2014 Lambeth Council election
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All 63 council seats to Lambeth Council
  First party Second party
 
Leader Lib Peck Timothy Briggs
Party Labour Conservative
Leader since 29 November 2012 2014
Leader's seat Thornton Clapham Common
Last election 44 seats, 41.8% 4 seats, 19.0%
Seats won 59 3
Seat change Increase15 Decrease1
Popular vote 40,572 11,871
Percentage 49.7% 14.5%
Swing Increase7.9% Decrease4.5%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Leader Scott Ainslie Alexander Davies
Party Green Liberal Democrats
Leader since 22 May 2014 5 March 2014
Leader's seat St Leonard's Streatham Wells (defeated)
Last election 0 seats, 10.1% 15 seats, 28.3%
Seats won 1 0
Seat change Increase1 Decrease15
Popular vote 12,620 10,456
Percentage 15.5% 12.8%
Swing Increase5.4% Decrease15.5%

Map of the results of the 2014 Lambeth council election. Conservatives in blue, Greens in green and Labour in red.

Leader of Largest Party before election

Lib Peck
Labour

Subsequent Leader of Largest Party

Lib Peck
Labour

The 2014 Lambeth Council election was held on 22 May 2014 to elect members of Lambeth Council in Greater London, England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections. The election saw the Labour Party further increase its majority on the council, winning all but four of the 63 council seats.

Notably, the Liberal Democrats lost all 15 of their seats, but one of their seats in Bishop's ward was lost by under 35 votes.

The Liberal Democrats finished as the runners up in 4 wards, the Conservatives in 8, the Greens in 6, Labour in 2 and UKIP in 1.

Summary of results

Lambeth Council election result 2014[2][3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 59 +15 93.7 49.7 40,572 +7.9
  Green 1 +1 1.6 15.5 12,620 +5.4
  Conservative 3 −1 4.8 14.5 11,871 -4.5
  Liberal Democrats 0 −15 12.8 10,456 -15.5
  UKIP 0 ±0 5.4 4,385 +5.3
  TUSC 0 ±0 1.3 1,080 N/A
  Independent 0 ±0 0.4 315 +0.1
  Socialist (GB) 0 ±0 0.2 176 +0.1
  Pirate 0 ±0 0.2 129 N/A
59 3 1
Labour Con

Results by ward

* - Existing Councillor seeking re-election.

Bishop's

Bishop's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jennifer Moseley 1,106 37.3
Labour Kevin Craig 1,061
Labour Ben Kind 975
Liberal Democrats Diana Braithwaite* 949 32.0
Liberal Democrats Peter Truesdale* 939
Liberal Democrats Mathew Hanney 777
Green Sam Brightbart 304 10.3
Green Clive Croft 295
Conservative David Frost 292 9.9
Conservative Edward Harrison 291
Conservative Lee Rotherham 284
Green Bart Gorissen 272
UKIP Andrew Hayes 248 8.4
TUSC El Morris 63 2.1
Total votes 7,857 72.1% -13.4
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Brixton Hill

Brixton Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Adrian Garden 1,849 49.8
Labour Florence Eshalomi * 1,791
Labour Martin Tiedemann 1,560
Green Roger Baker 818 22.0
Green Andrew Child 768
Green Betty Mehari 719
Conservative James Calder 415 11.2
Conservative Charles Tankard 381
Conservative Michael Woolley 310
UKIP Paul Gregory 254 6.8
Liberal Democrats Chris Keating 244 6.6
Liberal Democrats Liz Maffei 231
Liberal Democrats Adam Pritchard 228
TUSC Lisa Bainbridge 132 3.6
TUSC Alex Richardson 83
TUSC Jessica Walters 74
Total votes 9,857
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Clapham Common

Clapham Common (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Timothy Briggs 1,386 37.5
Conservative Louise Nathanson 1,154
Conservative Bernard Gentry 1,148
Labour Tim Goodwin 1,020 32.0
Labour Nichola Hartwell 955
Labour Jack Pascoe 943
Green Hannah Cutler 433 13.5
Green Peter Kelly 372
Liberal Democrats Matthew Bryant 268 10.2
Green Shash Selander 268
Liberal Democrats Simon Drage 247
Liberal Democrats Ruhi Hayat-Khan 229
UKIP Anne Marie Waters 216 6.8
Total votes 9,364
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Clapham Town

Clapham Town (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Linda Bray 1,930 50.5
Labour Christopher Wellbelove * 1,853
Labour Nigel Haselden * 1,842
Conservative Hannah Ginnett 973 25.5
Conservative Sebastian Lowe 944
Conservative Gareth Wallace 848
Green Marion Prideaux 427 11.2
Green Julian Hall 423
Green Gerard Keenan 355
Liberal Democrats Baroness Rosalind Grender 253 6.6
UKIP Cameron Murdoch 191 5.0
Liberal Democrats Colin Penning 142
Liberal Democrats Jack Williams 122
Socialist (GB) Oliver Bond 46 1.2
Total votes
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Coldharbour

Coldharbour (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rachel Heywood * 2,232 57.8
Labour Matt Parr * 2,037
Labour Donatus Anyanwu * 2,014
Green Solomon Smith 742 19.2
Green Thomas Wood 680
Green Rashid Nix 638
Conservative Yvonne Stewart-Williams 398 6.0
Liberal Democrats Rachel Lester 225 5.8
Conservative Carl Belgrove 224
Conservative Edward Watkins 221
UKIP Johan Ward 127 3.3
Liberal Democrats Michael Morfey 126
Liberal Democrats Simon Waddington 126
Independent David Warner 100 2.6
Independent Boniface Awogta 76 2.0
Total votes
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

- Rachel Heywood was elected as a Labour Councillor. Heywood resigned the party whip in April 2016 and now sits as an Independent councillor.[4][5][6]

Ferndale

Ferndale (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sally Prentice * 1,762 50.0
Labour Paul McGlone * 1,696
Labour Neil Sabharwal * 1,499
Green Edward Gillespie 625 17.7
Green Philip Woolley 619
Conservative Thomas Hatton 493 14.0
Conservative Paul Mawdsley 444
Conservative Michael Timmins 431
Liberal Democrats Jane Vaus 256 7.3
Liberal Democrats Michael Tuffrey 221
Liberal Democrats John Medway 211
UKIP Elizabeth Erwin Jones 196 5.6
TUSC James Ivens 113 3.2
Socialist (GB) Daniel Lambert 81 2.3
Total votes 8,647
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Gipsy Hill

Gipsy Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Matthew Bennett * 2,242 23.7%
Labour Niranjan Francis * 2,202 23.3%
Labour Jennifer Braithwaite * 2,183 23.1%
Conservative Tom Martin 436 4.6%
Conservative Ali Kayikkiran 434 4.6%
Conservative Said Gutin 423 4.5%
Green Ben McKeown 364 3.8%
Green Cath Potter 317 3.4%
Green Paul Wynter 257 2.7%
Liberal Democrats David Hare 164 1.7%
Liberal Democrats Marietta Crichton-Stuart 161 1.7%
UKIP Eddie Otoyo 142 1.5%
Liberal Democrats Marcus van Breugel 133 1.4%
Total votes 9,458
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Herne Hill

Herne Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michelle Agdomar 2,420 49.5
Labour Jim Dickson * 2,373
Labour Jack Holborn 2,198
Green Amelia Womack 1,357 27.8
Green Nicholas Edwards 1,269
Green Luke Hildyard 1,103
Conservative Claire Baker 470 9.6
Conservative Simon Hooberman 387
Conservative Heidi Nicholson 381
Liberal Democrats Jennifer Keen 351 7.2
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Price 241
Liberal Democrats Lawrence Price 187
UKIP Steven Stanbury 168 3.4
TUSC Louise Scott 121 2.5
Total votes
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Knight's Hill

Knight's Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jackie Meldrum * 2,182 60.4
Labour Jane Pickard * 2,169
Labour Sonia Winifred 1,911
Conservative Julia Belgrove 468 13.0
Green Nicholas Giannissis 457 12.7
Conservative Tim Collins 442
Green Lianna Etkind 388
Conservative Tony Kimm 382
Green Hugo Estevez 365
Liberal Democrats Robert Hardware 256 7.1
UKIP Helena Kowalska 249 6.9
Liberal Democrats Libby Calton 238
Liberal Democrats Julian Heather 202
Total votes 9,709
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Larkhall

Larkhall (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Marsha de Cordova 1,809 50.0
Labour Christiana Valcarcel * 1,651
Labour Andy Wilson 1,503
Conservative Victoria Lowe 651 16.4
Conservative Matthew Jupp 570
Green Lisa Perry 546 15.0
Conservative Alison Trelawny 517
Green Joe Dalton 492
Green Ciaran Osborne 431
Liberal Democrats Claire Church 329 9.0
Liberal Democrats Alistair Mills 271
Liberal Democrats Alistair MacDonald 216
UKIP Sean Marriott 210 5.8
TUSC Alexander Betteridge 100 2.8
Socialist (GB) Adam Buick 49 1.4
Total votes 9,289
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Oval

Oval (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Claire Holland 2,105 46.4
Labour Jack Hopkins * 2,081
Labour Jane Edbrooke 2,013
Liberal Democrats Ishbel Brown * 903 20.0
Liberal Democrats Helen Monger 769
Liberal Democrats George Turner 579
Green Anna Geffert 570 12.6
Conservative Stephen Humphreys 538 11.9
Conservative Glencora Senior 512
Green Sandra Young 478
Conservative Pawan Sharma 444
Green Bernard O'Sullivan 432
UKIP Lucia Otoyo 322 7.1
TUSC Steve Nally 102 2.2
Total votes
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Prince's

Prince's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Amos* 2,342 50.0
Labour Chris Marsh 2,160
Labour Joanne Simpson 2,058
Conservative Claire Barker 761 16.2
Conservative James Bellis 705
Conservative Michael Poole-Wilson 606
Green Eleanor Halsall 548 11.7
Green Joe Taylor 479
Liberal Democrats Vivienne Baines 441 9.4
Green Fern Lindsay 428
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Baines 401
Liberal Democrats Daisy Christodoulou 360
UKIP John Dodds 334 7.1
Independent John Howard 170 3.6
TUSC Laurence Hutchinson 95 2.0
Total votes 11,888
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

St Leonard's

St Leonard's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Hill 1,218 11.6%
Green Scott Ainslie 1,161 11.0%
Labour Saleha Jaffer 1,158 11.0%
Labour Michael Burke 1,125 10.7%
Green Jonathan Bartley 1,102 10.5%
Green Rachel Laurence 921 8.8%
Liberal Democrats Brian Palmer * 913 8.7%
Liberal Democrats Roger Geiss * 738 7%
Liberal Democrats Phillip Stanmer 695 6.6%
Conservative Felicity Newall 432 4.1%
Conservative Charles Jarrett 415 3.9%
Conservative Wendy Newall 395 3.8%
UKIP Mark Trasenster 236 2.2%
Turnout 10,296
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Green gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Stockwell

Stockwell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alex Bigham 2,026 53.0
Labour Imogen Walker * 1,778
Labour Guilherme Rosa 1,769
Conservative Sarah Barr 608 15.9
Liberal Democrats Anthony Bottrall 552 14.4
Conservative Craig Barrett 507
Green Sam Low 502 13.1
Green Maritza Tschepp 431
Conservative Robert McMillan 430
Liberal Democrats Matthew McConnell 416
Liberal Democrats Fernanda Correia-Sefzick 380
Green David Ville 366
TUSC Joana Santos 136 3.6
Total votes 9,901
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Streatham Hill

Streatham Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Liz Atkins 1,736 41.2
Labour Rezina Chowdhury 1,582
Labour Iain Simpson 1,448
Liberal Democrats Jeremy Clyne * 1,272 30.2
Liberal Democrats Ashley Lumsden * 1,234
Liberal Democrats Kita Ogden * 1,100
Green David Bryant 515 12.2
Conservative Elaine Bailey 422 10.0
Green Leon Maurice-Jones 414
Green James Caspell 411
Conservative Mark Wallace 347
Conservative Philip Henwood 317
UKIP Peter Younghusband 222 5.3
Independent Kriss Harris 45 1.1
Total votes 11,065
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Streatham South

Streatham South (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Kazantzis * 2,050 61.1
Labour Danial Adilypour 1,992
Labour Clair Wilcox 1,986
Conservative Helen Smith 597 17.8
Conservative Jonathan Guinness 540
Conservative Jack Wharton 495
Green Emma Hinkson 408 12.2
Liberal Democrats Karen Morfey 301 9.0
Green Benjamin Spencer 291
Liberal Democrats Nazir Ahmed 275
Liberal Democrats Ahmad Ali 274
Green Nigel Melia 262
Total votes
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Streatham Wells

Streatham Wells (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Malcolm Clark 1,916 43.7
Labour Mohammed Seedat 1,676
Labour Amelie Treppass 1,658
Liberal Democrats Judith Best * 1,458 33.2
Liberal Democrats Alexander Davies * 1,354
Liberal Democrats Daphne Marchant * 936
Green Rachel Braverman 470 10.7
Green Sheila Freeman 429
Green Magda Devas 373
Conservative Stanley Davies 314 7.2
Conservative Lisabeth Liell 279
Conservative Teresa Tunstall 250
UKIP Simon Harman 231 5.3
Total votes 9,886
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Thornton

Thornton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lib Peck * 2,280 52.6
Labour Diana Morris * 2,220
Labour Edward Davie * 2,113
UKIP Bruce Machan 764 17.6
Conservative Simon Helmsley 664 15.3
Conservative Vernon de Maynard 570
Conservative Savill Young 481
Green Adrian Audsley 360 8.3
Green Hannah Kershaw 336
Green Charles Lankaster 272
Liberal Democrats Rebecca MacNair 271 6.3
Liberal Democrats Duncan Brack 258
Liberal Democrats John Pindar 227
Total votes 10,816
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Thurlow Park

Thurlow Park (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anna Birley 2,312 49.0
Labour Fred Cowell 2,122
Labour Max Deckers Dowber 1,931
Conservative Irene Kimm 1,917 25.1
Conservative Luke Tryl 1,897
Conservative Graham Pycock 1,820
Green Matt Farrow 673 14.3
Green Pat Price-Tomes 544
Green Jo Stone-Fewings 540
Liberal Democrats Andrew Thurburn 279 5.9
UKIP Robin Lambert 277 5.8
Liberal Democrats Malgorzata Baker 259
Liberal Democrats Jeremy Baker 254
Total votes 14,825
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Tulse Hill

Tulse Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Atkins 2,276 61.6
Labour Adedamola Aminu 2,073
Labour Mayor Marcia Cameron 2,044
Green Elkin Atwell 742 20.1
Green Jonathan Chuter 713
Green Will Wynter 615
Conservative Lavinia Cartwright 305 8.3
Liberal Democrats Matthew Coldrick 266 7.2
Conservative John White 256
Conservative Martin Read 250
Liberal Democrats Terry Curtis 242
Liberal Democrats John Foster 185
TUSC Kieran O'Mant 105 2.8
TUSC Marcel Richards 78
Total votes
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Vassall

Vassall (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jacqui Dyer 1,751 50.0
Labour Paul Gadsby * 1,723
Labour Annie Gallop 1,671
Green Celia Cole 598 17.1
Conservative Paul Abbott 463 13.2
Conservative Stuart Barr 451
Green Owen Everett 451
Liberal Democrats Lindsay Avebury 445 12.7
Green John Walton 419
Liberal Democrats Collette Thomas 388
Conservative Joshua Gething 382
Liberal Democrats Dominic Wyard 254
Pirate Mark Chapman 129 3.7
TUSC Dalton Montague 113 3.2
Total votes
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Labour hold Swing

By-elections: 2014–2018

Knight's Hill

Knight's Hill by-election, 14 August 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sonia Winifred 1,265 63.7 Decrease 2.3
Conservative Heidi Nicholson 248 12.5 Increase 0.4
Green Christopher Hocknell 230 11.6 Increase 1.1
UKIP Robin Lambert 99 5.0 Increase 1.9
Liberal Democrats Robert Hardware 94 4.7 Decrease 2.4
Independent Nelly Amos 51 2.6 N/A
Majority 1,017 51.2
Turnout 1,987
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was triggered when the incumbent Councillor, Sonia Winifred, was disqualified as she was still employed by the council at the time of the previous election. Winifred was re-elected.[7]

Prince's by-election, 7 May 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Valia McClure 3,452 44.5
Liberal Democrats Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett 1,748 22.5
Conservative Gareth Wallace 1,518 16.6
Green Marie James 901 11.6
TUSC Kingsley Abrahams 99 0.1
Socialist (GB) Danny Lambert 42 0.1 N/A
Majority 1,704
Turnout 7,760
Labour hold Swing
Gipsy Hill by-election, 9 June 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Luke Murphy 1,220 43.4 Decrease 26.9
Green Peter Elliott 1,184 42.1 Increase 31.2
Conservative Leslie Maruziva 210 7.5 Decrease 7.0
Liberal Democrats Rosa Jesse 84 3.0 Decrease 2.8
UKIP Elizabeth Jones 73 2.6 Decrease 0.7
Independent Robin Lambert 24 0.9 Increase 0.9
TUSC Steven Nally 19 0.7 Increase 0.7
Majority 36 1.3 Decrease 29.2
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was held following death of the incumbent Councillor. It was subsequently retained by Labour with a significantly reduced majority.

[4][5][6]

EU referendum 2016

During the 2016 United Kingdom European Union membership referendum Lambeth voted 78% to remain in the EU and 22% to leave. Two of the three Labour MPs backed Remain, Chuka Umunna and Helen Hayes, whereas Vauxhall MP Kate Hoey backed Leave.

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  4. ^ a b "Councillors". beta.lambeth.gov.uk. 21 June 2021.
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  6. ^ a b "Election results for Coldharbour, 22 May 2014". beta.lambeth.gov.uk. 22 May 2014.
  7. ^ Pack, Mark (14 July 2014). "Labour councillor quits and calls by-election after discovering she's disqualified". markpack.org.uk. Retrieved 5 March 2017.