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London Labour Party

The London Labour Party, branded London Labour, is the devolved, regional part of the Labour Party in London. It is the largest political party in London, currently holding all the executive mayoralties, a majority of local councils, and a plurality of parliamentary, assembly and council seats.

Current representatives

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politics and government of
London
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Members of the European Parliament

Members of Parliament

Shadow Cabinet
Shadow Ministers
Opposition whip

London Assembly Members

Councillors

Common Councilmen

Labour is the only political party to have any seats in the City of London Corporation's Court of Common Council.

Common Councilman Ward
Richard Crossan Aldersgate
Natasha Lloyd-Owen Castle Baynard
Mary Durcan Cripplegate
William Pimlott Cripplegate
Munsur Ali Portsoken
Jason Pritchard Portsoken

Directly-elected Mayors

Electoral performance

UK Parliament elections

Red indicates the seat won by Labour at the 2017 General Election.

The table below shows the London Labour Party's results at UK general elections since the area of Greater London was created.[2]

Date Votes won % of Votes Change MPs elected Change
Feb 1974 1,587,065 40.4% Decrease5.3%
Decrease5
Oct 1974 1,540,462 43.9% Increase3.5%
Increase1
1979 1,459,085 39.6% Decrease4.3%
Decrease9
1983 1,031,539 29.8% Decrease9.8%
Decrease16
1987 1,136,903 31.5% Increase1.7%
Decrease3
1992 1,332,424 37.1% Increase5.6%
Increase12
1997 1,643,329 49.5% Increase12.4%
Increase22
2001 1,306,869 47.3% Decrease2.2%
Decrease2
2005 1,135,687 38.9% Decrease8.4%
Decrease11
2010 1,245,637 36.6% Decrease2.3%
Decrease6
2015 1,545,080 43.7% Increase7.1%
Increase7
2017 2,087,010 54.6% Increase10.9%
Increase4
2019 1,810,810 48.1% ? Decrease 6.5
Steady

European Parliament elections

The table below shows the results gained by the London Labour Party in elections to the European Parliament. From 1979 to 1994, MEPs were elected from 10 individual constituencies by first-past-the-post; since 1999, MEPs have been elected from a London-wide regional list by proportional representation.

Date Votes won % of Votes Change MEPs elected Change
1979 566,525 35.0% N/A
N/A
1984 683,789 41.0% Increase4.2%
Increase4
1989 778,589 41.6% Increase0.6%
Increase2
1994 821,876 50.2% Increase8.5%
Increase2
1999 399,466 35.0% Decrease15.2%
Decrease5
2004 466,584 24.8% Decrease10.3%
Decrease1
2009 372,590 21.3% Decrease3.5%
Decrease1
2014 806,959 36.7% Increase15.4%
Increase2
2019 536,810 23.9% -12.7%
Decrease2

Regional elections

Greater London Council elections

The table below shows the results obtained by the London Labour Party in elections to the Greater London Council. The GLC was abolished by the Local Government Act 1985.

Party Labour Conservative
Seats won 64 36
Popular vote 1,063,390 956,543
Percentage 44.6% 40.1%
Date Votes won % of Votes Change Councillors Change Result
1964 1,063,390 44.6% N/A
N/A Labour win
1967 732,669 34.0% Decrease10.6%
Decrease46 Conservative win
1970 766,272 39.9% Increase5.9%
Increase17 Conservative win
1973 928,034 47.4% Increase7.5%
Increase23 Labour win
1977 737,194 32.9% Decrease14.5%
Decrease30 Conservative win
1981 939,457 41.8% Increase8.9%
Increase22 Labour win

Between 1986 and 2000 there was no city-wide governmental body in Greater London.

London Assembly elections

The table below shows the results obtained by the London Labour Party in elections to the London Assembly.

Date Constituency Vote % of Vote Change Regional Vote % of Vote Change AMs Change
2000 501,296 31.6% N/A 502,874 30.3% N/A
N/A
2004 444,808 24.7% Decrease6.9% 468,247 25.0% Decrease5.3%
Decrease2
2008 673,855 28.0% Increase3.3% 665,443 27.1% Increase2.7%
Increase1
2012 933,438 42.3% Increase14.3% 911,204 41.1% Increase13.5%
Increase4
2016 1,138,576 43.5% Increase1.2% 1,054,801 40.3% Decrease0.8%
Steady
2020

London Mayoral elections

The table below shows the London Labour Party's results in elections for the Mayor of London.

Date Candidate 1st Round vote % of vote 2nd Round vote % of vote Result Notes
2000 Frank Dobson 223,884 13.1% Eliminated Eliminated Independent win Ex-GLC leader and Labour MP Ken Livingstone ran as an independent and won.
2004 Ken Livingstone 685,548 36.8% 828,390 55.4% Labour win
2008 Ken Livingstone 893,887 37.0% 1,028,966 46.8% Conservative win
2012 Ken Livingstone 889,918 40.3% 992,273 48.5% Conservative win
2016 Sadiq Khan 1,148,716 44.2% 1,310,143 56.8% Labour win
2020 Sadiq Khan

Borough council elections

The table below shows the London Labour Party's results in elections for the London Boroughs.

Date Vote share Change Councillors Change Councils Change
1964 -- N/A
N/A
N/A
1968 28.1% N/A
Decrease431
Decrease17
1971 53.1% Increase25.0%
Increase871
Increase18
1974 42.9% Decrease10.2%
Decrease131
Decrease3
1978 39.6% Decrease3.3%
Decrease208
Decrease4
1982 30.4% Decrease9.3%
Decrease101
Decrease2
1986 38.0% Increase7.7%
Increase176
Increase3
1990 40.8% Increase2.8%
Decrease32
Decrease1
1994 42.9% Increase2.1%
Increase119
Increase3
1998 42.2% Decrease0.6%
Increase6
Increase1
2002 36.1% Decrease6.2%
Decrease184
Decrease3
2006 30.1% Decrease6.0%
Decrease181
Decrease8
2010 35.1% Increase5.0%
Increase190
Increase10
2014 43.0% Increase8.0%
Increase185
Increase3
2018 47.0% Increase4.0%
Increase60
Increase1

Chairs

1915: John Stokes
1916: Fred Bramley
1919: Thomas Naylor
1933: Harold Clay
1948: Jock Tiffin
1952: Charles Brandon
1956: Bob Mellish
1977: Arthur Latham
1986: Glenys Thornton
1991: Jim Fitzpatrick
2000: Chris Robbins
2002: Len Duvall

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 11 July 2007. Retrieved 2007.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://www.electoralcalculus.co.uk/flatfile.html

External links


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