Tower Hamlets London Borough Council

All of the seats in Tower Hamlets were up for election this year. Find out more about these elections.

Election 2018 Results

LAB GAIN FROM NOC
Party Elected in 2018 Total councillors Change

PartyLabour

Elected in 2018 42 Total councillors 42 Change+20

PartyConservative

Elected in 2018 2 Total councillors 2 Change-3

PartyIndependent

Elected in 2018 1 Total councillors 1 Change-17
Councillors change compared with 2014

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Two boroughs still to declare results

Ballot papers
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Out of 32 boroughs, two are left to declare which party has been victorious.

They are Hounslow, which was easily won by Labour in 2014, and Tower Hamlets which was under no control.

Results of Tower Hamlets Mayoral election

First count:

  • John Biggs (Lab) 37,619 (48.43%, +15.61%)
  • Rabina Khan (PATH) 13,113 (16.88%)
  • Ohid Ahmed (Aspire) 11,109 (14.30%)
  • Elaine Bagshaw (LD) 5,598 (7.21%, +4.88%)
  • Ciaran Jebb (Green) 3,365 (4.33%, -1.25%)
  • Hugo Pierre (TUSC) 728 (0.94%, -0.10%)

Eliminated after first count: Ohid Ahmed, Dr Anwara Ali, Elaine Bagshaw, Ciaran Jebb, Hugo Pierre

Second count:

  • John Biggs (Lab) 44,865
  • Rabina Khan (PATH) 16,878

Turnout: 40.6%

Mayoral results in Watford, Tower Hamlets and Lewisham

In Watford Lib Dem Peter Taylor has been elected on the second count.

Labour's John Biggs wins in Tower Hamlets in east London London and south of the Thames in Lewisham Labour's Damien Egan is victorious.

Damien Egan elected Lewisham mayor by large majority

  • Damien Egan (Lab) 39,951 (54.30%, +3.53%)
  • Ross Archer (Con) 9,790 (13.31%, +2.17%)
  • John Coughlan (Green) 7,649 (10.40%, +0.39%)
  • Chris Maines (LD) 6,065 (8.24%, -1.77%)
  • Duwayne Brooks (Ind) 5,480 (7.45%, +7.45%)
  • John Hamilton (PBF) 4,193 (5.70%, -2.63%)
  • Will Donnelly (DVP) 445 (0.60%)

Turnout: 36.7%

Labour's Sir Steve Bullock previously held the role.

BreakingLabour's John Biggs confirmed as Mayor of Tower Hamlets