1984 Basildon District Council election[1][2]

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14 of the 42 seats to Basildon District Council
22 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Alliance
Seats before 24 13 3
Seats won 9 4 1
Seats after 24 15 3
Seat change Steady Increase2 Steady
Popular vote 19,288 15,612 9,450
Percentage 42.6% 34.5% 20.9%

Basildon UK local election 1984 map.svg
Map showing the results of contested wards in the 1984 Basildon Borough Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour Party

Council control after election

Labour Party

The 1984 Basildon District Council election took place on 3 May 1984 to elect members of Basildon District Council in Essex, England. This was on the same day as other local elections. One third of the council was up for election; the seats which were last contested in 1980. The Labour Party retained control of the council, which it had held since 1982.

Overall results

1984 Basildon District Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 9 0 0 Steady 64.3 42.6 19,288 Decrease3.2
  Conservative 4 3 1 Increase2 28.6 34.5 15,612 Increase1.3
  Alliance 1 1 0 Increase1 7.1 20.9 9,450 Increase12.5
  Independent Liberal 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 1.3 601 New
  Ind. Conservative 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.7 297 New
Total 14 45,248

All comparisons in vote share are to the corresponding 1980 election.

Ward results

Billericay East

Location of Billericay East ward
Location of Billericay East ward
Billericay East[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative P. Patrick 2,047 61.8%
Labour I. Harlow 646 19.5%
Alliance A. Edwards 618 18.7%
Turnout 38.4%
Conservative gain from Residents

Billericay West

Location of Billericay West ward
Location of Billericay West ward
Billericay West[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative A. White 2,163 64.9%
Alliance G. Taylor 778 23.3%
Labour A. Charley 394 11.8%
Turnout 41.1%
Conservative gain from Residents

Burstead

Location of Burstead ward
Location of Burstead ward
Burstead[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative I. Leask 1,939 53.3%
Alliance G. Cronkshaw 1,044 28.7%
Labour M. Baker 656 18.0%
Turnout 43.7%
Conservative gain from Residents

Fryerns Central

Location of Fryerns Central ward
Location of Fryerns Central ward
Fryerns Central[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour C. O'Brien 2,094 63.7%
Independent Liberal J. White 601 18.3%
Conservative R. Sheridan 591 18.0%
Turnout %
Labour hold

Fryerns East

Location of Fryerns East ward
Location of Fryerns East ward
Fryerns East[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour D. Harrison 1,860 71.9%
Conservative G. Penvere 526 20.3%
Alliance J. Smith 201 7.8%
Turnout 31.2%
Labour hold

Laindon

Location of Laindon ward
Location of Laindon ward
Laindon[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour P. Rackley 1,602 48.7%
Conservative G. Buckenham 1,406 42.7%
Alliance B. Simmons 284 8.6%
Turnout 41.5%
Labour hold

Langdon Hills

Location of Langdon Hills ward
Location of Langdon Hills ward
Langdon Hills[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Bielby 1,196 43.0%
Alliance P. Richardson 881 31.7%
Conservative R. Dutton 706 25.4%
Turnout 37.6%
Labour hold

Lee Chapel North

Location of Lee Chapel North ward
Location of Lee Chapel North ward
Lee Chapel North[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Fitzgibbon 1,996 61.1%
Alliance K. Neil 742 22.7%
Conservative J. Jenkinson 528 16.2%
Turnout 40.8%
Labour hold

Nethermayne

Location of Nethermayne ward
Location of Nethermayne ward
Nethermayne[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Buckley 1,690 42.8%
Alliance G. Williams 1,310 33.2%
Conservative T. Hall 950 24.1%
Turnout 49.8%
Labour hold

Pitsea East

Location of Pitsea East ward
Location of Pitsea East ward
Pitsea East[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour W. Hodge 2,106 64.7%
Conservative E. Dines 961 29.5%
Alliance R. Hawksworth 190 5.8%
Turnout 37.5%
Labour hold

Pitsea West

Location of Pitsea West ward
Location of Pitsea West ward
Pitsea West[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour D. Marks 2,136 74.1%
Conservative P. Tomkins 554 19.2%
Alliance S. Saunders 194 6.7%
Turnout 32.6%
Labour hold

Vange

Location of Vange ward
Location of Vange ward
Vange[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour H. Witzer 1,527 66.7%
Conservative J. Coombs 529 23.1%
Alliance A. Scott 232 10.1%
Turnout 29.6%
Labour hold

Wickford North

Location of Wickford North ward
Location of Wickford North ward
Wickford North[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative R. Britnell 1,570 46.8%
Labour C. Wilson 987 29.4%
Alliance M. Birch 801 23.9%
Turnout 40.3%
Conservative hold

Wickford South

Location of Wickford South ward
Location of Wickford South ward
Wickford South[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Alliance G. Palmer 2,175 54.2%
Conservative G. Jones 1,142 28.5%
Labour D. Saxby 398 9.9%
Ind. Conservative D. Edwards 297 7.4%
Turnout 49.1%
Alliance gain from Conservative

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1984". The Elections Centre.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Basildon District Council Election Results 1973–2012" (PDF). Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 August 2019.