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1995 Chelmsford Borough Council election

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All 56 seats to Chelmsford Borough Council
29 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Liberal Democrats Conservative
Last election 21 28
Seats before 21 28
Seats won 32 13
Seat change Increase 11 Decrease 15
Popular vote 43,751 30,441
Percentage 40.9 28.5
Swing Increase3.3 Decrease14.0

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Labour Independent
Last election 2 5
Seats before 2 5
Seats won 7 4
Seat change Increase 5 Decrease 1
Popular vote 28,470 3,774
Percentage 26.6 3.5
Swing Increase11.7 Decrease0.4

The 1995 Chelmsford Borough Council election took place on 4 May 1995 to elect members of Chelmsford Borough Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections.

Results summary

1995 Chelmsford Borough Council election[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 32 16 5 Increase 11 57.1 40.9 43,751 +3.3
  Conservative 13 2 17 Decrease 15 23.2 28.5 30,441 -14.0
  Labour 7 5 0 Increase 5 12.5 26.6 28,470 +11.7
  Independent 4 1 2 Decrease 1 7.1 3.5 3,774 -0.4
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.5 515 +0.3

Ward results

All Saints

All Saints
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W. Horslen 1,014 62.9 +18.7
Labour A. Longden 958 59.4 +18.0
Liberal Democrats L. Foster 311 19.3 -10.6
Liberal Democrats I. Gale 286 17.7 -12.2
Conservative C. Hodges 234 14.5 -6.3
Conservative C. Lee 225 14.0 -7.1
Turnout 1,612 40.1 -6.4
Labour hold
Labour hold

Baddow Road & Great Baddow Village

Baddow Road & Great Baddow Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats C. Davies 1,430 54.6 +3.6
Liberal Democrats C. Rackham 1,305 49.8 +3.5
Liberal Democrats T. Miller 1,270 48.5 -3.8
Conservative J. Chandler 614 23.4 -12.3
Conservative M. Knowles 587 22.4 -12.4
Labour L. Hobbs 567 21.6 +11.4
Conservative P. Start 551 21.0 -13.4
Labour O. Ephraim 544 20.8 +10.1
Labour D. Shinn 527 20.1 +9.9
Turnout 2,621 43.6 -9.5
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Boreham

Boreham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats M. Dilloway 687 65.6 +6.1
Labour F. Lucking 178 17.0 +9.6
Conservative P. Thorne 157 15.0 -9.8
Green E. Burgess 26 2.5 -5.8
Majority 509 48.6 +13.9
Turnout 1,048 40.7 -10.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Decrease1.8

Broomfield Pleshey & Great Waltham

Broomfield Pleshey & Great Waltham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent D. Ashford 1,049 51.6 +7.4
Liberal Democrats G. Pooley 710 35.0 +11.6
Conservative C. Cole 620 30.5 -6.9
Labour H. Chad 486 23.9 +8.8
Labour R. Quinton 420 20.7 +10.4
Green A. Thomson 160 7.9 N/A
Turnout 2,031 39.1 -9.3
Independent hold
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Cathedral

Cathedral
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats M. Bracken 973 47.6 +7.7
Liberal Democrats B. Gammie 965 47.3 +7.8
Conservative J. Candler 637 31.2 -11.1
Conservative J. Melville 600 29.4 -10.6
Labour S. Horslen 402 19.7 +6.0
Labour R. Kennedy 396 19.4 +6.1
Turnout 2,042 47.4 -2.0
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Chignall Good Easter, Highwoodmashbury & Roxwell

Chignall Good Easter, Highwoodmashbury & Roxwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats P. Evans 476 50.9 +14.7
Conservative B. Cooper 295 31.5 -13.4
Labour M. Bloomer 165 17.6 -1.4
Majority 181 19.3
Turnout 936 48.4 -12.4
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing Increase14.1

East & West Hanningfield

East & West Hanningfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent A. Dixon 528 70.0 +18.8
Labour J. Spurgeon 226 30.0 +14.5
Majority 302 40.0 +22.0
Turnout 754 42.8 -12.1
Independent hold Swing Increase2.2

Galleywood

Galleywood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Potter 672 35.4 -10.7
Conservative R. Thorne 665 35.1 -10.7
Labour M. Briault 628 33.1 +14.1
Labour A. Final 595 31.4 +15.5
Liberal Democrats J. Clarke 568 30.0 -3.1
Liberal Democrats J. Hutchon 426 22.5 N/A
Turnout 1,896 41.2 -1.3
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Goat Hall

Goat Hall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats G. Allen 1,205 65.7 +21.9
Liberal Democrats F. Mountain 1,042 56.8 +10.6
Conservative V. Makin 409 22.3 -21.0
Conservative D. Lee 401 21.9 -20.5
Labour J. Bliss 313 17.1 +9.0
Labour S. O'Brien 265 14.4 +5.3
Turnout 1,835 41.1 -11.8
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Great & Little Leighs & Little Waltham

Great & Little Leighs & Little Waltham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. Willsher 551 55.7 -12.9
Labour J. Burrow 269 27.2 +14.7
Liberal Democrats M. Noble 169 17.1 -1.8
Majority 282 28.5 -21.2
Turnout 989 43.3 -6.5
Conservative hold Swing Decrease13.8

Little Baddow Danbury & Sandon

Little Baddow Danbury & Sandon
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative C. Kingsley 1,240 43.7 -10.0
Conservative M. Hurrell 1,218 42.9 -11.2
Conservative M. Holoway 1,183 41.7 N/A
Independent J. Bacon 862 30.4 -12.2
Liberal Democrats M. Staines 790 27.8 +5.5
Liberal Democrats L. O'Brien 780 27.5 +6.5
Liberal Democrats D. Whiteing 754 26.6 +5.0
Labour W. Jardine 310 10.9 +5.6
Labour L. Cawston 300 10.6 +5.0
Labour D. Newton 243 8.6 +4.0
Green C. Budgey 241 8.5 N/A
Turnout 2,839 44.3 -7.3
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Conservative gain from Independent

Margaretting & Stock

Margaretting & Stock
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative I. Clenaghan 655 59.1 -13.0
Liberal Democrats J. Braithwaite 271 24.4 +10.3
Labour R. Jones 183 16.5 +2.7
Majority 384 34.7 -23.3
Turnout 1,109 46.6 -3.2
Conservative hold Swing Decrease11.7

Moulsham Lodge

Moulsham Lodge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats D. Jones 1,128 62.5 +13.0
Liberal Democrats C. Stephenson 1,085 60.1 +2.7
Labour D. Hopgood 384 21.3 +7.6
Labour Y. Cleary 375 20.8 +9.5
Conservative D. Cruickshank 331 18.3 -9.8
Conservative S. Cruickshank 314 17.4 -9.6
Turnout 1,806 44.6 -5.2
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Old Moulsham

Old Moulsham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats W. Hale 980 39.0 +4.1
Liberal Democrats K. Francis 960 38.2 +2.5
Liberal Democrats V. Sadowsky 959 38.1 +5.7
Conservative C. Cave 740 29.4 -19.0
Conservative Y. Miller 688 27.3 -16.2
Labour R. Cawston 679 27.0 +11.9
Labour A. Scammell 651 25.9 +12.2
Conservative D. Stevenson 634 25.2 -15.5
Labour M. Pearson 608 24.2 +9.4
Independent S. Stratton 170 6.8 N/A
Turnout 2,516 44.5 -5.5
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Patching Hall

Patching Hall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats R. Monk 1,188 48.8 +7.0
Liberal Democrats C. Barrett 1,165 47.8 +4.7
Liberal Democrats A. Johnston 1,148 47.1 +7.5
Labour R. Essery 595 24.4 +10.7
Conservative A. Lewis 583 23.9 -15.0
Conservative D. Kimberlin 570 23.4 -14.1
Labour D. Howell 568 23.3 +11.2
Conservative C. Wickers 528 21.7 -15.5
Labour P. Bennett 519 21.3 +9.5
Turnout 2,435 42.6 -8.8
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Rettendon & Runwell

Rettendon & Runwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative E. Mickelborough 588 40.8 N/A
Independent E. Roberts 526 36.5 N/A
Labour R. Patterson 420 29.1 N/A
Labour T. Mahon 414 28.7 N/A
Liberal Democrats N. Sutcliffe 294 20.4 N/A
Turnout 1,441 36.0 N/A
Conservative hold
Independent hold

Rothmans

Rothmans
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats M. Hutchon 816 47.4 +0.2
Liberal Democrats F. Page 810 47.0 ±0.0
Labour B. Rudkin 481 27.9 +14.7
Labour A. Wilson 471 27.3 +14.4
Conservative E. Alliston 392 22.8 -14.3
Conservative I. Day 340 19.7 -17.0
Turnout 1,723 39.6 -4.1
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

South Hanningfield

South Hanningfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Norton 429 59.7 N/A
Labour M. Viney 195 27.2 N/A
Liberal Democrats V. Davies 94 13.1 N/A
Majority 234 32.5 N/A
Turnout 718 39.8 N/A
Conservative gain from Independent Swing

South Woodham - Chetwood & Collingwood

South Woodham - Chetwood & Collingwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Allen 839 51.7 -13.1
Conservative M. Moulds 721 44.4 -18.2
Conservative C. Stephenson 717 44.2 -19.1
Labour R. Davis 453 27.9 N/A
Liberal Democrats S. King 447 27.5 -0.5
Liberal Democrats P. Broad 432 26.6 -0.9
Labour M. Hoy 409 25.2 N/A
Labour I. Potter 400 24.6 N/A
Liberal Democrats D. Sykes 391 24.1 -1.4
Turnout 1,623 28.1 -13.2
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

South Woodham - Elmwood & Woodville

South Woodham - Elmwood & Woodville
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent P. Martin 639 34.7 +2.7
Liberal Democrats I. Roberts 626 34.0 +5.8
Liberal Democrats J. Goldfinch 599 32.6 +4.9
Liberal Democrats J. Deakin 569 30.9 +10.0
Conservative L. Denston 528 28.7 -19.2
Labour J. Barnett 492 26.7 +14.7
Conservative J. Theobold 478 26.0 -16.4
Conservative B. Pead 430 23.4 -19.0
Labour A. Hilton 382 20.8 +9.4
Labour W. Shaw 361 19.6 +8.9
Turnout 1,840 29.8 -9.7
Independent gain from Conservative
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Springfield North

Springfield North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats W. Lane 1,295 60.1 +19.0
Liberal Democrats S. Linger 1,201 55.7 +13.1
Liberal Democrats M. Mackroy 1,174 54.5 +17.4
Conservative D. Hepworth 716 33.2 -9.7
Conservative S. Poyser 649 30.1 -10.8
Conservative A. Tween 649 30.1 -10.6
Labour M. Horslen 560 26.0 +13.6
Labour S. Haigh 559 25.9 +13.0
Labour L. Pearson 524 24.3 +13.5
Independent R. Parker 74 3.4 N/A
Turnout 2,156 32.4 -13.1
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Springfield South

Springfield South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats R. Webb 820 44.9 +9.3
Liberal Democrats R. Webb 819 44.9 +7.9
Liberal Democrats A. Lee 798 43.7 N/A
Conservative D. Lumley 555 30.4 -22.8
Conservative F. Vella 508 27.8 -19.4
Conservative M. Hurley 495 27.1 -19.1
Labour M. Dyer 375 20.5 +10.4
Labour C. Dyer 354 19.4 +7.2
Labour S. Emmerson 333 18.2 +8.9
Green L. Burnett 88 4.8 N/A
Turnout 1,826 34.5 -7.0
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

St. Andrews

St. Andrews
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R. Chad 1,501 42.0 +12.4
Labour E. Baldwin 1,393 39.0 +11.3
Labour J. Devane 1,301 36.4 +9.8
Liberal Democrats C. Young 1,196 33.4 -8.9
Liberal Democrats K. Hay 1,146 32.0 -8.3
Liberal Democrats D. Edgson-Smith 1,130 31.6 -8.5
Conservative K. Carr 662 18.5 -7.1
Conservative K. Pauley 639 17.9 -7.1
Conservative R. Paddon 619 17.3 -6.9
Turnout 3,576 53.3 ±0.0
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats

The Lawns

The Lawns
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats P. Harvey 1,398 54.8 +7.7
Liberal Democrats A. Hall 1,255 49.2 +6.1
Conservative R. Alcock 882 34.6 -11.1
Conservative A. Glunn 781 30.6 -10.4
Labour J. McLean 328 12.9 +5.2
Labour D. Selby 289 11.3 +3.7
Turnout 2,551 53.4 -5.1
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Waterhouse Farm

Waterhouse Farm
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour N. Spurgeon 912 39.4 +12.2
Labour J. McGreevy 900 38.9 +12.9
Liberal Democrats J. Hunnable 895 38.7 -1.8
Liberal Democrats J. Thackray 887 38.3 -1.8
Conservative A. Blevins 390 16.9 -10.9
Conservative M. Fuller 386 16.7 -10.5
Turnout 2,314 50.1 -0.1
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats

Woodham Ferrers & Bicknacre

Woodham Ferrers & Bicknacre
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. Grimwood 411 45.9 -19.3
Liberal Democrats R. Phillips 311 34.7 -0.1
Labour G. Shearwood 174 19.4 N/A
Majority 100 11.2 -19.2
Turnout 894 37.2 -5.1
Conservative hold Swing Decrease9.6

Writtle

Writtle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats M. Sinclair 738 35.4 +14.8
Liberal Democrats T. Willis 673 32.3 +16.2
Labour B. Grainger 661 31.7 +12.5
Labour P. Blackwood 655 31.5 +12.7
Conservative A. Sach 604 29.0 -23.1
Conservative P. Hutchinson 560 26.9 -23.9
Turnout 2,082 46.9 -1.9
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

References

  1. ^ "Chelmsford Borough Council Election Results 1973-2011" (PDF). Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher. Retrieved 27 July 2021.