1993 Welsh local elections


The 1993 Welsh local elections, were held on 6 May in 8 local authorities, as part of the wider 1993 UK local elections.

1993 Welsh local elections

 1991 6 May 1993 (1993-05-06) 1995 

All 502 seats to 8 Welsh county councils
  First party Second party
 
Leader John Smith Dafydd Wigley
Party Labour Plaid Cymru
Leader since 18 July 1992 1991
Seats won 272 41
Popular vote 319,504 89,930
Popular vote (%) 47.1% 13.3%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Leader Alex Carlile John Major
Party Liberal Democrats Conservative
Leader since 1992 28 November 1990
Seats won 34 32
Popular vote 73,700 84,909
Popular vote (%) 10.9% 12.5%

Wales-Wide Results


Party Votes[1] % +/- Councils +/- Seats +/-
Labour 319,504 47.1 5 272
Plaid Cymru 89,930 13.3 0 41
Liberal Democrats 73,700 10.9 0 34
Conservative 84,909 12.5 0 32
Green 4,078 0.6 0 1
Independents & Other 106,082 13.3 1 1 122
No overall control n/a n/a n/a 2 1 n/a n/a

Result


In all 8 Welsh county councils the whole of the council was up for election.

Council Previous control Result Details
Clwyd Labour Labour hold Details
Dyfed No overall control No overall control hold Details
Gwent Labour Labour hold Details
Gwynedd Independent No overall control gain Details
Mid Glamorgan Labour Labour hold Details
Powys Independent Independent hold Details
South Glamorgan Labour Labour hold Details
West Glamorgan Labour Labour hold Details

Notes


    References


    1. "Local Elections Handbook 1993" (PDF). Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher, Local Government Chronicle Elections Centre, University of Plymouth. 2004. p. v, 2. Retrieved 15 December 2016.