1998 Hammersmith and Fulham London Borough Council election

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1998 Hammersmith and Fulham Borough Council election[1]
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All 50 seats to Hammersmith and Fulham London Borough Council
26 seats needed for a majority
Turnout34.2% (Decrease12.1%)
  First party Second party
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Party Labour Conservative
Last election 33 seats, 49.8% 15 seats, 35.9%
Seats before 34 14
Seats won 36 14
Seat change Increase3 Decrease1
Popular vote 19,065 13,998
Percentage 50.1% 36.8%
Swing Increase0.3% Increase0.9%

Hammersmith and Fulham London UK local election 1998 map.svg
Map of the results of the 1998 Hammersmith and Fulham council election. Conservatives in blue and Labour in red.

Council control before election


Labour

Council control after election


Labour

The 1998 Hammersmith and Fulham Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of Hammersmith and Fulham London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.[2]

Background[edit]

Election result[edit]

The Labour Party won 36 seats (on a 49.7% share of the vote) - a gain of 3 seats from the previous election, and maintained control of the council. The Conservative Party won 14 seats (with 37.4% of the vote) - a loss of 1 seat from their previous result. The Liberal Democrats lost the two seats they previously held, winning 12.6% of the votes cast.[3]

Ward results[edit]

Addison[edit]

Addison (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Siobhan Coughlan 1,035
Labour Karian, Ghassan 887
Conservative Jolyon Neubert 422
Conservative Michael Woolton 415
Liberal Democrat George Collie 295
Turnout 32.6
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Avonmore[edit]

Avonmore (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sonya Hilton 728
Labour Keith Mallinson 697
Conservative James Browne 684
Labour Frederick Inniss 617
Liberal Democrat Julie Perrin 186
Turnout 34.2
Labour hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Broadway[edit]

Broadway (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kenneth Cartwright 831
Labour Huw Davies 816
Conservative Tara Douglas-Home 283
Conservative Bozidar Zabavnik 221
Liberal Democrat Martin Bryant 203
Liberal Democrat Henry Braund 152
Turnout 34.6
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Brook Green[edit]

Brook Green (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gerald Johnson 916
Labour Polly Hicks 885
Conservative John Hennessy 823
Conservative Margaret Massey 773
Liberal Democrat Joanna Gill 233
Liberal Democrat Ilona Lepper 165
Turnout 36.6
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Colehill[edit]

Colehill (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Adronie Alford 834
Conservative Christopher Round 806
Labour Paul Richards 410
Labour Winifred Watson 407
Liberal Democrat Suzanna Harris 146
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

College Park & Old Oak[edit]

College Park & Old Oak (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Wesley Harcourt 967
Labour Reginald McLaughlin 935
Labour Melanie Smallman 863
Conservative Linda Scanlon 224
Conservative Theresa Coen 205
Conservative Anthony Sulivan 163
Liberal Democrat William Chambre 143
Liberal Democrat William Wiggin 125
Liberal Democrat William Yonge 104
Turnout 29.2
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Coningham[edit]

Coningham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Christine Graham 1,368
Labour Josephine Wicks 1,165
Labour Stanley Timothy 1,039
Liberal Democrat Patricia Owen 390
Liberal Democrat Sheila Shuttleworth 349
Conservative Mark Loveday 308
Conservative Elizabeth Mills 298
Conservative Hugh Robertson 285
Communist League Celia Pugh 90
Turnout 26.6
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Crabtree[edit]

Crabtree (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Adam Gray 973
Conservative Mark Simonds 904
Conservative Timothy Janman 889
Labour Simon Risley 829
Liberal Democrat Tamara Dragadze 135
Liberal Democrat Donald Gray-Raus 124
Turnout 47.4
Labour hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Eel Brook[edit]

Eel Brook (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Donal Blaney 810
Conservative Greg Hands 810
Labour David Gwynne 582
Labour Hugh Jaeger 533
Liberal Democrat Jon Burden 346
Liberal Democrat Huw Lloyd-James 319
Turnout 40.8
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Gibbs Green[edit]

Gibbs Green (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andy Slaughter 775
Labour Charles Treloggan 765
Conservative Rowena Everson 810
Conservative Jocelyn Ormon 810
Liberal Democrat Anne Lloyd-James 346
Turnout 25.9
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Grove[edit]

Grove (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Christopher Allen 992
Labour Stephen Cowan 860
Conservative Rowena Everson 487
Conservative Jocelyn Ormon 447
Liberal Democrat Michael Andrew 249
Liberal Democrat Sophie Emmerson 346
Turnout 37.33
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Margravine[edit]

Margravine (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Araminta Birdsey 802
Labour Lisa Homan 790
Conservative Albert Crosby 280
Conservative Pamela Hurst 274
Liberal Democrat Sorcha Cassidy 146
Liberal Democrat Daniel Watkins 125
Turnout 30.0
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Normand[edit]

Normand (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joan Caruana 775
Labour David Williams 711
Conservative Magnus Burroughe 670
Conservative Nicholas Addyman 659
Liberal Democrat Gabrielle Minken 146
Turnout 37.3
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Palace[edit]

Palace (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Emile Al-Uzaizi 1,345
Conservative Andrew Ground 1,316
Labour Adam Farrar 315
Labour Francis Lukey 315
Liberal Democrat Alexandra Sugden 176
Turnout 44.7
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Ravenscourt[edit]

Ravenscourt (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Fiona Evans-Lothian 881
Labour Hefin Rees 857
Conservative Angela Clarke 677
Conservative Sally Roberts 585
Liberal Democrat Brian Gallagher 233
Liberal Democrat Hassan Zaidi 152
Turnout 41.4
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Sands End[edit]

Sands End (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brendan Bird 933
Labour Colin Pavelin 868
Conservative Mark Littlewood 642
Conservative Grace Oliver 642
Liberal Democrat William Bagwell 177
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Sherbrooke[edit]

Sherbrooke (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Garrett 706
Conservative Tristram Kennedy Harper 696
Conservative Alexander Karmel 684
Labour Ashok Patel 600
Liberal Democrat Alistair Brett 138
Turnout 39.2
Labour hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Starch Green[edit]

Starch Green (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Julian Hillman 1,010
Labour Gregory Wilkinson 949
Conservative Richard Buxton 484
Conservative Trevor Lloyd-Jones 444
Liberal Democrat Ruth Berry 279
Turnout 40.3
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Sulivan[edit]

Sulivan (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gerald Wombwell 970
Conservative Nicholas Botterill 967
Labour Vera Godden 467
Labour Thomas Butler 410
Liberal Democrat Joan Bonser 167
Liberal Democrat Allan McKelvie 126
Turnout 38.0
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Town[edit]

Town (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stephen Greenhalgh 795
Conservative Antony Lillis 744
Labour Allison Bartlett 382
Labour Joseph Moriah 301
Liberal Democrat Nathaniel Green 163
Liberal Democrat Graham Muir 140
Turnout 27.6
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Walham[edit]

Walham (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Frances Stainton 857
Labour Jenny Vaughan 833
Conservative Allen Mills 806
Labour Rory Vaughan 753
Liberal Democrat Anne Day 167
Liberal Democrat Joseph Day 153
Turnout 34.2
Conservative hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

White City & Shepherds Bush[edit]

White City & Shepherds Bush (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ronald Browne 1362
Labour Ivan Gibbons 1305
Labour Jafar Khaled 1132
Liberal Democrat Michael Boudry 153
Liberal Democrat Andrew Sweeting 153
Conservative Theresa Villiers 806
Conservative Andrew Brierley 806
Liberal Democrat Timothy Leunig 153
Conservative James Bullock 806
Turnout 30.4
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Wormholt[edit]

Wormholt (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Colin Aherne 1,053
Labour Sally Powell 995
Labour Stephen Burke 982
Conservative Jonothan Collett 287
Conservative Timothy Kevan 262
Conservative John Pickthorn 261
Liberal Democrat Natasha Julien 234
Liberal Democrat Tanya Coen-D'Arcy 215
Liberal Democrat Christina Kearney 215
Turnout 28.0
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1998". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  2. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 7 May 1998 including the Greater London Authority Referendum results" (PDF). London Datastore. London Research Centre. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  3. ^ https://londondatastore-upload.s3.amazonaws.com/docs/LBCE_1998-5-7.pdf