1995 Inverclyde Council election

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1995 Inverclyde Council election

April 6, 1995 (1995-04-06) 1999 →

All 20 seats to Inverclyde Council
11 seats needed for a majority
Turnout46.4%
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Liberal Democrats Conservative
Seats before N/A N/A N/A
Seats won 14 5 1
Popular vote 15,904 9,498 1,203
Percentage 49.6% 29.6% 3.7%

Council Leader before election before election


Position created

Council Leader after election


Labour

Elections to Inverclyde Council were held on 6 April 1995, the same day as other local elections in Scotland. This was the first election to Inverclyde since the creation of the Scottish Unitary Authorities under the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994

Election Results[edit]

Inverclyde Council Election Result 1995[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 14 N/A N/A N/A 70.0 49.6 15,904
  Liberal Democrats 5 N/A N/A N/A 25.0 29.6 9,498
  Conservative 1 N/A N/A N/A 5.0 3.7 1,203
  Independent 0 N/A N/A N/A 0.0 0.6 201
  Scottish Militant Labour 0 N/A N/A N/A 0.0 0.3 96

Ward Results[edit]

Ward 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative A Calvert 1,034 50.8
Labour I Robertson 399 19.6
Liberal Democrats R R Scott 385 18.9
SNP D MacLean 217 10.7
Majority 635 31.2
Turnout 2,035 46.7
Conservative win (new seat)
Ward 2
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A Robertson 1,238 78.5
SNP S McMillan 340 21.5
Majority 898 57
Turnout 1,578 42.2
Labour win (new seat)
Ward 3
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D Morrison 1,108 64.6
SNP D Devenish 430 25.1
Liberal Democrats J Loughlin 178 10.4
Majority 678 39.5
Turnout 1,716 46.7
Labour win (new seat)
Ward 4
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J J Clocherty 848 46.9
Liberal Democrats J Moody 746 41.3
SNP J MacLeod 213 11.8
Majority 102 5.6
Turnout 1,807 51.5
Labour win (new seat)
Ward 5
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour M Morrison 1,123 61.9
Liberal Democrats R Hawthorn 499 27.5
SNP C Cannon 191 10.5
Majority 624 34.4
Turnout 1,813 50.0
Labour win (new seat)
Ward 6
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour C Allan 875 63.8
SNP P Barr 295 21.5
Independent C McCallum 201 14.7
Majority 580 42.3
Turnout 1,371 42.2
Labour win (new seat)
Ward 7
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J O'Rourke 1,137 71.5
SNP J Riddell 229 14.4
Liberal Democrats T Murray 224 14.1
Majority 908 57.1
Turnout 1,590 47.3
Labour win (new seat)
Ward 8
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour R Jackson 657 70.0
SNP F McFadyen 148 15.8
Liberal Democrats J McDonald 133 14.2
Majority 509 54.2
Turnout 938 44.2
Labour win (new seat)
Ward 9
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D M Roach 1,342 62.2
Liberal Democrats W Denny 529 24.5
SNP G May 286 13.3
Majority 813 37.7
Turnout 2,157 49.4
Labour win (new seat)
Ward 10
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A McGhee 614 46.7
Liberal Democrats B Blacklaw 489 37.2
SNP B K Brooks 211 16.1
Majority 125 9.5
Turnout 1,314 41.5
Labour win (new seat)
Ward 11
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour F Cook 832 47.4
Liberal Democrats A Nimmo 703 40.0
SNP S Hilton 221 12.6
Majority 129 7.4
Turnout 1,756 51.8
Labour win (new seat)
Ward 12
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Y Robertson 733 54.2
Liberal Democrats H K Scholte 371 27.4
SNP J Watson 249 18.4
Majority 362 26.8
Turnout 1,353 41.4
Labour win (new seat)
Ward 13
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour H Mulholland 1,051 70.9
SNP J McConnell 266 17.9
Liberal Democrats S Beith 166 11.2
Majority 785 23.0
Turnout 1,483 43.2
Labour win (new seat)
Ward 14
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour S Stevenson 854 64.6
SNP P Gillan 259 19.6
Liberal Democrats W Wilson 114 8.6
Scottish Militant Labour D Landels 96 7.3
Majority 595 45.0
Turnout 1,323 37.7
Labour win (new seat)
Ward 15
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats L Rebecchi 639 44.5
Labour R Moran 580 40.4
SNP C McGregor 218 15.2
Majority 59 4.1
Turnout 1,437 43.2
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Ward 16
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats J Mitchell 1,068 59.4
Labour J Sutherland 459 25.5
SNP J Dick 272 15.1
Majority 609 33.9
Turnout 1,799 48.8
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Ward 17
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats R Finnie 1,176 62.4
Labour L Middleton 447 23.7
SNP A Drovandi 261 13.9
Majority 729 38.7
Turnout 1,884 52.4
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Ward 18
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G Welch 738 43.6
Liberal Democrats R C Bannister 588 34.7
SNP J Crowther 367 21.7
Majority 150 8.9
Turnout 1,693 50.6
Labour win (new seat)
Ward 19
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats J Hunter 776 55.1
Labour W Boyle 406 28.8
SNP D McConnell 227 16.1
Majority 370 8.9
Turnout 1,693 50.6
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Ward 20
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats R K Campbell 714 43.6
Labour I McKenzie 463 28.3
SNP I Ramsay 292 17.8
Conservative T McClymont 169 10.3
Majority 251 15.3
Turnout 1,638 46.7
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

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