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1990 Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council election

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1990 Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council election

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One third of seats (22 of 66) to Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
34 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Green
Seats won 22 0 0
Seat change Steady Steady Steady

Map showing the results of the 1990 Barnsley council elections.

Majority party before election

Labour

Majority party after election

Labour

Elections to Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council were held on 4 May 1990, with one third of the council up for election. The election resulted in Labour retaining control of the council.[1][2]

Election result

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council Election Result 1990[1][2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 22 0 0 0 100.0 76.4 32,905 +6.4
  Conservative 0 0 0 0 0.0 17.0 7,336 -3.9
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.0 4.4 1,899 +4.4
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0.0 2.2 945 -7.0

This resulted in the following composition of the council:[1][2]

Party Previous council New council
Labour 62 62
Conservatives 2 2
Residents 1 1
Independent 1 1
Total 66 66
Working majority  58   58 

Ward results

+/- figures represent changes from the last time these wards were contested.

Ardsley (7614)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Galvin P. Ms. Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Athersley (6896)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Moore G.* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Brierley (7228)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jeff Ennis* 2,437 84.5 -2.6
Conservative Schofield D. Ms. 446 15.5 +2.6
Majority 1,991 69.1 -5.2
Turnout 2,883 39.9 +8.5
Labour hold Swing -2.6
Central (8762)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Margaret Wilby 2,482 78.4 N/A
Green Smith J. Ms. 682 21.6 N/A
Majority 1,800 56.9 N/A
Turnout 3,164 36.1 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Cudworth (8097)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Charlie Wraith* 2,978 91.0 N/A
Conservative Schofield R. 293 9.0 N/A
Majority 2,685 82.1 N/A
Turnout 3,271 40.4 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Darfield (7927)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Terry Dixon* 2,683 87.0 -1.8
Conservative Burton J. 400 13.0 +1.8
Majority 2,283 74.1 -3.5
Turnout 3,083 38.9 +10.2
Labour hold Swing -1.8
Darton (9849)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour McKenna E.* 2,631 67.3 +7.2
Conservative Barnard R. 695 17.8 -0.5
Green Marsh D. 582 14.9 +14.9
Majority 1,936 49.5 +11.1
Turnout 3,908 39.7 +4.8
Labour hold Swing +3.8
Dearne South (8929)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Slasor G. Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Dearne Thurnscoe (8334)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Catherine Evans* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Dodworth (9914)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Coulter J. 2,734 68.0 -10.9
Conservative Dews R. 649 16.2 -4.9
Green Jones D. 635 15.8 +15.8
Majority 2,085 51.9 -6.1
Turnout 4,018 40.5 +7.0
Labour hold Swing -3.0
Hoyland East (8023)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Michael Brankin* 2,706 86.1 +0.1
Conservative Rouse S. Ms. 437 13.9 -0.1
Majority 2,269 72.2 +0.3
Turnout 3,143 39.2 +12.7
Labour hold Swing +0.1
Hoyland West (6913)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jim Andrews* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Monk Bretton (9047)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Roy Robinson* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
North West (7512)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Cooper G. 2,075 76.5 +4.5
Conservative Dobbin E. Ms. 637 23.5 -4.5
Majority 1,438 53.0 +9.1
Turnout 2,712 36.1 +6.7
Labour hold Swing +4.5
Park (5758)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Roy Warden* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Penistone East (7220)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Hunter* 2,125 61.7 +10.3
Conservative Marsden C. 1,323 38.3 -10.3
Majority 806 23.3 +20.5
Turnout 3,452 47.8 -1.2
Labour hold Swing +10.3
Penistone West (8523)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Walker R.* 2,257 62.8 +17.2
Conservative Leeds K. Ms. 1,335 37.2 -17.2
Majority 922 25.7 +16.9
Turnout 3,592 42.1 +1.4
Labour hold Swing +17.2
Royston (8803)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ken Rispin* 2,428 72.0 N/A
Independent Pearson R. 945 28.0 N/A
Majority 1,483 44.0 N/A
Turnout 3,373 38.3 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
South West (7853)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Foster D.* 2,455 78.4 +1.4
Conservative John Dobbin 675 21.6 -1.4
Majority 1,780 56.9 +2.9
Turnout 3,130 39.9 +4.7
Labour hold Swing +1.4
Wombwell North (5280)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Arthur Hall Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Wombwell South (8344)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Trevor Naylor* Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
Worsbrough (8261)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Terry Bristowe* 2,910 86.7 +1.2
Conservative Elizabeth Elders 446 13.3 -1.2
Majority 2,464 73.4 +2.4
Turnout 3,356 40.6 +7.8
Labour hold Swing +1.2

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 "Elections Centre: Barnsley 1973-2012" (PDF). electionscentre.co.uk/plymouth.ac.uk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 July 2017. Retrieved 25 July 2017.
  2. ^ 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 "Election results 1979 to 2003" (PDF). barnsley.gov.uk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 July 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
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