The 1990 Newham London Borough Council election to the Newham London Borough Council were held on 3 May 1990. The whole council was up for election. Turnout was 33.0%. Labour maintained its overwhelming majority.

Election result

Newham Local Election Result 1990[1][2][3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 57 0 3 -3 55.7
  Conservative 2 2 2 +2 24.1
  Liberal Democrats 1 1 0 +1 7.4
  Other parties 0 0 0 0 0 12.8

Background

A total of 154 candidates stood in the election for the 60 seats being contested across 24 wards. Candidates included a full slate from the Labour party, whilst the Conservative party ran 54 candidates. The Liberal Democrats ran 12 candidates as well as 3 candidates under the Liberal Democrat Focus Team banner. Other candidates running were 22 Greens and 3 Independents.

Results by ward

Beckton

Beckton (2)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Maureen Knight 679 63.9 -6.5
Labour Doris Maxwell 608 N/A
Liberal Democrats Margaret Byrne 384 36.1 +20.1
Turnout 26.9 -4.4
Registered electors 3,840
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Bemersyde

Bemersyde (2)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David P. Kellaway 923 43.4 -4.1
Labour Peter E. Landman 918 N/A
Conservative Paul Clark 625 29.4 +11.8
Liberal Democrats David J. Corney 306 14.4 -20.5
Green Simon K. Bridgeland 275 12.9 N/A
Liberal Democrats William Robinson 201 N/A
Turnout 42.4 +4.1
Registered electors 4,376
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Canning Town & Grange

Canning Town & Grange (2)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Charles Whincup 1,033 53.7 -13.8
Labour Christopher B. Allen 1,020 N/A
Conservative Jean D. Boorman 525 27.3 +12.6
Green Richard P. Sant 366 19.0 N/A
Turnout 35.4 +8.9
Registered electors 5,820
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Castle

Castle (2)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ronald S. Langton 1,125 58.4 -0.3
Labour Sarah L. M. Murray 1,092 N/A
Conservative Roy A. Bull 498 25.8 +11.7
Conservative Dorothy M. Neal 441 N/A
Green Rosanne D. Goodwins 305 15.8 N/A
Turnout 35.4 -3.7
Registered electors 5,389
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Central

Central (2)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stanley Hopwood 1,410 54.0 -10.5
Labour Pallavi B. Patel 1,323 N/A
Conservative Dorothy L. Ford 457 20.9 +5.2
Conservative Danuta A. Gradosiclska 347 N/A
Green Rupert W. H. Goodwins 320 15.7 N/A
Turnout 31.7 -6.3
Registered electors 5,576
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Custom House & Silvertown

Custom House & Silvertown (3)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William A. Chapman 1,340 49.4 -15.4
Labour Julia C. I. Garfield 1,321 N/A
Labour Kevin Gillespie 1,240 N/A
Conservative David C. Gladstone 931 34.3 +18.1
Conservative Alan W. Taylor 897 N/A
Conservative Geraldine M. Alden 896 N/A
Liberal Democrats Elizabeth A. Campion 440 30.5 +11.6
Liberal Democrats Peter R. W. Guest 376 N/A
Liberal Democrats Nicola F. Thomson 343 N/A
Turnout 30.5 +3.3
Registered electors 8,964
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Forest Gate

Forest Gate (3)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret P. Olley 1,616 56.0 -1.0
Labour Conor M. McAuley 1,602 N/A
Labour Pamela Furness 1,599 N/A
Green Annette Degrandis 661 22.9 +15.9
Green Morgan Kelly 644 N/A
Conservative William Bennett 608 21.1 -2.4
Conservative Helena D. Bernstein 593 N/A
Conservative Pauline F. Finn 575 N/A
Green Paul S. J. Sandford 558 N/A
Turnout 39.4 +2.0
Registered electors 7,499
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Greatfield

Greatfield (3)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kevin J. Jenkins 1,687 43.0 +3.2
Conservative Sean Cadogan 1,592 40.6 +17.7
Conservative Jacqueline M. Burns 1,524 N/A
Conservative Richard J. Arnopp 1,515 N/A
Labour Bryan A. Collier 1,515 N/A
Labour Kulwant S. Mangat 1,318 N/A
Liberal Democrats Matthew M. Huntbach 645 16.4 -12.5
Liberal Democrats Adrian Cole 626 N/A
Turnout 45.4 +4.3
Registered electors 8,255
Labour hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Hudsons

Hudsons (3)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lyn C. Brown 1,248 51.2 -5.9
Labour Frederick C. Jones 1,211 N/A
Labour Graham J. Lane 1,162 N/A
Conservative Josephine M. Child 864 35.5 +16.0
Conservative Mark Taylor 851 N/A
Conservative Nicola M. Whitmore 800 N/A
Liberal Democrats Walter C. T. Tee 324 13.3 -10.1
Turnout 33.3 +4.6
Registered electors 7,240
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Kensington

Kensington (2)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kenneth C. R. Massey 1,680 74.8 +6.7
Labour Abdul K. Sheikh 1,618 N/A
Conservative Brian Johnson 315 14.0 +6.5
Conservative Stephen R. Blower 298 N/A
Green Rosalind M. Shanley Jordaan 251 11.2 +9.0
Turnout 42.3 -1.7
Registered electors 5,405
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Little Ilford

Little Ilford (3)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen C. Timms 1,738 57.5 +3.1
Labour Patricia A. Heron 1,683 N/A
Labour Bobby Thomas 1,660 N/A
Lib Dem Focus Team Valerie F. Leach 958 31.7 -6.3
Lib Dem Focus Team Leslie E. Groombridge 921 N/A
Lib Dem Focus Team Alan H. Stewart 891 N/A
Conservative Vera E. Ingleby 324 10.7 +3.1
Conservative Steven P. Nash 323 N/A
Conservative Khalid Z. Hussain 303 N/A
Turnout 39.0 -8.9
Registered electors 7,965
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Manor Park

Manor Park (3)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Amarjit Singh 1,806 59.8 +4.9
Labour Leela L. Pendle 1,773 N/A
Labour Margaret Walls 1,768 N/A
Conservative Janet A. Lewis 733 24.3 +6.5
Conservative Mary M. King 714 N/A
Conservative Diane E. Harley 707 N/A
Green Dennis L. Middlemitch 483 16.0 N/A
Turnout 38.8 -1.3
Registered electors 7,909
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Monega

Monega (2)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lewis E. Boyce 1,692 76.1 +15.0
Labour Frederick E. York 1,597 N/A
Conservative John W. Douch 305 13.7 +0.7
Conservative Joyce F. Douch 285 N/A
Green Richard G. Melville 225 10.1 N/A
Turnout 40.0 +1.5
Registered electors 5,592
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

New Town

New Town (2)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Carol A. Knights 945 47.6 -19.3
Labour John Isted 924 N/A
Independent Henry C. Cleghorn 663 33.4 N/A
Independent Susan J. Ward 591 N/A
Conservative Karen V. Brennan 216 10.9 -6.5
Conservative Ana Z. McWilton 178 N/A
Green Kim L. Smith 162 8.2 +4.1
Independent Dexter H. Hamoomansingh 86 N/A
Turnout 38.3 +8.8
Registered electors 5,108
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Ordnance

Ordnance (2)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Brown 629 48.9 -24.4
Labour Anne King 619 N/A
Green Inge O'Toole 337 26.2 N/A
Conservative Charles R.P.G. Meaby 320 24.9 +13.9
Turnout 28.5 +2.3
Registered electors 4,005
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Park

Park (3)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John F. Lock 1,649 60.9 +4.6
Labour Dominic G. Gough 1,640 N/A
Labour Akbar A. Chaudhary 1,624 N/A
Conservative June P. L. Colton 584 21.6 +4.8
Conservative Brian I. Maze 503 N/A
Conservative Simon N. C. Pearce 489 N/A
Green Arthur L. Taylor 476 17.6 +8.7
Turnout 33.4 +0.6
Registered electors 7,667
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Plaistow

Plaistow (3)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jean A. Manley 1,118 49.7 -13.4
Labour Anand N. Patil 1,022 N/A
Labour Riaz Ahmed 1,047 N/A
Green Philip H. Rimmer 693 25.5 N/A
Conservative Robert F. Williams 673 24.8 +8.0
Conservative Sylvia L. Williams 622 N/A
Turnout 35.3 +6.7
Registered electors 6,442
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Plashet

Plashet (3)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Khawar M. Khawaja 1,442 59.8 +19.7
Labour Judith A. Jorsling 1,410 N/A
Labour Clive M. Troubman 1,282 N/A
Green Helen C. Jarvis 585 20.6 N/A
Conservative Barry W. Roberts 557 19.6 +1.3
Green Amanda J. Sandford 553 N/A
Conservative Sylvia E. Neal 549 N/A
Green Harjinder S. Flora 533 N/A
Conservative Ronald L. Poon-Affatt 437 N/A
Turnout 36.1 +2.7
Registered electors 8,186
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

St Stephens

St Stephens (2)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Linda A. Jordan 1,432 72.0 +4.9
Labour Dharam Sahdev 1,381 N/A
Conservative Brendan M. Morley 290 14.6 +0.5
Conservative June M. Eason 281 N/A
Green Julie Jackson 266 13.4 N/A
Turnout 38.3 +0.9
Registered electors 5,108
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

South

South (3)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Alec J. Kellaway 1,661 36.9 +12.5
Labour Thomas A. Jenkinson 1,505 33.4 -11.3
Labour Alexander Thomson 1,415 N/A
Liberal Democrats Stephen T. Bell 1,357 N/A
Conservative Damian P. J. Sutton 1,338 29.7 -1.2
Labour Neil J. Wilson 1,323 N/A
Conservative Laurence B. Springthorpe 1,322 N/A
Liberal Democrats Paul R. Willett 1,269 N/A
Turnout 38.8 +5.1
Registered electors 11,025
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Stratford

Stratford (2)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James C. Riley 937 53.5 -8.0
Labour James G. Newstead 936 N/A
Conservative William G. Flynn 314 17.9 -0.3
Liberal Democrats Martin P. J. Edwardes 281 16.1 -0.1
Conservative Armyn Hennessy 262 N/A
Green Charles F. Seber 218 12.5 +8.5
Turnout 32.8 +6.2
Registered electors 4,994
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Upton

Upton (3)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mian M. Aslam 1,827 65.9 +5.6
Labour Shama Ahmad 1,780 N/A
Labour Andrew P. Zachariades 1,702 N/A
Conservative Christine M. Hodgson 517 18.6 +5.5
Conservative Simon J. L. Linford 450 N/A
Green Anthony R. Kelly 429 15.5 +9.6
Conservative John Lowry 412 N/A
Turnout 34.3 -2.9
Registered electors 7,590
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Wall End

Wall End (3)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sarah J. Reeves 1,888 56.6 +9.1
Labour Theodore L. Etherden 1,827 N/A
Labour Bashir Ul-Hafeez 1,564 N/A
Conservative Alexander G. Hope-Thomson 892 26.8 -3.6
Conservative Peter J. Doe 879 N/A
Conservative Henry J. F. Prendergast 846 N/A
Green Nicholas Oakes 553 16.6 N/A
Turnout 38.6 -0.9
Registered electors 8,254
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

West Ham

West Ham (2)[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ronald N. Manley 1,116 60.0 -4.8
Labour James E. Goodman 1,052 N/A
Conservative Kelvin C. V. McWilton 445 23.9 +5.8
Conservative Luigi Peluso 351 N/A
Green Richard H. Thomas 300 16.1 +12.6
Turnout 31.6 +0.7
Registered electors 5,742
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

By-elections between 1990 and 1994

Bemersyde

Bemersyde by-election, 27 June 1991[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Clark 552 35.0 +5.6
Labour Neil J. Wilson 524 33.2 -10.2
Liberal Democrats Leslie E. Groombridge 410 26.0 +11.6
Green Philip H. Rimmer 91 5.8 -7.1
Majority 28 1.8 N/A
Turnout 36.3 -6.1
Registered electors 4,353
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. David Kellaway.

Forest Gate

Forest Gate by-election, 27 February 1992[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Glynis A. Carpenter 1,094 46.7 -9.3
Conservative Richard J. Arnopp 634 27.0 +5.9
Liberal Democrats Stephen T. Bell 489 20.9 N/A
Green Arthur L. Taylor 128 5.4 -17.5
Majority 460 19.7 N/A
Turnout 31.1 -8.3
Registered electors 7,586
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the disqualification of Cllr. Pamela Furness.

Central

Central by-election, 9 July 1992[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian K. Corbett 711 56.9 -7.6
Conservative Thirugnanam Rameshan 416 33.3 +12.4
Green Arthur L. Taylor 122 9.8 -4.8
Majority 295 23.6 N/A
Turnout 22.2 -13.2
Registered electors 5,648
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Pallavi B. Patel.

Little IIford

Little IIford by-election, 9 July 1992[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrew R. Baikie 836 43.8 -13.7
Labour Robert A. Wales 772 N/A
Liberal Democrats Leslie E. Groombridge 580 30.8 -0.9
Liberal Democrats Kathleen V. King 551 N/A
Conservative Colin C. Robinson 485 25.4 +14.7
Conservative Gary C. Whitmarsh 449 N/A
Majority N/A N/A N/A
Turnout 24.1 -14.9
Registered electors 7,952
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllrs. Patricia A. Heron & Bobby Thomas.

Greatfield

Greatfield by-election, 26 November 1992[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gary C. Whitmarsh 818 38.3 -2.3
Labour Derek W. Jones 780 36.6 -6.4
Liberal Democrats Kathleen V. King 536 25.1 +8.7
Majority 38 1.7 N/A
Turnout 26.1 -19.3
Registered electors 8,202
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Sean Cadogan.

Custom House & Silvertown

Custom House & Silvertown by-election, 6 May 1993[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christopher T. Rackley 1,137 45.5 -3.9
Conservative David C. Gladstone 999 40.0 +5.7
Liberal Democrats Patricia Holland 306 12.2 -4.0
Liberal Elizabeth Olam 56 2.3 N/A
Majority 138 5.5 N/A
Turnout 28.7 -1.8
Registered electors 8,714
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Kevin Gillespie.

Park

Park by-election, 6 May 1993[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Saunders 987 61.2 -17.9
Conservative Charles Mealy 276 17.1 -3.8
Green Ian Trebetherick 214 13.3 N/A
Anti-Federalist League Gerard Batten 75 4.7 N/A
Monster Raving Loony Lord T. Jug 60 3.7 N/A
Majority 711 44.1 N/A
Turnout 22.7 -10.7
Registered electors 7,125
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Dominic G. Gough.

References

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