London Local Election Results | Londonist


The counting has dragged on and on however outcomes for the 32 council elections and 4 Mayoral elections are in. Here’s what’s occurred in your borough — click on the hyperlinks to be taken by way of to the complete outcomes. London Councils additionally has a helpful map which exhibits outcomes for this and former elections.

The most fascinating tales are happening in Hammersmith and Fulham, the place the Conservatives misplaced closely of their flagship borough; Havering, which has gone to No Overall Control after electing 24 independents in addition to seven UKIP members; Barnet, the place the Conservatives maintain a paperthin majority; and the huge Liberal Democrat wipe-out, falling behind UKIP and the Green Party in some boroughs. Labour now holds 20 councils in London with Tower Hamlets but to declare — and there at the moment are 4 councils the place Labour is the only celebration or has only one opponent, which isn’t nice for native accountability.

Barking and Dagenham

Labour restores the one hundred% maintain on Barking and Dagenham it misplaced when 4 councillors defected to UKIP lately.


It’s extremely tight in Barnet. With the Colindale election not happening till 26 June (three Labour councillors elected there in 2010) the council is poised between 32 Conservatives, 27 Labour (up to now) and one Liberal Democrat — and that Liberal Democrat solely gained his seat within the pivotal Childs Hill ward by 9 votes. That’s a change from 39 Tories, 21 Labour and three Lib Dems in 2010. The easyCouncil strategy clearly hasn’t gone down nicely in north London. If the celebration wasn’t sure it had a mandate for the outsourcing push earlier than, there’s certainly a good greater query mark now.

This election additionally presumably marks the top of Brian Coleman’s profession. Former head of the Fire Authority and London Assembly member till he misplaced his seat in 2012, Coleman was expelled from the Conservatives final yr following a conviction for assault. He stood in his previous ward of Totteridge anyway and polled exactly 265 votes, placing him fourth from backside, crushed by two Greens and a Liberal Democrat. It’s in all probability truthful to say he won’t be missed.


UKIP achieve three councillors in Bexley nevertheless it doesn’t have an effect on the general end result of a Conservative maintain. The Tories are down seven seats from 2010 to forty five and Labour have gained 4 to deliver them as much as 15. UKIP took 12% of the vote and the BNP took A%, beating the Lib Dems on P%.


Labour held onto Brent, including sixteen seats — the get together now has fifty six of the sixty three seats on the council. The Conservatives are down to 6 seats from 17 in 2010 and of the Liberal Democrats’ earlier six seats, solely Helen Ginette Carr survives in Mapesbury. Anyone keen on vote share may wish to know that regardless of the landslide in seats, Labour gained 50% of the votes (that is what occurs underneath first previous the publish) whereas the Conservatives and Lib Dems gained 25% and 20% respectively. The Greens acquired A% of the vote with UKIP polling lower than M% within the borough.


Bromley stays in Conservative management with fifty one seats however the social gathering misplaced a number of to Labour, which now has seven seats, and UKIP, which has two.


Labour retains management of Camden, gaining 10 seats to take them to forty. The Conservatives additionally gained two seats, taking them to 12; however the Lib Dems crashed from thirteen seats in 2010 to only one solitary seat in Fortune Green. Former Green Mayoral candidate Sian Berry has taken over the Green seat in Highgate.


Labour has gained Croydon from the Conservatives for the primary time since 2002: Labour now has forty seats to the Tory 30. Croydon Conservatives are blaming UKIP, with their chief chief Mike Fisher saying “I consider many UKIP voters have been Conservatives who have been making a protest and I assume they’ll now be horrified at what they’ve executed”. Looking on the votes, that could be the case in Fieldway, New Addington and Waddon nevertheless it doesn’t appear to be a borough-broad phenomenon.


Labour holds Ealing with fifty three seats, a rise from forty in 2010. The Conservatives’ complete halves to 12 whereas the Lib Dems lose simply the one to deliver their tally to 4.


It’s one other Labour maintain in Enfield however the map on the council web site is fascinating: cut up down the center with Labour taking the east and Conservatives the west, with some combined voting within the center for Winchmore Hill, Southgate Green and Bush Hill Park (and Labour’s Vicki Pite being the only Labour councillor in Chase ward, which type of ruins the map impact). Labour has forty one seats, Conservatives 22.


Labour took three seats off the Conservatives to consolidate management in Greenwich, placing them on forty three seats to the Tories’ eight.


Labour’s Jules Pipe has been re-elected as Mayor in Hackney with round 60% of the vote. The Green candidate, Mischa Borris, got here second with A,000 extra votes than the Conservative in third.

Labour additionally held the council with 50 seats. The Conservatives utterly took Springfield ward and one other seat within the new Stamford Hill West ward to provide them 4, and the Lib Dems held Cazenove ward for 3 seats.

Hammersmith and Fulham

One of the biggest stories of the night time: the Conservative flagship borough was comprehensively stolen by Labour. In 2010, the Tories had 31 seats and Labour 15; Labour now has 26 seats and the Tories 20. Was it voter revolt over Earl’s Court, hospital closures or common cuts? Whatever the rationale, it’s a hefty defeat.


Another dangerous end result for the Lib Dems, dropping 14 seats to Labour, leaving them with 9 seats on Haringey council. Even the Muswell Hill / Crouch End strongholds at the moment are combined Labour and Liberal Democrat, which can make MP Lynne Featherstone nervous.


Labour has retaken Harrow after an internal party split final yr put the Conservatives in cost. Labour took forty% of the vote and 33 seats — whereas Conservatives gained forty one% of the vote and have 26 seats. Again, that’s first previous the submit for you. Harrow has two unbiased councillors and one Lib Dem. Harrow additionally voted P% for UKIP and M% for Green.


It’s very complicated in Havering. Dave Hill described the situation before the election, with numerous residents’ associations and 6 UKIP defections. The outcomes are as follows: Conservative 22 seats, UKIP seven seats, Labour one seat, however numerous residents’ associations have 24 seats between them. The council has modified from Conservative to No Overall Control. There’s going to be an terrible lot of horse-buying and selling and offers being struck earlier than Havering can settle right down to work. And the Liberal Democrats, you say? Oh, they picked up lower than B% of the vote.


Hillingdon stayed Conservative with forty two seats, though Labour gained 4 further seats — two in Heathrow Villages — to finish up with 23.


Labour has strengthened management in Hounslow with forty nine seats to the Conservatives’ eleven. In the full vote the Liberal Democrats got here fifth, crushed by each UKIP and the Greens.


The Liberal Democrats have vanished from the face of Islington, dropping all 12 seats (there was a Labour achieve in a 2013 by-election). Labour now has forty seven seats, with Green Caroline Russell in Highbury East the only dissenting voice.

Kensington and Chelsea

The Lib Dems have clung onto one seat in Kensington and Chelsea, in Earl’s Court. The Conservatives retain management of the council with 35 seats and Labour has eleven.


The Conservatives have taken Kingston council from the Liberal Democrats. The Tories gained 28 seats with a forty% share of the vote, leaving the Lib Dems on 17 seats with a 30% share. Labour polled sixteen%, the Greens S% and UKIP S%.


Lambeth is one other council the place the Lib Dems have vanished, dropping all 15 seats. Labour consolidates management, including 15 seats to deliver them as much as fifty nine. The Conservatives misplaced one seat and now have three, all in Clapham Common, whereas the Greens gained their first seat since 2006, in St Leonards.


The Mayoral contest was gained by Labour’s Steve Bullock, with simply over 50% of the vote. The Conservative, Liberal Democrat and Green candidates all hovered round 10-eleven%.

Eight years in the past Lewisham was a rainbow council made up of Labour, Conservatives, Lib Dems, Greens and Socialists. Today, the only opposition is one Green councillor in Brockley, wiping the Lib Dem celebration and its 12 seats off the map (once more).


Labour was the most important get together on Merton council after the 2010 election however with out general management; now they’ve obtained a 12 seat majority. Labour has 36 seats, the Conservatives 20, Lib Dems simply the one and Merton Park Ward Independent Residents took all three seats in, clearly, Merton Park. The Lib Dems polled simply N%, UKIP A% — dropping three seats the place former Tories had defected after being suspended from the Conservatives — and the Greens P%.


No actual shock right here: it’s a Labour council maintain and Sir Robin Wales is re-elected as Mayor — with a whopping sixty one% of the primary votes. The Conservative candidate got here second with 18% with UKIP third on S%. The Lib Dem was crushed into sixth (on P%) by the Green and the Communities United Party.

Labour additionally obtained 60% of the votes for council, retaining each single seat. The Conservatives polled 24%, the Christian Peoples Alliance H% and UKIP and the Lib Dems received P% every.


Redbridge has gone to Labour from No Overall Control: they now have 35 seats in comparison with the Conservatives’ 25 (down from 30 in 2010) and Lib Dems’ three (down from seven in 2010). The Lib Dems took lower than 10% of the vote; UKIP polled A.H%.


Another poor outcome for the Lib Dems because the Conservatives take 9 seats off them to consolidate Tory management: the council make-up is now 39 to fifteen. The Greens took almost S% of the Richmond vote, with UKIP on round A%. UKIP additionally misplaced the seat they’d gained when Twickenham Riverside councillor Scott Naylor defected. Naylor picked up lower than O% of the vote within the ward, lower than the only Green on the poll.


Labour retains management in Southwark with forty eight seats, primarily taking them from the Liberal Democrats,who’ve halved their complete and now have thirteen. The Conservatives have two seats on the council, in Village ward.


Sutton is the one shiny spot for the Liberal Democrats, the place they really elevated their maintain on the council and took 4 seats away from the Conservatives, making it forty seven:S.

Tower Hamlets

The Mayoral contest went to second choice votes however unbiased Lutfur Rahman defied recent controversies to be re-elected as Mayor. He took 37,395 votes to John Biggs’s 34,143 on a turnout virtually double that of 2010.

Council seat votes are nonetheless being counted in Tower Hamlets. We’ll replace this text when the result’s finalised, however as of 10am Rahman’s Tower Hamlets First social gathering has 12 seats, Labour has seven and the Conservatives three.

Waltham Forest

The Liberal Democrats are worn out in Waltham Forest, dropping all 5 seats although they picked up 14% of the vote in comparison with the Tory 21%. It’s a Labour maintain, now on forty four seats to the Conservatives’ sixteen. The Greens polled S%, UKIP A% and the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition picked up A% of the vote.


It would have taken an enormous about-face for the Tories to lose Wandsworth and naturally it didn’t occur. They did lose six seats to Labour, so the council cut up is now forty one:19.


Westminster stays blue, however the Conservatives misplaced 4 seats to Labour making it forty four Tory seats to Labour’s sixteen. The outcomes of the Queen’s Park Community Council election are additionally 10:00 am – Source:

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