Elections to Lambeth London Borough Council were held in May 1968. The whole council was up for election. Turnout was 29.9%. This election had aldermen as well as councillors. Labour and the Conservatives both got 5 aldermen. Labour lost control of the Council which was under the control of the Conservatives until the next election.

Election result

Lambeth Local Election Result 1968[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 8 -43 11.4 31.0
  Conservative 62 +43 88.6 63.7
  Liberal 0 0 0 0 0 2.6

Ward results

Angell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Donatus Anyanwu
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Communist
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Bishop's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Clapham Park (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
National Front
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Clapham Town (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Ferndale (3)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J.E. Langley 1,025 18.0%
Conservative G.R.I. Allnut 1,002 17.6%
Conservative John Roy Major 991 17.4%
Labour L.G.M. Davis 921 16.2%
Labour J.M. Dodson 892 15.7%
Labour D.J. Packer 863 15.2%
Turnout 5,694
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Knight's Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Larkhall (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Leigham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Oval (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Prince's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
St Leonard's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Stockwell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Streatham South (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Streatham Wells (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Independent
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Thornton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Thurlow Park (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Town Hall (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Union Movement
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Tulse Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Lambethan
Lambethan
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Vassall (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

References

  1. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael (1993). Local Elections in Britain: A Statistical Digest. Plymouth: Local Government Chronicle Elections Centre.
  2. ^ http://londondatastore-upload.s3.amazonaws.com/docs/LBCE_1968-5-9.pdf[bare URL PDF]