2000 London Assembly election

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2000 London Assembly election
4 May 2000 2004 →

25 London Assembly Seats
13 seats needed for majority
  First party Second party
 
Eric Ollerenshaw
Toby Harris
Leader Eric Ollerenshaw[1] Toby Harris[2]
Party Conservative Labour
Leader's seat Londonwide Brent and Harrow
Seats won 9 9
FPTP Vote 526,422 501,296
Percentage 33.2% 31.6%
List Vote 481,053 502,874
Percentage 29.0% 30.3%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Graham Tope
Darren Johnson
Leader Graham Tope[3] Darren Johnson
Party Liberal Democrats Green
Leader's seat Londonwide Londonwide
Seats won 4 3
FPTP Vote 299,998 162,457
Percentage 18.9% 10.2%
List Vote 245,555 183,910
Percentage 14.8% 11.1%

London Assembly Election 2000 Results Map.svg
The left side shows constituency winners of the election by their party colours. The right side shows regional winners of the election for the additional members by their party colours.

The first elections for members of the London Assembly were held on 4 May 2000, alongside the first mayoral election.

The assembly elections used the mixed member proportional representation, a form of additional member system, with 14 directly elected constituencies and 11 London-wide top-up seats.

Results[edit]

e • d London Assembly election, 2000
Parties Additional member system Total seats
Constituency Region
Votes % +/− Seats +/− Votes % +/− Seats +/− Total +/− %
Labour 501,296 31.6 6 502,874 30.3 3 9 36.0
Conservative 526,422 33.2 8 481,053 29.0 1 9 36.0
Liberal Democrats 299,998 18.9 0 245,555 14.8 4 4 16.0
Green 162,457 10.2 0 183,910 11.1 3 3 12.0
Christian Peoples - - - 55,192 3.3 0 0 -
BNP - - - 47,670 2.9 0 0 -
UKIP 2,115 0.1 0 34,054 2.1 0 0 -
London Socialist 46,530 2.9 0 27,073 1.6 0 0 -
Independent - Peter Tatchell - - - 22,862 1.4 0 0 -
Campaign Against Tube Privatisation - - - 17,401 1.0 0 0 -
Socialist Labour - - - 13,690 0.8 0 0 -
Pro-Motorist Small Shop - - - 13,248 0.8 0 0 -
Natural Law - - - 7,559 0.5 0 0 -
Communist - - - 7,489 0.5 0 0 -
Independent 31,195 2.0 0 - - - - -
Havering Residents Association 12,831 0.8 0 - - - - -
Humanist 1,261 0.1 0 - - - - - -
Reform 2000 1,144 0.1 0 - - - - -
Communist League 536 0.0 0 - - - - -
  Total 1,585,785 14   1,659,630   11 25  
Constituency Vote
Conservative
33.2%
Labour
31.6%
Liberal Democrats
18.9%
Green
10.2%
Others
6.1%
London wide Vote
Labour
30.3%
Conservative
29.0%
Liberal Democrats
14.8%
Green
11.1%
Others
14.8%
Assembly seats
Labour
36.0%
Conservative
36.0%
Liberal Democrats
16.0%
Green
12.0%

London-wide List Candidates[edit]

London Assembly Election 2000 — London-wide lists
Name Candidates Elected to Assembly Not Elected
British National Party David John Hill, Peter Hart, Ken Fredrick Alfred Francis, Michael Patrick Davidson, Paul Charles Colin Ferguson, Frank Patrician Walsh
Campaign Against Tube Privatization Patrick William Sikorski, Oliver Edgley New, Catherine Effer, Robert Alan Law, Pamela Leah Slinger, Enoh Itejere, Brian Munro, Arwyn Huw Thomas, Lewis Peacock, Graham Michael Campbell, David Lyons
Christian Peoples Alliance Balram Gidoomal, David Bruno Campanale, Susan Jane May, Andrew Kenneth Farmer, Ellen Sheila Greco, Deepak Mahtani, Nigel John Graydon Poole, Mrs. Phillipa Jane Berry, Stuart Charles MacPherson, Timothy John Conisbee Ward, Peter Hartley Wolstenholme
Communist Party of Britain Nicholas B. Wright, Sandra Elizabeth Lusk, James Beavis, Monty Goldman, Salvador Urdiales Antelo, Anita E. Halpin, Anita Wright, Kevin Halpin, Richard Maybin
Conservative Party Eric Ollerenshaw Syed Kamall, Rhodri Harris, Roger Evans, Tony Arbour, Andrew Pelling, Irene Kimm, Elizabeth Howlett, Lurline Champagnie, Richard Barnes, Victoria Borwick, Bernard Arthur Ronald Gentry, Michael John Flynn, Patti Boulaye, Robert John Blackman, Peter James Forrest, Diane Patula Henry, Robert John Moreland, Henry Armstrong Allen Stokes, Piers Andrew Charles Wauchope, David Tyrie Williams, Cheryl Potter
Green Party of England and Wales Darren Johnson
Victor Anderson
Jennifer Jones
Noel Lynch, Shane Barbor Collins, Hilary Jago, Ashley Gunstock, John Robert Street, Jayne Forbes, Simone Florence Aspis, Catherine Mukhopadhyay
Independent Peter Tatchell Peter Tatchell
Labour Party Trevor Phillips
Samantha Heath
David Lammy
Jennette Arnold, Joseph Paul Docherty, Diana Johnson, Abdul Asad, Pamela Wharfe, Katherine Harriet Thorne, Navin Fakirchand Shah
Liberal Democrats Against the Tube Sell-Off Sally Hamwee
Graham Tope
Lynne Featherstone
Louise Bloom
Michael Tuffrey, Geoffrey Pope, Meher Khan, Duncan Keith Borrowman, Christopher David Noyce, Monroe Palmer, Meral Hussein Ece
London Socialist Alliance Paul Foot, Gregory Simon Tucker, Janine Sandra Booth, Christine Blower, Theresa Cordelia Bennett, Anne Gerardine Murphy, Katherine Louise Ford, Tobias Abse, Jean Kysow, George Thomas Taylor, Mark Steel
Natural Law Party Richard Peter Johnson, Judith Muriel Thomas, Alexander Maurice Alers Hankey, Gerard Joseph Valente, Jean Livesley, Juliette Taylor-Elwes, Jonathan Robert Hinde, Michael Leslie Mears
PRO-MaSS (PRO-Motorist, Small Shop) Geoffrey Maurice Ben-Nathan, Brian Bartle, Russell Stephen Conway, Joseph Pronckus
Socialist Labour Party Arthur Scargill, Amanda May Rose, Harpal Brar, Margaret Mary Sharkey, Hardev Singh Dhillon, Nicola Jane Hoarau, Geoff Palmer, Novjot Brar, Robert John Siggins, Eloisa Joan Rule, John David Hayball
United Kingdom Independence Party Damian Hockney, Christopher Pratt, Anthony Christopher John Neree Van Der Elst, Anthony John Edward Scholefield, Gregory Slysz, John de Roeck, Robert Michael Bryant, Gerald Roberts, James Rosewall Feisenberger, Mark Daniel Lester, Penelope Stella Weald

London Assembly Representation[edit]

  • Labour - 9
  • Conservative - 9
  • Liberal Democrat - 4
  • Green Party - 3

Party Leaders in 2000[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "London Assembly Member Eric Ollerenshaw". london.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 14 March 2003. Retrieved 7 October 2019.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  2. ^ "London Assembly Member Toby Harris". london.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 14 March 2003. Retrieved 7 October 2019.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  3. ^ "London Assembly Member Graham Tope". london.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 14 March 2003. Retrieved 7 October 2019.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)

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