The 1971 Sutton Council election took place on 13 May 1971 to elect members of Sutton London Borough 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

Beddington North

Beddington North (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour G.E.W. Eve 1,069 24.0
Labour H. Fox 975 21.9
Residents B.J. Carr 757 17.0
Residents D.J. Farthing 714 16.0
Conservative D.W. Cove 498 11.2
Conservative G.H.P. Gardiner 445 10.0
Turnout 4,458
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Beddington South

Beddington South (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour A.W. Deane 1,478 19.4
Labour P.L. Spalding 1,467 19.2
Conservative W.R. Hadden 1,382 18.1
Conservative F.G. Caunt 1,279 16.8
Residents R.A. Finch 1,018 13.3
Residents Mrs R.E.G. Haydon 1,011 13.2
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Belmont

Belmont (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J.C. Cox 1,320 38.8
Conservative R.J.M Akhurst 1,297 38.1
Labour D. Jarman 214 6.3
Labour Mrs A.J. Lawler 198 5.8
Liberal Mrs J. Crowhurst 193 5.7%
Liberal A. Carr 184 5.4
Turnout 3,406
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Carshalton Central

Carshalton Central (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative C.W.M. McDowell 784 32.9
Conservative D.H.T. Salari 763 32.0
Labour J.W. Swain 255 10.7
Labour P.C. Simmonds 246 10.3
Liberal J.A. Phillimore 174 7.3
Liberal E.J. Munns 164 6.9
Turnout 2,386
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Carshalton North East

Carshalton North West

Carshalton St. Helier North

Carshalton St. Helier South

Carshalton St. Helier West

Carshalton South East

Carshalton South West

Cheam North

Cheam South

Cheam West

Sutton Central

Sutton East

Sutton North

Sutton North East

Sutton South

Sutton South East

Wallington Central

Wallington North

Wallington South

Worcester Park North

Worcester Park South

References

  1. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 13 May 1971" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 29 March 2015.