Havering London Borough Council elections

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Havering London Borough Council in London, England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2002, 54 councillors have been elected from 18 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

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

Party in control Years
No overall control 1964 - 1968
Conservative 1968 - 1971
Labour 1971 - 1974
No overall control 1974 - 1978
Conservative 1978 - 1986
No overall control 1986 - 2006
Conservative 2006 - present

Council elections[edit]

Borough result maps[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1964-1968[edit]

There were no by-elections.[6]

1968-1971[edit]

Bedfords by-election, 27 June 1968[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative F. J. Orrin 968
Conservative C. J. Kemp 967
Independent Ratepayers L. E. Jackson 137
Labour A. E. Mills 128
Labour C. J. Connor 123
Independent Ratepayers R. C. Vickers 123
Turnout 20.5%
Gidea Park by-election, 27 June 1968[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative S. O. New 839
Independent E. Bates 183
Labour R. E. Whitworth 58
Turnout 20.1%
St Andrew's by-election, 27 June 1968[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative D. G. Peters 1258
Independent Ratepayers T. S. C. Dix 668
Labour G. W. Saunders 279
Liberal B. A. Grant 141
Turnout 27.7%
Collier Row by-election, 16 October 1969[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W. F. Cole 1365
Conservative N. F. Symonds 1189
Communist H. S. Reeves 75
Turnout 26.7%
Hilldene by-election, 4 December 1969[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour S. G. Heath-Coleman 986
Conservative R. E. Ramsey 199
Communist R. Cohen 56
Independent K. W. Roe 53
Turnout 19.1%
Heath Park by-election, 4 June 1970[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. Gladwin 1462
Labour R. S. Kilbey 339
Turnout 17.4%

1971-1974[edit]

Collier Row by-election, 8 July 1971[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour A. E. Mills 1,248
Conservative E. Joslin 489
Communist H. S. Reeves 20
Turnout 16.0%
Gooshays by-election, 8 July 1971[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W. C. Mills 1,633
Conservative Mrs M. E. Noyes 161
Liberal T. Hurlstone 77
Turnout 19.4%
Heaton by-election, 8 July 1971[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. R. O'Flynn 1,014
Conservative Mrs A. M. North 170
Liberal B. A. Grant 38
Turnout 17.8%
Hilldene by-election, 8 July 1971[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mrs M. M. Rudlin 1,299
Conservative L. J. Reilly 116
Communist R. Cohen 56
Dwarf C. G. Thomson 22
Liberal T. W. Keeper 21
Turnout 20.5%
Emerson Park by-election, 25 November 1971[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative T. L. Kemp 1,088
Labour Mrs I. S. Whysall 437
Independent Ratepayers J. A. Bates 241
Liberal B. G. Sell 128
Turnout 17.9%
Central by-election, 12 October 1972[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour G. F. Cox 1,249
Conservative Mrs W. L. Whittingham 860
Turnout 27.1%
Cranham by-election, 24 May 1973[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Ratepayers R. Knell 1,708
Conservative Mrs M. E. Noyes 707
Labour S. V. Jack 633
Liberal A. E. Rabone 154
Turnout 27.8%

1974-1978[edit]

Hilldene by-election, 24 April 1975[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Reginald J. Whiting 1,195
Conservative Stephen G. Brabner 326
Liberal David J. Ingle 239
Turnout 25.0
Emerson Park by-election, 18 September 1975[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Leonard J. Trott 2,118
Labour John P. Scott 325
Liberal Keith A. Brewington 251
Independent Ratepayers Association Ian H. Wilkes 80
Turnout 25.9

1978-1982[edit]

1982-1986[edit]

1986-1990[edit]

1990-1994[edit]

Gooshays by-election, 16 May 1991[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dereck A. Smith 1,714 54.1
Liberal Democrat Terry Hurlestone 845 26.7
Conservative Eric Nicholls 607 19.2
Turnout 39.9
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Sean L. Willis.

Hilldene by-election, 2 July 1992[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dennis J. Cook 982 54.2
Lib Dem Focus Team Terry E. Hurlstone 441 24.4
Conservative John C. Nicholls 388 21.4
Turnout 28.1
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Mark A. Flewitt.

Gidea Park by-election, 10 September 1992[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Marjorie F. Ramsey 851 51.2
Residents Ian H. Wilkes 427 25.7
Labour Francis E. Bland 365 22.0
Independent Conservative Malcom T. Brace 18 1.1
Turnout 29.2
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Alice E. Smith.

Cranham East by-election, 5 November 1992[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Residents Jean H. Mitchell 1,190 62.9
Labour Keith E. Darvill 490 25.9
Conservative Ian M. Woodward 212 11.2
Turnout 33.4
Residents hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. William A. Remfry.

1994-1998[edit]

There were no by-elections.[10]

1998-2002[edit]

Rise Park by-election, 15 June 2000[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gordon Scott-Morris 990 58.1 +12.5
Havering Residents Association John F. Shrimpton 541 31.8 +0.4
Labour Leonard W. Street (Jnr) 138 8.1 -14.9
Socialist Alliance Peter J. Alder 34 2.0 +2.0
Majority 449 16.3
Turnout 1,703 29.0
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Norman F. Symonds.

Heaton by-election, 25 January 2001[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sean Willis 582 46.2 -14.4
Conservative Edward C. Bates 240 19.0 -1.5
Havering Residents Association Eric J. Staggs 139 11.0 +11.0
Independent Neil R. M. Stanton 135 10.7 +10.7
Liberal Democrat Henry J. Wilson 91 7.2 +7.2
UKIP Terry P. Murray 74 5.9 +5.9
Majority 342 27.2
Turnout 1,261 15.2
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Ruby M. Latham.

2002-2006[edit]

Rainham & Wennington by-election, 3 April 2003[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Harry A. Webb 771 35.3 +2.3
Conservative Maureen M. Carter 640 29.3 +15.8
Rainham & Wennington Independent Residents Group Anthony J. J. Turvey 491 22.5 -31.1
Green David J. Peacock 127 5.8 +5.8
National Liberal Party David Durrant 93 4.3 +4.3
UKIP Terry P. Murray 62 2.8 +2.8
Majority 131 6.0
Turnout 2,184 23.6
Labour gain from Rainham & Wennington Independent Residents Group Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Brian M. Clarke.

Rainham & Wennington by-election, 15 July 2004[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony J. Ellis 805 31.2 -4.1
Conservative Maureen M. Carter 776 30.1 +0.8
BNP Mark Blunden 549 21.3 +21.3
Rainham & Wennington Independent Residents Group Graham K. Croft 265 10.3 -12.2
National Liberal Party David W. Durant 93 3.6 -0.7
Green Martin Mannion 89 3.5 -2.3
Majority 29 1.1
Turnout 2,577 28.5
Labour gain from Rainham & Wennington Independent Residents Group Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Wayne A. Redgrave.

2006-2010[edit]

St Andrews by-election, 14 June 2007[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Havering Residents Association Mike Winter 993 32.0 -3.6
Conservative Gary G. Murphy 583 18.8 -15.7
BNP Mark J. Logan 580 18.7 +18.7
Labour Bryan T. Vincent 511 16.5 +0.7
National Liberal Party David W. Durant 184 5.9 -0.8
UKIP Lawrence J. Webb 169 5.5 +5.5
Liberal Democrat Angela A. Kawa 80 2.6 +2.6
Majority 410 13.2
Turnout 3,100 29.6
Havering Residents Association hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Brenda J. Riddle.

Squirrel's Heath by-election, 23 August 2007[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lynden A. Thorpe 1828
Havering Residents Association Denis H. Stevens 310
Labour Peter J. Mcinerney 210
Liberal Gregory H. Campbell 170
UKIP Terry P. Murray 134
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Edward Cahill.

Gooshays by-election, 20 March 2008[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Mark Logan 865 38.0 +9.8
Labour Yve Cornell 741 32.5 +6.6
Conservative Malcolm G. Fox 489 21.5 -5.5
UKIP Lawrence J. Webb 70 3.1 -7.6
Liberal David W. Durant 62 2.7 +2.7
Liberal Democrat Ian V. Sanderson 52 2.3 +2.3
Majority 124 5.5
Turnout 2,279 22.6
BNP hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Alan H. Bailey.

South Hornchurch by-election, 3 July 2008[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Michael D. Burton 661 27.0 +7.9
BNP Anthony A. Steff 518 21.2 +21.2
Conservative Christopher P. R. Ryan 438 17.9 -4.7
Labour Graham M. Carr 416 17.0 -5.9
South Hornchurch Independent Residents Group Reg Whitney 287 11.7 -12.8
UKIP Craig J. Litwin 64 2.6 +2.6
English Democrats Dr. Peter Thorogood 28 1.1 +1.1
Residents' Association of London Malvin P. Brown 17 0.7 -4.5
Independent Mark R. Whitehead 17 0.7 +0.7
Majority 143 5.8
Turnout 2,446 23.8
Independent gain from Residents Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Leonard F. Long.

St Andrews by-election, 4 June 2009[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Havering Residents Association John C. Wood 1,413 32.0
Conservative Garry L. Pain 891 20.2
BNP Michael Joyce 771 17.5
Labour Graham M. Carr 455 10.3
Say No to European Union Lawrence J. Webb 433 9.8
Liberal David W. Durant 291 6.6
Liberal Democrat Keith I. Taffs 159 3.6
Majority 522 11.8
Turnout 4,413 42.6
Havering Residents Association gain from Conservative Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. David G. Charles.

2010-2014[edit]

Gooshays by-election, 21 March 2013[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Lawrence James Webb 831 38.95 +24.6
Labour Christine Anne McGeary 569 26.67 -1.8
Conservative Marcus Christian Sebastian Llewellyn-Rothschild 280 13.12 -12.5
Havering Residents Association Darren Christopher Wise 227 10.64 +1.2
BNP Micky Braun 202 9.47 -12.6
Residents' Association of London Malvin Paul Brown 24 1.12 +1.12
Majority 262 12.28
Turnout 2,133 20.5
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Dennis R. Bull.

2014-2018[edit]

There have been no by-elections so far.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The East London Boroughs (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993
  2. ^ The Essex and Greater London (County and London Borough Boundaries) (No.2) Order 1993
  1. ^ "Councillors". Havering London Borough. Retrieved 2009-12-20. 
  2. ^ "Local elections: Havering". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-12-20. 
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  4. ^ "Havering". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-12-20. 
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  6. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 9 May 1968" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 24 February 2015. 
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  8. ^ a b c d e f g "London Borough Council Elections 2 May 1974" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  9. ^ a b c d "London Borough Council By-elections May 1990 to May 1994" (PDF). London Datastore. London Research Centre. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 
  10. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 7 May 1998 including the Greater London Authority Referendum results" (PDF). London Datastore. London Research Centre. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 
  11. ^ a b "London Borough Council Elections 4 May 2006" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Authority. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  12. ^ "St Andrew's Ward By-election June 2007". Havering London Borough. Retrieved 2009-12-20. 
  13. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 6 May 2010" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Authority. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  14. ^ "Gooshays Ward By-election 2008 results". Havering London Borough. Retrieved 2009-12-20. 
  15. ^ "Result of the South Hornchurch Ward By-election, Thursday 3 July 2008". Havering London Borough. Retrieved 2009-12-20. 
  16. ^ "St Andrew's Ward by-election result". Havering London Borough. Retrieved 2009-12-20. 
  17. ^ http://democracy.havering.gov.uk/mgElectionAreaResults.aspx?ID=2&RPID=1001020061

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