London Borough of Lewisham Council 1968

1968 Council
This council is the only one yet elected that has been controlled by a party other than Labour. It was part of the 1968 Labour 'wipe-out' which saw Conservative-controlled councils elected in 28 of the 32 London boroughs.

Senior Councillors:
Mayors:
Alderman C.A. Combes (1968/69)
W.L.Bridger (1969/70)
A.M.Dean (1970/71)

Leader of Council:
N.D. Banks (1968-71)

Election results:
Councillors won: Conservative 41; Labour 19
Conservative wards: Brockley (3); Culverley (2); Drake (3); Forest Hill (3); Honor Oak Park (3); Ladywell (3); Lewisham Park (3); Manor Lee (2); Pepys (3); Rushey Green (2); St Andrews (2); St Mildreds Lee (2); South Lee (2); Sydenham East (3); Sydenham West (3); Whitefoot (2)
Labour wards: Bellingham (2); Blackheath and Lewisham Village (3); Deptford (3); Grinling Gibbons (3); Grove Park (2); Marlowe (3); Southend (3)

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