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1995 North Ayrshire Council election

← 1994 April 6, 1995 (1995-04-06) 1999 →

29 of the 30 seats to North Ayrshire Council
16 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour SNP Conservative
Seats won 27 1 1

Results by ward.

Council Leader before election


Labour

Council Leader after election


Labour

1995 elections to North Ayrshire Council were held on 6 April 1995 and were the first for the newly formed Unitary authority for North Ayrshire Council, which was created under the Local Government etc (Scotland) Act 1994.

Election results

North Ayrshire Local Election Result 1995[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 27 90 57.3 26,379
  SNP 1 3.3 25.1 11,565
  Conservative 1 3.3 12.0 5,508
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 2.6 1,207
  Independent 0 0 1.3 584
  Other parties 0 0 1.7 798

Party performance

Labour performed very well[clarification needed] and continued control of its majority.

Changes since last election

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Ward results

All wards returned Labour councillors except for Wards 27 (Largs South) and Ward 28 (Largs Central & Cumbrae), which returned a Conservative and SNP councillor respectively.[1]

Ward 14 (Stevenston North) didn't hold an election due to the death of a candidate. The by-election was held at a later date, with a Labour Councillor being returned. The results from that ward are excluded from the breakdown above.[1]

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