Strathclyde Regional Council election, 1986

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Map showing results in Strathclyde Regional Council.

An election to Strathclyde Regional Council was held on Thursday 8 May 1986, alongside regional elections across Scotland. All 103 of the councils seats were up for election.

Aggregate results[edit]

Strathclyde Regional Council election, 1986[1][2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 87 Increase8 85.4 52.6 429,046 Increase6.8
  Conservative 6 Decrease9 5.8 13.1 106,983 Decrease9.4
  SDP–Liberal Alliance 5 Increase1 4.9 14.2 116,182 Decrease2.9
  Independent 3 Increase1 2.9 1.9 15,890 Increase0.2
  SNP 2 Decrease1 1.9 17.5 143,033 Increase5.0
  Independent Labour 0 Steady 0.0 0.3 2,211 Increase0.2
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.2 1,810 Increase0.1
  Communist 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.3 975 Decrease0.2
  Scottish Independence Party 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.0 169
  Revolutionary Communist 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.0 74

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