The 1968 Barnet Council election took place on 9 May 1968 to elect members of Barnet London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.

Background

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Election result

Overall turnout in the election was 40.8%.

Barnet Local Election Result 1968[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 56 62.5
  Labour 3 17.0
  Liberal 1 20.3

Ward results

Arkley

Arkley (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Brunswick Park

Brunswick Park (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Burnt Oak

Burnt Oak (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Childs Hill

Childs Hill (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Colindale

Colindale (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

East Barnet

East Barnet (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Communist
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

East Finchley

East Finchley (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Conservative
Liberal
Liberal
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Liberal win (new seat)

Edgware

Edgware (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Finchley

Finchley (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Friern Barnet

Friern Barnet (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Garden Suburb

Garden Suburb (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Golders Green

Golders Green (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Hadley

Hadley (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Hale

Hale (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Hendon

Hendon (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Mill Hill

Mill Hill (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

St Paul’s

St Paul’s (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Totteridge

Totteridge (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

West Hendon

West Hendon (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Woodhouse

Woodhouse (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Communist
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

By-elections between 1968 and 1971

Colindale

Colindale by-election, 7 May 1970[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour B. E. McCormack 1,515
Conservative L. J. Pym 1,106
Liberal B. A. Wrigley 320
Turnout 39.7%

Friern Barnet

Friern Barnet by-election, 10 June 1970[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. C. Tiplady 1,616
Liberal S. C. Winter 277
Labour M. A. N. Goddard 263
Turnout 18.6%

Hadley

Hadley by-election, 10 June 1970[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mrs R. W. Middleton 1,907
Labour R. H. Potter 726
Liberal B. A. Standing 616
Independent A. J. Freake 506
Turnout 28.3%

Childs Hill

Childs Hill by-election, 25 September 1970[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative B. A. Jarman 1,192
Liberal Monroe Edward Palmer 874
Labour L. W. Cole 628
Turnout 21.9%

References

  1. ^ Minors, Michael; Grenham, Dennis. "London Borough Council Elections 7 May 1998 including the Greater London Authority Referendum results" (PDF). Demographic and Statistical Studies. London Research Centre. Retrieved 22 February 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d "London Borough Council Elections 13 May 1971" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 3 March 2015.