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  London  Labour Party 0 19 +16.14%
Regional Government
  Mayor  Sadiq Khan 2 21 +10.46%
  Greater London Assembly  Labour Party 0 21 +8.00%
  Barking and Dagenham  Labour Party 73 18 +100.00%
  Barnet  Conservative Party 39 18 +20.63%
  Bexley  Conservative Party 39 18 +51.11%
  Brent  Labour Party 73 18 +90.00%
  Bromley  Conservative Party 39 18 +70.00%
  Camden  Labour Party 73 18 +66.67%
 City of London   
  Croydon  Labour Party 73 18 +17.14%
  Ealing  Labour Party 73 18 +71.01%
  Enfield  Labour Party 73 18 +46.03%
  Greenwich  Labour Party 73 18 +64.71%
  Hackney  Labour Party 73 18 +82.46%
  Hammersmith and Fulham  Labour Party 73 18 +52.17%
  Haringey  Labour Party 73 18 +47.37%
  Harrow  Labour Party 73 18 +11.11%
  Havering  Conservative Party 39 18 +3.70%
  Hillingdon  Conservative Party 39 18 +35.38%
  Hounslow  Labour Party 73 18 +70.00%
  Islington  Labour Party 73 18 +95.83%
  Kensington & Chelsea  Conservative Party 39 18 +46.00%
  Kingston upon Thames  Liberal Democrats 8 18 +62.50%
  Lambeth  Labour Party 73 18 +82.54%
  Lewisham  Labour Party 73 18 +100.00%
  Merton  Labour Party 73 18 +28.33%
  Newham  Labour Party 73 18 +100.00%
  Redbridge  Labour Party 73 18 +61.90%
  Richmond upon Thames  Liberal Democrats 8 18 +51.85%
  Southwark  Labour Party 73 18 +63.33%
  Sutton  Liberal Democrats 8 18 +27.78%
  Tower Hamlets  Labour Party 73 18 +88.89%
  Waltham Forest  Labour Party 73 18 +53.33%
  Wandsworth  Conservative Party 39 18 +11.67%
  Westminster  Conservative Party 39 18 +36.67%
Initiatives and Referenda
  Creation of Greater London Authority  Yes 416 98 +43.35%

% Of Total VotesOfficeLondon WinnerYrLondon Votes% of Sub% Vs. Full Race
9.69% (2011) Alternative Vote Voting System   No 11 1,123,480 60.47% -7.43%
11.26% (2016) European Union Membership   Remain 16 2,263,519 59.93% +11.82%
13.27% EU Membership   Remain 16 2,263,519 59.93% +13.31%

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Description City of London
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

London is the capital city, seat of government and seat of the Royal House of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. London was built on the remains of a Roman settlement, believed to have been established in AD43. In AD60, the original Roman city was burnt to the ground by the warrior Queen Boudicca of the Iceni tribe. The Procurator, Gaius Julius Alpinus Classicianus, rebuilt London after Boudicca's rebellion and promoted London trade. London continued to grow as generations passed. The Dark Ages eventually put an end to growth of London which fell into ruin. This was the time, in the late 5th Century, that the legend of King Arthur was begun.

In the 450s, Anglo-Saxon settlers moved to England and divided it into small petty kingdoms. London fell within the Kingdom of the East Saxons. However, London's importance was often taken under direct control by Essex overlords, the Kings of Kent, Mercia or Wessex. In 597, Christianity came to London when King Aethelbert of Kent built the first St. Paul's Cathedral. Pope Gregory I sent St. Augustine to see the creation of two archdioceses in both London and York. St. Augustine settled instead to create the archdioceses in Canterbury and Kent.

In the 830s, Viking raiders invaded London. By 878 though, King Alfred the Great had become King of all the English and forced the Viking leaders to sue for peace. Alfred re-established London. In 911, London came under the direct control of the English Kings and ushered in London's prosperity.

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