Elections to Liverpool City Council were held on 1 November 1927.

One third of the council seats were up for election. The term of office for each councillor being three years.

Two of the thirty-nine seats up for election were uncontested.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Councillors   ±   Aldermen Total
Conservative 64 -4 28 92
Labour 24 +6 1 25
Catholic 16 0 5 21
Liberal 8 0 4 12
Protestant 1 -1 0 `1
Independent 1 -1 0 1

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Election result

Liverpool local election result 1927
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 20 2 6 -4 51%
  Labour 13 7 1 +6 33%
  Catholic 3 1 1 0 8%
  Liberal 3 1 1 0 3%
  Protestant 0 0 1 -1 0%
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 0%
  Communist 0 0 0 0 0%

Ward results

* - Councillor seeking re-election

Comparisons are made with the 1924 election results.

Abercromby

No. 9 Abercromby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Thomas Roberts * 2,077 62%
Labour Samuel Sydney Silverman 1,274 38%
Majority 803
Registered electors 9,218
Turnout 3,351 36%
Conservative hold Swing

Aigburth

No. 17 Aigburth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Edward James Deane * unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

Allerton

No. 35 Allerton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative George Alfred Strong * 837 65%
Liberal Neil Norman McKinnon 362 28%
Labour Thomas Crossland 84 7%
Majority 475
Registered electors 2,872
Turnout 1,283 45%
Conservative hold Swing

Anfield

No. 29 Anfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Arthur Richard Price 1,952 44%
Conservative Charles Gordon Snowden Gordon * 1,639 37%
Labour Robert Joseph McDonnell 845 19%
Majority 794
Registered electors 10,061
Turnout 4,436 45%
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing

Breckfield

No. 30 Breckfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Thomas Henry Burton * 2,081 52%
Labour William James Riddick 1,947 48%
Majority 134
Registered electors 9,697
Turnout 4,028 42%
Conservative hold Swing

Brunswick

No. 11 Brunswick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Thomas Hanley 3,431 79%
Conservative Thomas Henry Nabb 930 21%
Majority 2,501
Registered electors 8,589
Turnout 4,361 51%
Labour hold Swing

Castle Street

No. 7 Castle Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Denton * unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

Childwall

No. 38 Childwall 2 seats
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Herbert John Davis * 777 64%
Conservative Edward Norman Heath 719 59%
Labour Mary Lilian Hamilton 438 36%
Labour Charles Matthew Belk 382 31%
Majority 339
Registered electors 2,107
Turnout 1,215 58%
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Dingle

No. 12 Dingle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Frank Bennett Brown * 4,092 52%
Labour William Jones 3,811 48%
Majority 281
Registered electors 14,428
Turnout 7,903 55%
Conservative hold Swing

Edge Hill

No.No. 18 Edge Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Tissyman * 3,230 58%
Conservative Richard Roberts 2,301 42%
Majority 929
Registered electors 12,616
Turnout 5,531 44%
Labour hold Swing

Everton

No. 21 Everton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bertie Kirby * 3,809 68%
Conservative Joseph Gardner 1,826 32%
Majority 1,983
Registered electors 12,647
Turnout 5,635 45%
Labour hold Swing

Exchange

No. 5 Exchange
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Catholic John Quinn * 910 85%
Labour Joseph Nugent 123 12%
Majority 787
Registered electors 2,710
Turnout 1,033
Catholic hold Swing

Fairfield

No. 31 Fairfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Charles Sydney Jones * 2,475 64%
Labour Victor Harold Edgar Baker 1,411 36%
Majority 1,064
Registered electors 9,478
Turnout 3,886 41%
Liberal hold Swing

Fazakerley

No. 27 Fazakerley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative George Herbert Charters * 1,053 70%
Labour Jane Billing Davison 459 30%
Majority 594
Registered electors 4,366
Turnout 1,512 35%
Conservative hold Swing

Garston

No. 37 Garston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joseph Jackson Cleary 2,011 50.2%
Conservative Edward Wrake Turner * 1,993 49.8%
Majority 18
Registered electors 6,400
Turnout 4,004 63%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Granby

No. 14 Granby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Johnstone 1,873 44%
Conservative Rosa Hoch * 1,361 32%
Liberal Arthur Donald Dennis 986 23%
Majority 512
Registered electors 9,322
Turnout 4,220 45%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Great George

No. 10 Great George
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Loughlin 1,265 56%
Catholic John Patrick Bligh 810 36%
Independent Catholic Thomas Joseph Marner * 125 6%
People's William Joseph Doyle 67 3%
Majority 455
Registered electors 4,840
Turnout 2,267 47%
Labour gain from Catholic Swing

Kensington

No. 19 Kensington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ambrose Fry 3,202 55%
Labour William Richard Blair 2,634 45%
Majority 586
Registered electors 10,846
Turnout 5,836 54%
Conservative hold Swing

Kirkdale

No. 24 Kirkdale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Frederick Jones 2,874 50.1%
Conservative Charles Porter * 2,868 49.9%
Majority 6
Registered electors 15,680
Turnout 5,742 37%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Low Hill

No. 20 Low Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edward Gerard Deery 2,835 56%
Conservative Alfred Gaskell Alsop * 2,229 44%
Majority 606
Registered electors 10,305
Turnout 5,064 49%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Much Woolton

No. 36 Much Woolton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Edward Stirling Napier 683 72%
Labour Frederick Stapleton 262 28%
Majority 421
Registered electors 1,801
Turnout 945 52%
Conservative gain from Independent Swing

Netherfield

No. 22 Netherfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alfred Michael Urding * 3,164 50.5%
Labour John Bagot 3,102 49.5%
Majority 62
Registered electors 11,590
Turnout 6,266 54%
Conservative hold Swing

North Scotland

No. 2 North Scotland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Gilbert Logan * 3,059 59%
Catholic James O'Hare 2,098 40%
Independent Labour Edward Campbell 30 1%
Majority 961
Registered electors 8,214
Turnout 5,187 63%
Labour hold Swing

Old Swan

No. 32 Old Swan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Parry Thomas * 2,520 55%
Labour Sarah Anne McArd 2,072 45%
Majority 448
Registered electors 12,949
Turnout 4,592 35%
Conservative hold Swing

Prince's Park

No. 13 Prince's Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Margaret Beavan * 2,919 64%
Labour Robert Edwards 1,621 36%
Majority 1,298
Registered electors 9,256
Turnout 4,540 49%
Conservative hold Swing

Sandhills

No. 1 Sandhills
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Wolfe Tone Morrissey 2,638 64%
Catholic Christopher Maguire 1,492 36%
Majority 1,146
Registered electors 8,841
Turnout 4,130 47%
Labour hold Swing

St. Anne's

No. 6 St. Anne's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Sexton * 2,152 56%
Catholic Cornelius Devlin 1,666 44%
Majority 486
Registered electors 8,525
Turnout 3,818 45%
Labour hold Swing

St. Domingo

No. 23 St. Domingo
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Hamilton 2,243 54%
Protestant Albert Clayton * 1,948 46%
Majority 295
Registered electors 11,101
Turnout 4,191 38%
Labour gain from Protestant Swing

St. Peter's

No. 8 St. Peter's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Burton William Eills * 806 80%
Independent Frederick Bowman 198 20%
Majority 608
Registered electors 2,885
Turnout 1,004 35%
Liberal hold Swing

Sefton Park East

No. 15 Sefton Park East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative George Edward Holme * 1,941 53%
Liberal Aled Owen Roberts 1,735
Majority 206
Registered electors 8,688
Turnout 3,675 42%
Conservative hold Swing

Sefton Park West

No. 16 Sefton Park West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mabel Fletcher * 2,093 75%
Labour Gertrude Annie Cole 690 25%
Majority 1,403
Registered electors 6,025
Turnout 2,783 46%
Conservative hold Swing

South Scotland

No. 3 South Scotland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Catholic Mary O'Shea 2,767 59%
Labour Joseph Harrington 1,927 41%
Majority 840
Registered electors 8,437
Turnout 4,694 56%
Catholic gain from Labour Swing

Vauxhall

No. 4 Vauxhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Catholic Joseph Belger * 1,171 77%
Labour Patrick Duffy 349 23%
Majority 822
Registered electors 3,723
Turnout 1,520 41%
Catholic hold Swing

Walton

No. 25 Walton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert John Hall 2,868 56%
Labour Thomas Herbert Pye 2,284 44%
Majority 584
Registered electors 15,312
Turnout 5,152 34%
Conservative hold Swing

Warbreck

No. 26 Warbreck
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Hill * 2,494 70%
Labour John Fraser 1,094 30%
Majority 1,400
Registered electors 11,572
Turnout 3,588 31%
Conservative hold Swing

Wavertree

No. 34 Wavertree
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Morris Griffith * 2,728 62%
Labour William Sidney Dytor 1,700 38%
Majority 1,028
Registered electors 12,737
Turnout 4,428 35%
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing

Wavertree West

No. 33 Wavertree West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ernest Whiteley 1,856 39%
Conservative Charles Henry Barker * 1,589 33%
Liberal John Richard Hobhouse 1,313 28%
Majority 267
Registered electors 8,402
Turnout 4,758 57%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

West Derby

No. 28 West Derby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Hickman Dovener * 3,304 61%
Labour George Henry Boothman 2,094 39%
Majority 1,210
Registered electors 15,837
Turnout 5,398 34%
Conservative hold Swing

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By-elections

No. 16 Sefton Park West, 1 December 1927

Following the death on 17 February 1927 of Alderman Sir John Utting D.L,[10] Councillor Frank Campbell Wilson (Liberal, Sefton Park West, elected unopposed 1 November 1926)[11] was elected as an alderman by the councillors on 5 October 1927.

No. 16 Sefton Park West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ronald Percy Clayton 1,955 74%
Labour Gertrude Annie Cole 675 26%
Majority 1,280
Registered electors 6,025
Turnout 2,630 44%
Conservative hold Swing

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No. 18 Edge Hill, 17 September 1928

The resignation of Councillor William Smith (Labour, Edge Hill, elected 1 November 1926)[13] was reported to the council on 5 September 1928.[14]

No.No. 18 Edge Hill 17 September 1928
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alexander Griffin 3,144 55%
Conservative Henry Gladstone Grace 2,368 42%
Communist Leo Joseph McGree 172 3%
Majority 776
Registered electors 12,616
Turnout 5,684 45%
Labour hold Swing

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See also

References

  1. ^ "Liverpool Post & Mercury 2 November 1927 (1)". Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Liverpool Post & Mercury 2 November 1927 (2)". Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1927-1928 front page". Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1927-1928 page 1". Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1927-1928 page 2". Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1927-1928 page 3". Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1927-1928 page 4". Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1927-1928 page 5". Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  9. ^ Liverpool Daily Post 3 November 1927
  10. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1926-1927 page 211". Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  11. ^ 1926 Liverpool City Council election#Sefton Park West
  12. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1927-1928 page 74". Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  13. ^ Edge Hill
  14. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1926-1927 page 502". Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  15. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1927-1928 page 526". Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  16. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1926-1927 page 527". Retrieved 3 August 2017.