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1977 Oxfordshire County Council election

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Party Conservative Independent Labour

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The County of Oxfordshire within England

Party before election

Conservative

Elected Party

Conservative

Elections to Oxfordshire County Council were held on Thursday, 5 May 1977, when the whole council of sixty-nine members was up for election.

The result was that the Conservatives retained their control, winning sixty-one seats, a gain of eight. Labour ended with only three county councillors, a loss of seventeen, Independents also held three, a loss of six, while the Liberals held the two seats they had had.[1]

Election result

Result of Oxfordshire County Council election, 1977[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 61 23 0 + 23 88.4 %
  Labour 3 0 17 - 17 4.3 %
  Independent 3 0 6 - 6 4.3 %
  Liberal 2 0 0 0 2.9 %

References

  1. ^ a b 'Conservatives triumph in Greater London and metropolitan counties' in The Times of London, issue 59997 dated 7 May 1977, p. 3