Map of the results for the 1994 Bradford council election.
Map of the results for the 1994 Bradford council election.

The City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council elections were held on Thursday, 5 May 1994, with one third of the council up for election. Labour retained control of the council.[1][2]

Election result

Bradford Local Election Result 1994[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 23 2 2 Steady 76.7 50.6 74,605 +12.4%
  Conservative 5 0 2 Decrease2 16.7 29.4 43,281 -18.0%
  Liberal Democrats 2 2 0 Increase2 6.7 17.0 24,987 +5.7%
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 2.4 3,506 -0.4%
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.7 971 +0.4%

This result had the following consequences for the total number of seats on the council after the elections:

Party Previous council New council
Labour 50 50
Conservative 38 36
Liberal Democrat 2 4
Total 90 90
Working majority  10   10 

Ward results

Baildon[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative C. Charlesworth 2,401 39.0 -15.1
Liberal Democrats K. Zanft 2,247 36.5 +10.7
Labour J. Flood 1,198 19.4 +2.4
Green C. Harris 314 5.1 +2.0
Majority 154 2.5 -25.9
Turnout 6,160
Conservative hold Swing -12.9
Bingley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour C. Leslie 2,480 46.4 +16.5
Conservative D. Newton 1,970 36.8 -21.7
Liberal Democrats J. Main 723 13.5 +5.5
Green M. Thompson 177 3.3 -0.3
Majority 510 9.5 -19.2
Turnout 5,350
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +19.1
Bingley Rural[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative E. Eaton 2,501 47.1 -20.1
Labour F. Needham 1,829 34.4 +15.0
Liberal Democrats J. Whitehead 981 18.5 +9.7
Majority 672 12.7 -35.1
Turnout 5,311
Conservative hold Swing -17.5
Bolton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats A. Hillary 1,832 40.3 +25.0
Labour M. Young 1,724 38.0 +7.7
Conservative M. Riaz 863 19.0 -33.4
Green W. Taylor 121 2.7 +0.7
Majority 108 2.4 -19.7
Turnout 4,540
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing +8.6
Bowling[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Ellison 2,844 68.5 +16.1
Liberal Democrats H. Middleton 632 15.2 +2.3
Conservative A. Rashid 364 8.8 -21.0
Independent L. Coughlin 173 4.2 +4.2
Green J. Fox 141 3.4 -0.6
Majority 2,212 53.2 +30.6
Turnout 4,154
Labour hold Swing +7.4
Bradford Moor[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R. Billheimer 2,721 66.9 +3.9
Conservative S. Chohan 869 21.4 -3.0
Liberal Democrats J. Collins 374 9.2 +1.6
Green R. Aggarwal 102 2.5 -2.5
Majority 1,852 45.5 +6.9
Turnout 4,066
Labour hold Swing +3.4
Clayton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour G. Mitchell 2,722 53.6 +21.4
Conservative E. Byrom 2,353 46.4 -14.9
Majority 369 7.3 -21.7
Turnout 5,075
Labour hold Swing +18.1
Craven[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative E. Dawson 2,250 43.7 -23.3
Labour A. Hood 1,825 35.4 +12.8
Liberal Democrats G. Morgan 1,079 20.9 +10.4
Majority 425 8.2 -36.1
Turnout 5,154
Conservative hold Swing -18.0
Eccleshill[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour P. Lancaster 2,206 55.0 +14.4
Conservative R. Jones 982 24.5 -21.8
Liberal Democrats M. Attenborough 819 20.4 +8.8
Majority 1,224 30.5 +24.8
Turnout 4,007
Labour hold Swing +18.1
Great Horton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour S. Collard 2,809 60.7 +17.2
Conservative W. Crabtree 1,124 24.3 -21.3
Liberal Democrats C. Wright 597 12.9 +4.7
Green P. Mills 101 2.2 -0.6
Majority 1,685 36.4 +34.3
Turnout 4,631
Labour hold Swing +19.2
Heaton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour B. Lynch 3,565 61.0 +20.3
Conservative G. Gidley 1,879 32.1 -15.2
Green P. Braham 403 6.9 +2.1
Majority 1,686 28.8 +22.2
Turnout 5,847
Labour hold Swing +17.7
Idle[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats J. Sunderland 2,403 45.9 -2.5
Labour K. Baxter 2,116 40.4 +23.4
Conservative J. Ridyard 717 13.7 -19.8
Majority 287 5.5 -9.4
Turnout 5,236
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing -12.9
Ilkley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. Hawkesworth 2,553 48.1 -20.7
Labour R. Fox 921 17.4 +0.6
Liberal Democrats G. Smith 883 16.6 +6.7
Independent L. Carpenter 798 15.0 +15.0
Green J. Wright 151 2.8 -1.6
Majority 1,632 30.8 -21.3
Turnout 5,306
Conservative hold Swing -10.6
Keighley North[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour M. Leathley 3,020 54.0 +14.6
Conservative M. Startin 1,798 32.2 -20.0
Liberal Democrats A. Carter 771 13.8 +8.2
Majority 1,222 21.9 +9.1
Turnout 5,589
Labour hold Swing +17.3
Keighley South[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour L. Whiteley 2,878 69.0 +0.7
Conservative J. Cope 742 17.8 -7.2
Liberal Democrats J. Brooksbank 550 13.2 +9.1
Majority 2,136 51.2 +7.8
Turnout 4,170
Labour hold Swing +3.9
Keighley West[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour I. Ellison-Wood 2,985 57.0 +12.8
Conservative R. Owens 1,430 27.3 -16.5
Liberal Democrats M. Bradshaw 821 15.7 +8.9
Majority 1,555 29.7 +29.2
Turnout 5,236
Labour hold Swing +14.6
Little Horton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour M. Darr 2,147 62.3 +3.6
Conservative T. Gledhill 652 18.9 -3.8
Liberal Democrats A. Griffiths 498 14.4 -1.8
Green C. Hawson 151 4.4 +2.0
Majority 1,495 43.4 +7.5
Turnout 3,448
Labour hold Swing +3.7
Odsal[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour M. Walters 3,029 57.9 +16.7
Conservative D. Manogue 1,320 25.2 -23.3
Liberal Democrats K. Hall 703 13.4 +4.9
Green P. Harrison 181 3.5 +1.6
Majority 1,709 32.7 +25.3
Turnout 5,233
Labour hold Swing +20.0
Queensbury[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour H. Mason 2,999 55.2 +17.6
Conservative I. Winters 1,529 28.2 -17.9
Liberal Democrats J. Saul 900 16.6 +9.0
Majority 1,470 27.1 +18.7
Turnout 5,428
Labour hold Swing +17.7
Rombalds[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative P. Gadsby-Peet 2,626 45.1 -21.8
Labour H. Gundry 1,596 27.4 +9.7
Liberal Democrats A. Micklem 1,596 27.4 +12.1
Majority 1,030 17.7 -31.5
Turnout 5,818
Conservative hold Swing -15.7
Shipley East[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour T. Miller 2,358 57.4 +8.1
Liberal Democrats J. Hall 802 19.5 +6.0
Conservative C. Clapham 701 17.1 -20.1
Green M. Love 248 6.0 +6.0
Majority 1,556 37.9 +25.8
Turnout 4,109
Labour hold Swing +1.0
Shipley West[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R. Cannell 2,949 49.0 +14.6
Conservative J. Carroll 2,087 34.7 -18.7
Liberal Democrats B. Moore 695 11.5 +3.8
Green D. Ford 290 4.8 +0.3
Majority 862 14.3 -4.7
Turnout 6,021
Labour hold Swing +16.6
Thornton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour A. Pitts 2,113 46.5 +12.4
Conservative E. Kinder 1,708 27.6 -19.6
Liberal Democrats H. Wright 580 12.8 +6.6
Green M. Rawnsley 144 3.2 +0.6
Majority 405 8.9 -14.2
Turnout 4,545
Labour hold Swing +16.0
Toller[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour A. Hussain 2,826 49.5 -1.3
Conservative A. Hussain 2,000 35.0 -3.5
Liberal Democrats S. Devonshire 691 12.1 +5.4
Green N. Taimuri 196 3.4 -0.6
Majority 826 14.5 +2.3
Turnout 5,713
Labour hold Swing +1.1
Tong[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour G. Sutcliffe 2,203 71.5 -12.3
Liberal Democrats K. Robinson 388 12.6 +4.0
Conservative P. Stoton 380 12.3 +12.3
Green L. Newsome 109 3.5 -4.0
Majority 1,815 58.9 -16.4
Turnout 3,080
Labour hold Swing -8.1
Undercliffe[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R. Sowman 2,624 62.5 +14.1
Conservative D. Servant 799 19.0 -22.2
Liberal Democrats E. Hallmann 639 15.2 +7.5
Green K. Spencer 136 3.2 +0.6
Majority 1,825 43.5 +36.3
Turnout 4,198
Labour hold Swing +18.1
University[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Z. Ali 4,463 79.5 +9.4
Conservative J. Gravenieks 613 10.9 -5.4
Green N. Tart 541 9.6 +4.7
Majority 3,850 68.5 +14.8
Turnout 5,617
Labour hold Swing +7.4
Wibsey[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour K. Thompson 2,959 64.2 +22.2
Conservative D. Craven 991 21.5 -21.8
Liberal Democrats B. Bolton 661 14.3 +1.3
Majority 1,968 42.7 +41.4
Turnout 4,611
Labour hold Swing +22.0
Worth Valley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour L. Woodward 1,844 36.3 +4.8
Conservative S. Midgley 1,833 36.1 -23.4
Liberal Democrats C. Brown 1,398 27.5 +22.0
Majority 11 0.2 -27.8
Turnout 5,075
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +14.1
Wyke[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. Mangham 2,652 57.4 +12.7
Conservative L. Jagger 1,246 27.0 -20.1
Liberal Democrats S. Manby 724 15.7 +7.4
Majority 1,406 30.4 +28.0
Turnout 4,622
Labour hold Swing +16.4

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 z aa ab ac ad ae af "District results: Bradford". The Yorkshire Post. 6 May 1994.
  2. ^ "Vote 2012: Bradford". BBC News Online. Retrieved 1 August 2015.