London Borough of Lewisham Council 1964

1964 Council
The election of this council constituted the practical creation of the London Borough of Lewisham. Though it was elected in 1964, it did not take over administration of services until a year later. It operated in 'shadow' form until then and concerned itself with setting up the bureaucracy of the new authority.

Senior Councillors:
Mayors and Chairs of Council:
W. Hall (1964/65, Chairman)
F.A. Fisk (1965/66)
Alderman H.M. West (1966/67)
J.D. Day (1967/68)

Leader of Council:
F.W. Winslade (1965-68)

Election results
Councillors won: Labour 45; Conservative 15
From the former Metropolitan Borough of Deptford: Labour 18; Conservative 0
From the former Metropolitan Borough of Lewisham: Labour 27; Conservative 15
Labour wards in the former Metropolitan Borough of Deptford: Brockley (3); Deptford (3); Drake (3); Grinling Gibbons (3); Marlowe (3); Pepys (3)
Labour wards in the former Metropolitan Borough of Lewisham: Bellingham (2); Grove Park (2); Manor Lee (2); Rushey Green (2); St Andrew (2); South Lee (2); Whitefoot (2); Ladywell (3); Lewisham Park (3); Southend (3)
Conservative wards: Culverley (2); St Mildred (2); Blackheath and Village (3); Honor Oak (3); Sydenham West (3)
Split wards: Forest Hill (2 Lab, 1 Con); Sydenham East (2 Lab, 1 Con)

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