The 1991 Langbaurgh on Tees Council election took place in May 1991 to elect members of Langbaurgh-on-Tees Council in England. The whole council was up for election under new boundaries[1] and it would be the final election to Langbaurgh Borough Council, before it was replaced by Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council in 1995.

The Labour party won the most seats and regained overall control of the council.[2]

Election result

Langbaurgh Borough Council local election result 1991
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 33 Increase6 55.9% 50.2% 66,210 +17,696
  Conservative 20 Decrease4 33.9% 28.5% 37,614 -5,704
  Liberal 6 Decrease1 10.2% 19% 25,047 -7,063
  Independent 0 Decrease2 1.8% 2,324 -2,323
  Green 0 N/A 0.5% 635 +505

Ward Results

Belmont

Belmont
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative B Lythgoe 1,167 47.4% +4.5%
Conservative P Hopwood 1,076
Conservative M Griffiths 1,058
Labour D Longstaff 850 34.6% +15.6%
Labour I Robinson 822
Labour R Douglass 808
Liberal Democrats P Allen 443 18.0% -20.1%
Liberal Democrats D Pickston 346
Liberal Democrats L Wilkinson 339

Brotton

Brotton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative M Smith 736 36.8% +6.3%
Labour G Findlay 711 35.5% +7.2%
Labour T Beswick 693
Conservative G Brown 560
Independent V Miller 554 27.7% +15.9%

Coatham

Coatham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour K Taylor 528 33.8% +7.1%
Labour M Peacock 474
Liberal Democrats M Plummer 521 33.4% +1.3%
Liberal Democrats A Carter 520
Conservative K Thompson 513 32.8% -8.4%
Conservative W Wright 502

Dormanstown

Dormanstown
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour T Collins 1,788 62.7% +12.1%
Labour A Taylor 1,627
Labour M Pearson 1,611
Conservative Y Bennett 576 20.2% -8.8%
Liberal Democrats S Blake 487 17.1% -3.3%
Liberal Democrats J Crawford 466
Liberal Democrats L Sudron 359

Eston

Eston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour A Booth 1,681 72.2% +11.1%
Labour A Jarvis 1,554
Labour A Harvison 1,532
Liberal Democrats G Cook 648 27.8% +5.1%
Liberal Democrats V Butler 621
Liberal Democrats G Plummer 578

Grangetown

Grangetown
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour B Mucklow 1,460 53.1% -11.3%
Labour B Roberts 1,299
Labour S Tombe 1,135
Independent J Walsh 925 33.6% +33.6%
Liberal Democrats T Phoenix 367 13.3% -17.3%
Liberal Democrats A Beck 332
Independent A Seed 308
Liberal Democrats Y Zipfell 287

Guisborough

Guisborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour K Drew 1,452 31.9% -23.7%
Conservative J Clarke 1,274 43.6% +12.4%
Labour F Christie 1,265
Labour B Whiteley 1,104
Conservative P Spencer 996
Conservative M Edwards 989
Liberal Democrats K Foster 195 6.7% -10.7%
Liberal Democrats M Plummer 193
Liberal Democrats J Wrightson 168

Hutton

Hutton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative B Bradley 1,450 67.3% +6.1%
Conservative D Davies 1,377
Liberal Democrats P Wilson 354 16.4% -14.3%
Labour H Robinson 351 16.3% +8.4%
Labour H Tout 339

Kirkleatham

Kirkleatham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour N Davies 1,553 57.2% +19.3%
Labour K Nilan 1,508
Labour B Forster 1,479
Conservative A Wordsworth 656 24.2 -7.8%
Conservative R Fortune 647
Conservative G Cook 615
Liberal Democrats G Abbott 407 15.0% -4.3%
Liberal Democrats P Wilson 349
Liberal Democrats B Cole 327
Green J Sanderson 100 3.7 +3.7%

Lockwood & Skinningrove

Lockwood & Skinningrove
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour S Kay 1,608 76.3% n/a (new ward)
Labour V Teesdale 1,404
Conservative A Richardson 500 23.7% n/a (new ward)
Conservative I Whitwell 465

Loftus

Loftus
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour B Scott 1,401 48.4% +0.3%
Labour A Mason 1,365
Labour N Lantsbery 1,301
Conservative S Haddon 957 33.1% -1.2%
Independent D Healey 537 18.5% +18.5%

Longbeck

Longbeck
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative N Cooney 1,686 48.2% +2.1%
Conservative V Moody 1,540
Conservative L Russell 1,534
Labour G Houchen 1,481 42.4% +9.5%
Labour J Woods 1,281
Labour N Green 1,269
Liberal Democrats M Cole 330 9.4% -11.6%
Liberal Democrats N Clayden 296

Newcomen

Newcomen
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats C Abbott 1,612 78.7% +13.9%
Liberal Democrats S Wilson 1,492
Labour W Birtwhistle 436 21.3% -5.8%
Labour C Pickett 414

Normanby

Normanby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R Duffy 1,388 47.4% +14.6%
Labour I Cole 1,379
Labour S Readman 1,246
Conservative D Moore 1133 38.7 -7.0%
Conservative D Tabner 961
Liberal Democrats E Wilson 407 13.9% -7.5%
Liberal Democrats I Heseltine 307
Liberal Democrats E Sickling 272

Ormesby

Redcar

Saltburn

Skelton

South Bank

St. Germains

Teesville

West Dyke

References

  1. ^ STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS 1991 No. 720. LOCAL GOVERNMENT ENGLAND AND WALES: The Borough of Langbaurgh (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1991. legislation.gov.uk
  2. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael. "Langbaurgh Borough Council Election Results 1973-1991" (PDF). The Elections Centre. Plymouth University. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2 June 2021. Retrieved 7 December 2017.