London Assembly election, 2000

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London Assembly election, 2000
United Kingdom
4 May 2000 2004 →

25 London Assembly Seats
13 seats needed for majority
  First party Second party
  Tony Blair William Hague
Leader Tony Blair William Hague
Party Labour Conservative
Seats won 9 9
List vote 502,874[1] 481,053[2]
Percentage 30.3% 29.0%
FPTP Seats 6 8
List Seats 3 1

  Third party Fourth party
  Charles Kennedy
Leader Charles Kennedy Mike Woodin
& Margaret Wright
Party Liberal Democrat Green
Seats won 4 3
List vote 245,555 183,910
Percentage 14.8% 11.1%
FPTP Seats 0 0
List Seats 4 3

Greater London UK assembly election 2000 map.svg
Results by constituency. Red indicates Labour, blue indicates the Conservatives.

The first elections for members of the London Assembly were held on 4 May 2000, alongside the first mayoral election.

The assembly elections used the Mixed member proportional representation, a form of Additional member system, with 14 directly elected constituencies and 11 London-wide top-up seats.

Constituency (First-Past-the-Post) results[edit]

Party Votes % Share Seats
Conservative 526,422 33.2% 8
Labour 501,296 31.6% 6
Liberal Democrat 299,998 18.9% 0
Green 162,457 10.2% 0
London Socialist 46,530 2.9% 0
Independent 31,195 1.9% 0
Havering Residents Association 12,831 0.8% 0
UKIP 2,115 0.1% 0
Humanist 1,261 0.1% 0
Reform 2000 1,144 0.1% 0
Communist League 536 0.0% 0

Top up (Additional Member System) results[edit]

Party Votes[3] % Share Seats
Labour 502,874 30.3% 3
Conservative 481,053 29.0% 1
Liberal Democrat 245,555 14.8% 4
Green 183,910 11.1% 3
Christian Peoples 55,192 3.3% 0
BNP 47,670 2.8% 0
UKIP 34,054 2.0% 0
London Socialist 27,073 1.6% 0
Peter Tatchell 22,862 1.4% 0
Campaign Against
Tube Privatisation
17,401 1.0% 0
Socialist Labour 13,690 0.8% 0
Pro-Motorist Small Shop 13,248 0.8% 0
Natural Law 7,559 0.5% 0
Communist 7,489 0.4% 0

Overall turnout: 32.6%

Overall total votes: 5,089,300

London-wide lists[edit]

London Assembly Election 2000 — London-wide lists
Name Candidates Elected to Assembly Not Elected
British National Party David John Hill, Peter Hart, Ken Fredrick Alfred Francis, Michael Patrick Davidson, Paul Charles Colin Ferguson, Frank Patrician Walsh
Campaign Against Tube Privatization Patrick William Sikorski, Oliver Edgley New, Catherine Effer, Robert Alan Law, Pamela Leah Slinger, Enoh Itejere, Brian Munro, Arwyn Huw Thomas, Lewis Peacock, Graham Michael Campbell, David Lyons
Christian Peoples Alliance Balram Gidoomal, David Bruno Campanale, Susan Jane May, Andrew Kenneth Farmer, Ellen Sheila Greco, Deepak Mahtani, Nigel John Graydon Poole, Mrs. Phillipa Jane Berry, Stuart Charles MacPherson, Timothy John Conisbee Ward, Peter Hartley Wolstenholme
Communist Party of Britain Nicholas B. Wright, Sandra Elizabeth Lusk, James Beavis, Monty Goldman, Salvador Urdiales Antelo, Anita E. Halpin, Anita Wright, Kevin Halpin, Richard Maybin
Conservative Party Eric Ollerenshaw Syed Kamall, Rhodri Harris, Roger Evans, Tony Arbour, Andrew Pelling, Irene Kimm, Elizabeth Howlett, Lurline Champagnie, Richard Barnes, Victoria Borwick, Bernard Arthur Ronald Gentry, Michael John Flynn, Patti Boulaye, Robert John Blackman, Peter James Forrest, Diane Patula Henry, Robert John Moreland, Henry Armstrong Allen Stokes, Piers Andrew Charles Wauchope, David Tyrie Williams, Cheryl Potter
Green Party of England and Wales Darren Johnson
Victor Anderson
Jennifer Jones
Noel Lynch, Shane Barbor Collins, Hilary Jago, Ashley Gunstock, John Robert Street, Jayne Forbes, Simone Florence Aspis, Catherine Mukhopadhyay
Independent Peter Tatchell Peter Tatchell
Labour Party Trevor Phillips
Samantha Heath
David Lammy
Jennette Arnold, Joseph Paul Docherty, Diana Johnson, Abdul Asad, Pamela Wharfe, Katherine Harriet Thorne, Navin Fakirchand Shah
Liberal Democrats Against the Tube Sell-Off Sally Hamwee
Graham Tope
Lynne Featherstone
Louise Bloom
Michael Tuffrey, Geoffrey Pope, Meher Khan, Duncan Keith Borrowman, Christopher David Noyce, Monroe Palmer, Meral Hussein Ece
London Socialist Alliance Paul Foot, Gregory Simon Tucker, Janine Sandra Booth, Christine Blower, Theresa Cordelia Bennett, Anne Gerardine Murphy, Katherine Louise Ford, Tobias Abse, Jean Kysow, George Thomas Taylor, Mark Steel
Natural Law Party Richard Peter Johnson, Judith Muriel Thomas, Alexander Maurice Alers Hankey, Gerard Joseph Valente, Jean Livesley, Juliette Taylor-Elwes, Jonathan Robert Hinde, Michael Leslie Mears
PRO-MaSS (PRO-Motorist, Small Shop) Geoffrey Maurice Ben-Nathan, Brian Bartle, Russell Stephen Conway, Joseph Pronckus
Socialist Labour Party Arthur Scargill, Amanda May Rose, Harpal Brar, Margaret Mary Sharkey, Hardev Singh Dhillon, Nicola Jane Hoarau, Geoff Palmer, Novjot Brar, Robert John Siggins, Eloisa Joan Rule, John David Hayball
United Kingdom Independence Party Damian Hockney, Christopher Pratt, Anthony Christopher John Neree Van Der Elst, Anthony John Edward Scholefield, Gregory Slysz, John de Roeck, Robert Michael Bryant, Gerald Roberts, James Rosewall Feisenberger, Mark Daniel Lester, Penelope Stella Weald

London Assembly Representation[edit]

  • Labour - 9
  • Conservative - 9
  • Liberal Democrat - 4
  • Green Party - 3

Party Leaders in 2000[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ This election saw a constituency/regional list split where Labour won the most votes in the regional list section but the Conservatives won the most in the constituency section. The result was that the parties tied on 9 seats each
  2. ^ This election saw a constituency/regional list split where Labour won the most votes on the regional list section but the Conservatives won the most in the constituency section. The result was that the parties tied on 9 seats each
  3. ^ http://www.election.demon.co.uk/gla.html

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