1986 Tower Hamlets London Borough Council election

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Elections to Tower Hamlets London Borough Council were held in May 1986. The whole council was up for election. Turnout was 35.0%.

Election result[edit]

Tower Hamlets Local Election Result 1986[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Alliance 26 42.7
  Labour 24 44.1
  Conservative 0 7.2

Results[edit]

[2]

Blackwall (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Christine Shawcroft 834
Social Democratic Jonathan Mathews 788
Labour Sunahwar Ali 661
Social Democratic Russell Neale 657
Conservative Robert Hughes 129
Majority
Turnout 4,139 42.3
Labour hold Swing
Social Democratic gain from Labour Swing
Bow (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Patricia Catchpole 1,198
Liberal Ronald Lebar 1,165
Liberal Anthony Wilcock 1,071
Labour Edward Caunter 795
Labour Wendy Allman 777
Labour Thomas Redmond 737
Conservative Bernard Jenkin 172
Majority
Turnout 6,278 34.6
Liberal hold Swing
Liberal hold Swing
Liberal hold Swing
Bromley (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Arthur Downes 1,458
Labour Anne Delargy 1,450
Labour Neil McAree 1,403
Liberal Beryl Day 1,292
Liberal Peter Hughes 1,139
Liberal Zofia Hart 1,112
Conservative Ralph Harrison 166
Majority
Turnout 7,383 41.1
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Swing
East India (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Terence Connolly 906
Labour Patrick Little 800
Liberal Maurice Caplan 541
Liberal Anthony Peter 464
Independent Labour David Canning 318
Conservative Peter Sayer 95
Majority
Turnout 4,925 36.2
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Grove (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Eric Flounders 1,049
Liberal Janet Ludlow 1,011
Labour John Griffin 701
Labour Julia Mainwaring 685
Conservative Barbara Perrott 104
Conservative Linda Ransom 81
Majority
Turnout 4,079 47.5
Liberal hold Swing
Liberal hold Swing
Holy Trinity (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Stephen Charters 1,526
Liberal Belinda Knowles 1,445
Liberal John Nudds 1,351
Labour Michael Chalkley 1,225
Labour Geoffrey Cade 1,167
Labour Salim Ullah 1,025
BNP David Ettridge 212
Conservative Anthony Norton 138
Conservative Anne-Marie Pedlingham 105
Majority
Turnout 6,836 44.7
Liberal hold Swing
Liberal hold Swing
Liberal hold Swing
Lansbury (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Barry Blandford 1,119
Liberal Gwyneth Deakins 1,108
Liberal Pauline Fletcher 1,093
Labour Stephen Bowen 956
Labour Paul Collins 883
Labour Mary Hawkins 871
Independent Labour Reginald Beer 407
Independent Labour Paul Beasley 385
Independent Labour George Desmond 376
Conservative Christopher Kingsley-Smith 77
Majority
Turnout 6,853 38.7
Liberal gain from Labour Swing
Liberal gain from Labour Swing
Liberal gain from Labour Swing
Limehouse (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal David Lewis 1,223
Liberal Stewart Rayment 1,153
Liberal Carolyn Manser 1,147
Labour Dennis Twomey 1,142
Labour Michael Tyrrell 1,105
Labour Oona Hickson 1,055
Conservative David Hughes 147
Conservative Geoffrey Lenox-Smith 137
Majority
Turnout 7,064 38.2
Liberal gain from Labour Swing
Liberal gain from Labour Swing
Liberal gain from Labour Swing
Millwall (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alan Porter 1,119
Labour Maria Shanahan 1,114
Labour Timothy Staten 1,013
Social Democratic John Moore 822
Social Democratic Brian Kettell 738
Island Independent Peter Wade 702
Island Independent George Pye 701
Island Independent William Kilgour 687
Social Democratic Arthur Praag 664
Conservative Peter Holland 204
Majority
Turnout 8,480 33.8
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Park (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Terence Cowley 1,154
Liberal Brian Williams 1,153
Labour Belle Harris 781
Labour Sean Gardiner 766
Conservative David Ranson 86
Conservative John Livingstone 73
Majority
Turnout 4,854 44.1
Liberal hold Swing
Liberal hold Swing
Redcoat (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Christopher Birt 1,184
Liberal Ludlow Smith 1,158
Labour Stephen Joseph 920
Labour Walter Leary 907
Conservative Paul Ingham 159
Conservative Peter Ainsworth 126
Majority
Turnout 5,269 45.5
Liberal gain from Labour Swing
Liberal gain from Labour Swing
St. Dunstan's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Susan Carlyle 1,227
Labour Terence Sullivan 1,191
Labour Jahangir Alam 1,142
Liberal Julian Brett-Freeman 1,058
Liberal Lesley Morpurgo 924
Liberal Philip Truscott 911
National Front Roger Evans 256
Conservative Maureen Bashford 241
Conservative Kevin Collins 214
Majority
Turnout 6,742 40.7
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
St. James' (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Barrie Duffey 833
Labour Albert Jacob 800
Labour Eileen Short 782
Liberal Mark Hook 757
Conservative Hugh Hunter 134
Conservative Hugh Smith 127
Majority
Turnout 5,222 35.5
Liberal hold Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Swing
St. Katharine's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Rowe 1,651
Labour Ashek Ali 1,562
Labour Mohammed Ahmed 1,513
Social Democratic Konor Ali 714
Social Democratic George Clark 695
Social Democratic Moshahid Hussain 640
Conservative Adrian George 461
Conservative Andrew Smith 410
Conservative Sheila Folan 371
Independent Stephen Smith 84
Majority
Turnout 8,668 34.9
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
St. Mary's (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Robert Ashkettle 948
Labour Barnett Saunders 861
Social Democratic Abdul Barik 316
Social Democratic Paul Mathurin 253
Conservative Mohammad Ali 218
Conservative Robert Ingram 147
Majority
Turnout 4,848 31.1
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
St. Peter's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Brenda Collins 1,324
Liberal Patrick Streeter 1,316
Liberal Andrew Goodchild 1,291
Labour Maureen Caldon 904
Labour Rosemary Maher 871
Labour Joseph Ramanoop 838
Conservative Amanda Drury 171
Conservative Nicholas Greenfield 143
Majority
Turnout 7,525 33.9
Liberal hold Swing
Liberal hold Swing
Liberal hold Swing
Shadwell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Albert Lilley 1,121
Labour Charles Mudd 1,101
Labour John Riley 1,057
Social Democratic David Webb 881
Social Democratic John Minch 868
Social Democratic Geoffrey White 810
Conservative Ronald Mitchell 198
Majority
Turnout 6,265 35.7
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Spitalfields (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Abbas Uddin 1,246
Labour Ghulam Mortuza 1,019
Labour Philip Maxwell 988
Independent Muhammed Huque 837
Social Democratic Akikur Rahman 590
Social Democratic William Kelly 444
Independent Labour Syed Islam 402
Social Democratic Muhammed Mustafa 387
Conservative Jane Emmerson 215
Independent Betty Wright 199
Conservative Andrew Chapman 189
Majority
Turnout 5,648 45.2
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Weavers (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Jeremy Shaw 1,645
Liberal Jeanette Welsh 1,530
Liberal Kofi Appiah 1,496
Labour Susan Hurley 1,336
Labour Mohammed Ludi 1,227
Labour John Onslow 1,201
Conservative Lillian Ingram 184
Conservative Linda O'Connell 146
Majority
Turnout 7,505 42.5
Liberal hold Swing
Liberal hold Swing
Liberal hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael (1993). Local Elections in Britain: A Statistical Digest. Plymouth: Local Government Chronicle Elections Centre.
  2. ^ London Borough Council Elections, 8 May 1986. London: Research and Intelligence Unit, London Residuary Body. 1990.