1986 Derby City Council election[1][2]
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15 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 24 18 2
Seats won 9 6 0
Seats after 25 17 2
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1 Steady
Popular vote 21,215 18,012 10,514
Percentage 42.7% 36.2% 21.1%

Map showing the results of the 1986 Derby City Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 1986 Derby City Council election took place on 8 May 1986 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. Local elections were held in the United Kingdom in 1986.[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

1986 Derby City Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 9 0 0 Steady 60.0 42.7 21,215
  Conservative 6 0 0 Steady 40.0 36.2 18,012
  Alliance 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 21.1 10,514
Total 15 49,741

Ward results

Abbey

Location of Abbey ward
Location of Abbey ward
Abbey [4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour M. Walker 1,842 60.9%
Conservative C. Base 746 24.7%
Alliance L. Wilson 436 14.4%
Turnout 30.6%
Labour hold

Allestree

Location of Allestree ward
Location of Allestree ward
Allestree[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative J. Thorpe 2,563 62.3%
Alliance H. Jones 957 23.3%
Labour R. Turner 596 14.5%
Turnout 49.9%
Conservative hold

Alvaston

Location of Alvaston ward
Location of Alvaston ward
Alvaston[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour W. Matthews 1,284 42.7%
Alliance D. Adams 943 31.4%
Conservative M. Bertalan 780 25.9%
Turnout 37.5%
Labour hold

Babington

Location of Babington ward
Location of Babington ward
Babington[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour B. Schofield 1,663 57.0%
Alliance M. Burgess 763 26.2%
Conservative P. Fullarton 489 16.8%
Turnout 35.2%
Labour hold

Blagreaves

Location of Blagreaves ward
Location of Blagreaves ward
Blagreaves[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative J. Keith 1,599 42.0%
Labour M. Ainsley 1,518 39.9%
Alliance D. George 692 18.2%
Turnout 47.3%
Conservative hold

Boulton

Location of Boulton ward
Location of Boulton ward
Boulton[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour A. Kennedy 1,680 43.3%
Conservative B. Thompson 1,140 29.4%
Alliance P. Harlow 1,056 27.2%
Turnout 40.6%
Labour hold

Breadsall

Location of Breadsall ward
Location of Breadsall ward
Breadsall[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour E. Ward 1,988 54.8%
Conservative G. Andrews 1,051 28.9%
Alliance H. Holbrook 592 16.3%
Turnout 33.5%
Labour hold

Darley

Location of Darley ward
Location of Darley ward
Darley[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative J. Tillett 2,142 46.9%
Labour M. Repton 1,487 32.6%
Alliance S. King 935 20.5%
Turnout 48.4%
Conservative hold

Littleover

Location of Littleover ward
Location of Littleover ward
Littleover[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative L. Shepley 1,498 45.6%
Alliance A. Cooper 903 27.5%
Labour J. Broughton 887 27.0%
Turnout 45.9%
Conservative hold

Mackworth

Location of Mackworth ward
Location of Mackworth ward
Mackworth[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Baxter 1,675 60.0%
Conservative A. Mayell 743 26.6%
Alliance R. Jackson 374 13.4%
Turnout 38.1%
Labour hold

Mickleover

Location of Mickleover ward
Location of Mickleover ward
Mickleover[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative N. Keene 1,783 49.1%
Alliance A. Wilbraham 999 27.5%
Labour M. McReynolds 849 23.4%
Turnout 43.3%
Conservative hold

Normanton

Location of Normanton ward
Location of Normanton ward
Normanton[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour L. Shillingford 1,584 58.6%
Conservative K. Lester 743 27.5%
Alliance W. Drew 375 13.9%
Turnout 35.1%
Labour hold

Osmanton

Location of Osmaston ward
Location of Osmaston ward
Osmanton[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Laxton 1,226 71.2%
Conservative D. Brown 289 16.8%
Alliance P. Elsbury 208 12.1%
Turnout 22.7%
Labour hold

Sinfin

Location of Sinfin ward
Location of Sinfin ward
Sinfin[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour N. Dhindsa 1,517 60.4%
Conservative B. Larimore 595 23.7%
Alliance P. James 401 16.0%
Turnout 33.5%
Labour hold

Spondon

Location of Spondon ward
Location of Spondon ward
Spondon[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative G. Du Sautoy 1,851 44.6%
Labour M. Tanvir 1,419 34.2%
Alliance R. Guilford 880 21.2%
Turnout 40.7%
Conservative hold

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1986". The Elections Centre.
  3. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael. Local Elections Handbook 1986. The Elections Centre. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Derby City Council Election Results 1979-1995" (PDF). Elections Centre.