1971 Liverpool City Council election

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Elections to Liverpool City Council were held on 13 May 1971.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Councillors   ±   Aldermen
Conservative 53 -26 ??
Labour 55 +25 ??
Liberal 7 +3 ??
Protestant 5 -2 ??

Election result[edit]

Liverpool Local Election Result 1971
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 31 25 0 +25 77.5% 54% 80,725
  Conservative 5 0 26 -26 12.5% 31% 46,215
  Liberal 4 3 0 +3 10% 13% 18,792
  Communist 0 0 0 0 0% 1% 1,508
  Protestant 0 0 2 -2 0% 0.8% 1,198

Ward results[edit]

This data is compared with the election results for 1968, when the councillors were elected for a three-year term.

* - Councillor seeking re-election

(PARTY) - Party of former Councillor

Abercromby[edit]

Abercromby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour S. F. Jacobs 1,038 74% +30%
Conservative D. E. Daniel * 287 20% -25%
Communist A. McClelland 85 6% -5%
Majority 751
Registered electors 5,483
Turnout 1,410 26% +8%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Aigburth[edit]

Aigburth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative H. H. Francis (PARTY) 3,633 77% +8%
Labour G. Walsh 1,058 23% +20%
Majority 2,575
Registered electors 14,684
Turnout 6,029 32% -13%
Conservative hold Swing

Allerton[edit]

Allerton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative B. Evans * 2,300 70% -18%
Labour N. J. Dawson 989 30% +18%
Majority 1,311
Registered electors 11,000
Turnout 3,289 30% -4%
Conservative hold Swing

Anfield[edit]

Anfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour F. J. McGurk 2,826 56% +36%
Conservative J. Mass * 3,163 38% -42%
Liberal F. D. Whaley 338 7% +7%
Majority 903
Registered electors 13,519
Turnout 5,087 38% +8%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Arundel[edit]

Arundel
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal N. Wood 2,236 47% +35%
Conservative A. J. Browne 1,283 27% -48%
Labour C. O'Rourke 1,153 24% +11%
Majority 953
Registered electors `14,116
Turnout 4,748 34% +7%
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing

Breckfield[edit]

Breckfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour L. Williams 1,531 60% +31%
Conservative D. J. Lewis (PARTY) 748 27% -44%
Liberal P. Chivall 368 13% +13%
Majority 893
Registered electors 8,890
Turnout 2,757 31% +6%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Broadgreen[edit]

Broadgreen
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Roger Johnston 1,905 43% +20%
Conservative H. Kelsall * 1,407 32% -30%
Labour T. McManus 1,114 25% +10%
Majority 498
Registered electors 11,854
Turnout 4,426 37% +6%
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing

Central[edit]

Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. Parry * 1,474 95% +44%
Conservative S. V. Hennessy 56 4% -42%
Communist R. Cartwright 24 2% +1%
Majority 1,418
Registered electors 5,421
Turnout 1,554 29% -5%
Labour hold Swing

Childwall[edit]

Childwall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative C. G. Pascoe * 3,221 42% -22%
Liberal H. Davies 3,186 42% +13%
Labour V. Seddon 1,248 16% +11%
Majority 35
Registered electors 19,228
Turnout 7,655 40% +1%
Conservative hold Swing

Church[edit]

Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Cyril E. Carr * 3,877 67% +3%
Labour K. Jones 468 7% +4%
Conservative S. P. Mason 1,959 31% -2%
Majority 1,918
Registered electors 14,766
Turnout 6,304 43% -9%
Liberal hold Swing

Clubmoor[edit]

Clubmoor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. M. Burke 2,392 57% +20%
Conservative A. L. Jones (PARTY) 1,553 37% -26%
Liberal J. Crawford 272 6% -6%
Majority 839
Registered electors 11,147
Turnout 4,217 38% +6%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

County[edit]

County
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. McLean 2,955
Conservative R. B. Flude *
Communist K. T. Dowd 190
Majority
Registered electors 13,098
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Croxteth[edit]

Croxteth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative T. Larty (PARTY) 2,671 60% -29%
Labour W. H. Westbury 1,768 40% +29%
Majority 903
Registered electors 12,902
Turnout 4,439 34% -1%
Conservative hold Swing

Dingle[edit]

Dingle
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour S. W. Jones 2,466 75% +38%
Conservative E. W. Mossford (PARTY) 697 21% -37%
Communist J. Cook 111 3% -1%
Majority 1,769
Registered electors 9,839
Turnout 3,274 33% +5%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Dovecot[edit]

Dovecot
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour E. Burke 4,285 78% +36%
Conservative R. S. Fairclough * 1,194 22% -36%
Majority 3,091
Registered electors 16,448
Turnout 5,479 33% +6%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Everton[edit]

Everton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour W. Smythe * 659 83% +33%
Conservative E. Bowness 134 17% -17%
Majority 525
Registered electors 2,840
Turnout 793 29% +12%
Labour hold Swing

Fairfield[edit]

Fairfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D. Hughes 1,811 49% +28%
Liberal C. Crawford 613 17% +10%
Conservative J. P. Moyses * 1,270 34% -35%
Majority 541
Registered electors 11,783
Turnout 3,694 31% +4%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Fazakerley[edit]

Fazakerley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour F. Gaier 2,544 60% +35%
Conservative A. Ritchie * 1,717 40% -35%
Majority 827
Registered electors 11,683
Turnout 4,261 36% +5%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Gillmoss[edit]

Gillmoss
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D. Jones 5,163 80% +36%
Conservative M. Kingston * 1,122 17% -32%
Communist K. Dunlop 137 2% -5%
Majority 4,041
Registered electors 20,095
Turnout 6,422 32% +11%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Granby[edit]

Granby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A. Doswell 2,012 75% +41%
Conservative J. J. Swainbank * 580 22% -23%
Communist J. V. Powell 103 4% -1%
Majority 1,432
Registered electors 8,520
Turnout 2,695 32% +8%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Kensington[edit]

Kensington
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour S. G. Thorne 2,040 59% +20%
Conservative J. Entwhistle * 865 25% -36%
Liberal I. Parker 529 15% +15%
Majority 1,175
Registered electors 10,671
Turnout 3,434 32% +3%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Low Hill[edit]

Low Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour W. R. Snell 980 64% +27%
Conservative E. Crierie * 393 26% -33%
Liberal K. Firth 150 10% +10%
Majority 587
Registered electors 4,655
Turnout 1,523 33% +10%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Melrose[edit]

Melrose
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G. Ackers * 1,837 80% +30%
Conservative I. MacFall 460 20% -30%
Majority 1,377
Registered electors 7,517
Turnout 2,297 31% +10%
Labour hold Swing

Netherfield[edit]

Netherfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. Mottram 775 57% +27%
Liberal J.J. Hastings 60 4% +4%
Protestant J. Boardman * 514 38% -26%
Majority 261
Registered electors 4,327
Turnout 1,349 31% +13%
Labour gain from Protestant

Old Swan[edit]

Old Swan
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal C. Lyons 2,910 50% +50%
Labour T. Roberts 1,547 27% +2%
Conservative A. McKie Reid * 1,316 23% -52%
Majority 1,363
Registered electors 13,896
Turnout 5,773 42% +16%
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing

Picton[edit]

Picton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour T. Bailey 2,021 43% +17%
Liberal J. A. Gallagher 1,652 35% +22%
Conservative F. R. Butler (PARTY) 929 20% -41%
Communist J. G. Volleamere 57 1%
Majority 369
Registered electors 12,793
Turnout 4,659 36% +7%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Pirrie[edit]

Pirrie
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour M. Black 4,551 75% +33%
Conservative J. F. Atkinson (PARTY) 1,417 23% -35%
Communist B. Anderson 125 2%
Majority 3,134
Registered electors 16,587
Turnout 6,093 37% +9%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Prince's Park[edit]

Prince's Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G. T. Walsh 2,294 72% +41%
Conservative J. Cheshire * 789 25% -30%
Communist J. F. Greig 114 4% -1%
Majority 1,505
Registered electors 8,798
Turnout 3,197 36% +11%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Sandhills[edit]

Sandhills
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour L. P. Hyams * 1,446 91% +35%
Conservative R. Walsh 138 9% -31%
Majority 1,308
Registered electors 6,157
Turnout 1,584 26% +3%
Labour hold Swing

St. Domingo[edit]

St. Domingo
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour C. McDonald 827 55% +33%
Protestant R. F. Henderson * 684 45% -3%
Majority 143
Registered electors 6,083
Turnout 1,511 25% 0%
Labour gain from Protestant

St. James[edit]

St. James
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour O. J. Doyle 2,244 78% +26%
Communist R' O'Hara 426 15% -7%
Conservative J. Howard 194 7% -19%
Majority 1,818
Registered electors 8,946
Turnout 2,864 32% +15%
Labour hold Swing

St. Mary's[edit]

St. Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour R. C. Evans 2,850 69% +33%
Conservative J. Tushingham * 1,308 31% -33%
Majority 1,542
Registered electors 10,467
Turnout 4,158 40% +8%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

St. Michael's[edit]

St. Michael's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative A. McVeigh * 1,744 50% -33%
Liberal D. H. Reece 214 6% +6%
Labour B. J. Johnson 1,436 42% +30%
Majority 308
Registered electors 10,568
Turnout 3,454 33% +3%
Conservative hold Swing

Smithdown[edit]

Smithdown
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour C. H. Winter 1,372 62% +31%
Liberal R. Madeley jnr. 482 22% +22%
Conservative J. McDermott * 349 16% -53%
Majority 890
Registered electors 7,566
Turnout 2,203 29% +15%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Speke[edit]

Speke
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G. Maudsley 4,100 80% +30%
Conservative C. Hallows * 1,024 20% -30%
Majority 3,076
Registered electors 15,678
Turnout 5,124 33% +14%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Tuebrook[edit]

Tuebrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour D. Mitchell 2,621 63% +35%
Conservative R. M. Aymes * 1,536 37% -35%
Majority 1,085
Registered electors 11,826
Turnout 4,157 35% +5%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Vauxhall[edit]

Vauxhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A. Dunford * 916 96% +32%
Conservative A. M. Bowner 43 4% -46%
Majority 873
Registered electors 6,132
Turnout 959 16% +6%
Labour hold Swing

Warbreck[edit]

Warbreck
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. Finnegan 2,094 57% +40%
Conservative D. A. Ritchie 1,594 43% -25%
Majority 500
Registered electors 12,265
Turnout 3,688 30% 0%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Westminster[edit]

Westminster
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour W. Lafferty 1,506 65% +23%
Conservative W. Gilbody * 805 35% -23%
Majority 701
Registered electors 6,159
Turnout 2,311 38% +8%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Woolton[edit]

Woolton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A. Fletcher 4,204 54% +42%
Conservative L. B. Williams 3,556 46% -42%
Majority 648
Registered electors 27,610
Turnout 7,760 28% 0%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Liverpool Daily Post 14 May 1971