The 1974 Angus District Council election took place on the 8 May 1974 to elect members of Angus District Council, as part of that years Scottish local elections.

Election results

Angus District Election Result 1974[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Independent 10 45.5 30.3 6,312
  Conservative 9 40.9 46.6 9,710
  Labour 3 13.6 23.0 4,797
Harbour[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Jane S. Cuthill 746 70.6
Labour J. Le Blond 310 29.4
Majority 436 41.3
Turnout 1056 42.8
Abbey[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour G. S. Cargill 799 65.3
Conservative Caroline H. Florence 424 34.7
Majority 375 30.7
Turnout 1223 46.4
Timmergreeens and Carmyllie[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour N. L. Geaughan 924 54.8
Conservative J. O'Reily 761 45.2
Majority 163 9.7
Turnout 1685 50.8
Keptie[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Helen Cargill 1,186 72.2
Labour W. J. Irving 456 27.8
Majority 730 44.5
Turnout 1642 53.7
Hayshead and St. Vigeans[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative A. B. Howie 788 61.1
Labour M. B. Kerr 501 38.9
Majority 287 22.3
Turnout 1289 42.3
Cliffburn[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour H. A. Farmer 607 58.8
Conservative A. Gerrard 425 41.2
Majority 182 17.6
Turnout 1032 35.1
Carnoustie West and Panmure[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative H. G. Morton 880 61.2
Independent A. R. Winter 314 21.9
Labour Joan H. Haggart 243 16.9
Majority 566
Turnout 1461 41.8
Carnoustie East and Panbride[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative D. Torrie 1,305 84.0
Labour W. Campbell 214 16.0
Majority 1056 39.3
Turnout 1032 52.2
Forfar West[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent T. Scotland 774 63.9
Conservative C. M. H. Rodger 438 36.1
Majority 336 27.8
Turnout 1212 47.4
Forfar South[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative H. MacPhail 571 41.1
Independent R. C. Forrester 538 38.7
Labour D. Hay 281 20.2
Majority 33 2.4
Turnout 1390 46.7
Forfar North[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Margaret C. Thorpe 1,292 77.4
Conservative M. J. S. Yeaman 377 22.6
Majority 915 54.8
Turnout 1669 60.4
Montrose Central[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent G. Norrie
Majority
Turnout
Montrose North[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent J. M. D. Smith
Majority
Turnout
Montrose South[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent W. M. Philips
Majority
Turnout
Kirriemuir[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative T. J. Millar 930 48.0
Independent D. B. Simpson 566 29.2
Independent D. S. McMartin 441 22.8
Majority 364 18.8
Turnout 1937 46.7
The Glens[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative J. A. Robertson
Majority
Turnout
Strathbeg[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative L. Gray-Cheape 879 73.1
Independent P. Whitaker 323 26.9
Majority 556 46.2
Turnout 1202 52.5
Dean[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent M. Struthers
Majority
Turnout
Northesk[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent D. L. I. Loyal
Majority
Turnout
Southesk[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Isobel M. McLellan 894 63.6
Independent A. Nicholl 511 36.4
Majority 383 27.2
Turnout 1405 50.8
Brechin North[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent A. Buchan
Majority
Turnout
Brechin South[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent R. A. MacKenzie 659 60.7
Labour D. K. Todd 427 39.3
Majority 232 21.4
Turnout 1086 44.8

References

  1. ^ Keane, Kristofer. "Angus District Council, 1974". scottishelections.org.uk. Archived from the original on 10 February 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v J Bochel; D Denver (1975). The Scottish Local Government Elections 1974, Results and Statistics (PDF). Scottish Academic Press. SBN 707301114 – via The Election Centre, Plymouth University.