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1978 Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council election

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The 1978 Richmond upon Thames Council election took place on 4 May 1978 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 31,635 (45.99%)
Increase 5.08 34 (65.4%)
34 / 52
Decrease 2
Liberal Party 25,906 (37.66%)
Increase 6.45 18 (34.6%)
18 / 52
Increase 8
Labour Party 11,109 (16.15%)
Decrease 10.97 0 (0.0%)
0 / 52
Decrease 8
National Front 134 (0.19%)
N/A 0 (0.0%)
0 / 52
N/A
18 34
Liberal Conservative

Ward results

Barnes (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robinson J. Ms. 2453 53.4 +9.7
Conservative Dalziel I. 2393 -
Conservative Popham J. 2235 -
Liberal Cornwell D. 1690 36.8 +11.1
Liberal Cardno H. 1517 -
Liberal O'Kelly F. 1512 -
Labour Blundy P. 451 9.8 -11.0
Labour Hoskins A. Ms. 433 -
Labour Seager G. 432 -
Turnout 64.2 +14.6
Central Twickenham (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Cox J. 1517 51.6 N/A
Conservative Alcock R. 1500 -
Liberal Hugill D. 774 26.3 N/A
Liberal Coombs J. 772 -
Labour Anderson P. 650 22.1 N/A
Labour Cable J. 548 -
Turnout 56.6 N/A
East Sheen (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Green S. 1619 59.9 N/A
Conservative Grose S. 1545 -
Liberal Cook P. 938 34.7 N/A
Liberal Tooley M. Ms. 900 -
Labour Lamb B. MS. 145 5.4 N/A
Labour Parry S. 134 -
Turnout 58.9 N/A
East Twickenham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Rowlands J. 1950 46.5 +22.4
Liberal Nunn S. 1933 -
Liberal Lewis R. Ms. 1860 -
Conservative Leaney A. 1722 41.0 -2.6
Conservative Hall H. 1653 -
Conservative Redwood P. Ms. 1598 -
Labour Millward A. Ms. 526 12.5 -19.9
Labour Shelton J. 490 -
Labour Eldridge E. 442 -
Turnout 59.2 +8.9
Ham & Petersham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Williams D. 1717 44.5 +6.1
Liberal Oliver L. 1491 -
Liberal Allen M. Ms. 1439 -
Conservative Bushell J. 1203 31.2 +6.3
Conservative Poyser P. Ms. 1149 -
Conservative Jabelman S. Ms. 1113 -
Labour Bayliss B. 939 24.3 -12.4
Labour Heitzmann A. 801 -
Labour Rudge K. 753 -
Turnout 61.8 +5.1
Hampton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Kenton G. 2132 56.0 +1.3
Conservative Hargreaves J. 2029 -
Conservative Franklin R. 1921 -
Liberal Woodriff M. Ms. 1191 31.3 +3.7
Liberal Ison J. 1066 -
Liberal Paget E. 1033 -
Labour Lalis M. 487 12.8 -4.9
Labour Lunberg P. Ms. 479 -
Labour Day D. Ms. 456 -
Turnout 57.5 +5.3
Hampton Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Champion H. Ms. 1854 47.2 +8.1
Conservative Harris D. 1835 -
Conservative Warhurst E. 1683 -
Liberal Carmody C. 1038 26.4 +4.2
Labour Elmes K. 1035 26.4 -12.3
Labour Samuels G. 1028 -
Liberal Stewart T. 1025 -
Liberal Meredith Smith M. Ms. 1000 -
Labour Connor G. Ms. 982 -
Turnout 57.6 +7.3
Hampton Nursery (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Heath B. Ms. 758 49.2 N/A
Conservative Smith D. 701 -
Liberal Chandler J. Ms. 488 31.7 N/A
Liberal Hopkins R. 480 -
Labour Holman N. 294 19.1 N/A
Labour Gourney P. 270 -
Turnout 57.7 N/A
Hampton Wick (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Cooper G. 2076 63.0 +11.2
Conservative Marlow D. 2058 -
Conservative Arbour A. 2045 -
Labour Browning D. 638 19.4 -8.1
Labour Nieper R. Ms. 616 -
Liberal Joyce B. 579 17.6 -3.0
Liberal Dabbs K. 574 -
Labour Firth B. 565 -
Liberal Parton J. 535 -
Turnout 46.4 +3.5
Heathfield (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Woodward A. Ms. 1962 46.3 +6.7
Conservative Lee P. 1959 -
Conservative Baker J. 1869 -
Liberal Harper G. 1351 31.9 +9.0
Liberal Dacombe J. 1347 -
Liberal Jones M. 1318 -
Labour Sewell C. 923 21.8 -15.6
Labour Goody P. 866 -
Labour Glass H. 847 -
Turnout 58.4 +5.2
Kew (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gordon-Smith G. 2232 46.5 +15.6
Conservative Shaddock C. 2150 -
Conservative Mozley A. 2145 -
Liberal Tonge J. Ms. 2037 42.4 -7.7
Liberal Blomfield D. 1963 -
Liberal Worth L. 1961 -
Labour Lourie A. 536 11.2 -4.6
Labour Elder T. 518 -
Labour Love A. 510 -
Turnout 64.1 +8.1
Mortlake (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Martineau D. Ms. 2054 54.0 +49.1
Liberal Razzall E. 1921 -
Liberal Wainwright D. 1870 -
Conservative Stevens G. 927 24.4 +3.6
Conservative Pollecoff E. Ms. 876 -
Labour Hart A. 823 21.6 -15.9
Labour Masters E. 788 -
Conservative Gedrych B. 752 -
Labour Mostyn J. Ms. 745 -
Turnout 60.4 +7.5
Palewell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Manners A. 1939 46.1 +12.8
Conservative Morell K. 1880 44.7 -2.3
Liberal Hamwee S. Ms. 1821 -
Conservative Barrow N. 1799 -
Conservative Popat S. Ms. 1771 -
Liberal Tallents A. 1767 -
Labour Hunt A. Ms. 390 9.3 -10.3
Labour Lamb H. 383 -
Labour Sheppard M. Ms. 356 -
Turnout 64.1 +19.7
Richmond Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Dickson R. Ms. 1700 47.6 +6.5
Liberal Thomas J. Ms. 1631 -
Liberal Simmonds A. 1616 -
Conservative Ormiston J. 1563 43.8 -0.9
Conservative Martin P. 1497 -
Conservative Lescher R. 1477 -
Labour Radley D. 309 8.7 -5.6
Labour Marshall-Andrews R. 294 -
Labour Durrant S. 283 -
Turnout 55.2 +10.6
Richmond Town (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Cornish A. Ms. 1639 52.5 N/A
Liberal Lewis B. 1477 -
Conservative Saunders J. 1180 37.8 N/A
Conservative Wheeler S. 1073 -
Labour Roberts J. Ms. 305 9.8 N/A
Labour Bourne C. Ms. 284 -
Turnout 64.9 N/A
South Twickenham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bligh T. 1660 47.6 -3.3
Conservative Hollebone R. 1592 -
Conservative Millar N. Ms. 1556 -
Liberal Pope G. 1368 39.2 +9.3
Liberal Hague D. 1302 -
Liberal Milne G. 1302 -
Labour Tait A. 460 13.2 -16.7
Labour Thompson M. Ms. 460 -
Labour Thompson P. 448 -
Turnout 50.2 +4.7
Teddington (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Temlett P. 2116 52.6 +6.9
Conservative Edwards S. Ms. 1940 -
Conservative Whittaker R. 1927 -
Liberal Tarrant P. 976 24.3 +6.7
Liberal Ywaits J. 973 -
Liberal Fowler M. Ms. 938 -
Labour Gilligan K. 927 23.1 -13.7
Labour Barry R. 836 -
Labour Siantonas G. 809 -
Turnout 54.5 +6.1
West Twickenham (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Waller J. 1409 47.3 N/A
Liberal Scherer D. 1265 -
Conservative Elkington A. 885 29.7 N/A
Conservative Thomson C. 853 -
Labour Kareh R. 687 23.0 N/A
Labour Cordingley D. 629 -
Turnout 60.8 N/A
Whitton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lambeth J. 1896 51.5 +11.4
Conservative Newstead L. 1818 -
Conservative Warhurst S. Ms. 1733 -
Liberal Letch W. 1068 29.0 -6.9
Liberal Mackinney K. 1065 -
Liberal Barnes C. 1029 -
Labour Potter C. Ms. 584 15.9 -8.1
Labour Eustace E. 557 -
Labour Macpherson D. 545 -
National Front Denville-Faulkner T. 134 3.6 N/A
National Front Ware D. 127 -
National Front Sawyer J. 118 -
Turnout 55.6 +2.3

References

  1. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 4 May 1978" (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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