Weekly by-elections - February 1996

Key:
UCUnitary Council
CCCounty Council
MBCMetropolitan Borough Council
LBCLondon Borough Council
BCBorough Council
DCDistrict Council
TCTown Council
PCParish Council
CoCCommunity Council (Wales)

8th February 1996

Bath & NE Somerset UA, Bloomfield Liberal Democrat 729 (45.8%), Labour 563 (35.4%), Conservative 300 (18.8%) Majority 166. Turnout 40%. Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Dundee SDC, Broughty Ferry West Conservative 691 (50.2%), Labour 368 (26.7%), SNP 261 (19.0%), Liberal Democrat 56 (4.1%) Majority 323. Turnout 39.9%. Conservative hold. East Devon DC, Sidmouth Town Conservative 786 (64.3%), Independent 356 (29.1%), Labour 81 (6.6%). Majority 430. Turnout 42.8% Conservative Hold. Hastings DC, West St Leonards Liberal Democrat 721 (41.1%), Labour 508 (28.9%), Conservative 472 (26.9%), Independent 52 (2.9%) Majority 249. Turnout 35.3%. Liberal Democrat hold. Horsham DC, Chanctonbury Conservative 767 (61.5%), Liberal Democrat 416 (33.4%), Labour 64 (5.1%) Majority 351. Turnout 30%. Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat. South Cambridgeshire DC, Coton Conservative 221 (38.4%), Labour 147(25.5%), Liberal Democrat 97 (16.8%), Independent 61 (10.5%),Independent 50 (8.7%). Majority 74. Turnout 48%(approx.) Conservative Hold. Wrekin DC, Newport West Liberal Democrat 334 (45.6%), Labour 216 (29.5%), Conservative 183 (24.9%). Majority 118. Turnout 27.5%. Liberal Democrat gain from Labour. Newport TC, East Liberal Democrat 286 (51.4%), Labour 139 (25.0%), Independent 131 (23.6%) Majority 147. Turnout 23.9%. Liberal Democrat gain from Labour. Newport TC, West Liberal Democrat 298 (40.9%), Labour 219 (30.1%), Conservative 211 (28.9%). Majority 79. Turnout 23.9%. Liberal Democrat gain from Labour

15th February 1996

Peterborough BC, Wittering Conservative 340 (72.3%), Labour 130 (27.6%) Majority 210. Turnout 32.2%. Conservative Hold Woking BC, Kingfield & Westfield Labour 886 (63.5%), Liberal Democrat 300 (21.5%), Conservative 208 (14.9%). Majority 586. Turnout 35.7%. Labour Hold Stapleford TC, North ward Liberal Democrat 460 (46.6%), Labour 444 (45.0%), Conservative 82 (8.3%) Majority 16. Turnout 21.0% Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Tewkesbury TC, Mitton ward Liberal Democrat 99 (90.8%), Independent 10 (9.2%) Majority 89.Turnout 8.0%. Liberal Democrat hold

22nd February 1996

Carrick DC, Mylor Conservative 876 (46.3%), Liberal Democrat 597 (31.6%), Labour 417 (22.1%). Majority 279. Turnout 43.2%. Conservative hold Derwentside DC, Delves Lane Labour 565 (84.1%), Liberal Democrat 107(15.9%) Majority 458, Turnout 20.0%) Labour hold Derwentside DC, Lanchester Labour 489 (78.6%), Liberal Democrat 133 (21.4%) Majority 356. Turnout 16.9%). Labour hold Northumberland CC, Prudhoe West Liberal Democrat 555 (48.5%), Labour 537 (46.8%), Conservative 53 (4.6%) Majority 18 Turnout Unknown. Liberal Democrat gain from Labour North Kesteven DC, Sleaford North Labour 359 (48.1%), Liberal Democrat 214 (28.6%), Independent 102 (13.7%), Independent 72 (9.6%) Majority 145. Turnout Unknown. Labour hold Nottinghamshire CC, Worksop North & Carlton Labour 1154 (66.4%), Conservative 424 (24.4%), Liberal Democrat 160 (9.2%). Majority 730. Turnout 19.0%. Labour hold Shepway DC, Dymchurch Labour 576 (48.2%), Conservative 315 (26.4%), Liberal Democrat 303 (25.4%) Majority 261. Turnout 38.5%. Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Surrey CC, Farnham South Liberal Democrat 1931 (53.3%), Conservative 1548 (42.7%), Labour 147 (4.1%) Majority 383. Turnout 35.4%. Liberal Democrat hold Taunton Deane DC, Trinity Liberal Democrat 713 (40.1%), Conservative 584 (32.8%), Labour 404 (22.7%), Independent 78 (4.4%) Majority 129, Turnout 37.4. Liberal Democrat hold Tynedale DC, Castle Labour 220 (50.9%), Liberal Democrat 212 (49.1%) Majority 8 Turnout Unknown. Labour hold Wycombe DC, Loudwater Conservative 350 (42.9%), Independent 264 (32.7%), Labour 118 (14.5%), Liberal Democrat 83 (10.2%) Majority 86 Turnout 26.4% Conservative gain from Independent. Prudhoe TC Liberal Democrat 227 (52.6%), Labour 184 (42.7%), Conservative 20 (4.6) Majority 43, Turnout unknown. Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Yeovil TC, South Liberal Democrat 463 (57.6%), Independent 192 (23.9%), Labour 148 (18.4%) Majority 271. Turnout 21% Liberal Democrat gain from Independent.

29th February 1996

Nottingham DC, Byron Labour 1229 (66.4%), Conservative 468 (25.3%), Liberal Democrat 153 (8.3%) Majority 761 Turnout 19.2% Labour hold Nottingham DC, Sherwood Labour 1373 (49.7%), Conservative 1083 (39.2%), Liberal Democrat 308 (11.1%) Majority 290 Turnout 36.3% Labour hold Richmond LBC, Teddington Liberal Democrat 1377 (45.1%), Conservative 990 (32.4%), Labour 686 (22.5%) Majority 387 Turnout 41.4% Liberal Democrat hold South Lakeland BC, Kendal Strickland Labour 408 (55.8%), Liberal Democrat 235 (32.1%), Conservative 88 (12.0%) Majority 173. Turnout 46 Labour gain from independent Worthing BC, Goring Conservative 1488 (55.2%), Liberal Democrat 1049 (38.9%), Labour 138 (5.1%), Green 22 (0.8%) Majority 439. Turnout unknown. Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Portland TC, Tophill West Liberal Democrat 273 (57.0%), Resident 119 (24.8%), Independent 68 (14.1%), Portland Party 19 (4.0%) Majority 154. Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Radstock TC Labour 475 (57%), Liberal Democrat 359 (43%) Majority 116 Turnout 20% Labour hold

Information originally tabulated by Julian White, recovered from
The Internet Archive.