Search

Barnet Labour cut Tory council control to one seat in storming victory at postponed election

11:53 27 June 2014

The postponed Colindale election took place yesterday. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive.

The postponed Colindale election took place yesterday. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive.

PA Archive/Press Association Images

Barnet Labour met expectations with a resounding victory in the postponed Colindale ward election last night - to cut the Conservative majority on the council to just one seat.

All three Labour candidates standing in the ward celebrated emphatic victories in the poll, which was postponed during the borough-wide local elections last month following the unexpected death of a Green Party candidate.

Last night, Labour candidates Nagus Narenthira, Gill Sargeant and Zakia Zubairi were confirmed election victors with over 6,000 votes between them.

The Conservative candidates were the closest runners-up with just over 1,300 votes between them.

The UK Independence Party (UKIP) beat the Green Party and Liberal Democrats into third place.

The election leaves the Conservatives clinging onto control of the council with 32 seats overall to Labour’s 30 and one for the Liberal Democrats.

Colindale election results by political party:

Labour: 6,293 (67.9 per cent)

Conservative: 1,387 (14.9 per cent)

UKIP: 924 (9.9 per cent)

Green Party: 352 (3.7 per cent)

Liberal Democrat: 310 (3.3 per cent)

Total: 9,266

Colindale election results by candidate:

Nagus Narenthira, Labour: 2,190 ELECTED

Gill Sargeant, Labour: 2,088 ELECTED

Zakia Zubairi, Labour: 2,015 ELECTED

Nneka Akwaeze, Conservative: 501

William Nicholson, Conservative: 466

Golnar Bokaei, Conservative: 420

John Baskin, UK Independence Party (UKIP): 347

Barry Ryan, UK Independence Party (UKIP): 309

Khalid Khan, UK Independence Party (UKIP): 268

Daniel Estermann, Liberal Democrat: 133

Maggie Curati, Green Party: 130

Andrew Newby, Green Party: 114

Francesco Marasco, Green Party: 108

Victor Corney, Liberal Democrat: 90

Sabriye Warsame, Liberal Democrat: 87

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Hampstead Highgate Express visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Hampstead Highgate Express staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Hampstead Highgate Express account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 17:37
Archway Underground Station (Picture: Commons/Sunil Prasannan)

A 15-year-old who was stabbed in broad daylight outside Archway Underground Station this morning managed to travel to East Finchley before being taken to hospital, police said.

Yesterday, 16:56
Members of The Highgate Bowl Action Group which includes members of The Highgate Society, Highgate Neighbourhood Forum, Highgate Village Business Association, Conservation Area Advisory Committee and the Harington Scheme, outside the former site of the Highgate Garden Centre.

A developer has bid to turn an office at a former garden centre into a home without planning permission on a stretch of beloved open land known as Highgate Bowl.

Yesterday, 16:26
Flamenco dancing will take place at Haverstock School. Picture: PA

A school is hosting a showcase of flamenco dancing to raise money for victims of the Nepalese earthquake.

Yesterday, 15:13
Tulip Siddiq

New Hampstead and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq will sit on a newly-formed parliamentary select committee promoting women’s rights and equality.

Most read news

Property Newsletter Sign-up

Get the latest North London property news and features straight to your inbox with our monthly newsletter

I am also happy to receive other emails...
Fields marked with a * are mandatory
Email Marketing by e-shot

Competitions

Good times with Greenall's!

Good times with Greenall’s, a Great British gin sponsors Great British racing.

Escape to the picturesque sights of Cornwall

Summer is finally here, and what is the number one holiday location in the UK during the warmer months? Cornwall, of course!

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hampstead & Highgate Express e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder