Greenwich London Borough Council elections

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Greenwich London Borough Council in London, England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2002, 51 councillors have been elected from 17 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

Since 1964 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
Labour 1964 - 1968
Conservative 1968 - 1971
Labour 1971–present

Council elections[edit]

Borough result maps[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1964-1968[edit]

There were no by-elections. [6]

1968-1971[edit]

Kidbrooke by-election, 12 February 1970[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour I. N. Smith 1076
Conservative D. C. Hammond 548
Fellowship R. S. Mallone 124
Liberal J. R. Hassall 59
Turnout 26.5%
Marsh by-election, 12 March 1970[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour F. G. Burton 894
Conservative J. T. E. Tate 493
Liberal Miss L. M. Gregg 198
Turnout 44.2%
West by-election, 27 August 1970[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. E. Austin-Walker 962
Conservative Cdr. H. Hook 263
National Front R. S. Pritchard 82
Liberal R. S. Warwicker 40
Turnout 21.9%

1971-1974[edit]

Eastcombe by-election, 20 July 1972[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. T. Cooper 921
Conservative S. P. Bertram 329
Turnout 29.2%
Shooters Hill by-election, 28 September 1972[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative S. G. Wayment 982
Labour Mrs I. E. Porter 468
Liberal J. R. Hassall 167
Turnout 30.4%
Slade by-election, 23 November 1972[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. D. Upson 953
Conservative R. W. Bartlett 462
Independent H. H. Wright 36
Turnout 25.8%

1974-1978[edit]

Abbey Road by-election, 8 May 1975[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Woodrow L. Clachar 1,547
Conservative Stephanie H. Read 783
Liberal Michael L. Taylor 286
National Front Philip S. Hanman 178
Turnout 31.1
Eynsham by-election, 8 May 1975[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Brooks 1,115
Conservative Christopher J. Cook 214
National Front Alan D. Webb 93
Liberal Robert H. Smith 90
Turnout 25.4
St Mary's by-election, 8 May 1975[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Catherine B. Jeffrey 1,493
Conservative Christopher P. Mead 712
Liberal Brian J. Woodcraft 173
National Front Ruth M. Robinson 75
Turnout 30.7
St Margaret's by-election, 14 August 1975[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephanie H. Read 1,198
Labour Ramanlal D. Naik 1,013
Liberal Anny Knight 178
Turnout 30.4
West by-election, 28 October 1976[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William H. White 697
Conservative James S. Foreman-Peck 475
National Front Helena M. Steven 142
National Party David McCalden 123
Liberal Geoffrey Jerrom 109
Fellowship Ronald Mallone 13
Turnout 28.4
Kidbrooke by-election, 17 February 1977[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Colin J. Coulson-Thomas 1,111
Labour Allan J. H. D. MacCarthy 1,019
Fellowship Ronald S. Mallone 320
National Front Robert Holden 216
National Party David McCalden 104
Turnout 35.1

1978-1982[edit]

1982-1986[edit]

1986-1990[edit]

1990-1994[edit]

Kidbrooke by-election, 25 June 1992[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Hugh R. Harris 956 44.7
Labour Keith J. Scott 756 35.3
Liberal Democrat Michael W. Smart 235 11.0
Fellowship Ronald S. Mallone 193 9.0
Turnout 45.1
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Giles J. Brennand.

Eltham Park by-election, 21 January 1993[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dermot D. Poston 1,239 47.1
Labour Michael Yates 770 29.3
Liberal Democrat John Hagyard 483 18.4
Independent Eileen W. Guthrie 140 5.3
Turnout 50.1
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the disqualification of Cllr. Kenneth L. Kear.

Trafalgar by-election, 9 December 1993[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Marian O. Moseley 844 60.4
Conservative John H. Vickery 284 20.3
Liberal Democrat Stuart J. Davis 269 19.3
Turnout 27.7
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Roger J. Taylor.

1994-1998[edit]

Lakedale by-election, 29 June 1995[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Junior C. Boothe 884
Liberal Democrat Thomas J. A. Headon 749
Conservative Frances C. A. Stephens 770
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Adele Gordon-Peiniger.

St Nicholas by-election, 2 May 1996[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alistair T. Macrae 972
Liberal Democrat Thomas J. Headon 343
Conservative Stephen G. Tough 207
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Annette F. Barratt.

Kidbrooke by-election, 6 February 1997[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John A. Cove 775
Conservative Raymond Maisey 674
Fellowship Ronald S. Mallone 757
Liberal Democrat Anthony C. H. Durham 737
Socialist Labour Peter N. Pierce 33
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Sabiha Shahzad.

Thamesmead Moorings by-election, 16 October 1997[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter J. Brooks 611
Liberal Democrat Bonnie C. Soanes 702
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Claude D. Ramsey.

1998-2002[edit]

New Eltham by-election, 23 March 2000[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Albert J. Hills 930
Labour Peter R. May 760
Liberal Democrat Michael J. Lewis 115
Green James K. Otter 40
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Sidney T. Nicholson.

Trafalgar by-election, 4 May 2000[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Mills 936
Liberal Democrat Christopher D. G. Le Breton 654
Conservative Douglas B. Ellison 274
Independent Richard A. Newton 92
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Marian O. Moseley.

Burrage by-election, 7 June 2001[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Harpinder Singh 787
Conservative Michael I. O’Loan 185
Liberal Democrat Thomas J. A. Headon 172
Socialist Alliance Paul W. Richardson 60
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Leonard L. Duvall.

2002-2006[edit]

Plumstead by-election, 18 December 2003[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kanta M. Patel 744
Liberal Democrat Steven T. Toole 365
Conservative Jagvinder S. Mahil 201
Independent Susan Mitchell 136
Green James K. Otter 103
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Alistair T. Macrae.

Shooters Hill by-election, 29 July 2004[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Danny L. Thorpe 968
Conservative Nigel M. Fletcher 589
Liberal Democrat Edward Ottery 483
UKIP Arnold E. Taring 142
Christian Peoples Stephen C. Hammond 62
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Michael A. Hayes.

Eltham North by-election, 10 February 2005[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel M. Fletcher 1,326
Labour Janice M. Marnham 1,252
Liberal Democrat Leonard G. Tostevin 289
UKIP Jeremy C. Elms 193
Christian Peoples Stephen C. Hammond 20
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Douglas B. Ellison.

2006-2010[edit]

Plumstead by-election, 25 September 2008[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Matthew Morrow 1318
Conservative Adetokunbo Bailey 542
Liberal Democrat Ms. Leonie K. Barron 195
Green Ms. Jessica Currie 175
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Kantabai M. Patel.

2010-2014[edit]

There were no by-elections.[13]

2014-2018[edit]

There have been no by-elections so far.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Bexley and Greenwich (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993
  2. ^ The Bromley and Greenwich (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993
  3. ^ The Greenwich and Lewisham (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993
  1. ^ "Wards". Royal Borough of Greenwich website. Retrieved 24 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Greenwich". English local election results, 2010 (BBC News Online). 19 April 2009. Retrieved 24 June 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "London Borough Council Elections 4 May 1978" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Greenwich". Local elections 2002 (BBC News Online). Retrieved 24 June 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c d "London Borough Council Elections 2 May 2002" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Authority. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 9 May 1968" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 24 February 2015. 
  7. ^ a b c "London Borough Council Elections 13 May 1971" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 3 March 2015. 
  8. ^ a b c "London Borough Council Elections 2 May 1974" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  9. ^ a b c "London Borough Council By-elections May 1990 to May 1994" (PDF). London Datastore. London Research Centre. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 
  10. ^ a b c d "London Borough Council Elections 7 May 1998 including the Greater London Authority Referendum results" (PDF). London Datastore. London Research Centre. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 
  11. ^ a b c "London Borough Council Elections 4 May 2006" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Authority. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  12. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 6 May 2010" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Authority. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  13. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 22 May 2014" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Authority. Retrieved 26 February 2015. 

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