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1994 Barking and Dagenham London Borough Council election

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The 1994 Barking and Dagenham Council election took place on 5 May 1994 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 in overall control of the council.[1]

Background

117 candidates nominated in total. Labour again ran a full slate (48) and was the only party to do so, whilst the Liberal Democrats ran 47. By contrast the Conservative Party ran only 12 candidates.

Election result

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

Ward results

Abbey

Abbey (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jeannette L. Alexander 1,601 61.3 -4.5
Labour Graham J. Bramley 1,562
Labour Mohammed A. R. Fani 1,403
Independent Narain C. Kaul 476 18.2 N/A
Liberal Democrats Claire D. Stepton 317 12.1 -4.3
Liberal Democrats Anthony D. Stepton 310
Liberal Democrats Margaret L. Tester 273
Conservative John J. Stavers 217 8.3 -9.5
Conservative Danielle Whitton 202
Conservative Robert D. Whitton 183
Turnout 2,662 39.7 +4.5
Registered electors 6,700
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Alibon

Alibon (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Terence G. W. Wade 1,208 84.4 +5.3
Labour Ernest J. White 1,189
Liberal Democrats Joan M. Cooper 224 15.6 +7.8
Liberal Democrats Linda A. Luby 203
Turnout 1,569 36.9 -0.6
Registered electors 4,252
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Becontree

Becontree (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Edith E. Bradley 1,354 81.2 N/A
Labour John P. Wainwright 1,292
Liberal Democrats Clifford P. Evans 313 18.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Linda M. McGuinness 294
Turnout 1,760 33.9 N/A
Registered electors 5,183
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Cambell

Cambell (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mabel R. Arnold 1,896 83.1 -1.8
Labour Joan E. Rawlinson 1,839
Labour June M. van Roten 1,742
Liberal Democrats Heather B. Boorman 385 16.9 N/A
Liberal Democrats David F. Boorman 369
Liberal Democrats Elizabeth A.R. Durrant 322
Turnout 2,561 38.3 +1.5
Registered electors 6,683
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Chadwell Heath

Chadwell Heath (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Residents Albert Gibbs 1,362 48.5 -1.2
Residents Ronald J. Curtis 1,359
Residents Robert J. E. Jeyes 1,269
Labour Violet M. Gasson 1,089 38.7 -0.5
Labour Vera W. Cridland 1,071
Labour Malcolm K. Murchie 956
Conservative Mark D. Gilding 193 6.9 -5.2
Conservative John F. Graham 183
Liberal Democrats Anil S. Fernando 167 5.9 N/A
Conservative Sharon P. Keefe 143
Turnout 2,776 40.6 -1.7
Registered electors 6,835
Residents hold Swing
Residents hold Swing
Residents hold Swing

Eastbrook

Eastbrook (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Richard Blackburn 1,788 82.1 +2.8
Labour Frederick G. Tibble 1,739
Labour Lawrence E. Bunn 1,682
Liberal Democrats Angela Lambart 390 17.9 N/A
Liberal Democrats Donna M. Lewis 328
Liberal Democrats Jacqueline A. Williams 317
Turnout 2,399 35.1 -0.5
Registered electors 6,837
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Eastbury

Eastbury (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patrick J. Manley 1,188 50.0 -1.9
Liberal Democrats Stephen J. Churchman 1,186 50.0 +11.4
Liberal Democrats Deborah Richardson 1,086
Labour Gordon P. J. Mayor 1,013
Turnout 2,456 56.1 +5.5
Registered electors 4,375
Labour hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

Fanshawe

Fanshawe (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Frederick C. Jones 1,788 82.9 -2.2
Labour Raymond B. Parkin 1,696
Labour John S. Thomas 1,569
Liberal Democrats Margaret D. Deller 368 17.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Timothy S Williams 350
Turnout 2,383 36.8 +0.8
Registered electors 6,367
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Gascoigne

Gascoigne (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kathleen J. Flint 1,214 61.5 +10.8
Labour Suzanne. K Kelly 1,147
Labour Valerie M. Rush 1,107
Liberal Democrats Alan H. G. Copper 760 38.5 -10.8
Liberal Democrats David A. Oram 732
Liberal Democrats Richard A. Colclough 700
Turnout 2,054 34.5 -3.0
Registered electors 5,955
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Labour hold Swing

Goresbrook

Goresbrook (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Terence P. Power 1,608 83.8 +5.5
Labour Alan G. Thomas 1,566
Liberal Democrats Peter B. Downs 310 16.2 +5.9
Liberal Democrats Hayley C. Downs 306
Turnout 2,057 38.3 +0.5
Registered electors 5,364
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Heath

Heath (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Charles J. Fairbrass 1,907 90.3 +10.1
Labour Sidney Kallar 1,801
Labour John H. Lawrence 1,762
Liberal Democrats Sylivia M. Eddy 205 9.7 N/A
Liberal Democrats Steven J. Payne 192
Liberal Democrats Jean Y. Kemnitz 166
Turnout 2,491 36.8 +0.7
Registered electors 6,765
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Longbridge

Longbridge (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David J. Sterry 1,442 49.0 +5.7
Labour Dennis W. Bomberg 1,376
Labour Nirmal S. S. Gill 1,325
Liberal Democrats Brian B. Beadle 752 25.5 +17.3
Conservative Brian Cook 750 25.5 -13.6
Conservative Peter M. Burch 741
Conservative Valerie Burch 712
Liberal Democrats Daniel J. Felton 613
Liberal Democrats Nigel L. Meyer 583
Turnout 3,031 45.3 -1.5
Registered electors 6,688
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Manor

Manor (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alastair J. Hannah-Rogers 1,401 80.7 +0.3
Labour Rita P. Hannah-Rogers 1,364
Liberal Democrats Roy C. Gregory 335 19.3 +7.3
Liberal Democrats Mildred Kenworthy 283
Turnout 1,779 38.3 -2.2
Registered electors 4,650
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Marks Gate

Marks Gate (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Maureen M. Worby 921 78.0 -5.3
Labour Peter J. Melia 845
Liberal Democrats Winifred E. Chapman 260 22.0 N/A
Liberal Democrats Roger E. Miller 248
Turnout 1,322 37.4 -7.4
Registered electors 3,539
Labour hold Swing
Labour win (new seat)

Parsloes

Parsloes (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joseph A. Butler 1,000 49.1 -23.4
Labour Brian P. Walker 947
Independent Labour John W. Dias-Broughton 753 37.0 N/A
Liberal Democrats Wendy M. Churchman 282 13.9 +2.0
Liberal Democrats John C. A Richardson 252
Turnout 1,890 38.8 +0.2
Registered electors 4,865
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

River

River (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patricia A. Twomey 1,200 78.3 -2.2
Labour Inder S. Jamu 1,064
Liberal Democrats Robert R. Mansfield 332 21.7 N/A
Liberal Democrats Leonard G. McGuinness 239
Turnout 1,624 33.6 +1.1
Registered electors 4,828
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Thames

Thames (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George H. Shaw 1,517 76.9 -13.0
Labour Royston A. J. Patient 1,476
BNP Gary J. Hewiit 252 12.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Catherine M. Kelly 204 10.3 +0.2
Liberal Democrats John Kelly 191
Turnout 1,999 46.5 +4.6
Registered electors 4,300
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Triptons

Triptons (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George A. Brooker 1,804 83.3 +9.9
Labour John Davis 1,749
Labour Cameron Gedddes 1,560
Liberal Democrats Kenneth G. Barker 362 16.7 +5.9
Liberal Democrats June W. Griffin 327
Liberal Democrats Anthony J. Walker 322
Turnout 2,371 35.8 -2.9
Registered electors 6,628
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Valence

Valence (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jean E. M. Bruce 1,840 80.5 N/A
Labour Leonard A. Collins 1,758
Labour Bryan M. Osborn 1,753
Liberal Democrats Irene L. Hilton 445 19.5 N/A
Liberal Democrats Bryan P. Tester 339
Turnout 2,497 38.4 N/A
Registered electors 6,502
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Village

Village (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Katherine A. Golden 1,968 78.9 +4.7
Labour Darrin F. Best 1,872
Labour William C. Dale 1,849
Liberal Democrats Peter M. Lepley 276 11.1 +2.6
Liberal Democrats Linda J. Holmes 264
Conservative Kenneth M. Coombs 250 10.0 -7.3
Liberal Democrats Samuel G. Hodge 248
Conservative Terence A. Mallindine 205
Conservative William C. Preston 195
Turnout 2,630 36.9 +1.3
Registered electors 7,134
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

By-elections between 1990 and 1994

Alibon

Alibon by-election, 13 February 1992[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patricia A. Twomey 661 56.3 -22.8
Conservative Margaret Jones 264 22.5 +9.5
Liberal Democrats Sean P. Healy 249 21.2 +13.4
Majority 397 40.7 N/A
Turnout 26.1 -11.4
Registered electors 4,503
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Trevor A. Watson.

Chadwell Heath

Chadwell Heath by-election, 2 April 1992[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Residents Ronald J. Curtis 1,107 49.3 -0.4
Labour Violet M. Gasson 819 36.5 -1.7
Conservative John F. Graham 318 14.2 +14.2
Majority 288 12.8 N/A
Turnout 33.3 -9.0
Registered electors 6,756
Residents hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Raymond Gowland.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u "London Borough Council Elections 5 May 1994 including Results from the European Elections" (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 t "London Borough of Barking & Dagenham Election Results 1964-2010" (PDF). Elections Centre. Plymouth University. Retrieved 19 May 2018.
  3. ^ a b "London Borough Council By-elections May 1990 to May 1994" (PDF). London Datastore. London Research Centre. Retrieved 8 March 2015.


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