Tower Hamlets Borough Council Election Results

Abbreviations used in the results


Abbreviation Party
BNPBritish National Party
CConservative and Unionist Party
CCTower Hamlets Community Campaign
ComCommunist Party of Great Britain
ELPAEast London Peoples’ Alliance
GPGreen Party
IIIsland Independent
ILPIndependent Labour Party
IndIndependent (indicates an unofficial candidate when placed before a party abbreviation)
Ind RIndependent Resident
LLiberal Party
L DemLiberal Democrats
LabLabour Party
Lab/Co-opLabour Party and Co-operative Party joint candidate
M LabMilitant Labour
NFNational Front
NLPNatural Law Party
RAResidents Association
SDPSocial Democratic Party
SUSocialist Unity
SWPSocialist Workers Party
TATenants Association
UMUnion Movement
WRPWorkers’ Revolutionary Party

1964: Electorate 137,662 (in contested wards 124,911); Turnout 16.9%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeatsUnop.Full Council
Lab
Com
L
C
RA
UM
ILP
Ind

Total
15,449
1,828
1,392
1,059
882
238
163
130

21,138
73.1
8.6
6.6
5.0
4.2
1.1
0.8
0.6

100.0
60
13
17
19
2
2
1
1

115
55
3
-
-
2
-
-
-

60
6
-
-
-
-
-
-
-

6
65
3
-
-
2
-
-
-

70

1968: Electorate 127,923 (in contested wards 76,823); Turnout 14.3%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeatsUnop.Full Council
Lab
Com
C
L
UM
Ind Lab
Ind

Total
6,656
1,947
1,006
577
160
143
136

10,625
62.6
18.3
9.5
5.4
1.5
1.4
1.3

100.0
60
12
8
6
1
1
1

89
57
3
-
-
-
-
-

60
23
-
-
-
-
-
-

23
67
3
-
-
-
-
-

70

1971: Electorate 122,916 (in contested wards 89,502); Turnout 25.8%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeatsUnop.Full Council
Lab
Com
C
Ind
L
UM

Total
17,139
1,516
1,497
534
154
22

20,862
82.1
7.3
7.2
2.6
0.7
0.1

100.0
60
8
22
2
3
1

96
60
-
-
-
-
-

60
15
-
-
-
-
-

15
70
-
-
-
-
-

70

1974: Electorate 113,739 (in contested wards 87,543); Turnout 18.3%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeatsUnop.Full Council
Lab
Com
L
C
Ind

Total
11,336
1,441
1,151
426
355

14,709
77.1
9.8
7.8
2.9
2.4

100.0
60
8
10
7
2

87
60
-
-
-
-

60
13
-
-
-
-

13
70
-
-
-
-

70

1978: Electorate 112,412; Turnout 28.3%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeatsUnop.
Lab
C
L
NF
Com
ELPA
SWP
SU
Ind
Ind L
WRP

Total
16,986
4,648
3,224
3,154
950
719
325
232
148
98
98

30,582
55.5
15.2
10.5
10.3
3.1
2.4
1.1
0.8
0.5
0.3
0.3

100.0
50
27
10
42
7
5
1
2
2
1
1

148
43
-
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-

50
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-

-


1982: Electorate 111,174 (in contested wards 105,966); Turnout 32.6%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeatsUnop.
Lab
  L
  SDP
Alliance
C
Ind
II
Com
TA
Ind Lab
NF
WRP

Total
14,497
9,497
2,899
12,396
2,836
1,994
625
448
296
193
146
122

33,553
43.2
28.3
8.6
36.9
8.5
5.9
1.9
1.3
0.9
0.6
0.4
0.4

100.0
50
21
13
34
22
7
2
3
1
2
5
1

127
31
18
-
18
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-

50
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-

2


1986: Electorate 118,583; Turnout 38.9%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeats

Lab
  L
  SDP
Alliance
C
Ind
Ind Lab
II
Ind L
NF
BNP

Total
19,173
14,029
3,758
17,787
3,098
1,522
707
697
502
256
212

43,954
43.6
31.9
8.6
40.5
7.0
3.5
1.6
1.6
1.1
0.6
0.5

100.0
50
32
16
48
32
4
4
3
2
1
1

145
24
25
1
26
-
-
-
-
-
-
-

50



1990: Electorate 113,315; Turnout 46.1%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeats

L Dem
Lab
C
GP
CC
BNP
RA
Ind R
Ind

Total
21,822
21,505
2,447
2,274
762
546
264
248
177

50,045
43.6
43.0
4.9
4.5
1.5
1.1
0.5
0.5
0.4

100.0
41
50
30
10
4
4
4
1
3

147
30
20
-
-
-
-
-
-
-

50



1994: Electorate 112,366; Turnout 53.6%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeats

Lab
L Dem
BNP
Ind L Dem
C
Ind
Ind Lab
GP
Ind R

Total
30,116
15,723
4,140
3,149
2,060
1,480
1,356
799
300

59,123
50.9
26.6
7.0
5.3
3.5
2.5
2.3
1.4
0.5

100.0
50
47
8
9
33
6
3
4
1

161
43
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-

50



1998: Electorate 123,433; Turnout 36.1%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeats

Lab
L Dem
C
Ind
Ind L Dem
BNP
NF

Total
20,387
10,225
5,657
2,119
1,253
951
270

40,862
49.9
25.0
13.8
5.2
3.1
2.3
0.7

100.0
50
39
32
7
6
6
1

141
41
9
-
-
-
-
-

50



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