Holborn and Covent Garden (ward)

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Holborn and Covent Garden
Electoral ward
Country United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region London
County Greater London
London borough Camden
Created May 2002
Named for Holborn and Covent Garden

Holborn and Covent Garden is a ward of the London borough of Camden, in the United Kingdom. As the name suggests, it covers the parts of Holborn and Covent Garden that lie in Camden; the eastern part of Holborn lies in the City of London and the southern part of Covent Garden lies in the City of Westminster. For elections to Parliament, Holborn and Covent Garden is part of Holborn and St Pancras.

The ward lies in the far south of the borough, and is one of three wards of Camden south of Euston Road (along with Bloomsbury and King's Cross). It is separated from Bloomsbury by New Oxford Street, Bloomsbury Street, Great Russell Street, and Southampton Row; from King's Cross by Guilford Street and Calthorpe Street; from the borough of Islington by Phoenix Place, Warner Place, Herbal Hill, Clerkenwell Road, and Farringdon Road; from the City of London by Charterhouse Street, High Holborn, and Chancery Lane; and from the City of Westminster by Carey Street, Serle Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, Sardinia Street, Wild Street, Drury Lane, Shelton Street, West Street, and Charing Cross Road.

Election results[edit]

Like all other wards of Camden, Holborn and Covent Garden is represented by three councillors on Camden Borough Council. The last election was held on 4 May 2006, when all three councillors were elected. They are all elected for the Labour Party.

Holborn and Covent Garden ward election, 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Susan Vincent 1,085
Labour Julian Fulbrook 1,079
Labour Brian Woodrow 988
Conservative Alison Frost 810
Conservative Timothy Barnes 758
Conservative Philip Nelson 731
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Hanna 489
Green Benedict Protheroe 449
Liberal Democrat Stanley Grossman 417
Green Grace Hodgkinson-Barrett 364
Liberal Democrat Simieon Litman 347
Green Stuart Houghton 319
Majority 178
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Coordinates: 51°31′08″N 0°07′05″W / 51.519°N 0.118°W / 51.519; -0.118