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

Background

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Election result

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Ward results

Baker Street (5)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Cavendish (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Charing Cross (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Churchill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Independent
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Church Street (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Communist
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Harrow Road (5)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Hyde Park (5)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Labour
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Knightsbridge (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Lancaster Gate (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Liberal
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Lords (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Maida Vale (5)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Millbank (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative win (new seat)
Queen's Park (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Regent Street (4)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Regent's Park (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Victoria Street (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Warwick (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Westbourne (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

References

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