Westminster City Council Election Results

Abbreviations used in the results


Abbreviation Party
CConservative and Unionist Party
ComCommunist Party of Great Britain
EPEcology Party (from 21st September 1985, Green Party)
GPGreen 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
NFNational Front
NLPNatural Law Party
RURESPECT - The Unity Coalition
SDPSocial Democratic Party
SJWAPSave St. John’s Wood Adventure Playground
SLASave London Alliance
SLAGSave London Action Group
SocSocialist
SWAGSave Westminster Action Group

1964: Electorate 191,592; Turnout 27.9%

PartyVotes%Ch.%CandidatesSeatsFull Council
C
Lab
L
Com

Total
29,123
21,228
2,078
654

53,082
54.9
40.0
3.9
1.2

100.0

60
60
30
5

155
41
19
-
-

60
48
22
-
-

70

1968: Electorate 177,412; Turnout 27.2%; Swing +15.67

PartyVotes%Ch.%CandidatesSeatsFull Council
C
Lab
L
Com
Ind

Total
33,250
11,438
1,332
1,055
131

47,206
70.4
24.2
2.8
2.3
0.3

100.0
+15.5
-15.8
-1.1
60
60
14
7
1

142
55
5
-
-
-

60
65
5
-
-
-

70

1971: Electorate 166,222; Turnout 33.1%; Swing -19.81

PartyVotes%Ch.%CandidatesSeatsFull Council
C
Lab
L
Ind C
Com
Ind

Total
26,170
22,744
1,428
902
686
144

52,073
50.3
43.7
2.7
1.7
1.3
0.3

100.0
-20.2
+19.4
-0.1
60
60
18
1
6
1

146
37
23
-
-
-
-

60
44
26
-
-
-
-

70

1974: Electorate 149,782; Turnout 33.3%; Swing -0.24

PartyVotes%Ch.%CandidatesSeatsFull Council
C
Lab
L
SLAG/SWAG
Com
Ind

Total
23,026
20,145
2,560
853
452
222

47,259
48.7
42.6
5.4
1.8
1.0
0.5

100.0
-1.5
-1.9
+2.7

-0.4
60
60
33
24
5
3

185
37
23
-
-
-
-

60
44
26
-
-
-
-

70

1978: Electorate 140,552; Turnout 35.5%; Swing +6.56

PartyVotes%Ch.%CandidatesSeats
C
Lab
Ind R
SLA*
L
NF
Com
Ind
Ind Soc

Total
25,300
16,456
1,256
1,241
995
418
190
98
77

46,032
55.0
35.7
2.7
2.7
2.2
0.9
0.4
0.2
0.2

100.0
+6.2
-6.9

+0.9
-3.3

-0.5
60
60
7
39
9
5
2
2
1

185
39
19
2
-
-
-
-
-
-

60
* - includes votes cast for 1 joint EP/SLA candidate.

1982: Electorate 135,483; Turnout 37.4%; Swing +0.16

PartyVotes%Ch.%CandidatesSeats
C
Lab
  SDP
  L
Alliance
Ind R
EP

Total
23,353
14,116
5,647
2,990
8,637
695
499

47,299
49.4
29.8
11.9
6.3
18.3
1.5
1.0

100.0
-5.6
-5.9


+16.1
-1.3
60
60
39
19
58
2
5

185
43
16
-
-
-
1
-

60

1986: Electorate 123,340; Turnout 39.6%; Swing -7.88

PartyVotes%Ch.%CandidatesSeats
C
Lab
  SDP
  L
Alliance
Ind R
Com

Total
19,122
17,425
5,086
2,689
7,775
638
55

45,015
42.5
38.7
11.3
6.0
17.3
1.4
0.1

100.0
-6.9
+8.9


-1.0
-0.1
60
60
34
24
58
2
1

181
32
27
-
-
-
1
-

60

1990: Electorate 107,989; Turnout 51.5%; Swing +7.21

PartyVotes%Ch.%CandidatesSeats
C
Lab
L Dem
GP
Ind R
Ind
SDP

Total
28,866
19,010
3,894
1,319
499
469
130

54,187
53.3
35.1
7.2
2.4
0.9
0.9
0.2

100.0
+10.8
-3.6
-10.1

-0.5
60
60
33
8
2
3
1

167
45
15
-
-
-
-
-

60

1994: Electorate 111,268; Turnout 46.0%; Swing -0.53

PartyVotes%Ch.%CandidatesSeats
C
Lab
L Dem
Ind Lab
NLP
SD

Total
24,660
16,616
4,648
734
247
89

46,994
52.5
35.3
9.9
1.6
0.5
0.2

100.0
-0.8
+0.2
+2.7


-0.0
60
60
58
1
8
1

188
45
15
-
-
-
-

60

1998: Electorate 126,280; Turnout 31.7%; Swing +2.29

PartyVotes%Ch.%CandidatesSeats
C
Lab
L Dem
Ind
GP
L

Total
20,567
12,386
3,480
1,026
135
117

37,712
54.5
32.8
9.2
2.7
0.4
0.3

100.0
+2.1
-2.5
-0.7
60
60
58
5
1
1

186
47
13
-
-
-
-

60

2002: Electorate 133,281; Turnout 27.4%; Swing +3.56

PartyVotes%Ch.%CandidatesSeats
C
Lab
L Dem
GP
SJWAP
SA

Total
20,082
9,820
4,623
543
343
193

35,604
56.4
27.6
13.0
1.5
1.0
0.5

100.0
+1.9
-5.2
+3.8
+1.1
60
60
50
4
3
1

178
48
12
-
-
-
-

60

2006: Electorate 140,663; Turnout 29.8%; Swing +2.66

PartyVotes%Ch.%CandidatesSeats
C
Lab
L Dem
GP
RU
Ind
UKIP

Total
23,543
9,559
6,380
623
565
209
67

40,946
57.5
23.3
15.6
1.5
1.4
0.5
0.2

100.0
+1.1
-4.2
+2.6
-0.0
60
60
60
2
1
1
1

185
48
12
-
-
-
-
-

60

2010: Electorate 148,226; Turnout 52.7%; Swing -8.16

PartyVotes%Ch.%CandidatesSeats
C
Lab
L Dem
GP
UKIP
Ind
ED

Total
35,172
20,653
14,405
10,098
635
394
107

81,464
43.2
25.4
17.7
12.4
0.8
0.5
0.1

100.0
-14.3
+2.1
+2.1
+10.9
+0.6
60
51
43
17
4
2
1

178
48
12
-
-
-
-
-

60
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