Monday, 14 April 2014


Thanks to   David Boothroyd who collated the information below.

I've gone through to work out the stats for the council seats up for election on 22 May - both at the previous election and as they are held now.

Previous election total

London: Lab 875, C 717, L Dem 246, Local parties and residents groups 19, GP 2, Ind 1, RU 1. Total 1,861.
Mets: Lab 518, C 154, L Dem 129, Ind 6, Local parties and residents groups 4, GP 2, BNP 1, RU 1, L 1. Total 816.
Unitaries: Lab 169, C 132, L Dem 79, Ind 9, GP 2, L 1, UKIP 1. Total 393.
Non-mets: C 592, L Dem 286, Lab 224, Local parties and residents groups 39, Ind 15, GP 13, L 2, BNP 1, UKIP 1. Total 1,172.

Grand total: Lab 1,786, C 1,595, L Dem 740, Local parties and residents groups 62, Ind 31, GP 18, L 4, BNP 2, RU 2, UKIP 2. Total 4,242.

Current seats total

London: Lab 832, C 690, L Dem 235, Local parties and residents groups 50, Ind 20, UKIP 18*, All Peoples' Party 2, GP 2, RU 2, S Lab P 2. 8 seats vacant. Total 1,861.
Mets: Lab 526, C 149, L Dem 114, Ind 13, Local parties and residents groups 4, GP 3, UKIP 3, L 1, Peace Party 1. 2 seats vacant. Total 816.
Unitaries: Lab 171, C 125, L Dem 74, Ind 17, UKIP 3, GP 2, L 1. Total 393.
Non-mets: C 571, L Dem 268, Lab 234, Local parties and residents groups 38, Ind 35, GP 11, UKIP 7, BNP 1, L 1, SD 1, Vac 5. Total 1,177.

Grand total: Lab 1,763, C 1,535, L Dem 691, Local parties and residents groups 92, Ind 85, UKIP 31*, GP 18, L 3, All People’s Party 2, Peace Party 1, RU 2, S Lab P 2, BNP 1, SD 1, Vac 15. Total 4,242.

* Does not include three councillors in Merton who are members of UKIP but sit as Merton Coalition.

The total number of seats to be elected in the ordinary elections on 22 May will be 4,232, due to boundary changes.

Click on the council name when the elections have been held for the results.




All seats in the 32 London Boroughs are up for election.

Barking and Dagenham  LAB
Barnet  CON
Bexley CON
Brent LAB
Bromley CON 
Camden LAB
Croydon CON 
Ealing LAB
Enfield LAB
Greenwich LAB
Hackney LAB
Hammersmith and Fulham CON
Haringey LAB
Harrow NOC 
Havering CON
Hillingdon CON 
Hounslow LAB 
Islington LAB 
Kensington and Chelsea CON 
Kingston upon Thames LDEM 
Lambeth LAB
Lewisham LAB
Merton NOC  
Newham LAB 
Redbridge NOC 
Richmond upon Thames CON 
Southwark LAB 
Sutton LDEM
Tower Hamlets LAB 
Waltham Forest LAB
Wandsworth CON  
Westminster CON

Metropolitan boroughs

One third of the seats in all 36 Metropolitan Boroughs up for election.

Barnsley LAB
Birmingham  LAB
Bolton LAB
Bradford NOC
Bury LAB
Calderdale NOC 
Coventry LAB
Doncaster LAB
Dudley LAB
Gateshead LAB 
Kirklees NOC 
Knowsley LAB 
Leeds LAB
Liverpool LAB
Manchester LAB
Newcastle Upon Tyne LAB
North Tyneside LAB
Oldham LAB
Rochdale LAB
Rotherham LAB
St Helens LAB
Salford LAB
Sandwell LAB
Sefton LAB
Sheffield LAB
Solihull CON 
South Tyneside LAB
Stockport NOC 
Sunderland LAB
Tameside LAB
Trafford CON 
Wakefield LAB
Walsall NOC 
Wigan LAB
Wirral LAB
Wolverhampton LAB 

Unitary authorities

Two unitary authorities will have all of their seats up for election following boundary changes.

Milton Keynes  NOC
Slough LAB

One third of the council seats are up for election in 17

Blackburn & Darwen  LAB
Bristol NOC
Derby LAB
Halton LAB
Hartlepool LAB
Kingston Upon Hull LAB
North East Lincolnshire LAB
Peterborough CON
Plymouth LAB
Portsmouth LDEM
Reading LAB
Southampton LAB
Southend on Sea CON
Swindon CON
Thurrock LAB
Warrington LAB
Wokingham CON

Non-metropolitan districts

Two district councils will have all of their seats up for election following boundary changes

Hart  NOC
Three Rivers LDEM

Seven district councils have half of their seats up for election.

Adur  CON
Cheltenham LDEM
Fareham CON
Gosport CON
Hastings LAB
Nuneaton & Bedworth LAB
Oxford LAB

64 district councils have one third of their seats up for election.

Amber Valley CON
Basildon  CON
Basingstoke & Deane NOC
Bassetlaw LAB
Brentwood CON
Broxbourne CON
Burnley LAB
Cambridge NOC
Cannock Chase LAB
City of Carlisle LAB
Castle Point CON
Cherwell CON
Chorley LAB
Colchester NOC
Craven CON
Crawley CON
Daventry CON
Eastleigh LDEM
Elmbridge CON
Epping Forest CON
Exeter LAB
Gloucester NOC
Great Yarmouth LAB
Harlow LAB
Harrogate CON
Havant CON
Hertsmere  CON
Huntingdonshire CON
Hyndburn LAB
Ipswich LAB
Lincoln LAB
Maidstone CON
Mole Valley NOC
Newcastle Under Lyme LAB
North Hertfordshire CON
Norwich LAB
Pendle NOC
Preston LAB
Redditch LAB
Reigate & Banstead CON
Rochford CON
Rossendale LAB
Rugby CON
Runnymede  CON
Rushmoor CON
St Albans NOC
South Cambridgeshire CON
South Lakeland LDEM 
Stevenage LAB 
Stratford on Avon CON 
Stroud NOC 
Tamworth CON 
Tandridge CON
Tunbridge Wells CON
Watford LDEM 
Welwyn Hatfield CON
West Lancashire CON
West Oxfordshire CON
Weymouth & Portland NOC 
Winchester NOC
Woking  CON
Worcester NOC
Worthing CON 
Wyre Forest NOC 

Mayoral elections

There are five mayoral elections. 

Hackney  LAB
Lewisham LAB
Newham LAB
Tower Hamlets INDY 
Watford LDEM


  1. Winchester is currently NOC - two Con councillors defected to the Lib Dems recently. Con now running in a minority.


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