2010 Newham London Borough Council election
Elections to Newham London Borough Council
in London, England was held on 6 May 2010. This was on the same day as other local elections
and the general election to the UK Parliament
The whole council, including the directly elected Mayor
, was up for election for the first time since the 2006 election
. The Labour Party
won all 60 seats on the borough council, with support for the Respect Party
, who had come second in 2006, collapsing from 23% to 3%. Both Respect and the Christian Peoples Alliance
lost all of their seats.
Summary of results
A total of 221 candidates stood in the election for the 60 seats being contested across 20 wards. Candidates included a full slate from the Labour party (as had been the case at every election since the borough council had been formed in 1964), whilst the Conservative party ran 59 candidates and the Liberal Democrats ran 11 candidates. Other candidates running were 59 Christian Peoples Alliance, 12 Respect, 10 Communities United Party, 1 Green, 1 UKIP, 1 British Public Party and 7 Independents.
Canning Town North
Canning Town South
East Ham Central
East Ham North
East Ham South
Forest Gate North
Forest Gate South
Green Street East
Green Street West
Stratford and New Town
By-elections between 2010 and 2014
There were no by-elections.