1976 Stevenage Borough Council election

The 1976 Stevenage Borough Council election took place on 6 May 1976. This was on the same day as other local elections. The entire conucil was up for election and the Labour Party retained control of the council.

Ward results

Bedwell (5 seats)

Bedwell (5 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour H. Lawrence 1,222
Labour L. Cummins 1,219
Labour K. Hopkins 1,179
Labour R. Fowler 1,176
Labour A. Wiltshire 1,153
Conservative A. Flanagan 1,109
Conservative M. Henry 1,102
Conservative D. Chapman 1,088
Conservative H. Silberstein 1,063
Conservative S. Sinfield 1,033
National Party L. Dolby 213
Turnout 44.2%
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold


Broadwater (5 seats)

Broadwater (5 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Cockerton 1,379
Labour W. Lawrence 1,243
Labour S. Munden 1,231
Labour J. Tye 1,185
Labour N. Wilson 1,175
Conservative D. Hawkins 1,123
Conservative J. Hawkins 1,117
Conservative C. Brett 1,087
Conservative M. Stannard 1,034
Conservative B. Portsmouth 1,010
Liberal E. Brook 504
Liberal M. Dawson 446
Liberal M. Boutell 446
Liberal P. Selley 421
Liberal T. Smallwood 387
Turnout 45.4%
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold

Chells (5 seats)

Chells (5 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Clarke 1,369
Labour P. Metcalfe 1,340
Labour M. Cotter 1,334
Labour K. Vale 1,252
Labour L. Robbins 1,220
Conservative B. Davis 1,012
Conservative A. Mann 956
Conservative R. House 952
Conservative J. Moore 940
Conservative H. O'Shaughnessy 922
National Party L. Barnes 290
Turnout 41.1%
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold

Old Stevenage (5 seats)

Old Stevenage (5 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative J. Boyd 2,233
Conservative A. Lines 2,221
Conservative W. Boyd 2,174
Conservative K. Stutley 2,007
Conservative M. Thomson 1,940
Labour H. Morris 1,583
Labour B. Shea 1,324
Labour G. Balderstone 1,321
Labour F. Schofield 1,246
Labour D. Rice 1,184
National Party H. Beeton 245
Turnout 46.9%
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Conservative gain from Labour
Conservative gain from Labour

Pin Green (8 seats)

Pin Green (8 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour G. Colston 2,145
Labour A. Corner 2,139
Labour R. Clark 2,105
Labour B. Beasley 2,089
Labour A. Campbell 2,085
Labour E. Musgrove 2,081
Labour R. Smith 1,997
Conservative B. Goble 1,965
Labour K. Taylor 1,918
Conservative P. Hodges 1,875
Conservative K. McKechnie 1,874
Conservative W. Orsborne 1,855
Conservative N. Nunney 1,814
Conservative B. Shorten 1,770
Conservative T. O'Connor 1,728
Conservative S. Woods 1,673
Liberal K. Taylor 797
Liberal C. Hargreaves 765
Liberal R. Palmer 762
Liberal I. Hargreaves 745
Liberal S. Booth 716
Liberal G. Robbins 639
Liberal D. Steggalls 638
Liberal P. Roberts 629
National Party M. Powell 358
National Party S. Buzer 316
Turnout 40.8%
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Conservative gain from Labour

Shephall (6 seats)

Shephall (6 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour B. Hall 1,611
Labour I. Johnson 1,604
Labour J. Pickersgill 1,592
Labour J. Lloyd 1,562
Labour F. Millard 1,543
Labour A. Luhman 1,526
Conservative J. Cannin 1,098
Conservative R. Oliver 1,030
Conservative P. Farrington 1,026
Conservative J. Andrews 1,020
Conservative H. Gladwin 996
Conservative C. Hicks 971
National Party J. Hawkins 257
Turnout 37.2%
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1976". The Elections Centre.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Stevenage Borough Council Election Results 1973-2012" (PDF). Retrieved 11 July 2019.

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