1973 Northumberland County Council election[1]

12 April 1973 (1973-04-12) 1977 →

All 62 seats
to Northumberland County Council
32 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Labour Independent
Seats won 28 21
Popular vote 34,313 19,902
Percentage 47.4% 27.5%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Conservative Liberal
Seats won 10 3
Popular vote 10,881 6,756
Percentage 15.0% 9.3%

Control of Council after election


No overall control

Local elections to Northumberland County Council, a county council in the north east of England, were held on 12 April 1973, resulting in a council with no party forming a majority.

Results

1973 Northumberland County Council election[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 28 47.4 34,313
  Independent 21 27.5 19,902
  Conservative 10 15.0 10,881
  Liberal 3 9.3 6,756
  Independent Socialist 0 0.8 564

References

  1. ^ a b "Local Election Summaries 1973". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 21 June 2019.