1963 Liverpool City Council election
← 1962 May 9, 1963 (1963-05-09) 1964 →

1963 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 9 May 1963.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Councillors   ±   Aldermen Total
Conservative 43 -13 25 68
Labour 72 +15 14 86
Protestant 3 -1 0 3
Liberal 2 0 1 3

Election result

Liverpool Local Election Result 1963
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 11 0 13 -13 27% 37% 64,442
  Labour 30 15 0 +15 73% 50% 87,751
  Liberal 0 0 0 0 0% 12% 20,973
  Protestant 0 0 2 -2 0% 1.5% 2,621
  Communist 0 0 0 0 0% 0.60% 1,053
  British Union Movement 0 0 0 0 0% 1.2% 2,052
  Anti-debt 0 0 0 0 0% 0.16% 289

Ward results

* - Councillor seeking re-election

(PARTY) - Party of former Councillor

The Councillors seeking re-election at this election were elected in 1960 for a three-year term, therefore comparisons are made with the 1960 election results.

Abercromby

Abercromby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour L. Caplan 1,792 64% +22%
Conservative R. W. Rollins (PARTY) 873 31% -18%
Communist A. McClelland 139 5% +1%
Majority 919
Registered electors 9,353
Turnout 2,804 30% +9%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Aigburth

Aigburth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative S. Cotton (PARTY) 3,655 63% -30%
Liberal Mrs. A. Dyson 1,548 27% +27%
Labour T. Bailey 431 7% 0%
Majority 2,107
Registered electors 13,591
Turnout 5,756 42% +10%
Conservative hold Swing

Allerton

Allerton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative D. K. Williams (PARTY) 2,481 55% -32%
Liberal A. G. Wilson 1,286 29% +29%
Labour G. C. Corner 599 13% 0%
Anti-debt F. G. Connor 117 3% +3%
Majority 1,205
Registered electors 10,032
Turnout 4,493 45% +15%
Conservative hold Swing

Anfield

Anfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. G. Semple (PARTY) 2,741 45% -35%
Labour S. W. Jones 2,396 40% +10%
Liberal G. W. Ryder 907 15% +15%
Majority 345
Registered electors 13,962
Turnout 6,044 43% +10%
Conservative hold Swing

Arundel

Arundel
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative P. W. Rathbone * 2,278 42 -22
Labour C. Taylor 2,164 40 -18
Liberal Isaac Gottlieb 850 16 +5
Communist J. Kay 82 2 -1
Majority 114
Registered electors 12,476
Turnout 5,374 43 +11
Conservative hold Swing

Breckfield

Breckfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour L. Williams 2,435 59% +20%
Conservative W. A. Lowe * 1,663 41% -20%
Majority 772
Registered electors 10,876
Turnout 4,098 38% +9%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Broadgreen

Broadgreen
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Keenan * 2,046 50% -26%
Labour T. Graves 1,196 29% +5%
Liberal W. M. Galbraith 837 21% +21%
Majority 850
Registered electors 11,223
Turnout 4,079 36% +7%
Conservative hold Swing

Central

Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W. McKeown * unopposed
Registered electors 8,441
Labour hold Swing

Childwall

Childwall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative S. Airey (PARTY) 3,491 50 -24
Liberal Albert Globe 2,608 37 +17
Labour J. Dalrymple 865 12 +5
Majority 883
Registered electors 16,657
Turnout 6,964 42 +10
Conservative hold Swing

Church

Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative E. W. Holland (PARTY) 3,029 48% -12%
Liberal G. A. Gerrard 2,832 45% +11%
Labour W. Lungley 416 7%
Majority 197
Registered electors 13,448
Turnout 6,277 47% +8%
Conservative hold Swing

Clubmoor

Clubmoor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R. Buckle 2,937 54 +18
Conservative E. Johnson (PARTY) 1,519 35 -29
Liberal Ron Smith 631 11 +11
Majority 1,018
Registered electors 11,110
Turnout 5,487 49 +14
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

County

County
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour B. Deane 3,316 57% +12%
Conservative A. H. Maynard * 2,529 43% =12%
Majority 787
Registered electors 13,335
Turnout 5,845 44% +2%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Croxteth

Croxteth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. L. Audley (PARTY) 2,810 51% -26%
Liberal J. H. Aspinall 1,473 27% +18%
Labour W. F. Burke 1,268 23% +9%
Majority 1,337
Registered electors 11,497
Turnout 5,551 48% +10%
Conservative hold Swing

Dingle

Dingle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. Cumella * 2,946 67% +16%
Conservative C. J. C. Burgess 1,045 24% -13%
Liberal E. Royal 390 9% -3%
Majority 1,901
Registered electors 12,007
Turnout 4,381 36% +4%
Labour hold Swing

Dovecot

Dovecot
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W. I. Davies 3,116 62%
Conservative T. Hillock 1,135 23%
Liberal P. J. Goddard 759 15%
Majority 1,981
Registered electors 14,134
Turnout 5,010 35%
Labour gain from Swing

Everton

Everton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour S. F. Jacobs * 1,738 75%
Conservative E. Shaw 522 22% -15%
Communist Miss E. M. Shelbourne 68 3% +3%
Majority 1,216
Registered electors 9,705
Turnout 2,328 24% +6%
Labour hold Swing

Fairfield

Fairfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Guinan 2,015 52% +24%
Conservative W. Thomas * 1,746 45% -27%
British Union Movement G. Gabrielson 83 2% +2%
Majority 269
Registered electors 13,397
Turnout 3,844 29% +8%
Labour hold Swing

Fazakerley

Fazakerley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Woolwich 2,754 51% +15%
Conservative C. N. Peplow 2,674 49% -15%
Majority 80
Registered electors 11,180
Turnout 5,428 49% +12%
Labour hold Swing

Gillmoss

Gillmoss
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. F. Stevens (PARTY) 3,888 68% +7%
Liberal R, Grundy 711 12% +12%
Conservative J. Swainbank 867 15% -24%
Communist F. J. Marsh 223 4% +4%
Majority 3,021
Registered electors 15,770
Turnout 5,689 36% +11%
Labour hold Swing

Granby

Granby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mrs. M. B. Simey 2,253 58% +9%
Conservative A. Lloyd * 1,442 37% -14%
Communist J. Melia 166 4% +4%
Majority 811
Registered electors 11,117
Turnout 3,861 35% +9%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Kensington

Kensington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour T. K. Williams * 2,718 67% +17%
Conservative K. W. Davies 1,203 29% -21%
British Union Movement T. G. Kenny 162 4% +4%
Majority 1,515
Registered electors 11,824
Turnout 4,083 35% +5%
Labour hold Swing

Low Hill

Low Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour G. M. Scott * 1,964 75% +21%
Conservative D. E. Daniel 570 22% -24%
British Union Movement M. J. Ward 74 3% +3%
Majority 1,394
Registered electors 9,193
Turnout 2,608 28% +2%
Labour hold Swing

Melrose

Melrose
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour C. H. Brown * 1,933 73% +17%
Conservative S. D. Lunt 704 27% -5%
Majority 1,229
Registered electors 9,314
Turnout 2,637 28% +4%
Labour hold Swing

Netherfield

Netherfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour N. S. Barnett 1,326 57% +13%
Protestant R. F. Goll (PARTY) 1,007 43% -13%
Majority 319
Registered electors 7,597
Turnout 2,333 31% +4%
Labour gain from Protestant Swing

Old Swan

Old Swan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour S. G. Thorne 2,683 48% +16%
Conservative R. H. Morris * 2,120 38% -26%
Liberal D. Kearon 749 13% +13%
Majority 563
Registered electors 14,555
Turnout 5,552 38% +11%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Picton

Picton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour C. J. Minton 2,846 52% +8%
Conservative N. F. Derrick (PARTY) 1,825 33% -23%
Liberal F. F. W. Barton 796 15% +15%
Majority 1,021
Registered electors 13,637
Turnout 5,467 40% -7%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Pirrie

Pirrie
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Eric Heffer * 4,789 70% +18%
Conservative Mrs. M. E. Jones 2,075 30% -18%
Majority 2,714
Registered electors 16,218
Turnout 6,864 42% +7%
Labour hold Swing

Prince's Park

Prince's Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour F. H. Cain 2,636 61% +13%
Liberal A. Garland 428 10% +10%
Conservative G. Clark * 1,277 29% -23%
Majority 1,359
Registered electors 12,778
Turnout 4,341 34% +8%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Sandhills

Sandhills
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Scully * 2,372 91% +1%
Communist B. Campbell 133 5% +5%
Conservative N. Heywood 100 4% -6%
Majority 2,239
Registered electors 7,829
Turnout 2,605 33% +13%
Labour hold Swing

St. Domingo

St. Domingo
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour F. Keating 2,274 57% +11%
Protestant W. H. Blower 1,614 40% -14%
Communist W. C. Doherty 105 3% +3%
Majority 660
Registered electors 11,579
Turnout 3,993 34% +5%
Labour gain from [[Protestant|Protestant]] Swing

St. James

St. James 2 seats
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour T. McManus * 2,322 79% +5%
Labour R. Parry (PARTY) 1,759 60% '-14%
Conservative G. Boult 612 21% -5%
Majority 1,710
Registered electors 10,222
Turnout 2,934 29% +10%
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

St. Mary's

St. Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour P. Gunnell 2,424 53% +6%
Conservative J. A. Nolan * 1,646 36% -17%
Liberal S. Levy 496 11% +11%
Majority 778
Registered electors 10,801
Turnout 4,556 42% +11%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing 16%

St. Michael's

St. Michael's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative E. Stanley Nixon (PARTY) 2,111 44 -23
Liberal Jack F. Ross 1,749 36 +19
Labour A. Fowler 889 19 +6
Anti-debt A. P. Cooney 50 1 +1
Majority 362
Registered electors 9,931
Turnout 4,799 48% +14
Conservative hold Swing

Smithdown

Smithdown
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W. Gibbs * 2,187 74% +6%
Conservative T. J. Strange 663 22% -10%
British Union Movement R. J. Williams 119 4% +4%
Majority 1,524
Registered electors 11,632
Turnout 2,969 26% +8%
Labour hold Swing

Speke

Speke
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W. H. Sefton 2,847 81%
Conservative B. F. Evans 652 19%
Majority 2,195
Registered electors 13,806
Turnout 3,499 25%

Tuebrook

Tuebrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour H. Dailey 2,693 54% +19%
Conservative E. F. Pine * 2,269 46% -19%
Majority 424
Registered electors 12,470
Turnout 4,962 40% +8%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Vauxhall

Vauxhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. A. Gallagher (PARTY) 2,846 95% +18%
Communist T. E. Cassin 137 5% -18%
Majority 2,709
Registered electors 9,462
Turnout 2,983 32% +23%
Labour hold Swing

Warbreck

Warbreck
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. J. McLaughlin * 2,507 56% -17%
Labour J. V. Grue 1,936 44% +17%
Majority 571
Registered electors 12,555
Turnout 4,443 35% +3%
Conservative hold Swing

Westminster

Westminster
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Dunn 1,699 60% +13%
Conservative J. Gillin * 1,152 40% -13%
Majority 547
Registered electors 4,239
Turnout 2,851 39% +6%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Woolton

Woolton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. McAllister * 4.000 50% -30%
Labour S. J. Cook 2,083 26% +6%
Liberal R. S. Hale 1,923 24% +24%
Majority 1,917
Registered electors 17,432
Turnout 8,006 46% +19%
Conservative hold Swing

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References

  1. ^ Jeffery, David. "Merseyside Local Election Results Project". Dr David Jeffery. Retrieved 14 April 2021.
  2. ^ Liverpool Daily Post 10 May 1963
  3. ^ Liverpool Daily Post 13 May 1960
  4. ^ Liverpool City Council Proceedings of the Council 1963-1964