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The first elections to the twenty-eight Metropolitan Borough Councils created by the London Government Act 1899 were held on 1 November 1900.

Borough Conservative/Unionist Liberal/Radical Independent Socialist TOTAL
Battersea 18 36 0 0 54
Bermondsey 28 24 2 0 54
Bethnal Green 12 18 2 0 30
Camberwell 26 32 2 0 60
Chelsea 21 15 0 0 36
Deptford 20 16 0 0 36
Finsbury 18 15 20 1 54
Fulham 14 21 1 0 36
Greenwich 19 11 0 0 30
Hackney 37 21 2 0 60
Hammersmith 26 8 2 0 36
Hampstead 23 13 6 0 42
Holborn 39 3 0 0 42
Islington 48 10 2 0 60
Kensington 49 10 1 0 60
Lambeth 36 24 0 0 60
Lewisham 38 4 0 0 42
Paddington 47 10 3 0 60
Poplar 20 19 2 1 42
St. Marylebone 44 13 3 0 60
St. Pancras 39 21 0 0 60
Shoreditch 13 28 1 0 42
Southwark 27 12 21 0 60
Stepney 27 12 21 0 60
Stoke Newington 0 0 30 0 30
Wandsworth 57 2 1 0 60
Westminster 50 8 2 0 60
Woolwich 24 10 2 0 36

Results by boroughEdit

BatterseaEdit

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.

Ward Conservative/
Unionist
Liberal/
Radical
TOTAL
Park 0 6 6
Shaftesbury 0 6 6
Latchmere 0 6 6
Church 0 6 6
Bolingbroke 6 0 6
Winstanley 0 6 6
Nine Elms 3 6 9
St John's 0 3
Broomwood 6 0 6
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.

BermondseyEdit

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.

Ward Conservative/
Unionist
Liberal/
Radical
Independent TOTAL
Bermondsey No.1 0 6 0 6
Bermondsey No.2 2 4 0 6
Bermondsey No.3 4 2 0 6
Bermondsey No.4 2 4 0 6
Bermondsey No.5 3 0 0 3
Bermondsey No.6 0 3 0 3
Rotherhithe No.1 5 1 0 6
Rotherhithe No.2 4 2 0 6
Rotherhithe No.3 3 0 0 3
St. John 2 1 0 3
St. Olave 0 1 2 3
St. Thomas 3 0 0 3
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.

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