Brent London Borough Council election, 2002

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Map of the results of the 2002 Brent London Borough Council election. Labour in red, Conservatives in blue and Liberal Democrats in yellow.

The 2002 Brent London Borough Council election took place on 2 May 2002 to elect members of Brent London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election with boundary changes since the last election in 1998 reducing the number of seats by 3.[1] The Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.[2]

Election result[edit]

Labour lost 8 seats,[3] but remained in control of the council.[2]

Brent local election result 2002[4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 35 -8 55.6 44.2 68,086 -3.5%
  Conservative 19 0 30.2 34.9 53,808 -1.8%
  Liberal Democrat 9 +5 14.3 17.3 26,699 +3.3%
  Green 0 0 0 2.5 3,889 +1.9%
  Independent 0 0 0 0.5 748 -0.3%
  Residents 0 0 0 0.3 491 +0.3%
  Socialist Alliance 0 0 0 0.2 288 +0.1%
  Christian Peoples 0 0 0 0.1 99 +0.1%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0.0 76 +0.0%

The above totals include the delayed election in Northwick Park on 13 June 2002.

Ward results[edit]

Alperton (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Daniel Brown 1,623
Liberal Democrat Chunilal Chavda 1,553
Liberal Democrat James Allie 1,522
Labour Ronald Collman 991
Labour Anirudh Sharma 944
Labour Leon Turini 857
Conservative Mistry Dineshkumar 432
Conservative Edward Baker 392
Conservative Shaheen Butt 381
Turnout 8,695 37.3
Barnhill (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative James O'Sullivan 1,591
Conservative Irwin Colle 1,518
Conservative Suresh Kansagra 1,501
Labour Pauline Webb 894
Labour Iftikhar Ahmad 890
Labour Maureen Queally 860
Liberal Democrat Simon Aronowitz 255
Liberal Democrat Geoffrey Mansfield 244
Liberal Democrat Ulla Thiessen 209
Green Mohammed Khan 205
Turnout 8,167 32.9
Brondesbury Park (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Carol Shaw 1,263
Conservative William Duffin 994
Conservative Carishma Gillani 990
Labour Bryan Stark 828
Labour Christopher Anyadi 822
Labour Yusuf Giwa 736
Green Robert Davis 333
Liberal Democrat Jonathan Pincus 273
Liberal Democrat Susan Reynolds 272
Liberal Democrat Rosemarie Walters 220
Turnout 6,731 29.0
Dollis Hill (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ralph Fox 1,188
Labour Abdul Sattar-Butt 1,161
Labour Cyril McGovern 1,124
Conservative Richard Lacey 801
Conservative Manubhai Makwana 741
Conservative Jennifer Seaton-Brown 737
Liberal Democrat Farooq Chaudhry 209
Liberal Democrat Derek Jackson 164
Green Peter Murry 160
Liberal Democrat Gisele Sukhram 151
Turnout 6,436 29.6
Dudden Hill (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Michael Lyon 1,206
Labour Bobby Thomas 1,182
Labour Izaharul Halder 1,178
Conservative John Warren 752
Conservative Brian Simmonds 735
Conservative Harry Quainoo 699
Independent Claire Fitzpatrick 282
Green Brian Orr 264
Liberal Democrat Rita Lyons 247
Liberal Democrat Jagdish Patel 200
Liberal Democrat Nathalal Hingorani 179
Turnout 6,924 28.2
Fryent (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Crane 1,279
Labour James Moher 1,225
Labour Asish Sengupta 1,148
Conservative Jayeshkumar Patel 942
Conservative Amrish Patel 941
Conservative Mohammad Rizvi 810
Liberal Democrat Karen Brown 309
Liberal Democrat Chunilal Hirani 263
Liberal Democrat Diana Lewis 259
Green Cilona O'Conaill 173
Turnout 7,349 32.0
Harlesden (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lincoln Beswick 1,138
Labour David Coughlin 1,106
Labour Mohammad Zakriya 827
Conservative Nirmal Patel 317
Conservative Anikumar Khengar 294
Independent James Fitzpatrick 275
Conservative Smart Owaka 272
Socialist Alliance Roger Cox 229
Green Ursula Troche 199
Independent Pawan Gupta 191
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Kornfeld 164
Liberal Democrat Rodney Saunders 141
Liberal Democrat Brenda Shuttleworth 133
Turnout 5,286 22.0
Kensal Green (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bertha Joseph 1,157
Labour Helga Gladbaum 1,017
Labour Charles Lemmon 1,008
Green Philip Dymond 303
Conservative Nagin Parmar 292
Conservative Kenneth Sinclair 280
Conservative Rosaline Owaka 273
Liberal Democrat Donald MacArthur 258
Green Michael Wilkinson 239
Liberal Democrat Geoffrey Walley 209
Liberal Democrat Bernard Luby 181
Turnout 5,217 22.5
Kenton (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Reginald Colwill 1,712
Conservative Uma Fernandes 1,668
Conservative Arthur Steel 1,660
Labour Mary Daly 1,042
Labour Paul Ejiofor 946
Labour Akberkhan Sarguroh 850
Liberal Democrat Henry Wright 276
Liberal Democrat Jane Flores 269
Liberal Democrat Penelope Lowcock 214
Turnout 8,637 34.5
Kilburn (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mary Arnold 1,368
Labour Mary Cribbin 1,181
Labour Noel Thompson 1,080
Liberal Democrat Christopher Anderson 430
Green Donald Lowe 355
Liberal Democrat Bridget Kelly 331
Conservative Shane Andrews 310
Conservative Christine Baddeley 286
Liberal Democrat Freda Raingold 252
Conservative Hari Ray 232
Turnout 5,825 20.9
Mapesbury (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ian Bellia 1,177
Labour Janice Long 1,165
Conservative Jack Sayers 1,026
Conservative Sarah Macken 985
Labour James Powney 984
Conservative Khalid Dar 942
Green Sabrina Doyle 387
Liberal Democrat Robert Wenley 304
Liberal Democrat William Motley 246
Liberal Democrat Andrew Scott 223
Turnout 7,439 27.8
Preston (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robert Blackman 1,685
Conservative Harshadbhai Patel 1,644
Conservative Thomas Taylor 1,615
Labour Mary Mears 923
Labour James Dudley 914
Labour John Poole 865
Liberal Democrat Jacqueline Bunce-Linsell 255
Liberal Democrat Pearl Raisin 246
Liberal Democrat Tom Krosing 230
Turnout 8,377 33.9
Queen's Park (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jonathan Davies 1,264
Labour Reginald Freeson 1,255
Labour Neil Nerva 1,193
Conservative Peter Denison-Pender 495
Green Phillip Linsdell 453
Liberal Democrat Diana Ayres 436
Conservative Valji Murji 383
Conservative Nirubala Patel 374
Liberal Democrat Eileen Barker 347
Liberal Democrat Ian Calder 283
Turnout 6,483 25.0
Queensbury (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bill Dromey 1,757
Labour Rameshchandra Patel 1,707
Labour Sandra Kabir 1,583
Conservative Yogesh Joshee 1,069
Conservative Kanesh Patel 994
Conservative Venilal Vaghela 974
Liberal Democrat Jyotshna Patel 333
Liberal Democrat Marjorie Bonfield 319
Liberal Democrat Vivienne Williamson 303
Turnout 9,039 36.1
Stonebridge (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ann John 1,325
Labour Sebastian Long 1,286
Labour Columbus Moloney 1,217
Conservative Harji Dabasia 710
Conservative Girish Patel 707
Conservative Lalji Ladwa 675
Liberal Democrat Candida Davies 187
Liberal Democrat Sashi Makhjia 142
Liberal Democrat Richard Thomas 142
Christian Peoples Donald Graham 99
Turnout 6,490 23.8
Sudbury (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Paul Lorber 1,613
Liberal Democrat Chandubhai Patel 1,492
Liberal Democrat Robert Wharton 1,381
Labour Mohammad Hoda 815
Labour Francis Holly 760
Labour William Mears 729
Conservative Christie Fernandes 704
Conservative Aroon Rana 689
Conservative Michelle Keller 646
Turnout 8,829 37.8
Tokyngton (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Nicola Blackman 1,376
Conservative Bhiku Patel 1,267
Conservative Natalie Colwill 1,244
Labour Alec Castle 1,237
Labour Orugbani Douglas 1,203
Labour Ketan Sheth 1,130
Liberal Democrat Arvindbhai Patel 277
Liberal Democrat Leslie Lewis 241
Liberal Democrat Anthony Spitzel 170
Turnout 8,145 34.3
Welsh Harp (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Richard Harrod 1,292
Labour Mary Farrell 1,257
Labour Harbhajan Singh 1,192
Conservative Cormach Moore 1,107
Conservative Alan Wall 1,067
Conservative Ratilal Shah 1,066
Liberal Democrat Christopher Queen 209
Liberal Democrat Hermione Raven 186
Green Timothy Turner 174
Liberal Democrat Deborah Sutherland 163
UKIP Alan Samson 76
Turnout 7,789 33.6
Wembley Central (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Valerie Brown 1,314
Liberal Democrat Havard Hughes 1,287
Liberal Democrat Vijaykumar Shah 1,248
Labour Mahendra Shah 1,194
Labour Joyce Bacchus 1,068
Labour Tullah Persaud 979
Conservative Vinubhai Patel 591
Conservative Piyushkumar Khengar 530
Conservative Niranjan Pattni 491
Residents Macstiofain Tomas 255
Residents Pauline Ellington 236
Socialist Alliance Jonathan Hextall 59
Turnout 9,252 39.9
Willesden Green (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lesley Jones 1,033
Labour Gabrielle Kagan 978
Labour Ahmed Shahzad 855
Conservative Richard Blackmore 348
Conservative Abdul Raja 299
Conservative Talhat Rehman 273
Green Simone Aspis 246
Liberal Democrat Martin Davies 234
Green Timothy Hoy 211
Liberal Democrat Carmel O'Dwyer 199
Liberal Democrat Azwar Mohammed 173
Turnout 4,849 22.2

Northwick Park delayed election[edit]

The election in Northwick Park was delayed until 13 June 2002 after the death of one of the Liberal Democrat candidates.[6] All 3 seats were won by the Conservative party.[7]

Northwick Park (3 seats)[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Neil Rands 1,355
Conservative Gerhard Fiegel 1,340
Conservative Harihar Patel 1,321
Labour Sylvia Collins 922
Labour Mary Daly 831
Labour Singarayer Joanes 763
Liberal Democrat Jyotshna Patel 529
Liberal Democrat Diana Ayres 489
Liberal Democrat Derek Jackson 488
Green Donald Lowe 64
Green Peter Murry 63
Green Timothy Turner 60
Turnout 8,225 31.9

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brent". BBC News Online. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Election results - Local Elections". The Times. NewsBank. 4 May 2002. p. 16. 
  3. ^ Wintour, Patrick (4 May 2002). "Above-average swing to right means Labour feels squeeze in the capital: London Significant losses in - key areas". The Guardian. NewsBank. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v "London Borough of Brent: Election Results". Openly Local. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u "Results by Ward - May 2002 Local Elections". Brent Council. Archived from the original on 19 May 2006. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "Elections complete". Greater London, Kent, and Surrey Counties Publications. NewsBank. 27 June 2002. 
  7. ^ "Seat change leads to Labour losing control". The Guardian. 14 June 2002. Retrieved 7 February 2015.