1986 Ipswich Borough Council election

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16 seats
25 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Labour Conservative

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 1986 Ipswich Borough Council election was an election to the Ipswich Borough Council under the arrangement, whereby a third of the councillors were to stand for election, each time.

It took place as part of the 1986 United Kingdom local elections. [1]

There were 16 wards each returning one councillor plus two bye-elections for Sprites Ward.[2] The Labour Party retained control of the Council.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael (1986). Local Elections Handbook 1986. Plymouth: Elections Centre, Plymouth University.
  2. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael. "Ipswich Borough Council Election Results 1973-2012" (PDF). electionscentre.co.uk. Elections Centre Plymouth University. Retrieved 10 May 2021.