Lambeth London Borough Council election, 1998

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Elections to Lambeth London Borough Council were held on 7 May 1998. The whole council was up for election and the Labour party took overall control of the council.[1][2]

Election result[edit]

Lambeth Local Election Result 1998[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 41 +19 64.1 42.1 +7.5
  Liberal Democrat 18 -7 28.1 29.3 -2.8
  Conservative 5 -9 7.8 17.5 -8.0
  Independent 0 0 3 -3 0

Ward results[edit]

* - Existing Councillor seeking re-election.

Angell[edit]

Angell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ambrose Dominic Hogan 946
Labour Donatus Anyanwu 906
Labour Simon Stevens 887
Independent Democrat Thomas Butler 315
Independent Democrat David Woolford 301
Independent Democrat Andrew Morris 274
Liberal Democrat Alan Beven 229
Green Albere Hanna 197
Liberal Democrat Manjula Roy 194
Liberal Democrat Richard Laming 178
Conservative Sheila Angel 134
Conservative Michael Angel 133
Conservative Robert Angel 104
Movement for Justice Alexander Owolade 95
Communist Peter Clifford 59
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Bishop's[edit]

Bishop's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Peter Truesdale * 1,033
Labour Leslie Boodram 1,011
Labour Stephen Terence 1,011
Liberal Democrat Catriona Moore 977
Liberal Democrat Gilbert Williams 941
Labour David Smith 938
Green Vahe Bastajian 175
Conservative Barbara Winbourne 151
Independent Tenants John Howard 144
Conservative Kenneth Graham 140
Conservative Avril Firman 133
Independent Nigelle De Bar 58
Stones of Vauxhall Simeon Fuller 46
Turnout
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Clapham Park[edit]

Clapham Park (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Clapham Town[edit]

Clapham Town (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Ferndale[edit]

Ferndale (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Gipsy Hill[edit]

Gipsy Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Herne Hill[edit]

Herne Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Knight's Hill[edit]

Knight's Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Larkhall[edit]

Larkhall (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Oval[edit]

Oval (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Prince's[edit]

Prince's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

St Leonard's[edit]

St Leonard's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Clive Bennett 1,162
Liberal Democrat Brian Palmer 1,103
Liberal Democrat Roger Giess 1,092
Labour Sally A Bowdery 727
Labour Roger C J Bowdery 703
Labour Brycchan Carey 630
Conservative Joanna M Barker 618
Conservative Andrew W Burkinshaw 580
Conservative Glyn M Kyle 580
Green Hugh R Fraser 213
Turnout
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

St Martin's[edit]

St Martin's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Stockwell[edit]

Stockwell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Anthony Bottrall * 1,043 42.2
Labour H David 1,020 41.3
Labour A Melville 917
Liberal Democrat C Cumberbatch-Barnett 884
Liberal Democrat E Must 844
Labour K Paul 832
Green J Fraser 207 8.4
Conservative K Best 202 8.2
Conservative V Taylor 167
Conservative E Gibson 140
Turnout 30.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

Streatham Hill[edit]

Streatham Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Streatham South[edit]

Streatham South (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Streatham Wells[edit]

Streatham Wells (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Thornton[edit]

Thornton (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Thurlow Park[edit]

Thurlow Park (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Town Hall[edit]

Town Hall (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Tulse Hill[edit]

Tulse Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Vassall[edit]

Vassall (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Local Elections results". The Times. 9 May 1998. p. 46. 
  2. ^ https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/34120/response/88477/attach/3/Election%20of%20Councillors%207th%20May%201998.pdf