Here are the candidates for the Greenwich Council election on 3 May 2018.
There are 51 council seats, three each in 17 wards. Candidates do not pay a deposit, but must be nominated by 10 electors in the ward where they wish to stand. Visit beacouncillor.org.uk for more details on how this works.
Labour has controlled Greenwich since 1971. There are currently 42 Labour councillors and nine Conservative councillors. Each councillor gets a basic allowance of £10,210 each year, many are paid more for taking on special responsibilities such as chairing committees or sitting on the cabinet.
You can vote for up to three individual candidates. Polling stations are open from 7am to 10pm.
- Not sure what ward you are in? Look up your road on Greenwich Council’s website.
- Not registered to vote? Visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote by 17 April.
- Need a postal vote or a proxy vote? Visit Greenwich Council’s website for info.
|Ward||Labour Party||Conservatives||Liberal Democrats||Green Party||Others|
|Arthur Hayles||Bruce Jamieson (Ind)
Craig Jenkins (Ind)
Ronie Johnson (Ind)
(2 Lab, 1 Con)
|Trevor Allman (Loony)|
|Clare Loops||Pamela Ritchie (WEP)|
|Philip Connolly||Clifford Adams (BNP)
Peter Whittle (Ukip)
(2 Con, 1 Lab)
|Nuala McGreevy||Earl Williamson (D&V)|
|Leonie Barron||Stewart Christie (PlumP)
Ebru Ogun (PlumP)
Kevin Sweeney (PlumP)
|Jan King||Barbara Ray (Ukip)|
|Syed Tarek||Ray Adams (Ukip)|
|Paul Roberts||Mervyn Fernandez (PlumP)
Cheryl Levett (PlumP)
Alison Miller (PlumP)
Ese Adjekughele (Renew)
|Ann Brown||Laura Conwell-Tillotson (PlumP)
Stuart Lyons (PlumP)
John Nichols (PlumP)
|Keith Crowhurst||Ziaur Rahman (Renew)|
Chris Van Roon
|Mariusz Piotr (DP)|
See the formal statement of persons nominated.
Abbreviations: Ind – Independent, D&V – Democrats & Veterans Party, DP – Duma Polska = Polish Pride, Loony – Official Monster Raving Loony Party, PlumP – Plumstead Party, WEP – Women’s Equality Party
Who won last time?
See 2014’s results.
Hear from the candidates at local hustings
A handful of wards will have hustings, held by voluntary and residents’ groups. There are also borough-wide events too. Here are ones we know about and who they’re organised by.
Blackheath Westcombe: 7.15pm, Monday 16 April – St George’s Church, Glenluce Road SE3 7SD
(Organised by Westcombe Society) (here’s what happened) (video)
Plumstead: 7pm, Monday 23 April – Bannockburn School, Plumstead High Street SE18 1HE
(Organised by Positive Plumstead Project) (Here’s what happened) (video)
Peninsula: 7.45pm, Tuesday 24 April – Christchurch Forum, Trafalgar Road SE10 9EQ
(Organised by East Greenwich Residents Association and Christ Church East Greenwich) (video)
Greenwich Inclusion Project hustings: 7pm, Thursday 26 April – The Tramshed, 51-53 Woolwich New Road, SE18 6ES
(Organised by Greenwich Inclusion Project, aimed at “racial minority and faith communities”)
Woolwich Common: 7pm, Friday 27 April – Barnfield Hub, Herbert Place SE18 3BD
(Organised by Speak Out Woolwich)
Charlton: 11am, Saturday 28 April – Assembly Rooms, The Village SE7 8UD
(Organised by Charlton Society)
Woolwich Riverside: 7pm, Sunday 29 April – St Thomas’s Church, Woodland Terrace SE7 8DJ
(Organised by Charlton Parkside Community Hub and the Benefice of Charlton)
Glyndon: Hustings planned for 30 April but later cancelled
If you know of others – drop 853 a line.
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