1987 Harlow District Council election

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The 1987 Harlow District Council election took place on 7 May 1987 to elect members of Harlow District Council in Essex, England. This was on the same day as other local elections. The Labour Party retained control of the council.

Election result

1987 Harlow local election result[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 1 0 Increase1 78.6 49.6 12,082 Increase1.8
  Conservative 2 0 0 Steady 14.3 26.5 6,469 Increase2.9
  Alliance 1 0 1 Decrease1 7.1 23.6 5,755 Decrease5.8
  Ind. Conservative 1 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.3 74 New

All comparisons in vote share are to the corresponding 1983 election.

Ward results

Brays Grove

Location of Brays Grove ward
Brays Grove[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour H. Talbot 835 59.0%
Conservative V. Petch 293 20.7%
Alliance E. Scammell 287 20.3%
Turnout 43.0%
Labour hold

Great Parndon

Location of Great Parndon ward
Great Parndon[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative P. McClarnon 876 46.4%
Labour P. Brown 689 36.5%
Alliance D. Harris 324 17.2%
Turnout 56.6%
Conservative hold

Katherines With Sumner

Location of Katherines with Sumner ward
Katherines With Sumner[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour V. Clark 800 46.2%
Conservative M. Rigden 498 28.7%
Alliance P. Barton 435 25.1%
Turnout 39.2%
Labour gain from Alliance

Kingsmoor

Location of Kingsmoor ward
Kingsmoor[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative R. Cross 852 41.1%
Labour D. Law 812 39.2%
Alliance D. Collins 408 19.7%
Turnout 43.5%
Conservative hold

Latton Bush

Location of Latton Bush ward
Latton Bush[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour P. Bruce 1,018 57.0%
Conservative M. Tombs 446 25.0%
Alliance R. Langham 321 18.0%
Turnout 42.5%
Labour hold

Little Parndon

Location of Little Parndon ward
Little Parndon[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour S. Warner 913 54.3%
Alliance E. Atkins 365 21.7%
Conservative E. Atkins 328 19.5%
Ind. Conservative T. Hodge 74 4.4%
Turnout 40.0%
Labour hold

Mark Hall North

Location of Mark Hall North ward
Mark Hall North[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. McAlpine 686 56.5%
Conservative S. Rigden 332 27.3%
Alliance B. Hanks 196 16.1%
Turnout 53.6%
Labour hold

Mark Hall South

Location of Mark Hall South ward
Mark Hall South[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour L. Smith 1,062 60.4%
Alliance S. Nixon 362 20.6%
Conservative B. Hill 334 19.0%
Turnout 44.3%
Labour hold

Netteswell East

Location of Netteswell East ward
Netteswell East[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour A. Garner 753 54.6%
Conservative I. Crame 328 23.8%
Alliance V. Scott 298 21.6%
Turnout 47.0%
Labour hold

Old Harlow

Location of Old Harlow ward
Old Harlow[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour C. Cochrane 1,110 40.9%
Conservative N. Hitch 966 35.6%
Alliance R. Winkie 636 23.5%
Turnout 60.2%
Labour hold

Passmores

Location of Passmores ward
Passmores[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Rowland 860 51.5%
Conservative L. Atkins 443 26.5%
Alliance S. Curran 366 21.9%
Turnout 41.1%
Labour hold

Potter Street

Location of Potter Street ward
Passmores[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour W. Gibson 928 61.0%
Alliance S. Ward 352 23.1%
Conservative D. Fleming 241 15.8%
Turnout 47.4%
Labour hold

Stewards

Location of Stewards ward
Stewards[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Alliance K. Clarke 958 54.3%
Labour D. Dickson 578 32.8%
Conservative K. Eaton 227 12.9%
Turnout 44.9%
Alliance hold

Tye Green

Location of Tye Green ward
Tye Green[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour M. Danvers 1,038 58.0%
Conservative S. James 484 27.0%
Alliance S. Keeys 268 15.0%
Turnout 47.6%
Labour hold

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ a b "Local Election Summaries 1987". The Elections Centre.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Harlow District Council Election Results 1973-2012" (PDF). Elections Centre. Retrieved 27 September 2019.

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