Stevenage Borough Council election, 1996

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Elections to Stevenage Council were held on 2 May 1996. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council. The council was one of a number where the Conservatives lost their last seats.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Stevenage Local Election Result 1996[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 12 +2 92.3 70.3 12748 +3.6%
  Liberal Democrat 1 +1 7.7 9.4 1709 -7.0%
  Conservative 0 -2 0 19.1 3469 +3.1%
  Socialist Alternative 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 196 +0.2%
  Social Democrat 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Millar, Frank (1996-05-03). "Tories suffer massive defeats in local elections". Irish Times. p. 10. 
  2. ^ a b "Complete list of results;Elections;Local". The Times. 1996-05-04. p. 1.