Brent local elections

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Brent London Borough Council in London, England is elected every four years.

Political control[edit]

Since 1964 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1]

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]

By-election results[edit]

1994-1998[edit]

Preston By-Election 30 May 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Harshadbhai B. Patel 2,410 57.6
Labour Janet N. Finlayson 1,502 35.9
Liberal Democrat Jason M. Moleman 275 6.6
Majority 909 21.7
Turnout 4,187 45.8
Conservative hold Swing

1998-2002[edit]

Kilburn By-Election 11 March 1999[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Noel B.W. Thompson 778 64.4 +1.0
Conservative Shaun P.A. Port 292 24.2 +7.8
Green Robert Whitley 92 7.6 +7.6
Liberal Democrat Anthony M. Spitzel 47 3.9 -13.0
Majority 486 40.2
Turnout 1,209 22.0
Labour hold Swing
Roe Green By-Election 27 July 2000[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Maureen Queally 733 46.9 -7.0
Conservative Joel D.C. Games 641 41.0 +2.0
Liberal Democrat Chunilal Hirani 166 10.6 +3.5
Pro Motorist & Small Shops Adele Setton 23 1.5 +1.5
Majority 92 5.9
Turnout 1,563 27.2
Labour hold Swing
Fryent By-Election 1 March 2001[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour George E. Crane 950 48.9 -3.5
Conservative Alan J. Wall 787 40.5 +3.8
Liberal Democrat Robert Wharton 205 10.6 -0.3
Majority 163 8.4
Turnout 1,942 30.6
Labour hold Swing

2002-2006[edit]

Northwick Park, 13 June 2002, was not a by-election but a postponed election from May 2002 due to the death of a nominated candidate.

Fryent By-Election 16 June 2005[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ruth E. Moher 937 41.6 -5.7
Conservative Sue-Ellen Fernandes 901 40.0 +5.1
Liberal Democrat Mehul Shah 355 15.8 +4.4
Green Peter R. Murry 57 2.6 -3.8
Majority 36 1.6
Turnout 2,250 27.8
Labour hold Swing
Preston By-Election 16 June 2005[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alan L. Mendoza 1,109 48.7 -10.2
Labour Wilhelmia C. Mitchell Murray 707 31.0 -1.2
Liberal Democrat Uday B. Pandya 375 16.5 +7.6
Green Shahrar Ali 86 3.8 +3.8
Majority 402 17.7
Turnout 2,277 24.8
Conservative hold Swing

2006-2010[edit]

Dudden Hill By-Election 24 May 2007[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Pawan Gupta 1,262 39.8 -0.9
Labour Aslam Choudry 1,177 37.2 +4.7
Conservative John Warren 412 13.0 -3.2
Respect Tim Danby 160 5.1 +5.1
Green Shahrar Ali 156 4.9 -5.7
Majority 85 2.6
Turnout 3,167 34.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Stonebridge By-Election 13 September 2007[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Zaffar Van Kalwala 1,432 51.9 -1.6
Liberal Democrat Sandra Wiltshire 864 31.3 +16.2
Respect Sarah Cox 237 8.6 +8.6
Conservative Funmi Aladeshe 177 6.4 -13.3
Green Brian Orr 51 1.8 -5.2
Majority 568 20.6
Turnout 2,761 27.1
Labour hold Swing
Queens Park By-Election 13 March 2008[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Simon Green 1,242 47.3 +11.2
Labour Lesley Daisley 851 32.4 +2.7
Conservative Gurmaj Dhillon 292 11.1 -2.8
Green Ali Shahrar 239 9.1 -5.7
Majority 129 14.9
Turnout 2,624 27.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Wembley Central By-Election 23 July 2009[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Afifa Pervez 1,195 41.3 -5.2
Labour Jayesh Mistry 934 32.3 -9.0
Conservative Yasmin Butt 423 14.6 +2.4
Independent Tom Stevens 240 8.3 +8.3
Green Martin Francis 100 3.5 +3.5
Majority 261 9.0
Turnout 2,892 29.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brent". BBC News Online. 19 April 2009. Retrieved 2010-05-08. 
  2. ^ "Brent". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-10-01. 
  3. ^ "Kilburn By-Election 11 March 1999 - Result". Brent Council. Retrieved 2009-10-01. 
  4. ^ "Roe Green By-Election 27 July 2000 - Result". Brent Council. Retrieved 2009-10-01. 
  5. ^ "Fryent By-Election 1 March 2001 - Result". Brent Council. Retrieved 2009-10-01. 
  6. ^ a b "Preston and Fryent By-Elections - Election Results". Brent Council. Retrieved 2009-10-01. 
  7. ^ "2007 May - Dudden Hill By-Election". Brent Council. Retrieved 2009-10-01. 
  8. ^ "Stonebridge Ward By-Election September 2007". Brent Council. Retrieved 2009-10-01. 
  9. ^ "Queen's Park Ward By-Election 13 March 2008 - Results". Brent Council. Retrieved 2009-10-01. 
  10. ^ "Lib Dem Afifa Pervez wins Wembley Central council seat". Harrow Times. 2009-07-24. Retrieved 2009-10-01. 

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