Map showing results in Strathclyde Regional Council.
Map showing results in Strathclyde Regional Council.

The 1986 Strathclyde Regional Council election to the Strathclyde Regional Council was held on Thursday 8 May 1986, alongside regional elections across Scotland. All 103 of the council's seats were up for election.

Aggregate results

Strathclyde Regional Council election, 1986[1][2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 87 Increase8 85.4 52.6 429,046 Increase6.8
  Conservative 6 Decrease9 5.8 13.1 106,983 Decrease9.4
  Alliance 5 Increase1 4.9 14.2 116,182 Decrease2.9
  Independent 3 Increase1 2.9 1.9 15,890 Increase0.2
  SNP 2 Decrease1 1.9 17.5 143,033 Increase5.0
  Independent Labour 0 Steady 0.0 0.3 2,211 Increase0.2
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.2 1,810 Increase0.1
  Communist 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.3 975 Decrease0.2
  Scottish Independence Party 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.0 169
  Revolutionary Communist 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.0 74

References

  1. ^ "Scottish Elections :: Strathclyde 1986". scottishelections.org.uk. Archived from the original on 10 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Google News Archive Search". news.google.com. The Glasgow Herald. p. 6.