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Elections to Hinckley and Bosworth Council were held on 4 May 1995. The whole council was up for election. The Conservative Party lost overall control of the council.[1] The overall turnout was 43.6%.

Election Result

Hinckley & Bosworth Local Election Result 1995[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 16 7 0 +7 47.1
  Labour 13 8 0 +8 38.2 26,069
  Conservative 5 0 15 -15 14.7 19,820
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 130

Ward results

Ambien
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J French 400 39.6
Conservative P Wills 354 35.0
Liberal Democrats K Stephenson 256 25.3
Majority 46 4.6
Turnout 1,010
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Bagworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour S Murphy 481 64.2
Conservative N McCausland 226 30.2
Liberal Democrats J Payne 42 5.6
Majority 255 34.0
Turnout 749
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Barlestone, Nailstone and Osbaston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats W Crooks 850 60.5
Labour W Moore 348 24.8
Conservative J Crane 208 14.8
Majority 502 35.7
Turnout 1,406
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Barwell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour S Francks 1,411
Labour P Page 1,254
Labour A Wheeler 1,230
Conservative J Russell 684
Conservative R Aldridge 636
Conservative D Astley 585
Liberal Democrats A Cooper 266
Liberal Democrats M Gould 236
Liberal Democrats P Gould 222
Turnout 6,524
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Burbage (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats A Crabtree 1,361
Conservative E Atkin 1,288
Liberal Democrats P Hall 1,249
Conservative M Bevins 1,239
Liberal Democrats A Stevens 1,122
Conservative A Noon 1,116
Labour A MacQueen 855
Labour P Kavanagh 799
Labour I Wilcock 765
Turnout 9,794
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Cadeby, Carlton and Market Bosworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats A Goodwin
Labour R Collett 293
Conservative P Cutress 280
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Castle (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats V Bill 1,175
Liberal Democrats G Cope 1,011
Liberal Democrats D Wood 878
Labour E Gabriel 683
Labour N Payne 680
Labour G Whyman 634
Conservative C Claridge 499
Conservative B Snow 491
Conservative G Rainford 489
Independent C Parr 130
Turnout 6,670
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Clarendon (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats D Bill 1,390
Liberal Democrats K Lynch 1,121
Liberal Democrats G Payne 1,081
Labour R Banks 749
Labour M Mills 667
Labour S Drodge 661
Conservative T Beck 375
Conservative K Brown 373
Conservative W Wonders 319
Turnout 6,736
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
De Montfort (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats J White 1,202
Liberal Democrats W Moore 1,025
Liberal Democrats D Wright 1,006
Conservative G Johnson 929
Conservative P Wallace 892
Conservative C Oliver 836
Labour V Mitchell 666
Labour C Mitchell 666
Labour G Francks 646
Turnout 7,867
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Desford and Peckleton (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats R Cole 689
Conservative A Wainwright 641
Conservative R Camamile 619
Liberal Democrats R Dabell 606
Labour T Murray 511
Labour A Furlong 447
Turnout 3,513
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Earl Shilton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D Bown 1,758
Labour J Bown 1,566
Labour R Ellis 1,561
Conservative P Priestnall 610
Conservative G Redshaw 581
Conservative J Martin 513
Liberal Democrats C Tompkins 492
Liberal Democrats D Inman 418
Liberal Democrats G Pratt 352
Turnout 7,851
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Groby (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour A Howlett 903
Conservative C Dobbin 806
Conservative M Halliday 750
Labour F Mukaddam 734
Liberal Democrats M Lynch 432
Liberal Democrats E Garbutt 407
Turnout 4,032
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Markfield (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour L Neville 913
Labour M Lay 902
Conservative M Browning 832
Conservative D Crane 710
Liberal Democrats E Scrine 202
Liberal Democrats J Finney 104
Turnout 3,663
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Newbold Verdon
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats J Crooks 755 64.5
Labour D MacPhail 269 23.0
Conservative D Brooks 146 12.5
Majority 486 41.5
Turnout 1,170
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Ratby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R Bennett 735 57.8
Conservative R Fraser 445 35.0
Liberal Democrats A Cruickshank 91 7.2
Majority 290 22.8
Turnout 1,271
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Sheepy and Witherley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R Furniss 631 58.2
Labour J Schwiening 272 25.1
Liberal Democrats M Shaw 181 16.7
Majority 359 33.1
Turnout 580
Conservative hold Swing
Trinity (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D Everitt 820
Liberal Democrats D Cope 704
Liberal Democrats P Scola 693
Labour R Scarth 655
Conservative M Gladman 198
Conservative R Shooter 163
Turnout 3,233
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Twycross and Shackerstone
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative B Sutton 343 59.1
Labour I Granger 149 25.7
Liberal Democrats M Richardson 88 15.2
Majority 194 33.4
Turnout 580
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b "ENGLAND Tories lose over 1,700 seats and have control of only 20 English councils - less than half the number now run by the Lib Dems". The Guardian. 6 May 1995. p. 10.