A map showing the wards of Southwark since 2002
A map showing the wards of Southwark since 2002

Southwark London Borough Council is the local authority for the London Borough of Southwark in London, England. The council is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2018, 63 councillors have been elected from 23 wards.[1]

Political control

The first election to the council was held in 1964, initially operating as a shadow authority before the new system came into full effect in 1965. Political control of the council since 1964 has been held by the following parties:[2]

Election Overall Control Labour Lib Dem Conservative Green Ind.
1964 Labour 64 - 6 - -
1968 Labour 43 - 27 - -
1971 Labour 68 - 2 - -
1974 Labour 66 - 4 - -
1978 Labour 56 - 8 - -
1982 Labour 53 - 8 - 1
1986 Labour 43 15 6 - -
1990 Labour 37 21 6 - -
1994 Labour 34 27 3 - -
1998 Labour 33 27 4 - -
2002 No overall control 28 30 5 - -
2006 No overall control 28 28 6 1 -
2010 Labour 35 25 3 - -
2014 Labour 48 13 2 - -
2018 Labour 49 14 - - -
2022 Labour 52 11 - - -

Leadership

The leaders of the council since 1965 have been:[3][4]

Councillor Party From To
Alfred John Kemp Labour 1965 1968
John O'Grady Labour 1968 1982
Alan Davis Labour 1982 1984
Tony Ritchie Labour 1984 1986
Annie Matthews Labour 1986 1990
Sally Keeble Labour 1990 1993
Jeremy Fraser Labour 1993 1997
Niall Duffy Labour 1997 2000
Stephanie Elsy Labour 2000 2002
Nick Stanton Liberal Democrats 2002 19 May 2010
Peter John Labour 19 May 2010 16 Sep 2020
Kieron Williams Labour 16 Sep 2020

Council elections

Borough result maps

By-election results

1964-1968

There were no by-elections.[5]

1968-1971

Consort by-election, 25 July 1968[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative D. M. Lang 808 52.7 -0.8
Labour W. F. Jones 725 47.3 +0.2
Turnout 1,533 14.6 -2.9
Conservative hold Swing

1971-1974

There were no by-elections.[10]

1974-1978

Cathedral by-election, 24 April 1975[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen J. Kippin 633 69.8 -2.0
Conservative Alfred R. Nuttall 136 15.0 +2.2
National Front Kevin McDonagh 80 8.8 N/A
Liberal Thomas J. Taylor 58 6.4 N/A
Turnout 12.7 -6.5
Labour hold Swing
Brunswick by-election, 25 March 1976[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeremy Gordon 885 49.1 -21.5
Conservative Tobias W. H. Eckersley 446 24.7 +12.7
National Party Ronald A. Jackson 252 14.0 N/A
Liberal Veronica Hunt 220 12.2 ±0.0
Turnout 22.6 -0.8
Labour hold Swing
Burgess by-election, 20 January 1977[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Geater 530 37.9 -32.8
Conservative Tobias W. H. Eckersley 478 34.2 +23.6
National Party Ronald A. Jackson 390 27.9 N/A
Turnout 16.0 -4.1
Labour hold Swing
Ruskin by-election, 29 September 1977[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tobias W. H. Eckersley 1,580 59.1 +7.1
Labour Carol Turner 622 23.3 -5.2
Liberal Brian K. Seeley 243 9.1 -8.4
National Front James S. Sneath 228 8.5 N/A
Turnout 38.7 -9.4
Conservative hold Swing

1978-1982

Newington by-election, 21 September 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Solomon Parry 781 45.0 -15.7
Conservative Gerard Fergus 698 40.2 +7.7
National Front David Teanby 168 9.7 N/A
Liberal Veronica Hunt 90 5.2 N/A
Turnout 21.2 -6.7
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Siah Cox

Riverside by-election, 30 November 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret White 775 68.2 -1.1
Conservative Alexander Padmore 274 24.1 +3.7
National Front Leonard Richard 87 7.7 N/A
Turnout 17.2 -18.9
Labour hold Swing

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

Rye by-election, 20 March 1980
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Pauline Moore 1,331 47.8 +10.1
Conservative Richard Clough 1,222 43.9 -5.3
Liberal Marian Atkinson 230 8.3 +2.2
Turnout 40.4 -3.1
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Enid Boxall

The Lane by-election, 5 November 1981
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance (SDP) John Lewis 916 47.1 +41.7
Labour Susan Goss 711 36.6 -21.0
Conservative Ian Twinn 245 12.6 -12.6
National Front David Teanby 71 3.7 -5.6
Turnout 33.4 +0.8
Alliance gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Frank Brean

1982-1986

Riverside by-election, 10 March 1983
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance (Liberal) Ronald Tindall 1,584 56.6 +34.0
Independent Labour Edward Hart 780 27.8 -6.3
Labour Michael Idun 233 8.3 -14.0
New Britain Kevin Mason 118 4.2 N/A
Conservative Michael Pike 77 2.7 -6.7
Communist Robert Gordon 9 0.3 N/A
Turnout 43.6 -1.4
Alliance gain from Independent Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. James Patrick

Consort by-election, 8 March 1983
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Troy 691 44.7 -9.6
Alliance (Liberal) Richard Shearman 438 28.3 +11.4
Conservative Anthony Patterson 339 21.9 +3.7
National Front Mary Bailey 77 5.0 N/A
Turnout 31.1 ±0.0
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Robert Smyth

Burgess by-election, 23 February 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance (Liberal) Rose Colley 840 53.7 +34.5
Labour Kevin Joiner 596 38.1 -9.9
Conservative Beatrice North 81 5.2 -15.6
National Front Peter Core 47 3.0 N/A
Turnout 34.5 -7.9
Alliance gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Ronald Slater

Ruskin by-election, 23 February 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Forder 1,714 50.1 -0.4
Labour Peter Russell 832 24.3 +9.6
Alliance (SDP) Jonathan Mitchell 791 23.1 -5.5
National Front Raymond Barker 83 2.4 N/A
Turnout 42.9 -9.6
Conservative hold Swing

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

Lyndhurst by-election, 12 July 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Crane 1,423 53.4 +15.4
Conservative Barry Hallett 656 24.6 -6.5
Alliance (SDP) Robert Skelly 519 19.5 -4.4
National Front Raymond Barker 65 2.4 N/A
Turnout 28.9 -10.5
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Paula Moore

Rotherhithe by-election, 13 September 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance (Liberal) Frank Pemberton 1,381 60.9 +34.2
Labour Trevor Lawrence 780 34.4 -12.2
Conservative Percy Gray 55 2.4 -14.8
National Front Peter Core 50 2.2 N/A
Turnout 35.2 +4.9
Alliance gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Harold Young

Riverside by-election, 15 August 1985
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance (Liberal) Michael Hannon 1,656 65.2 +42.5
Labour John Thomas 801 31.6 +9.3
Conservative Beatrice North 81 3.2 -6.2
Turnout 38.6 -6.4
Alliance gain from Independent Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Barbara Burgess

Liddle by-election, 19 December 1985
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Ellery 1,032 81.7 +23.3
Alliance (SDP) Doreen Payne 164 13.0 -0.6
Conservative Trevor Pitman 67 5.3 -8.3
Turnout 15.5 -4.7
Labour hold Swing

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

1986-1990

Dockyard by-election, 24 July 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Thomas Sullivan 1,168 50.1 +6.4
Alliance (Liberal) Hyman Silverston 1,041 44.7 +0.4
Conservative Andrew Clayton 72 3.1 -3.3
National Front John Norris 50 2.1 N/A
Turnout 35.84 -5.5
Labour gain from Alliance Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. George Walker

Liddle by-election, 9 April 1987
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Deborah Welch 951 69.8 +0.3
Alliance (SDP) Ann Harris 292 21.4 +11.2
Conservative Trevor Atman 120 8.8 +1.4
Turnout 17.19 +7.4
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Ali Balli

Rye by-election, 24 September 1987
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Trevor Pitman 1,495 54.8 +17.6
Labour Christopher Hughes 811 29.8 -9.1
Alliance (SDP) Robert Skelly 261 9.6 -3.9
Green Alex Goldie 145 5.3 +0.7
Communist Linda Osborn 14 0.5 N/A
Turnout 39.45 -7.3
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Elsie Headley

Chaucer by-election, 25 February 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance (SDP) Anna McGettigan 1,365 48.3 +7.1
Labour Alexander Moore 1,146 40.5 -4.8
Conservative Nicholas Eriksen 266 9.4 +3.1
Communist Peter Power 51 1.8 N/A
Turnout 35.47 -1.7
Alliance gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Linda Oram

Riverside by-election, 21 April 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Coral Newell 1,348 47.0 +10.8
Alliance (Liberal) George Dunk 1,345 46.8 -3.9
Conservative Andrew Clayton 129 4.5 -1.9
National Front Stephen Evans 49 1.7 N/A
Turnout 43.73 +1.1
Labour gain from Alliance Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Joan Price

Abbey by-election, 27 October 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Alliance (Liberal) Alan Blake 1,240 65.6 +26.5
Labour John Johnson 514 27.2 -14.7
Conservative Thomas Pheby 137 7.2 N/A
Turnout 39.79 +0.1
Alliance gain from Labour Swing

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

Lyndhurst by-election, 17 November 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kate Hoey 1,778 57.7 +5.4
Conservative Heather Kirby 880 28.5 -0.9
Liberal Democrats Alex Goldie 327 10.6 -2.2
SDP Doreen Payne 98 3.2 N/A
Turnout 34.24 -10.8
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Alan Crane

Friary by-election, 12 October 1989
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Wingfield 810 48.0 -22.3
Independent Labour Gregory Staunton 567 33.6 N/A
Conservative Michael Lawson 202 12.0 -1.8
Liberal Democrats Leroy Arscott 110 6.5 -6.4
Turnout 27.05 -5.8
Labour hold Swing

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

1990-1994

Brunswick by-election, 25 July 1991[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Vivien D. Maurice 1,076 50.8 N/A
Labour Bernard White 775 36.6 -31.5
Conservative Michael P. P. Bungy 135 6.4 -16.8
BNP Stephen J. Tyler 132 6.2 N/A
Turnout 27.8 -4.2
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. John E. Maurice.

1994-1998

Browning by-election, 27 April 1995[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sarah M. Gurling 1,378 56.5 -4.0
Labour Charles Cherrill 855 35.0 -0.7
Ind. Liberal Democrat Ronald A. Mcl. North 112 4.6 N/A
Conservative Brooks Newmark 95 3.9 -1.4
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. James R. Munday.

Bellenden by-election, 4 May 1995[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Janet F. Heatley 1,790 73.4 +10.9
Conservative Sharon F. Spiers 260 10.7 -1.2
Liberal Democrats Alexander J. Baker 257 10.5 -8.8
Ind. Liberal Democrat David Osborne 133 5.5 N/A
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Mike Lee.

Dockyard by-election, 27 July 1995[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sandra R. Dunk 1,236 60.4 -3.4
Labour Robert J. Gasson 642 31.4 +7.1
Conservative Percy Gray 167 8.2 +1.6
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Elizabeth Denton.

Friary by-election, 3 August 1995[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barrie J. Hargrove 909 56.6 +10.5
Liberal Democrats Caroline V. Pidgeon 650 40.5 +1.1
Ind. Liberal Democrat Jacqueline E. Tomkins 46 2.9 N/A
Turnout 1,605
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Sonya J. H. Murison.

Barset by-election, 26 October 1995[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephanie E. Elsy 734 77.9 +11.0
Liberal Democrats David C. Buxton 118 12.5 -6.3
Conservative Robert Hayward 90 9.6 -0.9
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Svetlana Kirov.

Chaucer by-election, 7 December 1995[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Richard J. Livingstone 1,125 50.1 +7.3
Liberal Democrats Robert J. S. Skelly 1,025 45.6 +0.2
Independent Green Doreen M. Robinson 97 4.3 N/A
Turnout
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Robert A. Bayne.

Browning by-election, 20 March 1996[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Joyce L. Hales 1,191 64.1 +3.3
Labour Eudora Dixon-Fyle 668 35.9 +0.2
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Paul Cheesman.

Waverley by-election, 23 October 1997[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael S. Barnard 410 79.6 +35.2
Conservative Rebecca M. Humphreys 105 20.4 +12.3
Majority 305 59.2
Turnout 515 11.3 -32.0
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Eyscene Sheilds.

1998-2002

Consort by-election, 15 October 1998[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anne V. Worsley 919 58.5 +10.2
Liberal Democrats Colin A. Hunte 474 30.2 +3.3
Socialist Labour Angela M. Ruddock 70 4.5 -3.8
Conservative Oliver H. Wooller 54 3.4 -7.1
Liberal Geoffrey M. A. Goldie 53 3.4 N/A
Majority 450 28.3
Turnout 1,570 34.0 +10.6
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Nicola A. Kutapan.

Rotherhithe by-election, 3 December 1998[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jeffrey Hook 1,143 55.7 +2.4
Labour Peter C. John 813 39.6 +5.9
National Democrats Gary Cartwright 56 2.7 N/A
Conservative Steven P. Bolton 28 1.4 -4.2
Green Storm S. Poorun 11 0.5 N/A
Majority 330 16.1
Turnout 2,051 32.0 +1.7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Victor D. Jones.

Cathedral by-election, 22 July 1999[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Bosch 750 59.6 +10.4
Labour Bernard M. Dainton 451 35.9 +10.6
Conservative Ewan G. Wallace 57 4.5 +1.1
Majority 299 23.7
Turnout 1,258 27.0 -6.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Clifford J. Hodson.

2002-2006

East Walworth by-election, 12 February 2004[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jane Salmon 1,477 56.1 +2.8
Labour Rhodri Thomas 978 37.1 +5.3
Conservative Philip G. H. Riches 86 3.3 -1.8
Green Ruth Jenkins 82 3.1 -0.9
Independent Julie D. Crawford 11 0.4 -2.0
Majority 499 19.0
Turnout 2,634 32.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Margaret Ambrose.

2006-2010

Riverside by-election, 13 December 2007[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Anood Al-Samerai 1,114 49.8 +8.4
Labour Cormac Hollingsworth 691 30.9 +3.6
Conservative Rahoul Bhansali 260 11.6 -8.9
Green Amanda Penfold 122 5.5 -11.2
UKIP Fernando Grace 49 2.2 N/A
Majority 423 18.9 +4.8
Turnout 2,236 24.7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Paul D. L. Baichoo.

Rotherhithe by-election, 9 October 2008[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Wilma Nelson 1,149 56.8 +8.8
Labour Kath Whittam 618 30.6 +5.1
Conservative Loanna Morrison 255 12.6 -4.5
Majority 531 26.2 +7.8
Turnout 2,022 23.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Anne Yates.

2010-2014

Brunswick Park by-election, 10 March 2011[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mark Williams 1,981 65.1 +10.6
Liberal Democrats Kate E. Heywood 630 20.7 -3.2
Green Jenny Bentall 231 7.6 -6.7
Conservative Simon J. Kitchen 129 4.2 -7.3
TUSC Brian J. Kelly 70 2.3 N/A
Turnout 34.2%
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. John J. Friary.

The Lane by-election, 5 May 2011[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rowenna Davis 2,670 64.4 +23.1
Green Anna Margaret Plodowski 472 11.4 -3.2
Liberal Democrats Alex Berhanu 471 11.4 -14.7
Conservative Simon Joseph Fox 423 10.2 -2.1
TUSC Brian John Kelly 107 2.6 N/A
Turnout 39.6
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Ms. Keadean M. Rhoden.

Peckham by-election, 7 July 2011[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Chris Brown 1,754 70.1 +7.4
Liberal Democrats Jennifer Blake 554 22.1 +3.2
Conservative Diana Atuona 86 3.4 -5.7
TUSC Brian J. Kelly 63 2.5 N/A
Green Jason Harvey-Evers 46 1.8 -4.7
Turnout 25.5%
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Tayo A. Situ.

East Walworth by-election, 29 November 2012[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rebecca Lury 1,259 53.4 +10.4
Liberal Democrats Ben Johnson 1,003 42.6 +2.5
Conservative Stuart Millson 94 4.0 -8.0
Turnout 2,371 25.4%
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Ms. Helen Morrissey.

2014-2018

Chaucer by-election, 7 May 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Helen Dennis 2,951 43.5 -0.8
Liberal Democrats William Houngbo 1,532 22.6 -9.6
Conservative Michael Dowsett 1,178 17.3 +6.8
Green Gareth Rees 564 8.3 -9.7
UKIP Dean Conway 474 7.0 N/A
Independent Professor Piers Corbyn 67 1.0 N/A
All People's Party Ade Lasaki 25 0.4 N/A
Majority 1,419 20.9 +16.6
Turnout 63.9
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Councillor Claire Maugham.

College by-election, 7 May 2016[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Catherine Rose 2,258 45.7 -10.6
Conservative Kate Bramson 1,269 25.7 -6.0
Liberal Democrats Brigid Gardner 699 14.1 +8.7
Green Dale Lesley Rapley 371 7.5 -2.1
UKIP Toby Prescott 318 6.4 N/A
All People's Party Michael Dowsett 25 0.5 N/A
Majority 989 20.0 +2.8
Turnout 58.4
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Councillor Helen Hayes, the Member of Parliament for Dulwich and West Norwood.

Newington by-election, 13 May 2016[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Coldwell 2,829 59.3 +6.5
Liberal Democrats Martin Shapland 694 14.5 -9.5
Green Nick Hooper 464 9.7 -3.8
Conservative Gige Aarons 458 9.6 +1.5
UKIP Gawain Towler 237 5.0 -0.9
All People's Party Terry Adewale 45 0.9 N/A
Independent Michelle Baharier 45 0.9 N/A
Majority 2,135 44.8 +19.7
Turnout 46.1
Labour hold Swing

The by election was called following the resignation of Councillor Neil Coyle, the Member of Parliament for Bermondsey and Old Southwark.[20]

Surrey Docks by-election, 9 June 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Dan Whitehead 1,523 51.7 +24.4
Labour Will Holmes 619 21.3 -1.9
Conservative Craig Cox 380 12.9 -8.5
Green Colin James Boyle 218 7.4 -8.5
UKIP Toby Prescott 187 6.3 -10.1
Independent John Hellings 10 0.3 -15.2
Majority 904 30.4 +28.1
Turnout 29.9
Labour hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Councillor Lisa Rajan.

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