2018 Kingston upon Thames Borough Council election
← 2014 3 May 2018

All 48 seats to Kingston upon Thames Council
25 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
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Party Liberal Democrats Conservative
Last election 18 seats, 30.5% 28 seats, 39.1%
Seats won 39 9
Seat change Increase21 Decrease19
Popular vote 83,172 49,226
Percentage 51.7% 30.6%
Swing Increase21.2% Decrease8.5%

Kingston upon Thames London UK local election 2018 map.svg
Results of the 2018 Kingston upon Thames council election. Liberal Democrats in yellow and Conservatives in blue.

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Liberal Democrats

The 2018 Kingston upon Thames Council election took place on 3 May 2018 to elect members of Kingston upon Thames Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections.

Overall results

The Liberal Democrats gained control from the Conservatives. The Liberal Democrats won 39 seats (+21), the Conservatives won 9 seats (-19) and Labour lost its only seats in Norbiton (-2).

Kingston upon Thames London Borough Council election[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 39 21 0 +21 81.3 51.7 83,172 +21.2
  Conservative 9 0 19 -19 18.8 30.6 49,226 -8.5
  Labour 0 0 2 -2 0 11.9 19,079 -5.6
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 3.3 5,235 -3.5
  Kingston Independent Residents Group 0 0 0 0 0 2.3 3,748 New
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 267 -5.3
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 109 ±0.0
  Monster Raving Loony 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 82 New

Results by ward

Alexandra

Alexandra
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Mark Beynon 2,005 56.4 +25.7
Liberal Democrats Sam Foulder-Hughes 1,992 56.0 +27.0
Liberal Democrats Sharron Sumner [2] 1,787 50.3 +22.7
Conservative Richard Hudson* 1,217 34.2 -4.9
Conservative Christopher John Leslie Hayes* 1,117 31.4 -5.4
Conservative Thomas Robert Puddy 1,038 29.2 -9.4
Labour Kris Srisaravanapavaan 423 11.9 -3.3
Labour Stephen Laurence Kearney 346 9.7 -5.3
Labour Robin McKellar Marsden 321 9.0 -4.6
Total votes
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Berrylands

Berrylands
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sushila Abraham* 2,057 56.2 +17.8
Liberal Democrats John Sweeney 2,030 55.4 +19.6
Liberal Democrats Anita Margaret Schaper 2,005 54.8 +23.6
Conservative Claire Antoni Harding 1,032 28.2 -8.9
Conservative Michael Richard Head* 1,014 27.7 -10.5
Conservative Nicholas James Rogers 946 25.8 -8.7
Labour Sarah-Jane Brownlie 345 9.4 -3.4
Labour Rob Brownlie 326 8.9 -3.8
Labour Nannette Herbert 285 7.8 -2.5
Kingston Independent Residents Group Oliver Marcus Eakin 210 5.7 N/A
Green Kate Whitmarsh 180 4.9 -7.9
Green Marley Robinson 168 4.6 N/A
Green Pete Whitworth 96 2.6 N/A
Total votes
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Beverley

Beverley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Lesley Anne Heap 1,986 50.4 +24.5
Liberal Democrats Mark James Durrant 1,957 49.7 +26.8
Liberal Democrats Ha Jaesung 1,787 45.4 +22.6
Conservative Paul Ashworth Bedforth* 1,040 26.4 -12.1
Conservative Terry Paton* 1,026 26.1 -13.1
Conservative Raju Pandya* 870 22.1 -8.6
Labour Pat Dobson 513 13.0 -11.6
Labour Michelle Honor Gordon 498 12.6 -8.4
Labour David Gibson Nelson 459 11.7 -7.2
Kingston Independent Residents Group Mary Clark** 407 10.3 N/A
Kingston Independent Residents Group Frederick Raymond Corbett 240 6.1 N/A
Kingston Independent Residents Group Richard Hebborn 236 6.0 N/A
Green Chris Walker 179 4.5 -11.7
Green Alex Cotton 164 4.2 N/A
Green Tariq Shabbeer 130 3.3 N/A
Total votes
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Mary Clark was a sitting councillor, but for Old Malden ward.

Canbury

Canbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Olivia Boult 2,224 48.6 +25.9
Liberal Democrats Zain Abbas 2,145 46.9 +25.3
Liberal Democrats Caroline Kerr 2,121 46.4 +25.5
Conservative Andrea Louise Craig* 1,643 35.9 -0.8
Conservative Khadija Umbarin Rahman 1,270 27.8 -7.4
Conservative Samuel Shethran 1,248 27.3 -4.8
Labour Clair Siobhan Keogh 482 10.5 -5.2
Labour Chris Priest 429 9.4 -3.0
Labour Jean Haizal Saleh Sarhadar 395 8.6 -2.6
Kingston Independent Residents Group Caroline Shah Scott 391 8.5 N/A
Green Joe Holder 331 7.2 -15.9
Green Mark Greaves 325 7.1 -14.6
Green Karen Lacey 291 6.4 -8.6
Total votes
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Chessington North & Hook

Chessington North & Hook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Steph Archer 1,709 55.7 +23.0
Liberal Democrats Margaret Anne Thompson* 1,706 55.6 +19.3
Liberal Democrats Sharon Lisa Young 1,536 50.1 +20.1
Conservative Andrew Day* 984 32.1 -1.1
Conservative Phil Doyle** 838 27.3 +0.1
Conservative Verster du Plessis 784 25.6 -0.1
Labour Dave Cooper 291 9.5 -4.5
Labour Tom Prestwich 291 9.5 -2.5
Labour Lawrence Roy Green 247 8.1 -2.7
Green Simon Jakeman 197 6.4 -5.1
Green Kate Worley 88 2.9 N/A
Monster Raving Loony Chinners Chinnery 82 2.7 N/A
Green Des Kay 78 2.5 N/A
Total votes
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Phil Doyle was a sitting councillor, but for Grove ward.

Chessington South

Chessington South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Patricia Bamford* 1,937 55.9 +18.3
Liberal Democrats Andreas Kirsch 1,825 52.7 +18.7
Liberal Democrats Christine Elizabeth Stuart 1,784 51.5 +18.1
Conservative Andy Johnson-Creek 1,138 32.8 +5.9
Conservative Sue Towner 1,133 32.7 +8.9
Conservative Simon Richard George Illsley 1,032 29.8 +6.0
Labour Anna Florence Cunnyngham 314 9.1 -2.8
Labour David Michael Griffin 273 7.9 -4.6
Labour Tony Kearns 265 7.6 -3.2
UKIP Roger Edmund Glencross 158 4.6 -20.3
Independent Michael John Basman 109 3.1 N/A
Total votes
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Coombe Hill

Coombe Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rowena Ann Cordelia Bass* 1,456 52.7 -3.8
Conservative Ian David George** 1,423 51.5 -2.1
Conservative Ed Fram 1,361 49.3 -0.3
Liberal Democrats Saleem Javeed Arif 723 26.2 +11.3
Liberal Democrats Lubna Maktari 677 24.5 +12.3
Liberal Democrats Jack Moore 626 22.7 +11.1
Labour Sally Richardson 427 15.5 -1.3
Labour Frank William Wingate 337 12.2 -4.5
Labour Paddy Vishani 336 12.2 -2.1
Kingston Independent Residents Group Helen Hinton 299 10.8 N/A
Green Charlie Redman 237 8.6 -4.1
Total votes
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Ian George was a sitting councillor, but for Alexandra ward.

Coombe Vale

Coombe Vale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Kim Natasha Bailey 1,795 46.9 +26.9
Liberal Democrats Munir Ravalia 1,586 41.4 +27.0
Conservative Roy Sanjeev Arora* 1,511 39.5 -9.1
Conservative Julie Ann Pickering* 1,508 39.4 -11.0
Liberal Democrats Jimmy Kent 1,497 39.1 +25.9
Conservative Cathy Roberts* 1,468 38.3 -10.2
Labour Ian Alexander Parker 393 10.3 -7.8
Labour Rory Daniel Coley 379 9.9 -6.0
Green John Grant 324 8.5 -1.5
Kingston Independent Residents Group Patrick Wylde 324 8.5 N/A
Labour Gareth Brian Thomas 318 8.3 -6.0
Total votes
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Grove

Grove
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Fiona Russell Boult 2,005 59.2 +30.1
Liberal Democrats Rebekah Jane Moll* 1,904 56.2 +23.8
Liberal Democrats Jon Tolley* 1,886 55.7 +21.6
Conservative Catherine Harding 737 21.8 -9.6
Conservative Phil Nuthall 716 21.2 -10.2
Conservative Jamila Bibi-Sarwar 603 17.8 -11.9
Labour Emma Keeley-Francis 441 13.0 -9.9
Labour Laurie South 433 12.8 -6.1
Labour Simon Bevis Ayre 411 12.1 -4.2
Kingston Independent Residents Group Bob Tyler 187 5.5 N/A
Green Alison Hood 181 5.3 -7.9
Green Fiona Johnson 177 5.2 N/A
Kingston Independent Residents Group Deepa Veneik 143 4.2 N/A
Green Brian Mulley 97 2.9 N/A
Total votes
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Norbiton

Norbiton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Emily Jane Davey 1,904 58.8 +27.7
Liberal Democrats Dave Ryder-Mills 1,703 52.6 +25.4
Liberal Democrats Olly Wehring 1,661 51.3 +22.0
Labour Linsey Cottington* 859 26.5 -10.7
Labour Phil Bevin 787 24.3 -12.0
Labour Liz Meerabeau 741 22.9 -8.1
Conservative Allrik Thomas Birch 422 13.0 -5.1
Conservative Penny Jane Hughes 415 12.8 -3.5
Conservative Graeme Tweedy Ferrero 392 12.1 -4.1
Green Chris Amies 173 5.3 -N/A
Green Julia Stewart 169 5.2 N/A
Green Martin Hall 109 3.4 -9.9
Kingston Independent Residents Group Kerry Giles 69 2.1 N/A
Total votes
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

Old Malden

Old Malden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kevin Davis* 1,390 43.9 +3.0
Conservative Nicola Mia Sheppard 1,363 43.0 -5.4
Conservative Jason Robert Hughes 1,272 40.1 -4.6
Liberal Democrats Ian Richard McDonald 1,140 36.0 +13.4
Liberal Democrats Ghazala Hayata 1,101 34.7 +14.5
Liberal Democrats Dan Falchikov 1,058 33.4 +14.3
Labour David Sinclair Hill 429 13.5 -2.4
Labour George Edwin Pearson 405 12.8 -1.3
Labour Karen Deborah Templeton 359 11.3 -3.0
Kingston Independent Residents Group David Fraser* 343 10.8 -37.6
Kingston Independent Residents Group Mark Andrew Jenkins 201 6.3 N/A
Kingston Independent Residents Group Valerie Jenner 174 5.5 N/A
Total votes
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

St James

St James
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Simon Edwards 1,721 52.0 +27.9
Liberal Democrats Tim Cobbett 1,663 50.3 +26.5
Liberal Democrats Annette Wookey 1,493 45.1 +22.0
Conservative Jack Cheetham* 1,102 33.3 -7.8
Conservative Ken Smith* 985 29.8 -9.6
Conservative Caroline Ewha Kim 956 28.9 -6.9
Labour Gerry Jones 384 11.6 -8.2
Labour Sarah Kathleen O'Flynn 350 10.6 -5.8
Kingston Independent Residents Group Yvonne Tracey 331 10.0 N/A
Labour Alex Scales 307 9.3 -6.8
UKIP Linda Winnifred Holligan 109 3.3 N/A
Total votes
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

St Mark's

St Mark's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Liz Green* 1,933 60.0 +19.0
Liberal Democrats Diane White* 1,837 57.1 +18.4
Liberal Democrats Yogan Yoganathan* 1,783 55.4 +18.6
Conservative Ian Alistair Wilson 704 21.9 -13.6
Conservative Calum John Paton 640 19.9 -14.5
Conservative John Michael Peters 636 19.8 -12.2
Labour Kezia Elizabeth Coleman 499 15.5 +1.5
Labour Phil Austin 491 15.3 +4.3
Labour Caoilte Niam Declan O'Connor 404 12.6 +2.3
Green Kate Jones 179 5.6 -6.2
Green Patrick Goodacre 160 5.0 -6.1
Green Patrick Bernard 144 4.5 -4.8
Total votes
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Surbiton Hill

Surbiton Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Alison Holt 2,286 64.0 +23.2
Liberal Democrats Hilary Gander* 2,285 64.0 +23.5
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Self* 2,102 58.8 +21.7
Conservative Lucky Kumpeson 862 24.1 -12.4
Conservative Mimi Claire Parsons Small 833 23.3 -11.1
Conservative Colin Anthony Suckling 796 22.3 -9.9
Labour Johnnie Byrne 348 9.7 -2.2
Green Michael Firth 294 8.2 -3.3
Labour David Cottington 280 7.8 -3.5
Labour Max Freedman 248 6.9 -4.4
Total votes
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Tolworth & Hook Rise

Tolworth & Hook Rise
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Lorraine Dunstone* 2,084 64.6 +20.4
Liberal Democrats Thay Thayalan* 2,012 62.3 +20.5
Liberal Democrats Dennis Graham Goodship 2,011 62.3 +10.8
Conservative Sue Hudson 653 20.2 -7.4
Conservative Jay Ganesh 564 17.5 -8.2
Conservative Adriana Petkova Sakelarova 542 16.8 -3.2
Labour Tony Banks 473 14.7 -6.9
Labour Judith Christine Cowley 412 12.8 -6.2
Labour Greta Lynne Farian 392 12.1 -5.0
Kingston Independent Residents Group Mike Briggs 193 6.0 N/A
Total votes
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Tudor

Tudor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Henry Cunningham* 1,587 44.8 -4.9
Conservative Maria Netley* 1,494 42.2 -0.2
Liberal Democrats Katrina Mary Lidbetter 1,480 41.8 +20.2
Conservative Hugh Scantlebury* 1,465 41.4 -2.8
Liberal Democrats James Kerr-Lindsay 1,336 37.7 +16.2
Liberal Democrats Pim Piers 1,287 36.3 +19.3
Green Natalie Morgans 366 10.3 -9.0
Labour Jude Hurtado 328 9.3 -6.4
Labour Oscar Charles Thorpe 323 9.1 -4.9
Labour Gareth Bob Smy 282 8.0 -9.3
Green Carl Myhill 213 6.0 N/A
Green Sri Viswanatha 185 5.2 N/A
Total votes
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

2018-2022 by-elections

2021 Chessington South by-election

The Liberal Democrats selected former Labour MP Andrew Mackinlay as their candidate.[3] Labour selected Charles Bamford, whose mother was a former Liberal Democrat councillor.[4] Noticeably, the Official Monster Raving Loony Party stood thirteen candidates.

Chessington South by-election, 6 May 2021 [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Andrew Mackinlay 1,387 37.2 -18.7
Conservative Sue Towner 1,278 34.2 +1.5
Labour Charles Bamford 451 12.0 +2.9
Kingston Independent Residents Group Michelle Akintoye 378 10.1 New
Green Adrian Lulham 139 3.7 New
Monster Raving Loony Undertaking Director Brunskill 16 0.4 New
Monster Raving Loony Colonel Cramps 14 0.3 New
Monster Raving Loony Captain Coily 13 0.3 New
Monster Raving Loony A.Gent Chinners 12 0.3 New
Monster Raving Loony Baron Von Achenbach 8 0.2 New
Monster Raving Loony Duke Diddy Dodd 8 0.2 New
TUSC Marco Savastio 7 0.1 New
Monster Raving Loony Casual Count of Corinthian 6 0.1 N/A
Monster Raving Loony Kingstonian Newt 6 0.1 New
Monster Raving Loony Landlord Rover 3 0.08 New
Monster Raving Loony Landlady Lucky 2 0.05 New
Monster Raving Loony Lady Dave Pither 2 0.05 New
Monster Raving Loony Sam Joshua Squatch 1 0.03 New
Monster Raving Loony Rev. Robbie The Radical Recyclist 1 0.03 N/A
Total votes 3,732
Majority 109 3.0
Turnout 3,732
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Kingston Council election results, May 2018". Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. 3 May 2018. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  2. ^ Rutter, Calum (25 February 2019). "'We're facing a climate catastrophe' says Kingston councillor". MyLondon.
  3. ^ Lib Dems announce Andrew Mackinlay as Chessington South By-Election Candidate
  4. ^ @Official_MRLP (11 April 2021). "@Matt_Severn @ElectionMapsUK Agreed, having a former Labour MP standing for the Lib Dems and the son of the former…" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  5. ^ "Andrew MacKinlay elected to Kingston Council after Chessington South by-election".