1992 Basildon District Council election[1][2]

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15 of the 42 seats to Basildon District Council
22 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Seats before 17 21 4
Seats won 15 0 0
Seats after 26 13 3
Seat change Increase9 Decrease8 Decrease1
Popular vote 35,878 14,984 7,244
Percentage 61.7% 25.8% 12.5%

Basildon UK local election 1992 map.svg
Map showing the results of contested wards in the 1992 Basildon Borough Council elections.

Council control before election

No overall control

Council control after election

Conservative Party

The 1992 Basildon District Council election took place on 7 May 1992 to elect members of Basildon District Council in Essex, England. This was on the same day as other local elections. One third of the council was up for election; the seats which were last contested in 1988. The Conservative Party won every seat up for election, and gained control of the council for the first time, which had previous been under no overall control.

Overall results

1992 Basildon District Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 15 8 0 Increase8 100.0 61.7 35,878 Increase21.5
  Labour 0 0 8 Decrease8 0.0 25.8 14,984 Decrease12.0
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 12.5 7,244 Decrease9.5
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.1 50 New
Total 15 58,156

All comparisons in vote share are to the corresponding 1988 election.

Ward results

Billericay East

Location of Billericay East ward
Location of Billericay East ward
Billericay East[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative P. Patrick 2,812 71.9%
Liberal Democrats M. Barr 733 18.8%
Labour R. Llewellyn 364 9.3%
Turnout 45.9%
Conservative hold

Billericay West (2 seats)

Location of Billericay West ward
Location of Billericay West ward
Billericay West (2)[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative D. Guest 3,105
Conservative B. Rees 3,067
Liberal Democrats P. Johnson 684
Liberal Democrats A. Ferriss 671
Labour H. Bruce 292
Labour H. Witzer 249
Turnout 44.3%
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Burstead

Location of Burstead ward
Location of Burstead ward
Burstead[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative R. Burrell 2,984 71.2%
Liberal Democrats G. Taylor 877 20.9%
Labour G. Krejzl 328 7.8%
Turnout 50.6%
Conservative hold

Fryerns Central

Location of Fryerns Central ward
Location of Fryerns Central ward
Fryerns Central[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative S. Allens 1,828 46.5%
Labour R. Bolt 1,644 41.8%
Liberal Democrats J. Smith 459 11.7%
Turnout 46.4%
Conservative gain from Labour

Fryerns East

Location of Fryerns East ward
Location of Fryerns East ward
Fryerns East[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative D. Allen 1,648 46.4%
Labour E. Gelder 1,553 43.7%
Liberal Democrats J. Lutton 354 10.0%
Turnout 44.4%
Conservative gain from Labour

Laindon

Location of Laindon ward
Location of Laindon ward
Laindon[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative B. Jones 2,727 63.4%
Labour V. Walker 1,219 28.3%
Liberal Democrats M. Martin 354 8.2%
Turnout 48.6%
Conservative gain from Labour

Langdon Hills

Location of Langdon Hills ward
Location of Langdon Hills ward
Langdon Hills[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative S. Lake 2,622 60.5%
Labour A. Lockyer 1,407 32.5%
Liberal Democrats E. Evans 305 7.0%
Turnout 48.7%
Conservative hold

Lee Chapel North

Location of Lee Chapel North ward
Location of Lee Chapel North ward
Lee Chapel North[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative T. Fleet 2,121 54.1%
Labour R. Fitzgibbon 1,592 40.6%
Liberal Democrats T. Low 209 5.3%
Turnout 50.6%
Conservative gain from Labour

Nethermayne

Location of Nethermayne ward
Location of Nethermayne ward
Nethermayne[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative S. Blackbourn 2,182 51.5%
Labour C. Wilson 1,064 25.1%
Liberal Democrats C. Jones 990 23.4%
Turnout 57.7%
Conservative gain from Labour

Pitsea East

Location of Pitsea East ward
Location of Pitsea East ward
Pitsea East[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative K. Blake 3,032 63.5%
Labour P. Kirkman 1,528 32.0%
Liberal Democrats L. Williams 216 4.5%
Turnout 43.6%
Conservative gain from Labour

Pitsea West

Location of Pitsea West ward
Location of Pitsea West ward
Pitsea West[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative C. Coombes 2,017 52.7%
Labour D. Marks 1,601 41.8%
Liberal Democrats B. Mavis 212 5.5%
Turnout 44.6%
Conservative gain from Labour

Vange

Location of Vange ward
Location of Vange ward
Vange[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative D. Shields 1,941 53.3%
Labour R. Cowie 1,479 40.6%
Liberal Democrats J. Campbell 219 6.0%
Turnout 47.1%
Conservative gain from Labour

Wickford North

Location of Wickford North ward
Location of Wickford North ward
Wickford North[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative B. Pummell 3,364 73.9%
Liberal Democrats E. Carter 651 14.3%
Labour C. Wilson 536 11.8%
Turnout 49.8%
Conservative gain from Labour

Wickford South

Location of Wickford South ward
Location of Wickford South ward
Wickford South[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative M. Buckley 3,495 71.3%
Liberal Democrats R. Allen 981 20.0%
Labour L. Martin 377 7.7%
Independent R. Burge 50 1.0%
Turnout 53.2%
Conservative hold

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1992". The Elections Centre.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Basildon District Council Election Results 1973–2012" (PDF). Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 August 2019.