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1987 City of Lincoln Council election[1][2]
← 1986 7 May 1987 1988 →

11 of the 33 seats to City of Lincoln Council
17 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Labour Conservative
Last election 26 7
Seats won 25 8
Seats after 7 4
Seat change Decrease1 Increase1
Popular vote 13,557 10,996
Percentage 48.1% 39.0%

City of Lincoln Council Election Results 1987.svg
Map showing the results the 1987 Lincoln City Council elections by ward. Red shows Labour seats and blue shows Conservative seats.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 1987 City of Lincoln Council election took place on 7 May 1987. This was on the same day as other local elections. One third of the council was up for election: the seats of which were last contested in 1983. The Labour Party retained control of the council.

Overall results

1987 City of Lincoln Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 7 0 1 Decrease1 63.6 48.1 13,557 Increase1.7
  Conservative 4 1 0 Increase1 36.4 39.0 10,996 Decrease0.2
  Alliance 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 9.6 2,698 Decrease3.6
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 1.3 375 Increase0.6
  Ind. Social Democrat 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 1.4 402 New
  Ind. Conservative 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.6 156 New
Total 11 28,184

All comparisons in vote share are to the corresponding 1983 election.

Ward results

Abbey

Location of Abbey ward
Location of Abbey ward
Abbey[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Peter West[4] 1,214 54.7%
Conservative E. Greenfield 539 24.3%
Alliance R. Jones 402 18.1%
Green A. Kinneavy 65 2.9%
Turnout 41.9%
Labour hold

Birchwood

Location of Birchwood ward
Location of Birchwood ward
Boultham[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative A. Foulkes 1,458 49.9%
Labour Lawrence Wells[5] 1,060 36.3%
Ind. Social Democrat S. Addlesee 402 13.8%
Turnout 37.9%
Conservative gain from Labour

Boultham

Location of Boultham ward
Location of Boultham ward
Boultham[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour T. Rook 1,386 58.2%
Conservative M. Mellows 686 28.8%
Alliance A. Gowen 311 13.1%
Turnout %
Labour hold

Bracebridge

Location of Bracebridge ward
Location of Bracebridge ward
Bracebridge[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative E. Jenkins 1,428 51.7%
Labour Y. Jackson 1,176 42.6%
Ind. Conservative P. Roe 156 5.7%
Turnout 46.3%
Conservative hold

Carholme

Location of Carholme ward
Location of Carholme ward
Carholme[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative S. Campbell 1,077 38.2%
Labour E. Walsh 957 33.9%
Alliance J. Matthews 689 24.4%
Green P. Boizot 100 3.5%
Turnout 51.7%
Conservative hold

Castle

Location of Castle ward
Location of Castle ward
Castle[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Anthony Morgan[6] 1,452 59.3%
Conservative J. Fawcett 848 34.6%
Alliance B. Alford 149 6.1%
Turnout 46.6%
Labour hold

Longdales

Location of Longdales ward
Location of Longdales ward
Longdales[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Neil Murray[7] 1,289 47.9%
Conservative David Gratrick[8] 973 36.1%
Alliance R. Barnes 431 16.0%
Turnout 54.3%
Labour hold

Minster

Location of Minster ward
Location of Minster ward
Minster[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Jerome O'Brien[5] 1,777 52.5%
Conservative J. Sullivan 1,607 47.5%
Turnout 49.6%
Labour gain from Conservative

Moorland

Location of Moorland ward
Location of Moorland ward
Moorland[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Hilton Spratt[9] 1,327 54.1%
Labour S. Taggart 1,125 45.9%
Turnout 49.9%
Conservative hold

Park

Location of Park ward
Location of Park ward
Park[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour David Jackson[10] 1,027 54.8%
Conservative F. Kay 514 27.4%
Alliance C. Jarman 271 14.5%
Green K. Yates 61 3.3%
Turnout 36.4%
Labour hold

Tritton

Location of Tritton ward
Location of Tritton ward
Tritton[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Hurst 1,094 49.1%
Alliance G. Lines 594 26.7%
Conservative R. Hills 539 24.2%
Turnout 51.5%
Labour hold

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1987". The Elections Centre.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "City of Lincoln Council Election Results 1973-2012". Elections Centre. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Councillors - Abbey ward". Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Councillors - Glebe ward". Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Councillors - Castle ward". Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  7. ^ "Councillors - Castle ward". Archived from the original on 26 August 2003. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  8. ^ "Councillors - Minster ward". Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  9. ^ "Councillors - Bracebridge ward". Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  10. ^ "Councillors - Park ward". Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 5 November 2019.