1998 Lambeth London Borough Council election


Elections to Lambeth London Borough Council were held on 7 May 1998. The whole council was up for election and the Labour party took overall control of the council.[1][2]

Election result


Lambeth Local Election Result 1998[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 41 +19 64.1 42.1 +7.5
  Liberal Democrats 18 -7 28.1 29.3 -2.8
  Conservative 5 -9 7.8 17.5 -8.0
  Independent 0 0 3 -3 0

Ward results


* - Existing Councillor seeking re-election.

Angell

Angell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ambrose Dominic Hogan 946
Labour Donatus Anyanwu 906
Labour Simon Stevens 887
Independent Democrat Thomas Butler 315
Independent Democrat David Woolford 301
Independent Democrat Andrew Morris 274
Liberal Democrats Alan Beven 229
Green Albere Hanna 197
Liberal Democrats Manjula Roy 194
Liberal Democrats Richard Laming 178
Conservative Sheila Angel 134
Conservative Michael Angel 133
Conservative Robert Angel 104
Movement for Justice Alexander Owolade 95
Communist Peter Clifford 59
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Bishop's

Bishop's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Peter Truesdale * 1,033
Labour Leslie Boodram 1,011
Labour Stephen Terence 1,011
Liberal Democrats Catriona Moore 977
Liberal Democrats Gilbert Williams 941
Labour David Smith 938
Green Vahe Bastajian 175
Conservative Barbara Winbourne 151
Independent Tenants John Howard 144
Conservative Kenneth Graham 140
Conservative Avril Firman 133
Independent Nigelle De Bar 58
Stones of Vauxhall Simeon Fuller 46
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Clapham Park

Clapham Park (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Clapham Town

Clapham Town (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Ferndale

Ferndale (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Gipsy Hill

Gipsy Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Herne Hill

Herne Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Knight's Hill

Knight's Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Larkhall

Larkhall (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Oval

Oval (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Prince's

Prince's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

St Leonard's

St Leonard's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Clive Bennett 1,162
Liberal Democrats Brian Palmer 1,103
Liberal Democrats Roger Giess 1,092
Labour Sally A Bowdery 727
Labour Roger C J Bowdery 703
Labour Brycchan Carey 630
Conservative Joanna M Barker 618
Conservative Andrew W Burkinshaw 580
Conservative Glyn M Kyle 580
Green Hugh R Fraser 213
Turnout
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

St Martin's

St Martin's (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Stockwell

Stockwell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Anthony Bottrall * 1,043 42.2
Labour H David 1,020 41.3
Labour A Melville 917
Liberal Democrats C Cumberbatch-Barnett 884
Liberal Democrats E Must 844
Labour K Paul 832
Green J Fraser 207 8.4
Conservative K Best 202 8.2
Conservative V Taylor 167
Conservative E Gibson 140
Turnout 30.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Streatham Hill

Streatham Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Streatham South

Streatham South (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Streatham Wells

Streatham Wells (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Thornton

Thornton (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Thurlow Park

Thurlow Park (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Town Hall

Town Hall (3)
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Tulse Hill

Tulse Hill (3)
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Vassall

Vassall (3)
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