Sheffield City Council election, 1980

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Sheffield City Council election, 1980
England
← 1979 1 May 1980 1982 →

All 87 seats to Sheffield City Council
44 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal
Seats won 60 18 9
Seat change Increase1 Decrease4 Increase3

Sheffield UK local election 1980 map.png
Map showing the results of the 1980 Sheffield City Council elections.

Majority party before election

Labour Party (UK)

Majority party after election

Labour Party (UK)

Elections to Sheffield City Council were held on 1 May 1980. The whole council was up for election, with the Attercliffe ward now merged into Darnall and Gleadless ward changed to Norton.

Election result[edit]

Sheffield Local Election Result 1980
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 60 4 3 +1 68.9 52.9 85,603 +0.1%
  Conservative 18 0 4 -4 20.7 34.0 55,079 -1.3%
  Liberal 9 3 0 +3 10.3 12.3 19,875 +0.9%
  Communist 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.6 938 +0.2%
  S.D.P. 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 168 +0.1%
  National Front 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 88 +0.0%

This result had the following consequences for the total number of seats on the Council after the elections:

Party Previous council New council
Labour 62 60
Conservatives 22 18
Liberal 6 9
Communist 0 0
S.D.P. 0 0
National Front 0 0
Total 90 87
Working majority  34   33 

Ward results[edit]

Beauchief[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Danny George 4,487 65.9 -3.4
Conservative Cliff Godber 4,389
Conservative Sween Batiste 4,377
Labour D. Hutchinson 2,315 34.0 +3.3
Labour G. Hague 2,290
Labour P. Reading 2,231
Majority 2,062 31.9 -6.7
Turnout 6,667 46.4
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing -3.3
Birley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Fisher 3,567 66.5 +5.3
Labour Frank White 3,557
Labour John Marshall 3,547
Conservative B. Lomas 1,799 33.5 +5.0
Conservative J. Young 1,766
Conservative R. Kelsey 1,740
Majority 1,748 33.0 +0.3
Turnout 5,366 36.6
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +0.1
Brightside[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Price 2,570 75.8 +8.6
Labour Bill Michie 2,510
Labour George Wilson 2,452
Conservative Victoria Sellers 819 24.1 +1.8
Conservative Gordon Millward 756
Conservative John Chapman 739
Majority 1,633 51.7 +6.8
Turnout 3,389 30.8
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +3.4
Broomhill[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Irvine Patnick 2,438 50.3 +1.4
Conservative Graham Cheetham 2,406
Conservative Marvyn Moore 2,381
Liberal Martin Hayes-Allen 1,211 25.0 +5.1
Labour Joan Brown 1,197 24.7 -6.5
Labour J. Relton 1,160
Liberal E. Huntley 1,138
Labour T. Treffry 1,130
Liberal J. Holmes 1,082
Majority 1,170 25.3 +7.6
Turnout 4,846 37.8
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing -1.8
Burngreave[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Francis Butler 3,002 51.4 +11.4
Liberal Malcolm Johnson 2,713
Liberal David Johnson 2,678
Labour F. Woodbine 2,286 39.1 -5.2
Labour B. Bush 2,180
Labour G. Machin 2,073
Conservative Moira Hattersley 428 7.3 -6.9
Conservative Colin Barnsley 421
Conservative I. Dudley 417
Communist Stephen Howell 123 2.1 +0.7
Majority 392 12.3 +8.0
Turnout 5839 43.8
Liberal hold Swing
Liberal hold Swing
Liberal gain from Labour Swing +8.3
Castle[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Reg Munn 3,222 75.0 +0.1
Labour David Skinner 3,152
Labour Peter Horton 3,146
Conservative Katherine Pinder 712 16.5 -0.3
Conservative A. Saunders 697
Conservative Ian Saunders 681
Liberal Christopher Fenn 241 5.6 -1.3
Liberal E. Fenn 238
Communist J. Hudson 122 2.8 +1.5
Majority 2,434 58.5 +0.4
Turnout 4,297 29.7
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +0.2
Chapel Green[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal David Chadwick 4,334 61.0 +8.3
Liberal Geoffrey Griffiths 4,010
Liberal Roger Wilson 3,595
Labour Tom Steel 2,207 31.1 +2.6
Labour G. Birch 2,022
Labour Lawrence Kingham 2,007
Conservative E. Holmes 556 7.8 -11.0
Conservative F. Meakin 536
Conservative D. Meakin 523
Majority 1,388 29.9 +5.7
Turnout 7,097
Liberal hold Swing
Liberal hold Swing
Liberal hold Swing +2.8
Darnall[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Frank Prince 3,096 62.7 +2.8
Labour David Brown 3,081
Labour George Munn 3,009
Conservative Colin Cavill 1,264 25.6 -2.6
Conservative Shirley Rhodes 1,238
Conservative Dorothy Kennedy 1,237
Liberal Dennis Boothroyd 577 11.7 -0.1
Liberal M. Francis 576
Liberal Michael Ogden 512
Majority 1,745 37.1 +5.4
Turnout 4,937 34.1
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +2.7
Dore[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Heslop 4,737 63.9 -3.1
Conservative Pat Santhouse 4,653
Conservative Jack Thompson 4,473
Labour Angela Smith 1,965 26.5 -6.5
Labour Win Francis 1,963
Labour A. Lyne 1,926
Liberal C. Holmes 713 9.6 +9.6
Liberal Edward Mullin 578
Liberal T. Robinson 567
Majority 2,508 37.4 +3.4
Turnout 7,415 46.1
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing +1.7
Ecclesall[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative William Dunsmore 4,959 69.8 +8.8
Conservative John Neill 4,899
Conservative Jonathan Freeman 4,844
Labour D. Lyons 1,125 15.8 -0.9
Labour D. Payne 1,100
Labour L. Skinner 1,085
Liberal Arthur Fawthrop 1,020 14.3 -7.9
Liberal P. Cruickshank 980
Liberal J. Laming 973
Majority 3,719 54.0 +15.2
Turnout 7,104 46.5
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing +4.8
Firth Park[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Clive Betts 4,448 81.1 +13.6
Labour Terry Butler 4,218
Labour Joan Barton 4,174
Conservative Lorna Banham 657 12.0 -8.9
Conservative H. Bailey 648
Conservative B. Tomlinson 620
Liberal B. Goodison 434 7.9 -3.6
Liberal K. Howson 376
Liberal G. Trickett 354
Majority 3,517 69.1 +22.5
Turnout 5,481 39.4
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +11.2
Hallam[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Jackson 4,485 67.3 +10.6
Conservative R. Hobson 4,365
Conservative Gordon Wragg 4,357
Labour Dennis Brown 1,368 20.5 -9.9
Labour E. Ellis 1,359
Labour A. Bacon 1,314
Liberal Jean Mason 812 12.2 -0.6
Liberal G. Jacobs 761
Liberal A. Tonge 738
Majority 2,989 46.8 +20.5
Turnout 6,665 47.2
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing +10.2
Handsworth[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Nicholls 3,595 70.3 +3.1
Labour Elsie Smith 3,576
Labour Janet Fiore 3,511
Conservative Bernard Kennedy 1,514 29.6 -3.1
Conservative Evelyn Millward 1,459
Conservative J. Dunsmore 1,402
Majority 1,997 40.7 +6.2
Turnout 5,109 36.3
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +3.1
Heeley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Winifred Golding 3,948 59.0 +2.2
Labour John Senior 3,932
Labour Donald Lemons 3,842
Conservative Sid Cordle 2,144 32.0 -0.3
Conservative G. Dyer 2,100
Conservative Maisie Hyatt 1,978
Liberal Donald Smith 457 6.8 -2.1
Communist Neville Taylor 145 2.1 +0.2
Majority 1,698 27.0 +2.5
Turnout 6,694 42.8
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +1.2
Hillsborough[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alf Meade 3,879 53.3 +1.9
Labour D. Morgan 3,666
Labour Gordon Mills 3,658
Conservative William Travis 3,400 46.7 -1.9
Conservative A. Banham 3,383
Conservative A. Slack 3,342
Majority 258 6.6 +3.8
Turnout 7,279 48.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +1.9
Intake[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joe Thomas 3,853 59.8 -5.5
Labour Mike Bower 3,772
Labour Steve Jones 3,768
Conservative G. Bolton 2,076 32.2 -2.4
Conservative P. Cavanagh 1,914
Conservative D. Clover 1,844
Liberal H. Wallace 510 7.9 +7.9
Liberal A. Eggleston 440
Majority 1,692 27.6 -3.1
Turnout 6,439 41.7
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing -1.5
Manor[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Dora Fitter 3,194 76.1 +3.4
Labour Colin Radcliffe 3,076
Labour Gerald Bermingham 2,974
Conservative George Booth 595 14.2 -5.4
Conservative Roger Barnsley 510
Conservative Pat Barnsley 467
Liberal Jacqueline Butler 260 6.2 +0.7
Liberal Philip Taylor 213
Communist John Hukin 147 3.5 +1.4
Majority 2,379 61.9 +8.8
Turnout 4,196 30.4
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +4.4
Mosborough[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Dorothy Walton 3,626 71.9 +2.5
Labour S. Dootson 3,529
Labour Mary Anne Foulds 3,493
Conservative G. Ranson 1,413 28.0 -2.6
Conservative L. Napier 1,332
Conservative A. O'Donnell 1,315
Majority 2,080 43.9 +5.1
Turnout 5,039 34.4
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +2.5
Nether Edge[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Connie Dodson 3,231 53.7 +6.7
Conservative Paul Verhaert 3,171
Conservative Christine Smith 3,152
Labour A. Richardson 2,175 36.2 +1.9
Labour E. Sargent 2,100
Labour Marilyn Tsiorvas 2,079
Liberal K. Salt 605 10.0 -8.6
Liberal I. Johnson 586
Liberal Patrick Smith 564
Majority 977 17.5 +4.8
Turnout 6,011 42.3
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing +2.4
Nether Shire[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Roger Barton 3,465 77.1 +5.9
Labour Philip Moscrop 3,438
Labour Alan Wigfield 3,364
Conservative D. Housley 896 19.9 -6.1
Conservative Paul Mort 881
Conservative Edith Bush 877
Communist Paul Mackey 132 2.9 +0.1
Majority 2,468 57.2 +12.0
Turnout 4,493 35.3
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +6.0
Netherthorpe[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Enid Hattersley 3,274 70.8 +1.9
Labour Harold Lambert 3,265
Labour John Laurent 3,091
Conservative J. Elliss 1,179 25.5 -3.1
Conservative Paul Makin 1,177
Conservative J. Dero 1,157
S.D.P. K. Bell 168 3.6 +3.6
Majority 1,912 45.3 +5.0
Turnout 4,621 35.0
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +2.5
Norton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour H. Fidler 3,720 61.6 +7.2
Labour B. Glenn 3,685
Labour Sam Wall 3,472
Conservative L. Moir 1,823 30.2 -6.5
Conservative Maureen Neill 1,803
Conservative J. Ormerod 1,761
Liberal Robert Mumford 497 8.2 -0.6
Majority 1,649 31.4 +13.7
Turnout 6,040 43.0
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +6.8
Owlerton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Burrows 3,201 74.6 +0.9
Labour Helen Jackson 3,017
Labour J. Coulby 2,997
Conservative Frank Brookes 1,001 23.3 -2.9
Conservative Stuart Dawson 911
Conservative P. Stafford 882
National Front R. Crookes 88 2.0 +2.0
Majority 2,200 51.3 +3.8
Turnout 4,290 33.0
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +1.9
Park[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Jones 3,752 84.2 +10.3
Labour Phillip Grisdale 3,678
Labour Doris Mulhearn 3,559
Conservative Nicholas Hutton 578 13.0 -5.4
Conservative Margaret Beatson 569
Conservative Ian Beatson 561
Communist R. Paulucy 125 2.8 +1.9
Majority 2,981 71.2 +15.7
Turnout 4,455 31.9
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +7.8
Sharrow[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Butler 2,630 64.6 +4.3
Labour Howard Knight 2,622
Labour Alf Wood 2,599
Conservative W. Price 1,293 31.8 +4.0
Conservative Thomas Seaton 1,238
Conservative T. Thompson 1,225
Communist Brian Turley 144 3.5 +1.5
Majority 1,306 32.8 +0.3
Turnout 4,067 31.2
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +0.1
South Wortley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour H. Howard 2,950 38.9 -0.3
Labour F. Rodgers 2,758
Labour Harry Hanwell 2,700
Conservative Sylvia Cowley 2,651 35.0 -4.9
Conservative D. Warren 2,635
Conservative E. Vawser 2,228
Liberal Philip Howson 1,974 26.0 +5.2
Liberal P. Weston 1,851
Liberal M. Travis 1,774
Majority 49 3.9 +3.2
Turnout 7,575 44.1
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +2.6
Southey Green[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Blunkett 3,606 87.7 +8.6
Labour Sandra Davies 3,276
Labour Dorothy Podlesny 3,275
Conservative Derek Eastwood 503 12.2 -8.6
Conservative Hedley Oldfield 472
Conservative Patricia Oldfield 444
Majority 2,772 75.5 +17.2
Turnout 4,109 32.8
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +8.6
Stocksbridge[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal A. Cooke 3,286 52.2 -6.5
Liberal M. Heraty 2,504
Liberal June Hibberd 2,434
Labour Anthony Sweeney 1,540 24.5 +2.7
Conservative N. Horton 1,464 23.3 +3.8
Conservative Barrie Jones 1,334
Conservative R. Homer 1,303
Labour S. Donoghue 1,280
Labour E. Guest 1,222
Majority 894 27.7 -9.2
Turnout 6,290 54.0
Liberal hold Swing
Liberal gain from Labour Swing
Liberal gain from Labour Swing -4.6
Walkley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alan Billings 3,829 65.9 +4.5
Labour William Owen 3,752
Labour Paul Wood 3,713
Conservative P. Booler 1,977 34.0 -4.5
Conservative G. Parkin 1,937
Conservative M. Rogers 1,905
Majority 1,736 31.9 -8.9
Turnout 5,806 42.8
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing +4.5

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac "Sheffield Local Elections 1973–1995 scans". Retrieved 2011-06-20.