St Leonard's (ward)

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St Leonard's ward is an administrative division of the London Borough of Lambeth, United Kingdom. It is located in the South West of the borough and shares a border with Wandsworth. The ward comprises the western part of the Streatham town centre and is mostly to the west of the A23 Streatham High Road with the exception of the Stanthorpe Triangle area immediately east of St Leonard's church in the historic village centre.

St Leonard's ward is located in the Streatham Parliamentary constituency.

Elections for London Borough of Lambeth Council[edit]

Since 1968 St Leonard's has used plurality-at-large voting to elect three Councillors to its Borough Council.


St Leonard's ward election, 22 May 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Hill 1218
Green Scott Ainslie 1161
Labour Saleha-Begum Jaffer 1158
Labour Michael Burke 1125
Green Jonathan Bartley 1102
Green Rachel Laurence 921
Liberal Democrat Brian Palmer 913
Liberal Democrat Roger Geiss 738
Liberal Democrat Phillip Stanmer 695
Conservative Felicity Newall 432
Conservative Charles Jarrett 415
Conservative Wendy Newall 395
UKIP Mark Trasenster 236
Majority
Turnout


St Leonard's ward election, 6 May 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Clive L A Bennett 2,582
Liberal Democrat Brian J Palmer 2,197
Liberal Democrat Roger J Giess 2,031
Labour Catherine Harvey 1,948
Labour Henry N Fergusson 1,904
Labour Richard H Payne 1,689
Conservative Benjamin W Everitt 1,099
Conservative Wendy Newall 977
Conservative Alastair S Hamilton 948
Green Rebecca Findlay 603
Green Ahmed I Y Ibrahim 328
Green Michael J Mullins 288
Majority 83
Turnout 55.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing


St Leonard's ward election, 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Clive L A Bennett 1,454
Liberal Democrat Brian J Palmer 1,373
Liberal Democrat Roger J Giess 1,187
Labour Robert M Hill 615
Labour Catherine Harvey 604
Green Rebecca Findlay 564
Labour Richard H Payne 502
Conservative Wendy Newall 435
Conservative John M Bellak 420
Local Education Action by Parents Michelle J Singleton 409
Conservative Stephen McMenamin 398
Majority 572
Turnout 28.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing


St Leonard's ward election, 2 May 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Clive L A Bennett 1,517
Liberal Democrat Roger J Giess 1,422
Liberal Democrat Brian J Palmer 1,419
Labour Denese Clarke 841
Labour Matthew Salter 813
Labour Brian Whitington 706
Green Anne C Kenner 290
Conservative Alastair S Hamilton 284
Conservative Nicholas W Walles 280
Conservative Philip Murley 250
Majority 578
Turnout 28
Liberal Democrat hold Swing


St Leonard's ward election, 7 May 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Clive L A Bennett 1,162
Liberal Democrat Brian J Palmer 1,103
Liberal Democrat Roger J Giess 1,092
Labour Sally A Bowdery 727
Labour Roger C J Bowdery 703
Labour Brycchan Carey 630
Conservative Joanna M Barker 618
Conservative Andrew W Burkinshaw 580
Conservative Glyn M Kyle 580
Green Hugh R Fraser 213
Majority 365
Turnout 32.1
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing


St Leonard's ward election, 5 May 1994
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David G Griffiths 1,448
Conservative Hugh B N Jones 1,378
Conservative Nicholas J McKay 1,339
Liberal Democrat Robert J Doyle 1,142
Liberal Democrat Jeremy W Halley 1,079
Liberal Democrat Rajnikant R Patel 1,022
Labour Nicola M Billington 741
Labour Peter Simpson 741
Labour Mohammed Z Abu-Bakr 663
Majority 197
Turnout 44.1
Conservative hold Swing


St Leonard's ward election, 3 May 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David G Griffiths 1,740
Conservative Mary D Leigh 1,726
Conservative Hugh B N Jones 1,670
Labour Robert A P Ballard 1,208
Labour Barbara J Cawdron 1,163
Labour Roger Marshall 1,103
Green Thomas H Bewley 339
Liberal Democrat Sheila Clarke 318
Liberal Democrat Pearl S Balachandran 277
Liberal Democrat Duncan M R Brack 269
Majority 462
Turnout 45.1
Conservative hold Swing


St Leonard's ward election, 8 May 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mary D Leigh 1,803
Conservative John S Bercow 1,753
Conservative Hugh B N Jones 1,714
Labour Amanda L Caulfield 995
Labour Raymond K Chant 948
Labour Elizabeth M White 924
Liberal Helen R Bailey 886
Liberal Sheila Clarke 843
Liberal Alan J Leaman 824
Majority 719
Turnout 47.7
Conservative hold Swing


St Leonard's ward election, 6 May 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mary D Leigh 2,066
Conservative Hugh B N Jones 2,014
Conservative Iain S Picton 2,009
Social Democratic Lee T Hughes 804
Liberal Keren Lewin 797
Liberal Michael D Watson 770
Labour Roger C J Bowdery 521
Labour Winston W Taylor 517
Labour Sally A Bowdery 513
Providers Who Care Alf J Hollender 22
Majority 1,205
Turnout 44.6
Conservative hold Swing


St Leonard's ward election, 4 May 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew S Beadle 2,106
Conservative Peter C H Cary 2,058
Conservative Valerio Bogazzi 2,039
Labour Daniel A Black 874
Labour Andrew R Morton 735
Labour Bernard J Lynn 717
Liberal Sheila Clarke 202
Liberal Ian D Mason 169
Liberal Jeffrey P Taylor 144
Save London Alliance Martin C Gower 40
Majority 1,165
Turnout 36.4
Conservative hold Swing


St Leonard's ward election, 2 May 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative P C Cary 2,293
Conservative A S Beadle 2,279
Conservative V Bogazzi 2,274
Labour P Daley 1,031
Labour S J Dimmick 980
Labour S A Parry 933
Liberal A E Miller 282
Liberal E M Kininmonth 267
Liberal A Mitchell 251
Majority 1,243
Turnout 31.7
Conservative hold Swing


St Leonard's ward election, 13 May 1971
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative H Jellie 2,563
Conservative R Turtill 2,517
Conservative V Bogazzi 2,515
Labour M Justice 1,316
Labour D F Easto 1,298
Labour N D Patel 1,215
Majority 1,199
Turnout 32.8
Conservative hold Swing


St Leonard's ward election, 9 May 1968
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J Westbury 3,258
Conservative H Jellie 3,254
Conservative M F Steere 3,226
Labour B P Hargreaves 619
Labour G A Gold 600
Labour R W Eadie 597
Majority 2,607
Turnout 34.6

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Coordinates: 51°25′44″N 0°07′52″W / 51.429°N 0.131°W / 51.429; -0.131