All 39 non-metropolitan counties, 1 sui generis authority,
all 26 Northern Irish districts and all 8 Welsh counties
Colours denote the winning party, as shown in the main table of results.
Local elections were held in the United Kingdom in 1993.The results showed a decline for the governing Conservative Party with the third placed party, the Liberal Democrats, gaining most seats.
The main opposition Labour Party, now led by John Smith following Neil Kinnock's resignation as party leader, gained 111 seats, bringing their number of councillors to 9,213. Their share of the vote was projected to be 39%, their highest since 1990.
The governing Conservative Party lost 486 seats and were left with 7,802 councillors. Their projected share of the vote was 31%, a 15% decline since the previous local elections in 1992.
The Liberal Democrats gained 395 seats and had 4,123 councillors after the elections. Their projected share of the vote was 25%, an increase in 5% from the 1992 local elections.
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These were the last elections to the county councils of Avon, Berkshire, Cleveland, Hereford and Worcester, Humberside and Isle of Wight before they were abolished by the Local Government Commission for England (1992).
|Avon||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|Bedfordshire||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|Berkshire||Conservative||No overall control gain||Details|
|Cambridgeshire||Conservative||No overall control gain||Details|
|Cheshire||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|Cornwall||No overall control||Liberal Democrats gain||Details|
|Cumbria||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|Devon||Conservative||No overall control gain||Details|
|Dorset||Conservative||No overall control gain||Details|
|East Sussex||Conservative||No overall control gain||Details|
|Essex||Conservative||No overall control gain||Details|
|Gloucestershire||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|Hampshire||Conservative||No overall control gain||Details|
|Hereford and Worcester||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|Hertfordshire||Conservative||No overall control gain||Details|
|Isle of Wight||Liberal Democrats||Liberal Democrats hold||Details|
|Kent||Conservative||No overall control gain||Details|
|Leicestershire||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|Lincolnshire||Conservative||No overall control gain||Details|
|Norfolk||Conservative||No overall control gain||Details|
|North Yorkshire||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|Northamptonshire||No overall control||Labour gain||Details|
|Oxfordshire||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|Shropshire||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|Somerset||Conservative||Liberal Democrats gain||Details|
|Suffolk||Conservative||No overall control gain||Details|
|Surrey||Conservative||No overall control gain||Details|
|Warwickshire||Conservative||No overall control gain||Details|
|West Sussex||Conservative||No overall control gain||Details|
|Wiltshire ‡||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
‡ New electoral division boundaries
|Isles of Scilly||Details|
|Antrim||UUP||No overall control||Details|
|Ards||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Armagh||UUP||No overall control||Details|
|Ballymena||DUP||No overall control||Details|
|Ballymoney||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Belfast||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Carrickfergus||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Castlereagh||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Coleraine||No overall control||UUP||Details|
|Cookstown||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Craigavon||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Derry||No overall control||SDLP||Details|
|Dungannon||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Fermanagh||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Larne||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Limavady||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Magherafelt||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Moyle||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Newry and Mourne||SDLP||SDLP||Details|
|Newtownabbey||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|North Down||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Omagh||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Strabane||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
These were the last elections to the county councils before they were abolished by the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994.
|Dyfed||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|Gwynedd||Independent||No overall control gain||Details|
|Mid Glamorgan||Labour||Labour hold||Details|
|South Glamorgan||Labour||Labour hold||Details|
|West Glamorgan||Labour||Labour hold||Details|
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