1992 Stevenage Borough Council election[1][2]

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13 of the 39 seats to Stevenage Borough Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Labour Conservative
Seats before 35 1
Seats won 10 3
Seats after 32 4
Seat change Decrease3 Increase3
Popular vote 9,838 7,584
Percentage 47.3% 36.5%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Liberal Liberal Democrats
Seats before 2 1
Seats won 0 0
Seats after 2 1
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote Did not stand 3,356
Percentage n/a 16.2%

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

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 1992 Stevenage Borough Council election took place on 7 May 1992. 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 Labour Party retained control of the council, which it had held continuously since its creation in 1973.

Overall results

1992 Stevenage Borough Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 10 0 3 Decrease3 10 47.3 9,838 Decrease7.6
  Conservative 3 3 0 Increase3 3 36.5 7,584 Increase10.5
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 Steady 0 16.2 3,356 Increase2.5
Total 13 20,778
Labour hold

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

Ward results

Bandley Hill

Location of Bandley Hill
Location of Bandley Hill
Bandley Hill[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Woodward 1,037 56.2%
Conservative F. Warner 609 33.0%
Liberal Democrats F. Price 200 10.8%
Turnout 30.2%
Labour hold

Bedwell Plash

Location of Bedwell Plash ward
Location of Bedwell Plash ward
Bedwell Plash[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour M. Downing 860 60.5%
Conservative P. Gonzalez 461 32.4%
Liberal Democrats P. Windred 100 7.0%
Turnout 36.4%
Labour hold

Chells

Location of Chells ward
Location of Chells ward
Chells[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour K. Vale 599 48.9%
Conservative G. Hegan 388 31.7%
Liberal Democrats J. Wren 237 19.4%
Turnout 37.8%
Labour hold

Longmeadow

Location of Longmeadow ward
Location of Longmeadow ward
Longmeadow[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour B. Jackson 750 36.8%
Liberal Democrats P. Akhurst 725 35.5%
Conservative M. Hurst 565 27.7%
Turnout 41.2%
Labour hold

Martins Wood

Location of Martins Wood ward
Location of Martins Wood ward
Martins Wood[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative D. Hawkins 1,272 52.0%
Labour G. Marshall 933 38.2%
Liberal Democrats K. Taylor 240 9.8%
Turnout 42.6%
Conservative gain from Labour

Mobbsbury

Location of Mobbsbury ward
Location of Mobbsbury ward
Mobbsbury[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Davies 560 40.0%
Liberal Democrats R. Aitkins 468 33.4%
Conservative J. Whitaker 373 26.6%
Turnout 42.3%
Labour hold

Monkswood

Location of Monkswood ward
Location of Monkswood ward
Monkswood[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour E. Harrington 593 68.1%
Conservative M. Shaw 187 21.5%
Liberal Democrats G. Robbins 91 10.4%
Turnout 35.7%
Labour hold

Old Stevenage

Location of Old Stevenage ward
Location of Old Stevenage ward
Old Stevenage[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative P. McPartland 1,243 53.7%
Labour M. Charney-Craw 876 37.8%
Liberal Democrats A. Christy 196 8.5%
Turnout 43.8%
Conservative gain from Labour

Pin Green

Location of Pin Green ward
Location of Pin Green ward
Pin Green[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Macfadyen 766 55.6%
Conservative A. Luck 438 31.8%
Liberal Democrats S. Grubert 173 12.6%
Turnout 36.0%
Labour hold

Roebuck

Location of Roebuck ward
Location of Roebuck ward
Roebuck[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour F. Schofield 737 48.3%
Conservative H. Poole 510 33.4%
Liberal Democrats P. Atkinson 278 18.2%
Turnout 37.5%
Labour hold

St Nicholas

Location of St Nicholas ward
Location of St Nicholas ward
St Nicholas[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Fowler 521 43.8%
Conservative S. Woods 363 30.5%
Liberal Democrats A. Simister 306 25.7%
Turnout 32.8%
Labour hold

Shephall

Location of Shephall ward
Location of Shephall ward
Shephall[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Clark 687 68.4%
Conservative S. Huetson 230 22.9%
Liberal Democrats A. Sharman 88 8.8%
Turnout 30.3%
Labour hold

Symonds Green

Location of Symonds Green ward
Location of Symonds Green ward
Symonds Green[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative M. Notley 945 44.6%
Labour S. Munden 919 43.4%
Liberal Democrats K. Sharman 254 12.0%
Turnout 39.2%
Conservative gain from Labour

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 "Stevenage Borough Council Election Results 1973–2012" (PDF). Retrieved 11 July 2019.