The 1968 Haringey Council election took place on 9 May 1968 to elect members of Haringey London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election and the Conservative party gained overall control of the council.[1]

Background

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Election result

Haringey Local Election Result 1968
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 53 34 0 +34
  Labour 7 0 34 -34
  Communist 0 0 0 ±0
  Liberal 0 0 0 ±0
  Hornsey College of Art 0 0 0 ±0
  Socialist (GB) 0 0 0 ±0
  Independent 0 0 0 ±0

Ward results

Alexandra-Bowes

Alexandra-Bowes (4)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative V. N. Jary* 3,590 73.2 +19.3
Conservative Mrs M. O. Moutrie 3,565 72.7 +17.2
Conservative D. J. Patrick 3,556 72.5 +17.4
Conservative E. W. Rayner 3,548 72.4 +18.4
Labour R. A. Penton** 1,210 24.7 -18.4
Labour J. W. Barnett 1,202 24.5 -18.0
Labour G. C. Jimack 1,197 24.4 -16.6
Labour D. Ghosh 1,167 23.8 -17.1
Turnout 4,902 39.3 +0.5
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

R. A. Penton was a sitting councillor for Park ward.

Bruce Grove

Bruce Grove (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. A. Croft 1,550 58.6 +22.3
Conservative D. Beale 1,541 58.3 +23.2
Conservative P. E. Hitchens 1,408 53.3 +18.3
Labour E. G. Large* 989 37.4 -23.2
Labour R. L. Singer* 954 36.1 -22.2
Labour E. M. Smith 936 35.4 -22.3
Communist H. S. Harman 193 7.3 +0.4
Turnout 2,643 31.0 -0.8
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Central Hornsey

Central Hornsey (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Miss C. D. Jackson 1,769 60.9 +25.3
Conservative R. J. Atkins 1,768 60.8 +26.3
Conservative Mrs C. J. Levinson 1,681 57.8 +23.4
Labour M. F. Dewar 1,033 35.5 -26.9
Labour B. D. Lipson* 1,017 35.0 -28.3
Labour J. Martin 994 34.2 -27.8
Communist W. Wayne 94 3.2 +1.1
Turnout 2,906 39.2 +0.9
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Coleraine

Coleraine (4)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative E. C. Godfrey 1,650 51.0 +27.9
Conservative G. C. Cleaver 1,619 50.0 +27.6
Conservative M. S. Hiller 1,557 48.1 +25.7
Conservative M. A. Warburton 1,522 47.0 +25.3
Labour E. V. Garwood* 1,465 45.3 -19.6
Labour L. H. Collis* 1,456 45.0 -19.9
Labour C. D. Moss** 1,368 42.3 -22.7
Labour I. L. Peirce 1,363 42.1 -22.0
Communist A. Salisbury 253 7.8 +4.8
Turnout 3,236 30.6 +1.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

C. D. Moss was a sitting councillor for Noel Park ward.

Crouch End

Crouch End (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative B. G. Falk 2,688 76.5 +26.6
Conservative B. D. Smith* 2,660 75.7 +25.1
Conservative Miss S. A. Jones 2,637 75.0 +25.2
Labour D. F. Hendry 728 20.7 -17.8
Labour C. Tikly 653 18.6 -19.5
Labour J. J. Jaffé 651 18.5 -19.4
Communist Mrs M. Morris 210 6.0 +1.4
Turnout 3,514 38.4 -5.1
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Fortis Green

Fortis Green (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative C. Hannington** 2,695 75.6 +16.2
Conservative D. F. P. Rosa 2,695 75.6 +16.8
Conservative C. H. Harvey 2,679 75.1 +16.4
Labour Mrs P. M. Wilson 704 19.7 -11.8
Labour P. Hinchliff 686 19.2 -12.0
Labour J. A. Caton 665 18.6 -12.5
Communist E. Cohen 202 5.7 +2.6
Turnout 3,566 42.9 -0.2
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

C. Hannington was a sitting councillor for Stroud Green ward.

Green Lanes

Green Lanes (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. J. Human 1,295 58.8 +30.7
Conservative Mrs H. M. Bavin 1,266 57.4 +27.5
Conservative P. D. Tuck 1,219 55.3 +26.0
Labour A. J. R. Chaplin* 901 40.9 -15.0
Labour Mrs M. E. Protheroe* 825 37.4 -20.9
Labour Mrs J. M. Smith 813 36.9 -20.8
Turnout 2,204 25.7 ±0.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

High Cross

High Cross (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mrs B. S. Remington* 658 54.0 -29.0
Labour J. R. Searle 650 53.3 -25.5
Conservative R. Wright 522 42.8 +28.2
Conservative Mrs E. E. Fitter 496 40.7 +26.6
Turnout 1,219 23.2 -0.8
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Highgate

Highgate (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative P. P. Rigby* 2,354 67.2 +11.9
Conservative Sir R. P. Williams 2,348 67.1 +13.0
Conservative H. J. Worms* 2,323 66.4 +11.8
Labour J. M. Marquand 689 19.7 -10.7
Labour L. R. Norman 647 18.5 -11.9
Labour P. L. Davis 642 18.3 -11.2
Liberal Mrs D. C. M. Lambton 428 12.2 -0.5
Liberal N. S. Lambert 382 10.9 -1.6
Liberal R. J. Aron 346 9.9 -2.3
Communist D. G. Parker 120 3.4 -0.6
Turnout 3,501 42.6 +1.5
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Muswell Hill

Muswell Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. M. Cooke 2,839 72.7 +9.7
Conservative Dr J. Cooper 2,820 72.3 +9.9
Conservative Miss A. Harris 2,723 69.8 +7.5
Labour N. L. Brewer 639 16.4 -11.3
Labour H. Green 631 16.2 -10.6
Labour O. N. Berry 606 15.5 -10.1
Liberal D. R. Trafford 343 8.8 +0.1
Liberal J. S. Martin 326 8.4 +0.3
Liberal D. N. Ison 316 8.1 +0.5
Communist Mrs G. M. Jones 137 3.5 +0.6
Turnout 3,903 45.5 +1.7
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Noel Park

Noel Park (4)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mrs D. C. Findley** 2,141 57.2 +26.0
Conservative Mrs M. E. Human 2,016 53.8 +22.8
Conservative S. R. Gaubert 2,015 53.8 +23.6
Conservative Miss J. R. Tarris 1,912 51.0 +21.9
Labour R. G. Kendall* 1,547 41.3 -25.4
Labour L. A. Vitoria** 1,510 40.3 -25.5
Labour G. W. C. Peacock 1,466 39.1 -26.6
Labour D. F. W. Billingsley 1,411 37.7 -27.9
Communist Mrs E. L. Ramsay 167 4.5 -1.2
Communist A. M. Rawle 123 3.3 N/A
Turnout 3,746 32.6 +1.5
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Mrs D. C. Findley was a sitting councillor for Alexandra-Bowes ward. L. A. Vitoria was a sitting councillor for Town Hall ward.

Park

Park (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour V. Butler* 1,266 52.4 -28.9
Labour C. W. Ware 1,209 50.1 -28.2
Labour Mrs L. A. Angell** 1,134 47.0 -31.1
Independent R. G. Wigley* 641 26.5 -51.8
Conservative Mrs Z. D. Tuck 611 25.3 +9.4
Conservative Mrs E. M. Smith 600 24.8 +9.5
Conservative A. G. Willett 540 22.4 +7.1
Communist J. A. Hiles 182 7.5 +1.3
Turnout 2,415 25.9 -1.2
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Mrs L. A. Angell was a sitting councillor for Noel Park ward.

Seven Sisters

Seven Sisters (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. M. Scott 1,089 49.5 +28.6
Conservative A. C. Perry 1,088 49.5 +28.8
Conservative Mrs E. M. Donno 1,050 47.7 +29.2
Labour F. A. Knight* 1,012 46.0 -30.6
Labour R. A. R. Young 957 43.5 -29.7
Labour Mrs D. Cunningham* 951 43.2 -30.7
Turnout 2,200 30.5 +8.8
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

South Hornsey

South Hornsey (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative C. J. H. Shepherd 1,602 58.1 +19.4
Conservative Dr E. A. W. Wilkins 1,602 58.1 +20.0
Conservative S. M. Ayres 1,587 57.5 +20.9
Labour Mrs L. H. Lipson** 967 35.1 -20.3
Labour Mrs N. E. S. McIntosh* 940 34.1 -22.4
Labour B. Murphy* 927 33.6 -22.7
Communist R. J. Condon 196 7.1 -0.5
Turnout 2,758 34.3 -1.6
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Mrs L. H. Lipson was a sitting councillor for West Green ward.

South Tottenham

South Tottenham (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mrs S. A. Berkery Smith* 713 41.8 -35.2
Labour A. T. Protheroe* 679 39.8 -36.2
Conservative R. A. Green 590 34.6 +16.7
Conservative B. King 587 34.4 +16.9
Liberal M. R. Gidley 322 18.9 N/A
Liberal D. A. F. Arnold 300 17.6 N/A
Turnout 1,704 28.4 +4.9
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Stroud Green

Stroud Green (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Lotery* 2,026 72.4 +15.8
Conservative G. H. Stansall* 2,021 72.3 +16.2
Conservative B. Lewis 1,923 68.8 +12.3
Labour J. E. Wehrfritz 604 21.6 -19.8
Labour E. W. J. Young 576 20.6 -20.5
Labour W. L. Akerman 572 20.5 -19.6
Communist M. Baker 122 4.4 -0.2
Hornsey College of Art M. J. Coles 69 2.5 N/A
Socialist (GB) A. J. L. Buick 52 1.9 N/A
Socialist (GB) J. Carter 49 1.8 N/A
Socialist (GB) J. P. Lee 49 1.8 N/A
Turnout 2,797 34.6 -4.6
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Tottenham Central

Tottenham Central (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. F. C. Good 1,175 61.9 +40.5
Conservative Miss R. A. Whitehead 1,163 61.2 +42.1
Conservative T. W. Wilkins 1,155 60.8 +42.0
Labour E. A. Remington* 666 35.1 -41.0
Labour R. W. H. Ford* 653 34.4 -34.3
Labour Mrs J. Searle 644 33.9 -39.2
Turnout 1,899 25.2 +5.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Town Hall

Town Hall (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. E. Roy 1,911 65.8 +22.4
Conservative R. D. Smith 1,829 63.0 +19.2
Conservative R. G. Anderson 1,808 62.3 +19.9
Labour D. Page* 944 32.5 -20.9
Labour F. C. Carnell 936 32.2 -22.1
Labour F. P. Nicholls 908 31.3 -21.9
Communist Mrs L. H. Medus 156 5.4 +1.8
Turnout 2,904 37.6 +1.5
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Turnpike

Turnpike (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative G. J. Y. Murphy 1,275 60.5 +20.2
Conservative S. A. Shrank 1,250 59.3 +20.8
Labour A. R. McIntosh* 728 34.6 -20.3
Labour C. J. Ettinger* 725 34.4 -20.1
Communist G. A. Brain 73 3.5 -1.3
Turnout 2,107 37.0 +3.7
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

West Green

West Green (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative H. E. Spratt 1,945 68.1 +22.9
Conservative W. C. Donno 1,917 67.1 +20.1
Conservative Mrs P. A. Spratt 1,885 66.0 +20.4
Labour Mrs A. F. Remington 817 28.6 -21.7
Labour Mrs G. Atkinson 793 27.8 -21.5
Labour D. Clark* 782 27.4 -24.9
Turnout 2,857 36.0 +2.6
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

References

  1. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 9 May 1968" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 29 March 2015.