1995 Stevenage Borough Council election[1][2]

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14 of the 39 seats to Stevenage Borough Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Seats before 31 4 2
Seats won 14 0 0
Seats after 36 2 1
Seat change Increase5 Decrease2 Decrease1
Popular vote 13,438 3,124 3,310
Percentage 67.0% 15.6% 16.5%

Stevenage UK local election 1995 map.svg
Map showing the results of contested wards in the 1995 Stevenage Borough Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 1995 Stevenage Borough Council election took place on 4 May 1995. This was on the same day as other local elections. One third of the council was up for election; the seats which were last contested in 1991. There was also a second seat up for election in Martins Wood ward. The Labour Party retained control of the council, which it had held continuously since its creation in 1973.

Overall results

1995 Stevenage Borough Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 14 4 0 Increase4 100.0 67.0 13,438 Increase15.3
  Liberal Democrats 1 0 1 Decrease1 0.0 16.5 3,310 Increase1.9
  Conservative 0 0 1 Decrease2 15.6 3,124 Decrease13.0
  Militant Labour 0 0 2 Decrease2 0.0 0.9 189 Decrease4.1
Total 13 20,061
Labour hold

All comparisons in seats and vote share are to the corresponding 1991 election.

Ward results

Bandley Hill

Location of Bandley Hill
Location of Bandley Hill
Bandley Hill[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Joan E. Lloyd[4] 1,327 72.2%
Conservative F. Warner 196 10.7%
Liberal Democrats A. Segadelli 184 10.0%
Militant Labour J. Horton 131 7.1%
Turnout 31.3%
Labour hold

Bedwell Plash

Location of Bedwell Plash ward
Location of Bedwell Plash ward
Bedwell Plash[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Hilda Lawrence[4] 1,210 81.3%
Conservative M. Wyatt 148 9.9%
Liberal Democrats G. Knight 130 8.7%
Turnout 39.9%
Labour hold

Longmeadow

Location of Longmeadow ward
Location of Longmeadow ward
Longmeadow[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Sue Myson[4] 1,298 64.4%
Conservative M. Davies 412 20.4%
Liberal Democrats A. Dodd 305 15.1%
Turnout 41.8%
Labour hold

Martins Wood (2 seats)

Location of Martins Wood ward
Location of Martins Wood ward
Martins Wood[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Lilian Strange[4] 1,293
Labour S. Speller 1,287
Conservative M. Mason 455
Conservative E. Hegan 409
Liberal Democrats B. Segadelli 308
Liberal Democrats K. Taylor 306
Turnout 32.6%
Labour hold
Labour hold

Mobbsbury

Location of Mobbsbury ward
Location of Mobbsbury ward
Mobbsbury[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Tanis G.M. Kent[4] 793 47.8%
Liberal Democrats R. Parker 778 46.9%
Conservative S. Huetson 87 5.2%
Turnout 53.1%
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats

Monkswood

Location of Monkswood ward
Location of Monkswood ward
Monkswood[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Brian Underwood[4] 715 80.2%
Conservative P. Rushforth 94 10.5%
Liberal Democrats G. Robbins 83 9.3%
Turnout 38.5%
Labour hold

Old Stevenage

Location of Old Stevenage ward
Location of Old Stevenage ward
Old Stevenage[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour David Royall[4] 1,294 55.9%
Conservative J. Carter 796 34.4%
Liberal Democrats J. Moorcroft 226 9.8%
Turnout 41.1%
Labour gain from Conservative

Pin Green

Location of Pin Green ward
Location of Pin Green ward
Pin Green[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour D. Weston 995 76.5%
Liberal Democrats S. Grubert 162 12.5%
Conservative H. Poole 143 11.0%
Turnout 35.6%
Labour hold

Roebuck

Location of Roebuck ward
Location of Roebuck ward
Roebuck[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Alfred McCarthy[4] 1,006 73.0%
Conservative M. Hurst 216 15.7%
Liberal Democrats A. Tron 157 11.4%
Turnout 35.0%
Labour hold

St Nicholas

Location of St Nicholas ward
Location of St Nicholas ward
St Nicholas[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Richard J. Henry[4] 728 54.3%
Liberal Democrats M. Griffith 475 35.4%
Conservative S. Woods 138 10.3%
Turnout 38.0%
Labour gain from Liberal

Shephall

Location of Shephall ward
Location of Shephall ward
Shephall[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Brian P. Hall[4] 863 80.9%
Liberal Democrats G. Snell 79 7.4%
Conservative D. Notley 67 6.3%
Militant Labour M. Evans 58 5.4%
Turnout 34.1%
Labour hold

Symonds Green

Location of Symonds Green ward
Location of Symonds Green ward
Symonds Green[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Cox 1,450 73.8%
Conservative R. Dimelow 308 15.7%
Liberal Democrats J. Ward 206 10.5%
Turnout 36.8%
Labour hold

Wellfield

Location of Wellfield ward
Location of Wellfield ward
Wellfield[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Judith Wallis-Price[4] 466 62.4%
Liberal Democrats M. Latham 217 29.0%
Conservative L. Clark 64 8.6%
Turnout 46.5%
Labour gain from Liberal

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1995". The Elections Centre.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Stevenage Borough Council Election Results 1973-2012" (PDF). Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Members of the Council". Archived from the original on 8 November 2002. Retrieved 1 August 2019.