
Churchill (3767)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Trotman A. Ms. 801 47.3 +1.3
Conservative Chad R. 732 43.2 -1.4
Labour Aldrich G. 162 9.6 +0.1
Majority 69 4.1 +2.7
Turnout 1,695 45.0 -2.8
Alliance hold Swing +1.3
Cokeham (3472)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Spalding M. 850 62.8 +6.1
Conservative Boggis B. 361 26.7 -1.0
Labour Burns F. 143 10.6 -5.1
Majority 489 36.1 +7.1
Turnout 1,354 39.0 -0.2
Alliance hold Swing +3.5
Eastbrook (3563)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Woolgar A. Ms. 789 46.1 -5.0
Labour Whipp B. 647 37.8 -11.1
Alliance Tullett K. 274 16.0 +16.0
Majority 142 8.3 +6.1
Turnout 1,710 48.0 -5.6
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +3.0
Hillside (3749)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Cary J. 890 52.8 -7.8
Labour Slater J. 524 31.1 +9.7
Alliance Pike R. 273 16.2 -1.9
Majority 366 21.7 -17.5
Turnout 1,687 45.0 +1.3
Conservative hold Swing -8.7
Manor (3360)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Cooper M. 918 51.5 +4.4
Conservative Woolven R. 776 43.6 -3.1
Labour Aldrich S. Ms. 87 4.9 -1.3
Majority 142 8.0 +7.6
Turnout 1,781 53.0 -0.5
Alliance hold Swing +3.7
Marine (2551)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Residents Shephard P. 828 61.2 N/A
Conservative Duckley C. 377 27.9 N/A
Alliance McNay A. 92 6.8 N/A
Labour Deehan A. 55 4.1 N/A
Majority 451 33.4 N/A
Turnout 1,352 53.0 N/A
Residents hold Swing N/A
Mash Barn (2974)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Moore M. 642 56.8 +1.6
Conservative Jupp R. 366 32.4 -0.4
Labour Grafton R. 122 10.8 -1.3
Majority 276 24.4 +2.0
Turnout 1,130 38.0 -4.5
Alliance hold Swing +1.0
Peverel (3143)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Driscoll P. Ms. 766 58.0 +7.0
Conservative Bailey R. 432 32.7 -5.1
Labour Atkins H. Ms. 122 9.2 -1.8
Majority 334 25.3 +12.1
Turnout 1,320 42.0 -0.5
Alliance hold Swing +6.0
Southlands (3280)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Thompson P. 648 42.9 +9.7
Alliance Robinson J. 625 41.4 -14.9
Labour Barnes S. 236 15.6 +5.2
Majority 23 1.5 -21.6
Turnout 1,509 46.0 -2.5
Conservative gain from Alliance Swing +12.3
Southwick Green (3544)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance King M. 911 47.6 +3.7
Conservative Parish D. Ms. 886 46.3 -9.8
Labour Woolgar J. Ms. 117 6.1 +6.1
Majority 25 1.3 -10.9
Turnout 1,914 54.0 +0.3
Alliance hold Swing +6.7
St. Nicolas (3628)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Finch B. 1,012 59.4 +3.1
Alliance Presley N. 443 26.0 -17.7
Labour Matthews K. Ms. 250 14.7 +14.7
Majority 569 33.4 +20.8
Turnout 1,705 47.0 -3.9
Conservative hold Swing +10.4
Widewater (4226)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Hammond D. 948 48.8 +3.6
Conservative Pelling C. 850 43.7 -1.6
Labour Jacques W. 146 7.5 -1.9
Majority 98 5.0 +4.8
Turnout 1,944 46.0 -0.5
Alliance hold Swing +2.6

References

  1. ^ Local elections in Britain: a statistical digest, edited by Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher. 2nd Edition 2003
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Elections Centre: Adur 1973-2012" (PDF). electionscentre.co.uk/plymouth.ac.uk. Retrieved 25 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Vote 2012: Adur". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 18 March 2018.