1992 Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council election

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One third of seats (22 of 66) to Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
34 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Seats won 21 1 0
Seat change Steady Steady Steady

Barnsley UK local election 1992 map.png
Map showing the results of the 1992 Barnsley council elections.

Majority party before election

Labour

Majority party after election

Labour

Elections to Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council were held on 7 May 1992, with one third of the council up for election. The election resulted in Labour retaining control of the council.[1][2]

Election result

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council Election Result 1992[1][2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 21 1 0 +1 95.5 67.8 23,654 +3.9
  Conservative 1 0 0 0 4.5 16.6 5,801 -1.0
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0.0 9.3 3,240 +9.3
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.0 2.9 994 -0.2
  Barnsley Party 0 0 0 0 0.0 1.5 510 -3.4
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 0.0 1.5 507 -9.0
  Independent Labour 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.6 198 +0.6

This resulted in the following composition of the council:[1][2]

Party Previous council New council
Labour 62 63
Conservatives 2 2
Independent 2 1
Total 66 66
Working majority  58   60 

Ward results

+/- figures represent changes from the last time these wards were contested.

Ardsley (7616)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Wilson H.* 992 76.5 N/A
Barnsley Party Ellis R. 166 12.8 N/A
Independent Barrett C. Ms. 139 10.7 N/A
Majority 826 63.7 N/A
Turnout 1,297 17.0 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Athersley (6604)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bostwick D. Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Brierley (7479)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Whittaker A.* 1,238 66.1 +7.5
Independent Vodden N. 368 19.7 -7.2
Conservative Schofield D. Ms. 266 14.2 -0.3
Majority 870 46.5 +14.8
Turnout 1,872 25.0 -12.8
Labour hold Swing +7.3
Central (8819)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Watts J. Ms.* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Cudworth (8057)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Houghton S.* 1,648 82.3 N/A
Conservative Jobling H. Ms. 189 9.4 N/A
Liberal Democrats Cowton E. Ms. 165 8.2 N/A
Majority 1,459 72.9 N/A
Turnout 2,002 24.8 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Darfield (8004)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barlow E.* 1,359 77.2 -4.5
Conservative Burton J. 258 14.7 -3.6
Liberal Democrats Arundel T. Ms. 143 8.1 +8.1
Majority 1,101 62.6 -0.9
Turnout 1,760 22.0 -11.1
Labour hold Swing -0.4
Darton (9722)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Miller P.* 1,475 60.3 -15.4
Liberal Democrats Shorthouse A. 501 20.5 +20.5
Conservative Elders E. Ms. 469 19.2 -5.1
Majority 974 39.8 -11.6
Turnout 2,445 25.1 -7.2
Labour hold Swing -17.9
Dearne South (9040)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Thomson J.* 1,981 88.6 N/A
Liberal Democrats Mosley A. 255 11.4 N/A
Majority 1,726 77.2 N/A
Turnout 2,236 24.7 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Dearne Thurnscoe (8373)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Young K.* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Dodworth (9441)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ryan J.* 1,448 64.3 -0.9
Green Jones D. 805 35.7 +19.4
Majority 643 28.5 -18.3
Turnout 2,253 23.9 -13.3
Labour hold Swing -10.1
Hoyland East (8060)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Beardshall P.* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Hoyland West (6874)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Wroe C.* 1,117 65.7 N/A
Liberal Democrats Armer B. 384 22.6 N/A
Independent Labour Newnbold A. 198 11.7 N/A
Majority 733 43.1 N/A
Turnout 1,699 24.7 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Monk Bretton (8949)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sheard T.* 1,164 78.7 +7.2
Conservative Fisher G. 190 12.8 +12.8
Barnsley Party Swapisz P. 125 8.5 -20.0
Majority 974 65.9 +22.8
Turnout 1,479 16.5 -12.8
Labour hold Swing -2.8
North West (7413)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Denton W.* 938 60.2 -9.4
Conservative Carrington C. Ms. 515 33.1 +2.8
Barnsley Party Holderness B. 104 6.7 +6.7
Majority 423 27.2 -12.2
Turnout 1,557 21.0 -6.6
Labour hold Swing -6.1
Park (5252)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Doyle P. 1,239 79.2 N/A
Liberal Democrats Cowton S. 326 20.8 N/A
Majority 913 58.3 N/A
Turnout 1,565 29.8 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Penistone East (7424)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Smith L. Ms.* 1,470 48.5 +7.3
Conservative Rawson R. Ms. 1,241 40.9 -8.3
Liberal Democrats Marshall J. Ms. 321 10.6 +10.6
Majority 229 7.6 -0.4
Turnout 3,032 40.8 -11.5
Labour hold Swing +7.8
Penistone West (8460)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Hinchliff B. Ms.* 1,823 59.0 +59.0
Labour Boaler M. 1,078 34.9 +0.6
Green Wood A. Ms. 189 6.1 +6.1
Majority 745 24.1 -7.3
Turnout 3,090 36.5 -5.7
Conservative hold Swing +29.2
Royston (8821)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Newman W.* 1,451 81.0 +5.3
Conservative Oldfield H. 226 12.6 +12.6
Barnsley Party Sheriff J. 115 6.4 -17.9
Majority 1,225 68.4 +17.0
Turnout 1,792 20.3 -12.0
Labour hold Swing -3.6
South West (7691)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour McCormick R.* 1,293 67.4 N/A
Conservative Carrington J. 624 32.6 N/A
Majority 669 34.9 N/A
Turnout 1,917 24.9 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Wombwell North (5296)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Storey A.* 777 80.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Dearle E. Ms. 193 19.9 N/A
Majority 584 60.2 N/A
Turnout 970 18.3 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Wombwell South (8300)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Cross A. Ms. 1,474 76.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Newton E. Ms. 464 23.9 N/A
Majority 1,010 52.1 N/A
Turnout 1,938 23.3 N/A
Labour gain from Independent Swing N/A
Worsbrough (8228)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hadfield G.* 1,512 75.6 -8.2
Liberal Democrats Newton M. 488 24.4 +24.4
Majority 1,024 51.2 -16.5
Turnout 2,000 24.3 -8.8
Labour hold Swing -16.3

By-elections between 1992 and 1994

Athersley (6604) 24 September 1992 By-election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Woodhead, M. 936 88.2 N/A
Liberal Democrats Lewis, B. 125 11.8 N/A
Majority 811 75.7 N/A
Turnout 1,061 16.1 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Brierley (7410) 20 May 1993 By-election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tarn, P. T. 890 49.4 -16.7
Independent Schofield D. Ms. 599 33.2 +33.2
Honest Independent Vodden N. 239 13.3 -6.4
Liberal Democrats Cowton, S. R. 74 4.1 +4.1
Majority 291 16.2 -30.3
Turnout 1,802 24.3 -0.7
Labour hold Swing -24.9
Darton (10259) 8 July 1993 By-election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shepherd, J. M. 1,583 82.1 +21.8
Liberal Democrats Shorthouse, A. M. 346 17.9 -2.6
Majority 1,237 64.2 +24.4
Turnout 1,929 18.8 -6.3
Labour hold Swing +12.2
Royston (8803) 8 July 1993 By-election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Horsley, D. 833 65.2 -15.8
Liberal Democrats Dearle, E. 444 34.8 +34.8
Majority 389 30.4 -38.0
Turnout 1,277 14.5 -5.8
Labour hold Swing -25.3

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y "Elections Centre: Barnsley 1973-2012" (PDF). electionscentre.co.uk/plymouth.ac.uk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 July 2017. Retrieved 25 July 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac "Election results 1979 to 2003" (PDF). barnsley.gov.uk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 July 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.