Brent London Borough Council elections

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Brent London Borough Council in London, England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2002, 63 councillors have been elected from 21 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

Since the first election to the council in 1964 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2][3]

Party in control Years
Labour 1964 - 1968
Conservative 1968 - 1971
Labour 1971 - 1982
No overall control 1982 - 1986
Labour 1986 - 1990
No overall control 1990 - 1998
Labour 1998 - 2006
No overall control 2006 - 2010
Labour 2010 - present

Council elections[edit]

Summary of the council composition after each council election, click on the year for full details of each election.

Year Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats Notes
1964[4] 34 26 0
1968[4] 11 49 0 Boundary changes took place but the number of seats remained the same[5]
1971[4] 38 22 0
1974[4] 35 25 0
1978[4] 39 27 0 Boundary changes increased the number of seats by six[6]
1982[4] 33 30 3
1986[4] 43 20 3
1990[4] 29 31 6
1994[4] 28 33 5 Boundary changes took place but the number of seats remained the same[n 1]
1998[4] 43 19 4
2002[4] 35 19 9 Boundary changes reduced the number of seats by three[7][8]
2006[9] 21 15 27
2010[2] 40 6 17
2014[3] 56 6 1

Borough result maps[edit]

By-election results[edit]

By-elections occur when seats become vacant between council elections. Below is a summary of recent by-elections;[10] full by-election results can be found by clicking on the by-election name.

By-election Date Incumbent party Winning party
Preston 30 May 1996 Conservative Conservative
Kilburn by-election 11 March 1999 Labour Labour
Roe Green by-election 27 July 2000 Labour Labour
Fryent by-election 1 March 2001 Labour Labour
Fryent by-election 16 June 2005 Labour Labour
Preston by-election 16 June 2005 Conservative Conservative
Dudden Hill by-election 24 May 2007 Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat
Stonebridge by-election 13 September 2007 Labour Labour
Queens Park by-election 13 March 2008 Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat
Wembley Central by-election 23 July 2009 Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat
Kenton by-election 17 February 2011 Conservative Conservative
Wembley Central by-election 22 December 2011 Labour Labour
Dollis Hill by-election 22 March 2012 Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat
Barnhill by-election 3 May 2012 Labour Labour
Kenton by-election 5 March 2015 Conservative

References[edit]

  1. ^ The North and Central London (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993
  1. ^ "Which elections can I vote in?". Brent Council. Retrieved 4 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Brent". BBC News Online. 19 May 2010. Retrieved 4 February 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Brent". BBC News Online. Retrieved 4 February 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Summary of Local Election Results in Brent". Brent Council. Archived from the original on 14 May 2006. Retrieved 4 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 9 May 1968". London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 24 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 4 May 1978". London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "Brent". BBC News Online. Retrieved 4 February 2015. 
  8. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 2 May 2002". London Datastore. Greater London Authority. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  9. ^ "Local elections: Brent". BBC News Online. 5 May 2006. Retrieved 4 February 2015. 
  10. ^ "Local Authority Byelection Results". Retrieved 4 February 2015. 

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