1976 Ipswich Borough Council election

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All 47 seats
24 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Conservative Labour
Last election 11 36
Seats won 26 21
Seat change Increase 15 Decrease 15

Council control after election

Labour

The 1976 Ipswich Borough Council election was the second election to the Ipswich Borough Council which had been established by the Local Government Act 1972 in England and Wales. It took place as part of the 1976 United Kingdom local elections. [1]

There were 14 wards returning between 2 and 5 councillors each.[2] The Conservative Party gained control of the Council. It took place as part of the 1976 United Kingdom local elections.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael (1976). Local Elections Handbook 1976. Plymouth: Elections Centre, Plymouth University.
  2. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael. "Ipswich Borough Council Election Results 1973-2012" (PDF). electionscentre.co.uk. Elections Centre Plymouth University. Retrieved 10 May 2021.