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1973 Kerrier District Council election

7 June 1973 1976 →

All 42 seats of Kerrier District Council
22 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
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Party Independent Conservative
Seats won 33 6
Popular vote 28,485 9,573
Percentage 58.4% 19.6%

  Third party
 
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Party Labour
Seats won 3
Popular vote 10,714
Percentage 22.0%

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The County of Cornwall within England

Council control before election

Council Established

Council control after election

Independent

Kerrier was a non-metropolitan district in Cornwall, England, created by the Local Government Act 1972. Elections were held to the new authorities in 1973, and they acted as "shadow authorities" until the handover date. Elections were held on 7 June. All 18 divisions were up for election, covering 42 seats across single and multiple-member wards.

Results

Kerrier District Council Election Result 1973
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Independent 33 78.6 54.8 28,485
  Conservative 6 14.3 19.6 9,573
  Labour 3 7.1 22 10,714

By Ward

The electoral division results listed below are in alphabetical order, as described at the time, including numbered divisions.[1]

Breage & Germoe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Trevaskis, K (Ms.) 641
Independent Buckett, T 436
Independent Keverne, S 300
Independent Smith, W 264
Independent Beazley, R 106
Turnout 29.4
Constantine & Gweek
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Tremayne, J 430 62.2
Independent Wiseman, N 234 23.8
Independent Allen, J 27 3.9
Turnout 691 45.8
Crowan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Cristophers, M 453 63.1
Independent Henwood, N 171 23.8
Independent Jenkin, R 94 13.1
Turnout 718 51.8
Grade-Ruan & Landewednack
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Trewin, J 437 53.2
Independent Hart, T 385 46.8
Turnout 822 70.4
Mabe & St. Gluvias
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Spargo, E 530 61.3
Labour Dunstan, A 335 38.7
Turnout 865 52.8
Mawnan & Budock
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Mann, F (Ms.) 402 57.3
Independent Rickard, W 300 42.7
Turnout 702 41
Mullion
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Hendy, A 737 76.6
Independent Drew, G (Ms.) 225 23.4
Turnout 962 63.9
No. 1 (Helston)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Noye, J 1,266
Independent Eddy, D 1,016
Independent Bryant, K 967
Labour Thomas, F 282
Labour Southey, P 229
Turnout 33.7
No. 2 (Porthleven & Sithney)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Jenkins, V 585
Independent Hollands, C 568
Independent Balme, D 366
Independent Andrews, G 347
Independent Gale, M 300
Independent Williams, L 234
Turnout 24.6
No. 3 (Camborne)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Weeks, A (Ms.) 2,440
Conservative Waters, B (Ms.) 2,089
Independent Scantlebury, J 2,003
Labour Williams, S 1,667
Conservative Bowden, K 1,594
Independent Gardner, J 1,587
Conservative Bath, R 1,539
Conservative Richards, C 1,534
Independent Willoughby, F 1,530
Conservative Kelynack, J 1,464
Labour Winstanley, J 1,302
Labour Chapple, W 1,208
Independent Bray, L 1,113
Labour Rule, S 1,101
Labour Rutter, K (Ms.) 992
Turnout 50.2
No. 4 (Redruth)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Davey, A 1,538
Independent Blamey, R 1,210
Independent Jeffrey, S 1,201
Independent Smith, H 935
Independent Ham, J 907
Independent Hocking, E 589
Labour McKiernan, K 447
Conservative Barron, P (Ms) 396
Turnout 29.5
No. 5 (Illogan North)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Bawden, F 587
Independent Bailey, J 507
Conservative Mayne, J 490
Conservative Craig, W 467
Labour Nettle, M (Ms.) 399
Independent Welch, J 312
Labour Rowe, P 312
Turnout 29.7
No. 6 (Illogan South)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Elford, D
Independent Boskano, W
Independent Jasper, D
Turnout
St. Day, Lanner & Carharrack
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Wherry, R
Independent Spargo, E
Conservative Nurhonen, D
Turnout
St. Keverne
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Woolnough, H
Turnout
Stithians
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Williams, J 374 59.0
Independent Brown, E 260 41.0
Turnout 604 52.8
Wendron & Sithney
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Dale, F 498
Independent Collins, E 432
Independent Jenkin, V 313
Turnout 19.7

References

  1. ^ "Kerrier 1973-2007" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 16 May 2021. Retrieved 29 May 2021.