A map showing the wards of Ealing from 2002- 2022 with new boundaries since 5 May 2022
A map showing the wards of Ealing from 2002- 2022 with new boundaries since 5 May 2022

Ealing Council is elected every four years.

Political control

Since the first election to the council in 1964 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:

Election Overall Control Labour Conservative Lib Dem Ind./Res.
1964 Labour 34 26 - -
1968 Conservative 5 53 - 2
1971 Labour 40 20 - -
1974 Labour 36 24 - -
1978 Conservative 28 41 - 1
1982 Conservative 30 37 3 -
1986 Labour 47 20 3 -
1990 Conservative 20 40 - -
1994 Labour 48 20 3 -
1998 Labour 53 15 3 -
2002 Labour 48 17 4 -
2006 Conservative 29 37 3 -
2010 Labour 40 24 5 -
2014 Labour 53 12 4 -
2018 Labour 57 8 4 -

Council elections

Borough result maps

By-election results

1964-1968

There were no by-elections.[4]

1968-1971

Central by-election, 27 June 1968[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative K. L. Kettle 1771
Labour I. A. Williams 344
Liberal Mrs J. Martin-Kaye 213
Turnout 19.1%
Walpole by-election, 27 June 1968[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. E. T. Spencer 1609
Labour P. Downham 467
Liberal F. F. P. Moore 142
National Front B. E. Holbrook 63
Turnout 21.2%
Hanger Hill by-election, 27 March 1969[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. A. V. M. Fenner 2143
Labour P. C. Eckles 684
Liberal N. J. Reed 224
Turnout 34.0%
Dormers Wells by-election, 19 March 1970[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative M. F. Jennings 1846
Conservative D. R. Lewis 1813
Labour T. Cheesman 1249
Labour P. W. Sennett 1211
National Front D. C. Pooley 343
National Front J. Shaw 329
Turnout 31.4%

1971-1974

Glebe by-election, 27 April 1972[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mrs O. Barlow 1,456
Conservative Mrs G. Goold 724
Liberal C. L. Joseph 144
Turnout 25.8%
Mandeville by-election, 27 April 1972[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour T. F. Durkin 2,088
Conservative D. J. Hart 1,428
Turnout 38.8%

1974-1978

Northfields by-election, 25 March 1976[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian P. Parke 2,027
Labour Malam Atkins 1,113
Liberal Peter C. D. Hankinson 490
Turnout 38.8
Walpole by-election, 25 March 1976[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Vladimir Kopecky 1,550
Labour William Morgan 1,191
Liberal Graham D. Smith 452
Turnout 31.9
Glebe by-election, 8 April 1976[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rabindara N. S. Pathak 1,585
Conservative Peter J. Jenkins 899
Liberal Kenneth R. Stevens 483
Turnout 30.3
Southfield by-election, 8 April 1976[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Eleanor C. Withers 1,939
Labour Valerie O. Eckles 1,758
Liberal Christopher D. Hallawell 274
Turnout 42.2

1978-1982

1982-1986

1986-1990

1990-1994

Northfield by-election, 13 December 1990[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Millican 1,665 51.3
Labour Stephen A. Sears 1,204 37.1
Liberal Democrats Philip J. Hurst 271 8.3
Green Christina L. Meiklejohn 107 3.3
Turnout 33.7
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Robert Hetherington.

Dormers Wells by-election, 14 November 1991[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edward N. Riley 1,591 57.1
Conservative Brij M. Gupta 655 23.5
Liberal Democrats Rusi K. Dalal 443 15.9
Green Jacqueline M. Goodwin 95 3.4
Turnout 34.4
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Honor J. Graham.

Argyle by-election, 6 February 1992[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Gibb 1,841 48.6
Labour Anthony Oliver 1,394 36.8
Liberal Democrats Helen McKay 515 13.6
Green Astra Seibe 40 1.1
Turnout 42.4
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Henry H. Allen.

Victoria by-election, 1 October 1992[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Keith D. M. Fraser 1,070 54.4
Conservative Christine R. Magnowska 715 36.3
Liberal Democrats Leslie A. Rowe 183 9.3
Turnout 39.4
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Anthony C. John.

1994-1998

Argyle by-election, 29 September 1994[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Neil Richardson 1,330
Conservative David Millican 1,229
Liberal Democrats John B. Maycock 399
National Front Michael C. H. Moore 77
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. John I. Wood.

Northcote by-election, 20 April 1995[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Manjit S. Mahal 1,820
Labour Gurdip S. Sahota 1,781
Liberal Democrats John B. Maycock 753
Liberal Democrats John W. Mitchell 757
Conservative David S. Gold 744
Conservative Michael Pack 702
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Chanan S. Lachhar and the resignation of Cllr. Tara S. Dyal.

Mount Pleasant by-election, 6 June 1996[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ranjit L. Dheer 1,704 82.6
Liberal Democrats Nicola F. Thomson 360 17.4
Majority 1,344 65.2
Turnout 2,064 23.0
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Jasbinder K. Birt.

Vale by-election, 26 September 1996[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joseph Scahill 828 56.8
Conservative Mary C. Cook 522 35.8
Liberal Democrats Ayjay Gupta 98 6.7
Majority 306 21.0
Turnout 1,448 29.8
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Roderick G. Baptie.

1998-2002

Springfield by-election, 4 June 1998 (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Delaney 1,276
Labour Stephen Donnelly 1,254
Labour Margaret Payne 1,207
Conservative Ellen Delaney 806
Conservative Glenn Murphy 770
Conservative Mary Macleod 741
Liberal Democrats Edward Bailey 254
Liberal Democrats Fiona Grabowski 236
Liberal Democrats Donal O'Connell 199
Turnout 6,743 26.6
Labour hold Swing
Mandeville by-election, 30 September 1999[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Glenn M. Murphy 964 54.8 +19.1
Labour Paul J. Woodgate 685 38.9 -1.8
Liberal Democrats Francesco Fruzza 110 6.6 +0.6
Majority 279 15.9
Turnout 1,759 22.5
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Brian R. Reeves.

Walpole by-election, 11 November 1999[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Martin R. Beecroft 1,043 52.3 +0.6
Conservative Daniel R. Kawczynski 725 36.4 +13.8
Liberal Democrats John W. Mitchell 123 6.2 -8.1
Socialist Labour David E. Morgan 57 2.9 +2.9
Independent Green Astra L. Seibe 45 2.3 -9.1
Majority 318 15.9
Turnout 1,993 20.0
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Hilary J. Benn.

Vale by-election, 27 April 2000[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul J. Woodgate 600 47.5 -10.9
Conservative Paul William Hill 561 44.5 +18.0
Liberal Democrats Gary Malcolm 101 8.0 -7.1
Majority 39 3.0
Turnout 1,262 24.4
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Judith E. Field.

2002-2006

Northolt West End by-election, 5 May 2005[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bassam Mahfouz 2,545 51.6 -8.5
Conservative Ruth Goldsborough 1,566 31.8 +3.1
Liberal Democrats Judith E. Ducker 820 16.6 +5.1
Majority 979 19.8
Turnout 4,931
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Sophie E. Hosking.

Northolt Mandeville by-election, 30 June 2005[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Eileen V. Harris 1,017 42.1 -7.4
Labour Timothy J. Murtagh 848 35.1 -6.8
Liberal Democrats Anthony H. J. Miller 497 20.6 +12.0
Green Brian A. Outten 52 2.2 +2.2
Majority 169 7.0
Turnout 2,414 25.0
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Peter Downham.

2006-2010

Cleveland by-election, 19 July 2007[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gregory Stafford 1,519 43.3 +5.7
Liberal Democrats Francesco Fruzza 1,288 36.7 +1.5
Labour Munir Ahmed 539 15.3 -2.9
Green John Doyle 165 4.7 -4.3
Majority 231 6.6
Turnout 3,511
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Brian H. Castle.

Greenford Broadway by-election, 1 May 2008[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Maureen Crosby 1,790 43.8 +0.6
Labour Tim Murtagh 1,770 43.3 -0.5
Liberal Democrats John B. Maycock 529 12.9 -1.0
Majority 20 0.5
Turnout 4,089 38.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Sonika Nirwal.

2010-2014

There were no by-elections.[11]

2014-2018

Northfield by-election 7 May 2015[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Fabio Conti 2,750 39.5 -0.8
Labour Anita Macdonald 2,630 37.8 +7.0
Green Bruni de la Motte 751 10.8 -3.8
Liberal Democrats Joanna Louise Dugdale 570 8.2 +0.1
UKIP Bob Little 262 3.8 -2.6
Majority 120 1.7
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Councillor Mark Reen.

  1. ^ The Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, and Hounslow (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993
  2. ^ The Ealing, Hillingdon and Hounslow (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993
  3. ^ The North and Central London (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993
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