1984 Bath City Council election
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16 of 48 seats (one third) to Bath City Council
24 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Con
Lab
All
Party Conservative Labour Alliance
Seats before 33 11 4
Seats won 9 5 2
Seats after 31 11 6
Seat change Decrease 2 Steady Increase 2
Popular vote 12,145 8,686 7,769
Percentage 42.5% 30.4% 27.2%
Swing Decrease 3.1% Increase 3.7% Increase 2.4%

Bath UK local election 1984 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 1984 Bath City Council elections. Blue showing Conservative, Red showing Labour and Yellow showing SDP–Liberal Alliance.

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 1984 Bath City Council election was held on Thursday 3 May 1984 to elect councillors to Bath City Council in England. It took place on the same day as other district council elections in the United Kingdom. One third of seats were up for election.

Results summary

Bath City Council election, 1984
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Conservative 9 Decrease 2 56.3% 22 31 64.6% 12,145 42.5% Decrease 3.1%
  Labour 5 Steady 31.3% 6 11 22.9% 8,686 30.4% Increase 3.7%
  Alliance 2 Increase 2 12.5% 4 6 12.5% 7,769 27.2% Increase 2.4%

Ward results

Sitting councillors seeking re-election, elected in 1980, are marked with an asterisk (*). The ward results listed below are based on the changes from the 1983 elections, not taking into account any party defections or by-elections.

Abbey

Abbey[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Laurence John Harris Coombs * 979 57.3
Alliance Adrian Pegg 372 21.8
Labour G. Stevens 357 20.9
Majority 607 35.5
Turnout 37.1
Registered electors 4,599
Conservative hold Swing

Bathwick

Bathwick[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative M. Branford 1,136 65.2
Alliance K. Drain 375 21.5
Labour S. Lydiard 230 13.2
Majority 761 43.7
Turnout 36.7
Registered electors 4,750
Conservative hold Swing

Bloomfield

Bloomfield[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Samuel Leslie Jane * 886 47.0 +17.9
Conservative A. Dilly 615 32.6 –11.7
Alliance A. Stevenson 383 20.3 –6.3
Majority 271 14.4
Turnout 44.9
Registered electors 4,200
Labour hold Swing

Combe Down

Combe Down[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Attwood * 859 46.7 –4.8
Alliance Jeffrey Stephen Manning 721 39.2 –5.4
Labour D. Nicoll 258 14.0 –0.7
Majority 138 7.5
Turnout 44.7
Registered electors 4,110
Conservative hold Swing

Kingsmead

Kingsmead[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Mill 752 49.4 –2.4
Labour S. King 419 27.5 +1.1
Alliance B. Quibell 350 23.0 +1.1
Majority 333 21.9
Turnout 37.4
Registered electors 4,067
Conservative hold Swing

Lambridge

Lambridge[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anthony John Rhymes * 876 58.9
Labour P. Meads 307 20.6
Alliance B. Durand 304 20.4
Majority 569 38.3
Turnout 48.1
Registered electors 3,089
Conservative hold Swing

Lansdown

Lansdown[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Charles Dewey 1,100 57.4 –7.9
Alliance Margaret Ann Roper 549 28.6 +5.4
Labour E. Crawley 269 14.0 +2.4
Majority 551 28.8
Turnout 45.8
Registered electors 4,184
Conservative hold Swing

Lyncombe

Lyncombe[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative M. Hemmings 1,131 56.1 –2.7
Alliance G. Lambert 514 25.5 +7.1
Labour D. Haigh 372 18.4 +3.6
Majority 617 30.6
Turnout 43.4
Registered electors 4,650
Conservative hold Swing

Newbridge

Newbridge[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Edwina Harding Bradley * 998 50.4 –6.0
Alliance Dawn Stollar 557 28.1 +7.8
Labour J. Miles 425 21.5 +8.0
Majority 441 22.3
Turnout 44.6
Registered electors 4,441
Conservative hold Swing

Oldfield

Oldfield[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Pamela Richards * 933 46.3 +4.3
Alliance M. Mackintosh 636 31.6 +3.2
Conservative M. Wheadon 445 22.1 –7.5
Majority 297 14.7
Turnout 47.3
Registered electors 4,261
Labour hold Swing

Southdown

Southdown[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance C. South 728 43.3 +7.1
Labour R. Padfield * 634 37.7 –0.2
Conservative J. Willis 318 18.9 –7.1
Majority 94 5.6
Turnout 44.1
Registered electors 3,811
Alliance gain from Labour Swing

Twerton

Twerton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour L. Harrington * 1,060 69.2 +5.5
Alliance M. Le Grice 237 15.5 –2.6
Conservative D. Legge 235 15.3 –2.9
Majority 823 53.7
Turnout 37.8
Registered electors 4,053
Labour hold Swing

Walcot

Walcot[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Linden 719 40.9 +8.2
Conservative John Humphrey Lyons * 658 37.4 –2.7
Alliance R. Grundy 383 21.8 –5.5
Majority 61 3.5
Turnout 47.5
Registered electors 3,704
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Westmoreland

Westmoreland[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Leslie Albert William Ridd * 1,045 61.4 +13.4
Conservative N. Davison 402 23.6 –10.4
Alliance J. Ozimek 255 15.0 –3.0
Majority 643 37.8
Turnout 42.1
Registered electors 4,040
Labour hold Swing

Weston

Weston[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Colin Luckhurst 1,011 44.4 –0.6
Conservative D. Cassell 833 36.6 –5.0
Labour T. Hanlon 434 19.1 +5.8
Majority 178 7.8
Turnout 53.7
Registered electors 4,244
Alliance hold Swing

Widcombe

Widcombe[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jeannette Farley Hole * 808 52.5 +10.8
Alliance M. Denoon 394 25.6 +11.6
Labour G. West 338 21.9 +4.3
Majority 414 26.9
Turnout 39.0
Registered electors 3,944
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Bath City Council Election Results 1973-1994" (PDF). The Elections Centre (Plymouth University). Retrieved 19 April 2020.