York City Council Election, 1992

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Fifteen seats to York City Council

The 1992 York City Councils elections were held in May 1992 to elect members of York City Council in North Yorkshire, England. Fifteen seats, previously contested in 1988, were up for election: eleven were won by the Labour Party, three by the Conservative Party and one by the Liberal Democrats.[1][2] The Labour Party retained overall control of the council; the composition of the council after the election was: Labour Party 34 seats, Conservative Party seven seats and Liberal Democrats four seats.[1]

Election results

York local election results 1992[1][2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 0 1 Decrease1 - 45.1 - -
  Conservative 3 1 0 Increase1 - 38.1 - -
  Liberal Democrats 1 0 0 0 - 13.3 - -
  Green 0 0 0 0 - 3.5 - -

Ward results

Acomb Ward

Acomb (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour B. Carradice 1160 51.6
Conservative J. Steel 878 39.1
Liberal Democrats G. Whitaker 157 7.0
Green H. Dunnett 53 2.4
Turnout 40.2
Labour hold Swing

Beckfield Ward

Beckfield (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Raper 1151 49.2
Labour M. Ross 1012 43.3
Liberal Democrats J. Dales 134 5.7
Green A. Hutcheon 42 1.8
Turnout 43.8
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Bishophill Ward

Bishophill (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour M. Long 968 49.3
Conservative R. Atkinson 788 40.1
Liberal Democrats G. Thompson 124 6.3
Green E. Sourbut 83 4.2
Turnout 37.8
Labour hold Swing

Bootham Ward

Bootham (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R. Hills 927 59.2
Conservative S. Thompson 447 28.5
Liberal Democrats D. Begbie 116 7.4
Green C. Everett 77 4.9
Turnout 31.6
Labour hold Swing

Clifton Ward

Clifton (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. Yellen 1134 55.0
Conservative A. Reeson 726 35.2
Liberal Democrats J. Telfer 138 6.7
Green M. Nicholson 65 3.2
Turnout 38.3
Labour hold Swing

Fishergate Ward

Fishergate (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Boardman 1210 45.8
Conservative N. Heslop 1163 44.0
Liberal Democrats M. Pack 155 5.9
Green A. Jenkins 116 4.4
Turnout 44.6
Labour hold Swing

Foxwood Ward

Foxwood (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats A. Doig* 1465 57.9
Labour I. Robertson 572 22.6
Conservative N. Bartram 444 17.5
Green J. Forrester 51 2.0
Turnout 34.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
*In 1988, the seat was won by the SDP–Liberal Alliance. The members of the alliance, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and the Liberal Party, merged in 1988 to become the Liberal Democrats.

Guildhall Ward

Guildhall (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour B. Watson 935 46.8
Conservative J. Butchard 718 35.9
Green H. Nightingale 197 9.9
Liberal Democrats A. Rothwell 148 7.4
Turnout 34.1
Labour hold Swing

Heworth Ward

Heworth (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour C. Waite 1294 52.9
Conservative K. Stanton 984 40.2
Liberal Democrats A. Normandale 127 5.2
Green J. Tapp 43 1.8
Turnout 44.2
Labour hold Swing

Holgate Ward

Holgate (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R. Scrase 1076 53.2
Conservative M. Slater 745 36.9
Liberal Democrats D. Horwell 160 7.9
Green P. Ward 40 2.0
Turnout 38.1
Labour hold Swing

Knavesmire Ward

Knavesmire (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R. Fletcher 1239 55.2
Conservative J. Heaps 851 37.9
Green A. Layram 153 6.8
Turnout 42.1
Labour hold Swing

Micklegate Ward

Micklegate (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative C. Burnett 1253 50.6
Labour P. Hudson 766 30.9
Liberal Democrats A Waller 405 16.4
Green C. Hustwayte 51 2.1
Turnout 46.3
Conservative hold Swing

Monk Ward

Monk (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative S. Cook 1301 53.6
Labour O. Rochester 633 26.1
Liberal Democrats G. Riding 420 17.3
Green J. Cossham 74 3.0
Turnout 45.9
Conservative hold Swing

Walmgate Ward

Walmgate (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour C. Brown 949 52.7
Conservative P. Thompson 685 38.0
Liberal Democrats D. Makin 110 6.1
Green K. Hacker 57 3.2
Turnout 32.3
Labour hold Swing

Westfield Ward

Westfield (1)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour L. Thackeray* 963 45.5
Liberal Democrats D. Barker 724 34.2
Conservative T. Marks 393 18.6
Green J. Forrester 35 1.7
Turnout 42.7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
* In 1988, the seat was won by the SDP–Liberal Alliance. The members of the alliance, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and the Liberal Party, merged in 1988 to become the Liberal Democrats.

References

  1. ^ a b c "Local election results 1992". The Times (London). NewsBank. 22 May 1992.
  2. ^ a b Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael (1992). Local Elections Handbook 1992 (PDF). Plymouth: Local Government Chronicle Elections Centre. p. 7. ISBN 0948858141. Retrieved 26 July 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael (1992). Local Elections Handbook 1992 (PDF). Plymouth: Local Government Chronicle Elections Centre. p. 92. ISBN 0948858141. Retrieved 26 July 2017.