1984 Stevenage Borough Council election[1][2]

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13 of the 39 seats to Stevenage Borough Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Alliance Conservative
Seats before 27 10 2
Seats won 11 2 0
Seats after 26 11 2
Seat change Decrease1 Increase1 Steady
Popular vote 11,138 6,545 5,618
Percentage 47.8% 28.1% 24.1%

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

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 1984 Stevenage Borough Council election took place on 3 May 1984. 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 continuously since its creation in 1973.

Overall results

1984 Stevenage Borough Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 0 1 Decrease1 84.6 47.8 11,138 Decrease13.0
  Alliance 2 1 0 Increase1 15.4 28.1 6,545 Increase16.8
  Conservative 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 24.1 5,618 Decrease3.8
Total 13 20,523
Labour hold

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

Ward results

Bandley Hill

Location of Bandley Hill
Location of Bandley Hill
Bandley Hill[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Woodward 1,113 62.2%
Alliance Warr 403 22.5%
Conservative Kolinski 273 15.3%
Turnout 37.0%
Labour hold

Bedwell Plash

Location of Bedwell Plash ward
Location of Bedwell Plash ward
Bedwell Plash[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour M. Downing 1,200 61.5%
Conservative Percival 394 20.2%
Alliance Atkins 356 18.3%
Turnout 47.0%
Labour hold

Chells

Location of Chells ward
Location of Chells ward
Chells[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour K. Vale 812 54.3%
Alliance Batley 350 23.4%
Conservative Blanchette 333 22.3%
Turnout 44.3%
Labour hold

Longmeadow

Location of Longmeadow ward
Location of Longmeadow ward
Longmeadow[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Alliance Boutell 902 40.1%
Labour J. Tye 761 33.8%
Conservative H. Grant 586 26.1%
Turnout 45.0%
Alliance gain from Labour

Martins Wood

Location of Martins Wood ward
Location of Martins Wood ward
Martins Wood[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Drake 694 39.0%
Alliance Akhurst 674 37.9%
Conservative M. Mason 411 23.1%
Turnout 32.3%
Labour hold

Mobbsbury

Location of Mobbsbury ward
Location of Mobbsbury ward
Mobbsbury[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Alliance Neal 785 40.6%
Labour Dunnell 736 38.1%
Conservative G. Smith 411 21.3%
Turnout 54.1%
Alliance gain from Labour

Monkswood

Location of Monkswood ward
Location of Monkswood ward
Monkswood[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour B. Jackson 746 64.9%
Conservative R. Edwards 215 18.7%
Alliance Ffinch 188 16.4%
Turnout 45.1%
Labour hold

Old Stevenage

Location of Old Stevenage ward
Location of Old Stevenage ward
Old Stevenage[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour H. Morris 1,093 45.0%
Conservative D. Eaton 1,007 41.5%
Alliance O'Callaghan 327 13.5%
Turnout 47.1%
Labour hold

Pin Green

Location of Pin Green ward
Location of Pin Green ward
Pin Green[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour A. Campbell 868 49.5%
Alliance J. Lucioli 480 27.4%
Conservative Portsmouth 404 23.1%
Turnout 44.6%
Labour hold

Roebuck

Location of Roebuck ward
Location of Roebuck ward
Roebuck[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour F. Schofield 781 45.1%
Alliance Edwards 524 30.2%
Conservative McPartland 428 24.7%
Turnout 40.7%
Labour hold

St Nicholas

Location of St Nicholas ward
Location of St Nicholas ward
St Nicholas[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Fowler 632 44.7%
Alliance J. Lucioli 510 36.0%
Conservative S. Woods 273 19.3%
Turnout 38.2%
Labour hold

Shephall

Location of Shephall ward
Location of Shephall ward
Shephall[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour I. Johnson 770 54.6%
Alliance Akhurst 405 28.7%
Conservative Baillie 236 16.7%
Turnout 39.4%
Labour hold

Symonds Green

Location of Symonds Green ward
Location of Symonds Green ward
Symonds Green[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour S. Munden 932 42.0%
Conservative J. Halling 674 30.4%
Alliance G. Balderstone 614 27.7%
Turnout 41.5%
Labour hold

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 "Stevenage Borough Council Election Results 1973–2012" (PDF). Retrieved 11 July 2019.