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1991 Chelmsford Borough Council election

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All 56 seats to Chelmsford City Council
29 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats
Last election 26 26
Seats before 26 26
Seats won 28 21
Seat change Increase 2 Decrease 5
Popular vote 49.506 43,797
Percentage 42.5 37.6

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Independent Labour
Last election 4 0
Seats before 4 0
Seats won 5 2
Seat change Increase 1 Increase 2
Popular vote 5,586 17,309
Percentage 4.8 14.9

The 1991 Chelmsford Borough Council election took place on 2 May 1991 to elect members of Chelmsford Borough Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections.

Results summary

1991 Chelmsford City Council election[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 28 3 1 Increase 2 50.0 42.5 49,506
  Liberal Democrats 21 0 5 Decrease 5 37.5 37.6 43,797
  Independent 5 1 0 Increase 1 8.9 4.8 5,586
  Labour 2 2 0 Increase 2 3.6 14.9 17,309
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.2 260

Ward results

All Saints

All Saints
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W. Horslen 818 44.2
Labour A. Londgen 765 41.4
Liberal Democrats K. Hay 553 29.9
Liberal Democrats L. Foster 553 29.9
Conservative K. Carr 390 21.1
Conservative C. Hodges 384 20.8
Turnout 1,850 46.5
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats

Baddow Road & Great Baddow Village

Baddow Road & Great Baddow Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats M. Gill 1,694 52.3
Liberal Democrats C. Davies 1,652 51.0
Liberal Democrats C. Rackham 1,499 46.3
Conservative J. Chandler 1,157 35.7
Conservative M. Knowles 1,127 34.8
Conservative R. Turner 1,115 34.4
Labour O. Ephraim 346 10.7
Labour D. Shinn 331 10.2
Labour C. Kemp 330 10.2
Turnout 3,237 53.1
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Boreham

Boreham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats M. Dilloway 731 59.5
Conservative W. Thorne 305 24.8
Green E. Burgess 102 8.3
Labour R. Bass 91 7.4
Majority 426 34.7
Turnout 1,229 50.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Broomfield Pleshey & Great Waltham

Broomfield Pleshey & Great Waltham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent D. Ashford 1,051 44.2
Conservative C. Cole 890 37.4
Conservative D. Johnson 711 29.9
Liberal Democrats T. Goldsmith 556 23.4
Liberal Democrats B. Talley 487 20.5
Labour F. Saltmarsh 360 15.1
Labour H. Thompson 245 10.3
Turnout 2,380 48.4
Independent hold
Conservative hold

Cathedral

Cathedral
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Candler 882 42.3
Conservative J. Melville 835 40.0
Liberal Democrats D. Edgson-Smith 832 39.9
Liberal Democrats A. Hall 824 39.5
Labour W. Evans 285 13.7
Labour E. Cawston 277 13.3
Independent A. Begent 43 2.1
Turnout 2,086 49.4
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats

Chignall Good Easter, Highwoodmashbury & Roxwell

Chignall Good Easter, Highwoodmashbury & Roxwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative T. Matthews 530 44.9
Liberal Democrats P. Evans 427 36.2
Labour D. Welton 224 19.0
Majority 103 8.7
Turnout 1,181 60.8
Conservative hold Swing

East & West Hanningfield

East & West Hanningfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent A. Dixon 496 51.2
Conservative S. Poyser 322 33.3
Labour N. Spurgeon 150 15.5
Majority 174 18.0
Turnout 968 54.9
Independent hold Swing

Galleywood

Galleywood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Potter 892 46.1
Conservative R. Thorne 886 45.8
Liberal Democrats K. Francis 641 33.1
Independent J. Wyatt 442 22.9
Labour J. Grant 368 19.0
Labour J. McGreevy 308 15.9
Turnout 1,934 42.5
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Goat Hall

Goat Hall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats F. Mountain 1,080 46.2
Liberal Democrats G. Allen 1,024 43.8
Conservative J. Spence 1,013 43.3
Conservative D. Lesford 991 42.4
Labour S. O'Brien 212 9.1
Labour I. Yarham 189 8.1
Turnout 2,338 52.9
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Great & Little Leighs & Little Waltham

Great & Little Leighs & Little Waltham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. Wilsher 744 68.6
Liberal Democrats E. Smith 205 18.9
Labour J. Bliss 135 12.5
Majority 539 49.7
Turnout 1,084 49.8
Conservative hold Swing

Little Baddow Danbury & Sandon

Little Baddow Danbury & Sandon
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative G. Dyson 1,753 54.1
Conservative C. Kingsley 1,739 53.7
Independent J. Bacon 1,378 42.6
Independent B. Leyton 1,111 34.3
Liberal Democrats M. Staines 723 22.3
Liberal Democrats D. Whiteing 700 21.6
Liberal Democrats L. O'Brien 681 21.0
Labour T. Harris 181 5.6
Labour W. Jardine 173 5.3
Labour K. Nunn 150 4.6
Turnout 3,238 51.6
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Independent gain from Conservative

Margaretting & Stock

Margaretting & Stock
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative E. Weaver 853 72.1
Liberal Democrats V. Davies 167 14.1
Labour M. Soul-Gray 163 13.8
Majority 686 58.0
Turnout 1,183 49.8
Conservative hold Swing

Moulsham Lodge

Moulsham Lodge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats P. Firth 1,190 57.4
Liberal Democrats D. Jones 1,026 49.5
Conservative S. Flack 582 28.1
Conservative I. Perera 559 27.0
Labour D. Edler 284 13.7
Labour R. Patterson 234 11.3
Turnout 2,074 49.8
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Old Moulsham

Old Moulsham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative C. Cave 1,324 48.4
Conservative Y. Miller 1,188 43.5
Conservative D. Stevenson 1,113 40.7
Liberal Democrats J. Davis 976 35.7
Liberal Democrats W. Hale 955 34.9
Liberal Democrats V. Sadowsky 887 32.4
Labour E. Baldwin 414 15.1
Labour Y. Cleary 405 14.8
Labour A. Scammell 375 13.7
Turnout 2,734 50.0
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Patching Hall

Patching Hall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats F. Sturt 1,254 43.1
Liberal Democrats R. Monk 1,216 41.8
Liberal Democrats S. Linger 1,154 39.6
Conservative B. Cooper 1,131 38.9
Conservative S. Gillingham 1,093 37.5
Conservative J. Lewis 1,083 37.2
Labour D. Roberts 400 13.7
Labour J. Devane 351 12.1
Labour A. Final 343 11.8
Green A. Thomson 158 5.4
Turnout 2,911 51.4
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Rettendon & Runwell

Rettendon & Runwell
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative S. Denford Unopposed
Independent E. Roberts Unopposed
Turnout N/A N/A
Conservative hold
Independent hold

Rothmans

Rothmans
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats F. Page 916 47.2
Liberal Democrats M. Hutchon 915 47.2
Conservative S. Bowden 719 37.1
Conservative N. Poonian 712 36.7
Labour A. Green 256 13.2
Labour J. McLean 250 12.9
Turnout 1,940 43.7
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

South Hanningfield

South Hanningfield
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent J. Norton Unopposed
Turnout N/A N/A
Independent hold

South Woodham - Chetwood & Collingwood

South Woodham - Chetwood & Collingwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative G. Leigh 1,412 64.8
Conservative C. Stephenson 1,379 63.3
Conservative E. Mickelborough 1,364 62.6
Liberal Democrats M. Kemp 610 28.0
Liberal Democrats M. Lamb 600 27.5
Liberal Democrats D. Sykes 556 25.5
Turnout 2,179 41.3
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

South Woodham - Elmwood & Woodville

South Woodham - Elmwood & Woodville
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative L. Denston 1,143 47.9
Conservative J. Theobald 1,012 42.4
Conservative B. Pead 903 37.8
Independent P. Martin 764 32.0
Liberal Democrats A. James 672 28.2
Liberal Democrats O. Cox 662 27.7
Liberal Democrats F. Waterworth 499 20.9
Labour E. Johnson 287 12.0
Labour D. Perkins 271 11.4
Labour K. Singer 255 10.7
Turnout 2,386 39.5
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Springfield North

Springfield North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative D. Hepworth 1,212 42.9
Liberal Democrats W. Davey 1,204 42.6
Liberal Democrats W. Lane 1,163 41.1
Conservative S. Reynolds 1,158 40.9
Conservative C. Wickers 1,151 40.7
Liberal Democrats M. Mackrory 1,048 37.1
Labour S. Haigh 364 12.9
Labour C. Hicks 352 12.4
Labour A. Rook 305 10.8
Turnout 2,828 45.5
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Springfield South

Springfield South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative D. Lumley 908 53.2
Conservative F. Vella 806 47.2
Conservative M. Hurley 788 46.2
Liberal Democrats H. Wayne 632 37.0
Liberal Democrats R. Webb 607 35.6
Independent J. Styles 301 17.6
Labour C. Dyer 208 12.2
Labour R. Butler 173 10.1
Labour S. Shaw 159 9.3
Turnout 1,706 41.5
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

St. Andrew's

St. Andrew's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats M. Young 1,525 42.3
Liberal Democrats P. Storey 1,455 40.3
Liberal Democrats M. Frewin 1,447 40.1
Labour R. Chad 1,069 29.6
Labour P. Bennett 998 27.7
Labour C. Butler 960 26.6
Conservative H. Hanmer 922 25.6
Conservative A. Lewis 902 25.0
Conservative C. Patient 872 24.2
Turnout 3,606 53.3
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

The Lawns

The Lawns
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats P. Harvey 1,348 47.1
Conservative R. Alcock 1,308 45.7
Liberal Democrats J. Stuart 1,234 43.1
Conservative A. Gunn 1,175 41.0
Labour W. Jordan 220 7.7
Labour A. Coburn 217 7.6
Turnout 2,865 58.5
Liberal Democrats hold
Conservative hold

Waterhouse Farm

Waterhouse Farm
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats J. Hunnable 967 40.5
Liberal Democrats J. Thackray 958 40.1
Conservative V. Makin 664 27.8
Labour S. Emmerson 651 27.2
Conservative R. Paddon 650 27.2
Labour G. Shearwood 621 26.0
Turnout 2,390 50.2
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Woodham Ferrers & Bicknacre

Woodham Ferrers & Bicknacre
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative K. Wendon 622 65.2
Liberal Democrats S. Harvey 332 34.8
Majority 290 30.4
Turnout 954 42.3
Conservative hold Swing

Writtle

Writtle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative H. Riddiford 1,080 52.1
Conservative D. Pyman 1,052 50.8
Liberal Democrats M. Sinclair 427 20.6
Labour B. Grainger 397 19.2
Labour P. Metcalfe 389 18.8
Liberal Democrats S. Nash 333 16.1
Independent N. Sargent 179 8.6
Turnout 2,072 48.8
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

References

  1. ^ "Chelmsford Borough Council Election Results 1973-2011" (PDF). Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher. Retrieved 24 July 2021.