Hackney London Borough Council elections

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Hackney London Borough Council in London is elected every four years.

Political control[edit]

Since the first election to the council in 1964 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:

Party in control Years
Labour 1964 - 1968
Conservative 1968 - 1971
Labour 1971 - 1990
No overall control 1990 - 1994
Labour 1994 - 1996
No overall control 1996 - 2001
Labour 2001–present

Council elections[edit]

Borough result maps[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1964-1968[edit]

There were no by-elections. [4]

1968-1971[edit]

Northwold by-election, 13 February 1969[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour S. C. Davis 715
Conservative E. Laws 556
Liberal B. Franks 217
Majority 159
Turnout 18.5
Labour hold Swing
Wenlock by-election, 5 June 1969[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. P. Dowling 1,142
Liberal P. Macfarlane-Miller 321
Conservative W. Barber 288
Majority 821
Turnout 23.4
Labour hold Swing

1971-1974[edit]

Downs by-election, 1 July 1971[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. W. Hubbard 1,442
Conservative C. D. Sills 306
Majority 1,136
Turnout 11,750 15.0
Labour hold Swing
Rectory by-election, 1 July 1971[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour A. H. D. Waller 862
Labour M. J. Andrews 853
Conservative Stanley J. Sorrell 122
Conservative L. R. House 109
Majority 731
Turnout 6,172 16.3
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Springfield by-election, 16 March 1972[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. Lissner 1,132
Conservative C. D. Sills 440
Communist Monty Goldman 98
Majority 692
Turnout 8,072 20.8
Labour hold Swing
Defoe by-election, 14 June 1973[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. Sweeney 939
Conservative C. D. Sills 513
Majority 426
Turnout 9,269 15.8
Labour hold Swing
Downs by-election, 14 June 1973[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour L. A. Walsh 1,309
Conservative K. S. H. Miller 245
Majority 1,064
Turnout 11,856 13.2
Labour hold Swing
Victoria by-election, 14 June 1973[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mrs. J. A. Andrews 1,065
Conservative J. J. Lessner 125
Majority 940
Turnout 8,803 13.6
Labour hold Swing

1974-1978[edit]

Kingsmead by-election, 15 May 1975[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ivy L. Foster 1,201
Conservative John B. Baverstock 640
National Front Frank Simpson 522
Liberal Norman P. Joyce 264
Majority 561
Turnout 9,265 28.4
Labour hold Swing
Springfield by-election, 17 November 1977[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Armstrong 982
Conservative Christopher D. Sills 775
National Front Bernard W. Robinson 149
Communist Monty Goldman 70
Liberal Christopher A. Vecchi 66
Majority 207
Turnout 7,498 27.3
Labour hold Swing

1978-1982[edit]

Wick by-election, 29 March 1979[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Isabella F. Callaghan 991
Conservative Christopher D. Sills 789
National Front Michael Sullivan 212
Liberal Russell B. Conway 60
Residents Georgina M. Fowkes 31
Communist David Boyes 28
Majority 212
Turnout 7,004 30.2
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. John V. Hill.

Clissold by-election, 21 June 1979[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Howard R. Pallis 864
Conservative George A. C. Mills 315
Liberal Sylvia Anderson 163
Communist Les Skeates 42
Majority 549
Turnout 6,953 19.9
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Robert A. Dick.

Leabridge by-election, 20 March 1980[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Florence A. Newill 1,057
Conservative John B. Baverstock 570
Majority 487
Turnout 6,809 24.1
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Arthur C. Harrison.

Wenlock by-election, 9 October 1980[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Jeffery D. Roberts 1,158
Labour Michael L. Ashton 508
National Front Derrick Day 200
Conservative Kenneth S. Lightwood 54
Majority 650
Turnout 5,234 36.8
Liberal gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. John P. Dowling.

Chatham by-election, 30 October 1980[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Charles R. Clarke 1,219
Conservative George H. Jones 224
Majority 995
Turnout 6,840 21.2
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Daniel West.

Rectory by-election, 30 October 1980[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John A. McCafferty 1,140
Conservative Moira B. Gardiner 239
Communist David Green 126
Majority 901
Turnout 6,230 24.2
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Susan A. Gorman.

Springfield by-election, 7 May 1981[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jack W. Davidson 1,506
Conservative Bernard Lansman 1,015
SDP–Liberal Alliance Heather Hill 303
Majority 491
Turnout 6,740 42.4
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. George E. Armstrong.

Westdown by-election, 3 December 1981[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Denise Robson 418
SDP–Liberal Alliance Roy Evans 267
Conservative Geoffrey M. Lenox-Smith 51
Communist Thomas H. Collins 29
Majority 151
Turnout 3,570 21.7
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. John C. Wobey.

1982-1986[edit]

North Defoe by-election, 2 December 1982[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gery Lawless 752
Conservative Pamela Y. Sills 257
SDP–Liberal Alliance Denis J. V. Murray 114
Communist Peggy Blatchford 37
Majority 495
Turnout 3,489 33.4
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Jack W. Davidson.

Brownswood by-election, 17 March 1983[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Stephen Scott 819
Conservative Stephen R. C. Maslen 525
Communist Andrew Massey 94
Majority 294
Turnout 5,439 26.5
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Henry Levy.

Leabridge by-election, 29 November 1984[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Breen L. L. Lewis 744
Social Democratic Alastair T. Tainsh 392
Conservative Gerard V. M. Bulger 313
Ecology David J. Fitzpatrick 153
New Hackney Liberal Focus Raymond P. White 70
Majority 352
Turnout 6,721 24.9
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Christopher W. Baxter.

Clissold by-election, 28 February 1985[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Philip Stott 1,258
SDP–Liberal Alliance Mourad A. Fleming 459
Conservative Eric Ollerenshaw 218
Communist Jim Westwood 59
Majority 799
Turnout 6,966 28.7
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Mervyn E. Jones.

Haggerston by-election, 2 May 1985[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal William J. Upex 881
Labour Mary F. White 746
Conservative Thomas Robinson 132
New Hackney Liberal Focus Raymond P. White 36
Majority 135
Turnout 4,744 38.1
Liberal hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Victoria S. M. Lubbock.

Rectory by-election, 2 May 1985[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Felicity M. Harvest 1,300
Conservative Romauld McMillan 205
New Hackney Liberal Focus Jeffrey Marcus 151
Communist David Green 79
Majority 1,095
Turnout 6,372 27.4
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Brian J. Weller.

Wenlock by-election, 6 June 1985[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Doreen J. Warne 1,133
Labour Carole A. Young 614
Conservative Roy F. Julian 65
New Hackney Liberal Focus Kenneth King 43
Majority 517
Turnout 5,380 34.7
Liberal hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Walter Carmoody.

1986-1990[edit]

Eastdown by-election, 11 December 1986[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Shuja Shaikh 479
Conservative Christopher D. Sills 237
New Hackney Liberal Focus Raymond P. White 161
Green Kevin J. Solan 90
Humanist Paul Whitehouse 10
Majority 242
Turnout 6,925 14.2
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Robert E. Owen.

Moorfields by-election, 5 March 1987[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Luke J. Maughan-Pawsey 1,097
Labour Zacchaeus B. Ojo 336
Conservative Robert T. Richier 103
Majority 763
Turnout 5,013 30.7
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the disqualification of Cllr. Pierre S. Royan.

Haggerston by-election, 29 October 1987[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Simon S. Matthews 562
Liberal Geoffrey N. Taylor 481
Conservative Michael C. N. Brown 237
Communist David Green 17
Majority 81
Turnout 4,908 26.6
Labour gain from Liberal Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Andrew Elder.

Wenlock by-election, 29 October 1987[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Gillian Moseley 823
Labour Madeleine M. Spanswick 336
Conservative Dorothy J. Lyons 168
Majority 487
Turnout 5,370 24.8
Liberal hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. J. D. Roberts.

De Beauvoir by-election, 25 February 1988[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Thomas A. Brake 613
Labour David J. F. Pollock 512
Conservative Christopher D. Sills 398
Green Jonathan Edwards 127
Majority 101
Turnout 7,020 23.6
Liberal gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. John A. Lettice.

Chatham by-election, 16 June 1988[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Foster Akusu 624
Conservative Dorothy J. Lyons 613
Majority 11
Turnout 6,593 18.9
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. James Holland.

Clissold by-election, 16 June 1988[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lois Radice 970
Conservative Adrian P. Burbanks 367
Green David J. Merryweather 189
Communist David Green 82
Majority 603
Turnout 6,938 23.3
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Philip Stott.

New River by-election, 16 June 1988[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bernard Aussenberg 1,086
Conservative Christopher D. Sills 1,012
Labour Andrew Buttress 792
Labour James J. D. Macfoy 747
Green David J. Fitzpatrick 395
Majority 220
Turnout 7,404 29.1
Conservative gain from Labour Co-op Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the resignations of Cllrs. David F. Clark and Sheila A. Webb.

Rectory by-election, 25 August 1988[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James J. N. Macfoy 807
Labour Sharon R. Patrick 775
Conservative Adrian P. Burbanks 355
Conservative Michael J. Donoghue 336
Liberal Democrat Colin Beadle 257
Liberal Democrat Roderick P. Francis 232
Communist Caroline A. Coles 119
Green Marguerite A. Borris 78
Green Clara Slater 76
Majority 420
Turnout 6,524 24.7
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignations of Cllrs. Felicity M. Harvest and Anthony G. Horrocks.

Springfield by-election, 8 September 1988[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Abraham Lew 1,190
Conservative Jacob M. Landau 1,135
Social Democratic Allan D. Williams 62
Humanist Roger Park 10
Majority 55
Turnout 6,842 35.2
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Edward C. Barns.

Northwold by-election, 6 October 1988[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Paul T. Foley 674
Conservative Eileen Baldock 579
Green Clare E. Gilbert 95
Liberal Democrat Christopher McFadden 55
Humanist Roger Park 5
Majority 95
Turnout 6,482 21.9
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Peter D. J. Chowney.

Kings Park by-election, 20 April 1989[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Robert Chapman 771
Conservative Gregory A. Alake 353
Green Tomasina M. M. Morahan 78
Majority 418
Turnout 4,894 24.7
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Brynley Heaven.

Westdown by-election, 15 June 1989[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jonathan Slater 829
Conservative Joan Mertens 238
Communist Maurice S. McCracken 82
Majority 591
Turnout 3,727 31.6
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. John F. J. Bloom.

Haggerston by-election, 16 November 1989[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Colin Beadle 535
Labour Anthony Goodchild 476
Conservative Stephen L. Mertens 212
Green Leonard Lucas 64
Majority 59
Turnout 4663 27.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. William J. Upex.

Westdown by-election, 18 January 1990[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jan E. Burnell 469
Conservative Joan Mertens 83
Majority 386
Turnout 3,756 14.9
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Lloyd King.

1990-1994[edit]

De Beauvoir by-election, 21 February 1991[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Philip McCullough 821 46.3
Lib Dem Focus Team David R. Green 445 25.1
Labour David M. Green 442 24.9
Green David R. Cuthbertson 67 3.8
Turnout 27.3
Conservative gain from Lib Dem Focus Team Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Thomas A. Brake.

Victoria by-election, 14 March 1991[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Lib Dem Focus Team Howard Hyman 784 31.9
Labour Isaac Leibowitz 721 29.3
Conservative Christopher D. Sills 682 27.7
Green Leonard Lucas 271 11.0
Turnout 31.8
Lib Dem Focus Team gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the disqualification of Cllr. Ali M. B. Uddin.

Northfield by-election, 2 May 1991[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Denise M. Robson 823 39.9
Conservative Michael J. Donoghue 812 39.4
Lib Dem Focus Team Zalkind Y. Wise 426 20.7
Turnout 33.9
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Jane Linden.

Queensbridge by-election, 31 October 1991[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Anthony G. M. Allen 764 34.0
Lib Dem Focus Team Katherine Wolfe 743 33.1
Conservative Julia P. Stent 738 32.9
Turnout 31.6
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Jean Khote.

De Beauvoir by-election, 7 May 1992[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Julia P. Stent 1,098 53.6
Labour Madeleine M. Spanswick 528 25.8
Lib Dem Focus Team Simon H. Taylor 423 20.6
Turnout 34.8
Conservative gain from Lib Dem Focus Team Swing

The by-election was called following the disqualification of Cllr. Pauline Kerridge-Smith.

Northwold by-election, 7 May 1992[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Isaac Leibowitz 969
Conservative Ian D. Leask 958
Labour Simon B. Parkes 749
Conservative Christopher D. Sills 741
Turnout 33.6
Labour hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the resignations of Cllrs. Paul Foley and Francis P. Reedy.

Wick by-election, 19 November 1992[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Lib Dem Focus Team Peter D. Hoye 798 41.6
Labour Samantha A. Lloyd 623 32.5
Conservative Maureen B. Middleton 464 24.2
Green Paul A. Thomas 34 1.8
Turnout 31.0
Lib Dem Focus Team gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Georgina M. C. Nicholas.

Leabridge by-election, 8 July 1993[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Christopher J. Bryant 757 38.3
Conservative Heather E. Whitelaw 684 34.6
Liberal Democrat Linda Woodard 449 22.7
Independent Labour Ahmed I. Khote 86 4.4
Turnout 34.1
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Andrew S. Buttress.

1994-1998[edit]

De Beauvoir by-election, 17 November 1994[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christopher P. O'Leary 689
Labour Simon M. Nicholls 590
Liberal Democrat Irene S. Fawkes 556
Majority 99
Turnout 29.7
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. John T. T. Richards.

Moorfields by-election, 30 November 1995[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David J. Candlin 486
Liberal Democrat Kay M. Stone 467
Labour Keith A. Meredith 362
Majority 19
Turnout 30.3
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

The by-election was called following the resingnation of Cllr. Alison J. Rothwell.

De Beauvoir by-election, 27 June 1996[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter J. I. Snell 816
Conservative Leslie Stoners 784
Liberal Democrat Merlin B. C. Milner 173
BNP Victor Dooley 50
Majority 32
Turnout 29
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Madeleine M. Spanswick.

Wick by-election, 27 June 1996[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Neil Hughes 870
Labour Samantha A. Lloyd 796
Conservative Michael J. P. Moriarty 295
BNP William Binding 56
Majority 74
Turnout 33.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Peter D. Hoye.

Dalston by-election, 15 August 1996[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat David A. J. Bentley 787
Labour Michael R. D. Butler 778
Conservative Leslie Stoners 156
Majority 9
Turnout 30.4
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Helen A. Cooper.

Moorfields by-election, 10 July 1997[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lorraine C. Fahey 697
Labour Dylan Jeffrey 419
Liberal Democrat Patricia M. McGuinness 363
BNP Victor J. Dooley 45
Independent Nicolas Lewkowicz 30
Majority 278
Turnout 33.9
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Iain D. F. Pigg.

South Defoe by-election, 7 November 1996[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jules Pipe 611
Liberal Democrat Anthony S. Terrill 406
Conservative Julian S. Roche 199
Green Paul A. Thomas 95
Independent Nicolas Lewkowicz 80
Majority 205
Turnout 35.5
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Anne StClair Miller.

1998-2002[edit]

Clissold by-election, 22 October 1998[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Vicki L. Munro 747
Liberal Democrat Paula Grainger 689
Green Julie A. Hathaway 264
Conservative Bruce Spenser 147
Independent Labour Kevin V. Johnston 66
Majority 58
Turnout 32
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Lorraine Monk.

North Defoe by-election, 21 January 1999[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James E. Carswell 581
Green Mischa A. Borris 548
Liberal Democrat Sarah-Jane Prattent 100
Conservative Yann Leclerq 42
Independent Socialist Anne Murphy 37
Majority 33
Turnout 37.3
Labour gain from Green Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Paul A. Thomas.

Rectory by-election, 15 July 1999[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Samantha A. Lloyd 941
Conservative Shuja Shaikh 475
Liberal Democrat Steven R. Laing 163
Green Isabel Lane 122
Independent Breen L. L. Lewis 84
Majority 466
Turnout 32
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Irfan S. Malik.

Kings Park by-election, 13 January 2000[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sunday A. Ogunwobi 582
Liberal Democrat Kenrick E. Hanson 190
Conservative James A. Spencer 89
Majority 392
Turnout 23.6
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the disqualification of Cllr. Simon B. Parkes.

Wick by-election, 12 October 2000[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jessica Webb 496
Liberal Democrat Kenrick E. Hanson 423
Socialist Alliance Diana Swingler 134
Conservative Alexander Ellis 99
Independent Adrian K. Peacock 25
Majority 73
Turnout 18.4
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Neil Hughes.

Northwold by-election, 7 June 2001[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Michael B. Desmond 1260
Liberal Democrat Dawood E. Akhoon 645
Green Isabel Lane 342
Conservative Pamela Y. Sills 251
Socialist Alliance Diana L. Swingler 187
Independent John G. Kelly 145
Hackney First Cambell R. McK. Matheson 145
Independent Adrian K. Peacock 24
Majority 615
Turnout 50.5
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Zev Lieberman.

Queensbridge by-election, 7 June 2001[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew Travers 1907
Liberal Democrat Celya A. Maxted 724
Conservative Andrew Boff 355
Socialist Alliance Michael L. Matthews-Dublin 202
Majority 1183
Turnout 51.7
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the disqualification of Cllr. Vernon E. Williams.

Springfield by-election, 7 June 2001[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jacob Landau 1269
Labour Linda A. Kelly 1227
Hackney First Bruce Spenser 401
Liberal Democrat Steven R. Laing 205
Green William J. Chidley 169
Socialist Alliance Anetta P. Gluckstein 124
Majority 42
Turnout 51.5
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Isaac Leibowitz.

2002-2006[edit]

King's Park by-election, 10 December 2002[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Yinusa M. Akinrele 905
Conservative Paul S. Gray 211
Liberal Democrat David R. Ash 144
Green Daniel Bates 139
Socialist Alliance Will McMahon 121
Majority 694
Turnout 22.7
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Jules Pipe.

Leabridge by-election, 10 December 2002[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ian Rathbone 780
Green Mischa A. Borris 366
Conservative Samantha M. Wood 304
Liberal Democrat Paula Southwood 189
Socialist Alliance Richard Peacock 126
Majority 414
Turnout 25.8
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Louise McQuoid.

New River by-election, 10 June 2004[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Harvey Odze 951
Labour Nicholas H. Conway 781
Liberal Democrat Emanuel Silver 371
Green Grace Gedge 267
Majority 170
Turnout 37.6
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Schneur Odze.

Queensbridge by-election, 20 January 2005[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andrew Boff 696
Labour Patrick Vernon 595
Liberal Democrat Eugene Egan 334
Respect Diane L. Swingler 291
Majority 101
Turnout 28.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Nihal Fernando.

Hoxton by-election, 5 May 2005[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jonathan McShane 1443
Conservative Alexander Ellis 649
Liberal Democrat Sylvia Anderson 586
Independent William Butler 310
Green Cedric Knight 201
Respect Dean Ryan 113
Majority 794
Turnout 44.5
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. David Manion.

2006-2010[edit]

Springfield By-Election 13 December 2007[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Levy 1,244 59.0 +16.1
Labour Zina Munaf 590 28.0 +0.4
Liberal Democrat Brian Stone 113 5.4 -4.8
Green Gordon Hodgson 85 4.0 -9.5
Christian Maxine Hargreaves 40 1.9 +1.9
Communist Monty Goldman 37 1.8 -4.0
Majority 654 31.0
Turnout 2,109 33.0
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Eric Ollerenshaw.

Stoke Newington Central by-election, 29 January 2009[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Louisa Thomson 1162
Green Matthew Hanley 783
Liberal Democrat Diana Swingler 134
Conservative Patricia Napier 169
Direct Democracy (Communist) Nusret Sen 20
Majority 379
Turnout 30.8
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. James E. Carswell.

2010-2014[edit]

New River by-election, 16 September 2010[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Benzion Papier 1567
Labour Jonathan Paul Burke 1007
Green Stuart Coggins 77
Liberal Democrat Benjamin Daniel David Mathis 61
Independent Darren Marlon Fraser 26
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Ms. Maureen Middleton.

Hackney Central by-election, 3 May 2012[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ben Hayhurst 2438
Green Mustafa Korel 545
Liberal Democrat Ms. Pauline Pearce 394
Conservative Andrew Boff 196
Turnout 41.5%
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Alan R. Laing.

2014-2018[edit]

Hackney Downs by-election, 5 May 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sem Moema 2,614 59.8 -0.4
Green Alastair Binnie-Lubbock 1,067 24.4 +0.4
Conservative Nicola Benjamin 350 8.0 +1.9
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Sadiq 338 7.7 -2.0
Majority 1,547
Turnout 4,369 58%
Labour hold Swing
Stoke Newington by-election, 5 May 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patrick Moule 3,241 61.6 +5.8
Green Halita Obineche 1,132 21.5 -6.0
Conservative Christopher Sills 450 8.6 +1.6
Liberal Democrat Victor De Almeida 303 5.8 -0.3
TUSC Mick Cotter 136 2.6 -1.2
Majority 2,109
Turnout 5,262 63%
Labour hold Swing
Hackney Central by-election, 21 July 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sophie Conway 1,354 75.2% +11.2%
Green Siobhan MacMahon 178 9.9% -13.0%
Liberal Democrat Russell French 113 6.3% -1.1%
Conservative Christopher Sills 101 5.6% -0.2%
Independent Mustafa Korel 55 3.1% N/A
Majority 1,176 65.3% +24.2%
Turnout 1,801 18.6% -18.5%
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was triggered by the resignation of Councillor Sophie Linden, following her appointment as the London Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime.

External links[edit]

  1. ^ The City and London Borough Boundaries Order 1993
  2. ^ The East London Boroughs (London Borough Boundaries) (No. 2) Order 1993
  3. ^ The Essex and Greater London (County and London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993
  4. ^ The Hackney and Tower Hamlets (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993
  5. ^ The Hackney, Haringey and Islington (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993
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