1984 Derby City Council election[1][2]
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14 of the 44 seats in the Derby City Council
23 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Alliance
Last election 25 18 1
Seats won 7 6 1
Seats after 24 18 2
Seat change Decrease1 Steady Increase1
Popular vote 17,330 19,078 6,810
Percentage 40.0% 44.0% 15.7%

Derby City Council election 1984 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 1984 Derby City Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 1984 Derby City Council election took place on 3 May 1984 to elect members of Derby City Council in England.[3] This was on the same day as other local elections. 15 of the council's 44 seats were up for election. The Labour Party retained control of the council.

Overall results

1984 Derby City Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 7 2 2 Steady 50.0 44.0 19,078
  Labour 6 2 3 Decrease1 42.9 40.0 17,330
  Alliance 1 1 0 Increase1 7.1 15.7 6,810
  Ecology 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.3 119
Total 14 43,337

Ward results

Abbey

Location of Abbey ward
Location of Abbey ward
Abbey [4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour M. Fuller 1,508 58.5%
Conservative M. Tomlinson 822 31.9%
Alliance P. James 174 6.7%
Ecology E. Wall 74 2.9%
Turnout 26.9%
Labour hold

Allestree

Location of Allestree ward
Location of Allestree ward
Allestree[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative B. Chadwick 2,601 70.0%
Alliance H. Jones 574 15.5%
Labour R. Turner 539 14.5%
Turnout 45.2%
Conservative hold

Alvaston

Location of Alvaston ward
Location of Alvaston ward
Alvaston[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour G. Sweeting 1,479 51.5%
Conservative R. Baldwin 1,137 39.6%
Alliance C. Brocklehurst 255 8.9%
Turnout 37.4%
Labour hold

Babington

Location of Babington ward
Location of Babington ward
Babington[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour S. Unwin 1,732 63.7%
Conservative B. Thompson 670 24.7%
Alliance M. Burgess 315 11.6%
Turnout 31.5%
Labour hold

Blagreaves

Location of Blagreaves ward
Location of Blagreaves ward
Blagreaves[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative F. Murphy 1,408 40.9%
Labour M. Royle 1,282 37.2%
Alliance D. George 710 20.6%
Ecology B. Sabine 45 1.3%
Turnout 43.0%
Conservative gain from Labour

Boulton

Location of Boulton ward
Location of Boulton ward
Boulton[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour C. Thrower 1,712 47.6%
Conservative K. Webley 1,393 38.8%
Alliance P. Boateng 488 13.6%
Turnout 38.4%
Labour gain from Conservative

Breadsall

Location of Breadsall ward
Location of Breadsall ward
Breadsall[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour M. Wawman 1,870 50.8%
Conservative R. Ormond 1,167 31.7%
Alliance P. Beasley 646 17.5%
Turnout 36.7%
Labour hold

Chaddesden

Location of Chaddesden ward
Location of Chaddesden ward
Chaddesden[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour S. Bolton 1,643 46.0%
Conservative G. Andrews 1,483 41.5%
Alliance S. Connolly 446 12.5%
Turnout 40.6%
Labour hold

Chellaston

Location of Chellaston ward
Location of Chellaston ward
Chellaston[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative K. Brown 1,977 54.8%
Labour G. Summers 1,268 35.2%
Alliance G. Coleman 362 10.0%
Turnout 44.0%
Conservative hold

Darley

Location of Darley ward
Location of Darley ward
Darley[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative R. Longdon 2,273 62.7%
Labour W. Denman 901 24.8%
Alliance J. Hancock 453 %12.5
Turnout 38.7%
Conservative hold

Derwent

Location of Derwent ward
Location of Derwent ward
Derwent[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Alliance P. Geraghty 1,401 46.1%
Labour J. Wingfield 1,245 41.0%
Conservative R. Bunting 391 12.9%
Turnout 40.1%
Alliance gain from Labour

Kingsway

Location of Kingsway ward
Location of Kingsway ward
Kingsway[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative N. Brown 1,586 55.2%
Labour D. Dorrell 747 26.0%
Alliance P. Simpson 542 18.9%
Turnout 36.0%
Conservative hold

Litchurch

Location of Litchurch ward
Location of Litchurch ward
Litchurch[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour M. Wood Unopposed
Turnout
Labour hold

Spondon

Location of Spondon ward
Location of Spondon ward
Spondon[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative J. Leatherbarrow 2,170 54.0%
Labour D. Hayes 1,404 34.9%
Alliance R. Guilford 444 11.1%
Turnout 39.8%
Conservative hold

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1984". The Elections Centre.
  3. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael. Local Elections Handbook 1984. The Elections Centre. Retrieved 14 February 2020.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Derby City Council Election Results 1979-1995" (PDF). Elections Centre.