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Sheffield City Council election, 1994

Elections to Sheffield City Council were held on 5 May 1994. One third of the council was up for election. Since the previous election, three by-elections had taken place, resulting in two Lib Dem gains from Labour in Brightside and Walkley and a successful hold of a Dore seat by the Conservatives.[1] This, along with a defection from Burngreave councillor James Jamison, left Labour down three, the Liberal Democrats up two and the Conservatives unchanged going into this election.

Sheffield City Council election, 1994

← 1992 5 May 1994 1995 →

28 of 87 seats to Sheffield City Council
44 seats needed for a majority

  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Liberal Democrat Conservative
Seats won 17 11 0
Seat change Decrease8 Increase11 Decrease3

Sheffield UK local election 1994 map.png
Map showing the results of the 1994 Sheffield City Council elections.

Majority party before election

Labour Party (UK)

Majority party after election

Labour Party (UK)

Election resultEdit

Sheffield Local Election Result 1994
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 17 0 8 -8 60.7 41.2 62,741 +3.0%
  Liberal Democrat 11 11 0 +11 39.3 42.1 64,208 +14.5%
  Conservative 0 0 3 -3 0.0 13.3 20,291 -19.1%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.0 1.2 1,903 -0.3%
  Save Our Park and Services 0 0 0 0 0.0 1.0 1,613 +1.0%
Militant Labour 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.4 682 +0.4%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.3 507 +0.3%
  Independent Labour 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.2 385 +0.2%
  Communist League 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 35 +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 64 56
Liberal Democrats 11 22
Conservatives 11 8
Independent Labour 1 1
Total 87 87
Working majority  41   25 

Ward resultsEdit

Beauchief [2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Peter Moore 4,652 64.5 +7.7
Labour Barry Birks 1,577 21.9 +4.9
Conservative Michael Young 859 11.9 -14.2
Save Our Park and Services Violet Needham 120 1.6 +1.6
Majority 3,075 42.6 +11.9
Turnout 7,208 49.3 +3.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +1.4
Birley [2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Donald Gow 3,039 55.1 +7.0
Liberal Democrat Louise Truman 1,724 31.3 +14.4
Conservative Margaret Pigott 749 13.6 -21.3
Majority 1,315 23.8 +10.6
Turnout 5,512 36.1 +9.6
Labour hold Swing -3.7
Brightside[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alred Meade 2,076 47.6 -7.6
Liberal Democrat Joyce Brodie 1,986 45.5 +29.1
Conservative Michael Quirke 210 4.8 -23.6
Save Our Park and Services Alan Shipley 90 2.0 +2.0
Majority 90 2.1 -24.7
Turnout 4,362 33.7 +14.5
Labour hold Swing -18.3
Broomhill[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Richard Eastall 2,179 38.4 +5.4
Liberal Democrat Leonard Hesketh 1,809 31.9 +14.9
Conservative Charles Wallis 1,372 24.2 -18.5
Green Joseph Otten 191 3.4 -3.7
Save Our Park and Services Lorette Bilby 120 2.1 +2.1
Majority 370 6.5 -3.2
Turnout 5,671 34.6 +4.1
Labour hold Swing -4.7
Burngreave[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Watson 1,986 61.1 +0.9
Liberal Democrat Katherine Milson 630 19.4 +1.5
Independent Donald Sparkes 345 10.6 +10.6
Conservative David Knight 251 7.7 -14.1
Communist League Antony Hunt 35 1.1 +1.1
Majority 1,356 41.7 +3.3
Turnout 3,247 27.9 +7.3
Labour hold Swing -0.3
Castle[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Horton 1,963 67.0 +3.5
Liberal Democrat Andrew McKerrow 567 19.3 +3.8
Conservative Anne Smith 270 9.2 -11.8
Green Graham Wroe 130 4.4 +4.4
Majority 1,396 47.7 +5.2
Turnout 2,930 25.4 +6.2
Labour hold Swing -0.1
Chapel Green[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Francis Butler 4,529 61.1 +0.2
Labour Laurence Kingham 2,489 33.6 +7.0
Conservative Michael Boot 393 5.3 -7.2
Majority 2,040 27.5 -6.8
Turnout 7,411 40.4 +7.3
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing -3.4
Darnall[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Choudry Walayat 2,110 47.1 -4.3
Liberal Democrat Theresa Hainey 1,448 32.3 +20.6
Conservative Laurence Hayward 571 12.7 -16.9
Green Gordon Ferguson 348 7.8 +0.5
Majority 662 14.8 -7.0
Turnout 4,477 30.3 +8.2
Labour hold Swing -12.4
Dore[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Colin Ross 3,292 45.1 +27.2
Conservative John Harthman 2,627 36.0 -28.8
Labour Michael King 1,248 17.1 -0.2
Save Our Park and Services Joyce Baptie 124 1.7 +1.7
Majority 665 9.1 -37.8
Turnout 7,291 45.3 +6.4
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing +28.0
Ecclesall[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Roger Davison 3,022 42.2 +20.4
Conservative Stuart Dawson 2,433 33.9 -26.0
Labour Lawrence Samuels 1,334 18.6 +2.8
Save Our Park and Services Philip Eastwood 375 5.2 +5.2
Majority 589 8.3 -29.8
Turnout 7,164 45.5 +6.7
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing +23.2
Firth Park[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joan Barton 2,726 65.4 +2.2
Labour Alan Law 2,300
Liberal Democrat Susan Cutts 1,090 26.1 +16.5
Liberal Democrat Ruth Dawson 898
Conservative Steven Clark 354 8.5 -18.6
Conservative Fiona Leach 243
Majority 1,210 39.3 +3.2
Turnout 4,170 28.6 +6.2
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing -7.1
Hallam[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Duncan Kime 3,729 50.4 +25.2
Conservative Graham Lawson 2,350 31.7 -24.6
Labour William Barnard 1,159 15.6 +1.0
Green Peter Scott 162 2.2 -1.6
Majority 1,379 18.7 -12.4
Turnout 7,400 50.0 +10.3
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing +24.9
Handsworth[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Raymond Satur 2,553 50.0 -0.2
Liberal Democrat Michael Ogden 2,050 40.1 +20.4
Conservative Shirley Clayton 501 9.8 -20.2
Majority 503 9.9 -10.3
Turnout 5,104 35.6 +10.9
Labour hold Swing -10.3
Heeley[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Stephen Ayris 3,282 52.5 +19.8
Labour Roy Darke 2,534 40.5 -4.9
Conservative Francis Woodger 297 4.7 -17.2
Save Our Park and Services Hilary Pickin 136 2.2 +2.2
Majority 748 12.5 -0.2
Turnout 6,249 43.3 +15.5
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing +12.3
Hillsborough[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Christine Tosseano 3,179 50.8 +19.8
Labour Audrey Hilbert 2,300 36.7 +1.2
Conservative Michael Hayman 659 10.5 -19.1
Save Our Park and Services Avril Critchley 122 1.9 +1.9
Majority 879 14.1 +9.6
Turnout 6,260 41.8 +9.9
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing +9.3
Intake[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Freda White 2,449 45.4 +2.4
Labour David Lawton 2,428
Liberal Democrat Christopher Tutt 2,177 40.4 +22.7
Liberal Democrat Robert Watson 2,039
Conservative Michael Pinder 595 11.0 -28.3
Conservative Jack Thompson 523
Save Our Park and Services Margaret Stuart 171 3.2 +3.2
Majority 272 5.0 +1.3
Turnout 5,392 33.8 +8.3
Labour hold Swing -10.1
Manor[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Janet Fiore 1,880 66.7 +5.2
Liberal Democrat Roy Denton 709 25.2 +8.9
Conservative Andrew Watson 227 8.0 -14.1
Majority 1,171 41.5 +2.1
Turnout 2,816 30.4 +9.2
Labour hold Swing -1.8
Mosborough[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ian Saunders 4,144 52.3 +6.6
Liberal Democrat Alan Hatcher 2,670 33.7 +18.8
Conservative Thomas Pigott 1,102 13.9 -25.5
Majority 1,474 18.6 +12.3
Turnout 7,916 31.5 +8.4
Labour hold Swing -6.1
Nether Edge[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Doreen Huddard 2,989 50.0 +1.1
Labour Qurban Hussain 2,090 35.0 +4.7
Conservative Marjorie Kirby 567 9.5 -7.5
Green R. Southworth 229 3.8 +0.1
Save Our Park and Services A. Dronfield 99 1.7 +1.7
Majority 899 15.1 -3.5
Turnout 5,974 41.3 +5.8
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing -1.8
Nether Shire[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D. Newton 2,238 56.0 +4.1
Liberal Democrat Wayne Morton 1,434 35.9 +10.7
Conservative E. Platts 328 8.2 -14.6
Majority 804 20.1 -6.6
Turnout 4,000 31.7 +8.8
Labour hold Swing -3.3
Netherthorpe[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Michael Bower 1,849 38.2 -12.2
Liberal Democrat Sylvia Anginotti 1,624 33.5 +16.7
Liberal Democrat Howard Middleton 1,561
Labour Michael Smith 1,455
Green Barry New 477 9.9 -0.7
Independent Labour P. Wallace 385 8.0 +8.0
Conservative Maureen Neill 265 5.5 -16.6
Save Our Park and Services J. Green 156 3.2 +3.2
Independent Labour P. Hughes 139
Independent R. Clare 86 1.8 +1.8
Majority 225 4.7 -23.6
Turnout 4,842 31.8 +10.5
Labour hold Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing +14.4
Norton[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Moore 2,333 46.6 +6.0
Liberal Democrat B. Noonan 1,954 39.0 +12.5
Conservative Michael Ginn 723 14.4 -18.4
Majority 379 7.6 -0.2
Turnout 5,010 40.2 +6.2
Labour hold Swing -3.2
Owlerton[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Mathews 2,166 58.8 +5.1
Liberal Democrat M. Sloane 1,031 28.0 +12.4
Conservative Clive Dearden 344 9.3 -19.0
Green Paul Mitchell 141 3.8 +1.5
Majority 1,135 30.8 +5.4
Turnout 3,682 29.4 +7.5
Labour hold Swing -3.6
Park[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Doris Mulhearn 1,655 50.0 -11.1
Liberal Democrat Sheila Hughes 706 21.3 +6.7
Militant Labour Kenneth Douglas 682 20.6 +20.6
Conservative Paul Anderton 265 8.0 -16.3
Majority 949 28.7 -8.1
Turnout 3,308 26.2 +9.5
Labour hold Swing -8.9
Sharrow[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour C. McDonald 2,103 55.1 -0.2
Liberal Democrat Andrew White 1,289 33.8 +13.8
Conservative Anne Smith 252 6.6 -15.4
Save Our Park and Services W. Pickin 100 2.6 +2.6
Independent Simon Rawlins 74 1.9 -0.7
Majority 814 21.3 -12.0
Turnout 3,818 31.4 +9.4
Labour hold Swing -7.0
South Wortley[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat V. Bowden 4,645 59.8 +8.3
Labour John Webster 2,343 30.2 +6.9
Conservative Lynn Wilson 783 10.1 -15.0
Majority 2,302 29.6 +3.2
Turnout 7,771 42.3 +7.4
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing +0.7
Southey Green[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patricia Nelson 2,182 67.4 +0.1
Liberal Democrat Alison MacFarlane 777 24.0 +10.6
Conservative David Marriott 278 8.6 -10.7
Majority 1,405 43.4 -4.6
Turnout 3,237 27.7 +6.7
Labour hold Swing -5.2
Stocksbridge[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat David Chadwick 2,283 55.0 +15.7
Labour Sylvia Parry 1,517 36.5 -0.3
Conservative I. Marshall 354 8.5 -15.3
Majority 766 18.4 +15.9
Turnout 4,154 39.3 +8.7
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing +8.0
Walkley[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Andrew Milton 2,931 49.0 +27.1
Labour James Bamford 2,519 42.1 -1.8
Conservative Veronica Hague 312 5.2 -24.0
Green Nicola Watson 225 3.8 -1.1
Majority 412 6.9 -7.8
Turnout 5,987 41.0 +11.8
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing +14.4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sheffield election documents: 1992 by-elections". Retrieved 2011-10-15.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ 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 1994 results scan". Retrieved 2011-10-15.