1994 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 Independent Conservative
Seats won 21 1 0
Seat change Decrease1 Increase1 Steady

Barnsley UK local election 1994 map.png
Map showing the results of the 1994 Barnsley council elections.

Majority party before election

Labour

Majority party after election

Labour

Elections to Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council were held on 5 May 1994, 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 1994[1][2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 21 0 1 -1 95.5 65.7 15,515 -2.1
  Independent 0 1 0 +1 4.5 19.9 4,704 +18.4
  Conservative 0 0 0 0 0.0 6.3 1,499 -10.3
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.0 3.9 924 +1.0
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0.0 3.0 698 -6.3
  Independent Labour 0 0 0 0 0.0 1.2 289 +0.6

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

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

Ward results

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

Ardsley (7494)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Watson F. Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Athersley (6336)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Picken L. 1,550 83.8 N/A
Independent McNicholes P. 299 16.2 N/A
Majority 1,251 67.7 N/A
Turnout 1,849 29.0 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Brierley (7347)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ennis J.* 1,730 75.4 +9.3
Independent Hardey F. 348 15.2 -4.5
Conservative Schofield D. Ms. 216 9.4 -4.8
Majority 1,382 60.2 +13.7
Turnout 2,294 31.2 +6.2
Labour hold Swing +6.9
Central (8657)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Wilby M. Ms.* 1,918 73.3 N/A
Independent Connolly A. 700 26.7 N/A
Majority 1,218 46.5 N/A
Turnout 2,618 30.2 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Cudworth (8009)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Wriath C.* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Darfield (7955)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dixon T.* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Darton (10274)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shepherd J.* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Dearne South (8952)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Slasor G.* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Dearne Thurnscoe (8250)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Evans C. Ms.* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Dodworth (9882)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Staples S. Ms. 2,467 72.8 +8.5
Green Jones D. 924 27.2 -8.5
Majority 1,543 45.5 +17.0
Turnout 3,391 34.3 +10.5
Labour hold Swing +8.5
Hoyland East (8103)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brankin M.* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Hoyland West (6755)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrews J.* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Monk Bretton (8579)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roy R.* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
North West (7360)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Cooper G.* 1,458 70.3 +10.1
Conservative Carrington C. Ms. 327 15.8 -17.3
Independent Labour Holderness B. 289 13.9 +13.9
Majority 1,131 54.5 +27.3
Turnout 2,074 28.2 +7.2
Labour hold Swing +13.7
Park (5835)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Warden R.* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Penistone East (7397)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Headon M. 1,901 66.5 +18.1
Conservative Elders E. Ms. 956 33.5 -7.5
Majority 945 33.1 +25.5
Turnout 2,857 38.6 -2.2
Labour hold Swing +12.8
Penistone West (8452)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Punt G. 2,127 62.9 +62.9
Labour Lofts P. 1,255 37.1 +2.2
Majority 872 25.8 +1.7
Turnout 3,382 40.0 +3.5
Independent gain from Labour Swing 30.3
Royston (8637)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Fellows R. 1,421 53.6 -27.4
Independent Pearson R. 1,230 46.4 +46.4
Majority 191 7.2 -61.2
Turnout 2,651 30.7 +10.4
Labour hold Swing -36.9
South West (7646)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Foster D.* 1,815 72.2 +4.8
Liberal Democrats Guest I. 698 27.8 +27.8
Majority 1,117 44.4 +9.5
Turnout 2,513 32.9 +7.9
Labour hold Swing -11.9
Wombwell North (5242)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hall A.* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Wombwell South (8185)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Naylor T.* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Worsbrough (7986)[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bristowe T.* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

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 "Election results 1979 to 2003" (PDF). barnsley.gov.uk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 July 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.