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Sheffield City Council election, 1984

Elections to Sheffield City Council were held on 3 May 1984. One third of the council was up for election.

Sheffield City Council election, 1984

← 1983 3 May 1984 1986 →

31 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 22 5 4
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1 Steady0

Sheffield UK local election 1984 map.png
Map showing the results of the 1984 Sheffield City Council elections.

Majority party before election

Labour Party (UK)

Majority party after election

Labour Party (UK)

Election resultEdit

Sheffield Local Election Result 1984
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 22 2 1 +1 70.9 54.6 82,184 +3.3%
  Conservative 5 0 1 -1 16.1 24.6 37,012 -4.8%
  SDP–Liberal Alliance 4 1 1 0 12.9 20.5 30,924 +1.4%
  Communist 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.2 258 +0.1%
  Ecology 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 107 +0.1%

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 61
Conservatives 18 17
SDP–Liberal Alliance 9 9
Total 87 87
Working majority  33   35 

Ward resultsEdit

Beauchief [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Danny George 3,074 54.3 +1.1
Labour Mohammed Walayat 1,483 26.2 -2.3
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Social Democratic) N. Knox 1,098 19.4 +1.1
Majority 1,591 28.1 +3.4
Turnout 5,655
Conservative hold Swing +1.7
Birley [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Val Shepherd 3,755 63.9 +4.2
Conservative Christopher Goldsmith 1,284 21.9 -3.8
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Social Democratic) Cyril Skipworth 832 14.2 -0.4
Majority 2,471 42.0 +8.0
Turnout 5,871
Labour hold Swing +4.0
Brightside[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Price 2,757 70.3 +2.6
Labour Patrick Heath 2,445
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Social Democratic) George Wilson 724 18.4 +0.8
Conservative V. McQuaid 442 11.2 -3.4
Conservative Maisie Hyatt 409
Majority 1,721 51.9 +1.8
Turnout 3,923
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +0.9
Broomhill[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Irvine Patnick 1,929 43.4 -4.8
Labour Jacqueline Mosley 1,586 35.7 +5.7
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Social Democratic) Patrick Smith 928 20.9 -0.8
Majority 343 7.7 -10.5
Turnout 4,443
Conservative hold Swing -5.2
Burngreave[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Boyce 3,482 53.2 +0.6
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Liberal) Francis Butler 2,736 41.8 +0.7
Conservative Evelyn Millward 294 4.5 -1.3
Communist Paul Mackey 26 0.4 -0.1
Majority 746 11.4 -0.1
Turnout 6,538
Labour gain from SDP–Liberal Alliance Swing -0.0
Castle[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Roy Munn 2,995 77.9 +1.1
Conservative Joan Graham 494 12.8 -1.1
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Social Democratic) Patricia Major 314 8.2 -0.2
Communist Violet Gill 40 1.0 +0.1
Majority 2,501 65.1 +2.2
Turnout 3,843
Labour hold Swing +1.1
Chapel Green[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Liberal) David Chadwick 3,517 56.1 +3.3
Labour Henry Hanwell 2,302 36.7 +0.1
Conservative J. Edwards 447 7.1 -3.4
Majority 1,215 19.4 +3.2
Turnout 6,266
SDP–Liberal Alliance hold Swing +1.6
Darnall[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Frank Prince 2,934 65.2 +4.0
Conservative Colin Cavill 944 21.0 -2.1
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Liberal) Dennis Boothroyd 622 13.8 -1.8
Majority 1,990 44.2 +6.1
Turnout 4,500
Labour hold Swing +3.0
Dore[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Heslop 3,856 58.4 -0.7
Labour Chris Prescott 1,680 25.4 +1.6
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Social Democratic) W. Lawrie 1,060 16.1 -1.0
Majority 2,176 33.0 -2.3
Turnout 6,596
Conservative hold Swing -1.1
Ecclesall[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sidney Cordle 3,542 56.3 -4.1
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Liberal) Arthur Fawthrop 1,537 24.4 +0.4
Labour N. Eaton 1,212 19.2 +3.6
Majority 2,005 31.9 -4.5
Turnout 6,291
Conservative hold Swing -2.2
Firth Park[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Clive Betts 3,571 77.2 +4.6
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Liberal) D. Wagland 551 11.9 -3.3
Conservative Lorna Banham 501 10.8 -1.4
Majority 3,020 65.3 +7.9
Turnout 4,623
Labour hold Swing +3.9
Hallam[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Jackson 3,417 54.9 -4.5
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Liberal) G. Hughes 1,526 24.5 +0.6
Labour J. Hesketh 1,280 20.5 +3.9
Majority 1,891 30.4 -5.1
Turnout 6,223
Conservative hold Swing -2.5
Handsworth[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Nicholls 3,141 65.9 +4.4
Conservative Dorothy Kennedy 993 20.8 -2.7
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Social Democratic) Jane Padget 632 13.2 -1.8
Majority 2,148 45.1 +7.1
Turnout 4,766
Labour hold Swing +3.5
Heeley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Phyllis Smith 3,279 61.0 +5.0
Conservative Elizabeth Bradbury 1,422 26.4 -4.2
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Social Democratic) Raymond Mellor 674 12.5 -0.8
Majority 1,857 34.6 +9.2
Turnout 5,375
Labour hold Swing +4.6
Hillsborough[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alf Meade 3,484 51.8 +6.1
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Liberal) Penelope Smith 1,660 24.6 +5.4
Conservative Peter Smith 1,585 23.5 -11.6
Majority 1,824 27.2 +16.6
Turnout 6,729
Labour hold Swing +0.3
Intake[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Philip Moscrop 3,087 59.0 +1.4
Conservative Giles Orton 1,388 26.5 -0.9
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Social Democratic) J. Wild 759 14.5 -0.4
Majority 1,699 32.5 +2.3
Turnout 5,234
Labour hold Swing +1.1
Manor[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Jordan 3,088 82.0 +2.6
Conservative George Booth 402 10.7 -0.9
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Social Democratic) Pamela Brown 276 7.3 -1.1
Majority 2,686 71.3 +3.5
Turnout 3,766
Labour hold Swing +1.7
Mosborough[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Dorothy Walton 4,144 67.0 +9.5
Conservative G. Ranson 1,339 21.6 -5.9
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Social Democratic) Hilary Gooch 697 11.3 -3.7
Majority 2,805 45.4 +15.4
Turnout 6,180
Labour hold Swing +7.7
Nether Edge[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. Fiore 2,509 43.1 +4.4
Conservative Ian Fey 2,304 39.6 -5.3
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Liberal) Paul Metcalfe 893 15.3 -1.0
Ecology Jane Beharrell 107 1.8 +1.8
Majority 205 3.5 -2.7
Turnout 5,813
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +4.8
Nether Shire[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Roger Barton 3,252 70.6 +2.3
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Social Democratic) Robert Shillito 838 18.2 +1.5
Conservative A. Banham 512 11.1 -3.8
Majority 2,414 52.4 +0.8
Turnout 4,602
Labour hold Swing +0.4
Netherthorpe[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A. Robinson 3,128 74.8 +8.0
Conservative Simon Briggs 960 22.9 +2.1
Communist Gordon Ashberry 94 2.2 +1.0
Majority 2,168 51.9 +5.9
Turnout 4,182
Labour hold Swing +2.9
Norton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Butler 3,479 62.8 +3.3
Conservative B. Farnsworth 1,368 24.7 -4.5
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Liberal) H. Wallace 688 12.4 +1.2
Majority 2,111 38.1 +7.8
Turnout 5,535
Labour hold Swing +3.9
Owlerton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Burrows 3,038 74.7 +6.1
Conservative Ian Beatson 552 13.6 -5.4
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Liberal) Philip Taylor 477 11.7 -0.6
Majority 2,486 61.1 +11.5
Turnout 4,067
Labour hold Swing +5.7
Park[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Jones 3,224 83.0 -0.3
Conservative Shirley Rhodes 414 10.6 -6.0
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Liberal) D. Eddy 244 6.3 +6.3
Majority 2,810 72.4 +5.7
Turnout 3,882
Labour hold Swing +2.8
Sharrow[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mike Pye 2,304 69.0 +5.7
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Liberal) R. Harrison 937 28.0 +15.7
Communist M. Heywood 98 2.9 +1.3
Majority 1,367 41.0 +0.4
Turnout 3,339
Labour hold Swing -5.0
South Wortley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Liberal) Alan Memmott 2,951 39.6 +1.1
Labour H. Howard 2,606 35.0 +4.4
Conservative Sylvia Cowley 1,892 25.4 -5.4
Majority 345 4.6 -3.1
Turnout 7,449
SDP–Liberal Alliance gain from Labour Swing -1.6
Southey Green[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Blunkett 3,865 85.4 +3.8
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Social Democratic) E. Peacock 336 7.4 -1.9
Conservative Elizabeth Hutton 323 7.1 -1.9
Majority 3,529 78.0 +5.7
Turnout 4,524
Labour hold Swing +2.8
Stocksbridge[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Liberal) June Hibberd 2,081 48.3
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Liberal) Malcolm Johnson 1,977
Labour John Johnston 1,801 41.8
Labour S. Thickett 1,786
Conservative William Travis 421 9.8
Conservative C. Whittaker 414
Majority 176 6.5
Turnout 4,303
SDP–Liberal Alliance hold Swing
SDP–Liberal Alliance hold Swing
Walkley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alan Billings 3,718 62.3 +5.2
SDP–Liberal Alliance (Social Democratic) David Brown 1,336 22.4 +3.3
Conservative Radcliffe Wilson-Wolfe 913 15.3 -8.4
Majority 2,382 39.9 +6.5
Turnout 5,967
Labour hold Swing +0.9

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.