1990 Stevenage Borough Council election[1][2]

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13 of the 39 seats to Stevenage Borough Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Liberal Democrats Conservative
Seats before 27 10 1
Seats won 13 0 0
Seats after 32 6 1
Seat change Increase5 Decrease4 Steady
Popular vote 15,975 2,927 6,255
Percentage 61.5% 11.3% 24.1%

Stevenage UK local election 1990 map.svg
Map showing the results of contested wards in the 1990 Stevenage Borough Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 1990 Stevenage Borough Council election took place on 3 May 1990. This was on the same day as other local elections. One third of the council was up for election; the seats which were last contested in 1986. The Labour Party retained control of the council, which it had held continuously since its creation in 1973.

Overall results

1990 Stevenage Borough Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 13 4 0 Increase4 100.0 61.5 15,975 Increase11.6
  Conservative 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 24.1 6,255 Decrease5.9
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 4 Decrease 0.0 11.3 2,927 Decrease23.4
  Green (UK) 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 2.1 553 Increase1.9
  Independent Labour 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 1.0 270 New
Total 13 25,980
Labour hold

All comparisons in seats and vote share are to the corresponding 1986 election.

Ward results

Bandley Hill

Location of Bandley Hill ward
Location of Bandley Hill ward
Bandley Hill[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour A. Luhman 1,880 77.3%
Conservative F. Warner 552 22.7%
Turnout 40.3%
Labour hold

Bedwell Plash

Location of Bedwell Plash ward
Location of Bedwell Plash ward
Bedwell Plash[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour W. Lawrence 1,390 77.2%
Conservative S. Robinson 411 22.8%
Turnout 46.2%
Labour hold

Chells

Location of Chells ward
Location of Chells ward
Chells[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour P. Stuart 927 65.3%
Conservative L. Bradshaw 268 18.9%
Liberal Democrats G. Wren 225 15.8%
Turnout 45.2%
Labour hold

Longmeadow

Location of Longmeadow ward
Location of Longmeadow ward
Longmeadow[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour P. Webb 1,361 53.2%
Liberal Democrats R. Baskerville 519 20.3%
Conservative J. Gordon 498 19.5%
Green W. Hoyes 179 7.0%
Turnout 51.0%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats

Martins Wood

Location of Martins Wood ward
Location of Martins Wood ward
Martins Wood[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour S. Strange 1,218 47.9%
Conservative I. Sills 713 28.0%
Liberal Democrats K. Taylor 412 16.2%
Green M. Fowler 200 7.9%
Turnout 48.0%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats

Mobbsbury

Location of Mobbsbury ward
Location of Mobbsbury ward
Mobbsbury[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour G. O'Carroll 868 47.3%
Liberal Democrats R. Parker 759 41.4%
Conservative A. Ffinch 208 11.3%
Turnout 54.9%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats

Monkswood

Location of Monkswood ward
Location of Monkswood ward
Monkswood[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour D. Cullen 901 80.0%
Conservative M. Henry 225 20.0%
Turnout 46.2%
Labour hold

Old Stevenage

Location of Old Stevenage ward
Location of Old Stevenage ward
Old Stevenage[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour H. Tessier 1,314 49.2%
Conservative J. Halling 958 35.9%
Liberal Democrats D. Christy 399 14.9%
Turnout 50.3%
Labour hold

Pin Green

Location of Pin Green ward
Location of Pin Green ward
Pin Green[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Smith 1,223 67.2%
Conservative C. Aylin 422 23.2%
Green R. Gurney 174 9.6%
Turnout 46.6%
Labour hold

Roebuck

Location of Roebuck ward
Location of Roebuck ward
Roebuck[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour B. Dunnel 1,176 59.4%
Conservative P. McPartland 502 25.4%
Liberal Democrats J. Lucioli 302 15.3%
Turnout 47.4%
Labour hold

St Nicholas

Location of St Nicholas ward
Location of St Nicholas ward
St Nicholas[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour P. Alexander 940 59.0%
Conservative T. Woods 341 21.4%
Liberal Democrats A. Simister 311 19.5%
Turnout 42.3%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats

Shephall

Location of Shephall ward
Location of Shephall ward
Shephall[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour E. Webb 1,094 69.1%
Independent Labour S. Greenfield 270 17.0%
Conservative S. Huetson 220 13.9%
Turnout 46.3%
Labour hold

Symonds Green

Location of Symonds Green ward
Location of Symonds Green ward
Symonds Green[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour D. Kissane 1,683 64.2%
Conservative M. Notley 937 35.8%
Turnout 49.1%
Labour hold

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1990". The Elections Centre.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Stevenage Borough Council Election Results 1973–2012" (PDF). Retrieved 11 July 2019.