London Liberal Democrats

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London Liberal Democrats
Headquarters8–10 Great George Street,
London, SW1[1]
Youth wingLondon Young Liberals
IdeologyLiberalism[2]
Social liberalism[2][3]
Classical liberalism[4][5]
Pro-Europeanism[6][7]
Political positionCentre[8][9] to
centre-left[4][10][11]
Colours     Yellow [12]
London House of Commons seats
4 / 73
London Assembly
1 / 25
London EU Parliament seats
3 / 8
Local councillors in London
154 / 1,851
Council control in London
3 / 32
Website
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The London Liberal Democrats is the regional party of the English Liberal Democrats that operates in Greater London.

Mayoral Candidates[edit]

Current representatives[edit]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Members of the European Parliament[edit]

London Assembly Members[edit]

Councillors[edit]

Council Councillors Leaders
Barking and Dagenham
0 / 51
Barnet
1 / 63
Bexley
0 / 63
Brent
0 / 63
Bromley
0 / 60
Camden
3 / 54
Flick Rea
Croydon
0 / 70
Ealing
4 / 69
Gary Malcolm
Enfield
0 / 63
Greenwich
0 / 51
Hackney
0 / 57
Hammersmith and Fulham
0 / 46
Haringey
15 / 57
Liz Morris
Harrow
0 / 63
Havering
0 / 54
Hillingdon
0 / 65
Hounslow
0 / 60
Islington
0 / 48
Kensington and Chelsea
1 / 50
Kingston upon Thames
39 / 48
Liz Green
Lambeth
0 / 63
Lewisham
0 / 54
Merton
6 / 60
Newham
0 / 60
Redbridge
0 / 63
Richmond upon Thames
39 / 54
Gareth Roberts
Southwark
13 / 63
Anood Al-Samerai
Sutton
33 / 54
Ruth Dombey
Tower Hamlets
1 / 45
Waltham Forest
0 / 60
Wandsworth
0 / 60
Westminster
0 / 60

Electoral performance[edit]

Year % of
Vote
Number of
Councillors
Number of
Councils
1964
16 / 1,859
0 / 32
1968
10 / 1,863
0 / 32
1971
9 / 1,863
0 / 32
1974 13.1
27 / 1,867
0 / 32
1978 7.1
30 / 1,908
0 / 32
1982 24.6
124 / 1,914
0 / 32
1986 24.0
249 / 1,914
3 / 32
1990 14.2
229 / 1,914
3 / 32
1994 22.0
323 / 1,917
3 / 32
1998 20.8
301 / 1,917
2 / 32
2002 20.6
307 / 1,861
3 / 32
2006 20.7
316 / 1,861
3 / 32
2010 22.4
246 / 1,861
2 / 32
2014 10.6
116 / 1,861
1 / 32
2018 13.0
152 / 1,861
3 / 32
Best historic result by borough
Borough Election Best seats Role in council Current seats
Barking and Dagenham 1986
5 / 48
Opposition
0 / 51
Barnet 1964
6 / 63
3rd Party
0 / 63
Bexley 1994
14 / 62
3rd Party
0 / 62
Brent 2006
27 / 63
Joint control
with Conservatives
0 / 63
Bromley 1998
27 / 60
Joint control
with Labour
0 / 60
Camden 2006
20 / 54
Joint control
with Conservatives
3 / 54
Croydon 2002
1 / 70
3rd Party
0 / 70
Ealing 2010
5 / 69
3rd Party
4 / 69
Enfield 1974
1 / 60
3rd Party
0 / 54
Greenwich 1986
5 / 62
3rd Party
0 / 51
Hackney 1998
17 / 60
3rd Party
0 / 57
Hammersmith and Fulham 1982
2 / 50
3rd Party
0 / 46
Haringey 2006
27 / 57
Opposition
15 / 57
Harrow 1994
29 / 63
Minority
0 / 63
Havering 1990
6 / 63
4th Party
0 / 54
Hillingdon 1986
6 / 63
3rd Party
0 / 65
Hounslow 1994
5 / 60
3rd Party
0 / 60
Islington 2002
38 / 48
Overall control
0 / 48
Kensington and Chelsea 2010
2 / 50
3rd Party
1 / 50
Kingston upon Thames 2018
39 / 48
Overall control
39 / 48
Lambeth 2002
28 / 63
Joint control
with Conservatives
0 / 63
Lewisham 2002
17 / 54
Opposition
0 / 54
Merton 2018
6 / 60
3rd Party
6 / 60
Newham 1982
6 / 60
Opposition
0 / 60
Redbridge 2006
9 / 62
Opposition
0 / 62
Richmond upon Thames 1986
49 / 52
Overall control
39 / 54
Southwark 2002
30 / 63
Joint control
with Conservatives
14 / 64
Sutton 2002
47 / 56
Overall control
33 / 54
Tower Hamlets 1990
30 / 50
Overall control
1 / 45
Waltham Forest 2006
19 / 60
Opposition
0 / 60
Wandsworth 1982
1 / 61
3rd Party
0 / 60
Westminster City 2010
0 / 61
No presence
0 / 60

References[edit]

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  3. ^ Hans Slomp (2011). Europe, A Political Profile: An American Companion to European Politics [2 volumes]: An American Companion to European Politics. ABC-CLIO. p. 343. ISBN 978-0-313-39182-8.
  4. ^ a b Alistair Clark (2012). Political Parties in the UK. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 86–93. ISBN 978-0-230-36868-2.
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  7. ^ Elgot, Jessica (28 May 2017). "Tim Farron: Lib Dems' pro-European strategy will be proved right". The Guardian.
  8. ^ Mark Kesselman; Joel Krieger; William A. Joseph (2018). Introduction to Comparative Politics: Political Challenges and Changing Agendas. Cengage Learning. p. 71. ISBN 978-1-337-67124-8.
  9. ^ "Lib Dems aim for centrist voters with tax platform". Financial Times. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  10. ^ Thomas Quinn; Judith Bara; John Bartle (2013). "The UK Coalition Agreement of 2010: Who Won?". In Justin Fisher; Christopher Wlezien (eds.). The UK General Election of 2010: Explaining the Outcome. Routledge. p. 180. ISBN 978-1-317-96554-1.
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  12. ^ https://www.libdems.org.uk/styleguide