Enfield local elections

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Enfield 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 1964 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
Labour 1964 - 1968
Conservative 1968 - 1994
Labour 1994 - 2002
Conservative 2002 - 2010
Labour 2010 - present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1994-1998[edit]

St Aphege By-Election 12 December 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 1,218 67.1
Conservative 530 29.2
Liberal Democrat 66 3.6
Majority 688 37.9
Turnout 1,814 29.8
Labour hold Swing
St Marks By-Election 17 July 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 641 48.6 -5.8
Conservative 529 40.1 +3.5
UKIP 85 6.5 +6.5
Liberal Democrat 63 4.8 -5.8
Majority 112 8.5
Turnout 1,318 25.3
Labour hold Swing
Worcesters By-Election 21 August 1997 (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 967
Conservative 936
Labour 792
Labour 790
UKIP 185
Liberal Democrat 98
Liberal Democrat 83
Turnout 3,851 29.9
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

1998-2002[edit]

Arnos By-Election 3 December 1998[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Vivien Giladi 608 44.0 -19.3
Conservative Martin Robertson 499 36.1 +20.0
Independent Labour Richard Course 190 13.8 +0.8
Liberal Democrat David Peters 85 6.2 -2.1
Majority 109 7.9
Turnout 1,382 24.7
Labour hold Swing
Chase By-Election 23 August 2001[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Matthew Laban 937 53.5 +8.4
Labour Terence McManus 461 26.3 -15.7
Liberal Democrat Christopher Jephcott 318 18.2 +5.3
Green Laura Davenport 35 2.0 +2.0
Majority 476 27.2
Turnout 1,751 30.0
Conservative hold Swing

2002-2006[edit]

Chase By-Election 15 April 2004[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Annette Dreblow 1,365 65.3 +4.8
Labour Barry Schwartz 409 19.6 -5.0
Liberal Democrat Thomas Oswald 319 15.2 +0.2
Majority 956 45.7
Turnout 2,093 23.8
Conservative hold Swing
Lower Edmonton By-Election 10 June 2004[8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ahmet Oykener 1,325 41.5 +1.3
Conservative Kamuran Kadir 901 28.3 -2.3
UKIP Frederick Rolph 491 15.4 +15.4
Liberal Democrat Doreen Dankyi 472 14.8
Majority 424 13.2
Turnout 3,189 36.6
Labour hold Swing

2006-2010[edit]

Turkey Street By-Election 10 August 2006[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Matthew Laban 877 40.1 -0.2
Labour Derek Levy 874 40.0 +11.3
UKIP Madeline Jones 174 8.0 +8.0
Save Chase Farm Sujal Saveri 133 6.1 +6.1
Liberal Democrat David Peters 77 3.5 +3.5
Green William Linton 51 2.3 +2.3
Majority 3 0.1
Turnout 2,186 24.7
Conservative hold Swing
Bush Hill Park By-Election 8 January 2009[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Adrian Croshaw 1,320 63.4 +25.4
Labour Ivor Wiggett 413 19.8 +6.7
Liberal Democrat Paul Smith 129 6.2 -3.0
UKIP Frederick Rolph 123 5.9 +0.9
Green Jack Johnson 97 4.7 -5.5
Majority 907 43.6
Turnout 2,082 20.5
Conservative hold Swing
Jubilee By-Election 12 February 2009[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rohini Simbodyal 1,346 51.3 +7.8
Conservative Ricky Deller 1,049 40.0 -3.4
Liberal Democrat Dawn Barnes 69 2.6 +2.6
Green Douglas Coker 60 2.3 -10.9
UKIP Madge Jones 59 2.2 +2.2
Independent Sarah McDonald 41 1.6 +1.6
Majority 297 11.3
Turnout 2,624 29.2
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

2010-2014[edit]

Bush Hill Park By-Election 28 July 2011[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lee Chamberlain 1,108 44.5 +6.1
Labour Ivor Wiggett 668 26.8 +2.0
Independent Tony Kingsworth 230 9.2 +9.2
Liberal Democrat Paul Smith 177 7.1 -12.3
Green Douglas Coker 100 4.0 -6.5
UKIP Gwyneth Rolph 70 2.8 -4.1
BNP Stephen Squire 61 2.5 +2.5
Christian Clive Morrison 45 1.8 +1.8
English Democrats Ben Weald 29 1.2 +1.2
Majority 440 17.7
Turnout 2,488 23.8
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Electoral Services - Frequently Asked Questions". Enfield Council. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Enfield". BBC News Online. 19 April 2009. Retrieved 2010-05-07. 
  3. ^ "Enfield". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-09-01. 
  4. ^ "Arnos Ward Result 3 December 1998". Enfield Council. Archived from the original on 19981205194438. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  5. ^ "Joint honours in local contests". guardian.co.uk. 24 August 2001. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  6. ^ "2001 chase by election.". Enfield Council. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  7. ^ "2004 chase by election". Enfield Council. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  8. ^ "Tories make gains in byelections". guardian.co.uk. 18 June 2004. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  9. ^ "2004 lower edmonton by election". Enfield Council. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  10. ^ "London Borough of Enfield Election Results 2006 - Turkey Street". AccessEnfield. Retrieved 2009-09-01. [dead link]
  11. ^ "Declaration of Result of Poll". Enfield Council. Retrieved 2009-09-01. 
  12. ^ "Labour landslide in Jubilee by-election". This is Local London. 2009-02-13. Retrieved 2009-09-01. 
  13. ^ "Most recent elections". Enfield Council. Archived from the original on 2011-09-26. Retrieved 2011-07-28. 

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