2002 Lambeth London Borough Council election

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Elections to Lambeth London Borough Council were held on 2 May 2002. The whole council was up for election with boundary changes reducing the number of councillors by one since the last election in 1998.[1] The Labour party lost overall control of the council.[1]

2002 Lambeth Council election
← 1998 2 May 2002 2006 →

All council seats
  First party Second party Third party
  Blank Blank Blank
Leader Peter Truesdale Tom Franklin John Whelan
Party Liberal Democrats Labour Conservative
Leader since 1998 May 2000 1998
Leader's seat Bishop's Tulse Hill Thurlow Park
Seats won 28 28 7
Seat change Increase10 Decrease13 Increase2
Popular vote 18,647 20,503 9,080
Percentage 33.3% 36.6% 16.2%

Lambeth London UK local election 2002 map.svg
Map of the results of the 2002 Lambeth council election. Conservatives in blue, Labour in red and Liberal Democrats in yellow.

Leader of Largest Party before election

Tom Franklin
Labour

Subsequent Leader of Largest Party

Peter Truesdale
Liberal Democrats

Following the election, the Liberal Democrats and Conservatives formed a coalition to run the council with Cllr Peter Truesdale, Liberal Democrat, as Leader and Cllr John Whelan, Conservative, as Deputy Leader.

Election resultEdit

Lambeth Local Election Result 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 28 -13 44.4 36.6 20,503
  Liberal Democrats 28 +10 44.4 33.3 18,647
  Conservative 7 +2 11.1 16.2 9,080
  Green 0 ±0 0 11.5 6,426
  Socialist Alliance 0 ±0 0 2.1 1,178
  Independent 0 ±0 0 0.1 60
  UKIP 0 ±0 0 0.1 53

Ward resultsEdit

Bishop'sEdit

Bishop's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Peter Truesdale 1,123
Liberal Democrats Charlotte Parry 1,039
Liberal Democrats Clive Parry 994
Labour Lorna Campbell 622
Labour Madge McGhie 506
Labour Lee Seaman 488
Green Simon Williams 166
Conservative Audrey Blaine 125
Conservative Caroline King 121
Conservative Judith Pattman 106
Socialist Alliance Veronica Planton 80
Turnout 5,370 27.3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

Brixton HillEdit

Brixton Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Nick Cattermole 1,067
Labour Steve Reed 1,017
Labour Lydia Serwaa 1,015
Green Debbie Dixon 459
Green Wayne Greening 393
Liberal Democrats Elsie Binder 377
Liberal Democrats Alexandra Colling 312
Liberal Democrats Martin Morris 312
Socialist Alliance Julie Hall 292
Conservative Patrick Butler 272
Conservative Matthew Bartlett 251
Conservative Roland Gilbert 249
Turnout 5,106 21.8

Clapham CommonEdit

Clapham Common (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ruth Ling 972
Liberal Democrats Angela Meander 964
Liberal Democrats Darren Sanders 917
Labour Andy Harrop 863
Labour Roland Doven 856
Liberal Democrats Matthew Bryant 839
Conservative Joanna Barker 748
Conservative Anthony Bays 744
Conservative Gareth Williams 739
Green Timothy Beaumont 274
Turnout 7,916 30.1

Clapham TownEdit

Clapham Town (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Helen O'Malley 1,179
Labour Jonathan Myerson 1,160
Conservative Bernard Gentry 1,074
Conservative Andrew Hollingsworth 983
Labour Koysor Syed 968
Conservative Edward Heckels 958
Liberal Democrats Helen Belcher 397
Green Albere Hanna 382
Liberal Democrats Robert Banks 332
Liberal Democrats Robert Blackie 259
Independent James Martin 13
Turnout 7,705 27.5
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

ColdharbourEdit

Coldharbour (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Donatus Anyanwu 989
Labour Sharon Erdman 949
Labour Sharon Ward 899
Green William Collins 241
Green Paul Martin 219
Green Mohammed Sajid 217
Liberal Democrats Lindsay Avebury 215
Liberal Democrats Vivienne Baines 203
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Baines 181
Socialist Alliance Theresa Bennett 152
Conservative Nicholas Brown 122
Conservative Glyn Chambers 108
Conservative John Lamont 105
Independent Robin Gibson 47
Independent Gary Bruton 43
Independent Darren Iliffe 40
Turnout 4,680 17.1

FerndaleEdit

Ferndale (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Imran Hussain 1,031
Labour Paul McGlone 1,021
Labour Sally Prentice 977
Liberal Democrats Catherine Cumberbatch-Barnett 340
Liberal Democrats Patrick Mitchell 314
Green Jeffrey Dalton 300
Liberal Democrats Steven Rhodes 300
Conservative Helen Gentry 171
Conservative Richard Forsdyke 170
Conservative Verity Forsdyke 167
Turnout 4,791 17.6
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Gipsy HillEdit

Gipsy Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Janet Grigg 1,579
Conservative Russell A'Court 1,571
Conservative Gareth Compton 1,509
Labour David Green 1,034
Labour Marcia Cameron 1,001
Labour John Muir 899
Green Jessica Cahill 251
Liberal Democrats David Boyle 237
Green David Goodman 182
Liberal Democrats Peta Cubberley 180
Green Kathleen Manuell 178
Liberal Democrats Joel Robinson 165
Turnout 8,786 32.3
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Herne HillEdit

Herne Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jim Dickson 1,164
Labour Kirsty McHugh 1,160
Labour Peter O'Connell 898
Green Timothy Summers 609
Liberal Democrats Monica Armitage-Smith 511
Liberal Democrats Julia Goldsworthy 486
Conservative Anthony Jones 415
Conservative James Ford 407
Conservative Edna Richards 397
Liberal Democrats James Lundie 389
Turnout 6,436 21.5
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Knight's HillEdit

Knight's Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Geraldine Evans 1,331
Liberal Democrats Robert McConnell 1,263
Liberal Democrats Jeremy Baker 1,260
Labour Tony Grayling 949
Labour Bill Watling 926
Labour Robert Hill 908
Conservative Martin Ball 258
Green Graham Jones 251
Conservative Jessica Lee 250
Conservative Christine Hemmise 245
Socialist Alliance Leslie Watson 113
Turnout 7,754 27.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

LarkhallEdit

Larkhall (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kevin Craig 1,307
Labour Joanna Clason 1,256
Labour Gary Follis 1,190
Liberal Democrats Monique Blythe 664
Liberal Democrats Rosario Munday 631
Liberal Democrats Scott McAusland 610
Green Sally Zlotowitz 260
Conservative Charles Crawford 203
Conservative Charles Pender 200
Conservative William Trelawny 196
Socialist Alliance Tina Humphries 127
Turnout 6,644 22.2

OvalEdit

Oval (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Marietta Crichton-Stuart 1,297
Liberal Democrats Geoffrey Bowring 1,178
Liberal Democrats Andrew Sawdon 1,151
Labour Giacomo Benedetto 645
Labour Patrick Diamond 590
Labour Neil Goulbourne 576
Green Brian Heatley 255
Conservative Christopher Sinclair 201
Conservative Arthur Hardman 197
Conservative Penelope Sinclair 184
Socialist Alliance Andrew Jackson 116
Turnout 6,390 24.2

Prince'sEdit

Princes's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Keith Fitchett 1,444
Liberal Democrats Charles Anglin 1,404
Liberal Democrats Dinti Wakefield 1,402
Labour Stephen Morgan 1,236
Labour Peter Bowyer 1,185
Labour Samuel Townend 1,183
Conservative Andrew Hayes 264
Green James Wallace 260
Conservative Simon Allison 250
Conservative Kiloran Heckels 242
Turnout 8,870 34.0

St Leonard'sEdit

St Leonard's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Clive Bennett * 1,517
Liberal Democrats Roger Giess * 1,422
Liberal Democrats Brian Palmer * 1,419
Labour Denese Clarke 841
Labour Matthew Salter 813
Labour Brian Whitington 706
Green Anne Kenner 290
Conservative Alastair Hamilton 284
Conservative Nicholas Wailes 280
Conservative Philip Murley 250
Turnout 7,822 27.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

StockwellEdit

Stockwell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Anthony Bottrall 1,549
Liberal Democrats Marcus Mayers 1,280
Liberal Democrats Gabriel Fernandes 1,219
Labour Michael English 991
Labour Esther Green 931
Labour Toaha Qureshi 882
Green Peter Crush 260
Conservative Judith Collier 167
Conservative John Midgley 125
Conservative Laura Midgley 124
Turnout 7,528 29.3

Streatham HillEdit

Streatham Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats June Fewtrell 1,272
Liberal Democrats Jeremy Clyne 1,158
Liberal Democrats Ashley Lumsden 1,120
Labour Alex Ekumah 632
Labour Mohammed Abu-Bakr 631
Labour Daniel Lawuyi 561
Green Martin Wright 378
Conservative Stanley Davies 287
Conservative Susan Ellis 284
Conservative Peter Younghusband 264
Turnout 6,587 24.0

Streatham SouthEdit

Streatham South (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Dave Malley 1,188
Labour John Kazantzis 1,123
Labour Tim Sargeant 1,093
Liberal Democrats Wendy Golding 1,027
Liberal Democrats Robert Williams 943
Liberal Democrats Graham Lee 931
Conservative Habib Choudhury 538
Conservative Stephen McMenamin 517
Conservative Michael Winch 507
Green Michael O'Gara 208
Turnout 8,075 30.6

Streatham WellsEdit

Streatham Wells (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Julian Heather 1,440
Liberal Democrats Sheila Clarke 1,418
Liberal Democrats Daphne Hayes-Mojon 1,383
Labour Pius Badejo 555
Labour David Walker 528
Labour Mikis Euripides 501
Green Sheila Freeman 279
Conservative Amanda Hodgkinson 217
Conservative Lisabeth Liell 211
Conservative Neil Salt 186
Turnout 6,718 24.9

ThorntonEdit

Thornton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats John Pindar 1,291
Liberal Democrats Stephen Dering 1,191
Labour Lib Peck 1,142
Liberal Democrats Veronica Ijeoma 1,137
Labour Yemi Adisa-Adesina 1,080
Labour Joe Moll 1,057
Green David Ince 277
Conservative Joy Jackson 268
Conservative Roger Bennett 257
Conservative Barbara Winbourne 197
Turnout 7,897 31.8

Thurlow ParkEdit

Thurlow Park (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Clare Whelan 1,484
Conservative John Whelan 1,437
Conservative Irene Kimm 1,308
Labour Judith Brodie 684
Labour David Rodgers 583
Labour Alan Wilmot 551
Liberal Democrats Alan Beadnall 466
Liberal Democrats Andrew Thurburn 336
Green Jeremy Hicks 329
Liberal Democrats Duncan Brack 319
UKIP Robin Lambert 53
Turnout 7,550 29.6

Tulse HillEdit

Tulse Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jackie Meldrum 1,219
Labour Tom Franklin 1,078
Labour Toren Smith 1,017
Green John Yates 440
Liberal Democrats Ann Savage 334
Green Keith Hatch 333
Liberal Democrats Roger O'Brien 290
Liberal Democrats Karl Davies 285
Conservative Claire Baker 225
Conservative David Owens 215
Conservative Dan Tweyman 184
Socialist Alliance Gregory Tucker 171
Turnout 5,791 21.2

VassallEdit

Vassall (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Liz Atkinson 1,056
Labour Alex McKenna 943
Labour Daniel Sabbagh 895
Liberal Democrats Tom Cornwall 851
Liberal Democrats Antonia Ewetuga 846
Liberal Democrats Rene Kinzett 744
Green Keith Sperry 257
Conservative Nicholas Gibbon 188
Conservative Antony Shakespeare 181
Conservative Laurence King 165
Socialist Alliance Brenda Downes 127
Turnout 6,253 23.3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Lambeth". BBC News Online. Retrieved 15 August 2009.