1998 Hammersmith and Fulham London Borough Council election


The 1998 Hammersmith and Fulham Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of Hammersmith and Fulham London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.[2]

1998 Hammersmith and Fulham Borough Council election[1]
 1994 7 May 1998 2002 

All 50 seats to Hammersmith and Fulham London Borough Council
26 seats needed for a majority
Turnout34.2% (12.1%)
  First party Second party
 
Party Labour Conservative
Last election 33 seats, 49.8% 15 seats, 35.9%
Seats before 34 14
Seats won 36 14
Seat change 3 1
Popular vote 19,065 13,998
Percentage 50.1% 36.8%
Swing 0.3% 0.9%

Map of the results of the 1998 Hammersmith and Fulham council election. Conservatives in blue and Labour in red.

Council control before election


Labour

Council control after election


Labour

Background


Election result


The Labour Party won 36 seats (on a 49.7% share of the vote) - a gain of 3 seats from the previous election, and maintained control of the council. The Conservative Party won 14 seats (with 37.4% of the vote) - a loss of 1 seat from their previous result. The Liberal Democrats lost the two seats they previously held, winning 12.6% of the votes cast.[3]

Ward results


Addison

Addison (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Siobhan Coughlan 1,035
Labour Karian, Ghassan 887
Conservative Jolyon Neubert 422
Conservative Michael Woolton 415
Liberal Democrats George Collie 295
Turnout 32.6
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Avonmore

Avonmore (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sonya Hilton 728
Labour Keith Mallinson 697
Conservative James Browne 684
Labour Frederick Inniss 617
Liberal Democrats Julie Perrin 186
Turnout 34.2
Labour hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Broadway

Broadway (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kenneth Cartwright 831
Labour Huw Davies 816
Conservative Tara Douglas-Home 283
Conservative Bozidar Zabavnik 221
Liberal Democrats Martin Bryant 203
Liberal Democrats Henry Braund 152
Turnout 34.6
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Brook Green

Brook Green (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gerald Johnson 916
Labour Polly Hicks 885
Conservative John Hennessy 823
Conservative Margaret Massey 773
Liberal Democrats Joanna Gill 233
Liberal Democrats Ilona Lepper 165
Turnout 36.6
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Colehill

Colehill (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Adronie Alford 834
Conservative Christopher Round 806
Labour Paul Richards 410
Labour Winifred Watson 407
Liberal Democrats Suzanna Harris 146
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

College Park & Old Oak

College Park & Old Oak (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Wesley Harcourt 967
Labour Reginald McLaughlin 935
Labour Melanie Smallman 863
Conservative Linda Scanlon 224
Conservative Theresa Coen 205
Conservative Anthony Sulivan 163
Liberal Democrats William Chambre 143
Liberal Democrats William Wiggin 125
Liberal Democrats William Yonge 104
Turnout 29.2
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Coningham

Coningham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Christine Graham 1,368
Labour Josephine Wicks 1,165
Labour Timothy Stanley 1,039
Liberal Democrats Patricia Owen 390
Liberal Democrats Sheila Shuttleworth 349
Conservative Mark Loveday 308
Conservative Elizabeth Mills 298
Conservative Hugh Robertson 285
Communist League Celia Pugh 90
Turnout 26.6
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Crabtree

Crabtree (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Adam Gray 973
Conservative Mark Simonds 904
Conservative Timothy Janman 889
Labour Simon Risley 829
Liberal Democrats Tamara Dragadze 135
Liberal Democrats Donald Gray-Raus 124
Turnout 47.4
Labour hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Eel Brook

Eel Brook (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Donal Blaney 810
Conservative Greg Hands 810
Labour David Gwynne 582
Labour Hugh Jaeger 533
Liberal Democrats Jon Burden 346
Liberal Democrats Huw Lloyd-James 319
Turnout 40.8
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Gibbs Green

Gibbs Green (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andy Slaughter 775
Labour Charles Treloggan 765
Conservative Rowena Everson 810
Conservative Jocelyn Ormon 810
Liberal Democrats Anne Lloyd-James 346
Turnout 25.9
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Grove

Grove (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Christopher Allen 992
Labour Stephen Cowan 860
Conservative Rowena Everson 487
Conservative Jocelyn Ormon 447
Liberal Democrats Michael Andrew 249
Liberal Democrats Sophie Emmerson 346
Turnout 37.33
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Margravine

Margravine (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Araminta Birdsey 802
Labour Lisa Homan 790
Conservative Albert Crosby 280
Conservative Pamela Hurst 274
Liberal Democrats Sorcha Cassidy 146
Liberal Democrats Daniel Watkins 125
Turnout 30.0
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Normand

Normand (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joan Caruana 775
Labour David Williams 711
Conservative Magnus Burroughe 670
Conservative Nicholas Addyman 659
Liberal Democrats Gabrielle Minken 146
Turnout 37.3
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Palace

Palace (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Emile Al-Uzaizi 1,345
Conservative Andrew Ground 1,316
Labour Adam Farrar 315
Labour Francis Lukey 315
Liberal Democrats Alexandra Sugden 176
Turnout 44.7
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Ravenscourt

Ravenscourt (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Fiona Evans-Lothian 881
Labour Hefin Rees 857
Conservative Angela Clarke 677
Conservative Sally Roberts 585
Liberal Democrats Brian Gallagher 233
Liberal Democrats Hassan Zaidi 152
Turnout 41.4
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Sands End

Sands End (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brendan Bird 933
Labour Colin Pavelin 868
Conservative Mark Littlewood 642
Conservative Grace Oliver 642
Liberal Democrats William Bagwell 177
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Sherbrooke

Sherbrooke (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Garrett 706
Conservative Tristram Kennedy Harper 696
Conservative Alexander Karmel 684
Labour Ashok Patel 600
Liberal Democrats Alistair Brett 138
Turnout 39.2
Labour hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Starch Green

Starch Green (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Julian Hillman 1,010
Labour Gregory Wilkinson 949
Conservative Richard Buxton 484
Conservative Trevor Lloyd-Jones 444
Liberal Democrats Ruth Berry 279
Turnout 40.3
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Sulivan

Sulivan (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gerald Wombwell 970
Conservative Nicholas Botterill 967
Labour Vera Godden 467
Labour Thomas Butler 410
Liberal Democrats Joan Bonser 167
Liberal Democrats Allan McKelvie 126
Turnout 38.0
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Town

Town (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stephen Greenhalgh 795
Conservative Antony Lillis 744
Labour Allison Bartlett 382
Labour Joseph Moriah 301
Liberal Democrats Nathaniel Green 163
Liberal Democrats Graham Muir 140
Turnout 27.6
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Walham

Walham (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Frances Stainton 857
Labour Jenny Vaughan 833
Conservative Allen Mills 806
Labour Rory Vaughan 753
Liberal Democrats Anne Day 167
Liberal Democrats Joseph Day 153
Turnout 34.2
Conservative hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

White City & Shepherds Bush

White City & Shepherds Bush (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ronald Browne 1,362
Labour Ivan Gibbons 1,305
Labour Jafar Khaled 1,132
Liberal Democrats Michael Boudry 153
Liberal Democrats Andrew Sweeting 153
Conservative Theresa Villiers 806
Conservative Andrew Brierley 806
Liberal Democrats Timothy Leunig 153
Conservative James Bullock 806
Turnout 30.4
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Wormholt

Wormholt (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Colin Aherne 1,053
Labour Sally Powell 995
Labour Stephen Burke 982
Conservative Jonothan Collett 287
Conservative Timothy Kevan 262
Conservative John Pickthorn 261
Liberal Democrats Natasha Julien 234
Liberal Democrats Tanya Coen-D'Arcy 215
Liberal Democrats Christina Kearney 215
Turnout 28.0
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

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