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1987 Erewash Borough Council election

← 1983 7 May 1987 1991 →

All 52 seats to Erewash Borough Council
27 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Independent
Last election 28 19 4
Seats won 29 21 2
Seat change Increase 1 Increase 2 Decrease 2

Elections to Erewash Borough Council were held on 7 May 1987 as part of nationwide local elections.

Overall results

Erewash Borough 1987 Election Results
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 29
  Labour 21
  Independent 2 3.8

Erewash Borough Council - Results by Ward

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Abbotsford

Abbotsford (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Trueman K. Ms (E) 373
Conservative Sweetland R. 285
Alliance Allen R. 251
Turnout 58.0
Labour win (new seat)

Breadsall and Morley

Breadsall and Morley (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Smith J. (E) 540
Alliance O’Dowd D. 117
Labour Elwell J. Ms 80
Turnout 74.1
Conservative hold Swing

Breaston

Breaston (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Orchard M. Ms (E) 1418
Conservative Parkinson R. (E) 1315
Conservative Pemberton H. (E) 1273
Labour Fox M. 491
Labour Torr A. Ms 477
Labour Smedley R. 434
Alliance Northover R. 389
Alliance Northover L. 325
Turnout 59.3
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Cotmanhay

Cotmanhay (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeffrey P. (E) 1007
Labour Campion M. (E) 943
Labour Lucas B. (E) 919
Conservative Bramley T. 611
Conservative Snell P. 599
Conservative Jones C. 548
Alliance Parker D. 293
Turnout 43.7
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Dale Abbey

Dale Abbey (1 Seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Creswell P. (E) 462
Alliance Davies E. 70
Labour Newton R. 66
Turnout 55.1
Independent hold Swing

Derby Road East

Derby Road East (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Griffiths H. (E) 860
Labour Brown E. (E) 833
Labour Gilbert A. (E) 779
Conservative Evans M. 683
Conservative Morton A. 632
Alliance Brookes M. 542
Alliance Smith A. 475
Turnout 46.1
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Derby Road West

Derby Road West (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Wilkinson A. (E) 1259
Conservative Wilkinson M. Ms (E) 1226
Conservative Stevens S. (E) 1199
Labour Platts G. 564
Alliance Neill I. 639
Labour Andrews M. 620
Alliance Wilcox P. 609
Alliance Redgraves B. 605
Labour Somerset Sullivan J. 554
Turnout 51.8
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Draycott

Draycott (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Harrison J. (E) 629
Labour Boyland R. 602
Alliance Wing J. 99
Turnout 61.1
Conservative gain from Independent Labour Swing

Ilkeston Central

Ilkeston Central (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Geehan J. (E) 786
Labour Lynch P. (E) 775
Labour Bevan E. (E) 731
Conservative Atkinson J. Ms 669
Conservative Ball M. 666
Conservative Brown J. 614
Alliance Young D. 289
Alliance Hunt M. 280
Alliance McGinnis G. 257
Turnout 44.0
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Ilkeston North

Ilkeston North (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Henshaw M. (E) 676
Labour Carrington K. Ms (E) 625
Alliance Birkbeck D. 395
Turnout 40.1
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Independent Swing

Ilkeston South

Ilkeston South (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bishop E. (E) 628
Conservative Harrison B. Ms (E) 595
Conservative Reed P. 578
Labour Vause P. 512
Alliance Johnston T. 448
Turnout 52.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Kirk Hallam North

Kirk Hallam North (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stevens C. (E) 837
Labour Walton R. (E) 788
Conservative Wallbank E. 405
Conservative Lawrence E. 375
Alliance Smith S. 282
Turnout 51.5
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Kirk Hallam South

Kirk Hallam South (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Killeavy B. (E) 902
Labour Moloney P. (E) 862
Conservative Allen J. Ms 274
Conservative Chambers M. 244
Alliance Walters M. 191
Turnout 51.7
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Little Eaton

Little Eaton (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Downing S. (E) 617
Alliance Easter J. 439
Labour Bedford R. Ms 120
Turnout 63.1
Conservative hold Swing

Long Eaton Central

Long Eaton Central (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brown J. (E) 704
Conservative Hickton F. Ms (E) 682
Labour Hosker R. 640
Labour Marshall J. 588
Alliance Davis F. 274
Turnout 45.1
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Nottingham Road

Nottingham Road (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Allen J. (E) 1204
Conservative Byrne D. (E) 1166
Conservative Gough R. (E) 1088
Labour White B. Ms 782
Labour Buckley J. 753
Labour Stevenson G. 729
Alliance Fountain M. 536
Turnout 48.0
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Ockbrook and Borrowash

Ockbrook and Borrowash (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tumanow V. Ms (E) 1861
Conservative Collyer F. (E) 1857
Conservative Harling D. Ms (E) 1733
Labour Heighton E. 1323
Labour Whitt P. 1059
Labour Martin J. 959
Alliance Davies W. 530
Alliance Griffiths M. 450
Turnout 60.0
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Old Park

Old Park (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Guy T. (E) 606
Labour Goacher E. (E) 572
Alliance Petsell L. Ms 384
Conservative Sherwood D. 356
Alliance Hunt J. 347
Conservative Sherwood M. 343
Turnout 46.4
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Sandiacre North

Sandiacre North (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barker D. (E) 815
Conservative Judson I. (E) 805
Conservative Aindow M. 754
Labour Dickman F. 723
Alliance Cross N. 323
Turnout 55.4
Labour hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Sandiacre South

Sandiacre South (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Uren D. (E) 1079
Conservative Jones F. (E) 985
Labour Williams I. 407
Alliance Tilford H. Ms 389
Labour Pratley D. 375
Turnout 53.3
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Sawley

Sawley (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Camm W. (E) 2613
Conservative Chalk V. (E) 979
Conservative Miller K. (E) 960
Alliance Campbell J. 858
Alliance Gay E. 727
Labour Hall J. 617
Labour Mills P. 594
Turnout 58.0
Independent hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Stanley

Stanley (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ball P. (E) 496
Conservative Shaw H. 456
Turnout 57.3
Labour hold Swing

Victoria

Victoria (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Evans W. (E) 732
Conservative Johnstone A. Ms (E) 726
Labour Charlesworth B. 385
Labour Woodhouse R. 364
Alliance Bosman A. 360
Alliance Butelli B. 345
Turnout 51.3
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

West Hallam

West Hallam (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Fildes J. (E) 1100
Conservative Shaw H. (E) 1009
Alliance Pitchford M. 538
Labour Carrier J. 360
Labour Harrison J. Ms 299
Turnout 53.7
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Wilsthorpe

Wilsthorpe (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Holdsworth D. (E) 1051
Conservative Cormack J. Ms (E) 1042
Alliance Moss C. 690
Labour Scott A. 521
Labour Cheetham N. 499
Turnout 48.6
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Erewash Borough Council Election Results 1973-2011" (PDF). electionscentre.co.uk. Archived (PDF) from the original on 22 February 2017.