Manchester City Council election, 1994

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Elections to Manchester Council were held on Thursday, 5 May 1994. One third of the council was up for election, with each successful candidate to serve a four-year term of office, expiring in 1998. The Labour Party retained overall control of the Council. [1]

Election result[edit]

Manchester Council Election Result 1994
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 28 2 3 -1 82.3 59.2 61,037 +10.3%
  Liberal Democrat 5 3 0 +3 14.7 24.0 24,726 +5.2%
  Conservative 0 0 1 -1 0.0 13.5 13,962 -15.6%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.0 1.9 2,004 -1.0%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.8 809 +0.5%
  Communist (ML) 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.3 294 +0.3%
  Independent Labour 0 0 1 -1 0.0 0.2 196 +0.2%

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

Party Seats   +/-  
Labour 79 -1
Liberal Democrats 15 +3
Conservative 4 -1
Independent Labour 1 -1
Labour hold

Ward results[edit]

Ardwick[edit]

Ardwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour L. Murphy 1,231 75.2 +2.6
Liberal Democrat L. Ford 296 18.1 +9.8
Conservative F. Roche 109 6.7 -8.1
Majority 935 57.2 -0.6
Turnout 1,636
Labour hold Swing -3.6

Baguley[edit]

Baguley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour T. Farrell 1,949 71.8 +18.5
Conservative P. Fitzsimons 411 15.1 -22.7
Liberal Democrat G. Hall 353 13.0 +6.0
Majority 1,538 56.7 +41.2
Turnout 2,713
Labour hold Swing +20.6

Barlow Moor[edit]

Barlow Moor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A. Maloney* 1,762 48.5 +15.2
Liberal Democrat R. Harrison 1,394 38.4 -10.1
Conservative D. Smith 301 8.3 -6.1
Green R. Goater 174 4.8 +1.1
Majority 368 10.1 -5.1
Turnout 3,631
Labour hold Swing +12.6

Benchill[edit]

Benchill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A. Harding 1,620 71.1 +3.3
Communist (ML) L. Worthington 294 12.9 +12.9
Liberal Democrat J. Redmond 228 10.0 -0.7
Conservative M. Joyce 138 6.1 -15.4
Majority 1,326 58.2 +11.9
Turnout 2,280
Labour hold Swing -4.8

Beswick and Clayton[edit]

Beswick and Clayton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat M. Dunican 1,652 55.3 +35.2
Labour W. Egerton* 1,240 41.5 -21.6
Conservative D. Russell 95 3.2 -13.6
Majority 412 13.8 -29.2
Turnout 2,987
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing +28.4
Blackley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G. Chadwick* 2,144 74.9 +20.5
Conservative V. Clarke 380 13.3 -21.8
Liberal Democrat K. Wadsworth 339 11.8 +1.2
Majority 1,764 61.6 +42.3
Turnout 2,863
Labour hold Swing +21.1

Bradford[edit]

Bradford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. Gilmore* 1,576 71.8 +8.9
Liberal Democrat P. Fairhurst 432 19.7 +9.4
Conservative K. Hyde 173 7.9 -15.8
Independent C. Morris 15 0.7 +0.7
Majority 1,144 52.1 +12.8
Turnout 2,196
Labour hold Swing -0.2

Brooklands[edit]

Brooklands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G. Evans 1,817 58.6 +20.5
Conservative A. Langan 876 28.2 -26.1
Liberal Democrat H. McKay 410 13.2 +7.7
Majority 941 30.3 +14.1
Turnout 3,103
Labour hold Swing +23.3

Burnage[edit]

Burnage
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour M. Taylor 2,308 60.0 +17.0
Conservative J. Leach 761 19.8 -20.7
Liberal Democrat J. Lawley 581 15.1 +1.9
Independent Labour R. Whyte* 196 5.1 +5.1
Majority 1,547 40.2 +37.2
Turnout 3,846
Labour gain from Independent Labour Swing +18.8

Central[edit]

Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour T. Findlow* 1,276 77.7 +5.2
Liberal Democrat L. Jarrett 218 13.3 +4.2
Conservative W. Bradshaw 149 9.1 -5.0
Majority 1,058 64.4 +6.0
Turnout 1,643
Labour hold Swing +0.5

Charlestown[edit]

Charlestown
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour E. Curley* 2,049 71.1 +17.6
Conservative C. Saunders 451 15.6 -21.3
Liberal Democrat J. Parkinson 382 13.3 +3.7
Majority 1,598 55.4 +38.8
Turnout 2,882
Labour hold Swing +19.4

Cheetham[edit]

Cheetham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour M. Pagel* 1,904 79.5 +10.7
Liberal Democrat R. Clayton 252 10.5 -1.2
Conservative M. Gifford 240 10.0 -9.4
Majority 1,652 68.9 +19.5
Turnout 2,396
Labour hold Swing +5.9

Chorlton[edit]

Chorlton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour B. Selby* 2,722 58.9 +8.2
Conservative J. Smith 917 19.9 -15.6
Liberal Democrat B. Pierce 643 13.9 +6.8
Green B. Candeland 337 7.3 +0.6
Majority 1,805 39.1 +23.8
Turnout 4,619
Labour hold Swing +11.9

Crumpsall[edit]

Crumpsall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A. Spinks* 2,062 64.7 +12.7
Conservative G. Mellyng 631 19.8 -20.6
Liberal Democrat P. Matthews 492 15.4 +7.8
Majority 1,431 44.9 +33.3
Turnout 3,185
Labour hold Swing +16.6

Didsbury[edit]

Didsbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G. Bridson 2,319 40.1 +8.4
Conservative J. Hill* 1,844 31.9 -18.3
Liberal Democrat J. Lawley 1,494 25.8 +10.3
Green B. Doherty 125 2.2 -0.4
Majority 475 8.2 -10.3
Turnout 5,782
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +13.3

Fallowfield[edit]

Fallowfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour P. Morrison* 1,824 63.6 +7.4
Conservative J. Nelson 425 14.8 -12.2
Liberal Democrat S. Ord 367 12.8 -4.2
Green M. Daw 134 4.7 +4.7
Independent S. King 92 3.2 +3.2
Independent A. Fiander 27 0.9 +0.9
Majority 1,399 48.8 +19.6
Turnout 2,869
Labour hold Swing +9.8

Gorton North[edit]

Gorton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat W. Helsby 2,054 51.4 +0.9
Labour C. Brierley* 1,712 42.8 +2.6
Conservative P. Davies 170 4.3 -3.7
Green D. Wild 61 1.5 +0.2
Majority 342 8.6 -1.7
Turnout 3,997
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing -0.8

Gorton South[edit]

Gorton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat J. Bridges 1,918 53.8 +4.3
Labour B. Whitehead 1,451 40.7 -1.5
Conservative D. Davenport 132 3.7 -2.3
Green A. Salter 66 1.9 -0.4
Majority 467 13.1 +5.9
Turnout 3,567
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing +1.4

Harpurhey[edit]

Harpurhey
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patrick Karney* 1,497 68.6 +14.7
Liberal Democrat D. Thame 454 20.8 +11.5
Conservative J. Samson 230 10.5 -13.4
Majority 1,043 47.8 +17.8
Turnout 2,181
Labour hold Swing +1.6

Hulme[edit]

Hulme
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D. Lunts 938 70.7 +2.4
Independent C. Osigwe 142 10.7 +10.7
Liberal Democrat S. Oliver 128 9.7 +1.9
Conservative J. Baker 118 8.9 -4.5
Majority 796 60.0 +5.1
Turnout 1,326
Labour hold Swing -4.1

Levenshulme[edit]

Levenshulme
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Keith Whitmore* 2,529 61.2 +4.6
Labour H. Pare 1,261 30.5 +3.0
Conservative R. West 188 4.5 -6.5
Green P. Thompson 154 3.7 -1.3
Majority 1,268 30.7 +1.7
Turnout 4,132
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +0.8

Lightbowne[edit]

Lightbowne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour K. Franklin* 2,395 75.2 +16.8
Conservative M. Steadman 413 13.0 -18.7
Liberal Democrat D. Gordon 376 11.8 +2.0
Majority 1,982 62.2 +35.5
Turnout 3,184
Labour hold Swing +17.7

Longsight[edit]

Longsight
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour N. Moghal* 2,334 68.6 +14.6
Liberal Democrat M. Dunn 443 13.0 +4.4
Conservative D. Carroll 442 13.0 -18.5
Green S. Fitzgibbon 146 4.3 -1.6
Independent T. Rigby 36 1.1 +1.1
Majority 1,891 55.6 +33.1
Turnout 3,401
Labour hold Swing +5.1

Moss Side[edit]

Moss Side
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour V. Cunningham 2,005 78.7 +4.3
Liberal Democrat W. Tew 204 8.0 -9.2
Conservative M. Barnes 175 6.9 +6.9
Green K. Molteno 165 6.5 -1.8
Majority 1,801 70.7 +13.5
Turnout 2,549
Labour hold Swing +6.7

Moston[edit]

Moston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D. Shaw* 2,406 70.3 +19.9
Conservative J. Bradshaw 562 16.4 -24.9
Liberal Democrat V. Towers 455 13.3 +5.0
Majority 1,844 53.9 +44.9
Turnout 3,423
Labour hold Swing +22.4

Newton Heath[edit]

Newton Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A. Garside* 1,655 73.5 +9.9
Liberal Democrat C. Turner 302 13.4 +2.8
Conservative P. Leach 294 13.1 -12.8
Majority 1,353 60.1 +22.4
Turnout 2,251
Labour hold Swing +3.5

Northenden[edit]

Northenden
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G. Carroll* 2,490 67.2 +17.3
Conservative K. McKenna 725 19.6 -21.4
Liberal Democrat M. Ford 493 13.3 +6.4
Majority 1,765 47.6 +38.8
Turnout 3,708
Labour hold Swing +19.3

Old Moat[edit]

Old Moat
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A. Fender* 2,319 56.8 +5.5
Liberal Democrat Y. Zalzala 845 20.7 +8.1
Conservative K. Hussain 497 12.2 -18.5
Independent M. Robinson 250 6.1 +6.1
Green T. Romagnuolo 170 4.2 -1.2
Majority 1,474 36.1 +15.6
Turnout 4,081
Labour hold Swing -1.3

Rusholme[edit]

Rusholme
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. Byrne* 1,451 39.3 -4.2
Liberal Democrat M. Ramsbottom 1,318 35.7 +4.2
Conservative M. Naqui 561 15.2 -2.3
Green B. Bingham 178 4.8 -2.8
Independent K. Robinson 107 2.9 +2.9
Independent I. Ferguson 81 2.2 +2.2
Majority 133 3.6 -8.4
Turnout 3,696
Labour hold Swing -4.2

Sharston[edit]

Sharston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour H. Barrett 1,680 70.3 +23.0
Conservative I. Hollins 310 13.0 -25.8
Liberal Democrat W. Fisher 286 12.0 +2.3
Green G. Lawson 114 4.8 +0.5
Majority 1,370 57.3 +48.5
Turnout 2,390
Labour hold Swing +24.4

Whalley Range[edit]

Whalley Range
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour B. Stone 2,248 62.2 +12.5
Conservative R. Ignatowicz 694 19.2 -21.8
Liberal Democrat J. Leech 615 17.0 +10.7
Independent R. Harper 59 1.6 +1.6
Majority 1,554 43.0 +34.3
Turnout 3,616
Labour hold Swing +17.1

Withington[edit]

Withington
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat A. Jones* 2,238 49.2 +4.7
Labour A. Simcock 1,791 39.3 +10.1
Conservative C. Brown 344 7.6 -13.3
Green B. Ekbery 180 4.0 -1.4
Majority 447 9.8 -5.5
Turnout 4,553
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -2.7

Woodhouse Park[edit]

Woodhouse Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A. Ryan 1,601 68.4 +14.5
Liberal Democrat W. Ford 535 22.8 +3.3
Conservative M. Coban 206 8.8 -17.8
Majority 1,066 45.5 +18.2
Turnout 2,342
Labour hold Swing +5.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manchester Evening News, 6 May 1994.