Tower Hamlets London Borough Council election, 2006

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Tower Hamlets Council election, 2006
← 2002 4 May 2006 2010 →

All council seats
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Respect Conservative
Last election 35 seats, 45.7% 0 seats, 0% 0 seats, 15.1%
Seats won 26 12 7
Seat change Decrease7 Increase12 Increase7
Popular vote 57,672 39,587 29,992
Percentage 33.2% 22.8% 17.3%
Swing Decrease12.5% Increase22.8 Increase2.2

  Fourth party
 
Party Liberal Democrat
Last election 16 seats, 30.6%
Seats won 6
Seat change Decrease10
Popular vote 32,314
Percentage 18.6%
Swing Decrease12.0

Leader of Largest Party before election


Labour

Subsequent Leader of Largest Party


Labour

Map of the results of the 2006 Tower Hamlets council election. Conservatives in blue, Labour in red, Liberal Democrats in yellow and Respect in light red.

Elections to Tower Hamlets London Borough Council were held on 4 May 2006. The entire council stood for election, and the Labour party retained control.

Election result[edit]

Tower Hamlets Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 26 10 17 -7 51.0 33.2 57,672 -12.5%
  Respect 12 11 0 +11 23.5 22.8 39,587 +22.8%
  Conservative 7 6 0 +6 13.7 17.3 29,992 +2.2%
  Liberal Democrat 6 0 10 -10 11.8 18.6 32,314 -12.0%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 4.2 7,271 +2.2%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 3.3 5,728 -1.4%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 972 +0.3%

Ward results[edit]

Bethnal Green North (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mohammed Salique 1,108
Liberal Democrat Azizur Khan 1,096
Liberal Democrat Stephanie Eaton 960
Liberal Democrat John Griffiths 958
Labour Brian Boag 950
Labour Rachael Saunders 940
Respect Abu Choudhury 882
Respect Syed Hussain 592
Respect Sheila McGregor 475
Conservative Jamal Khan 436
Conservative Shamsu Miah 413
Green Elaine Maltby 398
Green Darren Chetty 373
Green Richard Simpson 354
Conservative Nishat Kabir 280
Turnout 10,215 40.3
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Bethnal Green South (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Salim Ullah 1,609
Labour Sirajul Islam 1,593
Labour Carli Harper-Penman 1,436
Respect Syeda Hussain 1,342
Respect Afzal Mahmood 1,113
Respect John Rees 973
Liberal Democrat Akikur Rahman 876
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Haque 863
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Miah 689
Green Rachel Carless 327
Green Daniel Adams 324
Conservative Moynul Choudhury 264
Green Robert Dickinson 253
Conservative Christopher Bromby 237
Conservative Aurelia Greystoke 237
Turnout 12,136 44.1
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Labour hold Swing
Blackwall & Cubitt Town (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Tim Archer 1,317
Conservative Philip Briscoe 1,197
Conservative Peter Golds 1,142
Labour Julia Mainwaring 990
Labour Brian Son 903
Labour Anthony Sharpe 888
Liberal Democrat Shofu Miah 652
Respect Abdul Chowdhury 502
Liberal Democrat Barry Blandford 463
Respect Aysha Ali 411
Liberal Democrat Jahidul Hoque 402
Independent Shamsur Choudhury 362
Respect Terence Wells 273
Independent Eric Pemberton 152
Independent Shelima Choudhury 75
Independent Najma Rahman 58
Turnout 9,787 32.9
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Bow East (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Marc Francis 1,314
Labour Alexander Heslop 1,156
Labour Ahmed Omer 1,126
Liberal Democrat Raymond Gipson 918
Liberal Democrat Marian Williams 765
Liberal Democrat Andrew Sage 740
Respect Sahra Ali 366
Conservative Andrew Palmer 321
Respect Christopher Nineham 309
Respect Tansy Hoskins 307
Conservative Priti Heath 290
Conservative William Norton 286
Green Andrea Krug 209
Green Alana Jelinek 201
Turnout 8,308 37.6
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Bow West (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Anwara Ali 1,483
Labour Ann Jackson 1,442
Labour Joshua Peck 1,282
Liberal Democrat Janet Ludlow 1,099
Liberal Democrat Martin Rew 902
Liberal Democrat Stephen Clarke 896
Conservative Anwar Hussain 592
Respect Deeka Adan 505
Respect Robin Hirsch 445
Respect Carole Swords 425
Green Heather Finlay 415
Green John Foster 399
Conservative Francis Bown 380
Conservative Simon Gordon-clark 364
Turnout 10,629 45.2
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Bromley-by-Bow (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Abdul Sardar 1,689
Respect Rania Khan 1,308
Respect Mohammed Munim 1,077
Independent Helal Rahman 1,022
Labour Jo-Anna Coles 966
Respect Rebecca Townesend 923
Labour David Edgar 916
Independent Khaled Khan 851
Green Terry McGrenera 342
Liberal Democrat Koyes Choudhury 293
Liberal Democrat Brian Abson 271
Conservative Alison Newton 271
Liberal Democrat Mohammod Uddin 257
Conservative Barbara Perrott 254
Conservative Kazi Alam 242
Turnout 10,682 48.5
Labour hold Swing
Respect gain from Labour Swing
Respect gain from Labour Swing
East India & Lansbury (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Shiria Khatun 1,461
Labour Abul Ahmed 1,150
Liberal Democrat Rajib Ahmed 1,149
Liberal Democrat Iqbal Hossain 944
Labour Peter Ton-That 841
Respect Kambiz Boomla 607
Respect Mohammed Shahid 599
Conservative Jane Archer 542
Conservative Ian Campbell 511
Conservative Paul Ingham 483
Liberal Democrat Caroline Spencer 470
Respect Martin Hayward 436
Independent John Phillips 240
Independent Mahfuz Khan 122
Turnout 9,555 39.8
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Limehouse (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mohammed Ali 1,208
Respect Lutfa Begum 1,099
Respect Dulal Uddin 1,092
Labour Judith Gardiner 1,017
Labour Ashton McGregor 960
Conservative Pennie Clarke 933
Conservative Philip Groves 886
Respect Martin Empson 854
Conservative Kenneth Mizzi 847
Independent Mohammed Hoque 662
Independent Abdul Jamal 630
Liberal Democrat Husheara Begum 470
Liberal Democrat John Bevan 382
Liberal Democrat Iain Chambers 324
Turnout 11,364 43.0
Labour hold Swing
Respect gain from Labour Swing
Respect gain from Labour Swing
Mile End & Globe Town (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Rofique Ahmed 1,380
Labour Clair Hawkins 1,113
Labour Bill Turner 1,050
Respect Mehdi Hassan 1,012
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Chowdhury 912
Respect Kay Ballard 816
Liberal Democrat Partab Ali 751
Respect Glyn Robbins 717
Liberal Democrat Barrie Duffey 627
Conservative Kobir Ahmed 481
BNP Gordon Callow 411
BNP William Wren 375
Conservative Michael Fletcher 264
Conservative Andrew McNeils 234
BNP Jeffrey Marshall 186
Turnout 10,329 40.3
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Mile End East (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Motin Uz-Zaman 1,338
Respect Ahmed Hussain 993
Labour Rupert Bawden 897
Liberal Democrat Misbahur Khan 828
Respect Ismail Hussain 753
Respect Jacqueline Turner 752
Liberal Democrat Shamsul Syed 742
Labour Betheline Chattopadhyay 696
Independent Hafizur Choudhury 531
Conservative Jewel Islam 454
Liberal Democrat Stewart Rayment 454
Conservative Graham Collins 346
Conservative Caroline Rouse 312
Turnout 9,096 41.7
Labour hold Swing
Respect gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing
Millwall (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Simon Rouse 1,724
Conservative Shirley Houghton 1,685
Conservative Rupert Eckhardt 1,679
Labour Alan Amos 1,248
Labour John Cray 1,128
Labour Arip Miah 1,084
Respect Mohammed Alam-Raja 606
Respect Sybil Cock 398
Liberal Democrat Patricia Ramsay 358
Respect Julia Taher 312
Liberal Democrat Nigel Huxted 301
Liberal Democrat Ian McDonald 300
Turnout 10,823 32.3
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Shadwell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Respect Shamim Chowdhury 1,851
Respect Abjol Miah 1,789
Respect Mohammed Rashid 1,707
Labour Michael Keith 1,287
Labour Humayun Kabir 1,141
Labour Abdus Shukur 1,054
Conservative William Crossey 723
Conservative David Snowdon 670
Conservative Sajjadur Rahman 605
Liberal Democrat Catherine Buttimer 266
Liberal Democrat Phylis Sheehan 226
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Ali 205
Turnout 11,524 46.2
Respect gain from Labour Swing
Respect gain from Labour Swing
Respect gain from Labour Swing
Spitalfields & Banglatown (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Helal Abbas 912
Respect Fozol Miah 866
Labour Lutfur Rahman 860
Labour Mohammad Mortuza 775
Independent Mizanur Chaudhury 716
Respect Mohammad Islam 682
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Kamali 548
Respect Mohammed Choudhury 471
Conservative Dinul Shah 458
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Rahman 424
Liberal Democrat Guy Burton 354
Conservative Iqbal Hussain 329
Green Beth Collar 242
Conservative Hamid-Ur Chowdhury 241
Green Peter Lockley 191
Turnout 8,069 43.8
Labour hold Swing
Respect gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing
St Dunstan's & Stepney Green (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alibor Choudhury 1,453
Labour Abdal Ullah 1,410
Respect Oliur Rahman 1,351
Labour Mohammed Uddin 1,329
Respect Aleyk Miah 1,292
Respect Margaret Falshaw 954
Liberal Democrat Habibur Rahamn 747
Independent Ataur Rahman 669
Conservative Edwin Northover 630
Conservative Alexander Story 590
Liberal Democrat Ahmed Mustaque 583
Liberal Democrat Farid Ahmed 550
Conservative Jane Meehan 373
Turnout 11,931 44.3
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Respect hold Swing
St. Katharine's & Wapping (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Emma Jones 1,351
Labour Shafiqul Haque 1,321
Labour Denise Jones 1,290
Labour Richard Brooks 1,231
Conservative Neil King 1,223
Conservative Paul Mawdsley 1,153
Green Martine Hall 364
Green Andrew Hall 359
Liberal Democrat Margaret Man 349
Liberal Democrat Ron Coverson 321
Liberal Democrat Alan Mead 305
Turnout 9,267 35.5
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Weavers (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Abdul Matin 1,819
Liberal Democrat Louise Alexander 1,059
Liberal Democrat Timothy O'Flaherty 948
Labour Fazlul Haque 854
Respect Dilwara Begum 830
Labour Amina Ali 652
Labour Nathan Oley 575
Respect Paul Fredericks 494
Respect Eliza Cox 489
Green Catherine Guttman 364
Independent Gias Ahmed 345
Green Daniel Jackson 321
Green Benjamin Hancocks 292
Conservative Simon Holmes 254
Conservative Hamida Chowdhury 249
Conservative Mark Walters 214
Turnout 9,759 41.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Whitechapel (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Respect Shahed Ali 1,449
Labour Abdul Asad 1,107
Respect Waiseul Islam 1,084
Labour Lutfur Rahman 1,040
Labour Doros Ullah 1,019
Respect Farhana Zaman 1,004
Independent Fanu Miah 650
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Haydar 529
Liberal Democrat Kate Grieve 511
Liberal Democrat Shamsuddin Ahmed 458
Conservative Muhammed Ahmed 397
Conservative Moya Frawley 344
Conservative Shah Suhel 284
Independent Mohammed Goni 186
Turnout 10,062 39.9
Respect gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing
Respect gain from Labour Swing

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