1974 Southwark London Borough Council election

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Elections to Southwark Council were held in May 1974. The whole council was up for election. Turnout was 24.2%.

This was the last local election to feature aldermen as well as councillors. Labour got all ten aldermen as well as 56 elected councillors.

Election result[edit]

Southwark Local Election Result 1974[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 66 -2 64.9
  Conservative 4 +2 21.8
  Liberal 0 0 10.5

Ward results[edit]

Abbey (2)
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Alleyn (2)
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Bellenden (3)
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Bricklayers (2)
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Browning (3)
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Brunswick (3)
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Burgess (3)
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Cathedral (3)
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Chaucer (3)
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College (2)
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Consort (3)
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Dockyard (2)
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Faraday (4)
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Friary (3)
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Lyndhurst (3)
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Newington (3)
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Riverside (2)
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Rotherhithe (2)
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Ruskin (2)
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Rye (2)
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St Giles (3)
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The Lane (3)
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Waverley (2)
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References[edit]

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