London local elections, 2010

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London local elections, 2010
2006 ←
6 May 2010 → 2014

All 1,861 on all 32 London boroughs
  First party Second party Third party
  Gordon Brown David Cameron Nick Clegg
Leader Gordon Brown David Cameron Nick Clegg
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrat
Leader since 24 June 2007 6 December 2005 18 December 2007
Councils 17 11 2
Councils +/– Increase10 Decrease3 Decrease1
Councillors 875 717 243
Councillors +/– Increase190 Decrease68 Decrease74
London borough councils by political control following election

Local government elections took place in London, and some other parts of the United Kingdom on Thursday 6 May 2010. Polling stations were open between 7am and 10pm.

All London borough council seats were up for election. Mayoral contests were also held in the London Boroughs of Hackney, Lewisham, and Newham. The previous Borough elections in London were in 2006.

Councils results[edit]

(Conservative councils in blue, Labour in red, Liberal Democrat in yellow, no overall control in grey)

Council 2006 control 2010 control Details
Barking and Dagenham Labour Labour Details
Barnet Conservative Conservative Details
Bexley Conservative Conservative Details
Brent NOC Labour Details
Bromley Conservative Conservative Details
Camden NOC Labour Details
Croydon Conservative Conservative Details
Ealing Conservative Labour Details
Enfield Conservative Labour Details
Greenwich Labour Labour Details
Hackney Labour Labour Details
Hammersmith and Fulham Conservative Conservative Details
Haringey Labour Labour Details
Harrow Conservative Labour Details
Havering Conservative Conservative Details
Hillingdon Conservative Conservative Details
Hounslow NOC Labour Details
Islington NOC Labour Details
Kensington and Chelsea Conservative Conservative Details
Kingston upon Thames Lib Dem Lib Dem Details
Lambeth Labour Labour Details
Lewisham NOC Labour Details
Merton NOC NOC Details
Newham Labour Labour Details
Redbridge Conservative NOC Details
Richmond upon Thames Lib Dem Conservative Details
Southwark NOC Labour Details
Sutton Lib Dem Lib Dem Details
Tower Hamlets Labour Labour Details
Waltham Forest NOC Labour Details
Wandsworth Conservative Conservative Details
Westminster Conservative Conservative Details

Political composition[edit]

London local elections 2010

Councillor statistics

Party Seats Net Gain/Loss
  Labour 875 +190
  Conservative 717 -68
  Liberal Democrat 243 -74
  Residents' associations 19 -5
  Green 2 -10
  Respect 1 -14
  Independent 1 -4
  BNP 0 -13
  Christian Peoples 0 -3
  Socialist Alternative 0 -2

Mayoral results[edit]

In three London boroughs the executive function of the council is a directly elected mayor. The mayoral elections take place at the same time as councillor elections in those boroughs.

Mayoralty 2006 2010
Hackney Jules Pipe (Labour) Jules Pipe (Labour)
Lewisham Sir Steve Bullock (Labour) Sir Steve Bullock (Labour)
Newham Robin Wales (Labour) Robin Wales (Labour)