1991 Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council election

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Elections to Trafford Council were held on 2 May 1991. One-third of the council was up for election, with each successful candidate to serve a four-year term of office, expiring in 1995. The Conservative party retained overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was as follows:

Party Seats   +/-  
Conservative 34 -3
Labour 25 +1
Liberal Democrat 3 +2
Conservative hold

Summary[edit]

Altrincham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative C. S. Gordon* 1,970 49.4 +4.8
Labour F. W. Bamford 1,546 38.8 -4.5
Liberal Democrat M. H. Cameron 470 11.8 +5.4
Majority 424 10.6 +9.2
Turnout 3,986 48.0 -2.0
Conservative hold Swing
Bowdon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative S. Poole* 2,676 67.1 +1.7
Liberal Democrat J. Preston 657 16.5 +5.1
Labour S. Hesford 521 13.1 -5.3
Green M. R. Rowtham 133 3.3 -1.7
Majority 2,019 50.6 +28.5
Turnout 3,987 45.1 -3.3
Conservative hold Swing
Broadheath
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative L. M. L. Burton* 1,923 47.5 +6.4
Labour E. R. Holden 1,581 39.1 -5.6
Liberal Democrat J. B. Weightman 542 13.4 +4.2
Majority 342 8.5 +4.9
Turnout 4,046 41.0 -7.0
Conservative hold Swing
Brooklands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative S. J. Hartland 2,596 63.7 +3.2
Liberal Democrat K. F. Humber 862 21.2 +6.7
Labour W. Stennett 615 15.1 -4.8
Majority 1,734 42.6 +2.1
Turnout 4,073 50.7 +0.4
Conservative hold Swing
Bucklow
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour K. Rogers* 1,263 54.6 +29.1
Independent Y. S. Robertson 774 33.4 +33.4
Conservative B. J. Shannon 277 12.0 +0.1
Majority 489 21.1 -9.9
Turnout 2,314 34.9 -10.1
Labour hold Swing
Clifford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. S. Maher* 1,944 71.7 6.0
Conservative M. T. Wyne 767 28.3 +6.0
Majority 1,177 43.4 -12.1
Turnout 2,711 34.2 -5.4
Labour hold Swing
Davyhulme East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative R. E. Crosbie* 1,907 52.2 -0.1
Labour G. Smethurst 1,292 35.4 -6.2
Liberal Democrat F. A. Cameron 271 7.4 +7.4
Independent J. W. Rowton 181 5.0 +5.0
Majority 615 16.8 +6.1
Turnout 3,651 48.1 -5.1
Conservative hold Swing
Davyhulme West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative P. Bates* 2,042 52.4 +2.2
Labour A. G. Hodson 1,445 37.1 -12.7
Liberal Democrat M. E. Clarke 408 10.5 +10.5
Majority 597 15.3 +14.9
Turnout 3,895 48.7 -2.1
Conservative hold Swing
Flixton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative J. G. Graham 1,881 44.1 +1.8
Labour T. K. McDonald 1,257 29.5 -5.1
Liberal Democrat A. Vernon 1,125 26.4 +7.3
Majority 624 14.6 +6.9
Turnout 4,263 55.2 -4.6
Conservative hold Swing
Hale
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative P. J. Myers 2,714 67.8 -3.9
Liberal Democrat D. C. R. Horstead 893 22.3 +13.3
Labour R. E. Lucas 396 9.9 -4.8
Majority 1,821 45.5 -11.5
Turnout 4,003 46.6 -1.4
Conservative hold Swing
Longford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D. P. Jarman 1,750 51.2 -3.3
Conservative K. G. Summerfield* 1,669 48.8 +9.9
Majority 81 2.4 -13.3
Turnout 3,419 45.6 -3.2
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Mersey St. Marys
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative B. Sharp* 2,884 63.5 +1.9
Labour B. D. Eckford 1,030 22.7 -4.6
Liberal Democrat R. J. Thompson 629 13.8 +8.0
Majority 1,854 40.8 +24.8
Turnout 4,543 48.5 -1.9
Conservative hold Swing
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour R. A. Tully* 1,461 59.0 -5.0
Conservative E. J. Kelson 1,017 41.0 +5.0
Majority 444 17.9 -10.0
Turnout 2,478 41.4 -5.0
Labour hold Swing
Priory
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat E. Mitchell 1,442 37.0 +3.5
Conservative M. E. King* 1,251 32.1 +0.3
Labour P. Miller 1,207 30.9 -3.0
Majority 191 4.9 +4.4
Turnout 3,900 49.9 -1.6
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Sale Moor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour C. H. Merry* 1,608 43.9 -4.0
Conservative F. Leigh 1,373 37.5 -1.1
Liberal Democrat K. Clarke 681 18.6 +9.2
Majority 235 6.4 -2.9
Turnout 3,662 47.4 -3.4
Labour hold Swing
St. Martins
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D. A. Quayle 2,032 51.7 -8.6
Conservative J. Tolhurst 1,493 38.0 +4.3
Liberal Democrat T. J. P. Corbett 402 10.2 +10.2
Majority 539 13.7 -12.9
Turnout 3,927 42.8 -4.0
Labour hold Swing
Stretford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative H. Walker* 1,827 45.9 +5.8
Labour B. E. Garlick 1,822 45.8 -5.8
Liberal Democrat F. C. Beswick 328 8.2 +3.4
Majority 5 0.1 -11.3
Turnout 3,977 49.5 -1.0
Conservative hold Swing
Talbot
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour P. A. Lane* 1,731 69.1 -3.5
Conservative C. J. Levenston 775 30.9 +10.2
Majority 956 38.1 -13.8
Turnout 2,506 37.2 -3.1
Labour hold Swing
Timperley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative H. Scholar* 2,160 52.5 +5.7
Labour R. W. J. Small 1,021 24.8 -5.2
Liberal Democrat J. E. Brophy 937 22.8 -3.4
Majority 1,139 27.7 +20.5
Turnout 4,118 47.3 -3.2
Conservative hold Swing
Urmston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative E. May* 1,950 50.2 +8.0
Labour L. M. Seex 1,935 49.8 -0.8
Majority 15 0.4 -8.0
Turnout 3,885 50.5 -2.6
Conservative hold Swing
Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat B. V. Ackroyd 1,675 38.3 +9.3
Conservative R. J. M. Bishop 1,586 36.2 +0.6
Labour D. R. Holland 1,115 25.5 -7.2
Majority 89 2.0 -0.8
Turnout 4,376 53.2 -1.8
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trafford M. B. C. Election Results Sheet, 3 May 1991", Trafford M.B.C.(1991).