1 Unicameral area, all 6 metropolitan counties, all 39 non-metropolitan counties,
1 sui generis authority, all 26 Northern Irish districts,
all 53 Scottish districts and all 8 Welsh counties
Colours denote the winning party, as shown in the main table of results.
Local elections were held in the United Kingdom in 1977. The results were a major mid-term setback for the Labour government, and the Conservatives, the main opposition, comprehensively regained control of the Greater London Council with 64 seats against Labour's 28. Elections were also held in the county councils and in Northern Ireland.
The Conservative Party gained 1,293 seats, bringing their number of councillors to 12,370. The Labour Party lost 1,098 seats, leaving them with 7,115 councillors. The Liberal Party lost 163 seats, leaving them with 950 councillors.
Changes were as follows:
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|Greater London||Labour||Conservative gain||Details|
|Greater Manchester||Labour||Conservative gain||Details|
|South Yorkshire||Labour||Labour hold||Details|
|Tyne and Wear||Labour||Labour hold||Details|
|West Midlands||Labour||Conservative gain||Details|
|West Yorkshire||Labour||Conservative gain||Details|
|Avon||No overall control||Conservative gain||Details|
|Bedfordshire||No overall control||Conservative gain||Details|
|Berkshire||No overall control||Conservative gain||Details|
|Cambridgeshire||No overall control||Conservative gain||Details|
|Cheshire||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|Cumbria||No overall control||Conservative gain||Details|
|East Sussex||Conservative||Conservative hold||Details|
|Gloucestershire||No overall control||Conservative gain||Details|
|Hampshire||No overall control||Conservative gain||Details|
|Hereford and Worcester||No overall control||Conservative gain||Details|
|Hertfordshire||No overall control||Conservative gain||Details|
|Isle of Wight||Independent||Conservative gain||Details|
|Leicestershire||No overall control||Conservative gain||Details|
|Lincolnshire||No overall control||Conservative gain||Details|
|North Yorkshire||No overall control||Conservative gain||Details|
|Northumberland||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|Salop||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|Warwickshire||No overall control||Conservative gain||Details|
|West Sussex||Conservative||Conservative hold||Details|
|Wiltshire||No overall control||Conservative gain||Details|
|Isles of Scilly||Details|
|Ards||UUP||No overall control||Details|
|Armagh||UUP||No overall control||Details|
|Ballymena||No overall control||DUP||Details|
|Ballymoney||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Belfast||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Carrickfergus||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Castlereagh||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Cookstown||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Craigavon||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Down||No overall control||SDLP||Details|
|Dungannon||UUP||No overall control||Details|
|Fermanagh||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Larne||Loyalist Coalition||No overall control||Details|
|Limavady||United Unionists||No overall control||Details|
|Lisburn||UUP||No overall control||Details|
|Londonderry||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Magherafelt||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Moyle||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Newry and Mourne||No overall control||SDLP||Details|
|Newtownabbey||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|North Down||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Omagh||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Strabane||No overall control||No overall control||Details|
|Aberdeen||Labour||No overall control gain||Details|
|Annandale and Eskdale||Independent||Independent hold||Details|
|Badenoch and Strathspey||Independent||Independent hold||Details|
|Banff and Buchan||Independent||Independent hold||Details|
|Bearsden and Milngavie||No overall control||Conservative gain||Details|
|Clackmannan||No overall control||SNP gain||Details|
|Cumbernauld and Kilsyth||SNP||SNP hold||Details|
|Cumnock and Doon Valley||Labour||Labour hold||Details|
|Cunninghame||Labour||No overall control gain||Details|
|Dumbarton||Labour||No overall control gain||Details|
|Dundee||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|East Kilbride||No overall control||SNP gain||Details|
|East Lothian||Labour||Labour hold||Details|
|Edinburgh||No overall control||Conservative gain||Details|
|Ettrick and Lauderdale||Independent||Independent hold||Details|
|Falkirk||No overall control||SNP gain||Details|
|Glasgow||Labour||No overall control gain||Details|
|Kilmarnock and Loudoun||Labour||No overall control gain||Details|
|Kincardine and Deeside||Independent||Independent hold||Details|
|Kirkcaldy||Labour||No overall control gain||Details|
|Kyle and Carrick||Conservative||Conservative hold||Details|
|Lanark||Independent||No overall control gain||Details|
|Midlothian||Labour||No overall control gain||Details|
|North East Fife||Conservative||Conservative hold||Details|
|Perth and Kinross||Conservative||Conservative hold||Details|
|Renfrew||Labour||No overall control gain||Details|
|Ross and Cromarty||Independent||Independent hold||Details|
|Skye and Lochalsh||Independent||Independent hold||Details|
|Stirling||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|Strathkelvin||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|West Lothian||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|Clwyd||No overall control||No overall control hold||Details|
|Gwent||Labour||No overall control gain||Details|
|Mid Glamorgan||Labour||Labour hold||Details|
|South Glamorgan||Labour||Conservative gain||Details|
|West Glamorgan||Labour||Labour hold||Details|
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