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1986 Camden London Borough Council election

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1986 Camden Council election
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All 59 seats to Camden Borough Council
30 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Alliance
Last election 33 seats, 40.7% 26 seats, 33.3% 0 seats, 24.9%
Seats won 44 13 2
Seat change Increase11 Decrease13 Increase2
Popular vote 30,337 16,357 12,040
Percentage 50.0% 26.9% 19.8%
Swing Increase9.3% Decrease6.4% Decrease5.1%

Map of the results of the 1986 election to Camden London Borough Council. Labour in red, Conservatives in blue, Liberal Democrats in yellow.

Council Control before election


Labour

Council Control


Labour

The 1986 Camden Council election took place on 8 May 1986 to elect members of Camden London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election. Labour made big gains from the Conservatives across the borough: gaining Bloomsbury and one seat in Brunswick in the south, South End and the two remaining Highgate seats in the north-east, and Swiss Cottage in the north-west. The SDP–Liberal Alliance also won Fortune Green from the Conservatives.

Results

Camden local election results 1986[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 44 11 0 +11 74.6 50.0 30,337 +9.3
  Conservative 13 0 13 −13 22.0 26.9 16,357 -6.4
  Alliance 2 2 0 +2 3.4 19.8 12,040 -5.1
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.0 1.4 857 +1.1
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.3 178 -0.1
  Others 0 0 0 0 0.0 1.6 958 +1.2

Ward results

Adelaide (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Julian Tobin 1,217
Conservative Stephen Moon 1,158
Conservative Ian Pasley-Tyler 1,155
Labour Brian Bell 939
Labour Bryan Blatch 929
Labour Anna Wernher 797
Alliance Vera Miles 487
Alliance Aubrey Sandman 421
Alliance Erich Wagner 400
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Belsize (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Bloomsbury (3)
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Brunswick (2)
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Camden (2)
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Castlehaven (2)
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Caversham (2)
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Chalk Farm (2)
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Fitzjohns (2)
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Fortune Green (2)
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Frognal (2)
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Gospel Oak (2)
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Grafton (2)
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Hampstead Town (2)
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Highgate (3)
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Holborn (2)
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Kilburn (3)
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King's Cross (2)
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Priory (2)
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Regent's Park (3)
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St John's (2)
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St Pancras (2)
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Somers Town (2)
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South End (2)
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Swiss Cottage (3)
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West End (2)
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References

  • London Borough Council Elections 8 May 1986 (PDF). London: London Residuary Body. August 1986. ISBN 1-85261-003-4. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 August 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2013.

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1986 Camden London Borough Council election
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