Elections to Tower Hamlets London Borough Council were held on 2 May 1974. The whole council was up for election. Turnout was 18.3%.

Election result

Tower Hamlets Local Election Result 1974[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 60 85.8
  Liberal 0 6.5
  Conservative 0 2.5

Results

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Bethnal Green Central (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour H.T.E. Brazier 600
Labour Miss H. Morsman 588
Labour T.J. Crudgington 570
Conservative Mrs. E. Hartley 135
Conservative E.W. Hartley 115
Majority
Turnout 5,379 14.7
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Bethnal Green East (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour E. Bishop 601
Labour Mrs. L.E. Brazier 593
Labour G.M. Browne 593
Liberal D.B. Williams 312
Liberal Miss S.E. Jayes 311
Majority
Turnout 5,587 17.9
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Bethnal Green North (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mrs. L.D. Crook 797
Labour A.J. Snooks 784
Labour A. Stocks 769
Liberal B.C. Duffey 202
Liberal C.A.S. Suett 185
Liberal Mrs. J. Suett 170
Majority
Turnout 5,003 20.5
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Bethnal Green South (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mrs. B. Orwell 595
Labour Miss R.J. Maher 594
Labour E.G. Walker 591
Independent Mrs. E.S. Hutchings 375
Independent Mrs. E.A. Colin 334
Majority
Turnout 4,625 22.5
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Bethnal Green West (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour C.H. Main ‘'unopposed’’
Labour H.A. Moore ‘‘unopposed’’
Labour A.M. Praag ‘‘unopposed’’
Majority
Turnout 4,790
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Bow North (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour T.J. Beningfield ‘‘unopposed’’
Labour E.C. Winterflood ‘‘unopposed’’
Majority
Turnout 4,085
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Bow South (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mrs. H.G. Hawksbee ‘‘unopposed’’
Labour W.T. Tuson ‘‘unopposed’’
Labour W.H. Woodley ‘‘unopposed’’
Majority
Turnout 4,687
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Bromley (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour T.W. Harvey 983
Labour A.W. Downes 905
Labour M. Pollins 905
Conservative Miss C.E. Evans 195
Conservative Mrs. B.A.S. Hill 160
Conservative Mrs. F.M. Roberts 154
Majority
Turnout 5,893 21.5
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Holy Trinity (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. O'Connor 887
Labour G.W. Negus 854
Labour G.H. Wall 828
Liberal E. Flounders 427
Liberal J.A. Maitland 410
Majority
Turnout 6,845 20.2
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Limehouse (4)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour H.F. Rackley 825
Labour J. Milrood 819
Labour J. Riley 813
Labour A.R. Moffat 810
Communist Mrs. M.L.B. Campbell 141
Majority
Turnout 6,982 14.9
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Poplar East (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour P. Beasley ‘‘unopposed’’
Labour Miss R.J. Deeming ‘‘unopposed’’
Labour Mrs. P.M. Thompson ‘‘unopposed’’
Majority
Turnout 5,052
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Poplar Millwall (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J.D. Allen ‘‘unopposed’’
Labour W.C. Kilgour ‘‘unopposed’’
Majority
Turnout 7,582
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Poplar South (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. Kelly 639
Labour J.T. Tucker 564
Communist D. Lyons 62
Majority
Turnout 4,742 16.0
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Poplar West (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour G.T. Desmond 922
Labour R. Beer 874
Labour A.P. Hegarty 874
Communist Miss R.M.G. Martin 94
Majority
Turnout 5,842 18.1
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Redcoat (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour G.R. Chaney 877
Labour M.J. Durrell 870
Labour W. Leary 793
Communist J.B. Dash 330
Majority
Turnout 6,038 19.7
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
St. Dunstan's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour E.W. Hill 833
Labour B. Holmes 787
Labour E.D. Penner 737
Communist D.M. Bain 127
Majority
Turnout 6,117 16.5
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
St. Katherine's (4)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour G. Simons 736
Labour V.J. Birks 722
Labour T. White 703
Labour J.R. Ramanoop 665
Communist Miss C. Bland 196
Majority
Turnout 6,460 15.3
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
St. Mary's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour H. Conway 729
Labour B. Saunders 697
Labour R.J. Warner 657
Communist Max Levitas 280
Conservative Mrs. M. Gilmore-Ellis 133
Conservative Mrs. L.A. Sumont 129
Majority
Turnout 5,239 19.9
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Shadwell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mrs. E. Armsby 916
Labour J.J.A. Long 824
Labour C.W. Mudd 809
Communist K. Halpin 211
Majority
Turnout 6,172 19.3
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Spitalfields (4)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W. Harris 850
Labour Mrs. A. Elboz 826
Labour I.H. Kuczynski 749
Labour J. Reardon 679
Liberal W. Kelly 295
Liberal H.T. O'Neill 212
Liberal D.A. Nicholson 200
Majority
Turnout 6,619 18.1
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ London Borough Council Elections, 2 May 1974. London: Greater London Council. 1974.
  2. ^ London Borough Council Elections, 2 May 1974. Greater London Council. 1974.