The local elections held at the start of May 2018 have brought about the following changes in local authority control for boroughs covered by Londonwide LMCs:
- The Conservatives gained Barnet Council from no overall control.
- Labour gains Tower Hamlets from no overall control
Outside of our area:
- The Liberal Democrats gained Richmond upon Thames from the Conservatives.
- The Liberal Democrats gained Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames from Conservatives.
Separate to the local elections, Heidi Alexander, Labour MP for Lewisham East, has stepped-down from the House of Commons to be Sadiq Khan’s Deputy Mayor for Transport. A by-election is due to take place on 14 June 2018. Heidi Alexander was Shadow Secretary of State for Health from September 2015 – June 2016.
Last updated : 15 May 2018