The 1984 Angus District Council election took place on the 1 May 1984 to elect members of Angus District Council, as part of that years Scottish local elections. They were fought on revised boundaries, with 21 seats down from 22.

Election results

Angus District Election Result 1984[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  SNP 11 +6 0 +6 42.1 11,863 +5.7
  Conservative 8 1 -4 -3 38.1 10,738 -1.4
  Labour 0 0 -2 -2 10.6 2,999 -4.5
  Independent 2 0 -2 -2 7.1 2,009 -1.1
  Alliance 0 0 2.0 556 +2.0
Harbour[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SNP A. King 599 58.84 +17.1
Conservative E. H. Milne 306 29.8 -12.7
Labour T. G. Beattie 121 11.8 -4.0
Majority 293 28.5
Turnout 1027 40.8 -0.2
SNP gain from Conservative Swing
Abbey[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SNP Andrew Welsh 1,257 55.3 +22.0
Labour J. M. Proctor 620 27.3 -25.7
Conservative Ms. M. Peacock 339 14.9 +1.2
Alliance Ms. M. McLenzie 53 2.3 +2.3
Majority 637 28.4
Turnout 2237 52.3 +3.0
SNP gain from Labour Swing
Timmergreeens and Elms[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SNP C. S. B. Meldrum 618 38.2 +14.5
Labour G. A. Whiteside 452 27.9 -16.2
Conservative R. Grieve 392 24.2 -7.9
Alliance J. R. Mckelvie 157 9.7 +9.7
Majority 166 10.2
Turnout 1619 48.2 -4.2
SNP gain from Labour Swing
Arbirlot/Hospitalfield[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Helen Cargill 708 58.6 +2.6
SNP N. Thomson 284 23.5 -0.6
Alliance R. B. Spiers 162 13.4 +13.4
Labour W. J. Irving 53 4.4 -12.3
Majority 505 35.0 +3.1
Turnout 1208 39.9
Marywell/Cliffburn[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SNP Ms S. M. Welsh 882 60.1 +23.2
Conservative Ms E. C. Hill 324 22.1 -10.7
Labour Ms. J. S. Fairweather 262 17.8 -12.4
Majority 558
Turnout 1468 42.0 -3.7
SNP hold Swing
Colliston/Hayshead[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SNP B. M. C. Milne 734 49.0 +1.1
Labour F. Donaldson 422 28.2 -8.2
Conservative A. M. R. Broadfoot 340 22.7 +8.0
Majority 312
Turnout 1497 44.3 -1.5
SNP hold Swing
Carnoustie East[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative K. Hirstwood 1,215 58.6 -4.2
SNP T. J. Blackhall 634 30.6 -6.0
Labour F. G. Pearson 222 10.7 +10.7
Majority 581 28.0 +1.8
Turnout 2072 45.6 -5.1
Carnoustie West and Panmure[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Gray 829 49.3 +3.4
SNP S. Ramsay 586 34.8 -9.9
Labour Ms. J. Kettles 263 15.6 +6.5
Majority 243 14.4 +13.2
Turnout 1682 43.1 -6.1
Forfar Central/Lemno[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ms. A. E. D. Thomson 829 54.7
SNP Ian Hudghton 684 45.1
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Dunnichen[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SNP G. Suttie 851 52.2
Conservative M. H. Hill 773 47.4
Majority 78
Turnout 1630 42.1
SNP hold Swing
Montrose North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent G. Norrie 1,034 80.3 +2.8
SNP D. A. MacAllan 251 19.5 +19.5
Majority 783
Turnout 1288 38.8
Hillside[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SNP Mike Weir 620 47.8 +47.8
Conservative W. J. Fraser 438 33.8 +33.8
Labour F. Wood 234 18.1 -21.5
Majority 182
Turnout 1296 36.0
SNP gain from Independent Swing
Kirriemuir[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SNP R. Wright 1,021 52.0 +10.9
Conservative F. Urquhart 940 47.9 -10.9
Majority 81 4.1
Turnout 1964 47.5 +1.8
SNP gain from Conservative Swing 10.9
Western Glens[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ms. R. Dundas
Majority
Turnout
Eastern Glens[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Myles 392 67.6 +5.9
SNP H. T. Skinner 102 17.6 -20.6
Alliance A. E. Shearer 83 14.3 +14.3
Majority 290
Turnout 580 49.2
Langlands[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SNP W. R. Roberton
Majority
Turnout
Westfield Dean[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SNP A. E. Thomson 760 55.0 +9.6
Conservative M. Struthers 620 44.9 -9.6
Majority 140
Turnout 1381 40.6
Montrose South[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent W. M. Philips 496 40.7 +40.7
SNP W. A. West 334 27.4 +27.4
Conservative R. O. Harris 283 23.2 +23.2
Alliance Ms. R. Stevens 101 8.3 8.3
Majority 162
Turnout 1218 35.5
Lunan[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ms. Isobel M. McLellan 804 62.5
Independent J. M. D. Smith 479 37.2
Majority 325
Turnout 1286 37.3
Brechin North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. Buchan 923 53.9 +53.9
SNP G. P. Allan 611 35.7 +35.7
Labour P. J. Thompson 171 10.0 +10.0
Majority 312
Turnout 1712 47.4
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Brechin South[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SNP J. Thomson 1,035 69.0 +19.7
Conservative W. Forbes-Hamilton 283 18.9
Labour Ms. J. C. V. McFatridge 179 11.9 -13.9
Majority 752
Turnout 1501 47.1
SNP hold Swing

References

  1. ^ Angus District Council, 1984: Scottish Elections.org.uk
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u "THE SCOTTISH DISTRICT ELECTIONS 1984" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 28 December 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2021.