1998 Southwark London Borough Council election

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Elections to Southwark Council were held on 7 May 1998. The whole council was up for election. Turnout was 32.9%.

Election result[edit]

Southwark Local Election Result 1998[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 33 -1 51.6
  Liberal Democrats 27 0 42.2
  Conservative 4 +1 6.3

Ward results[edit]

Abbey (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Linda Manchester 1,023 59.4 -8.4
Liberal Democrats Richard Thomas 818
Labour John Lauder 510 30.5 +3.8
Labour Keith Cross 436
Green Chloe Wilson 80 5.2 N/A
Conservative Peter Randall Johnson 79 4.8 +2.2
Conservative Eleanor Gayler 71
Turnout 32.5 -6.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Alleyn (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Norma Gibbes 887 53.0 -5.8
Labour Howard Latham 867
Conservative Andrew Mitchell 324 18.0 -4.1
Liberal Democrats Alexander Baker 279 15.6 -3.5
Conservative Roger Prince 271
Liberal Democrats Henry Hardy 236
Green Sharon Hogan 223 13.5 N/A
Turnout 33.8 -3.2
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Barset (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Christine Claridge* 687 62.4 -8.5
Labour Charles Cherrill 597
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Hunt 174 16.7 -1.9
Liberal Democrats Mark Allen 170
Conservative Michelle Lowe 112 10.2 -0.2
Green Paul Barker 110 10.7 N/A
Conservative Shirley Winchester 98
Turnout 24.6 -8.2
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Bellenden (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Janet Heatley* 1,585 62.2 -5.9
Labour Patrick Kelly 1,428
Labour Andrew Simmons 1,332
Liberal Democrats Gareth Martin 344 14.7 -3.2
Liberal Democrats Patricia Macnaughton 343
Liberal Democrats Albert Bosworth 342
Green June Veitch 302 13.0 N/A
Conservative Rupert Cutler 241 10.2 -3.8
Conservative John Davenport 238
Conservative Margaret Stewart 232
Turnout 31.2 -7.1
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Bricklayers (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Graham Nash* 1,218 68.5 -1.3
Liberal Democrats Denise Capstick 1,194
Labour Rupert Doyle 510 27.8 +2.2
Labour Rosemary Whitlock 468
Conservative Julian Pratt 77 3.7 -0.8
Conservative Kenneth Norris 54
Turnout 29.1 -9.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Browning (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Catherine Bowman 1,198 56.7 -4.0
Liberal Democrats Roland Shannon 1,163
Liberal Democrats Neil Watson 1,076
Labour Anne Keane 853 40.6 +6.2
Labour Angela Molloy 820
Labour Kevin McNicholas 788
Conservative Kenneth Duke 59 2.8 -2.0
Conservative Olga Grant 57
Conservative Penelope Foord 51
Turnout 33.2 +0.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Brunswick (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lillian Naish* 1,044 59.0 -6.9
Labour John Friary* 1,041
Labour Robert Wingfield 828
Liberal Democrats Frances Blango 283 16.7 -10.9
Liberal Democrats Jeffrey Hook 271
Liberal Democrats Joyce Martin 271
Green Jenny Jones 269 16.3 N/A
Conservative Linda Stanbury 146 8.0 +1.5
Conservative Steven Stanbury 131
Conservative Mark Tunstill 118
Turnout 24.6 -7.1
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Burgess (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Jeremy Halley 769 50.7 -1.8
Liberal Democrats Kenneth Mizzi 763
Labour Richard Livingstone 658 42.8 -1.0
Labour Simon McKeown 636
Green Tarik Theodorus 53 3.5 N/A
Conservative Charles Joseph 48 3.0 -0.8
Conservative Victoria Joseph 43
Turnout 39.7 +3.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Cathedral (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Hilary Wines* 1,197 64.4 -11.6
Liberal Democrats Clifford Hodson 878
Labour Jacqueline Gilmartin 452 27.3 +8.0
Labour Michael Gibson 428
Green David Turner 79 4.9 N/A
Conservative Beatrice Crabb 60 3.4 +0.3
Conservative Lucy Newmark 49
Turnout 33.1 -8.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Chaucer (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Stephen Lancashire* 1,315 49.0 +2.9
Liberal Democrats Alom Shaha 1,193 45.7 -1.8
Labour Henry Canagasabey 1,167
Labour Anne Worsley 1,157
Liberal Democrats Raffaella Ayorinde 1,104
Liberal Democrats Robert Skelly 1,098
Conservative Susan Hardy 145 5.3 +0.8
Conservative Frances Gray 142
Conservative Anne Peirce 106
Turnout 35.7 -3.2
Labour hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
College (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mark Humphreys* 1,245 50.5 +9.2
Conservative William Rowe 1,086
Labour Carol Britton 810 34.7 +2.3
Labour Ivan House 790
Liberal Democrats Patricia Mynott 273 11.0 -15.3
Liberal Democrats Richard Newby 234
Green Tamra Poorun 88 3.8 N/A
Turnout 43.4 -4.5
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Consort (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Nicola Kutapan 514 46.4 -18.6
Labour Hassan Vahib* 437
Liberal Democrats David Banks 286 23.8 +0.4
Liberal Democrats Vanessa Salawu 201
Conservative Rachel Read 112 11.3 -0.3
Conservative Doris Pearce 110
Green Brendan Connolly 101 9.9 N/A
Socialist Labour Angela Ruddock 88 8.6 N/A
Turnout 23.4 -8.2
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Dockyard (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Derek Partridge* 1,899 55.0 -13.5
Liberal Democrats Anne Yates 1,888
Liberal Democrats Columba Blango 1,830
Labour Daniel Griffiths 886 24.8 -0.8
Labour Shirley Oldhamstead 827
Labour Linda Oram 816
Conservative Percy Gray 351 9.7 +3.7
Conservative Stephen Crabb 323
Conservative Ewan Wallace 312
Green Andrew Flude 202 5.9 N/A
Independent Gary Cartwright 156 4.6 N/A
Turnout 26.2 -8.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Faraday (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Ruth Clark* 1,234 51.5 +1.7
Liberal Democrats Alfred Langley* 1,186
Liberal Democrats David Noakes 1,121
Labour Lorraine Lauder 1,012 42.7 -1.7
Labour Lee Garrett 999
Labour Royston Webb 926
Conservative Charles Flower 162 5.8 ±0.0
Conservative Robert Hayward 127
Conservative Robert Goodrick 108
Turnout 29.8 -10.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Friary (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barrie Hargrove* 845 49.2 -3.8
Labour Joan Khachik* 761
Labour Frank Pemberton 647
Liberal Democrats Daniel Dougherty 299 17.2 -24.0
Socialist Labour Ann Goss 265 16.9 N/A
Socialist Labour Gloria Fagbenro 262
Liberal Democrats Eliza Mann 252
Socialist Labour Tony Goss 248
Liberal Democrats Keith Miller 238
Green Laurence Jones 145 9.5 N/A
Conservative Leslie Brown 120 7.1 +1.3
Conservative Ivy Brown 111
Conservative Iris Smith 93
Turnout 29.6 -3.7
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Liddle (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mary Ellery* 891 51.5 -22.7
Labour William Kayada 794
Labour William Skelly 710
Liberal Democrats Raouf Ben-Salem 534 31.8 +19.2
Liberal Democrats Danny McCarthy 488
Liberal Democrats Josephine Almond 456
Independent Maria Williams 129 8.3 N/A
Green Caroline Jones 80 5.2 -2.1
Conservative Stephen Phillips 55 3.2 -2.6
Conservative Jane Maclaren 48
Conservative Victor Smith 47
Turnout 30.6 +10.4
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Lyndhurst (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Glenn Cope 1,268 42.7 -19.9
Labour Nick Dolezal* 1,220
Labour Dermot McInerney* 1,048
Independent Ashwinkumar Tanna 598 21.7 N/A
Green Rebecca Elvey 366 13.3 N/A
Liberal Democrats Hugh Harris 354 10.5 -8.7
Conservative Patrick Wollocombe 334 11.9 -6.3
Conservative Angus Pritchard-Gordon 330
Conservative Christopher Pincher 320
Liberal Democrats Matt Flynn 279
Liberal Democrats Branko Markic 233
Turnout 30.5 -7.4
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Newington (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Caroline Pidgeon 1,528 53.2 +23.3
Liberal Democrats James Gurling 1,481
Liberal Democrats Jelil Ladipo 1,418
Labour Hannah McDonald* 1,255 42.2 -18.4
Labour Leslie Alden 1,157
Labour Robert Smeath 1,104
Conservative Susan Hornby 151 4.6 -4.9
Conservative Clive Jones 122
Conservative Brooks Newmark 112
Turnout 39.0 +2.6
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Riverside (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Betty Olliffe* 1,306 51.7 -2.6
Liberal Democrats Alex L'Estrange 1,254
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Stanton 1,225
Labour Coral Newell 1,020 39.9 +3.2
Labour Peter John 1,005
Labour Amanda Purdon 895
Conservative Stephen Holmes 130 4.9 -4.0
Conservative John Liddiard 119
Conservative John Williams 112
Green Swadesh Poorun 83 3.4 N/A
Turnout 35.6 -3.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Rotherhithe (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Beverley Bassom* 1,063 60.2 -7.2
Liberal Democrats Victor Jones 1,037
Liberal Democrats Niko Barr 972
Labour Neil Fell 656 34.6 +12.9
Labour Robert Gasson 655
Labour Francis Treml 455
Conservative Nathan Chart 108 5.2 +1.6
Conservative John McConnell 93
Conservative Jon van der Walt 66
Turnout 30.3 -9.7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Ruskin (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Tobias Eckersley* 1,703 43.4 +6.9
Labour Michelle Pearce* 1,604 40.4 +3.6
Conservative David Bradbury 1,602
Conservative Irene Kimm 1,525
Labour Alan Firminger* 1,517
Labour Charlie Smith 1,379
Liberal Democrats Jean Halden 352 8.9 -11.0
Liberal Democrats Robert Elbert 326
Liberal Democrats Stephen Fletcher 313
Green Harriet Einsiedel 273 7.4 +0.6
Turnout 53.3 -2.9
Conservative hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Rye (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Niall Duffy* 1,266 46.4 -2.6
Labour Dominic Thorncroft* 968
Conservative Nicholas Vineall 643 26.3 -8.6
Conservative Edwin Webster 624
Green Storm Poorun 458 19.0 N/A
Liberal Democrats Ron Halden 224 8.2 -4.4
Liberal Democrats Mark Valladeres 171
Turnout 40.3 -7.0
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
St Giles (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Stephanie Elsy 1,288 53.8 -14.1
Labour Anthony Ritchie* 1,251
Labour Dora Dixon-Fyle 1,216
Liberal Democrats Stuart Carr 365 15.0 -5.6
Liberal Democrats Alison Farrow 344
Green Glynis Bell 336 14.4 N/A
Liberal Democrats Samantha McDonough 335
Conservative Tania Brisby 236 8.9 -2.7
Conservative Jeremy Hart 203
Socialist Labour Eileen Miles 184 7.9 N/A
Conservative Margaret Fordham 182
Turnout 29.1 -0.3
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
The Lane (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Robert Cornall 842 46.8 +3.8
Labour Aubyn Graham 756
Liberal Democrats Colin Hunte 706 40.3 -10.8
Liberal Democrats Krishnaveni Brown 671
Conservative George Humphreys 118 6.4 +0.5
Green Roxana Rizvi 110 6.4 N/A
Conservative Anthony Kimm 102
Turnout 36.1 -7.3
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Waverley (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Michael Barnard* 1,006 62.9 +10.5
Labour Vivienne Todd 897
Liberal Democrats Karnagie Ayling 266 16.8 -22.6
Liberal Democrats Rita Perrett-Hodson 241
Conservative Lilian Dawson 182 11.8 +3.6
Conservative Rebecca Humphreys 175
Green Jason Evers 129 8.5 N/A
Turnout 33.2 -10.1
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

By-Elections[edit]

Consort by-election, 15 October 1998[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Anne V. Worsley 919 58.5 +12.8
Liberal Democrats Colin A. Hunte 474 30.2 +4.5
Socialist Labour Angela M. Ruddock 70 4.5 -3.4
Conservative Oliver H. Wooller 54 3.4 -7.6
Liberal Geoffrey M. A. Goldie 53 3.4 +3.4
Majority 450 28.3
Turnout 1,570 34.0
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Nicola A. Kutapan.

Rotherhithe by-election, 3 December 1998[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Jeffrey Hook 1,143 55.7 -2.5
Labour Peter C. John 813 39.6 +3.7
National Democrats Gary Cartwright 56 2.7 +2.7
Conservative Steven P. Bolton 28 1.4 -4.5
Green Storm S. Podrun 11 0.5 +0.5
Majority 330 16.1
Turnout 2,051 32.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Victor D. Jones.

Cathedral by-election, 22 July 1999[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Stephen Bosch 750 59.6 -7.3
Labour Bernard M. Dainton 451 35.9 +10.6
Conservative Ewan G. Wallace 57 4.5 +1.1
Majority 299 23.7
Turnout 1,258 27
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Clifford J. Hodson.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Election Results". London Councils. 8 May 2010. Archived from the original on 12 May 2010. Retrieved 9 May 2010.