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2014 Bromley London Borough Council election

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2014 Bromley London Borough Council election
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All 60 seats to Bromley London Borough Council
31 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour UKIP
Last election 53 seats, 49.3% 3 seats, 15.5% 0 seats, 3.7%
Seats won 51 7 2
Seat change Decrease2 Increase4 Increase2
Popular vote 41,988 26,295 22,573
Percentage 39.6% 18.3% 19.8%
Swing Decrease9.7% Increase2.8% Increase16.1%

Map of the results of the 2014 Bromley council election. Conservatives in blue, Labour in red and UKIP in purple.

Council control before election


Conservative

Council control after election


Conservative

Elections to Bromley Council were held on 22 May 2014.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was:[2]

The Liberal Democrats lost all four of their seats on Bromley Council to Labour in the Cray Valley East, Crystal Palace and Clock House wards. UKIP gained two seats from the Conservative Party in Cray Valley West.[3]

Election result

Bromley Local Election Result 2014[4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 51 1 3 -2 85.0 39.6 41,988 -9.7
  UKIP 2 2 0 2 3.3 19.8 22,573 +16.1
  Labour 7 4 0 +4 11.7 18.3 20,886 +2.8
  Green 0 0 0 0 11.6 13,168 +7.6
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 4 -4 9.1 10,337 -15.5
  Independent 0 0 0 0 1.0 1,095 -0.1
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0.5 604 -0.5
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0.1 131 N/A

Wards that changed hands

  • Clock House ward - 1 Conservative seat and 1 Liberal Democrat seat lost to Labour.
  • Cray Valley East - 1 Liberal Democrat seat lost to Conservatives.
  • Cray Valley West - 2 Conservative seats lost to UKIP.
  • Crystal Palace - 2 Liberal Democrat seats lost to Labour.[3]

Results by ward

Biggin Hill (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Julian Bennington 1,652 28.6 +0.4
Conservative Melanie May Stevens 1,282 22.2 +0.1
UKIP William Jenner 1,185 20.5 N/A
Liberal Democrats Colin Gostt 501 8.6 -7.7
Liberal Democrats Robert Shekyls 428 7.4 -8.6
Labour Fredrick Savage 314 5.4 -1.8
Green Lara Yates 300 5.2 N/A
Labour Michael Roberts 103 1.7 -2.8
Total votes 5,765
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

In January 2018, both incumbent councilors defected from the Conservative Party to sit as Independents due to the de-election of Cllr Stevens.

Darwin (1)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Richard Scoates 987 51.2 +0.1
UKIP Eric Hayward 681 35.3 N/A
Labour John Evans 105 5.4 -3.1
Green Eileen Galloway 89 4.6 N/A
Liberal Democrats William Ritchie 45 2.3 -8.5
Majority 306 15.9
Turnout 1,927 38.7 -16.3
Conservative hold Swing

See also

References

  1. ^ Patterson, Doug (14 April 2014). "Notice of Election - London Borough of Bromley Election of Councillors". London Borough of Bromley Website. London Borough of Bromley. Retrieved 14 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Elections 2014 - Local Council Elections - Results 2014". London Borough of Bromley website. London Borough of Bromley. Retrieved 24 May 2014.
  3. ^ a b Grafton-Green, Patrick (24 May 2014). "UPDATE: Conservatives hold majority on Bromley Council while UKIP gain two seats". Bromley News Shopper online. Retrieved 27 May 2014.
  4. ^ http://www.andrewteale.me.uk/leap/results/2014/22/


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