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The 1991 Norwich City Council election took on 2 May 1991 to elect members of Norwich City Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections. 16 of 48 seats (one-third) were up for election, with one additional seat up due to a by-election in Catton Grove ward.

Result summary

1991 Norwich City Council election[1]
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 13 Steady 75.0 23 38 79.2 21,143 47.2 -7.9
  Liberal Democrats 3 Steady 18.8 4 7 14.6 12,718 28.4 +8.4
  Conservative 1 Steady 6.3 2 3 6.3 9,136 20.4 +3.2
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 1,836 4.1 -3.3

Ward results

Bowthorpe

Bowthorpe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour T. Gordon 1,661 58.6
Conservative J. Knight 676 23.0
Liberal Democrats N. Lubbock 597 20.3
Majority 985 33.6
Turnout 2,934 39.5
Labour hold Swing

Catton Grove

Catton Grove (2 seats due to by-election)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. Hook 1,208 50.1
Labour R. Quinn 1,143
Conservative P. Kearney 776 32.2
Conservative M. Slattery 630
Liberal Democrats R. Richardson 425 17.6
Turnout 39.0
Labour hold
Labour hold

Coslany

Coslany
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour H. Watson 1,493 54.9
Liberal Democrats H. Tidman 563 20.7
Conservative R. Knowles 533 19.6
Green J. Crampton 130 4.8
Majority 930 34.2
Turnout 2,719 44.2
Labour hold Swing

Crome

Crome
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour B. Simpson 1,410 57.9
Liberal Democrats D. Williment 559 22.9
Conservative A. Lumbard 468 19.2
Majority 851 34.9
Turnout 2,437 42.7
Labour hold Swing

Eaton

Eaton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Virgo 2,063 54.8
Labour N. Romeril 839 22.3
Liberal Democrats J. Lubbock 721 19.2
Green J. Peacock 140 3.7
Majority 1,224 32.5
Turnout 3,763 57.3
Conservative hold Swing

Heigham

Heigham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour C. Semmens 1,204 49.4
Liberal Democrats A. Dunthorne 768 31.5
Conservative P. Hipwell 367 15.1
Green J. White 97 4.0
Majority 436 33.3
Turnout 2,436 42.5
Labour hold Swing

Henderson

Henderson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Newman 1,248 53.1
Liberal Democrats D. Elgood 464 19.7
Conservative A. Daws 358 15.2
Green D. Carlo 282 12.0
Majority 784 33.3
Turnout 2,352 44.2
Labour hold Swing

Lakenham

Lakenham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour M. Chapman 1,474 57.7
Conservative E. Cooper 532 20.8
Liberal Democrats A. Thomas 405 15.8
Green L. Bleach 145 5.7
Majority 942 36.9
Turnout 2,556 44.2
Labour hold Swing

Mancroft

Mancroft
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour E. Burgess 1,249 50.5
Conservative E. Horth 686 27.7
Liberal Democrats C. Scrivener 426 17.2
Green T. Tigger 112 4.5
Majority 563 22.8
Turnout 2,473 39.8
Labour hold Swing

Mile Cross

Mile Cross
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Bunker 1,468 69.4
Conservative D. Roberts 309 14.6
Liberal Democrats K. Moss 265 12.5
Green D. Mackellar 74 3.5
Majority 1,159 54.8
Turnout 2,116 37.8
Labour hold Swing

Mousehold

Mousehold
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour V. Morton 1,424 59.6
Conservative I. Evans 436 18.3
Liberal Democrats M. Quinn 386 16.2
Green M. Simon 142 5.9
Majority 988 41.4
Turnout 2,388 37.9
Labour hold Swing

Nelson

Nelson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats N. Butt 1,280 43.4
Labour C. Francis 1,173 39.8
Conservative S. Mogford 340 11.5
Green R. Eris 155 5.3
Majority 107 3.6
Turnout 2,948 58.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

St. Stephen

St. Stephen
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R. Round 1,368 54.1
Liberal Democrats A. De Findlow 925 36.6
Green J. Yarrow 236 9.3
Majority 443 17.5
Turnout 2,529 47.0
Labour hold Swing

Thorpe Hamlet

Thorpe Hamlet
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats C. Moore 1,602 59.9
Labour A. Birmingham 605 22.6
Conservative C. Page 318 11.9
Green L. Betts 151 5.6
Majority 997 37.3
Turnout 2,676 46.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Town Close

Town Close
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats B. Watkins 1,974 57.0
Labour F. Mellow 1,070 30.9
Conservative R. Larner 339 9.8
Green A. Holmes 81 2.3
Majority 904 26.1
Turnout 3,464 61.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

University

University
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats D. Hume 1,358 47.5
Labour G. Gee 1,106 38.7
Conservative J. Chitsiga 305 10.7
Green J. Green 91 3.2
Majority 252 8.8
Turnout 2,860 57.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Norwich City Council Election Results 1973-2012" (PDF). Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher. Retrieved 15 July 2021.