Belsize (ward)

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Electoral ward
Country United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region London
County Greater London
London borough Camden
Created 1 April 1965
Named for Manor of Belsize

Belsize is a ward in the London Borough of Camden, in the United Kingdom. The ward covers most of Belsize Park, between Haverstock Hill, Swiss Cottage, and Primrose Hill.

The ward has existed since the creation of the borough on 1 April 1965 and was first used in the 1964 elections.[1] The ward was redrawn in May 1978[2] and May 2002.[3]


Term Councillor Party
2014–present Leila Roy Conservative
2010-present Jonny Bucknell Conservative
2010–present Claire-Louise Leyland Conservative

Election results[edit]

The last election was held on 22 May 2014.

Belsize ward election, 22 May 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jonny Bucknell 1,219 13.2%
Conservative Claire-Louise Leyland 1,157 12.5%
Conservative Leila Roy 1,016 11.0%
Liberal Democrat Tom Simon 992 10.7%
Labour Madeleine Jennings 939 10.2%
Labour James McGowan 782 8.5%
Liberal Democrat Bradley Hillier-Smith 760 8.2%
Labour Harunur Rashid 709 7.7%
Liberal Democrat Lawrence Joseph Nicholson 678 7.3%
Green Rowan St Clair 275 3.0%
Green Darren Robert Murphy 269 2.9%
Green Stuart Temple Taylor 243 2.6%
Independent Nigel Rumble 199 2.2%
Majority 24 0.3%
Turnout 9,238 38.3%
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing