2018 Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council election

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2018 Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council Election
← 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 Democrats 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 Election 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 previous time the seats were up for election was 22 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 Democrats 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 -3.73
Conservative Paul Hodgins* 1,919 51.63 -6.49
Conservative Rita Palmer* 1,895 50.98 -7.39
Liberal Democrats Merlene Emerson 1,539 41.40 +20.79
Liberal Democrats Anne McKee 1,486 39.98 +20.53
Green Nicola Albon 1,058 28.46 +13.21
Labour Judith Enright 234 6.30 -6.50
Labour Sachin Patel 185 4.98 -6.78
Labour Alec Lever 153 4.12 -5.81
Socialist (GB) Adam Buick 28 0.75 N/A
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* 2,026 48.25 -10.45
Liberal Democrats Mona Adams 1,982 47.20 +25.41
Conservative Seamus Joyce 1,979 47.13 -12.43
Conservative Robert Thompson* 1,928 45.92 -9.11
Liberal Democrats Julia Cambridge 1,927 45.89 +25.89
Liberal Democrats James Heath 1,724 41.06 +24.89
Labour Deborah Genders 276 6.57 -4.74
Labour Giles Oakley 244 5.81 -5.33
Labour Rowan Woodward 176 4.19 -6.65
Turnout 4,204 55.24
Conservative hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Fulwell & Hampton Hill[edit]

Fulwell & Hampton Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Cardy* 2,497 62.50 +23.66
Liberal Democrats Matthew Hull 2,368 59.27 +21.77
Green Monica Saunders 1,923 48.14 +31.91
Conservative Mark Boyle* 1,267 31.71 -5.14
Conservative Joe Broughton 1,194 29.89 -4.36
Conservative Saba Shaukat 1,002 25.08 -7.65
Labour Catherine Pickering 405 10.14 -2.70
Labour Jane Butters 363 9.09 -2.11
Labour Adam Gladstone 272 6.81 -3.89
Turnout 4,002 50.61
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Green gain from Conservative Swing

Ham, Petersham & Richmond Riverside[edit]

Ham, Petersham & Richmond Riverside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Penny Frost* 2,344 58.79 +21.53
Liberal Democrats Gareth Richards 2,038 51.12 +15.03
Green Andrée Frieze 1,917 48.08 +36.41
Conservative Jean Loveland* 1,485 37.25 +0.60
Conservative Sara Gezdari 1,286 32.25 -4.32
Conservative Radomir Tylecote 1,204 30.20 -3.36
Labour Jed Baxter 313 7.85 -1.21
Labour Sandra Keen 306 7.67 -3.47
Labour Danny Moran 267 6.70 -1.19
Turnout 3,994 53.97
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Green gain from Conservative Swing

Hampton[edit]

Hampton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Gareth Roberts* 2,464 58.03 +15.42
Liberal Democrats Suzette Nicholson* 2,442 57.51 +15.11
Liberal Democrats Geraint Thomason 2,107 49.62 +16.11
Conservative Tim Rosser 1,513 35.63 +2.04
Conservative Petra Sale* 1,511 35.59 -0.52
Conservative Jon Slinn 1,421 33.47 +2.23
Labour Bob Bollen 316 7.44 -3.01
Labour Margaret Mills 258 6.08 -4.56
Labour Christopher Fawcett 218 5.13 -3.48
Turnout 4,253 53.78
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Hampton North[edit]

Hampton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Avril Coelho 1,373 42.89 +20.83
Conservative Geoffrey Samuel* 1,372 42.86 -1.83
Conservative Kate Howard* 1,337 41.77 -0.45
Conservative Martin Seymour* 1,326 41.42 +0.26
Liberal Democrats Jerry Elloy 1,237 38.64 +14.33
Liberal Democrats York Membery 1,125 35.15 +12.64
Labour Cathy Driscoll 467 14.59 +2.40
Labour Harpreet Gill 429 13.40 +1.44
Labour Philip Moshi 356 11.12 +0.38
UKIP Paul Rodwell 107 3.34 -9.39
Turnout 3,206 44.35
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Hampton Wick[edit]

Hampton Wick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Robin Brown 2,636 61.75 +41.59
Liberal Democrats Jim Millard 2,439 57.13 +37.84
Green Dylan Baxendale 1,738 40.71 +19.96
Conservative Tony Arbour* 1,642 38.46 -17.29
Conservative Suzy Webb 1,280 29.98 -20.94
Conservative Chris Harrison 1,275 29.87 -17.42
Labour Eva Tutchell 415 9.72 -4.41
Labour Caroline Loewenstein 307 7.19 -8.37
Labour Gerard Ward 258 6.04 -9.46
Turnout 4,277 52.22
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Green gain from Conservative Swing

Heathfield[edit]

Heathfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats John Coombs* 1,763 44.72 +11.30
Liberal Democrats Lesley Pollesche 1,560 39.57 +9.88
Liberal Democrats Michael Wilson 1,507 38.23 +10.99
Labour Sergio Cortes Allsopp 1,093 27.73 +5.53
Labour Jan Kilsby 1,044 26.48 +5.59
Conservative Alan Butler* 1,040 26.38 -6.43
Conservative George Dryja 1,032 26.18 -5.52
Labour Ranjeev Walia 1,025 26.00 +8.26
Conservative Buddhi Weerasinghe 947 24.02 -3.17
UKIP Peter Dul 159 4.03 -15.00
Turnout 3,948 50.31
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Kew[edit]

Kew
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats J-F Burford 2,503 54.56 +16.88
Liberal Democrats Lotte Campanale 2,467 53.77 +20.73
Liberal Democrats Ian Craigie 2,308 50.31 +21.53
Conservative David Linnette* 1,870 40.76 -5.91
Conservative Monica Horner* 1,852 40.37 -4.39
Conservative Roger Metcalfe 1,713 37.34 -12.11
Labour Barnaby Marder 252 5.49 -2.70
Labour Duska Rosenberg 238 5.19 -2.76
Labour René Smit 202 4.40 -3.53
Turnout 4,594 53.75
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Mortlake & Barnes Common[edit]

Mortlake & Barnes Common
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Avon* 1,986 49.34 +0.36
Conservative Gemma Curran* 1,901 47.23 -2.70
Liberal Democrats Alice Bridges-Westcott 1,758 43.68 +20.50
Conservative Tim Mack 1,757 43.65 -0.49
Liberal Democrats Tim Catchpole 1,722 42.78 +24.77
Liberal Democrats Michael Dingemans 1,665 41.37 +16.81
Labour Christina Atchison 379 9.42 -1.03
Labour Edward Jones 282 7.01 -3.36
Labour Maureen Metzger 282 7.01 -1.82
Turnout 4,033 49.29
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

North Richmond[edit]

North Richmond
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Nancy Baldwin 1,920 45.66 +16.25
Liberal Democrats Richard Pyne 1,725 41.02 +12.40
Liberal Democrats Richard Warren 1,714 40.76 +11.52
Conservative Jane Keep 1,687 40.12 -5.09
Conservative Stephen Speak* 1,671 39.74 -1.28
Conservative Jason Hilder 1,654 39.33 -4.80
Labour Fiona O'Farrell 655 15.58 +5.13
Labour Thomas Absolon 601 14.29 +3.92
Labour Maxwell Smith 540 12.84 +2.55
Turnout 4,214 50.66
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

South Richmond[edit]

South Richmond
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pamela Fleming* 1,921 48.52 -6.38
Conservative Peter Buckwell* 1,849 46.70 -6.05
Liberal Democrats Bill Newton Dunn 1,749 44.18 +21.00
Conservative Thomas O'Malley* 1,743 44.03 -4.95
Liberal Democrats Paulina Vassileva 1,708 43.14 +23.02
Green Elizabeth Nash 1,208 30.51 +13.92
Labour Deborah Huggett 338 8.54 -3.46
Labour Edwin Makurah 290 7.33 -4.44
Labour Michael Freedman 268 6.77 -2.67
UKIP Robert Leon 81 2.05 -6.28
Turnout 3,960 48.70
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

South Twickenham[edit]

South Twickenham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Katie Mansfield 2,326 58.41 +31.18
Liberal Democrats Michael Butlin 2,200 55.25 +28.14
Green Richard Bennett 1,548 38.87 +19.53
Conservative Clare Head* 1,483 37.24 -10.85
Conservative David Porter* 1,357 34.08 -11.93
Conservative David Marlow* 1,309 32.87 -11.03
Labour Beatriz Lees 377 9.47 -5.48
Labour Sampson Low 330 8.29 -7.27
Labour Manju Walia 277 6.96 -7.93
Turnout 3,987 53.78
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Green gain from Conservative Swing

St Margarets & North Twickenham[edit]

St Margarets & North Twickenham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Geoff Acton* 2,718 59.63 +15.43
Liberal Democrats Ben Khosa* 2,559 56.14 +16.16
Liberal Democrats Alexander Ehmann* 2,528 55.46 +17.91
Conservative Helen Edward 1,212 26.59 -9.53
Conservative Nathaniel Ikeazor 1,128 24.75 -10.63
Conservative Phillip Taylor 1,087 23.85 -5.93
Labour Rachel Evans 644 14.13 +2.22
Labour Gordon Alexander 595 13.05 +2.59
Labour Adam Hinton 551 12.09 +4.01
Independent Thomas Pangbourne 182 3.99 N/A
Turnout 4,570 52.91
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Teddington[edit]

Teddington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Richard Baker 2,571 59.92 +17.91
Liberal Democrats Martin Elengorn* 2,491 58.05 +17.98
Liberal Democrats Tim Woodcock 2,432 56.58 +16.96
Conservative Elizabeth Foster 1,379 32.14 -6.16
Conservative Simon Lamb 1,303 30.37 -3.93
Conservative Richard Fitter 1,280 29.83 -6.06
Labour Penny Banaji 361 8.41 -2.84
Labour Neil Browning 339 7.90 -3.06
Labour Louise Creighton 314 7.32 -2.87
Turnout 4,297 53.16
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Twickenham Riverside[edit]

Twickenham Riverside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Julia Neden-Watts 2,283 57.52 +23.24
Liberal Democrats James Chard 2,243 56.51 +23.53
Liberal Democrats Roger Crouch 2,009 50.62 +20.96
Conservative Susan Chappell* 1,256 31.65 -11.23
Conservative Helen Hill* 1,111 27.99 -8.60
Conservative Alexandre Andrews 1,110 27.97 -9.41
Women's Equality Caroline Rayfield 741 18.67 N/A
Labour Rhonda Evans 339 8.54 -2.38
Labour David Harley 250 6.30 -3.95
Labour Harvey Woolfe 215 5.42 -5.41
Turnout 3,974 50.79
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

West Twickenham[edit]

West Twickenham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Piers Allen* 2,043 51.20 +14.69
Liberal Democrats Helen Lee Parsons* 2,031 50.90 +15.76
Liberal Democrats Alan Juriansz 1,916 48.02 +17.85
Conservative Jane Boulton* 1,141 28.60 -4.59
Conservative Paul Nacmanson 1,057 26.49 -5.88
Conservative Sheba Sogol 939 23.53 -4.77
Labour Jennifer Churchill 785 19.67 +4.44
Labour Paul Tanto 735 18.42 +4.54
Labour John Plastow 693 17.37 +4.31
UKIP David Sparrow 105 2.63 -9.23
Turnout 3,996 49.54
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Whitton[edit]

Whitton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jo Humphreys 1,935 51.79 +25.95
Liberal Democrats Liz Jaeger* 1,768 47.32 +15.70
Liberal Democrats Rob O'Carroll 1,648 44.11 +21.31
Conservative Gareth Elliott* 1,365 36.54 -4.34
Conservative Sophie Lister 1,271 34.02 +3.03
Conservative Grant Healy* 1,201 32.15 -0.19
Labour Jasmin Athwal 448 11.99 -0.18
Labour Daniel Hilton 401 10.73 -0.44
Labour Mark Hopkins 370 9.90 +0.88
Independent Paul Hampartsoumian 365 9.77 -3.66
Turnout 3,742 51.31
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

By-elections between 2018 and 2022[edit]

East Sheen[edit]

East Sheen By-Election 18 July 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Julia Cambridge 1,809 58.9 Increase11.7
Conservative Helen Edward 1,090 35.4 Decrease10.4
Women's Equality Trixie Rawlinson 90 2.93 N/A
Labour Giles Oakley 82 2.6 Decrease3.1
Majority 719 23.4
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Hampton Wick By-Election 6 May 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Petra Fleming 2,447 52.4 Decrease9.2
Conservative Nina Watson 1,232 26.4 Decrease12.0
Green Chas Warlow 538 11.5 Decrease29.1
Labour Nick Dexter 446 9.5 Decrease0.1
Majority 1,215 26.0 N/A
Turnout 4,663 56.7 Increase4.5
Liberal Democrats gain from Green Swing N/A

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". Local Election - Thursday, 3 May 2018. London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. 4 May 2018. Retrieved 4 May 2018.