Elections to Liverpool City Council were held on 8 May 1986. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party kept overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Seats   ±  
Labour 54 -3
SDP-Liberal Alliance 37 +9
Conservative Party (UK) 7 -6

Election result

Liverpool Local Election Result 1986
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 17 50% 40% 71,131
  SDP-Liberal_Alliance 16 48% 43% 76,578
  Conservative 1 3% 12% 21,901
  Communist
  Others

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Ward results

Abercromby

Abercromby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour A. Hood 1,947 70%
Alliance B. Aston 477 17%
Conservative H. V. Tracey Forster 151 5%
Communist S. Carroll 107 4%
N. Everard 97 3%
Majority 1,470
Turnout 2,779

Aigburth

Aigburth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Douglas McKittrick' 3,521 56%
Labour K. Taft 1,615 26%
Conservative J. Mass 886 14%
K. Prescott 266 4%
Majority 1,906
Turnout 6,288

Allerton

Allerton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Flo Clucas 3,264 50%
Conservative T. Morrison 1,922 29%
Labour Dot Gavin 1,244 19%
R. Cantwell 121 2%
Majority 1,342
Turnout 6,551

Anfield

Anfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Vera Best 3,184 51%
Labour C. Williams 2,514 40%
Conservative J. Brash 553 9%
Majority 670
Turnout 6,251

Arundel

Arundel
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Mary Johnson 2,560 51%
Labour K. Feintuck 1,814 36%
Conservative S. Fitzsimmons 450 9%
G. Thompson 166 3%
J. Kay 60 1%
Majority 746
Turnout 5,050

Breckfield

Breckfield 2 seats
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Brazier 2,538 56%
Labour P. Skinley 2,434 53%
Alliance J. Kendrick 1,967 43%
Alliance J. Diamond 1,820 40%
Conservative E. Bayley 227 5%
Conservative J. Atkinson 207 5%
Majority 571
Turnout 4,732

Broadgreen

Broadgreen
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Geoffrey B Smith 3,337 53%
Labour A. Dean 2,442 39%
Conservative M. Kingston 527 8%
Majority 895
Turnout 6,306

Childwall

Childwall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Doreen Jones 4,416 59%
Labour R. Griffiths 1,241 17%
Conservative S. Airey 1,788 24%
Majority 3,175
Turnout 7,445

Church

Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Len Tyrer 4,749 60%
Labour J. Murray 1,195 15%
Conservative S. Atherton 1,769 22%
J. Hulton 235 3%
Majority 3,554
Turnout 7,948

Clubmoor

Clubmoor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R. Gladden 3,300 58%
Alliance F. Roderick 1,752 31%
Conservative J. Greaves 685 12%
Majority 1,548
Turnout 5,737

County

County
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Sybil Brookes 3,340 53%
Labour R. Quinn 2,605 41%
Conservative R. Kaney 352 6%
Majority 735
Turnout 6,297

Croxteth

Croxteth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Gillian Bundred 3,155 46%
Conservative E. Fitzpatrick 1,903 28%
Labour C. Guy 1,731 25%
Majority 1,424
Turnout 6,789

Dingle

Dingle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance R. Isaacson 2,589 48%
Labour T. Prout 2,558 47%
Conservative D. Patmore 238 4%
J. Cook 44 1%
Majority 31
Turnout 5,429

Dovecot

Dovecot
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W. Westbury 2,497 61%
Alliance T. Jones 1,160 28%
Conservative W. Connolly 443 11%
Majority 1,337
Turnout 4,100

Everton

Everton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour G. Allen 2,028 82%
Alliance T. Geary 314 13%
Conservative R. Fairclough 130 5%
Majority 1,714
Turnout 2,472

Fazakerley

Fazakerley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Linden 2,667 57%
Alliance D. Stephenson 1,327 29%
Conservative J. Quincy 660 14%
Majority 1,340
Turnout 4,654

Gillmoss

Gillmoss
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony Jennings 2,748 72%
Alliance E. Boult 741 19%
Conservative A. Hinks 375 10%
Majority 2,007
Turnout 3,864

Granby

Granby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. Leach 2,287 54%
Alliance C. Laidlaw 1,351 32%
S. Burris 427 10%
Conservative G. Tann 148 3%
E. Caddick 60 1%
Majority 936
Turnout 4,273

Grassendale

Grassendale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Beatrice Fraenkel 5,014 70%
Labour E. Turnbull 850 12%
Conservative M. Wood 1,292 18%
Majority 4,164
Turnout 7,156

Kensington

Kensington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Frank Doran 2,976 56%
Labour J. Spencer 2,171 41%
Conservative D. Dougherty 212 4%
Majority 805
Turnout 5,359

Melrose

Melrose
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dawn Booth 2,832 56%
Alliance Neil Cardwell 1,930 38%
Conservative M. Fitzsimmons 233 5%
Carol Taggart 28 1%
Majority 902
Turnout 5,023

Netherley

Netherley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour H. Adams 2,001 62%
Alliance H. Williams 958 30%
Conservative A. McTigue 248 8%
Majority 1,043
Turnout 3,207

Old Swan

Old Swan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Anthony Loftus 3,114 53%
Labour J. Hollinshead 2,307 39%
Conservative A. Wilson 471 8%
Majority 807
Turnout 5,892

Picton

Picton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Herbert Herrity 2,811 56%
Labour K. Hackett 1,907 38%
Conservative A. Scadding 247 5%
G. Quayle 97 2%
Majority 904
Turnout 5,062

Pirrie

Pirrie
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour P. Owens 3,182 68%
Alliance W. Burke 1,094 23%
Conservative F. Stevens Jnr. 424 9%
Majority 2,088
Turnout 4,700

St. Mary's

St. Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour H. Keiden 2,773 50%
Alliance Peter Millea 2,363 43%
Conservative R. Parkes 394 7%
Majority 410
Turnout 5,530

Smithdown

Smithdown
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour A. Gamble 2,152 50%
Alliance E. Stephenson 2,003 47%
Conservative F. Sellers 108 3%
Majority 149
Turnout 4,263

Speke

Speke
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour F. Dowling 2,527 71%
Alliance R. Gould 662 19%
Conservative A. Fayer 386 19%
Majority 1,865
Turnout 3,575

Tuebrook

Tuebrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance John Jones 3,383 59%
Labour F. Vaudrey Jnr. 1,890 33%
Conservative J. McMillan 456 8%
Majority 1,493
Turnout 5,729

Valley

Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour P. Astbury 2,228 57%
Alliance I. Phillips 1,285 33%
Conservative M. Murphy 389 10%
Majority 943
Turnout 3,902

Vauxhall

Vauxhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Morgan 2,034 90%
Alliance M. Alman 232 10%
Majority 1,802
Turnout 2,266

Warbreck

Warbreck
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance Richard Roberts 2,968 46%
Labour J. Williams 2,532 39%
Conservative I. Brown 855 13%
B. Barr 61 1%
I. Sloan 55 1%
Majority 436
Turnout 6,471

Woolton

Woolton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Hallows 2,989 45%
Alliance E. Jones 2,654 40%
Labour G. Casey 826 13%
Majority 335
Turnout 6,600

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By Elections

On 12 March 1987 16 Militant and 31 non-Militant Labour Councillors were disbarred from office

Name Ward Elected
Heather Adams Netherley 8 May 1986
Paul Astbury Valley 8 May 1986
Mike Black Pirrie 5 May 1983
Dominic Brady Everton 5 May 1983
Tony Byrne Valley 5 May 1983
Eddie Burke Dovecot 3 May 1984
Jackie Crowley Anfield 3 May 1984
Hugh Dalton Pirrie 3 May 1984
Joe Devaney Abercromby 3 May 1984
Jimmy Dillon Broadgreen 5 May 1983
Alex Doswell Granby 3 May 1984
Felicity Dowling Speke 8 May 1986
Steve Ellison Breckfield 3 May 1984
Peter Ferguson Dingle 3 May 1984
Alan Fogg Kensington 3 May 1984
Alex Gamble Smithdown 8 May 1986
Roy Gladden Clubmoor 8 May 1986
Jimmy Hackett Warbreck 5 May 1983
John Hamilton Granby 5 May 1983
Willy Harper Netherley 3 May 1984
Derek Hatton Netherley 5 May 1983
John Humphries St. Mary's 5 May 1983
Tony Hood Abercromby 6 May 1982
Steve Jenkins Smithdown 5 May 1983
Paul Lafferty Clubmoor 5 May 1983
Bob Lancaster Melrose 5 May 1983
Dave Leach Granby 8 May 1986
John Linden Fazakerley 8 May 1986
Dave Lloyd Fazakerley 3 May 1984
George Lloyd Old Swan 5 May 1983
Pauline Lowes
Paul Luckock Vauxhall 5 May 1983
John Mackintosh Breckfield 5 May 1983
Dorothy Mathews Smithdown 3 May 1984
Frank Mills County 5 May 1983
Tony Mulhearn St. Mary's 3 May 1984
John Nelson Fazakerley 5 May 1983
John Ord Speke 3 May 1984
Peter Owens Pirrie 8 May 1986
Jimmy Parry Everton 3 May 1984
Terry Prout Dingle By election
Tony Rimmer Gillmoss 3 May 1984
Harry Smith Valley 3 May 1984
Vinny Wagner Melrose 3 May 1984
Bill Westbury Dovecot 1 May 1986
Franny Wiles Everton 6 May 1982

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References

  1. ^ Liverpool Daily Post 2 May 1986
  2. ^ Liverpool Daily Post 2 May 1986
  3. ^ Liverpool Daily Post 2 May 1986
  4. ^ "The Liverpool 47 Socialist Councillors and supporting Members of Parliament".
  5. ^ "The English city that wanted to 'break away' from the UK". BBC News. 8 November 2014.