Kensington and Chelsea London Borough Council elections

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Kensington and Chelsea London Borough Council in London, England, is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2002, 54 councillors have been elected from 18 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

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

Party in control Years
Conservative 1964 - present

Council elections[edit]

Borough result maps[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1964-1968[edit]

There were no by-elections.[8]

1968-1971[edit]

Redcliffe by-election, 1 May 1969[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. H. C. Gresty 1697
Labour C. Bradley 195
Turnout 11.9%
South Stanley by-election, 19 March 1970[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mrs E. L. P. Seers 792
Conservative A. J. A. D. Fitzgerald 630
Independent Ratepayers & Tenants J. A. Dutch 414
Turnout 34.9%
Holland by-election, 24 September 1970[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mrs J. B. Hanham 1545
Liberal L. Spicer 472
Labour G. A. Colerick 194
Turnout 13.8%

1971-1974[edit]

St Charles by-election, 8 July 1971[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. H. Lewis 1,499
Conservative E. P. Tomlin 494
Liberal Miss I. Watson 149
Communist H. B. Collins 55
Turnout 17.2%
Norland by-election, 7 June 1973[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D. J. Scott 1,350
Conservative M. A. K. Cocks 962
Liberal P. Russell Scott 383
Communist M. B. Baxter 53
Turnout 31.4%
St Charles by-election, 7 June 1973[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour A. T. Finch 1,450
Conservative Miss S. A. O'Callaghan 416
Liberal F. Walker 344
Turnout 17.9%

1974-1978[edit]

Golborne by-election, 11 July 1974[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patricia M. L. Webster 668
Conservative David P. H. Amory 184
Liberal Richard G. Pierce 66
Independent Edouard P. D'Aubreys 33
Independent Labour Edgar Rennie 19
Save London Action Group Derek A. A. Kersey 10
Turnout 16.0
Abingdon by-election, 30 October 1975[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Antony M. Carr-Gomm 873
Liberal Jennifer M. Ware 373
Save London Action Group Patrick B. Horsley 137
Labour Gillian Ryall 96
Turnout 25.9
Golborne by-election, 30 October 1975[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Arthur J. Thomas 713
Conservative Paul S. Serfaty 236
Independent Edouard P. D'Aubreys 78
Save London Action Group Eizabeth J. Dallas-Ross 12
Turnout 17.5

1978-1982[edit]

1982-1986[edit]

1986-1990[edit]

1990-1994[edit]

Golborne by-election, 20 June 1991[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patrick Mason 946 76.5
Conservative Paul J. Jones 164 13.3
Liberal Democrat Adam J. Weitzman 127 10.3
Turnout 27.7
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Patrick A. Younge.

Golborne by-election, 18 June 1992[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sarah C. Bonner 657 70.0
Conservative Rupert L. A. Cecil 172 18.3
Liberal Democrat Adam J. Weitzman 78 8.3
Green Ajay Burlingham-Johnson 32 3.4
Turnout 20.8
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Ann E. Bond.

Avondale by-election, 17 September 1992[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Allah Y. M. Lasharie 471 55.2
Conservative Richard J. Mayson 311 36.4
Liberal Democrat Robert C. H. Boddington 72 8.4
Turnout 18.0
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Benjamin T. Bousquet.

1994-1998[edit]

South Stanley by-election, 4 May 1995[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alastair G. T. Wood 917
Conservative Edwin Lloyd 459
Independent George P. Oliver 86
Liberal Democrat Mary England 78
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

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

Queen's Gate by-election, 2 May 1996[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gary Stephen Mond 848
Liberal Democrat Alexandra D. Jones 302
Labour Jane Armstrong 197
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Elizabeth A. Russell.

1998-2002[edit]

Earls Court by-election, 4 May 2000[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Terence M. Buxton 885 43.1 +3.6
Labour Caroline Ellis 530 25.8 -3.0
Liberal Democrat John G. Drake 460 22.4 +0.9
Independent Malcolm D. Spalding 177 8.6 -1.6
Majority 355 17.3
Turnout 2,052 28.7
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Timothy C. A. Tannock.

2002-2006[edit]

There were no by-elections.[12]

2006-2010[edit]

Brompton by-election, 1 May 2008[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Quentin N. J. Marshall 1,748 76.4 -0.9
Liberal Democrat Stephen Kingsley 326 14.3 +2.3
Labour Christabel B. Gurney 213 9.3 -1.3
Majority 1,422 62.1
Turnout 2,287 39.8
Conservative hold Swing

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

Colville by-election, 22 July 2009[14][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Carol Caruana 634 46.9 +16.8
Conservative Samia Betayeb 330 24.4 +3.2
Labour Amir Akhrif 300 22.2 -19.2
Green Melan Ebrahimi-Fardouee 77 5.7 -1.5
Independent Elsa Chagas 10 0.7 +0.7
Majority 304 22.5
Turnout 1,351 24.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Marianne Alapini.

2010-2014[edit]

Holland by-election, 22 July 2010[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rock Feilding-Mellen 649 75.0 +19.3
Liberal Democrat Martin Wilson 146 16.9 -3.2
Independent Jack Bovill 70 8.1 +8.1
Majority 503 58.2
Turnout 865 14.0
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Ms. Joan B. Hanham.

Cremorne by-election, 16 September 2010[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gerard Hargreaves 602 41.2 -9.0
Labour Mabel McKeown 583 39.9 +16.8
Liberal Democrat Peter Kosta 180 12.3 -9.6
Green Julia Stephenson 51 3.5 +3.5
UKIP David Coburn 46 3.1 -1.7
Majority 19 1.3
Turnout 1,462 24.9
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Mark P. Daley.

Earls Court by-election, 16 September 2010[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Linda Wade 703 44.8 +24.2
Conservative Malcolm Spalding 594 37.8 -7.1
Labour Joel Bishop 151 9.6 -9.2
Independent Elizabeth Mary Arbuthnot 49 3.1 -2.7
Independent Jack Bovill 29 1.8 +1.8
Green Michael Enright 26 1.7 -8.3
UKIP Antony Little 18 1.1 +1.1
Majority 109 6.9
Turnout 1,570 24.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Barry Phelps.

Brompton by-election, 9 June 2011[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Louis Mosley 728
Labour Mark D. Sautter 101
Liberal Democrat Ms. Mary T. L. Harris 86
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Iain W. F. Hanham.

Queen's Gate by-election, 9 June 2011[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sam Mackover 663
Liberal Democrat John Blamey 100
Labour Keith Stirling 82
UKIP David Coburn 54
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Andrew S. Dalton.

Norland by-election, 6 October 2011[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Catherine Faulks 675 43.8 -11.6
Labour Beinazir Lasharie 438 28.4 +5.1
Liberal Democrat Peter Kosta 358 23.2 +2.0
UKIP David Coburn 69 4.5 +4.5
Majority 237 15.4
Turnout 1,540 24
Conservative hold Swing

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

Brompton by-election, 28 June 2012[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Abbas Barkhordar 650
Labour Mark Sautter 103
Liberal Democrat Ms. Moya Denman 101
UKIP David Coburn 71
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Ms. Shireen O. Ritchie.

2014-2018[edit]

There have been no by-elections so far.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993
  2. ^ The North and Central London (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993
  3. ^ The Kensington and Chelsea and Hammersmith and Fulham (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1995
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