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Sheffield City Council election, 1982

Elections to Sheffield City Council were held on 6 May 1982. One third of the council was up for election.

Sheffield City Council election, 1982

← 1980 6 May 1982 1983 →

29 of 87 seats to Sheffield City Council
44 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative SDP–Liberal Alliance
Seats won 20 6 3
Seat change Steady0 Steady0 Steady0

Sheffield UK local election 1982 map.png
Map showing the results of the 1982 Sheffield City Council elections.

Majority party before election

Labour Party (UK)

Majority party after election

Labour Party (UK)

Election resultEdit

Sheffield Local Election Result 1982
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 20 1 1 0 68.9 48.0 79,719 -4.9%
  Conservative 6 0 0 0 20.7 23.3 38,765 -10.7%
  SDP–Liberal Alliance 3 1 1 0 10.3 28.3 46,997 +16.0%
  Communist 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.2 388 -0.4%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 163 +0.1%
  Workers Revolutionary 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 +0.0%

This result had the following consequences for the total number of seats on the Council after the elections:

Party Previous council New council
Labour 60 60
Conservatives 18 18
SDP–Liberal Alliance 9 9
Total 87 87
Working majority  33   33 

Ward resultsEdit

Beauchief [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sween Batiste 2,964 41.5 -24.4
SDP–Liberal Alliance Neil Panter 2,251 31.5 +31.5
Labour Justin Wren-Lewis 1,847 25.9 -8.1
Independent John Charles 75 1.0 +1.0
Majority 713 10.0 -21.9
Turnout 7,137
Conservative hold Swing -27.9
Birley [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Marshall 3,420 54.6 -11.9
SDP–Liberal Alliance Roger Davison 1,740 27.8 +27.8
Conservative Glenda Leitch 1,104 17.6 -15.9
Majority 1,680 26.8 -6.2
Turnout 6,264
Labour hold Swing -19.8
Brightside[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Rae Whitfield 2,919 61.7 -14.1
SDP–Liberal Alliance George Wilson 1,417 29.9 +29.9
Conservative Victoria Sellers 393 8.3 -15.8
Majority 1,502 31.8 -19.9
Turnout 4,729
Labour hold Swing -22.0
Broomhill[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Marvyn Moore 2,058 43.8 -6.5
SDP–Liberal Alliance Martin Hayes-Allen 1,346 28.7 +3.7
Labour Brian Fischer 1,290 27.5 +2.8
Majority 712 15.1 -10.2
Turnout 4,694
Conservative hold Swing -5.1
Burngreave[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tony Damms 3,089 50.8 +11.7
SDP–Liberal Alliance David Johnson 2,586 42.5 -8.9
Conservative Shirely Rhodes 351 5.8 -1.5
Communist Stephen Howell 46 0.7 -1.4
Workers Revolutionary Keith McCormick 6 0.1 +0.1
Majority 503 8.3 -4.0
Turnout 6,078
Labour gain from SDP–Liberal Alliance Swing +10.3
Castle[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Horton 3,252 72.0 -3.0
SDP–Liberal Alliance Tony Pearce 752 16.6 +11.0
Conservative Joan Graham 474 10.5 -6.0
Communist Violet Gill 36 0.8 -2.0
Majority 2,500 55.4 -3.1
Turnout 4,514
Labour hold Swing -7.0
Chapel Green[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SDP–Liberal Alliance Roger Wilson 3,236 49.5 -11.5
Labour Henry Hanwell 2,658 40.6 +9.5
Conservative Francis Brookes 645 9.8 +2.0
Majority 578 8.9 -21.0
Turnout 6,539
SDP–Liberal Alliance hold Swing -10.5
Darnall[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Roy Munn 2,770 57.1 -5.6
SDP–Liberal Alliance Dennis Boothroyd 1,185 24.4 +12.7
Conservative Colin Cavill 895 18.4 -7.2
Majority 1,585 32.7 -4.4
Turnout 4,850
Labour hold Swing -9.1
Dore[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jack Joel Thompson 3,870 51.9 -12.0
SDP–Liberal Alliance Edward Mullin 1,894 25.4 +15.8
Labour Donald Lemons 1,695 22.7 -3.8
Majority 1,976 26.5 -10.9
Turnout 7,459
Conservative hold Swing -13.9
Ecclesall[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jonathan Freeman 3,827 52.7 -17.1
SDP–Liberal Alliance Arthur Fawthrop 2,423 33.4 +19.1
Labour Anthony Sweeney 1,009 13.9 -1.9
Majority 1,404 19.3 -34.7
Turnout 7,259
Conservative hold Swing -18.1
Firth Park[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joan Barton 3,710 72.3 -8.8
SDP–Liberal Alliance Christopher Fenn 972 18.9 +11.0
Conservative Lorna Banham 447 8.7 -3.3
Majority 2,738 53.4 -15.7
Turnout 5,129
Labour hold Swing -9.9
Hallam[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gordon Wragg 3,620 53.6 -13.7
SDP–Liberal Alliance Paul Metcalfe 2,036 30.2 +18.0
Labour Dorothy Podlesny 1,090 16.1 -4.4
Majority 1,584 23.4 -23.4
Turnout 6,746
Conservative hold Swing -15.8
Handsworth[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Leslie Mose 3,092 57.0 -13.3
SDP–Liberal Alliance Hilary Gooch 1,407 25.9 +25.9
Conservative Bernard Kennedy 919 16.9 -12.7
Majority 1,685 31.1 -9.6
Turnout 5,418
Labour hold Swing -19.6
Heeley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Hukesh Savani 2,803 49.2 -9.8
Conservative Sidney Cordle 1,488 26.1 -5.9
SDP–Liberal Alliance Donald Smith 1,339 23.5 +16.7
Communist Neville Taylor 68 1.2 -0.9
Majority 1,315 23.1 -3.9
Turnout 5,698
Labour hold Swing -1.9
Hillsborough[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gordon Mills 3,363 43.4 -9.9
SDP–Liberal Alliance June Hibberd 2,432 31.4 +31.4
Conservative William Travis 1,943 25.1 -21.6
Majority 931 12.0 +5.4
Turnout 7,738
Labour hold Swing -20.6
Intake[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Green 3,174 53.6 -6.2
SDP–Liberal Alliance Ted Lyon 1,560 26.4 +18.5
Conservative Farrell Rollitt 1,181 19.9 -12.3
Majority 1,614 27.2 -0.4
Turnout 5,915
Labour hold Swing -12.3
Manor[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Howard Capelin 2,912 71.3 -4.8
SDP–Liberal Alliance Joan Dallamore 801 19.6 +13.4
Conservative Simon Briggs 341 8.3 -5.9
Communist Arnold Archer 28 0.7 -2.8
Majority 2,111 51.7 -9.1
Turnout 4,082
Labour hold Swing -9.1
Mosborough[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sam Wall 3,293 56.1 -15.8
SDP–Liberal Alliance Dennis Vernals 1,519 25.9 +25.9
Conservative Christopher Goldsmith 1,058 18.0 -10.0
Majority 1,774 30.2 -13.7
Turnout 5,870
Labour hold Swing -20.8
Nether Edge[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christine Smith 2,434 42.3 -11.4
Labour Marilyn Tsiorvas 2,054 35.7 -0.5
SDP–Liberal Alliance David Tummon 1,258 21.9 +11.9
Majority 380 6.6 -10.9
Turnout 5,746
Conservative hold Swing -5.4
Nether Shire[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alan Wigfield 3,442 66.0 -11.1
SDP–Liberal Alliance Robert Shillito 1,179 22.6 +22.6
Conservative Patricia Oldfield 462 8.8 -11.1
Independent Joe Williams 88 1.7 +1.7
Communist Paul Mackey 41 0.8 -2.1
Majority 2,263 43.4 -13.8
Turnout 5,212
Labour hold Swing -16.8
Netherthorpe[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Laurent 2,865 60.2 -10.6
SDP–Liberal Alliance Peter Stubbs 1,106 23.2 +19.6
Conservative Radcliffe Wilson-Wolfe 727 15.3 -10.2
Communist Valerie Seabright 62 1.3 +1.3
Majority 1,759 37.0 -8.3
Turnout 4,760
Labour hold Swing -15.1
Norton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Moore 3,419 57.6 -4.0
Conservative Paul Mort 1,341 22.6 -7.6
SDP–Liberal Alliance Robert Mumford 1,173 19.8 +11.6
Majority 2,078 35.0 +3.6
Turnout 5,933
Labour hold Swing +1.8
Owlerton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Mathews 3,000 63.0 -11.6
SDP–Liberal Alliance Robert Scholfield 1,168 24.5 +24.5
Conservative Dorothy Kennedy 591 12.4 -10.9
Majority 1,832 38.5 -12.8
Turnout 4,759
Labour hold Swing -18.0
Park[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Doris Mulhearn 3,253 75.7 -8.5
SDP–Liberal Alliance Stephen Truslove 601 14.0 +14.0
Conservative Thomas Seaton 395 9.2 -3.8
Communist David Bruce 45 1.0 -1.8
Majority 2,652 61.7 -9.5
Turnout 4,294
Labour hold Swing -11.2
Sharrow[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tony Tigwell 2,993 62.8 -1.8
SDP–Liberal Alliance Christopher Walker 892 18.7 +18.7
Conservative George Booth 815 17.1 -14.7
Communist Brian Turley 62 1.3 -2.2
Majority 2,101 44.1 +11.3
Turnout 4,762
Labour hold Swing -10.2
South Wortley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SDP–Liberal Alliance Philip Howson 3,774 44.3 +18.3
Labour Ruth Blunkett 2,616 30.7 -8.2
Conservative Sylvia Cowley 2,123 24.9 -10.1
Majority 1,158 13.6 +10.3
Turnout 8,513
SDP–Liberal Alliance gain from Labour Swing +13.2
Southey Green[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Stent 3,488 74.8 -12.9
SDP–Liberal Alliance Stewart Dalton 854 18.3 +18.3
Conservative Hedley Oldfield 318 6.8 -5.4
Majority 2,634 56.5 -19.0
Turnout 4,660
Labour hold Swing -15.6
Stocksbridge[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SDP–Liberal Alliance Malcolm Brelsford 2,166 44.7 -7.5
Labour Ann Proctor 1,759 36.3 +11.8
Conservative Barrie Jones 922 19.0 -4.3
Majority 407 8.4 -19.3
Turnout 4,847
SDP–Liberal Alliance hold Swing -9.6
Walkley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Wood 3,444 53.5 -12.4
SDP–Liberal Alliance Jane Padget 1,930 30.0 +30.0
Conservative Stuart Dawson 1,059 16.4 -17.6
Majority 1,514 23.5 -8.4
Turnout 6,433
Labour hold Swing -21.2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac "Sheffield Local Elections 1973–1995 scans". Retrieved 2011-06-20.