Bristol City Council election, 1991

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Bristol City Council election, 1991
England
← 1990 2 May 1991 1992 →

23 of 68 seats (one third) to Bristol City Council
35 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrat
Seats won 45 18 5
Seat change Increase2 Decrease3 Increase1

Council control before election

Labour Party (UK)

Council control after election

Labour Party (UK)

1991 local election results in Bristol

The 1991 Bristol City Council election took place on 2 May 1991 to elect members of Bristol City Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections. One third of seats were up for election. Two seats were contested in Windmill Hill due to an extra vacancy occurring. There was a general swing against the Conservatives. In Lockleaze, the Labour Party failed to field a candidate because of a nomination papers error.

Ward results[edit]

The change is calculated using the results when these actual seats were last contested, i.e. the 1987 election.

Ashley[edit]

Ashley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour H. Saad 1,581 47.9 -7.1
Green D. Simpson 837 25.3 +17.3
Conservative A. Calcutt 454 13.7 -3.5
Liberal Democrat C. Bolton 431 13.0 -6.8
Majority 744 22.5
Labour hold Swing -12.2

Bedminster[edit]

Bedminster
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour P. Crispin 2,031 45.3 +8.9
Conservative I. Gillard 1,401 31.3 -6.1
Liberal Democrat R. Hughes 900 20.1 -4.4
Green N. Whittingham 149 3.3 +1.6
Majority 630 14.1
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +7.5

Bishopsworth[edit]

Bishopsworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D. Roberts 1,750 47.4 +5.8
Conservative R. Eddy 1,345 36.4 -3.8
Liberal Democrat V. Bartlett 444 12.0 -5.2
Green B. Lewis 153 4.1 +3.2
Majority 405 11.0
Labour hold Swing +4.8

Brislington East[edit]

Brislington East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour P. Begley 2,002 45.4 +2.0
Conservative A. Carey 1,531 34.7 +0.8
Liberal Democrat R. Parsons 734 16.6 -3.4
Green A. Clarke 144 3.3 +0.7
Majority 471 10.7
Labour hold Swing +0.6

Brislington West[edit]

Brislington West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat B. Clarke 2,526 54.8 +6.8
Labour J. Bees 1,057 22.9 +1.6
Conservative J. Cressey 902 19.6 -9.7
Green F. Loughran 128 2.8 +1.5
Majority 1,469 31.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +2.6

Cabot[edit]

Cabot
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat S. Brownlow 1,568 41.0 +0.3
Labour C. Hackett 1,112 29.0 +4.3
Conservative P. Cobbold 834 21.8 -7.6
Green J. Quinnell 315 8.2 +3.6
Majority 456 11.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -2.0

Easton[edit]

Easton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour K. Yarwood 1,645 46.8 +0.9
Liberal Democrat M. Smith 1,204 34.3 -5.6
Conservative P. Warford 424 12.1 -0.7
Green P. Taylor 240 6.8 +5.4
Majority 441 12.6
Labour hold Swing +3.3

Eastville[edit]

Eastville
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative J. Vowles 1,602 40.3 -6.0
Labour J. Williams 1,415 35.6 +2.4
Liberal Democrat G. Williams 764 19.2 +1.3
Green S. Jeffery 190 4.8 +2.2
Majority 187 4.7
Conservative hold Swing -4.2

Filwood[edit]

Filwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G. Micklewright 1,719 71.2 +1.2
Liberal Democrat L. Cooper 309 12.8 +0.5
Conservative J. Lopresti 286 11.8 -4.7
Green C. Presley 101 4.2 +3.1
Majority 1,410 58.4
Labour hold Swing +0.4

Frome Vale[edit]

Frome Vale
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative K. Blanchard 2,278 44.1 +0.8
Labour M. McGrath 2,175 42.2 +5.1
Liberal Democrat R. Windmill 542 10.5 -9.1
Green B. Searle 165 3.2 +3.2
Majority 103 2.0
Conservative hold Swing -2.2

Hartcliffe[edit]

Hartcliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour F. Pidgeon 1,675 49.3 +1.5
Conservative S. Willis 1,062 31.2 +0.4
Liberal Democrat R. Beaty 538 15.8 -3.5
Green H. Armstrong 124 3.6 +1.6
Majority 613 18.0
Labour hold Swing +0.6

Hengrove[edit]

Hengrove
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat J. Webb 3,050 56.1 +21.3
Conservative B. Edwards 1,251 23.0 -16.6
Labour R. Jones 1,063 19.5 -6.1
Green L. Hersey 74 1.4 +1.4
Majority 1,799 33.1
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing +19.0

Hillfields[edit]

Hillfields
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G. Robertson 1,792 48.8 +2.9
Conservative A. Seville 1,024 27.9 -7.0
Liberal Democrat G. Draper 727 19.8 +0.6
Green S. Popperwell 126 3.4 +3.4
Majority 768 20.9
Labour hold Swing +5.0

Knowle[edit]

Knowle
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour S. Lamprey 1,870 52.3 +4.6
Conservative L. De'Ath 1,005 28.1 -7.8
Liberal Democrat P. Lambourne 584 16.3 +1.5
Green S. Ball 117 3.3 +1.7
Majority 865 24.2
Labour hold Swing +6.2

Lawrence Hill[edit]

Lawrence Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. Jones 2,086 66.2 +3.9
Conservative H. Richmond 496 15.7 -2.9
Liberal Democrat K. O'Hara 411 13.0 -3.6
Green H. Irvine 159 5.0 +5.0
Majority 1,590 50.4
Labour hold Swing +3.4

Lockleaze[edit]

Lockleaze
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat I. Parry 1,763 59.8 +47.4
Conservative M. Davis 865 29.3 -3.5
Green R. Morrish 321 10.9 +9.9
Majority 898 30.5
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing +25.5

Southville[edit]

Southville
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A. May 2,110 52.8 +2.7
Conservative C. Stephenson 1,064 26.6 -4.9
Liberal Democrat P. Hall 543 13.6 -1.0
Green R. Martin 280 7.0 +3.2
Majority 1,046 26.2
Labour hold Swing +3.8

St George East[edit]

St. George East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour C. Price 1,727 43.7 +8.7
Conservative D. Fey 1,381 34.9 -7.4
Liberal Democrat S. Pritchard 709 17.9 -3.0
Green M. Brambley 137 3.5 +1.7
Majority 346 8.8
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +8.1

St George West[edit]

St. George West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. Deasy 1,913 47.6 +15.1
Liberal Democrat P. Main 1,464 36.4 -14.7
Conservative M. Stump 556 13.8 -2.6
Green M. Hooper 85 2.1 +2.1
Majority 449 11.2
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing +14.9

Stockwood[edit]

Stockwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative M. Stamper 2,307 43.1 -7.3
Labour P. Garland 2,108 39.4 +10.0
Liberal Democrat J. Collins 803 15.0 -4.3
Green G. Collard 131 2.4 +1.5
Majority 199 3.7
Conservative hold Swing -8.7

Whitchurch Park[edit]

Whitchurch Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour H. Holland 2,027 59.2 +5.4
Conservative C. Trotman 725 21.2 -6.2
Liberal Democrat R. Winch 567 16.6 -0.9
Green B. Hussain 106 3.1 +1.8
Majority 1,302 38.0
Labour hold Swing +5.8

Windmill Hill[edit]

Windmill Hill - 2 seats
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D. Bunyan 2,008 45.1 -6.3
Labour M. Ahmed 1,848
Conservative W. Biggs 1,007 22.6 -6.7
Liberal Democrat R. Kirkham 908 20.4 +4.8
Green C. Bolton 529 11.9 +8.1
Green M. Turnbull 463
Majority 841 18.9
Labour hold Swing +0.2

Sources[edit]

  • Bristol Evening Post 4 May 1991