The 1973 Gloucester City Council election took place on 5 May 1973 to elect members of Gloucester City Council in England.

Results

Gloucester City Council election, 1973[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 21 63.6
  Labour 12 36.4
  Liberal 0 00.0

Ward results

Barnwood

Barnwood 1973 (3)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative K. Hyett 1,110 46.2
Conservative M. Smith 1,025
Conservative H. Phillips 1,023
Labour F. Gibbs 980 40.8
Labour C. Barnfield 977
Labour Ms. R. Layton 889
Liberal N. Drinan 313 13.0
Turnout 42.1
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Barton

Barton 1973 (3) [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour H. Worrall 892 47.0
Labour Ms. R. Layton 876
Labour R. Palmer 800
Liberal R. Best 558 29.4
Liberal R. Adlan 558
Conservative Newman C 446 23.5
Liberal Party A. Gee 434
Turnout 4,564 33.1
Conservative win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Eastgate

Eastgate 1973 (3)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative G. Williams 989 41.3
Labour R. Dwyer 981 41.0
Conservative H. Harrison 965
Conservative J. Stanley 943
Labour Ms. M. Barber 913
Labour M. Layton 882
Liberal Ms. E. Sheppard 290 12.1
Independent E. Race 132 5.5
Turnout 6,095 39.5
Conservative win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Hucclecote

Hucclecote 1973 (3)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. Ashley 1,295 45.4
Conservative T. Wathen 1,259
Conservative P. Arnold 1,246
Labour D. Ferguson 1,036 36.4
Labour F. Henderson 845
Labour G. Heath 785
Liberal D. Gibbard 519 18.2
Liberal L. Liddington 499
Turnout 7,484 43.8
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Kingsholm

Kingsholm 1973 (3)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative P. Robins 1,165 54.0
Conservative F. King 1,156
Conservative R. Langston 1,136
Liberal Ms. M. Harris 581 26.9
Labour F. Davenport 412 19.1
Turnout 4,450 33.5
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Linden

Linden 1973 (3)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour E. Davies 1,105 42.4
Labour C. Collins 1,101
Conservative L. Jones 1,011 38.8
Labour Ms. L. Steers 926
Conservative R. Readdie 923
Conservative Ms. L. Reeves 833
Liberal Ms. E. Drinan 492 18.9
Turnout 6,391 41.3
Conservative win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Longlevens

Longlevens 1973 (3)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative N. Partridge 1,430 47.5
Conservative G.* Goodwin 1,811
Conservative J. Robins 1,395
Conservative G. Goodwin 1,294
Labour F. Kelly 990 32.9
Labour J. Wilks 883
Labour D. Middlecote 817
Liberal P. Lukins 590 19.6
Turnout 7,399 44.9
Conservative win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Matson

Matson 1973 (3)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W. Goodenough 1,000 49.0
Labour A. Walters 984
Labour H. Morgan 980
Conservative S. Moreland 588 28.8
Liberal Ms. G. Halford 454 22.2
Turnout 4,006 29.6
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Podsmead

Podsmead 1973 (3)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour P. Harris 935 41.8
Labour W. Finch 928
Labour D. Toomey 871
Liberal D. Halford 813 36.4
Liberal R. Barber 679
Liberal D. Gardner 657
Conservative Ms. S. Lawless 488 21.8
Conservative D. Knight 485
Conservative F. Stephens 453
Turnout 6,309 37.9
Conservative win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Tuffley

Tuffley 1973 (3)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative F. Price 1,215 41.8
Conservative R. Pitkin-Cocks 1,191
Conservative S. Smith 1,183
Labour E. Clayton 1,131 38.9
Labour B. Adlam 1,088
Labour T. Miles 1,013
Liberal J. Beard 564 19.4
Liberal Ms. D. Martin 441
Turnout 7,826 52.3
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Westgate

Westgate 1973 (3)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ms. F. Wilton 1,062 50.9
Conservative H. Fisher 1,057
Conservative P. Jones 974
Labour J. Paton 538 25.8
Liberal Ms. M. Warlow 485 23.3
Labour F. Stevens 473
Turnout 4,589 31.1
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". Google Drive. Retrieved 6 June 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Gloucester City Council Election Results 1973-2012" (PDF). Elections Centre. Retrieved 6 June 2021.