Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council election, 1994

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Elections to Trafford Council were held on 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 Conservative party retained overall control of the council.[1]

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

Party Seats   +/-  
Conservative 35 -2
Labour 23 +1
Liberal Democrat 5 +1
Conservative hold

Ward results[edit]

Altrincham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative R. A. Mrozinski 1,642 43.5 -14.7
Labour J. Torpey 1,573 41.6 +13.1
Liberal Democrat K. Clarke 564 14.9 +4.5
Majority 69 1.8 -27.9
Turnout 3,779 43.4 +2.6
Conservative hold Swing
Bowdon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative M. C. Harney* 2,018 52.1 -21.6
Liberal Democrat N. S. Harrison 1,046 27.0 +12.0
Labour H. F. Busteed 809 20.9 +9.6
Majority 972 25.1 -33.6
Turnout 3,873 41.4 +1.6
Conservative hold Swing
Broadheath
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. E. Baugh* 2,068 49.1 +17.2
Conservative L. Leggett 1,522 36.1 -18.7
Liberal Democrat B. C. Lynch 623 14.8 +1.5
Majority 546 13.0 -9.9
Turnout 4,213 47.0 +6.0
Labour hold Swing
Brooklands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative R. Barber 1,736 48.4 -20.1
Liberal Democrat A. Rhodes 1,095 30.5 +14.2
Labour T. G. Crewe 754 21.0 +7.9
Majority 641 17.9 -33.7
Turnout 3,585 45.3 -6.3
Conservative hold Swing
Bucklow
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour S. M. Batty 1,368 55.2 -13.7
Liberal Democrat F. Holland* 1,111 44.8 +13.7
Majority 257 10.4 -27.5
Turnout 2,479 39.0 +10.0
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Clifford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour P. W. Mitchell 1,879 76.8 +14.7
Conservative J. M. Ansari 434 17.7 -14.5
Green D. W. Alexander 134 5.5 -0.2
Majority 1,445 59.1 +29.2
Turnout 2,447 31.1 +4.2
Labour hold Swing
Davyhulme East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative E. R. Eadie 1,888 52.5 -14.2
Labour S. Hesford 1,401 39.0 +11.9
Liberal Democrat F. A. Cameron 305 8.5 +2.3
Majority 487 13.6 -26.1
Turnout 3,594 48.5 +7.9
Conservative hold Swing
Davyhulme West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative M. Bates* 1,653 45.7 -10.9
Labour A. Stringer 1,578 43.6 +5.8
Liberal Democrat D. M. Browne 388 10.7 +5.2
Majority 75 2.1 -16.7
Turnout 3,619 45.9 +2.7
Conservative hold Swing
Flixton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative T. R. Seddon* 1,625 40.8 -11.4
Labour J. D. Chapman-Barker 1,238 31.1 +6.5
Liberal Democrat A. Vernon 1,115 28.0 +4.8
Majority 387 9.7 -18.0
Turnout 3,978 53.7 +5.1
Conservative hold Swing
Hale
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative M. Lucas 2,015 51.0 -18.9
Liberal Democrat C. S. Fink 1,528 38.7 +15.6
Labour R. E. Lucas 409 10.3 +3.3
Majority 487 12.3 -34.5
Turnout 3,952 46.2 +3.5
Conservative hold Swing
Longford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. P. Hagan* 1,779 56.1 +12.7
Conservative E. J. Kelson 1,137 35.9 -17.7
Liberal Democrat C. R. Walmsley 253 8.0 +8.0
Majority 642 20.3 +10.2
Turnout 3,169 42.9 +2.0
Labour hold Swing
Mersey St. Marys
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative B. D. Rigby 2,193 49.0 -20.6
Labour A. Guttridge 1,303 29.1 +9.4
Liberal Democrat R. M. Elliott 975 21.8 +11.1
Majority 890 19.9 -30.0
Turnout 4,471 47.4 +5.4
Conservative hold Swing
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. R. Haydock* 1,415 58.8 +11.4
Conservative C. H. Davenport 772 32.1 -14.0
Liberal Democrat S. O. Bowater 218 9.1 +2.5
Majority 643 26.7 +25.4
Turnout 2,405 40.6 +6.6
Labour hold Swing
Priory
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour B. Brotherton 1,454 37.3 +11.1
Liberal Democrat C. Smith 1,267 32.5 +2.3
Conservative R. C. Heads 1,181 30.3 -13.3
Majority 187 4.8 -8.7
Turnout 3,902 50.4 +3.4
Labour hold Swing
Sale Moor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour P. Gratrix* 1,697 46.2 +6.8
Conservative C. J. J. Lynch 1,403 38.2 -5.9
Liberal Democrat M. E. Clarke 572 15.6 -0.9
Majority 294 8.0 +3.3
Turnout 3,672 48.0 +5.8
Labour hold Swing
St. Martins
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour L. T. Murkin* 2,232 57.5 +11.9
Conservative J. Nicholas 1,247 32.1 -15.4
Liberal Democrat T. J. P. Corbett 402 10.4 +3.4
Majority 1,016 26.2 +24.3
Turnout 3,881 43.6 +7.0
Labour hold Swing
Stretford
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour S. A. Adshead* 2,105 58.0 +15.3
Conservative J. T. Kelly 1,207 33.3 -19.9
Liberal Democrat J. M. Walmsley 316 8.7 +5.5
Majority 898 24.8 +14.3
Turnout 3,628 46.6 -1.8
Labour hold Swing
Talbot
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour B. J. Hughes* 1,779 77.6 +14.4
Conservative C. J. Levenston 515 22.4 -10.9
Majority 1,264 55.1 +25.1
Turnout 2,294 35.4 +6.3
Labour hold Swing
Timperley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat D. C. R. Horstead 1,684 40.0 +13.2
Conservative P. A. Dixon* 1,610 38.3 -17.6
Labour A. D. McNee 912 21.7 +4.4
Majority 74 1.8 -27.3
Turnout 4,206 48.3 +6.3
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Urmston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D. Acton* 2,244 60.6 +20.2
Conservative A. Smith 1,461 39.4 -16.3
Majority 783 21.1 +5.8
Turnout 3,705 49.8 +2.3
Labour hold Swing
Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat J. E. Brophy 2,186 47.6 -0.9
Conservative A. Bowker* 1,505 32.8 +0.6
Labour S. N. Humby 899 19.6 +0.3
Majority 681 14.8 -1.5
Turnout 4,590 49.5 +1.8
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LOCAL ELECTIONS: Election results". The Guardian. 1994-05-07.