1971 Sutton London Borough Council election

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The 1971 Sutton Council election took place on 13 May 1971 to elect members of Sutton 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]

Background[edit]

Election result[edit]

Ward results[edit]

Beddington North[edit]

Beddington North (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G.E.W. Eve 1,069 24.0
Labour H. Fox 975 21.9
Residents B.J. Carr 757 17.0
Residents D.J. Farthing 714 16.0
Conservative D.W. Cove 498 11.2
Conservative G.H.P. Gardiner 445 10.0
Turnout 4,458
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Beddington South[edit]

Beddington South (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A.W. Deane 1,478 19.4
Labour P.L. Spalding 1,467 19.2
Conservative W.R. Hadden 1,382 18.1
Conservative F.G. Caunt 1,279 16.8
Residents R.A. Finch 1,018 13.3
Residents Mrs R.E.G. Haydon 1,011 13.2
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Belmont[edit]

Belmont (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative J.C. Cox 1,320 38.8
Conservative R.J.M Akhurst 1,297 38.1
Labour D. Jarman 214 6.3
Labour Mrs A.J. Lawler 198 5.8
Liberal Mrs J. Crowhurst 193 5.7%
Liberal A. Carr 184 5.4
Turnout 3,406
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Carshalton Central[edit]

Carshalton Central (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative C.W.M. McDowell 784 32.9
Conservative D.H.T. Salari 763 32.0
Labour J.W. Swain 255 10.7
Labour P.C. Simmonds 246 10.3
Liberal J.A. Phillimore 174 7.3
Liberal E.J. Munns 164 6.9
Turnout 2,386
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Carshalton North East[edit]

Carshalton North West[edit]

Carshalton St. Helier North[edit]

Carshalton St. Helier South[edit]

Carshalton St. Helier West[edit]

Carshalton South East[edit]

Carshalton South West[edit]

Cheam North[edit]

Cheam South[edit]

Cheam West[edit]

Sutton Central[edit]

Sutton East[edit]

Sutton North[edit]

Sutton North East[edit]

Sutton South[edit]

Sutton South East[edit]

Wallington Central[edit]

Wallington North[edit]

Wallington South[edit]

Worcester Park North[edit]

Worcester Park South[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 13 May 1971" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 29 March 2015.