London Conservatives

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London Conservatives
Leader in the London AssemblyGareth Bacon AM
ChairmanGotz Mohindra
Deputy chairpersonsAndrea Craig
Founded1946
Preceded byMunicipal Reform Party
IdeologyConservatism
Political positionCentre-right
National affiliationConservative Party (UK)
European affiliationAlliance of European Conservatives and Reformists
International affiliationInternational Democrat Union
European Parliament groupEuropean Conservatives and Reformists
Colours     Blue
London House of Commons seats
21 / 73
London Assembly
8 / 25
London EU Parliament seats
0 / 8
Local councillors in London
508 / 1,851
Council control in London
7 / 32
Directly elected Mayoralties in London
0 / 5
Website
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Logo for the GLA Conservatives

The London Conservatives are the regional party of the Conservative Party that operates in Greater London.

Party strength[edit]

The party's main competition is with the larger London Labour Party for office. They hold 27 of 73 London seats in the House of Commons and 8 of 25 seats in the London Assembly. The party controls 9 of 32 London boroughs, and won 612 out of the 1,851 Councillors in the 2014 local elections. The party held the Mayoralty of London from 2008 until losing to Labour in 2016.

Mayoral candidates[edit]

Election Candidate Results
2000 Steven Norris Red XN Not elected
2004 Steven Norris Red XN Not elected
2008 Boris Johnson Green tickY Elected
2012 Boris Johnson Green tickY Elected
2016 Zac Goldsmith Red XN Not elected

Current representatives[edit]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Cabinet ministers
Ministers
  • David Evennett - Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury.
  • Mark Field - Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific.
  • Nick Hurd - Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Services.
  • Jo Johnson – Minister of State for Universities and Science.
  • Greg Hands - Minister for London, Minister of State for Trade and Investment.
  • Mike Freer - Assistant Government Whip
  • Chris Philp - Parliamentary Private Secretary to HM Treasury Ministers.

London Assembly members[edit]

Councillors[edit]

Council Councillors
Barking and Dagenham
0 / 51
Barnet
38 / 63
Bexley
34 / 45
Brent
3 / 63
Bromley
50 / 60
Camden
7 / 54
Croydon
29 / 70
Ealing
8 / 69
Enfield
17 / 63
Greenwich
9 / 51
Hackney
5 / 57
Hammersmith and Fulham
11 / 46
Haringey
0 / 57
Harrow
28 / 63
Havering
25 / 54
Hillingdon
44 / 65
Hounslow
9 / 60
Islington
0 / 48
Kensington and Chelsea
36 / 50
Kingston upon Thames
9 / 48
Lambeth
1 / 63
Lewisham
0 / 54
Merton
17 / 60
Newham
0 / 60
Redbridge
12 / 63
Richmond upon Thames
11 / 54
Southwark
0 / 63
Sutton
18 / 54
Tower Hamlets
2 / 45
Waltham Forest
14 / 60
Wandsworth
33 / 60
Westminster
41 / 60

Electoral performance[edit]

Year % of
Vote
Number of
Councillors
Number of
Councils
1964
668 / 1,859
9 / 32
1968
1,438 / 1,863
28 / 32
1971
597 / 1,863
10 / 32
1974 40.8
713 / 1,867
13 / 32
1978 48.7
960 / 1,908
17 / 32
1982 42.2
984 / 1,914
17 / 32
1986 35.4
685 / 1,914
11 / 32
1990 37.8
731 / 1,914
12 / 32
1994 31.2
519 / 1,917
4 / 32
1998 32.0
538 / 1,917
4 / 32
2002 34.1
654 / 1,861
8 / 32
2006 34.9
785 / 1,861
14 / 32
2010 31.7
717 / 1,861
11 / 32
2014 26.4
612 / 1,861
9 / 32
2018 28.8
508 / 1,861
7 / 32

References[edit]