Holborn and Covent Garden (ward)
Holborn and Covent Garden
|Named for||Holborn and Covent Garden|
Holborn and Covent Garden is a ward of the London borough of Camden, in the United Kingdom. As the name suggests, it covers the parts of Holborn and Covent Garden that lie in Camden; the eastern part of Holborn lies in the City of London and the southern part of Covent Garden lies in the City of Westminster. For elections to Parliament, Holborn and Covent Garden is part of Holborn and St Pancras.
The ward lies in the far south of the borough, and is one of three wards of Camden south of Euston Road (along with Bloomsbury and King's Cross). It is separated from Bloomsbury by New Oxford Street, Bloomsbury Street, Great Russell Street, and Southampton Row; from King's Cross by Guilford Street and Calthorpe Street; from the borough of Islington by Phoenix Place, Warner Place, Herbal Hill, Clerkenwell Road, and Farringdon Road; from the City of London by Charterhouse Street, High Holborn, and Chancery Lane; and from the City of Westminster by Carey Street, Serle Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, Sardinia Street, Wild Street, Drury Lane, Shelton Street, West Street, and Charing Cross Road.
Like all other wards of Camden, Holborn and Covent Garden is represented by three councillors on Camden Borough Council. The last election was held on 22 May 2014, when all three councillors were elected. All councillors elected were members of the Labour Party.
Elections in the 2010s
|Liberal Democrat||Jeremy Richard Allen||222|
|Liberal Democrat||David Simmons||196|
|Liberal Democrat||Ken Wright||181|
* denotes an incumbent
|Liberal Democrat||Patrick Joy||1,057|
|Liberal Democrat||Christopher Waiting||809|
|Liberal Democrat||Phil Wainewright||799|
Elections in the 2000s
|Liberal Democrat||Elizabeth Hanna||489|
|Liberal Democrat||Stanley Grossman||417|
|Liberal Democrat||Simieon Litman||347|
|Liberal Democrat||Eleanor Key||331|
|Liberal Democrat||Alastir Loraine||305|
|Liberal Democrat||Herbert Newbrook||251|