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Sheffield City Council election, 1991

Elections to Sheffield City Council were held on 2 May 1991. One third of the council was up for election. Since the previous election, Richard Old had defected from the Conservatives, sitting as an Independent Conservative. His failure to win re-election for the Ecclesall ward returned them to 11 seats.

Sheffield City Council election, 1991

← 1990 2 May 1991 1992 →

30 of 87 seats to Sheffield City Council
44 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrat
Seats won 23 4 3
Seat change Increase1 Increase1 Decrease1

Sheffield UK local election 1991 map.png
Map showing the results of the 1991 Sheffield City Council elections.

Majority party before election

Labour Party (UK)

Majority party after election

Labour Party (UK)

Election resultEdit

Sheffield Local Election Result 1991
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 23 2 1 +1 76.6 49.6 73,080 -12.6%
  Conservative 4 2 1 +1 13.3 23.5 34,562 +5.7%
  Liberal Democrat 3 1 2 -1 10.0 24.6 36,277 +7.6%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.0 1.4 2,084 -1.4%
Conservative Councillor Against Student Games 0 0 1 -1 0.0 0.5 711 +0.5%
  Islamic Party 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.3 407 +0.3%
Wealth Redistribution 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 116 +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 69 70
Conservatives 10 11
Liberal Democrats 7 6
Conservative Councillor Against Student Games 1 0
Total 87 87
Working majority  51   53 

Ward resultsEdit

Beauchief [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Andrew Sangar 4,691 59.8 +13.0
Conservative Frank Woodger 1,793 22.8 +1.2
Labour Shafzat Mirza 1,356 17.3 -14.2
Majority 2,898 37.0 +21.7
Turnout 7,840 52.3 -6.1
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing +5.9
Birley [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joan Lumley 3,407 61.1 -14.4
Conservative Eve Millward 1,204 21.6 +7.8
Liberal Democrat Helen Woolley 966 17.3 +6.6
Majority 2,203 39.5 -22.2
Turnout 5,577 35.4 -6.6
Labour hold Swing -11.1
Brightside[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Pat Heath 2,519 69.1 -11.3
Conservative Marjorie Kirby 575 15.8 +10.3
Liberal Democrat Roger Hughes 551 15.1 +9.0
Majority 1,944 53.3 -19.2
Turnout 3,645 28.1 -7.8
Labour hold Swing -10.8
Broomhill[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Warwick Cornford 1,866 39.0 +5.9
Labour Mukesh Savani 1,598 33.4 -7.6
Liberal Democrat Alan Wisbey 905 18.9 +8.7
Green Mallen Baker 416 8.7 -6.9
Majority 268 5.6 -2.3
Turnout 4,785 34.1 -4.4
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +6.7
Burngreave[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jim Jamison 2,257 65.6 -13.4
Conservative Sam Shaw 521 15.1 +3.7
Liberal Democrat Katherine Milsom 496 14.4 +6.1
Islamic Party Mohammed Khan 166 4.8 +4.8
Majority 1,736 50.5 -17.1
Turnout 3,440 28.7 -8.6
Labour hold Swing -8.5
Castle[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mike Chaplin 2,391 75.4 -8.2
Conservative Anne Smith 400 12.6 +2.4
Liberal Democrat Denis Boothroyd 379 11.9 +5.7
Majority 1,991 62.8 -10.6
Turnout 3,170 29.5 -10.8
Labour hold Swing -5.3
Chapel Green[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Audrey Trickett 4,113 55.7 +14.2
Labour Bob Quick 2,741 37.1 -15.8
Conservative Peter Smith 525 7.1 +1.6
Majority 1,372 18.6 +7.2
Turnout 7,379 40.6 -4.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +15.0
Darnall[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Elsie Smith 2,621 57.2 -8.1
Conservative Philip Kirby 789 17.2 +3.7
Liberal Democrat Francis Pierce 626 13.6 +2.7
Green Chriss Ferguson 305 6.6 -3.6
Islamic Party David Pidcock 241 5.2 +5.2
Majority 1,832 40.0 -11.8
Turnout 4,582 30.8 -4.1
Labour hold Swing -5.9
Dore[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Cliff Godber 3,842 52.5 +1.6
Labour Mike King 1,931 26.4 -8.5
Liberal Democrat Tony Richmond 1,541 21.0 +6.9
Majority 1,551 26.1 +10.1
Turnout 7,314 44.3 -2.3
Conservative hold Swing +5.0
Ecclesall[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Angela Fry 3,260 45.5 -3.5
Liberal Democrat Charles Ross 1,661 23.2 +8.2
Labour Tim Plant 1,528 21.3 -6.3
Conservative Councillor Against Student Games Richard Old 711 9.9 +9.9
Majority 1,732 22.3 +0.9
Turnout 7,160 45.5 +0.0
Conservative gain from Independent Conservative Swing -5.8
Firth Park[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Howard Knight 3,232 70.9 -13.8
Liberal Democrat Doreen Huddart 783 17.2 +8.8
Conservative Nazir Qureshi 541 11.9 +5.1
Majority 2,449 53.7 -22.6
Turnout 4,556 33.2 -7.2
Labour hold Swing -11.3
Hallam[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Angela Knight 3,842 52.7 +6.1
Liberal Democrat Roger Davison 1,615 22.1 +6.0
Labour Andrew Nicolson 1,540 21.1 -9.3
Green Peter Scott 290 4.0 -2.9
Majority 2,227 30.6 +14.4
Turnout 7,287 48.9 -2.7
Conservative hold Swing +0.0
Handsworth[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Duncan Ironmonger 3,058 61.0 -10.4
Liberal Democrat Anita Morris 1,078 21.5 +5.0
Conservative Shirley Clayton 877 17.5 +7.1
Majority 2,980 39.5 -15.4
Turnout 5,013 33.7 -4.5
Labour hold Swing -7.9
Heeley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jack Crowder 2,971 58.8 -14.3
Liberal Democrat Steve Ayris 1,089 21.5 +9.2
Conservative Maureen Neill 995 19.7 +5.1
Majority 1,882 37.3 -21.2
Turnout 5,055 34.4 -6.5
Labour hold Swing -11.7
Hillsborough[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mike Buckley 2,706 49.5 -8.2
Conservative Les Seaton 1,293 23.6 +10.5
Liberal Democrat Penny Baker 1,159 21.2 -1.8
Green Peter Wood 307 5.6 -0.6
Majority 1,413 25.9 -8.8
Turnout 5,465 36.5 -5.6
Labour hold Swing -9.3
Intake[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jim Steinke 2,776 56.4 -16.3
Conservative Nicola Wilde 1,218 24.7 +7.8
Liberal Democrat Susan Alston 929 18.9 +8.6
Majority 1,558 31.7 -24.1
Turnout 4,923 31.7 -8.0
Labour hold Swing -12.0
Manor[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Paul Colk 2,216 73.5 -13.0
Liberal Democrat Melvin Lockey 415 13.7 +7.6
Conservative Paul Anderton 385 12.7 +5.3
Majority 1,801 59.8 -19.3
Turnout 3,016 32.5 -10.4
Labour hold Swing -10.3
Mosborough[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Roy Hattersley 4,207 56.7 -17.0
Conservative Gordon Millward 1,976 26.6 +10.5
Liberal Democrat Louise Truman 1,229 16.6 +6.5
Majority 2,231 30.1 -27.5
Turnout 7,412 30.6 -4.3
Labour hold Swing -13.7
Nether Edge[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Pat Midgley 2,147 41.2 -4.0
Liberal Democrat Greg Connor 1,754 33.7 +13.6
Conservative Qari Siddique 1,307 25.1 +2.1
Majority 393 7.5 -14.7
Turnout 5,208 36.4 -3.2
Labour hold Swing -8.8
Nether Shire[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Steve Jones 2,774 69.5 -11.5
Liberal Democrat Andrew McKerrow 676 16.9 +6.6
Conservative Lyne Wilson 539 13.5 +4.8
Majority 2,098 52.6 -18.1
Turnout 3,989 31.2 -10.7
Labour hold Swing -9.0
Netherthorpe[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tony Arber 2,202 60.3 -11.5
Liberal Democrat Tony Murray-Adams 533 14.6 +8.0
Conservative David Knight 522 14.3 +2.5
Green Barry New 396 10.8 +1.1
Majority 1,669 45.7 -14.3
Turnout 3,653 27.4 -9.1
Labour hold Swing -9.7
Norton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Frank White 2,882 55.5 -15.4
Conservative Russell Crane 1,220 23.5 +4.6
Liberal Democrat Chris Tutt 1,093 21.0 +10.8
Majority 1,662 32.0 -20.0
Turnout 5,195 40.1 -6.1
Labour hold Swing -10.0
Owlerton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Carol Schofield 2,632 67.1 -13.2
Liberal Democrat Katherine Taylor 674 17.2 +7.3
Conservative Andrew Cook 618 15.7 +5.9
Majority 1,958 49.9 -20.5
Turnout 3,924 30.9 -7.5
Labour hold Swing -10.2
Park[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Viv Nicholson 2,656 74.9 -12.4
Liberal Democrat Sheila Hughes 496 14.0 +7.5
Conservative Maisie Hyatt 395 11.1 +4.9
Majority 2,160 60.9 -19.9
Turnout 3,547 26.5 -9.2
Labour hold Swing -9.9
Sharrow[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Doris Askham 2,150 62.9 -13.3
Liberal Democrat Kath Brown 580 17.0 +4.8
Conservative Paul Makin 571 16.7 +5.2
Wealth Redistribution Simon Rawlins 116 3.4 +3.4
Majority 1,570 45.9 -18.1
Turnout 3,417 27.7 -6.9
Labour hold Swing -9.0
South Wortley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Trevor Bagshaw 3,359 43.4 -0.2
Labour Chris Prescott 2,813 36.3 -4.2
Conservative Mollie Goldring 1,572 20.3 +4.5
Majority 546 7.1 +4.0
Turnout 7,744 41.6 -4.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +2.0
Southey Green[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tony Damms 3,007 78.2 -10.6
Liberal Democrat Stuart Bridge 483 12.5 +6.1
Conservative Mark Whittingham 353 9.2 +4.5
Majority 2,524 65.7 -16.7
Turnout 3,843 31.4 -9.4
Labour hold Swing -8.3
Stocksbridge[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joan Brown 1,922 47.8 -2.6
Labour Alan Law 1,758
Liberal Democrat Maureen Brelsford 1,478 36.7 -4.2
Liberal Democrat Andrew Pritchard 904
Conservative C. Blundell 622 15.4 +6.7
Conservative Anne Smith 620
Majority 280 11.1 +1.6
Turnout 4,022 34.0 -12.3
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing +0.8
Walkley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bill Owen 2,840 55.9 -14.3
Liberal Democrat Penny Blythe 955 18.8 +9.5
Conservative Michael Warner 911 17.9 +6.3
Green Jeanette Moon 370 7.3 -1.5
Majority 1,885 37.1 -21.5
Turnout 5,076 34.4 -8.3
Labour hold Swing -11.9

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.