The 1991 Southend-on-Sea Council election took place on 2 May 1991 to elect members of Southend-on-Sea Borough Council in Essex, England. One third of the council was up for election.

Results summary

1991 Southend-on-Sea Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Conservative 6 Increase 1 46.2 18 24 61.5 20,421 39.2
  Liberal Democrats 4 Decrease 3 30.8 5 9 23.1 15,640 30.0
  Labour 2 Increase 1 15.4 3 5 12.8 9,926 19.1
  Ind. Conservative 1 Increase 1 7.7 0 1 2.6 2,386 4.6
  Liberal 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 1,297 2.5
  Independent 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 1,270 2.4
  Residents 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 1,141 2.2

Ward results

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Belfairs

Belfairs
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. Du Bois 2,141 46.3
Liberal Democrats D. Evans 2,103 45.5
Labour N. Boorman 312 6.7
Liberal A. Farmer 67 1.4
Majority 0.8
Turnout 52.2
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Blenheim

Blenheim
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats C. Mallam 1,823 40.7
Conservative G. Littler 1,759 39.3
Labour B. Thurston 447 10.0
Independent V. Jobson 235 5.3
Liberal V. Wilkinson 212 4.7
Majority 1.4
Turnout 48.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Chalkwell

Chalkwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative T. Holdcroft 2,051 54.4
Liberal Democrats J. Wade 1,228 32.6
Labour J. Mapp 399 10.6
Liberal G. Wilkinson 94 2.5
Majority 21.8
Turnout 41.3
Conservative hold Swing

Eastwood

Eastwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative T. Ager 2,526 52.2
Liberal Democrats G. Longley 1,878 38.8
Labour Z. Chaudhri 340 7.0
Liberal L. Farmer 98 2.0
Majority 13.4
Turnout 45.7
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Leigh

Leigh
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats P. Wexham 2,269 49.3
Conservative M. Reynolds 1,880 40.9
Labour P. Circus 329 7.2
Liberal K. Izard 120 2.6
Majority 8.4
Turnout 51.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Milton

Milton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Carlile 1,403 50.3
Labour K. Lee 826 29.6
Liberal Democrats J. Kaufman 244 8.7
Independent J. Adams 166 6.0
Liberal T. Marshall 150 5.4
Majority 20.7
Turnout 37.3
Conservative hold Swing

Prittlewell

Prittlewell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats J. Armitage 1,916 46.8
Conservative S. Diggins 1,616 39.5
Labour D. Garne 563 13.7
Majority 7.3
Turnout 43.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Shoebury

Shoebury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ind. Conservative A. Cole 2,386 44.8
Labour A. Chalk 1,279 24.0
Residents R. Hadley 1,141 21.4
Independent J. Hendry 201 3.8
Liberal Democrats G. Stride 183 3.4
Liberal M. Blain 134 2.5
Majority 20.8
Turnout 40.4
Ind. Conservative gain from Conservative Swing

Southchurch

Southchurch
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative D. Garston 2,034 54.1
Labour W. McIntyre 977 26.0
Liberal Democrats R. More 410 10.9
Independent J. Foster 221 5.9
Liberal I. Farmer 120 3.2
Majority 28.1
Turnout 41.7
Conservative hold Swing

St. Luke's

St. Luke's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour S. Burstin 1,536 44.2
Liberal Democrats H. Gibeon 1,022 29.4
Conservative G. Woolf 845 24.3
Liberal T. French 75 2.2
Majority 14.8
Turnout 43.7
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Thorpe

Thorpe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative S. Carr 2,356 61.4
Labour G. Farrer 593 15.5
Liberal Democrats W. Petchey 384 10.0
Independent D. Markscheffel 278 7.2
Liberal S. Marshall 227 5.9
Majority 45.9
Turnout 39.4
Conservative hold Swing

Victoria

Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Dunn 1,809 54.6
Conservative O. Byrne 1,032 31.1
Liberal Democrats A. Miller 304 9.2
Independent C. Rogers 169 5.1
Majority 23.5
Turnout 37.1
Labour hold Swing

Westborough

Westborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats G. Cossey 1,876 59.2
Conservative R. Brown 778 24.6
Labour K. Stone 513 16.2
Majority 34.6
Turnout 37.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Southend-on-Sea Borough Council Election Results 1973-1996" (PDF). electionscentre.co.uk. Archived (PDF) from the original on 8 August 2018.