Manchester City Council election, 1988

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Elections to Manchester Council were held on Thursday, 5 May 1988. One third of the council was up for election, with each successful candidate to serve a four-year term of office, expiring in 1992. The Labour Party retained overall control of the Council. [1]

Election result[edit]

Manchester Council Election Result 1988
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 34 2 1 +1 89.5 53.1 71,493 +11.1%
  Conservative 2 1 2 -1 5.2 28.3 38,089 -0.7%
  Liberal Democrat 2 0 0 0 5.2 15.2 20,480 -11.9%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.0 2.1 2,867 +0.9%
  Social Democratic 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.8 1,160 +0.8%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.3 482 -0.2%
  Communist 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 139 +0.1%

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

Party Seats   +/-  
Labour 78 +1
Conservative 12 -1
Liberal Democrats 9 0
Labour hold

Ward results[edit]

Ardwick[edit]

Ardwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour E. H. Hopkins 1,999 78.8 +11.8
Conservative M. D. Payne 309 12.2 -3.9
Liberal Democrat K. V. Read 155 6.1 -10.8
Green J. A. B. Hall 74 2.9 +2.9
Majority 1,690 66.6 +16.5
Turnout 2,537
Labour hold Swing +7.8

Baguley[edit]

Baguley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A. Burns* 2,372 57.6 +15.5
Labour J. McNicholls 2,207
Conservative V. C. Kirby 1,443 35.1 +0.5
Conservative S. W. Lawley 1,414
Liberal Democrat G. Hall 300 7.3 -16.0
Liberal Democrat L. H. McLoughlin 246
Majority 764 22.5 +15.0
Turnout 4,115
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +7.5

Barlow Moor[edit]

Barlow Moor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Y. A. Gooljary 1,746 37.3 +2.5
Labour I. M. Summers 1,594
Liberal Democrat R. S. Harrison 1,309 28.0 -14.5
Liberal Democrat H. D. McKay 1,286
Conservative N. H. Brook 1,284 27.5 +7.0
Conservative M. B. Beaugeard 1,229
Green B. A. Candeland 334 7.1 +4.8
Majority 285 9.3 +1.6
Turnout 4,673
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +8.5

Benchill[edit]

Benchill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour V. M. Myers* 1,735 60.0 -2.6
Independent D. A. Morris 482 16.7 +16.7
Liberal Democrat A. Bradshaw 407 14.1 -23.3
Conservative W. F. Hurst 267 9.2 +9.2
Majority 1,253 43.3 +18.1
Turnout 2,891
Labour hold Swing -9.6

Beswick and Clayton[edit]

Beswick and Clayton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. Flanagan* 2,157 75.0 +18.8
Conservative B. H. Brooks 548 19.1 -7.5
Liberal Democrat V. M. Cahill 171 5.9 -11.3
Majority 1,253 43.6 +14.1
Turnout 2,876
Labour hold Swing +13.1

Blackley[edit]

Blackley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour K. Barnes 2,290 61.1 +15.9
Conservative F. J. R. Lomas 1,117 29.8 -3.1
Liberal Democrat J. Cookson 340 9.1 -12.8
Majority 1,173 31.3 +19.0
Turnout 3,747
Labour hold Swing +9.5

Bradford[edit]

Bradford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour K. J. Rowswell 2,008 72.8 +10.9
Conservative K. Hyde 531 19.2 +0.8
Liberal Democrat P. F. Allanson 220 8.0 -11.6
Majority 1,477 53.5 +11.2
Turnout 2,759
Labour hold Swing +5.0

Brooklands[edit]

Brooklands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative P. Cummins 2,316 50.6 +0.6
Labour J. Broderick* 1,934 42.3 +9.9
Liberal Democrat D. Wraxall 325 7.1 -10.6
Majority 382 8.3 -9.3
Turnout 4,575
Conservative gain from Labour Swing -4.6

Burnage[edit]

Burnage
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. Clegg* 2,546 49.7 +13.8
Conservative A. Riley 2,001 39.0 -1.2
Liberal Democrat R. Taylor 483 9.4 -12.8
Green E. F. Howard 96 1.9 +0.3
Majority 545 10.6 +6.3
Turnout 5,126
Labour hold Swing +7.5

Central[edit]

Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G. Conquest* 1,551 80.6 +12.7
Conservative A. E. W. Hudson 255 13.3 -3.1
Liberal Democrat C. Muir 118 6.1 -9.7
Majority 1,296 67.4 +15.9
Turnout 1,924
Labour hold Swing +7.9

Charlestown[edit]

Charlestown
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour B. Curley 2,289 57.4 +16.2
Conservative M. Harris 1,368 34.3 -3.4
Social Democratic S. Earnshaw 182 4.6 +4.6
Liberal Democrat N. Towers 148 3.7 -17.4
Majority 921 23.1 +19.5
Turnout 3,987
Labour hold Swing +9.8

Cheetham[edit]

Cheetham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. McCardell* 2,484 78.1 +25.8
Conservative R. T. L. Berg 453 14.2 +14.2
Liberal Democrat S. A. Lewis 245 7.7 -13.8
Majority 2,031 63.8 +37.7
Turnout 3,182
Labour hold Swing +5.8

Chorlton[edit]

Chorlton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A. Tomlinson 2,693 43.5 +10.7
Conservative E. Walker* 2,655 42.9 -1.5
Liberal Democrat R. T. Bogg 467 7.6 -12.2
Green D. Glazier 231 3.7 +0.6
Communist M. Waterfield 139 2.2 +2.2
Majority 38 0.6 -11.0
Turnout 6,185
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +6.1

Crumpsall[edit]

Crumpsall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour R. Leese* 2,014 47.6 +11.1
Conservative A. E. Walsh 1,942 45.9 +0.8
Liberal Democrat J. A. Smith 276 6.5 -9.6
Majority 72 1.7 -6.9
Turnout 4,232
Labour hold Swing +5.1

Didsbury[edit]

Didsbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative P. Hilton 3,139 53.9 -0.4
Labour G. Bridson 1,802 31.0 +8.7
Liberal Democrat E. Allen 688 11.8 -8.3
Green G. Otten 191 3.3 -0.0
Majority 1,337 23.0 -8.9
Turnout 5,820
Conservative hold Swing -4.5

Fallowfield[edit]

Fallowfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour R. A. Graham* 2,054 51.0 +9.1
Conservative S. W. Keegin 1,170 29.0 -6.0
Liberal Democrat E. A. Cross 622 15.4 -3.8
Green J. Sturrock 184 4.6 +0.7
Majority 884 21.9 +14.9
Turnout 4,030
Labour hold Swing +7.5

Gorton North[edit]

Gorton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour T. Hamnett* 2,226 46.3 +0.9
Liberal Democrat J. Pearcey 1,948 40.5 +12.2
Conservative N. Dentith 638 13.3 -13.0
Majority 278 5.8 -11.3
Turnout 4,812
Labour hold Swing -5.6

Gorton South[edit]

Gorton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour B. Stone 2,170 48.9 +10.0
Liberal Democrat J. Bridges 1,871 42.2 -6.9
Conservative T. A. Grimshaw 394 8.9 -3.0
Majority 299 6.7 -3.5
Turnout 4,435
Labour hold Swing +8.4

Harpurhey[edit]

Harpurhey
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G. Stringer* 2,493 69.1 +22.1
Conservative R. Chadwick 851 23.6 -6.6
Liberal Democrat V. Towers 264 7.3 -15.4
Majority 1,642 45.5 +28.7
Turnout 3,608
Labour hold Swing +14.3

Hulme[edit]

Hulme
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour V. Dunn* 1,775 70.9 -1.9
Labour H. Johnson 1,639
Green P. E. Harrison 395 15.8 +15.8
Conservative A. Pollitt 171 6.8 +6.8
Liberal Democrat S. M. Jones 161 6.4 -20.8
Conservative D. M. Powell 160
Liberal Democrat C. Whettam 107
Majority 1,244 55.1 +9.5
Turnout 2,502
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing -8.8

Levenshulme[edit]

Levenshulme
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat J. Commons 2,038 41.2 -14.2
Labour D. J. Power 1,821 36.8 +9.3
Conservative R. Colledge 919 18.6 +4.8
Green A. R. King 172 3.5 +0.2
Majority 217 4.4 -23.5
Turnout 4,950
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -11.7

Lightbowne[edit]

Lightbowne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour W. Risby 2,497 50.8 +15.6
Conservative J. A. Smeaton 1,882 38.3 -0.3
Liberal Democrat D. Porter 464 9.4 -16.9
Green R. Wallace 72 1.5 +1.5
Majority 615 12.5 +9.1
Turnout 4,915
Labour hold Swing +7.9

Longsight[edit]

Longsight
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour K. Robinson* 2,801 68.3 +8.2
Conservative D. Ferguson 571 13.9 -3.7
Liberal Democrat L. M. Moulding 520 12.7 -6.5
Green L. A. King 207 5.1 +1.9
Majority 2,230 54.4 +13.5
Turnout 4,099
Labour hold Swing +5.9

Moss Side[edit]

Moss Side
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour V. P. Young 2,438 75.4 +5.3
Conservative M. Barnes 482 14.9 -1.1
Liberal Democrat F. Griffiths 200 6.2 -7.7
Green D. A. Howarth 112 3.5 +3.5
Majority 1,956 60.5 +6.4
Turnout 3,232
Labour hold Swing +3.2

Moston[edit]

Moston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour L. Kelly* 2,368 50.0 +12.9
Conservative M. Gill 2,031 42.8 -0.4
Liberal Democrat E. L. B. Slater 341 7.2 -12.5
Majority 337 7.1 +0.9
Turnout 4,740
Labour hold Swing +6.6

Newton Heath[edit]

Newton Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. Smith* 2,197 74.0 +17.8
Labour A. F. Garside 2,133
Conservative R. J. Merrin 585 19.7 -4.6
Conservative S. W. Place 538
Liberal Democrat G. Shaw 186 6.3 -13.2
Liberal Democrat J. A. Snellwood 177
Majority 1,548 54.3 +22.4
Turnout 2,968
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +11.2

Northenden[edit]

Northenden
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour H. Brown* 2,175 49.7 +18.4
Conservative R. Bee 1,792 41.0 +4.0
Liberal Democrat R. K. Higginson 354 8.1 -22.5
Green C. P. Ireland 54 1.2 +0.1
Majority 383 8.8 +3.1
Turnout 4,375
Labour hold Swing +7.2

Old Moat[edit]

Old Moat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour B. Harrison* 2,793 44.9 +6.9
Labour A. Spencer 2,570
Liberal Democrat P. A. Monkhouse 1,428 22.9 -12.0
Conservative J. F. Roberts 1,346 21.6 -3.4
Conservative N. M. Watson 1,203
Liberal Democrat M. E. D. Boyle 1,058
Social Democratic B. Gaskin 332 5.3 +5.3
Green S. J. Buchan 321 5.1 +3.0
Majority 1,142 22.0 +18.9
Turnout 6,220
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +9.4

Rusholme[edit]

Rusholme
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Y. Mambu 1,876 43.8 +4.6
Liberal Democrat A. Choudhury 1,512 35.3 -10.7
Conservative N. F. Barnes 652 15.2 +3.4
Green B. S. Bingham 245 5.7 +2.7
Majority 364 8.5 +1.7
Turnout 4,285
Labour hold Swing +7.6

Sharston[edit]

Sharston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G. Berry 2,051 52.8 +14.3
Conservative A. R. Williams 1,119 28.8 +1.2
Liberal Democrat R. Bowers 717 18.4 -15.5
Majority 932 24.0 +19.4
Turnout 3,887
Labour hold Swing +6.5

Whalley Range[edit]

Whalley Range
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour K. M. Fry 2,285 47.3 +8.7
Conservative V. M. Colledge 1,948 40.3 -2.4
Liberal Democrat P. J. Davis 270 5.6 -10.3
Green C. I. Kirby 179 3.7 +0.9
Social Democratic K. McKeon 151 3.1 +3.1
Majority 337 7.0 +2.9
Turnout 4,833
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +5.5

Withington[edit]

Withington
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat A. Firth* 1,932 39.4 -5.5
Labour A. D. R. Eko 1,561 31.9 +4.4
Conservative A. J. Elleray 1,405 28.7 +3.9
Majority 371 7.6 -9.7
Turnout 4,898
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -4.9

Woodhouse Park[edit]

Woodhouse Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour R. H. Vaughan 2,292 69.6 +21.6
Conservative D. M. Hurst 505 15.3 -5.3
Social Democratic E. M. Bowers 495 15.0 +15.0
Majority 1,787 54.3 +37.6
Turnout 3,292
Labour hold Swing +13.4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manchester City Council Election Results, 2nd Edition, Swarbrick (1993).