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1971 Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council election

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The 1971 Richmond upon Thames Council election took place on 13 May 1971 to elect members of Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.[1] [2]

Background

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Election result

Party Votes Seats
Conservative Party 25,381 (43.83%)
Decrease 15.41 36 (66.7%)
36 / 54
Decrease 18
Labour Party 21,501 (37.13%)
Increase 17.07 15 (27.8%)
15 / 54
Increase 15
Liberal Party 9,199 (15.88%)
Decrease 2.20 3 (5.6%)
3 / 54
Increase 3
Residents Association 980 (1.69%)
Decrease 0.47 0 (0.0%)
0 / 54
Steady 0
Independent 488 (0.84%)
Increase 0.63 0 (0.0%)
0 / 54
Steady 0
National Front 232 (0.40%)
N/A 0 (0.0%)
0 / 54
N/A
Communist Party 133 (0.23%)
Decrease 0.02 0 (0.0%)
0 / 54
Steady 0
15 3 36
Labour Liberal Conservative

Ward results

Barnes (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mason H. 1717 48.3 -15.3
Conservative Otty N. 1697 -
Conservative Roberts J. Ms. 1652 -
Labour Ennals E. Ms. 1395 39.2 +19.7
Labour Day R. 1373 -
Labour Aylett E. 1307 -
Liberal Paish A. 444 12.5 -4.3
Liberal Rundle W. Ms. 428 -
Liberal Dons J. Ms. 395 -
Turnout 45.7 +1.1
Central Twickenham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Williams J. 1307 48.6 -10.4
Conservative Cooper S. Ms. 1304 -
Conservative Tate W. 1298 -
Labour Powell M. 782 29.0 +8.4
Labour Gilbert J. 775 -
Labour Bennett R. 756 -
Liberal Child D. 516 19.2 +2.9
Liberal Marlow R. 513 -
Liberal Morrison A. 476 -
Independent Lock J. 87 3.2 +1.0
Turnout 42.6 +3.3
East Sheen (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Roberts G. 1401 51.4 -32.4
Conservative Grose S. 1364 -
Conservative Lythe G. 1345 -
Liberal Parton J. 924 33.9 N/A
Liberal Manners A. 921 -
Liberal Waller J. 921 -
Labour Renier O. Ms. 401 14.7 -1.5
Labour Seager G. 387 -
Labour Bogner R. 383 -
Turnout 46.7 +11.6
East Twickenham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Leaney A. 1386 51.6 -12.2
Conservative Smith D. 1319 -
Conservative Golday-Fox F. 1290 -
Labour Jones W. 882 32.8 +14.3
Labour Jones H. Ms. 878 -
Labour Schaler H. Ms. 814 -
Liberal Jakobi S. Ms. 417 15.5 -2.2
Liberal Jakobi S. 404 -
Liberal Nunn S. 378 -
Turnout 39.4 -0.7
Ham & Petersham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bayliss B. 1909 51.8 +3.1
Labour Palmer A. 1866 -
Labour Stevens R. 1772 -
Conservative Cuming M. 1090 29.6 -5.5
Conservative Battle T. 1081 -
Conservative Stansfield Smith A. Ms. 1072 -
Liberal Williams D. 683 18.5 +2.3
Liberal Trafford P. 618 -
Liberal Debenham V. 603 -
Turnout 56.3 +10.0
Hampton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Kenton V. 2049 54.7 -7.9
Conservative Hargreaves J. 1925 -
Conservative Lewis H. 1872 -
Labour Robinson W. 995 26.6 +14.9
Labour Holman C. 940 -
Labour Windsor R. 842 -
Liberal Reddrop A. 702 18.7 -7.0
Liberal Weisblatt W. 699 -
Liberal Cavendish-Pell D. 562 -
Turnout 42.9 -3.3
Hampton Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Connor M. Ms. 1623 45.5 +26.5
Labour Harris D. 1598 -
Labour Elmes K. 1571 -
Conservative Champion H. Ms. 1561 43.7 -17.7
Conservative Lockyer P. 1557 -
Conservative Samuels G. 1527 -
Liberal Twaits J. 385 10.8 -8.8
Liberal Maryon L. 355 -
Liberal Starnes A. 343 -
Turnout 46.5 +5.0
Hampton Wick (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Cooper G. 1701 52.8 -13.8
Conservative Wilkins O. Ms. 1674 -
Conservative Arbour A. 1653 -
Labour Heitzmann A. 1184 36.8 +21.1
Labour Packer E. 1144 -
Labour Tutchell E. Ms. 1142 -
Liberal Brett M. Ms. 336 10.4 -7.3
Liberal Easthope J. 307 -
Liberal Stevens K. 287 -
Turnout 42.9 -0.2
Heathfield (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Goldring P. 1695 54.5 +28.6
Labour Day D. Ms. 1673 -
Labour Peters P. Ms. 1667 -
Conservative Baker J. 1416 45.5 -17.8
Conservative Woodward A. Ms. 1410 -
Conservative Stephenson E. 1385 -
Turnout 47.2 +3.3
Kew (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Rundle S. 2409 46.0 +17.8
Liberal Blomfield D. 1876 -
Liberal Dickson R. Ms. 1806 -
Conservative Nugent J. 1640 31.3 -2.9
Conservative Morland R. 1586 -
Conservative Hodgson M. Ms. 1540 -
Labour Campion E. 1078 20.6 +6.2
Labour Gilbert P. 965 -
Labour Kareh A. 892 -
Communist Tendler E. Ms. 114 2.2 -
Turnout 55.9 +1.0
Mortlake (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Masters E. 2008 61.7 +22.5
Labour Hart A. 1965 -
Labour Mostyn J. Ms. 1956 -
Conservative Counter F. 886 27.2 -17.4
Conservative Kelly J. 846 -
Conservative Muteau C. 822 -
Independent Drane A. 201 6.2 N/A
Liberal Lattimer G. 158 4.9 -6.5
Liberal Seekings H. 139 -
Liberal Collins J. 137 -
Turnout 50.7 +7.0
Palewell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Barrow N. 1564 63.9 -19.1
Conservative Wade S. 1556 -
Conservative Needs G. 1554 -
Labour Lamb H. 882 36.1 +19.1
Labour Hunt A. Ms. 869 -
Labour Hunt L. 865 -
Turnout 35.9 +1.7
Richmond Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ormiston J. 1078 37.5 -19.9
Conservative Foran M. 1055 -
Conservative Abell H. Ms. 1039 -
Liberal Nemet M. Ms. 700 24.3 -4.9
Liberal Lewis B. 624 -
Residents Billingham A. 565 19.6 N/A
Liberal Roberts M. Ms. 551 -
Labour Kidger D. Ms. 533 18.5 +5.1
Labour Martin T. 517 -
Labour Walker P. Ms. 497 -
Turnout 38.5 -1.7
Richmond Town (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Tremlett G. 1172 38.9 -21.8
Conservative Spain T. 1127 -
Conservative Wilton E. 1076 -
Labour Burns F. 1043 34.6 +11.3
Labour Dunne W. 1036 -
Labour Langford W. 1025 -
Residents Dennis K. Ms. 415 13.8 N/A
Liberal Cuff S. 382 12.7 -3.4
Liberal Lee F. 378 -
Residents Pattington E. 359 -
Liberal Morcom J. 357 -
Turnout 44.4 +1.6
South Twickenham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Woodward J. 1712 54.2 -14.2
Conservative Bligh T. 1685 -
Conservative Godlonton A. Ms. 1657 -
Labour Park M. Ms. 1449 45.8 +27.3
Labour Maidment P. 1438 -
Labour Hodgetts J. Ms. 1407 -
Turnout 41.1 -0.1
Teddington (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gold M. 1289 45.0 -9.6
Conservative West A. 1274 -
Conservative Newstead L. 1236 -
Labour Gilligan K. 1055 36.8 +21.4
Labour Carr-Hill C. 996 -
Labour Smith G. 993 -
Liberal Newcombe F. 319 11.1 -18.9
Liberal Counsell J. 294 -
Liberal Hills I. 271 -
Independent Leigh F. Ms. 200 7.0 N/A
Independent Leigh J. 195 -
Turnout 41.1 -5.2
West Twickenham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Grant J. 1659 58.1 +24.0
Labour Brown J. Ms. 1612 -
Labour Samuel G. 1556 -
Conservative Johnson G. 1197 41.9 -14.5
Conservative White I. Ms. 1145 -
Conservative McKie R. 1126 -
Turnout 42.8 +1.2
Whitton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lambeth J. 1215 38.0 -21.8
Conservative Warren W. 1177 -
Conservative Grimston N. 1142 -
Labour Potter C. Ms. 928 29.0 +17.0
Labour Gaines M. 918 -
Labour Taylor V. Ms. 832 -
Liberal Letch W. 824 25.8 -2.4
Liberal Barnes C. 819 -
Liberal Marshall S. 797 -
National Front Russell E. 232 7.3 N/A
National Front Denville-Faulkner T. 224 -
National Front Wakeford T. 213 -
Turnout 48.2 +6.0

References

  1. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 13 May 1971" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Richmond-upon-Thames Borough Council Elections" (PDF). Richmond-upon-Thames Borough Council. Richmond-upon-Thames Borough Council. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
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