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Elections to Manchester Borough Council were held in 1947. One third of the council was up for election, the council stayed under Labour Party control.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Candidates and Ward Results

Below is a list of the 36 individual wards with the candidates standing in those wards and the number of votes the candidates acquired.

Crumpsall Ward

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A Clapham 5,805 55.36
Labour C Lynch 2,794 26.65
Liberal R F Read 1,566 14.93
Communist S Waring 321 3.06
Majority 997 12.26
Conservative hold Swing