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1990 Barking and Dagenham London Borough Council election

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The 1990 Barking and Dagenham Council election took place on 3 May 1990 to elect members of Barking and Dagenham London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election and the Labour party stayed overwhelmingly in overall control of the council.[1]

Background

102 candidates nominated in total. Labour again ran a full slate and was the only party to do so. By contrast the Conservative Party ran only 33 candidates whilst the Liberal Democrats and the Liberal Democratic Focus Team ran a combined 17.

Election result

Labour continued to win a large majority of seats - 44 out of 48. The Residents Association held their 3 seats. The Liberal Democratic Focus Team won 1 seat.

Ward results

Abbey

Abbey (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Terence M. Bird 1,678 65.8 +10.9
Labour Graham J. Bramley 1,581
Labour Mohammed A. R. Fani 1,449
Conservative Danielle Flynn 454 17.8 +1.3
Liberal Democrats Robert F. Porter 417 16.4 -3.7
Turnout 2,455 35.2 -1.9
Registered electors 6,983
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Alibon

Alibon (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ernest J. White 1,283 79.1 +7.2
Labour Trevor A. Watson 1,259
Conservative Leonard J. Pullen 211 13.0 +0.9
Conservative Lillian M. Pullen 197
Liberal Democrats John Kelly 127 7.8 -8.2
Turnout 1,697 37.5 +5.6
Registered electors 4,526
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Cambell

Cambell (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mable R. Arnold 2.024 84.9 +4.7
Labour Wendola N. Bomberg 1,853
Labour Ronald J. Whitbread 1,842
Conservative Charles W. Bond 361 15.1 -4.7
Conservative David Izzard 263
Turnout 2,558 36.8 +5.2
Registered electors 6,958
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Chadwell Heath

Chadwell Heath (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Residents Albert Gibbs 1,456 49.7 -20.8
Residents Raymond Gowland 1,456
Residents Robert J. E. Jeyes 1,360
Labour Violet M. Gasson 1,120 38.2 +8.7
Labour Hilda A. Jones 942
Labour Julie D. West 938
Conservative David A. Jackson 353 12.1 N/A
Conservative Karen D. Smith 328
Conservative Nicholas L. T. Smith 298
Turnout 2,913 42.3 +4.7
Registered electors 6,881
Residents hold Swing
Residents hold Swing
Residents hold Swing

Eastbrook

Eastbrook (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Richard Blackburn 1,860 79.3 +20.4
Labour Frederick G. Tibble 1,804
Labour Lawrence E. Bunn 1,758
Conservative Malcolm J. Beatty 485 20.7 -1.8
Conservative Reginald Williams 436
Conservative Charles McGinley 428
Turnout 2,478 35.6 +3.0
Registered electors 6,963
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Eastbury

Eastbury (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patrick J. Manley 1,240 51.9 +10.6
Labour Gordon P. J. Mayor 1,131
Lib Dem Focus Team Stephen W. Churchman 922 38.6 -20.1
Lib Dem Focus Team Daniel J. Felton 780
Conservative Peter M. Burch 151 6.3 N/A
Conservative Robert D. Whitton 131
Ind. Liberal Democrat David C. Smith 74 3.1 N/A
Turnout 2,378 51.6 -0.4
Registered electors 4,607
Labour gain from Lib Dem Focus Team Swing
Labour gain from Lib Dem Focus Team Swing

Fanshawe

Fanshawe (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Frederick C. Jones 1,956 85.1 +14.1
Labour Raymond B. Parkin 1,827
Labour John S Thomas 1,799
Conservative Robert A. Brownless 277 12.0 N/A
Conservative Edward T. Holt 256
Conservative William G. Whiter 225
Communist Alfred F. Ott 66 2.9 -1.7
Turnout 2,380 36.0 -4.1
Registered electors 6,620
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Gascoigne

Gascoigne (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jeanette L. Alexander 1,152 50.7 +18.2
Lib Dem Focus Team Ronwen R. Beadle 1,118 49.3 -18.2
Labour Simon J. Bremner 1,055
Labour Kathleen J. Flint 1,023
Lib Dem Focus Team Alan H. G. Cooper 959
Lib Dem Focus Team Elaine Lloyd 920
Turnout 2,308 37.5 -2.6
Registered electors 6,151
Labour gain from Lib Dem Focus Team Swing
Lib Dem Focus Team hold Swing
Labour gain from Lib Dem Focus Team Swing

Goresbrook

Goresbrook (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alan G. Thomas 1,546 78.3 +0.8
Labour Terence P. Power 1,507
Conservative Ivy C. Blanchard 226 11.4 N/A
Liberal Democrats Roger T. Sparrow 204 10.3 -6.5
Turnout 1,869 37.8 +4.5
Registered electors 4,950
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Heath

Heath (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Charles J. Fairbrass 1,994 80.2 +16.3
Labour Sidney Kallar 1,832
Labour John H. Lawrence 1,830
Conservative Sharon P. Keefe 491 19.8 +1.2
Conservative Joan E. Preston 423
Conservative William C. Preston 414
Turnout 2,585 36.1 +3.9
Registered electors 7,157
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Longbridge

Longbridge (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Robin C. Dixon 1,398 43.3 +14.3
Labour June M. van Roten 1,318
Labour Nirmal S. S. Gill 1,290
Conservative Brian Cook 1,264 39.1 +2.0
Conservative Janice E. Izzard 1,228
Conservative John W. Seaman 1,184
Lib Dem Focus Team Brian B. Beadle 304 9.4 -24.4
Liberal Democrats Jayne E. Cooper 264 8.2 N/A
Lib Dem Focus Team Richard J. Felton 246
Turnout 3,038 43.8 +1.1
Registered electors 6,935
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Manor

Manor (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alistair J. Hannah-Rogers 1,550 80.4 +9.7
Labour Rita P. Hannah-Rogers 1,483
Conservative Kay Needham 232 12.0 -1.8
Conservative Marcus G. S. Needham 207
Liberal Democrats Peter B. Downs 145 7.5 -8.0
Turnout 1,915 40.5 +6.8
Registered electors 4,732
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Marks Gate

Marks Gate (1 seat)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Maureen M. Worby 785 83.3 +35.5
Conservative Ernest F. Blackborow 157 16.7 N/A
Turnout 947 44.8 +4.6
Registered electors 2,114
Labour gain from Independent Swing

Parsloes

Parsloes (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John W. Dias-Broughton 1,506 72.5 +2.8
Labour Brian P. Walker 1,490
Conservative Barry J. Taylor 323 15.6 +1.2
Liberal Democrats Wendy M. Churchman 247 11.9 -4.0
Turnout 1,992 39.0 +3.7
Registered electors 5,109
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

River

River (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John P. Wainwright 1,224 80.5 +37.2
Labour Inder S. Jamu 1,103
Conservative John C. Dutton 296 19.5 +7.4
Conservative Peter J. Dutton 273
Turnout 1,621 32.5 +1.1
Registered electors 4,885
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Independent Resident Swing

Thames

Thames (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George H. Shaw 1,714 89.9 +46.6
Labour Royston A. J. Patient 1,680
Liberal Democrats Samuel G. Hodge 193 10.1 -2.3
Turnout 1,913 41.9 +10.5
Registered electors 4,564
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Triptons

Triptons (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George A. Brooker 2,052 73.4 +2.3
Labour John Davis 1,885
Labour Cameron Geddes 1,672
Conservative Leonard W. Dutton 441 15.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats David R. Evans 302 10.8 -18.1
Turnout 2,703 38.7 +8.1
Registered electors 6,993
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Valence

Valence (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jean E. M. Bruce 0
Labour Leonard A. Collins 0
Labour Bryan M. Osborn 0
Turnout 0 0 N/A
Registered electors 6,790
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Village

Village (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Darrin F. Best 1,956 74.2 +1.5
Labour Katherine A. Golden 1,920
Labour William C. Dale 1,914
Conservative Kenneth M. Coombs 457 17.3 -10.0
Conservative Terence A. Mallindine 396
Conservative Royston B. Oliver 367
Liberal Democrats Carole Sparrow 224 8.5 N/A
Turnout 2,652 35.6 +4.8
Registered electors 7,448
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

By-elections between 1986 and 1990

Gascoigne

Gascoigne by-election, 18 September 1986[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Susan P. Vickers 1,450 73.8 +6.3
Labour David E. Geary 466 23.7 -8.8
Conservative Richard P. Hall 49 2.5 +2.5
Majority 984 50.1 N/A
Turnout 31.5 -8.6
Registered electors 6,264
Liberal hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Alan R. Beadle.

Fanshawe

Fanshawe by-election, 10 March 1988[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Raymond B. Parkin 910 77.3 +6.3
Conservative William C. Preston 247 21.0 +21.0
Communist Alfred F. Ott 20 1.7 -2.9
Majority 663 56.3 N/A
Turnout 17.7 -11.6
Registered electors 6,666
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Ernest A. Turner.

Marks Gate

Marks Gate by-election, 10 March 1988[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Maureen M. Worby 477 64.0 +16.2
Conservative Terence A. Malladine 268 36.0 +36.0
Majority 209 28.0 N/A
Turnout 35.5 -4.7
Registered electors 2,098
Labour gain from Independent Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Donald I. Pepper.

River

River by-election, 3 November 1988[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Inder S. Jamu 542 49.2 +5.9
Conservative Marcus G. S. Needham 294 26.7 +14.6
Liberal Democrats Susan J. Bertram 266 24.1 +11.7
Majority 248 22.5 N/A
Turnout 21.7 -9.7
Registered electors 5,073
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Patricia A. Twomey.

Abbey

Abbey by-election, 8 June 1989[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mohammad A. R. Fani 1,158 59.8 +4.9
Conservative Nicholas L. T. Smith 524 27.1 +10.6
Liberal Democrats Martin F. Taylor 253 13.1 -7.0
Majority 634 32.7 N/A
Turnout 28.6 -8.5
Registered electors 6,793
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Abdul M. Khokhar.

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 "London Borough Council Elections 3rd May 1990" (PDF). London Datastore. London Research Centre. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "London Borough of Barking & Dagenham Election Results 1964-2010" (PDF). Elections Centre. Plymouth University. Retrieved 19 May 2018.


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