1986 Barking and Dagenham London Borough Council election

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The 1986 Barking and Dagenham Council election took place on 8 May 1986 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[edit]

108 candidates nominated in total. Labour again ran a full slate and was the only party to do so. By contrast the Conservative Party ran only 21 candidates whilst the combined SDP-Liberal Alliance and the Liberal Democratic Focus Team ran 24.

Election result[edit]

Labour continued to win a large majority of seats - 35 out of 48. The Conservatives and the Residents Association each held their 3 seats. The SDP–Liberal Alliance/Liberal Focus Team won 5 seats and 2 Independents were also elected.

Ward results[edit]

Abbey[edit]

Abbey (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Terence M. Bird 1,330 54.9 +2.7
Labour Graham J. Bramley 1,329
Labour Abdul M. Khokhar 1,155
Alliance Brian B. Beadle 488 20.1 -4.2
Alliance Martin F. Taylor 421
Conservative Reginald D. Knowles 399 16.5 -7.0
Alliance Charlotte R. Winters 368
Independent Derek C. Newcombe 207 8.5 N/A
Independent Barbara E. C. Newcombe 204
Turnout 37.1 -2.4
Registered electors 6,661
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Alibon[edit]

Alibon (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Cooper 1,061 71.9 +19.7
Labour Ernest J. White 1,013
Alliance John Carter 236 16.0 -13.8
Conservative Doris M. Taylor 179 12.1 -5.9
Conservative John R. Taylor 177
Turnout 31.9 -0.3
Registered electors 4,714
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Cambell[edit]

Cambell (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joseph A. Butler 1,559 80.2 +11.8
Labour Marjorie A. Creasy 1,422
Labour Mabel R. Arnold 1,352
Conservative Charles W. Bond 385 19.8 -11.8
Conservative Trevor T. W. Wade 336
Turnout 31.6 -0.3
Registered electors 7,120
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Chadwell Heath[edit]

Chadwell Heath (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Residents Albert Gibbs 1,643 70.5 -9.8
Residents Raymond Gowland 1,585
Residents Robert J. E. Jeyes 1,585
Labour Terence H. Collins 689 29.5 +12.0
Labour Charles A. A. Chown 684
Labour Michael J O'Shea 625
Turnout 37.6 -1.1
Registered electors 6,843
Residents hold Swing
Residents hold Swing
Residents hold Swing

Eastbrook[edit]

Eastbrook (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Richard Blackburn 1,347 58.9 +18.5
Labour Frederick G. Tibble 1,314
Labour Lawrence E. Bunn 1,232
Conservative Royston B. Oliver 514 22.5 -12.8
Conservative Kenneth M. Coombs 513
Conservative William C. Preston 450
Alliance David J. Kingaby 424 18.6 -5.7
Turnout 32.6 -1.2
Registered electors 7,196
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Eastbury[edit]

Eastbury (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Lib Dem Focus Team Stephen W. Churchman 1,366 58.7 +35.2
Lib Dem Focus Team David C. Smith 1,301
Labour Edith E. Bradley 963 41.3 -8.7
Labour Patrick J. Manley 937
Turnout 52.0 +14.1
Registered electors 4,735
Lib Dem Focus Team gain from Labour Swing
Lib Dem Focus Team gain from Labour Swing

Fanshawe[edit]

Fanshawe (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Frederick C. Jones 1,498 71.0 -19.8
Labour John S. Thomas 1,326
Labour Ernest A. Turner 1,287
Alliance Susan A. Watson 514 24.4 N/A
Communist Jeffrey W. Porter 97 4.6 -4.6
Turnout 29.3 +5.0
Registered electors 6,811
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Gascoigne[edit]

Gascoigne (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Lib Dem Focus Team Alan R. Beadle 1,570 67.5 +13.5
Lib Dem Focus Team Ronwen R. Beadle 1,565
Lib Dem Focus Team Alan H. J. Cooper 1,416
Labour Wendola N. Bomberg 756 32.5 -2.9
Labour David E. Geary 716
Labour Nirmal S. S. Gill 631
Turnout 40.1 -1.3
Registered electors 6,244
Lib Dem Focus Team hold Swing
Lib Dem Focus Team hold Swing
Lib Dem Focus Team hold Swing

Goresbrook[edit]

Goresbrook (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alan G. Thomas 1,295 77.5 +13.3
Labour Peter C. Robinson 1,235
Alliance Catherine Gavin 281 16.8 N/A
National Front Jeannie Pearce 94 5.6 +1.1
National Front Stephen G. Woodward 72
Turnout 33.3 +5.1
Registered electors 5,018
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Heath[edit]

Heath (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Charles J. Fairbrass 1,581 63.9 +4.2
Labour Harry Tindell 1,438
Labour John H. Lawrence 1,397
Conservative Iris L. Johnson 459 18.6 +18.9
Conservative Joan E. Preston 410
Alliance Mercy Bonner 385 15.6 N/A
Conservative William H. F Preston 375
Communist Helena Ott 49 2.0 -0.8
Turnout 32.2 -0.8
Registered electors 7,472
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Longbridge[edit]

Longbridge (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brian Cook 1,087 37.1 -16.8
Conservative Janice E. Izzard 1,058
Conservative John W. Seaman 1,038
Lib Dem Focus Team Daniel J. Felton 989 33.8 +9.1
Lib Dem Focus Team Susan P. Vickers 968
Lib Dem Focus Team Shirley Felton 962
Labour Frederick Jones 850 29.0 +7.5
Labour Maureen E. Fitz-Henry 814
Labour Robin C Dixon 805
Turnout 42.7 +1.2
Registered electors 7,158
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Manor[edit]

Manor (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James A. Mannering 1,184 70.7 +3.5
Labour Alastair J. Hannah-Rogers 1,064
Alliance David P. Reed 260 15.5 N/A
Conservative Richard P. Hall 231 13.8 -14.5
Conservative Maureen E. Hall 221
Turnout 33.7 +0.4
Registered electors 4,834
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Marks Gate[edit]

Marks Gate (1 seat)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Donald J. Pepper 457 52.2 -11.9
Labour Margaret M. West 418 47.8 +11.9
Turnout 40.2 +3.7
Registered electors 2,178
Independent hold Swing

Parsloes[edit]

Parsloes (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brian P. Walker 1,227 69.7 +21.4
Labour John W. Dias-Broughton 1,225
Alliance Wendy M. Churchman 280 15.9 -5.7
Alliance Mary M. Smith 258
Conservative Frederick C. Maloney 254 14.4 -15.7
Turnout 35.3 -0.6
Registered electors 5,201
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

River[edit]

River (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John P. Wainwright 859 43.3 +1.2
Independent Resident Patricia A. Twomey 640 32.2 -7.0
Labour Inder S. Jamu 621
Alliance Jean Key 247 12.4 N/A
Conservative John M. Kinnie 240 12.1 -6.6
Turnout 31.4 -1.8
Registered electors 5,155
Labour hold Swing
Independent Resident hold Swing

Thames[edit]

Thames (2 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George H. Shaw 1,522 83.2 +21.8
Labour Royston A. J. Patient 1,457
Alliance Robert F. Porter 307 16.8 -3.4
Alliance Dennis J. Keenan 300
Turnout 39.6 -4.1
Registered electors 4,757
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Triptons[edit]

Triptons (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George A. Brooker 1,421 71.1 +8.6
Labour John Davis 1,417
Labour Cameron Geddes 1,144
Alliance Mark Kingswood 577 28.9 -5.0
Turnout 30.6 +4.6
Registered electors 7,046
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Valence[edit]

Valence (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Leonard A. Collins 1,418 68.1 -22.5
Labour Jean E. M. Bruce 1,413
Labour Bryan M. Osborn 1,274
Alliance Raymond D. Langley 599 28.8 N/A
Communist Alfred F. Ott 66 3.2 -6.2
Turnout 29.9 +6.3
Registered electors 7,079
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Village[edit]

Village (3 seats)[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Bradley 1,498 72.7 +30.5
Labour Alfred V. Rusha 1,414
Labour Ronald J. Whitbread 1,371
Conservative Leonard A. Johnson 563 27.3 -3.7
Conservative Michael W. Ross 522
Conservative Terence A. Mallindine 500
Turnout 30.8 -0.4
Registered electors 7,649
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

By-elections between 1982 and 1986[edit]

Manor[edit]

Manor by-election, 15 July 1982[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brian P. Walker 625 60.6 -6.6
Conservative Leonard Nelson 205 19.9 -8.4
Alliance David J. Kingaby 202 19.6 +19.6
Majority 420 40.7 N/A
Turnout 21.1 -12.2
Registered electors 4,930
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Albert E. Ball.

Chadwell Heath[edit]

Chadwell Heath by-election, 5 May 1983[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Residents Albert Gibbs 1,184 50.8 -29.5
Conservative Norman C. Houlder 490 21.0 +21.0
Labour William L. Summers 390 16.7 -0.8
Alliance David J. Kingaby 266 11.4 +11.4
Majority 694 29.8 N/A
Turnout 34.1 -4.6
Registered electors 6,866
Residents hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. William Hibble.

Longbridge[edit]

Longbridge by-election, 9 June 1983[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Constance W. Foster 2,372 50.4 -3.5
Liberal Daniel J. Felton 1,346 28.6 +3.9
Labour James L. Jones 984 20.9 -0.6
Majority 1,026 21.8 N/A
Turnout 64.8 +23.3
Registered electors 7,275
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Edward J. Reed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w "London Borough Council Elections 8 May 1986" (PDF). London Datastore. London Residuary Body. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "London Borough of Barking & Dagenham Election Results 1964-2010" (PDF). Elections Centre. Plymouth University. Retrieved 19 May 2018.