Hillingdon local elections

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Hillingdon Council in London, England is elected every four years. Since the 2002 boundary changes the council is composed of 65 councillors.[1]

Political control[edit]

Party in control Years
Labour 1964 - 1968
Conservative 1968 - 1971
Labour 1971 - 1978
Conservative 1978 - 1986
No overall control 1986 - 1990
Conservative 1990 - 1994
Labour 1994 - 1998
No overall control 1998 - 2006
Conservative 2006 - present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1994-1998[edit]

Barn Hill By-Election 13 June 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 1,773 73.5
Conservative 376 15.6
Liberal Democrat 143 5.9
Majority 1,397 57.9
Turnout 2,292 36.4
Labour hold Swing
Heathrow By-Election 6 November 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 770 64.3 +3.8
Conservative 332 27.7 -4.1
Liberal Democrat 95 7.9 +7.9
Majority 438 36.6
Turnout 1,197 21.2
Labour hold Swing

1998-2002[edit]

Yiewsley By-Election 25 June 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 777 44.2 +1.2
Conservative 734 41.8 -2.5
Liberal Democrat 245 14.0 +1.3
Majority 43 2.4
Turnout 1,756 34.1
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Botwell By-Election 30 March 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 661 49.4 -22.4
Conservative 258 19.3 -8.9
Hillingdon Socialist 233 17.4 +17.4
Liberal Democrat 186 13.9 +13.9
Majority 403 30.1
Turnout 1,338 27.6
Labour hold Swing

2002-2006[edit]

Heathrow Villages By-Election 4 July 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 1,011 43.8 +4.8
Liberal Democrat 688 29.8 +20.1
Conservative 466 20.2 +0.0
Green 92 4.0 -3.5
BNP 49 2.1 -4.2
Majority 323 14.0
Turnout 2,306 29.6
Labour hold Swing
South Ruislip By-Election 29 April 2004[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Oliver Curley 1,016 34.3 +12.4
Conservative Graham Horn 899 30.4 -12.8
Labour Anne O'Shea 526 17.8 -20.8
BNP Gareth Jones 434 14.7 +14.7
Green Graham Lee 86 2.9 -4.4
Majority 117 3.9
Turnout 2,961 36.2
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Cavendish By-Election 17 February 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael White 1,340 42.7 +0.6
Liberal Democrat Alan Graham 1,245 39.7 -6.2
Labour Alan Gilbert 299 9.5 -2.6
National Front Peter Shaw 188 5.9 +5.9
Green Graham Lee 65 2.1 +2.1
Majority 95 3.0
Turnout 3,137 37.4
Conservative hold Swing

2006-2010[edit]

Townfield By-Election 17 July 2008[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tony Eginton 1,031 45.3 -12.6
Liberal Democrat Roy Chamdal 506 22.2 +8.7
Conservative Kashmir Pahal 445 19.6 -9.0
BNP Denis Macdonald 186 8.2 +8.2
National Front Andrew Crippscripps 74 3.3 +3.3
Green Catriona Corfield 33 1.5 +1.5
Majority 525 23.1
Turnout 2,275 25.0
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "How the council and cabinet work". London Borough of Hillingdon. Retrieved 2008-07-26. 
  2. ^ "Hillingdon". BBC Online. Retrieved 2008-07-26. 
  3. ^ "Yellow replaces blue in by-election". This is Local London. 2004-05-01. Retrieved 2008-07-26. 
  4. ^ "Election of a Borough Councillor for Townfield". London Borough of Hillingdon. Retrieved 2008-07-26. 
  5. ^ "Labour councillor 'delighted' with win". Hillingdon Times. 2008-07-18. Retrieved 2008-07-26. 

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