1990 Croydon London Borough Council election

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Croydon Council Election, 1990

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All 70 seats, in 27 wards in the London Borough of Croydon
36 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Leader Peter Bowness Unknown
Party Conservative Labour
Leader since 1976 N/A
Leader's seat Spring Park N/A
Last election 44 councillors 26 councillors
Seats before 44 26
Seats won 41 29
Seat change Decrease 3 Increase 3
Percentage 45.1 28.8%

Leader of the Council before election

Peter Bowness
Conservative

Elected Leader

Peter Bowness
Conservative

The 1990 Croydon Council election took place on 3 May 1990 to elect members of Croydon London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

Background[edit]

Election result[edit]

Croydon Council election result 1990
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 41 1 4 Decrease 3 58.57 45.1
  Labour 29 4 1 Increase 3 41.43 28.8
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 Steady 0 23.9*
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0
  • Percentage includes all candidates in the alliance, however they appear on the ballot paper.
41 29
Con Labour

Ward results[edit]

Addiscombe[edit]

Addiscombe (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Jeremy P. Fitzpatrick 2,241
Labour Co-op Nancy T. Irwin 2,219
Conservative Richard J. Billington 2,088
Labour Co-op Martin D. Walker 2,073
Conservative Desmond J. Wright 2,009
Conservative Robert T.L. Vaudry 1,941
Green Patricia A. Matthews 478
Green Christopher J. Reeves 424
Liberal Democrat Patricia F. West 414
Turnout 4,967 49.3
Labour Co-op hold Swing
Labour Co-op hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Co-op Swing

Ashburton[edit]

Ashburton (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Edwin S. Arram 1,640
Conservative April E.M. Slipper 1,529
Labour Richard M. Plackett 1,157
Labour Brendan F. Dooley 1,117
Green Betty G. Browning 371
Liberal Democrat Paul F. West 332
Turnout 3,308 49.9
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Bensham Manor[edit]

Bensham Manor (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Beulah[edit]

Beulah (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Broad Green[edit]

Broad Green (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Coulsdon East[edit]

Coulsdon East (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Croham[edit]

Croham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ian Croft 2,813
Conservative Peter S. Bowness 2,750
Conservative John P.B. Hecks 2,656
Liberal Democrat Michael T.A. Bishopp 1,396
Liberal Democrat Christopher G. Peacock 1,351
Liberal Democrat Roger D. George 1,322
Labour Patrick D. Holt 727
Labour Lydia E. Sookias 613
Labour Michael G. Ryan 612
Green Michael Spencer-Bowdage 367
Peoples Choice Mark R.L. Samuel 79
Turnout 5,103 50.8
Registered electors 10,055
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Fairfield[edit]

Fairfield (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Fieldway[edit]

Fieldway (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Heathfield[edit]

Heathfield (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Kenley[edit]

Kenley (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Monks Orchard[edit]

Monks Orchard (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

New Addington[edit]

New Addington (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Norbury[edit]

Norbury (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Purley[edit]

Purley (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Rylands[edit]

Rylands (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Sanderstead[edit]

Sanderstead (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Selsdon[edit]

Selsdon (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

South Norwood[edit]

South Norwood (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Spring Park[edit]

Spring Park (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Thornton Heath[edit]

Thornton Heath (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Upper Norwood[edit]

Upper Norwood (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Waddon[edit]

Waddon (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Christopher R. Allen 2484
Labour Ann F. Allan 2401
Labour Marilyn K. Allen 2322
Conservative James J. Nea 2197
Conservative Reginald H. Kent 2101
Conservative Beverley S. Winborn 2054
Liberal Democrat Joy I.D. Prince 387
Liberal Democrat Charles E. Burling 350
Liberal Democrat Mahmood I. Bhamji 276
Turnout 5,181 50.4
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour hold Swing

West Thornton[edit]

West Thornton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Whitehorse Manor[edit]

Whitehorse Manor (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Woodcote & Coulsdon West[edit]

Woodcote & Coulsdon West (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Woodside[edit]

Woodside (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

References[edit]

  1. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 3rd May 1990" (PDF). London Datastore. London Research Centre. Retrieved 29 March 2015.