1968 Greenwich London Borough Council election

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The 1968 Greenwich Council election took place on 9 May 1968 to elect members of Greenwich London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election and the Conservative party gained overall control of the council.[1]

Background[edit]

Election result[edit]

Ward results[edit]

Abbey Wood (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Academy (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Blackheath (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Charlton (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Coldharbour (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Eastcombe (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Eltham (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Eynsham (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Communist
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Hornfair (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Horn Park (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Kidbrooke (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Communist
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Marsh (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing
Middle Park (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
New Eltham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Park (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
St George's (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
St Margaret's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
St Mary's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
St Nicholas (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Sherard (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Independent
Independent
Communist
Liberal
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Shooters Hill (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Slade (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Trafalgar (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Liberal
Independent
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Vanbrugh (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Well Hall (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
West (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Woolwich (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 9 May 1968" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 29 March 2015.