1986 Fife Regional Council election - Wikiwand
For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for 1986 Fife Regional Council election.

1986 Fife Regional Council election

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This article relies largely or entirely on a single source. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. Please help improve this article by introducing citations to additional sources.Find sources: "1986 Fife Regional Council election" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (July 2019)
1986 Fife Regional Council election

← 1982 8 May 1986 (1986-05-08) 1990 →

All 46 seats to Fife Regional Council
24 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Alliance Conservative
Last election 27 4 10
Seats won 30 8 4
Seat change Increase3 Increase4 Decrease6
Popular vote 56,383 22,075 15,063
Percentage 46.4% 18.2% 12.4%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Party SNP Communist Independent
Last election 1 1 2
Seats won 2 1 1
Seat change Increase1 Steady Decrease1
Popular vote 22,369 2,210 2,003
Percentage 18.4% 1.8% 1.6%

Results by electoral division.

Council control before election


Labour

Council control after election


Labour

The 1986 Fife Regional Council election, the fourth election to Fife Regional Council, was held on 8 May 1986 as part of the wider 1986 Scottish regional elections. The election saw the Labour maintaining their control of the regions 46 seat council.

Aggregate results

Fife Regional election, 1986[1]
Turnout: 46.9%
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 30 65.2 46.4 56,383
  Alliance 8 17.4 18.2 22,075
  Conservative 4 8.7 12.4 15,063
  SNP 2 4.3 18.4 22,369
  Communist 1 2.2 1.8 2,210
  Independent 1 2.2 1.6 2,003
  Independent Labour 0 0.0 2.4 719
  Green 0 0.0 0.6 671

Ward results

This section is empty. You can help by adding to it. (February 2017)

References

{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
1986 Fife Regional Council election
Listen to this article