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London local elections, 2010

London local elections, 2010
6 May 2010

All 1,861 on all 32 London boroughs
  First party Second party Third party
  Gordon Brown David Cameron Nick Clegg
Leader Gordon Brown David Cameron Nick Clegg
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrat
Leader since 24 June 2007 6 December 2005 18 December 2007
Popular vote 3,387,582 3,302,496 2,093,607
Councils 17 11 2
Councils +/– 10 3 1
Councillors 875 717 243
Councillors +/– 190 68 74
London borough councils by political control following election

Local government elections took place in London, and some other parts of the United Kingdom on Thursday 6 May 2010. Polling stations were open between 7am and 10pm.

All London borough council seats were up for election. Mayoral contests were also held in the London Boroughs of Hackney, Lewisham, and Newham. The previous Borough elections in London were in 2006.


  • Council results 1
  • Overall councillor numbers 2
  • Mayoral results 3
  • Borough result maps 4
  • References 5

Council results

Council Previous control Result Details
Barking and Dagenham Labour Labour Details
Barnet Conservative Conservative Details
Bexley Conservative Conservative Details
Brent No overall control Labour Details
Bromley Conservative Conservative Details
Camden No overall control Labour Details
Croydon Conservative Conservative Details
Ealing Conservative Labour Details
Enfield Conservative Labour Details
Greenwich Labour Labour Details
Hackney Labour Labour Details
Hammersmith and Fulham Conservative Conservative Details
Haringey Labour Labour Details
Harrow Conservative Labour Details
Havering Conservative Conservative Details
Hillingdon Conservative Conservative Details
Hounslow No overall control Labour Details
Islington No overall control Labour Details
Kensington and Chelsea Conservative Conservative Details
Kingston upon Thames Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat Details
Lambeth Labour Labour Details
Lewisham No overall control Labour Details
Merton No overall control No overall control Details
Newham Labour Labour Details
Redbridge Conservative No overall control Details
Richmond upon Thames Liberal Democrat Conservative Details
Southwark No overall control Labour Details
Sutton Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat Details
Tower Hamlets Labour Labour Details
Waltham Forest No overall control Labour Details
Wandsworth Conservative Conservative Details
Westminster Conservative Conservative Details

Overall councillor numbers

London local elections 2010

Councillor statistics

Party Seats Net Gain/Loss
  Labour 875 +190
  Conservative 717 -68
  Liberal Democrat 243 -74
  Residents' associations 19 -5
  Green 2 -10
  Respect 1 -14
  Independent 1 -4
  BNP 0 -13
  Christian Peoples 0 -3
  Socialist Alternative 0 -2

Mayoral results

In three London boroughs the executive function of the council is a directly elected mayor. The mayoral elections take place at the same time as councillor elections in those boroughs.

Mayoralty 2006 2010
Hackney Jules Pipe (Labour) Jules Pipe (Labour)
Lewisham Sir Steve Bullock (Labour) Sir Steve Bullock (Labour)
Newham Robin Wales (Labour) Robin Wales (Labour)

Borough result maps


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