Weekly by-elections - March 1996

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

7th March 1996

Braintree DC, Central Labour 825 (66.1%) Liberal Democrat 221 (17.7%) Conservative 167 (13.4%) Green 35 (2.8%) Majority 658. Turnout 25.4% Labour hold Oxfordshire CC, Wantage Rural Liberal Democrat 1156 (42.8%) Conservative 1059 (39.2%) Labour 485 (18.0%) Majority 97. Turnout 49%. Liberal Democrat hold Selby DC, Brayton Labour 847 (52.5%) Conservative 627 (38.9%) Liberal Democrat 138 (8.6%) Majority 220. Turnout Unknown. Labour hold Stratford DC, Sambourne Conservative 371 (65.4%) Liberal Democrat 149 (26.2%) Labour 47 (8.3%) Majority 222 Turnout 47%. Conservative hold

14th March 1996

Barnet LBC, Collindale Labour 1962 (70.6%), Conservative 425 (15.3), Liberal Democrat 257 (9.2%), Green 71 (2.5%), UKIP 65 (2.3%) Majority 1537. Turnout 24.9%. Labour hold Bristol UA, Eastville Liberal Democrat 1079 (38.4%), Labour 1006 (35.8%), Conservative 722 (25.7%) Majority 73 Turnout 32.4%. Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Cambridgeshire CC, Peterborough East Labour 908 (65.9%), Conservative 391 (28.4%) Liberal Democrat 46 (3.3%), Independent 33 (2.4%) Majority 517. Turnout 21.0% Labour hold Craven DC, Glusburn (2 vacancies) Conservative No. 1 366 (52.3%), Liberal Democrat No. 1 336 (47.6%), Conservative No. 2 319, Liberal Democrat No. 2 299. Majority 36. Turnout 22.5%. Conservative gain from Independent. Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Erewash DC, Sawley (2 vacancies) Conservative 682 & 664 (37.9%), Labour 611 & 592 (32.8%), Liberal Democrats 527 & 523 (29.3%) Majority 53. Turnout 35.5. Conservative gain one each from Labour and Liberal Democrat Great Yarmouth DC, Caistor South Labour 469 (61.6%), Conservative 292 (38.4%) Majority 177, Turnout 26.2%. Labour hold North Yorkshire CC, South Craven Conservative 523 (38.9%), Liberal Democrat 445 (33.1%), Labour 377 (28.0%) Majority 78. Turnout 24.8%. Conservative gain from Independent South Lanarkshire SUA, East Mains Labour 933 (62.5%), SNP 487 (32.6%), Liberal Democrat 74 (4.9%). Majority 446. Turnout 47.2%. Labour hold West Somerset DC, Carhampton & Withycombe Liberal Democrat 436 (74.7%), Labour 65 (11.1%), Conservative 57 (9.8%). Independent 26 (4.5%) Majority 371. Turnout 57%. Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Hessle TC, Northfield Liberal Democrat 242 (59.2%), Labour 151 (36.9%), Conservative 16 (3.9%) Majority 91. Turnout 14%. Liberal Democrat hold. Hessle TC, Westfield Liberal Democrat 206 (56.9%), Labour 58 (16.0%), Independent 56 (15.5%). Conservative 42 (11.6%) Majority 148. Turnout unknown. Trowbridge TC, Drynham Labour 282 (34.4%), Conservative 221 (26.9%), Liberal Democrat 184 (22.4%), Independent Liberal Democrat 134 (16.3%). Majority 61. Turnout 20.6%. Labour gain from Liberal Democrat

20th March 1996

Southwark LBC, Browning Liberal Democrat 1191 (64.1%), Labour 668 (35.9%) Majority 523 Turnout 27.3% Liberal Democrat Hold

21st March 1996

Broxbourne BC, Waltham Cross South Labour unopposed Labour hold Cornwall CC, Ludgvan division. Liberal Democrat 688 (32%), Conservative 551 (25%), Independent 462 (21%), Labour 344 (16%), Mebyon Kernow 137 (6%) Majority 137.Turnout 39.01% Liberal Democrat Hold Edinburgh SDC, Baberton Conservative 1131 (37.8%), Labour 927 (31.0%), Liberal Democrat 577 (19.3%), SNP 318 (10.6%), Green 38 (1.3%) Majority 204. Turnout 47.8%. Conservative hold Havant DC, Warren Park Liberal Democrat 524 (51.1%), Labour 423 (41.2%), Conservative 78 (7.6%) Majority 101 Turnout 22.8% Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Lambeth LBC, Knightshill Liberal Democrat 1287 (38.0%), Labour 1246 (36.8%), Conservative 808 (23.9%), Green 44 (1.3%) Majority 41. Turnout 37.5%. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Newport WDC, Alway Labour 740 (61.4%), Liberal Democrat 310 (25.7%), Conservative 112 (9.3%), Independent Socialist Labour 43 (3.6%) Majority 430 Turnout 21.0%. Labour hold Newquay TC, Rialton Liberal Democrat 357 (69.9%), Green 154 (30.1%) Majority 203. Turnout 13.7%. Liberal Democrat hold

28th March 1996

Cheshire CC, South Wirral Conservative 1964 (53.2%), Labour 1727 (46.8%) Majority 237. Turnout 32.7% Conservative hold East Hampshire DC, Alton - Holybourne Liberal Democrat 402 (49.1%), Conservative 256 (31.3%), Labour 161 (19.7%) Majority 146 Turnout 47.2%. Liberal Democrat hold Hull UA, Orchard Park Labour 701 (44.2%), Liberal Democrat 434 (27.3%), "Real" Labour 282 (17.8%), Conservative 90 (5.7%), Militant Labour 66 (4.2%), Independent 14 (0.9%) Majority 267.Turnout Unknown. Labour hold Mid Bedfordshire DC, Blunham Conservative 336 (41.3%), Liberal Democrat 273 (33.5%), Labour 205 (25.2%) Majority 63. Turnout 49.1% Conservative hold Pendle DC, Marsden Labour 577 (63.3%), Liberal Democrat 222 (24.3%), Conservative 113 (12.4%) Majority 355. Turnout 26.2%. Labour hold Blunham PC, Unwarded parish Independent No.1 182 (47.2%), Independent No.2 117 (30.3%), Independent No.3 50 (12.9%). Independent No.4 37 (9.6%) Majority 65 Turnout 54.8% Cranfield PC, Cranfield Independent 240 (61.1%), Labour 153 (38.9%) Majority 87. Turnout 13.9%.

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