Local Authority Byelection Results - October 1996

3/10/96

Isle of Wight UA, Ryde NW

Conservative 421 (49.2%), Liberal Democrat 329 (38.4%), Labour 106 (12.4%)
Majority 92. Turnout 37.2%. Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat


Norwich BC, Lakenham

Labour 956 (52.7%), Liberal Democrat 637 (35.1%), Conservative 220 (12.1%)
Majority 319. Turnout 32.6%. Labour hold


Suffolk CC, Broomhill

Labour 571 (41.9%), Conservative 554 (40.6%), Liberal Democrat 237 (17.4%)
Majority 17. Turnout unknown. Labour gain from Conservative.


Test Valley DC, Weyhill

Conservative 565 (55.6%), Liberal Democrat 288 (28.4%), Labour 119 (11.7%), UKIP 44 (4.3%)
Majority 277. Turnout 37.0%. Conservative hold


North Shropshire DC, Market Drayton N

Labour 405 (61.9%), Conservative 249 (38.1%)
Majority 156 Turnout unknown. Labour hold


Market Drayton TC

Labour 338 (54.2%), Conservative 286 (45.8%)
Majority 52. Turnout unknown. Labour hold.


10/10/96

Brentwood DC, Hook End & Wyatts Green

Conservative 542 (72.7%); Liberal Democrat 150 (20.1%); Labour 54 (7.2%).
Majority 392. Turnout Unknown. Conservative Hold.


Clackmannanshire UA, Dollar

Conservative 716 (38.7%); SNP 560 (30.2%); Liberal Democrat 430 (23.2%); Labour 145 (7.8%).
Majority 156. Turnout 52.4%. Conservative Hold.


East Riding of Yorkshire UA, Pocklington Provincial

Independent 945 (28.9%); Conservative 901 (27.5%); Liberal Democrat 768 (23.5%); Labour 657 (20.1%).
Majority 44 Turnout Unknown. Independent Hold.


Edinburgh UA, Harbour

SNP 567 (38.4%); Labour 522 (35.3%); Liberal Democrat 221 (15.0%); Scottish Socialist Alliance 96 (6.5%); Conservative 72 (4.9%).
Majority 45. Turnout 26.8%. SNP Gain from Labour.


Inverclyde UA, No. 11

Liberal Democrat 954 (58.7%); Labour 426 (26.2%); SNP 164 (10.1%); Ind. Labour 79 (5.0%).
Majority 528. Turnout unknown. Liberal Democrat Gain from Labour.


Leicester UA, Abbey

Labour 1608 (69.3%); Conservative 461 (19.9%); Liberal Democrat 140 (6.0%); Socialist Labour 112 (4.8%).
Majority 1147. Turnout 37.1%. Labour Hold.


Redbridge LBC, Barkingside

Conservative 1549 (47.7%); Labour 1525 (46.9%); Liberal Democrat 176 (5.4%).
Majority 24. Turnout 33.6%. Conservative Hold.


South Hams DC, Avon & Harbourne

Conservative 348 (57.6%); Liberal Democrat 256 (42.4%).
Majority 92. Turnout Unknown. Conservative Gain from Liberal Democrat.


17/10/96

Blaby DC, Enderby.

Labour 335 (34.1%), Lib Dem 212 (21.6%), Conservative 177 (18.0%), Ind 158 (16.1%), Ind 101 (10.2%).
Labour gain from Ind. Majority 123. Turnout 31.6%.


Bracknell Forest DC, Ascot.

Conservative 953 (40.3%), Labour 761 (32.2%), Lib Dem 652 (27.6%),.
Conservative gain from Lib Dem. Majority 192. Turnout 29.0%.


Carlisle BC, Trinity.

Lib Dem 800 (56.0%), Conservative 139 (9.7%), Labour 492 (34.4%).
Lib Dem hold. Majority 308. Turnout 31.7%.


Corby DC, Rural East.

Conservative 512 (50.4%), Labour 369 (36.4%), Lib Dem 134 (13.2%).
Conservative hold. Majority 143. Turnout 51.5%.


Croydon LBC, Bensham Manor.

Labour 1812 (63.7%), Conservative 690 (24.2%), Lib Dem 282 (9.9%), Green 38 (1.3%), MRL 25(0.9%).
Labour hold. Majority 1122. Turnout 29.8%.


East Northamptonshire DC, Rushden North.

Labour 365 (43.3%), Conservative 352 (41.7%), Ind 127 (15.1%).
Labour hold. Majority 13. Turnout 18.5%.


Gedling BC, Woodthorpe.

Conservative 1146 (58.1%), Labour 656 (33.3%), Lib Dem 169 (8.6%)..
Conservative hold. Majority 490. Turnout 41.2%.


Hebden Royd TC, White Lee.


Lib Dem hold (unopposed).


Mid Beds BC, Cranfield.

Conservative 329 (27.4%), Labour 299 (24.9%), Ind 298 (24.8%), Lib Dem 276 (22.9%).
Conservative gain from Ind. Majority 30. Turnout 33.7%.


Rhondda Cynon Taff UA, Ynyshir.

Labour 874 (69.7%), PC 314 (25.0%), Lib Dem 43 (3.4%), Green 23 (1.8%).
Labour hold, unopposed last time. Majority 560. Turnout 44%.


Ribble Valley BC, Wilpshire.

Conservative 479 (60.0%), Lib Dem 319 (40.0%).
Conservative hold. Majority 160. Turnout 39.3%.


South Lakeland DC, Endmoor.

Conservative 524 (60.7%), Lib Dem 339 (39.3%).
Conservative gain from Lib Dem, unopposed last time. Majority 185. Turnout 40.4%.


Warminster TC, West.

Lib Dem 620 (57.4%), Conservative 460 (42.6%).
Lib Dem hold. Majority 160. Turnout 16.1%.


Wolverhampton MBC, Heath Town.

Labour 1172 (63.8%), Liberal 437 (23.8%), Conservative 227 (12.4%).
Labour hold. Majority 735. Turnout 22.8%.


24/10/96

Aberconwy & Colwyn CBC, Rhiw

Conservative 480 (30.8%), Labour 402 (25.8%), Plaid Cymru 379 (24.3%), Lib Dem 239 (15.4%), Independent 57 (3.7%).
Majority 78. Turnout 37%. Conservative gain from Lib Dem


Crewe & Nantwich DC, Barony Weaver

Labour 786 (50.8%), Conservative 684 (44.2%), Lib Dem 77 (5.0%).
Majority 102. Turnout Unknown. Labour hold


Haringey LBC, Archway

Labour 698 (48.6%), Conservative 503 (35%), Lib Dem 163 (11.3%), Green 73 (5.1%)
Majority 195. Turnout 28.4. Labour hold


Haringey LBC, South Tottenham

Labour 801 (78.5%), Conservative 172 (16.8%), Lib Dem 48 (4.7%).
Majority 629. Turnout 22.1%. Labour hold


Solihull MBC, Fordbridge

Labour 525 (72.7%), Conservative 104 (14.4%), Ratepayer 56 (7.8%), Lib Dem 37 (5.1%).
Majority 421. Turnout 11%. Labour hold.


Vale Royal DC, Vale Royal

Labour 637 (61.9%), Lib Dem 218 (21.2%), Conservative 174 (16.9%)
Majority 419. Turnout 21%. Labour hold


31/10/96

Bury MBC, Redvales

Labour 1497 (75.6%), Conservative 376 (19.0%), Independent 106 (5.4%)
Majority 1121. Turnout unknown. Labour hold.


Chippenham TC, Forest

Liberal Democrat 287 (48.5%), Conservative 240 (40.5%), Labour 65 (11.0%).
Majority 27. Turnout 23.4%. Liberal Democrat hold


Chippenham TC, Redland

Liberal Democrat 243 (50.3%), Labour 159 (32.9%), Conservative 81 (16.8%)
Majority 84. Turnout 28%. Liberal Democrat gain from Labour


Mendip DC, Wells St Cuthberts

Conservative 390 (32.8%), Liberal Democrat 300 (25.3%), Labour 298 (25.1%). Independent No1. 111 (9.3%), Independent No.2 90 (7.6%).
Majority 90. Turnout 35%. Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat


Northamptonshire CC, Northampton Park

Labour 793 (51.6%), Conservative 562 (36.4%), Liberal Democrats 181 (11.8%)
Majority 231. Turnout 20.8%. Labour hold


South Northamptonshire DC, Forest

Independent 280 (51.3%), Conservative 266 (48.7%)
Majority 14. Turnout 30.8%. Independent gain from Liberal Democrat


Wells TC, unwarded

Conservative 389 (32.7%), Labour 303 (25.5%), Liberal Democrat 271 (22.8%), Independent No.1 123 (10.3%), Independent No.2 104 (8.7%)
Majority 86. Turnout unknown. Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat


Wiltshire CC, Chippenham Town

Liberal Democrat 787 (46.3%), Conservative 680 (40.0%), Labour 233 (13.7%)
Majority 107. Turnout 24%. Liberal Democrat hold


Information courtesy of the
Association of Liberal Democrat Councillors.
Edited by Colin Rosenstiel : Web presentation by Keith Edkins © 1996.