1986 Barnet London Borough Council election
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All 60 seats to Barnet London Borough Council
31 seats needed for a majority
Turnout42.0%
  First party Second party Third party
 
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Party Conservative Labour Alliance
Seats won 39 18 3
Seat change Decrease9 Increase6 Increase3
Percentage 44.0% 30.9% 22.9%

Barnet UK local election 1986 map.svg
Map of the results of the 1986 Barnet London Borough council election. Conservatives in blue, Labour in red, Alliance in yellow

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 1986 Barnet Council election took place on 8 May 1986 to elect members of Barnet London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

Background

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Election result

Overall turnout in the election was 42.0%.

Barnet Local Election Result 1986[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 39 0 9 -9 43.4
  Labour 18 6 0 +6 30.5
  Alliance 3 3 0 +3 22.6

Ward results

Arkley

Arkley (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Balcombe 2,090
Conservative Wilfred Lipman 2,071
Conservative Leah Hertz 1,949
Alliance David Keech 1,836
Labour Anita Campbell 1,655
Labour Keith Livingston 1,638
Labour Pauline Green 1,631
Alliance Robert Eccles 1,622
Alliance David Raff 1,445
Ratepayers and Residents Erich Herrmann 710
Greens Stephen Syme 265
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Brunswick Park

Brunswick Park (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Donald Goodman 2,355
Conservative John Rawles 2,226
Conservative Irene Palmer 2,223
Labour Jeffrey Leifer 957
Labour Bridget Wilkinson 893
Alliance Leslie Kealey 876
Labour Peter Wilkinson 865
Alliance Peter Watkins 833
Alliance John Woods 812
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing


Burnt Oak

Burnt Oak (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Ellis 2,043
Labour Alan Williams 1,963
Labour Gerald Shamash 1,849
Ind Lab James Brophy 1,082
Conservative Peter Edwards 774
Conservative Oliver Stone 705
Conservative Julian Czarny 649
Ind Lab John Heritage 516
Ind Lab Richards Hankins 476
Alliance Albert Dean 356
Alliance Hilda Munden 354
Alliance Ian Albert 347
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Childs Hill

Childs Hill (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Monroe Palmer 1,740
Alliance Brian Stone 1,517
Alliance Jack Cohen 1,491
Conservative Daniel Cohen 1,431
Conservative Leonard Isaac 1,350
Conservative Michele Moulin 1,347
Labour Christopher Brennan 1,125
Labour Peter Grimes 1,143
Labour Jacqueline Stuffling-Holland 1,042
Turnout
Alliance gain from Conservative Swing
Alliance gain from Conservative Swing
Alliance gain from Conservative Swing

Colindale

Colindale (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Thomas McKendry 1,773
Labour Ellis Hillman 1,736
Labour Jenny Manson 1,679
Conservative Maxton Brooker 1,138
Conservative William Nicholson 1,055
Conservative Sylvia Da Costa 1,022
Alliance Ruth Cohen 940
Alliance Elisabeth Bristow 830
Alliance Vivien Topping 724
Ind Lab Eyo Nkune 371
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

East Barnet

East Barnet (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Perry 2,023
Conservative Olwen Evans 1,981
Conservative Mary Perry 1,933
Alliance Colin Shaw 1,172
Labour Carmel Bedford 1,151
Alliance George Gomez 1,133
Alliance Elizabeth Nesbitt 1,102
Labour Michael Larcey 1,064
Labour Usha Chopra 994
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

East Finchley

East Finchley (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Laurence Spigel 3,063
Labour John Davies 3,019
Labour Frances Crook 2,963
Conservative Michael Buck 1,618
Conservative Kathryn Evans 1,531
Conservative Mohammed Khamisa 1,473
Alliance Michael Cole 683
Alliance Bernard Cragg 671
Alliance Jonathan Summers 621
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Edgware

Edgware (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Hammond 2,126
Conservative Malcolm Lester 2,073
Conservative Archibald Smith 2,044
Labour Geoffrey Paull 765
Labour Keith Hurcombe 762
Labour Robert Vaughan 742
Alliance Barbara Farbey 646
Alliance Jonathan Mulberg 635
Alliance Dennis Schulster 630
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Finchley

Finchley (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Leslie Sussman 2,284
Conservative Miles Golding 2,224
Conservative Barbara Langstone 2,203
Labour Kenneth Little 1,195
Labour Brian Watkins 1,170
Labour Jeffrey McCracken-Hewson 1,162
Alliance Anne Cragg 701
Alliance Malcolm Davis 687
Alliance Willi Kenton 650
Greens Roy Bowden 187
Greens Ian Vickers 151
Greens Christopher Tasker 140
Humanist Judith Earley 43
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Friern Barnet

Friern Barnet (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Tiplady 2,318
Conservative Brian Salinger 2,309
Conservative Christopher Platford 2,272
Labour Hilary Delyon 1,208
Labour Mary Nutkins 1,202
Labour Roger Matthews 1,193
Alliance Nicholas Harvey 1,129
Alliance Andrew Wade 1,090
Alliance David Litherland 1,053
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Garden Suburb

Garden Suburb (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Clement Halfon 2,348
Conservative Malcolm Davis 2,320
Conservative Roy Schutz 2,388
Alliance Viola Haire 1,493
Alliance Peter Lusher 1,470
Alliance Joan Beales 1,438
Labour Rita Brent 623
Labour Andrew Redpath 606
Labour Adam Gaines 558
Greens Janet Strangeways 287
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Golders Green

Golders Green (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Melvin Cohen 1,797
Conservative Leslie Foster 1,727
Conservative Joseph Hunter 1,611
Labour Montague Miller 1,194
Labour John Pearson 1,121
Labour Edward Pointon 1,104
Alliance Linda Craig 757
Alliance Mira Levy 737
Alliance Louis Lawrence 688
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Hadley

Hadley (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Herbert Hoyle 2,735
Conservative Carol Cender 2,709
Conservative Beverley Lane 2,676
Alliance Rosemary Watkins 1,737
Alliance Stuart Brown 1,705
Alliance Geoffrey Fallows 1,697
Labour John Bacon 1,028
Labour Michael Campbell 1,021
Labour John Holloway 976
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Hale

Hale (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Leslie Pym 2,119
Conservative Dorothy Benson 2,084
Conservative Jack Clarfelt 1,998
Alliance Diana Pattison 1,192
Alliance John Kay 1,154
Alliance Quintin Iwi 1,100
Labour Elaine Runswick 803
Labour David Suiter 742
Labour Jeanie Tait 740
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Hendon

Hendon (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Norman Hirshfield 1,932
Conservative Peter Grosz 1,804
Conservative Frederick Poole 1,749
Labour Barbara Condon 1,172
Labour Martin Earl 1,151
Alliance Douglas Baron 1,140
Alliance Alan Magnus 1,127
Labour Bryan Reith 1,065
Alliance David Warner 1,024
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Mill Hill

Mill Hill (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Hart 2,389
Conservative Denis Dippel 2,377
Conservative Anthony Antoniou 2,248
Alliance Terry Rollinson 1,058
Alliance Alan Wilkinson 1,040
Labour Adrienne Van Loen 934
Alliance Philip Tobin 922
Labour Ian Parker 905
Labour Malcolm Perez 839
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

St Paul’s

St Paul’s (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Freeman 2,053
Labour Narendrakumar Dave 1,985
Labour Catherine Lyons 1,914
Conservative Gordon Bettis 1,828
Conservative Edna James 1,626
Conservative Mary Phillips 1,611
Ind Con John Fitzgibbon 722
Alliance Stephen Landau 712
Alliance Robert Stone 687
Alliance Leonard Watkins 675
Greens Anne Fealdman 230
Greens Maureen Colmans 210
Greens John Colmans 203
Ind Con Thomas Quinn 167
Ind Con Maria Pavlides 146
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Totteridge

Totteridge (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Victor Usher 2,526
Conservative Victor Lyon 2,501
Conservative Cecile Levinson 2,479
Alliance Richard Bevan 991
Alliance Edith Gardner 968
Alliance Alan Brown 938
Labour Joel Hirsch 877
Labour Pete Sutton 850
Labour Yanna Manolas 843
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

West Hendon

West Hendon (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Timothy Sims 1,965
Labour Doreen Neall 1,964
Labour Agnes Slocombe 1,835
Conservative Anthony Finn 1,677
Conservative Jayendra Patel 1,622
Conservative Carole Ovenden 1,539
Alliance Harry Levy 639
Alliance Daniel Finkelstein 617
Alliance George Allen 562
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Woodhouse

Woodhouse (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Harris 2,170
Labour Dennis Reed 2,056
Labour Rudolf Vis 1,973
Conservative Gillian Bull 1,939
Conservative Graham Halliday 1,877
Conservative Philip Williams 1,851
Alliance Gerard Fitzgerald 1,110
Alliance Dagmar Saxl 1,062
Alliance Albert Wright 984
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

By-elections between 1986 and 1990

Hadley

Hadley by-election, 20 November 1986[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gillian M. Bull 2,006
Alliance Rosemary M. Watkins 1,224
Labour Keith E. Livingstone 662
Ind. Conservative John P. Fitzgibbon 97
Turnout 30.07
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Beverley G. Lane.

Garden Suburb

Garden Suburb by-election, 27 November 1986[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Coral Sebag-Montefiore 1,415
Alliance Peter D. Falk 1,243
Labour Rita Brent 327
Turnout 27.97
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Clement Halfon.

Arkley

Arkley by-election, 10 November 1988[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Arthur A. Beck 1,462
Labour Kevin W. Smith 1,075
Liberal Democrats Michael A. Cleal 833
Independent Philip W. Groves 214
Green Simon A. Clarke 166
Turnout 29.66
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Leah Hertz.

Garden Suburb

Garden Suburb by-election, 10 November 1988[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Veronica C. Soskin 1,503
Liberal Democrats Michael S. Pickering 1,258
Labour Penelope Grant 306
Turnout 28.94
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Coral Sebag-Montefiore.

Arkley

Arkley by-election, 9 March 1989[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Philip H. Williams 1,468
Labour Keith E. Livingstone 1,094
Lib Dem Focus Team Michael A. CIeal 809
Independent Philip W. Groves 207
Turnout 29.12
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Wilfred Lipman.

References

  1. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 8 May 1986" (PDF). London Residuary Body - Research and Intelligence Unit. August 1986.
  2. ^ Minors, Michael; Grenham, Dennis. "London Borough Council Elections 7 May 1998 including the Greater London Authority Referendum results" (PDF). Demographic and Statistical Studies. London Research Centre. Retrieved 22 February 2015.
  3. ^ a b c d e "London Borough Council Elections 3rd May 1990" (PDF). London Datastore. London Research Centre. Retrieved 8 March 2015.