The first elections to the twenty-eight Metropolitan Borough Councils created by the London Government Act 1899 were held on 1 November 1900.
Results by boroughEdit
The main contest in the borough was between "Progressive" candidates supported by the local Liberal and Radical Associations and the "Municipal Alliance" supported by Conservative and Unionists.
|TOTAL||18 Municipal Alliance||36 Progressives|
On 9 November the membership of the council was completed by the election of nine alderman and a mayor. All were Progressives. The first mayor was William Davies, also a member of the London County Council.
The main contest in the borough was between "Progressive" candidates supported by the local Liberal and Radical Associations and the "Moderates" supported by Conservative and Unionists.
|TOTAL||28 Moderate||24 Progressives||2 Independents|
On 9 November the membership of the council was completed by the election of nine alderman and a mayor. Five were Moderates and four were Progressives. The first mayor was Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Bourne Bevington, a Moderate.