1977 Greater London Council election

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Greater London Council election, 1977
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← 1973 5 May 1977 1981 →

92 councillors
47 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Con
Lab
Leader Horace Cutler Reg Goodwin
Party Conservative Labour
Seats before 32 58
Seats won 64 28
Seat change Increase32 Decrease30
Popular vote 1,177,390 737,194
Percentage 52.5% 32.9%
Swing Increase14.5% Decrease14.5%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Lib
NF
Party Liberal National Front
Seats before 2 0
Seats won 0 0
Seat change Decrease2 Steady
Popular vote 174,405 119,060
Percentage 7.8% 5.3%
Swing Decrease4.7% Increase4.8%

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Results by parliamentary constituency.

Elections to the Greater London Council were held on 5 May 1977.

Results[edit]

Party Votes Seats
Number % +/- Stood Seats % +/-
Conservative 1,177,390 52.5 Increase14.5 92 64 69.6 Increase32
Labour 737,194 32.9 Decrease14.5 92 28 30.4 Decrease30
Liberal 174,405 7.8 Decrease4.7 92 0 Decrease2
National Front 119,060 5.3 Increase4.8 91 0 Steady
National Party 8,300 0.4 n/a 22 0 Steady
Communist 8,267 0.4 Decrease0.2 24 0 Steady
GLC Abolitionist Campaign 7,869 0.4 n/a 31 0 Steady
International Marxist 1,930 0.1 n/a 4 0 Steady
Independent 1,834 0.1 Decrease0.1 9 0 Steady
People 1,621 0.1 n/a 2 0 Steady
Ind. Conservative 1,025 0.0 Decrease0.1 1 0 Steady
Independent Liberal 878 0.0 n/a 3 0 Steady
English National 685 0.0 n/a 5 0 Steady
Fellowship 552 0.0 n/a 1 0 Steady
Socialist (GB) 502 0.0 Decrease0.1 4 0 Steady
Ecology 298 0.0 n/a 1 0 Steady
New Britain 254 0.0 n/a 1 0 Steady

Turnout: 2,242,064 people voted.

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