2018 Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council election

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Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council election, 2018
← 2014 3 May 2018

All 54 seats to Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council
28 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Blank Blank Blank
Leader Gareth Roberts Paul Hodgins Richard Bennett
Party Liberal Democrat Conservative Green
Leader's seat Hampton Barnes South Twickenham
Last election 15 seats, 31.8% 39 seats, 45.0% 0 seats, 6.0%
Seats won 39 11 4
Seat change Increase24 Decrease28 Increase4
Popular vote 146,198 78,431 9,392
Percentage 47.0% 37.6% 4.5%
Swing Increase14.9% Decrease7.3% Decrease1.5%

Richmond upon Thames wards 2018.svg
Map of the results of the 2018 Richmond upon Thames Borough council election. Liberal Democrats in yellow, Conservatives in blue, Green Party in green.

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Liberal Democrats

The 2018 Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council took place on 3 May 2018 to elect members of Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council in England,[1] on the same day as other local elections. The last time the seats were up for election was 22nd May 2014.

Summary of results[edit]

Richmond Upon Thames Borough Council Composition 2018
Richmond upon Thames Council election result 2018[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrat 39 +24 0 +24 72.2 46.7 97,496 +14.9
  Conservative 11 0 -28 -28 20.4 37.6 78,431 -7.4
  Labour 0 0 0 0 10.4 21,723 -2.1
  Green 4 +4 0 +4 7.4 4.5 9,392 -1.5
  Women's Equality 0 0 0 0 0.4 741 n/a
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0.3 547 -0.6
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0.2 452 -3.7
  Socialist (GB) 0 0 0 0 0.2 452 n/a

Ward Results[edit]

Barnes[edit]

Barnes
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Aphra Brandreth 2,017 54.26
Conservative Paul Hodgins* 1,919 51.63
Conservative Rita Palmer* 1,895 50.98
Liberal Democrat Merlene Emerson 1,539 41.40
Liberal Democrat Anne McKee 1,486 39.98
Green Nicola Albon 1,058 28.46
Labour Judith Enright 234 6.30
Labour Sachin Patel 185 4.98
Labour Alec Lever 153 4.12
Socialist (GB) Adam Buick 28 0.75
Turnout 3,725 50.15
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

East Sheen[edit]

East Sheen
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brian Anthony Marcel* 2026 48.25
Liberal Democrat Mona Adams 1982 47.20
Conservative Seamus Joyce 1979 47.13
Conservative Robert Thompson* 1928 45.92
Liberal Democrat Julia Cambridge 1927 45.89
Liberal Democrat James Heath 1724 41.06
Labour Deborah Genders 276 6.57
Labour Giles Oakley 244 5.81
Labour Rowan Woodward 176 4.19
Turnout 4,204 55.24
Conservative hold Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Fulwell & Hampton Hill[edit]

Fulwell & Hampton Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jonathan Cardy* 2497 62.50
Liberal Democrat Matthew Hull 2368 59.27
Green Monica Saunders 1923 48.14
Conservative Mark Boyle* 1267 31.71
Conservative Joe Broughton 1194 29.89
Conservative Saba Shaukat 1002 25.08
Labour Catherine Pickering 405 10.14
Labour Jane Butters 363 9.09
Labour Adam Gladstone 272 6.81
Turnout 4,002 50.61
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Green gain from Conservative Swing

Ham, Petersham & Richmond Riverside[edit]

Ham, Petersham & Richmond Riverside
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Penny Frost* 2344 58.79
Liberal Democrat Gareth Richards 2038 51.12
Green Andrée Frieze 1917 48.08
Conservative Jean Loveland* 1485 37.25
Conservative Sara Gezdari 1286 32.25
Conservative Radomir Tylecote 1204 30.20
Labour Jed Baxter 313 7.85
Labour Sandra Keen 306 7.67
Labour Danny Moran 267 6.70
Turnout 3,994 53.97
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Green gain from Conservative Swing

Hampton[edit]

Hampton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Gareth Roberts* 2464 58.03
Liberal Democrat Suzette Nicholson* 2442 57.51
Liberal Democrat Geraint Thomason 2107 49.62
Conservative Tim Rosser 1513 35.63
Conservative Petra Sale* 1511 35.59
Conservative Jon Slinn 1421 33.47
Labour Bob Bollen 316 7.44
Labour Margaret Mills 258 6.08
Labour Christopher Fawcett 218 5.13
Turnout 4,253 53.78
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

Hampton North[edit]

Hampton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Avril Coelho 1373 42.89
Conservative Geoffrey Samuel* 1372 42.86
Conservative Kate Howard* 1337 41.77
Conservative Martin Seymour* 1326 41.42
Liberal Democrat Jerry Elloy 1237 38.64
Liberal Democrat York Membery 1125 35.15
Labour Cathy Driscoll 467 14.59
Labour Harpreet Gill 429 13.40
Labour Philip Moshi 356 11.12
UKIP Paul Rodwell 107 3.34
Turnout 3,206 44.35
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Hampton Wick[edit]

Hampton Wick
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Robin Brown 2636 61.75
Liberal Democrat Jim Millard 2439 57.13
Green Dylan Baxendale 1738 40.71
Conservative Tony Arbour* 1642 38.46
Conservative Suzy Webb 1280 29.98
Conservative Chris Harrison 1275 29.87
Labour Eva Tutchell 415 9.72
Labour Caroline Loewenstein 307 7.19
Labour Gerard Ward 258 6.04
Turnout 4,277 52.22
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Green gain from Conservative Swing

Heathfield[edit]

Heathfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat John Coombs* 1763 44.72
Liberal Democrat Lesley Pollesche 1560 39.57
Liberal Democrat Michael Wilson 1507 38.23
Labour Sergio Cortes Allsopp 1093 27.73
Labour Jan Kilsby 1044 26.48
Conservative Alan Butler* 1040 26.38
Conservative George Dryja 1032 26.18
Labour Ranjeev Walia 1025 26.00
Conservative Buddhi Weerasinghe 947 24.02
UKIP Peter Dul 159 4.03
Turnout 3,948 50.31
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

Kew[edit]

Kew
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat J-F Burford 2503 54.56
Liberal Democrat Lotte Campanale 2467 53.77
Liberal Democrat Ian Craigie 2308 50.31
Conservative David Linnette* 1870 40.76
Conservative Monica Horner* 1852 40.37
Conservative Roger Metcalfe 1713 37.34
Labour Barnaby Marder 252 5.49
Labour Duska Rosenberg 238 5.19
Labour René Smit 202 4.40
Turnout 4,594 53.75
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

Mortlake & Barnes Common[edit]

Mortlake & Barnes Common
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Paul Avon* 1986 49.34
Conservative Gemma Curran* 1901 47.23
Liberal Democrat Alice Bridges-Westcott 1758 43.68
Conservative Tim Mack 1757 43.65
Liberal Democrat Tim Catchpole 1722 42.78
Liberal Democrat Michael Dingemans 1665 41.37
Labour Christina Atchison 379 9.42
Labour Edward Jones 282 7.01
Labour Maureen Metzger 282 7.01
Turnout 4,033 49.29
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

North Richmond[edit]

North Richmond
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Nancy Baldwin 1920 45.66
Liberal Democrat Richard Pyne 1725 41.02
Liberal Democrat Richard Warren 1714 40.76
Conservative Jane Keep 1687 40.12
Conservative Stephen Speak* 1671 39.74
Conservative Jason Hilder 1654 39.33
Labour Fiona O'Farrell 655 15.58
Labour Thomas Absolon 601 14.29
Labour Maxwell Smith 540 12.84
Turnout 4,214 50.66
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

South Richmond[edit]

South Richmond
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pamela Fleming* 1921 48.52
Conservative Peter Buckwell* 1849 46.70
Liberal Democrat Bill Newton Dunn 1749 44.18
Conservative Thomas O'Malley* 1743 44.03
Liberal Democrat Paulina Vassileva 1708 43.14
Green Elizabeth Nash 1208 30.51
Labour Deborah Huggett 338 8.54
Labour Edwin Makurah 290 7.33
Labour Michael Freedman 268 6.77
UKIP Robert Leon 81 2.05
Turnout 3,960 48.70
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

South Twickenham[edit]

South Twickenham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Katie Mansfield 2326 58.41
Liberal Democrat Michael Butlin 2200 55.25
Green Richard Bennett 1548 38.87
Conservative Clare Head* 1423 35.74
Conservative David Porter* 1357 34.08
Conservative David Marlow* 1309 32.87
Labour Beatriz McGawn Lees 377 9.47
Labour Sampson Low 330 8.29
Labour Manju Walia 277 6.96
Turnout 3,987 53.78
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Green gain from Conservative Swing

St Margarets & North Twickenham[edit]

St Margarets & North Twickenham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Geoff Acton* 2718 59.63
Liberal Democrat Ben Khosa* 2559 56.14
Liberal Democrat Alexander Ehmann* 2528 55.46
Conservative Helen Edward 1212 26.59
Conservative Nathaniel Ikeazor 1128 24.75
Conservative Phillip Taylor 1087 23.85
Labour Rachel Evans 644 14.13
Labour Gordon Alexander 595 13.05
Labour Adam Hinton 551 12.09
Independent Thomas Pangbourne 182 3.99
Turnout 4,570 52.91
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Teddington[edit]

Teddington
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Richard Baker 2571 59.92
Liberal Democrat Martin Elengorn* 2491 58.05
Liberal Democrat Tim Woodcock 2432 56.58
Conservative Elizabeth Foster 1379 32.14
Conservative Simon Lamb 1303 30.37
Conservative Richard Fitter 1280 29.83
Labour Penny Banaji 361 8.41
Labour Neil Browning 339 7.90
Labour Louise Creighton 314 7.32
Turnout 4,297 53.16
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Twickenham Riverside[edit]

Twickenham Riverside
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Julia Neden-Watts 2283 57.52
Liberal Democrat James Chard 2243 56.51
Liberal Democrat Roger Crouch 2009 50.62
Conservative Susan Chappell* 1256 31.65
Conservative Helen Hill* 1111 27.99
Conservative Alexandre Andrews 1110 27.97
Women's Equality Caroline Rayfield 741 18.67
Labour Rhonda Evans 339 8.54
Labour David Harley 250 6.30
Labour Harvey Woolfe 215 5.42
Turnout 3,974 50.79
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

West Twickenham[edit]

West Twickenham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Piers Allen* 2043 51.20
Liberal Democrat Helen Lee Parsons* 2031 50.90
Liberal Democrat Alan Juriansz 1916 48.02
Conservative Jane Boulton* 1141 28.60
Conservative Paul Nacmanson 1057 26.49
Conservative Sheba Sogol 939 23.53
Labour Jennifer Churchill 785 19.67
Labour Paul Tanto 735 18.42
Labour John Plastow 693 17.37
UKIP David Sparrow 105 2.63
Turnout 3,996 49.54
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

Whitton[edit]

Whitton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jo Humphreys 1935 51.79
Liberal Democrat Liz Jaeger* 1768 47.32
Liberal Democrat Rob O'Carroll 1648 44.11
Conservative Gareth Elliott* 1365 36.54
Conservative Sophie Lister 1271 34.02
Conservative Grant Healy* 1201 32.15
Labour Jasmin Athwal 448 11.99
Labour Daniel Hilton 401 10.73
Labour Mark Hopkins 370 9.90
Independent Paul Hampartsoumian 365 9.77
Turnout 3,742 51.31
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local Council Elections 2018". richmond.gov.uk. Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
  2. ^ Local Election - Thursday, 3 May 2018. London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. 4 May 2018 https://cabnet.richmond.gov.uk/mgElectionResults.aspx?ID=12&RPID=504570723. Retrieved 4 May 2018. Missing or empty |title= (help)