Elections to Trafford Council were held on 4 May 1990. One-third of the council was up for election, with each successful candidate to serve a four-year term of office, expiring in 1994. The Conservative party retained overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was as follows:

Party Seats   +/-  
Conservative 37 +5
Labour 24 -2
Liberal Democrat 1 -3
Independent 1 0
Conservative hold

Ward results

Altrincham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative E. K. Adams 1,876 44.6 -4.4
Labour F. W. Bamford 1,818 43.3 +4.9
Liberal Democrats J. B. Weightman 267 6.4 -6.2
Green M. R. Rowtham 241 5.7 +5.7
Majority 58 1.4 -9.2
Turnout 4,202 50.0 +3.4
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Bowdon (2 vacancies)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative M. C. Harney* 2,671 33.4 -4.0
Conservative S. Poole 2,561 32.0 -6.8
Labour H. F. Busteed 794 9.9 +7.8
Labour S. Hinder 679 8.5 +5.0
Liberal Democrats G. P. Pawson 492 6.2 -1.2
Green B. J. Edwards 401 5.0 +1.5
Liberal Democrats J. Preston 394 4.9 -3.8
Majority 1,767 22.1 -35.2
Turnout 7,992 48.4 +5.4
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Broadheath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. E. Baugh 1,908 44.7 +8.0
Conservative A. Rhodes 1,754 41.1 -10.8
Liberal Democrats S. J. Chapman 391 9.2 -2.2
Green M. Fielding 212 5.0 +5.0
Majority 154 3.6 -11.6
Turnout 4,265 48.0 +1.7
Labour hold Swing
Brooklands
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Chesney 2,467 60.5 -8.5
Labour W. Stennett 813 19.9 +5.0
Liberal Democrats K. F. Humber 590 14.5 -1.6
Green R. I. Unsworth 209 5.1 +5.1
Majority 1,654 40.5 -10.3
Turnout 4,079 50.3 +2.2
Conservative hold Swing
Bucklow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent_(politician) F. Holland* 1,658 56.5 +56.5
Labour P. Miller 749 25.5 -54.0
Conservative B. J. Shannon 348 11.9 +11.9
Green A. Miller 180 6.1 +6.1
Majority 909 31.0 -28.0
Turnout 2,935 45.0 +17.7
Independent hold Swing
Clifford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour M. E. Atherton 2,474 77.7 +2.9
Conservative M. T. Wyne 709 22.3 -2.9
Majority 1,765 55.5 +5.8
Turnout 3,183 39.6 +1.8
Labour hold Swing
Davyhulme East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. G. Haigh* 2,138 52.3 -9.2
Labour G. Smethurst 1,702 41.6 +11.8
Green A. E. Peplow 248 6.1 +6.1
Majority 436 10.7 -21.0
Turnout 4,088 53.2 +9.1
Conservative hold Swing
Davyhulme West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative M. Bates 2,033 50.2 +0.1
Labour A. G. Hodson* 2,015 49.8 +6.8
Majority 18 0.4 -6.7
Turnout 4,048 50.8 -0.7
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Flixton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative T. R. Seddon 1,989 42.3 -2.3
Labour J. Moore 1,625 34.6 +6.6
Liberal Democrats A. Vernon 898 19.1 -8.4
Green N. M. Smith 187 4.0 +4.0
Majority 364 7.7 -8.9
Turnout 4,699 59.8 +2.3
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Hale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. A. Roberts* 3,002 71.7 -4.7
Labour R. E. Lucas 616 14.7 +6.5
Liberal Democrats F. A. Cameron 376 9.0 -3.5
Green H. A. Eadie 190 4.5 +1.6
Majority 2,386 57.0 -6.8
Turnout 4,184 48.0 +4.5
Conservative hold Swing
Longford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. P. Hagan* 2,015 54.5 -0.2
Conservative S. M. Dirikis 1,436 38.9 -6.4
Green J. D. Westbrook 245 6.6 +6.6
Majority 579 15.7 +6.4
Turnout 3,696 48.8 +1.4
Labour hold Swing
Mersey St. Marys (2 Councillors)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative D. I. Carter* 2,820 31.6 +2.7
Conservative B. Sharp 2,678 30.0 -0.5
Labour B. D. Eckford 1,249 14.0 +4.4
Labour L. M. Wright 1,190 13.3 +3.0
Liberal Democrats R. J. Thompson 513 5.8 -10.1
Green A. M. Bowden 466 5.2 +5.2
Majority 1,429 16.0 -5.0
Turnout 8,916 50.4 +5.4
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. R. Haydock* 1,813 64.0 +6.3
Conservative E. J. Kelson 1,022 36.0 +0.3
Majority 791 27.9 +5.9
Turnout 2,835 46.4 +3.1
Labour hold Swing
Priory
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour P. W. Mitchell 1,324 33.9 +4.1
Liberal Democrats E. Mitchell* 1,305 33.5 +1.6
Conservative D. R. Baldwin 1,239 31.8 -6.4
Green M. C. Peplow 160 4.1 +4.1
Majority 19 0.5 -5.8
Turnout 3,900 51.5 +5.7
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Sale Moor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour P. Gratrix 1,917 47.9 +1.1
Conservative F. Leigh 1,544 38.6 -3.9
Liberal Democrats K. Clarke 377 9.4 -1.3
Green R. Dean 164 4.1 +4.1
Majority 373 9.3 +5.0
Turnout 4,002 50.8 +5.4
Labour hold Swing
St. Martins
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour L. T. Murkin* 2,613 60.3 +8.5
Conservative J. Tolhurst 1,460 33.7 -3.9
Green J. A. Bowden 260 6.0 +3.9
Majority 1,153 26.6 +12.3
Turnout 4,333 46.8 +5.5
Labour hold Swing
Stretford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour S. Adshead* 2,097 51.6 +3.7
Conservative F. D. Redfern 1,632 40.1 -6.7
Liberal Democrats F. C. Beswick 194 4.8 -0.5
Green E. M. Jocys 143 3.5 +3.5
Majority 465 11.4 +10.2
Turnout 4,066 50.5 +2.7
Labour hold Swing
Talbot
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour B. J. Hughes 2,026 72.6 +1.8
Conservative C. J. Levenston 578 20.7 -8.5
Green D. Glazier 187 6.7 +6.7
Majority 1,448 51.9 +10.2
Turnout 2,791 40.3 +5.5
Labour hold Swing
Timperley (2 vacancies)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative P. A. Dixon 1,939 23.5 -3.1
Conservative H. Scholar 1,918 23.3 -3.5
Labour A. D. McNee 1,328 16.1 +14.7
Labour R. W. J. Small 1,142 13.9 +10.3
Liberal Democrats M. E. Clarke 835 10.1 -9.8
Liberal Democrats D. C. R. Horstead 770 9.3 -11.4
Green K. R. Robinson 310 3.8 +1.5
Majority 590 7.2 -5.7
Turnout 8,242 50.5 +4.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Urmston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. Acton* 2,105 50.6 +5.1
Conservative J. G. Graham 1,754 42.2 -5.0
Green H. E. Jocys 297 7.1 +7.1
Majority 351 8.4 +6.8
Turnout 4,156 53.1 +2.2
Labour hold Swing
Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. Bowker 1,625 35.6 -0.9
Labour D. R. Holland 1,495 32.7 +13.8
Liberal Democrats C. S. Fink 1,326 29.0 -14.1
Green E. A. Wright 120 2.6 +1.1
Majority 130 2.8 -3.8
Turnout 4,566 55.0 +5.1
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

References

  1. ^ "Trafford M. B. C. Election Results Sheet, 5 May 1990", Trafford M.B.C.(1990).