Thornton ward is an administrative division of the London Borough of Lambeth, United Kingdom.
Lambeth is a London borough in south London, England, which forms part of Inner London. Its name was recorded in 1062 as Lambehitha and in 1255 as Lambeth. The geographical centre of London is at Frazier Street near Lambeth North tube station, though nearby Charing Cross on the other side of the Thames in the City of Westminster is traditionally considered the centre of London.
The ward comprises the communities of Clapham Park and the Hyde Farm Estate. The ward shares the borough's western boundary with Wandsworth along Cavendish Road and Emmanuel Road alongside Tooting Bec Common. The south eastern boundary then continues along Emmanuel Road and New Park Road to the A205 South Circular Road. The boundaries of northern part of the ward follow the boundaries of the Clapham Park estate east of Kings Avenue and then cross to run down Clarence Avenue and Poynders Road.
Clapham Park is an area in the Borough of Lambeth in London, to the south of central Clapham and west of Brixton.
Wandsworth is a London borough in England, and forms part of Inner London. The local authority is Wandsworth London Borough Council.
The ward is located in the Streatham parliamentary constituency.
Streatham is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Chuka Umunna, who was elected as a Labour MP, but left the party in February 2019 to form Change UK. He resigned from Change UK in June 2019 and now sits as a Liberal Democrat.
In the London local elections of 1968, the Conservatives took control of the Greater London Council on a landslide. Included in this was Lambeth, where the Conservatives also swept to power. In the previously safe Labour ward of Ferndale, they took all three seats. Third of the three elected was future Prime Minister John Major, seventy votes ahead of his nearest Labour rival. Major, who had grown up nearby, was made Chairman of the Housing Committee, and responsible for overseeing the building of several large council estates. However, in 1971, the trend was reversed, both in London as a whole and Lambeth. This time, Major instead contested Thornton, where the Conservatives had enjoyed a comfortable victory in 1968, but Labour took all three seats back, and Major came fifth overall, losing his place on the council.
Local government elections were held in the thirty-two London boroughs on Thursday 9 May 1968. Polling stations were open between 8am and 9pm.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, sometimes informally called the Tories, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom. The governing party since 2010, it is the largest in the House of Commons, with 313 Members of Parliament, and also has 249 members of the House of Lords, 4 members of the European Parliament, 31 Members of the Scottish Parliament, 11 members of the Welsh Assembly, eight members of the London Assembly and 8,916 local councillors.
The Greater London Council (GLC) was the top-tier local government administrative body for Greater London from 1965 to 1986. It replaced the earlier London County Council (LCC) which had covered a much smaller area. The GLC was dissolved in 1986 by the Local Government Act 1985 and its powers were devolved to the London boroughs and other entities. A new administrative body, known as the Greater London Authority (GLA), was established in 2000.
|Labour||Lib Peck *||2,140|
|Labour||Ed Davie *||1,990|
|Conservative||Vernon de Maynard||489|
|Liberal Democrat||Duncan Brack||329|
|Liberal Democrat||Rebecca MacNair||328|
|Liberal Democrat||Conor Doherty||235|
Jane Edbrooke was previously an Oval ward councillor (2010-2018).
|Labour||Lib Peck *||2,280|
|Labour||Diana Morris *||2,220|
|Labour||Ed Davie *||2,113|
|Conservative||Vernon de Maynard||570|
|Liberal Democrat||Rebecca MacNair||271|
|Liberal Democrat||Duncan Brack||258|
|Liberal Democrat||John Pindar||227|
|Labour||Diana Morris *||2,614|
|Labour||Lib Peck *||2,609|
|Liberal Democrat||John Pindar||1,705|
|Liberal Democrat||Christopher Keating||1,670|
|Liberal Democrat||Andrew Waterman||1,383|
|Conservative||Vernon de Maynard||1,004|
|Labour||Lib Peck *||1,494|
|Liberal Democrat||John Pindar *||1,094|
|Liberal Democrat||James Sparling||946|
|Liberal Democrat||Suzanne Whitehead||925|
|Conservative||Vernon de Maynard||462|
|Labour gain from Liberal Democrat||Swing|
|Labour gain from Liberal Democrat||Swing|
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