A map showing the wards of Hammersmith and Fulham since 2002
A map showing the wards of Hammersmith and Fulham since 2002

Hammersmith and Fulham Council in London, England is elected every four years.

Political control

Hammersmith and Fulham London Borough Council
Structure
Seats46 councillors
Hammersmith and Fulham Council 2018.svg
Political groups
Majority Party (35)
  •   Labour (35)

Opposition (11)

Since 1964 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1][2]

Party in control Years Lab Con Oth
Labour 2018– 35 11 0
Labour 2014–2018 26 20 0
Conservative 2010–2014 15 31 0
Conservative 2006–2010 13 33 0
Labour 2002–2006 28 18 0
Labour 1998–2002 36 14 0
Labour 1994–1998 33 15 2
Labour 1990–1994 28 22 0
Labour 1986–1990 40 9 1
No Overall Control 1982–1986 25 23 2
No Overall Control 1978–1982 24 24 2
Labour 1974–1978 48 10 2
Labour 1971–1974 58 2 0
Conservative 1968–1971 6 54 0
Labour 1964–1968 53 7 0

Council elections

Borough result maps

By-election results

1964-1968

There were no by-elections.[6]

1968-1971

Starch Green by-election, 27 June 1968[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative V. C. Dessimone 1018
Labour Mrs R. Johnson 651
Turnout 26.5%
White City by-election, 7 November 1968[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mrs C. J. Liardet 908
Conservative G. W. Brierley 350
Liberal Mrs V. E. K. Coombes 258
Independent A. A. Ingram 72
Communist J. Gould 54
Turnout 26.3%
St Stephens by-election, 6 February 1969[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative W. H. Wearmouth 698
Labour L. S. A. Jones 558
Turnout 25.3%

1971-1974

There were no by-elections.[8]

1974-1978

Colehill by-election, 12 September 1974[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William J. Stephens 963
Conservative Desmond J. Colling 573
Liberal George K. Williams 264
Turnout 45.6
Sandford by-election, 2 October 1975[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joseph U. Feely 945
Conservative Reginald D. Lapham 622
Liberal Helen I. Bird 179
Turnout 28.4
Wormholt by-election, 20 November 1975[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary S. Best 735
Conservative John Barnes 608
Liberal Margaret A. Connaughton 530
Turnout 34.4
Addison by-election, 1 April 1976[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edward D. Cunningham 999
Conservative Frances E. Belsham 969
Conservative Christopher G. Thorne 920
Labour John H. Gorter 915
Liberal Robert C. Bowles 192
Liberal Angela T. Rooney 148
Turnout 41.0
Town by-election, 13 May 1976[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Fiona A. McGregor 1,550
Labour Rosemary A. Radcliffe 1,054
Liberal Anthony Hulse 110
Turnout 52.4

1978-1982

1982-1986

1986-1990

1990-1994

Eel Brook by-election, 9 April 1992[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alexander P. Karmel 1,387 48.6
Labour Valerie A. E. Barker 944 33.1
Lib Dem Focus Team Alexandra E. Sugden 426 14.9
Green Gervase J. Thorpe 95 3.3
Turnout 77.1
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Andrew R. G. Robathan.

Broadway by-election, 16 July 1992[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kenneth M. Cartwright 668 42.4
Conservative Toby N. Vintcent 558 35.4
Liberal Democrats Andrew G. Dickson 332 21.1
Green Cherry A. Puddicombe 19 1.2
Turnout 43.4
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Kenneth J. Burlton.

Palace by-election, 27 August 1992[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew P. Ground 1,280 79.7
Labour David J. Dunwoody 215 13.4
Liberal Democrats David L. Jacques 111 6.9
Turnout 41.1
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Rosemary Belhaven.

Addison by-election, 24 September 1992[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jane Hackworth-Young 1,014 56.9
Conservative Roderick J. Corrie 659 37.0
Liberal Democrats Angus J. McIntosh 78 4.4
Green Roger S. Crosskey 30 1.7
Turnout 40.2
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Bridget Prentice.

Grove by-election, 3 December 1992[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jane E. Morris 906 60.2
Conservative Paul J. Jones 493 32.8
Liberal Democrats Nicholas M. Hopkins 106 7.0
Turnout 36.0
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Vivienne J. Lukey.

Town by-election, 28 January 1993[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Antony C. Glover 904 61.3
Labour Lisa F. Homan 468 31.7
Liberal Democrats Paul G. Kennedy 103 7.0
Turnout 35.9
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Terence T. McGrath.

College Park & Old Oak by-election, 8 July 1993[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patricia M. Migdal 1,035 72.7
Conservative Timothy D. Davie 290 20.4
Liberal Democrats Terence M. Frisby 98 6.9
Turnout 26.9
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Hilda M. McCafferty.

1994-1998

Town by-election, 25 January 1996[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen J. Greenhalgh 670 53.0 -2.1
Labour Christopher M. Allan 435 34.4 +3.1
Liberal Democrats Nathaniel J. Green 160 12.6 -1.0
Majority 235 18.6
Turnout 29.4
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Antony C. Glover.

Crabtree by-election, 27 June 1996[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Melanie L. Smallman 832 49.0
Conservative Alexander P. Karmel 766 45.2
Liberal Democrats Brian Gallagher 98 5.8
Majority 66 3.8
Turnout 1,696 41.3
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Guy Mortimer.

Sulivan by-election, 25 July 1996[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nicholas B. Botterill 806 51.5
Labour Ronald Burns 609 38.9
Liberal Democrats Richard Patterson 121 7.7
UKIP Gerald Roberts 29 1.8
Majority 197 12.6
Turnout 1,565 37.2
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Jonathan J. Maiden.

Gibbs Green by-election, 10 July 1997[10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Charles W. Treloggan 768 74.4 +19.2
Conservative James W. Browne 208 20.2 -11.2
Liberal Democrats Tamara Dragadze 56 5.4 -8.1
Majority 560 54.2
Turnout 1,032 20.2
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Iain Coleman.

1998-2002

Crabtree by-election, 10 June 1999[5][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Amanda J. Lloyd-Harris 884 47.6 +2.7
Labour Rory J. Vaughan 872 47.0 -1.4
Liberal Democrats Jon Burden 99 5.4 -1.3
Majority 12 0.6
Turnout 1,855 44.5
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Mark R. Simonds.

2002-2006

Sands End by-election, 12 September 2002[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin Pavelin 1,021 45.1 -2.9
Conservative Stephen Hamilton 1,017 44.9 -0.1
Liberal Democrats Dugald MacInnes 225 9.9 +2.9
Majority 4 0.2
Turnout 2,263 33.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

The by-election was called following the disqualification of Cllr. Stephen J. Hamilton.

Ravenscourt Park by-election, 28 July 2005[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lucy V. Ivimy 1,069 44.3 +8.3
Labour Anthony R. McMahon 757 31.4 -6.0
Liberal Democrats Samuel R. Le Rougetel 585 24.3 -2.3
Majority 312 12.9
Turnout 2,411 33.1
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Caroline Donald.

2006-2010

Sands End by-election, 1 May 2008[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ali De Lisle 2,257 57.5 +0.3
Labour John B. Bird 1,147 29.2 -5.3
Liberal Democrats Dugald MacInnes 518 13.2 +4.9
Majority 1,110 28.3
Turnout 3,922
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Jeanette Bentley.

Town by-election, 15 October 2009[16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Oliver Craig 970 63.4 +0.8
Liberal Democrats Paul Kennedy 289 18.9 +2.8
Labour Andrew Jones 271 17.7 -3.6
Majority 681 44.5
Turnout 1,530 20.3
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Antony Lillis.

2010-2014

Town by-election, 12 July 2012[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew R. Brown 768
Labour Ben Coleman 416
Liberal Democrats Paul Kennedy 331
UKIP Andrew Elston 39
Turnout 20.5%
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Stephen J. Greenhalgh.

Wormholt & White City by-election, 7 February 2013[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Max Schmid 1,419 66.90
Conservative James McKittrick 251 11.83
Liberal Democrats Chris Whittaker 209 9.85
UKIP Andrew Elston 122 5.75
no party label Jeffrey Boateng 75 3.53
BNP Andrew Timothy Donald 45 2.12
Majority 1,168 55.06
Turnout 2,121 24.77
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Ms. Jean Campbell.

2014-2018

Avonmore & Brook Green ward by-election, 8 June 2017[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Morton 2,795 52.77
Conservative William Marshall 1,849 34.91
Liberal Democrats Irina von Wiese und Kaiserswaldau 653 8.37
Majority 946 17.86
Turnout 5,297 63.07
Labour hold Swing
Sands End ward by-election, 8 June 2017[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jacqueline Borland 2,845 48.67
Labour Ann Rosenberg 2,669 45.66
Liberal Democrats Raymond Burnet 331 3.74%
Majority 176 3.01
Turnout 5,845 63.54
Conservative hold Swing

2018-2022

Fulham Broadway ward by-election, 19 September 2019[21][22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Helen Ruth Rowbottom 1,097 44.2 -11.3
Liberal Democrats Jessie Venegas 755 30.4 +21.6
Conservative Aliya Afzal Khan 628 25.3 -10.4
Majority 342 13.8 -6.0
Turnout 2,498 31.7 -6.0
Labour hold Swing -16.5

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Alan de'Ath, after taking up a politically sensitive job.

Wormholt and White City ward by-election, 23 September 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Frances Umeh 1,462 70.0 -8.0
Conservative Constance Campbell 431 20.6 +6.2
Green Naranee Ruthra-Rajan 110 5.3 +5.3
Liberal Democrats Michael Illingworth 86 4.1 -2.4
Majority 1,031 49.4
Turnout 2,089 22.6 -12.5
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Colin Aherne.

References

  1. ^ The Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, and Hounslow (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993
  2. ^ The Kensington and Chelsea and Hammersmith and Fulham (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1995
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