1968 Lewisham London Borough Council election

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Elections to Lewisham London Borough Council were held in May 1968. The whole council was up for election. Turnout was 34.4%. This election had aldermen as well as councillors. Labour and the Conservatives each got five aldermen. As of the 2014 elections, it was the last time the Conservatives controlled Lewisham Borough Council.

Election result[edit]

Lewisham Local Election Result 1968[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 21 35.0
  Conservative 49 59.6
  Liberal 0 2.9

Ward results[edit]

Bellingham (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Blackheath & Lewisham Village (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Communist
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Brockley (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
Culverley (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Deptford (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Independent
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Drake (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Union Movement
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Forest Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Grinling Gibbons (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Communist
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Grove Park (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Honor Oak Park (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Ladywell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Lewisham Park (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Manor Lee (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Marlowe (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Pepys (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Rushey Green (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
St Andrew (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
St Mildred Lee (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
South Lee (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Southend (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Sydenham East (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Sydenham West (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Whitefoot (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael (1993). Local Elections in Britain: A Statistical Digest. Plymouth: Local Government Chronicle Elections Centre.