1995 City of Edinburgh Council election

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All 58 seats to Edinburgh City Council
30 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Last election 30 23 7
Seats won 34 14 10
Seat change Increase4 Decrease9 Increase3
Popular vote 63,511 36,365 28,273
Percentage 40.7% 23.3% 18.1%

Interactive map showing results in the 58 City of Edinburgh electoral wards.

Council control before election


No overall control

Council control after election


Labour

Elections for the City of Edinburgh Council took place on Thursday 6 April 1995, alongside elections to the various newly created unitary councils across Scotland.

Labour won 34 of the council's 58 seats, continuing their control of the council.

Aggregate results

City of Edinburgh Council election, 1995[1][2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 34 58.6 40.7 63,511
  Conservative 14 24.1 23.3 36,365
  Liberal Democrats 10 17.2 18.1 28,273
  SNP 0 0.0 17.3 27,013
  Green 0 0.0 0.3 423
  Natural Law 0 0.0 0.3 394
  Independent 0 0.0 0.1 216

References

  1. ^ Curtice, John (June 1999). An Electoral System for Scottish Local Government: Modelling some Alternatives (PDF) (Report). Scottish Office. p. 19. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 January 2018.
  2. ^ Bochel, H. M.; Denver, D. T. (1995). Scottish Council Elections 1995: Results and Statistics (PDF) (Report). Election Studies. p. 95. ISBN 1-869820-35-5.