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1982 Harlow District Council election

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1982 Harlow District Council election[1][2]
← 1980 6 May 1982 1983 →

14 of the 42 seats to Harlow District Council
23 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Alliance
Last election 33 7 2
Seats won 11 1 2
Seats after 33 6 3
Seat change Steady Decrease1 Increase1
Popular vote 11,274 2,800 8,299
Percentage 50.3% 12.5% 37.0%

Map showing the results of contested wards in the 1982 Harlow District Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 1982 Harlow District Council election took place on 6 May 1982 to elect members of Harlow District Council in Essex, England. This was on the same day as other local elections. The Labour Party retained control of the council.

Election result

1982 Harlow local election result[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 1 1 Steady 78.6 50.3 11,274 Decrease4.1
  Alliance 2 1 0 Increase1 14.3 37.0 8,299 Increase22.0
  Conservative 1 1 2 Decrease1 7.1 12.5 2,800 Decrease17.6
  Independent Liberal 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.2 52 New

All comparisons in vote share are to the corresponding 1978 election.

Ward results

Brays Grove

Location of Brays Grove ward
Location of Brays Grove ward
Brays Grove[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour D. Howard 793 55.7%
Conservative H. Willcox 630 44.3%
Turnout 41.8%
Labour hold

Hare Street and Town Centre

Location of Hare Street and Town Centre ward
Location of Hare Street and Town Centre ward
Hare Street and Town Centre[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Cramp 764 56.2%
Alliance C. Merryweather 596 43.8%
Turnout 43.9%
Labour hold

Katherines With Sumner

Location of Katherines with Sumner ward
Location of Katherines with Sumner ward
Katherines With Sumner[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Alliance P. Davis 943 49.7%
Labour A. Evans 672 35.4%
Conservative M. Tombs 284 15.0%
Turnout 44.8%
Alliance gain from Conservative

Kingsmoor

Location of Kingsmoor ward
Location of Kingsmoor ward
Kingsmoor[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative L. Atkins 840 43.0%
Labour R. Rowland 709 36.3%
Alliance D. Harris 404 20.7%
Turnout 41.4%
Conservative gain from Labour

Latton Bush

Location of Latton Bush ward
Location of Latton Bush ward
Latton Bush[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour S. Edwards 953 50.7%
Conservative K. Clarke 506 26.9%
Alliance T. McArdle 421 22.4%
Turnout 43.8%
Labour hold

Little Parndon

Location of Little Parndon ward
Location of Little Parndon ward
Little Parndon[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour M. Carter 1,025 58.9%
Alliance R. Baskett 715 41.1%
Turnout 40.5%
Labour hold

Mark Hall North

Location of Mark Hall North ward
Location of Mark Hall North ward
Mark Hall North[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour E. Morris 545 44.3%
Conservative N. Armitage 414 33.7%
Alliance P. Moulds 271 22.0%
Turnout 51.4%
Labour hold

Mark Hall South

Location of Mark Hall South ward
Location of Mark Hall South ward
Mark Hall South[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour S. Anderson 961 58.2%
Conservative G. Dabnor 403 24.4%
Alliance S. Tucker 286 17.3%
Turnout 40.7%
Labour hold

Netteswell West

Location of Netteswell West ward
Location of Netteswell West ward
Netteswell[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour M. Gerrard 537 54.5%
Alliance R. Freeman 312 31.6%
Conservative F. Burgoyne 137 13.9%
Turnout 39.7%
Labour hold

Old Harlow

Location of Old Harlow ward
Location of Old Harlow ward
Old Harlow[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour S. Firth 1,060 49.4%
Conservative S. Rigden 561 26.2%
Alliance R. Winkie 472 22.0%
Independent Liberal S. Ward 52 2.4%
Turnout 47.1%
Labour gain from Conservative

Passmores

Location of Passmores ward
Location of Passmores ward
Passmores[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour M. Collyer 825 51.3%
Alliance D. Filler 782 48.7%
Turnout 38.1%
Labour hold

Potter Street

Location of Potter Street ward
Location of Potter Street ward
Passmores[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Bruce 900 66.0%
Alliance P. Murray 464 34.0%
Turnout 41.5%
Labour hold

Stewards

Location of Stewards ward
Location of Stewards ward
Stewards[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Alliance P. McCallion 1,121 69.5%
Labour K. Ion 491 30.5%
Turnout 40.6%
Alliance hold

Tye Green

Location of Tye Green ward
Location of Tye Green ward
Tye Green[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour W. Hanley 1,039 65.9%
Alliance S. James 537 34.1%
Turnout 39.7%
Labour hold

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ a b "Local Election Summaries 1982". The Elections Centre.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Harlow District Council Election Results 1976-2012" (PDF). Elections Centre. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
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