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1992 City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council election

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Map of the results for the 1992 Bradford council election.
Map of the results for the 1992 Bradford council election.

The City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council elections were held on Thursday, 7 May 1992, with one third of the council as well as a double vacancy in Heaton to be elected. Labour retained control of the council.[1][2]

Election result

Bradford Local Election Result 1992[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 20 4 1 Increase3 64.5 47.4 57,909 +8.8%
  Labour 10 1 4 Decrease3 32.2 38.2 46,660 -5.6%
  Liberal Democrats 1 0 0 Steady 3.2 11.3 13,764 -3.9%
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 2.8 3,397 +0.5%
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.3 388 +0.2%

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

Party Previous council New council
Labour 53 50
Conservative 35 38
Liberal Democrat 2 2
Total 90 90
Working majority  16   10 

Ward results

Baildon[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative R. Cope 3,003 54.1 +5.4
Liberal Democrats K. Zanft 1,428 25.7 +1.8
Labour J. Flood 946 17.0 -5.6
Green C. Harris 173 3.1 -1.6
Majority 1,575 28.4 +3.7
Turnout 5,550
Liberal Democrats hold Swing +3.7
Bingley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative C. Hobson 2,549 58.5 +10.4
Labour M. Gregory 1,298 29.8 -6.4
Liberal Democrats B. Moore 349 8.0 -3.7
Green M. Thompson 158 3.6 -0.3
Majority 1,251 28.7 +16.8
Turnout 4,354
Conservative hold Swing +8.4
Bingley Rural[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative P. Pettit 2,903 67.2 +11.0
Labour F. Needham 837 19.4 -3.8
Liberal Democrats J. Whitehead 380 8.8 -6.3
Green M. Love 198 4.6 -1.0
Majority 2,066 47.8 +14.8
Turnout 4,318
Conservative hold Swing +7.4
Bolton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative M. Gaunt 1,860 52.4 +5.5
Labour P. Thornton 1,074 30.2 +4.3
Liberal Democrats H. Middleton 545 15.3 -11.9
Green W. Taylor 71 2.0 +2.0
Majority 786 22.1 +2.5
Turnout 3,550
Conservative hold Swing +4.9
Bowling[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour R. Sankriwala 1,614 52.3 -3.1
Conservative A. Wade 917 29.7 +7.1
Liberal Democrats J. Collins 430 13.9 -8.1
Green K. Spencer 124 4.0 +4.0
Majority 697 22.6 -10.2
Turnout 3,085
Labour hold Swing -5.1
Bradford Moor[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G. Khaliq 1,952 63.0 -4.1
Conservative H. Ibbotson 757 24.4 +8.8
Liberal Democrats G. Beacher 236 7.6 -5.4
Green I. Davis 154 5.0 +0.6
Majority 1,195 38.6 -12.9
Turnout 3,099
Labour hold Swing -6.4
Clayton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative A. Owen 2,695 61.2 +9.6
Labour A. Pitts 1,418 32.2 -8.1
Liberal Democrats K. Margison 203 4.6 3.5
Green L. Lock 85 1.9 +1.9
Majority 1,277 29.0 +17.6
Turnout 4,401
Conservative hold Swing +8.8
Craven[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative E. Waddington 3,073 66.9 +15.0
Labour K. Todd 1,037 22.6 +0.9
Liberal Democrats J. Hopkinson 482 10.5 -12.1
Majority 2,036 44.3 +15.1
Turnout 4,592
Conservative hold Swing +7.1
Eccleshill[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative H. Lycett 1,560 46.3 +11.4
Labour A. Maddocks 1,368 40.6 -9.5
Liberal Democrats M. Attenborough 392 11.6 -3.3
Green D. Stepan 48 1.4 +1.4
Majority 192 5.7 -9.5
Turnout 3,368
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +10.4
Great Horton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative M. Crabtree 1,718 45.5 +9.8
Labour B. Lynch 1,639 43.4 -9.1
Liberal Democrats C. Wright 309 8.2 -0.5
Green M. Knott 106 2.8 -0.3
Majority 79 2.1 -14.7
Turnout 3,772
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +9.4
Heaton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative J. King 2,681 47.3 +5.1
Conservative G. Gidley 2,494
Labour T. Caswell 2,305 40.7 -7.0
Labour M. Ali 2,133
Liberal Democrats J. Nash 408 7.2 -0.3
Green P. Braham 271 4.8 +2.2
Majority 376 6.6 +1.1
Turnout 5,665
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +6.0
Idle[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats D. Ward 2,301 48.4 +4.5
Conservative R. Priestley 1,592 33.5 +1.8
Labour P. Lloyd 809 17.0 -7.4
Green K. Warnes 55 1.2 +1.2
Majority 709 14.9 +2.7
Turnout 4,757
Liberal Democrats hold Swing +1.3
Ilkley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative A. Hayes 3,306 68.8 +7.0
Labour J. Liuba 806 16.8 -4.7
Liberal Democrats S. Green 477 9.9 -6.8
Green J. Wright 213 4.4 +4.4
Majority 2,500 52.1 +11.7
Turnout 4,802
Conservative hold Swing +5.8
Keighley North[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative K. Jepson 2,583 52.1 +11.8
Labour S. Thomas 1,951 39.4 -6.9
Liberal Democrats J. Brooksbank 278 5.6 -4.7
Green J. Murgatroyd 141 2.8 -0.2
Majority 632 12.8 +6.8
Turnout 4,953
Conservative hold Swing +9.3
Keighley South[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour T. Flanagan 2,332 68.3 +3.5
Conservative D. Jepson 852 25.0 +4.3
Liberal Democrats B. Salmons 140 4.1 -4.3
Green M. Crowson 90 2.6 -0.0
Majority 1,480 43.4 -0.7
Turnout 3,414
Labour hold Swing -0.4
Keighley West[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A. Mudd 1,979 44.2 -8.1
Conservative M. Startin 1,958 43.8 +9.9
Liberal Democrats A. Carter 305 6.8 -3.4
Green G. Lambert 231 5.2 +1.5
Majority 21 0.5 -18.0
Turnout 4,473
Labour hold Swing -9.0
Little Horton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour M. Mir 1,621 58.6 -5.8
Conservative G. Johnson 628 22.7 +6.0
Liberal Democrats A. Griffiths 450 16.3 -2.5
Green M. Shabbeer 66 2.4 +2.4
Majority 993 35.9 -9.7
Turnout 2,765
Labour hold Swing -5.9
Odsal[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative J. Robertshaw 2,080 48.5 +18.0
Labour S. Mitchell 1,764 41.1 -9.8
Liberal Democrats K. Hall 365 8.5 -10.0
Green K. Crook 79 1.8 +1.8
Majority 316 7.4 -13.0
Turnout 4,288
Conservative hold Swing +13.9
Queensbury[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative E. Sunderland 2,055 46.1 +5.7
Labour H. Mason 1,679 37.7 -9.6
Independent R. Naylor 388 8.7 +8.7
Liberal Democrats J. Saul 336 7.5 -4.8
Majority 376 8.4 +1.5
Turnout 4,458
Conservative hold Swing +7.6
Rombalds[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative D. Smith 3,555 67.0 +7.6
Labour H. Gundry 942 17.7 -4.1
Liberal Democrats V. Whelan 812 15.3 -3.5
Majority 2,613 49.2 +11.8
Turnout 5,309
Conservative hold Swing +5.8
Shipley East[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour E. English 1,646 49.2 -7.4
Conservative J. Carroll 1,243 37.2 +8.8
Liberal Democrats J. Hall 453 13.5 -1.4
Majority 403 12.1 -16.1
Turnout 3,342
Labour hold Swing -8.1
Shipley West[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative B. Nunn 2,783 53.4 +9.6
Labour G. Whitfield 1,790 34.3 -4.9
Liberal Democrats T. Willis 403 7.7 -3.6
Green D. Ford 237 4.5 -1.1
Majority 993 19.0 +14.4
Turnout 5,213
Conservative hold Swing +7.2
Thornton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative M. Clayburn 2,144 57.2 +11.9
Labour V. Hughes 1,277 34.1 -7.6
Liberal Democrats H. Wright 230 6.1 -3.5
Green A. Suchi 95 2.5 -0.9
Majority 867 23.1 +19.5
Turnout 3,746
Conservative hold Swing +9.7
Toller[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour C. Rangzeb 2,111 50.7 -9.6
Conservative S. Gilmartin 1,604 38.5 +10.4
Liberal Democrats S. Devonshire 279 6.7 -1.0
Green S. Harris 167 4.0 +0.2
Majority 507 12.2 -20.0
Turnout 4,161
Labour hold Swing -10.0
Tong[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. Cairns 1,439 83.9 +18.3
Liberal Democrats K. Robinson 147 8.6 -2.7
Green N. Tart 130 7.6 7.6
Majority 1,292 75.3 +33.0
Turnout 1,716
Labour hold Swing +10.5
Undercliffe[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour P. Foord 1,875 48.4 -8.1
Conservative G. Moore 1,595 41.2 +13.7
Liberal Democrats E. Hallmann 300 7.7 -5.2
Green S. Burlet 102 2.6 -0.4
Majority 280 7.2 -21.8
Turnout 3,872
Labour gain from Conservative Swing -10.9
University[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour M. Ajeeb 2,875 70.0 -0.9
Conservative J. Austin 669 16.3 +2.0
Liberal Democrats J. Chatfield 358 8.7 +0.9
Green N. Taimuri-Shabbeer 204 5.0 -1.0
Majority 2,206 53.7 -2.9
Turnout 4,106
Labour hold Swing -1.4
Wibsey[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative R. Sheard 1,550 43.3 +7.0
Labour L. Woodward 1,503 42.0 -4.4
Liberal Democrats B. Boulton 465 13.0 -4.5
Green R. Whibley 64 1.8 +1.8
Majority 47 1.3 -8.8
Turnout 3,582
Conservative hold Swing +5.7
Worth Valley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative G. Hodgson 2,432 59.6 +11.8
Labour R. Kelly 1,288 31.5 -2.3
Liberal Democrats R. Quayle 228 5.6 -7.0
Green A. Speller 135 3.3 -2.5
Majority 1,144 28.0 +14.1
Turnout 4,083
Conservative hold Swing +7.0
Wyke[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative V. Owen 1,564 47.0 +12.2
Labour J. Ryan 1,485 44.7 -4.0
Liberal Democrats B. Barlaba 275 8.3 -8.2
Majority 79 2.4 -11.4
Turnout 3,324
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +8.1

References

  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 ad ae af "District results: Bradford". The Yorkshire Post. 8 May 1992.
  2. ^ "Vote 2012: Bradford". BBC News Online. Retrieved 1 August 2015.
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