1984 Sheffield City Council election

← 1983 3 May 1984 1986 →

31 of 87 seats to Sheffield City Council
44 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Alliance
Seats won 22 5 4
Seat change Steady Decrease1 Increase1

Sheffield UK local election 1984 map.png
Map showing the results of the 1984 Sheffield City Council elections.

Majority party before election

Labour Party (UK)

Majority party after election

Labour Party (UK)

Elections to Sheffield City Council were held on 3 May 1984. One third of the council was up for election.

Election result

Sheffield Local Election Result 1984
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 22 2 2 0 70.9 54.6 82,184 +3.3
  Conservative 5 0 1 -1 16.1 24.6 37,012 -4.8
  Alliance 4 2 1 +1 12.9 20.5 30,924 +1.4
  Communist 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.2 258 +0.1
  Ecology 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 107 N/A

This result had the following consequences for the total number of seats on the Council after the elections:

Party Previous council New council
Labour 60 61
Conservatives 18 17
SDP–Liberal Alliance 9 9
Total 87 87
Working majority  33   35 

Ward results

Beauchief [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Danny George* 3,074 54.3 +1.1
Labour Mohammed Walayat 1,483 26.2 -2.3
Alliance (SDP) N. Knox 1,098 19.4 +1.1
Majority 1,591 28.1 +3.4
Turnout 5,655
Conservative hold Swing +1.7
Birley [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Val Shepherd 3,755 63.9 +4.2
Conservative Christopher Goldsmith 1,284 21.9 -3.8
Alliance (SDP) Cyril Skipworth 832 14.2 -0.4
Majority 2,471 42.0 +8.0
Turnout 5,871
Labour hold Swing +4.0
Brightside[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Price* 2,757 70.3 +2.6
Labour Patrick Heath 2,445
Alliance (SDP) George Wilson 724 18.4 +0.8
Conservative V. McQuaid 442 11.2 -3.4
Conservative Maisie Hyatt 409
Majority 1,721 51.9 +1.8
Turnout 3,923
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +0.9
Broomhill[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Irvine Patnick* 1,929 43.4 -4.8
Labour Jacqueline Mosley 1,586 35.7 +5.7
Alliance (SDP) Patrick Smith 928 20.9 -0.8
Majority 343 7.7 -10.5
Turnout 4,443
Conservative hold Swing -5.2
Burngreave[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Boyce 3,482 53.2 +0.6
Alliance (Liberal) Francis Butler* 2,736 41.8 +0.7
Conservative Evelyn Millward 294 4.5 -1.3
Communist Paul Mackey 26 0.4 -0.1
Majority 746 11.4 -0.1
Turnout 6,538
Labour gain from Alliance Swing -0.0
Castle[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Reg Munn* 2,995 77.9 +1.1
Conservative Joan Graham 494 12.8 -1.1
Alliance (SDP) Patricia Major 314 8.2 -0.2
Communist Violet Gill 40 1.0 +0.1
Majority 2,501 65.1 +2.2
Turnout 3,843
Labour hold Swing +1.1
Chapel Green[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance (Liberal) David Chadwick* 3,517 56.1 +3.3
Labour Henry Hanwell 2,302 36.7 +0.1
Conservative J. Edwards 447 7.1 -3.4
Majority 1,215 19.4 +3.2
Turnout 6,266
Alliance hold Swing +1.6
Darnall[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Frank Prince* 2,934 65.2 +4.0
Conservative Colin Cavill 944 21.0 -2.1
Alliance (Liberal) Dennis Boothroyd 622 13.8 -1.8
Majority 1,990 44.2 +6.1
Turnout 4,500
Labour hold Swing +3.0
Dore[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Heslop* 3,856 58.4 -0.7
Labour Chris Prescott 1,680 25.4 +1.6
Alliance (SDP) W. Lawrie 1,060 16.1 -1.0
Majority 2,176 33.0 -2.3
Turnout 6,596
Conservative hold Swing -1.1
Ecclesall[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sidney Cordle 3,542 56.3 -4.1
Alliance (Liberal) Arthur Fawthrop 1,537 24.4 +0.4
Labour N. Eaton 1,212 19.2 +3.6
Majority 2,005 31.9 -4.5
Turnout 6,291
Conservative hold Swing -2.2
Firth Park[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Clive Betts* 3,571 77.2 +4.6
Alliance (Liberal) D. Wagland 551 11.9 -3.3
Conservative Lorna Banham 501 10.8 -1.4
Majority 3,020 65.3 +7.9
Turnout 4,623
Labour hold Swing +3.9
Hallam[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Jackson* 3,417 54.9 -4.5
Alliance (Liberal) G. Hughes 1,526 24.5 +0.6
Labour J. Hesketh 1,280 20.5 +3.9
Majority 1,891 30.4 -5.1
Turnout 6,223
Conservative hold Swing -2.5
Handsworth[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour George Nicholls* 3,141 65.9 +4.4
Conservative Dorothy Kennedy 993 20.8 -2.7
Alliance (SDP) Jane Padget 632 13.2 -1.8
Majority 2,148 45.1 +7.1
Turnout 4,766
Labour hold Swing +3.5
Heeley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Phyllis Smith 3,279 61.0 +5.0
Conservative Elizabeth Bradbury 1,422 26.4 -4.2
Alliance (SDP) Raymond Mellor 674 12.5 -0.8
Majority 1,857 34.6 +9.2
Turnout 5,375
Labour hold Swing +4.6
Hillsborough[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alf Meade* 3,484 51.8 +6.1
Alliance (Liberal) Penelope Smith 1,660 24.6 +5.4
Conservative Peter Smith 1,585 23.5 -11.6
Majority 1,824 27.2 +16.6
Turnout 6,729
Labour hold Swing +0.3
Intake[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Philip Moscrop 3,087 59.0 +1.4
Conservative Giles Orton 1,388 26.5 -0.9
Alliance (SDP) J. Wild 759 14.5 -0.4
Majority 1,699 32.5 +2.3
Turnout 5,234
Labour hold Swing +1.1
Manor[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William Jordan 3,088 82.0 +2.6
Conservative George Booth 402 10.7 -0.9
Alliance (SDP) Pamela Brown 276 7.3 -1.1
Majority 2,686 71.3 +3.5
Turnout 3,766
Labour hold Swing +1.7
Mosborough[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dorothy Walton* 4,144 67.0 +9.5
Conservative G. Ranson 1,339 21.6 -5.9
Alliance (SDP) Hilary Gooch 697 11.3 -3.7
Majority 2,805 45.4 +15.4
Turnout 6,180
Labour hold Swing +7.7
Nether Edge[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Janet Fiore 2,509 43.1 +4.4
Conservative Ian Fey 2,304 39.6 -5.3
Alliance (Liberal) Paul Metcalfe 893 15.3 -1.0
Ecology Jane Beharrell 107 1.8 +1.8
Majority 205 3.5 -2.7
Turnout 5,813
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +4.8
Nether Shire[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roger Barton* 3,252 70.6 +2.3
Alliance (SDP) Robert Shillito 838 18.2 +1.5
Conservative A. Banham 512 11.1 -3.8
Majority 2,414 52.4 +0.8
Turnout 4,602
Labour hold Swing +0.4
Netherthorpe[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour A. Robinson 3,128 74.8 +8.0
Conservative Simon Briggs 960 22.9 +2.1
Communist Gordon Ashberry 94 2.2 +1.0
Majority 2,168 51.9 +5.9
Turnout 4,182
Labour hold Swing +2.9
Norton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Butler** 3,479 62.8 +3.3
Conservative B. Farnsworth 1,368 24.7 -4.5
Alliance (Liberal) H. Wallace 688 12.4 +1.2
Majority 2,111 38.1 +7.8
Turnout 5,535
Labour hold Swing +3.9

John Butler was a sitting councillor for Sharrow ward

Owlerton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour George Burrows* 3,038 74.7 +6.1
Conservative Ian Beatson 552 13.6 -5.4
Alliance (Liberal) Philip Taylor 477 11.7 -0.6
Majority 2,486 61.1 +11.5
Turnout 4,067
Labour hold Swing +5.7
Park[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Jones* 3,224 83.0 -0.3
Conservative Shirley Rhodes 414 10.6 -6.0
Alliance (Liberal) D. Eddy 244 6.3 +6.3
Majority 2,810 72.4 +5.7
Turnout 3,882
Labour hold Swing +2.8
Sharrow[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mike Pye 2,304 69.0 +5.7
Alliance (Liberal) R. Harrison 937 28.0 +15.7
Communist M. Heywood 98 2.9 +1.3
Majority 1,367 41.0 +0.4
Turnout 3,339
Labour hold Swing -5.0
South Wortley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance (Liberal) Alan Memmott 2,951 39.6 +1.1
Labour H. Howard* 2,606 35.0 +4.4
Conservative Sylvia Cowley 1,892 25.4 -5.4
Majority 345 4.6 -3.1
Turnout 7,449
Alliance gain from Labour Swing -1.6
Southey Green[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Blunkett* 3,865 85.4 +3.8
Alliance (SDP) E. Peacock 336 7.4 -1.9
Conservative Elizabeth Hutton 323 7.1 -1.9
Majority 3,529 78.0 +5.7
Turnout 4,524
Labour hold Swing +2.8
Stocksbridge[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance (Liberal) June Hibberd 2,081 48.3
Alliance (Liberal) Malcolm Johnson 1,977
Labour John Johnston 1,801 41.8
Labour S. Thickett 1,786
Conservative William Travis 421 9.8
Conservative C. Whittaker 414
Majority 176 6.5
Turnout 4,303
Alliance hold Swing
Alliance gain from Labour Swing
Walkley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Billings* 3,718 62.3 +5.2
Alliance (SDP) David Brown 1,336 22.4 +3.3
Conservative Radcliffe Wilson-Wolfe 913 15.3 -8.4
Majority 2,382 39.9 +6.5
Turnout 5,967
Labour hold Swing +0.9

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac "Sheffield Local Elections 1973-1995 scans". Retrieved 20 June 2011.