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1971 Barnet London Borough Council election

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The 1971 Barnet Council election took place on 13 May 1971 to elect members of Barnet London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.

Background

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Election result

Overall turnout in the election was 36.8%.

Barnet Local Election Result 1971[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 43 49.4
  Labour 17 37.8
  Liberal 0 11.6

Ward results

Arkley

Arkley (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Brunswick Park

Brunswick Park (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Burnt Oak

Burnt Oak (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour hold Swing
Labour Co-op gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing

Childs Hill

Childs Hill (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Colindale

Colindale (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

East Barnet

East Barnet (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

East Finchley

East Finchley (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Swing

Edgware

Edgware (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Finchley

Finchley (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Friern Barnet

Friern Barnet (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Garden Suburb

Garden Suburb (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Golders Green

Golders Green (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Hadley

Hadley (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Hale

Hale (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Hendon

Hendon (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Mill Hill

Mill Hill (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

St Paul’s

St Paul’s (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Totteridge

Totteridge (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

West Hendon

West Hendon (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Woodhouse

Woodhouse (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

By-elections between 1971 and 1974

East Finchley

East Finchley by-election, 27 July 1972[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour M. A. Cohen 1,546
Conservative C. W. Wilds 903
Liberal L. W. Watkins 726
Turnout 29.9%

References

  1. ^ Minors, Michael; Grenham, Dennis. "London Borough Council Elections 7 May 1998 including the Greater London Authority Referendum results" (PDF). Demographic and Statistical Studies. London Research Centre. Retrieved 22 February 2015.
  2. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 2 May 1974" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
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