1994 Wolverhampton Metropolitan Borough Council election

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The Council elections held in Wolverhampton on Thursday 5 May 1994 were one third, and 20 of the 60 seats were up for election.

During the 1994 election the Labour Party gained Bushbury and Park wards from the Conservative Party, leaving Labour with overall control of the Council.

Due to a vacancy arising shortly before the election was called Heath Town ward elected two members in 1994.

Prior to the election the constitution of the Council was:

  • Conservative 28
  • Labour 29
  • Lib Dem 3

Following the election the constitution of the Council was:

  • Labour 31
  • Conservative 26
  • Lib Dem 3

Election result[edit]

Bilston East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour N Davies 1861
Liberal Democrat Mrs A Ramsbottom 1333
Conservative Mrs J Lowder 275
Majority 528
Bilston North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mrs T Bowen 2858
Conservative M Berry 1088
Liberal Democrat P Bennett 430
Majority 1770
Blakenhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J Rowley 3078
Conservative Mrs H O'Connell 850
Liberal Democrat I Ellis 287
Majority 2228
Bushbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mrs P Wesley 2055
Conservative G Patten 1841
Liberal Democrat Mrs C Jenkins 395
Majority 214
East Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G Howells 2553
Liberal Democrat Mrs A Whitehouse 573
Conservative P Topliss 505
Majority 1980
Ettingshall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J Shelley 2410
Conservative R Green 469
Liberal Democrat C Trace 165
Majority 1941
Fallings Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mrs J Hill 2382
Conservative Mrs N Davis 1319
Liberal Democrat R Smith 140
Majority 1063
Graiseley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour F Ledsam 2960
Conservative Mrs R Collins 1758
Liberal Democrat Miss N Mort 345
Majority 1202
Heath Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A Garner 2029
Labour L Turner 1820
Liberal C Hallmark 742
Liberal A Bourke 614
Conservative R Blakemore 418
Conservative T Perkins 409
Low Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Bilson 2505
Conservative K Hodges 700
Liberal Democrat D Iles 278
Majority 1805
Merry Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative W Clarke 2143
Labour Miss S Edmonson 1766
Liberal Democrat L MacLean 593
Majority 377
Oxley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour K Clifford 2305
Conservative Mrs C Tanski 1479
Liberal Democrat I Jenkins 490
Majority 826
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D Hawkins 2392
Conservative M Griffiths 2137
Liberal Democrat M Heap 748
Majority 255
Penn
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative J Carpenter 2412
Labour A Convery 1533
Liberal Democrat S Prideaux 638
Majority 879
St Peter's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour T Singh 2742
Conservative M Norton 710
Liberal Democrat R Gray 513
Majority 2032
Spring Vale
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Malcolm Gwinnett 2204
Labour M Thomas 2197
Conservative C Haynes 386
Majority 7
Tettenhall Regis
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative R Ward 2116
Liberal Democrat B Lewis 1310
Labour A Romaya 933
Majority 806
Tettenhall Wightwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mrs J Davis 2718
Labour Mrs C Siarkiewicz 1141
Liberal Democrat Miss T O'Brien 616
Majority 1577
Wednesfield North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour P Bateman 3216
Conservative A Newman 1133
Liberal M Pearson 520
Majority 2083
Wednesfield South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Miss H King 2033
Conservative S Sharma 1120
Liberal Democrat J Steatham 566
Majority 1033