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The 1996 Brentwood Borough Council election took place on 2 May 1996 to elect members of Brentwood Borough Council in England.

Results summary

1996 Brentwood Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Liberal Democrats 7 Decrease 1 50.0 18 25 64.1 8,820 42.8 –5.7
  Conservative 6 Steady 42.9 6 12 30.8 7,727 37.5 +7.4
  Labour 1 Increase 1 7.1 1 2 5.1 3,975 19.3 +0.2
  Independent Liberal 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 96 0.5 –0.5

Ward results

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Blackmore

Blackmore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats L. Harley 222 44.7
Conservative P. Reed 183 36.8
Labour R. Gow 92 18.5
Majority 7.9
Turnout 54.5
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Brentwood North

Brentwood North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats R. Straw 828 52.7
Conservative J. Underwood 463 29.5
Labour R. Goddard 279 17.8
Majority 23.2
Turnout 34.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Brentwood South

Brentwood South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour C. Elphick 857 47.4
Liberal Democrats E. Hine 606 33.5
Conservative J. Holiday 346 19.1
Majority 13.9
Turnout 44.3
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Brentwood West

Brentwood West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats D. Higgins 988 65.7
Liberal Democrats B. Sarbutt 874
Conservative P. Currie 311 20.7
Conservative R. Donnelly 310
Labour J. Callaghan 205 13.6
Labour P. Mayo 196
Turnout 39.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Brizes & Doddinghurst

Brizes & Doddinghurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats C. Brown 901 51.2
Conservative K. Galbraith 546 31.0
Labour E. Joy 312 17.7
Majority 20.2
Turnout 39.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Hook End & Wyatts Green

Hook End & Wyatts Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. Gunnell 632 75.6
Liberal Democrats T. Murray 131 15.7
Labour M. Wigram 73 8.7
Majority 59.9
Turnout 51.9
Conservative hold Swing

Hutton East

Hutton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats J. Russell 649 55.2
Labour M. Oliver 319 27.1
Conservative V. Fletcher 208 17.7
Majority 28.1
Turnout 32.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Hutton North

Hutton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative V. Young 653 43.8
Liberal Democrats S. Barnes 468 31.4
Labour E. O'Brien 275 18.4
Independent Liberal C. Williams 96 6.4
Majority 12.4
Turnout 44.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Hutton South

Hutton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative E. Nicholson 1,098 63.1
Liberal Democrats G. Chapman 422 24.3
Labour M. Burgess 219 12.6
Majority 38.8
Turnout 33.1
Conservative hold Swing

Ingatestone & Fryerning

Ingatestone & Fryerning
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. Harrison 807 45.5
Liberal Democrats L. Day 759 42.8
Labour P. Bartley 207 11.7
Majority 2.7
Turnout 45.7
Conservative hold Swing

Pilgrims Hatch

Pilgrims Hatch
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats H. Bailey 960 55.6
Labour L. Southgate 391 22.6
Conservative J. Gray 376 21.8
Majority 33.0
Turnout 34.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Shenfield

Shenfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative V. Fletcher 969 62.3
Liberal Democrats P. Goodey 389 25.0
Labour M. Owen 197 12.7
Majority 37.3
Turnout 37.0
Conservative hold Swing

Warley

Warley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Thompson 825 45.8
Liberal Democrats J. Pearson 623 34.6
Labour T. Lee 353 19.6
Majority 11.2
Turnout 39.5
Conservative hold Swing

References