United Kingdom local elections, 1934

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Local elections were held in London, city borough councils and in Scotland on 1 November 1934. The Labour Party gained many seats in sweeping successes throughout the country. In London they won 457 seats, which gave them control of 11 councils and enabling them to holding four. In chief provincial boroughs their net gains numbered 276 and gained 6 councils. There were also Scottish elections in which Labour also won many seats. The gains for Labour came at the expense of the Liberal Party which was by this stage had declining presence in both national and local elections as well as the Conservative Party.

Results[edit]

County Councils[edit]

England[edit]

Map of County & Borough Councils in England.
Council Previous control Result Details
Bedfordshire Details
Berkshire Details
Buckinghamshire Details
Cambridgeshire Details
Cheshire Details
Cornwall Details
Cumberland Details
Derbyshire Details
Devon Details
Dorset Details
Durham Details
East Suffolk Details
East Sussex Details
Essex Details
Gloucestershire Details
Hampshire Details
Herefordshire Details
Hertfordshire Details
Holland Details
Huntingdonshire Details
Isle of Ely Details
Kent Details
Kesteven Details
Lancashire Details
Leicestershire Details
Lindsey Details
London Municipal Reform Labour gain Details
Middlesex Middlesex Municipal Alliance Middlesex Municipal Alliance Details
Nottinghamshire Details
East Riding Details
North Riding Details
West Riding Details
West Suffolk Details
West Sussex Details
Westmorland Details
Wiltshire Details
Worcestershire Details

Wales[edit]

Map of Welsh local government divisions.
Council Previous control Result Details
Anglesey Details
Brecknockshire Details
Carnarvonshire Details
Cardiganshire Details
Carmarthenshire Independent Independent Details
Denbighshire Details
Flintshire Details
Glamorgan Details
Merionethshire Details
Monmouthshire Details
Montgomeryshire Details
Pembrokeshire Details
Radnorshire Details

London Metropolitan boroughs[edit]

Map of the results of the Metropolitan Borough elections.
Council Previous control Result Details
Battersea Municipal Reform Labour gain Details
Bermondsey Labour Labour hold Details
Bethnal Green Progressive Labour gain Details
Camberwell Municipal Reform Labour gain Details
Chelsea Municipal Reform Municipal Reform hold Details
Deptford Labour Labour hold Details
Finsbury Ratepayers Association Labour gain Details
Fulham Municipal Reform Labour gain Details
Greenwich No overall control Labour gain Details
Hackney Municipal Reform Labour gain Details
Hammersmith Constitutional Ratepayers Association Constitutional Ratepayers Association hold Details
Hampstead Hampstead Municipal Electors' Alliance Hampstead Municipal Electors' Alliance hold Details
Holborn Municipal Reform Municipal Reform hold Details
Islington Municipal Reform Labour gain Details
Kensington Municipal Reform Municipal Reform hold Details
Lambeth Municipal Reform Municipal Reform hold Details
Lewisham Municipal Reform Municipal Reform hold Details
Paddington Municipal Reform Municipal Reform hold Details
Poplar Labour Labour hold Details
Shoreditch People's Party Labour gain Details
St Marylebone Municipal Reform Municipal Reform hold Details
St Pancras Municipal Reform Municipal Reform hold Details
Stepney No overall control Labour gain Details
Stoke Newington Ratepayers Association Ratepayers Association hold Details
Southwark Municipal Reform Labour gain Details
Wandsworth Municipal Reform Municipal Reform hold Details
Westminster Municipal Reform Municipal Reform hold Details
Woolwich Municipal Reform Labour gain Details

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Whitaker's Almanack 1936