1958 Liverpool City Council election
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1958 Liverpool City Council election result map.jpg
Map of Liverpool showing wards won (first placed party)[1]

Elections to Liverpool City Council were held on 8 May 1958.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Councillors   ±   Aldermen
Labour 75 +10 30
Conservative 44 -7 9
Protestant 2 -1 1
Liberal 0 0 0

[2]

Election result

Liverpool Local Election Result 1958
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 27 7 0 +7 51% 87,421
  Conservative 13 0 6 -6 46% 77,492
  Liberal 0 0 0 0 0 2.5% 4,188
  Protestant 0 0 1 -1
  Communist 0 0 0 0 0% 0.33% 560

Ward results

* - Councillor seeking re-election

(PARTY) - Party of former Councillor

The Councillors seeking re-election at this election were elected in 1955 for a three-year term, therefore comparisons are made with the 1955 election results.

Abercromby

Abercromby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour P. Maguire * 1,795 52%
Conservative A. McVeigh 1,131 33%
Communist A. McClelland 145 4% +1%
Independent (Politician) L. Murphy 298 9%
Independent Labour J. C. Nurse 52 2%
Majority 664
Registered electors 11,108
Turnout 3,421 31%
Labour hold Swing

Aigburth

Aigburth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative W. A. Kinear * 4,156 72
Liberal W. Russell Dyson 1,208 21
Labour J. H. Sommerville 369 6
Majority 2,948
Registered electors 13,969
Turnout 5,733 41
Conservative hold Swing

Allerton

Allerton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative S. Minion * 2,883 80%
Labour Mrs. E. E. Wright 700 20%
Majority 2,183
Registered electors 10,234
Turnout 3,583 35%
Conservative hold Swing

Anfield

Anfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. A. Porter * 3,411 58%
Labour J. T. Venables 2,473 42%
Majority 938
Registered electors 14,634
Turnout 5,884 40%
Conservative hold Swing

Arundel

Arundel
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative H. Lees * 2,562 57%
Labour J. E. McPherson 1,782 40%
Communist J. Kay 155 3%
Majority 780
Registered electors 12,615
Turnout 4,499 36%
Conservative hold Swing

Breckfield

Breckfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Mottram 2,680 59%
Conservative H. Pagakis (PARTY) 1,855 41%
Majority 825
Registered electors 11,675
Turnout 4,535 39%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Broadgreen

Broadgreen
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative L. T. Rogers * 2,700 65%
Labour M. Black 1,486 35%
Majority 1,214
Registered electors 11,998
Turnout 4,186 35%
Conservative hold Swing

Central

Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Miss M. Schofield (PARTY) 1,732 59%
Conservative C. P. Bramble 1,195 41%
Majority 537
Registered electors 9,271
Turnout 2,927 32%
Labour hold Swing

Childwall

Childwall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. Young * 3,362 59
Liberal Albert Globe 1,908 33
Labour W. M. Cooper 430 8
Majority 1,454
Registered electors 14,012
Turnout 5,700 41
Conservative hold Swing

Church

Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. F. Barnes (PARTY) 3,611 68%
Liberal Mrs, A. E. Shanks 1,072 20%
Labour G. E. Delooze 657 12%
Majority 2,954
Registered electors 14,001
Turnout 5,340 38%
Conservative hold Swing

Clubmoor

Clubmoor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative N. A. Williams * 2,715 50%
Labour R. Buckle 2,674 50%
Majority 41
Registered electors 11,929
Turnout 5,389 45%
Conservative hold Swing

County

County
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour B. Deane 3,859 59%
Conservative C. F. Allanson * 2,679 41%
Majority 1,180
Registered electors 14,560
Turnout 6,538 45%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Croxteth

Croxteth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative T. H. Thompson * 3,725 72%
Labour J. M. Burke 1,458 28%
Majority 2,267
Registered electors 11,561
Turnout 5,183 45%
Conservative hold Swing

Dingle

Dingle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R. Stodart (PARTY) 3,452 66%
Conservative J. F. I. Bamber 1,788 34%
Majority 1,664
Registered electors 13,723
Turnout 5,240 38%
Labour hold Swing

Dovecot

Dovecot
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour T. H. Maloney * 2,772 68%
Conservative Mrs. E. I. McGinn 1,281 32%
Majority 1,491
Registered electors 14,809
Turnout 4,053 27%
Labour hold Swing

Everton

Everton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Francis Burke (PARTY) unopposed
Registered electors 12,370
Labour hold Swing

Fairfield

Fairfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. S. Ross * 2,419 50%
Labour V. Burke 2,379 50%
Majority 40
Registered electors 14,487
Turnout 4,798 33%
Conservative hold Swing

Fazakerley

Fazakerley - 2 seats
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour F. Grue 3,400 52%
Labour H. Wallace 3,173 49%
Conservative R. J. McLoughlin 3,136 48%
Conservative R. Poole * 3,025 46%
Majority 264
Registered electors 12,279
Turnout 6,536 53%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Gillmoss

Gillmoss
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour E. D. Roderick (PARTY) 4,004 72%
Conservative H. R. Butler 1,559 28%
Majority 2,445
Registered electors 16,413
Turnout 5,563 34%
Labour hold Swing

Granby

Granby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W. T, Brodie * 2,278 64%
Conservative Mrs. R. Dean 1,301 36%
Majority 977
Registered electors 11,893
Turnout 3,579 30%
Labour hold Swing

Kensington

Kensington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mrs. E. Wormald * 3,022 67%
Conservative A. L. Audley 1,457 33%
Majority 1,565
Registered electors 13,018
Turnout 4,479 34%
Labour hold Swing

Low Hill

Low Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mrs. M. J. Powell * 2,321 70%
Conservative E. Crierie 990 27%
Majority 1,331
Registered electors 10,301
Turnout 3,311 32%
Labour hold Swing

Melrose

Melrose
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour A. MacDonald * 2,168 73%
Conservative J. Smith 814 27%
Majority 1,354
Registered electors 10,090
Turnout 2,982 30%
Labour hold Swing

Netherfield

Netherfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R. Clitherow 1,364 54%
Conservative E. Shaw 1,168 46%
Majority 196
Registered electors 9,137
Turnout 2,532 28%
Labour gain from Protestant

Old Swan

Old Swan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. A. Dunn (PARTY) 3,235 53%
Conservative R. J. Cleary 2,703 44%
Communist E. Cohen 191 3%
Majority 532
Registered electors 15,738
Turnout 6,129 39%
Labour hold Swing

Picton

Picton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour G. R. Sullivan 3,237 56%
Conservative J. E. Kendrick * 2,549 44%
Majority 688
Registered electors 14,584
Turnout 5,786 40%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Pirrie

Pirrie
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W. F. Smith (PARTY) 4,230 66%
Conservative Mrs. M. Berry 2,195 34%
Majority 2,035
Registered electors
Turnout 6,425
Labour hold Swing 6

Prince's Park

Prince's Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour T. C. Greenwood * 2,796 64%
Conservative Mrs. M. Brown 1,596 36%
Majority 1,200
Registered electors 13,672
Turnout 4,392 32%
Labour hold Swing

Sandhills

Sandhills
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W. H. Aldritt (PARTY) 2,491 94%
Conservative A. E. Dailey 163 6%
Majority 2,328
Registered electors 9,417
Turnout 2,654 28%
Labour hold Swing

St. Domingo

St. Domingo
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Gardner * unopposed
Registered electors
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

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St. James

St. James
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mrs. E. E. Gough * 2,147 82%
Conservative K. W. Davies 483 18%
Majority 1,664
Registered electors 10,998
Turnout 2,630 24%
Labour hold Swing

St. Mary's

St. Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour S. E. Maddox * 2,671 62%
Conservative Miss O. Adair 1,630 38%
Majority 1,041
Registered electors
Turnout 4,301
Labour hold Swing

St. Michael's

St. Michael's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative C. Cowlin * 2,525 67%
Labour F. D. Shemmonds 1,247 33%
Majority 1,278
Registered electors 10,103
Turnout 3,772 37%
Conservative hold Swing

Smithdown

Smithdown
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour G, W. Clarke * 2,525 79%
Conservative E. Johnson 686 21%
Majority 1,839
Registered electors 13,018
Turnout 3,211 25%
Labour hold Swing

Speke

Speke
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour B. Crookes * 2,591 * 74%
Conservative E. Smith 920 26%
Majority 1,671
Registered electors 13,996
Turnout 3,511 25%
Labour hold Swing

Tuebrook

Tuebrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour B. Shaw 3,086 54%
Conservative J. Jordan (PARTY) 2,612 46%
Majority 474
Registered electors 13,217
Turnout 5,698 43%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Vauxhall

Vauxhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. P. Shannon (PARTY) 1,917 97%
Communist R. Cuerdon 69 3%
Majority 1,917
Registered electors 9,673
Turnout 1,986 21%
Labour hold Swing

Warbreck

Warbreck
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. W. Lowe * 3,125 56%
Labour Mrs. C. A. George 2,484 44%
Majority 641
Registered electors 13,636
Turnout 5,609 41%
Conservative hold Swing

Westminster

Westminster
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour E. Burke 1,921 67%
Conservative R. M. Jones 931 33%
Majority 990
Registered electors 8,104
Turnout 2,852 35%
Labour hold Swing

Woolton

Woolton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Norton 3,476 69%
Labour P. Grannell 1,588 31%
Majority 1,888
Registered electors 14,395
Turnout 5,064 35%
Conservative hold Swing

[3] [4]

Aldermanic Elections

At the meeting of the City Council on 19 May 1958 the terms of office of twenty of the forty Aldermen expired and the Councillors elected twenty Aldermen to fill the vacant positions for a term of six years. [5] [6]

Party Alderman
Labour J. J. Cleary*
Labour A. Griffin*
Labour D. Cowley*
Labour J. Cullen*
Labour I. I. Levin*
Labour D. G. Logan*
Labour P. J. O'Hare*
Labour J. Sheehan*
Labour M. J. Reppion*
Labour John Braddock*
Labour C. McDonald
Labour H. Dalton
Conservative H. N. Bewley*
Labour T. H. Burton*
Conservative] W. Clark*
Conservative A. Critchely*
Conservative D. J. Lewis*
Conservative H. T. Wilson*
Conservative J. Village*
Conservative ???

References

  1. ^ Jeffery, David. "Merseyside Local Election Results Project". Dr David Jeffery. Retrieved 14 April 2021.
  2. ^ Liverpool Daily Post 9 May 1958, election supplement
  3. ^ Liverpool Daily Post 9 May 1958
  4. ^ Liverpool City Council Proceedings of the Council 1958-1959
  5. ^ Liverpool City Council Proceedings of the Council 1958-1959
  6. ^ Liverpool Daily Post 20 May 1958