2002 Waltham Forest London Borough Council election

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2002 Waltham Forest London Borough Council election

← 1998 2 May 2002 2006 →

All 60 seats to Waltham Forest London Borough Council
31 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Tony Buckley Geoffrey Walker Keith Rayner
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Leader's seat Lea Bridge Hatch Lane Cann Hall
Last election 30 seats 15 seats 12 seats
Seats won 29 18 13
Seat change Decrease1 Increase3 Increase1

Waltham Forest London UK local election 2002 map.svg
Map of the results of the 2002 Waltham Forest council election. Conservatives in blue, Labour in red and Liberal Democrats in yellow.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

No Overall Control

Elections to Waltham Forest Council were held in May 2002. The whole council was up for election for the first time since the 1998 election. These elections were the first held on new ward boundaries which increased the total number of Councillors by 2, from 58 to 60.

Waltham Forest local elections are held every four years, with the next due in 2006.

Composition before election[edit]

Elected in 1998 Before election
Party Seats Party Seats
Labour 30 Labour 30
Conservative 15 Conservative 15
Liberal Democrats 12 Liberal Democrats 12

Election result[edit]

Waltham Forest Local Election Result 2002[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 29 48.3
  Conservative 18 30
  Liberal Democrats 13 21.7
  Green 0 0 0 Steady0

Results by ward[edit]

The ward results listed below are based on the changes from the 1998 elections, not taking into account any mid-term by-elections, party defections or boundary changes. Where boundary changes have increased the number of Councillors in a ward, they will be listed as a party gain from Vacant.

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Forest
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Hale End and Highams Park
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Hatch Lane
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High Street
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Higham Hill
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Hoe Street
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Larkswood
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Lea Bridge
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Leyton
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Leytonstone
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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Election Results". London Councils. 8 May 2010. Retrieved 27 May 2010.[dead link]