1994 Derby City Council election[1][2]
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15 of the 44 seats in the Derby City Council
23 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Last election 22 22 22
Seats won 11 3 1
Seats after 24 19 1
Seat change Increase2 Decrease3 Steady
Popular vote 28,423 16,521 9,414
Percentage 52.1% 30.3% 17.3%

Derby City Council election 1994 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 1994 Derby City Council elections.

Council control before election

No overall control

Council control after election

Labour

The 1994 Derby City Council election took place on 5 May 1994 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. Local elections were held in the United Kingdom in 1994.[3] This was on the same day as other local elections. The Labour Party gained control of the council, which had previously been under no overall control.

Overall results

1994 Derby City Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 2 0 Increase2 73.3 52.1 28,423
  Conservative 3 0 3 Decrease3 20.0 30.3 16,521
  Liberal Democrats 1 1 0 Increase1 6.7 17.3 9,414
  National Front 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.2 95
  SDP 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.1 57
Total 15 54,510

Ward results

Abbey

Location of Abbey ward
Location of Abbey ward
Abbey [4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour M. Walker 2,186 69.1%
Conservative D. Sice 627 19.8%
Liberal Democrats D. Lilley 350 11.1%
Turnout 33.7%
Labour hold

Allestree

Location of Allestree ward
Location of Allestree ward
Allestree[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative G. Du Sautoy 1,963 52.6%
Labour K. Merry 998 26.7%
Liberal Democrats S. King 772 20.7%
Turnout 47.2%
Conservative hold

Alvaston

Location of Alvaston ward
Location of Alvaston ward
Alvaston[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour C. Wynn 1,830 60.2%
Conservative B. Matsell 804 26.5%
Liberal Democrats B. Phelan 404 13.3%
Turnout 38.3%
Labour hold

Babington

Location of Babington ward
Location of Babington ward
Babington[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour V. Wilsoncroft 1,684 67.7%
Conservative M. Yaqub 546 21.9%
Liberal Democrats M. Sherazi 259 10.4%
Turnout 34.1%
Labour hold

Blagreaves

Location of Blagreaves ward
Location of Blagreaves ward
Blagreaves[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour M. Redfern 2,253 47.3%
Liberal Democrats A. Spendlove 1,262 26.5%
Conservative J. Keith 1,247 26.2%
Turnout 59.2%
Labour gain from Conservative

Boulton

Location of Boulton ward
Location of Boulton ward
Boulton[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour A. Kennedy 2,286 59.2%
Conservative M. Axelrod 1,017 26.3%
Liberal Democrats P. Harlow 560 14.5%
Turnout 44.4%
Labour hold

Breadsall

Location of Breadsall ward
Location of Breadsall ward
Breadsall[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Whitby 3,619 54.6%
Conservative C. Pallett 2,164 32.6%
Liberal Democrats M. Harris 850 12.8%
Turnout 43.8%
Labour hold

Darley

Location of Darley ward
Location of Darley ward
Darley[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative S. Hart 1,943 45.1%
Labour E. Wooley 1,453 33.7%
Liberal Democrats R. Pratt 916 21.2%
Turnout 46.5%
Conservative hold

Littleover

Location of Littleover ward
Location of Littleover ward
Littleover[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats M. Burgess 1,823 46.7%
Conservative G. Shaw 1,094 28.0%
Labour A. Cotton 933 23.9%
SDP K. Dickenson 57 1.5%
Turnout 49.0%
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Mackworth

Location of Mackworth ward
Location of Mackworth ward
Mackworth[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Baxter 1,953 69.5%
Conservative A. Clemson 543 19.3%
Liberal Democrats L. Alcock 218 7.8%
National Front G. Hardy 95 3.4%
Turnout 43.1%
Labour hold

Mickleover

Location of Mickleover ward
Location of Mickleover ward
Mickleover[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative N. Keene 1,542 41.4%
Labour P. Taylor 1,468 39.5%
Liberal Democrats A. Wilbraham 711 19.1%
Turnout 44.7%
Conservative hold

Normanton

Location of Normanton ward
Location of Normanton ward
Normanton[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour S. Bolton 1,928 70.7%
Conservative A. Javed 458 16.8%
Liberal Democrats A. Cooper 342 12.5%
Turnout 37.0%
Labour hold

Osmaston

Location of Osmaston ward
Location of Osmaston ward
Osmaston[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Laxton 1,374 77.6%
Conservative H. Wakefield 227 12.8%
Liberal Democrats E. Ashburner 169 9.5%
Turnout 28.7%
Labour hold

Sinfin

Location of Sinfin ward
Location of Sinfin ward
Sinfin[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour N. Dhindsa 1,919 69.7%
Conservative A. Pegg 494 17.9%
Liberal Democrats R. Troup 340 12.4%
Turnout 36.5%
Labour hold

Spondon

Location of Spondon ward
Location of Spondon ward
Spondon[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour M. Byrne 2,539 52.6%
Conservative D. Dickinson 1,852 38.4%
Liberal Democrats P. Hill 438 9.1%
Turnout 49.0%
Labour gain from Conservative

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1994". The Elections Centre.
  3. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael. Local Elections Handbook 1994 (PDF). The Elections Centre. Retrieved 21 February 2020.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Derby City Council Election Results 1979-1995" (PDF). Elections Centre.