Local Elections in Britain

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Index

a
absent voting 42 -3, 215
abstentions 1 , 5 , 16 , 48 -9, 62 , 209
accountability 29 , 54 , 65 , 67 , 157 , 190 , 198 -9, 213 ;
electorate’s role 209 -11
Acland, C. 21
administration types (in hung councils) 202 -4
age-factor (voting behaviour) 48 , 49 , 50 , 62
aggregate voting data 5 - 9
aldermen 19 , 20 , 21 , 31
all-women short lists 64 , 70
Alliance 102 ;
contesting elections 13 , 122 , 127 -34, 160 -2;
party competition 88 , 90 -1, 93 , 95
Alt, J. 48 , 49
alternative vote system 199
annual elections 33 , 34 , 45 , 52
Anti-Poll Tax Federation 149
Ashdown, Paddy 183
Asian councillors 78 -9
Association of Liberal Democrat Councillors (ALDC) 165
Atkinson, S. 3

b
Balinski, M. 200
ballot papers 43
bankruptcy (of councillors) 171
Barren, J. 70 , 75
Bartholomew, D. 4
Bartley, J. 6
Bealey, F. 4
Bentham, Jeremy 17 , 18
Birch, A.H. 4 , 28
Black councillors 78 -9
Blair, Tony 129 , 150 , 177 , 180
Blais, A. 46 , 198
Bloch, A. 4
Boards of Guardians 70
Bochel, Hugh 6
Bochel, John 6 , 8 , 58 , 97 , 137
Bogdanor, V. 199 , 214
boroughs see county boroughs;
London boroughs ;
metropolitan boroughs
boundaries (reviews) 35 -9
Boundary Commissions 35 -9, 192
Boyle, C. 21
Boyne, G. 213
Bradford 162 -3
Braunholtz, S. 3
bribery 17 , 24
Bristow, S. 6 , 7 , 27 , 164 , 206
British Election Study 48 , 85 , 155
British Local Elections Database 206
British National party 66 , 148 , 163 , 183
Brodrick, George 19
Brook, D. 7
Brown, J. 8
Bruce, A. 8 , 57 , 164
Buckley, J.K. 18
Budge, I. 4
Bulpitt, J. 8 , 27 -8
Burnham, J. 167
Butler, D. 9 , 28 , 36 , 130 , 175 , 183
by-elections, local 9 , 10 , 13 - 14 , 170 -89
Byrne, T. 24

c
Cain, B. 79 , 168
Callaghan, James 50
campaign slogans 207
candidates:
death of 44 ;
eligibility 40 -2;
ethnic minorities 8 , 12 , 64 , 78 -9, 83 ;
expenses 43 ;
incumbency effects 11 - 12 , 64 , 75 , 79 - 84 , 164 ;
‘paper’ 110 , 190 ;
—seats ratio 67 -9;
uncontested seats 57 , 64 ;
women 8 , 12 , 64 , 69 - 78 , 83 ;
see also councillors

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