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1995 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 24 19 1
Seats before 25 18 1
Seats won 14 0 1
Seats after 30 12 2
Seat change Increase5 Decrease6 Increase1
Popular vote 28,491 10,788 4,911
Percentage 63.9% 24.2% 11.0%

Map showing the results of the 1995 Derby City Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 1995 Derby City Council election took place on 4 May 1995 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. Local elections were held in the United Kingdom in 1995.[3] This was on the same day as other local elections. The Labour Party retained control of the council.

Overall results

1995 Derby City Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 14 5 0 Increase5 93.3 63.9 28,491
  Liberal Democrats 1 1 0 Increase1 6.7 11.0 4,911
  Conservative 0 0 6 Decrease6 0.0 24.2 10,788
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.9 387
  SDP 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.1 44
Total 15 44,621

Ward results

Abbey

Location of Abbey ward
Location of Abbey ward
Abbey [4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour M. Ainsley 2,186 77.1%
Conservative D. Sice 398 14.0%
Liberal Democrats D. Lilley 252 8.9%
Turnout 29.0%
Labour hold

Babington

Location of Babington ward
Location of Babington ward
Babington[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour F. Hussain 1,681 74.9%
Conservative J. Magee 236 10.5%
Liberal Democrats M. Sherazi 173 7.7%
Green L. Davies 154 6.9%
Turnout 30.6%
Labour hold

Chaddesden

Location of Chaddesden ward
Location of Chaddesden ward
Chaddesden[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour K. Merry 2,347 70.0%
Conservative M. Kilminster 726 21.6%
Liberal Democrats L. Alcock 221 6.6%
Green P. Chapman 61 1.8%
Turnout 40.2%
Labour hold

Chellaston

Location of Chellaston ward
Location of Chellaston ward
Chellaston[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour B. Jackson 2,197 56.7%
Conservative J. Jennings 1,678 43.3%
Turnout 41.2%
Labour gain from Conservative

Darley

Location of Darley ward
Location of Darley ward
Darley[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour E. Woolley 2,017 49.5%
Conservative P. Hickson 1,555 38.2%
Liberal Democrats S. King 502 12.3%
Turnout 43.2%
Labour gain from Conservative

Derwent

Location of Derwent ward
Location of Derwent ward
Derwent[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour D. Hayes 2,028 84.5%
Conservative A. Pegg 372 15.5%
Turnout 32.1%
Labour hold

Kingsway

Location of Kingsway ward
Location of Kingsway ward
Kingsway[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour A. Graves 1,628 49.2%
Conservative B. Maw 883 26.7%
Liberal Democrats A. Crosby 799 24.1%
Turnout 44.4%
Labour gain from Conservative

Litchurch

Location of Litchurch ward
Location of Litchurch ward
Litchurch[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. McGiven 1,699 78.2%
Conservative B. Samra 255 11.7%
Green J. Macdonald 112 5.2%
Liberal Democrats B. Sherazi 107 4.9%
Turnout 29.8%
Labour hold

Littleover

Location of Littleover ward
Location of Littleover ward
Littleover[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats E. Ashburner 1,581 45.5%
Labour S. Bhalla 1,113 32.0%
Conservative G. Shaw 737 21.2%
SDP K. Dickenson 44 1.3%
Turnout 48.3%
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Mackworth

Location of Mackworth ward
Location of Mackworth ward
Mackworth[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Gerrard 2,121 81.3%
Conservative J. Veitch 374 14.3%
Liberal Democrats W. Savage 115 4.4%
Turnout 40.2%
Labour hold

Mickleover

Location of Mickleover ward
Location of Mickleover ward
Mickleover[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour P. Taylor 2,027 54.9%
Conservative R. Broadfield 1,206 32.7%
Liberal Democrats I. Care 456 12.4%
Turnout 42.1%
Labour gain from Conservative

Normanton

Location of Normanton ward
Location of Normanton ward
Normanton[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Chris Williamson 1,774 75.6%
Conservative P. McCandless 349 14.9%
Liberal Democrats A. Cooper 164 7.0%
Green E. Wall 60 2.6%
Turnout 32.6%
Labour hold

Osmanton

Location of Osmaston ward
Location of Osmaston ward
Osmanton[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour M. Streets 1,217 82.6%
Conservative G. Carran 159 10.8%
Liberal Democrats R. Troup 97 6.6%
Turnout 25.1%
Labour hold

Sinfin

Location of Sinfin ward
Location of Sinfin ward
Sinfin[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour A. Mullarkey 1,934 81.6%
Conservative J. Lee 234 9.9%
Liberal Democrats P. Gale 202 8.5%
Turnout 31.0%
Labour hold

Spondon

Location of Spondon ward
Location of Spondon ward
Spondon[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour C. Wilson 2,522 57.4%
Conservative C. Brown 1,626 37.0%
Liberal Democrats C. Harris 242 5.5%
Turnout 44.6%
Labour gain from Conservative

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1995". The Elections Centre.
  3. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael. Local Elections Handbook 1995 (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.