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The 1992 Norwich City Council election took place on 7 May 1992 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 the UK parliamentary by-elections in Henderson ward.

Results summary

1992 Norwich City Council election[1]
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 13 Decrease 2 76.5 23 36 75.0 18,763 47.8 +0.6
  Liberal Democrats 3 Increase 2 17.6 6 9 18.8 9,254 23.6 -4.8
  Conservative 1 Steady 5.9 2 3 6.3 10,505 26.8 +6.4
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 712 1.8 -2.3

Ward results

Bowthorpe

Bowthorpe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour B. Ferris 1,287 58.4 -0.2
Conservative J. Knight 617 28.0 +4.0
Liberal Democrats N. Lubbock 243 11.0 -9.2
Green J. White 55 2.5 N/A
Majority 670 30.4 -3.2
Turnout 2,202 29.6 -9.9
Labour hold Swing Decrease2.1

Catton Grove

Catton Grove
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour G. Cox 959 51.3 +1.2
Conservative M. Slattery 666 35.6 +3.4
Liberal Democrats R. Richardson 174 9.3 -8.3
Green A. Darley 70 3.7 N/A
Majority 293 15.7
Turnout 2,065 30.3 -8.7
Labour hold Swing Decrease1.1

Coslany

Coslany
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour P. Watson 1,367 55.8 +0.9
Conservative E. Horth 737 30.1 +10.5
Liberal Democrats H. Tidman 266 10.8 -9.9
Green L. Moore 82 3.3 -1.5
Majority 630 25.7 -8.5
Turnout 2,452 39.9 -4.3
Labour hold Swing Decrease4.8

Crome

Crome
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour A. Waters 1,146 51.8 -6.1
Conservative C. Cushing 823 37.2 +18.0
Liberal Democrats D. Williment 242 10.9 -12.0
Majority 323 14.6 -20.3
Turnout 2,211 39.0 -3.7
Labour hold Swing Decrease12.1

Eaton

Eaton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative L. Cooper 1,954 57.8 +3.0
Labour J. Clissold 866 25.8 +3.5
Liberal Democrats S. Oakley 558 16.5 -2.7
Majority 1,088 32.0 -0.5
Turnout 3,378 51.8 -5.5
Conservative hold Swing Decrease0.3

Heigham

Heigham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour C. Morrey 1,100 49.8 +0.4
Liberal Democrats A. Dunthorne 783 35.4 +3.9
Conservative V. Rayna 326 14.8 -0.3
Majority 317 32.2 -1.1
Turnout 2,209 38.5 -4.0
Labour hold Swing Decrease1.8

Henderson

Henderson (2 seats due to by-election)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Sillett 984 51.3 -1.8
Labour A. Jones 934
Conservative P. Munday 393 20.5 -0.3
Liberal Democrats L. Dunthorne 271 14.1 -1.7
Green J. Yarrow 270 14.1 +2.1
Liberal Democrats R. Holloway 219
Turnout 31.2 -13.0
Labour hold
Labour hold

Lakenham

Lakenham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour K. Brown 1,229 57.7 ±0.0
Conservative C. Barry 651 30.6 +9.8
Liberal Democrats J. Robinson 249 11.7 -4.1
Majority 578 27.1 -9.8
Turnout 2,129 36.7 -7.5
Labour hold Swing Decrease4.9

Mancroft

Mancroft
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour G. Gee 1,205 50.2 -0.3
Conservative R. Essex 943 39.3 +11.6
Liberal Democrats C. Risebrook 252 10.5 -6.7
Majority 262 10.9 -11.9
Turnout 2,400 37.8 -2.0
Labour hold Swing Decrease6.0

Mile Cross

Mile Cross
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour S. Betts 937 65.8 -3.6
Conservative D. Roberts 357 25.1 +10.5
Liberal Democrats J. Heaviside 98 6.9 -5.6
Green D. Mackellar 33 2.3 -1.2
Majority 580 40.7 -14.1
Turnout 1,425 25.5 -12.3
Labour hold Swing Decrease7.1

Mousehold

Mousehold
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. Machin 1,252 61.7 +2.1
Conservative I. Evans 540 26.6 +8.3
Liberal Democrats P. Denington 237 11.7 -4.5
Majority 712 35.1 -6.3
Turnout 2,029 33.1 -4.8
Labour hold Swing Decrease3.1

Nelson

Nelson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats A. De Findlow 1,246 43.6 +0.2
Labour W. Chapman 1,073 37.5 -2.3
Conservative E. Martin 339 11.9 +0.4
Green D. Carlo 202 7.1 +1.8
Majority 173 6.0 +2.4
Turnout 2,860 57.0 -1.8
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing Increase1.3

St. Stephen

St. Stephen
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Swainson 1,306 47.5 -6.6
Conservative A. Daws 861 31.3 N/A
Liberal Democrats A. Leeder 582 21.2 -15.4
Majority 445 16.2 -1.3
Turnout 2,749 39.8 -7.2
Labour hold Swing Decrease19.0

Thorpe Hamlet

Thorpe Hamlet
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats J. Benwell 1,321 56.1 -3.8
Labour M. Pendred 642 27.2 +4.6
Conservative J. Rush 393 16.7 +4.8
Majority 679 28.8 -8.5
Turnout 2,356 39.8 -6.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Decrease4.2

Town Close

Town Close
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats A. Thomas 1,606 48.7 -8.7
Labour B. Smith 1,202 36.5 +5.6
Conservative S. Collier 487 14.8 +5.0
Majority 404 12.3 -13.8
Turnout 3,295 58.7 -3.1
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing Decrease7.2

University

University
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour P. Harris 1,274 49.0 +10.3
Liberal Democrats T. Davie 907 34.9 -12.6
Conservative C. Page 418 16.1 +5.4
Majority 367 14.1
Turnout 2,599 51.7 -5.7
Labour hold Swing Increase11.5

References

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